David Tharia

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How to migrate from iPhone to Android

TechRepublic's Android specialist Jack Wallen walks you through the process of migrating from iOS to Android.

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Pythagoras' iPhone: Is Listening A Lost Classroom Art?

Listen and learn, the saying goes.<p>But are students and teachers these days fully listening to each other?<p>What, exactly, is good listening, and why does it matter when it comes to learning? Is "close listening" a doorway to understanding that too many of us are keeping only half-open?<p>My story on …

Yes, this exists.

It’s called the Quadrofoil and it’s like something straight out of a James Bond film. The world’s first fully electric and environmentally friendly …

Microsoft's own Office apps much better on iPhone than Windows Phone 8

Feature<p>In keeping with the growing importance of Apple's iOS platform, Microsoft's new Word, Excel and PowerPoint apps for iPhone are now far …

Apps

Move over, Samsung: Lenovo takes the prize for most shameless Apple ripoff

If imitation truly is the sincerest form of flattery, then the designers at Lenovo must adore the iPhone 6.<p>Samsung has caught a lot of flak for—and been taken to court over—some of its iPhone-like smartphone design choices, but nothing the Korean company has ever produced comes close to the …

Oddball USB stick offers infinite iPhone storage

Slo-mo videos have become my favorite new thing to shoot with the iPhone 6 Plus now that Apple added the ability to spit out gorgeous vids at 240 FPS, but my slo-mo addiction comes at a heavy cost: storage space.<p>The best smartphone camera in the world doesn’t mean jack if your 16GB iPhone can’t …

This Robot Messes with Your Brain Until You Feel a “Ghostly Presence”

For most of us, it’s an uncomfortable tingling sensation—that occasional, disturbing feeling that someone is behind us, watching. But for millions of …

The Brain

Amazon Wants To Put A Listening Speaker In Your Home

What's in your home, always on, ready to listen to you and constantly adapting to the way you talk? Why, it's Amazon's Echo speaker. Think a less portable Siri or Google Now, but hands-free.<p>Are you ready to bring an eavesdropping device that's connected to the cloud into the privacy of your …

iPhone 6 Plus vs Galaxy Note 4 camera shootout!

The iPhone 6 Plus is Apple's first "phablet" sized phone. That puts it in direct competition with other super-sized smartphones, particularly the …

Microsoft's next surprise is free Office for iPad, iPhone, and Android

There's no such thing as a free lunch, or is there?<p>Microsoft's Office suite for iPad, iPhone, and Android is now free. In a surprise move, the software giant is shaking up its mobile Office strategy to keep consumers hooked to Word, Excel, and PowerPoint documents. Starting today, you'll no longer …