Oliver Schmid

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This Is How Google Glass Really Works

Ever wondered how Google's visionary (pun intended) gadget, Google Glass, actually works?<p>Well, artist Martin Missfeldt created an infographic that …

How to Turn Your Smartphone Into a Burner Phone

A friend of mine, Sam, recently listed his Nokia Lumia phone for sale online. After making arrangements to meet a buyer, he went to the AT&T store to …

It's Now Socially Acceptable to Put Pantyhose on a Dog

Have your dog's legs been feeling chilly during this extended winter? Have your pup's stems been feeling a little exposed in those mini-skirts? Don't …

Add Storage to an Android Device With This Mini MicroSD Reader

If you're running out of space on your Android smartphone or tablet and want a quick fix, two Northern California brothers may have a solution.<p>Bay …

Facebook Home Can be Disabled on the HTC First for Stock Android

It turns out the upcoming HTC First handset pre-loaded with the Facebook Home launcher is actually running stock Android as its base. A HTC …

10 Dogs That Eat Like Humans

1. Bizzle Gets Some Dunkers<p>2. Newfie With Human Hands<p>3. Wasabi and Ginger<p>4. Dog With Human Hands Eats Corn<p>5. Human Dog Eats Spaghetti<p>6. Eating Dog<p>7. …

Drunk Uncle on 'SNL' Mocks Tumblr, Snapchat and Galaxy Note

<i>Game of Thrones</i> star Peter Dinklage played Peter Drunklage, the brother-in-law of <i>Saturday Night Live</i>'s Drunk Uncle, during the "Weekend Update" skit …

Help Preserve the Human Genome By Owning Your Own Copy

Back in 2003, the groundbreaking Human Genome Project successfully identified all 20,000 to 25,000 genes in human DNA. It's a sizeable amount of …

7-Year-Old Boy Fighting Brain Cancer Scores 69-Yard Touchdown

It's not every day that you see players and fans from both teams cheer at the top of their lungs when someone scores a touchdown, but that's what …

HTC's Profit Dwindles After Delivery Delays

HTC is paying the price for the delays in the delivery of its flagship Android smartphone, the HTC One. Its Q1 income of NT$85 million ($2.8 million …

HTC One Is a Winner

HTC One Review<p>HTC One<p>Aluminum Backside<p>The Home Screen, Rethought<p>App Array<p>Top View<p>Tapered Design<p>BlinkFeed<p>Home Screen<p>BlinkFeed Raw<p>Partner …

Google Rumored to Be in Talks to Acquire WhatsApp For $1 Billion

Another year, another WhatsApp acquisition rumor.<p><i>Digital Trends</i> reports hearing from an inside source that Google has been in talks to buy the hugely …

The Secret Life of Cats: What You Can Learn by Putting a GPS on Your Kitty

A new book documents one family's quest to understand their pet with the aid of technology.<p>The cat came back.<p>But why? And what was he doing while he was gone?<p>These questions plague cat owners across the world, and they form the backbone of the new book, <i>Lost Cat: A True Story of Love, Desperation,</i> …

Is Samsung Making a Giant 'Galaxy Mega' Smartphone?

Samsung is reportedly working on a mid-range smartphone even larger than its “phablet,” the Galaxy Note.<p>According to Korea’s <i>ET News</i>, the handset will …

Nomad Espresso Machine Delivers Hot Brew Anywhere, No Electricity Required

Espresso lovers, you'll have to agree, there's nothing quite like a steaming cup of that seriously strong coffee in the morning. But sometimes it's …

WikiLeaks Releases 1.7 Million U.S. Diplomatic Records in the 'Kissinger Cables'

WikiLeaks has announced the release of the "Kissinger Cables," a set of 1.7 million U.S. diplomatic records, dating from 1973 to 1976.<p>The Kissinger …

Welcome to the Data Driven World

University of Wisconsin geologist Shanan Peters was frustrated by how much he didn’t know.<p>Most geological discoveries were locked away in troves of …