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Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Review | Trusted Reviews

<i>First reviewed September 2013</i><p>What is the Samsung Galaxy Note 3?<p>The Galaxy Note 3 is a slightly large-screened Android phone equipped with a Wacom …

Artificial muscles could help robots lift 80 times their own weight

Boston Dynamics’ BigDog robot throws cinder blocks. NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory’s RoboSimian swings on its lanky arms like a gymnast.<p>They’re …

First look video: Samsung Galaxy Gear demonstration

Besides my own hands-on time and impressions of the Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch, I snapped a few minutes of a video demonstration at the Samsung …

Sony Xperia Z1 vs. Samsung Galaxy S 4 vs. Moto X: The best of Android in 5 inches or less

Let the September smartphone wars begin.<p>Between IFA, the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 launch, and the iPhone(s aapl) launch next week, this is already …

Podcast: Are you ready for some (Internet of Things) Football? A data driven party?

Sensor-packed football helmets, camera-covered NBA stadiums and sensor-studded soccer balls are all generating a ton of data but it’s still unclear …

Travel Articles, Photos and Videos - AOL

Travel Articles, Photos and Videos - AOL

Five Incredible—and Real—Mind-Control Applications

Welcome to a dawning era of brain-controlled devices and actions.<p><b>Scientists achieved the first remote human-to-human brain interface this week, when Rajesh Rao sent a brain signal over the Internet that moved the hand of colleague Andrea Stocco—even though Stocco was sitting all the way across the</b> …

Parenting: it's really not that bad

Parents, we are good at many things. But these days, we aren't so good at selling our job.<p>We begin with the best of intentions, building shrines to our unborn children, impeccable nurseries frosted with designer furniture and pastels. Before our children are a year old we've documented each smile …

How Do Whales Avoid Sunburn? Hint: Some Tan

Blue, fin, and sperm whales have different strategies to avoid sun damage.<p><b>It's a good idea to apply sunscreen before heading to the beach if you don't want to burn and blister. But for marine animals like whales, that's not an option.</b><p>Species like sperm whales can spend up to six hours at the …

How to Master White Balance

<b>Reader Question:</b> What is white balance and why is it important? Is there a downside to setting my camera to “auto”?<p><b>My Answer:</b> Before the rise of digital photography most magazine pictures were shot on color transparency film, more commonly known as slides. Slide film was calibrated to be used in …

Facebook responds to data use concerns with more policy updates

Once again caught with its hand in the privacy cookie jar, a cash settlement over Sponsored Stories prompts Facebook to again make revisions to the …

Ready for smartphones with a next-generation chip? They’re right around the corner

Next week in Berlin there are sure to be some new smartphone announcements. It’s the annual IFA show there, along with some supplemental press events …

The thin blue line: Is Twitter mostly for news delivery or for having conversations?

Cosmetic or design changes in a service often cause an outcry among users, but Twitter’s launch of a new “conversation” feature seems to have …

This tool lets you stalk Twitter users to teach them a lesson about privacy

You know those geotagged tweets and Instagram posts you’re publishing from your mobile phone? It turns out anyone can access them to find out where …

This can’t be good for Dropbox for Business

In what could be a speed bump in Dropbox’s drive to attract paying business customers, two researchers said they were able to reverse-engineer the …

Transparent gel speaker plays music through the magic of ionic conduction (video)

It may be hard to believe, but that transparent disk in the photo above is actually a fully functioning speaker. A team of researchers at Harvard's School of Engineering and Applied Sciences have pioneered a never before seen application of ionic conductivity by creating a see-through artificial …

Samsung Galaxy Note III Front Panel Leaked in White

We’ve seen Samsung Galaxy Note III in great detail in the past few weeks. The device has been leaked extensively in terms of specifications and …

Galaxy Note

How high-fiving your front door can let you can ditch the keys

Whatever your feelings about the humble fist bump, be it panic when expecting a handshake or derision at the hipster's favourite way of greeting, it …

Wearable Tech

Galaxy Note 3 and Sony Xperia Z1 UK release dates leaked?

Those waiting to get their hands on the forthcoming Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and Sony Xperia Z1 may not have to wait long following their expected …

Casio 'prepared' to battle Apple and Samsung in war of the wrist

Watchmaker Casio is ready to defend its territory as it awaits the onslaught of hi-tech smartwatches from the likes of Samsung, Apple and some of the …

Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom gets 4G version for even faster photo uploads

Samsung has confirmed it will launch a 4G LTE-enabled version of its Galaxy S4 Zoom smartphone-cum-camera.<p>The Frankenstein's monster-style device …

Why it is time to rethink Wi-Fi security

Can I have your Wi-Fi password? If you’re someone like me, you’ve asked this question many times. Not only in coffee shops, but also while visiting …

Beats Executive Review | Trusted Reviews

What are the Beats Executive headphones?<p>If you are a bit too old to pull off the Beats by Dr Dre. Solo HD headphones and their youthful looks, you …

Samsung Galaxy Note 3

The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is looking to continue in the same vein as the original Galaxy Note and Galaxy Note 2, offering you a phone which could …

Rumor: Samsung Galaxy S5 to Feature Metal Design

It hasn’t been too long since the Korean manufacturer unveiled its flagship device, Samsung Galaxy S4. Now, it seems as the rumor about the next …

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 UK release date leaked as September 16 | Trusted Reviews

<b>The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 UK release date has been leaked, with the stylus hosting handset tipped to hit retailers just days after next week’s IFA</b> …

Looking beyond Google Glass: the future of wearable tech

What if we told you that Google Glass and Galaxy Gear were just the beginning? That the impending arrival of Google's super-futuristic wearable …

Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch prototype leaked ahead of September 4th launch

Been wondering what Samsung's upcoming smartwatch was going to look like? Take a seat, because <i>VentureBeat</i> sneaked a first look at the upcoming wearable over the weekend. According to the outlet, the prototype device features a three inch display, built-in speakers and a 4-megapixel camera housed in …

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