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The Trailer For Adam Sandler’s ‘The Cobbler’ Reveals A Pretty Sweet Movie

There’s a scene in the 2006 movie <i>Click</i> in which Adam Sandler’s character Michael uses his magical remote control to stop time so he can jump on his boss’s desk and fart in his face. It’s a pretty typical scene for a Sandler movie these days, as we’ve almost forgotten the actor’s once-great ability …

Samsung brings Korea's elderly a new flip-phone with dual screens

Samsung's Master range of flip-phones for the elderly only launched in May, and already the company is ready with a follow-up. The new Master Dual's biggest new feature is, unsurprisingly, the addition of a 2.2-inch display above the clamshell that complements the 3-incher that's tucked inside. In …

Mystery of Earth's Water Origin Solved

Instead of arriving later by comet impact, Earth's waters have likely existed since our planet's birth.<p>The water that makes Earth a majestic blue marble was here from the time of our planet's birth, according to a new study of ancient meteorites, scientists reported Thursday.<p>Where do the oceans …

Google must pay Canadian woman $2,250 for showing her cleavage in Street View

Advertisement<p>28 Comments<p>Credit: Flickr / Sancho McCann<p>Google invaded the privacy of a Montreal woman by showing her sitting outside of her house with …

AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON — 92 High Res Screenshots and Trailer Analysis

Modernizing the home screen: How iOS could take cues from the design of the Apple Watch

At Apple’s special press event this past September, we witnessed the introduction of several new user interface paradigms, in the form of Apple Watch. Perhaps one of the most interesting was Apple Watch’s entirely new home screen. This is the first departure from the same basic concept of the home …

Conan Shows Us A World Where Google’s Self Driving Car “Has A Few Bugs”

Last week, Google showed off the prototype for its self-driving cars. Designed from scratch, the little bug-like vehicles look like gum drops on wheels (and they even have little <i>faces</i>,) inviting us into a relatively uncertain future where technology and a set of sensors literally take the wheel. …

Apple vs. Google: It's War, and Thank Goodness

Let's face it: the tech world has been spoiling for a good, clean fight for years.<p>Competition energizes us; it squeezes out our best performances, …

John Legere: How The T-Mobile CEO Is Poised To Make Millions After Bringing The Company Back From The Dead

Waitresses in heels, tights, and short dresses served plates of sliders to guests. Some of the walls had been painted pink, while the rest of the venue was bathed in a pinkish hue from a series of spotlights dotted along the floor. A DJ played dance music mixed with some top-40 tunes. There was an …

Telecoms

Drop test: the Xperia Z2 is a mighty strong phone

It’s been a while since we did our last drop test here at <i>Android Authority</i>, but we got your message – you want us to keep dropping phones and there’s one phone in particular that you want to see put to the test, the Sony Xperia Z2.<p>The Xperia Z2 has some pretty big shoes to fill. Back in October, we …

Phones

Inside Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare's Development

With our June cover story on Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, we're rolling out a month of content highlighting different aspects of the game. Since …

MTF Charts: The English Translation

This post contains absolutely no mathematics. Explaining MTF without math is sort of like doing a high-wire act without a net. It’s dangerous, but …

The FCC has a plan to save net neutrality, but no one likes it

The FCC has announced its intention to pursue a new version of the Open Internet order that was struck down by a judge last month. In a statement, agency chair Tom Wheeler says that he will begin taking public input on an updated set of net neutrality rules. The FCC will not pursue an appeal in the …

The X-Factor: How the Fujifilm X-Series Changed a Company and an Industry

There’s a good chance you’re sick of reading about Fujifilm this week. But with the fever-pitch buzz surrounding the release of the X-T1, it’s not …

First Impressions: Nikon D3300

Here we go–the yearly refresh that Nikon does to its entry level DSLR. This year, we’ve got the D3300–a camera that has some minor upgrades and …

Act a Fuji: Four Months With The X100S

For all you hipster and pro photogs out there, I’m sure you already know that the X100S has already been out for quite some time now. So if you’re …

Jimmy Fallon scrambles to hide his MacBook during Bill Gates interview (Video)

Bill Gates stopped by Late Night with Jimmy Fallon last night to talk about his various charitable endeavours and to promote the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s annual letter published today. Despite the serious subject matter, Jimmy still managed to squeeze in a few laughs including apologizing …

Bokeh Wonderland: Striking Out of Focus Display of Tokyo Cityscape

Delightful Bokeh photographs made from images shot of Tokyo at night create a dazzling display of colors and shapes of Japans’ premier city. …

Nokia’s Android phone isn’t what you think: It’s a likely upgrade for Asha

Advertisement<p>14 Comments<p>Credit: @evleaks<p>Last week the first reported pics of Nokia’s Android software appeared and on Monday, additional images …

Galaxy S5 specs purportedly confirmed: “2K” display, 16MP camera, metal and plastic versions

Advertisement<p>6 Comments<p>Never one to do things small, Samsung looks like it is really planning to push the envelope with the Galaxy S5. SamMobile …

Hobbyists are now building tablets using a $35 computer brain

Hobbyists have been assembling personal computers from their components for decades, buying the processors and other parts and putting them together in their basements. Now they’re doing the same for tablet computers.<p>Among them is Michael Castor of Make, the publisher of geek do-it-yourself …

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Microsoft Expects To Make Another Xbox

Will we see a Playstation 5? How about an Xbox…um…two? As soon as Sony and Microsoft announced the PS4 and Xbox One, complete with robust cloud capabilities, pundits such as myself started wondering if this would be the last generation of traditional video game consoles. The tech to stream games …

Sprint kills One Up in favor of Framily Plan

One Up, which allowed customers to pay for their phone over 24 months and upgrade after a year, was retired after just four months.<p>Well, that was quick.<p>Sprint made short work of its One Up plan, retiring it last week in favor of its newly introduced Framily Plan. Sprint's site confirmed that One Up …

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Interview with Street Photographer Eric Kim

Whenever I look online for information or advice relating to street photography, Eric Kim’s name regularly surfaces. I’ve been reading his blog for a …

Behance

Documenting the Chinese Border Between Russia and North Korea

Several times Ian Teh made a 1000 km road trip through small cities, major industrial sites and neighboring corners of the Chinese border between Russia and North Korea in order to create this photo-journalistic series entitled <i>China: Undercurrents</i>. The combination of Chinese social, environmental …

North Korea

Video: This Is What Goes On Inside Canon Lenses

It's tough for tech companies to catch the attention of CES attendees, but Canon has some pretty cool technical demos in their booth that I wanted to …

HP Chromebook 14 review

Colorful gadgets are mostly a ploy, I’m told. Best Buy shoppers may be drawn in by a purple camera or a shimmering orange laptop, but they leave the store with something in black. I’ve heard the same thing from a number of manufacturers across plenty of product categories. And looking around my …

Guy Gets Technical Foul for Swearing at XBOX ONE in NBA 2K14

As China And Japan Move Closer To Armed Conflict, The Obama Administration Dangerously Dithers

The danger of the U.S. being drawn into lethal conflict with China over the Japan-China Senkaku/Diaoyu islands dispute has just risen. That the Obama administration has not done more to push the disputants—and particularly Japan—to de-escalate the crisis and to begin negotiating a resolution, is …