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Hamburg is the best city for a night out according to new study

Hamburg, Germany’s second city, beat New York, Paris and London to be ranked as the “best night out in the world” in a new study.<p>Online booking …

Research

Tips for photographing the total solar eclipse

You only have a few minutes to get a shot of totality<p>I've never been a big fan of astronomical events: there are just too many meteor showers or planet transits to keep up with, and a slightly larger Moon just doesn't do much for me. But I have completely shed my cynical attitude regarding the …

Android apps can find nearby devices even when they're offline

If you've ever wished that your smartphone's apps would automatically do your bidding the moment you neared a device, you're in luck. After previewing it at I/O in May, Google has made the second generation of its Nearby Connections toolkit available to Android developers. The updated framework …

Beginner Photography Tip: Photography Terms You Need to Know

So, you've taken the leap and joined the ranks of the photography community.Aside from your excitement about your new hobby, you find that when you …

Samsung’s latest acquisition could give Bixby its voice

Despite unveiling Bixby in March, Samsung's digital assistant remains an elusive beast. An ETA was predicted for June, but we're now in the throes of summer and Bixby is still in hiding. However, the Korean manufacturer's latest acquisition sounds like it's tailor-made for the voice assistant -- …

Consumer Reports picks Galaxy S8 over iPhone 7, everything else

Samsung’s new Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ have been rated the best smartphones available by <i>Consumer Reports.</i><p>Both devices outranked their rivals — including the iPhone 7 — in design, battery life, and camera performance. However, they aren’t considered perfect, with testers noting that they are …

Best Cases for Samsung Galaxy Tab S3

There aren't a ton of great Android tablets options out there, but one of the best is the Samsung Galaxy Tab S3. The Tab S3 includes the S Pen along …

Samsung Galaxy Book vs. Microsoft Surface Pro 4

For this comparison, note that the Galaxy Book comes in two sizes – one with a 10-inch display and another with a 12-inch display. These differ in …

19 rumors we've heard about Samsung's Galaxy S8, one of the biggest smartphones of 2017

Samsung's Unpacked events are when the company usually announces its new Galaxy smartphones.<p>Last month, we had 17 rumors, and we've updated this month's list with two new rumors and a few new updates to existing rumors, too.<p>Check out what we've seen and heard about Samsung's upcoming Galaxy S8:

Is The Samsung Galaxy Book a Microsoft Surface Pro Killer?

Samsung unveiled a new 2-in-1 tablet, called the Galaxy Book, at Mobile World Congress 2017. It is a Windows 10 device that comes bundled with a …

Samsung announces the Galaxy Xcover 4 for Xtreme adventurers

The rugged Samsung smartphone will launch in April.<p>Samsung is officially launching the Galaxy Xcover 4, a rugged smartphone meant for rugged outdoor use. The phone will release in April for €259 (approximately $273, £222, AU$356), according to Samsung's newsroom (German).<p>While Samsung is making its …

I Was Skeptical Of Android Apps On Chromebooks, But Now I’m All-In

Owning a Chromebook is no longer an exercise in self-restraint.<p>Within an hour of setting up Samsung’s Chromebook Pro, I was doing things that used to be impossible on these laptops. I found a decent Markdown editor in Epsilon Notes and used a OneDrive sync application to pull in all my online …

Galaxy S8 Leaks Deliver The First Bad News

It won’t be long until the Galaxy S8 is officially unveiled and we already know the design is so stylish it already looks like one of 2017’s best and most exciting smartphones. But now two potential deal breakers have leaked this week…<p><b>Deal Breaker #1: Invasive Samsung Branding</b><p>One of the highlights …

Phones

Become Your Very Own Coach With These 5 Athletic Gadgets

There was a time when your athletic coach showed up with a clipboard, a cigar, and an 8-cylinder burgundy Econoline.<p>Now, however, athletes can employ …

Biomechanics

Samsung details causes of Note 7 fires but questions remain

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung says a thorough investigation into the fire-prone Galaxy Note 7 phone has confirmed widely held suspicions that its …

50 Best Places to Travel in 2017

The 50 destinations that made our list this year include one of France’s lesser-known wine regions, America’s next big dining spot, and a buzzy Greek …

Panic over Ebola reaches fever-pitch despite calls for calm

The virus has killed nearly 4,500 people, most of them in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea, and the disease has reared its ugly head further afield in the United States and Spain, sparking post-apocalyptic fears of mass contagion.<p>And while tropical disease experts and health authorities have …