Windows 10 Price and Free Upgrades

Windows 10 free vs. paid: (Almost) everything you need to know

By on March 27, 2015 at 12:47 PM.

Windows 10 free vs. paid: (Almost) everything you need to know

Since January when it first confirmed the news, Microsoft repeated time and again that the upcoming Windows 10 upgrade will be available as a free download to certain users, including pirates, adding that enterprises will still have to pay for licenses. To further clarify the Windows 10 update process, Microsoft senior director of product marketing Aaron Woodman talked to Yahoo Tech, revealing new details about the company’s boldest OS release yet. More →

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Android Vs. iOS Best Features List

Android fans confess what they envy most about iOS

By on March 27, 2015 at 11:38 AM.

Android fans confess what they envy most about iOS

Android fans are a proud bunch who don’t like admitting things they envy about other platforms, especially those made by (*spit*) Apple. However, open-minded Android and iOS fans alike can see things in other platforms they like and Reddit’s Android community recently had a confessional session in which they admitted what iOS features they’d most like to see Android adopt in the future. More →

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Best Free iPhone Apps

7 awesome paid iPhone apps that are free downloads right now (save $40!)

7 awesome paid iPhone apps that are free downloads right now (save $40!)

By on March 27, 2015 at 11:15 AM.

Another week is drawing to a close and if nothing else, it has been packed full of great paid iPhone and iPad apps on sale for free. The week isn’t over just yet, though, and we want to end things on a high note. Today’s list of paid iOS apps on sale for free includes $40 worth of paid apps, but you won’t pay a cent if you hurry and download them now.

There are also still a few free apps left in yesterday’s post, so be sure to check out that one as well. More →

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Best Apple Watch Apps

Meet the first 24 Apple Watch apps

By on March 27, 2015 at 9:51 AM.

Meet the first 24 Apple Watch apps

With just two weeks left until Apple fans can finally head to their local Apple Stores to try on the Apple Watch, excitement is definitely building — though no one is more excited than BGR founder Jonathan Geller, who can’t wait to get his hands on Apple’s first foray into wearables and luxury goods.

You’re probably not as excited as he is, but if you’re even the least bit interested in Apple’s new smartwatch, you’ll be happy to learn that Apple Watch apps have already begun hitting the App Store. More →

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Windows Software Update

How a slow Windows software update punished a German basketball team

By on March 27, 2015 at 9:30 AM.

How a slow Windows software update punished a German basketball team

There’s a hilarious story coming out of Germany which relays how a slow Windows software update ended up relegating a German basketball team to a lower tiered league.

A quick backdrop: It’s common across some European sports leagues to move under-performing teams to lower tiered divisions. As a quick analogy, it’d be akin to the New York Knicks being demoted to the NBA D-league for having the worst record in the NBA.

That said, here’s what recently went down in the German ProB basketball league.

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Windows 10: Project Spartan for Phone

This is our first look at one of the main Windows 10 features for phones

By on March 27, 2015 at 6:50 AM.

This is our first look at one of the main Windows 10 features for phones

Microsoft’s Windows 10 update is coming to both desktop and mobile devices later this year, with the former’s features having been thoroughly demoed so far. However, Microsoft is yet to show off Windows 10 for smartphones, even though the company has already started talking about the Windows 10 update for mobile devices, offering previews at MWC and additional hints about its mobile plans at the recently concluded WinHEC event in China. But Microsoft is yet to share more information about one of the most important features hitting Windows phones later this year. More →

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Twitter Periscope App Store Download

Twitter’s awesome Periscope app can make anyone into a TV news broadcaster

By on March 26, 2015 at 7:00 PM.

Twitter’s awesome Periscope app can make anyone into a TV news broadcaster

Anyone who’s ever wanted to be a TV news broadcaster can fulfill their dreams with an awesome new iPhone app from Twitter. Called Periscope, the new app lets you stream live video broadcasts over your iPhone so people can watch what you’re watching in real time. More →

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Kickstarter Pivot App for iOS and Android

Meet Pivot, the amazing app that offers location-based ‘tunnels’ to the past

By on March 26, 2015 at 5:30 PM.

Meet Pivot, the amazing app that offers location-based ‘tunnels’ to the past

What if you could instantly pick up your phone to learn more details about a certain historical landmark or your location and then get visual cues about how that particular place changed over time? That’s what a new application called Pivot looks to offer smartphone users: A way of traveling back in time and staying connected to the history of a certain place, as long as there are available pictures of that place to tell its story. More →

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Android Apps Install Malware

Scary exploit may let hackers target nearly 50% of Android phones with malware

By on March 26, 2015 at 4:20 PM.

Scary exploit may let hackers target nearly 50% of Android phones with malware

Malware is never an easy subject for Android device owners. Savvy users usually say the matter is overblown and that they know how to protect themselves against such threats, though that’s not always the case. Google acknowledges the matter but usually minimizes it, though it’s also constantly coming up with better means for protecting the safety of users. Meanwhile millions of Android devices fall prey to malware, and most of the time users don’t even know what’s going on.

New research from Palo Alto Networks has brought to light a terrifying vulnerability in Android that could be used for secretly installing malware apps on a device on almost 50% of existing devices, Business Insider reports.

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Best Free iPhone Apps

8 awesome paid iPhone apps on sale for free for a limited time

8 awesome paid iPhone apps on sale for free for a limited time

By on March 26, 2015 at 10:17 AM.

Yesterday was our biggest list of the week featuring paid iPhone and iPad apps on sale for free for a short time, and a few of the apps on that list are actually still free downloads if you hurry. We have a fresh new batch of apps for you today, however, and there are eight apps in Thursday’s list.

As always, be sure to download anything that looks appealing as soon as you can, because these sales will be over before you know it. More →

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Google Maps Directions

Google Maps for Android just got a great new feature iPhone users will be jealous of

By on March 26, 2015 at 9:54 AM.

Google Maps for Android just got a great new feature iPhone users will be jealous of

Google Maps for Android and Google Maps for the iPhone may never have true feature parity. This is due in part to the limitations Apple puts in place on third-party application developers, but Google also seems to reserve some features and design elements solely for users of its own mobile platform.

One such feature was just added to Google Maps on Wednesday evening, and iPhone users should definitely be jealous. More →

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Windows 10 vs. OS X Yosemite

How to run Windows 10 Technical Preview on top of Yosemite for free

By on March 26, 2015 at 6:50 AM.

How to run Windows 10 Technical Preview on top of Yosemite for free

Mac users curious to see how Microsoft’s latest operating system update looks and feels like can run the Windows 10 Technical Preview on their OS X computers right now without purchasing additional software that lets them actually install Windows 10 on top of Yosemite, OS X Daily reveals. More →

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