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Try The Super-Secure USB Drive OS That Edward Snowden Insists On Using

We all know that Edward Snowden insists on secure email, but he’s also very picky about his operating systems too. In fact, he uses a free, super-secure version of Linux — called Tails — that fits on a USB stick and can be used on any computer without leaving a trace.

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Look Who's Stalking: The 10 Creepiest Apps For Phones, Facebook, More

To one degree or another, everyone’s been an internet stalker at some point. But some apps and services make it crazy, crazy easy to exceptionally creepy. Our friends at Laptop Mag rounded up the shadiest — you know, for reference.

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Facebook Finally Gets Its iPad App Ready

The New York Times is reporting that insiders briefed on Facebook’s plans have revealed that the company plans to introduce a free iPad application optimised for the tablet – and it will be out in the next few weeks.

Shuffle Your Files Between iOS Devices, Computer-Free

The Photofast i-FlashDrive will transfer your music, photo and movie files between iOS devices, even without a computer. It might look like a plain, two-sided USB and 30-pin dock connector at first glance, but it’s more than that.

Life Without A Pulse Is Possible

At the Texas Heart Institute, doctors have developed an artificial heart replacement that produces no discernible pulse or audible heartbeat.

These Shoes Tell You What's Wrong With The Way You Walk (But Not Your Fashion Sense)

This footwear might look like the spawn of a three-way with shoes, stilts and a computer, but the super-awkward ForceShoe is actually a smartie, telling you exactly how you walk.

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Spotify Signs Universal Music

According to AllThingsD, Spotify has just signed a distribution deal with Universal Music Group, the world’s largest music label. This means that they have now secured deals with with three of the four largest labels – just minus Warner Music.

IBM Researchers Build Wonder Material Integrated Circuit Smaller Than A Grain Of Salt

IBM researchers have created the first graphene-based integrated circuit constructed on a wafer of silicon, in a setup that’s smaller than a grain of salt. The circuit is a broadband frequency mixer, which can operate up to a decent 10GHz.

Cameras Returning To Federal Courtrooms For First Time Since 1946

Since 1946, electronic media coverage of federal district courts has been expressly prohibited. But now, 14 federal trial courts and 100 judges will participate in a three-year digital video pilot, a first for the Federal Judiciary.

This Is The Fastest Rubik's Cube-Solving Machine So Far

At the Swinburne University of Technology in Australia, a bunch of students just invented a machine called Ruby, which can solve a Rubik’s Cube in 10.69 seconds – the fastest ever for a robot.

Shark-Repellant Fishing Hook Leaves More Sharks To Eat People

Sharks are not the bloodthirsty sea creatures Jaws made them out to be! In fact, it’s usually an accident when they bite some dim-witted human being splashing around in the water. So we should minimise unintentional harm towards them, too.