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Samsung Galaxy S5 manual now available online [PDF embed]

The Samsung Galaxy S5 manual is now available online for everyone to peruse. The user manual for Samsung’s latest Galaxy contains instructions and explanations on everything from setting up the device for the first time, to using the fingerprint sensor, to gauging your pulse after a workout with …

Is the Samsung Galaxy S5, Gear 2 and Gear Fit right for you? These videos could help you decide

Foregoing any Broadway and Bollywood theatrics, Samsung has posted videos of the Galaxy S5, Gear 2 and the Gear Fit. The videos are pleasantly simple, offering a hands-on overview and walk-through of some key features of each device. Best of all, the real-user feel and normal day-to-day functions …

With 'Ingress,' the world is Google's game board

Your Android smartphone becomes your entry into a new dimension of video games with 'Ingress,' a sci-fi game that is played in the real world, in real-time, around the globe.<p>Want a glimpse into the future of video games? Tap into <i>Ingress</i>.<p>The real-world augmented reality game was launched quietly in …

The 4 Weirdest Jobs You Could Get At SpaceX Right Now

A look at SpaceX's "open positions" page shows the company needs people in all types of positions, with a focus on its Dragon craft.<p>SpaceX, billionaire Elon Musk's private spaceflight company, appears to be on a hiring spree. On its careers page, the company--which currently employs more than 3,000 …

The 10 Most Awesome College Labs Of 2013

Will science ever bring back the dinosaurs?

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The Nvidia Shield Seemed Like A Fringe Device, But It’s Actually A Mobile Gaming Must-Have

Nvidia went a little outside of its comfort zone when it built the Shield, a portable gaming device based on essentially stock Android with an integrated hardware controller. I wasn’t sure what to make of it when it was announced: Was it a reference device for potential Tegra partners? Simply a …

Can an audiophile find joy in a full-size $40 headphone?

I'm always on the lookout for great sounding products in all price ranges, so when an Audiophiliac reader suggested the almost too good to be true JVC HA-RX700 full-size headphones, I pulled the trigger. I'm glad I did, first the HA-RX700 doesn't look or feel like a cheap headphone. Better yet, it …

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Samsung’s new Exynos 5 Octa processor features 20-percent power boost

Last week, Samsung teased the update to its Exynos 5 Octa processor, promising that more details would be arriving this week. It’s only Monday, and …

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How To Turn A Match Into A Tiny Rocket [VIDEO]

Blast off!<p>The swift strike of a match on July 4 typically precedes sky-high spectacles. But matches themselves can be fireworks. When ignited, the bulb of fuel on a match's tip combusts into space-hogging gases. By containing the gas in aluminum foil and directing it downward, you can create a …

From beginner to selling my app in the app store in 2 months

I’ve read many posts in the past asking how to get started learning to code, or asking what people should do next after they’ve finished Code Academy. I wanted to give my story thus far to help others get started, because I’m currently on a “progress high” from how exciting it is to make an app.<p><b>“No</b> …

NVIDIA Project Shield Now Available To Pre-order

NVIDIA recently announced that they would be putting the NVIDIA Project Shield up for pre-order from today, the 20th of May, we it looks like the …

Samsung TecTiles 2 Now Available

Back in April when Samsung launched the Samsung Galaxy S4 they also announced an updated version of their TecTile NFC accessories for the device and …

Apple Amps Up Promotion for 50 Billion App Milestone

Apple today increased its promotion for the upcoming milestone of 50 billion downloads from the App Store, an event the company is marking with a contest in which the person who downloads the 50 billionth app will receives a $10,000 iTunes Store gift card while the next 50 downloaders will receive …

Now Is a Horrible Time To Buy a Laptop

So your trusty laptop is starting to show its age. No one can blame you for wanting a new one, but we've got just one piece of advice: <b>WAIT</b>. This is a …