Mark Tieu

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As SwiftKey readies for iOS, the smart keyboard app goes free on Android and gets premium themes

SwiftKey may be gearing up to launch its very first system-wide iOS keyboard app, but for now the London-based company is knuckling down to bring some big changes to its existing Android users.<p>Launched back in 2010, SwiftKey‘s smart, predictive keyboard app has been downloaded tens of millions of …

Google learns to fool its own CAPTCHA tool

Google has finally become so good at algorithms that it's cracked its own CAPTCHA technology.<p>By combining the expertise of its Street View and …

Building blocks: how Project Ara is reinventing the smartphone

In a spare, drab office park in Sunnyvale, California, a bunch of two-by-fours and foamboard have been nailed together into a makeshift model of a shipping container. Inside, a bare, unlit Edison bulb hangs from a wire, over some simple IKEA furniture and a table with Lego blocks on it. The blocks …

The Mesmerizing Gifs of Graphonaute | Colossal

<p>Science student Hugo Germain (aka. Graphonaute) is just 18 years old, but crates animations and visual effects that seem well beyond his years. …

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Get Rid Of The Chrome Bell Notification Menu Bar Icon [OS X Tips]

Boy, you’d think this would be an easy one, right? Most third-party menu bar icons allow you to either drag and delete them from the menu bar itself, or at least provide a Quit or Disable function in their own drop-down menus, but not Chrome.<p>The little bell menu bar just sits there, mocking us, …

Operating Systems

IFTTT app update brings support for push notifications, new iPad version

If This Then That (IFTTT), the popular web service that allows users to automate tasks from a long list of other mobile apps and web services, is today announcing an update to its iOS app that also introduces full support for iPad and new features for the iPhone version (via TNW).<p>The most notable …

CloudGOO’s New App Turns All Your Cloud Storage Accounts Into One Big, Combined Drive

CloudGOO, a newly launched Android application with something of a silly name, offers a way for you to smush together all your cloud-based file storage accounts to form one big cloud drive in the sky. That is, the app aggregates your cloud drive accounts into one mobile interface, then uses that …

Missing MH370 'Ended' in Indian Ocean, Malaysia's PM Says

New satellite data analysis has confirmed that missing Flight 370 crashed into the southern Indian Ocean, Malaysia's prime minister told a news conference on Monday.<p>Najib Razak said flight data suggested the Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777's "last position was in the middle of the Indian Ocean west of …

Airplanes

Headline News: CNN Comes to Flipboard

In 1980, in a former country club in Atlanta, Ted Turner launched America’s first 24-hour news channel. “We won’t be signing off until the world …

Google slashes Google Drive storage pricing, offers 1TB for $9.99

Google is cutting the monthly cost of extra storage for Google Drive today. Users always receive 15GB for free, but they can now jump up to 100GB for $1.99, down from the previous price of $4.99. Perhaps the most appealing option is the 1TB tier, which has fallen from $49.99 each month all the way …

Satellite data shows hijacked MH370 was last seen flying towards Pakistan OR Indian Ocean as investigators search pilots' luxury homes and reveal one had home-made flight simulator

• <b>Officials confirmed missing plane was hijacked by one or several people</b>• <b><br>Could have turned off communication system and steered it off-course</b>• <b><br>Now</b> …

Airplanes

iOS 7.1 Adoption Reaches 12% In Under 48 Hours, Ad Network Reports

iOS 7.1 has already made its way onto as many as 12 percent of active consumer devices capable of running it, according to online ad network Chitika. The firm found that web traffic hitting its network went from 5.9 percent after 24 hours, to 12 percent after 45 hours, which is roughly on par with …