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Brad Reed

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Bio

Prior to joining BGR as News Editor, Brad Reed spent five years covering the wireless industry for Network World. His first smartphone was a BlackBerry but he has since become a loyal Android user.

Google Self Driving Car Jobs $20

Google will pay you $20 an hour to sit in a car

May 14th, 2016

How would you like to make some pretty easy money? Per The Arizona Republic, it seems that Google is paying people in Arizona $20 an hour to sit in the company’s driverless cars as they go back and forth between certain destinations. You won’t just be sitting by passively for hours on end, however, as you’ll have …

ISIS Android App For Kids

ISIS launches an official Android app for kids (yes, really)

May 13th, 2016

The sadistic Islamic fundamentalists who run Islamic State are some of the absolute worst people in the world… but that doesn’t mean they can’t have soft spots in their hearts for children. Well, at least when it comes to indoctrinating children into their violent and twisted ideology. Long War Journal brings us word that Islamic State’s …

How To Lower Your Phone And Internet Bills

The magic words you can use to lower your phone and internet bills

May 11th, 2016

Would you like to pay less for your monthly phone and internet bills? Of course you would — but you shouldn’t assume the same tactics for negotiating lower bills will work across all different carriers and ISPs. Expert shopper Kyle James has written a post over at WiseBread that gives you the lowdown on different strategies to …

Google Fiber Wireless Expansion Plans

Google Fiber is just getting warmed up

May 11th, 2016

Google Fiber is set to have a big expansion year in 2016 but it looks like the game-changing internet service is already thinking of new ways to expand faster to new markets. A massive report about Google Fiber over at Re/code reveals more about Google’s ambitious plans to connect people to its service by placing antennas on top …

Apple Research And Development Expenses 2016

Massive R&D spending hints big changes are coming at Apple

May 11th, 2016

Apple has been significantly increasing its spending on research and development in recent years, and we can safely assume that all that money wasn’t just going to the Apple Watch. Neil Cybart, one of the best Apple observers around, documents big increases in Apple’s R&D expenditures and suggests that the company is planning its “largest …

Tornado Chase 360 Degree VR Video

360-degree VR video drops you in the middle of a tornado chase

May 10th, 2016

Virtual reality is all the rage these days, and if you have a VP headset then you’ll definitely want to check out a new video posted by AccuWeather that gives puts you right in the middle of a tornado chase. The action was shot with a 360fly camera near Wray, Colorado earlier this week and the storm chasers …

Tesla Model 3 Motor Trend

Motor Trend scores an exclusive look at Tesla’s Model 3

May 10th, 2016

Regardless of how long it will actually take to ship, the Tesla Model 3 is definitely the talk of the auto industry so far this year. After racking up over 400,000 reservations, the Model 3 has shown it has the potential to significantly disrupt the auto industry and pave the way for the future of …