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Snapchat Is More Important Than Hacks And Sexting Teens

Snapchat is much more than just an encrypted messaging service. It's a form of communication that gives us a break from the way we usually communicate.<p>Snapchat, a messaging service which allows users to send photos and videos that self-destruct after a few seconds, has a flaw deep in its DNA. This …

What Cannibals Could Teach Us About Evolution

Three recent studies provide a glimpse into nature's most gruesome diet--and what it reveals about evolution.<p>In the past few decades, scientists studying the eating habits of Earth's creatures have noticed something strange: the babies of several species, from tiger sand sharks to fruit flies, are …

More details of the upcoming Google “X” phone surfaces including a smaller variant and the inclusion of “Droid Blast” technology

Perhaps we shouldn’t think that the mysterious “X” phone by Motorola we’ve been hearing more and more about lately is just limited to one model after …

Android 5.0 notebooks, a Google smartwatch, and an Apple TV competitor coming our way?

Whilst the new Nexus 7 may have been the big news from <i>KGI Securities</i> analyst Ming-Chi Kuo yesterday, he has also released some information, or shall I call it speculation, about some other future Google projects today.<p>There’s mention of an Apple TV competitor and a Google smartwatch, which we’ll …

Android Lollipop

Newly introduced bill aims to make cellphone unlocking legal again

You signed the contract, paid out the wazoo for it, and after two years of forced commitment your smartphone is now yours. Or is it?<p>If you fully own the device, it stands to reason that you could do just about anything with it, including unlock it. Unfortunately, that’s not the case for those of us …

10 best note taking apps for Android

One of the many great things about having a smartphone is the ability to take notes. You have your smartphone on you at practically all times. That makes it a prime spot to put your moments of inspiration. Or a good place to put that you need to get milk at the store. Either way, it’s a great place …

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Android dominates Apple, Microsoft in smart mobile device shipments for Q1

Even when counting laptops and tablets, Android powers 59-percent of all devices shipped in Q1<p>We often get glimpses into how well Android is …

Top 5: Reasons not to buy the Galaxy S4

If you're an Android fan with a short temper, please turn back now. Watching this video will just send you into hysterics.<p>Part of my job here at CNET is to play the devil's advocate, and sometimes that requires me to talk trash about products you love. This time around, I'm going to take a poke at …

Get Automatic Lifelogging with Saga for Android

Meet Saga, the "Automatic Lifelogging" app. This is the app you've never known you needed. Remember what you were doing last Thursday? Saga remembers. OK, I guess that sounds a bit creepy. But really, here's what the app does...<p>Instead of forcing you to write a journal each day to talk about …

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The Week In Numbers: The Brightest Explosion Ever, A Ticket To The Moon, And More

<b>3.6 billion light-years</b>: the distance from Earth of a recently observed gamma-ray burst, the brightest explosion NASA scientists have ever seen<p><b>$25,000</b>: the fine internet providers face per day if they refuse to spy for the FBI<p><b>200 horsepower</b>: the oomph in the turbodiesel engine of this …