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15 Documentaries You Have To Watch If You Haven't Already

Featuring The Jinx, When the Levees Broke, and What Happened, Miss Simone?

AT&T's new $35 streaming TV package is the best deal yet for cord-cutters

Getting rid of cable is an enticing prospect. Who doesn't want to drop a monthly $100-plus bill? And all those commercials! Good grief.<p>What's the alternative? You could pay for internet, and then pay for services like Hulu, Netflix, HBO, and Amazon. Those services quickly add up in price, and …

Driverless flying taxi service set to launch in Dubai

<b>(CNN) —</b> Dubai has announced yet another pioneering initiative, but this time it's not the world's first rotating skyscraper or 3D printed office. It's a fleet of flying taxis.<p>Small enough to fit into a car parking space when folded up, the one-seater passenger drones made by Chinese company Ehang …

Drones

Best Android 7.0 Nougat features for the Samsung Galaxy S7!

One of the best Android phones of the past year is getting its biggest software update yet. Android 7.0 Nougat for the Samsung Galaxy S7 overhauls …

Michael Jordan surprised Serena Williams with custom 23 Grand Slam Jordans

Serena Williams got a surprise from a big fan following her 23rd Grand Slam win. That fan just happened to be Michael Jordan.<p>Williams was on set with ESPN immediately after winning when she was presented with a large wooden box from Nike that had two pairs of custom Jordans in them and a message …

How Samsung plans to blow Siri out of the water

S Voice, Samsung’s answer to Siri, has been a poor excuse for a virtual assistant for the last four years. But the South Korean company is working on a brand new version for the Galaxy S8 — and it will have features that blow its competitors out of the water.<p>Samsung’s new assistant is dubbed Bixby, …

DirecTV Now: The Best New Cord-Cutting Solution

Say hello to DirecTV Now, AT&T's recently announced internet-only streaming video package that closely mimics a conventional cable television …

Cord-Cutting

Samsung unveils H7 wireless speaker with no personal assistant

Samsung today pulled the covers off of a new wireless speaker that the company will formally introduce at the CES conference in Las Vegas next week.<p>The H7 speaker features Samsung’s previously announced Ultra High Quality (UHQ) audio and is capable of going down to 35Hz to deliver low bass, …

Amazon Echo

Canada's crashed immigration site caused by 'significant' traffic spike

As the results poured in on Election Day in America, so many people were evidently interested in learning about immigrating to Canada that the country’s immigration website crashed.<p>A spokesperson for the immigration department in Canada told FoxNews.com that the problem was caused by a …

Voters Overwhelmingly Pass Soda Tax in These Major Cities

Voters in four major cities have approved taxes on sugar-added beverages—an indication that more taxes from local governments could be in the …

Comcast's 1TB data caps start to roll out nationwide

Comcast's data restrictions are going from testing to reality for most of its customers. Its 'XFINITY Terabyte Internet Data Usage Plan' is already in place in a number of places, and will roll out to 18 new markets (including California, Michigan, Florida and others listed on its FAQ) beginning …

Sling TV

A New Lawsuit Claims Pepsico's Naked Juice Isn't as Healthy as it Seems

A new lawsuit accuses PepsiCo of misleading marketing over its Naked Juice products.<p>Consumer advocacy group the Center for Science in the Public …

Sling TV adds a slew of new channels including BBC, NBC, Bravo, USA and Syfy

Sling TV is adding a bunch of new channels to its streaming video service -- but watching some of them simultaneously could be a challenge.<p>Among the new channels are popular, previously unavailable networks from the NBC and BBC family, including USA, Bravo, BBC America, Syfy and some regional …

Smart TV

Mom shoots, sledgehammers kids' iPhone, blaming social media

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>Parents sometimes struggle with their kids' proclivities.<p>It's always been this way. However, technology has made it more pronounced and more immediate.<p>Perhaps that's why a Southern mom decided to take …

Social Media

Sweet drug clears cholesterol, reverses heart disease—and was found by parents

Here’s how parents of kids with rare disease found what may be blockbuster drug.<p>Two parents’ quest to save their twin daughters’ lives from a rare, …

PornHub VR section will keep tech enthusiasts real busy [NSFW]

Great! Now I am the weird bearded guy in the team who happens to have written about porn twice in one week. I guess duty calls, but if you have free hand over your time you might just be able to enjoy a bit more entertainment than me tonight.<p>Porn is always pushing into new markets and VR is a …

Report: Robert Griffin III has surprise visit with QB-needy Browns

Are the Browns interested in RG3?<p>The free agency tour of Robert Griffin III took a surprise turn this weekend. According to Fox Sports, the former …

8 frugal habits that helped me become — and stay — a millionaire

There are approximately 35 million people who are millionaires in the world. As Robert J. Samuelson states so perfectly in The Washington Post, "That's about 5% of the U.S. adult population (241 million in 2014), or one in 20. Rarefied, yes; exclusive, no." Though the population numbers have gone …

Samsung’s free Gear VR site for Galaxy S7 and S7 edge buyers is now live

When the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge were announced, it was revealed that early buyers would be getting a free Samsung Gear VR and a six-pack of games and …

New Samsung Pay users can now score a free Wireless Charging Pad

We already know that new Galaxy S7 and S7 edge owners are getting gifts like a Gear VR and a year of Netflix to go with their new phone, but if …

The Galaxy S7 Edge may have just made me a Samsung convert

Historically, I’ve had a begrudging respect for Samsung flagships. I can objectively acknowledge the company makes very good, extremely popular phones, but I’ve never felt that the Korean manufacturer got everything right in a Galaxy S device. I’m not the easiest person to please, admittedly, but …

Samsung further advances UFS 2.0 technology to pave the way for 256GB Galaxy devices

Ditching the ultra-convenient microSD card slot on the Galaxy S6 was probably one of Samsung’s most ill-advised business decisions in years, but …

Bargain hunters, rejoice: unlocked 128GB Galaxy S6 Edge goes for $460 on eBay

Well, folks, it’s that time of the year again. The time you have to choose between costly new Android flagships and their deeply discounted but …

T-Mobile adds Amazon Prime Video, Univision Now to Binge On

Already supporting Netflix, Hulu, Showtime and other providers, the service lets you stream video without chewing up your data allotment.<p>T-Mobile subscribers can now watch even more video without eating into their monthly data plan.<p>On Thursday, the carrier announced that it added Amazon Prime …

Apparent Samsung slide reveals Galaxy S7 design and specs

The keynote slide you see above, leaked by an apparent Samsung employee, may reveal the Galaxy S7’s design and specifications just weeks ahead of its …

Galaxy S7 Leak Confirms 5 Brilliant New Features

Earlier this month Venture Beat’s Evan Blass, also known as @evleaks – the world’s most famous smartphone tipster, revealed major changes Samsung plans to make to the upcoming Galaxy S7. And now we can start getting excited about them…<p>Taking to Twitter again, Blass has announced that all these …

Phones

Android Circuit: Galaxy S7 Launch Dates, S7 Photos Leaked, Apple's Powerful Advantage Over Android

Taking a look back at seven days of news across the Android world, this week’s Android Circuit includes Samsung’s new ‘animated’ still pictures for Android, some thoughts on the Galaxy S7 release dates, the redesigned S-Pen catch in the Note 5, the lessons Android can learn from Apple’s iOS, a …

Mobile

25 'superfoods' you should be eating more of right now

Ever wondered what people mean when they say you should eat more superfoods?<p>You're not alone. As it turns out, there's no legal or medical definition for what counts as a "superfood." Nutritionists and public-health experts rarely use the term.<p>But that doesn't mean it's completely bogus. In fact, …

John Legere says Binge On throttling accusations are B.S. as T-Mobile adds 14 more free streaming options

There’s been a lot of noise lately about Binge On, with YouTube and the Electronic Frontier Foundation claiming that T-Mobile is throttling users …

CES 2016: Preview of the Las Vegas tech showcase

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/technology/1217000/1217178_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1529532159_9605fcdc17f61e4e8711179220d554c3<p><b>Across the globe, tech industry insiders are charging their batteries and taking a deep breath.</b><p>CES kicks off next week - a sprawling consumer …

Virtual Reality