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Mantis Shrimp Vision Is Not As Mindblowing As You’ve Been Told

<b>If you want to pick a favorite animal</b> that will surprise even the quirkiest first date, you can’t go wrong with the mantis shrimp. This foot-long, coral reef-dwelling crustacean has a rainbow tail, and punches its prey so hard and so fast that it creates underwater shockwaves.<p>Pretty cool, eh?<p>But …

Simple root for Verizon/AT&T Galaxy S5, Note 3, and more released by geohot!

Hacker superstar George Hotz just released a simple root method for most Android devices running an unpatched version of the Linux kernel, including the previously unrooted Galaxy S5 on Verizon and AT&T, as well as the Galaxy Note 3 on the same carriers, Galaxy S4 Active, and more.<p>Hotz, known by …

These Cheating Reasons May Hit A Little Too Close To Home

The AIDS Prevention Pill You Probably Never Heard Of

Security-focused Blackphone decides on Tegra 4i

The super-security focused Blackphone was first announced at Mobile World Congress in February, but today we're learning a little more about what …

LG G3 Specifications Leaked in Benchmarks

In the past few days, we’ve seen a few rumors about LG’s upcoming flagship device dubbed as LG G3, which is expected to hit retail shelves later this …

Region locking on the Galaxy S5 is a bit different than on the Note 3

Note 3 region locking sticker<p>The Samsung Galaxy S5, going on sale today around the world, is region-locked, just like the Note 3. But Samsung made a small change to the way users can unlock it, as the sticker on the device package indicates.<p>A little background: Samsung first imposed a region-lock …

Impala for Android recognizes your pics and automatically sorts them into categories

Say goodbye to your messy photo gallery and say hello to better-organized and automatically sorted photos courtesy of Impala, an app that uses computer vision technology to help you categorize your photos.<p>First released as an iOS-exclusive app and now available for free on the Google Play Store, …

KitKat and SD cards — what's fixed, what's broken and what's misunderstood

Why your SD card doesn't work the same in Android 4.4 KitKat, and the reasons for the change<p>"Curse you, Google! Your KitKat update broke my SD …

Google pushes minor updates to a handful of apps

Wednesday means Google update day<p>Google has pushed out a few updates today, most of them very minor. This usually happens every Wednesday, and …

24 Best (And 2 WTF) New Android Apps From The Last 2 Weeks (2/25/14 - 3/10/14)

Article Contents<p>Welcome to the roundup of the best new Android applications, games, and live wallpapers that went live in the Play Store or were …

HTC M8 video leak gives lengthy look at hardware and software

The HTC M8/All New HTC One has followed a pretty standard pattern of leaks in recent weeks. The device has been the subject of spec rumors, reports …

Another Korean securities firm offers up Galaxy S 5 specs

Last week, KGI Research predicted specs of the Galaxy S 5, and today KDB Daewoo Securities Research offered what they believe are the specs of the …

Top 10 most popular Android apps from last week: Dash, Energy Bar, Beats Music

Every week we cover new Android apps with Fresh Meat on Wednesday, followed by Android Gaming on Thursday and Top 10 app updates on Friday. On …

29 Best (And 1 WTF) New Android Games From The Last 2 Weeks (1/21/2014 - 2/3/2014)

Article Contents<p>Welcome to the roundup of the best new Android applications, games, and live wallpapers that went live in the Play Store or were …

Pebble appstore now available on Android in beta

Just a few hours after launching for iOS, the Pebble appstore is now available for Android users who are willing to deal with a few bugs.<p>The Pebble appstore isn’t quite ready for the Google Play Store yet, but those who are willing to try out a beta version of the store can download the .apk file …

Top 10 most popular Android apps from last week: Beats Music, Udemy

Every week we cover new Android apps with Fresh Meat on Wednesday, followed by Android Gaming on Thursday and Top 10 app updates on Friday. On …

Fresh Meat: 10 new Android apps worth checking out

New apps need lovin’ too, right? Every day there are thousands of additions to the Google Play Store, but many go unnoticed and never receive the …

Put On This Virtual Reality Helmet, Then Swap Your Gender

Could virtual reality help us step into the shoes of someone else?<p>The virtual reality headset Oculus Rift is a marvel of interactive immersion for gaming: throw it on, and instead of using the medium of a controller or keyboard, it's actually _you _controlling the action. But, thought experiment: …

Samsung Galaxy S5 could have the look of Windows Phone

Samsung wants ours to be a world full of widgets, if what we saw at CES and the latest leaks of the purported Galaxy S5 home screen are any indication.<p>Prolific leaker Evleaks initially posted the above images earlier this month, and then later shared the below shots on Twitter of an apparent new …

Samsung Galaxy S5

Android 4.5 to possibly break compatibility with current root apps

Android 4.4 was only released a couple of months ago, but there are already rumors surrounding the upcoming Android 4.5. Many of the rumors aren’t …

Eldar Murtazin: Galaxy S5 to launch on February 23, at 6PM, in Barcelona

Eldar Murtazin, a well-connected blogger with a relatively good track-record when it comes to leaks, just tweeted that the Galaxy S5 will launch on February 23, ahead of MWC 2014 Barcelona.<p>Murtazin claims the Galaxy S5 will be announced on Sunday, February 23, at 6PM, and that it will be in stores …

Phones

Fresh leak claims to show more of future Samsung phone UI

A glimpse of what Samsung's next home screen might look like<p>We're rapidly approaching the time of year when a couple of the largest Android …

5 Android apps you shouldn't miss this week! [Google Play Weekly]

The holidays are over, CES is over, and everything is starting to get back to normal. That doesn’t mean there weren’t a lot of awesome things happening in the world of applications. To start, Google Play Services got an update to version 4.1 that brings a lot of new features including better …

Apps

Moment brings better camera lenses to some Samsung phones

The new Moment lens wants to help you take better photos with your smartphone, assuming you have a Samsung Galaxy S4, or one of a few other select Samsung phones.<p>The Moment lens Kickstarter project promises to produce two lenses to make you phone photos look better: a wide-angle lens, and a …

15 best free Android games of 2018!

We all know that free Android games aren’t always free these days, but many of them are very close if you have a little patience. Most Freemium bottlenecks occur when players get impatient and waiting the game out can usually get around those pitfalls. What we have here are the best free Android …

In-App Purchases

Top 10 most popular Android apps from last week: Timely, Copy, AppDeals

Every week we cover new Android apps with Fresh Meat on Wednesday, followed by Android Gaming on Thursday and Top 10 app updates on Friday. On …

Can I upgrade my old Pentium 4 PCs to a new Windows?

<i>I've just found out about, and am incensed at, Microsoft's decision to stop supporting Windows XP with security updates from April 8, 2014. What about the thousands of people who still happily use XP? I have two PCs that my family uses on a daily basis.</i><p><i>These are:<br>(1) Dell Dimension 4800 (circa 2002)</i> …

Meet ChoiceMap, A New App That Helps You Make Better Decisions

Making complicated decisions is an emotionally fraught process and (if you are like me) the whole thing can leave you feeling paralyzed. ChoiceMap is a new free iPhone app that helps you break down complex dilemmas into a list of priorities, rate them by how they will affect your life, and then …

ASUS unveils Zenfone line packing Android, Intel chips and a simple interface

It's been a while since we've seen an ASUS smartphone that wasn't meant to be used with (or as) a tablet, but the company is making up for that absence by launching the Zenfone line. The Zenfone 4, 5 and 6 all sport dual-core Intel Atom processors and a range of exotic color options. They also tout …