10 must-have apps for your phone

A new app is like candy: It’s fun, it’s bite-sized, and it gives you a rush. Whether you prefer the iTunes App Store or Google Play, you’ll find an all-you-can-download buffet of mind-blowing software for your mobile device.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/29/10-must-have-apps-for-your-phone.html

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Speed up your web browser with 5 simple tips

Whether you use Firefox, Chrome, Edge, Safari, or Opera

Sluggish browsers and online slowdowns get in the way of the sites you’re trying to reach. Use these quick tips to keep everything running smoothly.

The original article can be found here: http://www.popsci.com/speed-up-your-web-browser?dom=rss-default&src=syn

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The best VR headsets and accessories

Whether you’re looking to lay down a couple grand for a top-of-the-line VR rig or only willing to throw-in for the price of a large pizza, there’s a VR setup out there to fit your needs.

The post The best VR headsets and accessories appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/gaming/239815-virtual-reality-holiday-gift-guide?source=Computing

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Brain scans may reveal whether you committed a crime knowingly or recklessly

Neuroscientists have found that brain images reveal whether someone committed a crime knowingly or recklessly. It may seem like a small distinction but it could have a significant impact on the burgeoning field of “neurolaw.”

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/20/brain-scans-may-reveal-whether-committed-crime-knowingly-or-recklessly.html

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Great Valentine's Day Gifts for Music Lovers

Whether it’s the soulful sound of Ray Charles’ “I Can’t Stop Loving You,” the poetic beauty of George Harrison’s “Something,” or the tender melody of Taylor Swift’s “Love Story,” music has a way …

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/02/07/great-valentine-day-gifts-for-music-lovers.html

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Ultimate virtual reality holiday gift guide

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Whether you’re looking to lay down a couple grand for a top-of-the-line VR rig or only willing to throw-in for the price of a large pizza, there’s a VR setup out there to fit your needs.

The post Ultimate virtual reality holiday gift guide appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/gaming/239815-virtual-reality-holiday-gift-guide?source=Computing

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The truth behind the shiny-legs photo that had the Internet guessing

An unintentional optical illusion has the Internet guessing whether legs in a photo are oiled up, covered with gloss, or something else. According to the photographer, the illusion wasn’t planned, but quickly confused people who saw it.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/10/28/truth-behind-shiny-legs-photo-that-had-internet-guessing.html

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FCC Slaps Comcast With $2.3M Overbilling Fine


Comcast has agreed to pay a record $2.3 million fine to settle the FCC’s investigation into whether it improperly charged customers for services and equipment they never approved, a practice known as “zero billing option.” Federal law bans cable operators from charging customers for unauthorized equipment or services. “It is basic that a cable bill should include charges only for services and equipment ordered by the customer — nothing more and nothing less,” said Travis LeBlanc, chief of the FCC’s enforcement bureau.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/83995.html?rss=1

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The Consumer Reports 10-Minute Digital Privacy Tuneup

There’s a lot you can do to protect your personal information when you go online, whether you’re using a smartphone or a laptop, and whether you’re at home or in a coffee shop.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/09/20/consumer-reports-10-minute-digital-privacy-tuneup.html

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There's reasons to be excited about Apple killing the headphone jack

Whether you’re an iPhone fan or not, and whether you’re buying the iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus later this week, you should really be excited about the phones’ most annoying new feature: the removal of the headphone jack.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/09/07/theres-reasons-to-be-excited-about-apple-killing-headphone-jack.html

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Facebook has given you a political label — find out where (it thinks) you stand

Facebook is acutely aware of your political views, whether you’ve expressed them on your profile or not. The social network is using this info to serve you ads as part of its recently launched ad personalization tool.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/08/24/facebook-has-given-political-label-find-out-where-it-thinks-stand.html

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Will Amazon Prime Day for 2016 Live Up to Its Billing?

With Amazon Prime Day taking place on July 11, the big question is whether the subscriber-only event will be a bigger, better shopping experience for consumers this time around?

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/07/08/will-amazon-prime-day-for-2016-live-up-to-its-billing.html

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Amazon robots close to replacing the rest of warehouse workers

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For anyone wondering whether robots are gaining ground on people when it comes to performing repetitive tasks, you need look no further than the Amazon Picking Challenge.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/231171-amazon-robots-close-to-replacing-the-rest-of-warehouse-workers

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Weaponized drone swarms will meet their match with this 60-kilowatt laser

Drones, whether alone or in groups, are difficult to spot when approaching, tough to follow on radar, and cannot be easily shot down using conventional weapons. To combat this potential threat, Lockheed Martin is developing a laser-based weapon that’ll blow such drones out of the sky.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/06/23/weaponized-drone-swarms-will-meet-their-match-with-this-60-kilowatt-laser.html

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Keep calm and TSA on, a how to guide for long airport line rage

Whether you need to travel for business or enjoy traveling for pleasure, not ruining your trip right off the bat requires some planning, determination and the ability to just let go.

The original article can be found here: http://rss.cnn.com/r/797c283ee3/0L0Scnn0Bcom0C20A160C0A50C180Chealth0Clong0Etsa0Elines0Ekeep0Ecalm0Cindex0Bhtml0Deref0Frss0Itech

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How to buy the right VR headset: Our complete guide

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Whether you just want to get some experience with VR, or are ready to take the plunge and go all-in for a Rift or Vive, we give you some ideas on what headset is right for you.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/227095-how-to-buy-the-right-vr-headset-our-complete-guide

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