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Ask: How to Switch to a New Apple ID (and Keep All Your Purchases)

Have an Apple, Mac, or iOS tech question? We've got the answer. This time, we'll show you how to update your Apple ID to a new email address but …

Smartwatches

This sleek iPhone 6 case heals itself from scratches, and it’s less than $30 on Amazon

We have shared plenty of sleek and stylish iPhone 6 cases with you over the past few months, but the search continues. After all, you can never have …

IKEA's wireless charging furniture coming to U.S. in 'late spring' starting at $27.99

Announced back in March, the new collection from IKEA aims to bring wireless charging to nearly every surface in your home. The collection includes …

Hands on with the ZENS Bluetooth Speaker and Qi Wireless Charger

We've seen some pretty unique wireless chargers that stand out above your typical charging pad, but after spending some time with the ZENS Bluetooth …

Gear & Gadgets

Charge three devices at once with the Innori 22400mAh Portable Battery Pack

<i>This is a paid placement and if you buy something through this article or on the BGR Store we will receive compensation from retail partners.</i><p>Pack …

A quick look at wireless charging tech for the car

While we've been given a reason to think otherwise with the microUSB requirement in Android Auto and the existence of Quick Charge 2.0 accessories …

Wireless Charging

The best iPhone/iPad USB flash drives with Lightning connectors

There are now several companies selling USB thumb drives for iPhone and iPad since the first ones with built-in Lightning connectors debuted late last year. By connecting a small and lightweight thumb drive directly to your iOS device, you can avoid limitations of onboard storage and cloud services …

SanDisk

Stratos' all-in-one payment card should work anywhere in the US

Many "universal" payment cards... well, aren't. They either don't work everywhere or only hold a limited number of cards, which leaves you out of luck when you're trying to add one more loyalty program. Stratos thinks it has this problem licked, though. Its new Bluetooth Connected Card promises …

Ikea to sell lamps and tables that offer wireless charging via Qi

With more and more smartphones supporting wireless charging, furniture retailer Ikea is getting into the act by offering lamps and tables that will …

AMC Miniseries Making of the Mob Follows Lucky Luciano's Rise

Eight-part docu-drama to chronicle formation of the modern American Mafia<p>AMC announced today that the network will premiere a special event …

SanDisk's new USB 3.0 flash drive can connect directly to Android smartphones and tablets

As part of its CES 2015 announcements, SanDisk has revealed its new Ultra Dual USB Drive 3.0, which can not only connect to Windows and Mac PCs but …

Gear & Gadgets

This is the Death Star tribute Bluetooth speaker you're looking for!

Leave it up to ThinkGeek, the last authority on Star Wars-themed gadgets, to turn our geeky dreams in reality and finally come up with the Death Star …

HP's newest laptop is sexy, but you can't buy it until next year

Last week we ran our review of the Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro, a 13-inch laptop that weighs a scant 2.6 pounds and measures just half an inch thick. It was impressive, to be sure, but it won't be the last: Thanks to Intel's new Core M chips, we're about to see a ton of impossibly thin notebooks. The latest …

Crazy deal – Refurbished Nexus 4 & Nexus 7 Bundle for as low as $159.99

Who says getting access to the Android 5.0 Lollipop has to cost an arm and a leg?<p>Expansys has a killer deal on right now, where you can get a a refurbished Nexus 7 (2012) and a Nexus 4 (8GB) for as low as $159.99. While the devices in question aren’t necessarily packing the latest and greatest …

Android News

Android customization – how to connect a USB flash drive to your Android device

Last week on our Android customization series, we rounded out a string of Tasker and Zooper Widget tutorials that made it possible to rock your Homescreen with custom widgets. With the software customizations we’ve been working with, perhaps it is time to look at something a little more physical, …

Raspberry Pi

Walmart to sell $99 Windows 8.1 tablet on Black Friday

Think all the best tablet deals are for Android tablets? Think again.<p>E Fun announced today that its new Nextbook 8 Windows tablet will sell for just $99 in Walmart stores on Black Friday (November 28). This was among the deals listed in the store's Black Friday ad circular, which was released …

Apple releases web tool to deregister phone numbers from iMessage

Apple has quietly released a new tool to make switching between iOS and other smartphones a bit easier. The new web tool lets you instantly deregister your phone number from Apple's iMessage system. The site, first spotted by a poster on Reddit, should solve the problem of disappearing text …

Android Authority is hiring!

Are you passionate about technology? Do you follow all of the latest developments in the fast moving world of mobile technology?<p>We’re expanding our team and are looking for quality people. We’re currently looking for writers, device reviewers, editors and others with an affinity towards Android. …

Benny Wants to Play – But Fetch is Hard, and Peek-a-Boo Only Takes a Second…

Proper FHB faithhub_belowtitle<p>Benny, the English bulldog puppy, learns to play peek-a-boo and it’s ridiculously adorable! So cute!<p>Science Shows …

'Traffic' Campaign Map Revealed for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare – IGN First

Sledgehammer boss Glen Schofield walks you through a new mission.<p>If, like me, you play Call of Duty games for the single-player campaigns (yes, …

Turn your pumpkin into a sound-controlled cyborg

Carved pumpkins are popular at Halloween. Sound-triggered electronic scare devices are also popular at Halloween. It's high time the two trends got together. LittleBits has put together a modular Hack-o-Lantern kit to combine your twin loves of fiddling with electronics and pulling the slimy, …

This levitating Bluetooth speaker is the best we've seen

When I met with OM Audio in Manhattan to check out what the company was calling the "world's first levitating Bluetooth speaker," I didn't bat an eye. I had never myself seen a levitating speaker before that day, and a thorough internet search turned up nil. As it turns out, a Taiwanese company has …

How to unsubscribe from notifications for status updates, photos, pages, and more with Facebook for iOS

Ever comment on someone's Facebook status or photo from your iPhone or iPad only to find the Facebook app incessantly bugging you with notifications …

Apple Updates Final Cut Pro, Compressor and Motion With Reliability Improvements, Bug Fixes

Apple today updated its professional video editing software <i>Final Cut Pro</i> to version 10.1.3, adding reliability improvements and fixing several bugs. An issue that caused instability when burning a Blu-ray Disc has been fixed, and color corrections pasted between clips are now retained during …

Kwikset Kevo powered by UniKey Review

Introduction<p>Our digital world is constantly expanding in many ways we can imagine. It seems as though every conceivable consumer electronics product …

Switching from Android to iPhone: tips and tricks you should know

Break-ups are one of those tough, yet inevitable things in life. Sooner or later, there comes a moment when you must let go and move on. Parting with …

Turn your Apple iPhone charger into a spare battery with NomadPlus

Nobody wants to be labeled as a "wallhugger." First BlackBerry CEO John Chen, and then Samsung, used that term in a derogatory fashion to describe …

Do-it-yourself spray can make your phone or tablet resistant to water

You might remember some of the amazing displays we have seen from companies like Liquipel and P2i, showing how they can make your phone resistant to …

Shop space pack for iPhone SE/5/5s - Free Shipping

Photos. Videos. Music. Documents. Store them all.<p>Take all your files with you. Organize and access everything through the Space app anytime, anywhere.<p>…