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Samsung's New Cards Offer Twice the Speed of MicroSDs

Big phone makers have been working on speeding up the built-in storage on phones such as the Galaxy S7, HTC 10, OnePlus 3 and others with a memory …

Gear & Gadgets

5 Reasons to Shoot With Small Apertures.

Size Matters With Big Numbers and Small Holes<p>Small apertures (or big f-numbers) have a bad name. We are conditioned to constantly be chasing huge …

This New Prototype Hoverboard Can Actually Freaking Fly

Zapata Racing / FacebookReal Hoverboard?The Flyboard Air prototype is almost too cool to believe.Now THIS is a freaking hoverboard!This is the …

Hoverboards

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How to recover deleted text messages on your Android phone

You never get used to that gut-wrenching moment when one realizes a very important SMS message or thread has just been deleted. What do you do now? Desperate users will go through anything to save those crucial messages if the trashed information is important enough. Recovering deleted messages is …

Apps

"We're Ready," Microsoft Says About Xbox One-PS4 Cross-Play

An Xbox boss has come out to say again that Microsoft has the technological pieces in place to support Xbox One-PlayStation 4 cross-play and now all that's left to do is sort out the politics of the mater.<p>ID@Xbox Europe boss Agostino Simonetta told Eurogamer that, as we've heard before, Psyonix's …

Xbox

Crowdfunding project of the week: Yecup 365 mug can heat or cool your drink on demand

Looking for hot new gadgets? Crowdfunding projects are a good place to look around for the coolest tech products. Many of these end up being flops, though, which is why we have created the “Crowdfunding project of the week” series. In these articles we get rid of all the noise and feature the …

Crowd Funding

Report: Samsung to release foldable smartphone in 2017

There’s no question that the Samsung Galaxy S7 is a success from a revenue standpoint. The device is slated to be one of this year’s biggest sellers in the flagship tier, but there are a few who are less than thrilled with the Galaxy line’s current direction. A stay-the-course philosophy has come …

Electronics Industry

The beginning of the end: Google’s AI has beaten a top human player at the complex game of Go

I’m sorry to be the one to tell you this, but we have entered the beginning of the end for the human race as we know it.<p>Earlier today, AlphaGo, an artificially intelligent algorithm developed by Google’s DeepMind subsidiary, categorically beat Lee Sedol, one of the best players of the Chinese board …

Artificial Intelligence

Sony on Virtual Reality -- "Its Time Has Come"

Virtual reality is poised to be a big topic next week at the Game Developers Conference, and now one of the key players has spoken up to say the time is right for VR to really take off. Shawn Layden, the president of Sony Computer Entertainment America, discussed the potential of VR on the latest …

Virtual Reality

The best custom keyboard for the iPhone is now on Android too

Slash's main feature is a blue forward slash key that sits at the bottom of the keyboard. This slash works wonders by allowing you to call up things from your favorite apps without leaving messages (or whatever app you are typing in, let's say Twitter).<p>Here's an example of how Slash works.<p>If you …

Apps

Cycling officials find motor hidden inside competition bike

"Doped bikes" that use hidden motors to give riders a boost have long been suspected but never seen. However, officials accused 19-year-old Belgian star Femke Van den Driesshe (above) of "technological fraud" at the cyclocross World Championships on Saturday. "It was no secret that a motor was …

Are Self-Driving Cars Ethical?

“Could it be the case that a random decision is still better than a predetermined one, designed to minimize harm?” asks Patrick Lin, the director of …

Autonomous Cars

First impressions: Samsung Galaxy A7 (2016) falls just short of perfection

Once upon a time (i.e. pre 2015) Samsung was infamously known for its liberal use of plastics in crafting its products. Despite the fact that said material is often more durable and damage-resistant than more modest metals or glorious glass, the media was always quick to pounce. As competition …

Phones

Apps for Apple and Android

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Pioneer reveals new CDJs and mixer

Music product show NAMM has been full of tech goodies so far and Pioneer's added to the gifts by revealing the Tour1 series.<p>The prototypes on show …

Zelda, Wii U, 3DS, VR, Uncharted and Star Wars: Episode VIII

A podcast about the biggest, most interesting gaming, entertainment and pop culture news of the day<p>Links to subscribe to Minimap in iTunes, your podcast player of choice or to download an MP3 are all a click away, tucked inside the buttons below today's episode.<p>Here's what we're covering today in …

Backward compatible Xbox games now rolling out when ready

Several titles available now<p>The Xbox One will now receive new backward compatible Xbox 360 games as they're ready, Microsoft announced today in a press release. Previously, the company would release new backward compatible titles for the console in batches on a monthly basis.<p>Coinciding with the …

10 best Twitter apps for Android

<b>Update(04/15/18):</b> It turns out that Twitter is making some huge changes to its APIs that are going to affect third party Twitter apps in a big way. The changes are expected to take place in June 2018. You can read our original coverage by clicking here. We’re going to wait to update this list for …

Apps

The VSCO Mobile Photography App Surpasses 30 Million Users

Is the Oakland brand the next Instagram?<p>Author:<p>Patrick<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>81<p>Is the Oakland brand the next Instagram?<p>81<p>SHARES<p>If you haven't …

Samsung's Latest Tech Lets You Listen to Your Voicemail Simply by Touching Your Ear

Is this the feature that will sell the idea of wearables to skeptics?<p>People are skeptical when it comes to wearables because so far, all a smartwatch can do is act as an intermediate between the user and their smartphone. That is, until Samsung unveiled a piece of technology called TipTalk. What …

Mobile Technology

5 Android apps you shouldn't miss this week! - Android Apps Weekly

Welcome to the first Android Apps Weekly of 2016! Here are the headlines from the last week:<p>After about a month, Google has re-instated the little known app called Cybrary. This is actually an educational application that will teach you about Cyber Security. It was booted from the Play Store after …

Apps

Latest Samsung Galaxy S7 leak suggests flagship will come in sizes up to 5.7 inches

It's widely expected that Samsung will unveil its Galaxy S7 this February during Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, and that means that the rumors are starting to stream in. A photo posted online purportedly shows the full specifications for one of the handful of variants that Samsung appears to …

Electronics Industry

6 Ways You Can Hack Your Health With Your Smartphone

Noma BarMario ArmstrongLife LineHere's how to transform your phone into a lifesaver.Like most guys these days who enjoy keeping round-the-clock tabs …

Fitness

The World's Only Jetpack Takes Its First Flight in New York

This is not a hoax.<p>In what can only be described as a surreal glimpse into the future, JetPack Aviation has recently released a video of the world’s first jetpack taking its maiden flight around the Statue of Liberty in New York. With the concept having been prevalent in spy movies for decades, it …

The Gest Hand Controller Lets You Use Your Computer Like 'Minority Report'

Beating the predictions of the Steven Spielberg film by a whole four decades.<p>Your 2002 self — the year Steven Spielberg’s <i>Minority Report</i> sci-fi thriller was released — would be elated to know that the hand gesture controllers worn by Tom Cruise’s character have become a reality a mere 13 years …

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Is It Harmful to Use Music as a Coping Mechanism?

Putting on headphones to regulate emotions may not always be beneficial.<p>Listening to music is aform of emotional self-care that many of us turn to every day, without much conscious thought. The streaming service Spotify, well aware of this, offers a collection of “Mood” playlists, from “Anthems of …

Psychology