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Hackers are using this nasty text-message trick to break into people's accounts

It requires a second level of proof of who you are — typically a code sent to your phone — before you can log in. This prevents anyone from gaining unauthorised access to your account, even if they manage to get hold of your password.<p>However, hackers and hijackers are managing to find ways around …

The Secret Issues With Being An Instagram Star

Lenovo launches smartphone that senses spaces with 'Terminator vision'

Chinese electronics manufacturer Lenovo has become the first to put Google’s Project Tango spatial awareness technology into a smartphone.<p>Its PHAB2 Pro range of phones all have cameras, sensors and software capable of motion tracking, depth perception and area sensing, which means it can learn and …

Mobile Technology

Canon Files Patent for Impressive EF 28-560mm f/2.8-5.6 Lens

As lens patents go, this one is pretty radical. Canon has filed a patent that shows the optical design for an impressive EF 28-560mm f/2.8-5.6 super …

Hands-on: Canon’s 1D X Mark II DSLR is a wonderfuly powerful beast

The Canon 1D X Mark II is something of a monster. The professional DSLR is as big and heavy as any full frame camera you're likely to come across, …

Cameras

5 Things Every Single Woman Needs To Remember About Men

Sometimes we all need to be reminded of something we already know - like to go to bed at a reasonable hour, or to say no to that last shot of tequila.<p>Men and women really do have differences beyond our anatomy, which we all know (of course) but often forget (when our emotions are involved).<p>Here are …

12 Habits Of The Most Productive People

You know those super-productive people who manage to get more done than the rest of us? These are their secrets.<p>Some people just get stuff done. By the time most are pouring their second cup of joe, these super-achievers have been to Crossfit, hit inbox zero, and nailed the rough draft of that …

What Happens to Men Who Can't Have Sex

Inside the often disturbing world of "involuntary celibacy"<p>I heard the woman calling Michael's name before he did. First it was tentative, a question: "Michael? Michael?" When she knew for sure it was him, she got louder, trying to make herself heard above the crowd exiting the subway station:</i> …

Relationships

Canon Announces Its Latest Range Of Cameras With A New EOS

Canon has announced its new camera lineup last week, boasting powerful new processors, sleek lines and, as might be expected, increased image …

Photo Series Captures The Beauty In Being Married A Long, Long Time

A reminder that love really can last a lifetime.<p>As long as she can remember, photographer Stephanie Jarstad has always been intrigued by a good love story.<p>"My mother recalls that even as a small child, I would ask her multiple times to share stories of how she met my father and about their wedding …

Relationships

Sony's new Xperia X phones feature better cameras and thinner bezels

Sony's Xperia range of smartphones has always delivered attractive design, and a new trio of devices announced at MWC today are no exception. The Xperia X, Xperia X Performance, and Xperia XA all have the same premium-feeling cases and rounded glass fronts that have been the hallmarks of Sony's …

Phones

Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge waterproof flagship smartphones launched at MWC

Samsung has unveiled its latest Galaxy S7 flagship smartphones, bringing back favourite features as it aims to close out the top-end of the Android market.<p>The new Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge Android smartphones, unveiled in Barcelona at Mobile World Congress, build on the design of last year’s …

Phones

Remix OS is Android for the desktop, and it works with nearly any PC

Last year at CES, we mocked a company called Jide for creating a blatant Microsoft Surface clone. Well, this year they've come back with something new — and they've also returned much <i>richer</i>. See, between CES 2015 and today, Jide created a Kickstarter campaign for the Remix Mini, a $70 device that …

Seals "photobomb" underwater photographer

Photographs show leopard seals joining in the fun and smiling at the camera<p>It should have been a routine trip underwater for a group of French divers.<p>But they got rather more than they bargained for when the plunged into the sea off Antarctica.<p>The team had hoped for some spectacular photographs and …

Scuba Diving

9 Successful People Share Their Smartest Money Tips

If you want to be the best, you have to learn from the best.<p>“Successful people look at other successful people as a means to motivate themselves,” …

12 Things You Need to Know Before Dating a Girl Who Has Been Cheated On

Don't even think about saying you're texting "no one."<p>A lot of us have been there: You were cheated on and you know you have to get back on the dating horse. (What's a dating horse? Nevermind.) You're super-suspicious of everything your new partner is doing, and you don't know if you'll ever trust …

What is the best phone? Announcing Best of Android 2015!

What is the best phone? The one that beats all others? The best of the best that money can buy? Which should you ask Father Christmas for this year?<p>If you’re a tech aficionado, this is probably a question that you’re asked quite often. We know we are. Because we’re often asked for advice on what …

Phones

The 10-Minute Workout That Will Fry Your Abs

This plank jack complex will crush calories and carve your core<p>The plank strengthens the dozens of muscles between your shoulders and hips.<p>But if you jack your feet in and out as you do it, the plank suddenly becomes so much more than just a core builder.<p>The quick movement of your feet provides a …

Workouts

Audi Boasts More Than 200 MPH For Its New R8 Supercar

LE CASTELLET, France – Audi’s updated R8 supercar has more powerful 5.2 liter V10 engines with one capable of more than 200 mph, has shed weight by using more high-tech carbon fiber, and will be available to Americans in the Spring of 2016.<p>This second-generation R8 is probably more suited to the …

Aston Martin

Android Circuit: Moto X Style Defeats iPhone 6S Plus, Priv Launch Date, Android Security Heartache

Taking a look back at seven days of news across the Android world, this week’s Android Circuit includes Samsung’s 3D Touch ambitions, a review of the OnePlus 2, the latest research on Android’s vulnerabilities, Google’s inability to force OS updates, preorders opening for the BlackBerry Priv, a …

Mobile Technology

13 Mistakes People Make in Their 20s

Most people use their 20s to figure out what it means to be an adult, and the process is certainly not easy for everyone.<p>Whether you’re finishing up …

25 daily habits that will make you smarter

In the Quora thread, "What would you do to be a little smarter every single day?", readers shared the habits they follow to fuel their brains.<p>Here are some simple actions that could help you become a smarter person.<p>Think about how to reduce poverty, how to solve a daily problem you have, …

How to Be More Productive and Eliminate Time-Wasting Activities by Using the 'Eisenhower Box'

Dwight Eisenhower lived one of the most productive lives you can imagine.<p>Eisenhower was the 34th president of the United States, serving two terms from 1953 to 1961. During his time in office, he launched programs that directly led to the development of the Interstate Highway System in the United …

iPads through the years (pictures)

James Martin

Top 7 DSLR Cameras

When it comes to consistent high quality cameras for taking snapshots, digital single-lens reflex (DSLR) cameras are what you need. Serious …

5 Easy Ways To Jump-Start Fat Loss

Everyone's got an excuse why they've put on 10 pounds. Mine was that I had back surgery last October and was sidelined in bed for nearly two months. …

Canon EOS 5DS Digital Cameras

<i>Featuring Canon’s Newly Designed 50.6 Megapixel Full-frame CMOS Sensor and Dual DIGIC 6 Image Processors, New DSLRs Deliver Ultra-high Resolution</i> …

Architizer

Hands-on: Sony's new NW-ZX2 Walkman is for audiophiles only

Remember the Walkman? Well, while it’s never quite recaptured the recognition it had during the cassette tape heyday, Sony still hasn’t given up on the venerable music player.<p>Recently, the company has been aiming its Walkman line at audiophiles, and at its CES conference today, the company …

Audiophile