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12 Things They Don’t Teach You In School About Being A Designer

So you embarked on a freelance design career. Congrats! Here’s what you need to know to stay productive, profitable, and sane.<p>My wife Andy and I started Paper Leaf in 2009. We were not bad at design (I think we’re pretty damn good now), but we were really green at business. In some ways, our …

HTC And Nokia Troll Samsung

As the classic saying goes, don’t hate the player, hate the game. But HTC and Nokia couldn’t help themselves yesterday during Samsung’s big Galaxy S5 reveal and took to Twitter for a bit of internet trolling.<p>HTC, again, reminded its followers about a big reveal on March 25th. The President of HTC …

Samsung quietly reveals a Galaxy S5 variant with an eight-core processor

So that's Samsung's new flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S5. The company makes the majority of the components itself, but what happened to those home-grown Exynos processors? Well, Samsung tells us that the GS5 will come in two variants, one with the 2.5GHz quad-core Snapdragon 801 chip (the model …

Samsung Galaxy S5 Launching in 150 Countries, including UK, on April 11th

Some carriers in the US already confirmed they’ll release the Samsung Galaxy S5 for their subscribers, but if you’re in other parts of the globe, you …

Samsung Galaxy S5

Samsung Galaxy S5 ROM Takes Up Almost Half Of the Storage with 8GB Left for User

Samsung unveiled the highly rumored Galaxy S5 yesterday in Barcelona, with the device heading to global markets in April. We all now Samsung, even …

Samsung Galaxy S5

Galaxy S5: How Samsung built its Galactic Empire (video)

Adventures in Tech explains how Samsung turned its Galaxy brand into a tech superpower, leading up to the much-anticipated Galaxy S5.<p>As the Galaxy S5 enters officialdom, Samsung is the biggest smartphone maker in the world -- presiding over an indomitable gadget kingdom. But how did a company best …

Electronics Industry

Samsung To Release A Galaxy S5 With An 8-Core Processor

Samsung has quietly announced that there will be two variations of the Galaxy S5. One will run the quad-core Snapdragon 801 with a 2.5GHz clock speed along with another model powered by an octo-core Exynos SoC running at 2.1GHz.<p>8 cores. 2.1Ghz. All that power, all those cores. In the palm your …

Scientists Make Largest Quark, Solving A 20-Year Mystery

Researchers have found the "final" predicted way of making top quarks, the largest subatomic particle.<p>Top quarks are the heaviest of subatomic particles, and are prime components of all matter--everything from mayonnaise to your big toe. But while they are in virtually everything, they are …

Physics

Can Technology Build A Better Athlete?

You Can Pay Via Fingerprint With Samsung's Latest Phone

The company teamed up with PayPal to bring biometric scanning to its Galaxy S5<p>At Mobile World Congress today, Samsung announced the latest version of its flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S5. If it's anything like the S4, lots of people will buy it. Since it has a larger number in the front, it will …

Mobile

When Darwin and Einstein were brilliantly wrong

Our pick of the week from around the web, including notable science failures, the French way to treat cancer and how relationships evolve on social media.<p>The case for blunder<br>Freeman Dyson | New York Review Of Books | 18 February 2014<br>Review of Brilliant Blunders, by Mario Livio, telling how five …

Social Media

Fried and grilled meat may raise risk of diabetes and dementia

Study suggests changes in cooking habits might reduce levels of glycotoxins and help prevent diabetes and dementia<p>Toxic chemicals found at high concentrations in fried and grilled meats may raise the risk of diabetes and dementia, researchers say.<p>US scientists found that rodents raised on a …

Why Captain Phillips should win 2014 best picture Oscar – video

Andrew Pulver explains why Gravity should win this year's best picture Oscar<p>3:08<p>Published: 26 Feb 2014<p>Catherine Shoard drinks to the certain success of Alexander Payne's Nebraska, a black-and-white family comedy<p>2:48<p>Published: 24 Feb 2014<p>Kate Abbott explains why American Hustle deserves to win this …

Kendrick Lamar x Tame Impala Team Up

Well, this is something Clash didn't expect to write any time soon...<p><b>Kendrick Lamar</b> and <b>Tame Impala</b> are working together. New film 'Divergent' has …

Tame Impala

PowerSkin iPhone 5/5S Battery Case Review

I’m often surprised just how many people don’t know about smartphone battery cases, especially as so many people seem to be complaining about poor battery life these days.<p>A battery case is just that – a combination of a protective case and battery, or more specifically a portable power pack that …

Microsoft Unveils $500 'Titanfall' Xbox One Bundle

The price cut wars have begun, sort of.<p>Microsoft's Xbox One has been selling well to date, but still lags behind Sony's PS4 with its $100 higher price tag. Now, they’ve crafted a new package that isn’t <i>technically</i> a price cut, but might as well be. Microsoft has just announced a limited edition $500 …