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[Update: Mystery Solved] [Android 6.0 Feature Spotlight] App Info Menu Is Now Just A Tap Away From The Recent App List

• Update 1: 2015/10/24 11:46am PDT Mystery solved!<p>The app info screen in Android has always been hugely useful, and it's even more so in Android 6.0. …

Nexus 6P features e-fuse to permanently mark unlocking of the bootloader

The Nexus line of devices have historically been fantastic developer devices because of their fast updates, availability of source code, and easy …

Instagram is already getting lazy about ad quality

What is an Instagram ad? Back when the company first announced it would be interrupting everyone's photo feed with ads, Instagram said that brands would have to be "creative and engaging" in their approach. They'd have to fit in seamlessly alongside the never-ending stream of food shots, pet …

Instagram

Enable the Hidden, Experimental Multi-Window Feature in Android 6.0

Android (root): If you’re one of the lucky few to receive Android Marshmallow, and you have root, you can try out a hidden, experimental multi-window …

Apps

Memory Master Reveals 5 Ways to Keep Your Brain Sharp

An entrepreneur who can memorize the order of a deck of cards in under a minute shares tips to sharpen your memory.<p>Ed Cooke, CEO and co-founder of Memrise, has an unusual background for an entrepreneur. Forget business school or years as a consultant, Cooke spent most of his 20s competing in memory …

The Brain

4 Scientifically Proven Ways To Boost Your Brain Productivity

The complex machine that resides inside us, the human brain, is responsible for everything in our lives. Our actions and reactions are largely …

EndlessID Kickstarts NFC powered Privacy Control Wearables

EndlessID is Kickstarting a flagship line of batteryless, NFC security wearables. These products, called EIDs, promise to provide you with quality privacy protection and contact sharing features in just a tap.<p>The company has designed prototypes for a number of wearable products that range from …

Prototypes
Galaxy Note
Galaxy Note

WhatsApp 2.12.312 Starts Showing Rich Previews For Shared URLs

WhatsApp's developers are a little unpredictable. Sometimes, all it takes them is one swift update to add a ton of features, other times, they dabble …

LifeCable is a power-sharing cable that shifts power between devices

We’re living in a world where mobile devices are split between different ports for data transfers and charging. Android manufacturers use micro-USB …

USB Type-C

OnePlus' latest contest lets 50 foolish people trade their Samsung flagship for a OnePlus 2

The OnePlus marketing team is at it again with another, well, <i>interesting</i> offer. The company is currently running a contest — yes, a contest — that …

Ghost Push malware can root devices and install unwanted apps - here is the fix

A common rule of thumb is that those who stick with the Google Play Store are safe from malware and other dangers. This is mostly the case, but once in a blue moon we get some exceptions. Such is the case for Ghost Push, a trojan malware that hides itself inside popular apps and has managed to make …

Apps

India is the most expensive place to buy an iPhone 6S

On Friday, Apple will launch its iPhone 6S range in India, but those planning on buying one of the new smartphones will have to pay a pretty penny.<p>They say time is money, but unfortunately for Apple enthusiasts in India, they'll need to spend more of both for the iPhone 6S.<p>In addition to launching …

India

Android 6.0 Marshmallow review

Lock it up tight<p>Android 6.0 <i>Security and privacy</i><p>We frequently say that users are a secure as they choose to be, but truth be told there's always more …

Information Systems
Lightroom

PSA: If Some Apps Like Google+ Aren't Working Well On Marshmallow, Check Their Permissions, They Might Not Know To Ask For The Ones They Need

Over the past couple of days, Marshmallow's official release has been making its way to us as Nexus factory images and OTA updates for Nexus and …

Google Rolls Out The Accelerated Mobile Pages Project To Help Webpages Load Instantaneously On Your Phone Or Tablet

What's more annoying than a slow webpage? A <i>slow webpage on your phone</i>. Ain't nobody got time for that when a connection is bouncing back and forth …

New Chrome Dev (v47) Adds Support For Translate's Instant Text Translations In Marshmallow

Perhaps you recall a feature spotlight from some weeks ago that explained Google's new universal translation option, which was enabled by the Google …

How Will We Get Off Mars?

We know how to get to Mars. We know how to land on Mars. Now comes the hard part: figuring out how to leave.<p>When NASA engineers look at Mars, they see a planet-sized Venus flytrap.<p>It lures us with the promise of scientific discovery—but the moment we land there, gravity and a harsh climate will …

The Map Of Literary Genres Every Book Nerd Needs

"I was always interested in maps and infographics," Martin Vargic told The Huffington Post, "and the elegant, multilayered way they can portray large amounts of information about the world we live in."<p>Vargic is a 17-year-old artist from Slovakia who's, effectively, obsessed with maps. He spends …

Books

Delays and abandonment threaten Motorola's comeback tale

If there ever was a Cinderella story of the mobile industry, Motorola would be it. OK, maybe it hasn't quite slipped into the glass slipper, …

Mobile Technology

FLIF is a New Free Lossless Image Format That Raises the Compression Bar

Every so often, a new image format comes to town and attempts to overthrow the established order of how images (and photos) are saved and shared. In …

The Nexus 6P's Big Black Glass Bar Is A Window For NFC And Various Antennas

There has been much speculation about the Nexus 6P's big black glass bar. What does it do? Why is it so big? Why does it kind of look like a Cylon …

Google adds new Sensor Hub chip to Nexus devices

During the announcement of the new Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P that took place earlier today, Google shared a new technology they have added to their new …

Nexus Camera Gets Huge Improvements, Slow-Motion Video, Smart Burst (6P Only), Launch Shortcut, And More

Remember when the camera on Nexus phones was sort of terrible? Yeah, it looks like that's about to change.<p>Google is betting big on photography this …

India

The world's most colorful cities have no need for an Instagram filter

Most cities are colorful: They have different districts, interesting people, and unique stories. But let's drop the metaphor and focus on real …

Travel