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Four new elements have been added to the periodic table

Confirmed discoveries complete the table's seventh row<p>Four new elements have been permanently added to the periodic table, after their discoveries were verified by the global chemistry organization that oversees the table. The International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) last week …

Huawei Nexus 6P camera tips and tricks - Pocket-lint

The Huawei Nexus 6P is the best Nexus device to date, and one of the key reasons we like it so much is the brilliant camera.<p>When it comes to taking …

The Unofficial Facebook Advanced Search Engine

Facebook doesn’t have an easy-to-use advanced search engine, so one guy built his own. “Search Is Back” lets you use familiar drop-down menus to find people by city, relationship status, school, first name, and more. Plus you can search for photos, events, posts, and other stuff.<p>What’s special here …

5 ways Qualcomm's Snapdragon 820 processor will empower your next phone

Qualcomm is the unsung ruler of the mobile industry. Its processors power the vast majority of Android devices, including smartphone, tablets, and smartwatches. Now the San Diego company is back with the Snapdragon 820, the powerful processor that'll come to an Android phone near you in 2016. …

Google Engineer explains why you can't use most USB-A to USB-C cable to charge at 3A on new Nexus phones

The reason that the Google chargers and cables are capable of 5V 3A support is because not only the cables but the port on the other end is certified …

Apple Releases iOS 9.1 With New Emoji, Live Photos Improvements

Apple today released iOS 9.1 to the public, marking the first major update to the iOS 9 operating system that launched in September. In testing since before iOS 9 was even released, iOS 9.1 was beta tested for more than a month before its launch, with developers and public beta testers receiving …

Xiaomi's Mi 4c has similar specs to the Google Nexus 5X, but at half the price

Amidst all the phablets coming into the market in Asia, the Xiaomi Mi 4c is a smaller flagship that should keep Android fans happy.<p>China's largest …

This cool bezel-less, octa-core smartphone may be one of the first to run Android 6.0

Elephone isn’t a name that will be familiar to many, unless you live in China, where the majority of its hardware is sold. However, it has long been …

Phones

Slickwraps Gets Its Dark Side On With The Star Wars-Themed Galactic Series For Samsung, LG, Nexus, And HTC Flagships

Are you excited to see Star Wars: The Force Awakens? Have you taken out a second mortgage to pay for all the new action figures, LEGO sets, …

Darth Vader

LG V10 Smartphone With Second Display Announced, Full Details

We have been hearing rumors about the new LG V10 smartphone over the last few weeks, the handset is now official and we have all the details and …

Mobile Technology

Leaked presentation reveals the Nexus 6P will feature a big 3450mAh battery

The latest Nexus devices have been leaking like crazy as of late. We’ve already gotten a good look at some purported press images of the LG-made Nexus 5X and Huawei-made Nexus 6P, including a long list of specs for each device. But if you thought you’d have to wait until the official unveiling on …

Phones

Flagship Meizu PRO 5 is official: All-metal design, octa-core Exynos 7240 chip, full HD display, more

Meizu has just taken the wraps off its latest flagship smartphone and — from the spec sheet alone — this could be one device worth paying attention to. Apart from the display resolution, everything about the device is high end. From the build quality to the camera and processor, the Meizu PRO 5 is …

LG G Flex 2 can be yours for just $250, in new condition!

Last month well-known Ebay seller <i>qualitycell</i> offered up the LG G Flex 2 for just $290 in brand new condition. That was a hell of a price for a Snapdragon 810-powered device that isn’t even quite a year old yet. If you didn’t jump on it then, you’ll be happy to know it is back for even cheaper at …

PSA: ASUS now offers a 16 GB ZenFone 2 variant w/ 4 GB of RAM for $229

We got our first look at the ZenFone 2 all the way back at CES 2015 (and we recently gave the ZenFone 2E the review treatment), but now it appears (via <i>Lilliputing</i>), that ASUS is offering yet another model of the phone. While its hefty 4 GB of RAM was previously restricted to the higher-capacity …

Here's what Google's next giant Android phone could look like

Previous reports have suggested that Google will launch Nexus phones in two different sizes this year: a larger 5.7-inch device and a smaller 5.2-inch phone.<p>It sounds like one phone will be a larger-screened device similar to the Nexus 6, while the other will be a smaller and cheaper phone that …

Sony spokesman says the Xperia Z5 'Premium' has a 4K screen

Sony's incoming Xperia Z5 flagship will be the first smartphone with a 4K screen, according to a leaked video from <i>Clubic.com</i>. In it, Sony's marketing director says the company will release both a 5.2-inch Z5 and 5.5-inch Z5 'Premium,' and the video (below) is focused on the larger model. On top of …

Phones

New Moto 360 leaked image shows smart watch in 2 colors

The Moto 360 design made this smart watch one of the most popular first-generation Android Wear devices around, so it’s only natural that so many of us are looking forward to seeing its successor. Don’t you worry, the new Moto 360 should be announced next week, during IFA, but we are already …

This new app lets you control your Android phone from your computer

If you’ve ever gotten tired of picking up your Android phone while you’re sitting in front of your computer, well, you’re not the only one. A new Chrome app allows you to use your Android phone right from any computer that can run Chrome. It works on Windows, Mac OS X, and Chromebooks.<p>The new Vysor …

Run Android Apps and Games on Windows 10 PC with AMIDuOS

AMIDuOS lets you run your favorite Android apps and Games on Windows 10 PC<p>You can now run your favorite Android apps on your Windows 10 desktop, …

Microsoft claims Windows 10 EULA that supposedly removes pirated games is about ‘security’

The walls of text that make up the majority of end-user license agreements (EULA) are often difficult to parse, and this is leading to some confusion around Windows 10 and pirated games.<p>Last week, eagle-eyed Windows 10 users noticed a line in the EULA for Microsoft services that many claimed would …

Windows 10 can disable pirated games and illegal hardware

Microsoft can remotely disable pirated games and unauthorised hardware being used on Windows 10, according to the company's usage guidelines.<p>Section …

Amazon’s $5 Dash Button Already Hacked To Do Other Stuff Beyond Giving Amazon Money

Need something to spark a bit of creativity this week? How about a super clever hack for Amazon’s $5, single-purpose Dash buttons?<p>The Dash buttons were originally meant to serve as a quick way to reorder household goods you order often (Order a lot of laundry detergent? Stick a Dash button on your …

Nox App Player wants to be the best Android emulator for your PC

Duodian Network today launched the Nox App Player, a free Android emulator aimed at rivaling the likes of a big name in the industry, Bluestacks. …

Finally! An Affordable Android Smartphone with a DSLR Quality Camera! Truly Worth the Wait!

I’ve been an android user ever since I started using a smartphone but wasn’t truly satisfied with the photos it produced. As a <i>photography</i> enthusiast, …

Mobile Technology

(Update: leaked specs) Snapdragon 820 rumored to be unveiled on August 11th

<b>Update:</b> Respected Chinese analyst Jiutang Pan published what appears to be a detailed presentation of the Snapdragon 820 processor (MSM 8996), including specs and features (via <i>G4Games</i>). The Snapdragon 820 will be a 14-nm 64-bit chip featuring Hydra CPU cores (35% improvement over previous …

A charging cable that backs up your phone -- onto itself

In a mashup that seems a long time coming, the MemoriesCable brings together a USB drive with a Lightning sync and charging cable.<p>The cable, part of a just-released Indiegogo campaign, is available either in USB 2.0 or 3.0 versions and comes with a variety of storage options, from 16GB to 128GB.<p>The …

Mobile Devices

Google Maps shows what it knows about everywhere you've (ever) been

Google's Location History feature keeps track of the places your mobile device has been (if you opt-in and turn it on) and now you can look back through that data with "Your Timeline." Rolling out on the desktop and Android versions of Google Maps, its gives you an easy-to-navigate look at your …

Android News

Deal: learn to develop games on Stencyl for a mere $29

Developing a game is no easy task. For starters, it takes a substantial amount of time and effort to learn how to code. But what if that part of building a game was taken out of the equation? Stencyl does just that and you can learn how to use it for only $29!<p>The AA Deals Store is holding an offer …