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The Onion's iPhone 6 Vs Galaxy S5 Is The Only Review You Need To Read

Briefly: The new iPhones have just hit the streets, and you know what that means: A million reviews comparing the Cupertino fruit stand’s newest smartphone to its toughest competition. Don’t waste your time. The Onion’s hilarious comparison is the only one you need to read.


So It Has Come To This: Facebook Is Testing A 'Satire' Tag

Satirical news site The Onion has a reputation for headlines that are almost believable, yet clearly fake to any with a modicum of common sense. Sadly, even a modicum seems difficult to summon for certain sections of the Facebook community, with the social media giant admitting to testing a “Satire” tag for articles invented for comedy purposes.


A Fantastic (Fake) Fitness Tracker Tells You What You're Running From

The FuelBand is dead but who cares, really. Because who needs a fitness tracker that tells you how much you already ran? Now, thanks to The Onion, we have Nike’s new +Runlogic, which can tell you exactly what you’re running to escape.


The Onion Profiles A New Kindle That Brags About Your Taste In Books

Bookworms who’ve baulked at upgrading to an ereader have a long list of reasons why they won’t give up their paper copies. But there’s only one real reason why anyone would carry around a book anymore: It lets them show off what they’re reading in public. And as The Onion reveals, that’s what led Amazon to create a new version of the Kindle that shouts the title of your current book so everyone knows how well read you are.


Devastated Family Loses Everything They'd Saved On Their DVR

The Talbott family has suffered a tragic loss. Everything the family had saved for years, all of it disappeared in an instant. Now as The Onion reports, they set to the task of rebuilding their lives after the huge setback of a crashed DVR.


The Onion's Useless App Pitch Is Perfect

The Onion’s TED talk parodies return with the reveal of a remarkable new app called PicSong that turns your countless photos into music — for anyone who might want to do that for some reason.


The Onion Explains Where All 'The Teens' Leaving Facebook Are Going

The wonderful thing about internet communities is that it’s very hard to artificially build them, but they arise organically in the strangest ways. And sometimes The Teens, those rapscallions, find the strangest places to commune online.


The Xbox One's Real Magic Is Using Voice Commands To Control You

The Xbox One boasts a lengthy feature list that Microsoft hopes will entice gamers over to its side of the console war for the next few years. But as The Onion points out, none are as impressive as the next-gen console’s innovative voice commands that make it easier than ever for the hardware to control its users.


The Onion's Print Edition Is No More

The Onion is ceasing publication of its print edition. It was only distributing the actual paper in Chicago, Providence and Milwaukee, and those cities will see their last version of the Onion on December 12.


Onion: Samsung's New Smartphone Has Highly Disruptive Features

There’s nothing the new Samsung Apex can’t do. Seriously, smartphones these days are just full-service products. The Onion’s take on smartphone market one-upsmanship obviously takes things to an unhinged level. But at least Samsung wouldn’t be stepping on anybody’s patent. We think.


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