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  • NVC case offers night vision and backup battery for the iPhone 6

    28 November 2014, 9:47 pm by: Brittany Hillen

    Various smartphone cases are available that bring additional functionality to handsets, and often this extra functionality revolves around photography. The Flir One case is one such example, allowing iPhone users to record thermal footage from their phone.…
  • FAA releases report showing uptick in drone incidents

    28 November 2014, 8:53 pm by: Brittany Hillen

    We've previously heard about incidents where drones have gotten too close to aircraft, but the number of incidents is considerably higher than anticipated, according to data from the FAA. Since the first of June, there have been 25 reported incidents where…
  • Syrian Electronic Army hacks Walmart, media sites

    28 November 2014, 8:05 pm by: Brittany Hillen

    The Syrian Electronic Army, which has pulled off a bunch of often annoying hacks in the past, has been relatively quiet in recent times. That ended on Thanksgiving, when the collective posted a tweet referencing the holiday and users across the global began…
  • iPad Pro (iPad Air Plus?) schematics, specs possibly leaked

    28 November 2014, 5:45 pm by: Nate Swanner

    Here we go again — iPad Pro rumors! This time, we’re hearing the biggest iPad will be called an iPad Air Pro, keeping with a naming scheme Apple introduced with the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. As you might have guessed, it’s still rumored to sport a 12-inch…
  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens HD images released by Disney

    28 November 2014, 5:41 pm by: Chris Burns

    Worthy of pasting upon your desktop or your cellular phone without a doubt, a small set of shots from the upcoming Star Wars film have been distributed today by Disney. These are from the same Star Wars: The Force Awakens collection we reported earlier today…
  • iOS users outspent Android by 25% online yesterday, says IBM

    28 November 2014, 5:20 pm by: Nate Swanner

    Market share is a fun metric for comparing a product’s popularity, but there is a better way to gauge if those who own a device actually use it. Data regarding online shopping is a really good way to see who is putting devices to use, and IBM has compiled…
  • FCC labels on phones, tablets will soon vanish

    28 November 2014, 4:30 pm by: Nate Swanner

    The back of your smartphone or tablet probably has a series of symbols meant to inform you about what not to do with your device as well as who’s approved it for your pocket. Now, new legislation has been signed into law to move those etched or printed…
  • Star Wars The Force Awakens: IMAX vs Standard release

    28 November 2014, 3:33 pm by: Chris Burns

    One bit of detail has been cleared up in the wake of the release of the first Star Wars The Force Awakens trailer. That detail is in the IMAX filming of this movie. Earlier this year it was suggested by Bad Robot productions that massive IMAX cameras would be…
  • OnePlus, Cyanogen to part ways in India

    28 November 2014, 2:17 pm by: Nate Swanner

    OnePlus is set to make their first foray into India soon, an emerging market where many an OEM is staking claim. Since launching (slowly) stateside, OnePlus’ One smartphone has enjoyed Cyanogen, an operating system built atop Google’s Android. India,…
  • Xperia Z3V vs Z3 Camera battle: the Quality Drop

    28 November 2014, 1:44 pm by: Chris Burns

    The following is a brief exploration of the back-facing cameras on the Sony Xperia Z3 and Z3V. While the hardware is supposed to be essentially identical in this area, we know for a fact that we're working with slightly different builds in the software…
  • Star Wars 7 lightsaber arguments miss the point

    28 November 2014, 1:13 pm by: Nate Swanner

    When I woke up this morning, there was an early Christmas gift waiting for me on my phone. A new Star Wars trailer — a teaser, really — was released today, apparently JJ Abrams attempt to cause Black Friday accidents as we lazily sauntered around stores…
  • Nintendo patent could put Game Boy on phones and flights

    28 November 2014, 12:36 pm by: Chris Davies

    A Nintendo patent application for virtualizing the Game Boy and other portable consoles, putting them in airline entertainment systems, phones, and other devices, has been revealed, lending further weight to speculation the Japanese firm may finally embrace…
  • Uber exits Nevada, promises to return

    28 November 2014, 12:24 pm by: Nate Swanner

    Ride-sharing service Uber has pulled their service from the sate of Nevada, following a statewide injunction against the company. Washoe County District Court Judge Scott Freeman issued the injunction after the Nevada State Supreme Court ruled, in a split…
  • We could fuel astronauts with human waste says research

    28 November 2014, 11:40 am by: Chris Davies

    Future astronauts and planetary colonists may end up breathing and watering plants with human waste, not to mention traveling in vehicles powered by it, if one research team has its way. NASA tasked the group at the University of Florida with figuring out what…
  • Star Wars 7 trailer analysis: These are the details you’re looking for

    28 November 2014, 11:25 am by: Chris Burns

    It's time - the first teaser trailer for Star Wars VII is here. Star Wars 7, also known as The Force Awakens, is set to be one of the biggest movie releases in the history of movie releases. News articles about single tweets about details in the film have…
  • OnePlus drops invite barrier to Android phone

    28 November 2014, 11:03 am by: Chris Davies

    OnePlus is temporarily dropping its invite system for the OnePlus One, another opportunity to bypass the frustrating line-waiting and go old-school with the "give a vendor money for goods" approach instead. For an unspecified period, rather than having to get…
  • Star Wars 7 trailer live: watch it online now

    28 November 2014, 10:16 am by: Chris Burns

    This morning Star Wars: The Force Awakens has been released as a teaser trailer for the masses on iTunes. You'll be able to watch this trailer in all of its one minute and 28 seconds of glory, start to finish, right this minute. While you'll have to head to a…
  • Sony’s e-paper FES Watch was hiding in plain sight

    28 November 2014, 10:00 am by: Chris Davies

    Sony's e-paper watch plan rumors sounded mysterious when they surfaced recently, but it turns out we'd actually seen the face-changing, power-sipping timepiece before, only under a different name. In fact, the distinctive timepiece - which uses e-paper not…
  • EMC, Lotus jumps a truck over an F1 car, sets world record

    28 November 2014, 8:10 am by: JC Torres

    Some people, when they're bored, try to perform some stunts, sometimes hilarious, sometimes mindless, and sometimes just plain out of this world. But when new friends EMC cloud storage and Lotus Formula One get bored, they make a truck jump over an F1 race…
  • Cox Communications sued by music publishers

    28 November 2014, 7:50 am by: Shane McGlaun

    Cox Communications is one of the largest cable and internet providers in the country. Cox has found itself in the middle of a legal battle with a pair of music publishers after Cox refused to disconnect persistent music pirates. Rightscorp is involved in the…
  • LG Electronics announces new CEO

    28 November 2014, 7:30 am by: Shane McGlaun

    LG Electronics has named a new CEO that will start on December 1. The new CEO is Juno Cho and he will replace the current CEO Park Jong-seok, who has had health problems of late. Park Jong-seok will continue to be with LG, his new role will be chief technology…
  • Archos unveils the 80 Cesium Windows 8.1 budget tablet

    28 November 2014, 7:10 am by: JC Torres

    Ever since Microsoft lowered the entry barrier for putting Windows on small form devices, there has been quite a rush of budget-friendly Windows tablets in the market. Archos, long known for that category especially with Android, is taking another stab at that…
  • Razer Nabu Smartband ships December 2

    28 November 2014, 6:50 am by: Shane McGlaun

    The Razer Nabu isn't exactly a new product, we went hands on with the device back in January at CES 2014. People interested in the device have been waiting all year for availability so they could get one for their own. Razer has now announced that it will…
  • Swiftpoint GT offers the convenience of a mouse with touch gestures

    28 November 2014, 6:30 am by: Shane McGlaun

    When it comes to mice there are a huge amount of devices out there that have all sorts of features. You can get normal mice that need a surface to work, track balls that are pointing devices easier on your wrists, and track pads that support gestures. A new…
  • ZANO: a tiny drone that tries to think on its own

    28 November 2014, 6:10 am by: JC Torres

    If you have had nightmares of dozens, if not hundreds, of intelligent drones swarming towards you, then perhaps ZANO is a nightmare come true, at least to some extent. The brain child of Torquing Group in the UK, ZANO is a nano drone smaller or just as small…
  • Reiter Gallardo Extenso stretches Lamborghini FL2 GT3’s prowess

    28 November 2014, 5:50 am by: JC Torres

    Reiter Engineering, Lamborghini's official Gallardo GT3 partner, has just unveiled what it dubs the Extenso R-EX. As the name suggests, this car extends the FL GT3, already a race-car version of Lamborghini's popular Gallardo line. With a wider rear, new…
  • Windows 10 consumer preview tipped to arrive in January

    28 November 2014, 5:30 am by: JC Torres

    Excited for the next Windows release? No? Well, despite the antogonism against the "old guard" of operating systems, a lot of eyes are on Microsoft and its upcoming Windows 10, just to see how the company, under Satya Nadella's guiding, will fare this time…
  • HTC Desire 620 mid-ranger appears ahead of schedule

    28 November 2014, 5:10 am by: JC Torres

    After the surprisingly almost premium yet plastic Desire EYE, HTC is back to turning the Desire line into its low to mid tier range. Based on this leak from Bulgarian site nixanbal, the next iteration will be from the Desire 6XX series, aptly the Desire 620.…
  • Victoria’s Secret silently launches heart-sensing bra

    28 November 2014, 4:50 am by: JC Torres

    Wearable devices are in fashion. Don't believe it yet? Just ask Victoria's Secret. The famous lingerie retailer has just outed, albeit without much fuss or fanfare, a new bra named "Incredible" that incredibly has its own heart-rate sensor inside. Designed for…
  • US E-Labels Act ends the requirement for regulator labels

    28 November 2014, 4:30 am by: JC Torres

    Smartphone users in the US rejoice. You now have less clutter to stare at on the back of your devices. President Barack Obama has just signed into law the E-Labels Act which loosens the noose on device manufacturers to physically imprint regulators' signages…

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