Amazon Deals

12 best Amazon deals: Double your iPhone’s battery life for $9, Galaxy Note 5 sale, and beef jerky

12 best Amazon deals: Double your iPhone’s battery life for $9, Galaxy Note 5 sale, and beef jerky

By about 6 hours ago.

We went through even more daily deals than usual to assemble today’s list — probably about 1,000 in total. Sure that sounds crazy to you, but to us it’s totally worth it because it means sifting through the so-so bargains and finding our readers some of the best daily deals on Amazon’s site. Included in today’s batch are a tiny $9 gadget that will double your iPhone’s battery life, a futuristic alarm clock that glows and changes color, a discount on unlocked Samsung Galaxy Note 5 phablets, the hottest smart watch you’ve ever seen, a handful of iPhone 6/6s cases, and beef jerky. No, serious. Beef jerky. More →

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Porsche Mission E

Porsche goes on a hiring spree to get its Mission E ready to take on Tesla

Porsche goes on a hiring spree to get its Mission E ready to take on Tesla

By about 7 hours ago.

Porsche’s plan to take on Tesla is about to kick into high-gear. A new report from Autoblog claims that the German-based automaker is ramping up its hiring by more than 50% in order to get its highly intriguing Mission E EV concept into production and on the road by 2020.

As it stands today, Porsche’s Mission E team currently boasts about 1,000 members. Looking ahead, Porsche is aiming to add 400 more people to the team in order to accelerate its development and production effort. What’s more, the report claims that Porsche “is also looking for roughly 100 IT specialists, 50 creatives and 70 more apprentices…”

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Hit List

4K Action Camera

Awesome new 4K action camera costs less than a 1080p GoPro

Awesome new 4K action camera costs less than a 1080p GoPro

By about 8 hours ago.

GoPro is single-handedly responsible for the boom in the action camera market, but it’s definitely not the only game in town anymore. Other companies have swooped in to launch some fantastic alternatives and we recently got to test one out when YI sent us a YI 4K Action Camera with Selfie Stick & Bluetooth Remote to try. This action camera is ultra-compact and yet it captures 4K Ultra HD footage that is absolutely gorgeous. And perhaps best of all, it costs about $80 less than GoPro’s most popular camera, which can only record at resolutions up to 1080p. More →

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Game Changers

Ice Bucket Challenge ALS Research

The ice bucket challenge stunt actually led to major ALS research discovery

The ice bucket challenge stunt actually led to major ALS research discovery

By about 9 hours ago.

Remember the ice bucket challenge stunt that went viral almost two years ago? It turns out it was more than a gimmick, as it helped not only spread out awareness about ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis), but also provide key funding that allowed researchers to discover one of the genes involved in the disease.

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Samsung Turbo Speed Technology

Samsung found a way to turbocharge smartphones without upgrading chips or RAM

Samsung found a way to turbocharge smartphones without upgrading chips or RAM

By on July 27, 2016 at 10:00 PM.

“[A] common belief is that phone performance can only be improved in two ways, either using a faster processor or increasing the RAM.”

You may think that’s a quote from Apple, perhaps the introduction of an explanation of why the iPhone regularly bests Android flagships in performance despite having specs that never seem to measure up on paper. But you’d be wrong. That’s how Samsung starts a new video intended to explain that mid-range devices can be very powerful without sporting high-end specs. This only begs the question: If Samsung can pull off amazing performance without bumping up processor speed or adding more RAM, why does it keep doing that with every new Galaxy S and Galaxy Note model it launches? More →

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X-Men Apocalypse How It Should Have Ended

Marvel fans show us how ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ really should have ended

Marvel fans show us how ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ really should have ended

By on July 27, 2016 at 9:00 PM.

Although Batman v Superman stole the negative spotlight this summer, comic book fans weren’t all that enthused with X-Men: Apocalypse either. That’s not to say that critics and fans alike didn’t have anything nice to say about the movie, but it certainly wasn’t the critical reaction 20th Century Fox was hoping for.

So what could the studio have done to fix the highly anticipated sequel?

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Android Tips And Tricks

Looking for official Android tips and tricks? Google’s got you covered

Looking for official Android tips and tricks? Google’s got you covered

By on July 27, 2016 at 8:00 PM.

You might be well versed in the ways of the Android, but not everyone is, especially beginners who are just discovering Google’s mobile operating system. However, regardless of your level of expertise in Android matters, you can now find answers to some of your pressing questions by bookmarking a new Google resource, a Tips and Tricks section the company published on its Android site. More →

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Thwart hackers and secure your online privacy with TigerVPN

Thwart hackers and secure your online privacy with TigerVPN

By on July 27, 2016 at 7:50 PM.

The web might seem like a safe place what with its cute cat videos and all, but underneath its surface lies a dangerous network of hackers and cybercriminals eager to steal your personal data. That’s why getting a VPN is important–particularly one that lets you enjoy the web at peak speeds.

For a limited time, you can get a subscription to TigerVPN starting as low as $19 for a 3-year subscription. More →

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TomTom Navigator Amazon

Amazon sale: Save your smartphone battery and data plan with a TomTom Navigator

Amazon sale: Save your smartphone battery and data plan with a TomTom Navigator

By on July 27, 2016 at 7:00 PM.

You probably don’t even remember at this point, but Google completely changed the game when it introduced free unlimited voice-guided navigation on smartphones. Gone were the days of dedicated devices that required you to pay for map updates and then pay even more for live traffic info. Of course, smartphone navigation often isn’t a perfect solution either — you can burn through your data plan and your battery life as well. Thankfully, the popularity of smartphone navigation apps has caused prices of dedicated navigators to plummet.

Take this current Amazon sale, for example. From now until the end of the day on Saturday, July 30, you can get a TomTom VIA 1535TM 5-Inch Bluetooth GPS Navigator with Lifetime Traffic & Maps and Voice Recognition for just $90 shipped. More →

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