Talal Hasan Khan

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I Fell in Love With a Con Artist

My boyfriend stole more than $11,000 from me. Then I learned that he was never who he said he was.<p>My ex was gorgeous, personable, and incredibly charming — as all good con men are.<p>He made friends everywhere he went and bonded quickly with my family and friends. Over the course of our relationship, …

This Instagram Account Documents the Insanely Opulent Lives of Russia's Richest Kids

Lifestyles of the rich and the Russian.<p>If you were impressed by the Instagram account that documents the lifestyles of America's richest teens, prepare to weep with envy at the Russian version. The rich kids of Russia are bigger, more lavish, and furrier than their American counterparts. It's not …

Droid Turbo 2 review: What it lacks in style, it makes up for in power

Verizon's line of Droid phones just celebrated its sixth birthday, and what better way to celebrate than by releasing the best device to ever bear the Droid title? I jokingly called Motorola's Droid Turbo 2 "a Moto X Pure on steroids," but there's no denying it packs even more power than its …

Mobile Technology

These Ryanair Flight Passengers Were Deemed Too Drunk To Travel

Flying is already a pretty terrible experience for most travelers. There are long lines at security, small seats on the plane, and sometimes you get …

Bill Gates: 'Billionaires should never be responsible for solving problems'

<i>Can billionaires save us?</i><p>Gates, who had just explained to Tech Insider how climate change is going to hit the world's poorest the hardest, replied that "billionaires should never be responsible for solving problems, because they're not the government."<p>Governments, he said, take care of the basics …

BlackBerry made a $700 Android phone, and it's really good

Instead of running the company's in-house BlackBerry mobile operating system, its newest phone, the Priv, is the first device from the company to run Android.<p>Don't be fooled, though. The Priv is still distinctly BlackBerry. There's the dark, classy look, the robust security, BlackBerry apps like …

10 best texting apps and SMS apps for Android

Text messaging is among the most popular ways to communicate in the whole world. It’s quick, easy to do, and it doesn’t require you pausing what you’re doing like phone calls do. We do understand that many people still prefer the human touch of talking on the phone and we respect that. However, …

A closer look at the OnePlus X

It's just cool to have nicely designed, reasonably sized smartphones on the market. But OnePlus has already proven it can build attractive phones. Hell, it even makes pretty boxes. But for this company's growth to match its hype, it has to also show itself capable of shipping its devices on time …

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A totally objective review of the HTC One A9

<i>Hi, I'm Vlad with The Verge and I write reviews. These reviews contain a lot of personal opinions and subjective judgments. Some, myself included, might say that I'm biased. So, as a reader service and in the interests of balance and fairness, and having already penned a hopelessly subjective</i> …

Mobile Technology

DC Lets Frank Miller Draw Superman's Penis for Dark Knight III

Hello. This is an actual comic cover drawn by legendary comic artist Frank Miller. It’s the cover to a companion comic to Miller’s upcoming <i>Dark</i> …

Samsung has an idea that could blow Google Glass out of the water

Google Glass has not proved to be as successful as the internet giant previously hoped it would, with Google discontinuing sales of the device worldwide in January and announcing a need to rethink its strategy. For now, the gadget is regarded by many in the industry to be a rather expensive toy …

Microsoft's Surface Pro 4 and Lumia event: what to expect

Microsoft’s event will mark the first time the company announces new Windows 10 Mobile hardware. While the operating system is still, technically, in development, Microsoft will announce two new flagships next week: the Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL. Both handsets aren’t going to be a huge departure …

Windows 10

Google’s New Chromecast Is The Anti-Apple TV

Chromecast has been redesigned to fit your TV, and your viewing habits, in a way Apple TV never will.<p>Today, Google has revealed two new Chromecasts. One is for your TV. One is for your speakers. Both cost $35. And a new app can suck in all of your streaming subscriptions, search them, and get you …

Samsung Has Created a TV More Beautiful Than Any Furniture You Own

These days, technology seems to change with the tides. With all this “fast” tech that has been emerging, Samsung’s latest collaboration in television seems to be a reminder to slow down and appreciate the slow, careful craft of good design. The tech giant approached a French design studio owned by …

Google Photos helps prove man's innocence after assault by police

There’s many arguments for automatically backing up your photos and videos to the cloud but most of these are around being able to access them from wherever you are. Just occasionally, the auto backup feature in most services proves to have real world benefits and as a man from Toronto found out, …

LG V10's secondary "ticker" display shown off in new leak

LG is holding an event in New York on Thursday, October 1st, where the company is rumored to show off its latest flagship Android handset. We’ve heard rumors of LG releasing a “super premium” smartphone later this year, and that the device in question could possibly turn out to be what’s known as …

Opinion: Apple’s iPad Pro can’t replace my laptop

Apple’s iPad Pro was introduced just a few weeks ago, and rumors are that the Microsoft Surface Pro 4 could be presented during Microsoft’s October …

IPad Pro

Tennessee man, 76, charged with killing wife over church tithe money

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Reuters) - A 76-year-old Tennessee man was charged with first-degree murder after fatally shooting his wife because he thought she had stolen and hidden money he planned to tithe to his church, law enforcement officials said on Tuesday.<p>Norman McKinney of Erwin, Tennessee, in the …

Tennessee

Florida Woman Tried to Have Man Killed for Giving Grandkids Lice: Cops

A Florida woman is charged with trying to hire a hitman to kill a homeless man who she said was giving her grandkids lice, according to police and court records.<p>Instead of carrying out the plan, however, the would-be assassin turned her in to the cops.<p>Pamela King Vanorsdale, 50, of New Smyrna Beach …

Crime

Samsung officially announces Gear S2 and S2 Classic

After plenty of leaks, hints, and teasers, Samsung has now formally announced the round Gear S2 smartwatch ahead of IFA 2015. As the FCC listings previously alluded to, the Gear S2 will launch in both a regular and classic edition. The Gear S2 has a more sporty and modern look in either dark gray …

How to access Windows 10’s secret Start Menu

Did you just wake up from a month-long nap? News flash: Windows 10 is here! Microsoft’s hotly anticipated next-generation desktop and tablet …

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ review: beauty in curves -- with a cost

The Galaxy S6 Edge+ is the closest thing we've got to a "Samsung greatest hits" phone. There's the sleek, curved glass from the S6 Edge coupled with the larger 5.7-inch screen from the Note lineup. Together, they make up one of Samsung's most memorable smartphones yet. But while the Galaxy S6 Edge+ …

Blackphone 2 available for pre-order, launching in September

It has been over a year since Silent Circle released its Blackphone handset, in June 2014. The phone was among the first security-focused devices to become relatively successful, and we now find ourselves waiting for the second iteration, which was announced at MWC 2015. Almost everything about the …

North Korea sets clocks back 30 minutes creating its own time zone

<b>(CNN) —</b> North Korea is its own world in many ways. Now, it is getting its own time zone to match.<p>State news agency, KCNA, has announced that North Korea will set its clocks back by 30 minutes to "Pyongyang time" on August 15--the 70th anniversary of liberation from Japan.<p>That will reset the time to …

North Korea

Six Killer Xbox One Announcements Microsoft Made Today

In addition to the multitude of sick new gameplay footage we saw today from developers at Gamescom, Microsoft revealed, confirmed and offered updates on some major new projects and features that will be coming to the Xbox One in the upcoming months. The Xbox One is slumping behind the PS4 in the …

Latest Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Leak Has A Big Surprise

Serial leakster, Evan Blass, has weighed in on the leaking action by posting a picture of the Galaxy Note 5 to Twitter.<p>Blass has a long -and decent- track record of leaking images of devices before they’re officially launched. The latest round of photos, which appear to be press shots (pictures …

Groupon's food delivery service brings discounts with every order

You're about to get a fresh alternative to internet-based restaurant delivery services like GrubHub and Seamless. Groupon has just launched the simply-titled Groupon To Go, an order-in service that focuses on (what else?) discounts for your food. The company promises that you'll get at least 10 …

Does the government really want to ban WhatsApp, iMessage and Skype?

<b>Eight hundred million people around the world use WhatsApp to communicate, we learned this week from its owners, Facebook.</b><p>Yet this is the messaging service which could soon be banned by the British government because its use of encryption makes it too private for the security services to access. …

Some of Apple's most prominent fans really don't like Apple Music and they're going public with their criticism

But the Apple fan army hasn't exactly taken to the company's new music streaming service. Prominent fans have spoken publicly of their frustration with Apple Music, and now Apple employees are expressing their dissatisfaction.<p>This is extremely unusual for Apple. These are people who normally defend …

Which state would win if America declared war on itself? A former Marine has the answer

Ever wondered which U.S. state would emerge as the winner if a war broke out between all the American states? What if there was no USA as we know it …