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App Deals: Discounted iOS iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows Phone Apps

Today's best deals include Pro Midi on iPad, Worms 3 on Android and Take It Modify It Publish It on Windows Phone. Deals end without warning, so be …

30 best iPhone and iPad apps this week

It’s time for this week’s roundup of the best new iPhone and iPad apps and games released on Apple’s App Store.<p>As ever, the prices provided in brackets are for the initial download only: when an app uses in-app purchases, this will be listed as (Free + IAP). No, it’s not changing to “get” just …

The West Australian

Match reportVideoThere’s a touch of nostalgia about the 2-1 DockersNat Fyfe has launched an early-season Brownlow charge, Fremantle has a niggling …

Some iPhone 6/6 Plus Users Reporting Scratched Screens

First there were reports that the new iPhones bent easily, and now there's a report that some users are complaining that their displays are easily scratched. It turned out that bending wasn't as much of a problem as first reported, and I'm hoping the same will be the case regarding the scratching.</i> …

Mobile Technology

View the 'Top Apps This Week' courtesy of the new iPhone #Homescreen app

Earlier this week, we told you about #Homescreen, a new website and app that enables users to share interactive screenshots of their iPhone home …

iPhone 6 denting iPad usage, data shows

It seems like owners of Apple’s recently launched iPhone 6 are happily ignoring their iPad in favor of their large-screen handset, a factor that …

Black Friday: The best iPhone, iPad, & Mac accessories on sale this weekend

Many Black Friday deals are officially going live today with others likely arriving tonight and through the weekend into Cyber Monday. We’re tracking deals for all platforms and gadgets over on <b>9to5Toys</b>, but below we’ve rounded up only the best accessories for iOS devices and Mac seeing big …

This Japanese woman can reduce the price of solar energy around the world

Solar cell makers in China, Taiwan, and Europe have bombarded Miho Koike with product orders. Koike is the CEO of Material Concept, a small solar …

Roundup: The best iPad, iPhone, Mac, iTunes, Beats, and other tech Black Friday deals

Black Friday can be absolutely overwhelming. Every retailer is vying for your attention and money. That’s why we’ve vetted each and every major Black Friday ad to find only the very best deals.<p>Remember, this master list was curated from pre-announced deals. We fully expect many retailers to hit us …

Mom Makes Highly Detailed Anime Character Bento Boxes for Her Kids

Hiroshima-based Twitter user Akiran makes anime bento boxes for her two sons, complete with highly detailed illustrations of anime characters. Akiran …

‘Pulp Fiction for girls’: Love Actually’s Honest Trailer turns the warm romantic comedy on its head

If you’re one of those people who’s ever cringed their way through yet another festive screening of Love Actually, then this could be the perfect …

7 Things We'd Like to See From the New Star Wars Trailer

This is how crazily anticipated <i>Star Wars: Episode VII</i> is: On Friday morning, an Alamo Drafthouse Cinema in Austin is screening the new teaser trailer …

Screeny is the screenshot-deleting iPhone app we have wanted all our lives

There's never been an easier way to clean up your camera roll<p>One of the iPhone's cleverest features is its ability to take a screenshot of the device just by holding down two buttons. I take screenshots every day, of all kinds of things: errant tweets that I know are about to be deleted, mobile …

President Obama Signs E-Label Act, Companies No Longer Required to Etch FCC Labels on Devices

Earlier this year, U.S. Senators Deb Fischer (R-Neb.) and Jay Rockefeller (D-W.Va.) introduced the E-Label Act, which would allow for companies to meet the FCC's demands for certification labels by placing digital stamps on a device's software as opposed to etching information on hardware. The …

'All About That Breast' parody is an ode to nursing moms

While it’s been a few years since Lori Burke had an infant, she remembers all too well the challenges of breast-feeding.<p>So when the Erie, Pennsylvania, mom of two and singer-songwriter heard the Holderness family’s humorous “All About That Baste” parody, she was inspired to write her own version, …

These Black Friday Comedy Sketches Will Make You Rethink Your Holiday Shopping Plans

Thanks to the aggressive “strategery” of a large number of big box retailers, Thanksgiving has become little more than a tedious carbo-load before the real main event: Black Friday, a 30+ hour day of shopping, recklessness, bitter defeat, and quickly evaporating glory that now starts at around 6:00 …

More adorable photos from Japan's fox village

Earlier this year we introduced our readers to Japan’s fox village, an open-range zoo home to dozens of adorable foxes so tame that they’ll walk …

7 awesome paid iPhone apps that are now free for a limited time (save $32!)

We have less than a day to go before Thanksgiving is here, and you should thankful for BGR’s series on paid iPhone and iPad apps that are on sale for …

These are the iOS 8 app extensions you need on your iPhone 6

Apple brought plenty of improvements to its mobile operating system with the release of iOS 8, but one of the most intriguing additions is one that …

New video emerges of black cosplayer running for his life from cops who then shot and killed him

Two months after Darrien Hunt was shot in the back and killed by Utah police, surveillance video that captured the moments before his death has been …

Bill Cosby allegations meet with mostly silence in Hollywood

With the sexual misconduct allegations against Bill Cosby topping headlines this month, some of the most critical comments directed at the embattled 77-year-old star are coming from his fellow comics.<p>"Here's where we say goodbye, Bill Cosby," tweeted Patton Oswalt, after writing that it was Cosby …

Entertainment

Subway Etiquette Posters From 1970s Japan Are Just as Relevant Today

Don't smoke in the train station. Don't spit your gum on the floor. And please, god, don't splay your legs out like no one else is around you. These …

Microsoft plans to launch Power BI mobile apps, starting with iOS

Microsoft plans to bring its business intelligence tool Power BI to mobile platforms, starting with a native iOS app. The company sent out an email to prospective testers this week asking them if they have an iPhone or an iPad and if they want to “start exploring Power BI dashboards and reports on …

Prince William to visit Japan and China, as Kate stays at home

Kensington Palace confirms Duke of Cambridge to visit Japan and China early next year at request of Government but pregnant Duchess of Cambridge will stay at home<p>The Duke of Cambridge will visit Japan and China early next year at the request of the Government, Kensington Palace has confirmed, but …

China

What one recent iPhone convert still misses about Android

Although many online forums are dominated by hardcore iOS or Android fanboys, there are some levelheaded people out there who can see the plusses and …

Hands-on with the new, free-to-use Office for iPhone apps

A preview of Office for Android tablets is coming, too.<p>Microsoft has been pretty nice to Apple users over the last couple weeks. Last week there was …