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Ditch Apple's Default Keyboard for One of These Alternatives

In terms of functionality, Apple’s generic, preloaded keyboard has certainly improved, but even after adding its own App Store, complete with …

As Nursing Homes Evict Patients, States Question Motives

People complain about nursing homes a lot: the food's no good or there's not enough staff, and so on. It's a long list. But the top complaint, according to the federal government, is eviction from a nursing home.<p>Technically, it's known as involuntary discharge, and in 2015 it brought in more than …

Apple celebrates Chinese New Year with free Beats headphones

Apple will celebrate Chinese New Year by giving away pairs of Beats Solo3 headphones in its Product (RED) variant — which just so happens to also be a color associated with good luck and prosperity in various Asian cultures.<p>Unfortunately, if you’re reading this in the U.S., the giveaway isn’t …

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The top 50 video games of all time, ranked

But that didn't stop us from rounding up the top 50 video games of all time.<p>We did have some parameters, however, when choosing the games: This list includes console video games, spanning from the 1980s to today, and includes only games from more-modern consoles (sorry, Atari fans!). In most …

Samsung Gear S3 Frontier review: The smartwatch of the future is now here

While wearables still haven't achieved must-have status like phones, for those of us who have been using them for years they have become an essential …

Samsung's Galaxy S8 will reportedly have an 'all-screen' design

One of the big questions of 2017 will be how (or if) Samsung recovers from the double whammy of its disastrous Note 7 release and Google's triumphant Pixel launch this year. The company's answer, it seems, is to push the boundaries of design with the next Galaxy S flagship phone, which Bloomberg …

White flight from reality: Inside the racist panic that fueled Donald Trump’s victory

<b>Trump supporters at a campaign rally (Getty/Joe Raedle)</b><p>I live in a fly-over Indiana town. I assure you Donald Trump’s economic policies didn’t win him this election<p>David Masciotra<p>November 12, 2016 1:00pm (UTC)<p>The mask of white civility hides the face of a monster. In her 2016 book "White Rage: The …

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Here's How Samsung Employees Are Feeling over the Note 7 Crisis

The next few weeks are traditionally a tense time at Samsung Electronics as executives wait to see if their work over the year is rewarded with …

Nintendo’s NES Classic Edition Perfects Video Game Nostalgia

It took long enough for the company to release a retro console, but it got all the little details right.<p>In the days of eight-bit gaming, Nintendo was the undisputed king of gaming. Before it became the company of Wii and DS, games like <i>Super Mario Brothers 3</i> and <i>Duck Hunt</i> dominated the industry. This …

Many Disgruntled Samsung Customers Are Not Buying Phones From Apple Rival Again, Survey Says

The drawbacks of Samsung’s decision to scrap its Galaxy Note 7 could be largely felt in the patronage of the South Korea giant’s customers. And as of …

‘MacBook Pro 2016’ Redesign: Apple Prefers Proprietary Chipset for ‘MacBook Pro 2016’; Intel Kaby Lake Processor NO More?

Rumors about "MacBook Pro 2016" redesign suggesting that Apple is slowly swaying away from Intel's shadow for choosing their proprietary chipset over …

Justice League reveals first look at J.K. Simmons as Commissioner Gordon

Today may be Batman Day, but every Dark Knight needs his James Gordon. In celebration of the superhero’s big day, director Zack Snyder shared the …

Justice League

The first 7 apps you should download for your new iPhone 7

You've managed to get your hands on a new iPhone 7, and now you need to download some apps.<p>We've handpicked seven of the best apps that show off the new iPhone's upgraded camera and iOS 10 software. These apps will help you take better pictures, find places to eat, quickly send people money with …

Samsung Is Now Facing Its First Lawsuit Over Their Exploding Galaxy Note 7 Phones

Is the 1984 Stephen King adaptation <i>Firestarter</i> your favorite movie? Well, even if it is, the time has come for you to cut bait on your Samsung Galaxy Note 7 and take that thing back to the store.<p>The batteries in these brand new devices are serious fire hazards, with one apparently resulting in a …

Video game releases for September 2016

ReCore, Forza Horizon 3, NBA 2K17 headline the month<p>Below are some of the big video game releases for the month of September 2016. Be sure to check out the list we put together of our most anticipated games of 2016 and 25 games for the summer of 2016. Also, check out the free games for Xbox Live …

Rare Pokémon sparks stampede in Taipei

A huge crowd of Pokémon GO players runs through the streets of Taipei, Taiwan on Saturday to try and catch a rare character. Local media reported that the Pokémon trainers were rushing to catch a Snorlax that had spawned near Beitou Park.

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The Happiest Couples Do These 7 Things Every Day

Every couple is different. While your perfect date night out might be a raucous night on the town, that could be another Netflix-loving couple's nightmare. But no matter your personal tastes and past times, our experts say that the happiest couples do these things every day.<p><b>1. They have leaving and</b> …

All the Coolest Features of Windows 10's Anniversary Update

Microsoft’s first big feature update for Windows 10, the Anniversary Update, is out today. With it comes a smarter Cortana, better multiple desktop …

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Xbox One S runs some games faster, while others see few gains

New benchmarks reveal what effect the improved Xbox One S hardware does for existing games.<p>The revamped new model of the Xbox One, the Xbox One S, is now available. It's smaller, sleeker, and supports 4K and HDR, but one thing you won't see advertised on the box or in Microsoft's marketing …

Here's what Samsung's AddWash washer does differently

Disney announced all its movies coming in the next 4 years — here's what you have to look forward to

In addition to an ambitious movie plan announced last fall, the studio has called dibs on a few more weekends with untitled projects, including more fairy-tale adventures.<p>With the recent enormous success of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," and the even more surprising staying power of "Zootopia" and …

Xbox One summer update begins its rollout to users

New features, such as Background Music, are coming to the console<p>Xbox One's summer update has begun rolling out to users this weekend. It may take a couple of days for some to receive the prompt that downloads the patch, but the update delivering Cortana, background music and more is on the way now.<p>…

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The Land of $400 Sneakers: 7 Things About Brazil's Streetwear and Sneaker Culture

A different playing field.<p>Welcome to Brazil, the land of expensive shoes and a mainstream adoration of all footwear <i>big</i> and heavily driven by technology — not the exact substance regular footwear fans and readers of HYPEBEAST crave.<p>Before stepping foot, I’d been given a heads up. Within a short …

Glorious "Transformers" Fan Film is Better Than Any of Michael Bay's

This amazing 13-minute short employs dedicated cosplayers and practical effects to capture all the fun and charm of the 1980s animated series.

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Playstation Vita hacked: Run emulators, homebrew, and more games on PSTV

If you've been hankering to run emulators, homebrew, and classic PC games on your PlayStation Vita, well, you're in luck, as the HENkaku hack now …

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Marvel’s Very Complex Infinity War Saga is Officially Being Renamed

Say goodbye to Infinity War Part I and Part II.<p>The next two Avengers ensemble films, previously titled <i>Avengers: Infinity War Part I</i> and <i>Avengers: Infinity War Part II</i>, will soon be renamed, according to their directors <b>Joe</b> and <b>Anthony Russo</b>. The brothers previously stated that they wanted to change …

Lots of Red Dead Redemption DLC Now Free as Game Launches on Xbox One

Rockstar's celebrated open-world western, Red Dead Redemption, launched today on Xbox One through the console's backwards compatibility program.<p>The game itself is on sale (it's marked down to $7.50 for Xbox Live Gold members), and now it's been revealed that some of its DLC packs are completely …