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What if San Bernardino Suspect Had Used an Android Instead of an iPhone?

How Apple's FBI standoff shows its mobile advantages over Google.<p>What if Syed Rizwan Farook had used an Android device?<p>Farook, the alleged shooter in the San Bernardino, Calif., terror attacks, the center of what may become <i>the critical</i> tech issue this year, owned an iPhone. And a judge ruled that …

Samsung teases Note 5, Galaxy S6 Edge Plus, and what could be a new tablet

Every Samsung Unpacked event is preceded by a litany of teasers, and the one scheduled for next week in New York is no exception.<p>Samsung has already kicked off the teaser campaign for the Note 5 and Galaxy S6 Edge Plus, but a countdown page that the company put up on its Philippines site reveals …

Galaxy Note

Clarkson's Last Top Gear Lap Will Be in One of These

The former host tweeted this somber photo ahead of what will be his last lap around the Top Gear track.<p>We knew it had to happen eventually, and now it's here: Jeremy Clarkson has tweeted that he'll soon take his very last lap of the Top Gear track. This really makes it feel like the end of an …

Top Gear

29 travel hacks that even frequent fliers don't know

Essentially an express lane for the proactive, these programs are pre-approvals from the US Customs and Border Protection that designate you a low-risk traveler. As long as you're not a convicted criminal, you're good to go after little more than some light paperwork and a quick in-person interview.<p>…

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All about Rafael Nadal's rankings free fall

The new ATP rankings were released Monday, with Rafael Nadal plummeting all the way to No. 7 — a low he hasn’t seen in over a decade. That came after Andy Murray won a relatively straightforward victory over the Spanish clay-court king in the final of the Madrid Open on Sunday. The rankings slide, …

What would you see in a black hole?

What would it be like to fly a spacecraft into a black hole? Marcus Woo investigates.<p>Something about a black hole just pulls you in. Sure, its gravity is so strong that not even light can elude its grasp. But, there's something else, something harder to pinpoint. Maybe it's a black hole's absolute …

4 new things we learned about Windows 10 from Microsoft Build 2015

As expected, Windows 10 got some face time at Microsoft's Build 2015 event in San Francisco, and Joe Belfiore took the stage to go over several of its newest features.<p>Belfiore brought attention early to how Windows 10 is bringing back the Aero Glass theme from Windows 7, showing that good ideas …

See the 50 Best Images Taken by Hubble

Pillars of Creation: Originally taken on April 1, 1995, this image has become one of the most iconic to come from the Hu<p>... VIEW MORE<p>NASA/ESA/Hubble …

This Tortoise Will Have A Happier Life, Thanks To Her New 3D-Printed Shell

Things are looking up for Cleopatra: The leopard tortoise now has a 3D-printed prosthesis to protect her deformed shell from further injury by other tortoises.<p>(Photo: Gary Stefanski)<p>Cleopatra suffers from what is known as "pyramiding" or "peaking." That means that rather than growing smoothly, her …

AFC Championship Preview: Colts vs. Patriots

The Indianapolis Colts are probably awfully sick of proving themselves by now. After they opened as six-point favorites at home against the Bengals …

Review: In American Sniper, Clint Eastwood and Bradley Cooper Are Right on Target

His father, taking young Chris out shooting, observes the boy’s instant expertise with a rifle and says appreciatively, “You got a gift. You’re gonna …

The Ebola outbreak was political — just like every disease outbreak

On February 22nd, 1845 the HMS Eclair, a British naval steamer tasked with interrupting the slave trade along the western coast of Africa, made port in Freetown, Sierra Leone. Though the crew left England with a clean bill of health, by the time the Eclair made it home in late September 1845, more …

Man sued for sharing cheap flight loophole

Aktarer Zaman founded the website Skiplagged.com in 2013. It helps travellers book flights using what it calls “hidden city ticketing”. The idea is that travellers wanting to fly from Dallas to Los Angeles, for example, are instructed to book a flight to an alternative destination, say San …

Will Muschamp is off and running at Auburn

AUBURN, Ala. -- It's been a little over a week since Will Muschamp took over as Auburn's new defensive coordinator, and he's wasted no time settling …

For Thanksgiving Dessert, Make an Apple Galette

You don’t need a pumpkin pie on the table. What you do need is an apple galette<p>You don’t need a pumpkin pie on the table. What you do need is plenty of other (more decadent, more delicious) desserts. Like this galette, for instance. Here's how to make it:<p><b>Cut apples off the core</b> into three lobes. …

49ers Quarterback Colin Kaepernick Fined $10,000 For Wearing Beats Headphones

Well that didn't take long.<p>High-end headphone-maker Bose signed a sponsorship deal with the National Football League, which bars players from wearing any non-Bose headphones during televised broadcasts. And the first person penalized from this new rule is San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin …

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Revealed: The Criminal Lamborghini Gangs Of Japan

Every capital city has it's fair share of gang culture, but in Japan the familiar biker gangs are giving way to new movement of Lamborghini driving …

5.5-inch iPhone 6 reportedly faces delay over battery

Apple could unveil two new iPhones this year -- one with a 4.7- or 4.8-inch screen, the other with a 5.5-inch display, according to recent rumors. Assuming those rumors are true, the larger edition is reportedly facing production delays over its battery, claims Taiwanese news site Commercial …

iPhone 6: size comparison with Android phones

Flexible Sapphire Glass And Simpler OS Will Make iWatch More Fuelband Than Gear

Tim Cook acknowledged in an ABC interview yesterday that Apple has something big going on in Arizona concerning sapphire glass, but stopped short of admitting that a forthcoming iWatch might be a major beneficiary of the new material. A number of other factors conspire to make me think that to be …

Report Claims iPhone 6 Will Feature Curved Display, All-Aluminum Rear Shell

Apple's next-generation iPhone may feature rounded edges and a curved glass display, according to a new report from <i>Mac Otakara</i> [Google Translate].<p><i>The Squair Curvaceous Bumper</i><p>Citing "reliable sources", the publication notes that the iPhone 6's cover glass will sit flush with the device's rounded …

New Report Tempers iWatch Expectations, Device May Have 'Simpler' Technological Capabilities

Apple's much-rumored iWatch has been depicted as a standalone device able to function as a typical smart watch and monitor everything from glucose to blood pressure, but a new report from Brian Dolan of <i>MobiHealthNews</i> (via <i>NetworkWorld</i>) suggests that the iWatch's actual functionality may be somewhat …

Toyota AdZone on Hulu | Budweiser: Puppy Love

Watch Budweiser: Puppy Love and more #SuperBowl ads in the #ToyotaAdZone on Hulu now!

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Porsche's first vehicle found in shed after a century

First vehicle was electric and made in 1898<p>The first Porsche ever made has been recovered from a shed in Austria where it sat for over 100 years. The vehicle is called the "Egger-Lohner electric vehicle, C.2 Phaeton model" — nicknamed the "P1" for short — and was created by Ferdinand Porsche …

Sony sending out PlayStation Now beta invites

Sony's PlayStation Now streaming service is scheduled to go into private beta at the end of this month, and the company has begun sending out invites to its lucky participants. For the first wave, Sony seems to be focusing on testing Now on the PlayStation 3 console. A thread at NeoGAF seems to …

The new retro: how Motorola brought wood back, literally

Not so long ago, wood was everywhere in the world of consumer electronics. In the middle of the 20th century, everything from televisions to microwaves to radios came as a bundle of technology housed inside a wooden case or cabinet. These gadgets were imposters, disguised as furniture so as to slip …

LG's curved smartphone is coming to Sprint January 31st for $299.99

LG's curved smartphone, the G Flex, is launching on Sprint this January 31st for $299.99. Earlier this month, the Korean company announced that the phone, which can be bent and flexed, would be coming to AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile "this winter," and Sprint is the first of the carriers to announce a …

Goodbye Twitter fridges, hello 3D-printed food

At CES 2014, the smartest home appliances aren't smart at all<p>CES has long been the best place in the world to find a bunch of insane and impractical home appliances. Last year saw the category reach its drunk-on-tech nadir, best exemplified by Samsung's incongruous efforts to push Evernote onto …

What to expect for Android in 2014 & beyond

In 2007, Android was revealed with an air of skepticism. It was marketed as an open standard which would take on Apple and iOS. Six years and nine sweet-related names later, Android is at the pinnacle of mobile technology and it’s only going to get better in 2014.<p>Wearables 2.0<p>Whether you prefer …

Google Glass

Computer Use May Improve Fine-Motor Skills In The Brain, Scientists Say

Don’t worry about watching all those cat videos on the Internet. You’re not wasting time when you are at your computer—you’re honing your fine-motor skills. A study of people’s ability to translate training that involves clicking and twiddling a computer mouse reveals that the brain can apply that …