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DEA: Cartels Are Now Smuggling US Weed Into Mexico

DEA spokesman Lawrence Payne told U.S News that traffickers working in the U.S. are stealing marijuana that's much higher quality and more expensive than pot that isn't grown legally.<p>Marijuana legalization advocates have argued that legalizing the drug in the U.S. would stop the illegal flow of …

17 states challenge Obama's immigration move

Texas is leading a group of 17 states -- all but two with Republican governors -- that are suing to block President Barack Obama's executive overhaul of U.S. immigration and deportation rules.<p>The state's incoming governor, Greg Abbott, announced the effort to have courts block Obama from …

21 new Android 5.0 features you need to know about

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T-Mobile And Verizon (And Possibly Other Carriers) Are Using A New System App To Silently Install Bloatware Onto Phones

<b>Update:</b> We've heard from a source close to Digital Turbine that the software is <b>not</b> supposed to re-install bloat apps after they have been removed by …

This Week's Top Downloads

Every week, we share a number of downloads for all platforms to help you get things done. Here were the top downloads from this week.<p>It's the time of …

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AirDroid 3 Beta Now Available With Desktop Companion Apps For Windows And OS X

AirDroid is one of those indispensible tools that goes on a new phone or tablet the minute I set it up. And it's only gotten better in the years …

How to stop Twitter from tracking what other apps you use on iPhone or Android

Twitter is about to become more annoying for some users, as the company will start tracking what other mobile apps iOS and Android owners are using …

Should you use antivirus software on your Android?

A while back, Jesper Jensen from Denmark wrote in to the Pocketnow Weekly Podcast with a question about antivirus software for Android, specifically, …

This War of Mine made a profit in just two days

<i>This War of Mine i</i>s a grim exploration of the misery of modern conflict, but for developer 11 Bit Studios, the game has been a source of great cheer.<p>According to a report in Eurogamer, <i>This War of Mine</i> made its development budget back in just two days. The game, in which players try to survive a …

Dropshare Helps You Share Files Using a Service You Control

There’s a plethora of apps out there for sharing your screenshots and files with the world, like Cloudup and Droplr, but what if you’re not sold on the idea of trusting a <i>company</i> with your files?<p>Dropshare for OS X makes uploading and sharing your own files easy. Instead of hosting on a shared …

Take down E.V.I.L with Agent Awesome Android game

In the tradition of such great secret agents like James Bond, Jason Bourne, and….Austin Powers??? Wait, come to think of it, the game we’re …

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$130-worth of Amazon apps now available for free

Leading up to Black Friday shenanigans, Amazon has kicked off a great promotion on their Appstore, featuring $130-worth of apps for free. Some of the …

How Latin America's Trivia Crack Cracked the USA

Focusing on specific verticals isn’t a first for Etermax, which previously launched dedicated soccer trivia apps for Real Madrid and FC Barcelona fans. While it may still develop similar standalone niche apps with other licensing partners, its next app will be all-in-one, integrating a range of …

Amazon Fire Phone Gets Another Fire Sale: $199 Unlocked

Amazon has already admitted that it priced its Fire Phone much higher than consumers anticipated, and now it’s making a significant adjustment to the device’s price tag: A fully unlocked Fire Phone now retails for $199.00, instead of $449.00. The GSM device is still U.S.-only, which means it’ll …

Use This Clever Trick To See Your iPhone's True Signal Strength

Ever find yourself questioning how accurate those little signal strength dots are on your iPhone?<p>Luckily, there's a trick to reveal your iPhone's true signal strength, and it takes less than a minute to enable.<p>First, you'll need to access a hidden app on your phone called Field Test Mode. To do …

Sony might owe you $50 if you own a PS Vita, thanks to the FTC

Sony will compensate early adopters of its PlayStation Vita to settle a complaint from the Federal Trade Commission over ads for the portable game machine that were deemed misleading to consumers.<p>The FTC and Sony Computer Entertainment America announced the proposed settlement today, which will see …

Uber driver is stabbed in face, neck

An Uber driver was stabbed multiple times early Tuesday during a robbery in the Vermont-Slauson neighborhood.<p>Police arrived about 3:45 a.m. to find the driver sitting in his car with stab wounds to his face and neck.<p>He is doing well and recovering from his injuries, but detectives are still looking …

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Sony to give customers refunds following misleading PS Vita ads

Not so 'game changing' after all<p>Sony has agreed to a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission after being charged with making misleading claims about the capabilities of the PS Vita. Those claims — which Sony described as "game changing" features in ads around the time of the Vita's launch — …

Michael Brown shooting: What Darren Wilson told the Ferguson grand jury

<b>(CNN) —</b> Grand jury proceedings are secret, and when no indictment is handed down -- as was the case for Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson -- the files remain locked up.<p>But in an unusual step after a grand jury deliberation, transcripts of testimony that jurors heard considering Michael Brown's …

CyanogenMod teases new Theme Store

CyanogenMod has historically featured some form of theming engine. Before the launch of Ice Cream Sandwich, the theming engine was at its peak. …

Sony Pulls Controversial 'Sexist' PS Vita Ad

Modern online culture is really, really good at one thing: Moral outrage.<p>Folks on the left and folks on the right do this, sometimes over the same issues without realizing it, and often in equal measure. There’s always going to be some celebrity or some company or some politician who did or said …

Stealthy Regin malware is a 'top-tier espionage tool'

Regin's behavior suggests that the newly uncovered and "highly complex" spying threat came from a nation-state, Symantec reports.<p>An advanced piece of malware, newly uncovered, has been in use since as early as 2008 to spy on governments, companies and individuals, Symantec said in a report released …

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Android 5.0 Lollipop: Top 10 Features, Why it is the Best Android OS Ever?

Since Google unveiled the first beta version of Android Lollipop at their June 2014 I/O conference, it picked up the sweet spot among the …

U.S. Marshals disguise themselves as Mexican Marines to combat drug cartels, report says

An investigation by the Wall Street Journal has revealed that United States Marshals are secretly disguising themselves as Mexican Marines to take part in armed raids against drug suspects in Mexico — a move that not only puts the lives of U.S. personnel at risk but also shows the country’s growing …

Jeb Bush ignores family history in Obama immigration hit

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush's opposition to President Obama's executive action on deportations puts him in the uncomfortable position of running counter to policy moves taken by both his father and his brother during their presidencies.<p>It's the latest example of the complications Bush has faced on …

Here’s why the iPhone ‘Masque Attack’ security flaw is so scary

Earlier this month, researchers at cybersecurity firm FireEye discovered a vulnerability in the iOS operating system which could allow hackers to …

Here Are The 6 Key Elements Of Obama's Immigration Plan

Prior to Obama's speech, the White House distributed a fact sheet with a more detailed list of the various parts of his plan. It included a slew of changes to existing programs and new initiatives, but there were six main components:<p><b>Protecting Parents of Naturalized Children:</b> One of the groups who …

Google launches Divide Productivity Preview for corporate users

In May Google acquired Divide, a company that creates containers for enterprise and personal content on Android phones. Now the first fruits of this acquisition can be seen in the new Divide Productivity Preview.<p>This new experience has landed in the Play Store, though it can only be used as part of …

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