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Samsung reportedly planning an 18.4-inch Android tablet

When it comes to Android tablets, 7, 8, and 10-inch are still probably the most common sizes, though there are a number of notable exceptions, including 5 and 6-inch mini ‘tabs’, and giants like the Fuhu 20 and 24-inch series. For Samsung, the product line-up tends to range between 7 and 12-inches, …

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Better Beer from Genetically Engineered Yeast

PopMech talks to Kevin Verstrepen, a leading yeast geneticist at the Flanders Institute for Biotechnology and the University of Leuven, Belgium, and Troels Prahl, the head of research and development at the Southern California yeast repository White Labs, to find out why.<p><b>The future of beer is</b> …

'Bourbon Empire' Reveals The Smoke And Mirrors Of American Whiskey

Craft bourbon, like craft beer, is in the midst of a boom: In the past 15 years, the number of distilleries in the U.S. has surged from just a handful to around 600.<p>Why are Americans buying more bourbon? According to author Reid Mitenbuler, one reason is that we're being seduced by clever bottles …

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10 of the Weirdest Beers Ever Brewed

Now that the craft beer revolution is old news, a microbrewery can’t just make better-than-average beer to get noticed. They have to do something …

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Snake Venom, The World’s Strongest Beer

Scottish brewery Brewmeister released Snake Venom, which they describe as “the world’s strongest beer.” It boasts an impressive 67.5% ABV (alcohol by …

Hawaii's Craft Beers Have An Exotic Island Advantage

National Beer Day is October 27th and -- while our fridge is stocked with nothing but pumpkin ales -- we're starting to feel like we've had it all: the faintly European brews of New England (a perfect, cloudy glass of Allagash White comes to mind), the garish Southern concoctions (looking at you, …

Vancouver Craft Beer Week events selling out fast

It's that time of year again - Vancouver Craft Beer Week tickets are on sale. While the event doesn't kick off until the end of May, many events are …

In San Francisco's Mission District, One Man Makes Art of a Good, Sharp Knife | The California Report

“It was mostly wood carving, that’s where I discovered Japanese tools. I was attempting to sharpen gouges, these big scoop-shaped chisels, and I …

Gun Sales Boom Ahead of Ferguson Ruling

Gun stores near the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson have seen sales zoom as the area awaits a grand jury decision on whether to indict a police officer …

Do we deserve OS updates for our Android devices?

With the official release of Android 5.0 Lollipop just around the corner, we thought we’d take a look at system updates in general. We all want the latest and greatest software that Google is pushing out, but do we actually deserve to get software updates?<p>There comes a time in the life of every …

Android News

Gionee's Marathon M3 goes the distance with a 5,000mAh battery

Sure, the Droid Turbo is claimed to last for two days on a single charge, but what if you wanted even more? Chinese handset manufacturer Gionee has …

Google Nexus 9 Review: Meet The First Android 5 Tablet

Key Features<p>Android 5.0 Lollipop<br>• 8.9in screen with 1536 x 2048 resolution<br>• Nvidia tegra K1 processor<br>• 16/32GB storage<br>• Price as reviewed: £319 (16GB)<p>Google …

Lenovo reports strong quarter, now #3 smartphone maker

Lenovo has announced its financial results for its second fiscal quarter, which ended September 30, 2014. Everything is looking good for the world’s largest PC vendor, not only does it now own Motorola, but as a result it became the world’s third largest smartphone maker.<p>Lenovo managed to increase …

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