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Google’s Pixel Buds are now available in the UK, Australia, and Germany

Assistant goes abroad<p>Google’s Pixel Buds were only available in the US and Canada when they first launched last fall, and now they’re making their way to Australia, Germany, and the United Kingdom, via <i>Android Police</i>.<p>As noted in our review, they’re not the best wireless headphones out there, …

Google Assistant

A Tesla Roadster wasn’t the only thing Elon Musk’s SpaceX sent into orbit last week

A tiny object was stored in Elon Musk’s Tesla that could say a lot about humanity<p>Elon Musk’s space-bound Tesla Roadster may have grabbed headlines, …

Elon Musk

The hottest iPhone and Android accessory we’ve covered in 2018 so far is only $37 on Amazon

Thousands and thousands of our readers have picked up a Depstech WiFi Borescope Inspection Camera based on our coverage, making it the most popular …

Tech Trends

10 amazing rail adventures for February half term

Anthony Lambert, Telegraph Travel’s rail expert, suggests 10 family-friendly days out for February half term.<p>1. The Firth of Forth<p>How could any child fail to be enthralled by the bridges that cross Scotland’s firths of Forth and Tay? Or indeed by the story of the fatal night in December 1879 when …

Trains

Behold The Most Hilarious Wildlife Photos of 2017

Wildlife photographer Tibor Kércz would spend a few nights each year camped out in a tent near a tree, hoping to capture photos of little owls and …

Travel Photo Tips: It’s Not What You See, but What You Feel That Makes for Better Pictures

The September 25, 2016, issue of <i>The New York Times Magazine</i> was titled "The Voyages" Issue, and it featured an impressive collection of images. In …

Landscape Photography

How to Make Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa Do Whatever You Want

Our peaceful homes are being invaded by talking Bluetooth speakers and there’s nothing you can do about it—so you might as well enlist the help of …

Saturn’s moon Titan could have the right chemistry for life

Titan, Saturn's aptly named largest moon, is exactly the kind of place we want to visit: NASA describes it as "one of the most Earth-like worlds we have found to date." It has a dense atmosphere and stable lakes and rivers.<p>Its air isn't breathable (it's almost entirely nitrogen, with a little …

Astronomy

The Art and Science of Refining Gold at Home

A quick tutorial in DIY chemistry.<p>You'd be forgiven for thinking that things like the process of refining gold are complex and complicated procedures that can only be performed in special labs and factories by seasoned and experienced professionals with a wealth of custom equipment. And if you want …

Chemistry

A food scientist explains how to make the crispiest fried chicken in the world

But, according to a food scientist, one surprising ingredient could do the trick: vodka.<p>That's what J. Kenji Lopez-Alt, managing culinary director of food-enthusiast site SeriousEats.com, found after hundreds of experiments in the kitchen.<p>The reason vodka is the ideal ingredient for a fried-chicken …

Fried Chicken

You Drive Me Ape: Ford GT to Utilize Gorilla Glass Glazing Technology

Here’s another bit of innovative technology to add to the 2017 Ford GT’s already impressive list of stats: the first use of Gorilla Glass technology for a production vehicle’s windshield. While this news may not carry the same significance as the GT’s carbon-fiber construction or active …

Gorilla Glass

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Which gaming laptops are worth buying?

For years, the wisdom has been that if you wanted a dedicated gaming machine, you bought a desktop. Gaming components were too unwieldy to fit in a notebook form factor, and if you tried to put together a machine with desktop-caliber components, it always ended up too big and heavy to be truly …

Airplanes

Buddy may be the world's most insanely high-tech dog collar

A dog collar with a Swiss Army Knife's worth of skills wants to track your pooch's location, temperature, exercise and food intake and then light up his or her neck at night.<p>Meet the "Minority Report" of dog collars. The Buddy by Squeaker on Kickstarter is a futuristic combination of a necessary …

Balotelli spotted in Manchester City tunnel after Chelsea drubbing

With his future at Liverpool, and in the Premier League, likely to be decided before the transfer window closes, the Italian took time out to visit some old friends on Sunday<p><b>EXTRA TIME</b> Follow Goal UK<p>As Liverpool gear up for their first home game of the Premier League season, where would you expect …

Don’t be a twat: parody posters tackle anti-social commuters – Now. Here. This. – Time Out London

Posted at 8:00 am, April 2, 2014 in Fun London, Transport<p>When you spend as much time as we do on public transport, you come to recognise the really …

Inflatable ‘space elevator’ invented by scientists

It is an idea that every small child has had at some point. Instead of sending up rockets into space, why not simply build a huge lift.<p>Now a Canadian firm has been granted a patent for a ‘space elevator’ which will shoot cargo 12.4 miles into the stratosphere from where it can be launched more …

Space Travel

One of gaming's funniest viral videos, Leeroy Jenkins, turns 10 years old today

A lone team member threw caution to the wind and charged headlong into battle, bellowing his character's name. That video, now famously referred to as simply "Leeroy Jenkins," is the stuff of gaming legend.<p>More than 43 million people have watched as "World of Warcraft" player Ben Schulz sabotaged …

World of Warcraft

Owls use 'stealth technology' to help capture prey

Study reveals that owls’ flight feathers absorb aerodynamic sound and suppress vibrations, allowing them to swoop on their quarry in perfect silence<p>Owls are equipped with highly developed stealth technology that helps them swoop on prey undetected, a study has shown.<p>The nocturnal hunters have …

Google Opinion Rewards - Android Apps on Google Play

Answer quick surveys and earn Google Play credit with Google Opinion Rewards, an app created by the Google Surveys team.<p>Getting started is easy. …

Android News
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Samsung Galaxy S5 vs. Galaxy S4

Size<p>The Galaxy S5 is four percent longer and wider than the Galaxy S4. The GS5 is also about three percent thicker than its …

ViewSonic ViewPad 10i Bay Trail Dual OS Tablet Launches

Anyone looking for a dual OS booting tablet that runs both Microsoft’s latest Windows 8 and Google’s Android 4.2 Jelly Bean operating system, might …