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How to Mod New Features Into Your Android Device

Image: Brendan Hesse In the Android vs iOS debate, Android often gets major points for its openness and flexibility—there’s plenty the Android platform lets users do that iOS doesn’t, and even the most basic, out-of-the-box Android devices can be tweaked and customized to your liking. Enthusiasts want more than just …

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Naturalistic design is thriving as actual nature dies

A human-sized bird nests situated in the Amazon Spheres. (Amazon/) Earlier this month in Shanghai at CES Asia, representatives of tech companies large and small filed into a hotel ballroom for a session on designing technology with emotions in mind. Through a handheld radio, I listened to a translation of …

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The secret to running longer is apparently in your poop

Specifically, bacteria that researchers found in runners’ poop. Read more: https://www.engadget.com/2019/06/25/bacteria-veillonella-marathon-running-mice/ Subscribe to Engadget on YouTube: http://engt.co/subscribe Engadget’s Buyer’s Guide: https://www.engadget.com/buyers-guide/ Get More Engadget: • Like us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/engadget • Follow us on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/engadget • Follow us on Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/engadget • Read more: http://www.engadget.com Engadget is the original …

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What to Know Before Day One of the Democratic Debates

If you haven’t kept up with the news or your aunt’s Facebook statuses, here’s a reminder: Tonight, the first half of the Democratic Debates will take place at 9pm EDT. Ten candidates including Senator Elizabeth Warren and New York Mayor Bill de Blasio will descend upon the stage in Miami. …

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'Prob-eye-otics' could be the future of eye disease treatment

The eye has a collection of microbes living on the surface that keep it healthy. (photoJS/Shutterstock.com/) You may be familiar with the idea that your gut and skin are home to a collection of microbes—fungi, bacteria and viruses—that are vital for keeping you healthy. But did you know that your …

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How to add wireless charging to your phone

You don’t need a fancy new phone to take advantage of wireless charging. (Nathan Waters via Unsplash/) Wireless charging is one of those smartphone features that seems mediocre—until you actually use it. Once you experience the convenience of plopping your phone on the nightstand at the end of the day …

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Can industrial farming be a force for good?

Big Ag to the rescue. (The Voorhes/) Large-scale farming has a well-earned rep as America’s top eco-villain. But what if the industry could change to be more sustainable? Unthinkable? Turns out, shifting to accommodate our planet is the entire history of agriculture in the United States. Below, how industrial agriculture …

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