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The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Is Being Abandoned By Major Wireless Carriers

The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 has been, unreservedly, a disaster for the South Korean electronics giant. First recalled in September, a poorly run recall process and a rushed production schedule has meant that millions of phones have stayed out there even as there have been more and more battery …

iPhone 7 vs. Galaxy Note 7 speed test: This is just embarrassing…

Now that the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus have launched, all of the flagship smartphones from big-name brands have arrived for the year. Yes, we’re …

Samsung will replace more than 2.5 million Galaxy Note7 devices

With at least 35 cases of Samsung's new Galaxy Note7 catching fire while charging, Samsung has halted further shipments of its devices.<p>The South …

Samsung thinks you aren’t pretty enough, airbrushes selfies automatically

Mel Wells is a UK health and fitness writer as well as a popular Instagrammer. As someone familiar with selfie snapping, she noticed something a little different about her appearance when she took one with her brand new Samsung Galaxy S7. The front facing camera automatically obliterated all of her …

Samsung Galaxy S7

The Next Generation of Boosted Boards

Dual-core iPhone 6s named top performer of 2015, crushing octa-core Android rivals

We can’t say it enough: Raw hardware specs aren’t everything. What’s far more important is how well a phone’s software works with its hardware, as …

Apple TV apps are becoming much easier to find

Top Charts and Categories have been added to the Apple TV App Store<p>Nearly a week after it launched the App Store for its new Apple TV, Apple has added Top Charts and Categories sections to help make it easier to find new apps. The new sections appear to be rolling out slowly to Apple TV users, …

Apple Releases Second OS X 10.11.2 El Capitan Beta to Public Beta Testers

Apple today seeded the second beta of OS X 10.11.2 El Capitan to public beta testers, two days after releasing the second beta to developers and a week after seeding the first OS X 10.11.2 public beta. Today's update comes two weeks after the public launch of OS X El Capitan 10.11.1.<p>The second OS X …

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Apple Watch finally launched in India at Rs 30,900

Just a few weeks after the launch of iPhone 6S and 6S Plus, Apple launched its Watch range in India today. The launch comes just before the country's …

How to master the Apple TV remote’s new buttons

Like all well-designed products from the Apple mothership, the new Apple TV’s remote, also known as the Siri remote, looks simple but contains a surprising amount of depth.<p>Sure, you might know that one press on the Menu button will take you back one screen, but what about all the other secret moves …

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One month on, Android 6.0 Marshmallow is running on just 0.3% of Android devices

It’s been about a month now since Android Marshmallow started rolling out to a variety of Android devices (mostly just the Nexus line), and according to this month’s distribution numbers, only 0.3% of Android phones are running the latest version. That’s just plain depressing.<p>And what’s worse is …

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Clever hack uses headphones to control Siri and Google Now remotely

Although there are major limitations<p>Researchers working for the French government have found a new way to silently and remotely take control of Siri or Google Now on your smartphone, according to a report from <i>Wired</i>. The method is ingenious but limited, working only over short distances and …

11 tough interview questions you may have to answer if you want to intern at SpaceX

So it follows that you're going to have to answer some tough interview questions to get the gig.<p>Each year, more than 700 interns join SpaceX headquarters in Hawthorne, California, for 80-hour workweeks at about $22/hour in departments like avionics, dynamics, launch operations, manufacturing, and …

The world's biggest brewers are eyeing a $245 billion merger

The world’s biggest brewing company is going to make an offer for its biggest rival, ending months of speculation about a possible tie-up.<p>SABMiller …

Video shows the Galaxy Note 5 can’t keep up with the iPhone 6 despite superior hardware

If you were to pit the Galaxy Note 5 against the iPhone 6 in terms of raw specs, the Note 5 would clobber Apple’s 2014 flagship phone. As we’ve seen …

Stagefright: It Only Takes One Text To Hack 950 Million Android Phones

Six critical vulnerabilities have left 95 per cent of Google Android phones open to an attack delivered by a simple multimedia text, a mobile security expert warned today. In some cases, where phones parse the attack code prior to the message being opened, the exploits are silent and the user would …

NASA names commercial crew for SpaceX and Boeing

NASA has picked four veteran astronauts to be the first crew of a commercial spaceflight, as America turns to SpaceX and Boeing to cut its dependence …

FTC investigating Apple App Store subscription rules in light of Apple Music

The US antitrust regulators are reportedly looking into Apple’s subscription service rules for the App Store are anticompetitive and illegal under US law, according to Reuters. The main issue of contention is that the standard streaming music price of $9.99 per month is not attainable for Apple …

App Store

Third time could be the charm as SpaceX preps for today's Falcon 9 sea landing

<b>Update 10:25AM ET: SpaceX's Falcon 9 Rocket</b> has exploded mid-flight<b>. A vehicle failure caused it to disintegrate over the Atlantic Ocean.</b><p>SpaceX is ready for the third major test of its reusable rocket — are you? Liftoff is scheduled for 10:21AM ET on Sunday, and can be seen above. NASA's coverage …

A simple design innovation let a Chinese entrepreneur build a 57-story skyscraper in 19 days

Broad Sustainable Building, a Chinese architecture company, recently constructed a 57-story, 800 apartment building in 19 working days.<p>It's called Mini Sky City. The man behind it is Zhang Yue, a Chinese entrepreneur with an Elon Musk-ian streak for launching revolutions.<p>As the BBC reports, Zhang …

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Pilots fly through hangar at 185mph in dramatic world first

Two British pilots successfully their planes together through a hangar at 185mph for the first time, in one of the most exhilarating aviation feats ever seen<p>Two British pilots have given a new meaning to Barnstorming after flying their planes in formation through an outbuilding at 185mph.<p>Paul …

Warning: This Awesome Video About Pluto Might Make You Cry

(If you are like our editors and obsessed with all things space)<p>In less than a month, the New Horizons spacecraft will encounter Pluto, after a nearly decade-long journey. The spacecraft launched in 2006, the same year that Pluto was deemed unfit to bear the title of planet. But we still love …

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Air Force, Marines Cancel F

WASHINGTON — Citing “disastrous” management of the F-35 development program and “obvious, catastrophic failings” in the aircraft itself, the Air …

14 Scrumptious Summer Crock Pot Recipes

There’s seriously nothing better coming home to the sweet smell of dinner waiting for you. No, you don’t have to hire a butler to make this a reality. We’re talking crock pots, the ultimate kitchen appliance when it comes to stress-free meals. If you can chop an onion and open a few cans, you can …

HTC introduces 24-karat gold One M9 using a photo taken with an iPhone

HTC today introduced a 24-karat gold limited edition of the HTC One M9. There’s just a slight problem: One of the three photos depicting the new smartphone was taken with an iPhone.<p>I normally couldn’t care less about premium versions of smartphones or tablets, but this is just too good to pass up. …

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SpaceX Crew Dragon Spacecraft – Pad Abort Test POV video

On February 6, 2018, SpaceX successfully launched a heavy-lift rocket called Falcon Heavy, making it "the world's most powerful booster since NASA's …

This iPhone 5C saved its owner from a shotgun blast

There is a growing trend of YouTube videos where recently released mobile devices, like new iPhones and Samsung Galaxies, get shot by weapons such as …

$14,000 turntable won’t wear out your vinyl. What a deal.

If you’ve got an extra $14,000 to $18,500 sitting around, you might consider grabbing yourself one of these bad boys from Japanese manufacturer ELP.<p>The ELP Laser Turntable promises the best in fidelity when playing your precious vinyl records because it uses a laser, not a needle, to decode the …

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Unmanned SpaceX flight aims to show it has learned shuttle disaster lessons

• Dummy run to display how crew can be returned safely in emergency<br>• Crew Dragon to launch at 7am ET on Wednesday<p>SpaceX plans to launch a dummy almost a mile into the sky on Wednesday, in a test of the private spaceflight company’s new emergency abort system, a first step to safeguarding against …

Latest Android distribution numbers see Lollipop at almost 10%

Back in January, the news came out that after just three months, the brand new Android 5.0 Lollipop was installed on roughly 1.6% of active Android devices. Since then, it has been slowly but surely climbed upward. In the latest distribution numbers, Google’s tasty sweet treat has reached 9.7 …

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