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Android OEM death watch: Sony, HTC, and LG edition

If Android OEMs were just that, <i>original equipment manufacturers</i>, their jobs would be much simpler and easier. But in the modern smartphone world, it’s not enough to just design and build new gadgets to a high spec; you have to power them with your own tailored software, you have to support them …

Mobile

Cryogenics: Entire Rabbit Brain Successfully Frozen and Revived For First Time

Researchers from 21st Century Medicine (21CM) have for the first time successfully frozen and recovered an entire mammalian brain. This remarkable …

MIT

The new Burger King advert: starring the worst person on TV this year

The problem with companies using real people to advertise their products is that real people are awful. They are truly the worst of us, all creased and unfiltered and guffawing. And, in the case of the new Burger King advert, ready and willing to get someone sacked.<p>There are three of them onscreen. …

Burger King

Op-ed | Getting Serious About the Moon Village

Recently I had the privilege of attending the 66th International Astronautical Congress (IAC) in Jerusalem.<p>I will confess that in the days leading up …

The only TV shows you have to watch this fall

What if there were a way to know which shows you should stick with and which ones to give up on?<p>Business Insider teamed up with Amobee Brand Intelligence to give you some help.<p>We found out which shows critics were most talking about between July 19 to October 19, 2015 and what they're saying about …

TV

Meet MHL, the easiest way to wire your phone to your TV

Thanks to Google’s Chromecast and a host of other options, wireless streaming from your phone to your TV has never been easier. But if you’re looking …

Gear & Gadgets

Kate Beckinsale confirmed for Underworld 5

And the <i>Underworld</i> series of movies rumbles on. <i>Underworld</i> 5 was first mooted last year, when there was talk that Theo James would be reprising the …

Movies

The 50 best burger joints in America, ranked

Our friends at Foursquare dug through their troves of user data to compile the list. Because the site now allows users to save and favorite venues they love, Foursquare was able to track down which burgers diners are raving about most across America.<p>To create this list, Foursquare included the …

Burgers

The 19 most game-changing weapons of the 21st century

We've come a long way since the stealth bomber.<p>Just as smart gadgets have invaded our homes and revolutionized our lives over the last 15 years, next-level weaponry has transformed the military.<p>The imperatives of the military have always been one of the main drivers of technological …

Military

2016 BMW 7-series

The sixth-generation 7-series will arrive around Thanksgiving, but it's no turkey.<p>Born in the teeth of the Great Recession, the fat but not so happy fifth generation of BMW’s 7-series flagship is finally relinquishing its post to a more fit successor.<p>The 7-series has traditionally been the BMW for …

Plug-in Hybrid EVs

Mercedes-Benz G65 AMG Priced: the Mega G Is Mega Expensive

The Mercedes-Benz G-wagen has come a long way from the simple truck built for the military in the late 1970s to the ultimate big-boy toy. Nothing illustrates the distance the G-wagen has traveled more than the G65—particularly once you learn its pricing.<p>The 2016 Mercedes-Benz G65 AMG stickers for …

Automotive Design

The hottest smartphone maker in China is now selling gorgeous TV sets for dirt cheap

There's a lot to love about the TV's specs, which includes a Sharp-built monitor and fast, powerful chips to handle the Android-based OS. It also supports all kinds of video and gaming formats, it's super thin, and you can even buy it with one of several bright candy-colored casings, which are both …

Smart TV

Paul Smith X Land Rover Defender

This won´t be everybody´s cup of tea, but we love it! This is a collaboration between two of Britain´s most iconic design brands, fashion Designer …

Land Rover

Samsung explains how they made the Galaxy S6 and Edge so 'perfect'

As is usually the case around flagship Android device launches, the manufacturers make sure we know all about the new phone, how it was built and why it is so special. Today, we are hearing from Samsung, they want us to know that the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge have been designed and built to …

Electronics Industry

10 of the Best, Worst, and Craziest Phones Nokia Ever Made

Microsoft began ushering in a new mobile phone era last week by phasing out the Nokia branding from its flagship devices. With the brand destined for a software-only future, we have rounded up the best and worst creations ever to leave Nokia's doors.

Charlie Hebdo

WhatsApp reaches 700 million active monthly users

WhatsApp, an internet based messaging service, has just announced that over 700 million users actively use its service each month. This makes the company the most popular mobile messaging service around the world, and is even more popular than Facebook Messenger. This surge in popularity comes as …

Messaging

(Update: Dell.com too) Dell Venue 8 7840 with RealSense 3D camera now at BestBuy

<b>Update:</b> The Venue 8 7840 was officially introduced at CES, and is now available at Dell.com for $399 in addition to Best Buy.<p><b>Original post:</b><p>Back in September 2014, Dell unveiled a new range of tablets dubbed the Dell Venue 8 7000 Series. These new tablets have a couple of cool features. The first is …

Best Buy

Oppo R5 Review: Beautiful, but no one needs a phone this thin

Before the fight for the biggest screen size, prior to the battle for the best specs or camera, there was the one great, very volatile feature phone manufacturers warred over: thinness. The R5 is Oppo’s 4.85mm stab at making the world’s skinniest phone – so thin they couldn’t fit a headphone …

Groundbreaking Study Reveals The Main Reason Behind Most Cases Of Cancer

The researchers said Thursday that random DNA mutations accumulating in various parts of the body during ordinary cell division were the prime culprits behind many cancer types.<p>They looked at 31 cancer types and found that 22 of them, including leukemia and pancreatic, bone, testicular, ovarian, …

Cancer

Here's what to expect from CES 2015

With 2014 now firmly in the rearview mirror, the tech industry is gearing up to start 2015 off with a bang as it gathers for the annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. This grand-scale exhibition of the near future attracts thousands of companies and hundreds of thousands of attendees every …

Consumer Tech

Blackberry Classic Smartphone

Most of us long ago moved on from the business acumen of the Blackberry to the do-it-all prowess of iPhone and Android, but if you just can't give up …

Mobile Technology

15 best designed Android games of 2014

Android gaming is all over the place. On one side you have simplistic game play and minimal graphics and on the other side you have major studios doing major releases. You can get pretty much any experience you want on Android these days if you look hard enough. However, some games from both sides …

Gameplay

Earth's Most Remote Locations Revealed In 'Lonely Planet' Cartogram

One of our 15 favorite recent data visualizations<p>Cartograms—maps distorted so that instead of land area, they portray another quantity such as population or electoral-college votes—have existed since the early 1900s. Benjamin Hennig has refined the technique, and he made this cartogram to show the …

Game Consoles, Meet Your Competition

Experience PC gaming on your comfortable couch with these compact machines<p>An Xbox One or PlayStation 4 has nothing on a gaming PC. Towers pack so much video memory and such powerful graphics chips that they can render details meticulous enough (smoke, shadows, sunlight) to make a console choke. But …

Gaming

Ebola is here: 5 reasons not to panic

Donald Trump is tweeting that "We should not be importing (Ebola) to our homeland."<p>An Indiana congressman is worried that refugee children from Central America could pose a public health risk with "Ebola circulating."<p>And the Twitter-sphere is filled with people asking "how can we bring these …

How Uber And Lyft Are Trying To Kill Each Other

The car service app wars in San Francisco have a new ground zero: 16th and Vermont streets.<p>The Potrero Hill intersection doesn’t look like much — two empty lots and some furniture stores tucked under a freeway overpass. But the street might as well be strewn with cash, since that’s what Uber and …