Aneela Siddique

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Google Keyboard's autocorrect gets better if you let it mine your data

Keyboard software updates for Android, or any other mobile device, are relatively unexciting because... well, you know, <i>keyboards</i>. But, if you happen to have opted for Google's particular stock version by way of the Play Store, you're about to get a better autocorrect experience. A new update that's …

Apple files patent for wireless iPhone camera remote

<b>Apple has filed a patent for a remote control that will let you take photos from an iPhone without needing to touch the handset itself.</b><p>The patent, as …

Remote Controls

The photographer who gave his life to tell the truth about Gaddafi's Libya

Chris was never short of words or stories, yet my most powerful memory of him occurs when I look at his overall body of work – and at an image of him that sits on my desk. It is impossible for me to choose a “favourite” Chris image; the essence of the man, his humanity and deep warmth, always came …

Magnetic Hangers Are Perfect For Neat Freaks

These hook-free hangers make it easier to organize your closet. Bonus: no more of that awful screechy metal-on-metal scraping noise.<p>Hooks: good for pirates, annoying for clothes. The hooks on clothes hangers get caught in loose knits, get tangled with each other, break off, bend, and do all kinds …

A Soggy Bike Commuter's Dream Shoe

Around these parts—these parts being the self-righteously damp Northwest—most seasons bring rain, which means icy cyclist-vs.-nature battles are …

48 epic dream hotels to visit before you die

A GOOD HOTEL CAN MAKE or break a trip. The worst hotel in the best place is still going to make retiring after a long day an unfortunate experience. …

Speedboat

Winners of the 2014 Sony World Photography Awards, Part I

The Sony World Photography Awards have announced the winners of their Open, Youth, and National Award competitions today. The winners were selected from over 70,000 entries submitted by photo enthusiasts and amateurs from across the world. Overall winners and the judging of the final categories are …

Android Upgrades Open A Backdoor To Malware, Researchers Show

Updating software is to malware as flossing is to gingivitis: a basic practice meant to minimize the risk of infection. But a team of researchers has found that for Google's Android platform, operating system upgrades can also serve as a stealthy new method for malware to sneak its tricks past …