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this is how a smartphone could turn into a tablet

Current implementations of flexible displays are underwhelming. Devices like the Galaxy Round, LG G Flex, and even the new Note Edge are interesting, but they’re not the exciting new form factors that companies developing flexible displays have been promising.<p>For now, behold the tri-foldable …

Gear & Gadgets

How to lower the odds of getting ticketed during a traffic stop

We all get pulled over. What you do next may save you from getting a summons.<p>Ever since I was in high school, police officers of various jurisdictions have made a hobby of pulling me over. "Do you know why I pulled you over?" Of course I do. But since I became an attorney 23 years ago, I've …

Audi Just Released A Sexy 4 Door TT

Volkswagen Group's flashiest announcement at this year's Paris Motor Show may have been the sleek Lamborghini Asterion Hybrid supercar, but the new Audi TT Sportback Concept could be just as significant.<p>With the impending 2015 debut of the 3rd generation TT sports car, the Sportback Concept adds a …

Audi

Meet The Wealthiest Person In Every US State

Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, and Larry Ellison all grabbed the top spots for their home states of Washington, Nebraska, and California, respectively — no big surprise, considering they're three of the wealthiest men on the planet and were on the list last year, too.<p>Of the 50 states, nine did not …

Samsung’s 60GHz WiFi tech to bring crazy fast speeds starting next year

Manuel Iglesias<p>Samsung is ready to commercialize wireless technology that can handle transfer speeds of up to 575MB per second. A 1GB movie could be streamed in less than three seconds at this speed.<p>Samsung’s technology is based on the 802.11ad (WiGig) WiFi standard, which was finalized in December …

Wi-Fi

Phasing vs Flanging — What's the Difference? (Part 1)

The 5 Most Common Investor Mistakes

When investing, the stakes are alarmingly real: If we screw it up, we lose money.<p>In his book "The 5 Mistakes Every Investor Makes And How To Avoid Them," Peter Mallouk outlines some of the most common investor errors he's seen over the course of his career as a wealth manager.<p>His firm, Creative …

Investing

10 best free music apps for Android

Finding free music is a lot easier than it used to be. No longer is piracy the easiest way. These days, you can find pretty much any song you want using just a few apps. Streaming services pop up and go down every year, but there are a few that have managed to stand out above the rest. Let’s take a …

What Are Widgets, Plus How to Add Them to iPhone's Today View

Beginning with iOS 8, iPhone users finally got the ability to customize their interface by adding widgets for iPhone to the Notification Center. We can still add widgets in iOS 11, these days to what Apple calls the Today View, which can be accessed by swiping right on the first Home screen on your …

Widgets

iOS 8 Troubles Continue. iPhones Hit By Bluetooth Problems

When will it stop? My fellow contributor Mark Rogowsky recently pointed out Apple’s tumultuous September of highs and lows and now it appears October is kicking off in equally controversial fashion.<p>Following Apple’s quick fire release of (the disastrous) iOS 8.0.1 and subsequent 8.0.2 fix, …

Goldman Sachs Is Considering Setting Up A New Infrastructure Fund

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Goldman Sachs Group Inc<p>The bank's plans are tentative and in the early stages, and there is currently no fundraising process or target size for the fund, the sources cautioned. Goldman Sachs declined to comment.<p>When Goldman last raised an infrastructure fund in 2010, it met …

Goldman Sachs

7 problems with the Moto E and how to fix them

These days, more phone companies are beginning to introduce affordable gadgets for people who want quality on a budget. After the Moto G made a splash in the midrange cellphone pool, Motorola decided to up the ante with the fantastic Moto E. This addition to the family is even cheaper, but comes …

Mobile Technology

NUGEN Audio announces MasterCheck Plug-in for Loudness Optimization of Music for Streaming and Visualizer Audio Analysis Plug-in v2.0

At the 2014 AES Convention in Los Angeles, NUGEN Audio is celebrating a decade of service to the music and audio post-production communities by …

Mixing With The Channel Strip Principle - Recording Revolution

<b>When you mix, do you ever go a little overboard with plugins? I know I do.</b><p>It starts with a little EQ here and a little compression there. But 30 …

Deezer has the weirdest business plan for streaming music in the US

You have to buy a Bose speaker if you want to stream Deezer<p>Deezer is one of the bigger streaming music services out there, but it's virtually unheard of inside the US since it hasn't really launched here yet. Last month, Deezer finally started moving into the US through a deal with Sonos, and it's …

‘Real-world’ app launching test shows iPhone 6 beating out Galaxy S5 and HTC One M8

Although benchmarks have already shown that the iPhone 6 has raw performance gains over the current competition, this video by PhoneBuff highlights what this advantage means in a real word test of loading a variety of apps and switching between them. Due to the differences between Android and iOS, …

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The Hard Drive You Can Make Self-destruct With a Text

For those that want to feel like a spy.<p>Reminiscent of something from Mission: Impossible, the Autothysis128t is a hard drive you can make …

Camera51 App for Android Helps You Take Your Best Shot

Judging from the sheer volume of mobile photo shooting and editing apps for iOS and Android, it’s fair to say that people are obsessed with making their smartphone pictures look better and more interesting.<p>But what if there was a shooting app that specialized in helping you take better photos from …

How to Fix Vocal Timing Issues the Tedious Way - ModernMixing.com

Two hard drives may decide Google's fate in data collection lawsuit

SocialDaily<p>Google has spent a significant amount of time over the last few years dealing with questions about their data collection practices.<p>Four years, Google admitted that they had mistakenly gathered data from open Wi-Fi networks at the same time it collected publicly broadcast SSID information …

Wiretapping

Your Note 4 may have a gap, but Samsung says that’s not a defect

Some users reported a gap between the Note 4’s body and its metal frame<p>Samsung confirmed that some Note 4 units might feature a gap around their metal frame, though, supposedly, that’s not a defect manufacturing, as we first believed.<p>News about the issue emerged yesterday via Korean website <i>ITToday</i>. …

Manufacturing

HP joins Microsoft's Chromebook and Android assault with $199 laptop and $99 Windows tablet

The battle begins this holiday<p>Microsoft’s assault on Chromebooks and cheap Android tablets is getting a significant boost from HP today. HP is launching a 7-inch HP Stream 7 tablet for just $99, and an 8-inch version for $149 in November. Both are powered by Intel chipsets, but the company isn’t …

GameStop should feel threatened: Tiny startup GameLock is changing the game trade-in business

Games are not like cars or smartphones. The quality of the experience doesn’t really diminish if a PlayStation 4 disc had a previous owner. That’s why retail giant GameStop has such a significant second-hand software business, and it’s why a startup based in Jerusalem is looking to get in on the …

iOS 8 How-to: Customize and disable the contacts section in the multitasking interface

Multitasking dramatically got redesigned with iOS 7. With iOS 8, Multitasking added a shortcut to the people who are most important to you. In this how to, I will discuss customizing the people that appear at the top, using multitasking to contact your important people, as well as disabling it.<p>By …

New Galaxy Note 4 ad is four minutes of puntastic silliness

No, I will not make a single Note pun in this post. I am pretty sure Samsung exhausted them in its new Note 4 commercial anyway. I’ll tell you one thing though – this ad will probably make a lot of people cringe, but I actually love it. There, judge me.<p>At least is a nice change of focus, after all …

Galaxy Note

U.S. government to American people: Stay away from these countries

In total, the State Department has travel warnings in place for 41 nations across the globe<p>The world can be a dangerous place. Depending on where you live, you're reminded of that every time you turn on the TV or read the news.<p>If you are citizen of the United States there's also another consistent …

The 67-Day Diet That LeBron James Used To Lose A Ton Of Weight Is Too Extreme For Normal People

He only ate meat, fish, fruits, and vegetables as a "mental challenge," he says. He even turned down a custom-made cake from a restaurant in Mykonos at one point.<p>The results were profound. He says he lost "a ton of weight," and a jarring Instagram photo of "Skinny LeBron" looking thin in the face …