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Video: See what Windows 10 looks like running on an Android phone

Windows Phone hasn’t been a serious contender in the mobile world for quite some time, but reports that arose last month indicated that Microsoft was going to be focusing on more than just Windows 10 in 2015. In fact, it looked like the software developer was about to declare war on Android. Show More Summary

Popular calendar app Sunrise brilliantly trolls users with April Fools gag

Most April Fools Day gags are… bad, just really, really, really bad. However, popular calendar app Sunrise has come up with one that genuinely made us smile by poking fun at its new parent company. MORE APRIL FOOLS: Samsung finally figured...Show More Summary

The real reason HBO Now is coming to Apple TV first

Why is HBO’s new cable-free online streaming service coming to Apple TV and other Apple products before anyone else? MacRumors flags a comment made by HBO CEO Richard Plepler that demonstrates how Apple devices are just a natural fit with what HBO is offering. Show More Summary

Everyone should drink whisky on the rocks with 3D printed ice cube sculptures at least once

If whiskey on the rocks is your favorite drink and you’re trying to figure out ways of making it more interesting, then you simply have to see this awesome “rocks” trick that was especially crafted for a TV commercial with help of amazing 3D printing technology. Show More Summary

Chris Rock has started snapping selfies every time the cops pull him over

It’s safe to say Chris Rock is getting tired of being pulled over by the police this year. Takepart reports that Rock has started snapping selfies every time police pull over his car, something that has already happened to him three times in 2015. Show More Summary

OnePlus has already sold out of its brilliant April Fools joke

OnePlus on Wednesday announced a brand-new product that appeared to be just another April Fools prank from a tech company. However, the OnePlus DR-1 is not just a good-looking joke of a drone, but a real product. The company started taking preorders on its website for the device and they quickly sold out. Show More Summary

Watch: The hilarious ‘honest’ Interstellar trailer

Popular YouTube channel Screen Junkies made a new “Honest Trailer” video, this time targeting Christopher Nolan’s epic Interstellar. The movie was one of 2014’s most anticipated sci-fi titles, but that doesn’t mean everyone who’s seen it is a fan. Show More Summary

Tesla’s secret breakthrough home battery detailed: Everything you need to know

Tesla will announce a new product at the end of April that’s not a car, CEO Elon Musk recently announced without revealing any further details. Even so, most people are expecting the secret product to use some of the technology developed by the company for its electric vehicles. Show More Summary

Watch: The first unboxing video of Apple’s gorgeous new MacBook

If you’re anxious to get your hands on Apple’s gorgeous new MacBook, you can now do so vicariously through a new unboxing video flagged by 9to5Mac on Wednesday. FROM EARLIER: Dual-core iPhone 6 graphics performance crushes Samsung’sShow More Summary

Your Xbox One might be costing you hundreds of dollars a year – here are the details

If you’re like me, then you appreciate the convenience of having a standby mode on your new consoles. It means you’ll never be more than a few seconds away from jumping back into Halo 5 or Forza Horizon 2. In fact, with the Xbox One, it’s as simple as saying the phrase “Xbox on”… but there is a downside. Show More Summary

SHOCKER: Hidden iPhone menu shows you a map of the exact places you've been

Many smartphone applications, including default apps that come preloaded on the device, track your location for various purposes, regardless of operating system. While some of them simply do it into help serve targeted ads, plenty of...Show More Summary

Galaxy S6 and S6 edge finally available for preorder from Verizon

The only thing Verizon Wireless seems to love more than blanketing the country with fast 4G LTE service is being late to the game with new smartphone releases. The company just recently launched Google’s Nexus 6, which initially became...Show More Summary

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Rap pioneers De La Soul change the game again with fan-funded album

When groundbreaking hip-hop trio De La Soul decided it was time to make the group’s eighth album “And the Anonymous Nobody” – its first release in 11 years – the pioneering rappers had a vision for the collection of tracks they’re planning to release in September. Show More Summary

WSJ: Sling TV will soon get HBO and become cord cutters’ dream TV package

Even before this news, Sling TV was already looking like a very tempting package for cord cutters. The Wall Street Journal now reports that “Time Warner Inc. and satellite TV provider Dish Network Corp. have come to terms on a new distribution...Show More Summary

6 fascinating facts about Apple that you never knew

Today marks the 39th anniversary of Apple’s founding. While most tech companies that old have either come and gone or have settled into a comfortable position of mediocrity, Apple is more successful today than ever. In light of Apple’s birthday, so to speak, below are a few facts about Apple you likely weren’t aware of. Show More Summary

Deal of the day: Last chance to say goodbye to your annoying bulky key ring with KeySmart

Time to give your keychain an upgrade! That clutter of keys on that old bulky key ring will soon be a memory with KeySmart 2.0, a lightweight and compact key organizer that prevents the feeling of a junkyard in your pocket. For justShow More Summary

You can finally stop Verizon’s supercookies from tracking you – here’s how

By now you’ve undoubtedly heard of Verizon’s “supercookies,” the unstoppable tracking cookies that Verizon uses to track every single unencrypted website you visit on your mobile device, whether you like it or not. After taking a tremendous...Show More Summary

The one hilarious iPhone 6 challenge you absolutely have to solve today

One curious Redditor is looking to find the answer to an important question regarding the entire mobile ecosystem and Apple’s influence on smartphone design, especially when it comes to devices from the competition. “Has the iPhone 6 Plus started a revolution?” bmccoy1111 asked on Wednesday morning. Show More Summary

FEATURED - Connecting my life: The smart home device that saved me from my puppy

It turns out puppies pee a lot. I obviously knew this before we adopted our new puppy Oliver last month, but knowing it and having to take your puppy out 15 times a day while you’re trying to work are two entirely different things. As...Show More Summary

What it’s like for an iPhone 6 user to switch to the BlackBerry Passport

It’s always fun to read about iPhone users switching to Android and vice-versa, but now we’ve stumbled across something that really provides a big contrast: Namely, an iPhone 6 owner who was forced to switch to the BlackBerry Passport. Show More Summary

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