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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Review: Refined, but Not Radical

Samsung's latest phablet is good, but is it good enough?<p>When Samsung launched its Galaxy Note about two years ago, the smartphone became the butt of many jokes. It was a good idea, in theory — a new style of handset designed to combine a big, tablet-size display with a more portable, …

A Brilliant Idea For How Car Touchscreens Should Work

Ever notice how car computer interfaces are incredibly distracting to use? Designer Matthaeus Krenn and his eyes-free concept.<p>From the creator's page:<p>You can download a demo version for your tablet here.

50 Amazing Finds on Google Earth

Google Earth is a virtual globe, map and geographical information program. It maps the Earth by the superimposition of images obtained from satellite …

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The Civil War In Color

Source: The Daily Mail<p>The American Civil War took place between 1861 and 1865 after rifts between the slave-owning, anti-federalist South and the and …

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Amazon may raise price of Prime program by $20 to $40

Amazon's net shipping costs jumped 19% to $1.21 billion in the fourth quarter. More revenue from larger Prime subscriptions may help cover this huge and stubborn expense - as long as users don't cancel<p>SAN FRANCISCO - Amazon.com said it may raise the annual price of its popular Prime subscription by …

Apple Might Go Full 'Phablet'

Last year with the iPhone 5C, Apple gave customers more colors, but customers more or less didn't care.<p>But soon, Apple may offer something the public has actually been asking for: bigger iPhones.<p>Apple is planning on larger displays for a pair of iPhones to be released this year, sources familiar …

Google will rank ISPs based on YouTube performance

Soon, YouTube viewers might have a better idea why their videos take so long to load. Google will launch its Video Quality Report next week, a service which will rank internet service providers based on the quality of YouTube video playback. It will first be available for Canadian users, but …

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Angioplasty and its revolutionary impact over 50 years

<b>In the 1960s patients with a blocked artery would have required major open surgery and a hospital stay of a week or more.</b><p>Half a century on, patients are treated in a matter of hours and return home the same day - and it's all thanks to the angioplasty procedure.<p>Dr Duncan Ettles, president of the …

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We are Living in the Golden Age of the Most Narcissistic and Voyeuristic Tech Imaginable

From the looks of this year’s Consumer Electronics Show, this year’s tech is all about us.<p><i>Las Vegas, NV</i>—Sixteen years ago futurist and sci-fi writer …

Amazon plans to ship your packages before you even buy them

Drawing on its massive store of customer data, Amazon plans on shipping you items it thinks you'll like before you click the purchase button. The company today gained a new patent for "anticipatory shipping," a system that allows Amazon to send items to shipping hubs in areas where it believes said …

New Teams and Customer Cars

Yesterday was a pretty big day for news in motorsport. It began with Robert Kubica leading the Monte Carlo Rally and was quickly followed by Bernie …

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Android 4.4 KitKat starts to hit Galaxy Note 3

The 4.4.2 update has already reached owners of the international version of the Note 3 in Poland, says Sammobile. When could it land in other countries?<p>Owners of the international version of Samsung's Galaxy Note 3 should expect Android 4.4.2 KitKat to flavor their phablets before too long.<p>The …

Google buys Nest Labs for $3.2 billion

Google is making another big bet on hardware.<p>The search giant announced Monday that it's buying connected device maker Nest Labs for $3.2 billion in cash.<p>Nest, led by former Apple (AAPL) designer Tony Fadell, develops "smart" home appliances like thermostats and smoke detectors that can program …

These Easy-To-Install Treads Turn Any Car Into a Tank

If you're an off-roading enthusiast you've probably already seen those kits that let you replace your truck's wheels with a set of four tank treads …

The secret ingredient for a safer bike helmet: paper

<b>Lying flat in the middle of the road doesn't usually inspire a eureka moment. But for one man, having a potentially serious bike accident got him thinking about a new future for helmet design.</b><p>"I was riding my bike down a hill, wearing a helmet and a guy opened his car door," says Anirudha Surabhi, …

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Everything You Need To Know About Samsung's Galaxy S5

In addition to the hints Samsung's executive vice president Lee Young Hee gave to Bloomberg in an interview, there are a handful of other rumors and bits of informed speculation about what the phone will be able to do.<p>Here's what we know so far.<p>Or, at least, that's what Hee called the device in his …

Gear & Gadgets

376 of the best one-liners on the internet

<b>One one-liner a day keeps the doctor away…so, here is a shortlist of the best one-liners you can find on the internet today. Have fun!</b><p>1. I asked God for a bike, but I know God doesn’t work that way. So I stole a bike and asked for forgiveness.<p>2. Do not argue with an idiot. He will drag you down to …

Google+ Is Getting Harder And Harder To Avoid

We all saw this coming. On Thursday, Google introduced deeper Google+ integration into its email service to allow any Google+ user to send each other Gmail.<p>It’s the search giant’s latest push to make Google+ the glue that holds together all Google services. This writing has been on the wall for a …

Ripoff nation: How Verizon and AT&T stacked the deck against cellphone users

Heads they win. Tails you lose<p>If you live in America, there’s a good chance you’ve not been overjoyed by your wireless plan. Simply by using a device essential to your daily life, you have been screwed. Let us count the ways.<p>If you overestimate how many voice minutes, text messages and data usage …

Facebook Finally Axes Controversial 'Sponsored Stories' Ads

It took heaps of bad press and a court settlement, but Facebook is finally ready to shut down one of its most controversial features.<p>In a blog post for developers on Thursday, the company confirmed that it will be shutting down "Sponsored Stories" ads on April 9.<p>The ads show how your Facebook …

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Samsung promises a 'back to basics' rethink for the Galaxy S 5

Samsung has admitted that the public didn't see much difference between the Galaxy S III and S4 smartphones and said the S5 would likely pack a substantially different design. Exec Lee Young Hee told <i>Bloomberg</i> that the new flagship will go "back to basics," adding that "mostly, it's about the …

Google establishes Open Automotive Alliance to get Android in cars

In an effort to make it easier for Android to enter vehicles, major players in the auto and technology industries, including Google, Audi, GM, Honda, …

Google Wants To Bring Android To Cars This Year

Google is trying once more to innovate in the automotive space by putting Android in cars. The firm announced Monday it has partnered with several automakers and tech companies “that share a vision for making technology in the car safer, more seamless and more intuitive for everyone.” The resulting …

Cars are the new smartphones: Chevrolet adding LTE and app store to 2015 models

Apart from the engine, wheels, seats, and enormous difference in size, 2015 Chevys will be nearly indistinguishable from smartphones: General Motors is announcing at CES today that next year's lineup with be available with built-in LTE and an app store. The so-called Chevrolet AppShop is the end …

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