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How to use AirDrop, Apple's incredible feature that lets you share pictures, video and more with nearby friends

AirDrop lets you transfer any kind of file — photos, videos, phone contacts, and even Map locations — from one person or device to another.<p>AirDrop runs on WiFi and Bluetooth, and it's incredibly easy to use once you know how.

Three awesome new features added to Google Photos

Google Photos got some love at Google's Nexus event. Check out what's new.<p>During its Nexus event Tuesday, Google also announced a few big updates to Google Photos , the photo storage service it debuted earlier this year. Sharing is improved, you can display photos on your TV and there's a new tool …

Google

Get Cooking with These 5 Flipboard Magazines

Cooking at home is a great way to save money, stay healthy and spend quality time with family and friends. Whether you’re preparing a big feast all day, need comfort food or are tight on time, get cooking with these five Flipboard magazines.<p>Things I Might Make by ddarlin: As you browse, use …

Food

Spotify told us the top 20 songs people listen to in the shower — here they are

At a conference earlier this week, Ek revealed that there are 39,000 active playlists named "Shower." And these playlists get 550,000 streams every day. (No pun intended).<p>But what songs are these people listening to in the shower?<p>Business Insider reached out to Spotify to find out which songs go …

31 dazzling sunsets from around the world

Even the most mundane destinations turn into dazzling dreamscapes at sunset.<p>And when the sun sets on the world's most beautiful landmarks? We'll let …

7 Things to Know Before Homeland's Season 5 Premiere

Some people kissed, other people died.<p>Carrie Mathison is back with the season five premiere of Showtime's <i>Homeland</i>. Which means it's time for more international intrigue, more family drama, more heart-thumping plot twists, and more awkward cry faces. If you think <i>Homeland</i> lost its luster from early …

Family Drama

13 Annoying Email Mistakes Even Smart People Make | Inc.com

How good are you at email? We all complain about getting too much of it, and we all try to cut down the time we spend on it. Yet in our email-driven business world, it remains a primary form of communication, something we spend a large part of every workday doing. The amount of time we spend on it …

Time I

13 Facts That Will Make You Too Aware Of Your Eyes

Eyes are amazing, but also kind of gross when you think about it.

Coats

Selfies now kill more people per year than sharks

We’ve had an unusually high number of shark attacks so far this year, but even so, Condé Nast Traveler has reported that <i>even more</i> people have died in 2015 due to selfies.<p>That’s right. It turns out that a bad mix of vanity and not paying attention to one’s surroundings is far more deadly to human …

Taj Mahal

How to get WhatsApp on your tablet

WhatsApp is an insanely popular short messaging app that makes text messaging services free over a connection to the internet. The application was somewhat recently purchased by Facebook (for an astounding $16 billion) and has been revolutionizing the way many people use SMS messages. In its …

Apps

How to make your own Google Cardboard headset

Ever since the launch of Google Cardboard back in 2014, virtual reality has slowly been making its way to the masses. Not only are more and more manufacturers producing higher-end headsets such as the Samsung Gear VR and the Oculus Rift, there are also a slew of super affordable options available …

Virtual Reality

The fashion item that reacts when someone looks at it

Technically Incorrect: How dull if people were the only ones to respond to your gaze. This 3D printed cape can too, with a mind and soul of its own. But is it slightly creepy?<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>Soon we won't know what is …

Unfriending Facebook friends can be considered bullying in Australia

It's tempting to unfriend people on social networks when you're mad at them, but you may want to think twice about it when coworkers are involved... at least, in Australia. The country's Fair Work Commission has determined that an administrator's decision to unfriend a fellow employee on Facebook …

34 geek-friendly and tech-obsessed films coming soon (pictures)

Google’s Android Marshmallow Will Officially Launch Next Week

Google first announced Android 6.0 Marshmallow at its I/O developer conference earlier this year. At the time, the new version of Android was still codenamed Android M. As part of its launch event for the new Nexus phones today, the company also announced when it plans to start rolling out …

I knew there was water on Mars months ago, says Ridley Scott

Technically Incorrect: The director of "The Martian" says NASA showed him revealing photos of the Red Planet while he was in production for the new movie.<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>There seems to be a little excitement about the …

Samsung's Gear S2 smartwatch arrives in the US October 2nd

After a number of teases, Samsung finally revealed its Tizen-driven Gear S2 smartwatch earlier this month at IFA. If you've been champing at the bit to purchase one, you'll soon have the chance to do so. The wearable goes on sale this Friday, October 2nd in the US. When it does, you can expect to …

Twitter must change the 140 character limit or face death

Twitter is undergoing the largest time of turbulence and change that it’s seen in years. Ever since ex-CEO Dick Costolo left and the company has been wandering in a CEO-less desert, we’ve seen the smartest changes on the horizon in <i>years</i>.<p>The latest rumors swirling are that Twitter might finally …

Social Media

Build your own bedtime story with this online tool

Lost My Name is helping kids learn to read -- with data. The London-based startup creates personalised children's books: enter a name into its web …

Here's How to Decide Between iPhone and Android

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Top 5: Technologies in the BMW 7 Series

Brian Cooley runs down the top tech in BMW's new top ride.

BMW

Skype Translator is rolling out to all desktop users

After a preview offered access to Skype's live translation tool on the desktop earlier this summer, the feature is rolling out to all users. If you're in need of a quick refresher, Skype Translator converts video calls in English, French, German, Italian, Mandarin and Spanish and 50 messaging …

Here’s Apple’s idea for a smart ring

Apple has some interest in another wearable: smart rings. A patent application published today describes an interactive smart ring that could work in conjunction with larger devices, like a phone. As Apple describes it, the ring could have a touchpad or a touchscreen, it'd likely have haptic …

It’s official: Alphabet has replaced Google

Google has officially changed its name to “Alphabet,” according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.<p>Alphabet will act as a holding company, comprising all of Google’s various companies, as well as the original search and services business.<p>(See our “Everything you need to know …

Google Glass

Who Will Step Up To Secure The Internet Of Things?

The Internet of Things (IoT) presents a significant mix of opportunity and risk. Compared to the connected devices of the past, the gazillions of new IoT devices that are being predicted for our homes, transportation, cities, medical devices and elsewhere represent a unique set of security …

Internet of Things

Is Google Maps draining your battery? Here's how to fix it

Battery life – it’s one of those things every single one of us wants more of. And while it’s understandable apps will make that juice trickle out of your phone little by little, it seems some are just punching a whole through the battery and letting all the goods stream out.<p>Even more annoying is …

Android News

Meet the electric bus that could push every other polluting bus off the road

<i>By Adele Peters</i><p><i>This article originally appeared on Fast Company and is reprinted with permission.</i><p>Electric cars might be sexier. But Ryan Popple, who was an early employee at Tesla, is now convinced that electric buses are more interesting.<p>Gallery: Meet the electric bus that could push every other …

Top 10 Hacking Tools of 2015

Hacking a network or webapp without using any automatic tool is not feasible anymore. But, selection of the right tool is an important job because …

Forensics

This Is How Most Of The World Uses Twitter

Blah blah blah, Twitter has 316 million users or whatever and they’re not growing. Can it grow? Will it grow? Yes, there are a lot of questions that Twitter has to start answering if it wants to get some sort of momentum going with consumers and rebuild trust with its investors.<p>General awareness …