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Nude Bodies Become Kaleidoscopic Portals in Black-and-White Photographs

Emel Karakozak's gorgeous and psychedelic black and white photographs explore the resiliency of the female body.<p>The naked female form moves through time and space in the photographic series and exhibition, <i>Budding</i>. The series, shot in sumptuous yet ethereal black-and-white by Turkish photographer …

​Samsung works with Australian carriers to cut Note 7 network access

Samsung is desperate to brick your Galaxy Note 7 and it's trying one last trick to make the faulty phone all but completely useless.<p>The company has announced that it's partnering with Australian telecommunications providers to shut down network access for the Note 7, in a bid to get those hold-out …

Galaxy Note

Cube Mix Plus 10.6 Tablet With Keyboard Dock And Intel Kaby Lake CPU Unveiled

A new 10.6 inch tablet has been unveiled this week by Chinese tablet maker Cube in the form of the Cube Mix Plus, which comes complete with a …

Gear & Gadgets

2016 Pop Awards: The Best Camera and Photo Gear of the Year

Throughout the year we examine, evaluate, and test a ton of equipment, then make careful note of the products that can help make your photography …

Cameras

Dreams through a lens: masterpieces of surrealist photography – in pictures

Surrealism wasn’t just explored in paint – photographers successfully exploited or invented techniques to depict its dizzyingly heightened version of life

Avant-garde

Girl, 14, who died of cancer cryogenically frozen after telling judge she wanted to be brought back to life 'in hundreds of years'

A 14-year-old girl who died of cancer has been cryogenically frozen in the hope that she can be “woken up” and cured in the future after winning a landmark court case in her final days.<p>The girl’s divorced parents had disagreed over whether her wish to be frozen should be followed, so the girl, who …

London School of Economics

Samsung rolling out online-exclusive mobile accessories worldwide

Samsung is rolling out its online-exclusive mobile accessories around the globe. Starting in early November, six of Samsung’s mobile gadgets – which are already available in Korea – will be purchasable from Samsung’s online store and “major regional shopping sites”.<p>The upcoming branded accessories …

Why Samsung would be crazy to kill the Galaxy Note brand

There are a <i>lot</i> of claims being made currently about why Samsung should kill off the “tainted” Galaxy Note brand and move on. Suggestions include killing the line entirely and simply adding an S Pen to a Galaxy S8 Edge+ (or whatever) next year, to simply slapping a different name on what would …

Google offers new collaboration tools for app designers

Google has released a slew of tools that designers and developers can use to build app interfaces. While they appear to be tied to the company’s Material Design language, which it launched in 2014, it looks like you’ll be able to use them regardless of what design principles you choose to …

Samsung brought further Galaxy Note 7 problems on itself

Despite two recalls, Samsung still doesn’t know what caused the now discontinued Galaxy Note 7 to catch fire.<p>A report from the <i>Wall Street Journal</i> sheds some light onto the series of events that lead to the discontinuation of the Galaxy Note 7.<p>According to persons familiar with the matter cited by …

Mass internet disruption caused by DDoS attack on DNS company Dyn (update)

A major cyberattack affected hundreds of websites today, including the <i>New York Times</i>, Reddit, Twitter, Spotify, and eBay.<p>The attack actually centered on Dyn, a New Hampshire-based company that offers a platform to optimize websites’ online performance. This includes monitoring and controlling …

Samsung faces proposed U.S. class action lawsuit over Note7

<i>(Reuters)</i> – Samsung’s U.S. unit is facing a proposed class action lawsuit from three Galaxy Note7 customers, according to a filing in a federal court in Newark, New Jersey.<p>The complaint against Samsung Electronics America Inc seeks to represent a nationwide class of Note7 customers in Nevada, …

Samsung

Camera shootout pits Google’s Pixel against the iPhone 7 and Galaxy S7 edge

Although the iPhone 7 wasn’t as excited a departure as many smartphone junkies had hoped it might be, reviews proved it was still one of the best …

Europe's Mars Orbiter Arrives Safely, But Lander May Be Lost

Exploring Mars<p>The European Space Agency lost contact with its storm-chasing Schiaparelli lander just a minute prior to touchdown.<p>Exploring Mars<p><b>Updated October 20, 2016, at 4:45 a.m. ET</b><p>Europe has a new satellite around Mars, but an attempted landfall on the red planet seems to have failed.<p>The …

Space

Galaxy S8 Production May Be 'Aborted' If Samsung Can't Figure Out Cause Of Note 7 Fires

Like any major company after a PR disaster, Samsung is in full-on goodwill tour mode right now, setting up counters at airports around the world to offer immediate loaners phones for Note 7 owners about to fly and reportedly compensating Note 7 parts suppliers for lost revenue. Heck, even Samsung …

Samsung tested its Galaxy Note 7 batteries in-house

The batteries that power Samsung's smartphones (including <i>that</i> Galaxy Note 7), are tested in a lab that's owned by the company. While it tests to ensure its phone batteries are certified by US wireless industry group the CTIA, Samsung's certified lab is housed inside its own testing facilities, …

Qualcomm takes Meizu to court in the USA, Germany and France

As we have put it before – it seems Chinese authorities and manufacturers don’t care too much about patenting and licensing, so Qualcomm is taking the fight to other lands. After official complaints and threats to take Meizu to court for allegedly using Qualcomm’s 3G and 4G radio standards with no …

Is asteroid 2016 HO3 a second moon?

No, it orbits the sun. But its orbit keeps it as a constant companion of Earth, and it’ll remain so for centuries to come.<p>Here’s a word about …

Astronomy

Samsung has ported the Note 7's Always-On Display software to the S7 and S7 Edge

The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is long-dead, but part of it lives on in the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge. Owners have reported that a recent update has brought many of the software features of the Note 7 to the two surviving Samsung flagships.<p>The update brings the Note’s always-on-display, as well as the …

21 Biggest Celebrity Plastic Surgery Fails

Advertisement<p>Looking to keep a youthful appearance, many Hollywood A-listers continue to spend a good amount of time in the plastic surgeon’s table. …

Everything we know about Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 recall

In January 2017, after a monthslong independent investigation involving three quality-control and supply-chain analysis firms, Samsung completed its …

Samsung gives the Galaxy S7 a taste of the Note 7's software

Like it or not, the Galaxy Note 7 is gone for good. However, you're getting a small treat if you switched from the Note 7 to another Samsung phone. Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge owners report that they're receiving an update which brings many of the Note's always-on display features to the slightly older …

"I hope she's wearing knickers": X Factor's Nicole Scherzinger sends viewers into meltdown after 'flashing' during Matt Terry's performance

Nicole Scherzinger sent X Factor viewers into meltdown on Saturday night after seemingly 'flashing her underwear' during Matt Terry's performance.<p>The …

The X-Factor

Nicki Minaj blasts Kanye West for dating 'Gold Digger white girl' Kim Kardashian

Nicki Minaj has slammed Kanye West for racial double standards.<p>The 33-year-old musician has spoken out in defence of black women feeling as though …

Samsung's new Chromebook Pro comes with an S Pen

OK, it’s no longer called an S Pen, but the Samsung Chromebook Pro has a PEN. All all caps pen, so you know it’s a big deal, even if it does look exactly like an S Pen pulled from the cold dead fingers of the Galaxy Note 7 (too soon?). All jokes aside, this new Chromebook from Samsung actually …

Samsung Galaxy Note8 | Buy Sim Free and Specs | Samsung UK

Galaxy Note8<p>Do bigger things<p>See the bigger picture and communicate in a whole new way. With the Galaxy Note8 in your hand, bigger things are just …

Galaxy Note7 Safety Recall and Exchange Program

1. What was the cause of the Galaxy Note7 incidents?<p>Our investigation, as well as the investigations completed by three independent industry …

US bans all Samsung Galaxy Note 7s from flights

The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is no longer flight ready.<p>A group of US regulators on Friday banned of the device from all flights to, from or within the country, describing the phone as a "forbidden hazardous material" under federal regulations.<p>The ban, which goes into effect on Saturday at noon Eastern …

Aviation

Galaxy Note 7 farce expected to cost Samsung $3 billion

Samsung has officially weighed in on its expectations for the financial loss caused by the Galaxy Note 7. In a press release, the company said it expects a ‘mid-3 trillion won’ (roughly $3 billion) deficit from the Note 7 in Q4 2016 through to Q1 2017.<p>Samsung also said that it ‘plans to normalize …