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A New Android App Gives You Amazing Control Over What Your Other Apps Can Do

Say no, and you might not get to use the app.<p>In the last version of Android, Google had included a feature called App Ops. It let you decide what you wanted to allow each app to do. Were you cool with the app waking up the device? Tracking your location? Accessing your camera? You got to choose.<p>And …

Android Not Far Beyond iOS in Quality Educational Applications

Think Android tablets and phones lack quality educational apps? Think again.<p>appoLearning, which curates the best educational apps for iOS and Android devices, conducted the first head-to-head comparison of top apps for educational categories for the iPad, iPhone, Android tablet and Android …

Put These Quarter-Sized GPS Trackers On Everything

They'll go on phones, bicycles, teenagers—anything!<p>Misplaced your phone? Dropped your keys? Lost your dog? This crowdfunded project would let you locate basically anything with tiny GPS trackers that are accurate to within 5 feet.<p>Retrievor is GPS disk that's barely more than an inch in diameter and …

Scientists Have Found A Way To Make Marijuana Un-Fun

An anti-dopamine drug could block the addictive rush associated with THC.<p>Researchers from the National Institute on Drug Abuse and the University of Massachusetts Medical School have found a way to block the dopamine rush associated with THC, the main psychoactive chemical in marijuana, in order to …

Banksy: Why A Million-Dollar Artist's Work Sold For $60

Branding is everything. It can make or break your business.<p>Companies that get this, spend millions in cultivating strong brands that secure them a loyal following. If you think about what consumers need vs. want, the majority of purchases fall in the “wants” category. Those desires are influenced …

UFC 166 preview: 50 pre-fight facts about 'Velasquez vs. dos Santos III'

Winning a UFC championship once is an incredible feat for an MMA fighter. Winning a championship only to lose it and win it back again? A nearly …

The most beautiful places on Earth – in pictures

As Lonely Planet turns 40 this year, the publisher has picked the most magnificent sights across the globe to be included in a new book entitled Beautiful World, which contains more than 200 images and aims to inspire readers to see the world as they have never seen it before

Rousimar Palhares 'perplexed' by release from UFC

When Rousimar Palhares' manager Alex Davis told the Brazilian welterweight that he had been cut less than 24 hours after his controversial win over …

Dos Santos Determined to Recapture His Dream by Defeating Velasquez at UFC 166

Becoming the UFC heavyweight champion was the proudest moment of Junior dos Santos' career as a mixed martial artist.<p>Better yet, it was one of the single greatest accomplishments in the Brazilian knockout artist's life. The recognition and elevated profile of being a UFC champion put the cherry on …

Alexander Gustafsson: I Will Get That Belt, and Jon Jones Knows It

Jon Jones won the battle at UFC 165, but Alexander Gustafsson vows he’ll be the one winning the war.<p>Before UFC 165, Jones was thought to have no equal at 205 pounds. The UFC light heavyweight champ had effortlessly walked through every surging contender and legend thrown his way.<p>While Gustafsson …