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20 best Android apps and games this week

It’s time for our latest roundup of the latest, greatest Android apps and games, this time from the last two weeks’ worth of releases on the Google Play store.<p>As ever, the prices provided in brackets are for the initial download only: when an app uses in-app purchases, this will be listed as (Free …

Developers at 'The Onion' wrote a script that makes images load like it's 1995

<i>The Onion</i> throws shade at all facets of culture on a daily basis, but the humor and snark isn't limited to its editorial staff. Developers from <i>The Onion</i> have just posted a bit of useful code on Github that slows image loading down to a crawl. Appropriately, it's called Comcastify:<p>With all this …

Apple Discontinues iPod classic – MacStories

Club MacStories offers exclusive access to <b>extra MacStories content</b>, delivered every week; it's also a way to support us directly.<p>Club MacStories will help you discover the best apps for your devices and get the most out of your iPhone, iPad, and Mac. Plus, it's made in Italy.<p>Starting at $5/month, …

Why Apple's Live Stream Was So Bad During The iPhone 6 Launch

Apple's live stream of its iPhone event on Tuesday was hit with a series of errors that left many viewers unable to watch the unveiling of the iPhone 6 and Apple Watch.<p>The first 30 minutes of the stream were the worst affected, with most users seeing a test card instead of Tim Cook introducing the …

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iPhone 6 and 6 plus: Apple goes thinner, bigger and faster

Apple has announced two new, larger iPhones as it aims to meet consumer demand for larger “phablet” smartphones.<p>The iPhone 6 and iPhone Plus have bigger screens, fingerprint sensors and mobile wallet services for allowing smartphones to be used like contactless debit and credit cards.<p>The new …

Apple Pay Officially Announced, A Secure Way to Pay Using Your iPhone

We’ve seen a handful of rumors and leaks hinting at the launch of a mobile payment system from Apple in the iPhone 6. And, it turns out they were …

Download some of the Note 4 wallpapers here

Now that the Note 4 received its warm welcome from hordes of eager fans, it’s time for the device to go through the typical phases of product launches in the Android world. One of these ritual phases is the leaking of various software goodies found on the device, including the wallpapers the device …

Microsoft Paid $400 Million For NFL Teams To Use Surface Tablets And A Fox Announcer Called Them iPads

That thingamajiggy that Eli Manning is scratching his family’s legendary forehead over is the Microsoft Surface, the tablet of the future for NFL teams. Last year, Microsoft reportedly paid $400 million to become “The Official Sideline Technology Sponsor of the NFL,” while the Surface and Windows …

10 Best iPhone News and News Reader Apps

Keeping up with the news used to be pretty simple. You picked up your preferred tabloid or broadsheet newspaper on the way to work, or tuned into a scheduled news bulletin on the radio or your TV.<p>The internet has transformed the way in which news is created and distributed though. Keeping up with …

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Microsoft tells users to stop using strong passwords everywhere

Users should use and reuse weak passwords for websites which don't hold valuable information, say researchers from Microsoft, overturning decades of accumulated wisdom on internet security.<p>By not having to worry about remembering complex unique passwords for every individual website, users can …

Report: iPad May be Causing Allergic Rashes in Children

- Jul 14, 2014<p>Apple’s iPad could be behind the previouslyunexplained allergic rashes in children. <i>The Washington Post</i> cites a case study of an …

Why Austin's the Reason 7-Eleven Stays Open Around the Clock

If you're heading to 7-Eleven today for a free Slurpee, raise your glass to the city of Austin and her Texas Longhorns: After all, it was here in …

14 People Who Got Fired For Tweeting

It's not terribly difficult to imagine some people losing their jobs over inappropriate or contentious use of Facebook, but surely Twitter and its 140-character limit don't pose a danger, right?<p>You obviously still need to be mindful in how you use it.<p>The "medium is the message," as we've heard, but …

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New app CitizenMe helps you control your online identity

Companies like Google and Facebook know quite a bit about you. Their services, which we use for free, have to monetize somehow. Advertisements are …

More Millennials Use MySpace Than Reddit: Poll

More millennials are using MySpace than Reddit, according to a new poll from Reason magazine and Rupe.<p>Excuse us while we try to process that information.<p>In a lengthy survey of 2,000 millennials, mostly about political topics, respondents were asked, "Which, if any, of the following social …

FCC Approves Controversial $2 Billion School Wi-Fi Plan

Schools will get $2 billion for Wi-Fi networks, which is less than some schools and teachers unions wanted.<p>Schools will soon be able to apply for grants from a $2 billion fund to help pay for Wi-Fi networks in schools under a plan approved Friday by federal regulators.<p>The Federal Communications …

Finally, A Way To Find Movies Worth Watching On Netflix

Netflix is like the candy dish at your grandmother’s house. Most of the movies are crap, but you know, buried somewhere in there, is something worth your time. A Better Queue is a site dedicated to finding the Werther’s Originals in Netflix based on Rotten Tomatoes ratings.<p>It’s simple enough: Set …

17 Websites That Will Make You Smarter

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>Tired of wasting your time watching cat videos or scrolling through your Facebook newsfeed? Want to be more productive next time you go online?<p>Here's a list of websites that will actually make you smarter:<p><b>1. Digital Photography School —</b> Read through …

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