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Google Nexus 9 review: The first taste of Lollipop is a sweet one

It's been nearly five years since Google released its very first Nexus device, and by now we all basically get what the Nexus name stands for. It's all about building devices to show off the bleeding-edge version of Android, to give us a better sense of Google's vision of our collective mobile …

Elon Musk's Hyperloop Makes The Bullet Train Look Like A Steam Locomotive

But compared to the so-called "Hyperloop" concept that Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk introduced last year, the bullet train might as well be from the age of steam propulsion.<p>Three hours? Try 35 minutes.<p>Musk says the Hyperloop would cost $7.5 billion to build, versus $68 billion for the high-speed …

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Dizzying optical illusions by Akiyoshi Kitaoka – in pictures

Professor Akiyoshi Kitaoka from Ritsumeikan University in Kyoto, Japan, has spent more than a decade creating his collection of moving optical illusions. Images: Caters News Agency

The Numbers Are In: NVIDIA's SHIELD Tablet Smokes The Competition

NVIDIA made news last week with the official announcement of its SHIELD Tablet and companion SHIELD Wireless Controller. If you remember, the original SHIELD Portable was an all-in-one type device, powered by NVIDIA’s own Tegra 4 SoC (system on a chip). When it arrived at exactly this time last …

The 10 Best (And 5 Worst) Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Video Games Ever Made

The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles have had success with pretty much everything they’ve tried. The Turtles have left big two-toed footprints in the world of comics, TV, toys and movies, but ultimately the medium they’re most at home in may just be video games. There have been a <i>lot</i> of TMNT games, …

Japanese schoolgirl arrested on suspicion of decapitating classmate

A 15-year-old girl is accused of strangling her victim, Aiwa Matsuo, to death and dismembering her body<p>A teenage girl has been arrested on suspicion of murdering her classmate and dismembering her body, Japanese police say.<p>The 15-year-old suspect is accused of attacking her victim with a metal …

MindRDR for Glass Lets You Take Photos Just by Thinking

With Glass becoming available to a wider audience and a general buzz around anything wearable in tech, the number of apps set to become available for the specs can only continue to increase. But the promise of one that lets you navigate Glass’s UI and carry out actions simply by thinking about it …

Chromecast update lets you mirror your Android screen on a TV

Google vowed that Android users would finally get official screen mirroring on Chromecast through an update, and it's making good on that promise by rolling out the Chromecast 1.7 app today. Grab the new release and supporting devices (primarily from HTC, LG and Samsung) can send just about …