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10 essential accessories for the Galaxy S6

We love our toys; whether it's the latest quick charger, rugged case or backup battery — we've got to have them. While we haven't seen an abundance …

Watch This Wireless Hack Pop a Car’s Locks in Minutes | Threat Level

Shims and coat hangers are the clumsy tools of last century's car burglars. Modern-day thieves, if they're as clever as Silvio Cesare, may be able to …

Can Google build its own ‘Nexus car’ without the help of automakers?

Advertisement<p>19 Comments<p>Credit: Cisco Systems<p>Google(s goog) is weighing building its own line of self-driving cars independent of the automakers, …

Researchers show how to slip malware into Apple’s App Store

Advertisement<p>9 Comments<p>Apple’s App Store can seem like Fort Knox, as Apple reviews each and every app before making it live. This fastidious approach …

Electric road charges buses while they drive

The challenge with electric vehicles -- well, one of them -- is that to actually, you know, go anywhere, they have to be stationary for significant blocks of time so they can charge. Some measures have been proposed, such as solar panels that can provide energy while the car drives, and even …

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FYI: Why Does My Voice Sound Different When I Hear It On A Recording?

It sounds different because it is different. "When you speak, the vocal folds in your throat vibrate, which causes your skin, skull and oral cavities to also vibrate, and we perceive this as sound," explains Ben Hornsby, a professor of audiology at Vanderbilt University. The vibrations mix with the …

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What Are The Most Lactose Intolerant Places In The World? [Infographic]

Whether you can digest milk comfortably after childhood is a genetic fluke. For many people, the ability to produce lactase--the enzyme that allows the body to break down lactase, the sugar in milk--disappears after childhood, when we no longer need to survive on our mother's milk.<p>Lactase …

What It'd Be Like To Drown In Space

Water doesn't fill a helmet so much as attempt to choke the life out of you. The horrifying behind-the-scenes, below.<p>Two weeks ago, we were impressed by how calm ground control stayed when Italian astronaut Luca Parmitano's helmet sprung a water leak. Now, after watching this video of astronaut …

Video Pioneers OK GO Team With Saatchi & Saatchi, Possibly You, For Next Video

The band most known for its videos is looking for videos.<p>OK Go is a band famous for its intensely innovative videos. From its breakthrough treadmill trickery for “Here It Goes Again” to its automotive symphony for “Needing/Getting” or its paint-splashed Rube Goldberg extravaganza “This Too Shall …

Move over Galaxy Note 3, the HTC Max might need some room in September

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>It’s already a near-certainty that the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 will debut on September 4 but it may not be the only large phone …

Tentative Samsung smartwatch design unearthed in Korean patents

While Samsung hasn't been shy about its desire to build a new smartwatch, we've had few clues as to what that wristwear could look like. However, <i>Moveplayer</i> has uncovered a trio of Korean design patents that, combined, could represent a design template. Registered between March and May, the patents …

ATD Week in Review: Microsoft Partner Woes and Samsung’s Steroid Specs

In case you missed anything, here’s a quick roundup of some of the news that powered <b>AllThingsD</b> this week:<p>Starbucks said it would bring wireless …

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Getting the most out of Google Now voice actions

Google Now gets more and more powerful every day, which is aided by the fact that much of the processing it does is handed off to a Google data …

From the editor's Desk: Chromecast a go-go

I think I just saved $500 by spending $35.<p>I'll most likely be canceling my Xbox One subscription this week. It's not that I wouldn't love to have one …