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Xiaomi sells over 2 million phones in 12-hour online sale

The handset maker's Mi Fan Festival sales event generated around $335 million in revenue, beating the company's results for its event last year.<p>Xiaomi recorded impressive sales growth during a 12-hour online sale Wednesday, another sign that the smartphone upstart may be a worthy challenger to …


'Mario Kart 8' is about to get absurdly fast

How big of a difference do those extra 50 cubic centimeters in <i>Mario Kart 8</i> make? Well, Iwata and Co. have a video showing the current fastest/most difficult setting (150cc) side by side with the 200cc level the outfit announced last week. The trip around Piranha Plant Slide starts out slowly …

How to Make Dark Souls 2 Harder - Dark Souls II Wiki Guide - IGN

Increasing the difficulty of Dark Souls 2 may be accomplished through several methods. Players seeking even greater challenges may employ Bonfire …

Forget the Apple Watch, Disney has already mastered wearable tech

Heading to Disney World? You'll want a MagicBand - Disney's own wearable tech that provides access to just about everything in the park - and your hotel room. You can even tap to pay - which Disney is really hoping you'll do.<p><i>Produced by Matthew Stuart</i><p><b>Follow BI Video:</b>On Facebook

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[UPDATE] First Footage of Halo Online Surfaces

<b>[UPDATE #2]:</b> We've added the first video of working online multiplayer.<p>Previously we reported on the team of Halo Online modders that have been hard at work poking and prodding the upcoming free-to-play game's code. The team seems to have made some significant progress since then and posted a …


Jawbone Up3 to begin shipping on April 20

The long-delayed tracker finally has a shipping date, but Jawbone revealed it was not able to achieve the level of water resistance that was originally planned.<p>The Jawbone Up3 is alive, but not all is well. The company announced on Thursday that it will begin fulfilling preorders from US customers …

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Vin Diesel Can't Stop Singing Paul Walker Tribute Songs

They're so earnest, if slightly off-key.<p><b>UPDATE:</b> Vin Diesel has posted yet another tribute song to the late Paul Walker, this time singing Tove Lo's "Habits (Stay High)," his silhouette featured in front of a screen playing old clips of the friends together. As is the case for all of his musical …

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