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Replica shows you what it's like to investigate a terrorist's phone

Apple was in the news for several weeks earlier this year when it was called upon by the US Department of Justice to help unlock an iPhone that belonged to the shooter involved in the San Bernardino attacks.<p>Most of the coverage explored the ramifications of both the government’s request and Apple’s …

U.S. Department of Justice

5 Ways Virtual Reality Can Help Your Business

It's not just for gaming anymore.<p>When you think of virtual reality, gaming and headsets likely come to mind. But it's a technology that has real business value, as well. That's according to Mark Hardy, CEO of virtual reality technology company InContext Solutions, a B2B platform which creates …

Free pack connects Ableton to the physical world, Internet

You can already connect your music software to MIDI devices. But why not Internet data, video, the weather, or physical worlds of Arduino and LEGO …

Arduino

Music Theory: 4 Jazz Techniques for Electronic Composers

1. Mode of Operation<p>An important tool in the toolbox of any jazz musician is the mastery of modes. Having a diverse musical vocabulary helps the …

Smart 3D modeling lets you mess with faces in videos

Have you ever wanted to mess with a video by making its cast say things they never would on camera? You might get that chance. Researchers have built a face detection system that lets you impose your facial expressions on people in videos. The software uses an off-the-shelf webcam to create a 3D …

Ted Cruz speculates of possible mafia ties in Donald Trump's tax returns

"Maybe it is the case that Donald, there have been multiple media reports about Donald's business dealings with the mob, with the mafia," Cruz said on "Meet the Press."<p>"Maybe his taxes show those business dealings are a lot more extensive than has been reported," he added.<p>Cruz repeated the …

Donald Trump

Marketing Clouds and Video: A relationship just beginning to bloom

John Koetsier’s recent report, “Marketing Clouds: How the best companies are winning via marketing technology,” was full of great insights into where marketing clouds are headed. It also found that marketing cloud users have barely scratched the surface when it comes to video, revealing that only …

Adobe wants to take over the stock image world

Adobe Stock launches alongside CC 2015<p>Adobe is releasing a wide range of updates to its Creative Cloud apps this morning, but the biggest release isn't an update — it isn't even an app — it's an entirely new service. Today marks the launch of Adobe Stock, a stock image service that Adobe hopes will …

AT&T May Block Apple and Other Retailers From Offering Subsidized iPhones

It's getting ugly out there. AT&T is looking to move customers into their Next plan which lets users get new phones every 12, 18, or 24 months, but they pay full price for their phones, spread out over 12 or 24 months. The older contract model let users get new phones every two years, and pay a …

18 Libraries Every Book Lover Should Visit In Their Lifetime

If you love books, libraries are some of the most spectacular buildings in the world.<p>To celebrate these monumentally important buildings, we've complied a list of the most magnificent libraries on the planet.<p>From a library hidden in the forests of Beijing to one in Egypt that was designed like a …

Libraries

Seven must-have tools for entrepreneurs in 2015

BUZZSUMO<p>My marketing department at Boughtonlaw is a big fan of BuzzSumo, an application that they use to optimize their content marketing strategy. Buzzsumo shows the most shared articles, infographics and videos about a particular topic. You can see at first glance what content is working well in …

What Can You Do With Code?

The language of the 21st century is undeniably digital. We're on our computers and cell phones most of the day, whether responding to emails, checking our social networks or reading the latest news. Tech luminaries like Steve Jobs, Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg loom large in the public …

Computer Science

View The Ruins Of Chernobyl By Drone

Dangerous, dirty, but certainly not dull<p>With all the symbolism of man’s hubris turned to dust, in 1986, the nuclear reactor at Chernobyl melted down. The scale of the devastation was vast. A whole town, abandoned, was left to the elements. And in the decades since, the Ukrainian city of Pripyat has …

Drones

Creative Strategies w/ Matt Shadetek: Choose an Artist Name

<i>In this creative strategies article, Logic expert and Dutty Artz label owner Matt Shadetek offers some sound advice on how to choose an artist name</i> …

With Laplock, You Get A Text Message When Somebody Unplugs Your Laptop

Fresh off the hackathon dungeon, Laplock is a nifty little app developed at our TechCrunch Disrupt Hackathon in London. Martin Saint-Macary and Ivan Maeder worked tirelessly for the past 24 hours to build an easy-to-use software lock for your Mac. Here’s how it works.<p>At heart, Laplock is a menubar …

11 Ideal Facebook Tools for Contests and Analyzation

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>The built-in tools that Facebook offers to business pages and advertisers are robust and detailed. Hence, you’re likely to uncover a smaller stash of third-party tools than you might for a network like Twitter.<p>Have you visited TNW's hype-free …

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Become a Web security expert and take your career to the next level, with the ultimate bundle to learn about protecting your WordPress projects, web apps, local networks and Mac desktops.<p>Learn from experts in the know with over 40 hours of video as they take you through the ins and outs of ethical …

How To Make Any Song Your iPhone Ringtone

Love "Shake It Off" so much you wish you could wake up to it every morning? Don't waste money buying a ringtone from the iTunes store. Any song in your iTunes library can be made into a ringtone. Just open iTunes and follow these steps.<p><b>1. Figure out which part of the song you want for your …

How to Take Free Courses from Top Universities

You can continue your education with some amazing and free online resources available from top universities. These institutions offer many of their …

13 Ways To Know If Your LinkedIn Summary Is A Winner Or A Snoozer

First impressions have gone digital. People are learning about you online before they ever shake your hand. The second they know they are going to meet you or have a call with you, they’re going to type your name into Google. This makes your virtual brand more important than ever. And it means you …

How I plan to incorporate iOS 8 and an iPhone 6 Plus into my workflow

A week after iOS 8 was released I feel like a dog let loose from his electric collar. Before Wednesday I would often hit some barrier in iOS 7 that …

Buying Technology Based On Price Could Cost You

Everybody loves to find a great deal, and save a few dollars. When it comes to choosing PCs, mobile devices, and other technology, however, price is often a poor measure in and of itself.<p>Don’t get me wrong. Price is certainly a factor—an important one even. It’s just that price is different than …

More stores affected by listeria fruit recall

If you've picked up fruit at Costco, Kroger or Walmart stores recently, keep reading.<p>Wawona Packing Co. is voluntarily recalling peaches, nectarines, plums and pluots that were packed at its Cutler, California, warehouses between June 1 and July 12. Wawona believes the products may be contaminated …

B&W ENGINEER PRINTS

We’ll fire up an industrial printer typically used for architectural work to print your photo onto giant paper in halftone black and white ink.

Xbox One creator: how to design a games console

You might not know Carl Ledbetter by name but you'll have seen his work. After all, it's plastered across billboards, nestling in living room cabinets and perhaps even wired up to your PC.<p>In his two decades at Microsoft, the veteran industrial designer has gone from crafting computer mice and …

This Is How Little Kids React These Days When You Show Them Old Computers

We saw them cringe when they learned what a Walkman was, and now the infamous little kids are back to learn about more old technology.<p>The Fine Brothers created another video, showing little kids what computers looked like before the days of iPhones and MacBook Airs.<p>As usual, the kids can't even …

Kids

DJing gets even easier thanks to djay’s sync up with Spotify

Here's A List Of Instagram Photos You Could Put On Your Adidas Sneakers This Summer

If you've ever looked at your sneakers and thought "I wish I could throw a filter on these bad boys or maybe a photo of my breakfast," today is your lucky day.<p>Fashionista broke the news Friday that Adidas are debuting a line of super-meta sneakers that are, you guessed it, Instagram-friendly. …

Stuck in the iMessage abyss? Here’s how to get your texts back

About a month ago I switched from an iPhone(s appl) to a Nexus(s goog) 5. It was easy: I swapped the SIM card and synced my contacts. I was up and …