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Apple Proposed Buying Time Warner, May Consider Netflix

Apple raised the idea of buying entertainment giant Time Warner at a meeting between the two companies late last year, but the notion never got off …

Time Warner

7 helpful ways to use Google Now on Tap

Here are some practical ways to get more out out of the embedded Google search feature on your Android device.<p>Among the new features announced with the current version of Android last year was Google Now on Tap, an extension of Google Now and Google search to practically every possible screen on …

Apps

Chromebooks are about to take over and Apple and Microsoft should be worried

Antonio Villas-Boas/Business Insider<p>Chromebooks are about to take over the world.<p>A few days ago, Google announced that Chromebooks will soon be able …

8 of the Best Keyboard Apps for Your iPhone or iPad

These third-party keyboards will help you seamlessly raise your typing game.<p>Third-party keyboards became a thing for iPhone and iPad with the release of iOS 8 back in 2014. With the App Store currently brimming with options, we've rounded up several attention-worthy picks.

Google Maps Driving Mode Is Your Essential In-Car AI

You’re probably used to getting turn-by-turn directions to your next destination with Google Maps, but there’s also a pretty-well-hidden Driving Mode …

'Forza' NASCAR expansion puts stock cars on the world stage

In an effort to bring even more racing action to Xbox One, <i>Forza Motorsport 6</i> is adding NASCAR to its lineup of on-track offerings. With an expansion pack, the title gains 24 cars from the 2016 NASCAR season which you can now use to race on the newly added Homestead-Miami Speedway. There's also a …

Apple releases iTunes 12.4 with interface and navigation changes

In addition to releasing software updates across iOS, Mac, and watchOS, Apple today has released an update to iTunes. The update brings iTunes to version 12.4 and includes the design tweaks that were initially rumored earlier this month.<p>iTunes 12.4 introduces a variety of interface tweaks that …

Elon Musk says Tesla has taken $7.5 billion worth of Model 3 preorders

Last night, Tesla introduced the Model 3, its affordable electric car for the masses. The masses have responded, with more than 180,000 preorders placed in the first 24 hours.<p><i>Update April 1st, 1:24PM ET: Elon Musk says in a tweet that preorders have reached 198,000 and that "the wait time is</i> …

Tesla

Facebook built a basketball game directly into Messenger — here's how to play

To celebrate the basketball fever, Facebook built a fun little game into its chat app.<p>Although this isn't the first game that Facebook has released natively on Messenger, it's much easier to access than the secret chess game that entails a rather clunky game-play process.<p>Here's how to play:

Chatbots

The 5 fastest street-legal cars money can buy

Bugatti<p>Creating one of the world's fastest production cars is no easy task.<p>Considering how advanced automotive technology is these days, street-legal …

TomTom for iPhone goes free for first 50 miles per month w/ new “GO Mobile” app

TomTom used to have a handful of paid apps, each specific to a region. The app covering just the U.S., for example, was $45. But today it’s making its premium navigation services free for iPhone users everywhere for the first 50 miles or 75km of use. The new freemium model comes as the company …

Kanye West Says His New Album Won’t Be On iTunes Or Apple Music

It’s hard to know what’s up with Kanye West right now. Perhaps the value of Twitter just clicked with him, maybe he’s upped his self-importance in the universe further, or this could all be clever marketing around his latest album. Either way, it’s impossible not to notice his tweets, which have …

Apple Music

The Best On-Ear Headphones for Every Style and Budget

These headphones have a small footprint, yet they can still deliver big sound.<p>On-ear headphones are lighter than their over-ear relatives, so they are more comfortable to wear for extended periods of time. From budget-friendly picks, all the way to leather-clad premium offerings, we round up the …

Today is the last day to get 2GB of free Google Drive storage

Just like last year, Google Drive is offering its users 2GB of free storage for completing a simple security checkup by the end of the day. It only takes a couple of minutes to complete, and you are eligible even if you got the 2GB free last year. But the offer only lasts through today (Feb. …

Google Drive

Tesla Model 3, the most 'affordable' yet, will be unveiled on March 31

Tesla is set to unveil the production Model 3 electric vehicle on March 31, according to its quarterly earnings release. The budget electric vehicle …

Tesla

Best Buy, Target and Radio Shack are all discounting 4th Gen. Apple TV, 32GB from $117 & 64GB from $162 shipped

Best Buy is now discounting the all-new 4th generation Apple TV by $24. That drops the 32GB model down to <b>$124.99</b> and the 64GB to <b>$174.99 with free shipping</b>. There are also open-box options available for <b>$116.99</b> and <b>$161.99 shipped</b>. Target has them on sale, but prices are $4 more at <b>$129</b> and <b>$179</b>. …

Microsoft apps now come with Android devices from 74 companies

If finding Microsoft apps on the Galaxy S6 caught you off-guard, you're in for a real surprise this year. Microsoft has announced that its apps are now bundled with current and future Android devices from 74 companies, including newcomer Acer as well as ASUS, LG, Samsung and Sony. That's a healthy …

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Top 5 Sexiest Supercars for 2016

The 2016 model-year is shaping up to an exciting time, as some seriously sexy supercars are set to be introduced, if not produced. Below we have …

Google Photos can now delete pictures to save space on your phone

Everyone at <i>The Verge</i> thinks I'm crazy for continuing to buy phones with only 16GB of storage, but the trick to living on a tiny hard drive is expeditiously backing up and removing the many gigs of photos that quickly fill it all up. Google Photos is a huge help in doing that — it automatically …

Google Photos

Siri beats out Google Now and Cortana in survey, with 81% user satisfaction rating

A survey in which Siri, Google Now and Cortana users were asked to rate their satisfaction with their respective intelligent assistants found that Siri got the highest scores, with 81% of users declaring themselves satisfied compared to 68% for Google Now and just 57% for Cortana.<p>Survey …

Disney/Pixar releases adorably minimalist first poster for 'Finding Nemo' sequel

I's been 12 years since <i>Finding Nemo</i>, and another year will pass by the time <i>Finding Dory</i> hits theaters. But no matter: The first promotional poster …

BlackBerry Priv review

This is the phone that's supposed to save BlackBerry.<p>That seems like a dire thing to say about the new Android-powered BlackBerry Priv, which in any other context would just be yet-another Android phone in what has become a veritable sea of yet-another Android phones. As an Android phone, it's …

Android Phones

Xbox One's official backward compatibility list: All 104 games so far

Microsoft today published the official list of Xbox 360 titles that will be backward compatible on Xbox One after the console's update on November 12. It includes 104 titles.<p>These are the games:<p><i>A Kingdom for Keflings</i><p><i>Lode Runner™</i><p><i>A World of Keflings</i><p><i>LUMINES LIVE!</i><p><i>Alien Hominid HD</i><p><i>Mass Effect™</i><p><i>Assassin’s</i> …

New Apple TV Gains Limited Siri Support for Apple Music on tvOS 9.1 Beta

Apple recently confirmed that Siri is coming to Apple Music on the new Apple TV at the beginning of next year, but <i>iDownloadBlog</i> has discovered the virtual assistant can now be used for certain music-related commands on the latest tvOS 9.1 beta ahead of time.<p>Jeff Benjamin shared a video demo of Siri …