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How to use Google Maps offline - it's easier than you might think

Google Maps is one of the most popular and reliable mapping/navigation services, but it’s not without its faults. One of the main complaints is that it works best with a solid data connection, something we don’t always have outside the city. Thankfully, it’s possible to take Google Maps offline, …

Smokers learn to cut down while they sleep

A single session of aversive smell conditioning administered during sleep reduces smoking for several days.<p>Any smoker can tell you how hard it is to kick the habit. Nicotine is one of the most addictive drugs that we know of, and smoking is one of the deadliest of habits, killing more than 5 …

Washington school shooter texted lunch table invites to victims

The five victims in last week's shooting at a Washington high school were invited to the same lunch table by the shooter.<p>"It's our understanding he (invited them) via texting," Snohomish County Sheriff Ty Trenary told reporters Monday.<p>Witnesses say Jaylen Fryberg, a popular freshman, opened fire …

The Best Deals For Trading In Your Old iPad

The updates aren't earth-shattering, but Apple has added some under-the-hood improvements that supposedly enable its newest full-sized iPad run more smoothly.<p>If you're in the market for a new iPad and want to trade in your old one, here's a look at what some of the most popular trade-in venues and …

I'm Never Going To Upgrade My First-Generation iPad — Here's Why

You'd think it'd be pretty embarrassing to be a tech journalist and still rock a first-generation iPad.<p>I got the original iPad when it was first released, back in 2010. I didn't really need one then (does anyone really <i>need</i> an iPad?), but it looked cool. And I thought I would use it.<p>Now that the new …

Hands On: Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and Note Edge

Samsung recently unveiled two new Galaxy Note phones, one that’s a by-the-book upgrade to last year’s Note 3, and one that does something innovative …

Phones

Chrome Show: Get a 25% performance boost on Chrome for OS X

Using Chrome(s goog) on a Mac(s aapl) and need a little jolt? Consider trying either the Canary or Dev version of Chrome, which is now 64-bit …

Light-up logo rumors for iPhone 6 likely have a more mundane explanation

While we can’t say for sure that rumors of a MacBook-style glowing logo in the iPhone 6 are false, the evidence for this idea is rather … ah … thin.<p>We first saw photos of what appears to be an ultra-thin rear casing more than a month ago, with some sites then claiming this would facilitate a …

Samsung launches Galaxy-only app store with perks

Samsung has announced the launch of a brand new app store named<p>Samsung Galaxy Apps, which offers -- you guessed it -- hundreds of apps that are …

Hands On With the Moto 360

Moto 360 Hands On<p>The Face of Android Wear<p>Notifications<p>Weather<p>Pedometer<p>Music Playback<p>Actions<p>Vs. Sony Smarwatch 2<p>Button<p>Strap<p>The Moto 360 is what …

New Technology Could Take The Drill Out Of The Dentist’s Office

Researchers at King's College London have developed a technique called Electrically Accelerated and Enhanced Remineralzation, in which a device they've dubbed a "healing hand piece" is placed over the site of a cavity. The tool emits a small electrical current that promotes the remineralization of …

Tiny Wireless Earbuds Could Be Damn Near Invisible When In Use

Two tiny, cylindrical earbuds that could be great–if you don’t lose them.<p>Earin, currently attracting tons of money on Kickstarter, is a tiny wireless earbud product that’s a bit different from anything currently on the market–and by doing things so differently, it might be the first pair of …

Consumer Tech

Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Get a tight stomach in just six weeks without doing a single crunch. This may be the easiest workout we've ever printed<p>Get ready to whip off your cover-up: This workout, created exclusively for <i>Women's Health</i> by Rachel Cosgrove, C.S.C.S., owner of Results Fitness in Newhall, California, combines …

Check Out These Awesome Gadgets From the Tokyo Toy Show

The world's smallest multicopter, "QuatroX", measuring approximately 2.5 inches wide and 1 inch high, is demonstrated at<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Kiyoshi Ota—EPA

Gear & Gadgets

'Why Am I So Tired?' 14 Reasons You're Tired All the Time

Lack of sleep isn't the only thing sapping your energy (though recent data shows over a third of U.S. adults sleep less than seven hours a night). …

Wellness

Apple looking to ban sale of Samsung products

Apple is looking to ban the sale of Samsung gadgets yet again.<p>The company filed papers Friday related to the patent-infringement trial that was brought to a close in California early this month. In a mixed verdict, the jury found that Samsung had violated three of Apple's patents and that Apple had …

Gear & Gadgets

Prescriptions Drugs More Deadly Than Car Accidents, Guns, and Suicide

America, we’ve got a problem: More than 100 people die each day in the U.S. because of prescription drugs.<p>America is in the throes of a prescription …

6 future Android phones to keep an eye on: January 2015 edition

2015 may have only just begun, but the first smartphones of the year are right around the corner. CES, which is less than a week away, will give us our first glimpse at this year’s smartphones, and there will be plenty more to come over the next twelve months.<p>The world of Android is full of …

Chat App Line Passes 400 Million Registered Users

Japanese messaging app Line is going strong — it revealed today that it has now passed 400 million registered users. This means it has tacked on 100 million users in about five months, given that its total number of registered users exceeded 300 million in November last year.<p>Line notes that growing …

Which films got funding for 2013 Dubai International Film Festival?

Dubai: The Dubai International Film Festival doesn’t just screen films — it helps them get made, including this year’s opening film, Hany Abu Assad’s …

Hands On With The Nexus 5 And Android 4.4 KitKat

The Nexus 5 is here! The Nexus 5 is here!<p>After months of hype and more questionably “accidental” leaks than any device in recent memory, Google announced their new flagship Android handset this morning.<p>I’ve only had the device in my hands for a few hours, so it’ll be a few days before I’m ready to …

10 Ways To Stop A Cold In Its Tracks

<i>By Jessica Levine for Men's Health</i><p>If you don't fast-forward commercials, you've seen this one from Zicam: A pretty woman daintily sneezes into her elbow when out of nowhere a snot-nosed monster of a cold is chasing her. "That first sneeze. You have a pre-cold," the voiceover says. She runs. He …

A Few Tricks All The New iOS 7 Users Should Know

At long last, iOS 7 has arrived. That is, it arrived for everyone who didn’t say “Developer? Oh, yeah, I’m totally a developer. Cough” and wiggle into the Beta months ago.<p>iOS 7 is a strange new land, especially on day one. Out with the gradients, in with the trippy fluorescents. Your favorite app? …

How Samsung Got Big

The cellphones were stacked up high in the Gumi factory yard and more were coming out every minute. Phones, TVs, fax machines, and other gear shattered as it hit the concrete and Samsung CEO Kun-hee Lee and his board cracked the screens and cases with heavy hammers. Then they lit a bonfire and …