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Facebook replaces its old inbox with the web version of Messenger

Just under two years ago, Facebook introduced a web interface for its private chat application, Messenger. Now, Facebook is integrating that same web app into the desktop version of Facebook, where it replaces the older messaging experience.<p>The change has been spotted by a number of users in …

Resident Evil 7 for Xbox One comes with a free PC version

Microsoft’s Xbox boss Phil Spencer has announced that <i>Resident Evil 7</i> will support the Xbox Play Anywhere initiative, meaning that owners of the Xbox One version can also play it through the Windows 10 Store for free and vice versa. The Capcom horror game is the first major third-party title to …

Gaming

5 workouts for every type of guy

Old or young, what every man needs is a workout plan tailored to their abilities. Over time, with the right program, you’ll begin to master every …

Extreme Sports

PlayStation VR: Everything You Need to Know

It's been a long road getting from there to here.<p>PlayStation VR is almost upon us! How better to prepare yourself for the imminent launch than taking …

Virtual Reality

How To Build a Cordless Vacuum From a Drill Because You Can

Sometimes DIY is just fun.<p>This is isn't the most practical vacuum we've ever seen, but it works and was probably a lot of fun to make.<p>YouTuber CrazyPT, started by building a base plate for the vacuum using a bandsaw, and then added various household items—including a plastic water jug, cheesecloth, …

DIY

PlayStation 4 Firmware 4.0 Includes Features for PS4 Pro; Releasing Tomorrow

Sony announced that PlayStation 4 will receive the 4.0 Firmware update on September 13.<p>This update will come with various improvements, including the …

Virgin Galactic gets FAA license to start flight-testing its spaceplane

Virgin Galactic now has a commercial operating license for its SpaceShipTwo vehicle. That’s the company’s spaceplane that’s designed to take passengers into sub-orbital space. The license, granted by the Federal Aviation Administration, allows Virgin Galactic to begin conducting test flights of the …

Kylie Jenner Celebrates 19th Birthday In 'Naked' Jumpsuit

Plus she's just released a 'birthday edition' makeup collection.<p>Kylie Jenner just gave a whole new meaning to the term ‘birthday suit’ as she headed …

Watch 1,000 people cover The White Stripes’ ‘Seven Nation Army’

Rockin' 1000 group previously covered the Foo Fighters and Nirvana<p><b>Rockin’ 1000</b>, the Italian group of musicians famous for covering the Foo Fighters’ …

Jack White completes mission to play first vinyl record in space

Singer’s label Third Man Records uses space-proof turntable and a gold-plated disc to spin John Boswell’s A Glorious Dawn 28,000 metres above Earth<p>Jack White’s mission to play the first record in space has been accomplished.<br>On 30 July, A Glorious Dawn by composer John Boswell, mixed with audio of …

In-car cameras let autonomous vehicles track passengers as well as pedestrians

Powerful sensors and software have made autonomous cars impressively aware of their surroundings — but it isn’t just obstacles, pedestrians, and other cars that a vehicle’s AI needs to watch out for. It also needs to know what’s going on inside itself, and researchers from Fraunhofer are hard at …

Multitouch is about to get more advanced thanks to Qeexo

Multitouch input, as we know it, is mostly for scrolling, rotating plus zooming with two fingers, and you can use more to toggle various actions on supported trackpads. But if you ask Mountain View-based Qeexo, we've only scratched the surface of this technology. Over the past couple of years, this …

Delphi will test its self-driving taxi service in Singapore

Uber may be talking about it, but automotive technology parts supplier Delphi is doing it. Today the company announced a partnership with Singapore to start a pilot program for an on-demand autonomous taxi service.<p>Before you think you can just jump in an autonomous car next time you're in …

Meth Dealer Won $3 Million in the Lottery and Invested It in More Meth

Ronnie Music Jr. of Georgia already hit the jackpot when he got caught slinging ice but a month later he went back to sell more.<p>Lady Luck turned a …

Crime

This $50 Smartphone May Be All You Need

Lock screen ads and an inadequate camera aside, the Blu R1 HD sold by Amazon gets the job done<p>In life, you get what you pay for.*<p>*Exceptions: Costco wine, $1 New York City pizza and the Blu R1 HD smartphone, now sold by Amazon for $50. In those cases, the quality of the product far exceeds your low …

Mobile

U.S. Army switching to iPhones because Androids freeze up

The U.S. Army's Special Operations Commands has had enough with using Android phones that constantly freeze up and is switching to iPhones.<p>Apple's …

All the iOS 10 beta 3 changes that make iPhone even better

Apple’s jam-packed iOS 10 update has gotten even better in its third beta, which brings a bunch of tiny new features that start to make iOS 10 feel like a polished product.<p>The list of changes in iOS 10 beta 3, which was seeded to developers this week, isn’t as long as the last update. But Apple has …

iOS

11 Simple Changes to Make Over Your Bedroom This Weekend

It’s important to feel at home in your bedroom. We spend a lot of time in our rooms, both sleeping and awake. Make sure you’re falling asleep and …

New tech may let you control smartphones with your eyes

Scientists, including one of Indian origin, are developing a new mobile software that can accurately identify where a person is looking in real time, …

Mobile

In a Future of Rapid Change, These 7 Things Will Stay the Same

I’m constantly inquiring about the impact of exponential change over the next 20 years. An equally important question is, what <i>won’t change over the</i> …

Apple Killing MacBook Air? Here's Our Advice

My sister-in-law asked me what Apple laptop to buy and I was a bit surprised by my recommendation. “Get the MacBook Pro,” I said. As a new mom who …

Laptops

Top 5 Laptops for Your Small Business from Thinkpads, Dell and HP

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Entrepreneur has an affiliate partnership with TechBargains so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Back to school isn't just for students. This is one of the best times to buy a laptop as it usually coincides with Intel's …

Computer Hardware

MacBook Pro 2016: Specs, Features and Design Updates

Apple is all set to release the MacBook Pro 2016 anytime soon and according to rumor mills, the much-awaited laptop is said to come with great …

The Best New Features Coming To Your iPhone

Insta-Emoji<p>Sometimes an emoji just says it better than words ever could. In iOS 10, you’ll be able to tap a word to replace it with a corresponding …

Apple releasing first iOS 10 public beta for non-developer testers today [U: Now available]

Update: iOS 10 Public Beta 1 is now live. It features the same build version (14A5297c) as iOS 10 Developer Beta 2.<p>Following the latest iOS 10 beta for registered developers, Apple is releasing the very first iOS 10 public beta for non-developers to test on iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch today. Back …

iOS

14 alternatives to Apple's default apps that will supercharge your iPhone

Apps

Solving the crime that changed my life: the murder of British backpacker Peter Falconio

Fifteen years after the UK backpacker went missing, former detective Colleen Gwynne reflects on a challenging case she will ‘never equal’<p>Six months after Peter Falconio disappeared, Det Supt Colleen Gwynne huddled under a saltbush not far from Barrow Creek in Australia’s Northern Territory. As she …