Alex Sverdlov

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The Surprising Reason Your Tattoo Is Permanent

Photographed by Lauren Perlstein.<p>In case you haven't had your daily dose of body horror yet, here's a pleasant fact: Each day, you shed nearly one …

6 small changes in Android L that make a big difference

Most of the posts floating around the web about Android L release have focused on revamped notifications, the new recent menu changes, the death of Dalvik, the new material design, Android for Work and other hard hitters that were showcased during the Google I/O 2014 keynote.<p>After playing around …

Material Design

Google Now voice media controls incoming

It looks like some people are enjoying voice controls for media that is currently playing as part of Google Now. So far the only commands available …

Amazon Fire Phone review: It’s not for me, but Amazon Prime or Kindle Fire users will like it

This Thursday, Amazon(s amzn) enters the crowded but still growing smartphone market: Pre-orders for the Amazon Fire Phone will arrive on July 24 and …

Google's new, image-rich Play Store for Android is rolling out now

It looks like you won't have to wait long at all to check out Google's visually rich Play Store revamp -- it's rolling out now. The refresh doesn't appear any different on the surface, but a quick dive shows very different product pages that are clearly inspired by the company's multi-layered …

LeBron James' Future Better Tied to Andrew Wiggins Than Kevin Love

LeBron James returned to the Cleveland Cavaliers preaching responsibility, waxing patience and selling uncertain visions that made, and continue to make, more sense when bound to rookie Andrew Wiggins instead of Kevin Love.<p>This is not to suggest Love is an unworthy sidekick. Pairing a top-10 …