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Science & Technology | Technology

Researcher estimates GrayKey can unlock 6-digit iPhone passcode in 11 hours, here's how to protect yourself

New estimates from a security researcher suggest GrayKey, a digital forensics tool in active use by U.S. law enforcement agencies, is capable of cracking Apple's standard six-digit iPhone passcode in an average of 11 hours. Longer codes, however, could ta

Science & Technology | Tech

Google’s astounding new search tool will answer any question by reading thousands of books

Called "Talk to Books," the AI-powered utility will scan every sentence in 100,000 books in half a second.

Business & Finance | Business

SpaceX's valuation approaches $25 billion, growing Elon Musk's fortune to $21.3 billion | VentureBeat

SpaceX could soon be one of the most valuable VC-based companies in the U.S., thanks to a new round of funding that would also give the net worth of founder Elon Musk a nice bump.

Gaming | Video Games

Arcade fame turns to infamy as Billy Mitchell’s record-setting Donkey Kong score is invalidated | TechCrunch

The record-setting score that settled the Donkey Kong arcade rivalry, made famous by the documentary The King of Kong, has been invalidated by Twin Galaxies, the de facto arbiter of arcade world records. What's more, Billy Mitchell, the occasionally contr

Science & Technology | Tech News

This year’s flagship iPhone could be even more expensive than the iPhone X, say analysts

With all the signs pointing to the iPhone X not selling as well as Apple and its suppliers had hoped, many wondered whether the $999+ price tag was too high even for iPhone loyalists. One popular l…

Science & Technology | Technology

The best note-taking apps for the iPad and Apple Pencil | Macworld

Whether you're on the new 9.7-inch iPad or the iPad Pro, apps like Notability and GoodNotes make it easy to take notes with Apple's stylus.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Zuckerberg struggles to name a single Facebook competitor - The Verge

In Mark Zuckerberg’s testimony before a joint session between the Senate Judiciary and Commerce committees today, the Facebook CEO was forced to confront whether his company was now effectively a monopoly.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Facebook and the Price of Tech Utopia

Was everything users gained from Facebook worth what they gave up?

News | News

Israeli Entrepreneurs To Host Hackathon For Benefit Of Holocaust Survivors | News Flash

The initiative by TLV Starters aims to harness the 'power of the Startup Nation' to create feasible solutions for improving the lives of survivors, and combating Holocaust denial.

Science & Technology | Tech

This change can make your online browsing faster and more private

There is a small, simple step you can take right now that promises to make your online browsing faster and more private.

Psychology | Psychology

Addiction Rehab Is Broken. Can Technology Fix It?

My time in rehab left me humiliated and desperate to know why my friends were dying. A wave of app developers are trying to do better.

Science & Technology | Tech

Amazon Echo has transformed the way I live in my apartment — here are my 19 favorite features

Amazon Echo is one of the best gadgets you can buy. It transforms the way you use your living space.

Science & Technology | Technology

Apple iPad review (2018): A little better, a little less competition

The tablet business has been tough in recent years, but last year Apple found a hit in its low-cost iPad. Its admirable performance and battery life made up for...

Science & Technology | Technology

Intel brings a six-core i9 CPU to laptops

Intel is actually bringing a Core i9 six-core chip to laptops.

Science & Technology | Tech

What Uber's Crash Tells Us About Japan's Silent Strategy For Driverless Cars

Japan has been quietly rolling out and testing autonomous vehicles. The approach has been more subdued than their U.S. counterparts, but the technology is more advanced and closer to deployment than many industry watchers realize.

Science & Technology | Technology

ProBeat: Windows is dead. Long live Windows | VentureBeat

Terry Myerson is out. Microsoft lists his full title as “executive vice president and the former leader of the Windows and Devices Group (WDG).” Yes, Microsoft needs shorter titles. In short, the chief of Windows is leaving the company after 21 years.

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Zach Cormicle — The one with the creative mind – Zach Cormicle – Medium

Zach Cormicle has been initiating the development and growth of the business world since a long time. In the present era, he has looked…

Science & Technology | Technology

This new privacy tool would speed up your internet, too

It's no joke how much data your internet service provider can collect about you. A new service from Cloudflare aims to change that.

Science & Technology | Tech

What Are Screens Doing to Our Eyes—And Our Ability to See? | WIRED

Our eyes are hardening; we can barely see our phones any more. We must learn to look at the wider world.

Gaming | Pokemon Go

Quests - Field Research Guide | Pokemon GO Hub

Niantic’s recent announcement about the introduction of the new Research Feature (quests) in Pokémon GO (See our news coverage here) certainly made a huge impression on the Pokémon GO community! In light of this incredible announcement, we have creat

Science & Technology | Technology

Apple introduces a cheap 9.7-inch iPad with Apple Pencil support | TechCrunch

Apple is holding a press conference right now in Chicago. And the company unveiled a brand new device — well, sort of. Apple is going to sell a brand new 9.7-inch iPad that works with the Apple Pencil. Before today, only (more expensive) iPad Pro models

Science & Technology | Technology

FTC confirms probe into Facebook data misuse scandal | TechCrunch

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has confirmed it’s investigating Facebook’s privacy practices in light of the data misuse scandal currently engulfing the company. In a statement regarding reported concerns about Facebook’s privacy practices today

Science & Technology | Technology

Android malware found inside seemingly innocent QR code apps

Google is getting better at keeping Android malware out of the Play Store, and that's leading attackers to use more sophisticated disguises for their rogue apps...

Business & Finance | Business

50 Big Companies that Started with Little or No Money

There’s a widespread belief among founders that venture capital is a precursor to success. It is true that VC is a common denominator of the most successful tech startups, but it isn’t a…

Science & Technology | Technology

One of the youngest fund managers in the U.S. just launched her own accelerator, too | TechCrunch

Last August, we told you about Laura Deming, a New Zealand native who was home schooled before moving halfway around the world as a 12-year-old to work alongside Cynthia Kenyon, a renowned molecular biologist who specializes in the genetics of aging. Sh

Science & Technology | Technology

David Pogue's Rated:App: Human Anatomy Atlas 2018

Yahoo Finance's David Pogue reviews Human Anatomy Atlas 2018, an app that gives you an interactive, incredibly detailed, medically accurate jaw-dropping 3-D view of the human body.

News | In the News

Peer-reviewed study shows Cardiogram and Apple Watch can accurately determine atrial fibrillation

Over the past year, Cardiogram and UC San Francisco (UCSF) have presented a series of findings on how well consumer wearables like the Apple Watch and Android Wear can detect medical conditions in their users, including diabetes as well as hypertension an

Science & Technology | Technology

Magic Leap opens up its ‘Creator Portal’ with SDK and design guidelines for devs | TechCrunch

After maintaining a quiet presence for quite a while, Magic Leap is finally feeling a bit more chatty, at least when it comes to what they’re sharing with developers. As the Game Developers Conference kicks off in San Francisco this week, Magic Leap is

Family & Parenting | Kids

Alexa Skills & Games Just for Kids

Here are some awesome Alexa skills and games kids can play with the Amazon Echo, Dot or Spot for serious fun with their home assistant.

Science & Technology | Technology

Repl.it lets you program in your browser

No matter whether you are a seasoned programmer or you simply want to take

Entertainment | Entertainment

Amazon’s top original shows generated an estimated 5M new Prime members | TechCrunch

Amazon’s original content efforts are paying off, at least in terms of driving new sign-ups for Prime, which is ostensibly their main value to the commerce giant. Documents obtained by Reuters show that the top Prime video original programming, includin

Science & Technology | Computer & Coding Tips

Tech 101: Preparing a Mac For a New Owner

There comes a time in the life of just about every Mac where its usefulness has become limited or it will be too expensive to repair or update, so you decide

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Researchers Discover Graphene Is a Superconductor

The discovery rekindles hope that scientists can make a room-temperature superconductor.

Science & Technology | Tech

What Happens In 60 Seconds Online

What Happens In 60 Seconds Online - 03/07/2018

Science & Technology | TECH

Here Are The 911 Transcripts of Some of the Times Apple Employees Walked Directly Into Glass Walls

Last month, reports emerged that Apple’s new “spaceship” campus in Cupertino, California—which hosts roughly 13,000 employees behind around 3,000 giant panes of glass—had resulted in the company’s employees repeatedly injuring themselves by wa

Science & Technology | Technology

Google’s new Bristlecone processor brings it one step closer to quantum supremacy | TechCrunch

Every major tech company is looking at quantum computers as the next big breakthrough in computing. Teams at Google, Microsoft, Intel, IBM and various..

News | News

7 Innovative Israeli Tech Startups Bringing AI, Gaming To Education | Technology News

At a recent MindCET event, a new crop of early-stage companies showcased tech aimed at disrupting learning environments.

Science & Technology | Technology

Amazon is buying smart doorbell maker Ring | TechCrunch

With Nest's first smart video doorbell right around the corner, Amazon is busy buying up the competition. After acquiring Blink just two months ago, Amazon is..

Science & Technology | Tech News

6 Awesome Tech Companies To Intern For--According To Interns Themselves

Want an internship in tech? See what these former interns have to say about their experience.

Science & Technology | Tech News

Bright Health cofounder and president on consumer-centric healthcare - MedCity News

At MedCity INVEST Twin Cities, Bright Health cofounder and president Kyle Rolfing talked to Medical Alley Association president and CEO Shaye Mandle about why a focus on patients and consumers is key to success.

Science & Technology | Innovation

How 2 former college roommates are helping people to get cheap lunches with their MealPal app

Mary Biggins and Katie Ghelli launched MealPal in New York last year. It has been backed with $35 million (£26 million)

Science & Technology | Technology

Not even IBM is sure where its quantum computer experiments will lead

Despite the hype and hoopla surrounding the burgeoning field of quantum computing, the technology is still in its infancy. Just a few years ago, researchers wer...

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

The Case Against Google

Critics say the search giant is squelching competition before it begins. Should the government step in?

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Where is Starman? Track Elon Musk's Tesla Roadster's Current Location.

Current location of Elon Musk's cherry red Tesla Roadster and Starman launched by SpaceX on the Falcon Heavy maiden flight

Business & Finance | Advertising/Marketing

Windows 10's new 'Ultimate Performance' mode sacrifices efficiency for raw power

Microsoft generally rolls out new features in its Insider builds for testers before they are released to the public. Yesterday’s build 17101 includes a feature that may be particularly intriguing for power users and professionals: an ‘Ultimate Perform

Science & Technology | Technology

Peter Thiel, retreating from Silicon Valley's tech scene, is moving to L.A.

Billionaire Peter Thiel, one of the most powerful men in Silicon Valley and its most prominent conservative, plans to move his home and personal investment firm to Los Angeles because he’s disaffected by what he sees as the Bay Area's left-leaning polit

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israeli biotech company successfully grows bones in lab | The Times of Israel

Bonus BioGroup begins second trial of 60 operations; aims to create 'spare parts' for human beings

Science & Technology | Technology

Apple addresses iOS source code leak, says it appears to be tied to three-year-old software

Earlier this week, iOS source code showed up on GitHub, raising concerns that hackers could find a way to comb the material for vulnerabilities. The material is gone now, courtesy of a DMCA notice Apple sent to GitHub, but the occurrence was certainly not

Business & Finance | Business

Every grocery delivery service's fears have just been realized

One of the biggest stories to emerge from the technology industry last year was Amazon’s shift into the brick-and-mortar realm with its $13.7 billion acquisition of organic supermarket chain Whole Foods. In the months following the deal’s closure, Am

Science & Technology | Technology

Here are all of Apple’s tips for HomePod available in the Tips app | 9to5Mac

HomePod has started arriving to customers around the world and Apple’s Tips app for iOS is ready for it. When you have the speaker paired with your device (iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch), you&#8…

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Learning to speak quantum

Particle physicists are studying ways to harness the power of the quantum realm to further their research.

Music | Vinyl Records!

Best Buy is pulling CDs from its stores — and people are freaking out

Best Buy will no longer sell CDs in its stores starting on July 1, and some people are not happy about it.

Science & Technology | Tech

‘Human Uber’ Lets a Surrogate Socialize For You

Lean into the hermit lifestyle by having a surrogate do the socializing for you.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Check Out Elon Musk’s $500 ‘Boring Company’ flamethrower

And you thought Elon Musk was joking when he said he wanted to sell a Boring Company flamethrower. The fire-spitting device showed up on its website on Saturday and costs $500.

Science & Technology | Technology

We were in an accident during an automated driving tech demo

As a transportation reporter, I've been in a lot of cars using either autonomous or semi-automated Advanced Driver Assistance (ADAS) features, both on public and private roads, and yet I'd never been in an accident during a demonstration drive for any of

Gaming | Video Games

PS4 Vs PS4 Slim Vs PS4 Pro: What Are The Differences And Which PlayStation 4 Should You Buy? - GameSpot

We break down the specs, features, and price of the PS4, PS4 Slim, and PS4 Pro and let you know which PlayStation 4 is right for you.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

MIT uses Lego to prototype low-cost micro pumps

Lego bricks (or, if you're not a pedant, Legos) are highly precise and highly consistent plastic objects. Anywhere you go in the world the Lego is the same...

Science & Technology | Technology

The Era of Quantum Computing Is Here. Outlook: Cloudy

Quantum computers should soon be able to beat classical computers at certain basic tasks. But before they’re truly powerful, researchers have to overcome a

Science & Technology | Technology

Here's How To Check The Battery Health Of Your iPhone, Reliably And For Free

Apple made billions in hiding the fact that it was slowing down the performance of an iPhone with an aging battery, pushing people to buy a new phone rather than a new battery.

Business & Finance | Business

Forget The 10,000-Hour Rule; Edison, Bezos, & Zuckerberg Follow The 10,000-Experiment Rule

Deliberate experimentation is more important than deliberate practice in a rapidly changing world.

Science & Technology | Physics & Cosmology

What Are The Most Amazing Possibilities Within The Theoretical Limits Of Physics?

Scientifically speaking, what are the most amazing possibilities within the theoretical limits of physics, even if we haven't yet developed the technology to achieve them yet? This question was originally answered on Quora by Jay Wacker.

Business & Finance | Business

Unless you have a patent or some proprietary technology, you’re gonna be in trouble.

A look at one of the nation's first classes for undergraduates on intellectual property.

Cars & Motorcycles | Cars

What We've Already Learned About the Future of Cars in 2018 | WIRED

Both CES and the Detroit Auto Show happen early in the year, and while they suggest an electric and autonomous future, there’s mileage left in gas.

Science & Technology | TECH

Apple confirms iOS 11.3 will let you turn off controversial throttling of older iPhones

The update will launch this spring, but you’ll be able to install the beta before then.

Science & Technology | Technology

Apple previews iOS 11.3’s new Animojis and battery service warnings

More big news out of Apple this morning. The company’s offering up a preview of what’s to come in the latest version of its mobile operating system. The..

Science & Technology | Technology

Facebook invented a new time unit called the ‘flick’ and it’s truly amazing

I was all set to dislike the "flick," a time unit just recently invented by Facebook (technically the Oculus team), because I thought it was going to be..

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

These high-speed ‘nano-cranes’ could form molecular assembly lines

Things aren't going well down at the ol' nano-factory. They're having trouble getting all those tiny workers to synchronize and move quickly together. But..

Science & Technology | Technology

Video: Apple's iMac Pro vs 2013 Mac Pro - photo editing comparison (Part 2)

In the second part of our series, we put Apple's $5,000 iMac Pro to the test against one of the most popular configurations of the Mac Pro to see how much of a performance difference you can expect when editing photos. We'll also explore the upg

Science & Technology | Computer & Coding Tips

10 Mac Features You Probably Don’t Use But Should

Over the course of a few OS updates, it's easy for some very useful system features to be forgotten. That's why we're going to take a look at 10 features.

Business & Finance | Business

Apple announces $350 billion investment

Apple is the latest company to announce an increase in investment in the U.S. following last year's new tax bill.

Science & Technology | Technology

What happens when an iPhone X is dropped

Some experts recommend buying Apple’s insurance coverage AppleCare to cover any damages. Without AppleCare, the price at Apple is $279 to replace the front glass and $549 if you break the back glass. A good leather option, according to Wirecutter, is Ap

Science & Technology | Technology

This is what a 50-qubit quantum computer looks like

From afar, it looks like a steampunk chandelier. An intricate collection of tubes and wires that culminate in a small steel cylinder at the bottom. It is, in fa...

Science & Technology | Technology

What Would Really Happen If Russia Attacked Undersea Internet Cables

The world’s internet infrastructure is vulnerable, but snipping a couple of lines is the least of your concerns.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

SpaceX shows off its Falcon Heavy rocket vertical on the launchpad

SpaceX is getting ready for its first ever test flight of the Falcon Heavy, its heavy-duty rocket aimed at propelling large cargo loads into low Earth orbit...

Gaming | Pokemon Go

Here Are Pokémon GO's 20 New Water/Ice Gen 3 Pokémon You Can Catch Right Now

Pokémon GO has released another batch of Gen 3 Pokémon into the wild. Here's who they are and how to catch them.

Science & Technology | Technology

The Biggest, Baddest Hardware Failures of 2017

From the iPhone X to the Juicero, 2017 was full of poor design decisions.

Science & Technology | Technology

Porsche's electric Mission E will pack up to 670 horsepower

We've already noted that Porsche is gunning for Tesla with its Mission E sports car, and has even been spotted testing it against the Model X and Model S. Now w...

Science & Technology | Tech

Apple iOS 11 Has A Great Secret Feature

Complaints from iPhone owners about an Apple iOS 11 problem have missed that it is actually a great secret feature...

Science & Technology | Technology

The Most-read WIRED Gear Stories of 2017 | WIRED

It was a year of hellos—to the iPhoneX and the Essential—and goodbyes—to Flash, to Google's blob emoji, to the iPod, and to wired headphones.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Facebook Can Now Find Your Face, Even When It's Not Tagged | WIRED

A new Facebook tool deploys facial-recognition to identify users in photos, even when they're not tagged.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Scientists Are Designing Artisanal Proteins for Your Body

The human body makes tens of thousands of cellular proteins, each for a particular task. Now researchers have learned to create custom versions not found in nature.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

iPhone Battery Scandal: Apple Had Way Better Options Than Slowing Down Your Phone | WIRED

The company has admitted it's been slowing the performance of older iPhones. But here's why it shouldn't have to.

News | The News

APPLE ADMITS: We Slow Down Older Phones (But Only For Your Own Good!)

You knew they did. We knew they did. But they'd never admit it — until now. Anyone who has downloaded the last couple of updates on their iPhone knows that everything runs slower, and the battery seems to die much faster. Now comes an admission fro

Science & Technology | Apps I Like

Secure messaging app Signal is the most important app of 2017

Pull out your smartphone and scroll through your list of recently downloaded apps. What do you see — Snapchat, HQ Trivia, or maybe some random face-filtering nonsense? Is Signal in there? If not, you've messed up in a major way.

Science & Technology | Tech

Any phone but iPhone X, according to this Sprint salesman

Commentary: In my visit to the last of the big four carrier stores, the salesman was bullish, animated and adamant.

Science & Technology | Technology

The FCC officially votes to kill net neutrality

Despite overwhelming opposition from Congress, technical experts, advocacy organizations and, of course, the American people, the FCC has voted to eliminate..

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

SpaceX launches a reused Dragon atop a reused Falcon 9 for the first time

SpaceX has moved one step closer to its dream of affordable, efficient reusable space flight: Today for its CRS-13 resupply mission for the International..

Health & Fitness | Wheels

This device turns any manual bike into an electric vehicle in seconds

Rubbee X is an e-drive that can turn almost any manual bicycle into an electric hybrid.

Miscellaneous | Dating & Relationships

How texting has killed romance

On the 25th anniversary of the first text message, courtship has never been less romantic.

Science & Technology | Tech

What Amazon Echo and Google Home Do With Your Voice Data—And How to Delete It | WIRED

Like the idea of Amazon Echo and Google Home, but feel uneasy about all that recording? Here's what they listen to—and how to delete it.

News | In The News

Once Its AIM Was True, But Soon AOL's Instant Messenger Will Be No More

AOL Instant Messenger, with 100 million users at its peak in 2001, was overtaken by mobile text messaging and social media platforms such as Twitter. It will be shut down in December.

Science & Technology | Tech

Old technology that’s worth bringing back—and not for the nostalgia - MarketWatch

These 5 technically passe items are often better and cheaper than their digital-world equivalents.

Science & Technology | Technology

Apple pushes out the first bug-fixing iOS 11 update

Apple's first iOS 11 update fixes an email bug that was preventing users with Microsoft email accounts from reading their messages.

Science & Technology | Apps I Like

That app-controlled paper airplane just got an update and it's pretty sweet

Paper airplanes are high tech now, thanks to the team at POWERUP and they're super successful Kickstarter campaigns.

Science & Technology | Tech

Amazon is working on smart glasses to house Alexa AI, says FT | TechCrunch

Amazon is working on building a pair of smart glasses to house its Alexa voice assistant, and a home security camera that could be linked to its existing Echo..

Science & Technology | Technology

The AIY Voice Kit Lets You Build a Google Home for Only $35 | WIRED

Google's official kit lets anyone with a Raspberry Pi build a smart speaker.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

UCLA scientists create an air conditioner that fits in your pocket

Imagine being able to put an air conditioner in your pocket or never worrying about your smartphone overheating again. Those dreams could one day be reality, thanks to a pocket-sized cooler developed...

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

The new iPhone and its competitors hope to make laptops obsolete

Forget bigger screens and wireless ear buds, the latest iPhone is competing to be your do-it-all device.

Science & Technology | Social Media

More Americans are getting news from social media than ever before - Recode

More Americans than ever are getting news from social platforms like Facebook, Twitter and even Snapchat.

Miscellaneous | Miscellanneous Stuff

Radio Stations Abandoned Decades Ago Are Still Transmitting And No One Knows How

The strange sounds from these un-owned radio stations keep internet sleuths up at night. Are they actually used for espionage?

Gaming | Gaming

To avoid copyright disaster, the future of game streaming is licensing

We continue to sit on the edge of our seats watching the contests of League of Legends, Dota 2, and others on the big screen. But there’s a different contest to watch -- online streaming platforms battling it out for the most viewers and best streamers

Science & Technology | Tech

Safari in iOS 11 will finally get rid of Google’s annoying AMP links

With September fast approaching, we’re only a few short weeks away from Apple releasing iOS 11 to hundreds of millions of iPhone and iPad users. While most of iOS 11’s new and exciting …

Business & Finance | Business

End of the checkout line: the looming crisis for American cashiers | Technology | The Guardian

Donald Trump is fixated on a vision of masculine, blue-collar employment. But the retail sector has long had a far greater impact on American employment – and checkout-line technology is putting it at risk

Science & Technology | Tech

Nokia’s New Phone Ushers In the Unfortunate Era of the ‘Bothie’ | WIRED

You like taking selfies and regular photos. Get you a phone that can do both... at the same time.

Science & Technology | Tech

How Spotify Playlists Create Hits

With more than 60 million subscribers, the streaming service can make or break a song. Here's how the industry is adjusting

Music | Vinyl Records!

This new machine uses lasers to determine the condition of your records

The RL Vinyl LP Laser is a turntable-like device that scans your records to trace what the surface of your record looks like.

Science & Technology | Tech

Google's New Algorithm Makes Your Photos Perfect—Before You Take Them | WIRED

Snap a photo and the neural network can identify exactly how to make it look better in under 20 milliseconds.

Cars & Motorcycles | Cars

Why driverless cars might not hit the road so fast | Scott Nyquist | Pulse | LinkedIn

In May, GM spent $1 billion to buy Cruise Automation, a small startup with promising self-driving software. Last year, Qualcomm's bought NXP

Science & Technology | Tech

Plug Pulled After Artificial Intelligence Develops Its Own Language - IGN

This isn't the first time AI began communicating in a language humans can't understand. In fact, it happens constantly.

Science & Technology | Tech

Adobe Finally Kills Flash Dead
| WIRED

In 2010, Steve Jobs banished Adobe Flash from the iPhone. It was too insecure, Jobs wrote, too proprietary, too resource-intensive, too unaccommodating for a platform run by fingertips instead of mouse clicks. All of those gripes hold true.

Miscellaneous | Miscellaneous

This video series teaches you all the Photoshop basics for free

Popular YouTube channel TastyTuts has put together this 33-video Beginner's Guide to Adobe Photoshop—a godsend for anybody who wants to learn Photoshop from scratch.

Cars & Motorcycles | Cars

Which brands have the best and slickest in-car tech?

The new battleground in the automotive world is in-car technology.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Moptwo Founders Charles Haspel & Josh Namm Set The High Bar

"Not only is Crossroads where we met; it's where we learned to set the bar high."

Science & Technology | Technology

8 Plugins Every WordPress Website Needs

Make sure you have these essential plugins to keep your site running smoothly and efficiently.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israeli tech providing sight for sore eyes - Business & Innovation - Jerusalem Post

Fresh from the news of its $15b sale to Intel, Mobileye and its founders set their sights on OrCam, designed to help people with vision and reading disabilities.

Miscellaneous | Other Interesting Stories

America can't agree on how to deal with online harassment, if at all

If you're an American who's been harassed online, you're likely surrounded by others who've gone through the same thing.

Science & Technology | Tech

It’s All About the Tech: Employee Advocacy Tools - TalentCulture

Employee advocacy programs are untapped marketing gold to help build brand awareness and drive revenue, and tech tools will help make it happen.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

The next iPhone may have no fingerprint reader, and other rumors

As the debut of Apple's next iPhones nears, rumors have taken hold. More OLED? Facial recognition? No more fingerprint reader? Here are the rumors and what we make of them.

Science & Technology | Tech

How I added four hours of battery life to my smartphone every day for free

If your iPhone or Android can't make it through a day, here's how to test what's constantly draining it.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Yelp’s Six-Year Grudge Against Google

Once courted, then spurned, the smaller rival sought revenge for years. Now Europe’s regulators give it reason to cheer.

Science & Technology | Tech

The 9 Most-Read WIRED Stories in June | WIRED

What do ticks, Apple, and a "Poppy" sensation all have in common? Well, your attention, dear reader.

Science & Technology | Tech

Awesome tech you can’t buy yet: Life-seeking telescopes, scuba arms, and more

Check out our roundup of the coolest crowdfunding projects and product announcements that hit the web this week. You can't buy this stuff yet, but it sure is fun to gawk!

Science & Technology | Tech

Willy Wonka's sideways-moving elevator could soon become a reality

It's the first time elevators can move horizontally as well as vertically, which means that this system could change how we build our cities.

Science & Technology | Technology

We review CNET's original iPhone review - CNET

We dusted off CNET's original iPhone review and took notes. It's crazy and crazy fun to see what we got right, what we missed, and how much phones have changed since the first, groundbreaking iPhone.

Science & Technology | Technology

9 robots that will make your life better because the future is now

These high-tech robots will change the way you live. Within every price range, there's a bot to do the job.

Business & Finance | Business

This Startup Wants to Take the Hassle out of Canceling Compromised Credit Cards | Mental Floss

Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

Science & Technology | TECH

Inside Microsoft's AI Comeback

Yoshua Bengio has never been one to take sides. As one of the three intellects who shaped the deep learning that now dominates artificial intelligence,

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

A Sociology of the Smartphone

Smartphones have altered the texture of everyday life, digesting many longstanding spaces and rituals, and transforming others beyond recognition.

Health & Fitness | Psychology

Is Your Mobile Phone Use Bad for Your Mental Health? | Mental Floss

Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

Science & Technology | Technology

There’s an Invisible Tracking Code Embedded in the Documents You Print | Mental Floss

Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.