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11/12/13. Happy Amen Corner Day!

Make sure you check out Troon North Course Vlog in Arizona now live on YouTube. This course was incredible! Check out the new fly overs in these videos! Troon North Golf Club #takecharge

10 Awesome Paid iPhone Apps On Sale for Free Right Now

Welcome to our biggest list of the week featuring paid iPhone and iPad apps on sale for free. Today we’ve got 10 paid iOS apps for you and on any …

Pushbullet, the ultimate cross-platform app, is now a messenger as well

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Apple is bumping the iTunes Match limit to 100,000 songs

When Apple first revealed iTunes Match -- the service that lets you add your own, non-Apple purchased music to iTunes -- the 25,000 song limit probably seemed huge. That was way back in 2011, however, and Apple VP Eddy Cue has revealed that when iOS 9 arrives this fall, Match will support up to …

Apple Watch patent would have you sharing files with a handshake

Wondering how you'd exchange info between smartwatches when their displays are so small? Apple thinks it has an easy answer: make the same gestures you already use to greet your friends. The tech firm has applied for a patent on a system that exchanges data between wearables (presumably Apple …

Apple Watch

Google Hangouts for iOS gets a redesign, better performance

Frustrated with the Google Hangouts app on iOS from time to time? Us too. Mountain View updated the mobile software today with a refreshed UI and more. First, you'll likely notice the new coat of Material Design paint that tidies things up a bit. Heck, even the dialer got a redesign. There's also a …

9 Awesome Paid iPhone Apps One Sale for Free Today Only

Last week was a great one for paid iPhone and iPad apps on sale for free, and each list was better than the one before. This week, we’re picking up …

iPhone 6S Biggest Feature Confirmed By Bloomberg

iOS 9’s biggest secret was not revealed when the operating system was officially announced earlier this month. This is because it will be the key feature in the upcoming iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus, but there’s not long to wait now…<p>Bloomberg reports that both new iPhones have now hit production …

Benchmarks Show iPhone Performance Difference When iOS 9's Low Power Mode is Activated

With iOS 9, Apple introduced a Low Power mode, designed to extend battery life when an iPhone's power is running low. According to the feature's description, Low Power mode works by reducing an iPhone's performance and cutting down on background activity.<p><i>Geekbench 3</i> has just been updated to work …

Google is helping stop you from accidentally clicking on mobile ads

Being redirected to an advertiser’s page when you didn’t mean to click a banner ad is frustrating. Today, Google has announced changes that will help eliminate those mis-clicks and feverish taps on the back button.<p>Clicks that happen too close to an image’s sides will now be blocked from redirecting …

Here’s what happens when you open 100 tabs in Chrome for Android

Google employs a lot of engineers. Most software engineers know that when you have a box which can contain a variable amount of content – say, an input field or the title section of a blog post like the one above – that you need to make a decision as to what happens when more content than can …

Android News

AppleCare+ expands coverage for a variety of mobile devices

Apple has made a slight change to its AppleCare+ insurance plan that may have a big impact. Now, any mobile device with a battery at less than 80 percent capacity is eligible for service.<p>The change affects all iPhone, iPad, iPod or Apple Watch devices with an AppleCare+ plan. Previous language of …

Android Circuit: New Galaxy S6 Plus Leaks, Microsoft's Trojan Horse, Google Attacks Apple Music

Taking a look back at seven days of news across the Android world, this week’s Android Circuit includes leaked details on the Samsung Galaxy S6 Plus, Google’s counter-attack against Apple Music, Microsoft Office’s arrival on Android smartphones, Hello Kitty’s official Android Wear watch face, …

What is FLAC? The high-def MP3 explained

In the late 1990s, one of the original portable music file formats -- the MP3 -- was causing quite a bit of bother. It had earned itself a reputation as a pirate format, mainly due to the sharing site Napster, which was at the height of its notoriety. While MP3 inevitably prevailed, there is a much …

Galaxy Note 5 Images Leak, Will Anger Users

I thought the bets were off. No phone would prove more controversial in 2015 than the Galaxy S6. It seems I was wrong…<p>If leaked images obtained by the ever reliable French tech site Nowhereelse.fr prove correct (and it nailed both the Galaxy S6 and iPhone 6 designs prior to launch) then Samsung is …

Phones

Galaxy Note 5 Design Changes and Galaxy S7 Launch Details

Taylor Swift will allow Apple Music to stream '1989' album

Taylor Swift is letting Apple Music stream her "1989" album — the only streaming service allowed to do so.<p>The singer tweeted Thursday that after Apple decided it would pay artists royalties during Apple Music's free trial, Swift "decided to put 1989 on Apple Music...and happily so."<p>Swift's …

Apple has already started making the iPhone 7, report says

The new report notes that Apple has started production early. It also further indicates that Apple's next iPhone will have a Force Touch display, which is a technology that Apple debuted with the Apple Watch and its new MacBook.<p>Apple's Force Touch screen is pressure sensitive, which means that it …

Disney bans selfie sticks at theme parks

'Selfie sticks have become a growing safety concern for both our guests and cast,' a Disney spokeswoman says<p>Walt Disney has banned selfie sticks at all its theme parks, joining a growing list of attractions that restrict the camera accessories for safety reasons.<p>The company will not allow selfie …

Apple Denies Working with NSA on iPhone Backdoor

Apple just responded to newly released documents claiming that the U.S. National Security Agency has a method for gaining backdoor access to its …

Surveillance

Facebook lets users 'celebrate pride' with rainbow filter

If you're a fan of the Supreme Court's ruling today that same-sex marriage is legal in all 50 states, Facebook has your profile-pride needs on lock. While logged into Facebook, head to facebook.com/celebratepride to superimpose a rainbow banner over your profile picture. Facebook founder Mark …

Yahoo's redesigned mobile search looks a lot like Google's

Yahoo has been pushing hard to be people's default search engine on every device. Before it can make that happen, though, the company knows its product must be improved drastically. As part of these efforts, Yahoo Search is getting an overhaul on mobile, designed to put relevant results information …

I’m cautiously optimistic about the return of Nokia-designed phones

If you’ve been yearning for Nokia hardware since its Microsoft acquisition, then you might finally be in luck — at least, sort of. The company’s CEO …

Mobile Technology

Microsoft plugs OneDrive storage into your Chromecast

In case you needed another way to beam photos and videos to your Chromecast, the Android OneDrive app has you covered. The latest update for Microsoft's cloud-storage service will take all those gorgeously arranged images from your device running Google's mobile OS and put 'em on your TV via …

7 Google Docs Add-Ons You Should Try

In the past, we have covered some alternatives to Microsoft Word, including Google Docs. For quite some time now, Google Docs has done a lot of …

Here's the Next Feature Gmail Should Add

How many careers, friendships, and marriages will be saved by Gmail’s Undo Send feature? We’ll never know. It’s remarkable that it took <i>six years</i> for …

Instant Chess app review: offering an online multi-player Chess game

Introduction<p>Instant Chess offers exciting online multi-player games where you can challenge other Chess players from around the world. The app …

Top Apps For Spending Smarter In College

Running between classes and the library, students might not find time to make a trip to the bank. Little expenses here and there can add up and soon a student could be left wondering where all the money went. With the help of these apps, college students can keep track of exactly where their money …