Android: Your phone’s volume keys could be a lot more useful. Noyze lets you customize the look of your volume panel and use your volume keys to launch different apps. Noyze caught my eye because it lets me place the volume panel out of the way at the top when I adjust video sound.
Android: Despite the internet revolution, books are still a valuable source of information. Reading takes time, though. If you’re the type to stick to non-fiction, fact-filled books, Blinkist can help you get to the good parts.
If you’re one of those people who likes being told before a friend snaps your picture, then you’re going to hate the FBI’s Next Generation Identification (NGI) System. NGI, which was launched in 2011, is now fully operational the FBI said Monday.
As the United States prepares to step up its campaign against ISIS, a new CIA report shows the radical Sunni group has at least double (and possibly triple) the number of fighters in its ranks than had previously been speculated. Two days ago, officials testified ISIS had 10k members.
NASA will soon turn a laser-based device toward Earth in an effort to map its forest in 3D. This endeavor, which will originate the International Space Station and goes by the name GEDI, is all part of the agency’s plan to determine the amount of carbon our planet’s forests contain.
Halliburton has agreed to pay $1.1 billion to settle much of its part in 2010’s Gulf of Mexico oil rig disaster. The incident killed 11 people, and resulted in the largest oil spill in this history of the US after offshore drilling rig Deepwater Horizon exploded.
Last week, Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan was one of the first citizens to receive a National eID card, a biometric identification card that will be rolled out to 13 million Nigerians in the near future.