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This 10-Hour Video of Planet Earth Cityscapes Is Strangely Hypnotic

In what is now the sixth installment of a stunning and weirdly addictive series, the BBC has released 10 full hours of video shot during the filming …

Filmmaking

Tesla reshuffles its Autopilot self-driving team

Earlier this year Tesla announced engineer Chris Lattner would leave Apple and lead its Autopilot engineering team, but just five months later he is departing. Lattner, the designer of Apple's Swift programming language, tweeted "Turns out that Tesla isn't a good fit for me after all," while Tesla …

Katya Elise Henry : goddesses

Elise

This guy fixed his teeth by 3D printing his own plastic braces for $60

Amos Dudley had braces in middle school, but he didn't wear a retainer like he was supposed to, so his teeth slowly shifted back.<p>He didn't want to shell out thousands of dollars for a whole new round of braces, so the digital-design major decided to make his own.<p>On his blog, Dudley wrote that he …

This Robot Completes a 2-Hour Brain Surgery Procedure in Just 2.5 Minutes

Doc Bot<p>Brain surgery is precision business, and one slip can spell doom for affected patients. Even in one of the most skilled jobs in the world, …

PSA: Again, another reason not to open unexpected or suspicious looking attachments

Why is Dok such a big deal?<p>Check Point says that Dok is the first major scale malware to target OS X users, but that's not the only reason it's a big …

IT security

Apple takes another step toward killing iTunes brand

The iTunes brand is being slowly carted off to the Apple graveyard.<p>On Thursday morning, Apple made a very subtle but profound change to the way it markets podcasts. From now on, they’re no longer called “iTunes Podcasts” — they’re called “Apple Podcasts.”<p>The change was officially revealed today by …

Smart TV

Bahimi

Apple drops to fifth place in 2017 laptop rankings

Apple’s reputation as the world’s best laptop maker took a serious hit in 2016, due to the new MacBook Pro’s adoption of USB-C.<p>In the latest brand rankings by <i>Laptop Magazine</i>, Apple’s slipped five spots as Lenovo and Asus surged to the top of the pack with their affordable and dependable wares.<p>Check …

Apple will reportedly drop 32-bit app support entirely with iOS 11 this fall

Apple has slowly been cracking down on 32-bit iOS apps, but it appears that it will make a drastic change come this fall. According to prominent developer Steven Troughton-Smith, Apple will drop support for 32-bit apps altogether with iOS 11. This means that many legacy apps will no longer function …

Grands Prix-style events on English roads get go-ahead

<b>Monaco-style Grands Prix events could be hosted on English roads under new laws coming into force on Monday.</b><p>They will allow motorsport promoters to apply for permission from local authorities to close public roads in England to stage races.<p>The government said the move "could be a real boost" to …

Donald Trump's travel expenses in 10 weeks cost US taxpayers as much as Barack Obama spent in two years

Donald Trump’s trips to his luxury Florida resort have already cost the US taxpayer at least $24 million (£19.2 million) - roughly as much as Barack …

Donald Trump

This AirPods accessory is strangely awesome

Chances are that if Apple makes a product, someone's going to make an accessory for it. So I wasn't surprised when I saw Catalyst's new AirPods Case ($25), which not only protects your AirPods' case but makes it fully waterproof. It'll be available this May in a few different color options, …

Tech Trends

MAKERbuino is a $35 3D printed game console you can build yourself

Mar 30, 2017 | By Benedict<p>A Kickstarter has been launched for MAKERbuino, a DIY 3D printed game console that teaches makers about 3D printing, …

Breath of the Wild

tvOS 10.2 update requires AirPlay hardware verification, breaks third-party streaming apps

Apple's tvOS 10.2 is preventing third-party AirPlay streamers from sending audio to the fourth-generation Apple TV, and it is unclear at this time if …

How to Use 1Blocker to Hide Everything That Annoys You On Mobile Sites

You’re browsing the web on your iPhone when you come across a pop-up box asking you to subscribe to a newsletter. You: A) frantically search for the …

Apps

The iPhone 8 will have a very different way of reading your fingerprint

We’ve seen a bunch of iPhone 8 rumors so far, and most of them offer the same predictions. The all-screen iPhone will ditch the home button while …

Mobile Technology

Here’s all the new stuff in Apple’s latest security document

Hey guess what? Apple has a new security whitepaper! Apple only releases these things once every few years, and they represent the public’s only window into how iPhones and other Apple products secure the massive amounts of data entrusted to them.<p>Even though Apple hasn’t released a security …

Congress just cleared the way for internet providers to sell your web browsing history

Resolution is now off to the president’s desk<p>Internet providers now just need a signature from President Trump before they’re free to take, share, and even sell your web browsing history without your permission.<p>The House of Representatives passed a resolution today overturning an Obama-era FCC rule …

Amazon wants to deliver groceries to your car in 15 minutes

AmazonFresh Pickup has arrived.<p>Amazon on Tuesday showed off a quick video and landing page for its newest store concept: grocery pickup locations. The stores are still in beta, with only Amazon employees able to use them. The company didn't say when the two stores in Seattle will open to the …

Profit

Twitter rolling out advanced word & phrase muting on iOS, here’s how to use it

Over the last week, Twitter has started rolling out more advanced filtering features allowing users to block words, phrases, hashtags, and more. The company announced today that the new features are now available on iOS. Read on for more details and how to take advantage…<p>The new update allows users …

404 Page

Explore Opportunity<p>Internet researchers can work as Independent Research Consultants or with individuals or companies to gather, synthesize and …

Uber uses 'secret program' Greyball to hide from regulators

<b>Uber has been using a secret program to prevent undercover regulators from shutting down the taxi-hailing service in cities around the world.</b><p>The software, called Greyball, sought to identify officials trying to catch its drivers and deny them service, the New York Times reports.<p>Uber has frequently …

Free Up iPhone Space With These Hidden Tricks

It’s 2017 and I still often witness this soul-crushing scene: A friend goes to take a photo only to realize he doesn’t have any more space on his iPhone (soul crush 1). Then he frantically deletes apps or photos (soul crush 2). Finally, he can take a picture…of his latte (soul crush 3).<p>Deleting a …

BT Openreach deal aims to shake up UK broadband

<b>BT has bowed to demands by the telecoms regulator Ofcom to legally separate Openreach, which runs the UK's broadband infrastructure.</b><p>Ofcom said that Openreach will become a distinct company with its own staff, management and strategy "to serve all of its customers equally".<p>It must consult with …

Luxexcel meets ISO standards for 3D printed optical lenses

364shares<p>Luxexcel has received approval from the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) for their innovative 3D printed optical lenses. …

New Video Shares First Drone Footage Since Recent 'Apple Park' Announcement

In the first drone update since Apple officially named its Spaceship campus "Apple Park," Matthew Roberts has shared an ongoing look at the progress of the campus as it grows ever closer to the official employee move-in date in April. The last collection of video updates came at the end of January …

Apple Park

Find out if someone has accessed your MacBook's camera

Get notified when your MacBook's iSight camera is being used to keep hackers from spying on you.<p>After reading about how hackers have taken control of a MacBook's iSight camera to spy on the person sitting in front of it, you might start to get a feeling that someone is watching you. Just because …

Productive tools for iOS app development

Xcode is one of the best IDE for coding, so we can’t do anything without that. But there are better tools for other cases especially debugging of …

APIs

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