After rolling out the fourth beta for iOS 10.2 at the beginning of the week, Apple has capped off the week with the release of iOS 10.2 beta 5. The new beta is available to download right now for both developers and public beta testers.
If you’ve been considering cutting your cord in order to stick it to your cable company, you might be surprised by just how little that television service means to heavyweights like Comcast. One Wall Street analyst did the math and determined that sometimes slashing a cable subscription only costs the company a measly $5.50.
Thanks to the bundling deals that cable companies like Comcast make oh so irresistible, analyst Craig Moffett argues that the actual TV portion of many cable bills is much smaller than it might seem.
We told you last week that Netflix FINALLY supports streaming to computers in ultra HD 4K resolution, though there are a few big caveats that may prevent some people from enjoying 4K streams on their PCs for the time being. If your system meets the requirements though, you can now enjoy unlimited 4K streaming without having to pay an extra dime. Of course, you’ll need a high-quality 4K PC monitor to fully enjoy Netflix’s growing catalog of ultra HD content. In this post, we’ll give you five terrific options for high-quality 4K PC monitors that will ensure Netflix’s 4K streams look as crisp and clear as possible. More →
Tsai, a former senior manager at Foxconn, stole and then sold some 5,700 iPhones in recent years, which netted him and his accomplices about $1.56 million. An internal audit at Foxconn discovered the scheme earlier this year, and Tsai now faces a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison. More →
Nintendo hasn’t been shy about showing off footage from the early stages of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, but last night during The Game Awards 2016, we got our first look at a random quest that seemed to be from later in the game.
Can you believe we’re less than a month away from 2017? New Year’s Eve is just four short weeks away, but we’ve still got plenty of paid iPhone and iPad apps on sale for free to share with you before 2016 comes to a close. Today’s list features 12 different apps on sale, and some of them are almost never made available for free so you’ll definitely want to check them out. More →
Samsung may find inspiration for the Galaxy S8 in several iPhone 7 features and iPhone 8 rumors. But despite earlier rumors to the contrary, a new report says that the iPhone 7’s hottest new feature might not be coming to the Galaxy S8 after all. More →
You may have missed out on buying an NES Classic Edition last week, but all hope is not lost. Rather than paying a premium price on eBay to get your NES Classic console by Christmas, you should check out a Toys R Us store near you this weekend. On top of that, Toys R Us will also have Hatchimals back in stock and ready for buyers on Sunday. More →
Welcome to the last day of Amazon’s Cyber Monday week sales, which is packed full of terrific deals across almost every product category. Highlights from the 15 bargains we’ve selected as today’s best daily deals include truly wireless sweatproof earbuds for $40, $90 off a crazy-fast gigabit router with a touchscreen, a 6-foot Lightning cable for $8, a slim 5,000 mAh portable charger, $60 off our favorite Logitech Harmony universal remote, $70 off a massive 8TB external hard drive, two robotic Roomba vacuums, and plenty more. Check out all of today’s best deals below. More →
Emoji are sooooo last year. It’s almost 2017 and it’s time to change things up. You’ve been sending messages packed full of emoji for years now, just like everyone else. In fact, even your parents and grandparents are stringing together all sorts of emoji in their text messages. Do you really want to keep filling your messages with emoji now that they’ve officially been adopted by the olds? No, of course you don’t — you know it, and we know it. What you might not know, however, is that the answer is already hiding in your iPhone right now… you just have to learn how to uncover it. More →
Black Friday and Cyber Monday are behind us at this point, but the special Christmas sales are just getting started. Best Buy on Friday announced its first “Special Edition Tech collection” sale. Beginning on December 4th, Best Buy will start selling a “one-of-a-kind” collection of products that you might not find anywhere else this holiday season.
Dr. Michael Farzam was calm and collected as he spoke to a 911 dispatcher in late November from inside Kanye West’s home. Recently released audio of the 911 call suggests that his demeanor was in stark contrast to that of his patient shortly ahead of his hospitalization. While the exact reason for West’s hospitalization last month remains unknown, Dr. Farzam can be heard expressing concerns for West’s mental health. The doctor even went as far as to request police backup for the paramedics, seemingly out of fear that emergency medical personnel would be ill-equipped to handle West in his state at the time. More →
How many times have you seen drivers tearing down the road while fumbling recklessly with their iPhones? Being irresponsible with your smartphone doesn’t just put you and your passengers in harm’s way, it endangers everyone on the road around you. There are certain accessories that cost next to nothing and make using your iPhone while driving far less dangerous. And we don’t mean talking or texting, by the way, since you should never do those things. We’re talking about quick glances and skipping a track on Spotify here and there. More →
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