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Nintendo president and CEO Satoru Iwata has died at the age of 55 after 13 years at the helm of the Japanese game developer. He led Nintendo during the launch of the DS, the 3DS, the Wii, and the Wii taking
Hardline Islamist groups have long demanded the public execution of atheist bloggers and sought new laws to combat writing critical of Islam An intellectual and writer who was hacked to death in Dhaka
During the interview, Cook was asked about what the Apple Watch will actually be able to do. He talked about the health tracking, and how accurately it keeps time, things we've heard before. But also something
Matt Mullenweg’s WordPress content management platform is one of the most influential pieces of software on the Internet, running more than 19 percent of websites (including VentureBeat). But before Automattic,
Apple Watch comments may be seen as distasteful in some quarters, but the dangers of sedentary lifestyles are more than a marketing line Sitting is the new cancer? As marketing soundbites for a new gadget
Authorities from two major U.S. cities and London on Tuesday reported (via Reuters) that smartphone theft has dropped drastically since the release of remote-access "kill-switches" that allow users to
Shortly after last week's deployment of OS X 10.10.3 to developers, Apple updated its official Aperture page on its website, adding a notice stating that Aperture will be removed from the Mac App Store
Ryan Seacrest owes BlackBerry $860,000 for selling an iPhone keyboard that ripped off BlackBerry's design
He got an iPhone but missed the keyboard on his Blackberry. So he launched Typo, an iPhone case that has a keyboard built in. Typo was popular. Pre-orders on the $99 case sold out quickly. But a few months
LG is indeed putting webOS on a watch. Android Central has directly confirmed that the smartwatch briefly teased during Audi's CES event is running a build of Open webOS, showing that LG is exploring uses
The new browser Microsoft is reportedly working on will have a mode to make it easier to read long articles, Neowin's Brad Sams reports based on leaked screenshots. The new browser, code-named "Spartan,"
Why would you come all the way to CES with a beautiful smartwatch, but not show it off? That’s a question we’ve got for LG and Audi now that Android Central has outed the company’s beautiful smartwatch.
I was surprised when Apple told me Wednesday that it had put an “Apple SIM” inside the new iPad Air 2, so that I wouldn’t have to order a SIM from my carrier and hope that it’s the right size. If you to
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Samsung's latest Galaxy S5 Mini should come as no surprise to its fans. The company has previously made a smaller version of its flagship phone, and the new 4.5-inch S5 Mini is no exception. Sporting similar
The first new Vaio laptops since the brand split off from Sony have been revealed in Japan. The Vaio Pro and Vaio Fit are the first products from the new company, but more than just the name will be familiar.
Last month when Google showed off the next version of Android, currently dubbed Android L, a redesigned keyboard was also revealed. The new keyboard lacks lines to differentiate where one button stops
Nobody has ever looked at an Apple charger plugged into a wall with an iPhone tethered on the other end and thought, "Wow, that's such an elegant and beautiful solution with outstanding aesthetics!" The
Composer Erik Satie walked roughly 10 kilometers from Arcueil to Paris every morning. Saul Bellow rode his mountain bike. Novelist Haruki Murakami keeps a famously intense running schedule, which he described
That HTC "Desire 8" you've been seeing lately? It's finally unveiled as the Desire 816, a "flagship mid-range" phone that promises to be competitively priced, while also offering LTE (for EMEA and Asia)