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A Week With The LG G Flex

Most of the reviews of the LG G Flex have already gone up, but since the phone is slowly percolating out in the U.S., I thought I’d give it a full week of use to see just what the fuss was about. If you watched our Fly or Die, below, you’ll know that I’m excited by the phone but consider it a …

Office for iPad may yet arrive before a Windows touch version

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Microsoft’s(s msft) marketing chief Tami Reller gave the impression to some at Goldman Sachs’ technology conference Thursday …

First Xbox One feature update goes live

Microsoft's spring update for the Xbox One is here! (Cue triumphant trumpets.) It's a few days later than anticipated but, as they say, better late than never. The first major update for the console packs a host of improvements, including better Kinect voice recognition, improved all-round …

Microsoft Xbox One February update now live, bringing storage and queue managing features and more - Pocket-lint

Microsoft's much-anticipated Xbox One February update is now starting to roll out to consoles across the globe.<p>At the start of February, Microsoft …

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Pinterest For iPad Adds Place Pins, iOS And Android Apps Get Animated GIFs

Pinterest isn’t just for elaborate napkin crafts for your book club soiree, or for bragging about inhuman feats of supernatural cupcakery; it also makes a pretty stellar travelogue. A new update for Pinterest for iPad adds Place Pins to the tablet title, as well as animated GIF support for both iOS …

HTC working with Microsoft to bring Windows Phone Blue to 8X

HTC hasn't forgotten about Windows Phone after all. The company's been pretty silent on any sort of collaboration with Microsoft for a long time, but the North American product team spoke up today on Reddit. When asked if HTC is done with Windows Phone, the team stated: "we're working with …

How data and connectivity could change your gym habit

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>Credit: Atlas<p>Gym rats and exercise fiends will soon have a wealth of connected equipment and tools that can track their …

Leak looks like the Xperia G, Sony's newest midrange phone

Sony's not really been his bag before, but <i>ViziLeaks</i> appears to have gotten hands on with one of the company's phones before its official debut at Mobile World Congress. Two photos are claimed to show portions of the Xperia G, and were tweeted out along with some nebulous specs: LTE, 8GB of storage, …

Beautiful Games: frozen waterfall climbing

These remarkable photos of professional ice-climbers tackling huge frozen waterfalls and icefalls in Eidfjord, Norway, were created by photographer Thomas Senf. He used spotlights and flares to illuminate the spectacular landscapes at night-time, achieving results which look other-worldly. It took …

Canon's new Rebel T5 DSLR camera is unapologetically for beginners (hands-on)

If you're angling to upgrade from your smartphone or your point-and-shoot to something a little more serious, you're probably not going to jump for the top model out -- unless you have that kind of money. That's where Canon's new entry-level DLSR comes in, with 18-55mm kit lens, for $550. The EOS …

Brightup Is A Smart Home Lighting System That Works With Your Existing Bulbs And Lamps

Smart home lighting is a growing field, with entrants including Philips and LIFX, but one other new contender has a different approach that might appeal more to some. The Brightup system consists of plug socket hardware and in-wall dimmers, connected to and controlled by a central hub via Z-Wave RF …

NASA Has Determined Where The Mysterious Jelly-Doughnut Rock On Mars Came From

Scientists have confirmed that a strange-looking Mars rock, called "Pinnacle Island," that suddenly and inexplicably popped up in a photograph taken by the Opportunity rover came from a larger piece of rock nearby. The larger rock, known as "Stuart Island," was chipped by one of the rover's wheels …

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The ten best jumps from 2014 Rally Sweden

Catching air. Lots of it.<p>You know a video depicting airborne cars is good when you feel imagined weightlessness while sitting in a chair. If you've eaten in the past fifteen minutes, you might want to wait another fifteen before taking this video in.<p>It was shot at Rally Sweden, the second round in …

How to Wrap a Sandwich

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Wrap your sandwich like the gift that it is.</i><p>Your much-needed lunch break finally rolls around. But you open up your brown bag only to find that your …

How to draw 3D eggs

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WATCH: A Death-Defying Climb To The Top Of Shanghai Tower

A pair of daredevils, a Russian and a Ukrainian, scales the as-yet-unfinished Shanghai Tower, the world's second-tallest building.<p>As Russia Today writes:<p>"Donning army camos, black hoodies and face masks, Vadim Makhorov and Vitaly Raskalov evoke a Black Bloc aesthetic and an even more nonchalant …