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Humans love pet dogs as much as their children and the feeling is mutual

Researchers found that the same hormone, oxytocin, spikes in both human and canine brains when a dog is gazing at its owner<p>Humans love their pet dogs in the same way as they do their children, and the feeling is mutual, scientists have discovered.<p>Researchers found that the same hormone, oxytocin, …

Pets

Those puppy-dog eyes trigger chemical connection with humans

The long, loving gazes. The ritualized, often high-pitched, expressions of affection. The heroic self-sacrifice one would readily endure for the other.<p>What is it about the bond between human and dog that is not like the relationship between parent and child?<p>Now science offers a new explanation for …

Don’t toss that old Android: Turn it into a Chromecast receiver!

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>Credit: Robert Fruehauf/Shutterstock<p>For its $35 price tag, Google’s Chromecast is already fairly inexpensive. Still, you might …

Nexus Player Pulled From Google Play Store Over FCC Certification

Engadget reports that Google's Nexus Player has received the required FCC certification it seemed to pass over before its launch. It's uncertain if …

MasterCard And Zwipe Unveil Credit Card With Fingerprint Scanner

MasterCard partnered with Zwipe to create the world’s first credit card that combines biometric authentication and contactless payment technology. Financial institution Sparebanken DIN of Norway conducted a live pilot of the Zwipe MasterCard over the last few months.<p>For security purposes, the …

How to watch your Blu-ray or DVD digital copy

For most cinephiles, there’s not much that beats the adrenaline rush of an action film, the goose bumps during a scary movie or even the tears that come from a heartrending romance. Most of the newer Blu-ray™ and DVD releases come with a digital copy, so you can keep your movie library on your …

Televisions

How to transfer and print photos from your phone

Smartphones these days come equipped with top-notch cameras, and while people love snapping great pictures from these phones, they aren’t quite sure how to store and print those photos.<p>Transfer photos to your computer<p>Transferring your smartphone photos to your computer doesn’t have to be a tricky …

5 reasons why two phones are smarter than one

With all of the smartphones on the market, it’s hard to settle on just one. But you don’t have to. Learn five reasons why you might actually need two smartphones.<p>1. Keep home and work life separate<p>It’s simple enough: one phone for work, one phone for home. Especially if you own your own business, …