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Nokia 2 prematurely revealed to cost $99, leaked Nokia 9 backplate confirms premium design

As new as HMD Global is to the hyper-competitive mobile phone industry (and the business world in general), you have to give credit to the Finnish …

Smartphone gaming addict goes blind after playing for 24 hours straight

If you think an hour-long <i>Candy Crush</i> session or occasionally dropping $10 to refill your stash of Pokemon Go pokeballs is evidence that you have a …

These award-winning microscope photos reveal a bizarre universe just out of reach

A strange and unseen world exists at our fingertips, and only microscopes have the power to bring this hidden dimension into view.<p>To honor the beauty and scientific importance of microscopic photographs— also called micrographs — the Nikon Small World image contest hands out awards and prizes to …

Here's How Colours Really Affect Our Brain And Body, According to Science

You'd be surprised.<p>Red makes the heart beat faster. You will frequently find this and other claims made for the effects of different colours on the …

Download this: Ikea's AR app lets you preview furniture before you buy

Apple dropped iOS 11 this week and, in addition to a load of new features, the update brings the first wave of augmented reality apps created using …

German police in widespread raids on 'visa marriages'

Authorities have said that they know of at least 70 cases stemming from the same criminal gang. Nigerian men are suspected of paying for fake …

Nintendo admits it might not be able to meet demand for the Switch this holiday

Nintendo broke with convention by releasing its latest console in the middle of spring rather than in the fall, but the Switch will still almost …

Learn to Code: Harvard's Free Online Computer Science Course

HTML, CSS, JavaScript, C, SQL, PHP, and More<p>Harvard’s “Introduction to Computer Science” course is widely regarded as the best computer science …

‘I hope Trump is assassinated’: A Missouri lawmaker faces mounting calls to resign after Facebook comment

By Herman Wong<p>, Deputy editor<p>Lindsey Bever<p>, Reporter<p>A Missouri lawmaker is under mounting pressure to resign after she said on social media she hopes President Trump is assassinated, following his response to violence at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville.<p>Democratic state Sen. Maria …

Donald Trump

Galaxy Note 4 batteries recalled due to overheating

It seems that there is some more trouble with Samsung's Galaxy Note line of phones. Today the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) issued a …

Galaxy Note

The tech industry has $21 billion worth of open, high paying jobs — here are the top 15

It now includes a salary estimate with every job listing, based on sifting through the millions of self-reported salaries hosted on its site.<p>To celebrate that new feature, it dug into its data to find out which industries and job titles had the most openings.<p>All told, there are a whopping $272 …

Employment

Airbus plans on making a flying, self-driving car by 2018

We'll be seeing more and more driverless cars on the road in the coming years, if automakers get their way. But if Airbu<i>s</i> has its way, self-driving cars will be old news sooner rather than later.<p>The company hopes to have a working prototype of a self-driving flyingcar by the year's end, CEO Tom …

Autonomous Cars

Want to Be a Better Dad in 2017? Science Says Do This

Truly great dads have these traits.<p>Many dads will set out to be better fathers in 2017 than they were in 2016. However, sometimes the parenting resources for dads are lacking, and they're left guessing as to how to improve.<p>All the studies show that the influence fathers have in the lives of their …

Samsung's Gear VR browser gets improved WebVR content support

One of the best reasons to (still) consider a Galaxy S7 smartphone is the Gear VR headset support, and with Google's Daydream a looming rival, Samsung wants to keep things that way. As such, Samsung recently updated its Internet for Gear VR browser used inside the virtual reality headset. The …

5 Plants That Can Help Purify Indoor Air, According to Science

<i>This article originally appeared on Health.com.</i><p>Want to clear the air in your home or workplace? Get some greens, says research presented today at the …

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Cricket Wireless is bundling Alcatel’s VR headset with the Idol 4 for $200

Alcatel’s Idol 4 was announced at the beginning of this year, and it’s now available in the US at Cricket Wireless. The phone was always intended to be affordable and lower end, so we didn’t expect it to come bundled with a VR headset. Now, though, Cricket is selling the phone along with a VR …

New Redmi Pro gives Xiaomi’s budget smartphone line a touch of class

Xiaomi dropped a surprise today when it outed its first laptop — perhaps predictably a cheap rival to Apple’s Macbook — at an event in Beijing, but it also made a more routine reveal: the Redmi Pro.<p>The Redmi family is Xiaomi’s low-cost device series. Redmi phones are typically around the $150 mark, …

Mobile Technology

Hands-on: The ZTE ZMAX Pro is a whole lot of phone for $99

Earlier today ZTE announced its newest device, the $99 ZTE ZMax Pro. On paper, it’s a whole lot of phone for an off-contract device.<p>After spending a few minutes with it, there’s a lot to like.<p><b>Specs</b><p>Here’s the basic rundown:<p>1080p 6-inch LCD<br>• Snapdragon 617 processor<br>• 2 GB RAM<br>• 32 GB storage<br>• microSD slot (up …

Mobile Technology

China Deploys Fighter Jets to Contentious South China Sea Island

China has reportedly sent fighter jets to a disputed island in the South China Sea, seemingly bolstering the surface-to-air missile batteries spotted …

The Languages And Frameworks You Should Learn In 2016

A lot happened in the software development world in 2015. There were new releases of popular programming languages, new versions of important …

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