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Best screen protectors for the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge

It goes without saying, cases are one of the most important investments you can make, especially for a brand new smartphone like the Samsung alaxy S7 …

Only 10% Of People Can Find All 9 Faces In This Picture. Can You?

Pattern recognition puts humans at the top of the food chain. Having the ability to pick out shapes and fill in gaps is one of the hallmarks of our …

What is cache memory - Gary explains

System-on-a-Chip (SoC) designers have a problem, a big problem in fact, Random Access Memory (RAM) is slow, too slow, it just can’t keep up. So they came up with a workaround and it is called cache memory. If you want to know all about cache memory then read on!<p>You may think it strange to hear that …

Is there a best age at which to learn a second language?

If you want to learn a foreign language, should you begin before a certain age in order to fully master it? Popular opinion holds that young children find it easier than adults because childhood is a “critical period” for language learning.<p>It has been difficult to prove this, but new research …

LG G5 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 5

The Samsung Galaxy Note 5 served as a significant design departure for the Galaxy line, with the “phablet” embracing less than flagship specs in favor of increased stylus functionality and camera quality. This year at MWC, LG has released the polarizing G5, which boasts a modular capability that …

Keyport Modular Multitool Hits Kickstarter From $16 (video)

If you are in need of a compact way to carry your keys, as well as a variety of different tools and utilities that you can choose yourself and …

Netgear transforms your power plug into a fast WiFi hotspot

2016 is here, and the flying cars and hoverboards are disappointing, to say the least. Worse yet, we still can't get a decent internet connection in our man cave, but Netgear is at least trying to solve that problem with a string of new devices for CES 2016. The most interesting is the PowerLine …

Wi-Fi

13 DIYs to Make Your House Smell like Christmas All Year

Ask any Christmas lover what their favorite part of the season is, and chances are, “scent” will come up as one of their top three faves. From freshly baked Christmas cookies to a sappy Christmas tree to those ridiculously fake cinnamon-smelling pinecones, the holidays are all about the smells. …

Decorations

8 Romantic Christmas Traditions From All Over the World

The season is romantic on its own, but these traditions from around the world really up the love factor.<p>It's the most<p>wonderfulromantic time of the year and diamond retailer Vashi enlisted illustrator Marie Muravski to highlight how different cultures celebrate it. Read on to see which eight tickled …

Christmas Eve

Hands-on with Homeboy, the simple app-powered security camera

Being able to access a video feed from your phone is a big deal, but how users get that feed is a topic of dispute most days. Some prefer letting a …

Oukitel K10000 with 10,000mAh cell boasts 15 days battery life

Fed up with having to charge your smartphone up every day? Well Oukitel’s new K10000 smartphone boasts a humongous 10,000mAh battery, which the company boasts is enough to last 10 to 15 days of normal use on a single charge. That’s quite the claim.<p>Despite the colossal battery, the Oukitel K10000 is …

Mobile Technology

Tom Simpson 1937–1967: A life in pictures

Remembered for his tragic and untimely death 50 years ago on the ascent of Mont Ventoux on July 13 1967, Tom Simpson blazed a trail for British …

Paul Kimmage: Whistleblowers suffer vilification as drug cheats escape

Culture of silence must be cast aside, not those who seek justice for the world's clean athletes<p>"I would say to (athletes), to the extent that they …

Sports History

Anywhere SIM helps avoid UK 'not spots,' but at a cost

Whether you live in central London or the northernmost tip of Scotland, you've probably experienced flaky mobile coverage at one point or another. Carriers say they're working to fix the UK's so-called "not spots," but customers continue to complain about dropped calls and sporadic 3G coverage. …

Guinness Removes Fish Guts From Its Recipe—Wait, What?

The Irish beer is removing fish guts. Yep, they were in there.<p>Guinness, the famed Irish brewery, is changing its recipe for the first time in 256 years. Beer-loving vegans will now be able to sip, or chug, the black stout, starting in 2016 when fish guts will be removed from Guinness ingredients, …

Throwback Thursday: a very special hands-on

There’s no doubt that the mobile phone industry has changed considerably since the turn of the century and in 2002, the concept of a smartphone was considerably different to the powerful beasts we know and love today.<p>Back then, three companies ruled the industry – BlackBerry, Motorola and Nokia – …

The oldest tree in Britain may be switching sex

LONDON — A part of Britain's oldest tree appears to be changing sex from male to female, according to scientists.<p>Although the Fortingall Yew — which …

Botanical Gardens

An app you've probably never heard of is the most important social network in China

You may have never heard of WeChat, but it's the most important app in China right now.<p>WeChat users can do just about anything, including play games, send money to people, make video calls, order food, read the news, book a doctor appointment, and more. It's basically China's version of …

Roku 4 review: the best video streaming box, right now

It’s hard to believe that when Roku launched its first on-demand video streaming box, the Netflix Player by Roku, the device didn’t support HD video and didn’t even have access to Netflix’s full library, despite its brand name.<p>Fast forward seven years to the Roku 4. The newest Roku and its …

Armstrong names Ochowicz in ’93 race fixing

In sworn testimony from the Floyd Landis-U.S. federal government whistleblower lawsuit against him, Lance Armstrong has not only admitted that his …

Tour De France 2016 Route Revealed! Our Reaction

Tour de France

The first five things to do with your new Sony Xperia Z5

Sony's latest high end smartphone, the Xperia Z5 comes in three flavors but with a mostly common experience across them all.<p>Whether you're getting …

Photos: The quirky, haunting, and stunning sights along Scotland’s answer to Route 66

The Scottish Highlands is one of the most sparsely populated regions in the world; at 9.1 people per sq km (23.6 per sq mile), it’s less dense than all but a handful of US states (pdf), and all but the northernmost parts of Europe. Now the tourist board responsible for the northern part of the …

Fish Oil For Dogs – The Good, The Bad And The Ugly

Dogs require two types of essential fatty acids for healthy development and maintenance of their cardiovascular and nervous systems: Omega-3 and …

LG Urbane 2, HTC One M9+ Supreme Camera & Wove Band Display - Android Weekly

HTC One

October 4, 2015

Android fans, this week brought us a ton of exciting stuff, starting of course with the new Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P. The general impression is great, but the new Nexuses are not without controversy. Moving on, Google also brought us the intriguing Pixel C, a revamped Chromecast, and the Chromecast …

Android News