Tami Hutchins Keanum

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Android ‘hacks’ you can do without rooting your phone

Rooting a phone is naturally your best option if you’re looking to unleash the full potential of your Android device. However, rooting doesn’t come without a few downsides.<p>For one, when you root your phone, you’re putting full trust in the root method’s developer not to have included harmful code …

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The Simple Chart That'll Turn Leftovers Into An Awesome New Meal

Leftovers are a great thing. They make for an easy lunch without any extra effort. But where leftovers become a drag is when you've eaten the same thing three days in a row and cannot deal with one more bite. That's when you have to reinvent your leftovers into something new and delicious.<p>The fine …

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Smartphone 'mode' can speed up devices and lengthen battery life

Phones, tablets and other devices slow down over time, no matter how expensive or cutting edge they were when you bought them. Now, researchers from Hanyang University in Korea claim a technology they developed can delay the inevitable. It's called Where's WALDIO or Write Ahead Logging Direct IO, …

Batteries

You can now use Messenger without a Facebook account!

You may need Messenger to chat on Facebook, but you no longer need Facebook to chat on Messenger. The social network has just announced Messenger will no longer require users to have a Facebook account in order to join the conversation. All they will need to sign up is a phone number.<p>The news had …

App Deals: Discounted iOS iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows Phone Apps

Today's best deals include on Fast Burst Camera on Android, Nearly on iOS and Equilibrium on Windows Phone. Deals end without warning, so be</i> …

Best Android compatible car accessories

Google may be making a big push into cars with Android Auto, but not everyone wants or needs a brand new car. Thankfully there are plenty of ways to bring at least <i>parts</i> of your Android experience into your car, including 3rd party Android Auto in-dash units, newer smartphone-compatible in-dash …

14 Genius Hacks For A Quick Breakfast On-The-Go

Breakfast is not only the most important meal of the day, it's arguably the most delicious. Sadly, we often let breakfast fall by the wayside with insanely busy schedules.<p>But abandon breakfast no more. We've rounded up 14 hacks to ensure you get in your first meal of the day without wasting any …

Hacking

Packing peanuts are the key to fast-charging batteries

Hate buying some new gadget, only to wind up with a sea of packing peanuts that do little more than spill on to the floor? Don't be too quick to toss them out -- they may be the key to a new generation of lithium-ion batteries. Purdue University researchers have developed a heating process that …

Clean Energy

Rare Supertide Turns Ancient Abbey Into Isolated Island

World<p>A supertide turned France's famed Mont Saint-Michel into an island on Saturday and then retreated out of sight, delighting thousands of visitors who came to see the rare phenomenon.<p>The so-called "tide of the century" actually happens every 18 years. Although the tide rushes in and out along …

Antarctica Is the Last Frontier for the Global Tourism Industry

They trekked snow-covered mountains, gasped at seals flopping along the coastline and oohed at penguins waddling along on the ice, and even took in …

Instagram Envy: Grand Wailea, Maui

Now when visiting Hawaii, it's pretty hard to take a bad photo of all the island beauty, but sometimes...you don't even need to leave your hotel to get those photos that will cause pure envy.<p>If you are like me, Instagram is part of your almost daily routine, especially when traveling. The whole …

Travel Writing

Chinese Parents Are Sending Internet Addicts To Boot Camps

By Kyung-Hoon Kim<p>BEIJING, July 1 (Reuters) - Baby-faced teenagers in army uniforms practice drills in locked dormitories in China, closely supervised by former soldiers, in a bid to inject discipline into lives disrupted by the Internet.<p>Welcome to the world of military-style boot camps designed to …

15 common Android problems and how to fix them

Would you rock a high-end Android flip phone?

Save for the standard wafer style smartphone, practically all other form factors are dead.<p>Last year around this time, I revisited all the old form …

Waze version 3.8 adds in even more social features

Waze, the social navigation app which was acquired by Google a little while ago, has just received an update to version 3.8, complete with plenty of shiny new features, as well as the usual array of miscellaneous bug fixes.<p>Being a social app, Waze’s latest additions mainly revolve around …

Samsung could offer a foldable tablet next year

Back in January, Samsung was granted a patent for a foldable tablet. Of course, a patent doesn’t necessarily mean that a product will ever come to …

Samsung web profile hints that Galaxy Note 4 will have a QHD display

The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 isn’t expected to be officially announced until IFA later this year but with the GS5 now official, and the excitement over the upcoming GS5 Prime starting to fizzle down a bit, it’s only natural for Samsung fans to turn their attention towards what will likely be the next …

Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 vs. iPad mini 2

Samsung has always been interested in taking some of the iPad's tablet market share, but last week the company got <i>really</i> serious. The Galaxy Tab S is …

Samsung's razor-thin Galaxy Tab S takes another run at the iPad

For a long time, Samsung’s been trying to take down the iPad. Since 2010, the company has released a seemingly endless line of tablets aimed at taking away market share from Apple. Some have been so similar to Apple’s products that they became the center of Apple’s infamous trademark lawsuit …

West Antarctica ice sheet collapse: 'it will change the coastline of the world'

We should be worried, and it looks increasingly probable that we should be worried – that's what these new studies on the west Antarctic ice sheet tell me.<p>The interesting thing for me as a glaciologist is that the authors are guys that are normally pretty conservative but – by saying the collapse …