When you travel the world, having a few drinks with your hosts is a great way to get a sense of the local culture. But excessive alcohol consumption can cause physiological consequences . Don't worry—a hangover is universal, and your new friends probably already know a way to cope with it.Read more...
Barely a week since successfully completing sea trials after a three year hiatus, the venerable research sub Alvin is already earning back the $42 million in hardware upgrades and engineering retrofits it's received—showing off its spaciou
It's now officially spring -- that wonderful time of the year that leaves you feelingguiltyfor not going outside. Why not take a small, portable computing device with you? A selection of modestly discounted Android, iOS and Windows 8 slabs await your frugal whims after the break. Abhor reading LCDs in the great outdoors? No worries, we tossed in a more traditional e-reader for good measure.
Last fall, we told you about the Oyster ebook lending service that gave you unlimited access to ebooks on your iOS devices. At the time, they had 100,000 books in their lending library. Now, they have more than 500,000 titles available.
It's a tiny box that plugs into your television. Amazon says it delivers high-quality, fast performance with a quad-core processor and two gigabytes of RAM.It costs $99.99, and it's shipping today.Fire TV streams video from Amazon, Hulu, ESPN, Netflix, and many other sources.But it does more than just stream videos. It's also a gaming machine.
If you've been thinking about picking up an Amazon tablet, the internet retailer could well force your hand with its latest deal. For today only, the company will sell you the7-inch Kindle Fire HDXat an £80 discount, meaning you'll be able to grab the 32GB model for just £149 or the 64GB model for £179. Surprisingly, the low-cost 16GB model isn't included, nor is the 8.
Looking to pick up an Amazon Kindle Fire HD or Kindle Fire HD X tablet? There’s no time like the present! Amazon has slashed the price of the 16GB Kindle Fire HD from $169.99 down to $129.99, a savings of $40 off the normal cost. For what it’s worth, the 8GB model is $119.99 today. The newer 7-inch Kindle Fire HDX is only $199.
The Kindle Fire is a great little tablet, at a fantastic price point and is perfect for those hooked into the Amazon ecosystem. The Kindle range runs Android, albeit a very customised Android to a point where it is almost unrecognisable.
Samsung has fired another volley of not-so-subtle criticisms against its rivals and this time it is not leaving anyone out. It's latest ad for its Galaxy Pro line of tablets try to make sure that everyone knows that Samsung's offering makes you more productive than any iPad or Surface or Kindle Fire will ever do.
5.4″ X 2.3″ X 0.8″ and weighs about a half pound. It’s made with what Lumsing describes as “original Samsungcells and premium microchips and a high quality Li-ion battery”.When you have a lot of mobile devices that you use constantly throughout your day, you’re eventually going to find yourself with a drained battery. If you are at home or in the office, you can plug up your device before it dies, but what if you aren’t near a power source? There are a lot of portable backup batteries on the market, but it seems most of them have small capacities – just enough to charge up a phone until you can make it to a power source. There aren’t many that have enough power to charge a tablet, and there are very few that can charge two devices simultaneously. And it seems those that can charge twoare very expensive.
Cyanogen has release the latest in the "M" series of builds. This time around we are seeing the CyanogenMod 11.0 M4 release, which naturally, is a follow-up to the M3 release we saw around this time last month. All the CM11 M4 builds should be live and available from the official download portal at this time.
Amazon is once again offering discounts on its Kindle Fire HD and Fire HDX line of tablets, this time for Mother’s Day. You do love the woman who brought you into the world, don’t you? Show that beautiful lady how much she means by scooping up a tablet.
Have you ever traveled somewhere with your mobile phone, tablet or other gadget and you simple didn’t have a place to plug them in when the power ran out? I recently had the chance to review a massive 22400mAh battery pack from EC Technology. I was super excited to try it out on my next trip into the city or other daily venture. Can this big battery power turn out to be as good as we’d think for such a good price? Let’s find out! Note: Images can be clicked on to view a larger size.
Amazon just introduced their entry in the streaming-media box field. The Fire TV is a tiny, black box that streams many of the subscription services you expect: Netflix, Crackle,Hulu Plus, WatchESPN, and many others. Unlike the Apple TV, it also provides access to Amazon’s Instant Video, including the free content available to Prime users.
I am the proud father of three, 3, 9, and 12. I recently upgraded from the Samsung Galaxy S3 to the Sony Xperia Z. Having so many kids warranted a change of pace. Let me tell you, it is mind blowing. I love Android, I love tech and I love my family. Not in that order though. I work hard, play even harder and take care of all that are around me when I can.The rumors and speculation surrounding Amazon and their set-top box are finally coming true today as Amazon announces the Fire TV. I am certainly glad it didn’t turn out to be called the FireTube as a patent file suggested. The $99 black box offers a bang for the buck it sounds like. It measures in at 4.5 x 4.5 x 0.7 inches and weighs 9.9 ounces. On the rear you find a power port, HDMI out, Optical Audio, Ethernet and USB. Internally you get a Qualcomm Krait 300 quad-core processor at 1.
Login with Amazon was first introduced about a year earlier. Amazon had been touting this as a secure sign-in solution that makes use of the OAuth 2.0 protocol. It had been pushed as something beneficial for developers and users.