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Android M and Lollipop: Google quietly improves password management across devices

Google on Thursday unveiled Android M, a new version of Android that focuses on improving overall user experience. It also packs quite a few …

Comcast’s failed TWC merger may blow up in its face… again

Comcast’s decision to try to merge with Time Warner Cable last year might go down as one of the biggest strategic blunders of the decade. Not only …

Net Neutrality

Could these be the specs for Verizon’s 2015 Droid smartphone lineup?

Flagship devices from Samsung, HTC and LG have dominated the Android scene over the first several months of 2015, but if a recent leak is to be …

Mobile Technology

Police in India arrested a pigeon suspected of spying for Pakistan

While some countries are having trouble spying on suspects than because of communication encryption, India has other worries. Police in the country …

Spying

Meet Drip, the first Apple Watch app we’ve seen that can send live images to your wrist

Developers are just getting started coming up with cool applications for the Apple Watch and one that caught our eye on Friday was a new app called …

Solved: The real reason there are holes in Swiss cheese

Why does Swiss cheese have holes? It’s been the subject of great speculation throughout the years but researchers in Switzerland (where else?) think …

Video: Check out the incredible new features coming to Google Now in Android M

One of the most exciting features that Google announced for Android M on Thursday was something called Google Now on Tap that takes context awareness …

Epic photos of ‘GoPro’ style cameras in the 1960s

These days, if you’re looking to capture some extreme sports action, whether it be Base Jumping or even surfing, you’d be hard pressed to find a …

Silk Road founder Ross Ulbricht sentenced to life in prison

After being found guilty of seven criminal counts, including drug trafficking and money laundering, Ross Ulbricht, the mastermind behind the illegal …

Report may have just revealed Windows 10’s exact release date

Microsoft said on a number of occasions that its bold Windows 10 operating system intended to unify user experience across desktop, mobile and Xbox …

Windows 10

The most beautiful Android apps available today, as picked by Google

Last year Google made a big push to improve the overall look of its mobile platform thanks to the addition of Material Design, a slick new design …

Netflix’s popularity is killing BitTorrent

When the iTunes Music Store first launched back in 2003, its success proved that consumers are more than happy to pay for content if it’s a) …

Revealed: Apple’s plan to leapfrog Google Maps

Even the most hardened of Apple fans has to admit that Apple Maps simply can’t hold a candle to Google Maps. Though Apple’s own Maps app has improved …

Maps

How to enable Android M’s coolest secret feature

One feature we were hoping Google would show off with Android M on Thursday was the inclusion of multi-window functionality that would let you have …

Stop whining – the Apple Watch’s battery life is phenomenal

Rather than publishing one giant review, I’ve been running my thoughts on the Apple Watch in bits and pieces. I recently shared one of the best …

Smartwatches

Watch this now: The best movie of the year is now on YouTube for free

This summer movie season has been full of action-packed blockbusters, from the highly anticipated <i>Avengers: Age of Ultron</i> to the surprisingly awesome</i> …

Lenovo is building a smartphone based on an iPhone hoax from 2012

Remember back in 2012 when a local Fox affiliate thought some crazy iPhone 5 concept with a built-in laser keyboard and hologram projector was real? …

iPhone 5

AT&T’s sneaky plan to control what video streaming services you use

For a while now I’ve been very wary of AT&T’s “sponsored data” program that allows companies to pay AT&T money in exchange for their services being …

Wireless

The BGR Show: Episode 11 – The Edition edition

In this week’s episode of The BGR Show podcast, Jonathan and Zach discuss a major, transformative event that only comes around once in a lifetime: …

10 hidden Android M features Google didn’t discuss in its I/O keynote

• Swiping from left to right on the lock screen will not bring up the dialer anymore. Instead, it will open Google Now.<br>• The Google Now Launcher also now …

Google’s killer cloud storage offer isn’t perfect: The biggest problem with Google Photos

As the old saying goes, <i>if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is</i>. Google’s big I/O 2015 keynote took place on Thursday, and it lasted for more …

5 simple tricks that will turn you into a Google power user

Google Search is a very powerful service ready to bring you answers to most of your questions — sometimes even before you’ve finished typing them. …

Google Search

Start designing Android apps and games with zero coding experience

<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>You …

10 paid iPhone and iPad apps on sale for free today

Today’s list of paid iPhone and iPad apps on sale for free is our biggest one of the week, but size doesn’t always matter. Fortunately, Friday’s post …

Killer deal: Sleek iPhone 6 and 6 Plus cases starting at $5 from Amazon

We spend a great deal of time here at BGR digging through the web in search of the best available protective cases for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 …

3 videos that show off exciting tech from the augmented reality company Apple just bought

While most tech fans were busy following Google’s big I/O 2015 keynote on Thursday, a report emerged revealing that Apple had acquired a small …

Augmented Reality

Apple just told us all how to fix the crazy iPhone-crashing iMessage bug

A few days ago, a critical iOS bug capable of crashing and rebooting iPhones with a simple message was discovered. Apple didn’t take long to …

New Microsoft flagship phone might be just as edgy as Samsung’s Galaxy S6

Microsoft will launch new high-end Lumia handsets this year, likely once the phone version of Windows 10 is ready to roll out. Some rumors have …

Phones

Bartenders, never ever kill someone by serving too many consecutive shots

A bartender in France thought it’s perfectly fine to serve someone 56 consecutive shots. But after his customer died from complications resulting …

Crime

60M-year-old fossil can’t convince creationist that Earth is older than 6,000 years

A Canadian who happens to be on the board of directors of Big Valley’s Creation Science Museum, a place that’ll try to prove to you that Earth is …

Dinosaurs