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Drones help find World War II's missing soldiers

The BentProp Project has spent years finding American soldiers who went missing in the Pacific during World War II, but available technology has limited its success. Team members have frequently had to scan wide areas themselves, slowing down their efforts to find downed aircraft and unexploded …

iPhone 6 could supercharge Siri

Apple’s iPhone 6 may still be several months out, but that hasn’t stopped leaks and rumors about the new iOS smartphone, with the virtual personal …

Windows Phone

How to Avoid Blurry Photos by Choosing the Right Autofocus Mode

15 Ways Skrillex Changed the World

15. He’s the missing link between generations<p>Skrillex became EDM's everykid Generational Connector, providing a bridge back to the great (primarily …

Sony Announces Project Morpheus, A Virtual Reality Headset For The PS4

And just like that, the Virtual Reality wars have begun.<p>Firing a shot across the bow of Oculus (the company responsible for getting many people excited about virtual reality again, after the myriad flops of the 90s), Sony has just announced that they’re building a VR headset for the PS4.<p>Sony is …

Snowden: Big revelations to come, reporting them is not a crime

Edward Snowden made a surprise appearance on the TED stage in Vancouver today, by Beam telepresence robot from "somewhere in Russia".<p>Snowden, in his …

How to find free books in the iBooks Store

There are plenty of things to worry and stress over during this holiday season, but where you find your travel entertainment really shouldn’t be one …

How to shoot and share slo-mo video on your iPhone 5s

If you haven’t yet played around with Apple’s slo-mo feature on the iPhone 5s, now’s a perfect time to start. This week’s video tip has Macworld …

What Would the World Look Like If the Air Were Truly Transparent?

For the purposes of this question, I’m going to assume that “truly transparent” means that air and its constituents are no longer able to absorb and …

Missing Malaysia Airlines jet: Some experts return to foul-play theory

BEIJING -- Some aviation experts are returning to the theory that Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 fell victim to foul play.<p>These experts say the failure of search teams to find the missing plane a week after its disappearance and new U.S. radar intelligence showing the plane stayed in the air for up …

Trent Parke lets his camera play God in inspired new street portrait series

Once a sports photographer on the Telegraph newspaper, Trent Parke is now feted by the worlds of art and photojournalism. He’s the only Australian to be a full member of the illustrious Magnum agency, and next year will see the entire basement of the Art Gallery of South Australia given over to a …

Audi Says Synthetic 'E-Fuel' From Microorganisms Is Better Than Gas Or Diesel

Hydrogen and natural gas are among the alternative fuels starting to get more attention as car companies work to reduce emissions. But Audi is exploring another option that you may not have heard much about yet: e-fuels.<p>The German automaker, which aims to develop synthetically engineered e-fuels as …

Neiman Marcus: About 1.1 million cards hacked

So far, roughly 2,400 unique customer payment cards used at Neiman Marcus and Last Call stores were subsequently used fraudulently, retailer says<p>SAN FRANCISCO -- Neiman Marcus said Thursday that about 1.1 million customer credit and debit cards may have been hacked by malicious software.<p>The …

Sony PlayStation TV review: a PS Vita on your television

<i>Nearly one year after its launch in Japan, Sony is releasing the PS Vita TV — now clad in black and rechristened the PlayStation TV — in North America today, Tuesday October 14th, for $99.99. Read our original Vita TV review below.</i><p>The video games industry has recently been chattering in hushed …

PS4 And Xbox One Pose Major Problems For Internet Providers

As the Sony's Playstation 4 launched midnight today in the UK, there are some potential pitfalls that mean consumers might not get the most out of their systems unless they carefully consider their home network.<p>Consoles used to be the easy option. They were plug and play devices that worked …

Here's how we'll play, pay, talk and more with the PS4 (update)

The PlayStation 4's user interface looks more like something you'd find on Facebook than on a next-gen gaming system. And there's nothing wrong with that.<p>Gone is the PlayStation 3's iconic cross-media bar, replaced now by an amorphous "dynamic" menu that evolves to reflect your and your friends' …

Official Tickets and Your Source for Live Entertainment

Aug<p>19<p>Sun<p>Tall Heights<p>Virginia Credit Union LIVE! at Richmond Raceway, Richmond, VA<p>Aug<p>19<p>Sun<p>Chris Hennessee<p>Rams Head Live!, Baltimore, …

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Steady Progress As Windows Phone Reaches Double Digit Market Share In The UK

Catching up with the latest data from the Kantar Worldpanel on smartphone sales for the three months to September 2013 shows Windows Phone gaining marketshare in a number of key territories. It has now broken through the 10% barrier in Italy (13.7%), France (10.7%), and for the first time the …

Roger Federer's Loss in ATP World Tour Finals Deals Severe Blow to His Future

Roger Federer has won the ATP World Tour Finals a record six times, but he has not won the event since 2011. That will remain true after he fell in Group B play to No. 2 Novak Djokovic 6-4, 6-7, 6-2 Tuesday at the O2 Arena in London.<p>It comes as a disappointing failure for the No. 7 player, a fan …

7 hidden features in Microsoft Windows 8.1

Microsoft launched Windows 8.1 last month, featuring a range of refinements and functional improvements, including a more customisable Start screen, enhanced Bing search, and a range of new apps and services. Here are some of the operating system's best hidden features.<p><b>1. Turn the Start screen into</b> …

Software

Apple 40.6% in US Smartphones, Samsung Second, Android Down, iOS Up

In the US, Apple’s dominance as the top smartphone OEM appears to have temporarily peaked at just above the 40 percent mark. In the last three months, Samsung gained as well, and a bit faster than its main competitor. Rounding out the top five are HTC, Motorola, and LG, all of which lost share or …

Samsung CEO promises to deliver devices with 'folding displays' in 2015

At Samsung's Analyst Day, alongside talking serious financial numbers, forward looking statements and such, the company has announced that it will bring fully-foldable screens to willing customers some time in 2015. The screen tech (which we've seen an incremental nudge towards with the Galaxy …