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Samsung Galaxy S7 wins without reinvention

Samsung Galaxy S7 review<p>Winning without reinventing<p>Samsung Galaxy S7 review<p>Winning without reinventing<p>The Samsung Galaxy S7 is a modest masterpiece …

Phones

11 paid iPhone apps on sale for free for a limited time

There are more than 1.5 million apps in Apple’s iOS App Store right now, so how are you supposed to find solid new apps to try? Simple: follow our …

Apps

Apple Watch concept is a wrist-mounted life remote

When it comes to Apple Watch concepts, they tend to be conservatively similar to the current Apple iteration of its wrist computer.<p>Adrian Berr has come up with a new concept for an Apple Watch that actually takes the concept further: it looks like an Apple Watch, just evolved.<p>Instead of trying to …

Huawei P9 with dual-camera likely to launch on April 6

The sequel to the gorgeous Huawei P8 is almost inevitable. Rumors of the upcoming device which will likely be called the Huawei P9 are already …

New Report Documents 'Childhood Under Siege' In Syria

A new report by Save the Children, an international charity, details what it's like to struggle amid the war in cities and towns in Syria. Based on interviews and focus groups with people living and working in besieged areas, the report says at least quarter-million children are in constant fear …

13 Photography Channels on YouTube You Should Follow

If you’re looking for videos to watch to quench your thirst for photography, YouTube has a great selection. If you’ve never really poked around …

Top Gear

Teaching Children How To Code, Without Screens

How a wooden toy called Cubetto may help foster the next generation of digital groundbreakers.<p>It’s generally agreed upon that the ability to code is going to be an invaluable job skill for upcoming generations. So how do you teach preliterate children aged three to seven how to program without …

Oculus Founder: Rift will come to Mac if Apple “ever releases a good computer”

Even high-end Mac Pro GPUs aren't powerful enough for VR, Luckey says.<p>It's been almost a year now since Oculus announced that the consumer version of …

The Week in Review: Astronauts Return After Year in Space

American astronaut Scott Kelly and his Russian counterpart Mikhail Kornienko touched down on Earth this week after almost a year in space. They spent 340 days on the International Space Station (ISS), twice the length of a normal trip.<p>The pair headed back to Earth on the Russian Soyuz spacecraft, …

Epic Games: Microsoft can't be allowed to control PC gaming

Tim Sweeney, co-founder of Epic Games (Unreal Engine, <i>Gears of War</i>), has written a scathing op-ed about Microsoft's Universal Windows Platform initiative for <i>The Guardian</i>. Sweeney argues that Microsoft is creating a closed platform for Windows 10 "the first apparent step" towards locking down a …

Gaming

Apple is selling more phones in India’s biggest cities than you might think

Conventional wisdom dictates that Apple and its expensive devices perform best in Western markets, where operator-subsidized contracts are commonplace and consumer spending power is greater. China aside, Asia has been a tough nut for Apple to crack, but it turns out the U.S. company is doing a lot …

Meerkat, star of last year's SXSW, is ditching live streaming

What a difference a year makes.<p>When the live-streaming app Meerkat launched last February, just before the popular tech, music and film festival called South by Southwest (SXSW), it captured the imaginations of Silicon Valley. Suddenly, people could easily use their smartphones to broadcast live …

Livestreaming

Make sure your online accounts get deleted when you die

Not everyone wants to leave this earth with their online accounts being managed by relatives and next-of-kin, or just floating around on the Internet forever. If you're the kind of person who likes your privacy -- even in death -- you should probably make some plans to have all of your online and …

Internet

Security experts say Apple order 'endangers public safety'

Security experts are not happy about the FBI's proposal to break security on an iPhone linked to the San Bernardino attack. Today, seven of those experts submitted their arguments in an amicus brief to the court considering the order, arguing the proposed software would weaken lockscreen …

Porn Time is exactly what you think: Popcorn Time for porn

Popcorn Time, the infamous app for streaming video torrents, now has a naughty cousin: Porn Time. As you might expect, Porn Time handles pornographic movies for you: Instead of you using a torrent client and a media player, the app handles grabbing the torrent file, downloading the content, and …

iOS 9 is turning the iPad into what it always wanted to be: the new-age PC

Split-screen multitasking and more pave the way for a more serious iPad<p>Apple's upcoming iOS 9 has a bunch of under-the-hood performance improvements and new features, like a new, more intelligent personal assistant. While all iOS devices dating back to 2011's iPhone 4S will benefit from the new …

The No. 1 mistake hackers hope you make

A strong password is a pain to create, remember and type. That's why far too many people settle for passwords that are weaker and easier to remember than they should be. But strong passwords are essential for keeping hackers and snoopers out of your online accounts.<p>Fortunately, I know a few good …

Apple begins issuing WWDC scholarships to winning applicants

With its major developer conference scheduled to kick off in just over four weeks, Apple has started sending out WWDC scholarship notifications to winning applicants. Scholarship recipients avoid the limited lottery system for purchasing a ticket while the $1599 price of the ticket is waived. This …

Designing for Android: an iOS developer’s perspective

As an iOS developer, I’m frequently asked, “When are you going to do an Android version?” Like it is just a matter of time.<p>But the truth is, we’ll probably never support Android. While there are sound business rationales for this, my motives are rooted in design philosophy.<p>The commercial and …

All Apple Stores to begin stocking 12-inch MacBook at end of May

The recently released 12-inch MacBook will be available for purchase at all Apple Stores globally beginning the week of May 25th, according to a memo from Apple to its retail staff issued earlier today. Because of supply constraints, not unlike those for the also recently-launched Apple Watch, …

CHIP is a $9 Raspberry Pi killer

The Raspberry Pi was definitely a game changer when it hit shelves at only $35. But CHIP is hoping to make the Pi look positively pricey by comparison. The Kickstarter campaign has already blown way past its $50,000 goal. In fact, at the time of this writing its approaching $500,000. Like the Pi, …

Raspberry Pi

The Complete Guide to Backing Up Your Computer The Best Way

There’s a reason people don’t bother backing up their computer: thinking about the task of doing it properly becomes too <i></i>difficult. The thing about backups is that it’s not a question of if data loss will strike you, but when and how severely.<p>Backups have long been considered to be incredibly …

Amazon Drone Patent Means You May Never Have To Leave Your House Again

Planned delivery system is machines almost all the way down<p>For many, drone delivery was a novelty until Amazon jumped into the game. With a much-hyped concept video, Amazon provided a straightforward image of robot postmen, bringing packages to customers on demand. Amazon filed the patent for the …

Administrative Law

Animated Google Doodle Honors Mothers of All Species

Flowers don’t make much of an appearance in this year’s Mother’s Day Google Doodle.<p>The animated Doodle, designed by Olivia Huynh, honors a range of …

An Apple Watch In Middle America

Okay, it’s technically not “middle” America, geographically speaking, but it is a small chunk of suburbia on the outskirts of an even smaller urban center. A place where people don’t rush right out and buy the latest new gadget simply because it exists. Where people don’t even notice your upgraded …

Fortune.com

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How to find your Android phone just Googling its location

Google can help you find almost anything, but it’s no good if you’ve lost your smartphone – until today. The search engine now has the ability to check where your phone is directly from its homepage.<p>Just type in “Find my phone,” and Google will show where your phone is on a map. You can then set it …

Android Phones

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Still Can't Keep Up With iPhone's Massive Profit Margins

One of the nice selling points of Samsung’s Galaxy phones used to be the option of expanding memory manually. But with the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge, Samsung sealed all that off. Jumping from a 32 to a 64 to a 128GB version of the new phones will cost an additional $100 at each increment. But it only …

Gear & Gadgets

You can try on an Apple Watch in-store, but only for 15 minutes

You can have a hands-on (or wrist-on) experience with the Apple Watch when it arrives in Apple Stores in April, but that doesn't mean you can play around with one all day.<p>Starting April 10, each customer will have up to 15 minutes to check out and try on the Apple Watch at an Apple Store, 9to5Mac …

Smartwatches

Post Modern Skateboard has no board, just two wheels

When a product shows up on the pages of the Hammacher Schlemmer catalog, you know it's bound to be entertaining. The Post Modern Skateboard certainly fits that description. You might notice the almost complete lack of resemblance to a skateboard as we know it. This product consists of two 10-inch …

Skateboarding