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See every new iOS 12 feature in action

After months of rumors and speculation, Apple finally showed off iOS 12 during this week’s WWDC 18 keynote. After a full day’s use exploring the first developer beta and getting to know the new iOS, I’m going to give you a hands-on look at everything that’s new.<p>See all the cool new iOS 12 features …

If You Care About Data, Change These 15 Default Privacy Settings Right Now

Say no to defaults.<p>On the Internet, the devil's in the defaults.<p>You're not reading all those updated data policies flooding your inbox. You probably …

Meghan Markle's Jaw-Defining Pre-Wedding Treatment Can Be Done at Home—for $0

The royal wedding is inching closer and closer (doesn't it feel like Meghan and Prince Harry only <i>just</i> got engaged?), and we'd be lying if we said we …

10 apps parents have been warned they should look out for on their children's phones

Police have urged parents to check their children’s phones in a warning about 10 apps that should be “off-limits”.<p>The list was created by an American …

Here are the five things I learned installing a smart mirror

I recently received a review unit of the Embrace Smart Mirror. It’s essentially a 24-inch Android tablet mounted behind a roughly 40-inch mirror. It works well when third-party software is installed. Here’s what I learned.<p><b>It’s impossible to get a good photo of the smart mirror</b><p>I tried a tripod, a …

Android News

How to make a custom ringtone for your iPhone, with GarageBand on iOS

With the latest version of iTunes, Apple buried the interface for making ringtones on the Mac. It’s still possible but a lot more cumbersome to manage.<p>A little-known secret is that you can actually make custom alert ringtones for iOS on your iPhone itself, using GarageBand. Here’s how.<p>This feature …

Music Production

iPhone 7S Leaks Reveal Apple's Expensive Smartphone

The iPhone is changing. 2017 marks the 10th anniversary of the world’s best selling smartphone and Apple is planning a major (if expensive) redesign. Now we know a lot more…<p>As a tonic to the triple confirmation that Apple’s flagship iPhone will be delayed, there is now better news because a further …

Mobile Technology

Europe is trolling the hell out of Trump one hilarious video at a time

It all started when a Dutch satirical show produced a cheeky tourism ad introducing the U.S. President to the "tiny country" and asking Trump (in his …

Europe

This Raspberry Pi-Powered Magic Mirror Can Be Set Up With One Line of Code

We’ve seen a few different magic mirror projects using a Raspberry Pi, but in the newest issue of MagPi they’ve put together what might as well be …

Hilarious bad lip reading of the inauguration will lift your spirits

Bad Lip Reading always knocks it out of the park with its absurd interpretations of what people are saying based on the way their mouths are moving. …

Apple’s New “Learn To Code” App Is For Kids—And Maybe Their Parents, Too

Can Swift Playgrounds convince the next generation of coders to embrace iOS?<p>Young coding students today often learn to program using a visual “drag-and-drop” language like MIT’s Scratch, which turns complex syntax into blocks and saves students the trouble of correcting spelling and punctuation. …

This Tiny Router Will Kill All Your Wi-Fi Deadspots

The router is a troubled gadget. Despite its importance, a router is often the most boring device you can usher into your home. The Amplifi solves …

Camera+ 8 for iPhone adds slow shutter and ultra-low ISO features, action extension, more

The powerful Camera+ app for iPhone and Apple Watch has a big new release today that should further transform the iPhone into a highly capable camera. Camera+ 8 adds slow shutter speeds for as long as 30 seconds, which makes it possible to let the iPhone catch a single scene for longer than a …

You won’t recognize the new world of digital payments without this report

The modern smartphone is a remarkable device. A single device that fits in your pocket can do all the tasks that once required cameras, camcorders, GPS devices, watches, alarm clocks, calculators, and even TVs.<p>But the next change might be the most radical of all—it could eliminate the need to carry …

FinTech

The Queen at 90: across the decades

As Elizabeth II marks her milestone birthday, we chart her life from horse-mad child to UK’s longest reigning monarch

Hands on with Hero, the pill-dispensing robot

Hero looks like an unassuming and slightly over-sized coffee maker and, to be honest, if your poured some espresso into it, it might just spit some …

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

• <b>Author:</b> Ransom Riggs<p><b>Read the #1 New York Times best-selling series before it continues in A Map of Days.</b> <b></b><b><br>Bonus features</b><b><br>• Q&A with author Ransom Riggs</b><b><br>• Eight pages of color stills from the film</b><b><br>• Sneak preview of Hollow City, the next novel in the series</b><p>A mysterious island.

 An abandoned orphanage.

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14 Netflix Hacks to Help You Binge Like a Pro

Netflix had some 75 million paying subscribers around the world—but how many of those people are getting the most out of their subscription? You can …

Inside Kate Middleton's Extravagant Royal Tour Wardrobe: $50,000, 40 Designers & 18 Outfit Changes in Just 1 Week

| Sat., Apr. 16, 2016 6:00 AM<p><b>Kate Middleton</b> went from Duchess of Drab to Duchess of Fab in the course of a week!<p>During her royal tour of India and …

Learning By Looking: Chart Showing Which Superheroes Have Been Portrayed By Which Actors

Note: There is no way you can read all this unless you have a vision-based superpower. Click HERE to see a high-res version.<p>This is a chart showing …

That Plane Overhead: Starring Our Friends SDR, ADS-B, I2C and KLGA

<i>You may ask yourself, “How did I get here?”</i> - Talking Heads<p>I have a constant reminder of how I got here. In late May 2012, I flew to LaGuardia …

ExoLens announces three premium Zeiss T* lenses for iPhone 6, 6s + Plus

ExoLens, a division of Fellowes, today announced a partnership with highly-respected camera lens maker Zeiss to release “ExoLens with optics by Zeiss,” a series of three new high-quality add-on lenses for the iPhone 6/6s and Plus models. Incorporating Zeiss’s T* anti-reflective coating, the lenses …

Cameras

What's This? Just the Royal Family of Monaco Acting Like Regular Old Folks

Monaco’s royal twins Jacques and Gabriella recently turned one. Seems somebody at the office of royal affairs heard about the venerable American …

Inside the decadent life of Lady Kitty Spencer, Princess Diana's niece

Britain's Lady Kitty Spencer lives a decadent lifestyle, but that's sort of expected considering her place in the aristocracy.<p>Lady Kitty is the oldest child of Charles Spencer, who was Princess Diana's brother, and former model Victoria Lockwood. She comes from a family reportedly worth $154 …

Other Current Monarchies Index

Below is an indexed listing with links to articles and information about the Other Current Monarchies royals at Unofficial Royalty. New articles will …

United Arab Emirates

How to take professional looking photos with the iPhone 6s and a few bucks [video]

Fstoppers does a nice quick video tutorial on how to get professional looking photos from the already amazing shooter in the iPhone 6s. The only tools they used can be picked up at Amazon for a few bucks:<p>Black foam core ($11)<br>• White foam core ($9+$6 shipping)<br>• LED flashlight ($10)<br>• LED panel ($30)<p>Five …

Fashion Photography

Stock market shrugs off exposé of Amazon work culture

A press report detailing an allegedly soulless, dystopian workplace at the online retailer generated headlines but has had minimal impact on the bottom line<p>A dark and lengthy exposé of the work culture of Amazon, the world’s most powerful online retailer echoed round the world last week. The …

How To: Turn Your Phone Into a Holographic Projector

This is a short video tutorial showing you how to turn your smartphone (sorry, no dumb phones or pagers) into a holographic projector. All you really …