Android App Install from Google Search

Use this new Google search trick to find and install the best Android apps

Use this new Google search trick to find and install the best Android apps

By on April 17, 2015 at 9:45 AM.

Google on Thursday announced a new app discovery feature that developers can use to further drive up app installs. However, this new developer tool is also a neat trick every Android user should know, as it could significantly improve the overall app install experience. More →

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Batman v. Superman Movie Trailer

Watch the leaked Batman v. Superman IMAX trailer right here!

By on April 17, 2015 at 9:20 AM.

Watch the leaked Batman v. Superman IMAX trailer right here!

What do you do if all of a sudden you find yourself having to compete against the brand-new Star Wars VII trailer with a trailer of your own? Well, you first announce it’s going to debut on IMAX, and then you somehow have it leaked online somehow. At least that’s what appears to have happened with the new Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice trailer, which should be officially released on Monday, but which is already available online to anyone excited about this particular superhero blockbuster. More →

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Hit List

iPhone Vs. Android Fans Stabbing

Roommates hospitalized after stabbing one another during heated iPhone vs. Android debate

By on April 17, 2015 at 8:55 AM.

Roommates hospitalized after stabbing one another during heated iPhone vs. Android debate

As we’ve seen for years in the BGR comments section, debates between iPhone fans and Android fans can get pretty heated, although in most cases those debates devolve into accusing the other fan base of being rampant sex offenders, among other insults. Thankfully, to our knowledge none of these digital altercations has ever resulted in physical violence of any sort. The same cannot be said for two roommates who share an apartment in Tulsa, Oklahoma and who were hospitalized Friday morning after stabbing one another during an argument over whether iOS or Android is better. More →

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Samsung Galaxy S6 Update Battery Life

New Galaxy S6 update aims to address a major early complaint

By on April 17, 2015 at 8:20 AM.

New Galaxy S6 update aims to address a major early complaint

Samsung made some big promises about the Galaxy S6’s battery life but so far we’ve seen several complaints that the device’s battery isn’t living up to the hype. Per AndroidCentral, Samsung has released an update to its Samsung Push app in Google Play that includes “patches for reducing data usage and power consumption.” More →

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Game Changers

LG G4 Specs: Snapdragon 808

One way LG’s upcoming monster Android phone might disappoint you

By on April 17, 2015 at 7:45 AM.

One way LG’s upcoming monster Android phone might disappoint you

LG in a few days will take the wraps off the LG G4, its 2015 flagship handset designed to fight against Samsung’s Galaxy S6 models and HTC’s One M9. The device is hardly a secret anymore, as not only has LG started to tease various features of the handset, but a consistent leak earlier this week revealed many details about the smartphone. While the leaks so far revealed the phone will indeed be one of the best handsets of the year, it’ll also disappoint certain fans, G for Games has found out. More →

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Apple Watch How-to Tutorial Workshops

Don’t panic, Apple will teach you how to use the Watch

By on April 17, 2015 at 6:50 AM.

Don’t panic, Apple will teach you how to use the Watch

Yes, the Apple Watch is coming soon, and yes, it features a more complex user interface that will require some getting used to. But you don’t have to panic about getting lost in all the swiping, glancing, Force Touching and Digital Crowning that you’ll have to do to get around. Apple has already posted on YouTube detailed videos showing how everything is supposed to work, and if that’s not enough, it’ll also teach you how to use the Watch in its retail stores. More →

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Candy Crush Saga Addiction Stories

Man suffers ruptured thumb tendon from playing too much Candy Crush Saga

By on April 16, 2015 at 10:15 PM.

Man suffers ruptured thumb tendon from playing too much Candy Crush Saga

Medical alert: Your thumb has not yet evolved to the point where it can make the same repetitive tapping gesture over and over and over again for several hours at a time. PIX11 brings us word that medical journal JAMA recently published a case study about a man who had to undergo surgery on his thumb because he’d spent too much time playing King’s hyper-addictive game Candy Crush Saga.

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Bing Vs. Google Vs. Yahoo Market Share

The impossible has happened: Bing has become relevant

By on April 16, 2015 at 9:30 PM.

The impossible has happened: Bing has become relevant

For a long time, it looked like Bing would just go down in history as a failed attempt by Microsoft to compete with Google. But recently something strange has happened: Instead of continuing down the road to Zunedom, Bing has actually started to become relevant and it now has a respectable U.S. search market share of over 20%. No, seriously! More →

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Netflix Our Planet

Netflix to deliver Planet Earth sequel in stunning 4K quality

By on April 16, 2015 at 8:45 PM.

Netflix to deliver Planet Earth sequel in stunning 4K quality

Netflix’s stable of exclusive content is about to get bigger and better. The Internet streaming juggernaut announced this week that it plans to revive the BBC’s award winning nature documentary Planet Earth, a series which initially aired back in 2006. In case you’re unfamiliar, Planet Earth the most expensive nature documentary ever produced — provided viewers an incredible and in-depth look at the world we live in, all in stunning HD. More →

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OS X Reviews

Beloved OS X reviewer John Siracusa finally calls it quits after 15 years

By on April 16, 2015 at 7:15 PM.

Beloved OS X reviewer John Siracusa finally calls it quits after 15 years

For 15 years now, John Siracusa’s OS X reviews have consistently stood out from the pack. Going all the way back to OS X 10.0 Cheetah, which was released back in April of 2001, Siracusa’s reviews have been lauded for their unparalleled level of insight, detail, and breadth. More →

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Kickstarter Droplet Button for iPhone and Android

Meet Droplet, the ‘smart button’ you’ll never forget

By on April 16, 2015 at 6:50 PM.

Meet Droplet, the ‘smart button’ you’ll never forget

Our mobile devices can already be used to set reminders, manage chores and create to-do lists with the help of clever apps. But you might forget about certain tasks as soon as the smartphone is out of reach. With Droplet, a new Kickstarter project that’s looking to raise $80,000 by May 19th, you might forever change the way you set up and manage reminders. More →

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Retina MacBook USB-C External Battery Pack

One hidden Retina MacBook feature you can use right away

By on April 16, 2015 at 6:25 PM.

One hidden Retina MacBook feature you can use right away

Some versions of the Retina MacBook are already available in stores and users have already started exploring Apple’s boldest MacBook design to date. The device has already been dismantled and thoroughly reviewed, but a video overview from 9to5Mac reveals one hidden feature of the 12-inch machine that not many potential buyers may know about.

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