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Sideways Dictionary uses hilarious analogies to explain boring tech terms

It might not be as useful as the popular Merriam-Webster or your favorite slang companion Urban Dictionary, but Sideways Dictionary is so much fun. – The Next Web

March 21st, 2017 Tech News, The Next Web

Apple blackmailed by hackers over stolen photos and iPhone credentials

A mischievous band of hackers is trying to extort Apple over a large trove of stolen iPhone credentials, including iCloud and other Apple email accounts. – The Next Web

March 21st, 2017 Tech News, The Next Web

Samsung Galaxy S8 video shows TouchWiz no longer looks that horrible

TouchWiz has long attracted the heckles of tech aficionados from across the globe, but it seems Samsung has finally made it look half-decent with Galaxy S8. – The Next Web

March 21st, 2017 Tech News, The Next Web

Apple launches ‘special’ new red iPhone and revamped iPad

Apple unexpectedly took down its online store and promised ‘something special’ is on the way: meet the new red iPhone and the revamped iPad. – The Next Web

March 21st, 2017 Tech News, The Next Web

Apple Store goes down as Apple teases ‘something special’ – maybe new iPad

Apple has taken down its online store as the company is prepping to show fan boys and girls ‘something special’ – and it’s coming very soon. – The Next Web

March 21st, 2017 Tech News, The Next Web

Dutch police mistakenly pays €3M for Office licenses, court tells Microsoft to keep it

In a major fail, Dutch court has ruled that local police won’t be receiving any cash back after mistakingly buying software from Microsoft for €3 million. – The Next Web

March 20th, 2017 Tech News, The Next Web

Samsung officially unveils new virtual assistant Bixby ahead of Galaxy S8 launch

Samsung is getting Siri-ous as the company just announced its virtual assistant Bixby will land along with the launch of the new Galaxy S8 next wee. – The Next Web

March 20th, 2017 Tech News, The Next Web

How Samsung’s Galaxy S8 measures up to Galaxy S7 and iPhone 7

We practically know everything about Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy S8, but now we can also see how it sizes up against its Galay S7 sibling and the iPhone 7. – The Next Web

March 20th, 2017 Tech News, The Next Web

Samsung Galaxy S8 will come in three colors and cost more than iPhone 7

Samsung might be a week away from unveiling its upcoming Galaxy S8 flagship, but we already have the final pieces of the puzzle all put together. – The Next Web

March 20th, 2017 Tech News, The Next Web

Trump staff will ‘not repeat’ wiretapping claims as UK’s GCHQ denies fault

The US has issued a formal apology to Britain following the Trump Tower wiretapping accusations the White House made over the last few weeks. – The Next Web

March 17th, 2017 Tech News, The Next Web

20,000 unfairly deleted UC Berkeley lectures are now available for free

The University of California at Berkeley was forced to remove 20,000 free lectures from its YouTube channel – but not all of them are lost. – The Next Web

March 17th, 2017 Tech News, The Next Web

Amazon brings Echo-free Alexa to your iPhone because Siri ain’t shit

Amazon is rolling out a fresh update for its iOS app that puts a entirely Echo-free Alexa inside your iPhone – so you never have to speak to Siri again. – The Next Web

March 17th, 2017 Tech News, The Next Web

Google’s new sun map will tell you whether your roof needs a solar panel

Google has updated its interactive Sunroof map to include data from 50 states in the US so everyone can estimate if investing in a solar panel is worth it. – The Next Web

March 16th, 2017 Tech News, The Next Web

Windows maniac installs all major upgrades from the last 36 years in one go

This Windows enthusiast has recorded himself installing all major upgrades to the popular operating system released over the last 36 years in one go. – The Next Web

March 16th, 2017 Tech News, The Next Web

Sony could soon make wireless phone-to-phone charging a reality

Sony could be gearing up to launch a futuristic wireless charging tech that allows power and data exchange between smartphones and other gadgets. – The Next Web

March 16th, 2017 Tech News, The Next Web

iOS concept design shows how Apple can make the iPhone lock screen cooler

While each year we see heaps of mockup designs for the iPhone, one thing that often remains neglected by Apple fans is iOS – and especially the lock screen. – The Next Web

March 16th, 2017 Tech News, The Next Web

Netflix might start tailoring its original series specifically for your smartphone

Netflix has an interesting plan to diversify its offerings by tailoring its original series specifically for streaming on your tablet and smartphone. – The Next Web

March 16th, 2017 Tech News, The Next Web

iPhone owners ask for prostitutes, Siri sends them to the wrong place

Sex-crazed iPhone owners were disappointed to discover Apple’s voice-enabled assistant Siri kept feeding them wrong information where to find prostitutes. – The Next Web

March 15th, 2017 Tech News, The Next Web

Apple might put an end to almost 200,000 oldschool apps with iOS 11

Thousands of developers might be in for a nasty surprise as Apple could obliterate over 187,000 apps with the launch of its new and improved iOS 11. – The Next Web

March 15th, 2017 Tech News, The Next Web

Scary interactive map shows how water levels will rise due to global warming

National Geographic has put up a scary interactive map that shows how global warming is causing water levels across the globe to rise at alarming rates. – The Next Web

March 15th, 2017 Tech News, The Next Web

Samsung could add iPhone-like pressure-sensitive screen on Galaxy S8

Samsung seems to be gearing up to pimp up its upcoming Galaxy S8 flagship with a pressure-sensitive screen in the style of the iPhone’s 3D Touch. – The Next Web

March 15th, 2017 Tech News, The Next Web

Someone turned ‘Breaking Bad’ into a two-hour movie and put it on Vimeo

One devoted ‘Breaking Bad’ fan has cut the whole series to re-assemble it as a riveting two-hour feature film – and you can watch it on Vimeo now. – The Next Web

March 13th, 2017 Tech News, The Next Web

Intel buys out the firm that built Tesla Autopilot to venture into self-driving cars

Intel is gearing up to take on the autonomous driving market big time with its massive $15 billion acquisition of Tesla Autopilot developer Mobileye. – The Next Web

March 13th, 2017 Tech News, The Next Web

iPhone 8 will blow away Samsung’s Galaxy S8 sales, forecast says

Samsung might have tech aficionados from across the globe all psyched up about the upcoming release of its Galaxy S8, but the iPhone 8 will still sell more. – The Next Web

March 13th, 2017 Tech News, The Next Web

People are receiving creepy texts from 2003 – and we know why

In what could have been a riveting plot twist from a thrilling time travel flick, Redditors are going bananas over a mysterious SMS text from 2003. – The Next Web

March 10th, 2017 Tech News, The Next Web

Apple wants to make it harder to repair your already-hard to repair iPhone

Apple is lobbying against a proposed bill for the “right to repair” that will make it easier for customers to fix their iPhone and MacBook devices. – The Next Web

March 10th, 2017 Tech News, The Next Web

Bizarre video of Alexa (not) talking about the CIA sparks conspiracy theories

This creepy video of Alexa responding to questions about the CIA is sparking all sorts of wild conspiracy theories on Reddit – and nobody has an answer. – The Next Web

March 9th, 2017 Tech News, The Next Web

Bizarre video of Alexa talking about the CIA sparks conspiracy theories

This creepy video of Alexa responding to questions about the CIA is sparking all sorts of wild conspiracy theories on Reddit – and nobody has an answer. – The Next Web

March 9th, 2017 Tech News, The Next Web

Samsung Galaxy S8 may redeem slow iris scanning with fast face recognition

Samsung might not be cramming its upcoming Galaxy S8 with a fast iris scanner, but it could come with speedy face recognition sensors. – The Next Web

March 9th, 2017 Tech News, The Next Web

Google confirms hardware issues as Pixel owners report buggy microphones

Google gets mic check as numerous users have stormed in the Support Forums to complain about malfunctioning microphones in the Pixel and Pixel XL phones. – The Next Web

March 9th, 2017 Tech News, The Next Web