Battery Draining Smartphone Apps Facebook

Don’t use Facebook’s mobile app on your smartphone

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Don’t use Facebook’s mobile app on your smartphone

Even if you’re someone who’s addicted to Facebook, you really ought to consider just accessing it through your mobile browser. Business Insider directs our attention to antivirus software firm AVG’s rankings of the worst mobile apps for your phone’s battery and its overall performance, and Facebook is not surprisingly one of the worst offenders. More →

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Head Transplant Survey Doctor

Scientist says he’s two years away from being able to safely remove your head and put it on a new body

By on February 27, 2015 at 8:15 PM.

Scientist says he’s two years away from being able to safely remove your head and put it on a new body

Head transplant surgery used to be a dream that we only saw in science fiction movies such as The Incredible Two-Headed Transplant (pictured above). However, CNET brings us word that one Italian scientist says he’s a mere two years away from being able to do real-life human head transplants. More →

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Google Vs. Revenge Porn

Infamous ‘revenge porn’ kingpin asks Google to remove ‘unauthorized’ pictures of him from searches

By on February 27, 2015 at 6:15 PM.

Infamous ‘revenge porn’ kingpin asks Google to remove ‘unauthorized’ pictures of him from searches

It looks like one of the Internet’s biggest scumbags is trying to exercise his “right to be forgotten.” Ars Technica reports that Craig Brittain, the former proprietor of a “revenge porn” website, has filed requests under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) to have Google remove 23 links that contain accounts of his past actions, including a link to an FTC press release describing its settlement with him. Brittain says that the offending links contain “unauthorized use of photos of me and other related information.”
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Leonard Nimoy Celebrity Tributes

The most touching farewells to Leonard Nimoy you’ll see today

By on February 27, 2015 at 2:48 PM.

The most touching farewells to Leonard Nimoy you’ll see today

Friday was a sad day for Trekkies and fans of science fiction in general as Leonard Nimoy, the actor best known for his role as Mr. Spock in Star Trek, passed away at the age of 83. As news of his passing spread, tributes to Nimoy came pouring in, from both his fellow Star Trek actors and from those whom he inspired. Below we’ve compiled the best Nimoy tributes we’ve seen around the web. More →

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Google North Bayshore Campus Photos

Google is proposing a crazy new futuristic campus – here are some awesome renders

By on February 27, 2015 at 2:28 PM.

Google is proposing a crazy new futuristic campus – here are some awesome renders

Apple has gotten a lot of attention for the work it’s doing with its so-called “Spaceship” campus but it turns out Google is looking to build an insane-looking futuristic campus of its own. Google on Friday revealed plans to build a massive new campus in the North Bayshore area of Mountain View, California and it posted some absolutely stunning renders of the proposed campus on its Google+ page. More →

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The Dress White Gold Or Black Blue

I’m completely freaking out: Now the dress looks black and blue to me

By on February 27, 2015 at 12:20 PM.

I’m completely freaking out: Now the dress looks black and blue to me

I promise this is the last thing I’ll ever write about The Dress. Really, I swear. But I just looked at the exact same picture I’d used earlier this morning that I thought clearly showed a light-blue-and-gold dress… and now it looks blue and black.  More →

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Galaxy S6 Edge Leaked Pictures

Biggest leak yet: The Galaxy S6 Edge is going to look so much better than you thought

By on February 27, 2015 at 11:40 AM.

Biggest leak yet: The Galaxy S6 Edge is going to look so much better than you thought

If you’re not excited for the Galaxy S6 Edge right now, we don’t blame you. After all, Samsung’s first attempt at making a smartphone with a wraparound display, the Galaxy Note Edge, was nothing at all to write home about. However, it’s looking like the Note Edge was a precursor to much better things, as newly leaked pictures of the upcoming Galaxy S6 Edge show. More →

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The Dress White Gold Blue Black

I thought the ‘What color is this dress?’ controversy was stupid… until I asked my wife to weigh in

By on February 27, 2015 at 8:30 AM.

I thought the ‘What color is this dress?’ controversy was stupid… until I asked my wife to weigh in

For the past day or so, the Internet has been embroiled in what I thought was a completely stupid controversy over the color of a dress. It seems that some people think the dress, pictured above, is white and gold while others see it as blue and black. My own first instinct was to see the dress as white and gold but upon closer inspection, I realized it was likely blue and gold. Case closed? Not quite. More →

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Apple Watch Vogue Magazine Ads

Here are the Apple Watch’s first magazine ads

By on February 26, 2015 at 8:30 PM.

Here are the Apple Watch’s first magazine ads

With the Apple Watch launch coming in April, now is the time for the company to start turning up its ad campaign for the new device. Ad Age has snagged some pictures of the first Apple Watch magazine ads that are slated to appear in the March Issue of Vogue and they not surprisingly take a minimalist tack for showing off Apple’s first wearable computer. More →

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Verizon FCC Net Neutrality

Verizon’s humiliation is complete and I am drinking its tears

By on February 26, 2015 at 3:00 PM.

Verizon’s humiliation is complete and I am drinking its tears

Verizon predictably lashed out against the FCC’s big net neutrality vote on Thursday, which isn’t too surprising since a lot of telecom and cable companies were unhappy with the result. However, Verizon more than any other company should take a good long look in the mirror if it wants to find someone to blame for the FCC’s decision to reclassify ISPs under Title II of the Telecommunications Act. After all, it was Verizon’s decision to sue the FCC over its previous regulations that made this possible in the first place. More →

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FCC Net Neutrality Vote

FCC vote: Net neutrality saved, ISPs will be reclassified as utilities

By on February 26, 2015 at 1:01 PM.

FCC vote: Net neutrality saved, ISPs will be reclassified as utilities

The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday enacted its most sweeping change to telecom regulation in years by voting 3-2 to reclassify Internet service providers under Title II of the Telecommunications Act, thus giving the commission the power to enforce net neutrality rules. More →

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Verizon AT&T Two Year Contracts

Why you should never sign another two-year wireless contract

By on February 26, 2015 at 12:30 PM.

Why you should never sign another two-year wireless contract

Your wireless carrier will probably tempt you with the offer of a cheap smartphone the next time your wireless contract expires. As The Wall Street Journal’s Joanna Stern explains, however, you shouldn’t even think about taking them up on it. More →

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