Luís Nunes

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How to make your Android look and feel like an iPhone

There's no single Android "look." Sure, we've got Material Design, and it's great. But Android can and often does look like anything under the sun: …

Android News

Boeing's New Airplane Toilet and Bathroom Will Kill Humans' Germs

The trash can’s overflowing, the floor’s a mess and raising the toilet lid is a source of dread. Even the hardiest frequent fliers turn into …

Animals Are Taking Selfies At The L.A. Zoo Starting Today

Google Photos is putting cameras with motion sensors in animal pens, and the results are roughly adorable as you'd imagine.

Google is letting celebrities and businesses post directly to search results

Google has begun experimenting with an entirely new format for search results, which could eventually let any brand, celebrity, or organization have a dedicated Twitter-like feed built right into the company's search engine. Google first started employing it last month by letting presidential …

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AMD promises the solution to gaming on ultra-thin laptops is coming 'very soon'

AMD hints that it’s working on a new external graphic card solution that could be the answer to gaming on modern ultra-thin laptops.<p>According to AMD’s Robert Hallock:<p>Ultra-thin notebooks are awesome to carry, but nobody in their right mind would confuse one for a gaming notebook. But there’s still …

Computer Hardware

Six million dollar man's bionic eye becomes reality

<i>The latest version of the telescopic contact lens, compared to a quarter (for scale). (Image Credit: Eric Tremblay and Joe Ford / EPFL)</i><p>Other vital improvements include giving the lens more oxygen permeability by putting in minuscule air channels approximately 0.1 mm wide to allow oxygen to flow …

Macular Degeneration

Prodigio machine brings app-connected smarts to Nespresso's pod coffee brewing line

With a starting price of $249, the Nespresso Prodigio is the first of the company's capsule-based espresso machines to offer smart capabilities and wireless Bluetooth control.

Coffee

Oh, the places you can go with Google Street View

Google Street View uses in-house data-capturing tech that lets you see the world from the comfort of your own device. GSV allows us to see not only photos of certain gems on the planet, but provides new perspectives that only its cameras can capture.<p>Here are some of the most interesting projects …

77 percent of users never use an app again 72 hours after installing

Nobody’s really arguing anymore over whether the future will be mobile. Apps have become one of the primary ways we engage ideas, each other, and the world around us. This trend is only expected to increase in the future, so right now app development is as hot as the surface of the sun and getting …

Apps

CAKE AR platform puts virtual makeup on your face in real time

Last year, one of my fellow Engadget editors got to try some jewelry without actually putting them on through FaceCake's augmented reality platform. Turns out the company also created a variant for makeup, and Cargo, one of its brand partners, is already putting it to good use. Unlike most virtual …

Prepare to look even dumber on roller coasters, courtesy of Samsung and Six Flags

Before I start the story, I need y’all to look at one picture. Ready?<p>This was a photo that went semi-viral from the Samsung blog, which depicts a man at lunch looking absolutely absurd in his Gear VR. The future is now.<p>Fast forward to today, you won’t just wear Gear VR on a nice date, you’ll wear …

Virtual Reality

Panasonic makes the first countertop induction oven

Induction cooking is great for budding chefs: it rarely needs preheating, it's energy-efficient and it's safer than conventional burners. Getting it has usually meant going for a full-size oven or a cooktop, however, which isn't always practical if you're in an apartment or otherwise can't justify …

9 USB-C accessories to give your new gadgets a boost

Ready or not, USB-C is the port of the future. There weren't many devices with the new, tiny, reversible USB-C port this time last year, but that's …

Wells Fargo looks to eye-scan security

Eye scanners have long been the stuff of sci-fi and action flicks, safeguarding everything from classified data to secret lairs.<p>Soon, though, they'll be used in the real world to protect something more mundane: your bank account. Or, more precisely, your company's much larger one.<p>Starting this …

Wells Fargo

Google to Apply ‘Right to Be Forgotten’ to All EU Searches Next Week

The delistings will now also apply to searches on google.com as well as individual country sites.<p>Google today confirmed that it will remove some search results from all of its sites starting next week, if those searches are made within the European Union.<p>In 2014, an EU court decided that Google …

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Quantum computer revolves around just 5 atoms

It's no mean feat to find the factors of a very large number -- even a supercomputer can take years to find all the multipliers. However, MIT researchers have found a way to clear this massive hurdle. They've built a quantum computer that discovers number factors using just five atoms. Four of the …

The FTC's chief technologist explains why changing your password actually makes your personal data less secure

It sucks. It feels like you're being prompted to do it every other day instead of a few times a year, and it's hard to keep track of what you changed the password to.<p>It's annoying, but necessary for maintaining your cybersecurity, right?<p>Well, it turns out that the approach may not even be …

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