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How big is the universe … compared with a grain of sand? - video

'You'll never get your head around how big the universe is,' warns astronomer Pete Edwards of the University of Durham in this film about measuring astronomical distances. 'There are as many stars in the universe as there are grains of sand on the Earth.' So how far is a light year? And supposing …

Why the US is poised for off-contract shift (Smartphones Unlocked)

Better smartphone choices and greater consumer awareness are two reasons to abandon the two-year tether.<p>For about as long as there have been cell phones, US carriers have had a stranglehold over the purchasing experience. The two-year contract has reigned supreme here in the States, with providers …

Mobile

Six Months With The Pebble Smartwatch: Greatly Improved, But Still A Tough Sell

Article Contents<p>1 Software<br>• 2 Hardware<br>• 3 Apps<br>• 4 Utility<br>• 5 Conclusion<p>It's been a bit less than six months since I got my Kickstarter-edition Pebble, and …

Samsung Galaxy S 4 Google Play edition: what's different?

Several days ago we received a Samsung Galaxy S 4 Google Play edition to play with and shared our first impressions. This week we take a closer look at what's different between this handset and its TouchWiz-equipped cousins by scrutinizing the benchmarks, battery life and camera performance. …

HTC One Android 4.2 update kills the awful menu bar, adds Instagram to BlinkFeed

The long-awaited Android 4.2 update for the HTC One has been slowly making its way around the world over the past week or so, but thanks to <i>Android Central</i>, we now have a good look at what's on tap in it. Essentially, HTC addressed many of the complaints we had with Sense 5 on Android 4.1, and even …

How big is the universe … compared with a grain of sand? - video

'You'll never get your head around how big the universe is,' warns astronomer Pete Edwards of the University of Durham in this film about measuring …

Police go high tech to tackle trigger-happy Fourth of July celebrations

Police in some U.S. cities will have a high-tech advantage this July 4 in their battle to deter and detect those who celebrate the country’s birthday …

Wearable tech: A brief history and a look into the future

Much has changed since the invention of the first computer that was available for the masses. After several decades, computers have become smaller, more efficient, and more powerful. Modern computers no longer need to occupy huge spaces. They can even be pocketed and now worn as fully-functional …

Wearable Tech

Great summer BBQ and grilling tech | ZDNet

Looftlighter<p>Looking for a way to light your charcoal grill in a safe, environmentally friendly way in virtually any weather condition, all year long? …

BBQ

chocolate-glazed croissant cupcakes

I met my BFF in Language Arts class when I was fourteen. What the lesson plan of ‘Language Arts’ consisted of or what knowledge I gleaned from the 50 …

Bacon & Blue Cheese Steak | BS' in the Kitchen

Do you ever have those days where your meals are strictly determined by the fear of expired meat? Well, today was one of those days. In fact, today …

Cooking

HTC and Samsung smartphones have higher subsidy ratios than the iPhone

It’s not a big secret that the carriers dislike the iPhone. Thanks to high subsidies and the conditions Apple sets for carriers just to sell the iPhone, the carriers have been known to push other smartphones ahead of the iPhone. However, according to an <i>ABI Research</i> report both Samsung and HTC …

Mobile

The Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom set to launch on July 8th

The Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom is just one device within the legion of devices that make up the Galaxy S4 family, and although it was launched a few weeks ago at Samsung’s Premiere 2013 in London, it has yet to get an official release date.<p>Now however, it looks as if U.K. customers won’t have long to …

Phones

The 10 Best Android Apps of the Month: June 2013 (video)

There are thousands of apps that release every month, and we’re here to sift through all of that and show you some of the best ones that released this month! If you’re in a rush, jump straight to the video, otherwise, stick with us as we take a closer look at these apps!<p>Despicable Me<p>First up on our …

Apps

Android 4.3 Jelly Bean leak. So what's new?

In case you didn’t know, an Android 4.3 Jelly Bean ROM leaked this week and the most intriguing part of it was that it wasn’t for a Nexus device. The ROM was for the Galaxy S4 Google Play Edition, and was subsequently ported over to the standard GT-I9505 Galaxy S4 (after all they do share the exact …

Gear & Gadgets

Recon Jet is Google Glass for athletes and professionals, now available for preorder at $499

Google Glass is for walking around and getting directions to a cafe with perfect espresso. Recon Jet is for kicking your performance into the ultimate high gear and — yes — even saving lives.<p>The Vancouver, B.C.-based Recon Instruments, which created the first-ever heads-up display for sports in …

TouchCast Wants You to Watch Web Video With Your Fingers

The problem with most Web video startups is that you’ve seen them before. Another compilation of cheap clips posing as the next big cable channel. …

iOS 7 allows iPhone and iPad control with head movements?

A rumored accessibility option for Apple's upcoming operating system may let users control their devices with a quick jerk of the head.<p>The idea of controlling an<p>iPhoneoriPadwith a gesture may not be too farfetched. According to 9to5Mac, Apple is said to have included a head movement feature in its …

iOS

Can Google Really Crack The Game Console Market?

Look, we’ve all heard the rumors that Google is toiling away on a smartwatch, and the company has said the Nexus Q isn’t completely dead, so part of that recent report from the Wall Street Journal doesn’t completely out of the blue. That said, Google is reportedly also working on an Android-powered …

FCC approves Google's TVWS database for use, bringing whitespace broadband one step closer

Two months after Google got permission to test its TV whitespace (TVWS) database from the FCC, the Commission is approving it for operation. Which whitespace channels are available for use depend on the region in question, and registered wireless devices will be able to use the database to …

How to Use Google Plus

While Google Plus isn't quite in the same league as Facebook, it's growing fast—in May 2013, Time reported that Google Plus had approximately 190 million active members. Ready to sign up? Learning how to use Google Plus is easy, especially if you already have a Google account.<p><b>Adding Yourself to</b> …