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Apple iOS 11.2.5 Release: It's A Big One

So far Apple iOS 11.2.5 is a mystery. Why Apple has jumped four version numbers (from iOS 11.2.1) is a mystery. What it contains is a mystery. But following the last week of iPhone power throttling revelations (and a fully deserved backlash), the upcoming iOS 11.2.5 just became the biggest and most …

iOS

Samsung's graphene batteries could charge your phone in 12 minutes

While persistent efforts in phone design and software optimization have got us to the point where our handsets can now last a day on a single charge, there’s work to be done yet if we’re heading for a future rife with VR and AR apps.<p>To that end, Samsung says it’s inching closer to making better …

UFOs: Seeing is Believing: Alien Life, we are not alone. Documentary

UFOs: Seeing Is Believing is a two-hour American television special documentary film that aired on ABC on February 24, 2005. The program is narrated …

Trump's Puerto Rico event was way worse than his tweets

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump faced a major test on Tuesday as he traveled to storm-ravaged Puerto Rico: Show the American citizens struggling for survival on the island that he understood their plight, sympathized with them and was doing everything in his power to make it better as quickly as he …

Donald Trump

Infamous fake news writer found dead in bed

Maricopa County Sheriff's Office spokesman Mark Casey said Tuesday authorities discovered Paul Horner dead in his bed on Sept. 18.<p>Casey said the Maricopa County medical examiner performed an autopsy which showed there were no signs of foul play. He said Horner had a history of prescription drug …

Donald Trump

Hundreds Have Vanished from National Parks. Is Bigfoot to Blame?

National parks are a source of pride for Americans. They provide beautiful, wild places to explore and reconnect with nature. But unfortunately, …

Former US Army officer in South Korea explains what a war with North Korea would look like

In a secret underground base, Command Post Tango, the combined headquarters of the U.S.-South Korean command, is abuzz with activity.<p>North Korean artillery has pummeled sites around Seoul, leaving thousands of South Korean and American civilians and service members dead.<p>A toxic combination of North …

North Korea

Videogames leading the way towards 4K and HDR

Even HDR is straightforward on gaming platforms as everything seems to be HDR10 based, thus no confusion around HDR standards. So it could easily be …

Videography

Android apps can find nearby devices even when they're offline

If you've ever wished that your smartphone's apps would automatically do your bidding the moment you neared a device, you're in luck. After previewing it at I/O in May, Google has made the second generation of its Nearby Connections toolkit available to Android developers. The updated framework …

NASA Destroyed Hundreds of Mystery Tapes Found in a Dead Man’s Basement

More than 300 data reels, some from Apollo-Era missions, were discovered in a deceased Pennsylvania man’s basement, FOIA documents reveal.<p>Just weeks before Christmas in 2015, NASA learned of a tantalizing discovery.<p>In the basement of a deceased Pennsylvania man's home sat 325 magnetic data reels …

Space Science

How Lizard Genitalia Became a Black Market Craze

The trade involves reptiles, plant roots, and unsuspecting customers.<p>Wildlife crime investigator Jose Louies says he never imagined he'd spend his time tracking down lizard penises. But that’s what he found himself doing on June 21 when he and a colleague entered a tantric shop in Noida, a city in …

Zoology

REPORT: There are hundreds of judges in New York who do not have law degrees

Many of the announcements note that the judges, as part of their agreement with the commission, pledge to never seek or accept a job as a judge again.<p>And some of the announcements include a fact that still packs a 21st century punch of surprise: The judges being disciplined are not, and never have …

Apple Shares New iPhone 7 Photography Tutorial Videos

Earlier this month, Apple launched a new "How to Shoot on iPhone 7" website and video series featuring short tutorials designed to help users take advantage of the camera features built into the iPhone 7 and the iPhone 7 Plus.<p>As of yesterday, four new tutorial videos have been added to the site, …

Hackers can steal your password by looking at how you tilt your phone

According to a team of cybersecurity experts at Newcastle University, the way you tilt your phone could be used by hackers to break into your device.<p>When it comes to security and the protection of privacy, people often worry about connecting to public Wi-Fi networks, tricking face recognition …

Machine Perception

How Lucky Was Hubble To Find The Most Distant Galaxy Ever?

If you take the world’s most powerful space telescope, point it into the cosmic abyss for days, and collect all the light possible, you’ll see something fantastic.<p>But you won’t see the Universe’s most distant galaxy.<p>The most distant galaxy ever discovered comes from when the Universe was only …

Astrophysics

5 of the strangest Teletubbies conspiracy theories - Blog | q

<i>Teletubbies</i> debuted 20 years ago. The show has since been broadcast in 120 countries and has been translated into 45 languages, entertaining children …

Trump Ally Alex Jones Attacks "The Jewish Press" For Reporting On His "Jewish Mafia" Commentary

Responding to controversy over claims he made about “the Jewish mafia,” conspiracy theorist Alex Jones attacked “the Jewish press” that reported on …

Unacknowledged Trailer Exposes the World's Greatest UFO Secret

UFO and alien stories often make for great movies, with classics such as E.T., Close Encounters of the Third Kind and the recent hit Arrival all …

Paranormal

Google details malware that turned phones into powerful espionage tools

A post on the Android Developers blog discussing the Chrysaor malware for Android has left me feeling a mixture of amazed and afraid.<p>Discovered late last year, Chrysaor is spyware believed to have been created by NSO Group Technologies, an Israel-based group which specializes in the development and …

Android News

Brain zapping helps US Navy SEALs learn faster

The Navy wants soldiers who can concentrate better and learn faster, and it's looking at a controversial piece of tech to do that: transcranial electrical stimulation. It has been testing a passive brain-stimulating device from Halo Neuroscience with "a small group of volunteers" from SEAL Team …

Bolivia Is Not Pleased About Its Depiction In Ghost Recon: Wildlands

Bolivia is not exactly thrilled about the country's depiction in Ubisoft's new shooter Ghost Recon: Wildlands. Reuters reports today that the Bolivian government has filed a formal complaint over the country's portrayal in the game as an "area controlled by drug traffickers."<p>"Interior Minister …

Tom Clancy

Resident Evil 7 Reloads with More DLC Banned Footage

The first chunk of Resident Evil 7 DLC was excellent – even if it arguably should have been included with the main game. We're excited to see how the …

GTA 4 cheat codes: Full list for Xbox One 360 BC games, Lost and Damned and Ballad of Gay Tony

Full list mobile phone cheats for Grand Theft Auto 4 and DLC expansions on Xbox One.<p>Microsoft and Rockstar Games have added Grand Theft Auto 4 and …

Grand Theft Auto

6 Money Questions Couples Need to Ask Each Other

Let’s face it, talking about money can be a total turn off – and a huge source of stress – for couples. But money factors into a partnership again …

Personal Finance

Seven steps to improve your finances in 2017

The new year is a great time to take a fresh look at your finances. Ready for a boost in 2017? Here are seven steps to give you a running start.<p><b>1. Know your credit score</b><p>Your credit rating not only affects whether you can get approved for future credit, but it also may factor into the fees you pay …

Personal Finance