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Samsung no longer needs to mimic Apple. So why does it?

One of the best smartphones of last year, if not the best, was Samsung’s Galaxy S8. The phone had a sleek new design that set the standard for what modern mobile phones should look like, as well as a camera that easily stood up to the competition from both Google and Apple.<p>It was the device that …

The hidden costs of serverless – Amiram Shachar – Medium

<i>This article represents the opinions of Amiram Shachar, CEO of Spotinst. The author offers a competing product called Spotinst Functions.</i><p>Serverless …

New sex toy on Indiegogo wants you to 'train' your penis

Many have heard of Fleshlight, a popular sex toy for men, but a new company is taking a different approach to the male masturbator.<p>On Friday Blewit …

Sexual Health

5 Android apps you shouldn’t miss this week! – Google Play Weekly

Welcome back to Google Play Weekly! This week’s headlines are:<p>Microsoft released a couple of free Android apps and an Android Wear app thanks to their Garage initiative.<br>• Microsoft also opened up Office 365 cloud and that included some stuff for Android. Also, Office 365 subscribers will now get …

10 Caribbean Adventures in the U.S. Virgin Islands

For a moment, I'll leave chilly NYC behind, and get lost in the sunny memories of my first visit to the Virgin Islands.<p>As I write this post from my favorite coffee shop in New York City, a.k.a. the frozen tundra, I'm bundled up in two pairs of socks and a wool sweater, my hands heated by an extra …

Virgin Islands

Amazon to start preemptively sending you stuff it thinks you might buy or just like

Well aware that companies in today’s competitive marketplace cannot hope to dominate by relying solely on blotting out the sun with delivery drones, …

Philips grows Hue smartphone-controlled lighting lineup with $80 LivingColors Bloom, $90 LightStrips

There's no shortage of home automation solutions on the market, but none can touch the cool factor of Philips' Hue. The Android and iOS-controlled lighting solution consists of a base station that controls up to 50 different lights, including the company's existing LED Connected Bulb, and two new …

Costco: The Anti-Wal-Mart

The must-read capitalist profile of the week is <i>BloombergBusinessweek'</i>s look at Costco and its CEO, Craig Jelinek. Costco is the second-largest …

What is the greatest Batman story of all time?

The secret to online safety: Lies, random characters, and a password manager

Or, how to go from "123456" to "XBapfSDS3EJz4r42vDUt."<p>It's time to ask yourself an uncomfortable question: how many of your passwords are so absurdly …

11 Types of Vine Videos You Haven't Tried

Whether you're an advanced vine-maker or an Android user who just adopted the platform, there's always room for something different. Vine is still a …

What is a Dyson sphere?

Dyson spheres are back in the news. In case you’ve never heard of them – or want to brush up – here’s a primer.<p>Proponents of solar power know that …

Universe

Annoyed theatergoer ejected after grabbing cell phone and tossing it

I think of it less as a cell phone than as a self-phone.<p>So in a land so fond of the individual's primacy over the group, it's inevitable that having a gadget that contains the whole of your life is more mesmerizing than, well, anyone else or anything else.<p>The proof of this in public places is …

Read This: A photographer found the sad, decayed remains of the Tatooine sets from Star Wars

<i>The Internet is full of interesting things to read outside of</i> The A.V. Club<i>—no, really! In our periodic Read This posts, we point you toward</i> …

PayPal exec aims to “obliterate passwords from the face of the planet”

Forget passwords—let your phone scan your fingerprints or eyes.<p>PayPal's top security official is on a quest to kill passwords.<p>"Our intention is to …

Share files between Android and Windows with ES File Explorer

There was a time when the only way you could share files between your Android device and a Windows computer was by using a USB cable. These days, there are wireless options available that make it easier to share files. One such option is ES File Explorer, a powerful Android file manager. ES File …

Thieves Stole $45 Million From ATMs Because The U.S. Uses Absurd 40-Year-Old Technology

If we weren't all using 1960s technology to conduct financial transactions, maybe we wouldn't get heisted.<p>Yesterday, federal prosecutors in Brooklyn revealed that an international team of thieves had stolen close to $45 million in the biggest ATM fraud case in history. The heist required some …

ARO Introduces Saga, 'Automatic Lifelogging' So You Remember Where You've Been, Discover Where You're Going

Checking in, Instagramming, Tweeting, and updating statuses are something most of us do on a regular basis. It's a way for us to share with our …