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How to Take Amazing Vacation Photos With Your Phone

<i>Roberto Trm / Flickr</i><p>There may be no better travel companion than your smartphone. Beyond putting useful information at your fingertips, these devices allow you to take detailed, high-quality images on the fly, often replacing bulky digital SLR cameras. While the smartphone camera's point-and-shoot …

Mobile Photography

Mobile phones 'safe to use during flights'

Airline passengers will be able to use their mobile phones on aircraft throughout landing and take-off, as long as the airline chooses to allow it, after the European aviation regulator ruled that they do not pose a risk to aircraft safety<p>Airline passengers will be able to use their mobile phones …

Secret developers launch new notification-focused app called Ping

The developers behind the controversial Secret social app have launched another piece of iOS software today. The new app is called Ping and its entire purpose is to send you notifications when certain events happen. It’s essentially like an automated version of Yo.<p>When you first launch Ping, you’ll …

How to Make Italian Ice at Home

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Italian ice is just the thing to cool down summer's sweatiest days. Thanks to Tieghan Gerard of Half Baked Harvest, you don't have to stop at</i> …

How Music Affects Your Productivity

You might be rocking headphones while you read this–but does what’s playing make you better at your job?<p>Music has a way of expressing that which cannot be put into words.<p>It is for this reason (and many more) that music is regarded as one of the triumphs of human creativity–but does music itself …

Flute

Apple, Sharp said to spar over displays: 'Don't supply to Samsung'

Apple owns a big chunk of LCD production at a Sharp facility. Now Sharp would like it back, thank you.<p>Apple and Sharp are sparring over production equipment, providing a window into Apple's sizable role in manufacturing the components it uses. And Samsung is part of the bickering, according to a …

Mobile Technology

This Woman Had Her Face Photoshopped In Over 25 Countries To Examine Global Beauty Standards

Through her work, Esther Honig hopes to discover if a global beauty standard actually exists.<p>Esther Honig, a freelance journalist based out of Kansas City, sent an unaltered photograph of herself to more than 40 Photoshop aficionados around the world. "Make me beautiful," she said, hoping to bring …

This giant robot is designed to let you juggle cars (for real)

Ex-NASA engineer has a dream to let anyone control a robot that throws VW Beetles into the air<p>Science fiction is filled with giant robots that people can control like extensions of their own bodies. Dan Granett wants to build one for real, as <i>Gizmodo</i> originally reported. Granett, a former technician …

Facebook's 50 gender options come to UK users

Following its successful integration in the US, US Facebook users can choose from one of 50 gender options<p>UK Facebook users can now choose from one of <b>71 gender options</b>, including asexual, polygender and two-spirit person, following the feature's successful integration in the US.<p>Users can choose a …

Social Media

Insecticides put world food supplies at risk, say scientists

Regulations on pesticides have failed to prevent poisoning of almost all habitats, international team of scientists concludes<p>The world’s most widely used insecticides have contaminated the environment across the planet so pervasively that global food production is at risk, according to a …

Two US Government Agencies Are Working Together To Lower The Cost Of Installing Wi-Fi In Schools

The FCC recently announced that it intends to commit $1 billion in 2015 to help bring in-school Wi-Fi to 10 million students who currently lack the technology. Today, the agency announced a partnership with the U.S. General Services Administration that will allow participating schools to secure …

How Can Chromecast Connect To Your Friend’s Phones Without Using WiFi? Ultrasonic Sounds

During yesterday’s I/O keynote, Google announced a rather fantastic new feature coming to the Chromecast: soon, your friends won’t need to be connected to your WiFi to be able to send things to your TV. As long as they’re in the same room, it should just work.<p>But how?<p>While Google’s Rishi Chandra …

REPORT: Apple Is Already Developing Its First Smart Home Devices

Although Apple unveiled its HomeKit platform for developers at this year's WWDC, the company is now working on actual hardware products for everyday users.<p>Gurman's sources haven't specified exactly what types of devices Apple is working on, but they did reportedly say that the connected home space …

Apple

Google begins removing search results under 'right to be forgotten' law

Company adds disclaimer to the bottom of searches for people's names, in compliance with controversial EU ruling<p>Google has begun removing results for searches on some individuals in Europe, in compliance with a controversial court ruling that established the so-called "right to be forgotten." As …

New, cheaper, iPod touch model rumored to launch next week

Multiple sources are indicating that Apple will launch a new variant of the iPod touch next week. iGen.fr is saying that the same source who leaked information about the early 2013 16 GB 5th generation iPod touch is now saying yet another model will launch in the near future. However, their report …

Google’s Cardboard turns out to be an inexpensive VR headset

If you stuck around until the end of yesterday’s I/O keynote, you might have heard Sundar Pichai mention that, alongside a fancy smartwatch, attendees would also receive a nondescript cardboard package. Very secretive indeed.<p>It turns out that the cardboard box was actually a DIY virtual reality kit …

Virtual Reality

Forget.me Simplifies Your 'Right to be Forgotten' on Google

In the wake of the landmark EU ruling last month stipulating that individuals should have the right to be forgotten by removing outdated information about themselves from search engine results, Google was soon inundated with takedown requests.<p>While Google eventually launched a takedown form of its …

New video compares iPad 6 mockup to iPad Air, showing slight design changes and Touch ID ring

A new video published by TLDToday closely examines an iPad 6 dummy unit created around rumors and speculation. The video shows off some design changes and the notable addition of a Touch ID ring. At this point in time, there’s no official news on Apple’s plans to include Touch ID with the upcoming …

iPhone 6 Said to Launch on Friday, September 19 in 32 GB and 64 GB Variants

Apple will look to launch the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 on Friday, September 19, according to a new report from Chinese web portal Tencent (Google Translate, via <i>GforGames</i>) citing inside sources. The news comes after German carrier Deutsche Telekom was reported to be informing customers of a similar release …

Most people want a bigger iPhone—some are even willing to pay extra for it

Apple is “ramping up” on two new iPhone designs with bigger screens, Bloomberg reports. This has been widely anticipated, as Google Android phones with larger displays have become popular, especially in Asia.<p>A research report published today indicates that a large portion of Apple’s potential …

Mobile Technology

'iPhone 6 production starting next month'

Apple's new larger-screened iPhone 6 is rumoured to be heading into production as early as next month<p><b>Apple</b>'s next <b>iPhone</b>, which is said to feature a larger screen than previous incarnations, is reported to be heading into production next month.<p>The next model, dubbed the iPhone 6, will come in two …

Google's smart home springs to life: Mercedes, Jawbone, & more tap new Nest API

Google today debuted the Nest smart thermostat developer API with launch partners Mercedes-Benz, Jawbone, IFTTT, Logitech, LIFX, and Whirlpool.<p>Nest announced plans to debut a developer program last year. At that time, Nest senior product manager Greg Hu stressed that Nest always intended to offer a …

More Evidence Links Agricultural Pesticides to Autism

Drive through California's agricultural heartland, and the smell of pesticides is pervasive. Now a first-of-its-kind study has found that exposure to …

Robot valet to park travellers’ cars at German airport

Plane to catch and don't feel like hunting for parking?<p>Travellers at Duesseldorf airport in Germany can soon leave the job to a robot valet.<p>An airport spokesman says the robot, nicknamed Ray, starts work Tuesday and can be booked using a smartphone app.<p>Thomas Koetter says all travellers need to do …

Travelers

Google admits Google Glass may be bad for your eyes

When Nintendo launched the 3DS with its 3D capable upper display, it also came with a warning. Very young gamers shouldn’t use it, and in general all …

Google Glass eyewear on sale in UK

<b>Google has released Glass in the UK, making it the second country to get the Android-powered eyewear after the US.</b><p>The kit - which is still a prototype - costs £1,000 and is being targeted at developers, rather than consumers, who must be over 18 years old.<p>The BBC has learned that the US firm held …

Wearable Tech

Bono: Apple is 'like a religious cult'

Speaking at the Cannes Advertising Festival with Apple's Jony Ive, U2's front man bemoans Apple's obsession with, well, itself.<p>I think of Bono as less a singer than a chief marketing officer for a political conglomerate.<p>He arrives like a shaded lightning bolt of deep thinking, pontificates and …

Apple