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Why do I still use Android?

I can’t remember the last time I only carried one smartphone with me on a daily basis. My main handset has been an iPhone since the device first …

Android Phones

Samsung lawsuit claims that NVIDIA's benchmarks are misleading

Samsung definitely isn't taking NVIDIA's first patent lawsuit lying down. The Korean tech firm has countersued NVIDIA not just for allegedly infringing on six patents, but for leading buyers astray with benchmarks for the Shield Tablet. NVIDIA is supposedly trying to "confuse customers" by claiming …

Shawn Levy's 'Museum' debut had special effect on director

The first time 20th Century Fox offered Shawn Levy the job of directing "Night at the Museum," he passed. And the second time. And the third. And the fourth. And the fifth.<p>Levy had directed the 2003 family comedy "Cheaper by the Dozen" for Fox, and that had proved successful. But for a director who …

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This Week at 148Apps: December 15-19, 2014

Happy Holidays from 148Apps!<p>How do you know what apps are worth your time and money? Just look to the review team at 148Apps. We sort through the …

Future-forward tablets: Looking toward 2015

Following a predictable year, tablets won't have to do much to impress us in the upcoming new year. Since tablet manufacturers laid low in 2014, we expect some fireworks in 2015. By no means do I anticipate astronomical innovations in the category, but, like a Taylor Swift pop album, tablets will …

Apple reportedly declined to stream Sony's controversial 'The Interview'

Apple was reportedly approached by Sony Pictures regarding a potential partnership for the on-demand distribution of “The Interview.” But the company …

Watch Art on Ancient Greek Vases Come to Life with 21st Century Animation

Every student of history surely feels impressed by one achievement or another of the ancient Greeks, whether in the field of engineering, art, or the …

Flashback: Did any MP colleagues attack Jeremy B when he talked about veils?

Yesterday, my colleague Caron Lindsay wrote about Jo Swinson’s remarks about gender stereotyping and toys, followed by Jeremy Browne’s tweets on the …

40 things you never knew about Leonardo DiCaprio

1) Leonardo DiCaprio’s first film role was in Critters 3, and not as Toby Wolf in This Boy’s Life.<p>2) Robert De Niro allegedly hand-picked DiCaprio from hundreds of boys for the part in This Boy’s Life.<p>3) DiCaprio’s exquisite man bun made an appearance at the United Nations climate change summit in …