Nelson

15 Flips | 3 Magazines | 7 Likes | 6 Followers | @lechieff | Keep up with Nelson on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Nelson”

Should You Change Your Password After Alleged Yahoo Account Hack?

Security<p>As many as 200 million Yahoo accounts may have been posted for sale on the dark web as part of a cyber attack, claims one notorious hacker, potentially putting the online security of users at a serious risk.<p>The alleged hacker, who goes by the name "Peace," has previously offloaded hacked …

CES

Snowden warning: Turn off your phone

Oliver Stone enjoys watching cat videos as much as the next legendary director, but in a new PSA, he asks audiences to turn off their phones during …

50 best iOS apps of 2015

2015 saw a whole load of new apps hit the iOS app store. With standouts like Periscope, livestreaming became one of the biggest trends, as well as GIFs and of course, emoji.<p>So, if you’re looking forward to unwrapping a new iOS device this Christmas, make sure you get some these apps installed to …

Toyota wants to make Google's mapping tech obsolete

Google did a great thing with its Maps vehicles, which scoured a great deal of roads to bring us some of the most detailed maps on the internet. But as more cars pick up on tech like built-in cameras and GPS navigation, it would make sense to utilize <i>that</i>, instead. That's the idea behind Toyota's …

Inside the ISIS Blueprint for Winning

Despite the success to come, the auguries boded ill for Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi when he assumed leadership of the Islamic State in May 2010. American …

Mao Zedong

12 ways to get more battery life from your iOS device running iOS 9

Apple's new iOS 9 will make your old iOS device feel like new again with all of the features and screw tightening it brings.<p>But like every new …

Batteries

Alibaba: The year that Jack Ma would like to forget

Alibaba founder Jack Ma has a simple recipe for happiness: Focus on your friends, don't worry too much about money, and -- this is the big one -- never take your company public.<p>Oh! If only Ma had taken his own advice. It's been one year since Alibaba listed on the New York Stock Exchange in the …

China

BlackBerry: No BBM for iPad app at cross-platform launch

BlackBerry’s BBM client for iOS and Android, due for release this summer, will not support the iPad at launch, the company has revealed, focusing …

How Wearable Computing Will Change Everything, Including Apple

Listen, you tech-savvy, trend-resisting cynic you. I want you to stop dismissing wearable computing as a pointless, narcissistic fad.<p>Wearable computing is not for people too lazy to look at their phones. It’s not a trendy toy for wealthy yuppies. And it’s not about joining Robert Scoble in the …

Wearable Tech

Printable bionic ear sends hearing to the dogs

Using off-the-shelf 3D printing tools, silver nanoparticles, and cell culture, scientists at Princeton University have created a functional bionic …

Gingrich to world: Rename the cell phone

It's time this country addressed the real issues.<p>Things cannot go on the way they are and cometh the hour, cometh the man. That man is Newt Gingrich.<p>No, the great Republican doesn't want to impeach the President, repeal Obamacare and institute conscription for everyone aged 15 and older.<p>Well, those …

Apple deluged by police demands to decrypt iPhones

Apple receives so many police demands to decrypt seized iPhones that it has created a "waiting list" to handle the deluge of requests, CNET has learned.<p>Court documents show that federal agents were so stymied by the encrypted iPhone 4S of a Kentucky man accused of distributing crack cocaine that …