By Peter james

by Peter james - 4 months ago

Top 5 phones on EE 2017

We all love a good deal so here are our top 5 deals for phones in 2017 and as EE have the fastest 4g in the U.K and people can't get enough of social media these days here are our top five deals on EE phones.5. The samsung galaxy s7 (32 gb)To start off this list at number five we have the samsung g...

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Google's New Algorithm Makes Your Photos Perfect—Before You Take Them

Taking Instagram-worthy photos is one thing—editing them is another. Most of us just upload a pic, tap a filter, tweak the saturation, and post. If you want to make a photo look good without the instant gratification of the Reyes filter, enlist a professional. Or a really smart algorithm. Researche...

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The Nintendo Switch Is the Future of Gadget Design

Here are a few of the places I've played Mario Kart in the last two weeks: On the couch. In bed. On the train. In an Uber. On a plane. In a Vegas hotel. At the dog park. In a weirdly long line at Trader Joe's. And, of course, on the toilet, more times than I'm proud of. In every case, all I had to...

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Leatherman's New Watch Puts Tools and Time on Your Wrist

When you think of Leatherman, you probably think of its nifty multitools packed with pliers, knives, bottle openers, and other things you might need while camping, soldering, or drinking (or all three). In 2015, Leatherman announced its Tread line of products that put its famous multitool implement...

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Gadget Lab Podcast: Tesla's Model 3 Is the iPhone of Cars

Got a grand burning a hole in your pocket? We’ve got two ideas for you. You could drop it on a preorder for the Tesla Model 3, the affordable electric car Elon Musk’s been building for a decade. Or you could buy the new iPhone Apple’s (probably) going to (likely) announce (reportedly) this fall. Mic...

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How to Make Your Wi-Fi Faster and Better

A gadget's only as good as its internet connection. Few things drive you crazier than a stuttery PUBG session or an episode of Game of Thrones streaming one. Halting. Word. At. A. Time. You probably don't think much about your router, though. And yet, by the time you've connected a family's worth o...

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Wheat Nerds and Scientists Join Forces to Build a Better Bread

A few days ago, in the middle of a field, Dawn Woodward and Jeff Yankellow presented me with a whole-wheat croissant, the thought of which would normally make me wretch. That pastry carried a pedigree, though. I was in Washington's fertile Skagit Valley at the Grain Gathering, a conclave of 250 of...

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How to Photograph the 2017 Solar Eclipse Using Your Smartphone

For about three minutes on August 21, if you're lucky, you can watch the moon cross in front of the sun and block out its light in a total solar eclipse. Afterward, you can expect your Instagram feed to fill with pictures of the big event. If you want to get in on the action, make sure you get a go...

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Companion Robots Are Here. Just Don't Fall in Love With Them

“Hey, Kuri,” I say. “I love you.” Pause. I brace for rejection, but then the robot lets out a balooop and shimmies back and forth. This, I am to presume, means Kuri loves me too. Interacting with Kuri, a robot set to hit the market in December, is at once fascinating, delightful, and puzzling. Kuri...

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A Super-Expensive iPhone Would Be Good News For Us All

Write this down, look at it often, memorize it: You don’t have to buy the new iPhone that Apple will announce this fall. You’ll almost certainly want to, because it sounds amazing. Almost no bezel. Crazy new cameras. Facial recognition. Wireless charging. And the ability to turn anything it touches...

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How to Record Calls on Your Smartphone

After 10 days as the White House's communications director, Anthony Scaramucci is out. His downfall? A particularly candid late-night phone conversation with New Yorker writer Ryan Lizza. Like mosts journalists, Lizza recorded his call not just for posterity but for proof. After all, it's hard to a...