Phone Bill Premium Number Hack

Hackers perfect a new way to steal money from unsuspecting basic tech users

Hackers perfect a new way to steal money from unsuspecting basic tech users

By about 20 mins ago.

Smart hackers who understand how always-connected devices work — and who know how to exploit the various security bugs found in operating systems — are capable of infecting mobile devices with malware that can of incur costs and/or steal data. They can do this using a number of methods: By grabbing personal data in sophisticated attacks targeting retail store chains and banks, conducting advanced online phishing attacks, or stealing money directly from ATMs, to name just a few of the recent security threats detailed by various reports. More →

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New Netflix streaming Oct. 19th-25th

Your guide to new titles on Netflix this week: October 19th – October 25th

Your guide to new titles on Netflix this week: October 19th – October 25th

By about 1 hour ago.

It’s that time of the week again, and BGR is bringing you a roundup of the best new content on Netflix for your streaming pleasure. A lot of your time is wasted by looking around Netflix for something you haven’t seen yet, so this update will save you some precious ticks on the clock.

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Hit List

Lenovo BlackBerry Merger Rumor

New rumor claims Lenovo will try to buy BlackBerry as soon as this week

New rumor claims Lenovo will try to buy BlackBerry as soon as this week

By about 2 hours ago.

Stop us if you’ve heard this one before — or actually, don’t bother because we know you’ve heard this one before. One of Benzinga’s sources claims that Lenovo is once again looking to buy Canadian smartphone pioneer BlackBerry, despite the fact that such talks reportedly went nowhere last year due to security concerns raised by both the Canadian and American governments. More →

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Apple Ads Compilation

Here’s how Apple’s ads have evolved since the 1970s

Here’s how Apple’s ads have evolved since the 1970s

By about 2 hours ago.

Before actor John “And I’m a PC” Hodgman turned the PC into a laughable dope, before dancing silhouettes convinced you to buy an iPod and before George Orwell’s novel came to life in a 60-second spot during the 1984 Super Bowl, Apple made posters.

The history of Apple’s advertising campaigns is almost as interesting as the history of the products it advertises. On Sunday, The Loop’s Dave Mark stumbled upon an article from 2009 on Web Designer Depot which contains an extensive collection of Apple’s ads, from Apple II posters to commercials for the iPhone 3G.

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Game Changers

OnePlus One Preorder Date

You can finally preorder the OnePlus One on October 27th

You can finally preorder the OnePlus One on October 27th

By about 3 hours ago.

It’s been a long, winding road to reach this point, but the OnePlus One is finally going to be available to the public next Monday. OnePlus has kept its promise to offer preorders in late October, specifically October 27th at 11 a.m. ET, which is when anyone will be able to place an order for a OnePlus One. Here’s the catch: the preorders will only be available for one hour. More →

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Apple Vs. Samsung Jony Ive

Video: Jony Ive rips into rivals’ ‘big and clunky’ smartphones

Video: Jony Ive rips into rivals’ ‘big and clunky’ smartphones

By about 3 hours ago.

Apple design boss Jony Ive isn’t shy about ripping into competitors’ design choices and Business Insider brings us word that he was at it again recently during the Vanity Fair Summit, where he bashed rival phones for being too bulky and unwieldy compared with Apple’s newest iPhones. More →

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iPhone 6 Bend Fire

iPhone 6 owner wishes being bent was the only thing wrong with his device

iPhone 6 owner wishes being bent was the only thing wrong with his device

By about 4 hours ago.

We’ve been through the entire Bendgate fiasco and figured out that if you intentionally bend a thin phone you paid a lot of money for it will probably bend. But one iPhone 6 owner is claiming that his new phone didn’t just bend — it also caught fire.

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Apple Earnings Q4 2014

Apple crushes estimates with record Q4 profit on $42.12B in revenue

Apple crushes estimates with record Q4 profit on $42.12B in revenue

By about 4 hours ago.

Apple shares have dipped along with the rest of the market over the past few days, though things certainly picked up during Monday’s session ahead of Apple’s fiscal fourth-quarter earnings report; shares closed at $99.76 on Monday, up 2.14%. The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus were on sale for just 12 days in the September quarter, but Wall Street is still expecting the launch to impact Apple’s results in a huge way. Of course, that notion obviously isn’t very far-fetched, considering Apple sold more than 10 million new iPhones just through the end of their first weekend on sale. More →

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BGR-Event-5

Here’s the video from our awesome event with HTC last week

Here’s the video from our awesome event with HTC last week

By about 5 hours ago.

As I’m sure you’ve heard, we’re starting up BGR events again and last week we celebrated our eight-year anniversary in New York City with HTC. The event was a blast! Thanks again to almost a thousand of you for coming out and joining us throughout the evening. It was great meeting you in person and celebrating with you.

Now, I wanted to share the video from the event with those of you who couldn’t attend, and those of you who did will definitely enjoy watching the highlights. More →

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iOS 7 to iOS 8.1 Update

iOS 8.1 doesn’t seem to fix the huge issue that prevented you from updating to iOS 8

iOS 8.1 doesn’t seem to fix the huge issue that prevented you from updating to iOS 8

By about 5 hours ago.

Apple on Monday released iOS 8.1, the first major update for iOS 8 that brought some new features to users (such as Apple Pay for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus) and also fixed several other issues. However, Apple has apparently failed to fix an important iOS 8 issue it has never acknowledged since launching its newest OS version on September 17th — and it’s particularly important because it may have prevented many users from upgrading from iOS 7. More →

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Eric Schmidt Google Search

The real questions Google Search wants to answer, but can’t yet

The real questions Google Search wants to answer, but can’t yet

By about 6 hours ago.

For many Internet users, Google is synonymous with online search and is seen as the go-to place to get your questions answered. However, Google is still looking for new things to add to its search capabilities, as former CEO and current chairman Eric Schmidt outlined in a speech last week in Berlin where he talked about “innovation, technology, and the future of the Internet.” More →

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Nexus 6 Vs. Galaxy Note 4 Video

Video shows how gigantic the Nexus 6 is, even compared with the massive Galaxy Note 4

Video shows how gigantic the Nexus 6 is, even compared with the massive Galaxy Note 4

By about 6 hours ago.

The Nexus 6 is a really, really big device. And now Droid Life points us to a new video from Carphone Warehouse that gives us a close side-by-side comparison between the Nexus 6 and the Galaxy Note 4 and as you can see in the picture above, the Nexus 6 is huge even when pitted against Samsung’s famously big flagship phablet. More →

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iPhone 6 Plus vs Galaxy Note 4 Video

iPhone 6 Plus vs. Galaxy Note 4: The ultimate comparison video

iPhone 6 Plus vs. Galaxy Note 4: The ultimate comparison video

By about 6 hours ago.

This year, Apple and Samsung will compete for the first time ever for phablet buyers’ attention. Apple launched its first 5.5-inch phablet on September 19th, while Samsung followed almost a month later with its fourth-generation big-screen Galaxy Note model. YouTube channel MacMixing (via 9to5Mac) took a closer look at both the iPhone 6 Plus and the Galaxy Note 4 by highlighting their main features in an extended video. More →

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