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Center Of The Milky Way Has Thousands Of Black Holes, Study Shows

The supermassive black hole lurking at the center of our galaxy appears to have a lot of company, according to a new study that suggests the monster is surrounded by about 10,000 other black holes.<p>For decades, scientists have thought that black holes should sink to the center of galaxies and …

Black Holes

Apple Watch Series 3 Vs. Series 1: Which Is Best For You?

The Apple Watch Series 3 was released a few months ago, but some customers might prefer to buy the Series 1 instead.<p>Apple has discontinued its sales …

New leak again shows how Samsung’s Galaxy S9 will copy Apple’s smartest iPhone strategy

Back in mid-December I wrote a piece about how after all these years of copying Apple, it appeared as though Samsung was finally going to copy …

What to expect from Apple in 2018

We’re only five days into the new year and I’m personally already itching to see what Apple has planned for this year.<p>While 2017 was a disappointment of a year in general, Apple released some brilliant products. But what better way to get excited about the year than rounding up all of the rumors …

IPad Pro

LG’s first 4K projector can beam a 150-inch picture onto your wall

LG claims it’s half the size of other UHD projectors<p>LG isn’t waiting until CES to reveal one of its high-end living room gadgets for 2018: it’s a 4K HDR projector. LG claims the new UHD projector is roughly half the size of competing 4K options on the market, many of which are “heavy, expensive, …

Gear & Gadgets

Twitter says it won't stop world leaders from posting controversial tweets

The social network says blocking or removing officials' tweets would hide information that's meant to be debated -- even if the tweets violate its rules.<p>Twitter isn't going to put a leash on President Donald Trump.<p>The social network said in a blog post Friday that it won't block or remove …

Social Media

OMG! Texting is 25 years old

The first SMS was sent on Dec. 3, 1992, but it would be a couple of years before phones could do it.<p>Texting turned 25 on Sunday, ICYMI.<p>The first text message was sent on Dec. 3, 1992, by British engineer Neil Papworth to Richard Jarvis, an executive at British telecom Vodafone, who was attending …

Text Messaging

15 free workout apps to get your heart racing

If you’re like most people with a packed daily schedule, sometimes it feels like a huge inconvenience to get up after a long day to go work out. (If …

This battery-free cellphone runs on light and radio waves

Who cares about an OLED and a notch when your phone can sip power from its surroundings, allowing you to make calls without ever having to charge your phone.<p>This wild cellphone is part of a Google Faculty Research program and received three U.S. National Science Foundation grants for total …

iPhone 8: UK release date, price, specs and best features of Apple's new phone

Apple's iPhone 8 goes on sale today as the company launches its latest smartphone and a major upgrade to the current iPhone 7.<p>Earlier this month Apple launched three new smartphones, the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and its premium iPhone X handset.<p>The iPhone 8 and 8 Plus are upgrades to Apple's current …

Mobile Technology

SanDisk just released the world's biggest microSD card

SanDisk just announced its biggest microSD card yet—but it doesn't come cheap.<p>The world's first 400GB microSD starts shipping in September, and will …

Selfie app 'spots early signs of pancreatic cancer'

A team of medical clinicians and computer scientists have teamed up to create an app designed to spot early signs of pancreatic cancer.<p>The disease, which killed Apple's co-founder Steve Jobs, is one of the hardest types of cancer to treat, but detecting and treating it early can make a big …

Cancer

Plumbing discovery reveals the rise and fall of the Roman Empire

Ancient lead pollution in a Roman harbor shows the city’s fortunes grew with its pipes.<p>The ancient Roman plumbing system was a legendary achievement …

Ancient History

What’s new in iOS 11? Hands-on with 100+ features and changes [Video]

We’ve been playing with iOS 11 for the last 12 hours or so, and have been able to experience a plethora of the new features offered by the release. As you might expect, iOS 11 is quite buggy at this stage, but it’s a truly promising release that’s littered with so many new features that it’s hard …

Apps

Self-driving cars could create a massive new $7 trillion economy

The race to create self-driving cars is on—but what happens when they’re everywhere and nobody has to drive?<p>That could lead to a “passenger economy” …

Take a full 360-degree look at the do’s and don’ts of successful marketing for under $20

Some entrepreneurs don’t realize the importance of a focused online marketing strategy, but anyone who knows how buying and selling on the web really works will tell you there’s no small measure of science in a successful marketing campaign.<p>You can learn all those subtle (and not so subtle) tricks …

The death of the smartphone is closer than you think. Here's what comes next

Every technology rises, then falls: soon it will be the turn of the smartphone. But what will replace it?<p>The arrival of the original iPhone back in …

Wearable Tech

​Understanding VPNs and how to choose one

CNET@Work: Do you want to browse safely and connect to cloud-based services like email and social networking while working remotely? Then you're going to want a VPN service provider.<p><i>With technology increasingly intertwined with all aspects of business,</i> CNET@Work <i>can help you -- prosumers to small</i> …

Information Systems

Best aftermarket head units with Apple CarPlay for iPhone

Lots of new cars are being introduced with Apple CarPlay this year, which is great if you’re in the market for a new vehicle, but you can easily add CarPlay to your current vehicle with aftermarket head units. With this in mind, we’ve tested several aftermarket CarPlay models and have come up with …

Gear & Gadgets

15 apps for your iPhone that are better than the ones Apple made

Thankfully, though, the App Store is overflowing with alternative apps, many of which are better than Apple's.<p>Whether you're looking to organize your photos, get work done, or get around town, we've scoured the App Store for the best apps that are better than the default ones on your iPhone.

Apps

Dlodlo's VR1 headset is the size of a pair of glasses but can rival Oculus

A VR headset that can be worn like a pair of regular glasses is pretty much the holy grail of the technology (until we get VR contact lenses, anyway). But while I expected decent VR glasses to be at least a couple of years away, I was surprised to find a pair in a small booth at this year’s …

Tesla and Panasonic to build solar panels together following SolarCity acquisition

Tesla and Panasonic will build solar panels in SolarCity’s Buffalo, New York facility, Tesla announced today. Back in October, the two companies said they would build the panels if Tesla’s SolarCity acquisition was successful. The project won’t initially include the solar roof product that Tesla …

Smart security cameras will be able to tell if you're texting and driving

The computer vision chip behind Project Tango and DJI's Phantom drone is coming to security<p>Imagine a security camera that can understand and analyze the scene it's capturing. The camera can spot someone who is leaving a piece of luggage behind at an airport and issue an alert. It can identify a car …

Text Messaging

3 devices that will turbocharge your wireless network

There’s a new generation of Wi-Fi routers and mesh networking devices that offer huge performance benefits over traditional routers. As great as they …

The Dyson 360 Eye is the best robotic vacuum, which is why it's $1,000

A far superior vacuum attached to a serviceable robot<p>Mike Aldred was hired by high-end appliance maker Dyson in 1998 with the goal of creating a robotic vacuum. Aldred was familiar with founder James Dyson’s legendary perfectionism, but even that didn’t prepare him for the task that lay ahead. For …

Jailbreak iOS 9.3.3 On Mac OS X With Pangu [How-To Tutorial]

Want to download Pangu and jailbreak iOS 9.3.3 on Mac OS X? No problem. The following guide will help you use Pangu jailbreak tool for iOS 9.3.3-9.2 …

How-To: jailbreak iOS 9.2 – 9.3.3 with the Chinese Pangu tool [Video]

Pangu today released a jailbreak tool that allows users to jailbreak iOS 9.3.3 on eligible 64-bit iPhones and iPads. As of now, the tool is only available in Chinese and is Windows-only. An English version should be arriving shortly.<p>The jailbreak will also work with older iOS versions all the way …

Personal Data

Scientists have a fascinating theory to explain why smart people should spend less time with friends

Ready?<p>"I'm just too intelligent."<p>Be sure to come with plenty of supporting evidence, namely an IQ score and the results of a recent study on the "<b>savanna theory of happiness</b>." Your pals will be sure to understand.<p>The study, led by psychologists at Singapore Management University and the London …

How-To: Fix iPhone videos that are mistakenly started in portrait mode [Video]

Have you ever started shooting a video in portrait orientation on your iPhone, only to quickly rotate into landscape mode after realizing the mistake? Once you’ve begun recording a video while in portrait orientation, it stays locked that way for the duration of the video, and vice …

App Store