Jullian Liang

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Ivanka Trump gets destroyed after she thanked Daddy T for fixing the immigration crisis he created

She speaks, finally!<p>After remaining silent for days during the raging debate over the separation of migrant children from their families at the …

Donald Trump

Dogs versus cats: Scientists reveal which one is smarter

A dog's bark is only a ruff means of communication. Instead, we should be looking at its wiggles and squirms.<p>Jumping up. Rolling over. Lifting paws.<p>It’s all doggie behavior that makes them so endearing.<p>But they’re actually trying to talk to us.<p>Researchers from the University of Salford, in …

Pets

Android Messages will let you send texts from your computer starting today

Text, images, and stickers all work in the web version of Android Messages<p>Google is beginning to roll out desktop browser support for Android Messages, allowing people to use their PC for sending messages and viewing those that have been received on their Android smartphone. Google says the feature …

Android News

CBD Is Changing the Health Industry

CBD is legal, and has been taken off the WADA Prohibited Substances List<p>In February 2008--ten years ago this past winter--Thomas Vanderham, a …

Cannabis

Antarctica is screwed and so are we

A series of new research papers published about the frozen continent reveal that what protected it in the past won’t protect it in the future.<p>Buckle …

Climate Change

These Are the Fastest Depreciating Cars on the Market

A new study reveals some excellent used car values.<p>BERNHARD_LIMBERGER—BMW AG/Bernhard Limberger<p>Car research site iSeeCars has studied more than 4.1 …

Cadillac

USB-C was supposed to be a port paradise, but it’s become a nightmare

When the transition to USB-C began, we were all promised a better life. Connections would be faster and simpler. One connection to end all …

Gear & Gadgets

Here’s what NASA’s Opportunity rover saw as it was swallowed up by the Martian dust storm

Things are not looking great for NASA’s Opportunity rover on Mars. The rover, which is nearing its 15th year, is currently stuck in a fierce dust …

Dust Storms

New iPhone Report Indicates Move To USB-C

In my most recent exclusive, I exposed Apple’s enlarged iPhone designs but now a new leak has revealed Apple’s plans for a change which has even greater long-term significance…<p>Credit for the scoop goes to Cage Chao of Digitimes, who claims sources at several IC (integrated circuit) vendors have …

Mobile Technology

Vivo's latest phone is an all-screen, totally bezel-less beauty

At an event in Shanghai, Chinese phone manufacturer Vivo today announced the launch of its latest flagship device — called simply the Vivo NEX.<p>The NEX takes the current convention for bezel-less displays, and pushes it a notch further (pun absolutely intended). The phone boasts a (frankly bonkers) …

Phones

Scientists wanted to understand how baobab trees live for thousands of years. Then the ancient trees started dying.

The culprit is still unknown—and at large.<p>Baobabs are an iconic part of the sub-Saharan landscape in Africa. Wielding gnarled branches that can spiral up to nearly 100 feet into the air, and with bloated trunks that send out branches spanning an average of 65 feet all together, the baobab is a …

Ecology

Netflix and Alphabet will need to become ISPs, fast

This week completely scrambled the video landscape, and its implications are going to take months to fully understand.<p>First is the district court’s decision to approve the merger of AT&T and Time Warner announced just moments ago. That will create one of the largest content creation and …

Net Neutrality

Galaxy Note 9 Information Highlights Samsung's Sizeable Upgrade

Plans for the Galaxy Note 9 were incredibly ambitious and, while there have been serious setbacks, the latest reports reveal Samsung’s secret upgrade strategy for the phone is simple: make everything massive…<p>Predictably, it is the ever-prolific, ever-reliable leaker Ice Universe who takes most of …

Phones

Is Hawaii's Kilauea volcano shooting green gems into the air?

<b>Update 6/15/18 at 4:30 p.m. EST:</b> Per the USGS: University of Hawaii at Hilo scientists, who are conducting chemical analysis of the lava, said the …

Geology

Apple's New Designs 'Confirmed'

In May my exclusive story confirmed Apple’s new iPhone line-up and one cancellation. Now, I can reveal the designs of the most exciting models and the radical move Apple will make…<p>Working in collaboration with popular accessories maker Ghostek, a partnership which previously saw me leak Samsung’s …

Mobile Technology

Airbnb took a big hit in Japan that left thousands of travelers with no lodging

If you're traveling to Japan in the next few weeks and you have an Airbnb reservation, you better start looking for alternate housing because …

Hospitality

Nokia 5.1 Plus leak shows another phone with a notch

• The Nokia 5.1 Plus is in the works, according to a new leak by OnLeaks and Tiger Mobiles.<br>• Renders show a device with a notched display and dual-camera setup, much like the Nokia X6.<br>• Other specifications aren’t known, but we would expect it to slot in between the Nokia X6 and Nokia 5.1.<p>HMD Global has …

Mobile Technology

Apple and Qualcomm’s Multibillion-Dollar Legal Dispute Gets Serious

After more than a year of vicious accusations and a flurry of lawsuits and counter claims, Apple Inc. and Qualcomm Inc.’s multibillion-dollar legal …

IPhone 7

In-display fingerprint sensors are here, and they actually work

After years of rumors and prototypes, an in-display fingerprint scanner is finally shipping in a major phone from a major company. The international Vivo X21 marks the first time this technology has been sold in India and other countries, as well as the first time it’s been a standard feature …

Phones

iOS 12 is more evidence you should buy an iPhone, not an Android phone

If on September 20, 2013, you walked into an Apple Store and purchased a brand-new iPhone 5S, and have kept using it ever since, later this year you …

iPhone

Galaxy Note 9 Leak Exposes Samsung's Surprising Camera Plans

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 9 will be massive, both in size and storage upgrades. But perhaps the biggest news of all has just broken…<p>Bloomberg’s ever-reliable Mark Gurman has confirmed an exclusive I broke last month: for the first time in its history, Samsung will upgrade its flagship cameras twice in …

Galaxy Note

This Hidden iPhone Feature Will Make Your Night-Time Photos Pop

For that ~dreamy~ lewk.

Mobile Photography

The stakes have never been higher for Apple software

At WWDC 2018, Apple has to convince us to have faith in iOS and macOS<p>Apple software has never been more important. As we learned just last week, 2017 was the first year since the introduction of the iPhone that smartphone sales were basically flat year over year, according to venture capitalist …

MacBook Pro

Your Phone Is Listening and it's Not Paranoia

Here's how I got to bottom of the ads-coinciding-with-conversations mystery.<p><i>Note: this article was updated on June 13 to clarify that apps like Facebook don't automatically have access to your data.</i><p>A couple years ago, something strange happened. A friend and I were sitting at a bar, iPhones in …

Privacy

New iPhone Leak Reveals Apple's Exciting Design

Last week, I exclusively revealed Apple’s new iPhone line-up. But now we have got our first detailed look at the most radical model and it comes from a great source…<p>Working in collaboration with MySmartPrice, Steve Hemmerstoffer (aka the legendary OnLeaks) has revealed a detailed 360-degree render …

Mobile Technology

Tesla can change so much with over-the-air updates that it’s messing with some owners’ heads

Praise for a recent software fix to the Model 3’s braking is met with worry that different update slowed some customers’ cars<p>When <i>Consumer Reports</i> recently found that the braking distance on the Tesla Model 3 was worse than that of a Ford F-150, CEO Elon Musk took the criticism and found a solution. …

Tesla

Xiaomi's new Mi 8 flagship looks identical to the iPhone X

At an event in Shenzhen today, Chinese hardware giant Xiaomi launched its 2018 flagship phone, the Mi 8 – and it’s hard to tell it apart from the iPhone X.<p>The Mi 8’s 6.21-inch display has a large notch cut out of the top for its front camera and sensors, and the dual camera system is stacked …

Mobile Technology

Google to drop Pentagon AI contract after employee objections to the ‘business of war’

Google will not seek to extend its contract next year with the Defense Department for artificial intelligence used to analyze drone video, squashing a controversial alliance that had raised alarms over the technological buildup between Silicon Valley and the military.<p>The tech giant will stop …

Artificial Intelligence

Lenovo's all-screen Z5 will launch on June 5

<b>Something to look forward to:</b> Lenovo may face competition from another all-screen phone soon after the Z5 launches. Vivo’s Apex, which has a 90 …

Mobile Technology

8 small things people use to judge your personality

The human brain is hardwired to judge. This survival mechanism makes it very hard to meet someone without evaluating and interpreting their …

Psychology