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10 Who-Knew Uses for Aluminum Foil

It's handy for much more than just wrapping leftovers.<p>You already know that aluminum foil is a kitchen must-have, but its pliable, metallic structure makes it super-useful all over the house. Here's why you should stock up:<p><b>1. Line cabinets and drawers.</b>Not only is the foil easy to clean with a damp …

ChatGrape Is An Intelligent Messaging App That Could Save Your Team A Heck Of A Lot Of Time

The enterprise and team messaging space is as crowded and <i>heated</i> as ever. Stewart Butterfield’s Slack is currently the talk of Silicon Valley, after the young company raised an additional $120 million at a post-money valuation of $1.12 billion. Others that immediately spring to mind include …

I Tried The iPhone Keyboard That Lets You Type More Than 100 Words Per Minute

There are plenty of keyboard apps out there to help you type faster, but I've never seen anything quite like Nintype, the new iPhone keyboard that promises typing speeds up to 130 words per minute.<p>Nintype uses a combination of methods to achieve this speed. It's designed to be used with two hands …

iPhone Gets Hot, Battery Drains Rapidly – How I Fixed It

The short version: how I diagnosed and fixed an issue that was causing multiple iPhones and an iPad to get hot and drain their batteries. This is the …

Homer for iPhone lets you peek at the apps your friends use

Ever had the urge to peek at your friends' phone screens, whether it's to learn about their favorite apps or simply pry into their digital lives? Well, you can now do that without having to either strike up an awkward conversation or get overly nosy. PayPal co-founder Max Levchin and the HVF crew …

The AT&T and Verizon Galaxy S5 has been rooted, $18,000 bounty claimed by Geohot

The phone-hacking community has finally rooted the Galaxy S5 for AT&T and Verizon, unlocking the full power of the device. Thanks to the skills of a …

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Parrot MiniDrones get US pricing, August release date

In case you missed it back at CES 2014, Parrot unveiled a new MiniDrone line to go along with its larger AR.Drone models such as the upcoming BeBop .<p>The Rolling Spider (pictured above) and Jumping Sumo (seen below) are the first two in the line and will be available by the end of August.<p>A …

Here's How to Stop Facebook From Snooping in Your Web History

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>This week, Facebook announced it was expanding its evil empire adding targeted advertising based on …

Spacepants: App store's hit game was made by 12-year-old

A game made by a 12-year-old developer in just two months has been named one of the "best new games" on Apple's App Store.<p>Spacepants, developed by Sam Smith, can now be found on the front page of the app store, sandwiched between the Family Guy game, "The Quest for Stuff", and the New York Times …

Safari in iOS 8 uses camera to scan and enter credit card info

In iOS 8, Apple has a new feature in Safari that allows users to scan a credit card with the device’s camera rather than manually entering the number when making a purchase online.<p>When entering a credit card number into a form online to, for example, make a purchase, Safari already allowed users to …

BehindTheOverlay Chrome Extension Kills Overlay Popups

Have you ever wished you could just get rid of the annoying popup message on a site that is blocking the actual content? BehindTheOverlay is a Chrome extension that does exactly that. You can grab it directly from the Chrome Web Store.<p>If you’ve ever been bothered by a website that hides its content …

Meet The Free App That Wants To Keep You Safe From Kidnapping

If you find yourself in a dangerous situation, your first instinct may not be to reach for your smartphone for help. But a Brooklyn developer has built a new emergency app, ‘I’m Getting Kidnapped,’ that could help make you feel a bit safer, just in time for the World Cup.<p>The title’s a bit blunt–if …

Acer Aspire S7 review by TechRadar

Does Acer's latest leading Ultrabook make it the ultimate MacBook Air rival?<p>The Acer Aspire S7 has been labelled as "dangerously close" to <b>Apple's</b> MacBook Air laptop by TechRadar.<p>Features include sci-fi electroluminescent keyboard backlighting and a 2560 x 1440 resolution IPS touchscreen.<p>The …

MacBook Air

Lockscreen iOS App Takes the Pain Out of Finding Cover Images

You may have thousands of images on your iPhone, but surprisingly few of them really work well for your locked cover screen. Lockscreen Wallpaper Designer, just released by developer Erwin Zwart, solves the problem for both the iPhone and the iPad.<p>Lockscreen Wallpaper Designer lets you create a …

KitKat update and refreshed UI coming to Xperia Z, ZR, ZL, and Tablet Z

Sony has begun pushing out a big update to some of its most important devices from last year. The update brings Android 4.4 KitKat, as well as a slew of new features and user interface tweaks.<p>According to Sony, KitKat on the Xperia Z, Xperia ZL, Xperia ZR, and Xperia Tablet Z brings better overall …

Find my dog: Whistle bringing GPS to next-gen pet wearable

Whistle, a leading maker of wearable activity monitors for our canine companions, is bringing GPS to its next generation device. This will allow pet owners to now track the location of their dog on top of the same tracking capabilities one can expect from human-worn wearables like FitBit and …

Apple Updates WWDC App for 2014 with iOS 7 Design and New Orange Theme

Apple has updated its WWDC app for this year's developer conference in San Francisco, with the app confirming that WWDC will kick off with the usual keynote address scheduled from 10 AM to noon Pacific Time on Monday, June 2.<p>Unlike last year's update that brought new features such as video …

Apple confirms WWDC 2014 keynote to be held Monday, June 2nd at 10 AM PT; new hardware likely

This morning, Apple revealed the schedule for next month’s Worldwide Developers Conference. To start things off, an Apple keynote will be held from 10AM to 12PM on Monday, June 2nd at Moscone West. Apple typically holds keynote addresses to kick off WWDC, but this schedule serves as the first …

AT&T adds additional solar charging stations in New York

OnlineAthens<p>Engadget alerts us to AT&T doubling the number of Street Charge stations in New York City. Inspired by Hurricane Sandy in 2012, which left many city residents and network providers without a power source, AT&T launched the street stations in June of 2013.<p>Now, AT&T is installing an …

Motorola contest pegs the price of a Moto 360 smartwatch at $249 (updated)

If you've been at all interested in Motorola's Moto 360, the biggest question has likely been the price: how much will that swanky circular smartwatch set you back? Not that much, if you believe the company's rules for a watch face design contest. The legal details set the average retail value of a …

New Tunepics Social Network Is Like Instagram With A Soundtrack

[gallery ids="1005910,1005909,1005908,1005907,1005906,1005905,1005904,1005897"]<br>If you mashed up Instagram with music tracks, what would you get? A timeline of pictures from friends with evocative soundtracks that stimulate the ears as well as the eyes? Perhaps even tug at the emotions? That, at …

Facebook Can Now Listen To Everything You Listen To

Facebook has unveiled a new feature that lets people share what they're watching or listening to without having to type or speak a single word.<p>On Wednesday, May 21, the site announced a new opt-in audio recognition system that will be incorporated into its mobile app in the coming weeks. The …

Any.do Releases a Web Version of Its Popular To-Do List Apps

Productivity app maker Any.do has released a Web version of its to-do list. The move comes as part of a trend for mobile-first developers that have grown big enough to warrant a Web service as well.<p>Any.do for the Web includes Planning and Focus Modes that toggle between a multi-folder and a single …

Mini-review: Lockscreen Wallpaper Designer, the simple iPhone app for creating prettier lockscreens

You’d think choosing a photo to use on your iPhone lockscreen would be a pretty simple task. Scroll through your Camera Roll, choose a photo you like, hit Set and you’re done.<p>The reality is a little different. Half the time the photo you really want to use is landscape format (horizontal) and you …

‘OK Google’ now available to all US Chrome desktop users

Wouldn’t you like some hands-free Googling? Well, you’re in luck! The “OK Google” voice activated search feature is now available to all US Chrome desktop users with their language set to English. To get started, open a new browser tab, select the microphone icon in the search box and enable voice …

LG G3 QuickCircle is a wireless charging window on your phone

What's through the round window? It's the LG G3!<p>LG's new flagship phone the G3 will be revealed on Tuesday, and LG is releasing glimpses of the new phone in the lead-up. Today, the South Korean unveiled the QuickCircle case, a wireless charging case that lets you use the phone without opening the …

This Brilliant App Lets You Swap Lives With A Stranger For 20 Days

We’re all too obsessed with our own small social circles. 20 Day Stranger, a tool to build empathy and awareness, lets you anonymously share your life with a random person.<p>A new app makes it possible to anonymously live the life of a stranger for 20 days, seeing where they go and what they do–not …