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Wayne Rooney should quit England to save Manchester United career, says Alan Shearer

The former England striker believes the national team skipper should follow his lead and step down from Three Lions to prolong his club service<p>Alan …

Wayne Rooney

Ahead of 'iPhone 7' Announcement, an Important iOS Update

<b>Apple Music Festival, 2016 Edition</b><p>The Apple Music Festival is once again coming to London. The free annual concert series runs from Sept. 18 through …

iPhone

5 Topics for the 2016 U.S. Open

As opening day of this year’s U.S. Open draws near, spectators and athletes can expect the usual Grand Slam excitement, with potentially a few surprises for tennis fans nationwide.<p>The tournament comes after an eventful Olympic tennis tournament in Rio, where Andy Murray and Monica Puig took home …

Flipboard

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 unveiled in China, priced at $135

Xiaomi took the wraps off their latest smartphone offering, the Redmi Note 4, earlier today, and as is expected from the budget-friendly Redmi …

China

Google is rolling out a handy data-saving feature to all Nexus phones

Google has announced that it’s bringing its Wi-Fi Assistant feature to all Android-based Nexus handsets to help users save on data costs.<p>Wi-Fi Assistant automatically detects and connects to more than a million free open W-Fi hotspots that have been identified and verified by the company. The …

Phones

Should We Care Who Took This Photo?

Mahmoud Raslan’s photograph of “the boy in the ambulance” from Aleppo has struck a chord with viewers in a way that we haven’t seen since Nilüfer …

Photojournalism

World's first self-driving taxis debut in Singapore

SINGAPORE (AP) — The world's first self-driving taxis began picking up passengers in Singapore starting Thursday.<p>Select members of the public can hail a free ride through their smartphones in taxis operated by nuTonomy, an autonomous vehicle software startup. While multiple companies, including …

Singapore

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV DSLR: 30.4-Megapixels, 4K Video, And Wireless Connectivity

The Canon EOS 5D Mark III was an unquestionable success as a pro-grade DSLR. It even won our Camera of the Year award back in 2012. Now, we get to …

Canon

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 review: the king of the phablets returns

The Galaxy Note 7 is the return to the UK for Samsung’s king of the stylus-equipped phablets, but does anyone really want a stylus anymore?<p>Even if the answer is “no” and you never touch the “S Pen”, the Note 7 offers something else. It is one of the first phones of any size that users can unlock …

Samsung

Apple Patent Reveals A Potentially Cutting Edge Feature For Future iPhones

Rumor has it that the upcoming iPhone 7 will have an IP68 rating, meaning it would be protected from dust and dirt and have water resistance support up to 5 feet for 30 minutes. Interestingly, Apple was also recently granted a patent indicating that it is preparing to make its future iPhones …

iPhone

USA basketball coach Monty Williams wins gold 6 months after shock of wife's death

"I still text her," Team USA men's basketball assistant coach Monty Williams said of his late wife in an interview with ESPN just before the 2016 Olympics began. "I still text her. I know she's not gonna answer but it's just part of what I do. I'll go outside at night and look up in the sky and …

Monty Williams

Medallist Feyisa Lilesa fails to return to Ethiopia after Olympics protest

The Olympic marathon silver medallist Feyisa Lilesa has failed to return to Ethiopia despite assurances he would not be punished for his Rio protest over political repression in his country.<p>An AFP journalist at the airport in Addis Ababa said Lilesa was not on board the plane that landed on Monday …

Olympics

Only Samsung Can Save Android From iPhone Domination

Sometimes numbers hide the true story. In the world of smartphones, the volume of Android sales tower over the rival iOS platform. Android accounts for over eighty percent of the market, with iOS a distant second (Kantar Worldpanel). With that measure Android is ‘winning’ but that’s not …

iPhone

13 Wow paid iPhone apps on sale for free let’s go download in here

OrasisHD<p><b>Reguler Price $1.99</b><p>OrasisHD is a 1-shot HDR app. It takes a SINGLE image and automatically transforms it to a well-exposed, natural-looking …

iPhone

The 23 best photos from Simone Biles' historic gold medal performance in the women's all-around

On Thursday, Simone Biles made a strong case for being one of the greatest gymnasts of all time in a dominating performance for the ages.<p>Biles captured her second gold medal of Rio Olympics, winning the women's all-around by a whopping 2.1 points in a sport that keeps score to the hundredth of a …

Simone Biles

2nd Kenya official sent home from Olympics in doping scandal

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A second Kenyan track and field official was expelled from the Olympics on Thursday after he pretended to be one of the team's 800-meter runners and gave a doping sample in the athlete's name.<p>John Anzrah was sent home after he was found with runner Ferguson Rotich's Olympic …

Adblock Plus bypasses Facebook's attempt to restrict ad blockers (update)

The war between Facebook and ad blockers is heating up. Just two days after the social network announced plans to restrict software that removes its advertising, the popular utility Adblock Plus has already unveiled a workaround. All you need to do is update your Adblock Plus filters to banish …

Facebook

US Women Gymnasts Dominate in Rio: Pictures

Latin America

Sony a7R II versus a7 II: Eight key differences

1<p>2<p>3<p>4<p>5<p>6<p>7<p>8<p>9<p>10<p>Sony's a7-series marked the debut of full-frame mirrorless, and Sony still dominates this market with its a7S II, a7 II and a7R II. Sony …

Sony

Combining Time-Lapse and Stop Motion to Create a Mind-Bending Music Video

We’ve seen some pretty creative music videos in the past, ranging from a microscopic time-lapse to what looked to be a Google Street View music …

Stop Motion

This Must-See Timelapse Took Three Years and One Million Photos to Make

The Lion City II – Majulah is a photographic love letter to Singapore; actually, love <i>novel</i> might be more appropriate. A time-lapse overflowing with …

Time-lapse Photography

Vorticity: A Time-Lapse Photographer Chases Tornadoes for 20,000 Miles

“Vorticity” is a new time-lapse short film by Mike Olbinski, a storm-chasing wedding photographer based in Phoenix, Arizona. Olbinski spent 18 days …

Time-lapse Photography

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MIMMA4 Ladder Match 2016

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BMW Malaysian Open 2016

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BMW Malaysian Open 2016

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BMW Malaysian Open 2016

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BMW Malaysian Open 2016

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BMW Malaysian Open 2016

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BMW Malaysian Open 2016

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