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.
Even though Apple hasn't officially unveiled the iPhone 6, companies like Brikk, are already coming up with luxury models for the ultra wealthy. Called the "Lux iPhone 6", this 4.7-inch (128GB model) smartphone will be available in 24-carat yellow gold, 24-carat pink gold and pure platinum. For $8800, you'll get the hand-polished pure 5-layer platinum finish, complete with diamond encrusted Apple logo. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny work pictures gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of a very polite bird who knows how to ask humans for a drink.
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Let's face it, despite all the negativity towards filtering naturally beautiful photos via Instagram, there are still some worthy of a detailed up-close view. Unfortunately, this feature does not come turned on by default. Simply go to General -> Settings -> Accessibility and then toggle the switch on. For those who don't have their phone of them, continue reading for a short video showing just how the "Zoom" function works.
Sometimes, accidentally sending a text message to the wrong person can go from awkward to funny in an instant, depending on how the other person responds. For example, someone sent an image of a standard cable to the wrong person, but only ended up with a cat picture and a simple "who is this" message. Continue reading for more examples of why these texts can actually make your day.