Zac Ryan

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Apple iPhone 5s's A7 SoC built by Samsung, M7 processor comes from NXP

Rumors swirled ahead of the iPhone 5s' launch that the silicon inside it would come from a source other than Samsung. Despite signing a deal with TSMC to manufacture future SoC's, <i>Chipworks</i> has confirmed that the A7 powering the new flagship iPhone comes from a familiar place: Samsung's fabrication …

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Man claims to have unlocked iPhone 5S using his nipple

Following the security breaches reported on the new iPhone 5S since its release, it now seems as if there is another unintended way of accessing the …

The Man Who Gets The Science Right On 'The Big Bang Theory'

Sure, Bob Newhart may have won his first Emmy for guest-starring as Professor Proton on the hugely popular show <i>The Big Bang Theory</i>, about four young scientists at Caltech. But behind the scenes is a real-life professor, David Saltzberg of UCLA.<p>Saltzberg studies high-energy particle physics and …

4 Reasons Video Games Are Good For Your Health (According To American Psychological Association)

A new paper in <i>American Psychologist</i>, the flagship journal of the American Psychological Association, looks at the positive effects of video game play.<p>I’ve already written about the 5 reasons I’m buying my kids a Wii U this holiday season. In a way, this post offers 4 more reasons, emphasizing some …

Who needs fingerprints? Samsung could put an eye scanner in the Galaxy S5

The most interesting thing about Samsung’s next flagship phone could be how you unlock it.<p>Taking a page from the fingerprint reader-equipped iPhone 5S, Samsung is considering adding an eye scanner to the Galaxy S5. While the decision is far from final, adding the feature makes a lot of sense: The …

And now Samsung skewers Apple's iPad Air pencil ad

Remember the iPad Air ad featuring the pencil? That's just the starting point for another new Samsung ad that laughs at Apple.<p>This isn't going to stop, is it?<p>Samsung is going to relentlessly tweak Apple's slightly tired-looking cheek until everyone in the playground is laughing.<p>In another new ad …

Tablets

Samsung to Apple: Ha, yours is tiny

In a new ad, Samsung touts its screen size against that of its rival. It adds that Samsung's Galaxy Note has HD, while Apple is 4 inches of very little.<p>Anyone who watches the NBA knows that to win it all, you need size.<p>Samsung wants you to know that it's the same with smartphones.<p>Oh, Apple might …

Steam Controller doesn't work for Mac gamers

The days of the Mac being a barren wasteland for games are, if not completely consigned to the history books, at least heading there. Steam, arguably …

The US government will soon force you to register your drones and it could be a mess

Facebook Will Alert You If a Government Hacks Your Account

Rest assured that the next time some state-sponsored hackers go after your personal information on Facebook, the social networking giant will give …

Google Nexus 5X lands in US, UK and other key markets

The new Nexus device carries on the tradition as a budget-friendly phone without the frills and features often added by Android device makers.<p>The Nexus 5X smartphone, one of two new beacons for those who want a "pure Android" device, became available Monday.<p>Made by LG for Google, the Nexus 5X is up …