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NASA just released incredible new images of Pluto — the best we'll see in decades

NASA just released the first batch of the closest images of Pluto that we'll see from the New Horizons flyby in July.<p>These images were taken from …

Solar System

How to update your iPhone, iPad or iPod to iOS 9

Posted by Staff Reporter (media@realtytoday.com) on Sep 06, 2015 01:22 AM EDT<p>more big<p>Apple is scheduled to release a free software update to iOS 9 …

iOS

Goodbye home offices: shared workspaces gaining ground

Today, the one-off, mom and pop spaces have been mostly replaced with chain companies, providing real estate developers a new way to lease traditional office space and to make connections with potential tenants.<p>Feeding off the tech startup boom and the increased mobility it allowed workers, …

Loneliness

National Geographic Travel

How Apple is preparing for the end of the iPhone affair

There’s no chance that the iPhone is going to get any significant market share,” barked former Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer during an interview in 2007. “No chance.”<p>Ballmer, colourful and charismatic though he is, proved to be a poor prophet. Seven months after his damning indictment, …

Bill Graham Civic Auditorium

The 29 Best Movies on Netflix You Should Watch Right Now

You may not realize how many <i>great</i> movies there are on Netflix right now, including brilliant documentaries about sushi masters, mass murderers and Bob Marley, and tons of movie classics you've always meant to watch, like "Sunset Blvd." and "The French Connection."<p>There are also devastatingly good …

Michael B. Jordan

Cool Android browser Link Bubble is now completely free

Link Bubble, the popular floating browser app developed by Chris Lacy, is now available for free with all its premium features in tow.<p>The change comes just a few weeks after the app was bought by an unnamed startup. Users can now enjoy features previously available only to those who bought the full …

Apps

America's 21 Most Beautiful Campsites

From Death Valley to Glacier Bay, Alaska and back down to the Grand Canyon, we've got the country covered.<p>With 3,794,100 square miles of soaring mountains, pristine beaches and crystal clear lakes, the United States offers endless options for those looking to spend a few nights under the stars. But …

National Parks

Japan's Erica android isn't as creepy as other talking robots

Osaka University professor Hiroshi Ishiguro, who has delivered creepily real androids in past years, is back with a new hyper-realistic robot called …

It looks like Apple Watch sales are tanking (AAPL)

Apple hasn't revealed specific sales figures for the Apple Watch since its launch in April.<p>However, analytics firm Slice Intelligence has pulled together some data that claims to give us an idea of what sales have been like over the past few months.<p>And it doesn't look good.<p>Slice Intelligence shared …

Opinion: Apple Watch sales coverage plunges 90% in accuracy

Apple stated up front they weren't going to disclose sales numbers for the Apple Watch, regardless of how it performed.<p>With the iPhone and iPad, …

Apple Watch

Ambitious new tech aims to revolutionize touchscreens

The ambitious GHOST (Generic, Highly-Organic Shape-Changing Interfaces) research project is building technology that will let consumers use their fingertips to literally drag data out of touchscreen displays, bringing it into the 3D world.<p>GHOST is the brainchild of four universities in the U.K., …

Copenhagen

The traits that make human beings unique

We’re all just animals… right? Not so fast, says Melissa Hogenboom, a few things make us different from any other species.<p>"I am become death, the destroyer of worlds." So said the physicist Robert Oppenheimer, who helped to invent the atomic bomb.<p>The two bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in …

Charles Darwin

Smartphones aren't selling like they used to (it's an Android thing)

Samsung is just the latest smartphone vendor to offer bad news as demand slows around the world.<p>After a strong end to 2014, the smartphone market seems to have taken a turn.<p>Samsung warned on Monday that it would miss Wall Street's expectations for the second quarter, an indication of a rough start …

White House wants to expand people's access to solar energy

The solar industry's apparently doing really well in the US right now, but the White House wants to broaden its reach even further. That's why the administration has launched a new initiative designed to give more people access to solar energy and to create more jobs in the industry. To start with, …

23 steps to the perfect website layout

When designing a website layout there are some common mistakes that often pop up, especially with interns and new designers. In this list of steps to …

UI Design

10 movies to watch over the long 'Fourth of July' weekend

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>This July Fourth weekend, we're proposing a 'Merica movie night with 10 films that will leave you feeling capital 'P' patriotic. Simply …

Daniel Day-Lewis

10 tips for Apple Music

Apple Music is here, and after using it for several hours today, I can attest that it’s pretty great. Not only does it live up to the hype, but it’s …

Zuckerberg reveals Facebook's AI, VR and Internet.org plans

In a Q&A on his profile today, Mark Zuckerberg explained how he and his team are preparing Facebook for the future. In it, he revealed that he believes the ultimate communication technology will allow us to send thoughts to each other. "You'll just be able to think of something and your friends …

7 tips to create awesome mobile app designs

Yelp is a good example of intuitive mobile interaction design. The app is very clean, with nice, big buttons that state their purpose. The buttons’ clear labels are easily understood by just about any user. Much more than that, the app uses some common mobile UI patterns, like the toolbar at the …

UI Design

Apple Music launches to take on Spotify – and traditional radio

Streaming music service goes live with on-demand music, programmed playlists and live radio station<p>Apple has launched its Apple Music streaming service, kicking off a three-month free trial with hopes of competing with entities as varied as Spotify, broadcast radio and Facebook.<p>Apple Music was …

The world's best hotel pools

Amalfi Coast

There's a building in China shaped like Star Trek's USS Enterprise

Trekkies bored of their annual conventions now have a new place of pilgrimage - the offices of a gaming firm in the obscure Chinese city of Fuzhou.<p>As these aerial shots show, the exterior of the NetDragon Websoft HQ in the south-eastern province of Fujian bears a striking resemblance to the shape …

Star Trek

Introducing the World's First 3D Printer for Clothing

“Most people say it looks like magic," explain the engineers behind Electroloom. "We tend to agree.”<p>The future of fashion has long intersected with the field of 3D printing, from latticed 3D printed swimsuits to bacteria-infected space gear. With Electroloom, garment-making moves even futher …

3D Printing