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32 Texts That Will Make You Laugh Way Harder Than You Should

They just will.

I Hire Engineers At Google–Here’s What I Look For (And Why)

This Googler explains how tech recruiting is becoming more holistic than it used to be, and what it takes to stand out.<p>The hiring experience for engineers isn’t what it used to be–and that’s partly by design. Here at Google, we’ve intentionally broadened the number of schools where we actively …

Employment

DSCOVR films a different view of the total solar eclipse

The DSCOVR satellite used its location between the sun and the Earth to its advantage to capture the total solar eclipse from a different perspective. While people were taking photos of the sun being consumed by the moon in the sky a few days ago, DSCOVR was filming the moon's shadow moving across …

Aluminum case wraps your iPhone in Apple-worthy armor

Best List: Moshi iGlaze Armour<p>There are plenty of iPhone cases on the market to protect and/or decorate your beloved device, but very few come close to being Apple-worthy.<p>This one is.<p>The diamond-cut aluminum backplate makes the Moshi iGlaze Armour one of the select few. It looks great even as it …

Aluminum

Watch: Conan imagines what a ‘Michael Dell’ movie similar to ‘Steve Jobs’ would be like

Aaron Sorkin’s new movie <i>Steve Jobs</i> opened this past weekend and took in an average of $130,000 per theater showing the film. For those wondering how …

12 mind tricks that will make people like you and help you get ahead

Mind tricks won't make you a Jedi, but using the brain's natural quirks to your advantage can have a positive impact on everyone you encounter.<p>None of these tricks are deceitful or disingenuous, except for number six, and I trust that you'll only use that one with good reason.<p>As soon as you become …

Emotional Intelligence

HTC 'Aero' leak shows iPhone-like colors, mid-range power

We now know just about everything about HTC's upcoming One A9 'Aero' smartphone, thanks to phone leaker Evan Blass, aka @evleaks. If he's right, it's not the high-end, 10-core model we were expecting, but rather a mid-ranger aimed at style-conscious types, with no less than six color options. The …

The $17,000 Apple Watch will help sell this $26,000 Vertu phone

Vertu, Nokia’s former luxury brand, announced a new smartphone today called the New Signature Touch. It runs Android 5.1 Lollipop and features a 5.2-inch 1080p display, a 21-megapixel camera, Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 810 octa-core processor, 64GB of internal storage, and 4GB of RAM with leather and …

Mobile Technology

These headphones come with a gimmick that makes a difference

Reid Heath Acoustics is a British headphone company whose products have attracted Apple’s attention and are featured alongside the more familiar Beats, Bose, and Bowers & Wilkins brands in the accessory section of Apple Stores around the world. This particular set, the T20i, comes with the Made for …

11 Easy Crock-Pot Desserts

You already know your slow cooker is good for stews, chilis and even chicken wings. But turns out, it's also the ultimate appliance for cooking dessert. Here: 11 sweet recipes to get you started.<p><b>Pumpkin Pie</b><p>A pie is a pie even if it's served in a bowl. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Gooey Chocolate Cake</b><p>Idiot-proof!</b> …

Cooking

Dachshund Racing in Australia: Pictures

Australia

12 Money Hacks You Must Learn Now Or Regret It In 20 Years

12 Money Hacks You Must Learn Now To Avoid Regret In 20 Years<p>Simon Lightstone<p>Read full profile<p>If you’re a young professional, the lifestyle of your …

Personal Finance

The best (and worst) ways to spot a liar

Forget body language or eye movements. There are much better ways to identify the deceitful.<p><i>This story is part of BBC Future’s “Best of 2015” list, our greatest hits of the year. Browse the full list.</i><p>-<p>Thomas Ormerod’s team of security officers faced a seemingly impossible task. At airports across …

Body Language

The Secret to the Creamiest, Dreamiest Hummus

You could be making better hummus.<p>If it strikes you as a little weird that hummus received top billing as our 2015 Dish of the Year, then, well, you haven’t had chef Michael Solomonov’s. The incredibly rich, ineffably smooth version that he dishes up at Dizengoff, his bustling Philadelphia …

On your marks: iPhone 6 and Galaxy S6 face off in speed test

Speed isn’t the only reason to buy a smartphone, but it’s certainly interesting to see how Samsung’s new Galaxy S6 stacks up against Apple’s …

Bill Gates says he was never in Steve Jobs' league

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>I'm a little confused as to how Apple isn't happy with Walter Isaacson's -- authorized -- biography of Steve Jobs and is instead putting its deep faith behind a new work, "Becoming Steve Jobs," written by …

Terminator-style 3D printing grows objects from a pool of liquid

Let's talk about layers. Traditional 3D printing involves a machine stacking layers of material to create a 3D object. This takes time and leaves ripples showing where those layers were laid down. Now, imagine you could grow an object out of a pool of liquid, much like Robert Patrick emerging as …

Cook the Ultimate Huevos Rancheros

This dish gives new meaning to the term “breakfast for dinner.”<p>Eggs are not breakfast food. They’re also lunch food. And dinner food. Really, they’re anytime food. Every shell houses a payload of filling protein, whether you eat the insides scrambled, over-easy, or hardboiled. The only problem with …

11 Powerful Chrome Extensions to Try Out

Power up your browser for increased productivity and easier surfing with these useful extensions we’ve rounded up just for you.<p>ZenMate<p>I’m neither an expert nor a fan of using proxy servers to access geo-restricted content like Hulu and Pandora, because I’ve found them to be unstable and hard to set …

Terrible Moments In Good Comic Book Movies

Power/Rangers Short Film Kicks Ass!

The AppAdvice Week In Review: The Many Faces Of Apple's iOS 7 Edition

The winter of gloom is definitely over. In many parts of the world, snow and ice have been replaced by tulips. More importantly, in the world of …

Five Google tips for getting the most from Google Now on iOS

This slideshow requires JavaScript.<p>Now that Google has incorporated its Google Now service into the iOS Google app, the company has posted a few tips for making the most from it.<p>Tip 2 is particularly worthwhile, as it draws attention to a second set of settings at the very bottom of the screens (or …

Swype VP confirms talks with Apple on revolutionary keyboard technology

We reported earlier this week over on our sister site 9to5Google that the extremely popular Swype keyboard was now available for Android users on Google Play. Unfortunately its arrival came after the implementation of the similar Gesture Typing feature that Google introduced in Jelly Bean. While we …

Set up and use Group Play on the Samsung Galaxy S4 (pictures)

iOS 7 Running Behind, Rumored to Have Significant Visual Makeover

In a Branch chat, which at the time of this writing is still going on, <i>Daring Fireball's</i> John Gruber says, according to what he's heard, iOS 7 is running behind schedule and that it will bring a significant user interface (UI) refresh.<p>What I've heard: iOS 7 is running behind, and engineers have been …

iOS 7 Concept Features Widgets, New Lock Screen, Mission Control and More

Earlier this week, a number of Apple-focused bloggers claimed iOS 7 was running behind schedule and that it would bring a significant user interface refresh.<p>Designer F. Bianco has posted a set of images to Flickr with some interesting thoughts on what useful changes Apple could make to iOS 7 to …

For labels, Apple's iRadio deal could be sweeter than Pandora

Apple is close to striking a streaming deal with two of the major music labels that could end up far sweeter for the music industry than what the labels currently get from Pandora, according to two people familiar with the negotiations.<p>Much has been made in recent weeks of Apple trying to squeeze …

Google releases full Google Glass explainer video

Google developer advocate Timothy Jordan envisions Google Glass, pardon the pun, as a way for people to distance themselves from technology. This seems a bit oxymoronic, however, considering it's a device people would wear on their face.<p>Jordan expounds on this idea and explains more about Google's …