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Apple's latest defense against iPhone hacks: shut down the Lightning port

Apple is doubling down on your security.<p>The company has seeded the fourth beta of its upcoming iOS 11.4 update to developers, and it contains an …

Mobile Technology

Apple confirms a serious problem with the iPhone X – and an unlikely solution

Face ID, Apple’s sophisticated 3D-sensing face recognition system, is one of the signature features of the iPhone X. It turns out, however, that Face …

Mobile Technology

The UK towns and cities with the highest and lowest wages

<b>Whether you are a security guard, lawyer, or IT worker, wages vary hugely across the UK. But where are the towns and cities that offer the best wages?</b><p>Workers in 15 of the country's largest towns and cities - defined here as built-up urban areas with 135,000 or more people - earn more than the …

Demographics

Eat these 6 foods to ease bloating and help digestion

Here's what a digestive health expert recommends...<p>If you're looking to reduce bloating, are suffering from continual stomach gurgles or feeling …

Wellness

Photography 101: The best YouTube channels for learning about photography

When I was starting out with photography, <b>YouTube</b> was only just becoming popular. It was a platform to share videos with friends more than a platform …

Photography

Now, a new sticky patch that can help monitor blood sugar levels in diabetics

Scientists have developed an adhesive patch, which can non-invasively monitor glucose levels in diabetics through the skin, potentially spelling an …

5 things you should never put in the microwave

Don't want your food to explode, set fires or contain dangerous chemicals? Avoid putting these in the microwave.<p>Microwaves can be really useful, but there are some things you should <i>never</i> put in one. Certain materials and foods can cause sparks, and microwaving can leach chemicals into your food and …

Microwaves

Cloudflare launches 1.1.1.1 DNS service that will speed up your internet

Not an April Fools’ prank<p>Cloudflare is launching its own consumer DNS service today, on April Fools’ Day, that promises to speed up your internet connection and help keep it private. The service is using https://1.1.1.1, and it’s not a joke but an actual DNS resolver that anyone can use. Cloudflare …

Exoskeleton for skiers gives your knees robotic boost

Skiing and snowboarding aren't gentle on your body, especially if you're taking on a challenging run or plan on a long day. Now, however, technology might ease your burden. Roam Robotics has unveiled an exoskeleton built expressly to reduce the burden on your knees. Sensors in the exoskeleton gauge …

Want Perfectly Exposed Photos? Here’s How a Camera’s Light Metering Modes Work (VIDEO)

Benjamin Jaworskyj is a German landscape photographer whose tutorials typically involve shooting techniques for making better outdoor photos. But for …

How to add £50,000 in seven days to the value of your home

It is possible to add almost £50,000 to the value of your home in just seven days.<p>That's according to new research from the Federation of Master …

The Rama Works M60-A Keyboard Will Last a Lifetime

When it comes to build quality, there’s the way everyone else does it, and the way it gets done at Rama Works. The Rama Works M60-A is a mechanical …

Want Tack-Sharp Photographs? Watch This Tutorial with Focus Stacking Made Easy (VIDEO)

One of the challenges with landscape photography is maximizing depth of field. That’s because well-composed images often incorporate important …

China's new stealth fighter uses powerful materials with geometry not found in nature

Metamaterials can make the J-20 an extra stealthy electromagnetic force.<p>China's new fighter, the J-20, uses a combination of stealth and datalinks to compete with the best fighters on the planet. Now, state media says the country is also mass-producing metamaterials for the aircraft, which could …

Electromagnetism

Book claims Prince Charles is a capricious spendthrift obsessed with public opinion

Tom Bower’s unauthorised biography, Rebel Prince, reveals discontented future king who says his life is ‘utter hell’<p>An unauthorised new biography of Prince Charles paints a picture of a capricious man who is obsessed with the public’s opinion of him, whose lavish spending reveals a royal utterly …

Prince Charles

Grammar schools have virtually no effect as genetics determines academic success, study finds

Grammar schools have virtually no effect because genetics determine academic success, a King’s College London (KCL) study has found.<p>Researchers examined the genetic differences between students who attend selective and non-selective schools, then analysed their GCSE results.<p>They found that children …

Make any headphones wireless with this $20 Bluetooth receiver

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, …

How to Enable the Optimal Audio Codec for Your Bluetooth Headphones in macOS

How good your digital music sounds often comes down to which file format it's encoded in. Be that as it may, every Mac audio setup is only as strong as it's weakest link, and if your Bluetooth connection isn't up to scratch, even the best BT headphones will fail to deliver a decent wireless …

These Serums Actually Work, According To Top Dermatologists

Sure, a new pair of shoes or an It bag is nice, but many of us are more wiling to shell out a chunk of our paychecks for quality skin care, all in …

Dad dying from blood clot sent home from hospital with 'anxiety', inquest hears

A dad died from a blood clot, a day after he was sent home from hospital with “anxiety”, an inquest heard.<p>Simon Willans, 42, farm worker, of …

Chindogu: A bite-sized guide to the world of useless Japanese inventions

What are Chindogu inventions? Japan’s craze for useless gadgets explained<p><b>In these darkest of dark hours, we all need a bit of escapism, and what</b> …

Unreal Engine + $60,000 GPU = Amazing, real-time raytraced Star Wars [Updated]

See how an entire scene bounces off Captain Phasma's armor at 24 frames per second.<p>SAN FRANCISCO—In the computer graphics community this week, …

Game Development

GP at Hand leaves CCG facing budget deficit in 2018/19

Board papers for Hammersmith and Fulham CCG highlight a risk that 'the list size growth associated with the GP at Hand practice is not accommodated …

Light L16 camera launches in the UK

<b>Pocket-sized camera features 16 different lenses, capable of producing up to 52-megapixel shots.</b><p>Light has announced that it is launching its L16 …

Your Headphones Have a Huge Flaw. Here's What 1 Company Is Doing About It

If Even has its way, individual hearing profiles will become a standard audio feature.<p>As a former double music major, I have a tendency to treat my headphones a bit like Gollum treated The Precious in <i>The Lord of the Rings.</i> AndI'm willing to bet money that, whether it's to pump yourself up before a …

Doctors hope for blindness cure after restoring patients' sight

Treatment for common cause of blindness could be available within five years, scientists say<p>A treatment for the commonest cause of blindness could be available within five years, scientists believe, after revealing the first two patients given a revolutionary stem cell therapy have regained enough …

Cell Biology

The UK's radical club drug safety experiment is working – and now it's going high-tech

At Kendal Calling in July 2017, blue ecstasy tablets in the shape of the Anonymous mask with a potentially lethal dose of an adulterant made their …

How to Reset Your Mac's Bluetooth Module to Fix Connection Issues

Bluetooth is what your Mac uses to connect to wireless devices like keyboards, mice, trackpads, speakers, and other peripherals. Generally, it's a reliable technology. At some point however, the chances are you'll run into difficulty establishing a Bluetooth connection with one or more of your …

Turn a Raspberry Pi 3 into a desktop PC 3 - Page 3 | ZDNet

Building a Raspberry Pi 3 powered desktop PC<p>Assuming you have a Raspberry Pi 3 -- and the new Model B+ is perfect for this -- then what you need to …

A new kind of doctor's office that doesn't take insurance and charges a monthly fee is 'popping up everywhere' — and that could change how we think about healthcare

Courtesy Dr. J Bryan Hill<p><b>Direct primary care is a small but fast-growing movement of doctors who don't accept insurance and instead charges a monthly</b> …