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iPhone X, iPhone 7 Are Bad 'Phones'

We all know what is Apple’s biggest challenge right now. But suddenly the company has been hit by two new (and equally pressing) iPhone problems, which cause them to fail at their most basic function…<p>Let’s break them down:<p><b>1. Trouble Calls For iPhone 7</b><p>Responding to complaints, Apple has posted a …

Mobile Technology

A Guide to Understanding How Shorting Stock Works

The Basics of Shorting Stock<p>A Beginner's Guide for How to Short Stocks<p>Updated March 16, 2018<p>Shorting stock has long been a popular trading technique …

Forget Photoshop—Edit Your Photos With These Top Free Photo Editors

13 Free Photo Editors<p>The Best Free Photo Editors Out There<p>Updated May 03, 2018<p>These free photo editors are the best of the best and will get you just …

3 Renewable Energy Stocks I'd Buy Right Now

If I had my druthers, these companies would be powering my portfolio.<p>With the gift-giving season barely in the rearview mirror, the idea of hitting …

Forget Bitcoin and Ethereum: Say Hello to Qtum

This business-focused blockchain developer aims to combine the best of bitcoin and Ethereum, with a twist.<p>This turned out to be a truly incredible …

Apple faces lawsuits over its intentional slowing of older iPhones

Apple is facing lawsuits over the revelations that it intentionally slows down older iPhones without user consent.<p>Apple has admitted to slowing down the iPhone 6, 6S, 7 and SE when their batteries are either old, cold or have a low charge to prevent abrupt shutdowns.<p>Two separate class-action …

Mobile Technology

What the Heck Is Bitcoin? Here’s Everything You Need to Know

The internet is buzzing about Bitcoin right now. A cryptocurrency that’s been around for a decade has been thrust into the mainstream, and it seems everyone is suddenly talking about it. If you’re a little lost as to what Bitcoin actually is, you’re definitely not alone. Here’s a quick primer on …

Bitcoin

7 new graphic design tools to make your life easier

The graphic design software scene is very dynamic right now, with new tools being released all the time. Some of these new and updated apps could …

Property Management May Be The Next Frontier For AI

In cities like San Francisco, New York and Boston, 60% of the residents are renters. And across the U.S., there has been unprecedented growth in rental demand. Nine million more households have become renters over the last 10 years – the largest gain in housing history. Today, roughly 45 million …

From the first box camera to the ghetto blaster and the Sony Walkman, these are the devices that brought our favourite tech out into the open

Gear & Gadgets

This Mirror-Covered Ranch House Acts Like A Giant Kaleidoscope

The ranch house is a victim of its own success. Once an emblem of a pioneering style of distinctly West Coast living that embraced the natural landscape, it’s now the poster child of the generic suburban sprawl that gobbled up acre after acre in California. In a new site-specific installation, …

The end of air-conditioning? T3 Architecture Asia turns to bioclimatic architecture - CNN Style

Written by Kate Springer, CNN<p>Spend five minutes in humid Ho Chi Minh City and you'll probably be running for cover into the nearest air-conditioned refuge.<p>In the Vietnamese city-- and many developing subtropical countries across Asia, such as Indonesia and the Philippines -- air conditioning (AC) …

The Best Rapper Alive, Every Year Since 1979

Rap fans tend to get into arguments with other rap fans, and it doesn't take much more than someone declaring their Favorite Rapper. Your favorite …

Text messages from the dead

<i>by Danielle Nerman, CBC Calgary</i><p>Religion, folklore and film are riddled with stories of the dead trying to communicate with the living.<p>Technology has …

The 11 Most Mesmerizing GIFs of 2016

Our favorite loops of the year are so hypnotic you might fall in.<p>Nothing calms the nerves like a perfectly looping GIF, except maybe a shot of good whiskey. You shouldn't drink 11 shots of whiskey in five minutes, but you can definitely get lost in these 11 GIFs. Hell, take 10 minutes. We read the …

Tesla, Solar City launch groundbreaking new solar roof product

Tesla CEO Elon Musk just announced a brand new product for the no-longer-just-a-motor-company: a groundbreaking new type of building integrated …

LEED Was a Huge 10 Years Ago, but Here Are the Four Problems With It

reprints<p>It’s been LEEDing the way in New York City, officially, for 10 years.<p>SEE ALSO: Hudson Yards<p>Yes, a decade ago the United States Green Building …

Top 100 Tutorials for Mastering Photoshop

Photoshop is the tool of choice for most professional designers. There may be other powerful editors that offer similar functionality, but none one …

Graphics

Jacky Tsai takes western comic book heroes and thrusts them into traditional Chinese paintings, to reflect the clashing and melding of the two cultures

Comic Books

10 Essential Tools Every Freelance Business Needs

Having the right tools is one of the most important keys to success for freelancers. According to a survey commissioned by Freelancers Union and Elance, 69% of freelancers say technology makes it easier for them to find work and get things done. But, there are so many tools out there that it can be …

Future of Energy: Utilities Need to Embrace Renewable Energy or It Will Kill Them

Image source: Getty Images.<p>Utilities across the U.S. are facing a crisis. Electricity demand isn't growing for the first time since Thomas Edison invented the lightbulb, meaning there's no demand growth to fulfill with new power plants. That would be a challenge in and of itself, but now customers …

Most of us misunderstand metabolism. Here are 9 facts to clear that up.

We talk about metabolism like it's something we can manipulate by gulping a pill, downing some green tea, or running faster. You've seen the articles headlined "Boost your metabolism" or "Try this high-metabolism diet to lose weight."<p>But this obscures many truths about this essential, yet still …

Fitness

Modern Indian Houses that will take your Breath away

A home is where the heart is and most probably, our heart is smitten by unique architectural designs and well-engineered houses that are full of …

Jordan's newest mall debuts large-scale green technology

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — In Jordan's newest retail and leisure hub, the typical high-end boutiques, cinemas and gourmet coffee shops are tucked into an …

Cable companies take more Android box dealers to court to stamp out 'free TV'

Cable giants have ratcheted up their legal battle against Canadian dealers selling fully loaded Android boxes.<p>With added special software, the boxes …

Israel's greenest building produces more energy than it consumes

Green architecture may still be somewhat of a niche in Israel, but the country is making a noteworthy push towards weaving more eco-conscious …