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Find It First: 15 Beaches That Are Totally Off the Radar, For Now

We all crave the next sweet spot, that unspoiled getaway that no one else knows about. Here are 15 beaches where you'll be one step ahead of everyone …

Beaches

It only took hackers three weeks to jailbreak iOS 11

A few days ago we saw a video that showed the various iOS 11 features inspired by jailbreak apps or Android. At the time, I said that Apple should …

Microsoft confirms some Windows 10 source code has leaked

A portion of Microsoft’s Windows 10 source code has leaked online this week. Files related to Microsoft’s USB, storage, and Wi-Fi drivers in Windows 10 were posted to Beta Archive this week. Beta Archive is an enthusiast site that tracks Windows releases, and asks members to donate money or …

Storm at Yosemite Valley | Smithsonian Photo Contest | Smithsonian

Mill Valley 'treehouse' accessible only by 130-step mountain trail on the market for $679,000

You have to walk up a 130-step mountain trail to reach a Mill Valley cottage that just went on the market for $679,000.<p>This might sound strenuous, and it is, but the walk through lush redwood groves is peaceful and when you arrive, you're at a beautifully preserved 1913 cottage upgraded with modern …

Why Everyone Is Going Nuts for Yeti's $300 Coolers

That’s not a typo. The cooler I’m recommending to you costs $300, but stick with me. It’s worth it.<p>We have all been in this situation: It’s late in …

Gear Closet: Salewa Mountain Trainer Mid GTX Boots Review

In need of a new pair of technical hiking boots for your upcoming adventures? If so, you'll want to add the new Mountain Trainer Mid GTX from Salewa …

Mount Everest bracing itself for potentially dangerous traffic jams

Climbing Mount Everest is one of man’s greatest achievements. But the ascent has arguably become too accessible, with experts warning that the mountain has become dangerously overcrowded.<p>This spring, there have been more climbing permits issued in a single season than there has been since 1953 - …

Review: The 6 Best Fishing Kayaks, Put to the Test

Kayaks aren’t just for tree-hugging hippies anymore. Turns out these relatively inexpensive yet capable craft are perfect for chasing everything from …

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100

<b>Pros</b><p>20MP 1-inch image sensor. 10x zoom range. Quick autofocus and 10fps burst rate. Raw and JPG capture options. Touch screen. Solid high-ISO …

The next Moto Z Force will revive the headphone jack

We wouldn't blame you if you thought that the Moto Z and Z Force ushered in the death of the headphone jack. While they weren't the first phones to make that leap, it seemed like Apple, HTC and other heavyweights were all too eager to follow suit. However, we have good news: it looks like Moto, at …

Mobile Technology

Here’s all you need to know about the Moto Z2 Force, E4 Plus, C and C Plus in a series of renders and vids

We all knew the respectable mid-range G5 and G5 Plus were merely the beginning of Lenovo’s 2017 portfolio of Moto-branded smartphones, but let’s be …

MIT's app only needs a second to teach you a new language

You know the seconds and minutes you waste waiting for the elevator to arrive, for a friend to reply to an IM or for a website to load? A team of MIT CSAIL researchers believe you can put them to good use, so they created a series of apps called the WaitSuite that makes the most of those idle …

iPhone 7 vs. Galaxy S8: Which is faster? The results may surprise you.

The similarities between Apple's iPhone 7 and the Galaxy S8 are endless: Both devices are high-end, powerful and loved by the masses. But which …

OnePlus 5 may surpass Galaxy S8 with highly-advanced specs and features; Information leaks on handset

The OnePlus 5 smartphone is said to compete against the likes of Samsung Galaxy S8, Apple iPhone 8 and the LG G6. A Chinese website has claimed that …

Samsung Rushed Galaxy S8 Despite Design Flaw, Says Analyst

It’s been quite an impressive past few months in the smartphone world.<p>Most of the top Google Android smartphone makers have now unveiled – at CES 2017 in January and Mobile World Congress (MWC) in February – their mass-market flagship device for the year including Huawei (P10), LG (G6), Samsung …

Sony’s giant, $700 e-paper tablet is a great example of Weird Sony

Huge screen, huge price<p>For years, science fiction has promised that one day, technology will make paper obsolete. Instead of carrying around folders of dead trees and bulky books, we’ll use miraculous tablets instead that can store a limitless amount of information and knowledge in a single, …

Samsung US talks up early Galaxy S8/S8+ demand as Korean pre-order scores are updated

Samsung has every right to be proud of the early consumer interest generated by the Galaxy S8 and S8+, both in Korea and the US, especially after …

NBC rumored to join CBS by launching its own streaming video service

Are you ready to sign up for yet another online video streaming service? A new report claims Comcast is making plans to launch one for TV shows that are available on its NBC network, along with shows from its family of NBCUniversal cable TV channels, such as SyFy, Bravo, USA and others.<p>According to</i> …

GoPro wants to buy the GoPro sitting in your junk drawer

Likely in an effort to spur sales, GoPro just announced a trade-in program that nets participants $50 or $100 towards a GoPro Hero5 Session or Hero5 Black, respectively, for any older GoPro camera.<p>Josh Constine got it right last year in his article called The GoProblem. “Action cameras are like …

Nokia 9 could rival the iPhone 8 in more than one way

New Nokia smartphones, the kind that run a nearly pure version of Android, are going to launch soon in some markets. However, the Nokia 6, Nokia 5, …

Now anyone can use Google Duo for audio calling

Google's simple video calling app Duo just got a little more advanced. Google announced that it will bring audio-only calling to Duo users worldwide, after first introducing the feature in Brazil in March.<p>Duo is Google's take on Apple's FaceTime, with some important differences. First, while …

Google Duo

Second-gen Huawei MateBook tipped to come in X, D and E versions with different screen sizes

Just like Microsoft’s long overdue Surface Pro 5, but unlike Samsung’s TabPro S-following Galaxy Book, the second-generation Huawei MateBook is still …

Android O doesn't work with apps that draw over the system UI like Twilight

Android O is reportedly causing trouble with apps which draw over the status bar. Apps like Status, Twilight and others don’t work in the Android O Developer Preview, and the Android Developer’s documentation suggests it’s not a bug.<p>In the past, apps have been able to operate on top of other apps …

Xiaomi Mi 6 officially confirmed for April 19 announcement, this time for real

Hopefully, those of you living in the US didn’t stay up all night to find out what Xiaomi was actually counting down to was merely the disclosure of …

The LAPD just got the world’s first hybrid cop car, and it’s fast

As gas-only vehicles gradually give up some of their kingdom to electric and hybrid cars, it’s only a matter of time before service vehicles get in …

Apple partner Foxconn makes $27 billion offer for Toshiba’s storage business

Apple manufacturer Foxconn is said to have made a large bid for Toshiba’s NAND storage unit. According to a new report from <i>The Wall Street Journal</i>, Foxconn this week offered up $27 billion for the business, a bid considerably higher than had previously been offered by companies such as …

Confusion hovers over low-end Moto E4 and Moto C, rendered and rumored to launch soon

The guessing games can finally stop now as to what ugly non-flagship Android phones Lenovo plans to sell as part of the Moto-branded family next. …

Mobile Technology

U.S. drone sales have more than doubled from last year

This despite the fact that most popular devices are pricey.<p>U.S. drone sales more than doubled between February 2016 and February 2017, according to new data released today from NPD group.<p>Customers may shy away from a high price tag. In the first two months of 2017, drones that cost more than $300 …