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Google Maps will tell you if your destination will be closed upon arrival

We have all been there. You hop on your car without a worry and tell Google Maps to take you to one of your favorite restaurants… only to get there and find out the darn place is closed! This is frustrating, especially knowing Google Maps has hours and other information on hand. But worry not, for …

Apple's Phil Schiller addresses 16GB iPhones, single-USB MacBooks, and thinness vs. battery life

On the sidelines of Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference, marketing SVP Phil Schiller has spoken to <i>Daring Fireball</i>'s John Gruber for a live episode of his <i>The Talk Show</i> podcast. The full interview hasn't been posted yet, but it'll be worth checking out for Apple fans when it is — Gruber asked …

12 biggest surprises after a week with Apple Watch

Far from being a superfluous device strictly for hard-core Apple fans, the Apple Watch is a surprisingly delightful and useful device.<p>Now that we’ve spent enough time with the latest gadget from the mothership, we’re noticing quite a few sweet little positives (and a couple negatives) about Apple …

Uber Has Been Effectively Broken For Blind iPhone Users Since January

For more than six weeks, the ride-hailing app has been difficult — and in some cases impossible — to access for a group of people that relies on it heavily. Accessibility activists say they've repeatedly asked for a fix. Uber says it's working on the issue.<p>Blind people have been largely unable to …

2015 Mercedes Benz C300 C-Class W205 detailed review

How to Get Along With Your Ex After a Breakup

Learning to get along with an ex can be necessary for mutual friends, children, or professional reasons. It's not easy, but there are some things you …

8 awesome paid iPhone apps you can get free right now (save $72!)

While people are always on the hunt for good deals, Thanksgiving week is known for being the one week each year that people devote the most time to …

9 Netflix Tricks You Just Can’t Live Without

One of the main reasons Netflix is so popular is because of its simplicity. It’s painfully easy to queue up a movie on your laptop, video game …

Motorola's Nexus 6 Goes Up Against The iPhone 6 Plus

Big phones are all the rage these days, and I admit, my previous skepticism towards the “phablet” has waned somewhat as I’ve used them and found them …

You’ll have a hard time finding a Nexus 6 in T-Mobile stores at launch

T-Mobile may be one the first U.S. mobile operators to carry the Nexus 6, as the company is supposed to launch the handset later this week, according …

This is the real reason you won’t be able to use Apple Pay in Walmart stores

Most of MCX retailers, including Walmart and many other big names in the retail business, are not taking Apple Pay payments from iPhone 6 and iPhone …

Despite progress, Canada's banks remain secretive in many ways

Seven years after the global financial crisis started, Canada's banks remain selective in what they disclose – a problem illustrated by Ottawa's recent crackdown on credit-card transaction fees.<p>Despite being one of the banking sector's most widely discussed issues, with lenders lobbying Ottawa …

Two of the best iPhone car mounts we’ve tried: Fuse Chicken Une Bobine and MONTAR by WinnerGear

There are a lot of options for mounting your iPhone in your car. I’ve relied on the highly-rated Kensington suction cup windshield car mount for a few years without too much incident. However, I’ve never been too pleased about how it blocks a bit of my driving view and requires a non-elegant wire …

This is the best Nexus 6 unboxing video we’ve ever seen

<i>So close, and yet so far.</i> We’re finally in the home stretch, with Google’s brand new Nexus smartphone for 2014 now available to preorder. But for …

How Inbox by Gmail Works, and How to Use It for More Productive Email

Last week, Google released a brand new email service called Inbox. If you're new to Inbox or just confused about what it does and how it works, …

Apps

Schedule Quiet Times on Your Mac with These Automator Apps

Mac: Do Not Disturb is great on a Mac, but it doesn't really quiet down everything. If you want to set Do Not Disturb to run on a schedule alongside …

Any.do 2.0 Adds New Tools to Collaborate, Plan Your Day, and More

iOS/Android/Web: Any.do is one of our favorite to-do apps, and Any.do 2.0 promises to make it even better. The new update includes tools to manage …

This Calculator Shows How Long It Will Take to Save a Million Dollars

With consistent savings and (hopefully) a decent interest rate on those savings, you might be able to become a millionaire. When and what will it …

Omnistat Puts A System Monitor In Your iPhone's Notification Center

iOS: Sometimes, you just want to know everything that's going on with your iPhone or iPad. Omnistat is an app that does just that. It gives you a ton …

App Store

How to Jailbreak Your iPhone: The Always Up-to-Date Guide [iOS 9]

Jailbreaking is a process that changes little by little with each iOS upgrade. Rather than always publishing new guides, we’re simply going to keep …

Don't Pause! Stops Notifications from Interrupting Your Music

Android: You're grooving to music on your device and suddenly there's a quick pause—every time you get an email, text message, or other …

Reboot Your iPhone Before Being Detained by Police to Disable Touch ID

The Virginia Circuit Court ruled this week that you don't have to give up your passcode to police if you're detained. That's great news, but …

More Canadians take their résumé digital

Canadians have decided they want their résumé and work history in digital form, with about half the country's work force now using the online networking platform LinkedIn.<p>There are now 10 million Canadians on LinkedIn, the company announced Thursday, up from about 2 million when the website …

Technology News, Views, Opinions & Mobile Reviews | Gadgets & Gizmos

Technology News & Mobile Reviews, Gadgets & Gizmos in Video & Photo Reviews at BGR India. Get latest Gadgets & technology news on laptops, mobiles, …

What Putin’s Russia and other homophobes around the world are doing with their iPhones

Apple CEO Tim Cook’s revelation in Businessweek that he is gay has elicited a generally positive response from around the web, garnered mostly praise from media journalists, and led LGBT rights watchdog group Human Rights Campaign to say that Cook’s “courageous step forward” is destined to “save …

LGBTQI

Japan's wireless carriers told to unlock phones starting next year | News Home | Reuters

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan’s wireless network providers are to lift restrictions on which network their subscribers can use, the government said, demanding that all smartphones and tablets to be sold with their SIM cards unlocked upon customers’ request starting next year.<p>The Ministry of Internal …

Motorola is now owned by Lenovo

So long, Google-rola, hello Moto-novo.<p>Motorola’s handset business is now wholly owned by Lenovo, the most successful PC maker in the world, and …

Good things come in small packages. Kingston's new M.2 2280 SSD is supposed to offer excellent performance in a compact form factor. But is it any good? http://www.hardwarecanucks.com/forum/hardware-canucks-reviews/67014-kingston-m-2-2280-sata-120gb-ssd-review.html

Don’t freeze my eggs, Apple. Fix tech’s toxic work culture first

Apple and Facebook are making headlines this week for covering the cost of egg-freezing procedures and storage for non-medical reasons. Being reported as a "life-changing perk" that can "solve the work-life balance problem," the two companies have been heralded as leaders in making technology …