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What a Fifth Grade Teacher Wrote All Over Her Students’ Desks Is Heartwarming

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A fifth-grade New Jersey teacher wrote all over her students’ desk in an attempt to inspire them. Mrs. Langford works for Woodbury City Public Schools...


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    Heartbroken Mom Posts Facebook Rant After None of Son’s Friends Show up for Birthday Party

    A furious mother posted a rant on Facebook after none of the dozen kids invited to her four-year-old son’s birthday party showed up. The parents... Read more

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    Starbuck’s Cup Stunning ‘Optical Illusion’ Is Blowing People’s Minds

    A stunning “optical illusion” on a Starbucks cup has caused people to flip out online. The illusion shows how a staff member wrote “Anne” on... Read more

  • A man shows the smartphone photo sharing application Instagram on an Iphone on April 10, 2012 in Paris, France (THOMAS COEX/AFP/Getty Images)

    Facebook to Pay $10,000 to 10-Year-Old for Finding Security Flaw in Instagram

    Facebook has awarded $10,000 in prize money to a 10-year-old Finnish boy who found a security flaw on Instagram, which Facebook owns.  Jani became the... Read more

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    Video: NYPD Accepts New Zealand Police’s ‘Running Man Challenge’

    New Zealand’s Police force have issued a challenge to law enforcement departments across the globe. On May 2, the New Zealand Police uploaded a video to... Read more

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    Furious Notes Left for ‘World’s Worst Walmart Employee’ by Management Are Absolutely Hilarious

    A series of notes left for the “world’s worst Walmart employee” are leaving the Internet in hysterics. The notes purporting to be from Walmart “management”... Read more

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    This Is the ‘Intelligence Test’ That’s Blowing Up on Facebook

    A mathematical problem tagged the “intelligence test” has been blowing up on Facebook, with over three million shares on the social network. The claim behind... Read more

  • A man holds a bitcoin medal as members of bitcoin trading club hold a meeting in Tokyo on February 27, 2014. (YOSHIKAZU TSUNO/AFP/Getty Images)

    UK Government Invests in Blockchain Money Transfer Systems

    Blockchain ledger technology got a boost last week with the UK government announcing it wants to use the technology to transform the way government payments... Read more

  • A woman uses her iPhone at an Apple store in Shanghai on Sept. 25, 2015. (Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images)

    Apple’s Slowdown Highlights How Growth-Obsessed Investors Distort Our View of Value

    Apple has reported its first decline in revenues and income for the past 13 years. The market and media has reacted predictably with an 8... Read more

  • Prepaid cellphones are just one of many technological tools used by criminals and terrorists. (Matthew Little/Epoch Times)

    ‘Burner’ Phones, Social Media, and Online Magazines: Understanding the Technology of Terrorism

    Amid the global threat of terrorism, the actual attacks that occur can vary widely. Terrorists aim at different targets in different locations, and tend to... Read more

  • Jonathan Mossberg, whose iGun Technology Corp. is working to develop a "smart gun," poses with the firearm in Daytona Beach, Fla., on April 7, 2016. The firearm uses a ring to send a signal to prevent anyone but an authorized user from firing the weapon. (AP Photo/Lisa Marie Pane)

    James Bond Meets Samuel Colt: Seeking to Build a Safer Gun

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.—Jonathan Mossberg is among a small number of pioneers looking to build a safer gun. But unlike many others, he was in the... Read more

  • FILE  - The Supreme Court in this Feb. 17, 2016 file photo. An Associated Press-GfK poll shows that nearly 2 in 3 Americans back Democrats’ demands that the Republican-run Senate hold hearings and a vote on President Barack Obama’s pick for the Supreme Court. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

    Supreme Court Expands FBI Hacking Power With Rule 41

    Under a request from the U.S. Department of Justice, the Supreme Court decided to expand the FBI’s hacking authority on April 28. The rule changes... Read more

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    Can You Spot the Mistake in Less Than Five Seconds? New Brain Teaser Challenges Puzzle Fans

    A new brain teaser asks people to spot the mistake in just seconds. A user on Playbuzz created the challenge, telling people they should spot... Read more

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    Zero Minutes of Fame: Chrome Extension Removes Name, Photo of Mass Shooters

    As part of the “Zero Minutes of Fame” campaign to keep notoriety out of the reach of mass shooters, a Chrome extension is being released that... Read more

  • (Invisible Boyfriend is an app that sends texts, calls, and even hand-written letters to users. (arekmalang/iStock/Thinkstock)

    New App Makes It Possible to Delete a Text Message You’ve Sent Someone Before They Read It

    A new app apparently makes it possible for people to delete text messages they’ve sent other people from other people’s phones. The “Privates!” application was... Read more

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    Londoners Share Their Renting Horror Stories on Social Media

    Londoners have been taking to social media to denounce the poor state of their living conditions. Ahead of the London’s 2016 Mayoral election, the city’s residents... Read more

  • LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 07:  Crowds line up to view the new Nintendo game console Wii U at the Nintendo booth during the Electronic Entertainment Expo on June 7, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. The Wii U will have HD graphics, a controller with a 6.2 inch touchscreen and  be compatible with all other Wii accessories.    (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

    Nintendo Pushes Back Launch of Newest Gaming Console

    Nintendo has pushed back it’s release of its newest gaming console.  In their 2015/2016 financial report, the iconic gaming company mentioned that March 2017 will... Read more

  • A man shows the smartphone photo sharing application Instagram on an Iphone on April 10, 2012 in Paris, France (THOMAS COEX/AFP/Getty Images)

    Facebook to Pay $10,000 to 10-Year-Old for Finding Security Flaw in Instagram

    Facebook has awarded $10,000 in prize money to a 10-year-old Finnish boy who found a security flaw on Instagram, which Facebook owns.  Jani became the... Read more

  • A man holds a bitcoin medal as members of bitcoin trading club hold a meeting in Tokyo on February 27, 2014. (YOSHIKAZU TSUNO/AFP/Getty Images)

    UK Government Invests in Blockchain Money Transfer Systems

    Blockchain ledger technology got a boost last week with the UK government announcing it wants to use the technology to transform the way government payments... Read more

  • A woman uses her iPhone at an Apple store in Shanghai on Sept. 25, 2015. (Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images)

    Apple’s Slowdown Highlights How Growth-Obsessed Investors Distort Our View of Value

    Apple has reported its first decline in revenues and income for the past 13 years. The market and media has reacted predictably with an 8... Read more

  • Jonathan Mossberg, whose iGun Technology Corp. is working to develop a "smart gun," poses with the firearm in Daytona Beach, Fla., on April 7, 2016. The firearm uses a ring to send a signal to prevent anyone but an authorized user from firing the weapon. (AP Photo/Lisa Marie Pane)

    James Bond Meets Samuel Colt: Seeking to Build a Safer Gun

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.—Jonathan Mossberg is among a small number of pioneers looking to build a safer gun. But unlike many others, he was in the... Read more

  • FILE  - The Supreme Court in this Feb. 17, 2016 file photo. An Associated Press-GfK poll shows that nearly 2 in 3 Americans back Democrats’ demands that the Republican-run Senate hold hearings and a vote on President Barack Obama’s pick for the Supreme Court. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

    Supreme Court Expands FBI Hacking Power With Rule 41

    Under a request from the U.S. Department of Justice, the Supreme Court decided to expand the FBI’s hacking authority on April 28. The rule changes... Read more

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    Zero Minutes of Fame: Chrome Extension Removes Name, Photo of Mass Shooters

    As part of the “Zero Minutes of Fame” campaign to keep notoriety out of the reach of mass shooters, a Chrome extension is being released that... Read more

  • (Invisible Boyfriend is an app that sends texts, calls, and even hand-written letters to users. (arekmalang/iStock/Thinkstock)

    New App Makes It Possible to Delete a Text Message You’ve Sent Someone Before They Read It

    A new app apparently makes it possible for people to delete text messages they’ve sent other people from other people’s phones. The “Privates!” application was... Read more

  • Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg uses a small drone and an Oculus Rift virtual reality headset during a keynote presentation at the social network's annual developers gathering in San Francisco, on April 12, 2016. (Glenn Chapman/AFP/Getty Images)

    Crowdfunding 2.0: Even You Can Invest in the Next High-Growth Startup

    Crowdfunding—an online method of soliciting money from the general public for a business, project, or cause—is about to go through a seismic shift. And it... Read more

  • The Chernobyl New Safe Confinement under construction in April 2015. (Tim Porter/Wikimedia, CC BY-SA)

    Chernobyl: New Tomb Will Make Site Safe for 100 Years

    Thirty years after the Chernobyl nuclear accident, there’s still a significant threat of radiation from the crumbling remains of Reactor 4. But an innovative, 1.5... Read more

  • FILE - This July 3, 2014, file photo, shows the Microsoft Corp. logo outside the Microsoft Visitor Center in Redmond, Wash. In a lawsuit filed Thursday, April 14, 2016, Microsoft is suing the U.S. government over a federal law that lets authorities examine its customers’ email or online files without the customers’ knowledge. The lawsuit comes as the tech industry is increasingly butting heads with U.S. officials over customers’ privacy rights. (AP Photo Ted S. Warren, File)

    Microsoft Releases iPhone App for One-Handed Typing

    Microsoft’s keyboard, Word Flow, is now available for iPhone users.  While the keyboard is built-in for Windows Phone owners, Microsoft released a version on Apple’s App... Read more

  • Solar Impulse 2 flies over San Francisco on April 23, 2016. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

    Solar-Powered Plane Completes Journey Across Pacific Ocean (+Photos)

    SAN FRANCISCO—A solar-powered airplane landed in California on Saturday, completing a risky, three-day flight across the Pacific Ocean as part of its journey around the... Read more

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    Gadget That Seemingly 3-D-Prints Objects Out of Your Phone’s Display, Raised 2.3M on Kickstarter

    OLO 3D Inc., a company that created a miniature 3D-printer that works with just a simple $99 gadget and your smartphone, raised over $2.3 million, concluding its... Read more

  • The Google logo is seen at the Google headquarters in Brussels on March 23, 2010. Google is disclosing how much of the traffic to its search engine and other services is being protected from hackers as part of its push to encrypt all online activity. Encryption shields 77% of the requests sent from around the world to Google’'s data centers, up from 52% at the end of 2013, according to company statistics released March 15, 2016. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)

    Google Warns That Google.com Services Are Potentially Dangerous

    Watch out for Google, says Google.  Google’s Safety Browsing tool, which evaluates websites on how likely they are to infect you with things like malware,... Read more

  • An Epoch Times staff members views the Yahoo home page with the Adblock Plus app installed on her computer in New York on OCt. 1, 2015. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

    How One Startup Is Blocking Ad Blockers

    People like free stuff, like consuming online articles and videos without looking at the annoying pop-up ads. And now there are plenty of ad blocking... Read more

  • Lawrence Orsini, president and founder of Lo3 energy in front of a rooftop solar panel installation on President St. in Brooklyn, N.Y. (Courtesy of Lawrence Orsini)

    Brooklyn Microgrid World’s First Peer-to-Peer, Blockchain Energy Transaction

    NEW YORK—The future in peer-to-peer consumer energy exchange is here. The world’s first small-scale power grid, a microgrid, to use consumer blockchain transaction (think Bitcoin) has begun in... Read more

  • The Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center was hit by a ransomware attack which shut down their communication systems for ten days. (Junkyardsparkle/Wikimedia, Public Domain)

    Hackers Are Now Locking Computers for Ransom—Why This Is a Growing Threat

    At this moment, someone’s computer and personal data are being held hostage. Many have recently become victims of the cybertactic known as ransomware, including hospitals, schools,... Read more

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    Mark Zuckerberg Gave a Surprising Outlook for Facebook in 2005 Interview

    Currently making the internet rounds is a video interview with a young Mark Zuckerberg speaking about his budding start-up called Facebook.  The video—uploaded to YouTube on March 26,... Read more

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    Apple Releases New Pink MacBook, Calls It Rose Gold

    Technically, the color is “rose gold,” according to Apple.  On April 19, Apple released an updated MacBook to its stable. The laptop has improved graphics, an extra... Read more

  • The Google logo is seen at the Google headquarters in Brussels on March 23, 2010. Google is disclosing how much of the traffic to its search engine and other services is being protected from hackers as part of its push to encrypt all online activity. Encryption shields 77% of the requests sent from around the world to Google’'s data centers, up from 52% at the end of 2013, according to company statistics released March 15, 2016. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)

    Google OAuth Has Apparently Gone Down

    Google OAuth apparently has not been working for a number of people on Tuesday morning. On Twitter, users were complaining that Google’s tool for logging... Read more

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    TwitchCon 2016 Tickets Go On Sale, Price Listed

    Tickets for TwitchCon 2016, the annual convention celebrating Twitch that includes popular broadcasters and brands, have gone on sale. The event will be held in... Read more

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    You Can Now Play With Your Pets While at Work, Thanks to This New Device

    Have you ever wanted to interact with your pet while they were home alone? Do you feel guilty leaving your best friend in solitude? Well there’s... Read more

  • This Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015 photo shows Sphero's BB-8 droid toy in New York. The BB-8 is controlled with a smartphone or tablet app and responds to basic voice commands such as “wake up,” and “look around.” It’s just under 5-inches tall and makes cute little Droid sounds reminiscent of R2-D2. (AP Photo/Patrick Sison)

    Star Wars BB-8 Droid Toy Now Reacts When Watching the Movie

    Smartphone app-controlled BB-8 toy by Sphero not only reacts to its surroundings and can be programmed through your phone, but now it can “watch” the... Read more

  • Pieter Bruegel the Elder’s ‘The Tower of Babel’ (1563). (Wikimedia Commons)

    Could the Language Barrier Actually Fall Within the Next 10 Years?

    Wouldn’t it be wonderful to travel to a foreign country without having to worry about the nuisance of communicating in a different language? In a... Read more

  • Sundar Pichai, senior vice president of Chrome, speaks at Google's annual developer conference, Google I/O, in San Francisco on June 28, 2012. AFP PHOTO/Kimihiro Hoshino (KIMIHIRO HOSHINO/AFP/GettyImages)

    There’s a Secret Dinosaur Game in Your Chrome Browser

    Starbucks has a secret menu. Google Chrome has a secret dinosaur game.  When your Chrome browser can’t connect to the internet, the error page shows... Read more

  • In this Jan. 21, 2015 photo, Microsoft's Lorraine Bardeen demonstrates HoloLens headset during an event at the company's headquarters in Redmond, Wash. With the new HoloLens headset, Microsoft is offering real-world examples to show how you might use three-dimensional digital images, or holograms, in daily life. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

    Microsoft HoloLens Headset to Ship to Developers on March 30

    Microsoft announced it will start to ship its HoloLens augmented reality headset to developers on March 30. The device, which scans the user’s surroundings and... Read more

  • Samsung Galaxy S7. (Zach Epstein, BGR)

    Everything You Need to Know About Samsung’s Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge

    Samsung’s Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge are finally official after more than a month of leaks and rumors. As is often the case, the... Read more

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    This Flexible Smartphone Display Might Be the Future of Mobile Computing

    Researchers from the Queen’s University Human Media Lab recently unveiled the ReFlex, a smartphone prototype featuring a flexible and surprisingly functional display. By combining a... Read more

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    This Is the Best Smartphone Case for Taking Selfies

    Selfie sticks are great for those times when you want to snap a photo of yourself. Unfortunately, they are far from convenient. The gadget is... Read more

  • A promoter display one of the latest smart phones from ZTE, the Blade L2, using the OS Android 4.4 KitKat platform, during its launch in Singapore on Aug. 13, 2014. (Roslan
Rahman/AFP/Getty Images; effects added by Epoch Times)

    The Facebook App Really Is Killing Your Android’s Performance

    Do you feel that your Android’s is getting slower and slower to use? You’re not alone. It’s been long rumored that Facebook is a major... Read more

  • Bruin and Willie Bergmeester riding their new invention, the Lopifit

    Would You Travel to Work on One of These?

    This is the Lopifit. It’s not an electric bike, it’s not a scooter, it’s not a treadmill. It’s all three combined.   Meet the inventor of... Read more

  • In this Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015, file photo, the new Google Pixel C tablet is on display during a Google event, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

    Boost Your Laptop’s Graphics Power With Razer Core

    Before CES, I hadn’t thought about Razer too much. They make gaming stuff and I don’t have much time for gaming. I certainly don’t need... Read more

  • A screen shot of the popular WhatsApp smartphone application is seen after a court in Brazil ordered cellular service providers nationwide to block the application for two days in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on December 17, 2015.   (YASUYOSHI CHIBA/AFP/Getty Images)

    How to Read a WhatsApp Message Without Triggering the Blue Tick

    If you ever wanted to read someone’s WhatsApp messages without letting them know that you read it, there’s an easy way to do so. WhatsApp... Read more

  • An icon for the Google Maps app is seen on an Apple iPhone 4S on December 13, 2012 in Fairfax, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

    iPhone: Developer Program Allows Users to Remove Default Apps From Device, Report Says

    Honestly, we’re pretty shocked at the news we’re about to share: there is now an official way to hide Apple’s default iOS apps on an... Read more

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    A Quick Look at Google’s Hybrid Tablet Pixel C

    So it’s official, the laptop replacement tablet has become a proper part of the consumer electronics market. It started with Microsoft and the Surface and... Read more

  • FILE - In this Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015, file photo, Panos Panay, Microsoft vice president for Surface Computing, shows a new Lumia 950 phone during a presentation, in New York. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

    Review: Ditch Your PC, If You’re Willing to Suffer a Little

    NEW YORK—Plenty of people do all their Facebooking, YouTubing, Web surfing and whatnot on mobile devices. But not everyone. Lots of us still rely on... Read more

  • Participant hold their laptops in front of an illuminated wall at the annual Chaos Computer Club (CCC) computer hackers' congress, called 29C3, on December 28, 2012 in Hamburg, Germany. (Patrick Lux/Getty Images)

    Microsoft Edge vs. Google Chrome: Can Edge Beat the Browser Giant?

    When it comes to browsers, Google Chrome is considered one of the best. It offers fast browsing, reliable security and tons of features, making it... Read more

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    Samsung Galaxy View: In Case You Need a Bigger Tablet

    So remember when I talked about the huge iPad Pro? Big tablet, big ideas, just as capable as replacing a laptop as the Surface Pro... Read more

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    A Quick Look at Motorola’s DROID Maxx 2

    Motorola and Verizon have had an excellent relationship over the past few years. The Droid lineup has been wide and deep, offering multiple options at various... Read more

  • The Google logo is seen at the Google headquarters in Mountain View, Calif., on Sept. 2, 2011. (Kimihiro Hoshino/AFP/Getty Images)

    Google Is Considering Building Its Own Smartphone From Scratch

    Google launched Android many years ago without actually making a smartphone. Instead, the company partnered up with various smartphone manufacturers to create Nexus-branded devices to show... Read more

  • iPhone 6S. (Zach Epstein, BGR)

    Your Next iPhone Might Save Itself From Water Spills

    Apple has yet to make a truly waterproof iPhone, although the iPhone 6 does have some design features that make it more water-resistant than other devices... Read more

  • Google now has the unenviable task of redoing all iterations of its old logo. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)

    10 Google Apps and Services You Had No Idea You Needed

    Google is a search company. It’s an advertising company. It’s a mobile company, a futuristic R&D lab and even, perhaps, an automaker. Google is a... Read more

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    How to Get Rid of Microsoft’s Windows 10 Lock Screen Advertisements

    In case you needed more proof that nothing is really ever free, check your Windows 10 computer. It might be showing you advertisements that you... Read more

  • New models of the iPhone 6s are seen displayed during an Apple media event in San Francisco, California on September 9, 2015. (Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images)

    10 Hidden iPhone Features That’ll Help You Get the Most out of Your Phone

    There is nothing in your life as close to you as your iPhone that is so tragically underutilized. It’s a sad truth that even the... Read more

  • A woman navigates through the Google Play store in Chinese on her Smartphone in New York on Sept. 6. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

    How to Recover Uninstalled Android Apps in Google Play

    Google Play has over 19 million apps. That’s right, 19 million. With so many apps it can be a bit tricky if you are looking... Read more

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    Now You Can Get Gmail’s Best Features Even If You Don’t Have a Gmail Account

    Are you a longtime Outlook or Yahoo user who regularly feels envy over some of the cool features you can get in Gmail? Well worry not,... Read more

  • Journalists take a look at Google's newest smartphone nexus 6 during a media preview in New York on October 29, 2014. (Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

    Secret Settings That Make Any Android Phone Feel Twice as Fast

    The annual Mobile World Congress trade show is less than a week away, which means we’re about to be introduced to some of the most... Read more

  • A laptop computer screen in Beijing shows the homepage of Google.cn, 26 January 2006, after Google agreed to censor websites and content banned by the Beijing regime. (Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images)

    4 Ways to Secure Your Google Account

    Your Google account has access to all of Google services, including sensitive services like Gmail, Google Photos and Google Drive. So the protection of your... Read more

  • The new 11-inch MacBook Air is displayed at the new Apple Store during a media preview on October 21, 2010 in Chicago, Illinois. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

    20 OS X Keyboard Shortcuts That Will Make Your Life Easier

    While there are plenty of great tips out there detailing how to get the most out of your iPhone, there aren’t many primers on how... Read more

  • The new Motorola Razr HD smartphone is displayed at the launch of three new smartphones under the Razr brand that will become available for Verizon customers in New York City on Sept. 5, 2012. The new phones, the Droid Razr HD, the Razr M and the Razr Maxx HD, will all use Google's Android operating system. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

    Simple Tips for Making Your Android Phone More Secure

    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... Read more

  • Journalists take a look at Google's newest smartphone nexus 6 during a media preview in New York on October 29, 2014. (Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

    Speed up Your Android Phone With This Free App

    Despite their octa-core processors and tons of RAM, even the best Android phones in the world still aren’t as fast as Apple’s dual-core iPhone 6s... Read more

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    How to Find Any App for Your iPhone Instantly

    The beauty of the industry leading third-party app ecosystem Apple has created surrounding its iOS platform is that there are hundreds of thousands of apps that... Read more

  • Google now has the unenviable task of redoing all iterations of its old logo. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)

    How to Get 2GB of Free Cloud Storage From Google Right Now

    In celebration of Safer Internet Day, which is something that you’d probably never heard of before today, Google is giving all of its users a chance... Read more

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    5 Hidden iPhone Features You Didn’t Know About

    We recently published an article titled “25 hidden iPhone features that are really, truly hidden” and it was one of our most popular iPhone posts... Read more

  • A member of the Israeli startup StoreDot demonstrates a bio-organic charger system which they are developing that can recharge a smartphone battery in just 30 seconds at their laboratory in the Tel Aviv on April 9, 2014. (Jack Guez/AFP/Getty Images; effects added by Epoch Times)

    Simple Way to Improve Your iPhone’s Battery Performance by 15%

    It can’t be said enough: Uninstalling the Facebook app does some wonderful things for your phone. Last week we pointed to some tests that showed... Read more

  • Developer James Bruce uses a Nexus 7 at Google's Developers Conference on June 27, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Mathew Sumner/Getty Images)

    5 of the Best Office Apps for Android

    When it’s time for serious work on a mobile device, you’ll often need an office suite app to create and edit your files on the... Read more

  • Developer James Bruce uses a Nexus 7 at Google's Developers Conference on June 27, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Mathew Sumner/Getty Images)

    6 Awesome Apps You Can Only Find on Android

    I switched to the iPhone as my primary phone last fall but there are still a lot of things that I really miss about Android... Read more

  • An icon for the Google Maps app is seen on an Apple iPhone 4S on December 13, 2012 in Fairfax, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

    Top 5 Email Apps for Your iPhone

    There are a few cases where a pre-installed iPhone app made by Apple is the best tool for a particular job, but the Mail app... Read more

  • Android 5.1 Lollipop was released this week for most Google Nexus devices, including the Nexus 6, Nexus 5, Nexus 7, and Nexus 10.  (Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

    How to Stop Android Apps From Running in the Background

    Among the most solicited and most popular Android tools, the one that almost everyone has in their devices is one that will stop apps from... Read more

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    2 Ways to Block the Volume Buttons on Android

    It’s something that happens all the time, and surely it has happened to you with your Android device: The volume button changes by itself or... Read more

  • An attendee inspects the new Nexus 5X phone during a Google media event on September 29, 2015 in San Francisco, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

    6 Ways Android Beats iPhone 6S

    On Thursday, I published a piece titled 8 reasons I still can’t leave the iPhone and switch to Android, in which I discussed what I... Read more

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    Heartbroken Mom Posts Facebook Rant After None of Son’s Friends Show up for Birthday Party

    A furious mother posted a rant on Facebook after none of the dozen kids invited to her four-year-old son’s birthday party showed up. The parents... Read more

  • (Imgur)

    Starbuck’s Cup Stunning ‘Optical Illusion’ Is Blowing People’s Minds

    A stunning “optical illusion” on a Starbucks cup has caused people to flip out online. The illusion shows how a staff member wrote “Anne” on... Read more

  • (NZ Police Recruitment/Facebook)

    Video: NYPD Accepts New Zealand Police’s ‘Running Man Challenge’

    New Zealand’s Police force have issued a challenge to law enforcement departments across the globe. On May 2, the New Zealand Police uploaded a video to... Read more

  • (Imgur)

    Furious Notes Left for ‘World’s Worst Walmart Employee’ by Management Are Absolutely Hilarious

    A series of notes left for the “world’s worst Walmart employee” are leaving the Internet in hysterics. The notes purporting to be from Walmart “management”... Read more

  • (YouTube)

    This Is the ‘Intelligence Test’ That’s Blowing Up on Facebook

    A mathematical problem tagged the “intelligence test” has been blowing up on Facebook, with over three million shares on the social network. The claim behind... Read more

  • Prepaid cellphones are just one of many technological tools used by criminals and terrorists. (Matthew Little/Epoch Times)

    ‘Burner’ Phones, Social Media, and Online Magazines: Understanding the Technology of Terrorism

    Amid the global threat of terrorism, the actual attacks that occur can vary widely. Terrorists aim at different targets in different locations, and tend to... Read more

  • (Playbuzz)

    Can You Spot the Mistake in Less Than Five Seconds? New Brain Teaser Challenges Puzzle Fans

    A new brain teaser asks people to spot the mistake in just seconds. A user on Playbuzz created the challenge, telling people they should spot... Read more

  • (Vent Your Rent/Tumblr)

    Londoners Share Their Renting Horror Stories on Social Media

    Londoners have been taking to social media to denounce the poor state of their living conditions. Ahead of the London’s 2016 Mayoral election, the city’s residents... Read more

  • This photo provided by Disney/Lucasfilm shows Daisy Ridley, right, as Rey, and BB-8, in a scene from the film, "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," directed by J.J. Abrams. The movie opens in U.S. theaters on Friday, Dec. 18, 2015.  (Film Frame/Disney/Lucasfilm via AP)

    Daisy Ridley Shows Off Lightsaber Moves on Instagram

    Portraying a natural-born fighter takes a lot of work and a lot of practice. Even for Rey, one of the main protagonist of “Star Wars: The Force... Read more

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    Millennial Journalist Alexis Boomer Slams Her Generation in a Video Message, Goes Super-Viral

    A journalist who describes herself as “a millennial” sat in a car and criticized her generation, garnering more than 33 million views in the past... Read more

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    NFL’s Jaguars, Lions, and Panthers Have Epic Twitter Battle

    Either professional football teams have really bored interns managing their social media accounts or they really enjoy puns.  Three feline NFL teams engaged in playful cat-themed Twitter banter... Read more

  • Jamaican Reggae singer Bob Marley performs on stage during a concert in Bourget, Paris, on July 3, 1980. (AP Photo/Str)

    Bob Marley Snapchat Filter Has Internet Users Enraged

    Snapchat, the ephemeral photo sharing service, may have gone too far with its latest face filter.   April 20, also know as 4/20, is a celebrated day... Read more

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    Bar Has Ingenious Policy on Bad Tinder Dates

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    Daughter’s Encounter With Stranger Leads to Mom’s Viral Facebook Post

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    An old photo of Keanu Reeves squatting on a rock in a pond has been used as a template for a Photoshop battle. The photo... Read more

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    Nintendo has pushed back it’s release of its newest gaming console.  In their 2015/2016 financial report, the iconic gaming company mentioned that March 2017 will... Read more

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    Rumors of a Sony PlayStation 4.5 Circulate. Good Idea or Bad?

    Sony Corporation might possibly be working on an upgraded edition of the company’s latest console, the PlayStation 4 (PS4).  According to Kotaku, game developer sources have... Read more

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    Sony Corporation released a launch bundle for its PlayStation Virtual Reality (PS VR)—and it’s available for pre-order. On March 18, just three days after it picked October 2016... Read more

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    UPDATE: Microsoft Enables ‘Cross-Network’ Play for Xbox Live

    Microsoft has made a big announcement that could pave the way for the future of gaming.  In a statement released on March 14, Director of ID@Xbox Chris... Read more

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    J.J. Abrams Confirms ‘Half-Life’ and ‘Portal’ Movies Are in Development

    Sci-fi Director J.J. Abrams has confirmed that he is producing films inspired by the video games “Half-Life” and “Portal” and that they are “in development.” In an... Read more

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    Diablo III Players Discover New ‘Cow Level’

    Blizzard brought back the “cow level” in the latest “Diablo III” patch, but it’s for a limited time only. In the original “Diablo,” there was a joke... Read more

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    Secret ‘Mortal Kombat’ Arcade Menus Discovered 20 Years Later

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    This New Nerf Gun Can Shoot at 68 Miles Per Hour

    At the New York Toy Fair, the toy company Hasbro unveiled its latest line of foam dart guns, including the Nerf Khaos, which has a... Read more

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    Crash Bandicoot Is Being Revived by Sony, Reports Say

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    Nintendo to Launch New Portable Game Console Later This Year

    Nintendo is expected to launch a new portable gaming device in 2016, according to a statement from IHS senior principal analyst Hiroshi Hayase on Thursday. This console... Read more

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