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An iPhone Switcher’s Guide to Choosing Your First Android Phone

So you’ve been thinking about dabbling in that water for a while now. You’re wondering, “what’s life like on the other side?” Switching from iPhone to Android can be daunting, though, because you have so much more choice—how could you possibly choose from so many phones? We’re here to help.

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by Cameron Summerson #HowToGeek
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Meet the Brilliant Young Hackers Who’ll Soon Shape the World

They are young but not selfish. Brilliant but not dorky. Engaged but not political. The current class of college-age hackers will shape our future. The post Meet the Brilliant Young Hackers Who’ll Soon Shape the World appeared first on WIRED. by Tony Tulathimutte
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Samsung made a load of cash this Q1 – even after the Note 7 fiasco.

It’s always crazy to think about how utterly massive Samsung is. To get a sense of the sheer scale of the South Korean conglomerate, you just have to look at its financial statements. The company has announced its financial results from the first quarter. Surprisingly, it beat expectations, to have the second most profitable quarter in its history, and its most successful first quarter ever. Profits are up 48 percent compared to the previous Q1 to reach roughly $8.7 billion (or 9.9 trillion won). Revenue was $44.5 billion (50.55 trillion won), which is an increase on the previous year’s Q1,…This story continues at The Next Web
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by Matthew Hughes
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World’s last male northern white rhino joins Tinder to avoid extinction

He may not make the coziest of bedfellows, but if a northern white rhino pops up on your Tinder screen, it might behoove you to swipe right. Dubbed by wildlife experts as the “world’s most eligible bachelor,” 43-year-old Sudan is the sole remaining male of his kind. “I don’t mean to be too forward, but the fate of the species literally depends on me,” the rhino’s profile reads on the dating app. “I perform well under pressure.”

Sudan isn’t looking to make a love connection, however….

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Barn ruins transformed into contemporary home with spa

Parisian architecture studio Antonin Ziegler converted an abandoned barn into a metal-clad home crafted to evoke a “contemporary ruin.” Located in France’s Regional Natural Park of Boucles de la Seine, the adaptive reuse project, called The Barn, sits between a wheat field and river and was formerly used to store fodder for horses.

With the barn’s weatherboarding worn away, the architects encased the timber structure in a new shell of zinc to preserve the building’s monolithic…

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Earthquake Detected! – M 4.9 – 93km W of Kirakira, Solomon Islands

Earthquake Detected! – M 4.9 – 93km W of Kirakira, Solomon Islands
https://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/us10008l93

Time
2017-04-27 09:31:18 UTC
2017-04-27 20:31:18 +11:00 at epicenter
Location
10.401°S 161.065°E
Depth
45.65 km (28.37 mi)

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USGS Magnitude 4.5+ Earthquakes, Past Hour