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Sony's h.ear range of audio accessories hit Australia and Asia

Sony's new range of headphones and music players, revealed last month at IFA in Berlin, will soon be available in the Asia Pacific region.<p>Sony's H.ear range of audio gadgets, announced at the IFA tech show in Berlin in September, are set to hit Asia and Australia in mid-October.<p>The H.ear line, …

Why I Broke Up With My Smartphone Today

I decided to do something different today.<p>When I was out running errands I decided to leave my really good friend, my iPhone6, in the car.<p>When I first got out of the car the iPhone looked at me. It blinked a few times. What? You're going to leave? Literally I heard Siri say, you're actually going …

WTF Is Phone Pinching and Why Are People Destroying Their Phones to Do It?

This is why we can't have nice things.<p>After this July video of Twenty One Pilots band members dangling their phones precariously from super-high heights went viral a few days ago, the world's coolest teens began following in their footsteps. Below, you'll find some prime examples of the …

Twenty One Pilots

Mark Zuckerberg: Internet access can eradicate extreme poverty

The key to ending extreme poverty? Internet access, according to Mark Zuckerberg.<p>The Facebook CEO called for greater global Internet access on Saturday during a speech at the United Nations.<p>"When communities are connected, we can lift them out of poverty," he said. "We can and must do …

Internet

Dear founders of Peeple: we don't need a 'Yelp for Humans'

A new piece of social software is coming to iOS in November, and it just might be the most horrible use of App Store space I have ever heard of. You …

The Best Vegan Egg Replacement For Baking

When you just have to bake, and eggs aren't an option, what next?<p>Blueberry Lemon Muffins. (Photo: Sophie MacKenzie)<p>Substituting in cooking is typically fair game: Having all the exact ingredients on hand is a rarity, then there are those times when you omit something out of preference and taste--or …

Google's Nexus 5X hits the FCC with support for all big US carriers

Google's Nexus phones haven't had the best cross-carrier support in the US (ahem, Verizon), but that might change when the Nexus 5X and 6P roll into town. The Nexus 5X has just swung by the FCC for approval, and one filing is for a model that appears to support all four major US carriers in at …

Android News

Leaked presentation reveals the Nexus 6P will feature a big 3450mAh battery

The latest Nexus devices have been leaking like crazy as of late. We’ve already gotten a good look at some purported press images of the LG-made Nexus 5X and Huawei-made Nexus 6P, including a long list of specs for each device. But if you thought you’d have to wait until the official unveiling on …

Phones

A Haiku or Two, on Treats

<i>Haiku52:</i> <i><br>Our thoughts on food and cooking</i><i><br>In seventeen beats.</i><p><b>Madeline:</b><p>Treats take many forms,<br>like ice cream for breakfast, or<br>breakfast for dinner<p><b>Caroline:</b><p>every single plum<br>from the market got smushed in<br>my bag—all still treats.<p><i>Photo by Bobbi Lin</i>

Samsung will pay you up to $120 for buying a Galaxy S6, Note 5 on an installment plan

Despite making some of its very best smartphones this year, Samsung has faced an uphill battle convincing customers to buy devices like the Galaxy S6 and Note 5. The company has already cut the price of its flagship S6 and S6 Edge just months after launch, and now the company is launching a new …

8 Food Blog Links We Love

<i>We've scoured the web for our favorite food blog posts, and now we're bringing them right to your desktop. It’s hard work, but someone has to do it.</i><p><i>Today: Eight ways to use up all the apples you just picked (or bought).</i><p>Upgrade your breakfast pastries with cinnamon buns chock-full of apples and …

Breakfast

AmpMe connects phones and tablets to create one giant speaker

A free app that makes a lot of noise<p>There are lots of ways to use your phone to fill a room with sound, from using wireless speakers to throwing your phone in a bowl. But every once in a while we all find ourselves in a situation where none of those options are at our fingertips. A new company …

Cookbook Review: The Baking Bible by Rose Levy Beranbaum

Last fall Rose Levy Beranbaum published her latest cookbook, <b>The Baking Bible</b>. This is Rose's 9th cookbook and follows in the tradition of <b>The Cake Bible, The Bread Bible, The Pie and Pastry Bible, Rose's Heavenly Cakes</b> and all the rest.<p>Now, "bible" is a strong word. If someone says they have written …

Amazon offers up "actually free" apps and games with its new Underground app

Shutterstock<p>Amazon has been trying to boost its Appstore installs for some time now. The company has consistently given away tons of paid apps and games for free through various promotions and the popular Free App of the Day program. But now the company is putting the kibosh on giving away one free …

Xiaomi announces new flagship Redmi Note 2: Octa-core and full HD for $124

Just days after releasing its last new phone, Xiaomi has announced yet another device with competitive specs at a very disruptive price point. Xiaomi calls it ‘the new monster’ and for good reason.<p>The Redmi Note 2 was unveiled this morning, complete with a 64-bit octa-core Helio processor, a full …

Chvrches Play Paramore, Weezer, No Doubt Songs on Rock Band 4

Chvrches were recently invited to play <i>Rock Band 4</i>, the latest iteration of the music game franchise, at Gamescom, a gaming trade show in Cologne, Germany. They picked Paramore's "Ignorance", and were filmed for the Gamescom crowd to enjoy. You can watch it below.<p>How did they do? Well, much better …

Weekly poll: Who brought it better - OnePlus or Motorola?

It's been two days chock full of Android phones from OnePlus and Motorola. Plenty of us have been waiting to see just what both companies would bring …

Under Lenovo, Motorola is more like Google than it ever was

Ok, Moto!<p>Now that we’ve had a moment to catch our breath after all the excitement surrounding the Windows 10 release, let’s rewind to the other big news of this week: the launch of Motorola’s 2015 smartphone lineup. Moto hosted three simultaneous events and launched three different phones on …

Alyssa Arce Is a Woman We Love of Instagram

Because she enjoys dogs, photo shoots, and censoring (when absolutely necessary).<p><i>In which we search social media's most visual platform for the world's most beautiful, badass women, then introduce them to you.</i><p><b>Lucky for the world, Alyssa Arce</b> (aka Miss July 2013) does not mind flaunting what she's …

Food bloggers who have tried every trendy burger in NYC name their 15 favorites

New Yorkers, behold your brand new burger bucket list.<p>It doesn’t take a foodie to appreciate a good hamburger, and just about every meat-eater out …

SOMA Messenger aims to be the best free messenger available

Developer Instanza has launched SOMA Messenger on the Google Play Store, a new, powerful, and lightning fast instant messenger. SOMA is similar to …

This porn site wants to give you a free Google Cardboard headset

Still don’t have a Google Cardboard headset? FreeVRGoggles.com wants to help you out.<p>The site offers to send anyone over the age of 18 a free cardboard headset. FreeVRGoggles just asks for a mailing address (no credit card information required) and says it won’t share your information with third …

Young guns: 10 up and coming phone brands out of China

The Western world is like an exclusive club when it comes to technology. Everyone knows the big tech players, but we tend to forget the rest of the world spins just as much as our part of it. There’s a plethora of other manufacturers which make amazing Android products!<p>We have put together a neat …

20 striking photos of international borders from around the world

While some boundaries simply consist of markings on a road, in areas of political turmoil borders are marked by high fences and heavily guarded gates.<p>From the USA-Canada border, which spans over 5,000 miles, to satellite images that capture the brightly lit border of India and Pakistan at night, …

Samsung's Galaxy A8 is its thinnest phone yet

Samsung has quietly launched its slimmest smartphone ever in China. The Galaxy A8 isn't a spec-monster, but it's certainly a design feat for a company that gets criticized a lot on that front. The all-metal body is just 5.9mm thin, weighs a mere 151 grams (5.3 oz) and has a bezel size that you can …

Alcatel 7054T Flash Plus 16GB (Slate)

Mobile phones have been around for decades. If years ago, only the privileged get to enjoy portable connectivity, today everyone has one in their …

Alcatel 7054T Flash Plus 16GB (Gold)

Mobile phones have been around for decades. If years ago, only the privileged get to enjoy portable connectivity, today everyone has one in their …

ASUS ZenPad S 8.0 now available from Best Buy for $199

The ASUS ZenPad S 8.0 is now available in the US from Best Buy for $199. Back at Computex, we got to check out the ASUS ZenPad S 8.0, a rather …