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Don’t freak out about Galaxy S6’s lack of microSD support – here’s what you can do about it

One of the issues with the Galaxy S6 and the Galaxy S6 edge is related to storage. Both phones come with at least 32GB of storage, but it can’t be …

Gear & Gadgets

Samsung's Galaxy S6 Edge will be in short supply

Samsung mobile head J.K. Shin has warned that supply constraints could hamper sales of its Galaxy S6 Edge smartphone. According to <i>Reuters</i>, Shin revealed production yields of the phone's unique curved display are low, meaning that the company may not be able to keep up with demand. Samsung is …

'Mario Kart 8' is about to get absurdly fast

How big of a difference do those extra 50 cubic centimeters in <i>Mario Kart 8</i> make? Well, Iwata and Co. have a video showing the current fastest/most difficult setting (150cc) side by side with the 200cc level the outfit announced last week. The trip around Piranha Plant Slide starts out slowly …

Karting

Android Wear on iPhone: How it might happen and what it'll mean

On the face of it, it seems surprising — an unholy union of Apple and Android. The mere possibility of Android Wear support coming to the iPhone with …

Microsoft patents Multi-OS booting: Android on Windows Phones and so much more

Microsoft has recently received a seemingly important patent related to operating systems and the way they run on mobile devices. Many jumped at the …

These signs say Nintendo is giving up on the Wii U

A lot of people are excited about Nintendo’s future. The immediate future, however, looks a bit rough.<p>The Japanese gaming giant made waves last month with some exciting announcements, but it’s clear its current console, the Wii U, is becoming an afterthought for the company. Despite only being a …

Exclusive: Google is close to making Android Wear work on the iPhone

But will Apple let it happen?<p>Google is working on getting its Android Wear smartwatch platform to work with the iPhone, and it is close to finishing the final technical details, according to a source close to the development team. If Google released it and if Apple allowed it on its platform, it …

This brilliant free Android app will change the way you use your phone

No, seriously. This app will, quite literally, change the way you use your Android phone.<p>Multitasking is great, but smartphones will never offer a …

Apps

The Galaxy S6 bloatware's not bad, it's just misunderstood

We hate bloatware. Let's stop mincing words. Most everyone hates it, and every time a new phone is released the topic comes up, because the folks …

Daniel Radcliffe Eyes Lead In 'Grand Theft Auto' Movie

From Harry Potter to Grand Theft Auto? It would be quite a turn for actor Daniel Radcliffe to jump from one of the most kid-friendly franchises in history to one of the most kid-<i>unfriendly</i>, but that very well may happen if recent negotiations play out.<p>Radcliffe is in talks to join the BBC’s 90 …

Cure for thinning hair? Scientists find plucking stimulates huge growth

Pulling out hair follicles sends a 'help' signal to the scalp which triggers a huge surge of regrowth, scientists have found<p>For people with thinning hair the idea of plucking out the few strands that remain may fill them with horror.<p>However, a new study suggests that pulling out the lingering …

Ikea’s fantastic Galaxy S6 accessories will go on sale soon

Ikea surprised fans last month when it made an unexpected announcement regarding the future of some of its furniture products, but all became crystal …

Furniture

Windows 10 unifies apps, movies, and music into a single store

Microsoft is finally bringing apps, movies, TV shows, and music into a single location for Windows 10. The software giant is testing out a new section of the Windows 10 store today that includes movies and TV shows, and the company plans to add music in the coming weeks. A unified store is part of …

Android fans confess what they envy most about iOS

Android fans are a proud bunch who don’t like admitting things they envy about other platforms, especially those made by (*spit*) Apple. However, …

Android News

Your top Galaxy S6 questions from the forums answered!

As we expected, questions flooded in by the dozens, and before we knew it there were nine pages of questions and answers in a single <i>Android Central</i> …

Daily Deals: PSN 10% Off Sale, Sega Steam Sale, New 3DS XL Smash Bros and Amiibo Bundle

Download a few games for less.<p>Want more deals? Join the IGN Deals Newsletter.<p>Today's Big Deals<p><b>PSN 10% Discount Weekend</b><p>Looks like I'm getting …

The Legend of Zelda Wii U delayed beyond 2015, skipping E3

Nintendo's The Legend of Zelda game for Wii U won't be making its previously announced 2015 release date, series producer Eiji Aonuma said in an update today.<p>"In these last three months, as the team has experienced firsthand the freedom of exploration that hasn't existed in any Zelda game to date, …

Verizon is late to the game again with the Galaxy S6, while Sprint is giving it away for free

Starting tomorrow, nearly everyone will be able to preorder the highly anticipated Galaxy S6. I say “nearly everyone” because Verizon has revealed …

Could the Galaxy S6 edge be an even bigger hit than Samsung imagined?

A new report from South Korean publication <i>ETnews</i> reveals that Samsung is scrambling to increase Galaxy S6 edge production, as the device is a lot …

How to enable one of the best security features in Android Lollipop

One of the best built-in features of Android 5.0 Lollipop focuses on security and privacy, even though it comes with one unwelcome side effect: a hit …

Android News

iPhone 6 Plus And iPhone 6 Are Discounted In Anticipation Of 6S Release

iPhone 6 Plus and iPhone 6 can be bought at Best Buy with impressive discounts, summing up to $160. The prices are lowered in anticipation of the …

YouTube will reportedly take on Twitch with a new game streaming service

Google may not have acquired Twitch as was long rumored, but it looks like it may still be getting into video game streaming in a big way. According to a report from <i>The Daily Dot</i>, Google-owned YouTube is set to launch a new live-streaming service that will have a heavy emphasis on video games, and …

eSports

Namco Museum hitting the North American Wii U Virtual Console tomorrow

Namco Museum is coming to the North American Wii U Virtual Console tomorrow, Nintendo’s website confirms. Pricing is set at $6.99.<p>For an overview of …

Official Tickets and Your Source for Live Entertainment

Sep<p>22<p>Sat<p>Capital One Arena, Washington, DC<p>Oct<p>12<p>Fri<p>The George Washington University Lisner Auditorium, Washington, DC<p>Oct<p>12<p>Fri<p>The George Washington …

H2 woah! Apple’s new spaceship campus will use recycled water

Tim Cook wasn’t lying when he claimed Apple’s new spaceship-style Campus 2 would be the company’s most cutting-edge, environmentally friendly construction to date.<p>A new $17.5 million project — approved by the Santa Clara Valley Water District board Tuesday night — will involve the laying of 13,300 …

The New Nintendo 3DS XL deserves a spot in your laptop bag

Your iPhone and iPad are decent options for gaming on the go, but they can’t do everything. Sometimes touch controls work, and sometimes they don’t.<p>If you’re a dedicated gamer who wants something that combines the simplicity of touch controls with the precision of actual buttons, I recommend …

I tried to live with a high-end feature phone. I can't.

The feature phone. Still big in Japan. Still being sold in the millions. Still relevant, though? And does it even matter what a 30-something tech writer at a Western tech site thinks? Japan's large elderly population -- people who haven't even heard of <i>Angry Birds</i>, Gmail or Uber -- they're the ones …

I am insanely jealous of Japan's Nintendo 3DS themes

Why can't my handheld sound like a Dreamcast?<p>Flipping through gaming magazines as a kid used made me envious of people living in Japan; they got the coolest games, and they got them first. Seeing all of those screenshots and previews always made the wait for the next <i>Final Fantasy</i> or <i>Castlevania</i> even …

NY Residence Evoking Comfortable Suburban Living: The “Home in the City” Project

Combining the best of a comfortable suburban home with the sophistication and location of a city apartment, this 6700 square-foot, full floor …

Nintendo NX Will Surprise Everyone, According To Company President

About a week ago, Nintendo made a surprise announcement in which they revealed that they were working on a new gaming console called the Nintendo NX. …