Matt Balagat

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The 1 Reason Android Users Might Not Want to Date Someone With an iPhone

The study, called Singles in America, was conducted in 2016 and surveyed more than 5,000 single people. It also revealed that your single status might be because of your choices with tech.<p>Get Rid of Your Android Phone<p>Stop Complaining on Facebook<p>Don't Check Your Phone on a First Date<p>Fix Your Cracked …

How to Buy a Used Smartphone

The days of groundbreaking advances in smartphone performance and features are largely over. Today's smartphones may be the best ever, but they're …

Verizon Jetpack MiFi 7730L

<b>Pros</b><p>Spectacular speeds and range. Easy to use.<p><b>Cons</b><p>Battery life isn't as long as some competing models.<p><b>Bottom Line</b><p>The Jetpack MiFi 7730L blazes past …

Dog Parker, because even your dogs deserve a smart home

Everyone says that dogs are a huge responsibility, but it’s hard to feel the weight of that responsibility until you own one.<p>Dog Parker, a new startup out of ERA, is looking to take out some of the stress of owning a dog in New York.<p>As you might imagine from the name, Dog Parker is a service that …

Pets

iPhone 7 Vs iPhone 6: What's The Difference?

Do you own an iPhone 6? Then Apple <i>needs you.</i><p>iPhone 6 owners are specifically who Apple is counting on to buy the polarising iPhone 7. Why? Because most iPhone 6S owners are still tied to 18 month contracts and the iPhone 6 sold in record numbers. So are the differences between the iPhone 7 and …

The Journey is the most significant addition to FIFA since Ultimate Team

EA Sports has gone back to the future by focusing on a single-player mode as the major new addition to FIFA 17, and it represents an exciting step forward.<p><b>GAMING</b><p>Nearly a decade ago, EA Sports released <i>UEFA Champions League 2006-07</i>, a spin-off of <i>FIFA 07</i> with the official license to Europe’s top club …

The difference between backing up an iPhone to iCloud and iTunes

Recently I was hiking in the Adirondacks with my iPhone in my pocket when I got caught in a torrential rain storm. I’m not a crazy case guy, so, as …

Waterproofing

Trust, but Verify: Fastest Mobile Networks 2016

From the July 2016 issue of PC Magazine: The results of our annual quest to find the fastest mobile networks in the U.S.<p>PCMag reviews products …

Pogba & Sagna put on outrageous skill show in France training

By Dov Rawson Last Updated: June 7, 2016 3:40 pm<p>Pogba & Sagna juggling skills<p>Juventus and France midfielder Paul Pogba is renowned as a “5* skiller” …

Soccer

T-Mobile CFO admits they are shifting away from promoting unlimited data

iDownloadBlog<p>T-Mobile has long been considered one of the best sources if you’re looking for a carrier that offers unlimited data. While it’s true that Tmo still has such a plan in play, recently T-Mobile has been making subtle changes in its marketing that point more emphasis on its limited plans …

15 Things Every '90s Kid Understands

Cell phones have the power to connect the world and make nearly all of humanity’s knowledge ever accessible. They are both a blessing and a — yep, …

Addicted to Your Phone? Try this Practice—Phone in Hand

I just set my phone down to write this post, but thankfully and notably, it’s well within arm’s reach. As a psychologist, therapist, and parent, I …

Mindfulness

Mushroom cabin outside Santa Cruz is most popular Airbnb in the world

A tiny cabin in the woods outside Santa Cruz., Calif., is the most popular Airbnb rental in the world.<p>Since the "geodesic dome loft" was first listed on the home-sharing site seven years ago, it has consistently had the highest occupancy rates, according to Airbnb spokesperson Darcy …

San Francisco

Verizon and AT&T really are better for most people — here's why

Let's be honest: If you want the best chance to stay connected to a mobile network, AT&T and Verizon are your best bets. Just look at their coverage …

T-Mobile

Manchester United transfer news and rumours: Red Devils 'lining up world record £90m Gareth Bale bid'

Manchester United are willing to pay a world record to land Real Madrid's Gareth Bale, according to reports.<p>The <i>Times,</i> cited by the <i>Telegraph,</i> say the …

Verizon offering open enrollment for phone insurance

Things break. That’s a fact that many smartphone and tablet owners are forced to face, often too late, after an accident has already occurred. …

Why shaking hands is still a big deal

Researchers find the gesture creates better cooperation and trust between humans - even when it is carried out by a robot<p>Shaking hands before negotiations results in a better deal for both parties - even when one is represented by a robot, a study has found.<p>The act of shaking hands at the start of …