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BLU Life Max Review

There are two things you really need to know about Life Max from BLU: it has a great battery life and it’s cheap.<p>For some, that will be reason enough to consider a purchase, especially as it does also come with a 5.5” screen, fingerprint sensor and dual sim functionality. But as with any budget …

Phones

HTC wants U back. But is it too little, too late?

Its new strategy emphasizes quality over quantity, but some say the bell may already have sounded for the embattled phone maker.<p>It's no secret: The last few years have been rough for HTC.<p>After paving the way for Android by making the first Android phone years ago, the Taiwanese company lost its …

Virtual Reality

Motorola has plans for 12 more Moto Mods, current ones will be compatible with its next 3 years of phones

Modular smartphones haven’t taken off for a number of reasons, but one of the big ones is the fear that a year after purchasing your phone and bunch of mods, they’ll all become irrelevant with new hardware. Well, Motorola/Lenovo have just put those concerns to rest for Moto Mod owners.<p>Speaking to</i> …

Apple speaks out against Trump’s recent decision on transgender rights for students

Apple this evening has voiced opposition towards President Trump’s recent ruling to roll back protections for transgender kids in schools. This isn’t the first time Apple has spoken out against a decision from Trump, having previously distanced itself from the administration’s travel ban.<p>In a …

After subdued trip to Mexico, Trump talks tough on immigration in Phoenix

MEXICO CITY — Donald Trump, who has made maligning illegal immigrants from Mexico a cornerstone of his presidential campaign, met with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto on Wednesday — striking a remarkably subdued and cooperative tone as he faced a world leader who forcefully opposes his …

Donald Trump

T-Mobile To Roll Out Android 7.0 Nougat OTA Update To Samsung Galaxy Note 5, Galaxy S6 And More Soon

T-Mobile has revealed which of its Samsung devices are going to receive the Android 7.0 Nougat OTA update soon. The carrier published a list of these …

Peppermint Oil Promotes Hair Growth without Toxic Signs

Abstract<p>Peppermint (<i>Mentha piperita</i>) is a plant native to Europe and has been widely used as a carminative and gastric stimulant worldwide. This …

Bioengineering

Why weren’t there any Taylor Swift jokes at the VMAs?

Everyone knew that Taylor Swift was going to be absent from the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday — but she was really, r<i>eally</i> absent.<p>Poking fun at celebrities is a grand tradition during award shows. Yet Swift, a VMAs favorite who was the source of controversy and several celebrity feuds this …

Award Shows

The Next Must-Have Smartphone Feature - MIT Technology Review

Smartphones can tell you when to depart for the airport to make your flight, provide voice-guided directions on the way there, and route around …

Augmented Reality

Mylan to Launch Cheaper Generic EpiPen Alternative

Authorized generic of lifesaving treatment for serious allergic reactions to list for $300 per two-pack<p>Mylan NV, whose price increases on its lifesaving EpiPen drug drew broad criticism this month, said Monday it would launch a half-priced generic version of the medicine—in effect, competing …

Biotechnology

Trump to give immigration speech amid major questions

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Donald Trump said Sunday night he plans to make a "major speech" on immigration during his stop in Arizona on Wednesday.<p>"I will be making a major speech on ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION on Wednesday in the GREAT State of Arizona. Big crowds, looking for a larger venue," Trump's tweet …

Donald Trump

Clinton, Trump exchange racially charged accusations

RENO, Nev. — A series of racially charged accusations dominated the presidential campaign Thursday, with Democrat Hillary Clinton accusing Donald Trump of “taking hate groups mainstream,” while the Republican nominee repeatedly claimed that Clinton is a “bigot” toward African Americans.<p>Clinton …

Donald Trump

Android Wear Gets Speaker Support And New Gestures, Voice Input Options

Google launched an update to Android Wear today that brings a couple of new features to the smartwatch platform.<p>Maybe the most interesting of these is Android Wear’s ability to use the speakers that are now inside some of the newest watches. If you own a Huawei Watch or an ASUS ZenWatch 2, for …

Wearable Tech

You Soon Might Be Able to Sidestep One of Cable TV's Biggest Ripoffs

We can only hope<p>If you’re sick of shelling out money to your cable provider every month for the privilege of renting the set-top box you need to …

New York Times

Apple's iPhone 7 won't have a headphone socket? Don't sign a moronic petition

Rumors that Apple will remove the headphone socket from its upcoming smartphone devices appear to be causing otherwise rational people to lose the ability to think logically.<p>Indeed, more than 200,000 people have already signed up to petition against something that may or may not happen, based on</i> …

Wearableswatch 2015: the entire year in wearable tech reviewed month by month

PreviousNext 1/13<p>Introduction<p>“Mark our words,” chin-stroking tech analysts squawked confidently two-odd years ago, “2014 is going to be The Year Of …

Wearable Tech

Can you really get a decent Android tablet for $50?

Get a great deal on a touchscreen tablet that is perfect for kids. The Chromo Inc Tablet is for sale on Amazon for $49.99 with free shipping. That’s …

Huawei Watch's hidden speaker enabled in Android Wear 1.4 test build

Like many of you, we were surprised to find that, in addition to all the great hardware already found on the Huawei Watch, the Android Wear device …

Huawei Watch

Deal: Get a fully-capable Galaxy Gear Live Android Wear smartwatch for just $80

If you’re looking to grab a smartwatch for an Android lover this holiday season, but would prefer something closer to a stocking stuffer than jewelry, this is your chance. <i>DailySteals</i> is offering the Samsung Galaxy Gear Live Android Wear smartwatch for just <b>$79.99</b>, and shipping to get it to your …

Google will reportedly challenge Facebook with an intelligent messaging app

Google is said to be building a new messaging app, this time with an intelligent twist: it'll let you chat with your friends or message a Google bot for answers to your questions. <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> reports that Google has been working on this new service for at least a year, though it isn't …

Apps

Cord Cutting Has Started to Snip Away at Broadband

Cord cutting—the trend to ditch expensive cable or satellite TV packages for streaming services like Netflix—is on the rise, with 15% of Americans …

Televisions

Contest: We're giving away 64GB Apple TVs & Apple Watches, click to enter

We've got a handful of brand new 64GB Apple TVs and Apple Watch Sport models that we want to give away to readers who help spread the word about …

Microsoft’s huge Surface Hub displays delayed again

They now cost more, too<p>Microsoft's Surface Hub displays are once again taking an even longer route to market than planned. The displays were announced last January and are meant to offer an all-in-one conferencing system for businesses by building webcams, Bluetooth, NFC, pen input, and 100 points …

Multi-Touch

Google Wants To Eliminate Password Login

Google has begun testing a password-free login method that enables users to log in using their smartphones.<p>Best Mobile Tech Of 2015: Our Top 10 …

Business Technology

How to Master the Croque-Monsieur, the Ultimate Grilled Cheese Sandwich

You can’t go wrong with a basic grilled cheese, but the croque-monsieur approaches sandwich perfection. You can’t go wrong with a basic grilled …

Breakfast

Google to Announce Android Marshmallow and Nexus 5 Phones on September 29

“Join us for some tasty new treats and much s’more.”<p>Google has sent out press invitations for its fall event, set to take place in San Francisco on Tuesday, September 29. Promising “tasty new treats and much s’more,” Google is expected to reveal a revamp of its Nexus 6 smartphone by Chinese …

Samsung finally has an elegant smartwatch in the Gear S2

Few companies have churned out as many different smartwatches as Samsung, so it's little surprise the company is showing off a new one -- the Gear S2 -- at IFA. What <i>is</i> a surprise, though, is how much more elegant, more polished the S2 feels compared to just about all of Samsung's previous attempts. …

Wearable Tech