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Google is bringing Android apps and the Google Play store to Chrome OS

By on May 19, 2016 at 2:54 PM.

Google is bringing Android apps and the Google Play store to Chrome OS

The keynote for Google I/O 2016 was jam-packed with exciting announcements and unexpected reveals, but even with two hours at their disposal, the executives and developers at Google still weren’t able to share everything.

One huge announcement that didn’t make the cut: Google Play and Android apps are coming to Chrome OS later this year.

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Batman v Superman Reviews DC Films

Batman v Superman’s critical failure might save the DC movie universe

By on May 19, 2016 at 10:58 AM.

Batman v Superman’s critical failure might save the DC movie universe

Despite raking in more than $800 million dollars over the past month and a half, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice still has to be considered a failure on some level for Warner Bros. and DC.

It dipped below 30% on Rotten Tomatoes just days after release and never recovered. It spawned more arguments between DC and Marvel fans than it did thoughtful or entertaining discussion about the future of the DC Extended Universe. In general, it just left a bad taste in the mouth of the general public.

So how could any of this possibly be a good thing?

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Starbucks Free Wifi Security Concerns

Is it safe to use the free Wi-Fi at Starbucks?

By on May 18, 2016 at 11:27 PM.

Is it safe to use the free Wi-Fi at Starbucks?

Walk by any Starbucks within 100 miles of your house and chances are that you’ll see several people sitting at a table, drinking coffee and enjoying the free Wi-Fi.

Starbucks and free Wi-Fi have become synonymous with one another over the past few years — one unable to exists without the other — but the next time you log on to a public coffee shop hotspot, you might want to consider the risks you’re taking.

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Android Auto App Update

You’ll soon be able to use Android Auto in any car

By on May 18, 2016 at 3:50 PM.

You’ll soon be able to use Android Auto in any car

Just because the Google I/O 2016 keynote ended doesn’t mean that Google is done making announcements. Shortly after the keynote wrapped up, the company revealed that an upcoming update for the Android Auto app will bring the entire experience to the phone, allowing anyone to use the platform in their car. More →

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Android N New Features

Google announces brand new features coming to Android N

By on May 18, 2016 at 1:58 PM.

Google announces brand new features coming to Android N

We’ve already seen a few big announcements from Google at the annual I/O keynote in Mountain View, California, but the company’s not done yet. Following the reveals of Google Assistant, Google Home, Allo and Duo, Google has finally turned to Android N, the next major software update for the mobile OS.

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Preacher Episode 1 Preview Video

Watch the crazy first four minutes of AMC’s ‘Preacher’

By on May 18, 2016 at 11:27 AM.

Watch the crazy first four minutes of AMC’s ‘Preacher’

There are plenty of worthwhile shows airing this summer, but Preacher is one you might want to keep an eye on. Based on the comics by Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon, Preacher follows a reformed criminal trying to get his life back on track by returning to his home town and taking over as preacher for his late father’s congregation.

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Ghostbusters New Trailer

Maybe everyone will hate this new ‘Ghostbusters’ trailer a little less

By on May 18, 2016 at 9:47 AM.

Maybe everyone will hate this new ‘Ghostbusters’ trailer a little less

In case you’ve been living under a rock for the past few months, you probably heard that Sony Pictures Entertainment is releasing an all-female Ghostbusters sequel/reboot later this summer. You might have also heard that the internet hasn’t been reacting all that well to the news of the movie’s existence.

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Star Wars Rogue One Story Guide

‘Star Wars: Rogue One’ heroes, villains and ships revealed in story guide

By on May 17, 2016 at 5:05 PM.

‘Star Wars: Rogue One’ heroes, villains and ships revealed in story guide

We’ve been desperate to know more about Rogue One: A Star Wars Story ever since the title was revealed last March, but other than releasing a trailer, Disney has been frustratingly tight-lipped.

Thankfully, they can’t keep all the inevitable merchandise at bay forever, as evidenced by the fact that a preview for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story: The Official Visual Story Guide made its way online this week.

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Sony E3 2016 Schedule

Sony’s E3 2016 plans have been revealed – here’s everything you need to know

By on May 17, 2016 at 2:02 PM.

Sony’s E3 2016 plans have been revealed – here’s everything you need to know

Although a public announcement has yet to be made, Sony sent out invitations for its E3 2016 press conference on Monday, confirming that the venue would be switching from the Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena to the Shrine Auditorium.

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Apple Banned System and Security Info App

Apple just banned an iPhone app that could protect you from hackers

By on May 17, 2016 at 9:37 AM.

Apple just banned an iPhone app that could protect you from hackers

Although it initially passed Apple’s certification process, System and Security Info has been removed from the App Store a week after its release. As developer Stefan Esser explains, the app was capable of providing a detailed rundown of the running processes on an iPhone as well as detecting malware and security anomalies that would otherwise remain hidden from users. More →

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Why Is Flying Expensive?

This is why flying is so expensive

By on May 16, 2016 at 6:40 PM.

This is why flying is so expensive

Have you ever wondered why it costs so much to fly?

With summer approaching, you’re probably checking travel sites on a daily basis in order to secure tickets at a reasonable price. But if you have a spouse and children to account for, chances are you’ll be paying at least $1,000 no matter where or when you’re going. So why exactly are ticket prices so steep?

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