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100 Books Everyone Should Read Before They Die

Many of the books are 20th century classics or recent bestsellers — the oldest book on the list is Jane Austen's 1813 masterpiece "Pride and Prejudice." It also spans multiple genres, with adult fiction, nonfiction, children's, and young adult novels such as "The Hunger Games" and "Harry Potter" …

Books

How big is the universe … compared with a grain of sand? - video

'You'll never get your head around how big the universe is,' warns astronomer Pete Edwards of the University of Durham in this film about measuring astronomical distances. 'There are as many stars in the universe as there are grains of sand on the Earth.' So how far is a light year? And supposing …

Google wants to build maps that customize themselves based on what they know about you

Advertisement<p>7 Comments<p>Credit: (c) Pinar Ozger<p>Two of the senior designers working on Google Maps told the Roadmap 2013 conference in San Francisco on …

Los Angeles planning to bring free, fiber-based internet to its 3.5 million residents

This year has already brought Google Fiber announcements to Provo, UT and Austin, TX — and AT&T has plans to try and keep up with Google as well. Now, it looks like Los Angeles is getting involved in the fiber-based internet game with a massively ambitious project to bring fiber to all of its 3.5 …

American Airlines now allows personal electronics use throughout entire flight

American Airlines now allows passengers on its airplanes to use portable electronic devices throughout their entire flight. The Federal Aviation Administration has approved the use of electronics on the company's fleet "gate to gate," meaning fliers can leave laptops, phones, and tablets powered on …

HTC One max vs HTC One

Top 5 Best Smartphone Cameras!

Apple’s iPad Event Could Spoil Microsoft’s Surface 2 Party, Nokia’s Abu Dhabi Shindig

Apple’s new product unveilings have an uncanny way of coinciding with other big tech events and disrupting them, and the as-of-yet-unannounced …

Abu Dhabi

10 best Android file explorer apps, file manager apps, and file browser apps

File manager apps are among the most important apps on your device. With them, you can browse your files, find your downloads, manage your storage space, move things around, and a lot more. Not everyone is too keen on file organization because it can be pretty boring, but everyone still needs a …

Apps

Eric Schmidt says Android is more secure than the iPhone, is he right?

During a question-and-answer session at the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo, Google’s executive chairman and former CEO Eric Schmidt declared that Android is more secure than the iPhone (i.e. iOS). The audience of technologists laughed, which probably wasn’t the reaction Schmidt was looking for, and when …

Apps

CyanogenMod 10.2 vs Paranoid Android vs AOKP: features shown in handy infographics

An Android fan took to r<i>eddit</i> and <i>imgur</i> to post three handy infographics detailing the most important features of three prominent custom Android ROMs, including CyanogenMod, Paranoid Android and AOKP.<p>Whether you like a stock Android experience, a default user interface from an Android device …

Android News

Galaxy S4 Accessories : your complete buying guide!

Samsung’s Galaxy S4 is one of the most desirable smartphones of the year, and there’s a plethora of accessories to go with it. Sometimes it can be difficult to find just the right one, though. We’ve taken the time so you don’t have to, and have put together a guide to help you find the perfect …

Gear & Gadgets

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS30 sample pictures

These are 100 percent crops from our test scene. Despite a resolution bump from 14 to 18 megapixels, the ZS30's photo quality isn't appreciably better than the ZS20's. Viewed at full size on screen, there is visible noise/artifacts even at its lowest ISO setting. Details start to soften at ISO 200 …

Cameras

Revealed: how US and UK spy agencies defeat internet privacy and security

• NSA and GCHQ unlock encryption used to protect emails, banking and medical records • $250m-a-year US program works covertly with tech companies to insert weaknesses into products • Security experts say programs 'undermine the fabric of the internet'<p>• Q&A: submit your questions for our privacy …

Israeli police clash with Palestinians

Israeli police have fired stun grenades to disperse Palestinian worshippers who threw rocks at them after Friday prayers at the al-Aqsa mosque compound, Islam's third holiest site, police say.<p>Dozens of officers entered the politically sensitive area in Jerusalem's Old City on Friday to break up a …

Suddenly the Moto X takes excellent photos!

Airplane Drinking Water Cleanliness Called Into Question By New Report

If you've been looking for an excuse to drink booze on your next flight, here it is: Tap water aboard more than 1 in 10 commercial airplanes regularly tests positive for coliform bacteria.<p>That's according to data obtained from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) via a Freedom of Information …

Samsung Asked The Obama Administration To Lift A Ban On Products That Supposedly Violate Apple Patents And Obama Said No

The ITC ban said a handful of Samsung's smartphones and tablets violated Apple patents and will no longer let the devices be imported into the U.S.<p>The issue is very similar to one Apple faced in August. That was when Obama overturned an ITC ban that blocked imports of some older models of the …

Obama Administration

13 Places You Should Visit In 2013

We looked at major developments, cultural trends, and global festivals to find the hottest places to travel around the world in 2013.<p>There are vast untouched landscapes that offer incredible outdoor experiences, cities that are experiencing a cultural rebirth, and up-and-coming destinations that …

The Transit App Launches On Android, Will Find Out If Users Need A Tool Beyond Google Maps

Montreal-based startup The Transit App is expanding its mobile domain after a strong showing at the Founder Fuel demo day earlier this month. The app offers real-time transit directions, notifications and route planning, and on Android brings most of the features from its iOS counterpart to devices …

The Best Places To Eat And Drink In Prague

<b>On your first day here, seeing this is a must:</b> On your first day in Prague, get high — in elevation, that is. Put on your hiking shoes and walk up to the top of one of the city's hills to take in a macro view of the skyline. Petrin Hill (Prague 5) or Letna Park (Prague 7) is best. I often hear …