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Shazam for Mac brings instant music recognition and more to your menu bar

Shazam, the popular music identification app for iOS that was recently integrated into iOS 8’s updated version of Siri, has launched a new Mac application that resides in the menu bar listening for music to identify. Once it has detected a song, you’ll get a notification with the name, artist, and …

Review: Amazon Fire offers new ways to use phones

NEW YORK (AP) — What I find fascinating about Amazon's Fire phone isn't the gizmos such as the 3-D imagery or the camera scanner that helps you get …

The Surprising Reason Neil Armstrong — And Not Buzz Aldrin — Was The First Person On The Moon

Most people assume that NASA always planned for Armstrong to be the first person to step out onto the moon because of his rank. Armstrong was commander of Apollo 11 and Aldrin was the lunar module pilot. Michael Collins stayed behind in lunar orbit as command module pilot.<p>In a recent Reddit AMA, …

This Designer Told Young Steve Jobs His Computers Were Ugly, And What Happened Next Changed Apple Forever

"He didn't like that I said the products were incredibly ugly and wasteful in production," Esslinger says. "But when I explained he understood."<p>Esslinger would soon join Apple, where he worked with Jobs for years coming up with groundbreaking designs including concepts that resemble the iPhone, …

Flare Pan is claimed to be 40 percent more energy-efficient than regular cookware

When the University of Oxford's Dr. Thomas Povey was on a mountaineering trip several years ago, he became acutely aware of how much fuel was …

Finally, A Way To Find Movies Worth Watching On Netflix

Netflix is like the candy dish at your grandmother’s house. Most of the movies are crap, but you know, buried somewhere in there, is something worth your time. A Better Queue is a site dedicated to finding the Werther’s Originals in Netflix based on Rotten Tomatoes ratings.<p>It’s simple enough: Set …

Four biggest threats to the Internet: Pew study looks ahead to 2025

30 Must-Have iPhone Apps For Frequent Flyers

Your iPhone could be your most valuable travel companion. It can help you get the best seats on and off the plane, get you to the gate on time, find convenient airport lounges, avoid weather cancellations and even help you find the bathroom in a pitch dark hotel room. All these apps are available …

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5 stunning tips that will make you an iTunes master

The native iTunes application offers many features and controls for handling your songs and movies, but sometimes it can seem too overwhelming to understand. In today’s video, we give you five quick tips that will help you master iTunes. You’ll learn how to customize your store settings, access a …

14 Sleek iPhone Accessories That Will Make Your Life Better

We scoured Pinterest, Etsy and innovative stores for sleek accessories that will keep your iPhone charged, free of dust, and improve the quality of your photos.<p>Basically, if you want to max out your iPhone and everything it can do, this is for you.

10 Lessons I Learned from a Year of Productivity Experiments

Over the last 12 months I have conducted countless productivity experiments on myself, interviewed some of the most productive people in the world, …

Best and Worst Terms for Your Résumé

In a recent CareerBuilders survey, over 2,200 hiring managers were asked to rank the terms they typically see in resumes as good or bad terms to use. The results are worth noting if you are currently submitting résumés for job opportunities.<p><b>The 15 Best Résumé Terms</b><p>These are the 15 terms those …

Why wait for iOS 8? Seven cloud-friendly apps for your photos

At WWDC this week, Apple officially announced iOS 8 . Included in the list of new features for the next iteration of the company's mobile operating system was a handful of new editing tools for the iOS Photos app that will help you get your shots looking just right. While the new straightening and …

'Give up dairy products to beat cancer’

A leading scientist, who has been fighting breast cancer since 1987, says the disease is overwhelmingly linked to animal products<p>In 1993, the breast cancer that had plagued Jane Plant since 1987 returned for the fifth time. It came in the shape of a secondary tumour – a lump in her neck the size of …

Make your speakers wireless with Motorola’s new Moto Stream

Motorola is introducing today an interesting new product that lets you turn just about any pair of speakers into wireless speakers.<p>The Moto Stream is a simple gadget that you can plug your speakers’ audio jack into. Power it up via microUSB and you’re good to go, you can now stream music wirelessly …

8 Apps and Gadgets for Savvy Parents

You will be hard-pressed to find a child without access to a tablet, or a parent who doesn't have a smartphone in their pocket.<p>Raising a family can …

The Telegraph Festival of Business 2018

The Telegraph’s flagship event for SMEs returns in Autumn 2018 and for the first time will tour the country to champion entrepreneurship and provide essential advice for small businesses with ambitious growth plans. Coming first to Birmingham (September 18), then Manchester (September 27) and …

How to work around a broken iPhone home button

Is your iPhone’s home button busted? Do you have to press it down as hard as you can ten times in a row before it actually takes you to the home …

If you're getting spammed on iMessage, now you can spam Apple about it

You're not the only one irked by iMessage spam -- Apple is too. Cupertino's finally gotten fed up with those pesky spammers and has established an email line to receive reports about them. So, next time your phone beeps and your slumber's rudely interrupted by ads for prescription drugs, take a …

New ways of making

3D printers, wikihouses and precision robot arms are creating new opportunities for designers and consumers. An exhibition aims to demystify these …

Updated Renderings Released for Mirvish+Gehry Toronto

David Mirvish, founder of Mirvish Productions, and Toronto-born starchitect <b>Frank Gehry</b> have released updated renderings of their massive, mixed-used …

Parents who sued Apple over in-app purchases can now claim compensation

Apple's dedicated "in-app purchases litigation administrator" has had a busy few days. According to <i>CNET</i>, he or she has been emailing some important news to the 23 million parents who've been involved in a long-running class action lawsuit over in-app purchases racked up by their kids. The email …

Cutting ties with the UK will do little to help Scottish SMEs

The Federation of Small Businesses in Scotland has come up with a drastic solution to the government’s dilemma of sparking economic recovery via …

6 best phonics apps for iPad: teach kids to read, write and spell

Phonics is the primary way in which children learn basic literacy at schools in England and Wales. Phonics is all about the sounds that each letter, …

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