Bryan Crawford

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Down 3-0 in NBA Finals, LeBron James reveals plenty in candid session with media

CLEVELAND – LeBron James is not in command on the court in the NBA Finals. Despite his all-world production, his Cleveland Cavaliers trail Golden State 3-0, and the prospect of even winning a game in the series is as bleak as a northeast Ohio winter.<p>Off the court, on the dais while addressing …

Basketball

Note 8 could bring the first 3x optical zoom in a phone

Samsung Pay could go to other Android phones, new Pixel 2 renders of Google's next phone, plus Samsung reveals new features of its dual-lens camera system.

Hackers descend on Las Vegas to expose voting machine flaws

LAS VEGAS — Election officials and voting machine manufacturers insist that the rites of American democracy are safe from hackers. But people like Carten Schurman need just a few minutes to raise doubts about that claim.<p>Schurman, a professor of computer science at the University of Copenhagen in …

Cybersecurity

Netflix codes: The secret numbers that unlock thousands of hidden films and TV shows

Netflix's incredibly niche, personalised subgenres have long captivated movie nerds, from "Steamy Crime Movies from the 1970s" to "Period Pieces About Royalty Based on Real Life".<p>The genres, based on a complicated algorithm that uses reams of data about users' viewing habits to recommend exactly …

10 Scariest Movies on Netflix

Happy haunting.<p>Fall means one thing: If you aren’t watching scary movies on a regular basis, you aren’t living your best life. While there are definitely some frightening gems hitting theaters this season (like <i>Blair Witch</i> and <i>Rings</i>), you actually don’t have to leave your couch in order to seek the …

A serious attack on the iPhone was just seen in use for the first time

It's the iPhone's first remote jailbreak exploit<p>Earlier this month, an Emirati human rights activist named Ahmed Mansoor got a suspicious text. It promised new details of torture in the country’s state prisons, along with a link to follow if he was interested. If Mansoor had followed the link, it …

Google to step up smartphone wars with release of own handset

Google is planning a shake-up of the smartphone market by releasing its own handset, a move that would tighten its grip on mobile software and see it compete directly with the iPhone.<p>The technology giant is in discussions with mobile operators about releasing a Google-branded phone that will extend …

Mobile

The 5 Muscle Groups Guys Neglect Most

By K. Aleisha Fetters for Life by Daily Burn<p>Photo: Pond5<p>There are some muscle groups guys love to train -- namely, the ones that look great under a t-shirt. And hey, your chest, bicep, abdominal and shoulder muscles all make huge contributions to your overall strength. But so do a lot of other …

This one photo shows why you need to see 'Batman v Superman' in IMAX

"Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" is in theaters Friday.<p>The first reviews for the film are out and they're pretty underwhelming. Chances are, you already have your ticket or are planning to see the giant superhero showdown this weekend because it's a big event film which fans have been waiting …

PlayStation 4 and Xbox One owners can finally play online games together

Microsoft is opening up its Xbox Live online service to gamers on other platforms — namely, PlayStation 4 and PC. <i>Whoa</i>.<p>In a move that's up there with Sonic the Hedgehog appearing next to Super Mario in a video game, Microsoft announced this morning on its Xbox blog that it's opening up the Xbox Live …

These secret codes have completely changed how I watch Netflix

We've all been there. You sit down on the couch, turn on Netflix, and the next thing you know, you've spent 20 minutes scrolling through shows and movies without finding a single thing you actually want to watch.<p>You feel like you've seen everything before, the recommended choices don't look …

Sony needs you to test its beta PS4 firmware

A new firmware update is heading to the PlayStation 4, and Sony has put out the call for public beta testers.<p>As announced on the PlayStation Blog, …

10 film plot holes that need some explaining...

Jack! Come back! Rose can just budge over a bit! Yes, the third highest-grossing film of all time – the watery 1997 romance <i>Titanic</i> – was built on a big weepie lie. Kate Winslet admitted this week that in the climactic scene, her co-star, Leonardo DiCaprio, could have fitted on that raft after all, …

Steven Spielberg

APPLE: THE WORST-CASE SCENARIO — 2016

It also sold 74.7 million iPhones — another record. The company could not be in better shape.<p>And yet Apple is a troubled beast:<p>The fear is that Apple is at its peak, and the only way from here is down.<p>Of course, only idiots bet against Apple. The company has a history of confounding its critics by …

Galaxy S7 Leak Confirms 5 Brilliant New Features

Earlier this month Venture Beat’s Evan Blass, also known as @evleaks – the world’s most famous smartphone tipster, revealed major changes Samsung plans to make to the upcoming Galaxy S7. And now we can start getting excited about them…<p>Taking to Twitter again, Blass has announced that all these …

Phones

Galaxy S7 / S7 Edge dimensions confirmed in new leak

With CES and MWC coming up in the next few months, we’re starting to hear more about the new flagships for the early part of the year. Recent leaks suggest the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge will have different sized displays and now – thanks to Shai Mizrachi, who accurately leaked the diagram for the S6 …

Watch a full boxing match in VR for the first time

You're probably going to see a <i>lot</i> of virtual reality sports coverage before long, but there's still a lot of ground left to cover -- including, apparently, fisticuffs. Showtime has posted what it says is the first full-length VR video of a boxing match, giving you a 360-degree look at a …

Virtual Reality

The countries that don’t exist

There really is a secret world of hidden independent nations, with their own populations, governments – and football leagues. In fact, you’ve almost certainly visited one without realising.<p>When I first see Nick Middleton, he is surrounded by globes and atlases showing the most exotic places on the …

Rocky Mountains

Everything coming and going on Netflix for November 2015

November looks to be an interesting month at Netflix. So many titles are headed for the wood chipper including "Fargo." The first five "Saw" films disappear in the beginning of November, so schedule your Halloween marathon now -- though how anyone can have Thanksgiving without Jigsaw, I'll never …

Entertainment

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Online Life

Gilbert Arenas Disputes Caron Butler's Account of Gun Incident

One day after Sacramento Kings swingman Caron Butler's memoir was released, former Washington Wizards teammate Gilbert Arenas disputed his account of the infamous locker room gun incident that took place in December 2009.<p>According to Chris Lingebach of CBS Washington, Arenas posted a lengthy retort …

Basketball

T-Mobile data stolen from Experian may already be for sale on the dark web

The consequences of 15m credit applicants' records for sale could be far larger than just financial theft - watch out for your health data<p>It’s easy to dismiss the recent theft of 15m T-Mobile customers’ and credit applicants' personal data from credit checking organisation Experian’s servers, and …

Watch Trailer for Battlefield 4's Next Free DLC Map

Nearly two years after the release of Battlefield 4, developer DICE is not done supporting the military shooter with new DLC just yet. The studio has announced that the game's next DLC pack, Community Operations, will launch as a free download later this fall across all platforms.<p>As you could have …

This lab makes phone batteries that charge in 30 seconds

Welcome to the lab where scientists are building smartphone batteries that fully charge your phone in 30 seconds -- and electric-car batteries …

Android Marshmallow lets you use your voice to control apps

We've been testing Android 6.0 "Marshmallow" for months, but Google has saved some of its more interesting features for today's big Nexus launch event. Most intriguing is the operating system's bigger focus on voice interactions: Google Now voice commands work a lot faster than before, and you can …

Apple’s iPhone 6s has two different sized A9 processors, Samsung version 10% smaller

According to Chipworks, there are actually two different sized A9 processors floating around in the iPhone 6s and 6s plus released last week. That’s not really a surprise because Apple likes to have redundancy, especially when one of the manufacturers is Samsung. We’d heard that both Samsung and …

More people have died from selfies than shark attacks this year

A 66-year-old Japanese tourist has died, and his travel companion has been injured, after falling down stairs while attempting to take a selfie at …

Tour de France

How Google Could Rig the 2016 Election

Google has the ability to drive millions of votes to a candidate with no one the wiser.<p>America’s next president could be eased into office not just by TV ads or speeches, but by Google’s secret decisions, and no one—except for me and perhaps a few other obscure researchers—would know how this was …

Exynos 7420: Multitasking, multi-core and multiprocessing

One of the most popular smartphone processors at the moment is the Samsung Exynos 7420, mainly because it is the processor used by Samsung for its current range of high-end devices including the Samsung Galaxy S6, the Samsung Galaxy S6+ Edge, and the Samsung Galaxy Note 5. The Exynos 7420 is an …

Scientists find the brain’s missing ‘pipes’

“Throw out the textbooks” and “missing link” are words rarely heard anymore in science, but that’s what researchers around the world are saying about the recent discovery of microscopic lymphatic vessels connecting the brain to the immune system.<p>That physical link was long thought absent, …