Video How to Make an iPad

The funniest thing you’ll watch today: Team Coco builds an iPad from household items

By on August 1, 2014 at 12:00 PM.

The funniest thing you’ll watch today: Team Coco builds an iPad from household items

Apple’s iPad is a great tablet, quite possibly the best on the market, but it’s also one of the most expensive. There are now countless affordable Android tablets available from every vendor imaginable, which makes it even harder to justify the purchase of an iPad, but what if you could build one yourself just using items lying around the house? Comedian Matt Walsh, host of Team Coco DIY on Conan O’Brien’s website, will walk you through the shockingly repulsive process which he says should only take around 30 minutes. More →

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Android iOS Market Share

Android just topped iOS in global usage for the first time ever

By on August 1, 2014 at 11:37 AM.

Android just topped iOS in global usage for the first time ever

We all know Android’s market share crushes every other mobile platform out there in terms of shipment volume, but Android’s share of mobile usage as recorded by various networks around the world has always lagged Apple’s iOS platform… until now. More →

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Best Free iPhone Apps

6 awesome paid iPhone apps that are free for a limited time

By on August 1, 2014 at 9:51 AM.

6 awesome paid iPhone apps that are free for a limited time

It’s time to start August off on the right foot — by saving a bunch of money on some nifty iPhone and iPad apps. We saved you hundreds of dollars last month by sharing great paid iPhone apps that were on sale for free for a limited time, and we have no plans to slow down anytime soon. To start things off, we have six solid paid iPhone and iPad apps worth a combined $12 that can all be had for free if you move quickly. More →

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Best Free iPhone Apps

9 awesome paid iPhone apps you can now download for free (save $21!)

By on July 31, 2014 at 10:05 AM.

9 awesome paid iPhone apps you can now download for free (save $21!)

It’s the last day of a great month, so we clearly need to end on a high note. BGR has saved app lovers hundreds of dollars in July by sharing awesome paid iPhone and iPad apps that have gone on sale for free for a limited time, and today we’re finishing strong with the most apps we’ve shared in a single post all month. We’ve got nine nifty paid iPhone and iPad apps in total to share with you on Thursday, and as always, download anything that looks appealing immediately because these great sales could end at any time. More →

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Popcorn Time iOS App Download

The ‘Netflix for pirates’ is coming soon to an iPhone near you

By on July 30, 2014 at 3:30 PM.

The ‘Netflix for pirates’ is coming soon to an iPhone near you

Those unencumbered by guilt and happy to steal movies instead of paying to see them will be glad to learn that the latest and greatest movie-pirating tool is coming soon to an iPhone and iPad near you. Hot on the heels of the release of an app called TorrenTV that uses Popcorn Time’s code to stream torrents to an Apple TV or Roku box, the team behind Popcorn Time confirmed that an Apple TV streaming feature has been added to its own app.

More interestingly, however, the team has confirmed that it will soon launch an iOS version of its popular app. More →

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Best Free iPhone Apps

8 awesome paid iPhone apps that are free right now (a $20 value!)

By on July 30, 2014 at 9:45 AM.

8 awesome paid iPhone apps that are free right now (a $20 value!)

We’re halfway home, and what better way to celebrate hump day than with a whole bunch of nifty paid iPhone and iPad apps that are on sale for free? Today, we have eight great paid apps for you to check out, and they’re worth a combined $20. If you act fast, however, each and every one of them can be downloaded without paying a dime. More →

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12 iPhone and iPad Tips and Tricks

12 slick tricks that will make your iPhone run faster

By on July 28, 2014 at 11:32 AM.

12 slick tricks that will make your iPhone run faster

Even though the iPhone offers users a rather consistent smartphone experience, the device can get slower the more it’s used, as is the case with any other kind of computer. However, there are plenty of tricks that can significantly improve the iPhone’s performance, and Business Insider has put together a collection of 12 such handy tricks every iPhone user looking for performance improvements has to know. More →

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Best Free iPhone Apps

7 awesome paid iPhone apps you can download for free right now (a $24 value!)

By on July 28, 2014 at 10:08 AM.

7 awesome paid iPhone apps you can download for free right now (a $24 value!)

It’s the last week of July and as we enter the last month of summer freedom before school starts again, we need to make sure that we finish out the month on a high note. We’ve been sharing tons of paid iPhone and iPad apps we you lately that have gone on sale for free for a limited time, and we have no plans to slow down now. Monday has brought some great new sales with it, and we have hand-picked seven sweet paid iOS apps that you can get for free if you move quickly. More →

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Best Free iPhone Apps

4 more awesome paid iPhone apps that are free right now

By on July 25, 2014 at 10:27 AM.

4 more awesome paid iPhone apps that are free right now

Before the sun sets on another week, we have one last batch of paid iPhone and iPad apps to share with you that are currently on sale for free for a limited time. This has been a terrific week for thrifty app shoppers looking to save money on some awesome paid apps. Today, we have four more solid offerings to share, but you’d better hurry because these sales could end at any time. More →

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India Exclusive Apple Stores

Apple is building stores in India just for iPhones and iPads

By on July 24, 2014 at 4:00 PM.

Apple is building stores in India just for iPhones and iPads

Apple is planning to open stores in India which will only sell iOS devices following significant growth in sales of the iPhone and iPad over the past several years. Our sister site BGR India reports that the exclusive stores will contain three weeks worth of supply once they’re up and running and should require just 3-4 employees to operate, including a store manager, an iOS promoter and one or two sales managers. Apple will also take on 50% of the cost for the 10-15 demo units required to appear at each location. More →

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Best Free iPhone Apps

4 awesome paid iPhone apps you can now download for free

By on July 24, 2014 at 9:45 AM.

4 awesome paid iPhone apps you can now download for free

Is your iPhone or iPad looking a bit barren these days? Do you need some cool apps to help breathe new life into your iOS device? Don’t despair, friends, because we have just what the doctor ordered. Paid iPhone and iPad apps go on sale all the time, and we dig through them all to offer you the most solid selection available. Today, we have four nifty apps for you to check out. More →

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Top 5 iPhone Tips

5 awesome iPhone and iPad tricks you won’t believe you ever lived without

By on July 23, 2014 at 10:10 AM.

5 awesome iPhone and iPad tricks you won’t believe you ever lived without

Smartphones have completely changed the ways we work and play, but a problem has developed over the years: there are so many features and so much functionality packed into these nifty devices that it is impossible for anyone to remember it all. As a result, many of the features we might find incredibly useful often go undiscovered. Here at BGR, we try to help as often as we can but offering tips and tricks of our own, and also by bringing things to your attention when other sites offer useful tips — and here’s one we couldn’t pass on sharing. More →

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Best Free iPhone Apps

5 awesome paid iPhone and iPad apps that are free for a limited time

By on July 22, 2014 at 11:08 AM.

5 awesome paid iPhone and iPad apps that are free for a limited time

Did you miss out on any of the awesome paid iPhone and iPad apps we’ve shared with you over the past few days that have gone on sale for free for a limited time? Don’t worry… we’ve got five more for you today. Supporting developers by paying for good apps is very important, but it’s difficult to resist a good sale every now and then. So get your iPhones and iPads ready, and be sure to download anything that looks appealing as soon as possible because these sales could end soon. More →

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