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Top iPhone apps gone free for April 25th

If you are looking for some exciting apps, and you want to take advantage of some great price reductions, then check out our list of the best iPhone …

Watch the Weird and Sad 'Brooklyn Hipster Brunch' Video

Here's a music video from Cooking Channel's incredibly affected <b>Nadia G</b> about eating brunch in Brooklyn. Not only can she cook "bitchin'" food, but she can rap and dance too. She's the total package.<p>This disturbing video takes place in an as yet unidentified Brooklyn restaurant and features Nadia …

Samsung Galaxy S4 mini pushed to mid-July

The Samsung Galaxy S4 mini has been pushed further out of our reach. Now it is expected to arrive around the middle of July. <br>The Galaxy S4 mini was …

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Verizon's Samsung Galaxy S4 sign up page now live

Still no dates given, but a great way to show your interest in Samsung's newest on Big Red<p>Yesterday Verizon confirmed that their Samsung Galaxy S4 …

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Epic Poster Art for Patton Oswalt's STAR WARS: EPISODE VII!

NASA's Kepler discovers three potentially habitable planets

NASA's Kepler telescope has discovered three "super-Earth-size" exoplanets that are close enough to their stars to make them possibly suitable for water. Two of the planets (Kepler-62e and Kepler-62f) orbit a K2 dwarf estimated to be around 7 billion years old. Measuring at two-thirds the size of …

Verizon says its Galaxy S 4 is coming sometime in May

If you noticed that Verizon was silent while other US carriers provided their launch schedules for the Galaxy S 4, you're not alone -- it was the only real holdout among the big four networks. As it turns out, the company was just continuing a small tradition of being fashionably late with …

Amazon Reportedly Buys Siri Competitor Evi for $26 Million

TechCrunch reports that Amazon has purchased Evi, the natural language search platform that performs similar to Apple’s Siri personal assistant, for …

Petition Asking Verizon to Drop Contracts Draws 79K Sigs

A petition hosted at Change.org is asking Verizon to follow in T-Mobile's footsteps and drop contract requirements for customers. The petition has …

New ‘Man of Steel’ Trailer Puts the (It’s Not An) ‘S’ In Superman

The Kryptonian countdown clock running on I Will Find Him hit zero Tuesday night and revealed a new theatrical trailer for <i>Man of Steel</i>. Promoting the …

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Samsung Galaxy simpler than iPhone, survey says

In deep, deep research conducted by branding company Siegel+Gale, Samsung's Galaxy phones have allegedly overcome the iPhone when it comes to ease of use.<p>I like to think I'm very simple.<p>Lovers have told me I'm not -- often while they toss my Golden State Warriors T-shirts out their apartment …

Samsung Galaxy S4 vs. HTC One: A clash of two Android titans

Two stellar smartphones are poised to battle for Android handset dominance.<p>If you're in the market for a new smartphone this year, chances are good you're seriously considering the two best Android handsets: the<p>Samsung Galaxy S4and theHTC One.<p>Both offer tempting helpings of powerful components, …

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Eyes-on with Samsung's eggplant-flavored Galaxy S III

Main Entry: <b>purple</b> [pur-puhl] <br>Part of Speech: <i>noun</i>, <i>adjective</i><br>Definition: blue and red colors mixed together<br>Synonyms: amaranthine, amethyst, blue-violet, bluish red, color, heliotrope, lavender, lilac, magenta, mauve, mulberry, orchid, periwinkle, perse, plum, pomegranate, reddish blue, violaceous, …

9 hurricanes predicted for 2013 Atlantic forecast

The Atlantic hurricane season, which runs from June 1 to Nov. 30, is slated to bring 18 tropical storms and 9 hurricanes according to a team of forecasters in Colorado. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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T-Mobile tries to lure iPhone owners with $99 discount and credit for trading up

T-Mobile is doing its best to entice iPhone users to switch to its network, offering a substantial discount to people trading in their existing iPhone 4s and 4Ss. Timed to coincide with T-Mobile’s Friday iPhone 5 launch, the promotion will let qualified customers swap their past iPhones for new …

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T-Mobile USA Announces Trade-In Offer for Existing iPhone Owners Ahead of iPhone 5 Launch

Ahead of Friday's launch of the iPhone on T-Mobile USA, the carrier has announced details on its trade-in program designed to entice current iPhone 4 and 4S users to switch carriers. The trade-in program reduces the down payment on a 16 GB iPhone 5 from $99.99 to $0, with additional credit of up …

Home button not working on iPhone or iPad? Add a virtual one with AssistiveTouch!

If your Home button isn't responding, here's how you can use your iPhone or iPad's software to get around it.<p>There are several reasons that your …

iOS

iOS 7 Concept Features Widgets, New Lock Screen, Mission Control and More

Earlier this week, a number of Apple-focused bloggers claimed iOS 7 was running behind schedule and that it would bring a significant user interface refresh.<p>Designer F. Bianco has posted a set of images to Flickr with some interesting thoughts on what useful changes Apple could make to iOS 7 to …

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Walmart Offering 16GB Wi-Fi iPad Mini for $299

Walmart is offering 16GB Wi-Fi iPad Mini models for $299 across the U.S. (via <i>DealNews</i>)<p>This is the lowest price seen for a brand new iPad Mini and is the same price Apple asks for the refurbished unit. It requires in-store pickup, but customers can reserve one from the website and pick it up …

Best Buy puts iPad 3 on clearance for as low as $314 as Walmart offers 16GB iPad mini for $299

<i>From 9to5Toys.com:</i><p>Best Buy started offering some nice deals on the previous generation iPad 3 with Retina display today with most models available for up to 30 percent off normal retail prices. One of the most enticing deals will let online shoppers get their hands on a 16GB Wi-Fi only model for …

Apple Will Begin New iPhone Production In Q2, Launch This Summer [Rumor]

We’ve heard rumors that Apple will unveil the iPhone 5S in June of this year, and it turns out that there might actually be some truth to the rumors.<p><i>The Wall Street Journal</i> reported today that Apple plans to begin production of the next iPhone in Q2 of 2013. The new iPhone will have the same shape …

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