Thursday’s Biggest Stories

Thursday’s Biggest Stories

Every evening, we wrap up the day’s biggest stories in one place for you to easily check out. If you’ve been off the grid all day, jump in here and catch up on current events.

LCD Versus OLED: Which Is A Better TV?
It’s an age-old question, like cats or dogs, Kirk or Picard? PlayStation or Xbox? All tough questions with equally tough answers, and the same can be said for LCD versus OLED televisions.

How The Nexus 5X And 6P Stack Up Against The Android Competition
Google’s next generation of Nexus, the hardware it uses as the premium example of how great just plain old Android can be, is now out in the smartphone wild — but it enters that world filled with some stiff competition.

Tesla’s First Australian Inter-City Supercharger Is Open In Goulburn
As part of its Australian launch for the $100,000-plus Model S sedan, Tesla Motors committed to building a dozen different Supercharger stations by the end of 2015. The first station outside metropolitan Sydney and Melbourne is now open, in Goulburn near Canberra. It’s now possible to drive Tesla’s electric cars between Sydney and Melbourne, for free, without having to stop overnight to charge.

How Much Does It Cost Apple To Build An iPhone 6S?
The new iPhone 6s costs somewhere between $200 to $300 more than its corresponding iPhone 6 model, but how much of that is due to increased cost on Apple’s end? A new estimate from IHS Inc. suggests that a single iPhone 6s Plus costs Apple $16 more to make than the previous iPhone 6 Plus did — but does this justify the hike in price?

Lost For 70 Years, These Drawings Show Germany’s Sneakiest World War II Boobytraps
The chocolate bomb intended to kill Winston Churchill became the stuff of wartime legend. But depictions of the device and other cleverly concealed explosives were only recently rediscovered.

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