• Lenovo's Windows 10 devices will get unique Cortana features
    Lenovo's Windows 10 devices will get unique Cortana features

    Microsoft's chatty Cortana is one of the more well-liked parts of Windows Phone, and Lenovo is making it more versatile on its own PCs with ReachIt. It exploits the voice assistant to find your own photos, documents and email across multiple Lenovo W

    • Posted May 1, 2017
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  • Website writes up notes for you using Instagram font
    Website writes up notes for you using Instagram font

    Kidnappers who send out ransom notes made of magazine cutouts are so old school. Any self-respecting, tech-savvy abductor who finds ordinary fonts boring would use Type To Design's Instagram font generator instead. It's pretty easy to use, too. You j

    • Posted May 1, 2017
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  • How to make calls on WhatsApp
    How to make calls on WhatsApp

    WhatsApp Calling on an Android smartphone Android users: You'll see a "calls" tab at the top of the app alongside side "chats" and "contacts." Head to "calls" and hit the phone icon in the top right to select a cont

    • Posted May 1, 2017
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  • That annoying iPhone text bug is also breaking Twitter and Snapchat
    That annoying iPhone text bug is also breaking Twitter and Snapchat

    The much-publicised bug that is causing iPhones to crash with just a text message has just got a lot worse, as it appears to also break Twitter and Snapchat. The bug causes iPhones to crash when they receive text messages that contain certain Arabic,

    • Posted May 1, 2017
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  • Samsung's Project Valley might be a foldable, dual-screen revolution
    Samsung's Project Valley might be a foldable, dual-screen revolution

    Having already filed numerous patents regarding dual screen and foldable smartphones and tablets, it's clear that Samsung is interested in the technology. Now it looks like the company could be including at least some of the exciting tech in its Proj

    • Posted May 1, 2017
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  • With Uncharted 4 delayed the PS4 lineup looks 'sparse.'
    With Uncharted 4 delayed the PS4 lineup looks 'sparse.'

    Despite these slightly negative soundbites from the investor day things are still very rosy for the PS4, with sales of over 22million units. Sales of rival console, Xbox One, however have risen recently, buoyed by Microsoft cutting its retail price a

    • Posted May 1, 2017
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  • Facebook now supports GIFs - go forth and post your best
    Facebook now supports GIFs - go forth and post your best

    Whether it be someone falling down the stairs or your favourite quote from The Breakfast Club, there's now a much easier way to share GIFs with your friends. Facebook has finally adopted GIFs into the news feed so now you can share your moving image

    • Posted May 1, 2017
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  • Is the OnePlus One getting a price cut in June?
    Is the OnePlus One getting a price cut in June?

    OnePlus has been teasing a big announcement, and while many assumed it might be the reveal of the OnePlus Two, new rumours suggest that we'll also be seeing a price cut for the incredibly popular OnePlus One. Citing sources close to OnePlus, PhoneAre

    • Posted April 30, 2017
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  • What's the secret to recovering lost memories? Light
    What's the secret to recovering lost memories? Light

    Activating brain cells with light could allow amnesia sufferers to recall "lost" memories, according to neuroscience researchers at MIT. The nature of amnesia has been fiercely debated for many years. Most researchers believe that it's caused by

    • Posted April 30, 2017
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  • Tidal could lose Beyonce's music if it doesn't cough up
    Tidal could lose Beyonce's music if it doesn't cough up

    It's a tale as old as time: one man, caught between his wife and his wife's record label, battling for the rights to offer her back catalogue on his streaming service. According to this jazzy piece on Bloomberg, Tidal may lose a raft of artists if th

    • Posted April 30, 2017
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  • Good luck trying to flee from this robotic 'snake monster'
    Good luck trying to flee from this robotic 'snake monster'

    Inventors drawing inspiration from the natural world is nothing new, but the latest crop of animal-inspired robots are closer than ever to their flesh-and-blood forebears. [youtube]_luhn7TLfWU[/youtube] At MIT, a robotic cheetah that can run at an im

    • Posted April 30, 2017
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  • Wikipedia's Jimmy Wales just Let It Go on Desert Island Discs
    Wikipedia's Jimmy Wales just Let It Go on Desert Island Discs

    Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales took part in Radio 4's Desert Island Discs series this week and, after proclaiming that "Wikipedia is the air that we breathe and the water that we swim in", he chose seven absolute bangers to take with him on his d

    • Posted April 30, 2017
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  • How a secret Apple Watch feature can significantly improve the device's charging speed
    How a secret Apple Watch feature can significantly improve the device's charging speed

    Image Source: Chris Smith, BGR Earlier this month we brought you word of a secret diagnostic port on the Apple Watch that's intended for Apple's own internal use. However, that hasn't stopped accessories manufacturers from designing their own Apple W

    • Posted April 30, 2017
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  • 'Serial' fans rejoice: Two new seasons of popular podcast are on the way
    'Serial' fans rejoice: Two new seasons of popular podcast are on the way

    Fans of the popular NPR podcast Serial have good reason to be excited. While it was always known that a second season of the podcast was in the works, we now have official word that there are not one but two new seasons being planned. The news comes

    • Posted April 30, 2017
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  • U.K. wants to force Internet companies to decrypt messages
    U.K. wants to force Internet companies to decrypt messages

    The U.K. government has not given up on the idea that its secret services must be given access to communications between individuals who are suspects in an ongoing investigation, even if said communications are protected by encryption. DON'T MISS: Sa

    • Posted April 30, 2017
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  • Android M gets its first fingerprint-ready password manager
    Android M gets its first fingerprint-ready password manager

    Image Source: Dashlane Google on Thursday announced Android M, its next major Android release that focuses on significantly improving overall user experience across the operating system. One of the new features the company announced is fingerprint se

    • Posted April 30, 2017
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  • Open Source Platform Emojidex Offers "Emojis-As-A-Service"
    Open Source Platform Emojidex Offers "Emojis-As-A-Service"

    Like them or not, emojis are turning into the mobile era's lingua franca. Now a project called emojidex is offering "emojis-as-a-service," with a platform that lets developers share new emojis with each other and add them to their websites and a

    • Posted April 29, 2017
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  • Path Sells Its Social Networking App To Daum Kakao
    Path Sells Its Social Networking App To Daum Kakao

    The company behind the Path social networking app might be looking for a new name. That's because Dave Morin and crew have sold their social networking app of the same name to Korean messaging heavyweight Daum Kakao. In a blog post this evening, Path

    • Posted April 29, 2017
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  • Inventors, Entrepreneurs And The Space In Between
    Inventors, Entrepreneurs And The Space In Between

    John HauerCrunch Network Contributor John Hauer is the CEO of 3DLT.com How to join the network Got a hot idea for a new product? You're not alone. However, hard data on exactly how many products are introduced each year is surprisingly sparse. So far

    • Posted April 29, 2017
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  • Here's A First Look At Android M
    Here's A First Look At Android M

    Facebook LinkedIn Android M First Look Android M is still in its very early days; Google just released the first developer preview for use on test devices today. We flashed it onto a Nexus 5, and took a look around to see what was new. The OS is far

    • Posted April 29, 2017
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