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You can crash Google Chrome in 16 characters or less

It's no secret that Chrome has been rising in popularity through the years, and is helped by being installed by default on Android devices. While …

50 apps to improve your smartphone

From lifestyle aids to productivity tools, travel planners to social media, here are the apps that should have a place on your homescreen<p>A recent study by market research firm Nielsen claimed that the average person uses 27 apps a month, which sounds like very few considering that Apple and …

Eigenproduktion statt Gorilla Glas? Samsung sichert sich „Turtle Glass“

Samsung hat schon sehr früh angefangen die Komponenten für die eigenen Smartphones einfach selbst zu bauen. Die Vorteile hierbei liegen besonders bei …

So sehen die neuen Samsung-Smartphones Galaxy Note 5 und Galaxy S6 Edge+ aus

Du möchtest nicht bis Mitte August warten, um einen Blick auf die neuen Samsung-Smartphones Galaxy Note 5 und Galaxy S6 Edge+ zu werfen? Kein …

Office for iPad First Impressions

Samsung stellt UHD-SmartTVs für Deutschland vor: 48 Zoll ab 2049 Euro

In den USA hat Samsung bereits den Marktstart und die Preise einiger UHD-SmartTVs bekanntgegeben, nun bringt Samsung das Sortiment auch nach …

Mars One To Build Simulated Colony For One-Way Astronauts

People selected to live on the Red Planet will train inside an earthbound outpost. If they don't go crazy, they just might make the real trip.<p>Creating a permanent human settlement on Mars by 2025 will require serious training. To prepare its future astronauts for the task, the Netherlands-based …

Bionic spinach, invisible barcodes and nanotube computers

This month's nanotechnology roundup includes artificially enhanced plants, a way to tag valuable oils, and transistors made from nanotubes<p>Collecting the sun<p>Sunlight provides us with an endless source of energy and there is little doubt future societies will need to rely, at least in part, on …

Manu Prakash: A 50-cent microscope that folds like origami

Origami

Ajit Narayanan: A word game to communicate in any language

Communicate

How an Underappreciated iOS 7 Feature Will Change the World

A curious download hit Apple’s App Store this week: a messaging app called FireChat.<p>It’s a new kind of app because it uses an iOS feature unavailable until version 7: the Multipeer Connectivity Framework. The app was developed by the crowdsourced connectivity provider Open Garden and this is their …

Mom's harness invention gives kids a chance to walk

When Rotem Elnatan was 2 years old, his physical therapist told his mom Debby Elnatan some upsetting news: “Rotem does not know what his legs are. He has no consciousness of them.”<p>Rotem, now 19, has cerebral palsy, a condition affecting the brain and nerves that impacts movement. His therapists did …

Windows Phone 8.1 and Cortana's new skills

Cortana has come<p>Cortana front and center<p>Information overkill<p>The background is up to you<p>Fresh lock screen designs<p>Go diagonal if you dare<p>Add extra textures and patterns<p>Cortana can learn your name<p>Off the grid but reachable<p>Shut down the chatter<p>An eye on your interests<p>You control Cortana<p>Reminders set …

Cortana

Microsoft's Cortana to Apple's Siri: Are you deaf?

Microsoft's new digital assistant may have more attitude than Apple's rather prim Siri. However, on the "Arsenio Hall Show," the two ladies get at it with abandon.<p>I struggle with Siri.<p>Apple's virtual assistant seems not to hear the things I say. She's convinced, in fact, that I say things that I …

Cortana

TUAW TV Live for April 9, 2014

Hit Game Frozen Synapse Coming to iPhone Later This Year

<i>Frozen Synapse</i>, a popular turn-based strategy game from renowned developer Mode 7, will become a universal app and arrive on the iPhone and iPod …

iOS

New Game Hellraid: The Escape Coming From Shortbreak Studios Next Month

A new action game from Shortbreak Studios called <i>Hellraid: The Escape</i> is scheduled to be released soon, porting the upcoming sibling game for PC …

Game Development

The Problem with Carousel

The problem with <i>Carousel</i>, the new app from Dropbox released today to organize, present, and share photos isn’t the app itself, it’s what it’s built …

IT

Apple's 'Spaceship'-Inspired Campus 2 Approved By Cupertino City Council

The Cupertino City Council issued final approval for Apple's long-awaited Campus 2 on Tuesday night -- a project that was one of the final visions of the company's late founder, Steve Jobs.<p>In a vote of 4-0, the council unanimously approved the massive 37 million-square-foot campus, reported …

A Look at Google Now, the Predictive Personal Assistant for Android and iOS

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>By now, some of you may already be familiar with Google Now, a predictive personal assistant for our mobile devices. Whether you have or haven't, though, do you really know what it is and how it works?<p>The premise behind Google Now was as …

Google Now

A Photographer Asks Strangers to Pose for Him. The Images Are Touching

en_US<p>article<p>In 2007, photographer Richard Renaldi began a project where he asked complete strangers to pose for him but with a condition; they have …

Photography

Windows 8.1 Update available April 8th, includes keyboard and mouse improvements

After months of leaks, some by Microsoft itself, Windows 8.1 Update will finally be available next week. Microsoft plans to distribute its latest Windows 8.1 update to existing machines through Windows Update on April 8th, although MSDN and TechNet customers can download it today. The software …

Microsoft Windows

Apple’s contributions to fight AIDS through (PRODUCT)RED have topped $70 million

Bono’s (Product)RED charity, which Apple contributes to by selling special red versions of iOS devices and accessories, today announced Apple’s contributions to the charity have reached $70 million. Back in September, the charity announced that Apple’s contributions had reached $65 million making …

Apple notifies winners in the WWDC ticket lottery, offers a chance to buy a ticket until April 14

Apple has just sent out emails notifying entrants in the WWDC ticket lottery whether they won a chance to purchase a $1,599 ticket to the conference. Winners will be able to purchase a ticket to the event before April 14th. The conference kicks off on June 2nd and runs through the 6th.<p>Those who …

Everything to know about iOS 8 and OS X 10.10 (Roundup + New Details)

While Apple only officially announced its 2014 Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) last week, we have been reporting all of the known information about what Apple plans to unveil at the event over the course of the past few months. Now that WWDC is official, we have compiled a roundup of …

Apple SVP Angela Ahrendts becomes ‘Dame of the British Empire’ today, leaves Burberry as early as this month

Angela Ahrendts, soon to be ex-CEO of Burberry, is to become a dame today according to the Daily Mail. The retail magnate will become a Dame of the British Empire in a ‘low key’ ceremony according to the British paper, for her contributions to business.<p>The Queen will not be in attendance, …