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The best battery packs for carrying everywhere and charging everything

An essential item that belongs in your bag<p>Battery packs (also called power banks) are an essential purchase these days. Smartphone makers continue to prioritize shrinking down a device’s dimensions and thickness instead of extending the endurance and longevity we get out of our expensive handsets, …

Gear & Gadgets

Second young Belgian cyclist dies in the space of two weeks

A second young Belgian rider has died in the space of two weeks. Jeroen Goeleven, 25, died in his sleep on Tuesday night, two weeks after Michael Goolaerts suffered a heart attack during Paris-Roubaix.<p>An investigation into Goeleven’s death has been launched, according to the rider’s father. “This …

LOTTO RESULTS: Winning National Lottery numbers Wednesday April 18 2018

Tonight’s National Lottery draw has revealed a DOUBLE rollover jackpot of £6.3m plus one guaranteed raffle millionaire.<p>Will you be handing in your …

Google Just Launched a Smartphone Game to Teach Adults How to Code

From programmable LEGO robots to mobile apps like Hopscotch, there’s no shortage of games and toys designed to get children interested in computer …

10 Hidden URLs to Help You Rule the Web

You’re probably used to bookmarking your favorite sites for easy access, but the web goes much deeper than the top domains you’re familiar with—from …

Apps

eBay takes 15% off sitewide with this promo code

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>eBay is taking <b>15% off</b> nearly everything sitewide when promo code <b>PSPRINGTIME</b> is applied during checkout. This deal is slated to run …

Bite-sized, black-and-white game 'Minit' lands April 3rd

A crew of indie veterans, including half of notable studio Vlambeer, will release <i>Minit</i> on April 3rd for Steam (PC), PS4 and Xbox One. In the monochromatic Lo-Fi title, players rushing out their front door to do as much adventuring as possible before the day ends in a real-life minute due to an evil …

Indie Gaming

I've started to mine cryptocurrency, and it's surprisingly easy — but I'm still 8 months away from breaking even

I have two of the most powerful graphics cards you can buy: the GTX 1080, which I then upgraded to the GTX 1080 Ti. And they just so happen to be some of the best graphics cards for mining cryptocurrencies.<p>Cryptomining is the process of solving complex problems to verify digital transactions using …

Cryptocurrency

These highly-rated wooden in-ear headphones drop to $11 Prime shipped (Reg. $25)

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>Symphonized (98% positive feedback from 3,788) via Amazon offers its Wooden NRG 2.0 In-Ear Noise-isolating Headphones for <b>$10.75</b> …

Headphones

Schlage Sense Smart Deadbolt lock will soon work with Google Assistant

The number of smart home devices compatible with Google Assistant is growing at a fast rate, and this week at CES 2018, Schlage is bringing one of its most popular products to that party…<p>The Schlage Sense Smart Deadbolt is one of the more popular ways to wirelessly lock up your home, but its …

Google Assistant

Access over 100 project management courses for $39

While nothing makes up for practical experience, there’s something to be said for pedigree as well. That’s a fact that numbers can back up — like when you find out that certified project managers earn 17 percent more than their uncertified counterparts.<p>Having credentials from reputable institutions …

I'm 29 and Manage $100 Million — Here Are the 7 Best Pieces of Advice I Can Give You About Investing

No. 6: Do not fall in love with your investments.<p>At 29 years old, I manage $100 million in assets.<p>Some may think I’m on the young side to be managing …

32 trips around Europe everyone should take in their lifetime, according to the world's top travel experts

But with so many cultures, countries, and landscapes to explore, it's hard to prioritise one dream destination over another.<p>Business Insider UK asked top travel bloggers and writers/editors from the likes of Lonely Planet, Suitcase, and Airbnb for the best European destinations they've ever visited …

European Travel

14 Epic Fantasy Series You Need To Read That Aren't 'A Song Of Ice And Fire'

Look, I love <i>Game of Thrones</i> as much as the next nerd<i>.</i> I am all about dragons, zombies, and dragon-zombies. But A Song of Ice and Fire is not the <i>only</i> …

Vantablack: The world's blackest material

New Species of Orangutan Is Rarest Great Ape on Earth

Weird & Wild<p>A population of about 800 apes living in the Sumatran mountains are genetically distinct, a new study says.<p>On November 20, 2013, the Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Programme got a call about an injured orangutan found in the mountainous region of Tapanuli.<p>"He had cuts on his face, on …

Here’s how to use the Edge screen on Galaxy S7 Edge

For the past few years, since the Galaxy Note 4, Samsung has built special versions of its flagship phones with an ‘Edge’ screen. Initially, with the Galaxy Note Edge, the single, large curved secondary display was mostly there to show off what Samsung could build rather than being particularly …

Apps

5 free games to try when you get your Oculus Rift

Today, Oculus VR cofounder and chief executive Palmer Luckey made the first delivery of the consumer version of the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset. Many more will be shipping soon.<p>For the past few months, I’ve been using an Oculus DK2, a version of the headset intended for developers, while I …

Ready Player One

Use Google Maps to see where you've traveled

Google Maps has been tracking everywhere your phone has gone, and now it's ready to share that data with you, and only you. Using a handy new feature called Your Timeline on the Web and Android, you can see all of the places you've visited to plotted on a map, plus detailed itineraries of your …

Getting started with Google Photos

You can have your Android M, your Brillo, your Cardboard and any of the other products announced at Google's I/O developer conference yesterday.<p>I just need Google Photos , a product I've been waiting for to create order out of my sprawling photo library. I have used Picasa for years to share photos …

Samsung’s Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge come with exclusive apps and premium content via the Galaxy Gifts app

As is customary with every new flagship smartphone that Samsung releases, Galaxy S6 (reviewed here) and S6 Edge owners can look forward to getting …

These Are the Best In-Ear Headphones Under $40

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HeartThis Lets You Shop All Your Favorite Stores From Just One App

A new mobile application called HeartThis wants to make shopping across multiple retailers more convenient for smartphone users. The app, which is making its official debut later today on stage at StartX’s Demo Day, puts over 330 stores in one place, allowing you to buy from places like Dillard’s, …

Apps

15 best Android survival games

Survival games are an interesting collection of games. Virtually all games have a component where you can lose them game by dying. However, survival games make the act of staying alive the key component in the game. It’s a fairly robust genre with a lot of really good titles. However, there aren’t …