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Recommended Reading: Streaming is changing the sound of music

<b>Uncovering How Streaming Is Changing the Sound of Pop</b><br>Marc Hogan,<br>Pitchfork<p>You don't have to look far to find evidence of how streaming services have dramatically changed the way we listen to music. But it's not just the consumption that's been affected, it's the creation too. <i>Pitchfork</i> takes a look …

What the Half-Moon Shape on Your Nails Says About Your Health

We know you love to polish your tips, but when you finally remove the lacquer or gel, take a closer look at your bare nails. There, you'll find a white half-moon shape that starts at your nail beds. This is called the lunula. And it's more than just a built-in design element — it actually says a …

Apple Supplier Corning Introduces Tougher Glass

Corning introduces a new version of its Gorilla Glass, which it claims is more shatter-resistant and tougher than rival products.<p>Anyone with a smartphone and a moment of clumsiness knows that the biggest frustration with Corning’s best-known product, Gorilla Glass, is a shattered screen.<p>The glass …

Amazon Kindle Update

Inside Flipboard / June 4, 2014<p>Now that the latest Kindle Fire HDX tablet is out, Amazon fans can make magazines on Flipboard and curate articles …

More Samsung Galaxy Tab S Press Shots Leaked

Samsung will make the new Galaxy Tab S tablet official next week, the device will be available in two sizes, and it is rumored to go on sale on the …

Gear & Gadgets

Google Releases Android Camera App With Selective Focus

Google has released a standalone version of its stock camera app for Android— and it's a significant improvement on its predecessor.<p>The new app, …

Portable Robot Printer Is Like A Roomba That Squirts Ink

“What is a printer?” asked Zuta Labs, then reimagined it as the Mini Mobile Robotic Printer, as small as your hand.<p>Designed by Zuta Labs and now on Kickstarter, the Mini Mobile Robotic Printer is one for the mobile age. It cleverly sheds the bulk of consumer printing by re-imagining what a printer …

Facebook tests a new 'Save' feature for your favorite posts (gallery)

Watch out Pocket and Instapaper. Facebook might be building its own method for saving articles and posts for later.<p>One of our team members noticed that a “Save” button was present on some of the content in his Facebook News Feed.<p>Here’s what we saw:<p>The “Save” button is present only on links, mostly …

Here's another peek at Google's build-your-own-smartphone project

Project Ara has only exploded in prominence since Google unloaded Motorola earlier this year, and now we're getting yet another peek at the work in progress. The Phonebloks team just released a video showing off the progress Google and its partners have made on those modular smartphones, and things …

Coursera Launches Android App

Online learning company Coursera has finally come to Android after launching an app for the Google-owned mobile platform. The launch comes just over three months after Coursera debuted its iOS app, its first native mobile app, and will help the company towards its goal of providing access to free …

Teen unlocks the mysteries of frequent flier points

A Briarcliff High School student has turned his expertise on frequent flier and credit card point programs into a consulting service that helps …

17 Fixes To Common Internet Problems We All Know And Hate

If you're reading this, it means some part of you enjoys surfing the Internet. Maybe you even enjoy spending an enormous percentage of your day doing it.<p>But are you doing it correctly? Is your web browsing as efficient, productive and fun as it could be? If you're unsure, and you should be, follow …

Put your best face forward with PortraitPro's airbrushing app for Mac and Windows

Portrait touchups have always been controversial—especially now with ongoing debates about extreme Photoshopping that transforms humans into wiry, plastic facsimiles of themselves. The relevant question with software like Anthropics Technology’s PortraitPro is not only how to use it properly, but …

What If Your Phone Knew What You Wanted Before You Asked?

Tim Tuttle was already very familiar with this letdown. He had dedicated the first part of his career to artificial intelligence (AI)–earning a Ph.D. …

Artificial Intelligence

Dark Energy Reservoir Review: an 8,000mAh Dual-USB Slim Battery Pack

While modern smartphones, tablets and all kinds of other devices offer up a world of possibilities, they all require one thing – power.<p>They mostly share a common trait too, they’re generally not that power-efficient and can burn through a full charge in what seems like no time at all – this is …

Using the PlayStation 4's virtual reality headset, Project Morpheus (update: now with video!)

The cat's out of the bag and... uh, on our head? Okay, we can do better than that, but what we're trying to say is that we just used Sony's new PlayStation 4 virtual reality headset: Project Morpheus. You already know the specs and all that good stuff; we're here to tell you what it's like using …

Now You Can Make Your Own Internet-Connected Gadgets, No Engineering Skills Required

“The Internet of Things” is one of those trendy, nebulous terms that many people kind of understand, but few people entirely grasp. Ayah Bdeir, …

LifePrint’s “App-Connected” Wireless Printer Makes Its Kickstarter Debut

LifePrint wants to bring back the fun associated with printing out photos – something users once marveled they could do at home with store-bought printers until social media reached critical mass, offering far easier ways to share. With LifePrint, described as an “app-enabled wireless photo …

Amid Bullying & Threats Of Violence, Anonymous Social App Yik Yak Shuts Off Access To U.S. Middle & High School Students

Anonymous communication platforms and the pre-teen-to-teenage brain are two things that don’t mix all that well. Just look at Ask.fm, for example, the social Q&A platform whose shield of anonymity led to cyberbullying that was later cited as a contributing factor in well over half a dozen suicides. …

With 5M Users Already On Board, Tynker Goes Mobile To Help Kids Learn To Code On The iPad

Historically, the U.S. educational system has struggled to get young people excited by and involved with STEM-related fields, especially computer science, which has actually seen a steady decline in participation over the last two decades, according to Time Magazine. Luckily, the winds of reform …

Popcorn Time Is Like Netflix For Pirated Content

Think of Popcorn Time like Netflix, just with movies worth watching. Find a title and click “Watch It Now”. That’s it.<p>The media catalog is impressive. Everything from first run movies to classics like Hook are available to watch. Frozen, American Hustle, Gravity — even Delivery Man if you’re a …

10 Ways to Show Love to Someone With Depression

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What It's Like Inside The World's Largest Bitcoin Mining Operation

Dave Carlson is running one of the largest Bitcoin mining operations there is.<p>He's set up an army of number-crunching computers in two warehouses at an undisclosed location in Washington State. The computers generate a ton of heat and burn through electricity, but Carlson says he's generating $8 …

Bitcoin Mining

Snowden: Leaving NSA scandal unresolved sends a ‘green light’ for invasive surveillance across the world

AUSTIN, Tex. — Former NSA contractor Edward Snowden warned that the NSA’s overreaching surveillance program will become the norm all over the world if something isn’t done soon.<p>Snowden. addressed a huge crowd of people in attendance at SXSW 2014 virtually via a Google Hangout video chat today. He …

Splash, The Party Scientists Stealing Big Business From Eventbrite

People don’t want ads, they want memories. To shift from spammy marketing to providing experiences, companies like Anheuser-Busch, Spotify, NPR, and Wired promoted 80,000 events in 2013 with a little startup called Splash. In co-founder Ben Hindman’s first in-depth interview, he tells me how …

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