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HTC One M9 Appeals To Samsung Galaxy S6 And iPhone 6 Lovers

HTC One M9

This morning, leaked videos of the HTC One M9 appeared all over the Internet. Judging from the video and the reaction to it, the Galaxy S6 and iPhone 6 may have some tough competition. HTC’s new smartphone seems to offer a combination of what people love on the Galaxy S6 and the iPhone 6. James… Read more »

Social Media Rejection Really Does Hurt

Social Media Rejection

Social media rejection really does hurt. Most people think being rejected or ignored in person is worse than being unwanted or unnoticed online. However, people can actually feel worse from being rejected online, according to scientific research. In a 2012 study published in Computers in Human Behavior, researchers found being excluded socially hurts the same,… Read more »

Portland, Oregon Uses Toilet Turbines To Power City – Genius!

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Portland, Oregon has started using something called toilet turbines as a source of renewable energy, and it’s one of those ideas that makes everyone slap their forehead and say, “of course!” The idea behind the concept of a toilet turbine is remarkably simple. The turbines are installed in water pipes where water is running downhill…. Read more »

Are 2015 MacBook Air And Apple Watch About To Be Officially Announced?

MacBook Air

The new Retina MacBook Air and Apple Watch may be announced sooner than most people thought, according to recent reports. The Motley Fool reports on the MacBook Air and Apple Watch’s upcoming announcement. “Over the past several weeks, the online media has been buzzing with news that Apple will hold one of its highly anticipated… Read more »

Volvo To Release Self-Driving Cars In Two Years

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Volvo unveiled Thursday its plans to release self-driving cars in two years, joining Google, Tesla, and other tech industries in their ambitious quest to turn roads driver-free. According to phys.org, the Swedish car maker has already proposed designs for the self-driving cars, which they claim is already ready for consumer consumption within two years time…. Read more »

Apple iPad Turns Into Tablet Notepad Device

New version of OneNote is on the iPad.

The iPad is good for many things, but many have criticized the lack of great software for taking handwritten notes. The most popular note-taking app, Microsoft OneNote, has been criticized on the iPad for not having drawing and note-taking capabilities. According to PC World, that has all changed on the iPad. “Microsoft recently announced a… Read more »

Are Apple’s Latest iPhones Making Android Phones Irrelevant?

Apple iPhone 6

Apple may have faltered slightly with the iPhone in 2012 and 2013, but that has changed with the release of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. Apple Insider recently reported on the iPhone’s 47.7 percent market share. “For the first time since the end of 2012, Apple’s iPhone edged out all devices running Android… Read more »

Digit Is The App For Anyone Who Stinks At Saving Money

Digit App Saves You Money

The Digit App went live on Thursday, and if you’re one of those people who doesn’t have the discipline to save money on your own, this could really change everything about your life. Most people mismanage their money in little ways that add up, thus convincing them that they don’t have the ability to save…. Read more »

Apple Virtual Reality Headset Coming: Watch Out Samsung Gear VR

Apple Virtual Reality

Apple has been granted a patent for a virtual reality headset. Time reports on what could be another huge success for Apple. “The company has been granted a patent for a head-mounted virtual reality device that would use the iPhone screen as the display. Apple first applied for the patent back in 2008, meaning VR… Read more »

NSA Hackers Infected Hard Drives With Impossible-To-Remove Spyware

The NSA reportedly hacked North Korea first.

The United States National Security Agency (NSA) embedded sophisticated spyware deep in the firmware of hard drives manufactured by top manufacturers as part of an international spying campaign which has infected thousands of computers across more than 30 countries, according to an analysis by researchers at Russian-based cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab. The analysis was confirmed… Read more »

MacBook Pro To Star In Upcoming ‘Modern Family’ Episode

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The MacBook Pro is the world’s most beloved laptop and it is about to get superstar icon status. The “Lost Connections” episode of Modern Family airs on February 25. According to The Verge, it all takes place on Apple‘s iconic powerful notebook. “MacBooks and iPhones pop up in movies and TV so often that it’s… Read more »

MacBook Air Meets Its Match With The Dell XPS 13

Dell and Apple compete.

The MacBook Air is the hottest lightweight laptop right now. Apple has sold millions of both the 11-inch and 13-inch versions of the MacBook Air and the notebook is soon set for an upgrade. MacWorld UK has recently revealed what we can expect for the much-hyped device. “Reports suggest the new model will feature a… Read more »

Hackers Steal At Least $300 Million From Banks With Malware

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Hackers dubbed the “Carbanak cybergang” have stolen at least $300 million from banks and other financial institutions around the world in could be the biggest bank heist ever recorded. The unknown cybercriminals’ nickname comes from the name of the malware they used to infect computers at financial institutions around the world. Once in, the group… Read more »

Japanese Scientists Build Artificial Brain Cerebellum In The Laboratory

The Human Brain

Japanese researchers say they have used human embryonic stem cells to build a three-dimension structure similar to the part of the brain called the cerebellum. In higher animal brains, the cerebellum is responsible for coordinating motor functions and processing sensory information. The team, led by Keiko Muguruma, at the RIKEN Center for Developmental Biology, announced… Read more »

Apple Car Rumors Indicate Full Automation

Is Apple really working on an automated car?

Electric cars are on the rise, but the next big thing to hit the street may be automation. As predicted, car makers, like Tesla Motors Inc., have been building prototypes for self-driving cars. According to the Wall Street Journal, though, other less expected companies are looking into the automated car market. One such company is… Read more »