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Samsung’s Thinnest Phone Ever Fully Exposed in Leaked Hands-on Video

The Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge are certainly the highlights of Samsung’s smartphone lineup right now, but they’re just two of dozens of handsets …

Phones

Uber is offering free rides to its own protest today

On Monday, Uber sent an email to its New York City customers, asking them to "Save Uber as you know it in NYC."<p>Its email to customers reads, in part:<p>"We need your help. Mayor de Blasio is supporting a bill that would stop thousands of new drivers from joining the Uber platform. This bill would …

Transportation

The Man Who Invented Text Messaging Has Died At 63

The tech world has just lost a legend. Matti Makkonen, the man who was considered “the father of SMS,” has died at 63.<p>The Finnish inventor pitched the idea for text messaging in 1984 according to <i>Wired</i>, while having a pizza dinner during a telecom conference in Copenhagen, Denmark. His creation has …

Ask Siri to divide zero by zero and get ready for an hilarious insult

Compared to more sedate virtual assistants like Google Now, Siri has always had a reputation for snark — whether it’s answering every annoying hypothetical question we can throw at it with equally sarcastic answers, or getting amusingly annoyed when we confuse him/her with rival AI assistants.<p>A …

Siri

The first photos of the iPhone 6S just leaked

Apple is probably still months away from unveiling its next iPhone, but a set of newly leaked photos gives us an idea of what it could look like.<p>Mark Gurman of 9to5Mac just published a series of photos that reportedly show the iPhone 6S' metal casing from every angle.<p>We'll probably know more about …

Scientists have made the first fully functional artificial human brain cells

But there is more to the idea behind this synthetic neuron than simply proving that it can be done. The team reckons that in the future, it might be possible to actually use these devices in patients to replace damaged nerves, for example, to help treat injury or disease. They may also have a place …

Remote Controls

This Is What World War III Will Look Like | Time

In a picture that captures the violence and sheer destruction inherent in war perhaps more graphically than any other ever published in LIFE, Marines take cover on an Iwo Jima hillside amid the burned-out remains of banyan jungle, as a Japanese bunker is obliterated in March 1945.<p>In this and dozens …

A nearby black hole just erupted for the first time in 26 years and scientists are ecstatic

But on June 15, astronomers detected something signaling that it had woken up.<p>Now, scientists around the world are using highly sophisticated instruments to learn as much as they can about this mysterious beast of nature before the black hole returns to its slumber, which will be soon.<p>Black holes …

8 Awesome Paid iPhone Apps On Sale for Free for a Limited Time

We started out the week with a great list of paid iPhone and iPad apps on sale for free, and <b>several of those apps are still free if you hurry</b>. Today, …

Apps