Like T-shirts, Samsung’s Galaxy Tab 3 comes in small, medium and large


On July 7, U.S. consumers will have three new Android(s goog) tablets to choose from and they’re all called the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3. The third iteration of Samsung’s basic tablet is offered in three size choices: 7, 8 and 10.1 inches priced at $199, $299, and $399 respectively. Pre-orders for the new tablets begin Tuesday and all three are available in either White or a new Gold Brown color.

Although Samsung has taken some heavy cues from its main competitor, Apple(s aapl), outing a Galaxy Tab 3 lineup itself is very un-Apple-like. Where Apple creates singular products – I consider the iPad and iPad mini to be distinctly different – Samsung has always offered a range of similar devices in varying sizes. Look at Samsung’s overall mobile device lineup and the „Galaxy” branding makes sense: There’s a device size for everyone in our corner of the universe.



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Attention word nerds: 13 mysteries of the vernacular, solved

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Before a ‘clue’ became a thing that excited a detective, the word referred to a ball of yarn. So how did this shift in meaning occur? Because in Greek mythology, Ariadne threw a ball of yarn to Theseus before he entered the minotaur’s labyrinth. Theseus unrolled the yarn behind him as he traveled into the deadly maze – then used it to find his way out.

Word derivation trivia is always fun to unleash at a party. And you’ll find lots more of it in the TED-Ed series Mysteries of the Vernacular, from Jessica Oreck and Rachael Teel. Each lesson in this dictionary-thumping series tells the unusual origin story of a common word. In the end, there will be 26 lessons total– one representing each letter of the alphabet.

Because the series has reached its halfway point, with 13 lessons out so far, we thought it was high time to share…

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Facebook Comments Can Now Have Images in Them


Now every comment can be worth 1,000 words. As The Verge reports, Facebook is rolling out the ability to pepper your comments with images in both the desktop and mobile web versions of the popular social network.

„A new camera button is rolling out that allows users to reply to posts with a picture. It’s a simple feature, but it’s one that hasn’t been available on the social network to date,” says The Verge. One little asterisk: if you’re using the Facebook app on your phone or tablet, you won’t be able to image-comment quite yet, though you’ll be able to view others’ comments with images in them. And one much bigger asterisk: apparently animated GIFs aren’t supported.

If you don’t have access to the feature yet, sit tight: It „will be rolling out globally today,” according to The Verge.

Facebook adding ability to post images in comments [The Verge]

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Enigmele universului

Enigmele universului

 Mi se intampla uneori sa imi pun intrebari pe care unii le considera iesite din comun. Ce vina am daca sunt curioasa si nu vreau sa ma plafonez? Fiecare are slabiciunile sale. Slabiciunea mea cea mai mare este dorinta de cunoastere. Asa ca ma documentez 🙂

Follow your heart

   Never give up on your dreams. Even if it scares you, you must follow your heart. You must learn that you are important. Don`t waste your life in an unhappy, sick or useless relationship. You must learn that fear, pitty or habit does not mean love. If you come home half-hearted, if you look at your lover without feeling the need to tell him anything about your day, if you would rather be alone than with him, you must ask yourself what`s wrong. Maybe your love died, maybe he treated you wrong, maybe you feel alone or you desire someone else. Whatever the answer might be, you must change something. Learn that you are important, your feelings are important, so act like it. I know what I`m talking about. Don`t let this stand. Change your life, do what you want, ehat you need, what makes you happy, until it`s too late! Follow your heart!