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Understanding camera aperture and why it matters

For the past three years or so, every time a phone is announced and they get to the part about its camera, the word "aperture" gets thrown around. …

What STIs can you get from oral sex?

Some people mistakenly believe that it is rare or impossible for sexually transmitted infections to be spread through oral sex.<p>However, it is …

Public Health

How to download Android APK files from the Google Play Store

There might be various reasons that you would want to download an APK directly from the Play Store. One might be that an app (especially Google apps) …

This website turns .gifs into boot animations

Ah, Reddit. The source of all things… innovative. If you’re tired of the same old boot animation on your device, you’re in luck. Someone created a website that can turn any .gif file into your device’s boot animation.<p>The website comes from Reddit user eth0izzle, and is currently only an alpha …

Animation

Convert Launcher Themes with Theme Converter

Most Android launchers are extremely customizable, and many users like to experiment with different launcher themes and icon packs to get the perfect …

Mobile Development

LG announces the Wine Smart flip phone, catering for the older generation

LG today announced a brand new flip phone for select markets. The Wine Smart matches the latest version of Android KitKat 4.4 with the retro styling …

Mobile Technology

Beginner's guide to Plex

Plex is one of those services that has been around for some time but many of us might have passed over for some reason, be it a lack of understanding …

Televisions

The Best Gadgets for High-Tech Grilling

The oldest form of cooking has moved well past the dark ages of kettle grills and charcoal briquettes. Here's all the gear you need to host the …

BBQ

Skip waiting for invites and purchase the OnePlus One at Oppomart for $389

While many are still waiting for OnePlus to hand out enough invitations for its debut Android flagship, the One, Oppomart has confirmed on its …

Apps

Tappy Chicken: first Unreal Engine 4 game, made with no code in a week

There is a sea of Flappy Bird clones out there. You can find versions with all sorts of animals and obstacles, but ultimately they are all just copies of mighty Dong Nguyen’s legendary game. Trust us when we tell you Tappy Chicken is not like the others. This game was made in an evening, polished …

Game Development

Edward Snowden's OS of choice, the Linux-based Tails, is now out of beta

Edward Snowden knows better than most how effectively the NSA can scope us online, so that's why he used the Amnesiac Incognito Live System (Tails) to cover his own whistleblowing. That OS is now out of beta as version 1.0, letting you surf on most PCs while leaving zero trace of your activities. …

Chromecast vs Belkin Miracast (video)

With video resolutions getting higher, more and more people are looking for ways to watch their mobile content on the larger displays of televisions. Today, we’ll be talking about two devices that provide this functionality. Here’s our comparison between the Google Chromecast and the Belkin …

Televisions

Record iTunes Radio tracks with doubleTwist's new tool

A clever use of AirPlay gives you offline access to streamed music<p>With the existence of Rdio, Spotify, Google Play Music and Pandora, there's really …

Smart Hide Calculator is a Calculator That Stealthily Hides Your Files

Some of the more popular file-hiding apps on the Android market right now are <i>pretty good</i> at their jobs, that is hiding photos, videos, documents, and …

The Best Portable Projectors of 2018

Whether it's for a business trip or a family vacation, a light, compact, and capable portable projector makes a good travel companion. These are the …

Gear & Gadgets

NSA responsible for new breed of anti-spying smartphones and devices

When it comes to privacy it seems that the world is divided into two distinct camps. The “I don’t care, I have nothing to hide” camp and the “Privacy is a basic human right” lobby. Since the revelations of Edward Snowden about the NSA’s spying antics, the ethical, political and technical questions …

Privacy

AliveCor ECG comes to Android, transmits your palpitations to Instagram

If you've been gazing longingly at the AliveCor Heart Monitor but an Android affinity has kept you out in the cold, its developer has good news. Starting today, AliveCor's clinical-quality (and now FDA-approved) ECG is compatible with the Samsung Galaxy S III, S4 and the HTC One. The device itself …

CheapCast, the Chromecast emulator, is now in the Play Store

While Google’s Chromecast isn’t exactly expensive, many users simply can’t buy it due to limited availability. Other people may already have Android-powered devices like the Ouya or HDMI sticks like Favi and may want to “upgrade” them with Chromecast functionality.<p>Put simply, CheapCast, on which we …

Android News

With The ASUS G750JX, Is The Hunt For The Perfect Gaming Laptop Finally Over?

There is one common, unfortunate theme when it comes to laptops — something I’ve dubbed “almost perfect” syndrome. Whether it’s genius design marred by a sub-par display or a powerful desktop replacement dragged down by unappealing aesthetics, that one niggling problem consistently rears its ugly …

GooPhone - cheap ripoffs or competent competition?

Although the name may not be as big as Samsung, HTC, Apple, Microsoft, and others, many of us have still heard of GooPhone. Usually not in a positive light, as the company has made its entire business ripping off of the designs of other handset makers. In most cases, you hear about them in the news …

Mobile Technology
Quantum Mechanics
Apps