Adrian Ungurean

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How To: The Safest Way to Disable All Bloatware on Your Galaxy S9 or S9+

Carrier-branded Galaxy S9 models come with a ton of bloatware that you usually can't get rid of without rooting. With a little digital elbow grease, …

Apps

The settings you should change immediately after buying a new TV

It's finally a good time to make the jump to a 4K TV. Prices have come down, HDR is up to snuff, and there are a bevy of great models to choose from. But once you bring your new TV home, you may want to take a trip through its settings and tweak a few in order to get the best possible picture.<p>If …

Tutorials

Cryptocurrency startup LoopX pulls exit scam after raising $4.5M in ICO

Another day, another exit scam: an emerging cryptocurrency startup more commonly known as LoopX has suddenly vanished out of thin air along with millions worth of its investors’ savings.<p>The sketchy investment platform, which promised to earn backers’ money with its proprietary trading algorithm, …

Cryptocurrency

Best car speakers

Upgrading the sound system is one of the easiest and most rewarding upgrades you can do to your car. There are several ways to add watts to your …

Audiophile

Here are 6 old technologies Apple wants you to think are revolutionary

We know, we know. Apple takes its time to do new technologies “right,” not “first.” But if you watched Apple’s September 12 announcements for the …

Mobile Technology

10 Great Old School Colognes That Every Man Should Own

230<p>SHARES<p>Of the hundreds of colognes on the market, there are a only select handful that have survived fleeting fads and stood the test of time, …

Beauty

The New 'Han Solo' Film May Cast Donald Glover as Lando Calrissian

1.1K<p>SHARES<p>In the wealth of <i>Star Wars</i> news that's blessed us lately was a note from <i>The Wrap</i> that a young Lando Calrissian will show up in the new Han …

Birth control on demand -- no doctor's office required

Birth control is a pain to get. Skipping it can have life-altering consequences. Unfortunately for busy women in a pinch, the United States requires a prescription for birth control, unlike the majority of countries in the world.<p>A new app called Nurx wants to make it dead simple to get hormonal …

Sham bride whose crime 'struck at heart of immigration system' is jailed

Babysitter who claimed she was pressured into taking part in sham marriage to man in Blackburn is sentenced to six months in prison<p>A sham bride has been jailed for six months by a judge who said her crime "struck at the heart of the immigration system".<p>Emma Louise Evans, 35, wept in the dock at …

UK police want to spy on public’s web browsing history

Police are fighting for new powers to access the internet browsing history of all computers in the UK ahead of a new surveillance bill scheduled for debate in parliament next week, it emerged on Thursday night.<p>Forces around the UK have lobbied the government to force telecommunication firms and …

Could Depression Be Caused By An Infection?

Sometime around 1907, well before the modern randomized clinical trial was routine, American psychiatrist Henry Cotton began removing decaying teeth from his patients in hopes of curing their mental disorders. If that didn't work, he moved on to more invasive excisions: tonsils, testicles, ovaries …

Depression

Samsung's SSD sets sick speed standard

The 950 Pro offers read speeds of up to 2,500 MBps and write speeds as fast as 1,500 MBps<p>Samsung's latest hard drive — the 950 Pro SSD — is the fastest consumer SSD it's ever made. By incorporating V-NAND and NVMe technology (that's Non-Volatile Memory Host Controller Interface for the non-acronym …

NASA Confirms Liquid Lake on Saturn Moon

PASADENA, Calif. -- NASA scientists have concluded that at least one of the large lakes observed on Saturn's moon Titan contains liquid hydrocarbons, …

From The Wirecutter: The best consumer-grade SSD (for most people)

Samsung carries the day—no one else controls the whole manufacturing vertical.<p>This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a list of the …

Kuna Outdoor Security Light

Kuna is an alternative to standard outdoor lights. Aside from being a stylish lamp, it’s also a discreet security system. It comes with a webcam, a …

Buy the last great plasma TV while you still can

Earlier this year I called the Samsung PNF8500 series the last great plasma TV.<p>In the last couple of days its price on Amazon has dropped to its lowest levels yet. The 51-incher now costs $1,198, the 60-incher $1,698 and the 64-incher $2,498. No, the series still is not cheap, but for this level of …

4K Ultra HD

Samsung's new 20nm DDR4 clears the way for massive 128GB DIMMs - ExtremeTech

Samsung’s new 20nm DDR4 clears the way for massive 128GB DIMMs<p>By on October 23, 2014 at 11:35 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the …

High-end drip coffee makers for brewing right at home

From the almost robotic to sublime unions of form and function, there's sure to be a coffee maker here with your name on it.<p>Modern drip coffee makers have gone far beyond your old Mr. Coffee. The countertop brewers you can buy today range greatly in terms of features and abilities. Some are built …

Coffee

Here’s all the best gear and gadgetry you can snag for $50 or less

Fifty bucks might not sound like a whole lot, but you’d be surprised what you can get for such a small sum of money. We live in a world where you can …

Shopping

The best SSDs of 2014: A buyers guide - ExtremeTech

By on October 15, 2014 at 11:49 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>When I sat down to write this …

DisplayPort 1.3 Has Arrived, Drives 4K At 120 Hz

Lately, there have been two rushes in display technologies – higher resolutions and higher refresh rates. Going for one at a time is attainable, but …

The $149 Chane A1rx-c speaker is almost too good to be true

Budget speakers are getting really good -- Audioengine, Dayton Audio, Emotiva, Monoprice, and Andrew Jones Pioneer models are all exceptional -- and now I'm adding Chane Music & Cinema's speakers to the list. The model I'm reviewing here, the A1rx-c bookshelf speaker, is their least expensive; it …

Audiophile

Your Pick For Best Solid State Drive For The Money

Samsung’s EVO line was basically built to be the best Solid State bang for your buck, so it’s no surprise that’s 250GB mid-size model took down the …

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ASUS' X99 Launch Includes Rampage V Extreme, X99-A, And X99-Deluxe

ROG Rampage V Extreme<p>Asus has four X99 motherboards to announce, and for now just three will be available immediately. All four motherboards feature …

Intel Core i7 Extreme Processors revealed

Intel has taken the wraps off of its latest flagship performance processors, the Extreme line, formerly known as Haswell-E. The trio of chips – the …

AMD R9 285 Graphics Card Unveiled With Tonga Pro GPU

During their 30 Years of Gaming and Graphics event early this month AMD has unveiled its latest graphics card in the form of the AMD R9 285.<p>The AMD …