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How To: Watch YouTube Red Content for Free

For a while, YouTube Red original content was a joke, lagging behind other services like Netflix and Hulu in terms of quality, so breaking down the …

I traveled for weeks with an iPhone X as my only computer — here's what I loved, and what Apple needs to improve

Every November when my partner and I take our big annual vacation, I take along some kind of computer, just in case I need it.<p>Typically I bring along a laptop, and last year, I tried using a hybrid tablet-notebook. On this year's journey — a whirlwind three-week tour of Italy — I decided to travel …

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What is Snapchat? How to use it and best hidden features

Snapchat is a photo messaging app that lets users send images and videos that disappear after a set amount of time.<p>The app, launched in 2011, is a popular way for young people to communicate using more than written text.<p>Users can send snaps to multiple friends at once or add them to their Stories, …

The PS4's Too-Small HDD Problem Is Solved With Today's Update 4.50

Update 4.50 for the Playstation 4 (PS4) begins rolling out today in North America and Europe. The update includes a number of useful improvements led by the ability to easily get around the PS4’s too-small internal hard drive by connecting an external drive to the console.<p>The PS4’s 500 gigabyte HDD …

NBA VR arrives on Google Daydream with an original ‘House of Legends’ VR series

The NBA has launched an official VR application for Google Daydream. Within the virtual experience, you will be able to watch highlights from games as well as enjoy a brand new VR series called “House of Legends.”<p>The NBA’s first VR series will place you in your very own virtual sports lounge where …

How to install Kodi on an Amazon Fire TV Stick

Amazon's Fire TV Stick is really cheap, really easy to use and delivers a ton of content to any TV. That's why it's so popular. But it's also a small …

Mixed Reality and Positional Tracking VR Headset for iPhone and iOS

Samsung seemingly attempting to patent … the Apple Watch

The never-ending patent battle between Apple and Samsung may have the design world on Apple’s side, but that doesn’t seem to be deterring Samsung from seeking to copy more Apple products. <i>Patently Apple</i> spotted what looks to be exact drawings of the Apple Watch in a patent application for a …

How to share Live Photos on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter

If you have an iPhone 6S, iPhone 6S Plus or iPhone SE and you enjoy the Live Photos feature that captures a few seconds of video when you snap a photo, then sooner or later you will create a Live Photo worth sharing on social media.<p>Your sharing options for Live Photos, however, are limited. …

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How to extend your iPhone's battery life as long as possible

We've all been caught short by an unexpectedly low mobile phone battery, particularly after streaming music or browsing the web on 4G, which leaves us in the lurch in sticky situations.<p>Read on for the 10 best hints and tips at extending its battery life for as long as possible - at least until you …

Apple Watch 2: How The World’s Best Smartwatch Might Make Its Great Leap Forward

Apple has shown an interest in liberating the Watch from the iPhone. Will it go so far as to add an LTE radio to do that?<p>Excitement is already building for the second version of the Apple Watch, which many believe will be unveiled this fall. The question is: How will the Apple Watch 2 be better …

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Samsung Gear VR users can mingle on AltspaceVR

Samsung Gear VR users can start making friends in a virtual reality world now that AltspaceVR has released its app for the headset to the public. In fact, they can mix and mingle not only with other Gear VR users, but also with people who use the HTC Vive and the Oculus Rift*. You can think of …

Apple has started selling the View-Master virtual-reality headset

Shoppers can pick up a View-Master Virtual Reality Starter Pack on Apple's online store for $30, although it's not available in Apple's physical retail stores. It's the first VR product that Apple has sold in recent memory.<p>Yes, it's the same View-Master that made the famous red goggles we all …

This Is The One Reason We Should All Get Rid Of Our Smartphones

Our fingers are going to fall off.

Watch: AT&T’s first promo video for the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge

The Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge are close to launching here in the U.S. and AT&T has produced a three-minute-plus promo video telling you why you …

Verizon lights up improved XLTE data service in 44 states

Well, if the comprehensive leaks from last week weren't enough, Verizon Wireless has just confirmed that its enhanced XLTE wireless data service is a real thing. Haven't been keeping tabs on the nuances of nationwide wireless network enhancement? It's cool: we have, and XLTE is nothing to sneeze …

Ten tips to get the most out of your new Chromecast

So you got yourself a Chromecast, either as an early holiday gift, or you just bought it for yourself. You unpacked it, installed it, watched a bit …

Some Retina iPad minis Reportedly Experiencing Image Retention Issues

- Nov 15, 2013<p>Hey, what’s an Apple product launch without an issue or two? It seems some Retina iPad minis are demonstrating image retention issues. …

Verizon hits $2.25 billion in profits, adds 1 million new subscribers

Verizon Wireless, the nation’s largest carrier, has scored $2.25 billion in profits and they have also added almost 1 million new wireless …

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Leaked Verizon plan would let you upgrade phones after paying off half of your current one

According to a leaked Verizon document posted by <i>Droid Life</i><i>,</i> the company could be launching a new plan called VZ Edge to let people with an insatiable appetite for the newest phones upgrade hardware faster than ever before. Although Verizon's upgrade cycle sits at 24 months for customers with …

Happy 6th birthday, iPhone!

Six years ago today I was watching in barely contained rage-jealousy as my friends lined up to buy the original iPhone at Apple Stores across …

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Verizon calls in J-Lo to announce Viva Movil, a phone retailer with a Latino focus

'I'm kind of the Chief Creative Officer.'<p>A year or two ago, Verizon would've used its press conference at the CTIA trade show to announce new hardware, a major new consumer-facing service, or both. But this has been a deafeningly quiet show for end users this year, and the trend continued today …

Sign the Petition

<b>Getting rid of carrier contracts is a win for customers.</b> Verizon's CEO, Lowell McAdam, has already expressed his willingness to do away with them if …

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