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The Ultimate South Korea Bucket List: 40 Things to do in South Korea

Headed to South Korea? I've put together the ultimate list of things to do in South Korea. From festivals to temples to natural beauty - it's all …

South Korea

Apple pulls iFixit’s iOS app and developer account following Apple TV teardown

iFixit has been tearing apart gadgets for years, helping everyone understand the inner workings of MacBooks, the Apple Watch, Android phones, digital cameras, and more. But now, the California-based company has seemingly fallen foul of the mighty Apple, following a recent teardown of the latest …

Apple TV

Apple flips the switch on paid chat support, introduces Here to Help program for AppleCare employees

Following our report late last month that Apple was preparing to start charging for out-of-warranty online chat support, we’ve been informed that today Apple support has finally flipped the switch on the new feature and started charging customers. While originally planned for earlier this month, …

Oakland: the city that told Google to get lost

Highly paid employees are pushing up rents near the tech giant's California headquarters, forcing locals out and destroying communities, say activists. Now Oakland's residents are fighting back – hard. But are they too late?<p>• Oakland: from gritty to gentrified – in pictures<p>If pushing your enemy …

Rumor: HTC has won a bid to make the next Nexus tablet

<i>According to a report out of Taiwan, HTC might be the next brand to jump into the Nexus arena with a brand new tablet scheduled for a Q3 2014 unveiling.</i><p>Despite rumors that suggest that the Nexus line could be discontinued, it seems strange to think that Google would end a product line that serves …

Mobile Technology

21 Emotions For Which There Are No English Words [Infographic]

That sort of painful, sort of bittersweet, sort of wistful feeling you get looking out the window or driving at night or listening to a far-off train whistle? There's a word for that in Japanese.<p>Few of us use all--or even most--of the 3,000 English-language words available to us for describing our …

Email surveillance could reveal journalists' sources, expert claims

Phil Zimmermann, inventor of PGP encryption, urges shift away from consumer email<p>Phil Zimmermann, the creator of the email encryption software PGP, has warned that anyone who uses consumer email services needs to be aware of the threats of exposing their metadata to eavesdroppers.<p>Zimmermann created …

China Approves Plan To Lift 13-Year Game Console Ban

China has officially approved plans to lift a 13-year ban on the sales of video game consoles in the country, heralding in a huge market for game console developers such as Sony, Nintendo and Microsoft.<p>The move to lift the ban is part of the plans that the State Council has approved for the …

Klout Quietly Launches Cinch, a Companion Q&A App

Klout <i>really</i> wants to make you care about your online influence.<p>That’s in part why the company has, with little fanfare, pushed out Cinch, an iOS …

Apps

Blocked Website? Don't Call a Plumber, Use Google Translate.

Here’s an incredibly useful trick for anyone who lives in a country that restricts access to websites, or uses a controlled version of the Internet at work or school. You can turn to Google Translate to access blocked websites, as this thread on Reddit explains.<p>Type or copy/paste the URL into …

Dell mantra: one cloud, not even Amazon’s, doesn’t fit all

Advertisement<p>6 Comments<p>Last week, after Michael Dell won his bid to take his company private, he talked about being an arms dealer to cloud providers.<p>…

Red Hat

These are the companies alleged to have links to the NSA surveillance scandal

Advertisement<p>13 Comments<p>The global surveillance scandal involves many players in the corporate world and — thanks to Edward Snowden — details of …

Telecoms

Say Hello To Beam, The Robot That's Almost As Good As A Hologram

My body is sitting in my office in Arlington, Virginia. But at the same time, I am also standing in a conference room in Palo Alto, California.<p>I’m test-driving Beam, a remote-control robot avatar that gives me a physical presence in two places at once. Thanks to a 17-inch screen and a …

Square Enix stops fan from selling 3D-printed 'Final Fantasy VII' figures

Artist Joaquin Baldwin excited countless gaming fans recently by creating and selling a set of gorgeous 3D-printed <i>Final Fantasy VII</i> figures — but those that didn't pick theirs up already are now out of luck thanks to developer Square Enix. <i>CNET</i> reports that Shapeways — the 3D-printing shop and …

The co-founder of PayPal wants to put a baby in you

Max Levchin wants to talk to you about cervical mucus. The internet entrepreneur, who co-founded the now ubiquitous online payment service PayPal, has turned his focus to solving a problem he feels is more important than the hassle of entering credit card numbers: Infertility.<p>His new app, coming to …

Max Levchin

Barnaby Jack Dead: Celebrated Hacker Dies

(Reuters) - Barnaby Jack, a celebrated computer hacker who could force a bank ATM to spit out cash and sparked safety improvements in medical devices, has died in San Francisco.<p>The San Francisco Medical Examiner's Office said Jack died in the city on Thursday. It gave no details. He was believed to …

Creating Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and 3DS

From character customization to single-player philosophy, Masahiro Sakurai updates us on Nintendo’s blockbuster.<p>Masahiro Sakurai is Nintendo’s rock …

Solar Impulse soars over Atlantic on last leg of historic flight

As the solar-powered plane nears the end of its coast-to-coast U.S. journey, pilot André Borschberg speaks with CNET about the view from 8,000 feet up.<p>Solar Impulse pilot André Borschberg had more than 12 hours of solo flying in the cramped cockpit of a solar-powered airplane left, but he …

'OK Glass, Save A Life.' The Application Of Google Glass In Sudden Cardiac Death

Google Glass has made its way into healthcare. Its use in the operating room and in medical education has been profiled here. Yet the magic of Glass will be found in the applications that can make this “technology” into real-world solutions for health and medicine. It’s a bit like the smart phone …

Top Apps For The 1%

There’s been an interesting phenomenon occurring lately, thanks to the increasing ability of companies to reach and serve ultra-niche audiences — the rise of the app for the 1 percent. Now more than ever, you can download apps that you can’t actually afford to use.<p>The democratization of the app …

Why Do We Endlessly Retweet Tragedy?

With the utmost respect for victims and survivors, may I question why we feel so compelled to personally spread bad news? Why with each bombing or disaster we all race to tell everyone we know what happened? We’ve realized the power of social media for distributing real-time news. It lets us …

In Major Hire, Zynga Confirms Xbox Head Don Mattrick as New CEO, Taking Over From Mark Pincus

As <b>AllThingsD</b> reported earlier today, Zynga confirmed that it has hired Microsoft’s Interactive Entertainment President Don Mattrick as its new CEO.<p>In …

Steve Ballmer

3D-printed 'Cortex' cast concept puts a modern spin on bone fracture treatment

To anyone that's ever broken a bone, the negatives of traditional plaster casts are familiar: they're cumbersome, heavy, and can get rather smelly. Victoria University of Wellington graduate Jake Evill is looking to change all that with his Cortex cast. A mere concept for now, Evill says the cast — …

IGN Presents the History of Final Fantasy

We take a look back at 26 years of crystals, chocobos, and guys named Cid.<p>Final Fantasy is the longest swan song of all time. It was never meant to …

Instagram's latest feature means one more online identity to monitor

One month after adding one of Facebook's most famous features, Instagram finds itself on a slippery slope<p>"Add People," Instagram beckons in its latest app update. Add friends, tag their faces, index their eyes and ears forever. Each Instagram profile now includes "Photos of You," a list of photos …

After Getting Booted From Apple’s App Store, Mobile Privacy App Clueful Returns On Android

Clueful, the mobile privacy app Apple booted from its App Store for being too revealing — or possibly because of its own behavior — is staging a comeback. This time around, Clueful’s maker Bitdefender is targeting Android users instead, with plans to reveal what the apps on your phone are doing, …

The World's Fastest Wi-Fi Puts Your Sluggish Router to Shame

For the most part, we're all happy if we can get Internet that's fast enough to stream some HD video. But faster is always better, and a new, …