Most Popular iPhone Models

List of most popular iPhone models might surprise you

List of most popular iPhone models might surprise you

By on February 6, 2016 at 3:13 PM.

For years, Apple remained steadfast in its position that smartphones with bigger screens were unwieldy and not user friendly. In fact, Apple in 2012 released an iPhone 5 commercial boasting that the device, on account of its 4-inch form factor, could be operated comfortably with one’s thumb.

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Uber App Icon Design

The reason why Uber’s new app icon is excruciatingly mediocre

The reason why Uber’s new app icon is excruciatingly mediocre

By on February 6, 2016 at 2:30 PM.

Even though Uber is only about 6 years old at this point, the company last week rolled out a redesign for its entire brand. In doing so, Uber completely changed its highly recognizable icon into something that looks like it belongs on the front face of a credit card.

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Hit List

iPhone 5se Rumors

iPhone 5se rumored to launch with pink color option, along with Silver and Space Grey

iPhone 5se rumored to launch with pink color option, along with Silver and Space Grey

By on February 6, 2016 at 12:45 PM.

A pair of reliable sources have pegged March 15 as the date when Apple will introduce a trio of new products, including an iPhone 5se, an iPad Air 3, and a subtly enhanced version of the Apple Watch.

As the date steadily approaches, more details surrounding the iPhone 5se have continued to roll in. The most recent report, sourced from the Japanese site Mac Otakara, relays that the iPhone 5se will come in a trio of colors, including Silver, Space Gray, and interestingly enough, some form of pink hue.

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iPhone 7 Rumors Design

This must be the sketchiest iPhone 7 rumor we’ve seen yet

This must be the sketchiest iPhone 7 rumor we’ve seen yet

By on February 6, 2016 at 11:00 AM.

Even though the iPhone 7 will not be unveiled for at least seven more months, more and more rumors about its design and features emerge every day. Some of them are more believable while others are rather on the iffy side. Such is the case with a sketchy report from Asia that proposes some wild features for the iPhone 7, including a purported design render. More →

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Game Changers

Cheap Bluetooth Headphones

Ridiculously cheap $17 earbuds will still work with the iPhone 7 when it launches

Ridiculously cheap $17 earbuds will still work with the iPhone 7 when it launches

By on February 6, 2016 at 9:45 AM.

To read some of the complaining that’s going on right now on some forums, you’d think that Apple was in the process of adding a new feature to its iPhone 7 that will block it from playing videos of cute kittens. No, it’s nothing to get that worked up over… but rumor has it Apple will remove the standard 3.5mm audio port from its new iPhone.

Well guess what: There are already a million different headphones that will work with the iPhone 7 once it’s released, and you definitely won’t have to spend a lot of money to score a pair. More →

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SYNEK Counter Top Beer Tap

This invention could completely change the way we drink beer at home

This invention could completely change the way we drink beer at home

By on February 6, 2016 at 8:30 AM.

A couple of years back, I wrote about SYNEK, an exciting Kickstarter project that had the potential to change the way we drink beer at home. Now that project has become a reality and it has the promise to bring delicious draft beer to you right in your home. More →

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TV
Game Of Thrones First Pilot Disaster

‘Game of Thrones’ creators reveal why their original pilot was an epic disaster

‘Game of Thrones’ creators reveal why their original pilot was an epic disaster

By on February 5, 2016 at 10:40 PM.

The first episode of HBO’s Game of Thrones was a remarkable piece of television that showed the world that it was actually possible to make a TV show out of George R.R. Martin’s sprawling fantasy epic. However, things didn’t always look as good as they did in the final product, as the show’s creators recently revealed a podcast called Scriptnotes that’s hosted by screenwriters John August and Craig Mazin. More →

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Reeses Cup Oreo Filling Transfer Video

Video shows how to replace peanut butter in a Reese’s Cup with Oreo filling

Video shows how to replace peanut butter in a Reese’s Cup with Oreo filling

By on February 5, 2016 at 10:05 PM.

As I’ve mentioned countless times during my career at BGR, the Internet is a miraculous place full of wondrous things. Earlier this week I discovered Frinkiac, the incredible search engine that lets you find the still frames that correspond with any Simpsons quote you want to find. Along with the pyramids, the Sistine Chapel and the moon landing, I consider this one of humanity’s finest achievements.

While the video I’m about to show you doesn’t come close to the miracle of the ultimate Simpsons search engine, it’s definitely running a strong second place in the race for the coolest thing I’ve found on the web this week.

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Conan Clueless Gamer Doom

Conan plays the new ‘Doom’ on the Super Bowl edition of Clueless Gamer

Conan plays the new ‘Doom’ on the Super Bowl edition of Clueless Gamer

By on February 5, 2016 at 9:30 PM.

Clueless Gamer has become one of Conan O’Brien’s most popular recurring segments, but we’ve been seeing them far less frequently in recent months. Thankfully, when Conan does release a new episode, it’s clear that a lot of effort goes into it, as is the case on this week’s edition of Clueless Gamer, which features two Super Bowl athletes playing Doom with the host.

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Better Passwords Brain Scans

Unhackable brain scans may some day replace passwords

Unhackable brain scans may some day replace passwords

By on February 5, 2016 at 8:55 PM.

Security breaches affecting millions of users have come to light in recent years, yet we’re no better at protecting our personal data, or at picking good passwords, than we were before. But some companies are already looking at new ways to secure customer data that go beyond passwords and PINs. Fingerprint sensors are found on more and more smartphones in recent years, and retina scanners are coming too. But in the future, we may have an even more advanced way of logging into online services and protecting our data: Brain scans.

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Cool, 360-degree video showcases NASA’s Greased Lightning drone

Cool, 360-degree video showcases NASA’s Greased Lightning drone

By on February 5, 2016 at 8:20 PM.

Want to know what it’s like to pilot NASA’s remote-controlled plane dubbed Greased Lightning or GL-10?

Then, you have to check out this 360-degree video. It offers a birds-eye view from the pilot’s seat that shows the drone taking off, soaring over the countryside and then landing again. More →

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Create Website Without Code

You can make a great website without writing a single line of code

You can make a great website without writing a single line of code

By on February 5, 2016 at 7:45 PM.

I know what you must be thinking: Building and running your own website or blog is probably a complex job that involves some sort of coding skills. But the truth is that nowadays you can create your own website and manage it with ease without actually writing any single line of code.

As long as you have a good grasp of how it all works, you’ll be up and running in virtually no time: You need a domain name and hosting plan and then you need a Content Management System (CMS).

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iPhone Battery

Need some juice? Here’s how to charge your iPhone almost twice as fast

Need some juice? Here’s how to charge your iPhone almost twice as fast

By on February 5, 2016 at 7:10 PM.

If your iPhone dies and you need to juice up as quickly as possible, there’s an incredible and little-known tip that can help you charge up your iPhone faster than ever. While most people know that charging your iPhone in Airplane Mode can help speed things along by ensuring that your device doesn’t tax it self by updating apps in the background or perhaps straining for a weak cellular signal, this particular tip can really be a lifesaver when you need a charge in a pinch.

The simple solution? Charge your iPhone with your iPad charger.

Does Apple recommend this? Is this even allowed?

Actually, yes. There’s even an Apple support page which explicitly states that you can charge up all iPhone and iPod models with the iPad’s USB power adapter.

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