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Camp, grill, or just find fireworks with the perfect apps for July 4

It's America's birthday, meaning it's time to celebrate. Make this the best Independence Day yet with the help of these apps, which promise to make the most of your Fourth of July celebration.

The tough get going: Which Samsung Galaxy Active phone is right for you?

Like your phones tough? Samsung has released the Galaxy S7 Active, which is as a follow-up to last year's Galaxy S6 Active, and it's ready to take some punishment. But how do the two devices compare? Check out our in-depth spec comparison…
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Jays u-Jays Review

Jays’ new u-Jays on-ears take minimalism to the max.

Don’t get all wet — slap this limited edition waterproof case on your iPad 2:54

Catalyst Lifestyle, manufacturers of waterproof cases for the iPad, iPhone, and Apple Watch, debuted a few new models at CE Week 2016 in New York City. One, the Limited Edition line for the Apple Watch 42mm, features "premium…

Phones don’t get much bigger than the Xiaomi Mi Max

Xiaomi has got a big new phone. A really big new phone. It's called the Mi Max, and the screen is 6.44-inches in size, bridging the gap between its current largest phone and the Mi Pad 2 tablet.

Android's next flavor is Nougat and it's version 7.0

Google has long been teasing Android N's potential name to be Nutella, but you can say goodbye to the chocolate spread as Nougat has taken the cake. Android Nougat is expected to be released some time this summer.

Google’s background search gets you answers despite your shoddy connection

Got a spotty connection? Running a Google search might lead you nowhere, especially when your connection is severed. Google is trying to help with a feature that would run the search in the background, and alert you when you're back online.

Google Keep now automatically categorizes your notes by topic, location, and more

Google Keep, Google's free note-taking app on the web, Android, and iOS, has gained a useful new feature: automatic note categorization. It's rolling out to users gradually.
Virtual Reality

Google Chrome's 'VR Shell' would let you view any website in virtual reality

Google's upcoming Daydream platform wants to keep you in virtual reality even in Chrome. The latest build of Chrome Dev for Android lists a feature called VR Shell, which would allow you to view any website in VR.

Dell discontinuing Venue series, will no longer make Android tablets

Say goodbye to the Dell Venue series. The company will no longer be selling or supporting the Android tablets. That's not to say it's the end for Android and Dell, it just means the company is focusing on Windows 2-in-1s for now.
Virtual Reality

Watch the Rio Olympic games in stunning VR, but only if you have the right headset

This year, you can experience the Olympics a little differently than you have in the past -- in virtual reality. NBC will be streaming certain events in VR, including track and field, volleyball, and others.

AT&T responds to T-Mobile Tuesdays with ‘Thanks’ rewards program

AT&T's Thanks rewards program is kicking off with a buy-one-get-one-free movie ticket deal, plus exclusive concert ticket presales in the fall. The carrier said additional, "surprise" benefits are on the way.