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The Best Apps For People Who Don’t Like Spending Money

Whatever you use — debit card, ApplePay, Bitcoin — one way or another, you’re really just giving up cold, hard cash. And with an average personal …

Personal Finance

LG G3 will get Android Lollipop upgrade this coming week

Last year, LG made the flagship Nexus device for Google while Motorola was first out of the gate with the latest Android update for its own phones. This year, the roles have reversed as Moto is responsible for the Nexus 6 and LG has announced itself as the first global smartphone manufacturer to …

Apple iPad Air 2 Review

Our review of Apple's new iPad Air 2. It's thinner, faster, and has a nicer camera, but is it any better than the competition?

Wii U 'Super Smash Bros.' has eight-player fights on gigantic battlefields

And Mewtwo is coming soon<p>The Wii U version of frantic fighting game <i>Super Smash Bros</i> will support eight player matches, introduce a range of new modes, and allow players to build their own stages on which to battle. The new additions to the long-running series, which sees Nintendo mascots and …

Apple iPhone 6 Plus Review

It's big. Really big. But the iPhone 6 Plus is designed to be much more than that: it's a fast, powerful, long-lasting hybrid between smartphone and tablet. And it has potential to be an entirely new, entirely different kind of Apple computer. It won't work in one hand, but the iPhone 6 Plus can do …

Will.i.am unveils Puls, a smart 'cuff' that makes phone calls

But no release date or pricing information is available yet<p>After two and a half years of development, Will.i.am finally unveiled the smart "cuff" he has been working on with his consumer electronics company, i.am+. The Puls is a wearable wristband that tells time, but "it's not a watch," the Black …

Sharp AQUOS Crystal review: mid-range brains meet striking looks

Pop quiz, hotshot: When's the last time you saw a Sharp phone in the United States? The Sharp FX from years back? Maybe the FX Plus? If you're anything like me, your mind will hearken back to chunky clamshell classics like this one. Long story short, it's been ages since Sharp has had any kind of …

This Transforming Tablet-Phone Combo Costs Just $200

Isn't it fine to have a smartphone that fits in your pocket? Isn't it dandy to have a tablet for two-handed tasks? Soon you'll be able to buy <i>both</i> for …

iPad mini 4 (2015): Everything We Know

Design and Display<p>The iPad mini 4 looks like a smaller version of the iPad Air 2. It's just as thin, and it weighs only 0.65 pounds, making it the ultimate portable tablet. At 6.1mm thick, it's 18 percent thinner than the iPad mini 3.<p>It continues to use the same 7.9-inch 2048 x 1536 Retina display …

Is this Google's Nexus 6?

What looks to be an official product render of the Nexus 6 has leaked today, and it basically confirms everything we've heard to this point: Google had Motorola build a really big Moto X. The image was published by @evleaks and unsurprisingly shows Google's latest handset running Android L. The …

The 21 games that should be installed on every iPhone

The iPhone is home to some of the best portable video games ever made. Unfortunately, they must be downloaded from one of the worst digital marketplaces. Farming simulations and clones too often dominate the App Store's best selling list. Unusual and inspired games are left to fight for short …

iPad mini with Retina display review

<i>Every inch an iPad.</i><p>Last year, the overwhelming message of the iPad mini was simple: the iPad mini was smaller, but it was still an iPad. Tim Cook, Phil Schiller, and Jony Ive all reminded us over and over that Apple had to make hard choices to make the iPad mini — it had a lower-resolution screen …