TECHLIFE

  • How trove of vicious text messages led to capture of Brooklyn man who became top sniper for ISIS  20 Jul 2019 19:50 A New York man, who is said to have booked a one-way ticket from JFK to Syria to go and fight for ISIS, was ordered to be held without bail on Friday shortly after prosecutors revealed the trove of vicious text messages that contributed to his downfall. …
  • In ‘Indigo Girl,’ family relationships are more nuanced than they first appear 20 Jul 2019 19:42 The sequel to “Gadget Girl” (GemmaMedia, 2013), this book continues the story of Aiko, a bicultural teenager with cerebral palsy and a passion for drawing manga. While fans will be pleased to see a natural progression of “Gadget Girl,” those meeting Aiko …
  • Ideal gadgets for pet parents 20 Jul 2019 19:26 Pets are an integral part of our lives and just the companions we need after a long tiring day at work. But keeping a pet is not very easy for working professionals. From grooming, keeping a track of movements, simplifying their favourite games or just ‘ …
  • The VR Revolution Is Alive and Well, It's Just Not Ready For You 20 Jul 2019 19:18 When HTC and Oculus launched their first-gen virtual reality headsets back in the spring of 2016, it felt like the beginning of a revolution. These headsets were immersive and sophisticated, unlike anything the public had seen before, and a leap forward …
  • New 'Charlie's Angels' Film Themes: 'Believe Women,' and 'Female Rage' 20 Jul 2019 17:42 Since its foundation in Tokyo, Japan after the end of World War II, Sony Corporation has been a wonderful institution, and continues to be such today. The company’s consumer electronics are by far some of the best on the market, from classics like the …
  • Samsung’s unlocked Galaxy S10 phones are still $200 off this weekend 20 Jul 2019 16:07 Only the best deals on Verge-approved gadgets get the Good Deals stamp of approval, so if you're looking for a deal on your next gadget or gift from major retailers like Amazon, Walmart, Best Buy, Target, and more, this is the place to be. Vox Media …
  • Top Five Amazon Alexa-Enabled Devices for Your Car 20 Jul 2019 14:25 Over the years, Alexa became just another family member in countless households. At the beginning of this year, it was revealed by one of Amazon’s VPs, David Limp, that over 100 million Alexa-enabled devices had been sold since its introduction. As …
  • Woman constructs DIY gadget to rescue 'lonely' AirPod after dropping it on train tracks 20 Jul 2019 12:54 Retailing at over £100, AirPods definitely fall into the "luxury" category. Which makes the fact they're so small, so fiddly, so easily dropped or lost all the more annoying. So you can't blame Ashley Mayer for refusing to accept the fate …
  • CHEAP: Hit peak performance with Fitbit’s Ionic watch for just $199.95 ($50 off) 20 Jul 2019 12:44 Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! Research has shown that working out at your optimum heart rate will not only improve your overall health, but also deliver the most effective performance gains. And …
  • Augmented Reality Market Size - Industry Analysis, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2019-2025 20 Jul 2019 08:52 (MENAFN - America News Hour) Recently, Market Study Report, LLC, documented a study on the ‘Augmented Reality market' which encompasses significant inputs with respect to market share, market size, regional landscape, contributing players, and revenue …
  • Former TV newsreader Sir Martyn Lewis on his love of Norfolk, the Holt Festival and an embarrassing moment with MP David Steel 20 Jul 2019 05:51 new PUBLISHED: 06:00 20 July 2019 Liz Nice Sir Martyn Lewis CBE Archant Sir Martyn Lewis once asked for more good news - and the good news is, he's visiting Norfolk. You can hear him speak at the Holt Festival on July 22. He tells Gina Long MBE what he …
  • Use this 4-in-1 hand mixer to blend frosty drinks and more 20 Jul 2019 01:38 There are certain things every amateur chef needs to have in their toolkit: a great set of knives, a food processor and the right number of measuring cups. But there's one more helpful tool you could use that might escape your notice: a great hand …
  • Dad claims Apple watch 'saved his life' after it detected heart condition 20 Jul 2019 00:48 Paul Hutton credits the Apple watch with saving his life (Picture: Triangle)A dad-of-three had heart surgery after an Apple watch detected a condition he never knew he had. As a technology journalist, Paul Hutton, 48, decided to buy the watch to try out …
  • ‘Do Not Give Money To Anyone Who Uses A Better Phone Than You’ – Reno Omokri 19 Jul 2019 23:50 Reno Omokri Reno Omokri has taken to his Twitter page to dish out a word of advice to everyone. According to him, makes no sense giving money to a person who uses a better phone than you, adding that this should not be done. In his words; ALSO READ: …
  • Instant Pot who? Simple one-pot meals anyone can make 19 Jul 2019 23:44 When checking out a recipe, I usually ask myself the following questions: Is it simple, is it quick, and how many dishes will I have to clean afterward? These questions have led me to the beautiful universe of one-pot meals. One-pot meals are getting a lot …
  • Gadget Lab Podcast: Twitter’s Major Design Overhaul 19 Jul 2019 21:50 On Monday, Twitter began rolling out its first desktop redesign in seven years. It was a mostly aesthetic makeover, with changes like a new layout, dark mode, and a more prominent search bar. As with anything Twitter, the reaction has been polarizing, with …
  • ‘Don’t Ever Give Money To Someone Who Uses A Better Phone Than You’ 19 Jul 2019 20:00 Former Nigerian presidential aide, Reno Omokri, has advised that no one should give money to people who use better phones noting that it would amount to ‘stupidity’. Mr. Omokri stated this on Twitter, emphasizing that mobile phones are built as a …
  • The perfect speaker for your new Echo Dot or Home Mini: $124.99 - CNET 19 Jul 2019 18:12 The Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4 is a great-sounding portable speaker that can pair with two devices: a phone and smart speaker, for example. Harman Kardon So you scored a fantastic [EVENT NAME REDACTED BECAUSE I REFUSE TO SPEAK IT AGAIN UNTIL 2020] deal on …
  • The 2018 MacBook Air is $799 at Micro Center, its cheapest price yet 19 Jul 2019 15:57 Only the best deals on Verge-approved gadgets get the Good Deals stamp of approval, so if you're looking for a deal on your next gadget or gift from major retailers like Amazon, Walmart, Best Buy, Target, and more, this is the place to be. Vox Media …
  • Porn Fans May Soon Get Physical Feel of Their VR Girls Thanks to Cutting-Edge AI Glove 19 Jul 2019 15:17 Tech 18:17 19.07.2019Get short URL The new immersive experience, made possible by a recent South Korean invention, guarantees a whole new world of sensations for lustful self-indulgers that turn to VR to fulfil their sexual fantasies. There is quite a bit …
  • It's time to fight cybercrime with VPNs 19 Jul 2019 13:59 Are you safeguarded against cyber threats? Today, when hacking is on the rise, it is imperative to install all possible means of protection. An antivirus is a must, but it is insufficient when it comes to data leaks. Any security-conscious user needs to …
  • CHEAP: Tell 360 degree tales of your adventures with $300 off GoPro Fusion 19 Jul 2019 13:49 Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! So, it’s Friday today. What are your weekend plans? Are you going to be an honorary member of the sloth family and spend the entire weekend on the couch eating fried …
  • Live and let spy: Inside the KGB Espionage Museum - CNET 19 Jul 2019 12:51 According to the International Spy Museum, this lipstick case disguises a cunningly wrought 4.5mm single-shot pistol. It was designed for use by KGB operatives during the Cold War. This particular gun was confiscated at an American checkpoint in West …
  • Huawei advances Y9 Prime with auto Pop-up Selfie Camera, panoramic viewing experience 19 Jul 2019 12:17 Frontline smartphone maker, Huawei has added notable features in its Y9 Prime 2019 smartphone, making it apparently one of the trendiest Artificial Intelligence, AI phones in the market. Huawei The device which was unveiled recently, is the latest of the …
  • Op-Ed: Are scooters a transit solution or a Trojan Horse for big tech to colonize our public spaces? 19 Jul 2019 11:07 Summer is here and the electronic hum of scooters is filling city sidewalks all over the world. From L.A. to D.C., many American downtowns have hit their one-year anniversary with scooters, and European capitals have begun to allow them. The benefit is …
  • Disco Demolition: the night they tried to crush black music 19 Jul 2019 10:37 In the summer of 1979, Vince Lawrence had got himself a part-time job as an usher at Comiskey Park baseball stadium, home to the Chicago White Sox. It wasn’t an ideal job for a black teenager. Comiskey Park was next door to Bridgeport, a neighbourhood of …
  • Why "the boyz" are a woman's worst nightmare 19 Jul 2019 08:38 ‘The boyz’ are even worse than a mistress [Photo: Shutterstock] “The boyz” are nowadays every woman’s worst nightmare! I have no problem with men having friends, in fact I believe it adds a healthy balance to a relationship when every party has their own …
  • Mom develops app to monitor school transport 19 Jul 2019 08:05 South Africa’s new kid on the block app, LocTransie, promises to help monitor children as they are transported to and from school, says its developer Tshidi Morabi. Once the parent, school transport driver and school have signed up for the Android app, the …
  • Change from within: How the CTA could bring diversity to the tech industry 19 Jul 2019 05:38 With a sea of white, male faces as homogeneous as Wonder Bread, tech has an inclusivity problem – a fact as plain-vanilla clear as the skin inside all of those cushy Allbirds shoes. The best solution may come not from the promises of politicians or lofty …
  • Informing Designs of Safer, More Efficient Aircraft with Exascale Computing 19 Jul 2019 02:26 During the process of designing an aircraft, aeronautical engineers must perform predictive simulations to understand how airflow around the plane impacts flight characteristics. However, modeling the complexities and subtleties of air movement is no easy …
  • Alexa powered detective board game is out now 19 Jul 2019 00:36 Alexa could add color and anticipation to your homicide puzzle game evenings if it’s getting somewhat stale recently. X2 Games, made by Atari fellow benefactor Nolan Bushnell and Hollywood creative director Zai Ortiz, has discharged an Alexa-powered board …
  • Fifty years since Apollo 11, ORNL 'Moon Scoop' remains a source of family pride 19 Jul 2019 00:15 Credit: Oak Ridge National Laboratory, U.S. Dept. of Energy The contingency soil sampler’s pull cord and removable Teflon bag allowed the device to be completely folded and stowed on an astronaut’s space suit. The tool allowed astronauts with limited …
  • FaceApp Shows We Care About Privacy but Don’t Understand It 18 Jul 2019 23:12 FaceApp, a mobile face-editing application, has all the necessary components for a viral privacy scandal: a catchy concept, celebrity users, a mysterious company and a stampede of public interest. Here’s the rundown of FaceApp’s 15 minutes of fame: A viral …
  • Fire Sale? $49.99 For An All-New Amazon Fire Tablet May Be The Craziest Deal I’ve Seen All Day 18 Jul 2019 22:30 I’m going to keep this short. The most affordable iPad on the market is currently $250. For an absurd 1/5 of the price, you can take home its fiercest competitor. Amazon Fire Tablets have taken the Kindle Fire and improved on it to offer top of the …
  • Thursday's Best Deals: Dolby Headphones, ThermoPop, Dyson V6, and More 18 Jul 2019 22:18 A RAVPower USB-C charger, Foreo Luna Mini 2, Philips Bulbs, and a Dewalt sale lead off Thursday’s best deals from around the web. Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us on Twitter to never miss a deal. Do you want the ultimate home theater experience in a pair …
  • DICT opens Tech4ED Center at Baguio Post Office Building 18 Jul 2019 21:40 BAGUIO CITY, July 18 (PIA) - - The public can now avail of free computer usage and internet service as well as ICT learning and online access to government services at the Department of Information and Communications Technology's (DICT) Tech4ED Center …
  • 9 Purchases Buyers Almost Always Regret 18 Jul 2019 20:25 A piano (Stangot/Dreamstime.com) By Zoe Papadakis    |   Thursday, 18 July 2019 01:49 PM Buyer's remorse. We have all been there. Filled with regret over that purchase that initially seemed like such a good idea. Whether it was a fancy new gadget …
  • Balzer: Tree ties: Killers or helpers? 18 Jul 2019 16:56 Stake, don't strangle, your trees. Courtesy, Donna Balzer Calgary My friend Terry called me last fall because her trees, which were installed the year before, were looking bad. She thought the leaves were smaller than they should be and some of the …
  • The future of fitness is together but alone 18 Jul 2019 16:14 Nikolas and Brittany Loecher spent their anniversary in Napa Valley, where they drank wine, enjoyed the warm spring days away from their home in Colorado, and made a side trip into San Francisco to visit a Tonal showroom. After seeing ads for the internet- …
  • Boston boffins discover how to track Bluetooth devices without breaching security 18 Jul 2019 15:07 CLEVER FOLKS from Boston University have found a vulnerability in the Bluetooth protocol that exposes users of Bluetooth devices to data leaks and tracking. The researchers found that despite built-in protections in iOS, macOS and Windows, the …
  • Google Fi’s deal on the Pixel 3 is better than the Prime Day price 18 Jul 2019 14:49 Only the best deals on Verge-approved gadgets get the Good Deals stamp of approval, so if you're looking for a deal on your next gadget or gift from major retailers like Amazon, Walmart, Best Buy, Target, and more, this is the place to be. Vox Media …
  • Review – Crash Bandicoot XL Smartphone and gadget holder 18 Jul 2019 14:30
  • Glove invented to allow wearer to feel objects in virtual reality  18 Jul 2019 14:08 A glove which allows the wearer to touch objects in virtual reality, so that chess players could actually feel their pieces when playing through a computer, has been invented by scientists. The silicone rubber gadget, which wraps around the hand, works by …
  • Tons of iPhone users are joining the dark side by switching to Samsung 18 Jul 2019 13:42 It seems Apple fans are finally shaking off the iPhone mania: compared to last year, fewer people are trading in their old iPhones for the latest models. iPhone retention this year is down 15.2 percent in contrast to March 2018, according to data CNET …
  • CHEAP: Paint the town red with 33% off Sony’s DualShock 4 Wireless Controller 18 Jul 2019 13:42 Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! Few things in life are as satisfying as returning home from work and sinking into your favorite video games. Whether that means taking out enemies in a Battle Royale …
  • 2019 Fantasy Football WR Rankings 18 Jul 2019 13:36 1. DeAndre Hopkins, Texans. It's tough to whiff with the first seven names on this list. So, why Hopkins at the top? He does it all - reeling in a higher percentage of his targets last season than Antonio Brown, Davante Adams and Julio Jones. He gets …
  • iPhone 11 dummy handsets break cover as Apple gadget rumours explode 18 Jul 2019 12:21 Dummy models of what the next iPhone could look like (MKBHD/YouTube)With only about two months left to go before Apple reveals the 2019 iteration of the iPhone, the rumours are flying. They say the next version of the phone will have a chunky triple- …
  • Trade-In Survey Claims iPhone Loyalty Down to 8-Year Low 18 Jul 2019 12:21 iPhone loyalty has hit its lowest level since 2011 and Samsung has been the main benefactor, claims a new survey conducted by trade-in service BankMyCell. The survey, cited by CNET, tracked 38,000 people who had traded in iPhones since October 2018 and …
  • 467 tablets missing in West Pokot schools 18 Jul 2019 11:49 At least 467 learning devices and one generator worth over Sh17 million dispatched to various public primary schools under Digital Literacy Programme (DLP) in West Pokot County have been stolen or gotten lost. Presenting the report to the County …
  • BMW X5 xDrive 30d M Sport (2019) review 18 Jul 2019 11:42 The X5 was always an SUV with lots of versatility for the family. And it continues in the latest one. Punters of premium mid-sized SUVs now have quite a lot to choose from thanks to new offerings made more relevant for real-world use. There’s the Volvo …
  • Bluetooth flaw could enable hackers to track iOS, macOS and Windows 10 devices 18 Jul 2019 10:48 A vulnerability in the Bluetooth communication protocol could enable cybercriminals to track Bluetooth devices, including laptops and smartphones manufactured by Apple and Microsoft. That's according to the researchers from Boston University, who …
  • 2020 Democrats adapt to changing social media landscape 18 Jul 2019 10:28 The 2020 Democratic presidential primary is being waged across a wide set of social media platforms, ranging from “Ask Me Anything” discussions on Reddit to livestreaming on sites like Twitch, as a crowded field of candidates looks to stand out and court a …
  • Trump’s tariffs and Powell’s policies risk recession 18 Jul 2019 08:32 President Donald Trump’s tariffs and trade wars have triggered a significant slowdown in global manufacturing, and his reliance on the Federal Reserve to keep the economy afloat risks a major recession. Despite record highs on stock indexes and low …
  • China’s Internet giants fight for dominance in smart speakers as they target half a billion users not yet online 18 Jul 2019 06:05 Ruan Long works as an Internet professional in Beijing but even he was surprised at some of the unexpected uses of the smart speaker he recently brought home. For one, his second child, now an eighteen-month-old toddler, has already been interacting with …
  • PLDT expands FTTH services to all Metro Manila municipalities 18 Jul 2019 05:27 Philippines operator  PLDT has expanded its FTTH services to villages across all municipalities in Metro Manila, such as Makati, Muntinlupa, Las Piñas, Parañaque, Quezon City, Mandaluyong, San Juan, Pasig, and Taguig in the first half of this year. The …
  • The top 10 most expensive phones in 2019 and their prices 17 Jul 2019 23:08 Home | News | General | The top 10 most expensive phones in 2019 and their prices The use of mobile phones has increased over the years as people become more dependent on the gadgets. Manufacturers compete in the market by designing new models, from the …
  • 7 paid iPhone apps on sale for free on July 17th - BGR 17 Jul 2019 22:20 We’ve been super busy with Prime Day for the past few days, but now that it’s finally over we can return to our regularly scheduled programming. Needless to say, that includes rounding up the best paid iPhone and iPad apps each day that are on sale for …
  • CES will include special sex-toy section at annual tech exhibition 17 Jul 2019 21:21 CES is going back and forth on sex toys again. The giant Las Vegas trade show said this week that its yearly event in January will allot floor space for sex-toy makers to exhibit their wares and compete for prizes — a year after the tech bash made …
  • The Roland R07 is a versatile portable recorder with handy Bluetooth skills 17 Jul 2019 21:01 There is no shortage of portable recorders on the market, but the Roland R07 caught my eye with its unique looks. Add to that the fact that it’s one of the only such recorders with Bluetooth, and it makes for a compelling package that stands out in the …
  • IGN's Top 10 Free-To-Play Games on Steam 17 Jul 2019 20:31 Gaming can put major stress on your wallet and even with seasonal Steam sales, it never feels like there’s enough money in the world to try out all the games we want. Luckily there are a ton out there that don’t cost anything! We’ve been digging into the …

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