Julian Chokkattu/Digital Trends The Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus are finally here, boasting perhaps the best specs we’ve seen in a flagship phone yet. But they’re not the only flagship phones around — some pretty excellent devices have launched in the past six months or so. Like, ...
An artificial “nose” could be the next tool for diagnosing illnesses from cancer to Crohn’s diseaseyour terrible breath is trying to tell you something—and not just that it’s time to crack open a bottle of Listerine. Within that cloud of onion and stale tuna fish odors are hundreds of...
The Internet Archive has made the controversial decision to begin ignoring robots.txt, a directive file used by web servers to keep automated content crawlers away from selected content, in an effort to increase its coverage.Despite being entirely funded by donations and troubled by the occasio...
© Joshua Roberts/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images A protest in Washington, D.C., in 1995 outside the offices of the General Accounting Office. SYRACUSE — Why have sightings of unidentified flying objects around the nation more than tripled since 2001? Why is July the busiest month for U...
Not everything available on the social media and internet is appropriate for our children. How about considering parental guidance… Going by global news consumption statistics, you’re probably going to be reading this article on a smart phone. If not, then an iPad or a similar handheld device. I...
We tell lies on a daily basis, sometimes without even realizing it, whether it’s saying we love our friend’s new bangs even though we never have and we never will, or that dinner tasted great even when the soup boasted the flavour profile of the Dead Sea. These lies are no great&...
A new study comes to some alarming conclusions about these beverages Diet soda is getting more bad publicity. Artificially sweetened beverages may be linked to an increased risk of stroke and dementia, according to a study released this week by the American Heart Association’s peer-reviewed journa...
Mental strength is a choice and a discipline, not an innate quality bestowed upon the lucky. Dr. Travis Bradberry unveils the habits they rely on so that you can start using them today. Mental strength is a choice and a discipline, not an innate quality bestowed upon the lucky. We all reach critical...
Passive income is defined by Wikipedia as “income resulting from cash flow received on a regular basis, requiring minimal to no effort by the recipient to maintain it”. And while the ‘no effort’ part of the definition is very enticing, the truth is that generating passive income re...
At the topmost level, there are two types of people in the world: Those who think personality types can be categorized and those who can't. Among those in the first group are psychologists who began developing a system for classifying personality traits based on an analysis of language way back in t...
Make the first offer. Don’t use “I” too much. And maybe it’s not a good idea to look your counterpart straight in the eye There are those who believe that negotiation is an art, an intricate weaving of flattery, bombast, bluffing and accomodation that only a relative few truly master. And th...
The Internet Archive has been making waves lately, and not entirely by choice. The non-profit has been growing, and recently announced an intriguing new feature for its famous Wayback Machine that will make it far more useful, but it’s also been at center of a number of controversies ove...
Each week, LGBT HealthLink, a Program of CenterLink, and researcher and blogger Corey Prachniak-Rincón bring you a round-up of some of the biggest LGBTQ wellness stories from the past seven days. For more LGBTQ Wellness, visit a page dedicated to the topic here. Smokefree Policies Help Queer Folks...
Each social network is unique in its own way. How you interact and with whom you interact on a daily basis can have a great influence on how recruiters may view you. Using social media is a great way to get visibility. It also shows how you value your reputation professionally. There are n...
On Twitter and Facebook, which spreads quickest: joy, sadness or disgust?If you’ve spent much time on Facebook, Twitter or other social media, you’ve probably noticed how quickly emotions—pride, happiness, disappointment, incredulousness—can spread throughout the online community. What’s c...
Jeff Bezos says using this phrase can make teams twice as productive Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos is a lot more hands-on than you might expect. Though he oversees the direction of a $433 billion enterprise, he pays very close attention to the inner workings of the company, according t...
Whenever we’re on the topic of humblebrags, a friend reminds me of a funny thing she did when she was 11 years old: When her family moved from Canada to Germany, she began casually wearing all the academic and sports medals she had ever won to a local hangout for teens. She never referred to ...
First they partnered, and now comes the acquisition: The computing giant Intel has confirmed that it is acquiring Mobileye, a leader in computer vision for autonomous driving technology, for $15.3 billion — the biggest-ever acquisition of an Israeli tech company. Spec...
Update: iOS 10.3 is now iOS 10.3 with a handful of new features launched for your iPhone. Apple just upgraded it to iOS 10.3.1 with to solve some linger iOS 10 problems and is currently testing iOS 10.3.2 beta right now and we're getting very close to iOS 11. We even have a likel...
Many tech companies are coming out with their own virtual assistants. Amazon has Alexa, Microsoft has Cortana, and of course, Apple has Siri....
[SOURCE IMAGE: BRAIN SURFACE GYRI VIA WIKIMEDIA COMMONS; APP PHOTO: UNIVERSAL PICTURES ("FIRESTARTER", 1984)] Research proves there are ways to learn new skills and concepts with speed and ease. Whether it’s a new technology, a foreign language, or an advanced skill, staying competitive often...
Growing up, I was known as the “quiet, nerdy kid”. I didn’t talk much during meals, at school, or social gatherings. Often, people thought I was anti-social or lacking presentation skills. Some of my friends even had the first impression that I hated them when we first met. Just because I didn...
Samsung's new personal assistant makes its debut on the Galaxy S8. Let's take a look at what it can -- and can't -- do. Alexa, Siri and Google Assistant have a new frenemy. Samsung's Bixby is a personal assistant that comes with the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Samsung Galaxy S8 Pl...
Samsung recently renamed its S Health app as Samsung Health and added the ability to video-call doctors directly within the app. The new name and feature were announced alongside the Galaxy S8 at the end of March. With the company's renewed focus on healthy living, there's no better t...
Quick–what’s the first thing you do if you’re looking for a new job? If you’re like most people, you head to LinkedIn and start searching for mutual connections at the companies you’re looking to work for. And rightly so. It’s widely understood that one of the best ways to get your resu...

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