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How the Teenage Stowaway Survived a Flight to Hawaii in a Wheel Well

By now, you've likely heard the insane story of a 16-year-old boy who survived a five-hour flight from California to Hawaii hidden in a wheel well. …

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25 Creative Packaging Designs That Practically Sell Themselves

We often consider the products we use and their packaging to be two separate things – the product is the thing we want, and its packaging is a piece …

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Apple Reportedly Developing Large Curved Screen iPhones For Late 2014, Better Touchscreen Sensors

Apple is said to be working on two curved display iPhone models for the “second half of next year,” according to a source speaking to Bloomberg, with a likely release planned for the third quarter, as well as better touchscreen sensors that introduce fine pressure sensitivity for later devices to …

Best beard trimmer 2018: 8 to keep you neatly trimmed

By Duncan Bell<p>Beard trimmers and shapers are a modern essential, as the modern man increasingly tends to move away from the clean-shaven look.<p>The …

Google to unveil Auto Awesome feature that creates stories from your videos

Putting aside the small matter of launching a new Nexus smartphone and Android OS, Google also plans to unveil new Google+ features and improvements. Sources aware of Google's plans tell us that today's media-focused event will include the introduction of Auto Awesome for videos, an expansion of …

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Is Samsung planning a 12.2-inch Galaxy Note tablet w/ quad-core processor? - Pocket-lint

Samsung may be planning a 12.2-inch Galaxy Note tablet, if benchmarks appearing on the web are to be believed. A plus-sized tablet would add to its …

Moto G drops by the Motorola website unannounced, doesn't stay long

Well, would you look at that. It seems the recent rumblings and trademark paperwork for the reportedly low-cost Moto G had some merit. The unannounced device popped up in the navigation of Motorola's site despite leading to a dead link (moto-g.com) but has since been removed. Details are quite …

Will Torrent's classic opéra cakes recipe

For Chocolate Week, how to make French opéra cakes - a glorious mixture of chocolate ganache, sponge, buttercream and coffee<p>The opéra, named after the Paris Grand Opéra of the 1900s, comprises neat layers of sponge, buttercream and ganache, all enticingly flavoured with coffee.<p><i>Makes 12</i><p><b>Ingredients</b><p>8 …

Cover promises contextual lock screens and smarter task switching for Android

Lock screen replacements for Android aren't exactly new -- some even come as part of a larger overlay that customizes your home screen experience entirely. However, few lock screen replacements do as much as Cover, a new invite-only solution that launches today, promises to do. Not only is Cover …

Olloclip four-in-one iPhone lens improves on its Kickstarted roots with better optics

Sure, apps can spiff up pictures with filters, but there's nothing like a hardware boost to take casual phone photography to the next level. When it comes to the iPhone, Olloclip makes some of the better-known clip-on hardware out there, and today the company's announced its new 4-in-1 system. …

Fitbug Orb fitness tracker priced at $50, can go up to six months between charges

The Fitbug Orb seems like a veritable shot across Fitbit's bow. This latest fitness wearable is priced at $50 and can go six months between charges, matching the Fitbit Zip's longevity and undercutting its price by $10. You aren't tied to wearing it on your wrist either, as you can place the Orb …

Blokify iOS app aims to make modeling for 3D printers accessible to kids

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Blokify<p>Working with most modeling software is a difficult, time-consuming affair that is far from kid-friendly. …

Gallery may show subtle changes and features in Android 4.4 KKat - Pocket-lint

Google is expected to take the wraps off Android 4.4 KitKat soon, with reports pegging an unveil as early as 15 October. To hold us over, ZDnet has …

The art of 3D printing (photos)

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Rani Molla<p>From miniatures to medical equipment to meat, 3D printing is changing the way we produce everyday objects. …

Bring it together: Asus unveils stylish all-in-one PC running Windows 8 - Pocket-lint

Asus has taken the wraps off an impressive looking All-in-One PC, dubbed with the confusing name of "ET2321." The new computer was shown in a …

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Android 4.4 KitKat will allow third-party messaging apps to act as default - Pocket-lint

Several Android users have found themselves fancying a third-party messaging app from Google Play, over the stock one provided within the OS. …

Researchers achieve 100 Gbps over sub-terahertz wireless, set world record

100 Gbps over fiber is old news, but those same speeds achieved wirelessly? That's a first. Researchers at the Karlsruhe Institute for Technology have managed to use sub-terahertz waves (237.5 GHz, in this case) to transmit data over 20 meters at 100 gigabits per second. Since the experiment used …

Official Nokia Lumia 2520 tablet pictures leak ahead of launch | Trusted Reviews

<b>Nokia looks all but certain to enter the tablet race in the coming weeks, with official looking Nokia Lumia 2520 tablet pictures leaking …

Is Samsung planning to introduce the Galaxy S 5 in January?

Advertisement<p>9 Comments<p>Will Samsung’s next big Galaxy go into orbit soon than expected? A report on South Korean news site Naver suggests that …

iOS 7 tips and tricks: Here's what your iPhone or iPad can do now (updated) - Pocket-lint

If you've just fired up your new iPhone 5S, or have updated your iPhone 5, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPad 2, iPad 3, iPad 4 or iPad mini to iOS 7, you'll …

iPad Mini 2 - a round up of all the rumours

The Telegraph's Matt Warman runs through the features and functions which may make it onto the new range of iPad Minis.<p>The new range of <b>iPad</b> Minis are expected to be unveiled on October 22nd. Expectations are high that it could repeat the runaway success of the previous model, and become a hugely …

Report: Nexus 5 to start at $299, battery size will increase with storage

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>One of the best features of Google’s(s goog) Nexus line of smartphones has been the price, and it looks like the upcoming …

Apple iMac review (2013)

This is an "s" year for Apple, and no, we're not just talking about the iPhone. In addition to announcing the iPhone 5s, the company refreshed its MacBook Air line with Haswell processors, leaving everything else unchanged. Now, Apple's come out with some new iMacs, and these, too, are basically …

Filip Smartwatch Child Tracking Watch Unveiled

If you need to keep a track on your little ones, you might be interested in a new device called the Filip smartwatch, which has been specifically …

Skype Android App 4.4 Update Adds Enhanced Call Quality And More

Following on from the recent release of the new and latest update for the Skype iOS application, Microsoft have today rolled out a new update for …

Sony HMZ-T3W Personal 3D Viewer Now Available to Pre-Order For $999

If you have been eagerly waiting to get your hands on Sony’s new and updated Sony HMZ-T3W Personal 3D viewing headset, you will be pleased to learn …

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Microphone Turns Your Fingertip Into A Speaker

Touch your finger to someone's ear, and they'll hear your recorded message whispering to them.<p>Turn your body into another kind of wonderland: A new invention from Disney Research lets you record messages to your friends that they can hear only if you touch your finger to their ears. That is, your …

NASA is farming lettuce in space

Starting in December, NASA will begin producing its own food in orbit for the first time ever, according to a new report in <i>Modern Farmer</i>. Called the Vegetable Production System (or VEGGIE for short), the minimal rig will accommodate six romaine lettuce plants grown under pink LED lamps, ready for …

Phonebloks: A modular phone you update a piece at a time

One of the most annoying things about some smartphones (and other gadgets) is that they don't have removable batteries. Or you can't upgrade the memory. Or once the screen breaks, that's it, game over. Or you have found another phone with, say, a camera that better suits your needs. You have to …

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