5 secret features hiding inside your iPhone
Whether you're an iPhone newbie or you've been using iOS devices for years, we guarantee that you'll learn something new by the time you're done with this post...
The one and perhaps only golden rule about real estate — location, location, location — is well deserved. Whether you’re renting an apartment or buying a house, you’re not just paying for basic square footage, you’re paying what in essence amounts to a neighborhood tax. It’s why renting a tiny studio in Manhattan can cost you upwards of $2,000 a month while buying a house in Detroit might only set you back $500.
Shortly after revealing the contact information of nearly 10,000 Department of Homeland Security employees, a group of hackers on Monday also published the contact information of more than 22,000 FBI employees. The leaked information, in addition to disclosing names and job titles, also includes employee phone numbers, states of residence, and email addresses.
Notably, identifiable information of FBI employees from all areas of the bureau was compromised, including special agents, intelligence analysts, technicians, language specialists and more.
Google knows Android has a reputation for not being the most secure platform around, which may be why it decided this week to help out Android users by posting a list of four essential tips for making their devices more secure. While some of these tips may be obvious for power users, they nonetheless contain some very useful information that newcomers to the platform should know. More →
The Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge leaks continue as we get closer to the official February 21st announcement. After real-life images showing both handsets leaked on Tuesday, a person who reportedly has access to a Galaxy S7 prototype has shared the official wallpapers preloaded on the new Samsung handsets. More →
Last week, an incredibly silly video made the rounds showing off what it would look like if movies ended the second one of the characters said the title of the movie. Having amassed over one million views, creator Chris Huebs decided to create a sequel this week, and against all odds, it might actually be funnier than the original. More →
With so many Bluetooth speakers on the market it becomes hard picking the one that has the right mix of style, sound quality, battery life and portability. Amazon has a couple of gems at a deep discount right now that promise to deliver. More →
Every year smartphone owners beg companies to build phones with better batteries and every year these companies only give us lighter and thinner devices that still deliver mediocre battery life. Will this ever chance? If a fuel-cell developer called Intelligent Energy has any say, we could have smartphones whose batteries last up to a week within the next two years. More →
In the 21st century, leaving home without a pair of headphones simply isn’t an option. I know this isn’t true for everyone, but I end up kicking myself if I forget my headphones on the way out, even if I’m just walking down the street to grab some groceries. Whether it’s podcasts or music, I need something other than the sound of traffic in my ears.
Whether you’re as obsessive with your headphone habits as I am or not, you might be surprised to learn that there are several simple ways to improve the sound quality of your headphones without spending a cent. More →
Everything is bad for something, but findings over the past few years have uncovered the latest troublesome behavior that’s going to kill us all: sitting. Researchers have found that sitting at a desk all day, every day can lead to serious health problems and even death. To help prevent all of these problems that might arise, companies have begun to sell things like standing desks and treadmill desks. Of course, no one wants to stand all the time while working, so there are motorized desks that accommodate sitting and standing positions… if you can afford one.
As it turns out, there’s a new motorized standing desk that just about anyone can afford and it’s available right now. More →
Whether you know it or not, today is Safer Internet Day. That might sound like a silly, made up name for a random day in February, but rather than laugh it off, we might as well take the time we’d spend crafting some sarcastic tweet to actually make ourselves safer on the internet.
There are plenty of ways to do that — let’s focus on just one: Downloading a password manager. More →
Get an HD touchscreen multipurpose car video player tablet that includes a GPS navigation system, AM/FM radio and a rear camera so you can back up safer than ever before. The Pupog Car Video Player Tablet is for sale on Amazon for $227.99 with free shipping, or 56% off list price. More →
I don’t make paper airplanes as much as I used to, and I don’t play with Legos as much as I’d really love to. But I’d definitely want this mesmerizing invention, a paper airplane “factory” that assembles flying devices for you. And it’s all made of Lego bricks that do all the hard work for you. I can’t look away. More →
It’s very likely you’ve seen both Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Making a Murderer at some point in the past few months, or at least one of them. You probably know everything there is to know about the new Star Wars episode and the new Netflix hit anyway, but just in case you don’t, a couple of major spoilers lie ahead, so don’t go any further if you want to avoid them.
At any rate, one brilliant person on the Internet decided to make a parody poster that combines the two completely unrelated movies, and the result is hilarious. More →