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GadgetellSolutions Media

18Apr/18<p>As the owner of a retail business, you’ve probably dreamed about getting some extra help. Advertising a retail job for your store(s) can …

Devialet's $2,000 Phantom speaker lands with a boom in the US

There always seems to be a gap between what's described as "good sound" and "great sound" for home audio systems, one that's usually bridged in dollar signs. Serious audiophiles with a discerning ear, lots of cash and enough square footage can always find a unique and powerful setup that will …

World Maps Offline app review: offering a map downloader for offline viewing

Introduction<p>World Maps Offline allows you to find any location in the world so you can download its map to your mobile device. You can then view the …

Four Columbia House insiders explain the shady math behind “8 CDs for a penny”

<i>In entertainment, an awful lot of stuff happens behind closed doors, from canceling TV shows to organizing music festival lineups. While the public</i> …

How to Make the Absolute Best Scrambled Eggs Ever

By Bon Appétit<p>These scrambled eggs are super soft and just a little runny, aka exactly how they should be.<p>We believe strongly that "putting an egg on it" transforms almost anything into a meal. But lately we've turned our attention away from our beloved olive oil-fried egg and toward a soft sunny …

System info and one click actions from the Lollipop lock screen using Tasker - Android customization

Last week on our Android customization series, we looked at an app or two that bypasses the removed widgets from your lock screen in Android Lollipop. We brought widgets back by placing them inside of notifications.<p>While this was happening it occurred to us, why should we spend money on a new app …

ELLE Lettres' June 2015 Readers' Prize

15 ELLE readers choose their favorite among three promising new books—this month, novels about our relationships with animals.<p><b>#1. Robert Weintraub, No Better Friend</b><p>In <i>No Better Friend</i>, Weintraub enriches the motif of "man's best friend" with a harrowing survival narrative. During the Second World …

Steve Jobs and Bill Gates battle in new National Geographic series

Some of the world's greatest stories are about rivalries -- and this is what the National Geographic Channel is banking on with its new television show titled "American Genius."<p>The TV channel is launching a series about some of the most celebrated thinkers and their adversaries, including the …

Silicon Valley

June 2015

Samsung calls Galaxy S6 the "smartphone of your dreams" in new ad

Samsung has already released several adverts and commercials for the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge but with so many new features, the company isn’t quite ready to stop there. The latest commercial showcases the Galaxy S6‘s pretty awesome wireless charging capabilities, along with the fast charging …

Ad of the Day: Ewan McGregor Takes the Piss Out of Advertising in Funny BT Campaign

The year of the celebrity anti-pitchman continues, with Ewan McGregor poking fun at the absurdities of the advertising process in AMV BBDO's amusing …

Advertising

Europe faces a 'real threat' from Russia, warns US army commander

The commander of the US army in Europe, Lt-Gen Frederick "Ben" Hodges, says that Nato must remain united "as insurance" against Russia<p>The commander of the US army in Europe has warned that Nato must remain united in the face of a "real threat" from <b>Russia</b>.<p>"It's not an assumption. There is a Russian …

Gisele Bundchen Retires From the Runway

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Samsung's Galaxy S6 Edge is ridiculously expensive to make

It's no secret that Samsung's curvy Galaxy S6 Edge costs a pretty penny, but there's now a good explanation as to why. IHS estimates that the raw price of assembly for a 64GB Verizon model is $290. That's more expensive to make than not just the Galaxy S5 ($256 when new), but also the 128GB iPhone …

Map of Pangea With Current International Borders

<i>View larger</i><p>The good people at Open Culture recently shared this map of Pangea with the present day country names. If the band ever gets back …

Online Blitz map shows every bomb that landed on London in WWII

Almost 75 years after Nazi Germany launched its air blitz against the United Kingdom in an attempt to bring that country to its knees, an online …

BBC

CityDig: This 1929 Map Tracks L.A.'s Population Boom at the Turn of the 20th Century - Los Angeles Magazine

This pictorial map by the virtuoso Gerald A. Eddy demonstrates the phenomenal growth of what we now call the Los Angeles metropolitan area. The …

Los Angeles

Samsung Galaxy S6 versus iPhone 6: Camera shootout!

Advancements in smartphone photography prowess have turned everyone into a photographer, and while taking a great photo isn't just about the device …

Is the Samsung Galaxy S6 the best phone ever?

It featured a big 4-inch screen, an amazing AMOLED display and was the fastest and thinnest smartphone available when released. Samsung went on to …

Gear & Gadgets

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Review: The World's Most Beautiful Phone

I wouldn’t describe the Samsung Galaxy S5 as a failure and I certainly think it sold enough units to be called a success, but it was very clear when it launched that the excitement was gone from the public’s perception of the Samsung’s flagship. All of that damaged Samsung’s profits and gave other …

Phones

The Secret Game Changer: How DC John Chavis’s Controversial Move From LSU to Texas A&M Affects the SEC

In the SEC, an assistant football coach’s lifespan tends to unfold in Hobbesian terms: It’s nasty and brutish, with an emphasis on short. Even for …

Red Flags For Entrepreneurs Considering A Legal Cannabis Franchise

It was only a matter of time before the emerging legal cannabis industry began using one of America’s most popular business methods for rapid growth — franchising. This startup sector is wide-open spaces right now, and full of interesting players looking to grow fast and establish a national brand …