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27 must-have travel apps for every step of your journey

Travel is one of the industries that has completely transformed by the smartphone evolution and as a result, there is an abundance of ingenious apps designed to make your trips easy to plan, cheaper, well-informed and more enjoyable.<p>Short of literally packing your bags and rooting out your …

U.S. Ebola patient speaks out; another ID'd

Even as she prays for her husband's recovery, Debbie Sacra wants to remind the world that there are thousands dying in West Africa of the deadly Ebola virus.<p>Dr. Rick Sacra is the latest American to become infected with the Ebola virus while working in Liberia for the aid organization Serving in …

ASUS' stylish ZenWatch is all about security, remote control and wellness

After its routine pre-show teasers, ASUS' first smartwatch has finally been unveiled at IFA in Berlin. It's no secret that this Android Wear-powered ZenWatch isn't joining the party of circular watch faces, but it's certainly done a nice job at packaging the 1.63-inch, 320 x 320 AMOLED touchscreen …

4 Strategies For Remembering Everything You Learn

• knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or programming<p>• knowledge about how learning actually works<p>The bad news: Our education system kinda skips one of them, which is terrifying, given that your ability to learn is such a huge predictor of success in life, from achieving in …

Two months with Android Wear: the best smartwatches yet

Google’s software for smartwatches, Android Wear, will start appearing on a range of devices from various manufacturers this autumn, and this year’s IFA electronics trade show, which starts on Wednesday, is expected to be packed with rival models.<p>Wear is a new platform, an overhaul of Google’s …

11 best new Android apps released in August 2014

August is coming to a close and that means a lot of things are about to happen. IFA is going to show us most of the autumn lineup of smartphones, people are going back to school, and the holiday season is officially almost here. Before all those exciting things happen, let’s take a look at the best …

Sleep sensor breaks through $1m on Kickstarter

<b>A 22-year-old British entrepreneur's new sleep-tracking kit has cracked $1.3m (£809,000) in its first week on Kickstarter's crowdfunding platform.</b><p>James Proud launched his product, Sense, on 23 July with a goal of raising $100,000 within 30 days.<p>But it passed the $1m-mark on Sunday, and has been …

Liberia closes its borders to stop Ebola

The deadliest Ebola outbreak in history continues to plague West Africa as leaders scramble to stop the virus from spreading.<p>Over the weekend, Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf closed most of the country's borders. The few points of entry that are still open will have Ebola testing centers …

The Mi Band Will Track Your Workouts And Unlock Your Phone For $13

It might not come to the States, but Xiaomi’s new fitness tracker represents the future of the low-end wearables market.<p>On Tuesday, popular Chinese gadget maker Xiaomi revealed the Mi Band, a dirt cheap $13 Fitbit that promises the full range of things that most fitness trackers do. That includes …

20 best Android apps and games this week

It's time for our weekly roundup of the best new Android apps and games to have emerged on the Google Play store.<p>As ever, prices are correct at the time of writing, but may have changed by the time you read this. (Free + IAP) means in-app purchases are used within the app.<p>Want more apps? Browse …

Los Angeles awaits earthquake that could be the 'Big One'

A mega-quake in America's second most populous city is long overdue, and 50-year-old buildings could come crashing down, killing thousands<p>Next year residents of Los Angeles will flock to cinemas to see a blockbuster called San Andreas in which their city will be wiped out by an apocalyptic …

Android Circuit: Microsoft Drops Android, Samsung Still Needs Google, And Android Wear Reaches Consumers

Taking a look back at the week in news across the Android world, this week’s Android Circuit highlights a number of stories, including Samsung’s reliance on Android as the Tizen Z is delayed, a review of Android Wear and the LG G Watch, Google’s Q2 2014 results, academic courses for developers to …

10 Free Android Apps Everyone Should Download

Every time I get a new Android smartphone or tablet, I install certain apps right away, before I even really start to play with the device — apps I …

Apps

How to Disappear (almost) Completely: living off the grid

Your day begins at dawn. After all, you are lying in a sleeping bag under the open sky grateful that you haven't: a) been stabbed by a grifter, b) been trampled by a herd of animals or c) contracted hypothermia and frozen to death. Then it's off for a morning routine that involves foraging for food …

The 13 Greatest Iced Coffee Recipes for Summer

Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home!<p>Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home! Via Redbook.com

Coffee

Meet Mobile Odin, a must-have app for flashing Android phone or tablet software

Modifying the operating system on an Android(s goog) device has been an arcane process for years. There’s a benefit to knowing the process of …

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17 of Our Favorite Fried Chicken Recipes

These 17 recipes for fried chicken are so crispy, so juicy, so flat-out tasty, you won’t believe you made it yourself.<p>Put on an apron, grab a cast-iron skillet, and prepare to fry up chicken so crispy, so juicy, so flat-out tasty, you won’t believe you made it yourself.

Samsung plots to beat iPhone 6 with high-end Galaxy F

All is fair in love, war, and smartphone launch dates!<p>According to a new report, Samsung is rushing ahead with its Samsung Galaxy F smartphone in …

Phones

15-Minute Morning Workout Routine | The Art of Manliness

Adrian Peter Schmidt was born in the Alsace-Lorraine region of what is now France in 1872. His genetics and circumstances did not point to a future …