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Daily Deals: Free Android Apps, The Best PS4 Deals Around, Forza Horizon 2

Stock up on apps and games and build the PS4 bundle you want!<p>Want more deals? Join the IGN Deals Newsletter.<p>Today's Big Deals<p><b>Free Android games from</b> …

Google wants you to easily share files between Android and iOS

As handy as services like AirDrop or Android Beam may be for shuffling content between nearby devices, they're platform-exclusive. That's not much help if you want to share photos from your Android phone to an iPhone, or vice versa. However, Google may soon overcome that barrier. <i>Android Police</i>,</i> …

Sam’s Club’s Black Friday deal has iPhone 6 for $99 on-contract starting Nov. 15

A leaked sales flyer for Sam’s Club reveals that the wholesale retailer will begin selling the iPhone 6 for as low as $99 with a new two-year service agreement starting November 15th. The upcoming Black Friday promotion will see each iPhone 6 model on sale for $100 off their standard on-contract …

Nexus 6 unboxing and first impressions

While leaks and rumors of the “Motorola Shamu” gave us a pretty good idea of what to expect with the Google Nexus 6, what took everyone by surprise was the massive upgrade from its predecessor in every aspect, including the price point. The Nexus 6 offers the best of the best currently available, …

Phones

Samsung cites antitrust concerns in bid to end Android patent deal with Microsoft

Samsung today defended its attempt to back out of a disputed patent deal with Microsoft, citing antitrust concerns over the Redmond company’s …

Intel Launches New Broadwell Core M Processors, Likely Destined for Apple's Ultra-Slim Notebook

While Intel's next-generation Broadwell processors for most Macs are not shipping until early 2015 or even later, the company began shipping some ultra low-power Broadwell chips known as Core M a couple of months ago. These chips are designed to run at just 4.5 watts and are intended for …

Chromecast mirroring added for Sony Xperia Z3v, Z2 and Z2 Tablet

As Google slowly continues to expand the list of Android devices able to mirror their screen to the Chromecast, Sony finds themselves the latest winner. The Sony Xperia Z3v, Z2 and Z2 tablet can now mirror their display through your Chromecast streaming device.<p>If you thought that the Nexus 5 was …

How “Today Widgets” work in iOS 8, and how developers should work them into their apps

So what are the Today Widgets in Apple’s iOS 8, and what is their intended purpose? For some, that seems to be left open to interpretation.<p>Today …

This is what happens when Bang & Olufsen decides to make a portable Bluetooth speaker

Bang and Olufsen’s products rarely go unnoticed. The brand’s iconic designs have been featured in all kinds of movies and television shows because …

Google and Facebook: voracious giants with the power to create the future

The internet powerhouses are using their billions to challenge in sectors far removed from their original business models<p>The web’s biggest consumer companies make the bulk of their incomes, and have built up vast assets, from targeted advertising. It accounts for around 90% of Facebook’s revenue …

Google is revamping bookmarks in Chrome with a new extension

There's no getting around it — bookmarks aren't all that great. Google is hoping to make them a bit better with a new Chrome extension that, simply enough, is called Google Bookmark Manager. The extension swaps out the nigh-useless list of links for a grid of items illustrated with snapshots of the …

Google is working on “copresence,” which might let Chrome, Android and iOS devices communicate directly

Google is working on new APIs to support something called “copresence,” but what it might be isn’t yet clear. A tip from the blog TechAeris suggests …

Windows 8 and 8.1 finally pass 15% market share, Windows XP drops below 20% mark

Everyone is well-aware by now that Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 have not seen the impressive adoption rate of their predecessor. Yet the duo had a particularly good run last month, finally passing 15 percent market share together, according to the latest figures from Net Applications.<p>More …

Gmail 5.0 is rolling out to Google Play, grab the APK now!

<i>Update:</i> <i>While we reported on Gmail 5.0 rolling out to Google Play over the weekend, and even included an APK for download, it turns out we were a little premature. The app had not in fact hit Google Play for anyone, and the APK was simply a very far along (essentially finished) copy. We don’t have</i> …

Android News

Living with the G3: Can LG's newest flagship be as good as its predecessor?

You typically expect the latest smartphones to represent clear steps forward over their predecessors. However, I've been hearing a lot of people characterize the LG G3 as a baby step ahead of the G2, or even a step backward. That had me more than a little worried. Was I going to hate the follow-up …

Jony Ive says Apple Watch will include Fitbit-like silent alarm clock feature to wake you up

This past week, Apple design head Jony Ive spoke about a range of topics, including the Apple Watch, at San Francisco’s Museum of Modern Art. Ive noted that the development of the Watch was more difficult than the iPhone because of the historical precedence of wrist-worn timepieces. In more …