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Amazon announces its Black Friday deals, Web holds its breath

Ahead of the annual internet meltdown, Amazon has announced its best deals that will go on sale during the Black Friday shopping period.<p>The digital pandemonium, which will start on November 20, a full-week ahead of actual Black Friday will see Amazon trial a number of new features and ways to help …

Best budget phones ($500 and under)

There are a lot of great phones out there, but the reality is many of them cost well over $500. In 2017 we even saw flagships reach the $1,000 mark. So what if you want a good phone but don’t want to spend a lot of money? There are plenty of cheap phones out there that aren’t so great, but the good …

Mobile Technology

Many Small Steps for a Man, Giant Leaps for Tech: CES 2015 Highlights

The International Consumer Electronics Show ( CES ) in Las Vegas is like the white whale in Moby Dick: Every time you hear about it, it's getting bigger; you have to travel through oceans of information to grasp it, and if you don't pay close attention it will upend everything before you even know …

How To Boost Your Wi-Fi With a Range Extender

I love the Wi-Fi service available in my home. I have my laptop, my smartphone and my tablet hooked up to it so I can surf the web from anywhere in …

27% off Lithium Card power bank

Power banks are great for when you need to charge your mobile device on the move, but they’re often bulkier than your phone or tablet and require you to carry around a separate cable too. The Lithium Card from LinearFlux is a stylish, compact alternative that packs 1200mAh of juice and …

Gear & Gadgets

How to build your own Bluetooth streaming home audio system

Get superior audio quality without spending a ton of money<p>There are a lot of ways to stream music at home. Dedicated Bluetooth speakers, like the …

Audiophile

[Deal Alert] 64GB Patriot Stellar Series OTG USB Stick Going For $19.99 After Rebate On Newegg

I've heard you - cloud storage can suck it. It requires a speedy internet connection, blows through data, puts your files on some company's servers, …

Android L Developer Preview hands-on

Digital tattoos used to unlock the Moto X selling for only $1 each

Google has been working with a company called VivaInk to create a phone unlocking mechanism for the Moto X in the form of a digital tattoo. Not only …

Selling

Android L Developer Preview – first look

Just a day ahead of Google I/O Sundar Pichai confirmed that they would in fact be showing off the next major version of Android for the first time, with plans for a full release in the fall. Now that Google I/O has concluded and the dust has settled, we managed to get our hands on the Android L …

Samsung looking to expand biometric security, iris scanners could be next

Speaking at an investor forum in Hong Kong, Samsung has been discussing how it sees the future of its Knox security platform and its plans for future biometric security features in smartphones.<p>Although fingerprint scanning technology has only just made its way into the company’s flagship Galaxy S5, …

Gear & Gadgets

Samsung Galaxy S5 International Giveaway! [Complete]

Welcome to the Sunday Giveaway, the place where we giveaway a cool Android or tech gadget each and every Sunday. Last week’s winner of the Nexus 5 International giveaway is: Federico G. (Argentina). Congratulations Federico, enjoy your new phone.<p>This week we are giving away one of the most popular …

Samsung Galaxy S5

A Pair Of Alleged 'Galaxy S5 Prime' Leaks Raise Lots Of Questions And Give Few Answers

Rumors have been circling of an upgraded version of Samsung's Galaxy S5 flagship for a few months now, including the idea that it will feature the …

Intel LTE and QHD display rumored to debut with Samsung Galaxy S5 Prime

Rumors have been swirling for some time now that Samsung would release a high-powered version of the Samsung Galaxy S5 with a super-dense screen and …

Selling your Android phone: Everything you need to know

So a new Android phone has caught your eye — maybe the OnePlus 6 or upcoming Galaxy Note 9 — and you want to get on the boat as soon as possible. …

Samsung opens museum to own the history of 'innovation'

Best Samsung Galaxy S5 cases

As is the case with every iteration, the Samsung Galaxy S5 was one of the most anticipated releases of the year, and while it may not have featured the major overhaul that some hoped for, what you get is a device with a beautiful display, the best processing package currently available, a fantastic …

Operating Systems

Google just revealed the incredibly simple formula for killer résumés

It’s not exactly E=mc².<p>But for would-be job hunters, it’s probably a lot more useful.<p>In a Q&A-style interview with Google’s senior vice president of people operations Laszlo Bock, The New York Times’s Tom Friedman fished a few seriously helpful words of wisdom out of the search giant’s human …

Résumés

Samsung Galaxy S5 teardown reveals a bill of materials worth $256

We’ve already had a look at what goes into the new Galaxy S5, thanks to this teardown, and according to an analysis conducted by market research firm IHS, all of the components in the Samsung Galaxy S5 costs around $256 to purchase and put together.<p>Samsung latest flagship handset is currently being …

Galaxy S5 TV commercial touts “meaningful innovation”

Samsung is about to let slip the hounds of war marketing in over 150 countries when the Galaxy S5 finally goes on sale this Friday. How many hounds, you ask? Well, Samsung spent $363 million on advertising last year in the US alone, and a huge chunk of that money went on TV commercials. And that’s …

Why is Samsung’s breakthrough in graphene research so promising for next generation electronics?

Allianz<p>Samsung has announced some great news, they’ve made a breakthrough in graphene manufacturing. Graphene is that magical carbon substance that is destined to provide the world with next generation efficiency and flexibility for electronic components, such as flexible displays and wearable …

Unlocked Galaxy S5 Pops Up On eBay Daily Deals Early For $699.99, Supposedly Ships Within A Day

The Galaxy S5 is set to launch on April 11th, but eBay's ready to throw a bone out to the more impatient among us. As a part of today's Daily Deals, …

Windows is now free for mobile devices under 9 inches, is this the right move for Microsoft?

Today is the first day of Microsoft’s Build conference and that means the company will be sharing plenty of news about the future of Windows and other Microsoft products.<p>Earlier Microsoft not only revealed it is making several changes to the desktop version of Windows such as finally bringing back …

T-Mobile ending corporate discounts plans for new customers, effective immediately

On March 28th T-Mobile’s CEO John Legere announced that in an effort to create fair pricing for all its customers without favoritism, the uncarrier would be ending its employee rate discount plans. Now it looks like T-Mobile is having a slight change of heart.<p>Although Legere says the company still …

T-Mobile (partially) changes stance on employee discounts, letting customers keep grandfathered discounts

Yesterday, T-Mobile announced they were cutting off employee discounts for all consumers, including customers that were grandfathered into the …

April Fools' 2014 roundup: selfie-taking drones, smartgloves and more

For the last 24 hours (and likely the next 12), excitable company execs have been barraging our inbox, YouTube and your social media networks with their best shenanigans. Love it or loathe it (and you're probably starting to loathe it by now), the April Fools' tradition continues, even stronger, in …

Watch a guy deadlift 1,155 pounds

Because it's Sunday. What else are you going to do?<p>Talk about March Madness!*<p>Meanwhile, the most grueling thing I'll be doing today is deciding between Wing Stop and Chipotle for lunch. This weightlifter doesn't have to worry about tough decisions like that. (Because he'd have both. And then …

Is the Samsung Galaxy S5, Gear 2 and Gear Fit right for you? These videos could help you decide

Foregoing any Broadway and Bollywood theatrics, Samsung has posted videos of the Galaxy S5, Gear 2 and the Gear Fit. The videos are pleasantly simple, offering a hands-on overview and walk-through of some key features of each device. Best of all, the real-user feel and normal day-to-day functions …

Samsung Galaxy S5

FreedomPop's 'Snowden phone' encrypts your calls and data

Want to protect your phone calls and data from the feds, hackers, and other snoops? FreedomPop's new Privacy Phone promises to do just that.<p>Nicknamed the "Snowden phone" after NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, the phone is actually a Samsung Galaxy S2 that FreedomPop rejiggered into a call- and …

Fund this? An expandable storage backpack for your Android phone

Much as I like my new Moto X smartphone from Republic Wireless (read all about my latest experiences), it does have one rather irksome limitation: just 16GB of onboard storage.<p>Thankfully, the Moto is among the Android phones that support USB On-The-Go (OTG), meaning I can plug in an …