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Consumer Reports: Samsung phone not actually water resistant

NEW YORK (AP) — Consumer Reports says a Samsung phone that's advertised as being "water resistant" actually isn't.<p>The problem appears limited to the …

Top 5 Android Launchers You Should Check Out

We all know that Android phones offer a great deal of customization and personalization. One of the varied ways to give your phone a new look and …

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Android Circuit: New Samsung Leaked, Galaxy S5 Outshines Galaxy S6, LG G4 Rivals Galaxy S6 Edge

Taking a look back at seven days of news across the Android world, this week’s Android Circuit highlights a number of stories including the new Samsung Galaxy S6 Active, previewing the LG G4, HTC’s Butterfly J mid-range handset, Android’s mobile advertising win over Apple, Android M hardware …

The car of the future is 'the most powerful computer you will ever own'

The chips inside driverless cars will be as powerful as those used in some supercomputers, according to Danny Shapiro, senior director of automotive at Nvidia<p>The car of the future will be the most powerful computer you will ever own, packing the processing power of a supercomputer into a box the …

Is your smartphone being tracked? We asked an expert

In the movies, people on the run are often hunted down because of their cell phones. There are countless scenes where expensive smartphones are …

NBA Finals: Championship Odds and Predictions for Remaining Teams

In his verse on the 2011 hit “I’m on One,” Drake made a declaration that can be applied to the NBA playoffs unfolding before our eyes.<p>“I’m just feeling like the throne is for the taking,” the hip-hop star crooned.<p>With the reigning champion San Antonio Spurs bounced, Cleveland Cavaliers banged up …

This Clippers-Rockets Game 7 is the NBA's Haters' Ball

Lots of basketball fans will be ready to pile on whoever loses. Here's why.<p>No matter what happens in Game 7 of the Rockets vs. Clippers series on Sunday (3:30 p.m. ET, ABC), there will be so much schadenfreude. There's a nation full of Silky Johnsons armed with Twitter and a snarl, ready to heap …

NBA Playoffs 2015: Previewing Top Storylines for Game 7 of Clippers vs. Rockets

A series most NBA onlookers wrote off days ago delivers the second round's lone Game 7 on Sunday afternoon.<p>The Los Angeles Clippers jumped to a convincing 3-1 lead over the Houston Rockets, splitting the first two games on the road without Chris Paul. With the star floor general back in commission, …

Great white shark cruising East Coast becomes Twitter star

BOSTON (AP) — They're gonna need a bigger Twitter.<p>An organization studying great white sharks is enjoying some welcome attention after one of the …

5 Must-Have Apps For Your Phone And Tablet

<i>SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue</i><p>By Bryce Kirchoff<p>Mobile applications for phones and tablets have exploded in popularity — more than 100 billion apps will be downloaded this year, ringing up $26 billion in revenue. (Not too shabby for a market that barely existed a decade ago.) The two-thirds of Americans …

Google's self-driving cars have been in 11 accidents, but none were the car's fault

Shortly after the release of an AP report asserting that Google's self-driving cars have been involved in four accidents since last September, the company published a post on <i>Backchannel</i> today — the Medium-based publication from former <i>Wired</i> writer Steven Levy — to dive into more detail on all the …

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If Mavs can't get Jordan, keeping Chandler a must

The 2015 first round displayed the logic behind the difficult decision the Dallas Mavericks made after the 2011 lockout.<p>Why let Tyson Chandler leave …

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Tornadoes Wreak Havoc in Midwest

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How to Switch From Android to iPhone

Not sweet on Google's candy-themed Android mobile operating system? Here's how to switch to the iPhone.<p>Welcome to the second episode of “S/He’s Just Not That Into You: Smartphone Edition.”<p>As I noted yesterday, there may come a point where you realize that you and your smartphone’s operating system …

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Breaking down some numbers from the NBA Playoffs

A look inside the numbers of the NBA playoffs, as the conference semifinals resume Friday night with Cleveland at Chicago and Houston at the Los …

How to transfer contacts and photos from Android to iOS

You’re finally making the move, getting rid of your old Android phone in favor of a shiny new iPhone. The only problem is transferring all your valuable contacts and photographs from one device to the other.<p>Well, in today’s video I’m going to show you how to do just that — and luckily it’s a lot …

Must-Know Tips on How to Survive Thunderstorms and Lightning

Thunderstorms and lightning tend to strike when you are least prepared. Every thunderstorm creates lightning. While lightning fatalities have …

RANKED: The best smartphones in the world

The two newest flagship Android phones, the Samsung Galaxy S6 and HTC One M9 go on sale April 10. If you're in the market for a new phone, this is a good month to buy.<p><i>We update this list approximately once a month. Our rankings are based on a variety of factors including design, software and</i> …

What the Naked Eye Sees in the Night Sky Compared to What the Camera Can Capture

The Internet is teeming with photographs and videos of the starry night sky that dazzle the eyes and tickle the imagination, but have you ever …

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Jay Z and friends take on Spotify with artist-owned Tidal

Jay Z and chart-topping musicians including Beyoncé, Coldplay, Daft Punk, Kanye West, Madonna and Rihanna have launched Tidal, the first genuine …

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Muhammad Ali ‘rooting for Manny Pacquiao’ in Floyd Mayweather fight

Muhammad Ali’s daughter says that the former heavyweight champion is rooting for Manny Pacquiao in the forthcoming fight against Floyd Mayweather.<p>Rasheda Ali told TMZ Sports: “My dad is Team Pacquiao all the way.” She added: “My dad really likes Manny. He’s a huge fan of his.<p>“He knows Manny’s a …

Paul scores 41, Clippers rally to beat Blazers 126-122

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Don't mess with the Los Angeles Clippers. And certainly not Chris Paul.<p>A third-quarter shove by Portland's Chris Kaman spurred …

Honda unveils redesigned, sportier Civic

Honda unveiled a sportier new version of its compact Civic at the New York auto show this week,as it tries to breath new life into the model which has seen its share of troubles in recent years.<p>The Civic's 2012 redesign was a major embarrassment for Honda, as critics complained about the cheapness …

How to Create a Time Slice Photograph That Captures the Passage of Time

This “time slice” image by photographer Dan Marker-Moore is a photograph of Shanghai created with 65 separate images captured over 1 hour and 53 …

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Men's floral shirts: the wish list – in pictures

Add a touch of floral to liven up your spring wardrobe. These relaxed shirts are the perfect way to make a bold but wearable statement. Choose from an abstract print or a bold-tropical or small-rose motif – layer under a denim jacket or over a cotton T-shirt