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National Geographic Talk Abroad Lite

As a phone, the National Geographic Talk Abroad Lite is weak, flimsy, and lacks essentials. However, as an emergency travel phone, its light, simple, and affordable build could do the trick for some.

By May 2, 2012

3 stars Editors' rating May 2, 2012

MSRP: $59.00

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National Geographic Xplorer (Samsung B2100)

Globe-trotters seeking a ready-made travel solution will appreciate the Xplorer's convenient Talk Abroad SIM. However, mounting expenses for a basic rugged handset will turn away existing GSM phone owners.

By April 27, 2011

3 stars Editors' rating April 27, 2011

MSRP: $199.99

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Steve Jobs and Bill Gates battle in new National Geographic series

The TV channel is launching a show called "American Genius" that's about bitter rivalries, including the Wright Brothers vs. Curtiss, Colt vs. Wesson and Oppenheimer vs. Heisenberg.

By May 26, 2015

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iPhone 5S shines in National Geographic's shots of Scotland

National Geographic veteran Jim Richardson was tasked with shooting a trip across Scotland using the iPhone 5S. After some initial problems, he loved it.

By October 8, 2013

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Unique veins make car-tire-sized opah the world's first warm-blooded fish

The opah fish is able to keep its body warmer than its surroundings, which grants it some special powers over its cold-blooded compadres.

By May 15, 2015

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Tech Retrospect: Verizon snaps up AOL, and Google hits the road

In 2000, AOL bought Time Warner. Now, AOL is being gobbled up by Verizon. Also, Apple will launch its smart-home service next month and Google's self-driving cars roll out. All that and more in your look back at the week in tech.

By May 15, 2015

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Hawking: Computers will overtake humans within 100 years

Technically Incorrect: The famed physicist warns that we need to make sure computers have goals that coincide with ours.

By May 13, 2015

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Facebook launches Instant Articles, touting faster mobile load times

A new feature aims to improve the frequently frustrating process of waiting for a story to load from users' news feeds.

By May 12, 2015

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​How a French vacation shows we need high-tech addresses

Even in the Net era, physical addresses are important in mature and developing economies. That's why companies like Google and What3words offer global location-encoding systems.

By May 10, 2015

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Europe launches plan to tackle US online dominance

The European Commission wants to improve competition across the continent's single market, including an investigation into Internet giants like Google and Facebook.

By May 6, 2015