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Nomad ChargeKey review: An iPhone charger you won’t leave home without

Advertisement<p>10 Comments<p>Credit: Alex Colon<p>I usually leave my iPhone(s aapl) plugged in to a power source right up until the moment I leave my …

I Met The World's Smartest Dog

Chaser isn't just learning objects by name: she's beginning to understand the basic structure of human language.<p>"Chaser, this is Dan. Chaser! This is <i>Dan</i>," said Deb Pilley, a classical musician who goes by the name Pilley Bianchi professionally and signs her emails as "Pill." Pill is the daughter of …

The Royal Institution: Science Lives Here

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I have a master plan and have built a state of the art facility on 20 acres 40 miles north of Houston, TX. This camp is a one stop shop for all ages …

Simulating 1 second of real brain activity takes 40 minutes and 83K processors

Advertisement<p>32 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / StudioSmart<p>A team of Japanese and German researchers have carried out the largest-ever simulation of …

The Lean may be the greatest skill in all of sport.

MONTEREY, Calif. -- Observe The Lean. Respect The Lean. Hell, exalt The Lean. If you don't rank The Lean among the most incredible aptitudes in …

10 Incredibly Simple Things You Should Be Doing To Protect Your Privacy

Over the weekend, I wound up at Washington, D.C.’s Trapeze School with a group of friends. Before one of them headed up a ladder to attempt a somersault landing from the trapeze bar, she handed me her phone and asked me to take photos. “What’s the password?” I asked. “I don’t use one,” she replied. …

From the mail bag: How do I clear default applications?

<i>Ryan</i> writes,<p>I need to know how to change the default option for choosing photos under Facebook Messenger. The current option is File Expert and I do …

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A Complete Guide to the Care and Feeding of Your Mechanical Watch

<b>[RoyalSlider Error] Incorrect RoyalSlider ID or problem with query.</b><p>Congratulations, you bought your first mechanical watch. That makes you the …

On September 3rd, 2003 The Hubble Space Telescope began pointing its camera at a small area of the night sky. This area, about 1/10th of the apparent size of the full Moon, appeared to be complete blackness with no stars visible to the naked eye. Hubble kept its camera pointed there for more than 4 months, taking in all the light it could. This is what the Hubble Telescope saw. More recent images show even more detail. More information: http://1.usa.gov/18zwEz8

Why did the Neanderthals die out?

The puzzle is one of the greatest surrounding our species. On a planet that bristled with different types of human being, including Neanderthals and …

How To: The Fastest Way to Share Large Files from a Nexus 7 to a Samsung Galaxy S3 or Other Android Device

Recently, I wanted to share a large video file from my Nexus 7 to my friend's Samsung Galaxy S3, and even though he was standing right next to me, it …

Android this week: Nexus 7 cloned for $149; Google Edition HTC One; Chrome beta updated

Advertisement<p>6 Comments<p>Small slate shoppers have a new option to choose this week: Hisense debuted a tablet that looks like a Nexus 7. The Sera 7 Pro …

Is The FBI Dumb, Evil, Or Just Incompetent?

Your government is worried. The world is “going dark.” Once upon a time, telephones were the only way to talk to someone far away, and the authorities could wiretap any phone they wanted. Nowadays, though, suspects might be communicating via Facebook, Google Hangouts, WhatsApp, Snapchat, Skype, …

Best Tablets for 2018 - CNET

The promising new hardware is here now, but it’s the software to come that could advance this tablet to the next level.<p>There isn't much new about Apple’s newest entry-level iPad. But it’s a better value than ever.<p>Updates for the new version of Microsoft's tablet are as subtle as they come, but the …

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Top 20 Things Every First-Time Android User Should Know

Choosing a new device like a new phone or tablet should be fun. But there are so many choices out there, and it can be hard to know where to start. …

Facebook Home now available for Galaxy S4 and HTC One

Since the release of Facebook Home last month, the software has been limited to a small handful of phones headlined by the new HTC First, but it appears that Samsung Galaxy S4 and HTC One owners can now give their phones a Facebook makeover, too. <i>Android Central</i> reports that after an update to the …

Now Is a Horrible Time To Buy a Laptop

So your trusty laptop is starting to show its age. No one can blame you for wanting a new one, but we've got just one piece of advice: <b>WAIT</b>. This is a …