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7 great Google features you probably don't use

According to a recent report, Google handles an average of 2.3 million searches every second. No doubt, Google is our go-to resource. We use it so much that “Google” has become a verb, as in, “Just Google it.”But you can do much more than…

Tech Q&A: Squeezing life out of an old iPhone, protecting kids online

Squeeze more life out of an old phoneQ. My iPhone 5 is starting to run slowly, but I’m not ready to upgrade. What can I do?If you hold down the Sleep/Wake button until you get the “Slide to Power Off” message and then…

Apple's Cook will visit India this week, to meet PM Modi - sources

Apple Inc Chief Executive Tim Cook will visit India this week and meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the second leg of his Asian tour, two sources familiar with the matter said, as the company seeks to revive sluggish iPhone sales.Cook's visit, following a…

OnePlus 3 to come with all-new design: Report

NEW DELHI: Here's more on OnePlus 3 from the rumour mill. According to latest rumours doing the rounds, the next One Plus will sport an all new design. Leaked images of OnePlus 3 hint at the smartphone sporting curvier edges as compared to its predecessor.…

US military proposes secure, self-destructing messaging app

The U.S. military needs new messaging technology that’s ultra-secure and self-destructs. Sound familiar? Think SnapChat. That’s an important part of what the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is aiming to do via a request for proposals posted on a DOD Web page. In Phase…

Fashion house Marchesa taps IBM Watson supercomputer to create ‘cognitive dress’

IBM’s Watson supercomputer, famous for its appearance on the quiz show ‘Jeopardy,’ is now being harnessed by the fashion industry.Fashion house Marchesa has teamed up with the tech giant to develop a “cognitive dress” that will make its debut at Monday night’s Met Gala.…

You can recharge your iPhone with fire

Let's say you're stranded on a desert island or even just camping, and you want to charge up your phone. There are obviously no outlets around, which means you're out of luck, right? Wrong. As long as you have the ability to start a fire,…

Meet the military's new $1 billion jammer

One billion dollars of electronic warfare tech will be amping up the Growler fighter jet.This week, the U.S. Navy awarded a $1 billion contract to Raytheon to build the Next Generation Jammer (NGJ). Chosen to replace the legacy ALQ-99 systems used on the EA-18G…

TECH HOME COMPUTERS GOOGLE VIDEO GAMES MILITARY TECH WAR GAMES SLIDESHOWS DRONES

DARPA last month awarded Aurora Flight Sciences a contract to work on an experimental plane that will essentially function as a helicopter and fighter jet in one. Now, Aurora has successfully tested a mini version of its so-called "LightningStrike" X-Plane.The sub-scale model weighs in…

How much would you pay for lunch with Tim Cook?

Ever wish you could sit down with Tim Cook and pick his brain over a bite to eat? Your dream could soon become a reality.For the fourth consecutive year, the Apple CEO is hitting the Charitybuzz auction block to raise funds for RFK Human…