Darren Desmarais

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13 great phones your carrier doesn't carry

Want one of these smartphones? You won't find them at Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile or Sprint.<p>Despite the dozens of phones to choose from every time you walk into a carrier store, there are still plenty of great phones you can't buy there. Some never make it to the US (though we wish they would), but …

Mobile Technology

How to find your lost phone using Google Search

There’s nothing quite like the moment of sheer panic when you realize your phone isn’t where you thought it was. Usually (hopefully) that can be …

What is Kodi and is it legal? A beginner's guide to the home media server

Whether you've only just begun the process of digitising your movie and music collection, or long since abandoned physical media, chances are you've …

The 10 best unlocked international Android 6.0 smartphones under $299

Samsung, LG, Sony, HTC, Motorola and Huawei are all Android smartphone manufacturers that you’re probably familiar with. Those brands are very well …

Top 10 ways to preserve the value of your vehicle

Rare is the homeowner who buys his or her dream home and then does nothing to it. So why should your dream car be any different? Why spend all that …

Top 10

Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 review: The best $150 Android phone ever

Xiaomi has been cranking out quality handsets over the past couple of years at attractive price points. I really liked last year’s Redmi 2 and was anxious to put the Redmi Note 3 through its paces to see what you could get for $150 (Rs. 10,000) in India.<p>As it turns out, a lot. There are two …

Inside the abandoned city of Pripyat, 30 years after Chernobyl – in pictures

Tens of thousands were evacuated from the neighbouring city of Pripyat following the Chernobyl nuclear disaster in 1986. Lynn Hilton visits the deserted city – and finds homes, schools and a fairground left to decay

Environmental Health

Samsung rolls out its ad-blocking Android browser

Owners of certain Samsung devices now have a new browser option: Samsung's very own "Internet" app. Wait, don't go! You may have given up on the app long ago, but version 4.0 has some pretty interesting features. All versions of Android on Samsung devices (not just Marshmallow) now get content …

Library Book PDF

<b>The Franklin Cover-up: Child Abuse, Satanism, And Murder In Nebraska</b><br>File Type: .pdf<br>Unic id: 18bc0d38d7<p><b>Sheet Music For Piano, Chopin: From Easy To</b> …

There’s a ridiculously easy way to find your lost Android phone using Google

So you’ve lost your Android phone. Now what? Even if you didn’t have the foresight to install any of the tracking apps in the Google Play store, …

Android Phones
Phones
Apps

Archos releases a bevy of big, beautiful phones (pictures)

Gear & Gadgets

Beware of this new virus —it could destroy every single thing on your phone

If we were to create a list entitled “Things we do not want,” having everything on our phones disappear would definitely be at the top. Because, …

SanDisk's 200GB microSD is just $89 at Amazon

Amazon is offering a great deal for those in need of some additional storage for their phone or tablet. You can now grab SanDisk's 200GB microSD card …

Apple Music vs Spotify vs Google Play Music

For well over a decade, the music industry has been trying to figure out the Internet and they have failed more often than they have succeeded. Declining music sales and the rise of free sources like YouTube and Pandora have left a once proud industry in a state of perpetual anarchy. Half of it is …

Google Play
Ski Resorts

Huawei Mate 8 vs Nexus 6P

iPhone users warned against clicking on 'prank' website which crashes Safari

Pranksters have found a new way to annoy their friends with a link to a website which, when clicked, forces their iPhone to crash.<p>Crashsafari.com also affects users of other devices, causing Android phones to heat up and slow down.<p>Clicking on the website will also crash Safari on a Mac or iPad, and …

Pranks

Pet Shop Boys Announce New Album Super

Famed electro-pop duo Pet Shop Boys have announced their latest studio album, <i>Super</i>. The duo’s Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe also shared a track from …

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20 destinations you must visit in 2016

1. Park City, Utah<p>Park City has always provided an excellent base for exploring Utah’s best ski areas and enjoying the epic quantities of light, fluffy powder snow for which the state is renowned.<p>This season the resort town, chock full of lively bars and restaurants, becomes an even better hub for …

Animal photos of the year 2015: Part 1 - Telegraph

How Bad Are Arctic Winters? One Photo Says It All.

If you were idly wondering what it might be like to visit the High Canadian Arctic in the dead of winter, this incredible new shot of a cup of hot …

Your pictures: Best of 2015

Sri Lanka

The Year in Photos: Animals & Wildlife

A newborn Asian elephant is helped by his mother at Pairi Daiza wildlife park in Brugelette, Belgium. (Francois Lenoir/Reuters)<p>Lemurs eat at Qingdao Forest Wildlife World in Qingdao, China. (China Daily/Reuters)<p>Swans gather on a partially ice-covered lake near the village of Urozhainy, Russia. …

Ornithology

Caught on tape! Wild crows use tiny cameras to film themselves using tools

Two species on Earth are known to use hook-shaped tools: humans and New Caledonian crows. And now, for the first time, the people have caught the birds using them on camera.<p>There are crows all over the world, but the species on New Caledonia, a forested island in the South Pacific, are renowned for …

Mobile Technology

Cortana is available on Xbox One, if you know the right tricks

Microsoft won't officially bring its Cortana voice assistant to the Xbox One until 2016, and it's not even supposed to be available if you're using the console's interface preview. However, that isn't stopping you from trying it ahead of schedule. Gamers have discovered that you can access Cortana …

More details emerge on Motorola’s upcoming Droid Turbo 2

The Droid Turbo 2 will be the successor to the original Motorola Droid Turbo. A new report from <i>Phandroid</i> says the new handset will include Moto Maker …

Mobile Technology