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Can HTC avoid past mistakes in its latest incarnation?

Before HTC was the aspirational brand fronted by Robert Downey Jr., which it presents itself as today, it was a humble white-label manufacturer of …

What We Leave When We Leave: Future of Afghanistan

A decade ago, the roads were few and unpaved. Cellphones were nearly nonexistent, and landlines graced only some homes. A lot has changed since U.S. …

Afghanistan

Samsung wins order from U.S. Army, close to NSA order

Samsung might be on its way to supplanting BlackBerry as the smartphone maker of choice for government agencies.<p>According to the <i>Wall Street Journal</i>, Samsung recently won an order from the U.S. army for about 7,000 smartphones, and is close to securing another order from the National Security Agency …

U.S. Army

How To Date a Coworker Without Ruining Your Career or Your Relationship

If you haven’t seen this week’s <i>Mindy Project</i>, stop reading immediately if you’re worried about spoilers.<p>For those of you who have seen it, I’m of two …

A Single Guy Quit His Job And Spent A Year Interviewing Couples In Love — This Is The Best Relationship Advice He Learned

So he started a Kickstarter and used his life savings to tour the country and interview couples in happy, long-term relationships.<p>He then took to Reddit's /r/IAmA to share what he learned (just in time for Valentine's Day), and to post podcasts of the couples' journeys and advice.<p>"I've interviewed …

Getting Fit Increases Pain Tolerance

After just six weeks of moderate workouts, people got tougher.<p>If you want to toughen up, you could take extreme measures, such as sitting in an ice bath or sauna for increasingly long times. Or you could just go for a run or a ride, suggests new research out of Australia.<p>Previous research has shown …

Fitness Habits You Should Establish in Your Twenties

15 Fitness Habits You Need to Establish In Your 20s<p>Your future self will thank you<p>Of course your twenties are a time to live it up, explore your options and do what you're crazy about. But they're also a time to get into the habit of, well, practicing healthy fitness habits—because doing so will …

13 Best Weather Apps to Take Your Day by Storm

13 Best Weather Apps<p>1. Weatherbug<p>2. AccuWeather<p>3. Yahoo! Weather<p>4. Solar<p>5. Living Earth<p>6. Weathertron<p>7. Forecast.io<p>8. Today<p>9. Weather 2x<p>10. Dark …

LG Announces the G Pro 2

There have been plenty of rumors and leaks, but LG has now made the G Pro 2 official after announcing details of its latest flagship smartphone today.<p>The device looks much like its predecessor — the G Pro — and it comes with the latest Android 4.4 (KitKat) operating system, is powered by a 2.26 GHz …

One day you won’t need a badge to enter your building, just a SIM card

Advertisement<p>7 Comments<p>Employees of Telus(s tu) just got access to the latest in building-security technology, and it just happens to be in their …

Top Tips for Acing a Teacher Interview

You've put in the time and have done the work, now you are rewarded with your first teacher interview. In order to make it a successful one, you will …

Industry leaders set trends for tablets at CES 2014

Asus and Samsung continue to lead Android tablets in an exciting direction, while everyone else wait for Mobile World Congress.<p>LAS VEGAS -- If not for Samsung and Asus, the tablet category at CES 2014 would look a lot like it did at CES 2012. And I mean that pejoratively. Beyond the announcements …

CES

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All Time Favorites<p>We put Shark Tank's bizarre and amazing products to the test<p>4:02<p>The tech 'Back to the Future' predicted for 2015 -- and what it missed<p>5:50<p>Emoji dos and don'ts<p>2:49<p>Super-creepy 3D-printed cape responds to onlookers (Tomorrow Daily 248)<p>7:53<p>Behind-the-scenes of Disneyland's 60th …

Back to the Future

From iPad mini to Galaxy Note: Which Tablet Is Right for You?

For the fourth holiday season in a row, tablets are some of the hottest gifts of the year. A few years ago, it was easy to pick a holiday tablet: …

The Holiday 2013 Tablet Gift Guide

'Tis the season to buy tablets. As the holiday shopping season takes off in earnest, tablets are once again some of the hottest items on the planet. …

Mobile, Tablet Video Streaming Sees Major Year-Over-Year Jump

Television is changing, and so are the devices we watch it on.<p>A new study from Ooyala, a digital video provider with customers like ESPN, FOX Sports …

10 best Android tablet apps that all tablet owners should have

Tablets may not be the most popular pieces of hardware out there. However, there are tons of people who have them and use them everyday. They’re great for productivity, media consumption, and reading. These are things you can do on a phone. However, the extra screen real estate really helps make it …

Apps

7-inch Asus K008 Android 4.3 Jelly Bean tablet spotted at the Bluetooth SIG

An unannounced Asus tablet has been spotted at the Bluetooth SIG apparently running an Android 4.3 version.<p>The K008, a 7-inch device according to the Bluetooth SIG documentation, runs software version JWR11, which is said to be an Android 4.3 Jelly Bean build version.<p>Other details are not available …

Android News

Samsung still struggles with tablet market growth in the U.S. market

When it comes to the smartphone and tablet world, Samsung is easily one of the most recognizable brands. In many markets Samsung leads the pack, especially when it comes to smartphones. Things are a little different in the United States, however.<p>According to ComScore, Samsung is currently the …

Markets

Samsung’s 2014 roadmap: More phablets, bigger tablets

In a conference call with analysts following the announcement of its Q4 2013 financial performance, Samsung on Friday revealed that it plans to …

Tablets with the best battery life

These tablets are at the top of the class when it comes to packing a long-lasting battery.<p>Battery life is the one feature that truly affects all other aspects of a tablet's functionality. Let's be real: if you run out of battery life, there's not much you can do with a dead tablet.<p>Here is a list of …

Gear & Gadgets

Tablet market up 50 percent, led by Apple, Samsung, Amazon

While Apple still reigns over the tablet kingdom, it appears to be losing its edge to Samsung.<p>The holidays proved to be a boon for the tablet market. Worldwide shipments of the<p>iPad,Kindle,Galaxy Note, and other tablets grew to 76.9 million in the fourth quarter of 2013. That's 62.4 percent growth …

Galaxy Note

Researcher Creates Malware to Captures Every Tap on Your Smartphone or Tablet

While some believe that voice is the future for computer interfaces, for the moment and the foreseeable future touch will be the way most people …

How to Take your U.S. Cell Phone to Europe and Not Go Broke

Whether you've picked Spain, Portugal or Italy for your self guided cycling tour , chances are you'd like to stay connected with friends or family using email or social media. You may also want to use GPS or other navigation apps on your smartphone. However, how much you pay for wireless or 3G …

Feeling anxious? You may want to turn off your smart phone

Go ahead, cut the figurative cord: Turn off your smart phone.<p>It may make you happier.<p>A new study published in the Computers in Human Behaviour journal states it has confirmed what most of us already know: Smart phones are bad for our mental health.<p>Researchers at Kent State University in Ohio …

Research

Absurd: The Very Basic Thing It's Still Illegal to Do With Your Mobile Phone

And how the Obama administration's fixing it<p>Do you own a smart phone? Do you know how easy it is to <i>break the law</i> using only that smartphone?<p>It’s this easy: After your current contract with your wireless provider (perhaps Verizon) expires, change the software on your phone such that you can use it …

10 Skills We've Lost Due to Smart Phones and PDAs and Simple Ways to Get Those Skills Back

1. Memorizing phone numbers<p>It was a hassle remembering numbers. Now we simply add them to our contacts list. That usually works well unless our …

Learning

New Smart Phone Technology | CES 2014 Video Preview - Consumer Reports

The 2014 International CES takes place January 7 to 10, and Consumer Reports reporters and analysts will be there in full force. You never know what …

Put Down The Phone

Teacher Sheila is back with some advice for parents...interact with your child and put down the phone<p>Happy new school year, Santa Cruz! As far as I …

Wall Street