iPhone Trick Saber Bottle Champagne Video

Video: Saber a bottle of champagne with an iPhone… because why not?

Video: Saber a bottle of champagne with an iPhone… because why not?

By on August 3, 2015 at 8:00 PM.

The iPhone is a versatile tool that can be used for a variety of daily activities that make your life easier, including alleviating boredom and avoiding actual work at all costs. While you’re usually using apps on the iPhone rather than the device itself to get the job done, there’s one task for which you actually need to use the phone itself: Sabering a bottle of champagne. More →

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Popcorn Time Security Vulnerability Hackers

Popcorn Time vulnerability could allow hackers to take over your computer

Popcorn Time vulnerability could allow hackers to take over your computer

By on August 3, 2015 at 7:15 PM.

One of the most popular movie streaming apps online might be a prime target for hackers. On Monday, TorrentFreak shared a report from Antonios Chariton (aka DaKnOb), a security engineer and researcher who discovered a major vulnerability in one of the most popular forks of Popcorn Time. More →

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Apple Billions Dollars Buy

How many Starbucks Frappuccinos can Apple buy with all its billions?

How many Starbucks Frappuccinos can Apple buy with all its billions?

By on August 3, 2015 at 6:30 PM.

Apple is sitting on a massive mound of money, and the pile keeps getting bigger and bigger every quarter as the company continues to sell incredible amounts of iPhones, millions of iPads and Macs, and plenty of other hardware and digital content. But how many Starbucks Frappuccinos could Apple buy with all its billions? More →

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Salt Water Lamp iPhone Battery

How a salt water-powered lamp could be your next smartphone charger

How a salt water-powered lamp could be your next smartphone charger

By on August 3, 2015 at 6:06 PM.

In theory, it will soon be possible for you to charge your iPhone or any other USB-equipped mobile device with a lamp that’s powered by salt water. However, this lamp’s designers have an even bigger goal in mind than just charging smartphones — they want to be able to use it to power entire houses.

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Game Changers

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Amazon’s hosting a big sale on a huge selection of computer gear – here are the 5 best deals

Amazon’s hosting a big sale on a huge selection of computer gear – here are the 5 best deals

By on August 3, 2015 at 5:45 PM.

Amazon’s Gold Box Deals can be hit or miss, but today you could say that the summer heat has made the deals red-hot. If anyone has been looking to get some new computer components or accessories, now would be the time. Amazon has slashed up to 60% off (and even more, in some cases) a plethora of items. Some of the deals are better than others, so BGR has done the hard work for you and our deal round-up is below. More →

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Google Now Tips And Tricks Chrome Browser

Google Now tip: Use your desktop browser to send Google Now commands to your phone

Google Now tip: Use your desktop browser to send Google Now commands to your phone

By on August 3, 2015 at 4:56 PM.

Google Now is a tremendously useful tool and it seems like every day we’re learning new tricks we can use with it. We learned about this latest one via a Reddit thread at /r/Android and it involves using the Google Chrome desktop browser to send commands directly to Google Now on your phone. More →

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Nexus 5 2015 Specs Features Video

We need this now: Unreleased Nexus 5 update imagined in stunning concept video

We need this now: Unreleased Nexus 5 update imagined in stunning concept video

By on August 3, 2015 at 4:36 PM.

Google is expected to launch two Nexus handsets this year, a new LG Nexus 5 and a Huawei phablet. After the former appeared in a series of leaked images that suggested the phone would have a 3D camera setup on the back, a designer used those images to conceive a stunning video that shows us what the handset might look like. More →

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Windows 10 Porn

Giant porn stash turned a Windows 10 upgrade into every man’s nightmare

Giant porn stash turned a Windows 10 upgrade into every man’s nightmare

By on August 3, 2015 at 4:16 PM.

Following the successful release of Windows 10 last week, one man who decided to partake in the free upgrade got a little bit more than he bargained for.

Posting on Reddit, a man detailed how he began the Windows 10 installation process at night before going to bed. Come the next morning, his wife woke him up asking why their computer’s screensaver was cycling through the man’s ostensibly private porn photo collection which, he later explained, included quite a few celebrity nudes.

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Moto X 2014 Sale

Get a second-gen Moto X on Amazon for 40% off

Get a second-gen Moto X on Amazon for 40% off

By on August 3, 2015 at 3:58 PM.

Motorola might have just announced its third-generation flagships, but the second-gen Moto X is still a solid device with a clean Android build and unique software features. Even better, you can get it for a deep discount, as the BGR deal hunters found it for 40% off on Amazon. There are several color options to choose from, and each one will cost you just $299.99. If you have been waiting to jump on the Android bandwagon or are looking to upgrade your device, now might just be the time!

Motorola Moto X (2nd generation) Unlocked Cellphone, 16GB, $299.99 with free Prime shipping

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Apple Silicon Valley Development Site

What is Apple doing with this mysterious 43-acre development site?

What is Apple doing with this mysterious 43-acre development site?

By on August 3, 2015 at 3:35 PM.

Companies that are as secretive as Apple always create intrigue when they make big behind-the-scenes moves, and this latest one is very big indeed. Silicon Valley Business Journal is reporting that Apple has purchased a gigantic 43-acre development site in North San Jose for unknown reasons. The deal for the development site closed last week and Apple paid a total of $138 million for the property, according to public documents reviewed by the Business Journal. More →

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Windows Phone Failure

Microsoft engineer exposes the inside story: Why Windows Phone was doomed from the start

Microsoft engineer exposes the inside story: Why Windows Phone was doomed from the start

By on August 3, 2015 at 3:14 PM.

It’s almost tragic how Microsoft, with a multi-year head start in the mobile phone market, was completely blindsided by the iPhone. Indeed, it’s somewhat easy to forget that Microsoft, going as far back as 2000, was already putting incarnations of Windows Mobile on PDAs and smartphones.

Even more mind-boggling is that Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, even after Apple showed the world where the smartphone market was headed, naively laughed off the notion that the iPhone might pose a strategic threat.

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Netflix New Movies and TV Shows

Every new movie and TV show you can stream on Netflix this week (August 2 – August 8)

Every new movie and TV show you can stream on Netflix this week (August 2 – August 8)

By on August 3, 2015 at 2:48 PM.

It’s that time of the week again, and BGR is bringing you a roundup of the best new Netflix movies and shows for your streaming pleasure. A lot of your time is wasted by looking around Netflix for something you haven’t seen yet, so this update will save you some precious ticks on the clock. More →

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