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9 Reasons We Miss Friends in GIFS

Watch. Laugh. Repeat.<p>Today marks the 10th anniversary of the <i>Friends</i> finale, and despite the time that's passed, we're still going through withdrawal.<p>To help ourselves cope, we've found the animated GIFS that best illustrate why Rachel Green, Monica Geller, Phoebe Buffay, Chandler Bing, Ross Geller, …

BlackBerry's Passport is a square in looks, but not personality

For the first time in ages, I'm intrigued by a BlackBerry device.<p>That's rather unusual these days, but it wasn't always this way. I remember when I first saw the Pearl eight years ago; it was one of the most beautiful devices I'd ever seen. The Curve and Bold series didn't disappoint either. But …

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 …

The iPhone 6 Plus bends, but not by design

Pictures of the new iPhone 6 Plus - Apple's first phablet - bending in users' pockets are being posted on Twitter under the hashtag #BendGate<p>If you’re one of the 10m people sitting on a new iPhone, you might not actually want to sit on it.<p>Since Apple’s latest product was released over the weekend, …

Dumb ways to sell a budget, a singalong guide for Joe Hockey

The sales job on this budget has been such a train wreck it’s almost as if the government needs a public service announcement about how to avoid obvious political pitfalls – kind of like that catchy ditty made for Metro Trains in Melbourne called Dumb Ways to Die.<p>Members of the government have not …

Apple TV Is A Huge Cash Cow, Which Is Why Apple Is In No Rush To Make It Better

There is one thing standing between Apple TV and being the number one media player, and that’s the enormous pile of money it’s making. According to the firm, Apple TV has now made $1 billion in media sales. These are sales that the company can determine have come directly from people using their …

Microsoft CEO affirms one Windows for all devices

Satya Nadella says in no uncertain terms that the "three" Windows operating systems will merge into one OS.<p>Microsoft's CEO affirmed on Tuesday that all versions of Windows will merge into one operating system for all devices.<p>"We will streamline the next version of Windows from three operating …

Windows Phone

Samsung's new Galaxy Tab S tablets have screens that will make you drool (review)

Once again, Samsung is trying to make splash with big Android tablets — and this time, it’s going back to basics.<p>The South Korean electronics giant is one of the few tablet makers that didn’t give up on big Android slates after the 7-inch Kindle Fire and Nexus 7 took over the market, edging out …

Google Play Store updated to v4.9.13, brings Material Design

Material Design was all the hype at Google IO. And of course – it is probably the biggest Android design alteration we have seen in years. The graphic intensive and cleaner look is to be spread across the whole UI, and the Google Play Store is finally taking all these design elements to the streets.<p>…

Android News

Fund a hoverbike, get a quadcopter

Engineer Chris Malloy's Hoverbike has hit Kickstarter for funding -- in the scaled-down form of a drone.<p>Three years ago, engineer Chris Malloy unveiled his Hoverbike: a twin-bladed 'copter that, he claimed, could reach speeds of 173mph (278.4kph) and was built to withstand altitudes of 10,000ft …

Drones

12 New Ways to Eat Corn This Summer

If you haven't noticed, we talk a lot about nose-to-tail eating. Pork tenderloin for dinner? We want offal and <i>sanguinaccio dolce</i>, too. Roasting a whole chicken? We’ll have wings one night and drumsticks the next, then use the bones for stock when we're done. We waste not; we want not -- and that …

Cooking

New leaks show off the iPhone 6's curved edged display

Instead of a bend like the LG G Flex or the Samsung Galaxy Round, allegedly leaked photos show that Apple is going for edges that taper off.<p>While it's unlikely Apple could have gone with a curved display for its upcoming smartphone, there were plenty of curved-related rumors circulating as early as …

Phones

Just a little Cowgirl

Plan to restrict Scottish MPs voting rights at Westminster scrapped

Plans to restrict the voting rights of Scottish MPs at Westminster have been scrapped after splits emerged in the UK government before September's independence referendum.<p>Senior sources say the coalition has dropped plans to tackle the so-called West Lothian question because of fears it could fuel …

Ukraine crisis: Leaders to hold more talks amid clashes

<b>The leaders of Ukraine, Russia, Germany and France are to hold more talks to resolve the conflict in east Ukraine.</b><p>Germany and France have urged Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko to extend a ceasefire with pro-Russian separatists - due to end on Monday evening - for a second time.<p>The truce …

Russia

When open gets a little more closed: No skins on Android Wear, Auto or TV

Advertisement<p>7 Comments<p>Credit: Signe Brewster/Gigaom<p>Not sure which of the first three Android Wear watches to get? If you were holding out to see if …

Dodgeball: An extreme second chance at childhood

Or, what it feels like to be hit in the face with a rubber ball.<p>A man in his mid-20s dressed as a Power Ranger leaps into the air, arms stretched, poised to catch the squishy rubber ball.<p>In one moment, he moves with the grace of a dancer, long limbs creating elegant lines midair. In the next, he …

From Morocco to Jakarta, Muslims mark Ramadan

BEIRUT (AP) — Across a wide belt that stretches halfway around the globe, the world's estimated 1.6 billion Muslims will mark the beginning of …

The World's Largest Collection Of Neon Signs Is Ridiculous And Amazing

Meet "the Godfather of Neon" and wander through his florescent paradise.<p>Looking through pictures of neon church/graveyard God’s Own Junkyard, we don't think we've seen this many illuminated signs since the climactic forest-of-neon-lights-death-scene in Baz Luhrmann's <i>Romeo &Juliet.</i> However, instead …

6 Summer Salads You'll Actually Crave

<b>1. Black Bean, Corn & Avocado Salad with Chipotle-Honey Vinaigrette</b><p>With black beans, sweet corn, crisp bell peppers and creamy avocado, this is one of those crowd-pleasing, make-ahead recipes that everyone loves. You can serve it as a side dish, salad or dip. The vinaigrette is similar to the …

Taj Mahal: Was India's 'monument to love' built out of guilt?

<b>Often described as one of the wonders of the world, the stunning 17th Century white marble Taj Mahal was built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan as a mausoleum for his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal, who died in childbirth.</b><p>But a new play which recently premiered in India gives a dramatic and unexpected twist …

India

Google will have sole control over the interfaces of Android Auto, Wear and TV

You'd better get used to the interfaces you saw for Android Auto, Wear and TV at the Google I/O conference this past week -- you're going to be seeing them a lot. Google tells <i>Ars Technica</i> that it will maintain sole (official) control over the interface for all three new platforms, rather than give …

NASA's new flying saucer could help us land on Mars

Landing the car-sized Curiosity rover on Mars was difficult enough, but what about when you want to go bigger? What about when you want to carry people to Mars? To test landing a larger payload on the red planet, NASA yesterday sent a flying saucer-like craft called the Low Density Supersonic …