Nicholas E Davis

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The traditional flagship is sinking, but don’t count it out just yet

Perhaps the game isn’t over yet, but the $800 flagship is running out of health points.<p>Smartphones are getting cheaper all the time. Sales of high-end $700 or $800 flagships are generally declining. More people are bypassing carriers and buying directly from OEMs, or picking up unlocked devices …

Star Wars: The Force Awakens set for record $615m opening

JJ Abrams’s new instalment of Star Wars will zoom past Jurassic World’s $524.4m mark in its first weekend, according to Deadline, en route to a possible $2bn total<p>Star Wars: The Force Awakens is predicted to smash the world record for biggest global box-office opening this December with a haul in …

Sony's new PlayStation 4 arrives with 1TB of storage next month

Microsoft's Xbox One isn't the only console getting a storage upgrade. Sony today announced its new PlayStation 4 1TB Ultimate Player Edition, a new version of the console that comes with twice the hard drive space of the previous model. The new console is coming to Japan before the end of June, …

E3 2015: five days in LA that left gamers stunned

This years highlights? Breathtaking game reveals, the return of cult classics, a footballing legend, and the new virtual reality<p>There was, perhaps, not a little provocative symbolism before this year’s annual E3 electronic entertainment expo, when Todd Howard, creative mastermind behind <i>Fallout</i> and</i> …

The invention that could revolutionize batteries—and maybe American manufacturing too

The world has been clamoring for a super-battery.<p>Since about 2010, a critical mass of national leaders, policy professionals, scientists, entrepreneurs, thinkers and writers have all but demanded a transformation of the humble lithium-ion cell. Only batteries that can store a lot more energy for a …

Lithium Ion

Eye-Popping Works of Street Art Made Using Masking Tape

Unlike other street artists, Buff Diss‘s medium of choice for decorating crumbling walls, the sides of old buildings, and asphalt roads with eye-popping art is masking tape. Treating the city as his canvas, the Australian artist creates strikingly unique street illustrations ranging in subject …

Art

Even Albert Einstein needed more than curiosity to become a great physicist | Letters

While I agree with Maulfry Worthington (Letters, 19 June) that our schools should encourage more curiosity, it is unfortunate that she repeats the near-calumny that Einstein was a “patent clerk” who would “become” a great physicist. In fact Einstein worked as a technical examiner at the</i> …

Albert Einstein

Apple Watch 2 Already In The Making?

For folks that are excited about the Apple Watch, and are waiting for theirs to ship or for those who just got theirs, you will be blown away to hear …

'Inside Out' Is Something Truly Special, Even For Pixar

<i>Inside Out</i> is the kind of movie that usually only gets made by some small, art-house indie studio. And even then, an artsy movie anthropomorphizing our emotions made for adults would likely be a grimmer, more cloying affair. Or a snoozefest. Or maudlin and depressing like the film adaptation of</i> …

33 travel tips every man should know

There is just something about waking up in a new setting, seeing views you've only read about, and finding yourself in a crowd that speaks a foreign language that helps you understand how amazing this world is.<p>It was during one of these trips - living with a family in Kyiv, Ukraine - that I met my …

Luggage

NVIDIA Shield TV review: the best Android set-top box you can buy

Never let it be said that Google gives up on ideas that don't pan out the first time. Remember when it tried invading our living rooms with clunky, disappointing set-top boxes? And then when that very same software went on to find a life right on smart TVs? Think of all that as a prelude to where …

Android TV

i>Star Wars</i> Child Star Jake Lloyd Arrested After High-Speed Chase

Former child actor Jake Lloyd, who portrayed aspiring podracer Anakin Skywalker in <i>Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace</i>, was arrested in South …

Hollywood Actresses Are Depicted in Breathtakingly Life-like Watercolor Portraits

Italian illustrator Davide Morettini is incredibly talented when it comes to depicting famous female stars in breathtakingly realistic watercolor portraits. These life-like images showcase profiles of world-famous actresses–including: Natalie Portman, Angelina Jolie, and Nicole Kidman–who are …

Android Wear vs Apple Watch: The key differences

This week, I had opportunity to use Apple Watch, making it the third of the modern smart variety that I have experienced (the others being LG Urbane …

Verizon leaving LG G3 owners hanging out to dry?

When LG rolled out the Lollipop update for their then flagship smartphone, the LG G3, they staked a claim as being one of the first to get Lollipop …

Microsoft Windows 10 Bombshell: It's Free For Everyone

<b>Edit:</b> Since publishing this article, Microsoft has since altered its original blog post and has more recently added a statement from Microsoft’s Gabe Aul, who has apologized for the confusion caused by the original post in relation to the supposed ‘free’ Insider copies of Windows 10 referred to in …

Windows 10

The Influence of Fathers on Children | The Art of Manliness

In 1960, only 10% of children were raised without a father in the home.<p>Today, 40% are.<p>There are many reasons behind this sobering statistic. The …

Galaxy Note 4 (left) iPhone 6 Plus (right)

Official Tickets and Your Source for Live Entertainment

Aug<p>17<p>Fri<p>Rams Head Live!, Baltimore, MD<p>Dec<p>6<p>Thu<p>Morgan Evans, Dee Jay Silver<p>Royal Farms Arena, Baltimore, MD<p>Nov<p>9<p>Fri<p>Dan + Shay Morgan Evans & Dee Jay …

15 Gravity-Defying Homes From Around the World

Ingenious engineering and the will of slightly crazy homeowners, brings architecture to new heights.<p>Ingenious engineering and the will of slightly crazy homeowners, brings architecture to new heights.

Better Battery Life And Faster Charging: 11 Tricks For The iPhone 6

So you’ve bought your iPhone 6 and your wallet is looking depressingly slim, but now what? The iPhone 6, together with iOS 8.1, comes with a range of new features that you might yet not be aware of.<p><b>READ: iPhone 6: The 5 Best Reasons To Buy One</b><p>Did you know that you can share your location with …

9 Apps to Help You Completely Organize Your Life

Email was supposed to make our lives easier. Instead it’s become a dumping ground for travel itineraries, receipts, social-­media updates, work …

Jony Ive says Apple Watch was much harder to design than the iPhone

Jony Ive has designed someone of the worlds most iconic tech devices, but when it came time to revolutionizing the wrist watch, Ive says it was even more challenging to make than the iPhone.<p>Speaking to an audience at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Thursday night, Ive said that societal …

Smartwatches

Amazing Facial Hair Designs from the 2014 World Beard and Moustache Championships

It's that time of year again! Time to enjoy the results of the 2014 World Beard and Moustache Championships. For the annual event, men flock to the competition to show off their amazing facial hair designs. The website explains, “From delicate Dali moustaches to anything-goes full beard freestyles …

Men's Fashion

Making Your Own Book Cover? Best Free Programs for Graphic Design

If you have a flair for design, and don't have a lot of cash to spare for a professional service, you can make your own book cover for free.<p>There are …