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Our Most Anticipated Anime of Fall 2017

The upcoming fall season is overflowing with promising new shows that our team of critics can't wait to sink their teeth into! Here are our most …

Hear Carl Sagan Artfully Refute a Creationist on a Talk Radio Show: “The Darwinian Concept of Evolution is Profoundly Verified”

It takes a special kind of person to calmly debate those who prefer dogma to reason and who insist on ignoring or distorting evidence to suit their …

iPad Diaries: Apple Pencil, Notability, and the Joy of Note-Taking

<i>iPad Diaries is a regular series about using the iPad as a primary computer. You can find more installments here and subscribe to the dedicated RSS feed.</i><p>Ever since I first got the 12.9-inch iPad Pro, I've wanted to use the Apple Pencil more. However, every time I tried to fit the Pencil into my …

Note-Taking

Planoly Power Chats x Guy Kawasaki - Planoly

Interviews<p><i>March 1, 2017 by Brandy x Guy</i> <i><br>Photos provided by Guy Kawasaki</i><p>Guy Kawasaki has an impressive CV to say the least, but he is so much more than …

Social Media

Why rejection hurts so much — and what you can do to ease the pain

Whether the rejection is large or small, it still hurts, and it's often more painful than we expect.<p>Psychologist Guy Winch is the author of the book 'Emotional First Aid: Healing Rejection, Guilt, Failure, and Other Everyday Hurts,' which outlines why we feel so bad when we're rejected and what we …

Self-help

Apple just obsoleted the Mac and nobody noticed

With iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite, Apple is finally showing us its idea of how we’ll compute in the future. Perhaps not surprisingly, this pristine vision of our computing destiny — unveiled after years of secret, patient and painstaking development — aligns perfectly with how we currently use our …

Marvell outfits its chips for the internet of things

Marvell believes the internet of things will need Zigbee, Apple and voice recognition.<p>The new Marvell silicon includes a microcontroller as well as a …

Cryptolocker: what you need to know

Cryptolocker is back in the headlines, thanks to a coordinated effort to take down the computers and criminals that run the notorious "ransomware". But what is it? And how can you fight it?<p>Cryptolocker is ransomware: malicious software which holds your files to ransom<p>The software is typically …

50 Must-Have iPad Apps

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Ancient History

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The Cat's Meow

<b>TOP SELLER!</b> Vanilla and cookie flavors accented with touch of fresh coconut. Like a macaroon!<p><i>International customers: if your country prohibits the</i> …

Flavors

Meetup, Kickstarter and Tumblr head to D.C. to save net neutrality

Representatives from a variety of startups, public advocacy groups like Engine Advocacy as well as the New York Tech Meetup flocked to Washington …

How Brazil Has Leapt Ahead Of The U.S. With An Internet Bill Of Rights

One of the largest Internet markets just signed landmark legislation guaranteeing net neutrality, a limit to the data advertisers can collect on users, and limits on government surveillance on the Internet.<p>Brazil is one of the biggest foreign markets around for Facebook and Google–and it’s one of …

The iPad, The Software, and The Screen – MacStories

Following a lack of growth for the iPad line in Apple’s latest quarterly report, I’ve seen a number of articles suggest the idea that, in spite of Apple’s best efforts to establish a third product category between the smartphone and the laptop, the iPad is done. That people, after an initial fad of …

The Minor-League Superhero Who Changed the Face of Fandom

The Thursday before Emerald City Comic Con, the crowded floor of Seattle's Museum of Flight is a swirl of red and blue and gold fabric fashioned into …

Why a Netflix-Killer Will Be AT&T's Smartest Move Yet

In the frenzied race to move television online, AT&T will not be left behind.<p>At least, not if they can help it. On Tuesday, the telecom giant …

Drop Everything: The Final Episode of The IT Crowd Is Now on Hulu

Attention, internet: Stop everything you're doing—well, unless it's something that might be dangerous to stop, of course, although if that's the case …

Will The Bookstore Experience Live On?

Reading Time: 5 minutes<p>I’m hoping the day never arrives when I don’t have access to a brick-and-mortar bookstore where I live. A few months ago my …

Google Glass is now ‘try before you buy’

Google is trying to make “fetch” happen.<p>And by “fetch,” we mean making Glass appear like a normal fashion accessory. That’s what Google is trying to do with its new “try-on kit” program for potential Glass owners.<p>Apparently, Google is now permitting potential Glass owners to order a kit containing …

Evil Hat Opens Up Playtesting Application for Dresden Lives

Dresden Lives cover art by Mika Kuloda. Click to embiggen!<p>Earlier this year Evil Hat Productions, publishers of the multi-award-winning Dresden Files …

Glow-in-the-dark 'smart' highway opens in the Netherlands

One of the proposed features of the highway: weather-sensitive markings.<i><br>(Credit: Studio Roosegaarde)</i><p><b>A strip of "smart" highway with glow-in-the-dark</b> …

Police In Canada Make Arrest Related To 'Heartbleed' Bug

A 19-year-old alleged hacker has been arrested and his computer equipment seized by Canadian police after he purportedly exploited the "Heartbleed" bug vulnerability to steal confidential information from the country's tax collection agency.<p>"Heartbleed," which takes advantage of a security gap in a …

NASA Announces Discovery of First Earth-Size Planet With Potential for Life

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>NASA has announced the first-ever discovery of an Earth-size planet that could hold liquid water, …

How To Get Media Into iTunes Faster [OS X Tips]

I’m all for getting my stuff into iTunes more efficiently, aren’t you? Jordan Merrick is, too, and he’s come up with a brilliant way to do just that. He’s also got a great site full of clever tips there as well. Really, go check it out.<p>The default way, says Merrick, for media to get to iTunes is …