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iPhone first went on sale 8 years ago today

The original iPhone first went on sale eight years ago today, on June 29, 2007 — a simpler time when Pixar released the movie <i>Ratatouille</i>, the NFL shut down its European league, Rihanna’s “Umbrella” topped the music charts, and Apple stock sold for a measly $17.43.<p>If only we knew then what we know …

See the boy who lived, live in new play 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child'

The world's most famous wizard is taking his broomstick to the stage. Harry Potter creator J.K. Rowling has announced a new play entitled "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" will open in London next summer.<p>British author J.K. Rowling announced the play on Twitter to mark the 18th anniversary of the …

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Steve Wozniak: In the future, robots will keep humans as pets

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is pretty certain artificial intelligence is taking over, but he's having a hard time deciding whether that's a good …

Galaxy S6 ranks first in a "real world" speed test

Knowing all about your future smartphone’s potential performance is a useful bit of purchasing information. However synthetic benchmarks have their issues, so perhaps it’s best to look to some real world speed tests to get a feel for how a handset performs in its day-to-day tasks.<p><i>Tom’s Guide</i> has …

Samsung snipes at Apple users and all their cables

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>You must have seen these people in airport lounges or, dare I say it, Starbucks.<p>They have all these white cables that they pull out of their bags. And then the unbundling begins.<p>Samsung would like Apple …

Gear & Gadgets

Transcend SSD370S review: An excellent upgrade to any hard drive - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The Transcend SSD370S delivers fast performance at low cost, has high durability and features data encryption.<p><b>The Bad</b> The three-year guarantee is short compared to the five- to 10-year warranties of competing drives.<p><b>The Bottom Line</b> The Transcend SSD370S is an affordable and satisfying …

2016 Chevrolet Cruze review: Jack of all trades, master of tech - Roadshow

<b>The Good</b> The attractive and efficient 2016 Cruze brims with the latest in-car tech.<p><b>The Bad</b> The Cruze has some trouble getting out of its own way, and there are some ergonomic quirks.<p><b>The Bottom Line</b> Sporting an impressive technical loadout, but packing a powertrain that's not exactly eager, …

Crossy Style: Psy makes Gangnam cameo in indie game Crossy Road

Psy -- yes, the Gangnam Style guy -- will voice his own character in Crossy Road, the award-winning mobile phone game from Australian developer Hipster Whale.<p>The hugely popular game is getting its biggest update yet -- and it has a particularly Korean flavour. Hipster Whale and game publisher Yodo1 …

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Huawei ships 50 million devices in H1, P8 Max price revealed

Huawei reportedly shipped 50 million handsets in the first half of the year, representing a 46% improvement year-on-year. Last year, the company shipped 34.27 million handsets in the first six months but this year – which has seen the launch of the Huawei P8 flagship amongst other handsets – …

Google's action on revenge porn opens the door on right to be forgotten in US

The history of ‘forgetting’ is really about making things hard to find, and what the company’s new policy does is give people a limited right to obscurity<p>Google’s recent decision to delist “revenge porn” from its search results is a big deal, and not just for victims. Beyond opposing harmful …

#SummerInSyria Twitter Campaign Backfires As Netizens Share Horrific Images Of War

When Syria’s state news agency SANA started a Twitter campaign asking people to share photographs with the hashtag #SummerInSyria, they were probably hoping for cheerful, sunny snaps of people having a good time and enjoying the warm weather.<p>Their plan, however, backfired spectacularly. Instead of …

Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer gets grilling from shareholders

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer said Wednesday at the company’s annual shareholders meeting that she wants the tech giant to be known as a “guide to the World Wide Web.”<p>But she has her work cut out for her in the eyes of some company shareholders.<p>A presenter for shareholder proposals at the meeting …