Ignacio Laval

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Amazon's push-to-order Dash Buttons are now on sale for $4.99

When Amazon announced the Dash Button back on March 31st, it seemed like an early April Fools' joke: it had made a button you can buy that would place an order for something — a single, specific product — whenever you pressed it. But the Dash Button was very real and designed to be a convenience …

Microsoft has a trick for making holograms from live video

We've seen Microsoft's HoloLens do an awful lot of different things so far, but <i>Halo</i>, <i>Minecraft</i> and even medical applications are just scratching the surface of what the augmented reality headset is capable of. In a new research paper, Redmond outlines how it plans to grab live video that'd work as …

Alympus is the newest best reason to jailbreak your iPhone right now

iOS engineers must keep their eyes on the jailbreak scene. In the past, popular jailbreak tweak Auxo showed what iOS’s approach to multitasking should be like years before Apple made its best ideas part of the core operating system.<p>Let’s hope this pattern holds with Alympus. It’s a new tweak that …

High Court to decide Uber's London fate in October

A long-running legal dispute between Uber and the UK's Licensed Taxi Drivers Association (LTDA) may soon come to an end. Starting on October 5th, the High Court will hold a hearing with both parties and Transport for London (TfL) to determine whether the smartphones used by Uber drivers are …

Windows 10 launched so quietly you may have missed it

Despite the lack of flourish and giant ads, a lot rides on the success of the new Windows version for Microsoft and its chief executive<p>Twenty years ago the launch of a new version of Windows merited midnight store openings and a seven-figure payment to use a Rolling Stones song in ads celebrating …

Windows 10

Jeremy Corbyn receives Unison's backing for Labour leadership

Britain's second-biggest union backs Jeremy Corbyn for the Labour top job while bookmakers name the veteran left-winger as favourite<p>Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour leadership campaign has received a major boost after he won the backing of Britain’s second-biggest trade union, Unison.<p>Dave Prentis, general …

Labour Party

Amazon reveals new details to make drone-filled airspace safer

Amazon wants drones to be the future of rapid product delivery, but there are many regulatory hurdles ahead before it could become a reality.<p>At …

Windows finally has a good web browser

Edge is the browser Windows 10 deserves<p>For two decades, the default web browsing experience in Windows has been Internet Explorer. Over the years, Microsoft’s home-built browser became bloated, insecure, confusing to use, and just plain hated by many users. A lot of people turned to alternatives, …

2,000 Migrants Tried to Storm the Channel Tunnel in a Desperate Bid to Reach the U.K.

More than 2,000 migrants tried to breach the Channel Tunnel in the French port of Calais on Monday, in an attempt to reach the U.K., operator …

Middle East

Photos: Artists turned an entire Mexican neighborhood into a colorful mural

A neighborhood in the Mexican city of Pachuca has become the a giant colorful canvas for a collective of urban artists.<p>More than 200 houses in the hilly neighborhood of Palmitas, one of the most depressed areas of the capital city of Hidalgo, located in the center of the country, have abandoned …

Mexico

How to get Windows 10 on your Mac

It's easier than you think<p>Windows 8 was bad enough that it forced me — a lifelong Windows user up until that point — to switch my entire family over to Macs. True story. But after seeing how Microsoft has stepped it up with Windows 10 (the Start menu is finally back and Internet Explorer is nearly …

Prince George Now Has a $30,000 Playground Hut in His Grandfather’s Garden

<b>Prince Charles</b> famously spends a great deal of time and energy on the gardens at Highgrove House, his private estate in Gloucestershire. The gardens are visited by close to 40,000 visitors per year, and, per the <i>Daily Mail</i>, Charles can “regularly be found with his hands in the earth, weeding, …

Windows 10 : Microsoft Takes a Step Back to Move Forward

It’s just okay, not disruptive. I doubt it will convert many Mac owners, spur a shopping spree in new PCs or save the Windows Phone.<p>Starting today, Microsoft will try to reinvigorate its flagging Windows franchise, reignite falling PC sales, and maybe even save its almost invisible phone business …

Windows 10

Google Translate’s App Now Instantly Translates Printed Text In 27 Languages

One of the most intense experiences you’ll ever have is visiting a country that speaks a language different than yours. There’s a host of tools you can use, but Google’s Translate product has leapfrogged just about everything out there over the years.<p>Its most handy, and impressive, tool is the …

Language Learning