Fabricio Beninkoff

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Report: The 'Google Experience' Launcher From The Nexus 5 Won't Come To Other Devices Any Time Soon

One of the more drool-worthy aspects of the software from the Nexus 5 (and not necessarily Android 4.4) is the homescreen and launcher, which …

There Are (Probably) Billions of Earth-Like Planets in the Universe

New research, courtesy of NASA's Kepler telescope, suggests that there's no dearth of pseudo-Earths.<p>"When I began searching for exoplanets," Geoff Marcy told me last year, "everybody said I was crazy." Back then—in the 1990s, when "planet hunting" was new and, as its name might suggest, somewhat …

LG officially releases the G Flex, a 6-inch curved OLED smartphone

We've had our fair share of looks at the then-unannounced G Flex, and now LG has made its curved phone official. Unlike the recently-revealed Samsung …

Why have young people in Japan stopped having sex?

Ai Aoyama is a sex and relationship counsellor who works out of her narrow three-storey home on a Tokyo back street. Her first name means "love" in Japanese, and is a keepsake from her earlier days as a professional dominatrix. Back then, about 15 years ago, she was Queen Ai, or Queen Love, and she …

AMOLED vs LCD – What is the difference?

Display technology is often a key battleground when it comes to top of the line handsets. But it’s not just display resolution and screen size that you’ll find on a spec sheet, manufactures also list different display types to choose between as well. Often you’ll find that manufactures stick to a …

Phones

History of the phablet

Ever since smartphones first appeared on the market there’s been a general trend towards larger screens. At the same time, tablets have been shrinking. Eventually the two met in the middle, and a fusion of “phone” and “tablet” led to the unholy birth of the widely derided term “phablet”. It may …

Galaxy Note

[Rumor] Google's New Launcher In Android 4.4 Is Called 'Google Experience' - Here Are Some Things We Are Expecting To See In It

Article Contents<p>Several days ago, I started a series of rumor posts on my personal Google+ account discussing some Android rumors I felt were …

BlackBerry reportedly in talks with Google, Samsung, and others about potential sale

In September BlackBerry received a $4.7 billion buyout offer from Canadian holding company Fairfax Financial, but it's still pursuing possible deals with other companies — and Google may be among them. <i>Reuters</i> reports that BlackBerry has asked for "preliminary expressions of interest" from a number …

Sony Xperia Z1 photo and video samples

As a complement to our full review of the Sony Xperia Z1, here's a photo gallery of 36 sample shots from the phone's 20.7-megapixel Sony Exmor RS …

Absolutely Incredible Photo: Frog Launches With LADEE

Oh my! We’re not sure to laugh or cry on this one (maybe both). This frog gives new meaning to “flying leap,” (or giant leap). This little guy was …

Space Exploration

Samsung Electronics Announces Curved OLED TV in Korea

Samsung Electronics has announced the availability of its <b>Curved OLED TV</b> at an exclusive event held in Seocho, Seoul. The <b>Curved OLED TV</b> marks a new …

HTC One mini? Mysterious 4.3-inch HD phone with UltraPixel camera surfaces (updated)

Heard enough about the rumored HTC One mini? Well, guess what? Now you won’t merely have to read about it, but you will also get a chance to actually look at it, too. Thanks to information and a bunch of live photos posted on a site named <i>Delfi.ee</i>, we can now get a grasp of what exactly the HTC One …

Infographic: Top colleges and highest salaries in gaming industry

Video games are not a waste of time if you’re a programmer who studied at the University of California and you work for Bethesda Game Studios (Skyrim, Fallout). At least according to this data.<p>Casual-game developer Big Fish put together a giant infographic that lists the best schools for gaming, …

Xbox One uncertainty, earnings drag down GameStop

GameStop is having a pretty rough week.<p>First Microsoft unveiled the<p>Xbox Onebut didn't provide much clarity into how used games will work with its new console. Then the video game company reported its fiscal first-quarter profit dropped by a quarter as its revenue fell 6.8 percent.<p>Neither of those …

Ann Coulter Wants More British Immigrants Instead Of Latin Americans

PHOTO GALLERY<p>Wrong Things Ann Coulter Keeps Saying<p>Ann Coulter wants more white immigrants.<p>In an opinion piece published this week titled “When Did We Vote To Become Mexico?” Coulter laments the demographic changes of the last few decades, saying she wished more immigrants came from the “mother …

New light cast on dark matter

Following the discovery of the Higgs boson, perhaps the most pressing problem in particle physics is to determine the nature of dark matter. The …

The Fairphone, World’s First Ethically Sourced Smartphone, Opens Pre-Sales To General Public

Netherlands-based hardware initiative Fairphone began around three years ago as a project designed to highlight the use of conflict minerals in the construction of consumer electronics, and then evolved three years later into a full-fledged hardware startup, with the aim of turning its knowledge …

'Google Edition' HTC One coming soon with vanilla Android

The rumors are true — HTC and Google will collaborate on a 'Nexus user experience' version of the HTC One<p>Ever since the Samsung Galaxy S4 “Google …

Android News

How NASA might build its very first warp drive

A few months ago, physicist Harold White stunned the aeronautics world when he announced that he and his team at NASA had begun work on the …

Why sign up for a one-way Mars trip? Three applicants explain the appeal

A one-way trip to Mars sounds like something you'd wish on your worst enemy — so why would more than 78,000 people from around the world pay up to $75 for a chance to die on another planet?<p>"I can say I have an ulterior motive," said David Brin, who has written more than a dozen science-fiction …

Monopoly: Samsung bagged 95% of all Android profits in Q1

In a world crowded by so many mobile device manufacturers, you’d think that the profit pie would be shared somewhat proportionally between participants. That’s not the case however. A recent reports shows that, in the first quarter of 2013, Samsung managed to bag around 95 percent of all profits …

Failure of Nasa's Kepler telescope puts search for another Earth in peril

Nasa's hunt for other planets that could harbour life faces a setback: its Kepler space telescope is broken and, since it is in orbit around the Sun, …

Why the Galaxy S4 with pure Android is a huge deal

I saw it. You saw it. We all saw it. I’m not talking about how everyone at this year’s Google I/O developer conference got a free Chromebook Pixel. I’m talking about the fact that Google announced a new version of the Samsung Galaxy S4, one that’ll run a “pure” Android operating system that’s free …

Android News

Newly introduced bill aims to make cellphone unlocking legal again

You signed the contract, paid out the wazoo for it, and after two years of forced commitment your smartphone is now yours. Or is it?<p>If you fully own the device, it stands to reason that you could do just about anything with it, including unlock it. Unfortunately, that’s not the case for those of us …

Oppo working on successor to Oppo Find 5 with Snapdragon 800 and 8MP front-facing camera

Although Oppo isn’t yet a household name, it is still known for its high-end phones with some of the best specs available on the market. There are …

New Google Nexus phone to replace de-stocked Nexus 4?

The Android faithful are getting giddy over what Google goodies could be revealed at next week's Google I/O developers' conference, and the de-shelving of the Nexus 4 at retailers has some wondering if a new pure Android phone is about to replace it.<p>Two U.K. retailers, Carphone Warehouse and …

EasyAcc 12000mAh 4-Port External Battery Pack Is Just $40 On Amazon, With Refreshed Hardware After Customer Feedback

We're featuring this external battery charger for three reasons. One: it's a pretty neat piece of kit in its own right, with a huge 12000mAh capacity …

Google X Phone rumors: Droid Blast feature, ‘X M’ version and Google cancelation

<i>Motorola Nexus+ concept phone</i><p>A new series of Google X Phone rumors have hit the web, bringing even more confusion to the table when considering previous reports.<p>We’ll start with the wildest X Phone rumor yet, originating from a Chinese “analyst” with 18 years of experience – we couldn’t exactly …