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25 Greatest Internet DJ Mixes of All Time

There's no substitute for experiencing a skilled DJ in a killer space, mixing live. Still, there are still only so many nights you can spend dancing …

Music

“YODA law” would ensure devices can be resold free of copyright

Image copyright Barron Fujimoto via Flickr CC.Cue the “pass this law, we must” jokes. On Wednesday, lawmakers reintroduced the “You Own Devices Act” …

Raspberry Pi 2 Mini PC Discussed By Creator Eben Upton (video)

At the start of this week the new quad core Raspberry Pi 2 mini PC launched, and during the week MAKE were able to catch up with its creator Eben …

5 Best Tablets [July, 2014]

If you’re looking to buy a new tablet in the month of July, you’re going to run into a number of different options. In an effort to help those …

A 'bionic pancreas' might transform how diabetes is managed

Scientists have successfully tested a "bionic pancreas" on 20 adults and 32 teenagers with Type 1 diabetes for five days, reports the Associated Press. The pancreas is a wearable device that continuously monitors a patient's blood sugar levels and administers insulin automatically, when needed. …

Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 vs. iPad Air

Size<p>If you hold both tablets in landscape mode, the Galaxy Tab S is 4 percent taller and 3 percent wider than the iPad Air. But one of the Tab S' …

The best smartphone of 2018: 15 top phones tested and ranked

You want to know which brand has created the best smartphone of the moment, right? Well, you've come to utterly the right place.<p>We test and rate all …

Kickstarter: Augment modular charging solution for iPhone 5/5s reinvents the battery case (Video)

Augment is a new case series from Rubix that puts a spin on the traditional battery case. Rubix is currently seeking funding on Kickstarter to produce this product line, but don’t let that get you down. This is definitely worthy of your hard-earned cash if you’d like to have the benefits of a …

Sprint And Virgin Mobile Announce The Low-End, Water-Resistant Kyocera Hydro Vibe For Release In May

Do you like the idea of water and ingress protection on the Galaxy S5, but don't feel like ponying up for a flagship phone? Then Kyocera hopes you'll …

This Guy Got to Ride in an F16 so He Took a GoPro with Him

Photographer Blair Bunting got to take a ride in an F16 with the <i>Thunderbirds</i>, the air demonstration squadron of the US Air Force. The views are great …

Blu Life Pure XL unveiled with Snapdragon 800 chip, full HD screen and up to 3GB of RAM

BLU Products unveiled a new high-end device which is rather awesome and which comes in “stunning curved unibody casing.” The Blu Life Pure XL gets …

LeapFrog's latest gadget for kids is a Tamagotchi-Fitbit mashup

Look, we get it: wearable tech is big business these days. We also get that childhood obesity is a serious problem. That's why it's literally no surprise that the folks at LeapFrog are jumping on the nascent child wearables bandwagon with the LeapBand: an unholy combination of a Fitbit and a …

OnePlus explains One production schedule: what’s available when?

Last week saw OnePlus introduce its One smartphone running a custom CyanogenMod build. Going into this, we knew that sales of the phone would be …

OnePlus One vs Google Nexus 5

There are some seriously disruptive handsets making their way into the mobile market, and the latest phone causing a stir is the low cost, high …

Idapt Modulo: Mix and match these expandable backup batteries

I kinda like the little Modulo. It’s a set of battery packs for charging your gadgets, with the gimmick that they are stackable and work on concert, letting your tune the weight/power ratio depending on which gadgets you’re using, and how long you’ll be away from mains power.<p>They also look cool, …

Gear & Gadgets

SIM-Free Moto X Drops to $349.99

Recently, Motorola tweeted that the company has shipped almost 6.5 million devices alone in the first quarter of the year, which no less than …

Sonic Racing Transformed Goes Free On Android & iOS

<i>Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed,</i> the hugely popular kart racing game that features <i>Sonic</i> and a number of other famous video game characters, <i></i>is …

Ex-Apple Genius reveals 8 ways to extend your iPhone battery

Battery drain has always been one of smartphone users' biggest bugbears. Former Apple Genius Bar worker Scotty Loveless offers tips on how to extend the iPhone's battery life<p>Battery drain has always been one of smartphone users' biggest bugbears, and since the launch of Apple's iOS 7.1 mobile …

Deal of the Day: Incipio DualPro Hard Case for iPhone 5/5S

Today Only: Purchase the Incipio DualPro Hard Case for iPhone 5/5S and save over 40%<p>Defend your iPhone throughout your day with the innovative …

iPhone 5

11 Beauty Uses for Lemons

You'll want to load up on the citrus after you read this<p><i>By Aly Walansky for Daily Makeover</i><p>You might love lemonade and lemon chicken, but your skin and hair love lemons even more—they have an amazing range of beauty benefits. Here are some great uses for the sunny yellow fruit:<p><b>Clarifying …

Skin Care

Four Beautiful Courses From Mario Kart 8

<i>Mario Kart 8</i> is sleek as heck. Here's some new footage from the upcoming Wii U game, which is out on May 30. Also you can listen to us talk (always a …

How to Store Leftover Buttercream

There are several different styles of buttercream out there, including basic American buttercream and slightly more labor-intensive Italian and Swiss …

Moto G Has Turned Motorola’s U.K. Fortunes Around, Study Finds

Turns out the ‘G’ in Moto G stands for ‘Go!’. Motorola’s well-reviewed sub-$200 Android handset has given Motorola an unexpected boost in the U.K. — a market where the brand had gone into near-total stasis.<p>Motorola had been languishing with almost zero share in the U.K. but according to smartphone …

iFixit Refurbisher’s Toolkit Lets You Look After Your Consoles In Style

If you are serious about keeping your gaming consoles and devices in tiptop condition or need to carry out some repairs to solve a rattle or worse. …

ZTE Open C And Open II Firefox OS Smartphones Unveiled

At the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2014 event running this week in Barcelona from February 24th -27th, ZTE has announced the introduction of two new …

Huawei cracks tablet design with MediaPad X1 and M1 (hands-on)

Gallery: Huawei cracks tablet design with MediaPad X1 and M1 (hands-on)<p>Gallery: Huawei cracks tablet design with MediaPad X1 and M1 (hands-on)<p>+ 8<p>+ 7<p>+ …

Engadget's tablet buyer's guide: winter 2014 edition

The tablet landscape is changing rapidly. It's now relatively trivial to find a cheap, full-featured Windows slate, and we've seen a number of smaller models that still manage to pack plenty of power. In light of those shifts, our tablet buyer's guide looks very different this winter. Dell and …

Nokia Lumia Icon review: a big step forward for Windows Phone

When Nokia came out with the Lumia 1520, we were treated to a new side of Windows Phone. All of a sudden, Microsoft's smartphone OS had come of age; it was using the best available hardware specs and a wave of big-name apps had finally arrived in the Windows Phone Store. Even so, we were concerned …

Average Price Of Android Smartphones Now Half Of iPhone Cost

According to a recent report by Statista, the average cost of Android smartphones is now half of the cost of the Apple iPhone.<p>Back in 2010 the price …