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Outstanding Entries to the Smithsonian Wilderness Forever Photo Contest

In order to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act, which was passed on September 3, 1964, the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History has opened “Wilderness Forever: 50 Years of Protecting America's Wild Places,” a photography exhibition that features juried selections from …

The State of Antivirus for Android

(Image credit: Shutterstock)<p>Over 80% of smartphones today run Android. With such a large amount of phones using Google’s operating system, Android has become an ever more viable target for malware developers. The question is, are currently used antiviruses effective? The answer is more complex than …

The last supermoon – in pictures

This full moon marks the third in a trilogy of supermoons this summer. July and August’s full moons both fell during the moon’s perigee – when it was at the closest point in its orbit to Earth. It is also a harvest moon, which rises around the same time that the sun sets, giving the moon a …

How Things Went Wrong For The Audio Company That Could Have Beaten Beats

Whoever said life was fair? Beats sold to Apple for three billion dollars. Meanwhile, Wolfson Microelectronics, an audio chip maker with far more sophisticated technology and patents under its belt, was recently acquired by Cirrus Logic (one of Apple’s main suppliers) for just $500 million.<p>Wolfson …

The PS4 And Xbox One Are Already Out Of Date

Nothing makes me laugh more than the ongoing obsession with the Xbox One’s difficulties rendering games at a full 1080p resolution.<p>Gaming forums are full of scathing comments from PS4 fan boys about how the Xbox One delivering a number of its games with resolutions a few lines less than 1080 proves …

New Al Qaeda Branch Attacks Wrong Ship

The first ever attack by the newly-announced Indian Subcontinent branch of Al Qaeda went really, really poorly. The attack launched last Saturday in Pakistan seems to have targeted the wrong ship.<p>Fighters of the Islamic terror group branch that was unveiled two weeks ago had planned to storm an …

Bad News About 2014 Summer Movie Box Office

From Angelina Jolie’s <i>Maleficent</i> to Tom Cruise‘s <i>Edge of Tomorrow</i>, it was a roller-coaster ride at the box office this summer. Overall box office was down, but excitement was arguably way up for box office junkies like myself! Without further ado or lengthy introductions, here is the unofficial …

Denny Hamlin throws HANS device at Kevin Harvick's car

BRISTOL, Tenn. — Add Denny Hamlin to the list of drivers who have thrown things during a NASCAR race.<p>Hamlin hurled his HANS (head and neck support device) up the track toward rival Kevin Harvick's No. 4 Chevrolet after Harvick spun him.<p>Hamlin was leading the race Saturday night at Bristol Motor …

Rite in the Rain's Waterproof Paper and Tough Mechanical Pencil

It rains a lot in the Pacific Northwest, which sucks if you're outside and are trying to write something on paper, as loggers once needed to. So in …

Recycling

Moto X+1 product pages reappear with specs

Retailer <i>Livraria Logos</i> has put up three Moto X+1 product pages, and though they don’t have any images, they do contain some specs on the handset. …

The best mobile apps for taking notes

Whether you're a student taking notes for class this fall or your workday requires that you take notes in meetings, a handy app that makes it easy to jot things down and organize them can be incredibly useful. Even better, with the right note-taking app, you can access your notes on any device so …

Apps

How to improve battery life on any mobile device

We here at CNET have written numerous articles with tips and tricks for improving battery life on iOS and Android, some of which you can find here, here and here, but not everyone owns an iPhone or Android device. Despite which kind of mobile device you prefer, battery life tends to be an issue …

Batteries

ChargeSpot Pocket will wirelessly charge both Qi- and PMA-compatible devices

If a wireless charger doesn't work with a phone or tablet with the capability, it's likely because they adhere to two different wireless charging standards. See, there's more than one out there, and that's making it hard for businesses, venues, offices and even OEMs to adopt the technology. One …

14 Things You Didn't Know About How the Sun Will Die

At some 4.6 billion years old, the Sun is about halfway through its life. In another 5 billion years it will be a normal "adult" star no more. Here's the skinny on the upcoming demise of the star that you owe everything to: light, warmth, energy, and life.<p>1. Stars like the Sun will shine for 10 to …