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WhatsApp Android users won't even need to lift a finger to take advantage of the strongest encryption yet for a major mobile messaging client. The app's latest Android update will include strong end-to-end encryption by default, which means your... Source: http://feeds.engadget.com/~r/weblogsinc/engadget/~3/atFknxDJcWc/ Similar Articles: Mike Nichols cinderella bengals Apollo Nida Rex... Continue reading
Posted Nov 24, 2014 at michaelarmitage3's blog
Let's face it: options for outfitting the Nexus line with covers and cases have been rather limited (and pricey) coming directly from Mountain View. That could be about to change though, as Android Police reports that a new option could offer a major... Source: http://feeds.engadget.com/~r/weblogsinc/engadget/~3/ZwVYOW1zYnI/ Related Topics: FIFA World Cup... Continue reading
Posted Aug 1, 2014 at michaelarmitage3's blog
Strotter, makers of the Platforma convertible messenger bag, are back this season with a new iPad Air case called the Across. Available in a variety of different designer colors, the $99 Across is an over-the-shoulder bag for the iPad that quickly converts into a standing case, so you can get... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2014 at michaelarmitage3's blog
Celebrities are just like us -- especially when it comes to the holidays. While we're busy sending out our Christmas cards, so are our favorite stars -- though some of them have a, well, interesting way of showing their holiday spirit. Every day it seems like a new celeb is... Continue reading
Posted Dec 13, 2013 at michaelarmitage3's blog
KitKat may be the new kid on the Android block, but it's already faring quite well. Google's latest OS dashboard reveals that 1.1 percent of active Android devices are running the new platform roughly a month after it became available. Not that its arrival is slowing down Jelly Bean's growth,... Continue reading
Posted Dec 8, 2013 at michaelarmitage3's blog
Every year around the holidays airports are jammed with travellers heading all over the country. And it begs the question: if this happens so regularly and reliably, why don't airlines just add more flights this time of year to keep up with the demand? Read more... Source: http://feeds.gawker.com/~r/gizmodo/full/~3/NBMsRHJnHYc/why-airlines-dont-just-add-more-holiday-flights-1473157847 Category: ricin Continue reading
Posted Nov 29, 2013 at michaelarmitage3's blog
Ready for a night on the town, Pippa Middleton showed up at the annual Sugarplum Ball in London on Wednesday (November 20). The sister of Kate Middleton looked stunning in a floor length lacy black gown and matching bag as she strolled into One Mayfair on the arm of her... Continue reading
Posted Nov 24, 2013 at michaelarmitage3's blog
Leonardo da Vinci invented numerous devices that he never built, including the viola organista -- a machine-like instrument that combines a harpsichord, an organ and a viola da gamba. This 500-year-old idea is now a reality, however, thanks to Polish musician Slawomir Zubrzycki. His 5,000-hour project faithfully recreates da Vinci's... Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2013 at michaelarmitage3's blog
Remember how much fun your high school chemistry class was? Neither do we. But that may be because there weren't enough explosions. Well, nowadays, the internet can fix that problem in a jiffy—or rather, a gif. Read more... Source: http://feeds.gawker.com/~r/gizmodo/full/~3/JmY7vMb8a2k/6-chemical-reaction-gifs-that-will-make-you-a-smarter-p-1459656315 Similar Articles: BBM Scandal liam hemsworth Continue reading
Posted Nov 17, 2013 at michaelarmitage3's blog
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013, before the Senate Finance Committee hearing on the difficulties plaguing the implementation of the Affordable Care Act,. The massive failure at healthcare.gov website is getting new criticism for lack of proper cybersecurity protections.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 14, 2013 at michaelarmitage3's blog
Artist-engineer Thomas Heatherwick's "Garden Bridge" proposal is open for public feedback in the UK. A heavily forested pathway stretching across the Thames, Heatherwick's bridge would be the second pedestrian-only bridge constructed in London in less than two decades, succeeding Norman Foster's initially infamous—but now enormously popular—Millennium Bridge, built back in... Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2013 at michaelarmitage3's blog
With only two weeks until the Xbox One hits the shelves, Microsoft's marketing blitz continues with a 12-minute video demonstration of its next-gen console in action. Xbox executives Yusuf Mehdi and Marc Whitten highlight some of Kinect's new features, showing how users can switch to their personalized dashboard using just... Continue reading
Posted Nov 8, 2013 at michaelarmitage3's blog
System now live for those seeking help, still invite-only for experts Google is making its aptly-named help service Helpouts official today, giving you access to experts in different areas via Google Hangouts. The basic premise of Helpouts is to work as a middleman for connecting those who need knowledge with... Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2013 at michaelarmitage3's blog
You'd think that given how pervasive the internet is, we'd be stuck with the fundamental architecture it uses: servers that many devices connect to for their information fix. But a team of Cambridge University scientists wants to shake things up—and remove servers altogether. Read more... Source: http://feeds.gawker.com/~r/gizmodo/full/~3/mTMv4WDoYlA/a-future-internet-might-not-use-servers-1455828554 Tags: brandon marshall... Continue reading
Posted Nov 2, 2013 at michaelarmitage3's blog
FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2010 file photo, an unmanned U.S. Predator drone flies over Kandahar Air Field, southern Afghanistan, on a moon-lit night. The Pakistani government said Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013, that 3 percent of the people killed in U.S. drone strikes in the country since 2008 were... Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2013 at michaelarmitage3's blog
Looking quite the happy couple, Simon Cowell and Lauren Silverman headed out and about in Beverly Hills on Saturday (October 26). The "American Idol" judge wore dark shirt and jeans as he carried his pregnant girlfriend's groceries back to their vehicle. On Sunday morning, the British music producer took to... Continue reading
Posted Oct 27, 2013 at michaelarmitage3's blog
Visitors to the official website for the PHP programming language over the past couple of days might have had their computers infected with malware. Hackers managed to inject malicious JavaScript code into a file on the php.net site called userprefs.js. The code made requests to a third-party website that scanned... Continue reading
Posted Oct 25, 2013 at michaelarmitage3's blog
The Obama administration said Sunday that it has enlisted additional computer experts from across the government and from private companies to help rewrite computer code and make other improvements to the online health insurance marketplace, which has been plagued by technical defects that have stymied many consumers since it opened... Continue reading
Posted Oct 22, 2013 at michaelarmitage3's blog
TORONTO (AP) — BlackBerry is publishing an open letter in major publications around the world in a bid to reassure customers that they can count on the distressed smartphone company. The letter was released Monday on Twitter and will be published in 30 publications in 9 countries Tuesday. It acknowledges... Continue reading
Posted Oct 19, 2013 at michaelarmitage3's blog
Tristram Stuart, founder of Feeding the 5000, is helping to organize several disco soup events across Europe for World Food Day. Stuart is shown here in New York, where he attended the first U.S.-based disco soup event in September. Courtesy of Feeding the 5000 Tristram Stuart, founder of Feeding the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 17, 2013 at michaelarmitage3's blog
The Walking Dead kicked off its fourth season on Sunday night -- continuing the AMC series' record-setting trend with more highs and blowing all nonsports competition out of the water. PHOTOS: Inside 'The Walking Dead's' Spooky Season 4 Premiere Averaging 16.1 million viewers during its inaugural 9 p.m. broadcast, the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2013 at michaelarmitage3's blog
Despite the government being shut down, this week brought us a bevy of new gizmos to play with. I'll leave it up to you to determine whether that's some kind of evidence that the mere existence of government hinders the rollout of electronic devices — for now, we talk about... Continue reading
Posted Oct 12, 2013 at michaelarmitage3's blog
NekoAngel3Wolf/YouTube Storyful helped journalists find the source of this Boston Marathon bombing video. Whether it's an uprising in Egypt or a video of a fake twerking session gone awry, news outlets need to know everything they can about a video before they run with it. That's where Storyful steps in.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2013 at michaelarmitage3's blog
(Reuters) - Cigna Corp on Thursday reported a second-quarter profit that beat analysts' expectations as medical costs were low and revenue increased from health insurance, supplemental benefit plans like dental and vision, and disability and life insurance. Net income rose to $505 million, or $1.76 per share, from $380 million,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2013 at michaelarmitage3's blog
LONDON (AFP) ? Energy giant Royal Dutch Shell on Thursday announced plunging quarterly profits, with outgoing chief executive Peter Voser blaming the ?disappointing? results on a shale asset write-down and unrest in Nigeria. Net profits slumped 57 percent in the second quarter compared with the equivalent period a year earlier,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2013 at michaelarmitage3's blog