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Chapter 1 - Hello, Worlds

I don't like to draw much attention to No Man's Sky's technical problems, undeniably present though they are, but I did find it sort of hilarious …

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Review: Possibly the most complete smartphone ever made

<i>Editorial Note: The Note 7 has been discontinued due to continued risk of fire. This review is for all intents and purposes now simply a historical archive of this smartphone’s short-lived greatness.</i><p><i>In other words, if you find somewhere that still sells it, do not buy it, unless you enjoy toasted</i> …

First Five Things to Do in No Mans Sky

No Man’s Sky: Here’s the First Five Things Sean Murray Recommends Explorers Do<p>August 8, 2016Written by Jason Dunning<p>In a video interview with …

The Executive Mr. Trump

The surprising truth about Trump as a boss—from the people he’s hired, fired and micromanaged.<p><b>The tens of millions of Americans who</b> watched <i>The Apprentice</i> on television have a pretty clear impression of what it’s like to be fired by Donald Trump. He’s seated in a big boardroom at a long table across …

GSM vs CDMA – What’s the difference

When consumers think about mobile network providers, their primary concern is with regards to coverage, quality, support, pricing, and other factors but when you pick a network carrier, you also make the choice between a GSM network or a CDMA network, at least in the US.<p>You have probably come …

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Eat More Food, Lose More Fat

How spreading 6 smaller meals shrinks your hunger<p>Some things are sadly predictable. Extra winter poundage, for instance. Or holiday binges. Or the 3 o'clock slump, which sags before you like a hammock every afternoon.<p>Here's a happier prediction: Eat more often and you'll avoid all of those …

Getting a Galaxy S6 today? You won’t need Kies to transfer your data

The Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge don’t work with Kies, Samsung’s well known phone management software, according to a report from <i>Sam Mobile</i>.<p>Instead of Kies, which Samsung users have known for years as the PC application required for data transfers and software updates, Samsung is now offering a set …

How To Instantly Connect With Anyone

Is meeting new people your idea of hell?<p>Would you rather get poked in the eye with a sharp stick than introduce yourself to a stranger?<p>And what about …

FCC spells out Net neutrality rules -- in 400 pages

"This is Title II tailored for the 21st Century. Unlike the application of Title II to incumbent wireline companies in the 20th Century, a swath of utility-style provisions (including tariffing) will not be applied."<p>FCC report on its Net neutrality order

The Solitude of 'Skyrim' Remains The Remedy For An Overly-Connected Age

The first thing I did when I got my new gaming PC set up was to use Internet Explorer to download Google Chrome. The second? I downloaded Steam and installed Skyrim straight away.<p>I did it as a test of sorts. I’d never played Skyrim on PC before, because my past computers have always been too …

The Elder Scrolls

Carriers in the U.S. are legally obligated to unlock your phone

Inquisitr<p>Do you remember when it was illegal to unlock your cell phone in the United States? Don’t worry, those days are behind us now. Effective immediately, all U.S. carriers must unlock customers’ phones or tablets upon request, with a few small caveats.<p>Back in 2013, the FCC came to an agreement …

The Many Causes of America’s Decline in Crime

A new report finds that locking up more offenders isn't making people any safer—and may even be counterproductive.<p>The dramatic rise of incarceration and the precipitous fall in crime have shaped the landscape of American criminal justice over the last two decades. Both have been unprecedented. Many …

Tea Partyers, union members, Democrats, Republicans — all love Social Security. So let’s expand it!

<b>(AP/Barry Thumma/J. Scott Applewhite)</b><p>Even Reagan knew better than to try to destroy it. A new book makes the case for strengthening the popular program<p>Paul Rosenberg<p>January 31, 2015 11:30am (UTC)<p>Suddenly, unexpectedly, in the aftermath of the midterms, Democrats seem to have rediscovered their …

Retirement

Black holes do not exist where space and time do not exist, says new theory

(Phys.org) —The quintessential feature of a black hole is its "point of no return," or what is more technically called its event horizon. When …

Boost Mobile to offer more data to customers who sign up for auto pay by February 3rd

Boost Mobile‘s prepaid plans already give customers the most bang for their buck, and it looks like the plans are about to get even better. The Sprint-powered carrier offers plans that give customers unlimited talk, text and 1GB of 3G/4G data for $35 per month, 5GB of 3G/4G data for $45 per month …

Colliding black holes could warp space-time itself

A team of prominent researchers has discovered what appears to be the start of two massive black holes at the centers of their own galaxies beginning to collide.<p>Such an event should come as no surprise, considering that there are up to 200 billion galaxies in the universe (according to Space.com), …

Why the World Needs the US Economy to Struggle

<i>Below is the January 4th Thoughts from the Frontline, republished in full.</i><p>The headlines this morning talk about the US dollar hitting an 11-year high. I have been saying for years that the dollar is going to go higher than anyone can imagine. This trade is just in the early innings. And the …

Comcast wants to use your router to help start their national Wi-Fi network

Benswann<p>Comcast plans to turn wireless Internet routers in private homes around the country into publicly available Wi-Fi hotspots. Comcast will offer Wi-Fi from roughly 8 million hotspots in 19 of the largest U.S. cities. About 3 million of the hotspots were expected to be active by this week.<p>The …

10 best radio apps for Android

There are a virtually endless number of ways to listen to music these days. You can stream them, listen to the radio, watch music videos, and the old methods (like vinyl) are still humming along as they ever were. Sometimes, though, people like to just hit play and let it go without having to …

How to Watch Tonight's Lunar Eclipse

Our handy guide to watching all of tonight's hot Earth-on-Moon action.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions …

Danica Patrick credits team for improvement at Darlington

<i>Danica Patrick, who drives the No. 10 Chevrolet, is in her second season as a full-time driver in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and her second with Stewart-Haas Racing and crew chief Tony Gibson. Patrick, who spent seven years driving open-wheel cars in the IndyCar Series (2005-11), has one career</i> …

The Real Cause of Your Springtime Allergies (It's Not Pollen) | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

More people consider spring their favorite season over any other. But for millions, the accompanying sneezing, coughing, itchy eyes, and brain fog of …

‘Our Prayers Are With You’ — Blaze Readers React to Glenn Beck’s Docs Really Wrecking His Day: ‘Well, Basically, You Are Being Poisoned’

Image source: TheBlaze TV<p>TheBlaze posted a story earlier this week after Glenn Beck’s doctors told him he’ll have to restrict his diet heavily, as his body is “being poisoned” by certain foods.<p>Beck was told to go gluten-free and avoid a long list of foods.<p>Here’s what some readers of TheBlaze had to …

#1 Surprising Secret to Boost Self Esteem (Even If You Hate Yourself)

<i>“To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don’t need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself.” –Thich Nhat Hanh</i><p>You can boost self …

EPA moves against major Alaska gold mine, could sideline project over salmon

The Environmental Protection Agency on Friday moved against a massive mine project in Alaska which supporters say could contain billions of dollars in gold and copper, delivering a win for environmentalists who claimed the mine could endanger sockeye salmon populations.<p>The decision on Pebble Mine …

Senate battle in Michigan

<i>Part of an occasional series on the hottest races of the 2014 midterm election.</i><p>MARQUETTE, Mich. — Braving sub-zero temperatures at the annual dog sled race here, Democratic Senate candidate Gary Peters happily indulged when a prospective voter offered him a swig from her flask of whiskey. And as …

How does Verizon's 'More Everything' stack up to competitors' offers?

It's a good time to be shopping for mobile service in the US.<p>T-Mobile's '"UnCarrier" strategy, which launched last year, has ignited a battle in the wireless market as large carriers finally start competing on prices. Even Verizon Wireless, the company with the best network reputation and the …