Honor 9 visits TENAA, reveals minor improvements from its predecessor

If you were expecting the Honor 9 to be a total departure from its predecessor, the Honor 8, then you’re certainly in for a disappointment. Huawei’s sub-brand has decided to keep the winning formula almost intact for this year’s flagship. As a result, the Honor 9 looks incredibly similar (almost identical, in fact) to the Honor 8, and it comes with specs that are pretty close too. We know all this because TENAA has certified the Honor 9 for sale in China recently. That means a list of most of the phone’s specs is now out in the open. The Honor 9 could very well be confused for an…

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Free Talk, Text, and Data plan forever w/ Samsung Galaxy S5 for $119.99 from FreedomPop [Sponsored Post]

Do you like deals on Samsung phones? How about free service to go with those phones? Well, you can get a Samsung Galaxy S5 along with a free talk, text, and data plan on a nationwide CDMA network for the life of the phone from FreedomPop for just $ 119.99. 

Let’s start with the phone. This is a certified pre-owned Samsung Galaxy S5. For those who may not remember this phone so well, the S5 is going to be better than just about anything in this price range.

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[Deal Alert] Score an Asus ZenFone Zoom with a free ZenPower 10,500mAh portable battery for $180 from B&H ($170 off)

Memorial Day weekend is nigh upon us, so seeing some sales pop up is not surprising. Tonight, we have one courtesy of B&H. You can get an Asus ZenFone Zoom for $ 179.99 with a free ZenPower 10,500mAh portable battery pack. That’s a respectable savings of $ 170, with sales tax only applying to New York/New Jersey residents.

This is for model we saw debut last year with its ridiculous camera module (not to be confused with its younger brother, the ZenFone 3 Zoom).

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Disney CEO says its films are safe from hackers


Last week, rumors were circulating that a certain Disney film had been stolen by hackers. Disney CEO Bob Iger now says the whole thing was much ado about nothing. In an interview with Yahoo Finances‘ Nicole Sinclair, Iger said Disney were threatened, but most likely not hacked: To our knowledge, we were not hacked. We had a threat of a hack, of a movie being stolen. We decided to take it seriously but not react in the manner in which the person who was threatening us had required … we didn’t believe, by the way, that it was real, and nothing has…

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Study from Stamford shows wearables aren’t accurate counting calories

As more and more folks adopt the use of smart wearables for tracking steps, heart rate, sleep, and calories burned, Stamford University performed a study to measure exactly how accurate the data collected from these wearables actually is. The study involved seven different wearables (Apple Watch, Basis Peak, Fitbit Surge, Microsoft Band, Mio Alpha 2, PulseOn, and the Samsung Gear S2) and 60 volunteers of different ages, skin color, and body mass index. The basis of the study is to use medical equipment to measure actual calorie usage by metering the heartrate and carbon dioxide…

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