Mahima Jacob

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iOS is twice as memory-efficient as Android. Here’s why.

When the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus were announced, many Android fans laughed at the “pitiful” 1GB of RAM of Apple’s flagship smartphone, when Android flagships tended to ship with 2GB and sometimes more.<p>But specs don’t always — or even most of the time — tell the whole story. As it turns out, an …

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Apple is now worth more than Russia’s entire stock market

AAPL shares closed at an all-time high yesterday, putting the company’s market cap at $663.2 billion. Never before has Apple been so profitable. In fact, Apple makes so much money, it’s now worth more than the entire Russian stock market.<p>Check out the chart below:<p>Russia, the world’s 20th largest …

Lakers' Kobe Bryant sets record for most missed shots in NBA history

Los Angeles Lakers' legend Kobe Bryant set the all-time record for missed shots in the NBA with an errant fadeaway in the fourth quarter.<p>Kobe Bryant …

Apple surprises with A8X GPU, uses exclusive ‘semi-custom’ 8 cluster design

New chip analysis of the A8X powering the iPad Air 2 has revealed that it is even more powerful than it initially appeared.<p>Further analysis by AnandTech showed that initial guesses as to the GPU specification of the Apple A8X chip, exclusively available in the iPad Air 2, were wrong. In fact, the …

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50 Recipe Projects to Tackle This Weekend

Epic moussaka, layers of lasagna, tamales, soup dumplings, and more recipes that are worth the work.<p>Are you counting down to the weekend and/or a nice long break from work? You're probably planning on going to a museum, cleaning your house, or catching up on your favorite TV shows. But why not …

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'Dragon Age: Inquisition' is the most accessible role-playing game I've played

Why I plan to finish this 80-hour long fantasy RPG<p>I recently vented at length about my apathy for finishing video games and specifically bemoaned the big budget "style," in which a small, interesting idea is hidden inside a two-ton container of filler. What I didn't say then is that while I don't …

Nvidia releases graphics re-creation software that proves the moon landing was real

Nvidia is releasing the software it created to prove that the 1969 Apollo 11 moon landing was real.<p>Over the years, conspiracy theorists have argued that a photo of astronaut Buzz Aldrin was a fake and that the whole moon landing was filmed in a studio. They argued that Aldrin should be obscured by …