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Fonhandle: un mango para iPhone con el que hacer el selfie perfecto (FOTOS, VÍDEO)

(0) Comments | Posted July 19, 2014 | 4:42 AM

A tu iPhone le falta un accesorio fundamental. No, no es una batería externa o una lente para mejorar la cámara. Se trata de un mango.

Esa es la idea que ha tenido Yonatan Assouline y que ha bautizado como Fonhandle....

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This Guy Wants $22,000 To Make An iPhone Handle

(35) Comments | Posted July 17, 2014 | 4:25 PM

Your phone is missing a very important accessory. No, it's not an external battery pack or a camera lens. It's a handle.

At least, that's the idea behind Yonatan Assouline's new invention: the Fonhandle.

The Fonhandle is literally a handle for your phone. And...

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The Battle Between HBO And Netflix Just Got Real

(123) Comments | Posted July 10, 2014 | 11:28 AM

HBO may be the king of Emmy nominations, but Netflix is fast becoming a threat to the throne.

HBO got 99 of the Emmy nominations announced on Thursday, the 14th year in a row the cable network has gotten more nods than any of its rivals. It also...

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A Brief, Delicious History Of The Great Cupcake Takeover

(8) Comments | Posted July 10, 2014 | 8:18 AM

On July 7, 2014, the trendy cupcake bubble burst.

That's when one of the most ubiquitous cupcake chains, Crumbs Bake Shop, closed all of its remaining 48 stores, signaling the beginning of the post-trendy-cupcake era.

"It's over," Bonnie Riggs, a restaurant industry analyst at the market...

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These People Want To Help You Quit Facebook For 99 Days

(6) Comments | Posted July 9, 2014 | 4:18 PM

Want to quit Facebook but don't have the willpower? Maybe very publicly announcing you are signing off for a couple months will do the trick.

To help you do so, a Dutch ad agency named Just is starting a campaign called "99 Days of Freedom, asking you to...

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Taylor Swift: Autographs Are Obsolete Because Of Selfies

(102) Comments | Posted July 7, 2014 | 5:49 PM

The Wall Street Journal's newest columnist, Taylor Swift -- yes, that Taylor Swift -- has a message for all you old fogies out there: Autographs are so over.

"I haven't been asked for an autograph since the invention of the iPhone with a front-facing camera," Swift wrote Monday in

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How To Remove Your House From Google Street View

(16) Comments | Posted July 7, 2014 | 2:22 PM

Stars like Paul McCartney and Jimmy Page are asking Google to blur out their houses on Street View, but that's not a feature exclusive to celebrities. You can do it, too. Celebrities -- they're just like us!

There's not a whole lot of privacy to go around...

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Let's Just Admit We All Use Our Phones On The Toilet

(6) Comments | Posted July 2, 2014 | 11:31 AM

Remember when people used to actually read the books and magazines politely left near toilets? Us neither.

If we're being honest, all of us just secretly sneak our phones into the bathroom these days. Maybe you like to check email, or send texts, or look at Instagram, or play "Candy...

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6 Different Ways To Break Up With Facebook

(12) Comments | Posted July 2, 2014 | 11:20 AM

You've been with Facebook since you were a teenager. Sure, there was a brief fling with MySpace. But, let's be real, Facebook was your first true love. For a while, things were sublime.

Now Facebook's just gone too far. Toying with your emotions in the name of science,...

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6 Apps Mac Owners Need To Download Immediately

(42) Comments | Posted June 29, 2014 | 4:33 PM

If you spend all of your time on your Mac, then you should really stop. Have a look outside every once in a while. But if you must be physically attached to your computer, then you should at least be comfortable and productive.

Here are six programs, most of...

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This Will Make You Long For Your 1990s Cell Phone

(123) Comments | Posted June 27, 2014 | 3:03 PM

Do you remember when "app" was short for nothing except "appetizer" and phones were things you made calls on?

We do, and this jokey graphic from comedy site Kind Of Normal suddenly has us pining for the days of the Nokia phone. Because even with their...

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Cómo proteger tu iPhone de los ladrones, en dos pasos

(0) Comments | Posted June 27, 2014 | 8:20 AM

Los ladrones de iPhone son un problemas aunque no tan grande como pensamos. Siguiendo estos dos pasos podrás conseguir proteger tu teléfono o, al menos, enfadar a los ladrones en caso de que te lo roben.

Sí, es hora de que instales la aplicación 'Find My...

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The New, Creepy Way Your iPhone Passcode Could Get Stolen

(25) Comments | Posted June 26, 2014 | 9:59 AM

If you've ever felt a little paranoid while entering your iPhone's passcode in public, consider yourself justified.

A startling number of common electronic devices can be used to figure out your iPhone's four-digit PIN from afar, according to a new study from the University of Massachusetts set to be...

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Huge Google Event Interrupted By Protester: 'Develop A Conscience!'

(35) Comments | Posted June 25, 2014 | 2:25 PM

San Francisco's well-off class of computer programmers got an earful about the city's growing wealth divide at a Google event on Wednesday.

During Google I/O, where Google rounds up developers and shows off the company's new products and software, a protestor jumped up and interrupted an engineer's presentation on new...

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iPhoneで暗い場所でもきれいな写真を撮る方法

(2) Comments | Posted June 25, 2014 | 1:58 AM

あなたのiphoneだけを使って暗い場所で高品質の写真を撮る方法が分かるだろう。

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You've Never Seen Anything Like This Hand-Drawn Video Game

(11) Comments | Posted June 23, 2014 | 3:05 PM

If your grandparents had video games, we now know how they would have looked.

A new game called "Cuphead," which is set to be released in 2015, is animated in the style of a 1930s cartoon. In fact, it was created the same way that...

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How To Really, Really Annoy iPhone Thieves, In 2 Steps

(74) Comments | Posted June 23, 2014 | 7:34 AM

iPhone thefts are a huge problem, especially in New York City, where more than 40 percent of thefts involve cell phones.

But there are steps you can take to protect your iPhone, or at least really annoy thieves after they steal it.

Yes, it's time for...

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How To Talk On The Phone Like A Human Adult

(51) Comments | Posted June 23, 2014 | 7:30 AM

Talking on the phone is a lost art. No one's really doing it anymore.

If you're under 40, you probably text, email, tweet, Skype, Facetime, "Yo"...anything but phone. If you're under 18, you probably don't even use actual words to communicate -- just tiny cute pictures,

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Everything We Know So Far About Apple's 'iWatch'

(56) Comments | Posted June 20, 2014 | 12:26 PM

The iWatch it coming. Sure, Apple still hasn't said anything about it yet, but The Wall Street Journal published a story on Friday revealing new details from "people familiar with the matter."

Nobody knows a lot about the iWatch -- we don't even know if it's called iWatch,...

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FBI Crafts 83-Page Report On What Things Like 'LOL' And 'BRB' Mean

(16) Comments | Posted June 18, 2014 | 12:48 PM

If you thought the FBI has better things to do than spend all day creating an 83-page internal version of UrbanDictionary.com, you thought wrong.

MuckRock, a site that specializes in filing freedom of information requests, has obtained just such an 83-page document, which was...

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