This Is What Your Brain Does When You’re Not Doing Anything

The original version of this story appeared in Quanta Magazine. Whenever you’re actively performing a task—say, lifting weights at the gym or taking a hard exam—the parts of your brain required to carry it out become “active” when neurons step up their electrical activity. But is your brain active even when you’re zoning out on […]

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No, iPhone users, the Galaxy Ring won’t work with your phone

Samsung finally showed off the Galaxy Ring at the Mobile World Congress 2024 this week and as you’d expect, there’s a lot of excitement for this device. Since this is a Samsung device, you can rest assured that it’s going to work like magic with Galaxy phones, but what about those who prefer phones from […]

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You can now use your Android phone as webcam on Windows 11

The latest addition to the Windows Insider program is the ability to use your Android phone or tablet as a webcam. Windows 11 users part of the Insider program can now use any Android 9.0 and up phone or tablet as a webcam during video conferencing sessions. To get things working you’ll also need the […]

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10 New Things Your iPhone Can Do in Next Week’s iOS 17.4 Update

Apple will this month release iOS 17.4, its biggest iPhone software update of the year so far, featuring a number of features and changes that users have been anticipating for quite a while. Below, we’ve listed 10 new things that your iPhone will be able to do after you’ve installed the update, which is projected […]

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Here’s when your Xiaomi or Redmi device will get the HyperOS update in India

Today Xiaomi officially presented HyperOS in India. This is the new name of its software skin on top of Android, and will also be used on other platforms – it’s basically the new name of Xiaomi’s software, period. Now, back to Android. On this occasion, the company also unveiled its update plans for the Indian […]

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How you can bring vivid colors back to your Galaxy S24’s display

Last week, Samsung started rolling out a big firmware update for the Galaxy S24 series. It not only improved the camera experience but also addressed the vividness, or lack thereof, of the Galaxy S24 series’ displays. You probably know the backstory already. Samsung calibrated the Galaxy S24 screens differently, resulting in a somewhat washed-out vivid […]

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Samsung showcases bendy phone that you can wear on your wrist

Samsung always has fun smartphone concepts to showcase at global expos. At this year’s Mobile World Congress (MWC), the South Korean firm showcased a bar-style smartphone that can bend and be worn on the wrist. The company also showcased small OLED screens in various form factors attached to various accessories and devices. Samsung Cling Band […]

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Microsoft Copilot can now be your Galaxy’s default digital assistant

In December 2023, Microsoft launched the Copilot app for Android, which offers many useful AI-powered features. It can answer your questions, write content for you, and create images for you among other things. Now, Microsoft has released a new beta version of the app (version 27.9.420225014) which brings the ability to set Copilot as the […]

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Biggest Samsung Galaxy A55 5G leak is here to end your curiosity

After its flagships, Samsung’s Galaxy A5x series is one of its most highly anticipated launches of the year. This lineup has proven to be a solid contender in the mid-range segment, some would even argue that it’s the one to beat for the many Android OEMs competing for space in this segment of the market. […]

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Your Xbox wishlist isn’t broken. Everyone’s is

Whether you’re playing your favorite Xbox games through Samsung’s fantastic Gaming Hub smart TV platform or a dedicated Xbox console you may have bought at a discount, chances are you’ve had some problems with your wishlist lately. Fortunately, it’s just just you. There’s nothing wrong with your app, web browser, or Xbox console. Countless Xbox […]

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Would You Let Siri Help to Write Your Messages?

As part of its generative AI push, Apple is expected to feature tight integration between Siri and the Messages app in iOS 18. We won’t have a fuller idea about how that will work until Apple previews ‌iOS 18‌ at WWDC in June, but in the meantime, Google has just announced its own equivalent feature […]

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Mail: Fix “Your Network Settings Prevent Content From Loading Privately” Error

The “Your network settings prevent content from loading privately” error within your Mail app can be disruptive. It indicates that your device’s privacy settings might be interfering with the proper loading of images and other remote content embedded in emails. This can happen due to reasons like VPN usage, firewall restrictions, or Apple’s own “Mail […]

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Your favorite Galaxy S24 AI wallpapers are wider than they appear

Included in the Galaxy AI suite for the Galaxy S24 series is a Generative Wallpaper tool. You may have heard of it, and it is one of the funner sides of Galaxy AI for Samsung’s latest flagships. If you already have used Generative Wallpapers on your Galaxy S24, here’s a neat little trick you might […]

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WhatsApp is making it easier to format text in your messages

WhatsApp has been continuously adding more features and design improvements every few weeks. In a new move, the instant messaging app has released four new ways to format text so that you can express yourself more accurately. These changes have been in testing for a few months now. WhatsApp gets four new text formatting options […]

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What would Microsoft’s Windows Phone look like in 2024? It’s like a micro PC running Windows 12 in your pocket

What you need to know Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella admitted that pulling the plug on Windows Phone was a strategic mistake. While no longer in development, AR 4789, a concept designer recently shared a video of what Windows Phone might look like running on Windows 12. Microsoft is potentially in a position to get back […]

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Apple agrees that putting your wet phone in rice is a stupid idea

Whether an accidental spill or a drop in the swimming pool, we’ve all been there when our phones have likely suffered water damage. It’s not a nice feeling, because nobody wants to lose their phone. If you’ve ever frantically searched for advice on how to revive a wet phone online, you’ll most definitely have come […]

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Grab an Xbox and accessories for your Samsung TV at discount prices

If you own a Samsung TV with access to the Gaming Hub platform, you may have tried and enjoyed using the Xbox Game Pass cloud gaming service on your TV for a monthly fee. Now you’re convinced you want to play more console games on your Samsung big screen, and you may be thinking of […]

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iOS 17.4 Lets You See Your iPhone 15 Battery Health at a Glance

With iOS 17.4, Apple is tweaking how battery health is reported to iPhone 15 users, making it easier for them to understand their battery status at a glance. In the Battery section of the Settings app, the Battery Health listing now has a readout such as “Normal” that is accessible without tapping in to the […]

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Upgrade your home theatre with new sub woofers from KEF

If you are in the market for a new subwoofer, you may want to consider the newest options from KEF. The reference speaker manufacturer has unveiled two new subwoofer models, the KC92 and the KUBE MIE. For those with serious cash to spend on their home theatre or studio setup, KEF has a new premium […]

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No update yet on your Galaxy S24? You’re not alone

Samsung has spent the last half a decade doing everything it can to release new software updates as quickly as possible, but the company seems to have slowed things down this year. For instance, One UI 5.1, which made its debut on the Galaxy S23 last year, was released to older devices like the Galaxy […]

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