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Male and Female Brains Really Are Built Differently

The hemispheres of women's brains are more interconnected. Does that matter?<p>Ready your knowing smirk, because here comes a scientific gem that’s sure to enliven even the dullest of holiday parties.<p>By analyzing the MRIs of 949 people aged 8 to 22, scientists at the University of Pennsylvania found …

Samsung’s patent could make big smartphones easier to use for everyone

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Credit: WIPO<p>I like the idea of big smartphones more than I actually like using them. That’s because, even though I have …

Nokia's 6-inch Lumia 1520 launches on November 22nd alongside Xbox One

Microsoft mistakenly kicked off pre-orders for Nokia’s Lumia 1520 earlier this week with a promise of a November 15th release, but the 6-inch handset is actually arriving on November 22nd. Both AT&T and Microsoft are now accepting pre-orders for the Lumia 1520 with a release set for the same day as …

Tado’s Smart Heating Is Now Available in the UK but Get an Engineer to Install It

Tado, the smart thermostat that can automatically moderate the temparature of your home, is now available to buy in the UK.<p>With the Internet of Things, smart cities and connected everything, central heating is one of the areas just waiting to be dragged into the next generation – and Tado’s not …

What Are Some Freezer-Friendly Cookies for Thanksgiving?

<b>Q:</b> This year I'm spending Thanksgiving with my boyfriend's family and I have been tasked with bringing cookies. I'm a bit intimidated because the …

Dessert

Meet Context, The New Photo Texting App All The Cool Kids Are Using

There are a number of apps out there seeking to displace SMS as the primary mode of communications between mobile users — there’s MessageMe, Line, WeChat, WhatsApp and others. And, of course, there’s Snapchat, which has built a big, booming following around photo messaging. Well, there’s another …

Nexus 5’s Google Experience Launcher may not come to other devices, Nexuses included

The new “Google Experience Launcher” that’s basically a revamped Google Search / Google Now app with launcher functions is a Nexus 5 exclusive for the time being, and it may not come to other Android devices, including other Nexus models.<p>But Google has confirmed to <i>The Verge</i> that the feature is …

Android News

Details of Android Kitkat Leaked

A leak published today suggests the next version of Android — named ‘KitKat’ — will focus on catering for low-end smartphones, while also supporting wearable devices (including that rumored smartwatch) and Google-powered TVs.<p>The author, ex-WSJ reporter Amir Efrati, suggests that — in addition to …

New coating could lead to waterproof mobile phones

A new waterproof coating to protect the delicate electronics in mobile phones could mean getting your phone wet will no longer be a disaster<p>Dropping your phone down the toilet may never be a problem again.<p>Researchers have developed a new way of waterproofing electronic components that means they …

Pantech Vega Secret Note includes fingerprint reader, stylus and the kitchen sink

Don't look now, but Pantech just managed to combine five hot smartphone trends in one device. Its new, 5.9-inch Vega Secret Note centers on a fingerprint reader that hides personal info. However, that's just the start of a feature list that includes seemingly every major trick we've seen in the …

More Nexus 5 details break cover in leaked LG service manual

It appears that nothing about the hardware of Google and LG's next Nexus smartphone will be left to the imagination by the time it releases. <i>Android Police</i> just got its mitts on what's claimed to be a 281-page draft of a service manual for the DE21. Surprise! The product specs match up nicely with …