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15 handy HTC 10 tips and tricks to master your phone

It’s time for some HTC 10 tips and tricks.Related: 5 tempting HTC 10 cases to style and protect your new phone HTC included a variety of options to help you wake up your HTC 10. read more

Hackers attack KKK and briefly bring down main website

We are not fascist but we certainly do not agree with the KKK movement.” The attack comes as the latest in an ongoing campaign against the KKK, one hackers initially launched several months ago. read more

$100 million was not enough — Uber drivers join Teamsters in California

On Friday, Teamsters noted that it had received “overwhelming outreach” from Uber drivers in search of representation, benefits, and ultimately, a stand for themselves.“We welcome any Uber drivers seeking to improve their working conditions,” said Rome Aloise, president of Teamsters Joint Council 7, in a statement. read more

At the Oregon Trail Rally, this Toyota RAV4 will face challenges beyond dysentery

The historical northwest trail’s fame spread far beyond the computer screen, however, and 1984 saw the staging of the first Oregon Trail Rally.Over a decade later in 1995, the newly formed Oregon Rally Group resurrected the event and kept its original name. read more

Download these five awesome new apps for iOS and Android

Earth Day may have passed, but that’s no reason for you to stop protecting planets.This barebones Android and iOS game has an endless number of purple and pink asteroids hurling through space, vying to hit this one, small, nameless planet. read more

7 real-life inspirations for Game of Thrones that are crazier than fiction

Related: New Game of Thrones season 6 teaser hints at death, death, and more death Spoiler Alert!This article touches on events and details from Game of Thrones. read more

Court to Kansas group: ‘No, school science curriculum is not unconstitutional’

Thwarting a Kansas group comprised of parents and students that opposed the state’s adoption of a national science curriculum, a federal court has upheld a lower court’s ruling on a case involving the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS).Back in 2013, the Citizens for Objective Public Education (COPE), a religiously oriented group, sued to block the curriculum, claiming that the new standards constituted a form of “religious indoctrination. read more

Solar-powered plane completes flight across the Pacific

One of the most important flights across the Pacific Ocean has just concluded, and it just may usher in a new era in air travel.Just before midnight, a solar-powered plane completed a two and a half day flight from Hawaii to Mountain View, California (after a previous flight from Japan to Hawaii), all without using a single drop of fuel. read more

Buddhism is embracing technology with a cute little Buddha-bot

It may be one of the oldest religions in the world, but that’s not stopping Buddhism from embracing innovation.Meet Xian’er, the baby robot monk designed to promote the wisdom of an old religion in a very new way. read more

The gov’t is willing to pay manufacturers and service providers to unlock your phone

The company argued that giving law enforcement an encryption key would threaten the security of its customers’ data — and their privacy.The bill doesn’t specify an amount or set up guidelines as to how much compensation companies would receive. read more

5 shows and movie to stream this week: Game of Thrones, a Patton Oswalt special, and more

Related: Between the Streams: Game of Thrones preview, Veep, Jason Bourne, and more This week, HBO’s biggest hits return, Netflix releases Patton Oswalt’s new stand-up special, and Amazon gets an award-winning foreign film.Interestingly, the show has finally caught up to the books, so everything going forward will be a surprise. read more

An Italian company wants to turn the high seas into futuristic suburbs

Artistically designed by the Italy-based company Jet Capsule, the floating concept is a small autonomous vessel that’s essentially a studio apartment on water.Structurally, Jet Capsule’s UFOs measure just over 40 feet in diameter, with much of the vessel’s surface area taken up by a circular ring surrounding the living quarters. read more

The Mpow Armor Plus Bluetooth speaker is built like a tank and steeled against the elements

Mobile accessory manufacturer Mpow has taken travel-ready ruggedness to the next level with its ultra-durable Bluetooth speaker, the Armor Plus.The speaker is able to survive drops from several feet onto concrete with only minor scratches to show for it. read more

Google has a plan to stop its top talent jumping ship

Launch an incubator within Google so entrepreneur-minded employees can pitch their ideas directly to the company.Called “Area 120,” the setup will be led by long-time Google executives Don Harrison and Bradley Horowitz, The Information reported after speaking to insiders with knowledge of the matter. read more

Super luxurious version of the Samsung Gear S3 smartwatch expected in 2017

The de Grisogono Gear S2 costs around $15,000, and is a limited edition with only 100 made each month, all of which are selling out according to the report.The Gear S3, or whatever it ends up being named, is also a mystery, with this being the first main discussion about such a device. read more

Astronaut Tim Peake just ran the London Marathon – in space

British astronaut Tim Peake refused to let the small matter of being 200 miles above Earth prevent him from taking part in the London Marathon on Sunday.A particularly cool feature meant the visuals matched the speed at which Peake ran, with VR avatars of others using the app appearing around him as he proceeded along the course. read more

Dial 1 for euphoria: What happens when we can zap our brains into any mood?

The leading device in the sector, the Fisher Wallace Stimulator, retails for around $600 – although some insurance companies and Medicaid will pick up the tab.While the current stimulators follow a standard protocol, new research by companies like Fisher Wallace, hospitals like Mt. read more

Xiaomi boss can’t help show off what could be the Mi Band 2

A new wearable that may be the Mi Band 2.It wasn’t named as the Mi Band 2, but a sequel to the Mi Band is perhaps overdue, and has been rumored for a while. read more

How about this awesome ‘jet engine’ chair for the office?

Fancy this as your next office chair?The amazing design is actually the cover of a 737 jet engine, and, with its black leather interior and swiveling base, wouldn’t look out of place beneath a Bond villain’s butt. read more

Phones don’t get much bigger than Xiaomi’s whopping, rumored Mi Max

The picture shows a smartphone in a jeans pocket, which is supposed to highlight how compact the Mi Max will be, despite a big screen size.Related: Hands-on with the Xiaomi Mi 5 Pro The photo joins an official event teaser posted by Xiaomi on the Weibo social network, which says the Max will be announced on May 10. read more