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This Sports Photographer Missed an Incredible Catch and Got Fired… Except He Didn’t… and He Didn’t

“I got fired on Twitter last night.” That’s how NJ.com photographer Andrew Mills starts his side of a story that went viral on social media two days …

iPad Sales Slump As Android Tablets Soar

There have been a number of signs that the consumers’ rush to buy into the iPad ecosystem was slowing, but data from IDC today puts the slowing retail success of Apple’s tablet into an interesting position.<p>The analyst’s numbers suggest that total iPad sales in 2014 will be down by an eighth (12.7%) …

Uber’s Android app collects an ‘uncool’ amount of data about users, security pro says

Here Are Some New Details On The Sequel To The Hottest Android Phone Of The Year

The company's global director Carl Pei confirmed as much in a thread on Reddit in September, but now we've learned a few small details about the phone, rumored to be called the OnePlus 2.<p>A source familiar with the situation told Business Insider the following about OnePlus' next phone:<p><b>It will</b> …

Mobile Technology

Pebble Steel review: The first great smartwatch is still one of the best - CNET

<b>The Good</b> A classic, sharp-looking design; works with iPhones and Android phones; screen readable in bright daylight; swim- and shower-friendly; built-in pedometer for persistent fitness tracking; wide variety of quirky apps.<p><b>The Bad</b> Older technology compared to competition; onboard storage limited …

In new Microsoft ad, Cortana calls Siri fat and dumb

It’s not often you hear that Siri isn’t a very bright girl, but Microsoft thinks its competing Cortana personal assistant is smarter.<p>Microsoft’s crack advertising team has created a new ad where a Nokia Lumia 830 phone running Cortana points out things it can do that an iPhone 6 Plus running Siri …

Sony asked the public to redesign its logo in 1981. It didn't work out.

Sony learned the hard way that crowdsourcing a logo is a bad idea<p>Once upon a time, Sony decided that its now-iconic logo was due for a redesign. The year was 1981, and Sony was on the cusp of a revolution — the first Walkman had been released just 18 months earlier. What better time to redesign a …

The 100 Greatest Innovations Of The Year

Popular Science's Best Of What's New Awards, all in one place<p>Each year, <i>Popular Science</i> picks the 100 greatest new innovations in technology to feature in our Best Of What's New issue. Discover the most exciting developments in consumer gadgets, sustainability, medicine, automobiles and more.<p>Follow …

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'Assassin's Creed: Unity' Makes A Strong Case For Video Game Recalls

Video games aren’t recalled very often, in spite of the leagues of problems plaguing many of the year’s biggest releases.<p>Rockstar recalled <i>Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas</i> in 2005 after a pair of highly sexual minigames were discovered in the game. The content had been locked away but was easily …