Google Pixel 2 and 2 XL: Premium phones don’t get any safer

Google Pixel 2 and 2 XL: Premium phones don’t get any safer
By all accounts, Google's Pixel and Pixel XL were failures. It's not easy to admit, but outside of tech nerd circles, nobody really cared about them. The tech giant's first premium phones were good phones that fell short of challenging Samsung and Apple's dominance. But don't think for a second that Google's tossing in the the towel anytime soon. The Pixels are here for the long, long haul. In fact, Google's new Pixel 2 and 2 XL come out

Could You Answer Oxford University’s Notoriously Difficult Interview Questions?

Could You Answer Oxford University’s Notoriously Difficult Interview Questions?
"Is it easier for organisms to live in the sea or on land?" "Would it matter if tigers became extinct?" "Why do humans have two eyes?" And finally, "Tell me about a banana." The interview questions for prospective students at Oxford University have a reputation for being difficult and, well, just a little bit weird. But to secure a spot at one of the most prestigious and highly-ranked universities in the world, you have to prove you're a flexible and original

The 20 best Apple TV apps for your living room

The 20 best Apple TV apps for your living room
Buying an Apple TV has been one of my best home purchase decisions. It gives you access to an impressive amount of TV shows, movies, and videos, whether or not you have a cable or satellite subscription. On top of that, it turns your TV into a full-featured entertainment center. It’s easy to use, too. Now, 4K TV owners can get content optimized for all those extra pixels, too, with the recently launched Apple TV 4K. Besides a handful

The U.S. men are going to miss the World Cup because of course we can’t have a country-unifying moment right now

The U.S. men are going to miss the World Cup because of course we can’t have a country-unifying moment right now
Image: Getty ImagesThere is one silver lining to the U.S. men's national soccer team missing the World Cup—all eyes will now be on the far-superior women's team.  That's the only upside to take from Tuesday night's crushing loss to Trinidad and Tobago. The U.S. team has now officially missed qualifying for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.  It is, in a word, tragic. Not because of the soccer itself (again, the women's team is far, far better), but because

Britons tell of Las Vegas ‘mayhem’

Britons tell of Las Vegas ‘mayhem’
Prime Minister Theresa May called the attack "senseless and cowardly". Mr Thorne described his hotel as "like a ghost town" and that police would only tell them to "get back".He said he hoped that those he was missing could not answer their phones because they were among those being held in the basement of another hotel.Nathan Judah, a journalist from Wolverhampton, said the shooting had been a "scary and surreal" experience. "Hundreds of people were screaming. Everybody was on