HTC's beautiful new flagship phone leaks again in new pics
HTC is having a pretty tough time keeping its newest flagship smartphone under wraps, but we aren’t about to complain.
Life can be pretty lonely during a big blizzard, which is why some New Yorkers are looking for love in some questionable places ahead of this week’s massive snowstorm. Business Insider has spotted some ads on Craigslist for people searching for “blizzard boyfriends” and “blizzard girlfriends” to help them pass the time while they’re trapped indoors. More →
Google’s Project Ara isn’t the only modular smartphone concept out there, though Google is closer than anyone else to actually selling such devices. Puzzlephone is one such other device, though the team behind it has a different approach than Google when it comes to modules. More →
The MythBusters have taught us just about everything we’d ever need to know about the real world, so now they’re taking their talents to a fictional one.
This Saturday, Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman will host a special video game-themed episode of their show, during which we’ll finally find out whether or not we could actually perform the same extraordinary feats as our favorite digital heroes. More →
Apple on Tuesday will announce its financial numbers for its fiscal Q1 2015, and a well-connected analyst who’s been very accurate about the company in the past thinks they’re going to be off the charts. KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has penned a research note flagged by AppleInsider that says the iPhone maker may have sold even more iPhones during the period than the most optimistic estimate. More →
It’s no secret that Samsung will launch its sixth-generation Galaxy S model in the coming months, and it’s not likely the company will call it anything but the Galaxy S6. However, reports have constantly claimed that Samsung will have two distinct Galaxy S6 models in stores this year, including a regular model and a Galaxy Note Edge-like version that could have up to two Edge displays. Dutch publication Galaxy Club reports that Vodafone Netherlands has unwittingly confirmed both new flagship devices by listing product names on its website.
It turns out that flooding the airwaves with product placements for the Surface Pro 3 might finally be paying off for Microsoft. Microsoft on Tuesday reported that it sold $1.1 billion worth of Surface tablets in its fiscal Q2 2015 earnings, marking the first time ever that the company sold more than $1 billion in Surfaces. Last quarter, the company generated $908 million in Surface revenues, which have grown significantly ever since the launch of the Surface Pro 3. More →
Good God, KFC. What have you done this time? The fast food chain, which in the past has brought us horrors such as the KFC Double Down and the KFC Famous Bowl, has come out with what might be its most nauseating concoction yet: A hot dog that’s wrapped up in an entire piece of greasy fried chicken.
It’s surprisingly exhilarating to watch someone blast through a video game in minutes that would take a normal person hours to beat. We couldn’t take our eyes off of the ridiculous Super Mario World speedrun last week, good enough for a world record, but just days later we’ve been distracted by another record-setting run of a classic Nintendo game. More →
When the Galaxy S6 launches later this year, just what chipset will it be packing? Although it’s been widely expected that Samsung’s next flagship phone would come with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 810 processor, we’ve read reports saying that Qualcomm may be having trouble manufacturing enough Snapdragon 810s to meet high demand for the chipset. And now Phone Probe directs our attention to a new benchmark that only deepens this mystery. More →
Learn basic principles in electronics design with the Arduino Beginner Course. Dubbed as the world’s greatest open-source electronics platform, Arduinos are microcontrollers that make the creation of interactive electronic devices accessible to everyone. This course is so easy to understand, you don’t even need to have any prior experience with electronic design or building to excel at it. More →
The freemium game industry just took a twist for the worse — although you can’t help but appreciate the ingenuity of developers in this particular case. EA has decided that players will need gas for their car races inside Need for Speed: No Limits, and the company will sell it to you via in-app purchases. More →