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LG says the G Flex 2’s Snapdragon 810 is cooler, literally, than any other processor

Despite rumors Samsung is having difficulty taming the Snapdragon 810 processor, LG says the chip is not only performing well, but also running cooler than others in its forthcoming G Flex 2 smartphone.
Mobile

You might want to be nicer to Shazam, since it’s now valued at $1 billion

Shazam's latest round of funding brought in $30 million, meaning the music recognition company is now valued at $1 billion. Shazam has broadened its scope, having now entered the world of advertising.
Mobile

Sick of throttling? MetroPCS now has unlimited 4G LTE plans for $50

MetroPCS announced a discount to its rate plan that nets customers unlimited 4G LTE data. Going for $50 a month, the plan is only available when you purchase a 4G LTE handset from MetroPCS, so you can't bring your own phone and take…
Mobile

Amazon Fire Phone goes on sale yet again for $200 unlocked with 1 year of Prime

Amazon is having yet another Fire Phone sale, with the unlocked variant going for just $200. When you consider the specifications, as well as the newly-gained ability to sideload the
Mobile

Net neutrality’s not enough for BlackBerry’s John Chen

BlackBerry CEO John Chen wants app neutrality, where manufacturers and developers are obliged to produce apps for all available platforms, and not hold them back for users of a single system.
Mobile

Dropbox finally launches app for Windows phones and tablets

Marking the next phase of a recently announced partnership between Dropbox and Microsoft aimed at fostering closer cooperation between the two firms, the file-hosting startup on Wednesday announced the launch of a Dropbox app for Windows…
Web

YouTube killer? Ex-Hulu CEO’s site Vessel will show videos 3 days before YouTube

Ex-Hulu CEO Jason Kilar debuts the beta version of Vessel, a $3/month subscription service aimed to offer early access to popular videos before they hit YouTube.
Computing

Thanks for joining our live chat! Microsoft’s Windows 10 event was a box of surprises

Microsoft is all set to reveal more about Windows 10, which it describes as the "next chapter" in the evolution of its operating system, at an event later today. Here's what you need to know before it begins, and how to watch it along with…
Mobile

Unlimited Wi-Fi service for $5 a month comes to FreedomPop

FreedomPop will now offer unlimited Wi-Fi for just $5 a month thanks to a network of hotspots around the U.S. The company may incorporate the service into its smartphone plans in the future.
Computing

Windows 10 will pack full-screen start menu, tablet mode

The latest Windows 10 event had plenty of big reveals, but Microsoft also let slip some subtle details about how its latest operating system has been refined in response to user feedback.
Gaming

Fable Legends is coming to Windows 10 and you can play it with your Xbox friends

Microsoft confirms that Lionhead Studios' Fable Legends, formerly an Xbox One exclusive, is also now coming to Windows 10. What's more, the game supports cross-platform play between PC and console.