Heading to the theater to watch a big-budget Hollywood treatment about the life of a friend you met in college who died only a few years ago is the kind of thing that would no doubt be fraught with complex emotional texture for the average person.
I’ve been a loyal Android fan ever since buying the original Motorola Droid X back in 2010. I’m also a big fan of Google’s app ecosystem, despite misgivings I have about assorted privacy issues. That said, spending the last month with the iPhone 6 has convinced me to buy an iPhone 6s when it launches this fall. More →
When we think of international borders between countries, we often tend to think of either secured checkpoints or, perhaps, unremarkable, isolated, and imaginary dividers between two pieces of land.
Some borders, though, are truly fascinating and downright cool. Listed below are some of the more interesting international borders on the planet.
In this week’s episode of The BGR Show podcast, WWDC is on our mind with the huge announcements of iOS 9, OS X 10.11, watchOS 2, and Apple Music. Also Zach finally admits that Jonathan is right about everything. It’s glorious. More →
If you’ve been using Gmail for a long time, you may think you know every tip and trick in the book. That said, there’s a whole set of incredibly cool Gmail features that you may not know about despite the fact that they’re hidden in plain sight. We’ve picked out the 10 best ones and listed to them below. More →
Over the next couple of months, both Apple and Google will unveil major new software updates to their mobile platforms. iPhone users will be undoubtedly excited about all the new features and fixes that Apple is planning to launch on iOS 9 and with good reason — they know that as soon as iOS 9 comes out in the fall, they’ll be able to download and install it right onto their devices. We Android fans, meanwhile, won’t be so lucky. More →
Apple today is on top of the world. 18 years ago, however, it was on the brink of bankruptcy. At that time, Wired wrote an article that proposed 101 different ideas for rescuing Apple. When we stumbled across this old article this week, we were very interested to see which of the ideas Wired proposed were actually adopted and which ones were total nonstarters. Below we’ve summarized some of Wired’s most prophetic and least prophetic proposals for how Apple could turn itself around. More →
If you own an Android phone, that also means you have a Google account. Google would like you to know that this account isn’t just there for show — it’s there to unlock a bunch of cool services on your smartphone. To help out Android newbies, Google has created a whole page dedicated to “78 things you didn’t know you could do with Google” to provide users with the basics they need to help them get the most out of Google’s services. More →
Some hardcore Apple fans are surely excited about some of the rumored products that are supposed to launch later this year, including the 12-inch Retina MacBook Air and the 12-inch iPad Pro or iPad Air Plus the company is reportedly working on. Despite what some have secretly been hoping for — that Apple is making a Surface-like device that’ll bring you the best of two worlds, an iOS tablet and an OS X laptop in the same ultra-portable box — it appears these two devices are separate products targeting different buyers.
Yet at the same time, the 12-inch MacBook Air and the 12-inch iPad will somehow compete against each other later this year. And buyers, myself included, might have a tough time deciding between these two particular computers.
It’s our favorite time of day — the time when we let you know about several paid iPhone apps that are free to download for a limited time. Today we’re going to help you kick off your weekend by downloading six awesome paid apps that normally cost $27 but that are now totally free if you act right now. Check them all out below! More →