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How to Get Stock Android on a Galaxy S8 Without Rooting

The new Galaxy S8 and S8+ from Samsung have some pretty amazing hardware. But what if you're not the biggest fan of the software?<p>Here's how to …

More than 75m PCs were upgraded to Windows 10 in the first month, and readers still have questions about installation disks, product keys, downgrading and more<p>Can I download the upgrade, store the files, and install it about a week later? <b>Ernst</b><p>Is there any reason to let a Microsoft store install the …

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27 of the Best Chrome Extensions You Should Check out Today

We love the Web. Seriously, we do. But sometimes, achieving what you want is a little harder and takes a little longer than you’d really want. It’s for that reason that we’ve put together a list of 27 of the best Chrome extensions you can find around.<p>We’ve broken them down into groups of a few per …

Remotely Control Spotify From Another Device on Android

Spotify just updated its Android app’s Spotify Connect feature to let the app act as a remote to control other devices playing Spotify tunes. Now you can hook up your tablet to your home speakers and control the jams with your smartphone.<p>The Spotify change log in Google Play states the …

Samsung to close down its video store and Media Hub

Samsung has announced that it is pulling the plug on its Video and Media Hub, putting an end to the last of its paid content media services. Samsung had previously revealed that it was shutting down its book and music stores too.<p>The option to purchase or rent video from Samsung’s media service has …

Make your Android Device Smarter with these Handy Apps

The leap from feature phones to smartphones didn’t happen overnight. Slowly but steadily, our phones grew smarter and smarter until they’d become capable enough that we could fulfil most of our computing needs on these pocket-sized devices. The onset of powerful third-party apps spurred that …

The must-have Pebble Time apps, watch faces, and games for your wrist

The Pebble was one of the first major smartwatches to hit the market, long before the Apple Watch and Android Wear secured a spot on our wrists. The …

Micron's 256GB solid-state drive debuts at $110

Micron Technology's Crucial brand is trying to set a new low-price watermark for solid-state drives.<p>The new MX100 SSD delivers 256 gigabytes of storage for $109.99, Crucial said on Monday.<p>That's lower than typical brand-new 256GB drives from a top-tier brand. Retailer Newegg, for example, shows …

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How to master Android Voice Commands, beyond Google Now

When Apple first introduced Siri with the iPhone 4S, it was not the first time the world had seen voice control, but it did mark the first time a major company was releasing it to the world simultaneously on millions of mobile devices as their most prominent feature.<p>Despite its innumerable flaws …

Garmin Vivofit review: a truly fitness-focused activity tracker

Keep moving. That's the message you'll get from anyone offering up fitness advice these days. It's snappy, simple and probably quite valid. The problem is that it can be hard to quantify how much activity is merely part of our basic existential requirements before we get to the part that counts as …

The First Wave of New Chromecast Apps Is Here

It took five months for Google to approve 17 apps that could work with its Chromecast streaming gadget. But it only took a couple of weeks for those numbers to practically double, once Google opened up Chromecast to all comers.<p>Previously, only an exclusive club of select Google partners could use …

Asus' new Chromebox takes another shot at the desktop, for $179

Samsung's Chromebox hasn't exactly taken the world by storm — either because it's overpriced, underpowered, or simply not the form factor people want for Chrome OS. More likely, it's a combination of all of those factors, and not coincidentally Asus is trying to tack at least two issues in its own …

LG G Pad 8.3 review

Google’s just another carrier, or at least that’s what it’ll tell you. Just as Verizon and AT&T customize every device they sell, with apps and services and robotic ringtones, Google’s selling its own flavor of some of the most popular devices on the market. It just so happens that Google Play …

Chromecast gets Plex, Vevo, RealPlayer, Viki and more with massive app update

Advertisement<p>18 Comments<p>Credit: Google<p>A few months ago, a developer source told me that Google (s GOOG) planned to release apps for its Chromecast …

Uncovering a More Useful Android Lock Screen

Nowadays, there’s a smartphone app for just about everything. Need to hail a ride? There’s an app for that. Need a game for your cat? There’s an app …

Google's Ingress Opens to all Android Users December 14

Google launched Ingress, its alternate reality game for Android devices, via an invite-only beta in November 2012 and now — nearly one year later — it’s been announced that the game will open to all Android customers from December 14.<p>That’s according to a Google+ post — spotted by Engadget — which …

Nymphomaniac clip removed from Youtube for breaching rules on sex and nudity

The latest teaser trailer for Lars von Trier's already much anticipated Nymphomaniac was briefly removed from Youtube earlier today, after apparently falling foul of the site's rules on nudity and sexual content.<p>The 57-second clip is the fifth such "appetizer" to be released on the film's official …

Web browser remote Mote.io adds support for Plex, TuneIn and Google Play

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Mote.io, the Chrome extension that turns your phone into a remote for your web browser, just added support for the Plex media …

Circa’s new app aims to revolutionize how you get breaking news

It’s one thing to make the assessment that the delivery system of how people get their news is broken. It’s quite another when you actually build something that addresses the broken elements, and offers a better solution.<p>Circa, a mobile news app available on iOS (and now) Android is such a …

Play-Fi Gets iOS Support for Its Lossless Home Audio Platform

DTS today launched iOS support for its Play-Fi platform for lossless audio over wireless. Play-Fi is also available on Android and Windows PCs. The platform currently works on DTS’s Phorus PS1 speaker and PR1 receiver and the Wren V5PF. Additional products and brands are on the way.<p>The wireless …

NVIDIA Tegra TAB coming with Tegra 4 chip, 7-inch display, stylus

Thanks to another revealing pass through the FCC, we now know more about NVIDIA's upcoming P1640 mystery tablet, starting with a likely name: the Tegra TAB. An internal photo shows that it'll have a Tegra 4 variant we've not seen before, a mid-range 7-inch, 1,280 x 800 IPS display and a 3200 or …

The Future is Now: 9 Unbelievable (Real) Technologies That Exist Today (PHOTOS)

According to Moore’s Law, it is generally held that the processing power in our computing technology is destined to double every two years. With respect to the trend first recognized in 1965, it only takes a glance at the headlines covering the high-concept gadgets and gizmos of today to notice …

EA's Humble Bundle Helps Charity, Pushes Origin

The Humble Bundle has become a gaming tradition where publishers sell their games for cheap, and lots and lots of money goes to charity. Fans get games, publishers rack up sales and charities get money, everybody wins.<p>Over time, it’s become more and more well known games that have appeared in the …

Lepai's tiny powerhouse amplifier won't break the bank

I never heard of Lepai until about a year ago, when Parts Express sent over a Lepai LP-2020A+ amplifier for review. Well, it didn't take long to see it was a steal, and it has been my go-to amp for anyone on a super-tight budget, it's just $25, and for that kind of money the sound is pretty …

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Celtics hit the papers to thank Pierce and Garnett

Two Celtic heroes officially leave town today.<p>The trade sending Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett became official Friday. Now that it's really real, the Celtics took out a full-page ad in the Boston Globe to pay tribute to two modern Celtic legends and the heroes of the 2008 Championship:<p>(Click to …

'Civilization V: Brave New World' expands the universe once again

<i>Brave New World</i> is the second giant expansion pack to be released for Sid Meier’s <i>Civilization V</i>, which was originally released in November of 2010. The previous release — last June's <i>Gods and Kings</i> — was a wonderful addition to an already challenging and addictive game.<p>But regular play of</i> …

Handbrake, The Best Video Conversion Tool You've Never Used

For some bizarre reason, you’ve probably never used Handbrake, arguably the world’s best video transcoder. Maybe you’re too young to have ever used a DVD (“Grandpa, tell me about the time when Netflix sent those DVD things via that thing called ‘the mail'”). But more likely you just didn’t know …

Google launches Cloud Print app for Android devices

Android users now can print photos, documents, and other files directly to certain printers with Google's Cloud Print app.<p>Landing in Google Play on Wednesday, the app allows you to print from any compatible Android phone or tablet to any Google Cloud Print connected printer. You can also share …

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New smartSD cards could put digital wallet control back with e-commerce groups

Advertisement<p>6 Comments<p>Many new smartphones come with an NFC, or Near Field Communications, chip that lets the phone be used as a digital wallet. For …

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