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 →
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 →
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.
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 →
Robert Shuman is the name of a daring 22-year-old man who took on an incredible challenge: paddle 500 miles in the Arctic waters of Canada’s Northwest territories in 50 days… by himself! More →
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 →
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.
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
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 →
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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