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This phone may get 3-4 days on a charge, thanks to its massive 5,000mAh battery

Gionee, the Chinese manufacturer responsible for the world’s thinnest smartphone, has announced the Marathon M3, a phone which isn’t all that thin, …

Mobile Technology

The solution to football concussions may come from ‘a smartphone in your mouth’

Jack Marucci is the director of athletic training at LSU, where the nationally-ranked football team averages about six concussions during a month of …

Monster Hunter

The last Pirate Bay founder has finally been caught and arrested

It was only a matter of time. The last of The Pirate Bay's three co-founders was arrested yesterday on the border between Laos and Thailand, signalling the end of a drawn-out manhunt for the site's infamous creators. Fredrik Neij's apprehension follows an arrest in June for fellow co-founder Peter …

Seth Rogen to play Steve Wozniak in upcoming Steve Jobs biopic, Christian Bale exits [updated]

<b>UPDATE:</b> It looks like Christian Bale is out. Discussions never reached a stage where anything was made official, but Variety reports that director …

Christian Bale

Mark Zuckerberg To High School Students: Understanding Technology Is Critical If You Want 'A Job That Pays More'

Even if you don't want to be an expert coder, most jobs require some sort of basic knowledge of technology.<p>Recognizing this trend, Mark Zuckerberg decided to give some high school students a heads-up on what's to come.<p>In a surprise visit Wednesday to Sequoia High School in Redwood City, California, …

High School

ZTE's new supersized phone packs a two-day battery and a low price

If you like the prospect of a giant smartphone but find even LG's G Vista too rich for your blood, ZTE might have something that's more up your alley. It just unveiled the ZMAX, a 5.7-inch device that hopefully <i>won't</i> crush your bank account. The 720p screen, quad-core Snapdragon 400 chip, 16GB of …

Review roundup: Intel's 8-core Haswell-E is the fastest desktop CPU ever

Since it was teased in March, enthusiasts have been itching to see how Intel's 8-core Haswell Extreme Edition processor (the i7-5960X) performs. It has now launched (along with two other Haswell-E models) and the reviews are in. Yes, it's the world's fastest desktop CPU -- but the general consensus …

Apple confirms 9 September event - expect new iPhone and wearable

The tech industry expects that Apple’s next smartphone, which will feature a larger screen, will be launched at the event in Cupertino<p>Apple will hold its highly anticipated iPhone 6 launch event on 9 September, the company has confirmed.<p>The invite features a close-up image of the top of the Apple …

Here's what our readers are saying about the Surface Pro 3

With the Surface Pro 3, Microsoft tried yet again to build a tablet that can replace your laptop, but critics found it fell just shy of that goal. Engadget's own Dana Wollman said that despite being "easier than ever to use as a tablet," the Surface still has some "serious usability flaws," …

Samsung's razor-thin Galaxy Tab S takes another run at the iPad

For a long time, Samsung’s been trying to take down the iPad. Since 2010, the company has released a seemingly endless line of tablets aimed at taking away market share from Apple. Some have been so similar to Apple’s products that they became the center of Apple’s infamous trademark lawsuit …

"Happiness Blanket" Reveals When Air Travelers Are Crabby

Science confirms the obvious: We love to eat and sleep on planes, and we get anxious before takeoff.<p>People stuck on a plane are the happiest when they're eating and sleeping. This not-quite-groundbreaking finding comes courtesy of British Airways "happiness blankets," the airline's newest way to …

How 3D-printing 10 buildings in a day could help China clean up mountains of waste

<i>This post has been corrected.</i><p>Perhaps one of the reasons many think 3D printing is overhyped is that much of the attention has focused on printing things like human organs and guns. Meanwhile, the real innovation that will make manufacturing many orders of magnitude cheaper is a tad less sexy.<p>But a …

3D Printing