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Latest update to Windows 10 Anniversary causing installation woes for some

Another week, another new Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Anniversary edition. This week's collection of fixes is causing installation issues for …

What ‘Star Trek’ May Have Right—and Wrong—About Alien Life

Will we ever salute Vulcans or cuddle tribbles? An astrobiologist explores the latest thinking on the forms alien life might really take.<p>Over an illustrious 50-year history, <i>Star Trek</i> TV shows and movies have introduced audiences to some of the most famous fictional aliens. Be they Klingons, …

Star Trek

Replacement Galaxy Note 7s might be safe, but they also don’t work

They might not be exploding, at least not outside of China, but safe Galaxy Note 7 units might be turning into a new nightmare for Samsung. It …

Galaxy Note

James Bond Star Offered "$150 Million" For Two More 007 Movies - Report

There has been much speculation over the past year about whether Daniel Craig will return for a fifth James Bond movie--and who will take over as 007 if he doesn't. It has now been reported that the actor has been offered a huge amount of money to remain in the role.<p>According to Radar, producers …

Here are Channing Tatum's next 5 movies, because the future is beautiful

Like most women with a pulse, over the last couple of years we’ve watched the blossoming of one inspiring actor — Channing Tatum. When he’s not busy …

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Changes to Microsoft Family make it possible to block Chrome and Firefox in Windows 10 Anniversary Update

Windows 10 Anniversary Update introduced a number of changes to the operating system, and Microsoft has started to email users about changes to …

8 quick ways to clear up drive space in Windows 10

Face it: No matter how large your hard drive is -- how many empty terabytes you had when you first bought your PC -- you always seem to fill it right to the brink.<p>If you're bumping up against your PC's physical storage limit, there are some quick tricks you can use to reclaim a couple of gigs. But …

Software

4 Tips to Make Your Windows 10 Computer Run Faster

Microsoft’s newest operating system is getting better all the time, and if you’ve already updated, you’re no doubt wondering how to get the best …

Software

'SNL' gets laughs with 'The Day Beyonce Turned Black'

<b>(The Hollywood Reporter) —</b> In a digital short Saturday following Melissa McCarthy's monologue, "Saturday Night Live" poked fun at "The Day Beyonce Turned Black," showing white people who just didn't understand Beyonce's new song "Formation."<p>The sketch starts out with a voiceover intro referencing …

Move your Windows 10 libraries to a separate drive or partition

<i>Dave Turner wants to move his Documents, Pictures, and other libraries off of his small SSD and onto a larger hard drive.</i>I strongly recommend that users put code (Windows and programs) onto one drive or partition, and data (documents, spreadsheets, music, photos, and so on) on another. It adds a …

Pushbullet for Android — everything you need to know

If you’re anything like me, you probably have a ton of different devices kicking around your house. In my case, most of these are intended to improve productivity in some way – to help me work faster and more efficiently. But there comes a point of diminishing returns. While each device on its own …

Apps

Withings Thermo Is A Thermometer That Doesn’t Enter Your Body

A noninvasive way to tell your temperature<p>Thermometers can be pretty invasive: You stick them in your ears, your mouth, and occasionally in other places. Not this one. The Withings Thermos reads your temperature when you place one end on your forehead—that's it.<p>The Withings Thermo takes about two …

Kirk to smartphone: The Star Trek Bluetooth Communicator is coming for $149 in January

Remember how all those "flip" mobile phones were reportedly inspired by the communicator used by Kirk, Spock and the other members of the original …

Kenwood is now shipping its new aftermarket Android Auto receivers to retailers

The new receivers support both Android Auto and Apple's CarPlay, depending on your preference and connected smartphone. Should you happen to connect …

(Update: release in August?) Galaxy S6 Plus makes alleged appearance in MKBHD video

<b>Update, June 4, 10:58am EST:</b> A report from earlier this week suggests Samsung is planning to release a 5.7-inch Galaxy S6 Plus in August. However, the <i>ETNews</i> report suggests there is some uncertainty around the design of the device. Samsung is worried that its release will create confusion with the …

Best Android Apps And Tricks To Manage Your Contacts

Android users generally synchronize Gmail and Facebook account right after installing the app or getting a new Android mobile. This is actually the …

New A.K.A. JESSICA JONES Set Pics Feature 'Luke Cage' & 'Purple Man'

We've already had first glimpses of both Mike Colter as Cage and David Tennant as Kilgrave/Purple Man, but this new batch of images from the <i>A.K.A.</i> …

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 SM-P600 Android 5.0.2 Lollipop Nexus Experience ROM v1.2 [How To Install]

*Disclaimer:<p>Androidromfix provide various Firmware Updates and Rooting process along with Custom ROM,Modes,file are all belong to their …

How would the world change if we found alien life?

In 1938, Orson Welles narrated a radio broadcast of "War of the Worlds" as a series of simulated radio bulletins of what was happening in real time as Martians arrived on our home planet. The broadcast is widely remembered for creating public panic, although to what extent is hotly debated …

Tired of Google Play? Check out these alternative Android app stores

Best alternative Android app stores<p>There is a surprising number of alternative Android app stores, but many of them don’t offer much. However, there …

Keep Android apps in check, save your battery life

Last time we shared how you can significantly prolong your iPhone 6‘s battery life without gimmicks or accessories. It all boils down to corralling …

The 21 Best Android Apps You Should Download Right Now

Whether you're a smartphone novice or a master of custom ROMs, these are the apps that every Android user needs to check out.<p>Whether you're a smartphone novice or a master of custom ROMs, these are the apps that every Android user needs to check out.

T-Mobile will let you roll over your unused data from month to month

Thomas Hawk<p>As part of its Un-carrier initiative, T-Mobile will let users roll over unused data from month to month, for up to a year.<p>Un-carrier 8.0 is “probably the biggest thing we’ve ever done since Un-carrier 1.0,” said T-Mobile’s boisterous CEO, John Legere. And indeed, this is an industry …

Here's a look at Android Lollipop running on the Galaxy Note 4

We have seen early Android Lollipop builds running on a number of Samsung flagship devices within the past month or so and <i>SamMobile</i> has now managed to get its hands on a Galaxy Note 4 running the new version of Android.<p>Overall, the Material Design look of the new Touchwiz is pretty much the same as …

Six things to do before selling your Android device

While selling your Android device may seem like a no-brainer, there are actually quite a few steps you should take before you simply hand over your old phone to its new owner. It’s important to make sure all of your information is backed up, removed, and safely in your hands.<p>Let’s face it, there …