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Netflix says 'no rules' would be better than FCC's net neutrality proposal

Netflix filed a comment with the FCC yesterday strongly condemning the commission's new net neutrality proposal, which would allow internet service providers to offer so-called "fast lanes" to companies that can afford them. "No rules would be better than rules legalizing discrimination on the …

Dual-screen YotaPhone has a second shot at greatness

If you caught our review of the YotaPhone at the end of last year, you'll know we were cautious about recommending it -- in fact, we said it was probably safer to hold out for a second-gen device. Well, here's a surprise: that replacement is already at the prototype stage and it brings some big …

AllCast for Android pushes media to Apple TV and Roku, available for willing beta testers (video)

If you've been eager to send cloud or locally-stored media to your TV, another option could be on the way. Currently in beta, AllCast is an Android app that streams content from places like Google Drive, Dropbox or your mobile device's storage to an Apple TV, Roku, Xbox console, Samsung Smart TV …

Pyle announces Hi-Speed HD Sports Camera

<p>What good is a hardflip if no one was around to see it? Good news, then, that Pyle has just announced the somewhat self-explanatory Hi-Speed HD Sports Camera for exactly that purpose. The latest entrant into an already fairly busy market. At $99 dollars (please check updates / source), this …

Apple confirms October 22nd event, still has 'a lot to cover'

The rumors, they are true. Apple's ready to take the wraps off of something big next week, just in time to seriously impact our collective holiday spending -- and just a little more than a month after that big iPhone event. In fact, the invite alludes to that recent event by noting that the company …

Zookal will deliver textbooks using drones in Australia next year

Australian textbook rental startup Zookal will begin utilizing drones to make its deliveries in Australia next year, with ambitions of bringing the unique, unmanned delivery method to US customers by 2015. The company says this marks the first commercial use of fully automated drones worldwide. It …

T-Mobile details free global data and texting for Simple Choice customers

Phase one was abolishing traditional two-year contracts and subsidies, phase two was the Jump "anytime upgrade" program... so what does T-Mobile have in store for its third Uncarrier announcement? As a leak -- and the promised partnership with Shakira -- hinted, the news is unlimited data and …

Google Hangouts update teased in leaked screenshots, SMS integration incoming

Wondering what new features we'll see once Google official unveils the Nexus 5? <i>Android Police</i> has a hint: an overhauled, more comprehensive Hangouts app. A pair of leaked screenshots seem to deliver on a promise Google made back in May, and show evidence of an SMS integrated hangout app. An image …

Apple's iPad event reportedly set for October 22nd

<i>AllThingsD</i> seems to have some pretty solid sources within Apple's walls, as it was spot-on last month when it predicted the date of the iPhone event. Now, the publication is reporting that October 22nd is a date for all of us to circle on our virtual calendars -- provided we're interested in new …

Google search starts listing TV episodes and air dates in results

Think of this as IMDb baked into your Google search. Today, everyone's favorite Search giant from Mountain View announced that users seeking information about their favorite shows, or those just curious about specific series, will now find detailed episode listings within their results. The added …

HTC joins gold rush with $4,400 special edition One

HTC has joined Samsung and Apple in creating a gold variant of its flagship smartphone, but this one's a little different. The Taiwanese manufacturer has produced five 18-carat gold One smartphones to celebrate the 18th anniversary of the MOBO Awards, a British awards ceremony celebrating "music of …

HTC One Max with fingerprint scanner coming October 15th, says WSJ

Corroborating recent reports, <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> says that the 5.9-inch HTC One Max will be revealed on October 15th and will include the fingerprint scanner seen in leaked photos. The One Max has been rumored since July, and images so far show a giant phone that maintains the look of the …

Office for iPad to debut after touch-friendly Windows version

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has revealed that the company is planning to bring Office to the iPad with a touch user interface. Speaking at a Gartner event in Florida today, Ballmer said "iPad will be picked up when... there's a touch first user interface." That touch first interface appears to be …

Apple to host iPad event on October 22nd, says All Things D

In September, Apple launched two new iPhones and iOS 7. But there was plenty it didn't show, from MacBook Pros to iPads to OS X Mavericks to that wild-looking new Mac Pro — but those might all be around the corner. "People familiar with Apple's plans" tell <i>All Things D</i> that the company will be …

Google is building Chrome OS straight into Windows 8

Google unveiled its Chrome Apps initiative recently to launch apps that exist outside of the browser and extend its reach into more of a platform, but it looks like the company has a whole lot more planned. Over the past few weeks, Google has been updating its developer version of the Chrome …

Samsung's best commercial is for its worst product

Get ready for an epic blast of nostalgia from Samsung's latest commercial for the US market. Debuting during today's round of NFL games, the new Galaxy Gear promo runs through the most iconic wrist-worn communication devices that movie and TV producers have ever devised — spanning the full gamut …

The Secret Method to Skip Commercials with One Button on Your DVR

Depending on where you get your DVR, it may or may not have the ability to skip commercials. The best ones have a button that lets you jump forward, …

Televisions

Boston Dynamics puts AlphaDog through more field training, teaches Atlas robot to hike over rocks

Boston Dynamics' sprinting WildCat robot isn't the only autonomous machine it's letting roam the great outdoors: AlphaDog is still trudging through the wilderness too. A flurry of updates to the firm's YouTube channel reveal that the four-legged robot (officially known as the LS3) has been …

Introducing WildCat

Heck Yes! The First Free Wireless Plan Is Finally Here

FreedomPop, promiser of free data, is finally launching the first actually <i>free</i> service plan into beta today. It comes with free texts, free minutes, …

Wireless

Insert Coin: Split, a diminutive, bite-controlled music player in earbud form

<i>In Insert Coin, we look at an exciting new tech project that requires funding before it can hit production. If you'd like to pitch a project, please with "Insert Coin" as the subject line.</i><p>With Split, developer Greenwing Audio is Kickstarting Moore's Law to your ears. What you see in the image above …

Future Surface tablets planned in 'multiple aspect ratios and sizes,' LTE versions on AT&T

Microsoft has long been rumored to be preparing a Surface "mini," and the company's tablet creator has revealed he's working on multiple new Surface devices. Speaking at a special Surface event at Microsoft's Seattle store last night, Panos Panay didn't answer Surface mini questions directly, but …

Alleged Logitech game controller could turn your iPhone into a Vita

Back in June we learned that iOS 7 would include standardized support for game controllers, but since then we've seen little of the gamepads themselves. New images posted on the @evleaks Twitter account could change that, however, showing off what appears to be a press photo of a Logitech …

How Mercedes Benz Uses Cameras to Stabilize the Road While You Drive

The newest Mercedes Benz S-Class has a new Magic Body Control feature that basically stabilizes the road you drive on. Mercedes is cleverly using a …

Mercedes-Benz

Within two years, every Delta pilot will be using a Surface 2

In an unexpected turn, Delta has informed employees that it will be issuing a Surface 2 running Windows 8.1 RT to every pilot over the next two years. The airline ran an Electronic Flight Bag pilot program with iPads back in 2011, but for reasons unknown, that popular slate has since been scrapped. …

Google is taking Glass on a road trip across the US, try it on in a city near you

It's still not ready to sell Glass to non-"Explorers," but Google is now at least willing to give more folks an opportunity to try it. The company announced today that's its kicking off a road trip across the US, which will see it make stops in a number of cities where you'll be able to meet some …

See the world's first mind-controlled prosthetic leg in action

Prosthetic legs have gotten smarter and smarter thanks to advanced sensors and lightweight motors, but this week they're getting their biggest overhaul yet: the latest bionic leg can be controlled entirely by its wearer's mind. Though the mind-controlled prosthetic leg has been in the works for …

Amazon Prime is the first subscription video service with an offline option, on Kindle HDX

As a part of delivering its newest lineup of Kindle Fire HDX tablets with Fire OS 3.0, Amazon also added a new feature to its Prime Instant Video subscription plan that Netflix, Hulu and the rest don't have: downloads. The company told <i>AllThingsD</i> that this ability applies to "tens of thousands" of …

iPhone 5s and 5c shipping to regional carriers on October 1st, but not to US Cellular

When your name is on a Major League Baseball stadium, and you're a mobile operator, you carry the iPhone. Unless you're US Cellular, that is. For reasons that cannot be comprehended by mere mortals, one of the United States' largest regional carriers <i>still</i> isn't offering the iPhone in any variant, …