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5 Android apps you shouldn't miss this week! [Google Play Weekly]

The holidays are over, CES is over, and everything is starting to get back to normal. That doesn’t mean there weren’t a lot of awesome things happening in the world of applications. To start, Google Play Services got an update to version 4.1 that brings a lot of new features including better …

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The 6.8-inch Hisense X1 smartphone is basically a tablet and it's coming to the US this summer (updated: video)

There's big, there's <i>b-i-g</i> and then there's "oh my god, are you [redacted] kidding me this is [redacted] BIG!" That's pretty much how we felt when we first laid our eyes and outstretched hand on Hisense's X1, a 6.8-inch Android smartphone first introduced at this year's CES. You wouldn't be wrong …

Mark Duggan inquest: Tottenham's police relations 'worse' since riot

<b>The inquest into Mark Duggan's death - which has concluded he was lawfully killed when he was shot by a police marksman - has placed the relationship between Tottenham's black community and the police under scrutiny. Have relationships got better or worse since his death?</b><p>On a warm August evening in …

The 50 Most Dazzling Pictures From Space

Taking pictures in space ain’t just point and shoot. When a spacecraft is billions of miles from home, it takes an awful lot of data processing and …

Iconic ZX Spectrum home computer of the '80s to be reborn as retro gaming keyboard for iOS - http://trib.al/mydhAqY

'Great Train Robber' Ronnie Biggs defiant even in death

LONDON (Reuters) - “Great Train Robber” Ronnie Biggs arrived for his funeral on Friday in a hearse bearing a large flower display in the shape of an obscene two-finger “V-sign”, a fitting emblem of his lifelong defiance of the British authorities.<p>A floral tribute stands against the coffin of Ronnie …

Thousands of South Africans queue to see Mandela lie in state

PRETORIA (Reuters) - Thousands of people queued on Wednesday to say goodbye to Nelson Mandela, whose body lay in state in Pretoria in the building where the anti-apartheid hero was inaugurated in 1994 as South Africa’s first black president.<p>Several people fainted in the stifling heat as South …

Nelson Mandela: Six things you didn’t know

<b>Nelson Mandela was a figure of international renown, and many details of his life and career were public knowledge. But here are six things you may not have known about the late South African leader.</b><p><b>1. He was a boxing fan.</b> In his youth, Nelson Mandela enjoyed boxing and long-distance running. Even …

As it happened: Nelson Mandela memorial service

Nelson Mandela in fight from 'deathbed'

<b>South Africa's ailing first black President, Nelson Mandela, is putting up a courageous fight from his "deathbed", his daughter Makaziwe Mandela says.</b><p>She told national broadcaster SABC that the anti-apartheid icon was "still with us, strong, courageous".<p>"Even for a lack of a better word... on his …

Watch a Ferrari F50 drifting in slow-mo

Good news! We’ve just received an email from our favourite anonymous supercar hoons, TaxTheRich.<p>They’ve been in touch because they have a new video. …

2014 Nissan 370Z Nismo review: Hard-core Nismo Z does one thing well: Go faster - Roadshow

<b>The Good</b> The <b>2014 Nissan 370Z Nismo</b>'s performance upgrades transform the sports coupe into a street-legal race car. The firm suspension offers great road feel and the wide, sticky tires give plenty of grip when cornering. SynchroRev Match makes every shift a perfectly timed one.<p><b>The Bad</b> Almost no …

Final Exam available for pre-order on PC

Mighty Rocket Studio's side-scrolling beat'-em-up, <i>Final Exam</i>, is now available for pre-order from Steam for Windows PC for $9.99.<p>A pack including four copies of the game is also available for pre-purchase from Steam for $24.99. <i>Final Exam</i> features a two-player co-op mode (as highlighted in the video …

Sony gives the ultimate PS4 lowdown with 160-question FAQ

<b>Sony has posted a massive FAQ on its US blog to answer the most pressing questions fans have about the upcoming PlayStation 4 console.</b><p>Well, this is …

Top 10 war movies

10. Where Eagles Dare<p>As the second world war thriller became bogged down during the mid-60s in plodding epics like Operation Crossbow and The Heroes of Telemark, someone was needed to reintroduce a little sang-froid, some post-Le Carré espionage, and for heaven's sake, some proper macho thrills …

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 video review -- the finest phablet on the planet

London Zoo cameras capture tiger giving birth

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/uk/1015000/1015684_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524787989_33d2c252a5f4abae465b25457f0284b5<p><b>Hidden cameras have captured the moment London Zoo's first tiger cub for 17 years was born.</b><p>Five-year-old Sumatran tiger Melati gave birth to the cub on …

GTA Online players struggle with server issues as Rockstar calls for patience

Grand Theft Auto Online stumbled out of the blocks yesterday, with many gamers getting stuck on loading screens or finding themselves ‘waiting for …

Top Ten Things To Do In GTA V (Part One)

Ken Norton, former heavyweight boxing champion, dies aged 70

Gruyere, Apple, and Fig Jam Panini Recipe

Fall is Granny Smith season over at my parent’s house; their trees are so heavy with apples my father has to prop up the branches with long two by …

The new ASUS PadFone Infinity hands-on (video)

While ASUS has some way to go before dominating the world with its PadFones, it seems that the company is still very much committed to this eccentric phone-in-tablet idea. What's more interesting is that rather than launching a completely new device, this time we're given a nice spec bump in a …

The iPhone 5C and the youth factor

Apple's<p>iPhone 5Chas suffered from a case of mistaken identity.<p>When leaks about the iPhone 5C started showing up earlier this year, tech industry observers started speculating that this was the long-conjectured "iPhone Mini." Those expectations were based solely on the previous success of the iPod …

RetroN 5 pre-orders open; plays multiple classic console games

RetroN 5 — the console that allows you to play NES, SNES, Super Famicom, Genesis, Mega Drive, Famicom, Game Boy, Game Boy Color, and GBA cartridges on one system — is now available for pre-order.<p>Priced at $99.99 for an Oct. 31 release, the Hyperkin machine was first announced back in March. It …

Pete Etchells digs into the psychological research around our complicated relationship with cats http://t.gu.com/oNLyV Pic: Alamy

Apple iPhone 5S and 5C handsets unveiled in California

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/technology/1009000/1009553_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524621305_42916794550c104ccf3990fa058a0a70<p><b>Apple has unveiled two new handsets: the top-end iPhone 5S and a cheaper iPhone 5C at an event in California.</b><p>The 5S introduces a fingerprint …

Galaxy Note 3 first phone to feature ugly new Micro USB 3 port

A new port means potentially faster transfers and charging<p>With all the news coming from its big event yesterday, Samsung glazed over the importance of one new feature of its Galaxy Note 3 — it's the first phone we know of that uses USB 3.0. The benefits of the switch to the more modern standard are …

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Samsung Galaxy Note 3 review: Powerful new Note wields mightier pen skills - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The <b>Samsung Galaxy Note 3</b> has a gorgeous and massive screen, screaming quad-core processor, and refined S Pen skills. It also has long battery life, makes clear calls, and takes great pictures.<p><b>The Bad</b> The Note 3 is expensive, large, and its faux-leather styling is crafted from cheap plastic.<p>…

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Return to YouTube's old way of buffering full videos

You may have noticed that when you are playing a YouTube video, it buffers only so much ahead of your current position. And should you pause the video, buffering stops altogether. The reason behind this lackluster form of buffering? YouTube's embrace of Dynamic Adaptive Streaming over HTTP (Dash), …