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Islam thrives in communist Cuba

HAVANA — As Cuban salsa beats pulsate along Obispo Street in the oldest section of this Caribbean capital, bearded men raise their hands to their ears and face east toward Mecca.<p>They whisper in union "Allahu akbar" ("God is great" in Arabic). They recite verses of the Koran. They bend down and …

Cuba

Cuba's small Muslim community to mark end of Ramadan

In Havana's old quarter, one can see a green and white minaret atop an old colonial-style building. It is here where Cuban Muslims have gathered for the past year to pray.<p>Inside, the walls of the prayer hall are decorated with Arabic calligraphy and a Palestinian flag. The copies of the Quran have …

Cuba

Best Samsung Galaxy S7 Cases & Covers: Protect Your Gorgeous Piece with Style & Strength

Even as iPhones have emerged as leader in the US smartphone market, Samsung has captured the world of affordable segment. However, time and again, …

Samsung Galaxy S7 / S7 Edge tips and tricks

One of the biggest complaints with Samsung’s TouchWiz UI a few years ago was the fact that the software package was very bloated, and packed with a slew of features and extras that, ultimately, didn’t prove to be all that useful. Samsung has toned down their software experience drastically over the …

Electronics Industry

60 Best Apps for Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge

Samsung’s Galaxy S7 and s7 edge had reached the masses this month, and has been able to impress most of us. These are very popular handsets. Samsung …

Problems with the Galaxy S7/Galaxy S7 Edge and how to fix them

Samsung continues to improve on what they started last year, with the latest Galaxy S flagships, the Galaxy S7 and the Galaxy S7 Edge boasting an even more refined design and build quality, the mandatory bump to the latest and greatest processing package, a better camera, better battery life, and …

Operating Systems

30 Samsung Galaxy S7 And S7 Edge Tips And Tricks You Should Know About

Last month, Samsung announced the Samsung Galaxy S7 and the Galaxy S7 Edge. Right out of the gate, the devices received strong reviews. Consumer Reports even called Samsung’s new flagships “the best smartphones” and now the devices sit atop its <i>Ratings</i>. The S7 and S7 Edge smartphones are packed with …

Apps

Samsung Galaxy S7 review

Last year, we applauded Samsung's apparent willingness to listen to its critics and change the way it makes smartphones. The result was the wonderful …

Phones

How to use Pro mode on the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge to take amazing photos

Samsung’s smartphones sport some of the best cameras in the industry, and the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge take incredible photos — even in auto mode. …

Mobile Photography

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge review: The ultimate splurge - CNET

The ultimate splurge<p><b>The Good</b> The Galaxy S7 Edge has a gorgeous larger curved screen and larger battery than the otherwise identical standard S7. It really is something special. The extra navigation tools can be useful when used judiciously.<p><b>The Bad</b> When you pile on these extra navigation tools, they …

Phones

8 things to know about the Samsung Galaxy S7's SD card slot

While a good number of people will be completely fine with the 32-gigabytes of internal storage on their Galaxy S7, having the ability to pop in an …

Review: Samsung fast wireless charging stand makes charging very convenient

Samsung introduced fast wireless charging on the Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 edge+ last year, and also released a fast wireless charger to go along …

Samsung Galaxy S7 edge Spigen Neo Hybrid case review

Mobile phone cases aren’t a new thing. In fact, they are one of the most popular smartphone accessories. With recent flagship smartphones from …

Gear & Gadgets

Samsung Fast Charge Wireless Charging Stand review

Last year's Galaxy S6 edge+ and Note 5 brought along with them new faster wireless charging tech, but that also required a charging pad that was able …

Best Accessories For Galaxy S7 And Galaxy S7 edge

Samsung's best-selling phones of the year, the Galaxy S line, always command attention from accessory makers. Samsung itself has stepped up its game …

Phones

Get adoptable SD Card storage on the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge, no root

Samsung’s devoted following has a saying among them: “Samsung giveth, and Samsung taketh away.” Lo, for it was with great joy that the people greeted the Samsung Galaxy S6, bedecked with glass and metal and splendor, but the Korean smartphone manufacturer frowned upon its followers saying, “Thou …

Phones

Here’s how to use the Edge screen on Galaxy S7 Edge

For the past few years, since the Galaxy Note 4, Samsung has built special versions of its flagship phones with an ‘Edge’ screen. Initially, with the Galaxy Note Edge, the single, large curved secondary display was mostly there to show off what Samsung could build rather than being particularly …

41 Of The Most Suspenseful Books You'll Ever Read

*GASP*<p><i>Note: Entries have been edited for clarity and length.</i>

Books

Jamaica for adrenalin junkies

It’s known for its laidback Rastafarian spirit, but Jamaica also has much to offer adventure-seeking travellers. From climbing cascading waterfalls with your bare hands to exploring underwater plane wrecks, we've rounded up nine great ways to break a sweat in Jah’s garden.<p>Surfing Jamaica’s east …

Blue Mountains

The Law That Isn’t – The American Ban on Travel to Cuba

A couple of weeks ago Beyonce and Jay-Z made the news not for their relationship or musical abilities, but because they dared to visit Cuba. One of …

Top 6 Surprises in Cuba Right Now

Islands photographer Ian Lloyd went to Cuba with no intentions of taking pictures. Lloyd, a Canadian, was on vacation, but he had to grab his camera …

What to know before you go to Cuba

It wasn't until very recently that American travelers were allowed to visit Cuba legally. But since The U.S. Treasury Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) lifted some of the travel restrictions and granted People-to-People licenses to select tour operators in 2011, Americans have been traveling …

Cuba

It's Time to Delist Cuba

Each spring, the U.S. State Department releases a report indicating which countries the United States considers "State Sponsors of Terrorism." Currently the list consists of four countries: Cuba, Iran, Sudan, and Syria. This year, John Kerry's ascent to U.S. Secretary of State generated a …

Cuba

The Colours of Trinidad, Cuba: A Photo Essay

Gazing at Trinidad from above I’m reminded of a tropical Tuscany. It’s as impossibly picturesque as so many Italian towns and there are the cobbled …

Cuba government holds anti-homophobia parade

Hundreds of people danced the conga through the streets of Havana to the beats of drums and trumpets in a government-sponsored march against homophobia.<p>The dance on Saturday was led by President Raul Castro's daughter, Mariela, who is the head of the National Sexual Education Center and a leading …

Capitalism taking root in Cuba

After decades of strict central control, Cuba appears to be slowly liberalising.<p>Its citizens are now able to leave the communist country on holidays. In the economic sphere, capitalism appears to be emerging in the country. Farmers can now sell their produce at prices they set themselves.<p>Al …