Allan Roberts

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My reviews are biased — that's why you should trust them

Hi, I’m Vlad Savov and I write for a tech news publication on the internet called <i>The Verge</i>. We cover a whole bunch of other stuff, but I’m here to talk to you about my role as a product reviewer. It’s an enviable job and not one that I take lightly. The world’s biggest technology brands send me …

What God does to your brain

The controversial science of neurotheology aims to find the answer to an age-old question: why do we believe?<p>When neuroscientist Andrew Newberg scanned the brain of “Kevin”, a staunch <b>atheist,</b> while he was meditating, he made a fascinating discovery. “Compared with the Buddhist monks and Franciscan …

Breast Cancer

Achievements of the Abbott-Turnbull Government To Date

Spent $3.6 billion to keep an old, dirty coal power station running for a few more years, when the alternative renewable generation plan would be …

Australia

Watch Walt and Jesse read the final 'Breaking Bad' script for the first time

<b>The video embedded in this post contains big spoilers for Breaking Bad.</b><p><i>Breaking Bad</i>'s finale was perhaps the television event of the year. Watched by millions, the episode brought closure to the show's loyal followers, and was well received by the majority of critics. Unsurprisingly, it was also …

Where is the True North Pole?

5 Reasons You Should Upgrade to Windows 8

The verdicts in the tech press on Windows 8 have been mixed at best, but we offer some compelling reasons why you should make the upgrade, whether on …

Software

10 Sites You Have to Check Every Day

Just like a shower and a cup of coffee, these sites should be part of your morning ritual.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn …

Los Angeles

Hey Samsung, we need to talk about plastic

You can’t accuse Samsung of not playing to form. The South Korean company didn’t stint on technology at its Thursday event in London, UK, and while …