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Google Play Plans To Test Paid App Placement In Search Results

Google Play Store

Google Play’s app results are about to get a little more mixed. Google is about to start the testing phase of a new feature that could allow app developers to pay to have their apps placed in search results. The Play store has enjoyed steady growth since its 2012 launch, coming ever closer to its… Read more »

First Look: Samsung Galaxy S6 And Galaxy S6 Edge

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge

After making its appearance in leaked photographs and sly teasers, Samsung’s latest flagship Android smartphone, the Galaxy S6, has finally been revealed to the general public. At an event held in Barcelona, Spain, on the eve of this year’s Mobile World Congress, Samsung talked in detail about the latest from its stable. Like it was… Read more »

iPhone 6 Now Faces Massive Competition With Galaxy S6 And HTC One M9

iPhone 6 Plus

The iPhone 6, along with the iPhone 6 Plus, has been leading the smartphone world since last September. With Samsung’s announcement of the Galaxy S6 this morning, Apple is likely running scared. The official unveiling of the Galaxy S6 has left technology enthusiasts even more impressed than they thought they would be. BGR claims the… Read more »

Apple Watch To Replace Car Keys: Your Turn, Samsung

Apple Watch

The Apple Watch won’t appear in stores until April, but it is already causing quite the buzz — good and bad. The Telegraph reports on quite an interesting feature Tim Cook says the Apple Watch could have. “The watch is designed to be able to replace car keys and the clumsy, large fobs that are… Read more »

Samsung Galaxy S6 Accused Of Being An iPhone 6 Ripoff

Samsung Galaxy S6

Samsung will officially announce the Galaxy S6 very soon, but the phone is already creating a lot of controversy. BGR is one of the many sources that think the Galaxy S6 reminds us of another smartphone. “Leaks and rumors leading up to Sunday’s unveiling of the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge suggest that Samsung… Read more »

Facebook Can Now Check On Potential Suicide Victims

facebook-suicide-prevention-tool

As recently as last month, Facebook was in the news after a user shot his wife before turning the gun on himself in a double suicide. Now it appears the social media giant has launched a new tool to help prevent its user-base from committing such acts, The BBC reports. Anyone who uses Facebook will… Read more »

iPad Air Sale May Signal Very Soon iPad Pro Release

iPad Air 2

The iPad Air and iPad Air 2 may not be the big sellers Apple hoped for, but they still made somewhat of an impact. According to MacRumors, the iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3 are now both on sale. “Following Valentine’s Day, deals are a bit sparse, but there are still some discounts to… Read more »

Apple Loses Patent Infringement Case

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A jury has decided that Apple infringed on existing patents when it developed its iTunes storage database after less than eight hours of deliberation, according to several reports. The jury has ruled that Apple must pay out $533 million to Smartflash LLC due to the patent infringement. However, Apple has said that it plans on… Read more »

HTC One M9 Appeals To Samsung Galaxy S6 And iPhone 6 Lovers

HTC One M9

This morning, leaked videos of the HTC One M9 appeared all over the Internet. Judging from the video and the reaction to it, the Galaxy S6 and iPhone 6 may have some tough competition. HTC’s new smartphone seems to offer a combination of what people love on the Galaxy S6 and the iPhone 6. James… Read more »

Social Media Rejection Really Does Hurt

Social Media Rejection

Social media rejection really does hurt. Most people think being rejected or ignored in person is worse than being unwanted or unnoticed online. However, people can actually feel worse from being rejected online, according to scientific research. In a 2012 study published in Computers in Human Behavior, researchers found being excluded socially hurts the same,… Read more »

Portland, Oregon Uses Toilet Turbines To Power City – Genius!

lucid energy

Portland, Oregon has started using something called toilet turbines as a source of renewable energy, and it’s one of those ideas that makes everyone slap their forehead and say, “of course!” The idea behind the concept of a toilet turbine is remarkably simple. The turbines are installed in water pipes where water is running downhill…. Read more »

Are 2015 MacBook Air And Apple Watch About To Be Officially Announced?

MacBook Air

The new Retina MacBook Air and Apple Watch may be announced sooner than most people thought, according to recent reports. The Motley Fool reports on the MacBook Air and Apple Watch’s upcoming announcement. “Over the past several weeks, the online media has been buzzing with news that Apple will hold one of its highly anticipated… Read more »