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Marvel is easily beating DC in the super hero movie wars

Long before nerds used to have pointless arguments about iPhone vs. Android, they’d have pointless arguments over Marvel vs. DC comic books. Now that comic books have turned into box office gold, this argument has become a major financial battle between two super hero heavyweights who do regular battle throughout the summer for moviegoers’ dollars. Show More Summary

The Apple Watch could make ordering the iPhone 6s easier than ever

Apple’s iPhone 6s release date is probably scheduled for sometime in mid-September, which is still a long way off. All the same, the company hinted in an app update that it might make ordering products from its stores even easier for certain buyers in the future. Show More Summary

Terrifying horror movie comes to life in upcoming augmented reality iPhone game

Sometimes you see something new and you wonder how on Earth it took so long to be made. Such is the case with Night Terrors, an upcoming mobile game that uses augmented reality in the most amazing way imaginable. Horror fans will scream...Show More Summary

This is what your phone’s battery looks like when it overheats

What does your smartphone’s battery look like when it overheats? A little bit scary, as a new video posted by University College London shows. The video was posted as part of a project being conducted by UCL Chemical Engineering PhDShow More Summary

Comcast starts offering 2Gbps service after being forced to compete

It’s amazing what a little competition can do. Ars Technica brings us word that Comcast will be bringing its 2Gbps fiber service to Chattanooga, Tennessee. Why is this significant, you ask? Because seven years ago Comcast sued Chattanooga in an attempt to block the city from building out its own 1Gbps fiber network. Show More Summary

Watch: Microsoft shows us how to port Android apps to Windows 10

At the Build Developer Conference on Wednesday, Microsoft shocked us all by announcing that Android and iOS app developers would be able to port their apps to Windows 10. Rumors had been circulating for quite some time, but it was still hard to believe that Microsoft would cave on its mobile ecosystem until we actually saw it happen on stage. Show More Summary

LG really, really wants you to know why the G4 is better than an iPhone

LG has just unveiled the G4, a device that’s going to compete against the Galaxy S6 family and the HTC One M9 in the high-end Android smartphone category. But LG apparently knows that the rival to beat is the iPhone 6, because the company has taken particular care on its website in pointing out exactly why its new G4 is better than any iPhone. Show More Summary

Just Cause 3, Black Ops 3 and State of Decay: Game trailers of the week

Every week, a landslide of video game trailers hit the Internet, hyping up the games that have just been released, the games that are about to be released and even the games that don’t have release dates. It can be a bit overwhelming to keep up with all of them, which is why we’ve decided to collect our favorites into a single post. Show More Summary

Hilarious bug in The Sims 4 leaves male characters pregnant

A recently released expansion pack for The Sims 4 shipped with a hilarious software bug which caused some male characters in the game to become pregnant. DON’T MISS: You only have two days left to get a refund on bogus charges from AT&T...Show More Summary

How to fix one of the most common early complaints about the Apple Watch

Apple has acknowledged two major issues with the Apple Watch that might affect your overall experience: Having tattoos might affect the performance of the device’s heart rate sensor and the watch’s Digital Crown can quickly become sticky. Show More Summary

Video: Leaked iPad Pro cases show Apple’s newest tablet will be enormous

We’re almost certain that Apple plans to release its new iPad Pro sometime this fall and now we’re starting to see cases for the new device leak out to multiple sources. The latest source is Lewis Hilsenteger of Unbox Therapy, who recently...Show More Summary

Incredible DirectX 12 tech demo from Square Enix shows off the future of gaming

Over the past several months, we’ve seen a few Unreal Engine 4 tech demos that have blown our minds, but they were just that – tech demos. Walking around a stunningly modeled digital apartment is fascinating, but it’s not exactly myShow More Summary

The Apple Watch is easy to make fun of… but David Letterman still can’t pull it off

I’m all for taking comedic jabs at Apple, but if you’re gonna go down that route, please, for the love of god, make it funny! Conan O’Brien, to his credit, has come up with a few creative ways to take swipes at Apple’s foibles over the years. Show More Summary

Video: Samsung shares its secrets for designing the gorgeous Galaxy S6 edge

The Galaxy S6 edge is one of the best looking phones of the year. Its curved design caught the attention of the smartphone market in a way that Samsung never could have predicted, which has forced the company to begin production at a new factory even earlier than anticipated. Show More Summary

You’ve never seen a torture test like this

There is absolutely no reason to smash an Apple Watch with a hammer after it has been dipped in liquid nitrogen. There is also no reason to shoot an Apple Watch with a massive.50-caliber bullet, and there’s certainly no reason to place an Apple Watch in the middle of a hydrogen explosion. Show More Summary

Huge iPad Pro leak may show us the tablet’s exact dimensions

We know the iPad Pro will have a display with a diagonal of roughly 12.9 inches, but what about the rest of the device’s dimensions? has obtained a leaked schematic that seems to show us the giant iPad’s full dimensions will be 305.7 millimeters by 222.6 millimeters with a thickness of just 7.2 millimeters. Show More Summary

GIVEAWAY: Enter for your chance to win a 27-Inch Apple Thunderbolt Display

You’re about to make your laptop’s day. We’re giving away a beautiful 27-Inch Apple Thunderbolt Display to one lucky winner at the BGR Store. Enter for your chance to transform your MacBook Air or Pro into a supercharged desktop. Complete...Show More Summary

21 things you didn’t know you could ask Google on your phone

Using voice commands in public with your Apple Watch, or any other smartwatch for that matter, is never, ever OK. But using voice commands with your smartphone in the privacy of your own home, office or car isn’t just OK, it’s encouraged. Show More Summary

The ACLU unveiled a new mobile app designed to help you record and report abusive cops

Given how much abusive police practices have been in the news lately, the American Civil Liberties Union has developed a new mobile application that makes recording cops engaged in potentially abusive behavior a breeze. The new app,Show More Summary

5 amazing features that have us excited about Microsoft’s HoloLens

There were plenty of announcements to get excited about during the Microsoft Build Developer Conference this week, but HoloLens stole the show. Microsoft’s wearable holographic computer was first announced during a Windows 10 event in January, but we didn’t get much more than a general overview of the hardware. Show More Summary

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