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Samsung announces Galaxy Note 9 with 6.4-inch screen and a huge battery

A refinement of last year’s model with incredibly powerful hardware<p>Samsung is coming off of a disappointing launch for its Galaxy S9, but that doesn’t mean the company is shaking things up for its next major smartphone. The Galaxy Note 9 is officially being announced today, and Samsung is doubling …

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This Baked "Fried" Chicken Is Calling Your Name — Delicious Links

<i>Kitchn's</i> <i>Delicious Links</i><i> column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

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Laptops with 128GB of RAM are here

Brace yourself for laptops with 128GB of RAM because they’re coming. Today, Lenovo announced its ThinkPad P52, which, along with that massive amount of memory, also features up to 6TB of storage, up to a 4K, 15.6-inch display, an eighth-gen Intel hexacore processor, and an Nvidia Quadro P3200 …

Is Your Waistline Bigger Than This Benchmark? Science Says You Need to Lose Belly Fat Fast. (You Could Add Years to Your Life)

Grab a soft tape measure and read. You could literally live many years longer.<p>To my mind, the worst ads on the Internet are those cartoonish, animated ones about how to lose belly fat.<p>However, it turns out that belly fat is a real problem, and one of the most important indicators of whether you're …

Amazon has a $40 wireless keyboard that lasts forever without new batteries or recharging

Are you tired of having to plug in your wireless keyboard every time it needs to be recharged? After all, it’s a “wireless” keyboard so connecting a …

Hurricanes are slowing down, and that's very bad news for everyone

Hurricanes and typhoons — the monstrous, destructive storms that bring extreme wind and rain to coasts around the world — are slowing their pace as …

The Lenovo Z5 sounds unbelievable and it’s launching June 5

• Lenovo is set to launch the Lenovo Z5 on June 5.<br>• The device is rumored to feature 45-day standby times, 4TB of storage, and a truly bezel-less display.<br>• If it delivers on the promise, it could become a world-beating smartphone.<p>Lenovo will launch the Lenovo Z5 (or perhaps Lenovo ZUK Z5) on June 5 in …

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ASUS ZenBook Pro 15 packs Intel i9 power and 4K display

ASUS is adding some extra punch to its new ZenBook Pro 15 while still keeping the laptop slim and light. It's one of the first portable computers to offer Intel's new 8th-generation, six-core i9-8950HK processor even though it's just 18.9mm thick and weighs 1.86kg.<p>The highest-end version of the new …

Jabra Elite 65t review: Put down your AirPods

Whether you like it or not, true wireless earbuds are having a moment. They actually have for a while now, and Apple's introduction of AirPods only added fuel to the fire. Most of the big names in audio have introduced models, following the path Bragi forged with the Dash back in 2016. While …

How to build a robust and reliable home Wi-Fi network

A great home Wi-Fi connection is something that was nice to have ten years ago but wasn’t something most people put a lot of effort into (and certainly not money). The iPhone was only a year old, the iPad wasn’t even out, and we certainly weren’t cutting the cord for streaming services. In 2008, I …

How to boost your metabolism

Myths around metabolism abound: “Coffee speeds it up!” “It slows down after the age of 40.” “Lifting weights raises your basal metabolic rate.”<p>It’s …

So You Want to Shed That Belly Fat Faster? Here's What You Need to Do

Stubborn belly fat is something most of us deal with, and a fast solution to getting rid of it would be ideal. Unfortunately, there's no safe, quick fix to losing weight just in our bellies. That's because our bodies aren't able to simply spot reduce, which means doing a ton of crunches every day …

Linux Mint announces Mintbox Mini 2 tiny desktop PC with Intel inside

Due in June, the new Mintbox moves from an AMD CPU to a rival Celeron processor, which should provide a performance boost while maintaining a similar …

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World's largest SSD capacity now stands at 100TB

That didn't take long -- just a month after Samsung released a record-setting 30TB SSD, a rival has claimed the throne. Nimbus Data has unveiled the ExaDrive DC100, which crams 100TB of 3D flash memory into a standard 3.5-inch SATA form factor. For context, that's 20 <i>million</i> songs (if you assume 5MB …

Take it from someone who has been morbidly obese: this is what overweight people actually need to hear

Another week and another stark warning has been delivered to millennials. This time we have been told in no uncertain terms that we are set to be the …

Seven automated smartphone commands you should try

Teach your old phone some new tricks.<p>Your smartphone is supposed to make life easier. Good news: You can step up its convenience by automating some of the ways you use it. With these seven automated commands, you get to spend less time fussing with your device and more time on the stuff that really …

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These No-Frills Ab Workouts Will Carve Your Core

You don't need any equipment to get the stomach you've always wanted -- just some good old-fashioned circuits.<p>You know your abs are ready and waiting to shine beneath your belly — they just need a little push to show out in the form of a six-pack.<p>You'll need to focus your attentions on several …

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6 Indoor Cardio Workouts You Can Do Without Setting Foot On a Treadmill

You don't need the dreadmill to break a serious sweat<p>There’s no beating a good weight workout, right? But if you really want to keep your body the healthiest it can be, you’ll want to add in some cardio into the mix, too.<p>According to a study in <i>BMC Public Health,</i> overweight and obese people who …

The best mobile photo-editing apps

There's no shortage of photo-editing apps for mobile devices. But if you want to graduate beyond Instagram filters, the sheer number of listings on the App Store or Google Play can be overwhelming. We've sifted through dozens to find the ones worth your time (and money, in some cases).<p>A word about …

The Ketogenic Diet Might Burn 10 Times More Fat Than The Standard American Diet

Pretty impressive.<p>Many people who follow the ketogenic diet (a.k.a. keto) are obsessed with its ability to help you lose weight quickly—and keep it off. Now, new research has found that the low-carb diet may have one especially huge perk going for it: It might burn 10 times more fat than other …

How to lose 1 kg in 1 day without killing yourself at the gym

How to lose 1 kg in 1 day without killing yourself at the gym<p>Image used for representational purposes only<p>Weight-loss doesn’t always come easy. If …

The Grand Tor: How to Go Anonymous Online

Fifteen years have passed since a couple of MIT grads and a Navy-funded researcher first built The Onion Router, or Tor, a wild experiment in …

5 Most Accurate Ways to Determine Your Body Fat Percentage (That Aren't BMI)

Why are we still using an almost 200-year-old formula to determine who’s fit or fat?<p>We’re talking, of course, about the body mass index, or BMI, …

Dark Web 101: Your guide to the badlands of the internet

Hacked login details. Cybersecurity exploits for hire. Drugs, guns and ammo. If there's something shady going on online, chances are it's happening on the dark web.<p>When Target was hacked in 2013, customer card details turned up on dark web marketplaces. Hackers have tried to do the same with Yahoo …

How to Make the Most of Philips Smart Home Technology

Smart home technology is growing up fast. Things that once seemed impossible are now widespread, and the pace of change is remarkable. When we look …

7 ways to make your old phone feel like new

Some industry experts believe we've reached "peak phone," the point where there's no longer any real need to upgrade. Once you find a phone you like, why spend a bunch of money just to get a slightly faster processor or slightly improved camera?<p>I have an iPhone 6S Plus, for example. It's over two …

Gear & Gadgets

12 Travel Map Apps That Beat Google Maps Whether or Not You Have WiFi

Chunky GPS units are a thing of the past. These days, everyone is finding their way by using their smartphones. Although we’ll be the first to admit that we love the industry standard, Google Maps (especially with the new pit stop function), there are a few things that GM just can’t account for. …

How to see everything Google knows about you

The tech giant collects tons of data about you, including your search history, location, and voice searches that help improve Google's services and provide relevant ads.<p>But you might be surprised to know that Google can easily take a look at all of the data it has on you.<p>In October, The Guardian …

A new intersection design eliminates the dreaded left turn into traffic

But despite how standard it may seem to turn left into traffic, that's actually not an inevitable part of driving. There is an intersection design that could save you all that trouble.<p>The " diverging diamond interchange " creates designated ramps that gradually direct cars to veer left or right, …

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