Does Playing Loud Music Kill Your Battery Faster?

Of all the things your smartphone can do, playing music is one of the least demanding. Listening to a song puts very little strain on the CPU, doesn’t require GPS

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Why You Shouldn’t Trust Smartphone Test Photos

When any new high-end smartphone is first shown to the world, it’s often quickly followed by a set of carefully-shot test images, showing off the capabilities of its latest and

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TIVO BOLT UNIFIED ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEM REVIEW

PRICE $300 (500 GB), $400 (1 TB)AT A GLANCE Plus One-touch leapfrogging of any size commercial block Four tuners Can play shows 30 percent faster Mobile device transfer Integrated search

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KOSS PRO4S HEADPHONE REVIEW

PRICE $150 AT A GLANCE Plus Big on comfort Lifetime warranty Timbrally rich Minus Lacks mic and phone controls THE VERDICT The Koss Pro4s doesn’t sound like your daddy’s Koss,

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Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview for PCs, will roll out builds more frequently in 2016

Microsoft today announced the release of a new Windows 10 preview for PCs for people in the fast ring of the Windows Insider Program. There aren’t many obvious changes in

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Twilio moves its peer-to-peer video calling service into public beta

Twilio has opened up its video calling capability to more people. The company announced that Twilio Video is now available to everyone as a public beta. Both its iOS and

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Why Pinterest just open-sourced new tools for the Elixir programming language

At Pinterest, that company with a popular app for pinning images and other content to boards, much of the source code is written in the longstanding Python programming language. But

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GitLab just launched another feature that will help it compete with GitHub

Step by step, GitLab, the startup behind the GitLab open source software for managing source code, is becoming more competitive with GitHub, the company well known for hosting source code

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5 ways developers can exploit geospatial tech in 2016

Since the rise of geospatial technology, applications like Facebook, Uber, and Grindr (where I work), have enabled users to engage with their surroundings to connect with friends, book a room,

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