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Transformers: Age of Extinction becomes highest-grossing film of all time in China

Transformers: Age of Extinction has become the highest-grossing film of all time in China, overtaking James Cameron's Avatar. Michael Bay's film, the fourth in the long-running saga about warring races of giant robots, has so far taken a staggering $222.74m in just 10 days. That compares to a total …

Fleksy Messenger puts a useable touchscreen keyboard on Samsung’s Gear 2 smart watch

Color me impressed. I never thought a touchscreen keyboard could effectively work on the small screen of a wearable display but Flesky appears to …

Path is back with a new messaging app that can talk to people and places

Morin's message: Path Talk, acquiring TalkTo, and an unlimited friends list<p>Dave Morin is ready to start talking about Path again.<p>After a year of keeping quiet and releasing hardly any product updates, the Path CEO is today unveiling the future of the company: a messaging app, an acquisition, and a …

Samsung Gear Fit Review: A Combined Fitness Band And Stylish Smartwatch For Your Galaxy Smartphones

The Samsung Gear Fit is one of three smartwatches announced this year by the South Korean company. Focusing on exercise and the quantified self, the Gear Fit is a smartwatch with a higher purpose. I’ve been wearing one for the last two weeks to review both the Gear Fit and the S Health software it …

Rakuten’s Video Service Wuaki Confirms UltraViolet And European Rollouts

One year after launching video streaming services in the UK, Wuaki, the streaming video service owned by e-commerce giant Rakuten, has confirmed to TechCrunch that it has picked up 250,000 users in the UK, as well as a couple of key moves to compete better against streaming services from Amazon, …

Apple, Google, Samsung to take on diabetes with wearables -- report

Apple, Google, and Samsung are exploring sensors for wearable devices that could measure glucose levels for diabetics, according to a Reuters report that cites people with knowledge of the companies' plans<p>The sensors would be non-invasive -- something that would appeal to people who must currently …

Apple 'iWatch' hype is building toward iPhone-like levels

The buzz around the iWatch, which will likely make its debut in time for the Christmas shopping season, has been getting noticeably louder in the past few days.<p>Several media outlets have uncovered new details about the “iWatch” in the past few days:<p>The Chinese website <i>Laoyaoba</i> says the iWatch is now …