Sam's Club has great deals on the Galaxy S8/S8+ and iPhone 7/7 Plus for its August 5th sales event

Walmart’s membership warehouse club, Sam’s, is offering a deal on the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Samsung Galaxy S8+ for its one-day Fall Preview Event taking place on August 5th. Buy either handset in-club from Sam’s, and you’ll receive a $350 gift card. Sam’s says that this is the highest valued gift card ever offered for the Galaxy S8. And if you made it to school on the day they taught subtraction, you should be able to figure out that this makes the deal one of the best non-BOGO offers for the flagship device. The activation fee will be waived with the purchase of either model.

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The great Samsung 2017 mid-range series comparison: Galaxy A3, A5, A7 vs J3, J5, J7

When it comes to buying a smartphone, consumers around the world are spoiled for choice nowadays. Each year, companies are producing more and more different smartphones, with an increasing number of manufacturers joining the fold in the quest to get our attention (and hard-earned cash).

All of this competition means that it’s no longer required to dish out $600-$700 in order to get a good smartphone. You won’t struggle to find mid-range handsets that offer many of the bells and whistles present on current flagships for about half the price. Samsung is a leading …

Need a great case for your Galaxy S8+? The Samsung S-View Flip Cover is 58% off at Amazon!

Items on saleProductLocationItem ConditionCurrent PriceOffer ExpiresSamsung S-View Flip Cover for Galaxy S8+
BlueAmazonNew$25.00 ($59.99)
58% offN/ASamsung S-View Flip Cover for Galaxy S8+
SilverAmazonNew$28.00 ($59.99)
53% offN/A
If you’re looking for a stylish and practical way to protect your Galaxy S8+, you’ll be happy to know that one of the best official Samsung cases for the 2017 flagship is now on sale at Amazon!

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Beyoncé's dad tweeted about the twins and is probably having a great Father's Day

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Matthew Knowles is the first member of the Carter-Knowles dynasty to speak out on the birth of the twins. 

Beyoncé‘s dad tweeted (and Instagrammed) a happy birthday card to the twins on this very special Father’s Day for him. “They’re here,” he wrote, but kept all other details private. He will presumably make soldiers out of the twins. 

They’re here!#beyonce #twins #jayz #happybirthday pic.twitter.com/woFRKoL7eO

— Mathew Knowles (@MathewKnowles) June 18, 2017

Knowles was a longtime manager of Destiny’s Child and Beyoncé, but their relationship has had some rough patches and he’s no longer working for her behind the scenes. Her dad is featured in Lemonade, though, and it seems like this family can get through anything.  Read more…

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iOS 11 makes screenshots great again

iOS 11, the upcoming mobile operating system for iPhones and iPads, introduces a new and much more powerful way to take screenshots and for the first time you can also annotate them.
The way to take a screenshot in iOS 11 remains the same in terms of actual controls: you press and hold for a second both the home key on the front and the power key on the left side. What happens next, however, is quite different: you get a small thumbnail in the bottom left of your screen. You can press on it to get to the screenshot, or keep on snapping screenshots.
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Man comes across massive injured great white in shallow waters

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When coming upon a 14-foot great white shark in shallow waters, the universal response is to turn to a friend and say, as calmly as possible, “That’s a f*cking white shark, dude. Holy shit.”

Dale Pearson and a friend saw a figure struggling in the shallow waters near their homes in Baja California, Mexico. Thinking it would be a whale or a hammerhead shark, the two men trudged out to help the animal. That’s when they realized that it wasn’t a whale, but a large great white that had been injured by a boat propellor.

The two men got within a few yards of the shark as it bled, working to free itself from the shallows. Read more…

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Make Siri great again! Apple's smart assistant gets updated, gains on-device learning, instant translation and more

Apple’s smart assistant is about to get a lot smarter. A bunch of important updates was just announced for Siri, which indicates that Cupertino has made some serious efforts to catch up to the likes of Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa.

Some of the most intriguing augmentations that you can expect on Siri when iOS 11 goes live include on-device learning that will help out with recommendations and contextual understanding. A Translate service is also being beta tested on the smart assistant, with voice translations offered from English to Chinese, French, German, …

How to find great deals and discounts on Android and iOS apps

Name someone who doesn’t like deals, we’ll wait! Getting a quality or, in all honesty, any paid app on the cheap is one of life’s little pleasures. 

Thanks to Google’s recent policy change Android apps can now go completely free. The same applies to iOS apps, which have had the ability to go free for a long time now.
But with so many apps on both the App Store and the Play Store, it’s really hard to keep track on the ones that have had their prices slashed. Of course, most media outlets usually break the news if a high-profile app gets a price change, …

Deal: Snag a handful of great Android icon packs that have been made free for a limited time!

Ah, custom icon packs! If you’ve been following our various columns on Android customization, then you should know by now that we love custom icon packs around here. And why wouldn’t we? Applying a custom icon set is like giving your home screen a fresh coat of paint!

Along with changing your wallpaper, that’s one of the easiest, hassle-free ways to spice things up. There’s no such thing as having too many icon packs and don’t you believe anyone who tells you the opposite! Joking aside, we do like our icon packs and we also like sharing our favorites with our readers.

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Dog on a roof is having a great time, thanks for asking

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Hey, everyone. This is Huckleberry, a good dog.

Cute.

Cute.

Huckleberry likes to hang out on the roof. This is fine, and Huckleberry does it all the time.

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Seriously, no worries: Huckleberry has simply learned to jump from his backyard onto the roof. (12/10, good job.) And according to a note posted by his human companions, he is not allowed in the backyard when no one is home — so Huckleberry always stays safe.

Thank you so much for your concern, though. Huckleberry really appreciates it and would also like to invite you to follow him on Instagram. Have a good one! Read more…

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