Mahdi Awad

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Hummus isn't meant to be a dip

Maybe you’ve had this sandwich: A thick layer of garlicky chickpeas, smooshed to the consistency of mashed potatoes cemented cucumbers, sprouts, tomatoes and havarti cheese between two slices of wheaty, seedy bread, avocado optional. When I was in college in the 1990s it was my lunchtime go-to. The …

Healthy Eating

9 High-Protein, Low-Carb Recipes That You'll Want to Devour

Restricting yourself when it comes to what you eat can be challenging, but what about when you’re looking for high-protein, low-carb recipes? The …

Nutrition

Samsung was 2017’s most copied smartphone brand, Galaxy S7 Edge ruled clones chart

AnTuTu is one of the world’s most popular smartphone benchmarking tools, and although its measurements aren’t always a reliable indicator of …

Fewer US high school students are having sex, CDC says | NOLA.com

Federal data released Thursday (Jan. 4) suggests that the number of high school students who report having sex dropped, although it remains to be …

Our favorite mesh Wi-Fi system can now boost any router you already have

We absolutely love the AmpliFi HD (High-Density) Home Wi-Fi System, which is by far the fastest and most reliable mesh wireless solution in this …

Wi-Fi

Enable Always On Display on Any Samsung Nougat Device Without Root

Always on Display is a nifty feature available in flagship Samsung phones, and finally on the new Google Pixel 2/2 XL. Introduced on the Samsung …

Speed test: iPhone 8 Plus vs Galaxy Note8

With the release of the latest iPhone models from Apple, the guys at Phonebuff have pitted the iPhone 8 Plus against the Galaxy Note8 in a real-world …

Phones

The iPhone 8's A11 Bionic chip couldn't hold up in a speed test against the Samsung Galaxy Note 8

Speed tests are non-scientific tests that pit two devices against each other and make them perform a series of tasks to see how much time it takes them to complete them.<p>They are a way to put synthetic benchmark results into practice, in a way, and yet the outcome can be very surprising, like in …

Galaxy Note

iPhone 8 Plus vs Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Speed Test (Video)

Apple recently launched its new iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus handsets. We have already seen a number of videos of the two handsets and also some …

The Galaxy Note 8 Alcantara case is like a soft blanket for your phone

Remember Snuggie? This is not that. This is a case.<p>I've been meaning to put my thoughts on the Note 8 down for a few weeks now, but they're basically …

The EK7000 is a 4K action cam as good as a $400 GoPro Hero5, but it only costs $73

If you’ve been toying with the idea of picking up a GoPro Hero5 Black but the sky-high price tag is causing you to balk, you’re about to be very …

ProBeat: iPhone X buyers should thank Samsung

Apple this week unveiled the iPhone X, described by CEO Tim Cook as “the future of the smartphone.” Future iPhone X owners (the phone starts shipping on November 3) should be thanking Samsung.<p>I’m not just referring to the fact that Samsung is the sole supplier of the iPhone X’s OLED screen, letting …

Mobile

7 ways the iPhone X copies Android phones

And three original Apple innovations.<p>I've said it before: the new iPhone X nets a lot of firsts for Apple devices. That makes sense; it represents the tech giant's boldest, priciest handset yet.<p>The thing is, many of these additions have been floating around on Android phones; some new, some years …

Maria, expected to become a major hurricane, takes aim at battered Caribbean

Maria is forecast to become a major hurricane as it moves near the Leeward Islands, the National Hurricane Center announced Sunday night.<p>Maria officially became a hurricane late Sunday afternoon, taking aim at already battered islands in the Caribbean amid growing concerns that Florida again could …

Latest Samsung Galaxy Note8 spot tenderly chronicles young romance

Two young lovers are at the center of the latest promo spot for the Samsung Galaxy Note8, and the underlying theme is that new technology can help …

7 Things the Samsung Galaxy S8 Has That the New iPhone X Doesn't

Apple is touting the iPhone X as the future of smartphones, but it doesn't have these features from Samsung's flagship device.<p><b>Apple</b> (NASDAQ:AAPL) …

Katie Holmes And Jamie Foxx Reportedly Engaged — Ring Photo Sparked Engagement Rumors

Tom Cruise’s ex-wife, Katie Holmes, officially confirmed her relationship with Jamie Foxx days ago during a beach outing in Malibu, California, and …

Katie Holmes

Julie’s gadget diary – Oh no! I think I love the Samsung Galaxy Note8

I’m having a first world style crisis today because I think I want to go back to Android. Am I crazy? Well yeah, that’s been established before now. …

Samsung Galaxy S8

10 cool Samsung Bixby tricks you need to know

These voice assistant tricks will make your life easier, and may even make you laugh.<p>Samsung's assistant Bixby can do a wide range of tasks on your phone. Once you've learned the basics, here are some additional tricks that will help you get the most out of your new assistant.<p>1. Turn on an elusive …

The best to-do list app right now

Get the app and then get things done<p>The best to-do list app will always be whatever works for you. One reason for the enduring popularity of pen-and-paper-based methods is that they can map perfectly to your individual needs. Bullet journals, which have surged in popularity in recent years, …

Apps

Boy with heart transplant dies on first day of school

<b>(CNN) —</b> Peyton West's parents would never have thought that his first day of school this year was going to be his last.<p>The 13-year-old had survived a heart transplant in March and spent the past five months living a full and fun life, said his father, Corey West. He developed a passion for food, …

CNN

Gucci Bags Under $1,000 That Are Worth the Investment

<i>This story originally appeared on InStyle.com.</i><p>Gucci slides. Gucci belts. Gucci sunglasses. The iconic brand is definitely having a well deserved …

Emily Ratajkowski & More Stars Show Off Their Bare Booties On The Gram — Sizzling Pics

Sun’s out, buns out! Celebrities like Emily Ratajkowski, Kylie Jenner, and Jennifer Lopez just can’t put their booties away these days, flaunting …

Emily Ratajkowski

Apple is making Samsung rich

Samsung expects its operating profit to increase by 72%, to $12.1 billion, and revenue to rise by 18%, to about $52 billion.<p>Those are strong results — and it looks like they're coming from Samsung's top smartphone rival, Apple, analysts told Reuters.<p>Samsung is best known as a brand that sells …

Mobile

Samsung poised to overtake Intel as biggest chip maker by revenue

(<i>Reuters</i>) — Samsung Electronics is expected to report its best-ever quarterly profit in the second quarter, with soaring memory chip sales pushing it past Intel as the biggest semiconductor maker by revenue for the first time.<p>The world’s largest memory chip maker is the among the biggest …

Markets

Back to Samsung from the Apple iPhone for one reason: signal strength

My wife was getting used to the iOS interface, but one major issue had her swap the SIM out of the iPhone 7 and into a Samsung Galaxy S8. She's happy …

Consumer Reports Crowns Galaxy S8 Best Smartphone Available

<i>Consumer Reports</i> has released its pick for the best currently available smartphones: Samsung’s latest Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+, both of which …

Samsung Galaxy S8 Phones Top Consumer Reports' Smartphone Ratings

The phones occupying the loftiest spots in the Consumer Reports smartphone ratings all excel at nearly everything, but there's always one top dog, …

Phones

iPhone 7 Vs Galaxy S8 Review: Should You Upgrade?

<i>“Galaxy S8 or</i> <i>iPhone 8</i><i>?”</i><p>It is a question on the lips of millions of smartphone buyers, but the reality is “Galaxy S8 or iPhone 7?” will be the battle for the majority of 2017. So does Apple have what it takes to compete with Samsung’s next generation device and which is the best upgrade? Let’s take …

Phones

Galaxy S8 review: Samsung smashes a home run

<b>After spending the best part</b> of a month with Samsung’s new Galaxy S8, it’s impossible to draw any other conclusion: this is the best smartphone in …