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Twitter Drops Navigation Bar to Bottom, Which You’ll Love Even If You Don’t Yet

Twitter has been testing a bottom navigation bar in its beta track for some time now, but they started rolling it out to everyone this morning. People are a bit pissed off at the moment. Trust me, though, you’ll grow to love it, especially if you have a bigger phone. The wave of reviews that h...

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Free YouTube TV Credits Coming to Subscribers After World Cup Outage

After yesterday’s YouTube TV outage during the World Cup match between England and Croatia, YouTube has decided they need to “make this right.” In order to take a step towards doing just that, YouTube TV will hand you (subscribers) all a week of free service. YouTube TV subscribers...

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Justice Department Appeals AT&T-Time Warner Approval

It has only been a month since a US court gave AT&T approval to buy Time Warner. In the weeks since that approval was given, we’ve seen AT&T close their deal, rename Time Warner to WarnerMedia, and introduce new unlimited plans that likely hinged on their deal’s approval. Today,...

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Smart-Ass CARROT Weather App Launches on Android, Backed by Dark Sky’s Data

CARROT Weather, apparently a very popular weather app on iOS, is finally on Android! Backed by Dark Sky’s weather data, which is my go-to weather app, users can get highly accurate weather data and forecasts. From what I can see, the only thing it’s missing is weather alerts (push notifi...

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DEAL: UE’s Wonderboom is Just $49.99 Today ($50 Off)

Amazon’s deal of the day today is on UE’s Wonderboom speaker, a smallish nugget of a speaker that is waterproof and can float. At just $49.99, it’s half off today. Additional specs for the Wonderboom include 10 hours of battery life, 100 foot wireless range (Bluetooth), and multi-W...

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New method could quadruple smartphone battery capacity, but people will still complain

A Norwegian team of nanoscientists has devised a method of creating hybrid silicon batteries. The team claims that its batteries could be three-to-five times as powerful as current lithium-ion batteries. Industrial testing of the hybrid silicon batteries will begin soon. If there’s one thing...

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You asked, we answered: Why don’t we talk more about LG?

We recently ran a story about the phones our editors use as their daily drivers. Following its publication, we received a few messages concerning one particular manufacturer. Some readers were surprised that a handful of us (three of the 30 or so surveyed) use LG smartphones because it doesn&r...

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Oppo confirms plans to enter UK market, but will it launch the Find X there?

An Oppo spokesperson has confirmed the company plans to enter the U.K. market. Oppo recently applied for trademarks on 40 devices there, but we don’t know which phones it plans to sell in the region. If Oppo makes its move soon, however, you could see the Oppo Find X arrive there. Chinese...

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Do fitness trackers really work? Probably, but it’s not as simple as you think!

As some of you may know, I’m not only a tech lover — I’m also a big fitness enthusiast. Therefore, the idea of a fitness tracker — which combines tech and fitness into a single product — seems right up my alley. Getting all your biometrics right on your wrist an...

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Apple announces clean energy fund in China

Apple has announced a new investment fund to foster clean energy usage in China. The company isn’t just trying to switch its own offices and facilities. Apple is also working with its suppliers to expand the use of clean energy across the board. For this fund in particular, Apple and 10 suppl...


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