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A new app from two professors at the Canterbury Christ Church University has been developed to offer personalized motivation and goal settings for individuals.

Chinese company prints 3D car for less than $2,000

New 3D printers have revolutionized many facets of manufacturing and the idea that a person can print a personalized car for themselves for a lot less than traditional manufacturing can produce one is catching the industry by storm.

HTC’s One M9 available online and unlocked

HTC has pushed up the release of its new flagship phone, the One M9, from its original April 10 release date. The phone is available unlocked early from HTC or at the original release date from a number of carriers in the United States.

Many more phones to get the next Windows 10 preview build

Microsoft has announced that the next Windows 10 for phones preview build will be able to run on many more phones than it currently can ranging from the ultra-budget Lumia 520 to flagship devices like the Lumia 1520.

Live-streaming app Meerkat challenges social media conventions

The story of Meerkat begins just over two weeks ago, when the live streaming application first became available to the public.

The Bitcoin blockchain could be spreading malware across the web

A new report has suggested that the core of Bitcoin could be used by hackers to deliver harmful, dangerous malware to unsuspecting users of the cryptocurrency network if malicious files were uploaded instead of transactions to the Bitcoin blockchain.

Review: Can the Blackberry Classic bring back classic success?

After the release of the larger Blackberry Passport, Blackberry has combined previous design styles with upgraded features to create the Blackberry Classic with the hope of gaining traction in a niche market.

Microsoft expands beta of Skype for Web

Microsoft has launched a beta of Skype for Web. The new website will allow users to access Skype from any web browser, removing the issue of being unable to use the popular communication program on computers where it is not installed.

5 things you should know about the Samsung Galaxy S6 release

With the launch date of the much-anticipated Samsung Galaxy S6 only three weeks away, consumers across the globe are paying close attention to every detail of the Android flagship of the year. Here are five things you should know about the Galaxy S6.

Op-Ed: Sony's Action Cam is gunning for GoPro

Sony's recently-launched Action Cam has gotten plenty of viral interest on the Web. The buzz started with a March YouTube video of a POV shot from an eagle, which generated millions of views in a matter of days.

Microsoft could be building a new budget Surface for Windows 10

Microsoft is reporting to be building a new variant of its popular Surface Pro 3 tablet that will be a lower-end replacement to the Windows RT Surface 2 of September 2013. The new tablet will run full Windows though and is designed to fill a range gap.

Taking videos on iPhone might be about to get a whole lot better

Apple has been granted a patent for a new light-splitting, three-sensor camera system, Apple Insider reports, which could pave the way for a higher quality photos and videos in the iPhone.

Federal Aviation Administration allows for Amazon’s drones

Last Thursday, the Federal Aviation Administration issued an experimental airworthiness certificate to Amazon that will let the company test-drive Prime Air on the American grounds.

Researchers hack computers by firing blasts of hot air

Researchers have found a way to hack into secure computer systems by firing blasts of hot air, tricking the computer's thermal sensor and allowing the researchers access to the computer even when not connected to the internet.

98% of UK firms have no cyber-attack insurance

A new UK government report has found that nearly all large firms do not possess any form of insurance that would help them to recover from a major cyber-attack, despite 81% of those surveyed having experienced a security breach in the past 12 months.

Facebook monetizes Messenger and allows third-party apps

The changes to Facebook’s Messenger didn’t with it becoming a standalone app in 2011. The long promised ability to send money over the app is becoming a reality and Facebook is planning to allow third-party apps to be added during its imminent overhau

Got money? Wanna fly your car — or drive your plane — come 2017?

AeroMobil to release their first personal transformer sport plane with wheels that can drive -- or their first personal sport car with wings that can fly. If you are in the monied jet-set, you can park your own AeroMobil 3.0 in your garage come 2017.

Google enters the cloud storage game with Nearline

In an effort to add more customers, Google has added a new, cheaper storage service that mimics the function of tape or DVD backup on the cloud.

All four major browsers fail Pwn2Own exploit competition

All four major web browsers have failed to survive exploits at the Pwn2Own hacking contest running alongside the CanSecWest 2015 conference in Vancouver, British Columbia. Security researchers were testing them in exchange for cash.

Scientists find new way to control light for next gen computing

Scientists have created a device reminiscent of a bee's honeycomb that can twist beams of light around tighter curves than has ever been witnessed before. This could become a powerful way of transmitting data on circuit boards in next gen computers.

Ebola-proof Android tablet helps aid workers in West Africa

Google has developed an Ebola-proof tablet for use by health workers in Sierra Leone. It can resist the storms and high humidity of West Africa and can be dipped into antibacterial chlorine after use.

Canada approves the genetically-modified, non-browning apple

Another genetically-modified food product has been approved for sale in Canada. Non-browning apples, which have a manipulated gene to prevent browning, were approved by Health Canada on Friday.

Happy Birthday Twitter: Social media giant turns 9 this weekend

Twitter turns nine years old over the weekend and despite a few hiccups along the way, this social media platform is proving it is here to stay by using just a few short letter, numbers and symbols at a time.

Apple's new iPhone research app poses ethical questions

Apple is launching a new data-sharing platform that can make any iPhone user a medical research participant. However, does this pose ethical issues?

Facebook plans to allow third-party apps onto Messenger

Facebook is planning to open up the Facebook Messenger app to third-party apps and services that will run on top of the service, continuing the large-scale expansion of Messenger that the company has started in the past year.

HTC CEO steps down to lead company's future tech division

HTC CEO Peter Chou has stepped down as leader of the company to take the helm of the HTC Future Development Lab. He will be replaced by chairwoman Cher Wang.

MacBook Pro anti-reflective coating staining some screens

Some Retina MacBook Pro owners are complaining that the anti-reflective coating on the screens of their laptop is wearing off, leaving the screen appearing stained.

Microsoft reveals the Lumia 430: A low-cost Windows Phone

Microsoft has added another low-cost Windows Phone to its growing range. The Lumia 430 is the most affordable Lumia smartphone to-date at only $70 but still offers a full smartphone experience.

Survey says 60% of US iPhone users not interested in Apple Watch

A recent Reuters/Ipsos poll of U.S. iPhone users show that around 60 percent of respondents aren't really interested in Apple's latest product, the Apple Watch.

Facetune app brings ease to editing smartphone photos

Most people take and store the vast majority of their digital photographs with their smartphone, with the final pics offering up mixed results as far as quality is concerned.

Feacebook reveals user data to a handful of advertising partners

Facebook has access to a wealth of information about its user base, but until recently only a restricted view of that information has been available to advertisers on Facebook’s platform.

Windows Hello biometric authentication allows for instant logins

Microsoft has unveiled a brand new way of logging in to your computer that will debut with Windows 10. Called Windows Hello, it uses biometric authentication to instantly log you in when you show your face or touch your finger to a device.

Windows 10 will be a free upgrade even to software pirates

Microsoft has announced that users currently running pirated versions of Windows will be able to upgrade them for free to Windows 10 when it launches later this year in what could be a historic moment in the lengthy battle against software pirates.

Op-Ed: Super-fast liquid media 3D printing with light and air (video)

A new approach to 3D printing has put an end to the downside of slow line by line conventional 3D printing, using liquid media and plain old light and air. This is a true game changer, and will make 3D printing infinitely more flexible and efficient.

Op-Ed: DNA could help historical documents last millions of years

A team of researchers in Switzerland may have found a way to preserve the world's greatest historical documents for millions of years to come.

Neptune Suite lets you power TVs, tablets and phones from a watch

A company called Neptune has released six different pieces of hardware that all integrate seamlessly with each other. Powered by the Neptune Hub quad-core smartwatch, the firm promises a new era of computing centered around the watch.

Internet Explorer is finally dead, Microsoft is killing the brand

Microsoft's marketing chief confirmed at the company's Convergence conference yesterday that the long ill-spoken Internet Explorer web browser brand will be killed off with Windows 10 and replaced with the company's new "Project Spartan."

Nintendo has a new plan: Mobile games and new consoles

During a press conference today, Nintendo revealed that it is finally going to enter the mobile gaming market in partnership with DeNA, releasing games featuring Nintendo characters to smartphones. A new console, "Project NX", is also in the works.

SXSW anti-robot protesters call for 'morality in computing'

Anti-robot demonstrators took to the streets of Austin, Texas during the popular South by Southwest culture and technology festival to protest the rise of artificial intelligence (AI) and call for what they called "morality in computing."

Yahoo begins process of eradicating passwords

Yahoo has released a new system of logging in to Yahoo Mail that eliminates the need for remembering long, secure passwords. Instead, passwords are generated "on demand" when required at the time of login.

Windows 10 for phones to include notification LED support

New leaked screenshots of an unreleased build of Windows 10 for Phones revealed last night that the operating system will feature support for notification LEDs. Just a day later, such an LED has been found hidden inside Microsoft's Lumia 735.
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