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Being cheeky is infectious for these parrots

If you've ever had a kea nibble your car tyre or seen the mountain parrot move a traffic cone for no earthly reason, you'd know — these cheeky birds do things just because they want to. Living in New Zealand's southern alps, keas have been seen.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableMar 20th, 2017

These great wireless controllers work on the NES and the Switch

And they’re a lot cheaper than Nintendo’s official Switch controllers, too Enlarge / Finally, a good alternative to the standard Switch Joy-Cons and Pro Controller. (credit: 8bitdo) For all the known issues with Bluetooth wireless devices,.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News12 hr. 39 min. ago

1Password adds a travel mode to frustrate snooping customs agents

 If you travel a lot, especially internationally, a new worry being added to the pile is the threat of being forced to unlock your phone for a customs agent. 1Password has a handy solution for this in the form of Travel Mode, which temporarily d.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News13 hr. 7 min. ago

Being overweight in childhood may heighten lifetime risk of depression

New research suggests that being overweight, especially from a young age, may substantially increase the lifetime risk of major depression......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News14 hr. 6 min. ago

Self-ventilating workout suit keeps athletes cool and dry

A breathable workout suit with ventilating flaps that open and close in response to an athlete's body heat and sweat has now been developed by researchers. These flaps, which range from thumbnail- to finger-sized, are lined with live microbial cells.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News14 hr. 6 min. ago

IDG Contributor Network: How security executives can feel comfortable in the boardroom and server room

With information security being a major concern at all companies, successful security executives need to be equally comfortable in the boardroom and the server room. While being well-versed in traditional security duties, like developing incident.....»»

Category: securitySource:  networkworldRelated News14 hr. 6 min. ago

IDG Contributor Network: Educating the public about security – are we doing it all wrong?

In 2016 consumers were exposed to a larger number of high profile data breaches than any year previously. According to the Breach Level Index, 1,792 data breaches led to almost 1.4 million data records being compromised worldwide, an increase of 8.....»»

Category: securitySource:  networkworldRelated News14 hr. 6 min. ago

IDG Contributor Network: How security executives can feel comfortable in the boardroom and server room

With information security being a major concern at all companies, successful security executives need to be equally comfortable in the boardroom and the server room. While being well-versed in traditional security duties, like developing incident.....»»

Category: securitySource:  networkworldRelated News14 hr. 6 min. ago

IDG Contributor Network: Educating the public about security – are we doing it all wrong?

In 2016 consumers were exposed to a larger number of high profile data breaches than any year previously. According to the Breach Level Index, 1,792 data breaches led to almost 1.4 million data records being compromised worldwide, an increase of 8.....»»

Category: securitySource:  networkworldRelated News14 hr. 6 min. ago

How to install faster, lighter-weight versions of Facebook and Messenger on Android

As much as I’m hesitant to admit it, I do enjoy using Facebook. That being said, as an Android user — especially a person who doesn’t have a flagship phone or a phone with an exceptionally long-lasting battery — the Facebook and Messe.....»»

Category: topSource:  mobilesyrupRelated News14 hr. 6 min. ago

"Red Dead Redemption 2" release date pushed back

Ever since Rockstar confirmed that Red Dead Redemption 2 would launch this fall, fans have been patiently, but eagerly awaiting a precise release date. With summer being the only season separating us from that vague launch date, we may have to be pat.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News14 hr. 6 min. ago

10 Best Gadgets to Get Your Dad for 2017 Father’s Day

Right from being the first love of your life to being a pillar of support irrespective of the circumstances, your …Right from being the first love of your life to being a pillar of support irrespective of the circumstances, your father is someo.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  walyouRelated News14 hr. 6 min. ago

Tangoing pairs of hungry supermassive black holes grow in number

The discovery of more of these deadly duos through a fresh data-sifting technique raises the hope that their secret recipe might soon be unlocked.....»»

Category: topSource:  newscientistRelated News14 hr. 7 min. ago

"Coding Is Not Fun, It"s Technically and Ethically Complex"

An anonymous reader shares an article: For starters, the profile of a programmer's mind is pretty uncommon. As well as being highly analytical and creative, software developers need almost superhuman focus to manage the complexity of their tasks. Man.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News15 hr. 31 min. ago

Facebook defends content policy after guidelines leak

Facebook has caught its share of flak from critics of its leaked content rules. Some are worried that it's being too lenient on abusers, while others are convinced it's engaging in heavy-handed censorship. And apparently, Faceboo.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News15 hr. 51 min. ago

Get ready for the great outdoors with these must-have camping gadgets

The sun is out and the weather is warm, which means it's finally time to go camping. Check out these gadget deals to save money on outdoor gear, from waterproof speakers to solar chargers, that no camper should be without. The post Get ready for the.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News15 hr. 59 min. ago

Close to the Metal Ep. 44: New 2-in-1s breach the surface, but are any winners?

New 2-in-1s are rolling out right now, including the long-awaited update to Microsoft's Surface Pro. Are any of these products ready for the spotlight, or is it still a rough category to compete in? The post Close to the Metal Ep. 44: New 2-in-1s bre.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News16 hr. 31 min. ago

Happy 21st Birthday Web CMS

2017 is being proclaimed “the year of” for a number of digital marketing practices, but something I think worth celebrating here on CMSWire is that, by my reckoning, 2017 is the year the Web Content Management industry comes of age &mda.....»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated News16 hr. 39 min. ago

Long Game raises $6.6 million for a savings account that doubles as a lottery ticket

 Long Game is a bank account, with a twist. Every dollar saved can go towards winning a lottery. The personal finance app allows users to play games and win cash prizes, up to $1 million. It may sound like a gimmick, but these are FDIC-insured.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News16 hr. 39 min. ago

Google I/O: What about Android on Chrome OS?

The hottest tech-show ticket these days is Google I/O. In the just-finished 2017 conference, Google announced lots of great stuff, including a lightweight version of Android, Android Go; a first look at the next version of Android, Android O; and.....»»

Category: operatingsystemsSource:  cwRelated News17 hr. 59 min. ago

Netflix survey shows we wake up with comedy and stay up late with … food?

A new Netflix survey provides insight into its members viewing habits around the world, and how these mark a shift in television viewing schedules, like our propensity to watch dramas at lunchtime instead of evening, or cooking shows in the wee hours.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News17 hr. 59 min. ago