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  • Buying Advice: Tech you just can't live without

    It's holiday season, and that means a lot of packing and unpacking suitcases trying to squeeze in everything you own. Take out the kitchen sink: you've got tech to pack.

  • News: WhatsApp and TuneIn Radio add Android Wear integration

    Android Wear continues to take the app developer world by storm, with WhatsApp and TuneIn Radio adding official support for Android smartwatches.

  • News: See how Framestore created heroic VFX for Guardians of the Galaxy

    Framestore reveals its extensive CG creature, environment and animation work on Marvel's sci-fi adventure

  • News: PwC: IoT will become multitrillion-dollar market by 2020

    Companies have embarked on a gradual but massive adoption of "Internet of things" (IoT) technology, investing in sensors to collect data, which is then wirelessly sent for further analysis or alerts, according to a survey.

  • News: LG issues update to stop G Watch charging pin corrosion

    Got a problem charging your LG G Watch due to metal corrosion? Turns out, there's an app for that...or at least a software fix. LG recently released a software update for the G Watch meant to address complaints of corrosion buildup on the five charging pins on the back of the LG G Watch.

  • News: HP's luxury smartwatch focuses on fashion, supports both iOS and Android

    Another smartwatch entrant is coming soon and it looks like it will be one of the few watches not packing Android Wear. Hewlett-Packard is teaming up with Gilt, a designer label discount site, and U.S. fashion designer Michael Bastian to create a smartwatch slated for release this fall.

  • Feature: 10 opulent, expensive and stupid gadgets you can't afford

    Put your wallet away. You can't spend your money with ridiculous abandon. Here are 10 utterly stupid and pointless, mega expensive gadgets that you can't afford.

  • News: Mysterious Google Barge headed for the scrap heap

    Like previous famous barges before it, Google's barge on the east coast is about to meet an ignominious end. After months of speculation about what its ultimate purpose would be the Portland, Maine Google barge is headed for the scrap heap, literally.

  • How-Tos: How to connect Android to TV

    Connecting your Android phone or tablet to your TV is great for sharing photos or watching videos on a bigger screen with better sound. It's not straightforward though, with jargon such as MHL and Slimport, Miracast and more making it hard to know which cable or wireless adaptor to buy. Here we explain everything you need to know to connect Android to TV.

  • News: Iota offers no-fee GPS tracking, thanks to long-range RF and your neighbors' Wi-Fi

    Locating devices to keep track of your stuff (or even your pets or kids) sure are handy, but they have their limits. Trackers that rely on Bluetooth, like Tile and Proximo, have a relatively small range, so once they're more than 150 feet from your cell phone, you can't see them until they're back in range. GPS trackers, like Tagg for pets and HereO and Filip for kids, can be tracked anywhere, but you also need to pay a monthly fee for a cellular connection to send the data from the GPS chip up to the cloud before

  • News: Vision-correcting display nixes your need for eyeglasses

    Scientists at the University of California, Berkeley, are working on computer screens that would adjust their images to accommodate individual user's visual needs. Think of it as a display that wears the glasses so users don't have to.

  • Feature: Best TV guide apps for Freeview

    Find out what's on with the help of your smartphone or tablet and one of these five great TV guide apps.

  • Opinion: Comic-Con: iPads are mainstream, but there's still digital drama

    I've been reading comics on and off since I was a kid, and I went to college in San Diego, yet I never attended San Diego Comic-Con International until the release of the iPad. I was drawn by the impact that device would have on the comics industry, and sure enough, over the past five years there's been massive change.

  • News: PlayStation 4 beats Xbox One to 3D Blu-ray movie playback

    Sony began rolling out a new update for PlayStation 4 users on Tuesday that finally brings 3D Blu-ray movie playback to the next-generation gaming console. Sony reminded users via Twitter late Monday that PS4 system software update 1.75 was coming soon, and not eight hours later the update began rolling out in Europe.

  • News: Chromecast deals aplenty as gadget turns one

    To celebrate the Chromecast's first birthday there are some deals to be had including discounts and free Google Music All Access.

  • News: Amazon launches 3D printing store with customizable items

    Amazon wants to bring 3D printing to everyone--even if you don't have the skills to create trinkets and doodads on a 3D printer at home. The online retail giant announced the Amazon 3D Printed Products Store on Monday, which offers more than 200 3D-printed products for purchase.

  • News: Happiest Minds Uses Wearables to Improve Staff Health

    Hate your work place because it gives you no scope for any kind of physical activity? Forever tied to your workstation in that shady corner of the office? Or even worse, convinced that your occasional trip to the coffee machine is more than what your body needs? You probably don’t work at the Happiest Minds campus in Bangalore.

  • News: What drones can do for you

    From a PR standpoint this is not a good time to be a drone. Most mentions of drones in the media are not particularly flattering. You hear about military drones, predator drones, pepper-spray-bullet drones--yes, really--and drones used by creepy guys. Any mention of the word drone is usually followed by the potential threats drones pose to our safety and our privacy.

  • News: Bose sues Beats over headphone patents

    Headphone maker Bose has launched a patent-infringement lawsuit against rival Beats Electronics, which Apple recently agreed to acquire in a US$3 billion deal.

  • Opinion: Gear VR leak shows how Samsung's headset works

    At this point, it seems like a given that Samsung is working on a virtual reality headset, with several reports indicating a partnership with OculusVR.



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