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Samsung president says 5G wireless is coming, and it's going to be incredible

Early tests of 5G networks have hit 10 Gbps speeds. In comparison, the average speed of today's fastest mobile network is 12.3 Mbps, so as much 100 times faster.<p>At the Rutberg Future: Mobile 2016 conference in Half Moon Bay, California, Gregory Lee, ‎president and CEO of Samsung North America, …

Wi-Fi

Teen's perfect recreations of Taylor Swift outfits will never go out of style

It's no secret that there are <i>a</i> <i>lot</i> of die-hard Taylor Swift fans who express their love by attending shows, tweeting daily devotions and uploading …

Taylor Swift

11 Ways Newly Single BFF Taylor Swift and Gigi Hadid Should Spend Their Summer

In case you missed it, both Taylor Swift and Gigi Hadid are newly single – the former after splitting from Calvin Harris and the latter after …

A popular free movie-streaming site is coming back from the dead

As expected, the MPAA took an immediate dislike to the concept, and the most popular fork, PopcornTime.io, was shut down by court order last fall.<p>That seemed to be that, except earlier this month, users who had hung on to the software started receiving updates again, Torrent Freak reports.<p>Following …

Popcorn Time

How to block a phone number on your Android phone

Keeping in touch with family and friends has become easier and faster thanks to our Android smartphones. However, not all people who can contact us through our mobile phones are people that we love and cherish. Some are spammers, annoying strangers, telemarketers, or other unwanted callers. You …

Android Phones

Miss Universe on Steve Harvey's Epic Mistake Announcing the Wrong Winner on Live TV: 'It's Human, It's Okay'

Miss Universe Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach has no hard feelings towards host Steve Harvey, even though he mistakenly announced her competitor Miss Colombia …

Comcast just had a major breakthrough that could mean superfast internet

AP<p>Comcast announced this week that it has successfully tested the world's first DOCSIS 3.1 modem in Philadelphia.<p>That probably sounds like a …

Amazon removes all Swagway hoverboards from site

Swagway, one of the most popular hoverboards on the market, has been quietly wiped from Amazon’s website. The action comes just days after Swagway …

A futuristic 'garden' that lets you grow food in your home just raised $230,000 on Kickstarter in 4 days

That's what a startup called Grove wants to help you do with its Ecosystem, which they describe as "an intelligent, in-home garden."<p>Grove Labs, a startup based in Sommerville, Massachusetts, was founded by two MIT students who wanted to give people the ability to grow their own food, regardless of …

Aquaponics

Thanks to Ronda Rousey, Vin Diesel's daughter can kick your butt

His daughter may only be seven years old, but Vin Diesel plans to toughen her up as soon as possible.<p>"I feel sorry for anyone that has to [date my …

Snapchat shuts down its original content channel

After experimenting for about five months and failing to make a mark, Snapchat’s ‘Snap Channel’, which featured original content created in-house, is shutting down, reports Deadline.<p>The ephemeral messaging service had hired Marcus Wiley, co-head of comedy development at Fox, to lead a team of 15 …

Pinterest rolls out localized search to better serve international users

Pinterest is implementing improvements to its search function to include increased localized search results and international autocomplete and spellcheck.<p>The strategy seems to be working. In early testing, Pinterest found that pinners across Brazil, France, Germany and Japan discovered and saved …

Taylor Swift, being Taylor Swift, donates $50,000 to little boy battling cancer

Toshi Davidson, one of Taylor Swift's backup dancers for her 1989 tour, posted a photo with his 13-month-old nephew, Ayden, who had recently been …

Pugz: Tiny phone-charged wireless earbuds kill it on Kickstarter

Pugz wireless earbuds are new dogs with a new charging trick that lets you groove out while you charge them up.<p>Pugz earbuds draw your attention with this claim on Kickstarter: "Pugz-World's smallest wireless earbuds charged through phone."<p>The Kickstarter promo video features a couple of guys in pug …

Consumer Tech

Amazon pulling Apple TV and Chromecast over Prime Video support

Say goodbye to Prime shipping of the Apple TV and Chromecast. In an email obtained by <i>Bloomberg</i>, Amazon informed marketplace sellers that it would no longer allow the sale of the two devices after October 29. The reason is that they don't offer easy access Amazon Prime Video. An Amazon spokesperson …

Tweetbot 4 for iOS adds redesigned iPad UI and new activity view that puts Twitter’s to shame

Tweetbot for iOS has undergone another big upgrade today. The new release marks the first time the iPad version of the app has been redesigned to match the all-new UI introduced in iOS 7. iPhone users need not feel left out, however, as this update has a set of new features and design tweaks for …

The FBI issues warnings about an email scam that's stolen more than $1.2 billion

The Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) put out a pair of warnings in recent weeks regarding a fraud scheme that involves email, wire transfers, checks, and international business. The target of these schemes are businesses that work with foreign suppliers and those that perform wire transfer …

Identity Theft

iPhone 6s teardown reveals smaller battery, heavier display

The new iPhone 6s looks identical to last year’s model, but there are some major differences in the hardware, as revealed by the gadget gurus at iFixit, who have already torn apart Jony Ive’s fabulous new creation.<p>The biggest change is the hefty new 3D Touch display, which weighs 15 grams more than …

US will probe Google for anti-competitive Android behavior

The FTC and US Justice Department have launched an antitrust investigation into Google's Android operating system, according to <i>Bloomberg</i>. US regulators reportedly launched the inquiry after meeting with rival tech companies saying that Google limits their access to Android in favor of its own apps. …

BlackBerry’s Android slider phone is called the Priv and will be available this year

BlackBerry has been teasing us with its plans for an Android-powered slider smartphone for months, promising in March that the device would be available sometime this year. Now, as part of the company's second quarter financial results, CEO John Chen confirmed the name of the handset — the …

Mobile Technology

Slash is the best iPhone keyboard you can download today — and it will completely change how you message your friends

Slash is the best iPhone keyboard out today, and its killer feature is taking the pain out of jumping between your apps.<p>Research shows we spend 85% of the time in our phones buried in apps. And switching between these apps can be one of the most annoying things we deal with on mobile.<p>Slash's …

Apps

Scientists shatter distance record for teleporting quantum data

Quantum teleportation, the act of reconstructing quantum data somewhere else, is impressive just by itself. However, scientists at the US' National Institute of Standards and Technology have managed to one-up that feat. They've broken the distance record for quantum teleportation by transferring …

Dell is also building its own Microsoft Surface clone

Dell already makes one of the best Windows laptops you can buy, and now it seems the company is working up its own rival for Microsoft's Surface tablet. Leaked slides show a new PC that Dell apparently plans to call the XPS 12. It's a tablet that magnetically latches onto a stand-alone keyboard, …

4K Ultra HD

This is the killer Android phone Nokia should have made years ago

Making an Android phone isn’t a magical road to prosperity — after all, Samsung is the only major vendor that actually makes a profit from selling …

Mobile Technology

Report: the iPhone 6s will get 'always-on' Siri mode

As usual before an Apple event (which is today, in case you've been cave-bound), the rumor mill is churning out new information. We're now hearing that Apple TV will run an all-new operating system called osTV, based on iOS 9, according to <i>9 to 5 Mac</i>. It'll reportedly carry a similar interface to …

Top 6 accessories for Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+

If you're on the hunt for new accessories for your Galaxy S6 edge+ then you've come to the right place. We've selected 6 of our favorite gadgets to …

Electronics Industry

Here's a look at just how big a problem 'freebooting' is for Facebook

Green's main objections are Facebook's practice of counting a video that autoplays for at least three seconds as a "view" — which Facebook has long been open about and is a well-debated issue in the ad industry— and the rampant video freebooting that occurs on Facebook.<p>In this context, freebooting …

Internet

Chinese hackers stole the personal information of about 7% of America from the US government

The New York Times and the government are reporting 21.5 million, and CNN is reporting 22.1 million. ABC and Reuters have reported 25 million.<p>In a statement, OPM said hackers stole the Social Security numbers of 21.5 million people, including 19.7 million individuals who applied for a background …

Personal Information

Samsung is reportedly developing a crazy phone with two screens that you might be able to fold in half

The phone is being called Project Valley internally, or Project V, the report says.<p>Project V is in the very early stages of development, so little is known about the device. But it sounds like you'll be able to switch between the two screens using certain gestures. Sam Mobile is speculating that …

Mobile

Here's the best use we've seen yet for the Apple Watch's secret port

So in the same way accessory makers sought to extend the battery life of smartphones with battery cases and other energy-saving accessories, some have gone to work on extending the battery life of the Apple Watch.<p>The problem here is that battery cases add bulk and weight to devices, which could be …

Smartwatches