Green Technology Wood Based Computer Chips

Scientists develop amazing wood-based computer chips that naturally biodegrade

By about 5 hours ago.

Scientists develop amazing wood-based computer chips that naturally biodegrade

While we all love our smartphones, there’s no doubt that they create a lot of e-waste that results in harmful chemicals getting dumped into the environment. ScienceDaily brings us word that some researchers are working on a way to solve this problem by developing wood-based semiconductor chips that will actually biodegrade naturally if they’re left in the wilderness. More →

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OnePlus June 1st Event Time For Change

Mysterious OnePlus event to ‘shake up the tech industry’ on June 1st

By about 8 hours ago.

Mysterious OnePlus event to ‘shake up the tech industry’ on June 1st

It’s been a while since we’ve heard from OnePlus, whose next-gen OnePlus Two smartphone is one of the more anticipated Android phones to come out this year. Via Droid Life, OnePlus is teasing a mysterious new announcement for June 1st that the company vows will “shake up the tech industry” because “it’s time for change.” More →

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HTC One M9 Camera Test

Tests claim HTC One M9’s camera is worse than three-year-old iPhone 4S, Galaxy S III

By about 9 hours ago.

Tests claim HTC One M9’s camera is worse than three-year-old iPhone 4S, Galaxy S III

The HTC One M9 is already looking like a disaster for HTC, which was seemingly caught off guard by all the major improvements that Samsung made with its Galaxy S6 line of smartphones. One of the biggest disappointments with the One M9 has been its camera, which reviewers have claimed is still miles behind flagship devices such as the iPhone 6, the Galaxy S6 and the LG G4. However, Forbes points us to a new study from the imaging experts at DxOMark showing that the One M9’s camera doesn’t even match the cameras of flagship phones released more than three years ago. More →

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BlackBerry Vs. Android Vs. iOS Market Share

It will soon be impossible for BlackBerry to lose more market share

By about 10 hours ago.

It will soon be impossible for BlackBerry to lose more market share

BlackBerry CEO John Chen recently offered some very good reasons for BlackBerry to keep making new phones, although he acknowledged at this point that he’s making them for a tiny audience. How tiny are we talking about? The latest numbers from Gartner show that BlackBerry is somehow still losing market share in the smartphone wars despite the fact that its overall share of the market has been well below 1% for the past year. More →

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Android Safe Mode Tips And Tricks

Android tips: How to use an important security feature you probably don’t know about

By about 12 hours ago.

Android tips: How to use an important security feature you probably don’t know about

If your Android phone’s performance has gotten noticeably worse, it might be because it’s being plagued by a malicious app you’ve unwittingly installed. As GreenBot informs us, there’s actually a very good way to tell whether a third-party app is negatively affecting your phone’s performance by enabling a feature called Safe Mode. More →

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Apple Watch Native SDK WWDC 2015

Expect huge Apple Watch app improvements starting this fall

By on May 27, 2015 at 2:19 PM.

Expect huge Apple Watch app improvements starting this fall

One of the early criticisms of the Apple Watch has been the performance of third-party apps on the device. However, Apple operations chief Jeff Williams told Re/code on Wednesday revealed that we should start to see some significant improvements on this front later this year because Apple is planning to unveil an Apple Watch SDK at WWDC 2015 next month that will give developers native code to use for their apps and will also give them access to the device’s native sensors, such as the Digital Crown. The plan is to have the SDK come out of preview sometime in the fall, presumably alongside the final version of iOS 9. More →

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iOS 9 Leaked Features Proactive

Revealed: The single most exciting iOS 9 feature that’s leaked so far

By on May 27, 2015 at 1:13 PM.

Revealed: The single most exciting iOS 9 feature that’s leaked so far

Let’s be honest: Most of the leaks we’ve seen about iOS 9 have been on the dull side. Apple is placing a lot of emphasis on stability with its latest software, which means it’s not adding as many new features as it has in the past. However, 9to5Mac’s Mark Gurman brings us word of a new feature that really sounds like something to get excited about. More →

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Why Is Comcast So Bad

Comcast’s plan for revenge starts to take shape

By on May 27, 2015 at 12:49 PM.

Comcast’s plan for revenge starts to take shape

The past year has been a very bad one for Comcast. It’s been regularly humiliated by stories about its atrocious customer service, it’s lost a high-profile net neutrality fight with the Federal Communications Commission and it’s seen its proposed megamerger with Time Warner Cable essentially blocked. However, Comcast isn’t one to take such slights lying down and now its plan to get back at its haters and critics has started to take shape. More →

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How To Get Free Netflix Bank Of America

Use this trick to get free Netflix from Bank of America each month

By on May 27, 2015 at 12:03 PM.

Use this trick to get free Netflix from Bank of America each month

How would you like for Bank of America to pay for your Netflix bill every month? It seems that The Penny Hoarder has found a way to make it happen. If you’re a Bank of America customer, you can sign up for one of its Better Balance Rewards Cards and use it to get enough money back from the bank to pay off your monthly Netflix bill. More →

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Suicide Squad Batmobile Joker Video

Video gives us our first look at Suicide Squad’s new Batmobile

By on May 26, 2015 at 9:15 PM.

Video gives us our first look at Suicide Squad’s new Batmobile

Suicide Squad is one of the more highly anticipated superhero movies that will release next summer and Mashable directs our attention to some videos that have been popping up on the web that show the new version of the Batmobile in the film. Several different users on YouTube, Vine and Instagram all posted eye-witness videos of a car chase involving the Batmobile and the Joker inside a purplish car. More →

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Galaxy S6 Edge Iron Man Unboxing Video

Watch the official Galaxy S6 edge ‘Iron Man Edition’ unboxing video

By on May 26, 2015 at 7:45 PM.

Watch the official Galaxy S6 edge ‘Iron Man Edition’ unboxing video

If you’ve ever wanted a smartphone that looks like a Marvel superhero, this is the moment you’ve been waiting for. Samsung on Tuesday unveiled its Galaxy S6 edge Iron Man Limited Edition, which will go on sale on May 27th in Korea and will then launch in China and Hong Kong in June. The device will be much the same as the regular Galaxy S6 edge, only it will be colored red and gold and will feature an image of Iron Man on its rear panel. The device also comes with 64GB of storage, which makes it a step up from the basic 32GB tier of the original Galaxy S6 edge.

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IRS Hack 100,000 Taxpayers' Data Stolen

Thieves hack IRS, steal tax info from more than 100,000 taxpayers

By on May 26, 2015 at 4:45 PM.

Thieves hack IRS, steal tax info from more than 100,000 taxpayers

Gulp. This isn’t good. The Associated Press reports that the Internal Revenue Service admitted on Tuesday that thieves had hacked into one of its systems and had managed to swipe tax information from more than 100,000 American taxpayers. According to the AP, the IRS says that the thieves “used an online service provided by the IRS to gain access to information from more than 100,000 taxpayers.” More →

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Amazon Smartphone Cases Sale iPhone 6 Galaxy S6

Dozens of awesome smartphone cases are up to 92% off on Amazon right now

By on May 26, 2015 at 3:03 PM.

Dozens of awesome smartphone cases are up to 92% off on Amazon right now

If you’re in the market for a new smartphone case and you don’t want to spend money, then you owe it to yourself to check out a huge sale going on at Amazon right now. Case maker Rearth is selling several of its Ringke smartphone cases for up to 68% off if you buy them through Amazon and enter in its special coupon codes. Among other devices, Rearth is selling smartphone cases for the iPhone 6, the Galaxy S6, the Galaxy Note 4, the LG G4 and the Nexus 5.

UPDATE: We’re getting word that many of these coupon codes are no longer working, which means the sale may have ended or that supplies have run out.

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