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Ridiculously cheap $17 earbuds will still work with the iPhone 7 when it launches

To read some of the complaining that's going on right now on some forums, you'd think that Apple was in the process of adding a new feature to its iPhone 7 that will block it from playing videos of cute kittens. No, it's nothing to get that worked up over... Show More Summary

This invention could completely change the way we drink beer at home

A couple of years back, I wrote about SYNEK, an exciting Kickstarter project that had the potential to change the way we drink beer at home. Now that project has become a reality and it has the promise to bring delicious draft beer to you right in your home. Show More Summary

‘Game of Thrones’ creators reveal why their original pilot was an epic disaster

The first episode of HBO's Game of Thrones was a remarkable piece of television that showed the world that it was actually possible to make a TV show out of George R.R. Martin's sprawling fantasy epic. However, things didn't always look...Show More Summary

Video shows how to replace peanut butter in a Reese’s Cup with Oreo filling

As I've mentioned countless times during my career at BGR, the Internet is a miraculous place full of wondrous things. Earlier this week I discovered Frinkiac, the incredible search engine that lets you find the still frames that correspond with any Simpsons quote you want to find. Show More Summary

Conan plays the new ‘Doom’ on the Super Bowl edition of Clueless Gamer

Clueless Gamer has become one of Conan O'Brien's most popular recurring segments, but we've been seeing them far less frequently in recent months. Thankfully, when Conan does release a new episode, it's clear that a lot of effort goes into...Show More Summary

Unhackable brain scans may some day replace passwords

Security breaches affecting millions of users have come to light in recent years, yet we’re no better at protecting our personal data, or at picking good passwords, than we were before. But some companies are already looking at new ways to secure customer data that go beyond passwords and PINs. Show More Summary

Cool, 360-degree video showcases NASA’s Greased Lightning drone

Want to know what it’s like to pilot NASA’s remote-controlled plane dubbed Greased Lightning or GL-10? Then, you have to check out this 360-degree video. It offers a birds-eye view from the pilot’s seat that shows the drone taking off, soaring over the countryside and then landing again. Show More Summary

You can make a great website without writing a single line of code

I know what you must be thinking: Building and running your own website or blog is probably a complex job that involves some sort of coding skills. But the truth is that nowadays you can create your own website and manage it with ease without actually writing any single line of code. Show More Summary

Need some juice? Here’s how to charge your iPhone almost twice as fast

If your iPhone dies and you need to juice up as quickly as possible, there's an incredible and little-known tip that can help you charge up your iPhone faster than ever. While most people know that charging your iPhone in Airplane Mode...Show More Summary

15 WhatsApp tips, tricks and hacks to help you text like a pro

Earlier this week, Facebook announced that its WhatsApp messenger app now has more than one billion users, an impressive number considering that Facebook Messenger has less than that (over 800 million). WhatsApp works on all the popular...Show More Summary

A suicide bomber was behind a scary mid-flight explosion earlier this week

A Daallo Airlines pilot managed to safely land a plane after an explosion ripped through the jet’s fuselage a few days ago. All but one passenger survived the event, and the ensuing investigation apparently revealed that the person who...Show More Summary

Batman v. Superman, Miles Ahead, Get a Job, and 6 other new trailers of the week

It's been a busy week for movie trailers and we're here to recap the biggest ones including Batman v. Superman, Zoolander 2, and the new Ice Age. Without further ado, here are some of the movie trailers you shouldn't miss out on this week. Show More Summary

How to play the secret chess game hidden in Facebook Messenger

Hundreds of millions of people spend hours of their lives on Facebook every week, but there are some secrets that only a few of them have discovered. For example, last December, a member of the Chess subreddit community found a secret, playable chess game hidden in Facebook Messenger that anyone can play. Show More Summary

One of LG’s highest-rated 55-inch smart TVs is under $590 on Amazon

The LG Electronics 55LF6100 55-Inch 1080p Smart LED TV (2015 Model) is one of LG's highest-rated TVs on Amazon, with a 4.5-star rating from nearly 300 customer reviews. This large smart TV includes cutting-edge features and the kind of high-end picture quality you've come to expect from LG televisions. Show More Summary

Police catch suspected burglar with help from his Twitter account

It’s one thing to tweet out when you're at the ball game or a concert. But when you're allegedly robbing an apartment? That is what a Virginia man is accused of doing. Police in Washington, D.C. allege that Thomas Matthew Collodel burglarized...Show More Summary

Twitter is at cyberwar with ISIS, has shut down 125,000 terrorist accounts

Twitter on Friday offered some interesting new information about its efforts to fight against terrorist organizations such as Islamic State, as the social networking site revealed that it has shut down over 125,000 different accounts related to terrorism since mid-2015. Show More Summary

Ultimate humiliation: Trump gets burned on Twitter… by Jeb

Have you ever played Quake III Arena and gotten killed by someone armed with only a Gauntlet? Do you remember the voice that taunted you right afterward by blurting out the single word, "HUMILIATION?" Well the equivalent of that just...Show More Summary

How to stream Super Bowl 50 online for free without cable

Tens of millions of Americans will be tuning in to CBS to watch Super Bowl 50 this weekend, a highly anticipated matchup between Cam Newton's Carolina Panthers and Peyton Manning's Denver Broncos. But in 2016, not everyone watching the Super Bowl is going to have cable. Show More Summary

$36 modern desk lamp with touch controls and a USB charging port belongs in a high-end hotel

Is it a piece of art? Is it some kind of alien probe? No, it's just one of the coolest desk lamps on the face of the planet, and it also happens to be ridiculously affordable on Amazon. The LAMPAT Dimmable LED Desk Lamp never needs new bulbs and it looks and performs like something you'd find in a high-end hotel. Show More Summary

Oscar Best Picture winners: Which films should really have won according to Rotten Tomatoes?

Later this month, the 2016 Oscars will take place amidst all the usual glitz, glamour, and red carpet revelry Hollywood is known for. Per usual, the main attraction at the Oscars will be the award for Best Picture. This year, there are...Show More Summary

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