posted on 06 Jun 2016, 04:36 3 1. sip1995 (Posts: 1750; Member since: 07 Feb 2014) And still people don't know that polycarbonate can be more expensive than metal. posted on 06 Jun 2016, 05:08 11 5. TerryTerius (unregistered) Perception is reality. The actual cost of the material is irrelevant. What's important is whether or not it's perceived to be premium and the way it makes people feel. posted on 06 Jun 2016, 07:31 0 9. Arch_Fiend (Posts: 3782; Member since: 03 Oct 2015) Great example!!! 10. sgodsell (Posts: 5803; Member since: 16 Mar 2013) Great example or not. A metal casing around a phone doesn't allow wireless charging. So for me it is crap. 12. sgodsell (Posts: 5803; Member since: 16 Mar 2013) I should have added. Another major problem with metal casing on phones, is that metal is really bad for reception, period. That is why you see some metal phones with antenna lines (iPhones, HTC One's, ..). Or some that are metal, but have a … [Read more...] about Comments for : Poll results: Is metal becoming the new plastic?
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posted on 06 Jan 2014, 20:22 3 1. PapaSmurf (Posts: 10457; Member since: 14 May 2012) Smartwatch > Core posted on 06 Jan 2014, 20:56 4 2. HASHTAG (unregistered) I respect your opinion, Smurf, but I feel that Core is better than any current smartwatch.. posted on 07 Jan 2014, 18:30 0 10. phoenixpr (Posts: 167; Member since: 28 Mar 2012) Sony's SmartBand doesn't have all of the following for it to be a smartwatch, like Basis Carbon Steel Edition smartwatch. posted on 06 Jan 2014, 21:03 2 3. Dowson (unregistered) Smartwatch == notification center == phone display extension. No sensors. posted on 07 Jan 2014, 01:57 1 7. andonia2 (Posts: 34; Member since: 26 Jul 2013) By the way.... i always wanted to ask you...which phone do you have? posted on 06 Jan 2014, 21:19 2 4. InspectorGadget80 (unregistered) Thinking bout getting this for my Z1 since i need to go to the gym to keep track how many steps I do my walking or buring calories … [Read more...] about Comments for : Sony announces the Core and SmartBand wearable gadgets
posted on 17 Apr 2013, 09:53 44 1. Troysyx (Posts: 181; Member since: 30 Jul 2012) Have the Nexus 4 now and the developer edition of the One on preorder. The S4 didn't impress me at all when it was announced, the new features just seemed too gimmicky and I wasn't a huge fan of touchwiz on the S3. Haven't had a Sony phone yet, but I wouldn't count it out. posted on 17 Apr 2013, 10:05 14 7. rihel_95 (Posts: 304; Member since: 21 Mar 2012) I would buy the next Nexus! [not Nexus 4] posted on 17 Apr 2013, 10:26 35 18. dan86 (Posts: 298; Member since: 17 Mar 2012) Samsung Galaxy S IV will be the as usual expected winner. And its not a crime to support and buy a champion which brutally kills every single droid in competetion. posted on 17 Apr 2013, 11:51 13 48. omar300 (Posts: 209; Member since: 24 Jun 2012) i think when company is being b*tch to its consumer, consumer need to tell inform them. one way to do it but not supporting them. so dont buy s4, force … [Read more...] about Comments for : Best Android phones to get this spring
When Rutam Vora was growing up in Vadodara, a city of about 2 million people near the western coast of India, his parents kept cool each summer by drenching bedsheets in water and hanging them in the windows of their house. When the scorching westerly wind known as the loo swept in and hit the sheets, the evaporating water absorbed the brunt of the heat. White chalk spread on the roof reflected the sun and dropped the temperature further. They were old methods of coping with the heat, like drinking lassis or chaas when “struck by the loo,” and they were effective. But the weather, already hot, has been getting hotter. In the summer of 2015, it hit 114 degrees Fahrenheit in nearby Ahmedabad, where Vora works as a correspondent for The Hindu. The next summer, it passed 122 degrees, a record. It’s not uncommon for people to wrap their faces in wet cloth when venturing onto the furnace-like streets, and the wind is so hot it feels heavy. “For about a decade, the … [Read more...] about Inside India’s race to cool 1.3 billion people in a warming world
Today Guy Callendar is a historical footnote, but tomorrow he will have a chapter of his own. Born in 1898, Callendar was the son of Britain’s leading steam engineer, a successful academic and inventor who raised his children in a 22-room mansion. A greenhouse on the grounds was converted into a laboratory for the children until one of Callendar’s three brothers blew it up trying to make TNT. The same brother put out Callendar’s left eye. Undeterred by the subsequent lack of depth perception, he became his father’s successor as the nation’s most important steam engineer. None of this is why Guy Callendar’s name will be boldfaced in tomorrow’s textbooks. Instead it will be because he was willing to delve into fields he knew nothing about, atmospheric science among them. Nobody knows why he got so interested in the air. Callendar himself attributed it to ordinary curiosity: “As man is now changing the composition of the atmosphere at a … [Read more...] about Meet the Amateur Scientist Who Discovered Climate Change