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[Updated] New Sony Alpha 7 II Is Mirrorless World's Most Important Camera

<i>[UPDATE: The Alpha 7 II is now available to pre-order in the US, priced at $1698 for the body only or $1998 with the 28-70 F3.5-5.6 FE lens. Shipping begins on December 9th]</i><p>Sony has today announced a successor to the acclaimed A7 (ILCE-7) full-frame mirrorless camera. The new A7 II (ILCE-7M2) adds …

Holiday Travelers: Stay Charged With Limefuel's Giant Battery Pack [58% Off]

Limefuel Most of the time, people don't stress too much about charging their devices. They have chargers at the office and at home, and can recharge overnight. But when you use your device a lot during the day or are on the road traveling, you don't want to be stuck without a connection or find …

Apple's Claims of Improved Performance on iPhone 4s and iPad 2 With iOS 8.1.1 Put to the Test

Following the launch of iOS 8 back in September, many iPhone 4s users reported widespread issues ranging from slow performance to choppy animations. With Monday's release of iOS 8.1.1 promising "increased stability and performance improvements for iPad 2 and iPhone 4S", <i>Ars Technica</i> has now put …

Cracking Open - Apple iPhone 6 Plus

TheLadders Revamps iPhone App To Focus On Job Referrals, Unveils Job Market Guide

What good is a job search site or app when you’re not looking for a job? That’s the issue TheLadders is tackling with the launch of a new version of its iOS app and a new feature that it calls the Job Market Guide.<p>CEO Alex Douzet told me that these are the first steps in a new direction for the …

Benchmarks show effect of device encryption on Nexus 6 performance

Nexus devices shipping with Lollipop have full device encryption turned on by default. That’s great from a privacy point of view, but the downside is encryption takes its toll on performance, as benchmarks from <i>AnandTech</i> and direct observations show.<p>Background<p>A bit of background: Google has first …

Google launches Contributor, a Netflix/Spotify model for crowdsourcing content creators

Google has today launched a new platform that aims to reinvent how content creators on the Internet make money. It’s called Contributor, and it involves readers committing to a certain monthly payment of $1-3, which will in turn give visitors an ad-free browsing experience on some sites. This could …

Britain's first 'poo bus' hits the streets

Thanks to a range of new technologies, Britain's buses are steadily swapping traditional fuel for greener alternatives. Over in Bristol, however, Wessex Water believes more can be done with the brown stuff. That's why it's today put the UK's first bus powered entirely by human and food waste into …

Twitter for iPhone rolling out Tweet sharing via Direct Messages

Last week, Twitter announced a list of improvements coming to the service including enhancements to Direct Messages and video capabilities slated for next year, and today the social network started rolling out its new features as promised. With the latest version of Twitter for iPhone, you can now …

Huawei-made Honor 3C Android Smartphone Launched with 5" Display

It seems like only a few weeks ago that Huawei started pushing its Honor-branded handsets in the UK, and that’s because it was. Today, the company is back with its second handset for the UK market, the Honor 3C.<p>Although lower-speced than the Honor 6 we looked at last month, the 3C follows the same …

iFixit: How to fix your iPhone 6 in 21 easy guides

iFixit gave Apple’s iPhone 6 a repairability score of 7, the highest ever for Apple’s flagship and most popular device in their September teardown. That bodes well for folks who want to take their iPhone repairs into their own hands, though perhaps it’s best to give the Geniuses at Apple a chance …

Apple is already using one-fourth of the world’s sapphire supply

The story of Apple’s now-bankrupt sapphire venture in Arizona is full of drama: The Wall Street Journal’s Daisuke Wakabayashi reports at length (paywall) on some of the challenges and disappointments that Apple and its partner, GT Advanced Technologies, have dealt each other.<p>But there’s one …

5 High-Tech Smartphone Cases That Go Beyond Protection

There are an absurd number of smartphone cases out there. Why not pick one that does something more than just protect your screen?<p><b>Prynt —</b> It's like Instagram, but in real life! This case turns your smartphone into a Polaroid-style camera that prints photos. Bonus: Those photos turn into augmented …

Viber Public Chats First Look

Dropbox Carousel comes to iPad and web today, Android tablets soon

Ever since the first cloud storage services hit the web, they've been a prime destination for thousands upon thousands of uploaded photos. Unfortunately, many of those services don't have polished user interfaces that allow for easy viewing and sharing -- unless you're just a big fan of file …

Chrysler 300 gains Internet connection - Roadshow

Chrysler showed off its updated 300 large sedan in three different trims, including this sport-oriented 300S. Josh Miller/CNET<p>LOS ANGELES -- Gracing Chrysler's stage at the 2014 Los Angeles auto show were not one, but three new 300 models, representing a refreshed version of the large sedan and a …

The Week in Review: Remembering Oscar de la Renta, Celebrating Fashion

Oscar de la Renta shaped the meaning of elegance. With his tasteful lines, flowing silhouettes and bold colors, de la Renta proved great art in any …

The Week in Review: Catholic Church Debate

Over 19 months ago, Jorge Mario Bergoglio became Pope Francis. The pontiff has since changed the face of the Catholic Church, speaking out against …