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Want to feel really small? Meet UY Scuti, the largest star in the universe

Looking up at the sky inspires deep moments of introspection and curiosity. It’s easy to feel small under a starry night sky, but in order to begin …

Big Win: Microsoft wins again

Once again we see that there is nothing Apple can have that Microsoft cannot take away. If you believe that Indiana Jones is a documentary.Writing …

TED Talks

Here's everything we know about Tesla's new electric-car rival Faraday Future

It makes sense then, that the company's name is Faraday Future. The automotive startup was founded nearly two years ago, and quietly emerged in the US over the summer, with promises of a new electric vehicle that would start rolling off its assembly line in 2017.<p>Faraday Future is backed by Chinese …

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Apple showing pop-up ads in App Store to get older iPhone users to upgrade

According to Apple Insider, Apple seems to be running its own pop-up ads in the App store targeted at getting older iPhone users to upgrade to the 6s.<p>“Europe's leading digital technology conference”It's happening, Join 15k digital minds to shape what's next for your businessI'm interested<p>The ad …

App Store

The 10 Healthiest Places to Live in America

Honolulu, Hawaii Best Place for Lifelong Health The heavenly climate helps, but the key to well-being here also includes<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Colin …

I tried the £45 Bluetooth padlock that you can unlock with a smartphone

There's also a backup way to unlock the device that uses a combination of Morse Code and a clickable shackle.<p>We tried out an early version of Noke to see what it's like to lock things up with a padlock that doesn't use a key.

Gifts for intrepid travelers

An adventure traveler, environmentalist or nature photographer on your holiday gift list? Here are 22 presents that may fill the bill.<p><b>Action Cameras</b><p>One action camera makes selfies automatic while the other can capture your speed and heart rate.<p><b>VSN Mobil V.360 HD Action Sport camera:</b> A rugged, …

Android Phones

Alien Messages From Another Universe? The Strange Physics Of Cyclic Cosmology

The big bang is the preeminent theory of modern cosmology. The model is strongly supported by evidence. But if the big bang caused the Universe, what caused the big bang? Everything from God to nothing has been proposed as an answer, but there are some who think our Universe could have formed from …

Dark Matter

Kobe Bryant-Tim Duncan battles almost a wrap

SAN ANTONIO -- When the buzzer sounded to end San Antonio’s 109-87 triumph over the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday, guard Kobe Bryant trotted toward …

Amazon handing out $5 credit to anyone who downloads one of these apps

You can never turn down free money, right? If you are looking to get a nice deal (free cash), Amazon is making it really easy to get $5 in credit to use towards “products sold by Amazon.com or digital content sold by Amazon Digital Services”.<p>So, how do you sign up? You pretty much just have to …

Apps

5 Of Apple's Worst Design Decisions In 2015

There’s no denying that Apple produces some of the most capable and popular hardware and software combinations in the world. The iPhone, the iPad, …

Tesla doesn't care about making money on its cars, and its shareholders need to live with that

But the bears see the stock tanking. Some analysts have put the bottom in the mid-two digits, while others figure a plunge to the $150 ballpark is possible.<p>You might think that Tesla is concerned about this wide divergence of opinion.<p>But it isn't.<p>In fact, Tesla sees its stock price as at best a …

HP made a Surface competitor with an even cooler kickstand

HP is taking on the Surface. Again. This morning, it's introducing the Spectre x2, a 12-inch tablet that's bundled with a thin, detachable keyboard and can be propped up using a built-in kickstand. It's a pretty stylish package. Along with other PCs being introduced today, HP is trying to make the …

Apple TV vs. Roku 4: Which box will hold your attention?

Those on the lookout for a new streaming box this fall will have a tough decision to make when the fourth-generation models of both Apple TV and Roku hit the market. And while they both have some solid features, which one you end up buying depends a lot on what you already own.<p>Here’s how the two …

Smart TV

Things are looking up for Samsung, thanks to the iPhone 6s

Samsung’s profits have been shrinking recently but the company says that trend is about to end… and it’s due in no small part to the success of the …

Mobile

There are some big caveats to Microsoft’s claim that its new laptop is faster than a MacBook Pro

This is because of a part called a discreet GPU, or graphics card. It's a standalone component that takes on graphics-heavy tasks, like playing games and editing/rendering photos and video. It lets the processor (CPU) run your computer without being "distracted" by processing anything visual that …

10 things every Android user should try

Don’t settle with merely accessing your apps, calls and text messages. There’s a reason why you chose Android over the competition! That tiny computer you carry around can do so much, but its true essence is usually hidden and not too advertised. Want to unlock your Android device’s full potential? …

Android News

Microsoft's CEO shared a surprising motive for the coolest feature in its new phones

By plugging them into an optional dock adapter, you can use them almost like Windows 10 PCs, running full versions of Microsoft Office and other Windows Universal Apps with a mouse, keyboard, and monitor<p>Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella discussed the new feature, dubbed "Continuum," in an interview with …

Samsung chip might be ruining your iPhone 6s’ battery life

A new controversy is brewing online after it’s been revealed that not all iPhone 6s units get the same amount of battery life. The apparent culprit? The new A9 processors, which power Apple’s latest iPhones and were sourced by two chip manufacturers.<p>Apple dual-sourced A9 production from Taiwan …

Mobile Technology

5 Things to Do Before the iOS 9.1 Release Date

We don’t have an official iOS 9.1 release date but that doesn’t mean you should be sitting on your hands waiting for the operating system’s first …

Windows 10: How Microsoft Edge is beginning to beat Google Chrome

Microsoft's new browser is racking up some performance wins over the competition but still falls short in certain areas.<p>When browsing the web, few …

Inside Marshmallow: The System UI Tuner

There is a neat hidden menu on your new Android Marshmallow phone or tablet that gives you a bit of control over your status bar and its pull-down …

This Accessory Brings microSD Card Slot To iPhone

Leef, the designer and developer of flash memory-based products that was formed in 2010, has officially announced its latest accessory built for …

Android Circuit: Moto X Style Defeats iPhone 6S Plus, Priv Launch Date, Android Security Heartache

Taking a look back at seven days of news across the Android world, this week’s Android Circuit includes Samsung’s 3D Touch ambitions, a review of the OnePlus 2, the latest research on Android’s vulnerabilities, Google’s inability to force OS updates, preorders opening for the BlackBerry Priv, a …

Mobile Technology

iFixit Teardown of New 21.5-Inch 4K iMac Reveals DCI-P3 Display, Empty Solder Pads

Earlier today, iFixit conducted a teardown the new Magic Keyboard, Magic Trackpad 2 and Magic Mouse 2. They've now followed that up with a teardown of the brand new 21.5-inch 4K iMac, and while the majority of the insides are the same as last year's model, there are some notable differences.<p>First, …

iMac

Intel reportedly has 'army' of people working on Apple's next iPhone chip

Intel is pouring resources into a project to supply Apple's next iPhone with its next-generation LTE modem, according to a report today from <i>VentureBeat</i>. The team responsible for integrating the Intel 7360 LTE modem chip into what will inevitably become the iPhone 7 may be as large as 1,000 people. …

Samsung Galaxy S7 to feature a USB Type-C charging port

According to a report published earlier today by SamMobile, Samsung’s upcoming flagship smartphone of 2016, the Galaxy S7, is set to be the company’s …