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This Tablet Can Replace Your Television

Over the past couple of years, the consumer tech industry has been wrestling with hurdles impeding its growth. First, people have stopped upgrading …

Gear & Gadgets

Galaxy S7 Release Date Leaked By Major Player

We now know almost everything about the Galaxy S7: design changes, the new screen sizes, even a brand new model – and now we know when it will go on sale…<p>Taking to Twitter @evleaks, arguably the world’s most famous smartphone tipster, has revealed the Galaxy S7 will be released in the US on Friday …

Microsoft has a crazy plan to make your batteries last a lot longer

Right now, the way a laptop battery works is pretty straightforward:<p>You have a big lithium-ion hunk of a battery that dispenses power to your computer as the hardware says that it needs it.<p>Basically, that means that if you're doing something like playing a game or watching a movie, your processor …

Chevrolet's Active Phone Cooling for your smartphone

Now here’s a unique solution to a common problem. Does it annoy and/or worry you when your smartphone heats up? Even if it does not blow up in your …

Wireless Charging

How McDonald's Destroys The Good Bacteria In Your Gut

When Morgan Spurlock famously spent a month eating large portions of McDonalds for the purposes of his documentary Supersize Me, he gained weight, …

Samsung can put 128GB of storage in your low-cost phone

Just because you're not splurging on a top-of-the-line smartphone doesn't mean that you have to settle for a tiny amount of storage. Samsung certainly thinks that way -- it just announced a 3-bits-per-cell flash memory chip that promises 128GB of storage in "mass market" (read: more affordable) …

Samsung breaks records with £45m push behind Galaxy S6

Korean giant throws marketing weight behind crucial new handset in smartphone battle with Apple<p>Samsung is launching a record-breaking £45m marketing barrage to support its new Galaxy S6 smartphone and regain ground lost to Apple.<p>The figure, disclosed by industry sources, is the largest ever for a …

Peyton Manning signs reduced deal

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- No. 18 will return for his 18th NFL season.<p>Peyton Manning signed a reduced contract to play for the Denver Broncos, the team …

Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge: 13 things to know

Photograph: Laura Lean/PA<p>The Galaxy S6 Edge has a gently curved screen on the left and right sides.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/3/2/1425295293377/34d78134-6cb8-40f9-9879-482bf80fa6cd-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Laura Lean/PA<p>The Galaxy S6 Edge has a gently curved …

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Soldiers could have their bones copied and 3D printed in case of injury

Experts say that soldiers could be scanned before deploying and a 'twin' kept online so that new bones could be 3D printed if they are injured<p>Soldiers could be scanned before they enter the battlefield and a virtual 'twin' kept online so that new bones could be 3D printed when they get injured, …

Samsung to nix bloatware in Galaxy S6 OS, report says

Samsung will remove many of its own programs in the upcoming version of its TouchWiz user interface, a new report claims.<p>The new version of Samsung's TouchWiz will be stripped down to not include any Samsung-built applications, Sammobile is reporting, citing people who claim to have knowledge of …

Samsung's Galaxy S6 will have a wrap-around display, says Bloomberg

Samsung thinks the unusual curved screen adorning its Galaxy Note Edge is the way to combat its sliding smartphone fortunes, according to a report from <i>Bloomberg</i>. It said the Korean company will release a 5.1-inch Galaxy S6 that will curve down both sides of the screen, rather than just the right …

New Galaxy S6 Leak Promises Radical Samsung U-Turn

Samsung smartphones are known for two things: 1. Selling millions, and 2. Being jammed full of TouchWiz bloatware. But apparently Samsung is about to rethink the second of these with its upcoming radical Galaxy S6.<p>The news comes from an interesting source. Reddit user ‘SamsungRep2015’, whose …

Phones

Samsung's new 'ring' speakers pipe sound in every direction

Samsung has tackled just about every kind of speaker you can imagine, but it hasn't had an answer to hot-selling 360-degree speakers like the UE Boom. Well, that changes today: the Korean firm has unveiled the WAM6500 and WAM7500, its first compact one-piece speakers to promise room-filling sound. …

Rex interviewing at ESPN for fallback position

AP<p>Here’s a shocker: Former Jets coach Rex Ryan might be getting paid to do what he’s second-best at, if he can’t get a job doing what he’s best …

Microsoft Is Rumored To Be Building A New Browser That Is Not Internet Explorer

Remember when Chrome was fast? Microsoft might, if ZDNet’s Mary Jo Foley’s recent report that the software company is building a lightweight browser, codenamed “Spartan,” bears out.<p>According to Foley, Spartan is “new” and “isn’t [Internet Explorer].” Her post notes that it could be set free inside …

Apple had a merry Christmas, device activations show

For both Apple and consumers this holiday season, the iPhone appears to be the gift that keeps giving.<p>Apple devices accounted for 51.3 percent of all device activations in the week leading up to December 25, according to mobile analytics firm Flurry, with more than two-thirds of those devices being …

iPhone

Three head coaches and two GMs fired on NFL's 'Black Monday

The ax has fallen on three NFL head coaches and two general managers whose underachieving teams disappointed fans and the owners who pay their big salaries.<p>Getting their “Black Monday” pink slips were head coaches Rex Ryan of the New York Jets, Mike Smith of the Falcons and Marc Trestman of the …

Ndamukong Suh suspended one game for stepping on Aaron Rodgers

The Lions won't have Ndamukong Suh for Sunday's wild-card game against the Cowboys.<p>Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh has been suspended one game …

Explaining what Tom Brady's contract restructuring means

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady restructured his contract, as reported by ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.<p>Here is what it means:<p><b>It creates</b> …

11 potential candidates to be the next Bears GM

The Chicago Bears are in the market for a new general manager and here are thumbnail sketches of 11 potential candidates, several with ties to the organization.<p><b>Chris Ballard, Chiefs director of player personnel</b><p>Longtime college scout for the Bears, Ballard was promoted to become the director of pro …

NFL

Bears fire Phil Emery, Marc Trestman

LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- The Chicago Bears fired general manager Phil Emery and coach Marc Trestman on Monday after a 5-11 season.<p>"[Bears president and …

NFL playoff bracket 2015: Full postseason schedule announced as regular season ends

The regular season is over and now we look to the wild card round of action in the 2015 NFL playoffs.<p>The 2014 NFL regular season is officially a thing of the past and the playoffs are now just days away. There were fewer spots than usual up for grabs in Week 17, but almost all of the seeding spots …

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15 Iphone Apps To Be Even Lazier in 2015

The new year is knocking. Time to break out your goals for self-improvement and… eh, forget it. For most of us, these things won’t live to see the Superbowl half-time show. This year, why not be honest with ourselves and embrace our ever-increasing laziness? Call it maximizing our efficiency, if it …