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More than 30 great tips and tricks every iOS 7 user should know

Apple’s iOS mobile platform is easily among the most user-friendly operating systems we have ever seen. But even still, there are so many features …

Best tablet or 2-in-1 2018: Top tablets and 2-in-1s to buy today - Pocket-lint

So you're looking for a new tablet or 2-in-1? You've come to the right place. We will guide you through the hottest tablets and 2-in-1 devices …

What Happens When You Just Give Money To Poor People?

<i>For more of our reporting on this story, please see our work in</i> The New York Times Magazine <i>and on</i> This American Life<i>.</i><p>A couple of months ago, we reported on a charity called GiveDirectly that's trying to help poor people in the developing world in an unusual way: by sending them money with no …

iFixit tears apart Apple's new 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pro

It's only been a couple of days since Apple released its shiny new MacBook Pros and <i>iFixit</i> has already torn them apart, in more ways than one. Just like its older sibling, the new 13-inch Retina notebook didn't perform that well on the repairability scale, scoring a one out of 10 -- dropping one …

HP Slate 10 HD Spotted At The FCC

This week two new HP tablets have been spotted making their way through the FCC with references of HP Slate 10 HD and HP 10 1900 with two similar …

Tesco Hudl, Carphone Warehouse Avoca, Argos MyTablet: What's the difference? - Pocket-lint

Everyone seems to want a slice of the low-priced tablet pie, with Carphone Warehouse now also joining Argos in the under £100 party.<p>With the Tesco …

Fancy a 7-inch Android tablet for £49? Head to Carphone Warehouse - Pocket-lint

Carphone Warehouse has slashed the price of its Avoca 7 Android tablet to £49, leading the UK retailer to claim it is the lowest-priced …

Time Travel Is Possible But Only To The Future, English Physicist Says

We may be able to book our ticket to the future someday -- it'll just be a one-way trip.<p>In a presentation at the British Science Festival, particle physicist Brian Cox said that time travel is possible but only in one direction.<p>"The central question is, can you build a time machine? The answer is …

New Apple 13-inch MacBook Pro Laptop Dismantled By iFixit

The iFixit team has wasted no time taking their tools to the new 13-inch MacBook Pro and 15-inch MacBook Pro laptops that were unveiled and launched …

Carphone Warehouse trumps Tesco and Argos with £49 tablet

Carphone Warehouse has announced that its Avoca 7 Android tablet will be available for just £49 while stocks last, undercutting rival low-cost devices from Tesco and Argos.<p>The 7-inch Avoca 7 tablet runs on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean and has a 800x480 resolution screen. It has a 1GHz processor, 512MB of …

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Making 'the best driver's car in the world': A closer look at McLaren's P1 hypercar

McLaren's base of operations for both car development and production lies a few minutes outside of Woking, an unassuming mid-sized town in the middle of the UK. The low-rise, stylish facilities appear from nowhere, and as I sit inside a company car, waiting to get waved through one of many security …

The 1936 book that every business person should read

Strauss Zelnick is chief executive and chairman of the company that makes Grand Theft Auto, BioShock and other cutting-edge videogames. But he says the book that has most influenced him is Dale Carnegie’s 1936 bestseller, <i>How to Win Friends and Influence People</i>.<p>“The title is unfortunate because it …

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The Way The U.S. Teaches Science Doesn’t Work

Here's how to fix it<p>In 2012, a shocking 69 percent of American high-school graduates failed to meet college-readiness benchmarks in science. And in a 2010 paper about math and science achievement, the U.S. ranked last out of the eight countries studied (including England, South Korea, and Hungary). …

World's First 3D Scanner for iPad Triples Kickstarter Goal in One Day

Yesterday morning San Francisco-based Occipital launched Structure Sensor—the world’s first 3D scanner for iPad—on Kickstarter with a fundraising …

Stephen Hawking's big ideas ... made simple - video animation

No time to read Stephen Hawking's A Brief History of Time? In just two and a half minutes, Alok Jha explains why black holes are doomed to shrink into nothingness then explode with the energy of a million nuclear bombs, and rewinds to the big bang and the origin of the universe<p>• See more 'made …

Taking the cover off Apple's October 22nd event: what you can expect

Apple's iPhone event last month was undoubtedly crucial for the company, but it left quite a few would-be customers wanting more. Much of Cupertino's product lineup is practically begging for an update. There haven't been new iPads in a year; both OS X Mavericks and the Mac Pro redesign have yet to …

Teach Kids to Daydream

Mental downtime makes people more creative and less anxious.<p>Today’s children are exhausted, and not just because one in three kids is not getting sufficient sleep. Sleep deprivation in kids (who require at least nine hours a night, depending on age) has been found to significantly decrease academic …

Unlikely results

Why most published scientific research is probably false<p>Latest stories<p>What is an undeclared intelligence officer?<p>The Economist explains3 hours …

Is Apple going to introduce a Surface-style keyboard cover for the iPad tomorrow?

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Apple’s(s aapl) invites for its event tomorrow simply read, “We still have a lot to cover.” According to former developer …

New iPads: why Apple must surprise us

New iPads and new MacBooks are expected at Apple’s special event today: the company must produce real innovations, says Matt Warman.<p>At the launch of the iPhone 5S, Apple shocked geeks by putting a 64-bit processor inside a tiny device, and excited enthusiasts with a surprisingly cool fingerprint …