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Google's Pixel XL priced like Apple's iPhone 7 Plus but is half as fast, lacks many key features

Editorial<p>Google's latest effort to show off its vision for "Pure Android" hardware costs the same as Apple's iPhone 7 Plus but is half as fast, lacks …

His stress is not like her stress

Muscles tighten, the heart pounds and nausea takes hold: In the face of sudden stress, men and women respond alike. But when threats, scares or …

iPhone 6s was the most powerful smartphone of 2015 by a mile

Apple’s latest iPhones are proof that mobile devices don’t need octa-core processors and bags of RAM when they have the right software. Despite …

iPhone

Reservoir Devs: Why apps really hit iOS before Android

Have you ever wondered why apps often hit iOS ahead of Android?<p>We can always speculate, but that doesn’t get us <i>actual</i> answers. To get a better sense of what’s going on, I asked several developers why their apps were iOS-only, or hit iOS ahead of Android (if they had a cross-platform app).<p>“It's both …

Apps

Stellaris is Civilization in a Massive Sci-Fi Universe

In Stellaris, progress is measured in light years, and empires are built between the stars. As your civilization leaves its home planet for distant solar systems, through wormholes and across slipspace vectors, Paradox Development Studio wants to make the journey meaningful every step of the …

Wormholes

Armsday Weapon Recommendations

PlanetDestiny.com <br>PlanetDestiny.com - Your Guide to the Destiny Universe (Exotic reviews, Exotic Bounties, class builds, weapon guides, farming …

She Kills People From 7,850 Miles Away

Her name is ‘Sparkle.’ She operates a drone. She is sick of whiny boys. And she is perfectly OK with dealing out death.<p>Anne crawled out of bed in her …

Al-Qaeda

The 10 wealthiest people in the history of the world, according to TIME

Extreme wealth, in more recent times, has tended to accumulate in the hands of individuals who have been at the forefront of either industrial and …

There are some big caveats to Microsoft’s claim that its new laptop is faster than a MacBook Pro

This is because of a part called a discreet GPU, or graphics card. It's a standalone component that takes on graphics-heavy tasks, like playing games and editing/rendering photos and video. It lets the processor (CPU) run your computer without being "distracted" by processing anything visual that …

How To: The 55 Coolest New iOS 9 Features You Didn't Know About

Apple's latest mobile operating system, iOS 9, may not be the huge overhaul that iOS 8 was, but that doesn't mean there aren't plenty of new …

How to Know When It is Time to Find Help for Substance Abuse

<b>How to Know When It is Time to Find Help for Substance Abuse</b><p>Do you ever feel strange when your prescription wears off? Perhaps you wake up shaky, …

10 of the best iPhone widgets in the world

When Apple first added widget support to the iPhone and iPad, Apple fans had mixed feelings. Many Apple users had been waiting for widget support for …

Apps

iPhone converted 27% of Android users in 5 top European markets this summer

With the iPhone 6s launching in fall, you’d expect iPhone 6 sales to slow down during the summer months. While that may be the case, new research …

Even the Best Isn’t Good Enough When You’re Up Against the iPhone 6

This past April, Samsung launched the two best Android smartphones the world has ever seen. They hit every note — in addition to the class-leading …

How to decide whether switching from Spotify to Apple Music is the right choice

I've been a paying Spotify user for years, and the service has changed the way I listen to music.<p>I'm all for streaming. Purchasing and downloading individual songs feels so old school, and there's no going back. I think streaming is the future of how music will be listened to, and Apple clearly …

Hands-On With Destiny's 'House of Wolves' PvP And The Trials Of Osiris

House of Wolves is not like The Dark Below.<p>That’s a good thing, considering the exact sentiment from most of the community after the release of the last DLC was if Wolves was more of the same, many would probably hang up their cloaks for good. The Dark Below launched with a myriad of issues, from …

Einstein's Theory of General Relativity

In 1905, Albert Einstein determined that the laws of physics are the same for all non-accelerating observers, and that the speed of light in a vacuum …

Black Holes

You can now test Project Spartan, Microsoft's Internet Explorer successor

Microsoft is releasing a preview of its Internet Explorer successor, Project Spartan, today. The new browser, which will be the default web experience in Windows 10, is part of an update to the PC Windows 10 preview. Microsoft promised faster builds for testers, and it’s delivering on that promise …

Why animals don’t get schizophrenia (and people do)

Research reveals an evolutionary link between the disorder and what makes us human<p>Many of us have known a dog on Prozac. We've also witnessed the eye rolls that come with canine psychiatry. Doting pet owners—myself included—ascribe all sorts of questionable psychological ills to our pawed …

Microsoft delivers new Windows 10 preview without Spartan browser

Minor tweaks and changes ahead of summer release<p>Microsoft is releasing a new preview version of Windows 10 today, days after a build leaked to the web and nearly two months since the company’s last public update. Microsoft’s big promise of the Windows 10 development has been a focus on delivering …

Apple Leak Reveals iOS 9 Early Release

iOS 8 is a superb platform, but it has also been plagued by bugs. Arguably even more damaging for Apple, however, has been its ongoing struggle to fix them. So the company has had a simple but brilliant idea.<p>According to the ever reliable 9to5Mac, which cites “multiple people briefed on the plans”, …

Beta Testing

How to use your iPhone 6 Plus one-handed

The iPhone 6 Plus has an amazing 5.5-inch 1080p display, but while bigger is better for apps and the web, bigger can also be harder to use …

Galileo - In Depth

Goals<b>Goals</b><p>Jupiter is one of the most compelling destinations in the sky. Not only is it the largest planet in the Sun’s family, it also presides over …

Science Is Beautiful: The Human Body Under The Microscope

A new book showcases the magnificent micro-world<p><i>Science Is Beautiful</i>, a new book by Colin Salter, is a compilation of images that show what the human body looks like under a microscope. With an artistic eye, the book showcases cells, microbes, and more. Here are some of our favorite images from</i> …

E.coli

iPhone 6 and 6 Plus stole more users from Android than any other iPhone

The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are tremendous successes for Apple and have driven iPhone sales to new records — the company sold 74.5 million iPhone …

Samsung’s iPhone 6 nightmare is unfolding before its eyes

Even though it’s still selling a massive number of smartphones each quarter, Samsung’s sales and revenues have been suffering lately as the company …

Mobile

'Destiny' Is The First Game Ever To Need A Lore Patch

Destiny, the game with the $500M, ten-year plan, is meant to be an ongoing “experience” filled with plenty of patches, updates and expansions of new content. As we saw with the first DLC, The Dark Below, Destiny makes mighty fine attempts at adding new “stuff to do” gameplay-wise, whether that’s …

InterAct

Forget Stores: Apple Pay Is Already Taking Over Mobile Shopping

Apple Pay doubters question whether anyone will swipe their iPhone at a store checkout counter. But as mobile shopping booms, Apple Pay is already showing huge returns for early adopters.<p>It’s a small sample size, with Apple Pay only out since late October, but so far iPhone owners with the service …

Apple Pay

Destiny's toughest new raid has already been beaten in under 30 minutes

<i>Destiny</i>'s recently introduced Crota's End raid hard mode has been beat in less than half an hour, Bungie confirmed on Twitter last night.<p>The successful clan behind the news, One and Done, took 27 minutes to finish the mission which features a number of new changes and 33 enemies.<p>Hard Mode, which …

The Raid