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30 Brilliant Test Answers From Smartass Kids

When a child’s answer to a question on a quiz or test is incorrect but clever, should they get credit for it? Here are 30 clever test answers that …

Education

Carriers block Samsung Galaxy S5 Download Booster feature

When Samsung first announced the Galaxy S5 one of the big software features it touted was Download Booster, a feature that uses both Wi-Fi and LTE to make downloading files faster, but as with so many things, most U.S. carriers block the feature on their versions of the phone.<p>AT&T, Sprint, and …

Mobile

Google Bulks Up Security for Android Phones

Google adds continuous protection on Android phones.<p>At a time when security vulnerabilities are disturbingly prominent, Google said it is bulking up security for Android phones to provide users more protection.<p>The current “verify apps” feature on Android smartphones already checks for malware and …

Google's modular phones: hot-swapping batteries is just the beginning

Google teased us with a behind-the-scenes look at Project Ara's progress last week, and now it's giving would-be module makers some meat to dig into with its new Module Developers Kit. As the name implies, this release really isn't meant for laymen: it's a set of guidelines for how those bits …

Samsung Galaxy S5 comes preloaded with antitheft features for Verizon, US Cellular

In an effort to curb smartphone theft, Verizon and US Cellular have worked out a solution with the Korean handset maker to better secure its new flagship Android device.<p>Smartphone theft, in the words of lawmakers grappling with the crime, has reached "epidemic" levels. In the last few years, the …

Gear & Gadgets

Samsung Galaxy Tab4 series of tablets announced

How many Galaxies does it take to make a full product range?<p>This is the question we feel like we'll be forever asking of Samsung, which has just …

Verizon slashes More Everything prices to keep pace with AT&T

Not to be caught cold by recent price cuts from AT&T, and to keep up with T-Mobile's relentless UnCarrier marketing blitz, Verizon has slightly tweaked its More Everything plan to reward its more data-thirsty customers. As of now, subscribers to the company's Edge early-upgrade program who sign up …

Samsung ChatOn update deletes messages, Snapchat-style

Samsung ChatOn version 3.5 lets you delete messages even after they've been read, as well as adding new location, language and file-sharing features.<p>Samsung has taken a page out of Snapchat 's book -- and then thrown that page away so you can't read it any more. The own-brand instant messaging …

Apps

Elgato Becomes Latest Company to Launch Thunderbolt Docking Station

Since late 2012, a number of accessory manufacturers have released docking stations taking advantage of Thunderbolt technology to allow users to connect a number of different types of devices to their machines with a single cable. Matrox was the first to reach market with its DS1, and similar …

Send Content to Friends Within Flipboard

Inside Flipboard / March 14, 2014<p>We know the excitement of seeing an article that’s so interesting or funny or cool that you feel compelled to share …

Google encrypts Gmail between data centers to keep the NSA out of your inbox

Google just announced that as of today, Gmail is more secure than ever before. And the company isn't hiding the fact that it's actively trying to stop the government from spying on your email activity. Google says that Gmail will now use a secure HTTPS connection whenever you check or send email, …

Fotopedia – Fotopedia is Coming Soon

Spicy Spiked Hot Chocolate

4 Servings<p>The addition of an anise-flavored liqueur turns this hot cocoa into the liquid version of chocolate-covered licorice.<p>February 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 cups whole milk<p>1 cup heavy cream<p>⅓ cup sugar<p>½ ancho chile, lightly crushed<p>1 cinnamon stick<p>½ vanilla bean, split lengthwise<p>3 oz. bittersweet …

Dessert

21 Painfully Honest Cakes For Every Occasion

Just because it's made of sugar doesn't mean it has to be sweet.

Pizza

Everything You Need To Know About Samsung's Galaxy S5

In addition to the hints Samsung's executive vice president Lee Young Hee gave to Bloomberg in an interview, there are a handful of other rumors and bits of informed speculation about what the phone will be able to do.<p>Here's what we know so far.<p>Or, at least, that's what Hee called the device in his …

I’ve Seen The Future Of Health Tech And It’s Going To Improve Your Life In 2014

I just returned from the most exciting Consumer Electronics Show I’ve ever covered. Thanks to extraordinary demand for gadgets that make us healthier, stronger, and smarter, the technology industry is putting some serious brain power behind the next generation of wearable health devices. Over the …

These Are the 16 Best Burgers of 2013

Twinkie, ramen, and Cronut buns. Pockets of deep-fried PBR. More bacon than Louie Anderson eats for second breakfast. 2013 was more than a slightly ridiculous year in the burger creation game, and we were there to greasily chronicle it all. While it was a torturous task, we picked out the 16 finest …

Antarctic mission on ice as rescue ship is forced back

The Guardian's man on the icebound vessel reports on the freezing conditions as the expedition waits for assistance<p>Cape de la Motte, East Antarctica: the Xue Long appeared as a dot on the horizon, against a bright blue sky, to the starboard side of our ice-locked ship just after dinnertime on …

Best Pictures: Photographer Trapped Aboard Antarctic Ship

From penguins to icebergs to now a ship trapped in ice—Andrew Peacock is documenting daily life aboard the Akademik Shokalskiy.

The Best iOS And Android Apps Of 2013

Congratulations, Planet Earth! We made it another 365 days without crashing into the sun. Go team!<p>It’s the end of the year, and that means three things: booze, ridiculous sunglasses with numbers on them, and lists. Lots and lots of lists. You’ve seen our list of best/worst gadgets of the year. Up …

Crab Stuffed Deviled Eggs - Deviled Eggs with Crab Recipe

54 Reasons to Love Photography in 2013

As a self-appointed pundit, I spend a fair amount of time criticizing the photography industry, but I have a little secret … I love photography! And …

54 Reasons to Love Photography in 2013

As a self-appointed pundit, I spend a fair amount of time criticizing the photography industry, but I have a little secret…I love photography! And …

Is Adding Boudoir Sessions To Your Photography Business Right For You?

When winter hit and weddings and senior portraits weren't generating any income, Michael Sasser decided to expand his reach by adding boudoir style …

Workouts

The Insanity Of Bitcoin, Explained

There’s no better way to appreciate the trippiness of the digital currency Bitcoin than this hallucinatory animated video.<p>If you’ve been paying attention to the news, you might have heard that digital currency Bitcoin is currently the talk of Wall Street after skyrocketing in value to trade at over …

That Swedish Bitcoin Mining Company Has Sold $28 Million-Worth Of Its New Mining Hardware

Background: Bitcoins are mined by computers unscrambling blocks of "hashes" or complex strings of numbers and letters. This tends to be an expensive and labor-intensive proposition — the fastest miners now cost thousands of dollars, and they eat up lots of electricity and manhours of setup.<p>We …

Smartwatches, Google Glass And The Wearable Technology Chocolate Box

At $8 billion in 2013 revenues (projected), the wearable technology market is nascent but promising. By 2017, revenue from these new devices is projected to grow to $20 billion.<p>Numbers like that are just one of the reasons I get excited about new technologies, and I’ve been particularly excited …

Spec Sheet: Canon takes a second shot at the mirrorless market with the EOS M2

<i>A lot of products come out each week — we don't highlight all of them, but all of them make it into The Verge Database. In Spec Sheet, a weekly series, we survey the latest product entries to keep track of the state of the art.</i><p>Canon's first mirrorless camera, the EOS M, was something of a …

Fitbit Force review: A tiny display makes a huge difference

Advertisement<p>22 Comments<p>Credit: Gigaom<p>The holidays are indeed one of the most wonderful times of the year, but they’re also one of least healthy. …