Game Of Thrones Season 5

Video: The first teaser for Game Of Thrones Season 5 is finally here

By on November 26, 2014 at 9:55 AM.

Video: The first teaser for Game Of Thrones Season 5 is finally here

We still have a few months to go before the hotly anticipated fifth season of Game Of Thrones premieres, but HBO is already starting to get fans excited for the Spring 2015 premiere of season 5. On Tuesday afternoon, the official Game Of Thrones Twitter account posted a short video to Twitter along with a cryptic message. “The raven brings #TheSight. Receive the power at: ThreeEyedRaven.com,” the tweet read. The linked website allows users to sign up for updates delivered via SMS or on Twitter, but no other information was provided.

The Game Of Thrones Season 5 teaser video that accompanied the tweet is embedded below. More →

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Target Early Black Friday 2014 Sale

Target’s early Black Friday sale is going on right now

By on November 26, 2014 at 9:30 AM.

Target’s early Black Friday sale is going on right now

Ladies and gentlemen, start your engines. It’s only Wednesday but Black Friday 2014 has officially begun. Early Black Friday sales have kicked off at dozens of retailers across the country, and even online retailers are getting in on the action. Most notably, Amazon is currently hosting a massive number of limited-time lightning sales, with new sales being made available every 10 minutes.

And now, nationwide retail giant Target has joined the fun with an early Black Friday sale that has already begun. More →

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iPhone 6s Apple Watch-based Steel Concept

Check out this gorgeous steel iPhone 6s concept inspired by the Apple Watch

By on November 26, 2014 at 9:05 AM.

Check out this gorgeous steel iPhone 6s concept inspired by the Apple Watch

Apple released new iPhone models only a couple of months ago with completely new designs compared to predecessors, including the larger displays many buyers wanted. But that doesn’t mean designers out there have stopped creating gorgeous iPhone concepts for the future, with Grisha Serov posting an iPhone concept on Behance that’s made of steel and seems to be inspired by the Apple Watch to some extent, but also by the current iPhone 6. More →

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Target Black Friday 2014 Surprise Doorbusters

Target teases surprise doorbuster deals ahead of Black Friday 2014

By on November 26, 2014 at 8:30 AM.

Target teases surprise doorbuster deals ahead of Black Friday 2014

Target has already announced its Black Friday 2014 deals, but the giant retailer is ready to offer additional savings to customers, listing on its website a Black Friday “Surprise Doorbusters” page that includes various products that weren’t initially included in the retailer’s Black Friday ad. Mysteriously, however, their prices will only be revealed on Thanksgiving Day. More →

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Moto X Cyber Monday Sale $140

Motorola has an awesome Moto X Cyber Monday deal that’s too good to pass up

By on November 26, 2014 at 7:45 AM.

Motorola has an awesome Moto X Cyber Monday deal that’s too good to pass up

Buyers looking to score a cheaper flagship smartphone this holiday season should definitely check out Motorola’s upcoming Cyber Monday offer for the 2014 Moto X handset, one of the best Android devices of the year. More →

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GCHQ/NSA Submarine Cables Spy Operations

Massive surveillance operations possible with explicit help from telecom companies

By on November 26, 2014 at 6:50 AM.

Massive surveillance operations possible with explicit help from telecom companies

U.S. and U.K. spy agencies including the NSA and GCHQ, respectively, have performed a variety of sophisticated spy operations, collecting massive amounts of personal data, as many Edward Snowden leaks revealed in the past year. German publication Süddeutsche Zeitung has published a new report that reveals that as far back as 2009 the GCHQ, and thus also the NSA, had massive access to submarine cable links around the globe with help from now Vodafone-owned Cable & Wireless. More →

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Verizon FCC Net Neutrality Lawsuit

Does Verizon realize it made a huge net neutrality mistake?

By on November 25, 2014 at 10:30 PM.

Does Verizon realize it made a huge net neutrality mistake?

Both AT&T and Comcast — two companies that are not exactly fond of net neutrality regulations — reportedly tried to warn Verizon against suing the Federal Communications Commission over its 2010 net neutrality rules. The carrier went through with it anyway and now there are signs it’s feeling regret. More →

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Google Devices and Activity Dashboard

Google’s latest security tool lets you easily deactivate any connected devices

By on November 25, 2014 at 9:45 PM.

Google’s latest security tool lets you easily deactivate any connected devices

There’s a decent chance that if you read BGR and other technology blogs on a regular basis, you own multiple connected devices. Most of these devices are probably connected to your Google account as well, especially considering the fact that Gmail has become one of the primary email services for work and personal use.

But could you list every single device that currently has access to your Google account? More →

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PlayStation 4 Remote Play Sexist Ad

This ‘sexy’ PS4 commercial is actually so offensive that Sony had to pull it

By on November 25, 2014 at 9:00 PM.

This ‘sexy’ PS4 commercial is actually so offensive that Sony had to pull it

Sony has published a new PlayStation 4 ad on its European PlayStation channel, but pulled it rather fast (technically, the ad is listed as private) after realizing the commercial can be perceived as quite offensive to a certain group of gamers. The ad — which is still available on YouTube, as it has been quickly reposted by others — features an attractive female doctor who seems to suggest the viewer has been “furiously masturbating,” as Business Insider puts it. More →

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Samsung Galaxy Christmas Commercial

Samsung thinks you need a house full of Galaxy gadgets to brighten your Christmas

By on November 25, 2014 at 8:15 PM.

Samsung thinks you need a house full of Galaxy gadgets to brighten your Christmas

Samsung on Tuesday released a new promo video to kick off the holiday season, highlighting several Galaxy-branded devices and other Samsung products, with the help of famed Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard, the celebrity couple the company already used in a different ad in mid-September. More →

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iPhone 6 Plus Vs. Galaxy Note

Despite the iPhone 6 Plus, Samsung is still America’s phablet king

By on November 25, 2014 at 7:30 PM.

Despite the iPhone 6 Plus, Samsung is still America’s phablet king

Although 2014 has been a pretty bad year for Samsung overall, the company can still take solace in the fact that people still seem to love its gigantic phones more than any other models — including the iPhone 6 Plus. Chitika has done some analysis of North American smartphone traffic from devices whose displays measure in at 5 inches or greater and has found that despite the added competition from Apple this fall, Samsung is still America’s phablet king. More →

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Jurassic World Trailer

Watch the first trailer for Jurassic World right now

By on November 25, 2014 at 6:45 PM.

Watch the first trailer for Jurassic World right now

Against all odds, there’s going to be a fourth Jurassic Park movie in 2015. Jurassic World has been in various stages of production at Universal Pictures since 2001, but it finally began picking up steam over the past few years, casting Guardians of the Galaxy’s Chris Pratt in the lead role. More →

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