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Belkin’s MFi Lightning Keyboard for iPad doesn’t require batteries and is on sale for $40 shipped (Reg. $60)

Bluetooth keyboards are the go-to choice for many tablet and smartphone users. But they aren’t right for everyone. In fact, Belkin’s Wired MFi Lightning Keyboard for iPad may be a better choice for some.<p>Currently on sale for <b>$39.99 shipped</b> (Reg. $70, lowest price ever), this keyboard features plug …

West Europeans want end to open borders

French and other Europeans want to ditch Schengen Agreement, ending free movement of people across borders as the migrant crisis grows, a new poll shows<p>A majority of western Europeans are in favour of ending the free movement of people across borders as the migration crisis escalates, according to …

North Africa

7 games with a Zen state of mind

You've had a long day. Your alarm didn't go off, so you rush to get to work. To make matters worse, you get to your bus just as it's pulling away, so you have to wait 15 minutes for the next one. Then you spill coffee down the front of your shirt right before a meeting with a client. And to top it …

7 battery cases for the iPhone 6 to keep you powered in any situation

The iPhone 6's ultra slim design is also its biggest crutch. If Apple made the iPhone 6 a few millimeters thicker, it could have squeezed in a larger …

Black like her: Is racial identity a state of mind?

The civil rights activist in Washington state who has come under fire for her disputed racial identity said she was stepping down as president of the NAACP’s Spokane chapter.<p>The civil rights activist in Washington state who came under fire for her racial identity said she was stepping down.<p>While …

Rachel Dolezal

The birth of a psychopath

<b>(CNN) —</b> After every horrific crime that shocks us, the next question we often ask is, "How could anyone do such a thing?"<p>If the criminal is a psychopath, the answer is very simple. They don't feel empathy or guilt. So instead of asking, "How could they do this horrible thing?" the more pertinent …

Psychology

Bitfinder’s Awair Air Monitor Is Now Available For Pre-Order

Bitfinder, launched out of the R/GA accelerator in February, has opened up pre-order availability for the Awair air-monitoring system.<p>The Awair sits in the home, office or other indoor space to monitor the quality of the air in that environment, with sensors to detect temperature, humidity, carbon …

Home Automation
Mobile

Google Photos’ Unlimited Free Storage Could Clobber Apple’s Expensive iCloud

How much does a terabyte of photo storage cost? On iCloud, $240 a year. Dropbox, $100. Microsoft OneDrive, $84.<p>Google, $0. It’s free on desktop, Android, <i>and iOS.</i><p>Today, Google announced its new Google Photos product, which offers unlimited free storage of photos and videos. The only limits are that …

Google Photos

OneBoard to rule them all? This smart keyboard PC runs Windows or Android

This very clever PC-in-a-keyboard plugs into almost any screen, and it's vying for attention at CES Asia in Shanghai.<p>SHANGHAI -- As manufacturers turn almost every device into something smart and connected, Beijing-based AC000 has come up with a smart keyboard that actually makes sense -- a …

App Store

Unorthodox Sprite drone tolerates abuse and actually flies

When you picture a consumer drone, something bulky with four or six props <i>à la</i> DJI probably pops to mind. But the folks behind a new model on Kickstarter think that such UAVs have two big problems -- namely, they're hard to carry and break easily if you mess up. They built The Sprite to overcome …

This Futuristic Concrete Heals Itself With Built-In Bacteria

A solid idea<p>Concrete has been a go-to building material since Roman times. It’s durable, easy to make, and relatively inexpensive. There’s just one problem: It has a tendency to crack.<p>There are a lot of different reasons that concrete cracks, but in general, it gets stressed either from the load …

Engineering

The top 15 laptops you can buy right now

Between the new MacBook, the Chromebook Pixel and the Spectre x360 (HP's newest laptop, which it designed with Microsoft), we've been testing a <i>lot</i> of notebooks over the past few months. That means we've had to make a bunch of new additions to our buyer's guide, and in the process, rethink which …

Computer Hardware

This Is How Successful Leaders Spent Their Teenage Years

<i>Answer by Auren Hoffman, CEO of LiveRamp,</i> <i>on Quora.</i><p><i>Note: I don’t think I have ever before been compared with Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, etc. I am no</i> …

Bill Gates

This Is How Women Once Described the Ideal Husband

Caption from LIFE. 20-year olds' ideal: Perry Como, their choice, enacts perfect spouse.<br>Yale Joel—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images<p>1 of 9<p>For a …

Marlon Brando

7 Conversational Tips to Be More Confident

Confidence can carry you through a lot in life. It can help you perform better in job interviews, appear more authoritative when addressing a crowd, …

Public Speaking

Ultrathin membrane makes plane cabins 100x quieter

While air travel is quicker and safer than driving, it's also louder. The continuous low-frequency drone of the engines is why some people invest in noise-canceling headphones. To help reduce that non-stop hum, researchers at North Carolina State University and MIT have developed a thin membrane to …

SwiftKey Debuts “Clarity,” An Experimental Keyboard Featuring Multi-Word Autocorrect

SwiftKey, the makers of one of the more popular third-party keyboard applications for Android, and more recently, iOS, is out today with a new product – an “experimental” mobile keyboard app it’s calling Clarity. While SwiftKey’s flagship product is a predictive keyboard that adapts to the way you …

Apps

Secret Air Force Space Plane Gets Darth Vader-Style Engine

For secret reasons, like turning in secret directions<p>The Air Force’s secret robot space plane is going to try out a new engine. The X-37B has so far spent a total of 1367 days tooling around in Earth’s orbit, doing classified things. Yesterday, the Air Force Research Lab announced that on its …

Audi just invented fuel made from CO2 and water

This article is published in partnership with Time.com. The original version can be found here.<p>By Kevin McSpadden @KevinMcspadden<p>An Audi research …

Natural Gas

Jane Austen in quotes: 30 tips for a successful life

Who needs modern self-help gurus when a 19th-century novelist had it all worked out? Fortify yourself for the first Jane Austen day with quotes from her novels – and let us know the ones we have missed<p>Sarah Seltzer on the link between Jane Austen and online feminism<p>It’s no longer universally …

Tip of the Day: Have Siri Tell You a Story

Siri is wonderfully useful, giving you directions, current weather conditions, and stock market updates, setting appointments and reminders, and much more. But as you've likely discovered, Siri also has a fun personality—including telling you jokes and even telling you a bedtime story.<p>To get Siri …

Bedtime Stories