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These ‘Captain America: Civil War’ bloopers will brighten up your weekend

Next week is going to be exceptionally busy, with Apple slated to reveal the iPhone 7 and Sony preparing to announce a slim PS4 alongside a "high-end" PS4. For those of us who cover the worlds of technology and entertainment, it's important...Show More Summary

Report: Spotify punishes artists who give exclusives to Apple Music

With Apple working overtime in an effort to attract new subscribers to Apple Music, and steal away users from Spotify in the process, the company has doubled down on artist exclusives as a marketing strategy. Over the past few months,...Show More Summary

Verizon is best carrier, report says

Verizon dominated as best overall carrier, according to a testing firm that closely tracks carrier performance data. Verizon swept all six performance categories, the first time that’s been done since RootMetrics began testing the entire U.S. Show More Summary

Sprint proves it doesn’t understand what ‘unlimited’ means

Sprint and T-Mobile both recently released unlimited data plans that aren't actually unlimited -- you can use a whole bunch of data, but you are limited to streaming SD-quality video and slow speeds for gaming. As part of a new planShow More Summary

Britney Spears returns to promote her new album on Carpool Karaoke

If there is a viral late night talk show segment more consistent than Carpool Karaoke, I haven't seen it. Month in and month out, Late Late Show host James Corden continues to send the internet into a frenzy with his latest celebrity guest, from artists such as Gwen Stefani and Adele to First Lady Michelle Obama. This week's guest: Britney Spears. Show More Summary

Simple free app enables Android 7.0’s hidden Night Mode

Truth be told, no one really knows whether or not features like "Night Mode" actually help you sleep better at night. Although the jury is still out, there's no question that reducing the amount of blue light cast be your smartphone's display is easier on the eyes in the dark. Show More Summary

How is this 60-inch Samsung 4K TV less than $1,000 on Amazon?

Wait, is it Prime Day again? Did Black Friday come early this year? Amazon is selling the Samsung UN60KU6300 60-Inch 4K Ultra HD Smart LED TV for under $1,000, which is just crazy for a TV this good. This new-for-2016 model features a gorgeous display that Samsung has become well known for, and it also has all the smart features you might need. Show More Summary

Photos leak of Uber’s self-driving car in the wild

It's been only a few days since Uber announced that it's bringing a fleet of (supervised) self-driving cars to Pittsburgh. But in true internet fashion, we've already got our first pictures. Helen Rosner, the executive editor of Eater, spotted what looks like an Uber car on the road in Pittsburgh. Show More Summary

This device fixes the worst thing about the MacBook Pro

The best MacBook Pro money can buy right now is amazing. But it still can’t offer you the kind of gaming experience you expect from a computer, and the same goes for virtual reality. Apple might be exploring VR right now, and it’s likely that future MacBook Pros will have better graphic cards so they can handle more complex programs and games. Show More Summary

Everything you need to know about Touch Disease, the latest big iPhone flaw

You might've heard about Touch Disease, the latest way for your iPhone to go poof. But what exactly is a Touch Disease, and how worried should you be about your beloved smartphone turning into an expensive glass rectangle? DON'T MISS: Does...Show More Summary

See the spawn rates of all 151 Pokemon in Pokemon Go

As popular as Pokemon Go has become, it's always been equally obtuse. Without spending a significant amount of time doing research on the internet, you probably wouldn't know how to catch a Pikachu as your starter, how to determine the...Show More Summary

Samsung’s hot new truly wireless earbuds are now available on Amazon

Rumor has it that Apple is working on a pair of truly wireless earbuds to sell alongside the new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, which will ditch the standard 3.5mm headphone jack. That may or may not happen, but guess what: Samsung already sells truly wireless earbuds. Show More Summary

Good luck finding the iPhone 7 you want at launch

The iPhone 7 is hitting stores next month, but Apple is already reportedly having supply issues with the upcoming iPhone generation. This is the same kind of rumor we hear every year ahead of a new iPhone launch and so far, they've been fairly accurate. Show More Summary

11 paid iPhone apps on sale for free right now

Happy Friday! You've got one more chance to grab a handful of paid iPhone and iPad apps on sale for free before the weekend rolls around, so you'd better not waste it. We've got plenty of solid options on today's list, and you'll find...Show More Summary

Apple just released iOS 10 beta 8 and public beta 7

Okay seriously, this is getting a little bit ridiculous now. Apple used to stick to a two-week release schedule for its iOS beta software, but the company just released iOS 10 beta 8 and iOS 10 public beta 7 because... well... why not?...Show More Summary

Last call: These Netflix movies and TV shows are expiring in September

Netflix has decided to break my heart this September. Although most of the titles being rotated off the service next month are somewhat forgettable, there are also a few important losses that will have many subscribers rushing to their...Show More Summary

$35 Wi-Fi smart plug lets you control anything in your house with Siri

What if we told you that a simple $35 accessory would let you control anything in your home that plugs into a standard AC wall outlet right from your smartphone? Now, what if we told you that the same $35 accessory would let you control anything in your home that plugs into a standard AC wall outlet with Siri. Show More Summary

More details emerge about next year’s curved OLED iPhone

Apple’s ‘boring’ iPhone 7 will hit stores in less than a month, but there’s increased chatter online about the bold new iPhone update you’ve been craving. The iPhone due next year will mark Apple’s 10th iPhone anniversary – let’s call it iPhone 8 for the time being – and it should introduce a brand new form factor. Show More Summary

This app solves Pokemon Go players’ biggest complaint, but iPhone users can’t have it

Bloggers have had a field day over the past week writing about how Pokemon Go is dead because it's beginning to sink on Apple's top free iPhone downloads chart in the App Store. Of course, those bloggers don't really understand how the app market works, do they? Top-grossing games are never top-ranked downloads, as we explained in a recent article. Show More Summary

Apple's "boring" new iPhone 7 is going to be SO much better than any Android phone...

This past Monday we shared a video that showed a performance test pitting Samsung's brand new Galaxy Note 7 against Apple's year-old iPhone 6s. Instead of relying on benchmark testing to compare the two phones, this particular test used a different method intended to compare their performance during real-world usage. Show More Summary

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