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Speck CandyShell GRIP for iPhone 6 Plus Review and Giveaway

The Speck CandyShell GRIP line of smartphone cases has long been a hit with anyone seeking to protect their smartphone while also maximizing its usability. The version for the iPhone 6 Plus maintains everything we have come to love about the case in a package that is supersized to fit the uber-big iPhone. We’ve got some to give away!

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Ventev Regen Self-Healing Case for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

Ventev’s regen case for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus is like putting on a brand new case everyday with its self-healing micro filling technology that completely removes scratches. This super lightweight snap-on case thoroughly protects the back of your phone while also protecting the sides and corners. You can purchase the Ventev regen case for $24.99.

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Slice Ceramic Box Cutters = No More Sliced Fingers

The folks at Slice sent us an assortment of their ceramic bladed cutting tools. Their main products come as Box Cutters or Pen Cutters  in either auto-retractable or 3-position styles. The difference between the styles is you either lock the blade to one of three lengths or use finger pressure to hold the blade out to whatever length you desire.

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Gmail (Finally) Gets One Inbox

Will miracles never cease? Google just announced  their Gmail client now offers a universal inbox experience. Finally! Now instead of flipping between multiple accounts in the native Gmail app, you can click “All Inboxes” and view email from all your Gmail and non-Gmail accounts.

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Google Photos (Finally) Arrives in Google Drive

Google today announced the ability to view and manage photos and videos in both Google+ and Google Drive. Previously you were limited to managing photos and videos within Google+. While this new feature is not yet live everywhere Google’s help page details that if you delete a photo/video in Google Drive it will also be removed from Google+ (and vice versa).

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Get in Line: ‘Halo 5: Guardians’ Release Date Revealed!

One of the most anticipated Xbox One exclusive video game releases of this year now has a release date. Published by Microsoft Studios and developed by 343 Industries, the first-person shooter game Halo 5: Guardians will be the sixth installment in the popular game series featuring the Master Chief along with the new Spartan Locke character who appeared in the live action series Halo: Nightfall.

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Ventev Regen Self-Healing Case for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

Ventev’s regen case for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus is like putting on a brand new case everyday with its self-healing micro filling technology that completely removes scratches. This super lightweight snap-on case thoroughly protects the back of your phone while also protecting the sides and corners. You can purchase the Ventev regen case for $24.99.

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Slice Ceramic Box Cutters = No More Sliced Fingers

The folks at Slice sent us an assortment of their ceramic bladed cutting tools. Their main products come as Box Cutters or Pen Cutters  in either auto-retractable or 3-position styles. The difference between the styles is you either lock the blade to one of three lengths or use finger pressure to hold the blade out to whatever length you desire.

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Slack Got Hacked

Current multi-billion dollar valuation  media darling of the month – Slack – just announced  “unauthorized access to a Slack database storing user profile information”. In other words, Slack was hacked. According to a post, a small number of accounts showed suspicious activity and those users were notified. In response to the hack, Slack has created a two factor authentication option.

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CNNgo Is the Latest Channel for Apple TV

Earlier this week, CNN announced that Apple TV would be gaining their CNNgo app channel. On Wednesday, Apple silently pushed an update to their Apple TV with the CNNGo app, that taps into the CNNgo service (which requires a subscription to a pay-tv partner).

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Apple Starts Releasing 3rd Party Apple Watch Apps

With Apple’s latest creation the Apple Watch to be released in less a month on April 24th, developers have been hard at work creating updates to their apps to make them compatible with the new smartwatch. And before you can even get your hand on one, some apps are already showing up.

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