Twitter Vs ISIS 125000 Accounts Shut Down

Twitter is at cyberwar with ISIS, has shut down 125,000 terrorist accounts

Twitter is at cyberwar with ISIS, has shut down 125,000 terrorist accounts

By on February 5, 2016 at 3:37 PM.

Twitter on Friday offered some interesting new information about its efforts to fight against terrorist organizations such as Islamic State, as the social networking site revealed that it has shut down over 125,000 different accounts related to terrorism since mid-2015. This sort of effort is important because ISIS in particular has proven very adept at using Twitter and other forms of social media to reach prospective recruits.  More →

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Stream Super Bowl 2016

How to stream Super Bowl 50 online for free without cable

How to stream Super Bowl 50 online for free without cable

By on February 5, 2016 at 3:02 PM.

Tens of millions of Americans will be tuning in to CBS to watch Super Bowl 50 this weekend, a highly anticipated matchup between Cam Newton’s Carolina Panthers and Peyton Manning’s Denver Broncos.

But in 2016, not everyone watching the Super Bowl is going to have cable. Once again, the biggest game of the year will be streaming on all of your devices — here’s how to watch it on your phone, tablet or computer this Sunday. More →

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Best Desk Lamp

$36 modern desk lamp with touch controls and a USB charging port belongs in a high-end hotel

By on February 5, 2016 at 2:37 PM.

$36 modern desk lamp with touch controls and a USB charging port belongs in a high-end hotel

Is it a piece of art? Is it some kind of alien probe? No, it’s just one of the coolest desk lamps on the face of the planet, and it also happens to be ridiculously affordable on Amazon. The LAMPAT Dimmable LED Desk Lamp never needs new bulbs and it looks and performs like something you’d find in a high-end hotel. There are touch-sensitive controls that switch between four unique lighting modes, and there’s even a timer button that will turn the lamp off after an hour. Last but not least, this lamp will charge your gear just like a hotel lamp thanks to the integrated USB port. More →

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Oscar Best Picture Winners

Oscar Best Picture winners: Which films should really have won according to Rotten Tomatoes?

By on February 5, 2016 at 2:12 PM.

Oscar Best Picture winners: Which films should really have won according to Rotten Tomatoes?

Later this month, the 2016 Oscars will take place amidst all the usual glitz, glamour, and red carpet revelry Hollywood is known for. Per usual, the main attraction at the Oscars will be the award for Best Picture.

This year, there are 8 films in the running, including The Big Short, The Martian, Bridge of Spies, The Revenant, Brooklyn, Room, Mad Max: Fury Road, and Spotlight. While we’ll have to wait until February 2016 to find out who wins, the film review aggregation site Rotten Tomatoes has Brooklyn ranked as the top film of the year.

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How to Not Get Hacked

Follow these 5 steps to keep yourself safe from hackers

By on February 5, 2016 at 1:22 PM.

Follow these 5 steps to keep yourself safe from hackers

No matter how secure you think your devices are, someone could access your data if they put their mind to it. It’s just the reality of the Information Age, but you should still do everything in your power to make yourself less of a target for hackers. More →

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Amazon Deals

Amazon’s 11 best deals of the day for February 5

By on February 5, 2016 at 12:57 PM.

Amazon’s 11 best deals of the day for February 5

This has been a great week for shoppers looking to save on some terrific items, but the BGR Deals team isn’t done just yet. We’re following up yesterday’s wildly popular daily deals post with another 11 deals today. Sale items range from a sleek iPhone case and an iPad keyboard to some killer headphones and monitors. As always though, some of these deals are only available for a limited time so be sure to check them out now. More →

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Best Closing Shots Movie History

10 of the best closing shots in movie history

By on February 5, 2016 at 11:42 AM.

10 of the best closing shots in movie history

On Wednesday, we shared a video that showed us what it would be like if movies ended as soon as one of the characters said the title. It was genuinely funny, but it got us thinking — what are some of the best endings in movie history? Naturally, that led us straight to another YouTube video, this one from CineFix, focusing on the best closing shots ever filmed.

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Auto-Follow Drone

Incredible drone will automatically follow you and film your every move as it flies

By on February 5, 2016 at 11:17 AM.

Incredible drone will automatically follow you and film your every move as it flies

You’ll never believe what’s about to launch on Amazon: a drone that’s actually a drone! People have taken to calling any old quadcopter a “drone” despite the fact that these fun little devices rarely have the ability to fly autonomously. The AirDog Auto-Follow Drone for Adventure Sports is a completely different beast though. As the name might suggest, this awesome quadcopter can be programmed to take to the skies and fly alongside you automatically, following your every move as you hit the slopes, barrel down a river over white water rapids, or do whatever else it is you want to do and have filmed from the air. More →

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Best Free iPhone Apps

20 paid iPhone and iPad apps on sale for free right now

20 paid iPhone and iPad apps on sale for free right now

By on February 5, 2016 at 10:27 AM.

This week has been packed full of huge lists of paid iPhone and iPad apps on sale for free, so there’s no better way to close it out than by publishing our longest list of al time. We’ve got 20 new premium iOS apps for you today that are all on sale for free right now, and there are even more apps that are still free in yesterday’s post if you want to go back and look through those as well. More →

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