BGR MWC 2015

BGR at MWC 2015: On the hunt for the next big thing

BGR at MWC 2015: On the hunt for the next big thing

By about 6 hours ago.

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 →

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Galaxy S6 HTC One M9 Launch

You’re really going to want to tune in to BGR tomorrow…

You’re really going to want to tune in to BGR tomorrow…

By about 6 hours ago.

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 →

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Hit List

Battery Draining Smartphone Apps Facebook

Don’t use Facebook’s mobile app on your smartphone

Don’t use Facebook’s mobile app on your smartphone

By about 7 hours ago.

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 →

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When Will Winter End

I’m starting to think that this winter will never end

I’m starting to think that this winter will never end

By about 8 hours ago.

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.

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Game Changers

Popular Websites

Do you remember what Facebook, YouTube and Google looked like years ago?

Do you remember what Facebook, YouTube and Google looked like years ago?

By on February 27, 2015 at 10:45 PM.

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.

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Megyar Entire Village for Rent in Hungary

Forget Airbnb, you can rent an entire village and this horse in Hungary

Forget Airbnb, you can rent an entire village and this horse in Hungary

By on February 27, 2015 at 9:30 PM.

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 →

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Head Transplant Survey Doctor

Scientist says he’s two years away from being able to safely remove your head and put it on a new body

Scientist says he’s two years away from being able to safely remove your head and put it on a new body

By on February 27, 2015 at 8:15 PM.

Head transplant surgery used to be a dream that we only saw in science fiction movies such as The Incredible Two-Headed Transplant (pictured above). However, CNET brings us word that one Italian scientist says he’s a mere two years away from being able to do real-life human head transplants. More →

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House Of Cards Season 3

Watch House of Cards season 3 on Netflix right now

Watch House of Cards season 3 on Netflix right now

By on February 27, 2015 at 7:00 PM.

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.

And now, the hotly anticipated third season of House of Cards is finally here. More →

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Google Vs. Revenge Porn

Infamous ‘revenge porn’ kingpin asks Google to remove ‘unauthorized’ pictures of him from searches

Infamous ‘revenge porn’ kingpin asks Google to remove ‘unauthorized’ pictures of him from searches

By on February 27, 2015 at 6:15 PM.

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.”
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PS4 Spring Fever 2015

PS4 Spring Fever 2015: 8 new games over the next 8 weeks

PS4 Spring Fever 2015: 8 new games over the next 8 weeks

By on February 27, 2015 at 5:50 PM.

At the dawn of a new console generation, there are inevitably going to be long stretches without many major game releases. Although The Order: 1886 just came out and Bloodborne and Battlefield Hardline are coming soon, you probably won’t have to quit your job to stay caught up.

At least, that was the case until Sony announced its Spring Fever 2015 sale for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3 and PS Vita.

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Galaxy S6 ROM Apps Download

You can already pretend you have a Galaxy S6 by downloading these official apps

You can already pretend you have a Galaxy S6 by downloading these official apps

By on February 27, 2015 at 5:25 PM.

The Galaxy S6 leaks continue with just a couple of days left until Samsung’s 2015 flagships get official, and this time around we’re looking at something completely different from your average image or hardware leak. The first pictures showing Samsung’s redesigned TouchWiz interface for the phone have appeared, and the first Galaxy S6 apps are already available to download from xda-developers. More →

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Best Game Trailers Shadow of Mordor Arkham Knight

Shadow of Mordor, Arkham Knight and Crowfall highlight this week’s best game trailers

Shadow of Mordor, Arkham Knight and Crowfall highlight this week’s best game trailers

By on February 27, 2015 at 5:00 PM.

Every week, a landslide of video game trailers hit the Internet, hyping up the games that have just been released, the games that are about to be released and even the games that don’t have release dates. It can be a bit overwhelming to keep up with all of them, which is why we’ve decided to collect our favorites into a single post. More →

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Indiegogo FlexCharger iPhone and Android Charger

Meet FlexCharger, the only iPhone and Android charger worth getting excited about

Meet FlexCharger, the only iPhone and Android charger worth getting excited about

By on February 27, 2015 at 4:35 PM.

Smartphone and tablet chargers are far from being exciting accessories, yet we have to constantly carry them with us on the off-chance that our beloved mobile device runs out of battery life when we least expect it. FlexCharger, however, is a different kind of charger for mobile devices — in fact, it’s the only charger in recent memory that we might even call exciting. More →

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