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Chase Freedom card now offers 5% cash back for Apple Pay purchases

Chase announced today that it is now offering 5% cash back for Apple Pay purchases made with a linked Chase Freedom credit card for the first time. The offer is available for combined purchases up to $1500 at select merchants and will last for the first three months of 2018.<p>The company notes that …

Apple CarPlay: A guide to connecting your iPhone to your car

Getting a new car is fun, until you get into the infotainment system. Car makers -- whose expertise is in vehicles, not software -- tend to build overly complicated systems that make you feel like a caveman using a smartphone for the very first time.<p>That's not a good thing when you have other …

This High-Tech, Wearable Motorcycle Airbag Could Save Your Life

Let's not kid ourselves. You don't have to be racing—or even going fast—to be involved in a messy motorcycle crash. But when it happens and you have …

Wearable Tech

Dallas Cowboys Draft Star Basketball Player Rico Gathers

From rebounds to touchdowns.<p>Want to feel non-athletic? Boy, do we have a story for you!<p>Rico Gathers, a 22-year-old who set a school record while playing on Baylor University’s basketball team, was drafted by the Dallas Cowboys on Saturday.<p>The last time that Gathers played football was in middle …

How to trick your iPhone into freeing up storage space

A trick to get more storage space on your iPhone has been circulating around the Internet today — but you have to have less than a gig of available …

Waze will now tell you when you’re speeding

The GPS-navigation app Waze already warns users where police officers are stationed, looking for speeders. Now the app is going to alert drivers when they breach the speed limit. The new feature launches today in 18 countries, including France, Brazil, and Italy, with the US gaining functionality …

Waze app will now alert you when driving over the speed limit

The Waze maps app— the one Google acquired a few years back to improve its own mapping services—today announced a new features that will warn drivers when they are driving over the speed limit.<p>Now when you’re using the Waze app to navigate, you’ll automatically see a visual warning (pictured above) …

Waze

This company hacked an iPhone with Play-Doh

If you’re protecting your smartphone with your fingerprint, beware strangers bearing Play-Doh.<p>A Chinese startup demonstrated at the Mobile World …

Play-Doh

Watch the latest hilarious edition of celebrities reading mean tweets about themselves

Twitter might have a serious growth problem on its hands but there’s one thing that will never be in short supply on Twitter: trolls. Imagine the …

The Best Ads of Super Bowl 50

Because let's be real: there's more to watch than the game.<p>Advertisers are stepping up their game with Super Bowl 50, casting top-notch actors and celebrities, incorporating some intense special effects, and showing off some milestone anniversaries. The results are funny, smart, touching and, as …

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Snowboarding with the NYPD: The only way to party during the blizzard

Just as predicted, Winter Storm Jonas turned out to be a massive blizzard that hit the East Cost hard over the weekend with an almost record-breaking …

Tina Fey returns to SNL and mocks Sarah Palin in this must-see clip

The run-up to the 2016 presidential election is the gift that just keeps on giving. With characters like Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders in the mix, …

25 hidden iPhone features that are really, truly hidden

How many times have you seen posts on tech sites about “hidden iPhone features” and thought to yourself, <i>these tricks aren’t really hidden at all</i>. …

Honor 5X Unlocked Smartphone, 16GB Sunset Gold (US Warranty)

• Unlocked Dual SIM LTE smartphone with three card slots. Supports nano-sim, micro-SIM, and a microSD card up to 128GB. Works with AT&T and T-Mobile …

Widow says Apple told her to get court order to secure dead husband's password

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>It was easy to get the pension payments transferred. It was easy to get other benefits transferred.<p>But her late husband's Apple ID password? Now that, said 72-year-old Peggy Bush, was a lot more …

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Watch the 10 most shared Super Bowl commercials of all time

Remember that heartwarming Budweiser commercial from last year’s Super Bowl that people couldn’t stop talking about for what seemed like ages? It …

This tiny cube is a solution to all your smartphone problems

The WonderCube packs a hardware store’s worth of phone goodies into one cubic inch.

Gear & Gadgets

Life hack: The scientifically proven way to defog your car windows faster

It’s winter, which means that you’re going to have to deal with foggy windows when you start up your car. While lots of people have their own tips …

6 common problems with the Nexus 5X and how to fix them

Along with the high-end Nexus 6P, Google also launched the spiritual successor of the Nexus 5, manufactured once again by LG. The aptly named Nexus 5X brought with it everything that made the original so popular, of course with updated specifications, new features, including a fingerprint scanner, …

Netatmo’s smart outdoor security camera captures people, animals, and cars

Netatmo has revealed the Presence, a smart outdoor security camera that will send you an alert if someone is loitering around your house, if a pet is in the yard, or if a car enters your driveway.<p>The product is one more piece of the smart home, which is expected to become a $71 billion market by …

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Secure your phone and tablet with these great affordable deals

The nightmare plays over and over in your mind. If only you’d held on tighter, or attempted to break the fall with your foot, you wouldn’t be looking at a glass spiderweb on your iPhone or Galaxy screen.<p>Finally, here’s a solution thanks to the team at Loop, who created two innovative designs to …

Video: SNL pokes fun at hoverboards with ‘If you hate walking but love fire’ tagline

While hoverboards were seemingly on track to become the hottest tech gadget this holiday shopping season, a number of highly publicized safety …

The driving myth that too many people believe

This is why "warming up" your car is a mistake. Sharon Profis explains on "You're Doing it All Wrong."

Find out if your oven is actually preheating to the right temperatures

It's Monday night. You pull a pizza out of the freezer. It calls for preheating the oven to 400˚F (204.44˚C), so you adjust the temperature, wait for the alarm, pop in the pizza and set a timer.<p>After the timer to goes off, you rip open the oven door to find an undercooked pizza.<p>Unfortunately, this …

Deal: the iRing will help ensure you never drop your phone again for $15.99

Butter finger smartphone users rejoice. The AA Deals Store is offering a sweet deal on a product that will help you say goodbye to broken screens and smartphone dings.<p>The iRing is a little accessory that sticks to your smartphone, tablet or whatever you want to hold more securely. The idea is that …

Android News

100 Ideas for Appetizers

Browse our best ideas for appetizers to get your party planning started. Everyone knows the best parties are the ones with the best food, so pick a …

Nexus 7 not charging? How to replace the USB port and headphone jack – Android customization

I hope you had some fun changing up the text-to-speech output settings on your Android device with last week’s Android customization article. That was pretty simple stuff, and while this week is also really easy, our new project can be a little intimidating to those that are not comfortable with a …

Nexus 7

Google Play Music family plan arriving this week for $14.99 per month

Google announced that it would be adding a family plan to Play Music All Access back at the company’s September event, and since then we haven’t really heard too many details regarding the new pricing tier. That’s changing today, as Google has just announced that residents in the U.S., U.K., …

Android News

Infographic shows exactly what happens to your body after you die

So, let’s say you die — what happens to your body next? It’s a rather depressing and macabre subject but it does nonetheless create a sense of morbid …