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All the Fall 2015 TV Shows You Need to Know

Here are the new and returning series you might or might not want to watch in the months ahead.<p><b>Drunk History, Season One, Comedy Central (September 1)</b><p>Based on the Funny or Die web series created by Derek Waters and Jeremy Konner, <i>Drunk History</i> takes a "narrator" in every episode, gets him or her …

TV

Review: Aircharge Qi wireless charging case for iPhone 6 (and 5/5s)

As a founding member of the Wires Are Evil club, I’ve been waiting impatiently for wide-area wireless charging, where any device on a desk or within a certain area of a room is wirelessly charged. That still seems a way off yet.<p>A good halfway house would be inductive charging powerful enough to …

Mobile Technology

iFidelity: Players Spark New Audiophile Debate for the Digital Era

For decades, devotees of high-end audio have fought bitterly over the limits of audiophile gear. Does a $5,000-dollar amp really make a difference? Are fancy cables a requirement or a scam? Do CDs really sound better than records?<p>Now, with high-definition audio formats and a new generation of …

Audiophile

Oneplus' Latest Product Is A Palm-sized Drone

Chinese smartphone manufacturer OnePlus picked a great day to launch an unexpected product. The DR-1 is a tiny quadrocopter that you can pilot with an included remote for a bit of fun.<p>The company claims that the DR-1 is the smallest remote-controlled drone in the world. It can fly for about eight …

OnePlus

CERN confirms existence of the Force for April 1

It's time to hone your powers in earnest, Padawan. The home of the Large Hadron Collider claims to have confirmed the power of the Force.<p>Admit it. You tried it. You watched "Star Wars" at an impressionable age and you tried to harness the Force so you could move objects with your mind and spirit …

Physics

Unpowered exoboot takes some of the hard work out of hiking

This lightweight, wearable exoskeleton fits around your foot and ankle and can reduce the amount of energy you expend on walking.<p>Humans are well-tuned for walking, which is a good, low-impact form of exercise. But there are some instances where a little extra help might be needed -- for someone who …

North Carolina

How to Get Wall USB Ports Without Wiring Anything

The SnapPower faceplate fits right over your existing outlets<p>You may have seen those electrical outlets that incorporate USB ports, allowing you to charge your mobile devices without the blocky adapter. The new SnapPower Charger on Kickstarter makes this tech much simpler to install. There's no …

Microsoft Announces Intel Atom-Based Surface 3 With Windows 8.1 for $499

Microsoft on Tuesday announced the Surface 3 tablet with Windows 8.1, available in May for a starting price of $499. The latest iPad competitor is designed to be a complete laptop replacement, running full Windows, including desktop applications, and delivering all-day battery life. Surface 3 also …

Consumer Tech

Ultimate Ears' waterproof Megaboom is the perfect outdoors speaker

UE Megaboom review<p>Up, down or sideways<p>Ambient music<p>Keeping it simple<p>Swims with the fishes<p>Blocks moisture out<p>UE — also known as Ultimate Ears — builds …

This sweet little stereo system sounds better than it has any right to

The venerable Lepai LP-2020A+ amplifier paired with the new Dayton Audio B452 bookshelf speakers are a winning combination, says the Audiophiliac.<p>As regular Audiophiliac readers know, I love writing about cost-no-object, high-end audio, but I also have a soft spot for dirt cheap, but decent …

Audiophile

Xiaomi mocks Apple with its very own premium phablet

There's just no stopping for the world's most valuable startup. After adding an air purifier, an IP camera, a smart light bulb and the affordable Redmi 2 to its portfolio, Xiaomi is now going right after the iPhone 6 Plus with its very own high-end phablet, the 5.7-inch Mi Note. While kicking off …

How Airplay makes Apple TV a great gift idea for Mac and iOS fans

Advertisement<p>7 Comments<p>Credit: Apple<p>Since its reintroduction as a smaller set-top box running a modified version of iOS 4.1 on an Apple A4 chip in …

Qualcomm's Snapdragon 810 chip shows speed isn't everything

If you're already bored by the annual speed upgrades we're seeing in mobile chips (can you really feel the difference between a Galaxy S4 and S5?), Qualcomm's giving you a few more reasons to consider upgrading. Its octa-core Snapdragon 810 chip, which will likely end up in many of next year's top …

Sony Xperia Z3: 5 Reasons Why You Need To Buy One

As part of an ongoing buying guide for confused shoppers this holiday season, I’ll be summing the best of the latest handsets. Knowing which handset to buy this year means selecting from a number of excellent devices, this is what this guide is for – you can read Tuesday’s Galaxy Note 4 guide here. …

9to5Toys Last Call: Retina MacBook Pro (2013) $200 off, Air-Fi wireless over-ears $40, 4-port charger $10, more

Be sure to follow 9to5Toys to keep up with the best gear and deals on the web: Twitter, RSS Feed, Facebook, Google+ and Safari push notifications.<p><b>Today’s can’t miss deals:</b><p>Apple Deals:<p>Apple MacBook Pro w/ Retina (late 2013) up to <b>$200 off</b>: 15-inch $2,000, 13-inch $1,360 in-store pickup, or less with …

Deja vu: Samsung may be eyeing a mobile video service, again

The electronics giant has earmarked "tens of millions of dollars" for a mobile video service that could cost users just a few dollars a month, reports The Information.<p>Samsung Electronics hasn't had the easiest time developing consumer media services, but it may be trying again with new a short-form …

Google Play

Xiaomi's 49-inch Android TV boasts 4K for just $640

The Mi Pad wasn't Xiaomi's only announcement today. Following the Chinese company's first smart TV from last September, today it has unveiled a slightly larger model with a nice surprise: 4K for just CN¥3,999 or about $640! Like its affordable predecessor, this 49-inch TV comes with built-in …

Here's Amazon's phone: six cameras and a 4.7-inch screen

Rumors of an Amazon-made phone are nothing new, but today the rumors enter reality more firmly: what you see above is what <i>BGR</i> claims is the Amazon's first phone. "Whoa, that's super ugly!" you might be saying. <i>Cool it</i>, that's just an enclosure around the device itself preventing prying eyes (like …

The 5 reasons One (M8) is better than the Galaxy S5, according to HTC

In a rare coincidence, HTC and Samsung are releasing their hero devices in the US almost at the same time. While HTC pulled off a quick release of the One M8, it was only available on Verizon initially, meaning that customers of AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint had to wait until yesterday to join in the …

Phones

Galaxy S5: Expert views on Samsung's latest smartphone

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/technology/1068000/1068160_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524677253_96dbc5d0da75354eb558a194858e1113<p>The Galaxy S5's new heart rate reader could come in useful for Samsung Electronic's investors.<p>The South Korean firm warned earlier this week that …

National University of Singapore

Bear Simulator: 'Like a mini Skyrim but you're a bear'

<i>Bear Simulator</i> is a Kickstarter project designed to tackle the horrible lack in the gaming industry when it comes to letting you play games as a bear.<p>…