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How To: Launch a Koenigsegg, from the Folks Behind the Need for Speed Movie

It’s a pretty well-known fact—we think—that monkeys fling poo, but it appears as though the makers of the upcoming <i>Need for Speed</i> movie fling . . . Koenigseggs. It could be argued, based on the movie’s trailer, that those behind the <i>NFS</i> flick also are flinging poo, but that’s an assessment we’ll …

Verizon Rolling Out Android 4.3 Jelly Bean Update for Galaxy Note 2

Not too long ago, Verizon released the Android 4.3 Update for Samsung Galaxy S3. If you’re rocking a Samsung Galaxy Note 2 from Verizon, you’d be …

Android News

Samsung Galaxy Note Pro Image Leaked

Samsung is rumored to be working on a 12.2-inch oversized tablet that is expected to launch next year, along with a few more tablets. Yesterday, we …

Galaxy Note

Android this week: KitKat quickly on Moto phones; Samsung’s gamepad; a $38 Android tablet

Motorola(s goog) announced a pair of KitKat upgrades this week, making it the handset maker to deliver Android 4.4 the soonest. First the new …

Ten tips to get the most out of your new Chromecast

So you got yourself a Chromecast, either as an early holiday gift, or you just bought it for yourself. You unpacked it, installed it, watched a bit …

Charge Your Devices Without Blocking Outlets with thingCharger

Almost each one of us owns multiple gadgets and devices that requires charging at some point during the day. It could be a problem if you have a …

The business of home automation is enabling the internet of things

If we think about the homes that have a broadband connection today as the total addressable market for home automation, the home automation market …

Swiss researchers created a cube that can sit, jump and walk (video)

Swiss researchers have created a metallic cube that can "walk" across a surface. Staff at the Federal Institute of Technology Zurich crammed a series of inertia sensors and constantly-spinning rotors (called reaction wheels) into a 15-centimeter cube, dubbed Cubli, that enable the contraption to …

Snapchat iOS update discreetly adds replay, filters and overlays for weather, time or speed

And suddenly, moments shared over Snapchat were a little less fleeting. The service is known for only allowing you to watch a shared image or video once, and only for a second, but the app's latest iOS update changes everything: now you can replay pictures or videos. The feature is hidden in the …

How do I remove write-protection from my digital photos?

Try flicking that tiny switch on the side of your SD card, says Rick Maybury<p><i>My practice for storing and viewing photographs has been to download them to my PC from the camera, and after judicious editing, transfer them to an SD card for viewing on a digital picture frame. I can do this no longer.</i> …

IRL: Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and the Galaxy Gear

<i>Welcome to</i> IRL<i>, an ongoing feature where we talk about the gadgets, apps and toys we're using in real life and take a second look at products that already got the formal review treatment.</i><p>Well, this is a fitting idea for an end-of-the-year column: let's revisit one of our favorite gadgets of 2013 …