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Movie streaming app Popcorn Time is coming back from the dead — thanks to a torrent site

For a brief moment, watching movies via BitTorrent was just as easy as watching something on your Netflix queue.<p>The app Popcorn Time came out of nowhere a week ago with a slick interface that boiled down the messy torrenting experience into something simple. All you had to do was download the free …

T-Mobile to upgrade 2G network to 4G LTE

T-Mobile has announced its plans to add 4G LTE to its slower 2G network, bringing additional coverage and speed to its existing network. As part of this operation, the company intends to use the wireless spectrum that it is acquiring from Verizon, which is costing T-Moblie $2.37 billion. The race …

T-Mobile's LTE rollout continues, 50% of EDGE to be converted to LTE by end of 2014

Substantial portion of current EDGE coverage to make jump straight to LTE by mid-2015<p>No matter what T-Mobile does, it seems like its biggest issue is …

Cheap Cloud Storage — which one saves you the most?

<b>Updated June 2017:</b> Added current plans and pricing for the various online storage providers.<p>Fortunately, most also have free trials, and any storage …

Google updates the Chromecast app

Google today updated its Chromecast app with a few new features: Namely, the app's now available in some 50 languages, works better on Samsung …

Several Upcoming Samsung Galaxy S5 Apps Have Leaked Onto The Web, And They're Available For Download

The Galaxy S5 is coming to store shelves in April, and it's bringing with it a new version of TouchWiz along with a full suite of Samsung apps. These …

Plex rolls out a new update, brings Chromecast support to everyone

Although Plex has officially supported Chromecast since December, up until now you had to have a premium PlexPass in order to use it. Today Plex is bringing out a new update that removes this requirement.<p>So what’s the catch here? Nothing, other than you’ll have to pay a one-time fee of $4.99 to …

This week's sidebar poll: What brand of smartwatch do you have?

Which company has earned your dollars?<p>You've probably heard that 2014 is the year of the smartwatch. We're not sure that we would label it as such, …

Samsung announces 3 accessories that enhance Galaxy Core Advance's accessibility features

Using the smartphone as a truly innovative tool for helping the visually impaired<p>When Samsung announced the Galaxy Core Advance, it focused on the …

Chromecast app sees update to version 1.5.3 with new language support and improved Samsung device optimization

In the latest round of Google app updates, the Chromecast app has seen a jump from version 1.3 to version 1.5.3. The update brings a few small …

S Note, S Health, and other Galaxy S5 apps available for download

Several apps from the Galaxy S5 were extracted and made available for download on the <i>XDA-Developers</i> forum.<p>The applications received a facelift on the Galaxy S5, sporting a flatter, more modern look, as well as enhanced functionality. <i>XDA</i> member Albe95 uploaded .apk files for the following apps: S …

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S Band Fitness Tracker Leaked In Detail By SamMobile, Samsung Continues Its Shotgun Approach To Wearables

Samsung appears to be in full-on product carpet-bombing mode when it comes to wearables, as Samsung-thing-that-goes-on-your-wrist #4 has been …

Samsung Galaxy S5 Zoom specs leaked, features a 20 Megapixel camera

The specs for Samsung’s Galaxy S5 Zoom (SM-C115) have been revealed via benchmark site <i>GFXBench</i>. We weren’t too sure about Samsung’s last camera/smartphone effort, the Galaxy S4 Zoom, we just couldn’t really see the camera keeping pace with other hobbyist equipment. Perhaps our option will change …

Samsung Focuses On Accessibility With An Ultrasonic Case, A Text-Reading Stand And Voice Labels

Samsung isn’t limiting itself to software when it comes to improving its mobile hardware’s accessibility – the Korean company has introduced a trio of new accessories for the Galaxy Core Advance mid-range device that beefs up its existing ability to cater to visually and otherwise impaired …

Smart Alarm Clock debuts for Android, brings sleep tracking and more

There’s certainly no shortage of alarm clock apps on Google Play, with one of the most well-known being the critically-acclaimed Timely. Timely received plenty of praise when it debuted last year in large part thanks to a combination of excellent features and beautiful design.<p>When it comes to …

Samsung Demos The Galaxy S5 And Gear Watches With These Boring Official Videos

Get a cup of coffee. You’re going to need it. These official Samsung videos show off nearly every feature and function of the Galaxy S5 and Gear watches, but they’re rather mundane. Dull would be another word.<p>The videos do, however, make up in info what they lack in excitement. They run through …

T-Mobile's tweaked Simple Choice plans come with more data, unlimited international texting

T-Mobile's customer-friendly "Uncarrier" schtick seems to be changing people's minds about the country's 4th largest wireless provider, and it's not done fiddling with that formula just yet. The folks in magenta just announced a slew of tweaks to its Simple Choice plans that make them worth yet</i> …

With Xbox, you can enjoy Bonnaroo from your couch

Can't make it out to Tennessee this June to catch the concerts at Bonnaroo? If you have an Xbox, you won't have to. A new Bonnaroo app will let you watch the music festival through your console. There will be multiple streams from the four-day show, and you'll get to socialize with other virtual …

Ribbon Takes On Square Cash, PayPal & Others With A Peer-To-Peer Payments Service That Lets You Send Money For Free

Payment company Ribbon, which to date has offered a merchant-facing tool that allows its users to set up a quick-and-easy checkout page on their own sites or share checkout links via social media, is today getting into the business of peer-to-peer payments, too. We first spotted this service while …

Google's partnering with Samsung and others for new educational devices this spring

Google began its play for the education market late last year with a student-oriented version of the Play Store. Since then, partners of the Google for Education program have provided their classes with learning software and tools on select Chromebooks and Android-based tablets. Today, Mountain …

In Chicago, 3-D Printers Are Available To Anyone With A Library Card

The Harold Washington Library's new Maker Lab is free and open to the public. Get making!<p>3-D printing may be the way of the future, but for the average Joe, actually getting ahold of a 3-D printer to use on the cheap remains somewhat challenging.<p>Starting this week, though, 3-D printing will be as …