My Idol iPhone App

A bizarre Chinese app has taken the Internet by storm this week

A bizarre Chinese app has taken the Internet by storm this week

By on April 24, 2015 at 2:07 PM.

Every month or so, an app comes along that captures the imagination of the Internet. We saw it with Words with Friends, Draw Something and Flappy Bird, but nothing had caused quite as big a stir as any of those apps in a while.

At least, that was the case until everyone stumbled across the free Chinese app My Idol earlier this week. More →

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Terry Crews Lip Sync Battle

Stop what you’re doing right now and watch Terry Crews murder this Lip Sync Battle

Stop what you’re doing right now and watch Terry Crews murder this Lip Sync Battle

By on April 24, 2015 at 1:35 PM.

Whatever you’re doing at this very moment is nowhere near as important as this. In the lip sync game, Terry Crews is a king among men. A giant among ants. You cannot compete with him. No one can. He is the Michael Jordan of lip syncing.

Now, watch him murder this episode of Spike’s Lip Sync Battle with a performance that will make even the most talented showmen and women in the world drop their jaws in awe and hang their heads in shame. More →

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Disassemble & repair your electronics with the iFixit Pro Tech Bundle – 40% off

Disassemble & repair your electronics with the iFixit Pro Tech Bundle – 40% off

By on April 24, 2015 at 1:10 PM.

Tech repairs can be costly, and as our devices evolve, so should our ability to handle any operational issues that arise. You’re familiar with iFixit for their repair guides, but now they’re putting you in control with a bundle of iFixit tools containing all you need to start mending. At 40% off the standard price, it’s a good time to go DIY with BGR Deals. More →

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Comcast Time Warner Cable Merger Dead

Don’t celebrate yet: Comcast will find new ways to take revenge on America

Don’t celebrate yet: Comcast will find new ways to take revenge on America

By on April 24, 2015 at 12:45 PM.

“He doesn’t lose ever.”

That’s what BTIG analyst Rich Greenfield said this week about Comcast CEO Brian Roberts in the wake of Comcast’s failure to win approval for its proposed merger with Time Warner Cable. It’s a telling quote that also lets us know that Comcast isn’t done yet trying to find ways to become more powerful. More →

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Apple Watch Retail Store Release and Availability

The only place in the world to buy an Apple Watch right now

The only place in the world to buy an Apple Watch right now

By on April 24, 2015 at 12:20 PM.

Buyers eager to get their hands on an Apple Watch today who haven’t been able to secure an April 24th ship date for their preorders had only a few options at their disposal, none of them being Apple retail stores. The smartwatch was available in limited quantities in certain fashion boutiques around the world in Tokyo, London, Paris, Milan, Berlin and Los Angeles. But at the moment, the Apple Watch is available in just one store on the planet. More →

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Is The Apple Watch Waterproof Video

Video shows the Apple Watch is much more water resistant than we thought

Video shows the Apple Watch is much more water resistant than we thought

By on April 24, 2015 at 11:55 AM.

Is the Apple Watch actually waterproof? Apple says that it isn’t but a new video posted by Australian YouTube account FoneFox suggests that it’s a lot more resistant to water than what Apple had led us to believe. More →

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Google Maps Driving Directions

How have I gone so long without knowing about this secret Google Maps trick?

How have I gone so long without knowing about this secret Google Maps trick?

By on April 24, 2015 at 11:30 AM.

Sometimes you come across a feature so terrific and so simple that you wonder how you ever lived without it. Such is the case with a simple little Google Maps trick that makes finding directions on your phone and navigating to your destination easier than ever. Of course, Google doesn’t publicize this nifty feature so it’s something of a secret. Or at least, it was something of a secret until now. More →

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Apple Watch iFixit Teardown Video

Watch: First Apple Watch teardown reveals an incredible piece of engineering

Watch: First Apple Watch teardown reveals an incredible piece of engineering

By on April 24, 2015 at 11:05 AM.

It’s the Apple Watch’s official launch day and it wouldn’t be the launch of a new Apple gadget without the folks at iFixit cracking it open and seeing what’s inside. They didn’t disappoint us on Friday and have already posted a terrific new video that shows you the remarkable engineering that went into Apple’s first wearable computer. More →

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Tidal Music Streaming

The same strategy that helped make Jay-Z’s Tidal a disaster is making Apple look brilliant

The same strategy that helped make Jay-Z’s Tidal a disaster is making Apple look brilliant

By on April 24, 2015 at 10:40 AM.

Look at Beyonce. Just look at her. All beautiful and bright and laid back and… rich. Sitting on her private jet, casually glancing out the window with peacock feathers hanging from her bandana and hair brooch that is just too fashionable to bear. But… wait… what’s that on her wrist? Is that… an Apple Watch?

You know it is. More →

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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 April 24, 2015 at 10:15 AM.

Welcome to our last list of paid iPhone and iPad apps on sale for free this week. We’ve done our best to go out with a big, and we’ve trimmed the 150 or so paid iOS apps that have gone on sale for free today to just eight apps that will hopefully appeal to a wide range of iPhone and iPad users.

Of course, there are also still a free paid apps on sale in yesterday’s post, so be sure to head back and check them out. More →

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Apple Watch Stainless Steel Sales

I waited in line all night to buy the Apple Watch I didn’t want from a French clothing store

I waited in line all night to buy the Apple Watch I didn’t want from a French clothing store

By on April 24, 2015 at 9:50 AM.

Paris is a gorgeous city by day or by night, though you’re not likely to focus on its genuine beauty if you’re rushing down a familiar street for reasons that have nothing to do with sightseeing. But that’s what I did last night. Ignoring the dimly lit Opera building and the avoiding the massive Louvre, I headed straight for the iconic French fashion boutique you may have heard of recently in reports covering the Apple Watch release.

Colette is the only place in Paris where you can find the device on Friday. And I did not just fly 1,000 miles to Paris to return home empty-handed. More →

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Google Maps Android vs. Apple Easter Egg

Google Maps trolls Apple in the most unbelievably inappropriate way

Google Maps trolls Apple in the most unbelievably inappropriate way

By on April 24, 2015 at 9:25 AM.

It should be Apple’s day today, considering the company has just launched the Apple Watch – well, sort of “launched” – but we’ll divert our attention for a second towards a terribly inappropriate Google Maps Easter Egg. More →

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Comcast-TWC Merger

Comcast’s bid to buy Time Warner Cable has officially been defeated

Comcast’s bid to buy Time Warner Cable has officially been defeated

By on April 24, 2015 at 9:00 AM.

After months of back-and-forth regarding the fate of the Comcast-TWC merger, regulators finally quashed the deal once and for all this week. Per Bloomberg, the announcement was expected to come as early as Friday morning, which it has in the form of two statements from Comcast and Time Warner Cable. More →

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