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Brando releases new 4800mAh power jacket for the Samsung Galaxy S5

It doesn’t matter what phone you use, one thing all mobile users have in common is the problem of running out of battery. Even with the best planning in the world there are moments when you need a recharge and you aren’t near a main socket. This problem is exasperated on today’s high specification …

Phones

Android device owners, now you can control your desktop from across the room — or the world

Google released its Chrome Remote Desktop app for Android yesterday, enabling the Android crowd to access their Mac or PC from afar. The app is a mobile extension of Chrome’s remote desktop screen-sharing service, which has enabled machine control from Chromebooks and Chrome browsers since it …

11 Android Apps to Make Notifications More Interesting

I love Android as much as the next non-Apple owning guy, but there are times when I get bored of using the same old operating system, and seeing the same boring old Android notifications.<p>Thankfully, there’s no shortage of different ways to liven things up without having to root your phone, or in …

Google just revealed the incredibly simple formula for killer résumés

It’s not exactly E=mc².<p>But for would-be job hunters, it’s probably a lot more useful.<p>In a Q&A-style interview with Google’s senior vice president of people operations Laszlo Bock, The New York Times’s Tom Friedman fished a few seriously helpful words of wisdom out of the search giant’s human …

Résumés

Who's 'Next'? Customers are stepping up for AT&T's no-contract plan

A surprisingly high number of customers are opting to pay for their own smartphones in monthly installments, avoiding a two-year contract. And that's good news for AT&T.<p>T-Mobile may have started the trend of making its customers pay for their own devices, but AT&T is running with it.<p>AT&T said 40 …

Customers

22 Simple Ways To Start Eating Healthier This Year

More veggies. Less junk. You can do it!

29 Healthy Versions Of Your Favorite Comfort Foods

Here's to the kind of New Year's resolutions that don't make you want to stab yourself with a celery stick.

Cooking

7 Must-Try Holiday Cocktails in Houston

Chipotle Sets Sights on Denver-Based Pizza Chain for Expansion

It looks a lot like assembly-line Neapolitan pizza cooked in ultra-hot ovens will be the next big fast-casual restaurant market: Chipotle yesterday …

Voodoo Denver Update

The Denver location of the Portland-based <b>Voodoo Doughnut</b> soft-launched on Friday, and it has sold out within four hours each day. Line wait times exceeded three hours. [Eater Denver]

17 Holiday Drinks That Are Even Better Than Eggnog

Looks like you know what you're getting for the holidays.

Whipped Cream

How To Make Crunchy Biscotti Cookies

<b>Prep:</b> Preheat oven to 300°F. Line a cookie sheet with parchment.<p><b>Mix the wet ingredients:</b> In a stand mixer, mix the olive oil and sugar on medium …

Dessert

29 Clever Gifts For People Who Love To Drink

So, like, gifts for everyone!

Alcohol

The 8 Secrets to Beating Everyone in Flip Cup

There are two ways to become a superior flip cup player: Flip huge cups made from lead for 14 hours a day, or read these tips from our expert flip cup player, a guy who was on the winning team of the 2013 World Series of Flip Cup -- a tourney they've won seven times.<p><b>Here's how to dominate</b>:<p><b>1. Have a</b> …

Beer Pong

True Harvest: A Vegetarian Thanksgiving

In the story True Harvest in Issue #142, vegetarian chef Linda Monastra explores the tradition of the meat-free Thanksgiving recipes, and hosts her …

The Easy Pleasure of Homemade Vanilla Extract

Making your own vanilla extract is very simple, involving just three ingredients: vanilla beans, alcohol, and time. The end result is also often of …

11 Unusual Drinks That Will Up Your Cocktail Game

Because there's more out there than just rum and coke.<p>Be warned: you might have to repeat your order to a (kind of annoyed) bartender a few times, but it's totally worth it.

Rye Whiskey

28 Ways To Eat Apples This Fall

Because an apple beignet keeps the doctor away. Right?

Breakfast