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Google finally unveils 'Project Fi' wireless service - ExtremeTech

Google finally unveils ‘Project Fi’ wireless service<p>By on April 22, 2015 at 2:53 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this …

Price comparison: Google's Project Fi versus Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile

It's cheaper, but the difference may not be worth switching over<p>You've now got the option of choosing Google as your wireless carrier instead of Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, or T-Mobile. Well, Nexus 6 owners do. With Project Fi, Google is aiming to make its presence felt in the mobile industry as a …

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Google launches its own mobile network for Nexus 6 owners

Pay only for the data you actually use<p>Google is now a mobile carrier. Today the company has made official its plan to offer wireless service to owners of its Nexus 6 smartphone. It's called Project Fi, and Google is launching an early invite program beginning today. "Similar to our Nexus hardware …

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How to make the most of Amazon Prime with music, video and photo apps

One of the greatest features of an Amazon Prime membership that draws many in is the free two-day shipping on select items. That is still one of my …

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The GMT Watch, Explained

Two-timers<p>Any function on a watch beyond merely telling time is called a “complication”, and it’s a fitting term. Even adding a date function …

Secret power-savers: Extend your iPhone battery life now!

Apple has done a lot to make everything from their chipsets to their software extremely power efficient. Yet battery life remains the currency of …

How to turn photos into Android wallpapers

Be it a battery-efficient black wallpaper or one of the millions of pictures of your kids that has consumed every byte of free-space on your phone, a …

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Secret Apple TV remote controls: Fifteen button combos to power up your viewing!

The 3rd-generation Apple TV is no longer available from Apple, but you can still find it at third-party sellers, and it's still a solid set-top for …

9 frustrations I’d like to see Apple fix in iOS 9

Recently, 9-to-5 Mac reported that iOS 9 will likely be a stability release. If true, this is welcome news.<p>I’ve become very frustrated with that the …

The 10 best iPhone widgets you should be using

We've collected the 10 best apps that use widgets creatively to keep you up to date and entertained — all from your iPhone's lock screen.<p>From alerting you to when you've only reached your data cap to showing you the best headlines from The New York Times, these widgets pack some power.

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iPhone 6 vs BlackBerry Classic Review: The Past And Future Smartphones Fight

If you want to get mythical over it, at one point BlackBerry was the future of mobile computing. Now Apple’s iPhone is the future. The two manufacturers have seen wildly different levels of success over the last few years. While Apple sells an iPhone to one in every one hundred people in the world, …

iPhone 6 Vs Galaxy S5 Review: Apple Gatecrashes Samsung

iPhone vs Galaxy is arguably the smartphone sector’s biggest rivalry, but in 2014 it has been taken to a new level. Apple finally enlarged the iPhone to compete with the Galaxy range head on and it has been a technological bloodbath. My iPhone 6 Plus vs Galaxy Note 4 review proved incredibly close …

Three Sisters Over 100 Years Old Share Their Secrets to a Long Life

To live a long and happy life, just listen to sisters Rubye Cox, Ruth Branum and Rose Shloss, who are each over 100 years old.<p>So how exactly did the …

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Canadian missing after jumping from cruise ship near Puerto Rico

The U.S. Coast Guard is searching off the coast of Puerto Rico for a Canadian who witnesses say jumped off a cruise ship Saturday night.<p>The FBI is investigating why Tien Phuoc Nguyen, 26, jumped overboard while on a cruise with his family, a Coast Guard news release said Sunday.<p>Adventure of the …

Android has secret camera features, but Google won't let you use them yet

Buried deep inside Google's mobile operating are hidden two features that would make for a far more refined Android photography experience. Raw image …

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Retina iPad mini: First Impressions – MacStories

After a surprising and unexpected launch, I made a reservation for a Retina iPad mini earlier today at my local Apple store, waited five hours, then drove to the store and bought it. I got a 32 GB, LTE, Silver iPad because, when I made the reservation, that model wasn’t available in Space Gray and, …

Pure Android: Samsung Galaxy S4 and HTC One 'Google Play editions' review

The Android device story has followed a predictable pattern for the past few years: Samsung, HTC, LG, and Sony release top-tier hardware to carriers the world over, with their own proprietary software layered over Android. Google, meanwhile, partners with one of those companies to release a Nexus …

Android 4.3 for the Nexus 4 rolling out everywhere, here's the download link

Reports of the OTA arriving are coming in fast and furious<p>The 4.3 OTA for the Nexus 4 seems to be rolling out en masse, as I'm getting reports from …

Nexus 4 review

Getting the Nexus 4 for review was something of a treat for me. I've been anticipating the arrival of a follow-up (and upgrade) from the company's previous flagship device — the Galaxy Nexus — for a handful of very specific reasons. In fact, I've held off on moving to other, excellent devices with …

Why you won’t benefit from Google’s unlocked phones

Unlocked phones are a great idea, and excess skinning is a problem, but there are lots of legitimately useful features you may throw out the window with “pure Google” phone.

From iPhone to DSLR, shooting to editing!

Although most of of what we do here at iMore is write, we also do a lot of photography. We strive to make iMore look beautiful and value good …

Can We Get A Decent Smartphone Camera?

The smartphone era has given us pocket computers with countless powerful features, but they still take lousy photos. The reason an Instagram is inferior to what you see with your eye has to do with the megapixel myth.<p>Vendors like Samsung and Nokia tell us more pixels per image sensor equal better …

Steve Wozniak discusses his dependency on a MacBook Pro and his affinity for transistor radios

<i>Every week, a new and interesting human being tackles our decidedly geeky take on the Proustian Q&A. This is the Engadget Questionnaire.</i><p>Steve Wozniak pioneered the personal computing industry with the Apple I and II. In a throwback to our 31st issue of Distro, we'll take a very thorough look at the …

There's A Battle Raging On Your Smartphone

Facebook has grown its mobile advertising revenue very quickly, now at 30% of their advertising revenue in the last quarter. All of these ads are in stream, distributed amongst content in the Facebook News Feed.<p>It's not just about game apps anymore. Well-known ecommerce companies like Hotels.com, …

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The iPhone Photography Video Course | Cult of Mac Deals

<b>Description</b><p>Learn How To Master Your iPhone Camera!<p>If you love taking pictures with your iPhone this video course is for you. Here's why: 1. You'll discover the full capabilities of your iPhone camera. The camera capability of your iPhone is quite remarkable so you should take the time to discover …

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