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The DOs and DON'Ts of Swimsuit Trends for Summer 2013

Before you take the plunge and buy a cute new swimsuit, read our guide to summer's top swimwear trends and how to pull them off.

Scientists Have Solved The Mystery Of The White Tiger's Coat

The strikingly beautiful, milky coats of white tigers are caused by a single change in a known pigment gene, a new study finds.<p>Since their discovery in the Indian jungle centuries ago, white tigers, a variant of Bengal tigers (Panthera tigris tigris), have had a certain mystique. Captive white …

Wildlife

iPhone urine analysis app may require FDA approval, says agency

In what may be a first for the Federal Drug Administration, the agency has sent a letter to the makers of an iPhone medical app asking why its approval wasn't sought before release. The uChek app analyzes photos of urine samples to give users quick health information. On Tuesday, the FDA told …

Gmail reportedly receiving new tab-based user interface for web and mobile version

After seeing in a series of images potential changes for Google’s mobile email app, a new screenshot seem to reveal that the Gmail’s web user interface will also be overhauled.<p><i>The Next Web</i> has an image that indicates a tab-based UI is coming to Gmail at some point in the near future. As you can see …

Apps

Evernote Windows Phone app now lets you pin tool tiles, gets other UI tweaks

It wasn't too long ago that we saw the Evernote app get a pretty major refresh on Windows Phone, but today the note-taking service is back with some underlying improvements and a couple of new features. The main highlight in version 3.1 is that the WP application now allows various tools to be …

What Is Hulu Really Worth?

Hulu is on the block again, as its corporate parents (and content partners) are taking bids for the streaming video site. According to multiple reports, there are now seven bidders for Hulu, including pay TV operators DirecTV and Time Warner Cable; private equity firms KKR, Guggenheim Digital, The …

If Used Games Die, Will Gamestop Follow?

Until E3 comes around, we’re probably not going to get a very clear picture of the fate of used games, but from what we can tell so far, it’s not looking very good.<p>Microsoft promises that the Xbox One will indeed play used games, and you can buy and sell them in disc form if you so choose. But …

There's A Battle Raging On Your Smartphone

Facebook has grown its mobile advertising revenue very quickly, now at 30% of their advertising revenue in the last quarter. All of these ads are in stream, distributed amongst content in the Facebook News Feed.<p>It's not just about game apps anymore. Well-known ecommerce companies like Hotels.com, …

Apps