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For smartphone fans around the world, Sunday will be one of the biggest days of the year with not one, not two, but three major announcements coming!
Smartphone fans, we hope you’re ready for a wild ride. The annual Mobile World Congress trade show doesn’t officially start until tomorrow, but there will be three stars of the show this year and all three will be unveiled on Sunday. Samsung’s new Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge won’t be revealed until a bit later today — we’ll be providing live coverage from that event as well at this link — but first up is the new HTC One M9, which is about to be announced on stage here at HTC’s MWC 2015 press conference. More →
Smartwatch fans have precious few choices when it comes to devices that don’t look like a terrible cross between a Swatch watch and a Casio wrist calculator. Beginning soon, however, that is going to change. Apple is expected to announce Apple Watch launch details during its event on March 9th, and the device will begin shipping in April, according to earlier comments made by Apple CEO Tim Cook.
Best Buy is at it again — leaking details about unofficial products before they’re introduced — and this time around the electronics retailer has spilled the beans on one of the most exciting Android handset hitting stores today, a device that’s going to be unveiled during a special event later on Sunday. More →
What do you get when you try to combine Moto 360’s appealing regular-watch design the Apple Watch’s good looks and sophistication? If you answered LG Watch Urbane, that might indeed have been a good reply at least until a brand new Android Wear smartwatch was spotted in leaks right ahead of its debut at this year’s Mobile World Congress edition. More →
The 2015 edition of the Mobile World Congress show that is about to kick off in Barcelona, Spain will likely be one of the best in recent years when it comes to new hardware announcements, as at least two hot mobile devices will be unveiled during the show — the HTC One M9 and Samsung Galaxy S6 each have their own special events on Sunday.
But that’s not all that’s happening at MWC, as there will be plenty of interesting products on display coming from much smaller players. More →
The annual Mobile World Congress trade show has been a bit stale in recent years, since most big smartphone vendors have been hosting their own dedicated press conferences to make key announcements. This year, however, that is most certainly not the case. Three of the biggest smartphones of the year — the Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 edge and HTC One M9 — will all be unveiled tomorrow, and BGR will be on hand reporting live as news breaks from Barcelona, Spain. More →
Even if you’re someone who’s addicted to Facebook, you really ought to consider just accessing it through your mobile browser. Business Insider directs our attention to antivirus software firm AVG’s rankings of the worst mobile apps for your phone’s battery and its overall performance, and Facebook is not surprisingly one of the worst offenders. More →
I live in New York City and I can’t remember the last time I left my apartment just to take a stroll.
If I walk out that door, it’s because I need food or because I have a previous obligation; work or social. The reason I’m not willingly going outdoors isn’t that I’m lazy (although that isn’t helping), it’s because the temperature has been hovering around freezing for nearly two months straight.
The Internet has evolved at an incredible pace. Websites that looked amazing less than a decade ago are absolutely hideous by today’s standards — even the websites that are now worth billions of dollars.
Many people may have already tried Airbnb and similar services that offer great alternatives to hotels, but not many can say they were able to rent an entire village. That’s apparently one possibility available to tourists traveling through Hungary, as they’ll be able to rent an entire village, complete with the horse in the picture above, for just around €700 a day, The Guardian reports. More →
Netflix’s critically acclaimed series House of Cards is significant for a number of reasons. The show itself is a fan favorite that has won awards and been touted as the first Netflix show to truly rival productions from top networks like HBO. Beyond that, however, House of Cards was Netflix’s first big-budget self-produced show, and it let the world know that the company wasn’t just going to be a portal for dusty old movies and stale TV shows — it was going to be a major digital network.
It looks like one of the Internet’s biggest scumbags is trying to exercise his “right to be forgotten.” Ars Technica reports that Craig Brittain, the former proprietor of a “revenge porn” website, has filed requests under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) to have Google remove 23 links that contain accounts of his past actions, including a link to an FTC press release describing its settlement with him. Brittain says that the offending links contain “unauthorized use of photos of me and other related information.”