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Refurbished Galaxy Note 7 could be half the price of the original

Samsung has already confirmed that the refurbished Galaxy Note 7, also known as the Galaxy Note 7R, will go on sale soon in South Korea, but we’re yet to learn the precise price. Thanks to a report from <i>The Investor</i> yesterday, however, we might be a step closer to finding out.<p><i>The Investor</i> states …

3 things to know before turning your Galaxy S8 into a computer

Along with the Galaxy S8 ($600 at T-Mobile USA), Samsung announced a few new accessories for its smartphone. Perhaps the most notable of which is DeX.<p>Primarily a docking station for your phone, when an S8 is placed into a DeX dock ($64 at Amazon.com), it activates software that's built into your …

Apps

The Double-Slit Experiment Cracked Reality Wide Open

The double-slit experiment seems simple enough: cut two slits in a sheet of metal and send light through them, first as a constant wave, then in …

Apple climbs past Samsung as world's top phone vendor

Apple is back on top.<p>The company overtook Samsung as the world's top smartphone vendor in the final three months of 2016, according to Strategy Analytics. The iPhone maker captured 18 percent of the global market in the December quarter, said the firm.<p>Apple on Tuesday reported it sold 78.3 million …

Mobile

An Unexplained 'Void' Appears to Be Pushing The Milky Way Through The Universe at 2 Million Km/h

We're fleeing from a mysterious 'dead zone'.<p>You can’t feel it, but our planet is orbiting the Sun at speeds of roughly 100,000 km/h (62,000 mph), and …

The Rise Of AI Will Force Data Scientists To Evolve Or Get Left Behind

The history of Artificial Intelligence is long, but it’s only been recently that technology companies and markets have begun to get excited about it… Why? Because now it works.<p>After a few decades of exploration of symbolic AI methods, the field shifted toward statistical approaches, that have as of …

Artificial Intelligence

Are We Simulated Beings Living in a Simulated Universe?

Is the universe real? Or are all the stars and planets (including Earth and everything and everyone on it) just simulations in some colossal video game? What sounds like a silly question is actually one that some scientists have begun to take seriously.<p>It’s hard to come up with a way to tell for …

Universe

Take a Tour of a Soviet-Era Ghost Town at the Edge of the World

Located just 800 miles from the North Pole on the island of Spitsbergen, the Soviet-era ghost town of Pyramiden is one of the northernmost permanent settlements in the world. The site was first developed as a mining village in 1936, after the Soviets acquired the rights to mine the local …

North Pole

32-Bit vs. 64-Bit OSes: What's the Difference?

Chances are good you're running an x64-based operating system, but what does that even mean?<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn …

Windows 10

Google's new image compression tool uses 75% less bandwidth

HooliGoogle just released an image compression technology called RAISR (Rapid and Accurate Super Image Resolution) designed to save your precious data without sacrificing photo quality.<p>Claiming to use up to 75 percent less bandwidth, RAISR analyzes both low and high-quality versions of the same …

Google Photos

These Mobile Printers Mean Your Photos Can Live Somewhere Other Than Your Phone

It’s time to break the photos-on-our-phones cycle and starting printing again.<p>Growing up, when we broke the camera out and took pictures, the photos …

Augmented Reality Will Be Much Bigger than Virtual Reality, Study Says

Digi-Capital says Mobile AR will be main driver of $108 billion market by 2021<p>Pokémon Go may have been a flash in the pan, but augmented reality — …

Augmented Reality

It’s Creepy, But Not Illegal, For This Website To Provide All Your Public Info To Anyone

This week, the social media world has been alight with warning about a “genealogy” site that makes just about anyone’s information — addresses …

Scientists Have Discovered an 'Off' Switch For The Revolutionary CRISPR Gene Editing Tool

Important.<p>A lot has been written about CRISPR over the past year. The powerful gene editing tool can quickly and easily 'cut and paste' genes, which …

Thanks to AI, Computers Can Now See Your Health Problems

Patient Number Two was born to first-time parents, late 20s, white. The pregnancy was normal and the birth uncomplicated. But after a few months, it …

Artificial Intelligence

Top 10 torrent sites for 2017: Pirate Bay, Extratorrent, Torrentz2 and others

Despite stringent actions taken against several torrent websites, many have made it to the top 10 torrent sites for 2017.<p>Following the …

I Photographed The Beautiful Dolomites In All Seasons

Hi! My name is Mikolaj Gospodarek . I would like to show you my pictures of the Dolomites, which I took in 2016.<p>I visited Dolomites several times. I …

Italy

Worlds Without End: The Many Kinds of Parallel Universes

Multiversal<p>It’s a frequent staple of science fiction—the notion that there’s another universe out there, coextensive with yet sejunct from our own; a …

Six new technologies that will enable faster, better internet to the world

<i>By Cat DiStasio</i><p>The internet is one of the most important inventions of the modern era. However, current estimates say that only 40 percent of people around the globe have access. As internet connectivity becomes ever more important, new technologies are emerging to connect the entire globe with …

Internet of Things

MIT Invented The Material We’ll Need To Build In Space

It’s ten times stronger than steel but is only 5% as dense, and it could revolutionize architecture on Earth, too.<p>The space elevator–a theoretical mode of transportation where transport modules move up and down a long cable that connects Earth to space–has long been the stuff of futuristic fantasy. …

Samsung says its new QLED TVs are better than OLED TVs

This is Samsung’s flagship TV for 2017<p>Samsung is challenging the notion that OLED TVs represent the pinnacle of picture quality in the living room. Tonight at CES 2017, the company unveiled its latest flagship televisions, the QLED series. It’ll be available in three models: the Q9, Q8, and Q7. …

Intel announces global 5G modem as AT&T lays out ‘5G Evolution’ plans for 2017

Intel has just announced the world’s first global 5G modem to help test initial 5G spectrum deployments across the world. As timing would have it, AT&T also announced their “5G Evolution” plans for 2017, which detail what they hope to achieve with the new wireless technology.<p>The global 5G modem …

Comparing Apple Inc.'s A10 With Qualcomm Inc.'s New Snapdragon 835 Chip

Website Fudzilla recently noticed that performance results of the recently announced <b>Qualcomm</b> (NASDAQ: QCOM) Snapdragon 835 mobile processor -- the company's latest chip aimed at premium smartphones -- leaked online.<p>Image source: Apple.<p>The site says that the Snapdragon 835 has "left <b>Apple</b>'s(NASDAQ: …

Can the conflict between dark matter and gravity be resolved? - ExtremeTech

By on January 3, 2017 at 2:18 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Dutch string theorist Dr. Erik …

Astronomers Discover PGC 1000714: A Rare Kind Of Hoag-Type Galaxy

The observable universe has over 100 billion galaxies. Of these, roughly 0.1 percent are believed to belong to a class of objects known as Hoag-type …

What the U.S. Lost in Syria

The deal cut by Iran, Russia and Turkey shows how little influence Washington has in the Middle East.<p>The duration of the latest Syrian cease-fire may matter less than its genesis. Russia, Turkey and Iran brokered the agreement without U.S. involvement -- a worrying sign of the waning regional …

Middle East

Samsung set to unveil foldable flagship Galaxy X to take on Apple iPhone 8 series

Samsung-Apple rivalry is expected to go a notch up this year as the former plans to launch the foldable Galaxy X against the iPhone 8 series in late …

Android Nougat coming to Samsung devices starting in January 2017

Samsung’s Android Nougat Beta program has now ended, but don’t worry the end of the beta heralds the launch of something so much better: the full …

Android Nougat

Don't buy a 32GB Android phone in 2017

A new year brings with it the certainty of new high-end phones to get all hot and bothered about. And while we're still a couple of months out from …

Samsung Galaxy S7 Android Nougat Update: 6 Expected Features

Samsung ended its Android Nougat Beta program Saturday, mentioning in its Beta notices that the official version will be released in January 2017. …