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What is NFC? Everything you need to know

Have you ever wondered what makes tap-and-go services like Apple Pay, Android Pay and Amiibo work? As much as it seems like pure magic, it isn't.<p>So …

Android Pay

Apple is no longer listing apps as 'Free' in the App Store

If you're using an Apple device like the iPhone 6 or the iPad Air 2, you might have noticed that when browsing the App store you no longer see the …

Apps

iPhone 7 review

If Apple had released the iPhone 7 in place of the iPhone 6S in 2015, it would probably have been the phone of the year.<p>We're all used to the pattern …

Best Gadgets 2015: the ultimate tech buying guide

TechRadar is all about helping you choose the right tech products for you.<p>That's why we review the specific products we do, while offering a …

10 best Android launchers: amazing ways to supercharge your phone

Best Android launchers<p>Spend more than three minutes with any Android fanboy, and you'll quickly learn that the real beauty of Google's operating …

Get a full day's battery charge in just 15 minutes

Currently raking in funds on Indiegogo, Petalite Flux is an external battery that uses a special charge dock to let it charge up in just 15 …

Why can't they get software updates right first time?

You spend days, weeks, months, and in the case of some Android models, years, waiting for the latest software update to hit your digital thing, then …

Nexus 7

Qualcomm gives us a sneak peek of flagship smartphones in 2015

Qualcomm has taken the wraps off a development smartphone, giving us a peek at the kind of specs we'll see in next year's handsets.<p>The Qualcomm …

Mobile Technology

Record Drought Reveals Stunning Changes Along Colorado River

Lake Powell is at historic lows, offering kayakers new channels to explore but raising the alarm about water.<p>LAKE POWELL, Utah—In early September, at the abandoned Piute Farms marina on a remote edge of southern Utah's Navajo reservation, we watched a ten-foot (three-meter) waterfall plunging off …

The History Of The Drone In 9 Minutes [Video]

A brief film highlights the century-long evolution of unmanned aircraft<p>Drones, the monosyllabic catch-all for remote controlled unmanned aircraft, have become a striking symbol of modernity in the past decade. First as military scouts and assassins, then as delivery gimmicks and backyard toys, the …

Elon Musk: Our Savior, The Supervillain

How one technology mogul's terror of extinction serves the human race<p>This month, Elon Musk reminded us once again why he's the most entertaining executive alive. In an online comment that's since been deleted, Musk wrote about his fears concerning artificial intelligence (AI) research and how fast …

New TERMINATOR: GENISYS Photo - Arnold Schwarzenegger as T-800

Ari Folman Wants to Animate Jodorowsky's 'Dune'

<i>Editor's Note: Ari Folman may get involved with Jodorowsky's ongoing Dune project, Clifford the Big Red Dog is coming to theaters, and more in this</i> …

Plot Revealed for Gareth Edwards' STAR WARS Spin-Off Movie?!

Christian Bale Admits That He Was Jealous Of Ben Affleck Becoming Batman

Once he had put the Caped Crusader behind him after <i>The Dark Knight Rises</i>, Christian Bale seemed very serious about moving on to greater roles that didn’t require him to talk like he was gargling rocks. While fans debated his place in Batman film legacy, Bale seemed mostly unwilling to answer …

The 30 theaters you can go to on Friday to see the Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer (updated)

The world trailer debut for <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> will hit select theaters this weekend.<p>Starting on Friday through to Nov. 29, moviegoers will be able to catch the 88-second tease of <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> at the 30 theaters listed below.<p>Tthe trailer will be shown before all movies …

Telltale's take on Game of Thrones hits next month, PC, Mac specs revealed

<i>Game of Thrones: A Telltale Game Series,</i> hits next month, according to the game's listing on Steam.<p>Reached for comment today, a Telltale official had this to say:<p>"We're anticipating an early December premiere for the first episode of <i>Game of Thrones: A Telltale Games Series</i>. Standby @telltalegames …

This is what an old man Terminator looks like

When Arnold Schwarzenegger reprises his role as a Cyberdyne Systems Model 101 in <i>Terminator Genisys</i> next year, he'll do so as an older version of the T-800 killing machine. But what does a grizzled android look like? According to Twitter user @sicky_south, a German tour group found out.<p>And the …

GTA 5 documentary shows Los Santos' mysteries of the deep

We all have those <i>Grand Theft Auto 5</i> days when assaulting sex workers and murdering pedestrians seems humdrum and unmagical, don't we? Here then, is a documentary that highlights the majesty of nature, away from the mean streets of Los Santos. 8-Bit Bastard took the game's unlockable yellow …

The Oral History Of The Poop Emoji (Or, How Google Brought Poop To America)

Everyone’s favorite emoji began in Japan. But without Google, it may have stayed there.<p>If the story of the poop emoji’s rise were told in emojis, it would look like this:<p>…which is to say, it is an international tale of drama, cultural differences, and near-disasters. This is that tale, told for the …

Windows 10 won’t be Windows 6.4

No more number jokes<p>An old quirk in Windows is going away with the release of Windows 10. Microsoft has revealed that the upcoming release of Windows 10 will include a change that makes the Windows NT kernel jump to version 10.0. While Windows 8.1 was Windows NT 6.3 and Windows 7 was Windows NT …

PlayStation Network and Windows Live hack was a hoax, companies say

The latest alleged hack of the PlayStation Network (PSN) and Windows Live was a hoax, Sony and Microsoft have confirmed.<p>Hacking group DerpTrolling claimed to have stolen 7m accounts, and allegedly leaked more than 5,500 usernames for the PSN, Windows Live and 2K Games via the anonymous text sharing …

Game controller takes your real blood whenever you lose (update: suspended)

Forget playing games for cash -- if you <i>really</i> want to raise the stakes, try losing your actual blood when you lose in the virtual world. That's the concept behind Blood Sport, a crowdfunded project that modifies game controllers to drain your body when your character takes damage. Their …

Google And Facebook Rewire The Internet As FCC Dithers

Giant tech companies are a lot like submarines. They glide into new areas as quietly as possible, saying nothing to the public. But every now and then, interesting bubbles make it to the surface – in the form of odd new job openings that appear in the careers corner of their websites. The latest …

Watch the Sexist PlayStation Ad Sony Quickly Pulled From YouTube

Sony quickly and quietly pulled a PlayStation ad from its European YouTube account this weekend that bears a greater resemblance to soft-core porn …

PlayStation

“Groundbreaking” state spyware targeted airlines and energy firms

The security firm Symantec has detailed a highly sophisticated piece of spyware called Regin, which it reckons is probably a key …