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What It's Really Like to Use a Windows Phone

"What about Windows Phone?" I always ask app developers. Some of them laugh at my question.<p>What is it like to use a Microsoft Windows Phone?<p>Statistically speaking, most people never have. Windows Phones make up less than 3 percent of the global market for smartphones. Even in emerging markets, …

Windows Phone

How to make and receive phone calls on your iPad

Now with Continuity on iOS 8 you can actually make and receive phone calls on your iPad. Want to hear more? It’s actually pretty simple, and it can be very helpful and convenient for those times when you hear your iPhone ringing, but realize it is in the other room. Maybe you can’t answer the call …

Setup

How hunting with wolves helped humans outsmart the Neanderthals

Dogs are humanity’s oldest friends, renowned for their loyalty and abilities to guard, hunt and chase. But modern humans may owe even more to them than we previously realised. We may have to thank them for helping us eradicate our caveman rivals, the Neanderthals.<p>According to a leading US …

Humanity

Ethereal Photos of the Palace of Mystery in Portugal Look Straight Out of a Storybook

Canadian Taylor Moore recently captured the spectacular and enigmatic place that is the legendary <i>Quinta da Regaleira</i> found in the UNESCO village of …

Android Lollipop 5.1 Release In Q1 2015 Will Attempt To Address Major Bugs

Google’s latest version of Android has not had the easiest of receptions. With a number of major bugs and issues that are degrading the experience, an update to Lollipop was always going to be on the cards. Now it’s time for a second bug fix release, as reports are surfacing online of a 5.1 release …

POISON

Project info<p>Orgasm, La petit mort, The Little Death<p>This is a poison, a poison delivering my visual interpretation about sex and death. Sex and death is a nature of being, sex is the gate to the birth yet death stands at the end human life. But is it true that sex and death is a matter of life and …

Microsoft Announces Windows 10

This morning at an event in San Francisco, Microsoft announced the next version of its Windows operating system: Windows 10.<p>The name is definitely not in line with expectations, but also comes on the heels of rumor talk that it could pick up another title. Happily, the last 943 people to cover the …

Are Leica rangefinders the Rolex watch of cameras, simply just a more expensive way of telling time? Let me explain why a rental M9 never got shipped back, and I passed on the Nikon D4S. http://www.slrlounge.com/leica-vs-nikon-d4s - Jay

Speed up Chrome for Android with this simple tweak

Chrome for Android is one of the fastest and most feature-rich browsers for Android. But a persistent problem has ruined Google’s mobile browser for many users – janky scrolling. Especially since Google replaced the AOSP Browser with Chrome as the default browser on new Android devices, people have …

How to Effectively Combine Aperture and Shutter Speed

It’s probably safe to say that nearly everyone reading this has not only heard of the famed exposure triangle, but has also dedicated a decent amount …

Scientists discover life after brain death

The brain may live on after what's long been considered brain death. New research from the University of Montreal finds that there's a deeper state of coma beyond what doctors have been considering to be the final line. Traditionally, when an EEG recording — a measurement of electrical activity …

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Samsung Galaxy Note 2 vs Sony Xperia Z Ultra: By the numbers

The Samsung Galaxy Note 2 has held its own against some stiff competition in the past, but with its successor still a few months away, a rather large shadow has loomed upon it. The Sony Xperia Z Ultra might just be the Galaxy Note 2’s biggest competitor yet, and in more ways than one.<p>So after …

4G revolution will boost small firms

Superfast web will mean many businesses can choose to ditch the phone line<p>This summer, Britain will see the launch of the single biggest infrastructure improvement since the railways. The arrival of 4G mobile networks has boosted the Treasury by £2.34 bn and will boost the economy by rather more …