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Bananapocalypse: The race to save the world’s most popular fruit

In a hot, dry field near a place called Humpty Doo in Australia's Northern Territory, scientists are racing to begin an experiment that could determine the future of the world's most popular fruit, the lowly banana.<p>Dodging the occasional crocodile, researchers will soon place into the soil …

Forestry

Inside Wimbledon: What really goes on behind the scenes

<b>The Wimbledon championships are an epic production with a cast of thousands, from chief umpire to hawk wrangler. We go behind the (very busy) scenes</b><p>Wimbledon’s 15,000-seat Centre Court is serene and empty except for the 24-hour security guards protecting the most hallowed patch of grass in world …

How, When, & Why to reset the PRAM & SMC on your Mac

Is your Mac acting just…<i>odd</i>? Stuff like drives not appearing, screens not adjusting correctly, Bluetooth problems, AirPort non connecting? Maybe your fan is running non-stop or your battery has said that it is 50% charged…for two days…and your MacBook is <i>plugged in</i>. Yeah, these aren’t problems that …

Operating Systems

Scheduled is a new app that lets you schedule your text messages

Want to remember to tell a friend happy birthday, good luck or congratulations? Had a follow-up question for a client that just occurred to you at 1 AM? Want to write a heartfelt thank you to be texted at a later date? Unfortunately, neither SMS nor most messaging apps – including iMessage – allow …

Spotify to restrict some music to paying subscribers only

50m users who currently listen for free will not be able to access the latest releases from some top flight artists<p>Spotify is to make some music available only to paying customers in a major change to its service.<p>Until now, all music on the service has been available to both free and paid users but …

Apple Music

How to access Mac’s hidden photo-editing app

Whether you know it or not, if you own a Mac, you also own a surprisingly powerful editing tool—and it’s hiding in plain site.<p>Not everyone needs …

Tutorials

With Amazon Books, Jeff Bezos Is Solving Digital Retail’s Biggest Design Flaw

Why is Amazon suddenly so interested in opening physical retail stores?<p>As upscale outdoor shopping centers go, Seattle’s University Village is unusually forward thinking. There’s a Starbucks, of course, but also a sushi place where the dishes roll by on a moving belt and each plate has an RFID …

India’s 1st Uber Cool Plane Restaurant In Ludhiana Should Be On Your Checklist If You’re In Punjab

You may not be fond of expensive in-flight meals but you won't be able to stop from treating yourself with an out of the ordinary dining experience …

Road Trips to Take in Your 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s, and Beyond

When wanderlust strikes and the call of the open road is too strong to resist, it shouldn’t matter which decade of your life you happen to be in. Age …

Force stop and clear cache - Gary explains

If you have a problem with an app on your Android smartphone you may have read that you should do a “Force Stop” and then “Clear Cache” to fix it. And actually that might very well be exactly what you need to do. But why does that help? What does “Force stop” do and what is a cache? Let me …

The 9 best tech items from AmazonBasics

Hitting Back At Trump's Executive Order, Starbucks CEO Vows To Hire 10,000 Refugees

Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz is adding his voice to those who are alarmed and upset by President Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration — and he’s upping the ante on corporate responses, vowing to hire 10,000 refugees over the next five years.<br>Trump’s executive order, which imposed a minimum …

Immigration

BitTorrent Live TV App Finally Arrives On Android Devices

Android users that have been patiently waiting for the arrival of the BitTorrent Live TV App on Android devices will be pleased to know that it is …

How To Get All Your Fitness Tracking Data in One Place

You’ve got data pouring in from your connected fitness tracker, your smartphone, your smartwatch, the smart scales in your bathroom and the dieting …

Apps

Glamping In Bali - The Best Luxury Tented Camp Hotels

Continuing our series of top 5 best beaches and luxury hotels around the world, in this article I pick the top 5 best luxury tented camp hotels for …

Disney’s Update to the Magic Kingdom Schedule Could Completely Change Your Visit

Having the quintessential Magic Kingdom morning is an artform. Set the alarm for 5am, rally the family to get out the door, and wait—patiently!—in …