Let's face it, with new smartphones being released every month, it's no surprise that many elementary school kids are now hooked onto games such as Angry Birds, Plants vs. Zombies, etc. So, this teacher decided to do something about it, making students place their phones in a designated spot before class starts to earn participation credit. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny exam answers gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of first person jet skiing that looks surreal.
Before the iPhone, Windows CE phones, T-Mobile Sidekick, etc., there was the IBM Simon, developed by IBM and cellular company BellSouth. According to Charlotte Connelly, it was initially marketed around the idea of the game 'Simon says' and 'the marketing was that it was so simple, that it could do anything you instructed it to,' she explained. There was built-in software that allowed users to write notes, draw, update their calendar and contacts, and send and receive faxes, as well as allowing calls. Plus, it even had a slot for cartridges that were early 'apps' of sorts. Continue reading for more.
Just about everyone has that one friend that never seems to reply to text messages, no matter how quickly you respond to theirs. These people have met the same fate, but have tried to make the best of it with some witty comebacks, or so they think. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of hands swallowing cars and traffic - just don't think too hard.
Xiamoi's Mi4 looks like the iPhone 5S, but it's far more powerful. For starters, it features a full HD 1080p 5" Sharp-sourced display and 3GB of LPDDR3 RAM. Despite Xiaomi handsets being only available in China and a few other emerging markets, the company's brand is already incredibly popular in that region. According to Kantar Worldpanel Comtech, a UK-based market research company, Xiaomi's gross sales totaled $5.4 billion in the first half of the year earning an overall market share of 21%, which surpasses Apple's market share of 16% and inching closer to Samsung's market share of 23%. Continue reading for more.
Aside from its iPhone-inspired design, the Samsung Galaxy Alpha is a powerhouse of a smartphone. Featuring a 4.7-inch Super AMOLED HD display, an octa-core processor (Quad 1.8GHz + Quad 1.3GHz), 2GB of RAM, 32GB of internal memory, a 12.0-megapixel rear camera, 2.1-megapixel front-facing camera, and a fingerprint sensor, all running on Android 4.4.4 KitKat. Continue reading for a hands-on video and more information.
Nokia's Lumia 520 GoPhone is currently being offered for just $39.99 shipped, today only, originally priced at $99.99. The dual-core 1.0-GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor enables extra performance when you need it, and puts you in charge of running the most demanding applications. Product page. Continue reading for an unboxing video and more information.
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Why spend $299 on the AAXA P4 P4X Pico Projector, when you could build your own projector on a shoestring budget? All you need is a shoebox, magnifying glass, paperclip, hobby knife, duct tape, and black tape if you want a sleek finish. Simply follow the steps above, and in a day (or two), you'll be enjoying smartphone projected YouTube videos, photos, and more. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of the world's largest urban zipline.
At $145, this iPhone 6 knockoff, known as the Goophone i6, features a 4.7-inch (960x540 resolution) display, 2.4-GHz quad-core processor, 2GB RAM, a 12.6 megapixel back camera, and a 2.4 megapixel front-facing camera. While it may appear to run iOS, rest assured that this is just a reskinned version of Android. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny work pictures gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of a lion cub sneaking up on an unsuspecting dog.
Black lights (long wave ultraviolet light) aren't the most useful of things in everyday situations, but when the occasion does arise (secret messages, etc.), this nifty tutorial will definitely come in handy. Simply put, all you need is some tape and Sharpie markers. One of the innovations for night and all-weather flying used by the US, UK, Japan and Germany during World War II was the use of UV interior lighting to illuminate the instrument panel, giving a safer alternative to the radium-painted instrument faces and pointers, and an intensity that could be varied easily and without visible illumination that would give away an aircraft's position. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of a man who starts drawing everyone on the train.
Thirteen-year-old Ariel Tolfree from Texas was awoken by the smell of something burning, and it turned out to be her Samsung Galaxy S4 after it slipped beneath her pillow. Thomas, her dad, says, "The whole phone melted. The plastic, the glass. You can't even really tell that it was a phone." Fortunately, Samsung is replacing her bed, including the sheets. For those who can't view the video above, continue reading to see more images of the aftermath.