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Speedy Human Tricks: The Magical Things We Can Do Without Machines

Machines have more than proven their self-worth among manufacturers of the modern age. While I may not be old enough to remember a time where …

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Halo: Spartan Assault launches on Steam next week

Microsoft's top-down twin-stick Halo spin-off Spartan Assault launches on Valve's digital platform Steam on 4th April.<p>There it costs $4.99.<p>Spartan …

Watch Dogs graphics look better in the latest trailer

<b>UPDATE 31/03/2014:</b> The recently-released Watch Dogs Welcome to Chicago trailer contains footage captured from the PlayStation 4 version of the game, …

This is what The Amazing Spider-Man 2 video game looks like

Activision has released a new video of its upcoming The Amazing Spider-Man 2 video game, showing off gameplay in detail.<p>Creative director Thomas …

Facebook acquires Oculus for $2 billion

Facebook just took one step closer to making the world of <i>Ready Player One</i> a reality by acquiring Oculus for $2 billion.<p>Oculus is the company behind the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset that’s coming soon to PCs and to Android devices. The company counts <i>Doom</i> creator John Carmack as an employee, …

Google Play Music adds the ability to upload songs from your browser

One of the great things about Google Play Music is the ability to upload your existing music collection for easy access from the cloud. Unfortunately, getting your music library uploaded from your PC to the web can actually be a bit of a chore since you first need to download the Music Manager app …

Paranoid Android support arrives for legacy devices

Those of you who have ever checked out the official Paranoid Android download page will have noticed that the team doesn’t officially support many devices, in fact the developers only officially supports Nexus and Oppo handsets for its ROM. For a small team this is obviously practical, but us …

Samsung Galaxy S5 concept video borrows iPhone 5s features

A new concept video for the Samsung Galaxy S5 shows what Samsung’s next phone could be like if it takes a couple features from the iPhone 5s and iterates on them.<p>The major focus of the new concept video is what the video creators Rozetked call Reach ID. The idea of Reach ID is very similar to …

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How to encrypt your Android device

The reasonably recent debate in the US between law enforcement agencies and tech giants over smartphone encryption has once again brought the issue to center stage. There’s little doubt that keeping your personal data secure these days is pretty important, so it is fortunate that Android gives you …

Information Systems

Paris Hilton Claims To Be One Of The Top Five DJs In The World. And She Might Be Right.

TMZ is covering Paris Hilton again and I decided to see what my old friend was up to in life. Seems that someone asked how her career as an electronic musician was panning out and Hilton replied by saying she was one of the top five DJs in the entire world. If Paris Hilton is a top notch DJ then …

Latest antivirus tests show which apps perform best

There seems to be two extreme opinions about malware on Android. At one end is the clarion call of the security companies and their doomsday warnings about the thousands of malicious bits of malware that are flying around in the ether. At the other extreme are those who say “never been a problem, …

5 Android apps you shouldn't miss this week - [Google Play Weekly]

This week the Google Play Store saw a lot of updates and releases. To start, Gmail was updated to 4.7 and now includes print support, more file type support for attachments, and auto-responses. The long awaited Nova Launcher update finally went live and now people can have a lot more Android 4.4 …

Rumor: Android 4.4 KitKat update for Galaxy S4 Mini, S3 Mini, Ace 3 and other mid-rangers “under investigation”

Samsung may be already considering updating a variety of mid-range Galaxy handsets to Android 4.4 KitKat, a new report says.<p><i>Sam Mobile</i> has apparently obtained a Samsung document that says the KRT16 update is “under investigation for mid-range devices,” although nothing is official just yet.<p>The list …

The Insanity Of Bitcoin, Explained

There’s no better way to appreciate the trippiness of the digital currency Bitcoin than this hallucinatory animated video.<p>If you’ve been paying attention to the news, you might have heard that digital currency Bitcoin is currently the talk of Wall Street after skyrocketing in value to trade at over …

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On deck, Lamborghini's wildest creation to date

Yes, Lamborghini knows how to make an entrance.<p>On 1 Dec, on the deck of Italy’s 787-foot-long flagship aircraft carrier, <i>Cavour</i>, docked at the port of Mina Zayed in Abu Dhabi, the supercar maker debuted its latest – and perhaps wildest – creation, the Veneno Roadster. The lavish event, which …

Samsung Galaxy Round unboxing and first impressions

The company that’s always on the hunt for the <i>next big thing</i> may be responsible for the next big trend. Are curved displays the next step in the evolution of smartphones? Here’s the unboxing and first impressions of the Samsung Galaxy Round!<p>Unboxing<p>The Samsung Galaxy Round comes in a large box, …

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 International Giveaway

Welcome to the Sunday Giveaway! This week we are excited to announce that we are giving away a Samsung Galaxy Note 3. This week’s giveaway is sponsored by the good folks at BitDefender, check out our latest review of Smart Battery Saver.<p><b>The winner of last week’s Nexus 5 giveaway is: Sean Harnett</b> …

"Swing at the End of the World" is Located Off a Giant Cliff

Swing sets are typically used by children on a playground, but this makeshift contraption known as the <i>Swing at the End of the World</i> is only for the bravest adventurers willing to take the risk of falling off the edge of a cliff while swinging high in the air. Located in Baos, Ecuador at La Casa del …

Men stroked in their pants to shed light on chemistry that bonds relationships

Researchers have shed light on the chemistry that bonds one person to another by taking brain scans of men being stroked while in their underpants.<p>The Finnish study found that gentle stroking – which was not in sexually arousing areas – changed levels of opioid brain chemicals which work behind the …

Stephen Hawking: physics would be 'more interesting' if Higgs boson hadn't been found

Physics would have been "far more interesting" if scientists had been unable to find the Higgs boson at the Large Hadron Collider in Cern, according to Stephen Hawking.<p>The cosmologist was speaking at an event to mark the launch of a new exhibit about the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at the Science …

What is the next major breakthrough for smartphones?

Has the pace of innovation been slowing down lately? We’re used to incremental improvements to the existing technology in our smartphones, but big, bold moves are much more exciting. Our expectations are higher than ever. There have been some interesting developments in the last year. Sony has …

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comScore: Despite initial Apple Maps blunders, Google apparently lost the Maps battle on the iPhone

A new comScore report estimates that Google may have lost the Maps battle on the iPhone, despite Apple’s initial problems with its own mapping software solution (see one such example pictured above).<p>Google has reportedly lost as many as 23 million Google Maps users on iOS devices since April 2013, …

B-Dry : A Concept Dryer to Replace Your Towel in The Bathroom

<b>B-Dry</b> is a concept appliance that offers to solve our drying issues after shower. Unclean and wet towels and bath mats are the source of germs and …

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The Week in Spandex - Batman vs. Superman (Wonder Woman, The Flash and Nightwing), Thor: The Dark World, Marvel's The Defenders, Doctor Strange, The Wolverine and more

<b>Our weekly round up of the latest stories from the world of screen superheroes, including Batman vs. Superman (The Flash, Wonder Woman and</b> …

This Is Apple’s New Mothership Of An HQ

The most realistic and detailed images yet of Apple’s new spaceship headquarters have just been published in an awesome piece on Wired.<p>The latest images of the 2.8 million square-foot campus show an expansive cafeteria, an underground parking garage, and a subterranean auditorium where forthcoming …

Test Drive: 2014 Audi RS7

The Audi A7 is a masterpiece in form with four distinct options under the hood. While we love the clean diesel A7 TDI for its (up to) 38mpg efficiency, we lust for the 560 horsepower RS7 for its blistering performance. Anticipating the car's release this month, we gladly accepted an invite to test …

Ferrari 458 Speciale tested on the limit - is this the world's best supercar?

IRL: the accessories edition

<i>Welcome to</i> IRL<i>, an ongoing feature where we talk about the gadgets, apps and toys we're using in real life and take a second look at products that already got the formal review treatment.</i><p>Darren Murph is the Tupac of our time. Kind of like a West Coast rapper releasing albums 10 years after his …

'Ferrari Of Space' Crashing Back To Earth — Maybe Tomorrow

Sometime Sunday or early Monday, a 2,425-pound satellite that ran out of fuel last month and began falling from its already low orbit will plunge back to Earth.<p>The European Space Agency's Gravity Field and Steady-State Ocean Circulation Explorer (GOCE) — so sleek that it was nicknamed "the Ferrari …

Explaining nuclear fusion: is it the way forward for cheap energy?

<b>The government has recently approved a new</b> <b>nuclear fission</b> <b>power station. But could nuclear fusion soon be a viable alternative? Professor Steve Cowley, CEO of the UK Atomic Energy Authority, the operator of the Jet fusion reactor, explains</b><p><b>What is fusion?</b><p>The most stable nucleus of an atom is a …