Misha Martin

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Kloudless Launches Service That Uses Connectors To Move Files Between Different Cloud Services

Kloudless launched at Disrupt NY 2013 today with its service for moving data from email to different cloud platforms through connectors which act like pipes that flow between the different services.<p>The service offers a plugin that the user installs in Outlook or as an extension through their web …

Google Now comes to iPhone and iPad with new Search app update

Google's iOS app offensive continues<p>After a promo video let the cat out of the bag last month, Google is making it official: with an update to the Google Search application, Google Now is available on iOS. Compatible with both the iPhone and iPad, the update brings almost all of Google's …

Apple to release OS X 10.9 with new power-user features, more from iOS later this year

OS X 10.9, which is internally codenamed “Cabernet,” will focus on various “power-user” enhancements and take core features from iOS, according to our sources. Unlike operating system updates such as OS X Leopard and OS X Lion, OS X 10.9 will likely not be an overhauled approach to how the …

Fifty Street Artists Descend on Condemned Parisian Nightclub ‘Les Bains’ | Colossal

<p>Built as a municipal bathhouse in the late 19th century, Les Bains-Douches would eventually become one of the hottest night clubs in Paris known …

Top 10 US travel destinations for 2013

Every year our US-based editors team up with Lonely Planet’s expert authors to compile a list of US destinations that are prime for the next year. <i>Best in Travel 2013</i> already covered two places we think the world should be looking at – San Francisco and the Gulf Coast – but here we wanted to dig …

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20 Brilliant Bookshelves for Modern Bookworms

As the famous saying goes, <i>I like big books and I cannot lie</i>. Even though we may take in most of our reading via an iPad or Kindle these days, we are still bookworms at heart. The warmth and character of a well-worn or brand new book is hard to beat. But those books of yours need a good home. Here …

Why your brain loves music

New neuroscience study sets out to explain why in some respects music offers the same sort of pleasure as a really good thriller.<p>The love affair between <b>music</b> and neuroscience just keeps going and going. And this isn’t surprising because music’s power over us is so huge, and so odd. It’s not like …

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5 iPhone Apps that Keep your Text Messages Private From Gov't Officials, Snooping Parents and Spouses

Our iPhones are utilized for a wide variety of applications. We use them for gaming, socializing, work and even dating. Using one dedicated piece of …

6 Important Things We Learned About Apple This Week

"This is why we do what we do." -- Steve Jobs<p>Often, it's good to be reminded of things that get lost in the Internet storms and just plain bad …

How Secure Is the Passcode on My Phone?

Dear Lifehacker,<br>There have been a lot of passcode exploits lately. Like, a <i>whole</i> lot. Should I be worried? How much does protection does my lock …

CloudFlare is trying to fight DDoS attacks by designing its own gear

It’s not just the big boys like Google, Facebook and Netflix that are building their own gear these days. CloudFlare, the popular web-performance and …

How a Single Android Phone Can Hack an Entire Plane

If airlines were already keen to keep your phone switched off, things could soon get even more militant. According to a talk by Hugo Teso at the Hack …

Home networking explained, part 6: Keep your network secure

<b>Editors' note:</b> This post is part of an ongoing series. For the other parts, check out the related stories section.<p>If you were concerned after reading CNET's recent report that most home routers can be easily hacked, I don't blame you. The study did sound ominous, but the good news is that your …

Five Simple Ways to Keep Your Android Malware-Free

While it's true that Android is a little more susceptible to malware attacks than iOS, the situation isn't nearly as bad as Apple would have you …

Apple backtracks on planned VPN changes to iPhone, iPad

Apple has backtracked on a decision it made to change how iPhones and iPads handle virtual private networking access, following the conclusion of a patent lawsuit with VirnetX.<p>VirnetX won a $368.2 million patent victory, which led to Apple announcing that it would change how users would connect to …

Bizarre iMessage bug deletes last word of certain texts

Today news of a bizarre bug affecting Apple's iMessage platform is quickly spreading across Twitter. The bug appears to render the final word of certain messages sent from an iPhone or Mac invisible to both sender and recipient. Two phrases have been confirmed as affected by the issue, with one …

Botnet Warlord: Meet the Man Who Will Kill Your Computer

You can blow away any website in the world if you try hard. Throw enough traffic at a server on the internet—friendly or otherwise—and it'll buckle. …

Here's How Google Glass Actually Works

We all know Google Glass doesn't need sorcery for you to comfortably see a digital image projected over reality. But just how does it work? This …

Intel confirms 'Haswell' chip intro at Computex

It's official. Intel's fourth-generation core "Haswell" processor will arrive on June 3. Expect a crush of desktops, laptops, convertibles, detachables, and tablets to ensue.<p>"In approximately 3,337,200,000,000,000 nanoseconds, Intel will reveal all there is to know about the highly anticipated 4th …

Verizon earns top marks in newest RootMetrics report

Mobile analytics firm RootMetrics this week announced a new report that provides a broad view of the mobile carrier landscape over the course of 2012.<p>Conducted using data from more than 2 million call, text, and data tests, the "2012 Carrier Performance in Review" report found that Verizon won out …