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The best Micro USB cables you can buy

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Anker/Business Insider<p>The Insider Pick:<p>Micro USB ports may be on their way out when it comes to high-end Android phones, but many mobile …

The Facebook Messenger bug highlights the importance of security

A team of security researchers from Check Point has exposed a vulnerability on the Messenger for Android app, according to a note posted Tuesday on Facebook's blog.<p>The bug, originally discovered in May, gave hackers the ability to spread malware and modify or remove parts of conversations between …

How To Fix Broken Headphones Using These Simple Soldering Steps

I have recently begun teaching myself how to solder with the hopes of crafting my own DJ controls in the near future. I had many, many questions when …

You can now pre-order gold-plated Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge devices

Having a top of the line smartphone still just a little bit ‘meh’ to you? Need a little extra glam to really feel like you’re making a serious purchase? If that’s the case, you might be elated to know that Truly Exquisite has just announced that pre-orders for their gold-plated variations of the …

Apple is being sued over its pressure-sensitive screen

Immersion filed complaints against Apple (as well as AT&T) in the US District Court and with the US International Trade Commission (ITC), The Next Web reports.<p>At stake is 3D Touch and Force Tech — tech introduced into the iPhone 6, 6s, and the Apple Watch that detects how hard a user presses the …

Samsung secure KNOX platform gets government blessing in China and France

Samsung announced in a press release today that it has received government certifications for its security platform, KNOX, from the appropriate regulatory bodies in China and France. Both the China Information Security Certification Center (ISCCC) and France’s National Agency of Computer Security …

China Still Has the World's Most Powerful Supercomputer

China leads the world once again when it comes to supercomputing.<p>The country’s Tianhe-2 (or “Milky Way-2”) supercomputer is the most powerful machine …

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Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Pen Stuck? There's A Free And Simple Way To Get It Out Again

The Samsung Galaxy Note 5 is another of Samsung’s great phones. Personally I’d have like to see the microSD slot and removable battery kept, but with larger internal storage I think I can manage. And if I’m honest, I barely use my microSD card on my Note 4, and I’ve never owned a second battery.<p>But …

Phones

Everyone on the planet seems to be using Apple headphones and that's a mistake

It's time to face the cold, hard truth, everyone.<p>Apple's standard headphones — also known as "EarPods," which everyone seems to use on a daily basis — are just not that good.<p>Sure, they do lots of fancy things, and Apple puts those two buttons on the cord to great use. But when it comes to actual …

Watch the Samsung Gear S2 event all over again

Miss the stream of the Samsung Gear S2 event ahead of the IFA conference in Berlin, Germany? Miss our liveblog? (For shame!) Miss our hands-on with …

Watch Samsung's pre-IFA 2015 press conference here!

Tonight's the big event — the Gear S2 launch — but Samsung's also got a pre-IFA event going on this morning here in Berlin.<p>Here's the livestream:

Flamboyant Tesla Watch steampunkifies your wrist

I once coveted a massive metal watch with a clock, compass and light just because I thought it would look cool, knowing full well the compass and light weren't actually practical, usable items. That watch has now been completely discarded from my lust list and replaced with the Tesla Watch.<p>The …

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Kaspersky Antivirus accused of creating fake malware for over 10 years

Here’s a crazy report: Kaspersky Lab, makers of a popular antivirus service, might have created fake malware for over ten years to harm its competitors. The software was benign, but Kaspersky fooled other antivirus software into marking it as infected.<p>Two ex-employees told Reuters that the …

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8.0 and Galaxy Tab A 9.7 review

After staying away from the tablet market for almost a year, Samsung introduced a new budget-friendly tablet series back in March. First launched in Russia, the Galaxy Tab A series has now made its way to other markets around the world, including the US. The two tablets that are currently a part of …

Phones

Iron Man Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge sells for more than $91,000 in China

A limited edition Iron Man-themed Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge just sold for more than $91,000.<p>Yep, you heard that right.<p>The phone appeared on auction site …

Iron Man

9 of the biggest complaints about the Apple Watch so far

While many have described the Apple Watch as the best and most ambitious smartwatch yet, there's room for improvement.

Samsung reportedly launching ‘Iron Man’ Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge variants

According to a report this morning from the Korea Times, the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge are about to get an Avengers makeover. In partnership with Marvel, the Korean company supposedly said that it will release “Iron Man versions” of its two flagships, assumably to help promote (as if it needed …

Samsung's Galaxy S6 Edge has the world's best smartphone camera, according to DxOMark

In our full review, we were extremely impressed with the 16MP rear-facing camera on the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge, and it turns out the folks at DxOMark seem to think so as well. After extensively testing the rear camera, the Galaxy S6 Edge has become the top-ranked device in popular camera tester …

Samsung will roll out the... “S Carpet” for Galaxy S6 buyers

Judging from the name alone, you would be forgiven to think that Samsung’s S Carpet is some sort of belated April Fools’ prank. Alas, there isn’t even a hint of self-irony here.<p>Goofy name aside, if you really want to get the Galaxy S6 as soon as possible, you will want to know about the series of …

10 things the Galaxy S6 can do that the iPhone 6 can't

Beginning in two weeks on April 10th, we're in store for an epic battle of the sixes. Apple's iPhone 6 burst onto the scene this past September and …

Your top Galaxy S6 questions from the forums answered!

As we expected, questions flooded in by the dozens, and before we knew it there were nine pages of questions and answers in a single <i>Android Central</i> …

Report says Samsung is currently the top smartwatch vendor in the world

<b>Samsung</b> has been in the wearables game since 2013 as we all know. This was a time when the concept hadn’t matured as it has today. The <b>Galaxy Gear</b> as …

Wearable Tech

Samsung Galaxy S6 edge claims MWC award for best new device

The GSMA has announced that the Samsung Galaxy S6 edge was awarded the <i>Best New Handset, Tablet or Device</i> award at MWC 2015. Unlike the best of show …

Gear & Gadgets

Android And iOS Take 96 Percent Of Smartphone Market In 2014, While Others Lose Share

Android and iOS are taking over the smartphone world, 1 percent at time. Google and Apple’s respective mobile operating systems continued to dominate …

Sneaky ad-spewing apps land on millions of Android devices

As a rule, rogue Android apps don't last long on Google Play -- either Google catches them quickly, or enough people complain that something gets done. That doesn't appear to have happened with a recent batch of apps, though. Antivirus developer Avast has noticed that multiple titles, including …

Google adds new interface for movie-related searches on Android

Google today has unveiled a newly designed search page for move-related queries in Chrome for Android and the official Google Search app. The update presents the results in a fashion similar to what you see when you search for content in the Play Store.<p>The new look is heavy on the Material Design …

How to Recover Deleted Photos From Your Memory Card or Smartphone

S#@$*! Accidentally deleted your vacation photos from your memory card? These steps might help get them back.<p><i>“Oh, no. Oh, nonononono. S#@$*!”</i> — You, after realizing you just accidentally deleted all of your vacation photos from your camera’s memory card. Or maybe your child somehow got his grubby …

MacBook Air

The Aurisonics Rockets in-ear headphones are out of this world

Chances are, you've never heard of Aurisonics, so here's a little backstory<b>:</b> it's a company based in Nashville, Tenn., founded in 2011 by audio engineer and audio products designer Dale Lott.<p>Frankly, I'd never been all that impressed with Aurisonic's other headphones, so I had low expectations for …

Consumer Tech

WhatsApp now has 700M users, sending 30B messages per day

WhatsApp, the mobile messaging app Facebook acquired last year, now has more than 700 million monthly active users, cofounder and chief executive Jan Koum said on Facebook today.<p>It’s up 16 percent since hitting 600 million monthly active users back in August, and it had only half a billion in …

New Final Fantasy XV trailer shows off more crazy and weird road trip action

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