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How To Do That Whistle That Grabs Everyone's Attention

Whether it be at a ball game, at a bar, or any other sort of crowded venue, knowing how to do "that whistle" will command everyone's attention. Take control.<p><i>Produced by Justin Gmoser</i><p><b>Follow BI Video: On Facebook</b>

40 Clever Life Hacks to Simplify your World

Back in January the Sifter posted <i>50 Life Hacks to Simplify your World</i>. The post went on the be one of the most shared articles in the history of the …

10 Amazing Ways People Are Using The Oculus Rift Today

Now, two years and a $2 billion acquisition later, the device is being used for much more than video games.<p>The Oculus Rift, created by Oculus VR, is a virtual reality 3-D headset that uses 360-degree head tracking to make it feel like you're inside a different world.<p>For example, looking to the left …

Virtual Reality

Engadget

The App-Driven Life: How To Stick To Your 2014 New Year's Resolutions

New Year’s resolutions are so ridiculously ineffective, it’s a wonder why we even keep up this futile tradition year after year.<p>According to USA.gov, in America, virtually the same resolutions are popular every year. And according to a study published in the Journal of Clinical Psychology, just 8 …

20 of the Best Apps Released in August 2013

As August draws to a close, we thought we’d take a retrospective look at some of the more notable apps to hit our radar over the past month.<p>From Android through iOS and onto the Web, here’s a quick snapshot of some of the best.<p>New on Android<p><b>Tunester</b><p>Tunester is a minimalist, gesture-based …

The Genius of Whisper, the Massively Popular App You Haven't Heard Of

It's anonymous. It's ephemeral. It's PostSecret optimized like FarmVille.<p>I have a secret to tell you: There is a mobile app you've probably never heard of that gets 2.5 <i>billion</i> page views a month, substantially more than all of CNN. It's called Whisper, and the youths just love it.<p>Here's how it …

Samsung Wants You To Figure Out What To Do With Its Flexible Displays

Samsung is having a unique kind of contest, the company announced today, and it’s not the kind where someone walks away with a Galaxy S4. The Korean smartphone maker is asking people to submit ideas around what kind of devices to make with its flexible display technology. Have a hardware startup? …

Portal app brings Paranoid Android's Halo multitasking feature to all

As a big fan of Paranoid Android’s Halo multitasking feature, it brings me great pleasure to inform you that the feature is now available to a much wider audience.<p>After the PA team made their code open source, other developers have been working away to port Halo over to other systems. Portal is one …

Apps

E-Book Case Reminds Apple Its Biggest Enemy Isn't Samsung Or Google

The fight between Apple and the Department of Justice has been a story of overreaching. Rather than join publishers in settling with the government over accusations it conspired to fix the prices of e-books, Apple decided to fight in court. Of course, the company lost and as a result the government …

The materials breakthrough that might lead to computers thousands of times faster

As the technology for making silicon circuitry smaller, faster and less power-thirsty approaches the limits of physics, scientists have tried out many materials in the search for an alternative to silicon. New research by a team at the US Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory …

Nanotech

20 of the most expensive iPhone and iPad apps in the world (AAPL)

Steven Depolo/flickr<p>If you think $10 is too much money for an app, you won't even consider downloading anything on this list.<p>While Apple's App Store is full of great apps that are inexpensive or free, there are also a handful that cost hundreds of dollars.<p>For some apps, like electronic textbooks …

The 10 Coolest Things You Can 3-D Print Right Now

Cameras, guitars, RC aircraft and more!<p>One survey of the 3-D printing landscape will quickly show you that it's brimming with novelty items and useless junk. But don't let that overwhelm you! We sorted through the clutter to create this list of 10 projects that are both awesome and practical.<p>Don't …

The 14 Most Innovative Gadgets Of All Time

Wireless high-speed Internet everywhere? We're getting close thanks to LTE.<p>Cars that drive themselves? Google is working on it. Appliances that sync with your smartphone? Thanks, Nest.<p>We put together what we think are the best examples of gadgets that brought us into the future or are now showing …

Google Glass

Samsung tips: 10 Galaxy S4 “hidden” features and tricks

In a new blog post, Samsung describes ten “hidden” or “semi-secret” features of the Galaxy S4, which some of you may not be aware of.<p>Coincidentally or not, the Samsung post went live on the same day Verizon and Motorola unveiled new Droid smartphones, and a day ahead of the upcoming Nexus 7 …

Phones

'Game of Thrones' cast chats it up at Comic-Con

We round up all of the "Game of Thrones" goodness going on at the 2013 San Diego Comic Con. Guitar smashing! Memorial videos! Kisses from dead people!<p>Members of the immensely popular "Game of Thrones" TV show and series creator George R.R. Martin made a big appearance at the San Diego Comic Con.</b> …

TV Series

SSDs for everyone? Not so fast

Samsung wants flash storage ubiquity, but addiction to hard drives spins on<p>Somewhere far removed from the cacophony of big news stories emerging last week, Samsung quietly uttered three magical and potentially momentous words: "SSDs for everyone." Solid state drives have long been regarded as the …

Disney Infinity – hands on with the future of family entertainment

In one single moment, I realised that Infinity is, quite probably, a work of genius. I was at a Disney demo event in London, exploring the Toy Box …

The Only Smartphones Worth Buying Right Now [RANKED]

Plus, there are a bunch of relatively new devices that have launched in recent months from just about every big name in the smartphone business.<p>Here's what you should be looking at.<p><i>Note: We update this list approximately once a month. Our rankings are based on a variety of factors including design,</i> …