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Google engineer: Don’t buy the OnePlus USB Type-C cable

Benson Leung, a Google engineer working on the company’s Pixel C laptop who recently took to Amazon to identify potentially dangerous USB Type-C cables, is back at it. He’s now warning people about smartphone maker OnePlus’ USB Type-C adapter and charging cable.<p>“Don’t buy this #USB #TypeC adapter …

Mobile Technology

Has 9/11 Become 'Ancient History'?

The struggle to get Congress to renew health benefits for responders shows how the political potency of the attacks has diminished with time.<p>Fourteen years and two months have passed since the World Trade Center collapsed into a cloud of toxic dust, and that long passage of time has altered …

World Trade Center

The Origins Of Human Beings According To Ancient Sumerian Texts

Sumer, or the ‘land of civilized kings’, flourished in Mesopotamia, now modern-day Iraq, around 4500 BC. Sumerians created an advanced civilization …

Treasures of the Sea: Ashmolean to show ancient archaeology rescued from the deep

The Ashmolean's major summer exhibition features more than 200 spectacular and unusual objects rescued from the bottom of the Mediterranean<p>One of the …

Best alternative web browsers

The web browser is an extremely important part of your phone, and for most people that’s probably where a good chunk of time gets spent on any …

Google Makes Hangouts Calls To France Free In The Wake Of Attacks In Paris

After a series of shootings and explosions occurred in Paris Friday evening, Google has made calls to France via its Hangouts service temporarily …

Grab a refurb Nexus 5 for only $150 this weekend only

This weekend only, Daily Steals is offering refurbished Nexus 5s, typically $300, for the record-low price of $150.<p>The LG smartphone runs Android Marshmallow and sports 2 gigs of RAM, 16GB of storage, an 8MP camera, and a Snapdragon 800 chip. These unlocked, refurb Nexus 5 D820 devices don’t appear …

Android News

The Original Moto X Gets Its Android 5.1 (Yup, 5.1) Update On Sprint

Since the launch of the Moto X, Motorola has been pretty good about releasing timely Android updates... though that's been called into question …

Here are the videos you don’t want to miss this week – November 14, 2015

Following a busy month of Nexus, Droid and Sony reviews, this week has been relatively calm when it comes to Android-related videos. Even so, we’ve still managed to bring you a bunch of interesting video content, including our full reviews of the LG V10 and the ASUS ZenFone 2 Laser, as well as our …

Mobile Technology

Nextbook Ares 11 mini review

In the Android tablet space, price has always been a key factor in quality. The cheaper the tablet, the lower the quality, and it was almost always …

HTC One X9 -Rumored to be “Packed With City Smarts” & Stunning Specs

Xposed framework now supports Android 6.0 Marshmallow – customize away!

Fans of the Xposed framework have something to celebrate today. After weeks of telling you support for Android 6.0 Marshmallow was getting closer and closer, developer <i>rovo89</i> has finally released version 77, with full Marshmallow compatibility.<p>For those who have no idea what Xposed framework is: …

Android News

Newfound 'Gospel of the Lots of Mary' discovered in ancient text

A 1,500-year-old book that contains a previously unknown gospel has been deciphered. The ancient manuscript may have been used to provide guidance or encouragement to people seeking help for their problems, according to a researcher who has studied the text.<p>Written in Coptic, an Egyptian language, …

Hubble Space Telescope Could Survive Through 2020, Scientists Say

Scientists working with the long-lived Hubble Space Telescope say that the intrepid eye on the sky could continue functioning through 2020, and even …

Man who owns a smart TV says he’s ‘afraid’ of using it after reading its privacy policy

Just like with other electronic devices that used to be “dumb,” TVs have become increasingly smart lately, but that doesn’t mean that’s necessarily a …

Breathe new life into your ‘obsolete’ smartphone, use it as a smart home gadget

<i>Update: Added Cloud Baby Monitor and Presence.</i><p>Just because your old smartphone is a couple of generations old doesn’t mean it can’t be put to good …

Galaxy Note 4 (left) iPhone 6 Plus (right)

Android Circuit: New Galaxy S6 Leaks, One Billion Android Smartphones, Missing Lollipop 5.0

Taking a look back at the week’s news across the Android world, this week’s Android Circuit highlights a number of stories including the lack of Lollipop 5.0 updates, Samsung’s falling profits and how the company is damaging the Galaxy S6 before it is launched, the S6 fights the S Edge, one billion …

Physicists Have Built A Time Machine Simulator

This would create a paradox since you never would have been born if your grandparents never met. You've prevented your later birth, so you shouldn't exist anymore.<p>This is called the "Grandfather Paradox," and it's an infamous one among physicists.<p>Even though Einstein's famous theory of general …

Quantum Physics

Week's Best Space Pictures: Mars Blasts Puff, Bubble Blows Rough, and Rockets Sound Off

Northern lights gleam, stellar debris blows into a bubble, and gassy explosions leave behind pits in this week's best space pictures.

FailedMessiah.com

<b>A two-day, international symposium, “Jerusalem In Babylonia,” celebrating the publication of this volume, will be held February 2-3, 2015, at the</b> …

Nvidia unveils Tegra X1 ‘mobile superchip’

Nvidia chief executive Jen-Hsun Huang announced a mobile processor dubbed the Tegra X1 mobile superchip, the successor to last year’s Tegra K1 chip.<p>The graphics chip maker made the announcement at a press conference at the 2015 Interntaional CES, the big tech trade show in Las Vegas this week.<p>The …

Mobile Devices

Verizon Cloud warns customers of 2 day (!) maintenance closure

Verizon’s enterprise cloud may go off line for 48 hours starting next Saturday at 1 a.m. EST for scheduled maintenance, notice of which got the …

DJI’s $2,800 camera drone was a hit at CES Unveiled

LAS VEGAS — DJI’s new drone, the Inspire 1, is an impressive combination of intelligent aerodynamics and photographic power.<p>The Inspire 1 was one of the most popular products at CES Unveiled, a media event that kicks off the weeklong extravaganza that is CES.<p>A camera hangs down from the front of …

CES Snapshot: More Roku TVs, and 4K on the Way

Roku's new hardware partners are Best Buy's Insignia brand and appliance maker Haier.<p>At last year’s CES, set-top box maker Roku unveiled its plans for Roku TV, which meant Roku’s software would be pre-installed on TV sets made by Chinese hardware partners Hisense and TCL. Now, swap out those …

Set-Top Boxes

Netflix clamps down on attempts to dodge its regional restrictions (updated)

Netflix can only stream the videos that studios make available in a given country, which has led to a booming business in workarounds (such as proxies and virtual private networks) that let you see the company's catalogs in other nations. Heck, one New Zealand internet provider practically built a …

15 best Android multiplayer games

Android gaming has been steadily getting better. Before, we had simple puzzle games and we could invite our Facebook contacts to be our friends in games. Multiplayer games used to mean just leaderboards. There are now a ton of games that support actual multiplayer play, including real time co-op or …

Las Vegas airport preps for tech-savvy travelers

LAS VEGAS (AP) — While the gadgets of the future are only just arriving in Las Vegas for the annual International CES show, officials at the city's …

Las Vegas

Android Circuit: Galaxy Note 4 Versus Galaxy S5, Android's Lack Of Profit, Gingerbread Lives Again

Taking a look back at the week’s news across the Android world, this week’s Android Circuit highlights a number of stories including the Galaxy S5 vs the Galaxy Note 4, the Note 4 LTE, Xiamoi’s 2015 strategy and financials, where is the profit in Android and can Samsung find it, is the Moto G the …