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Hexo+ Autonomous Camera Drone Lets the Adrenaline Junkies Film Their Own Stunts

Adrenaline junkies who want to capture their stunts on video have thus far been limited to two options. They either had someone else photograph/film …

Report Claims the Sony A7s’ Image Quality is Comparable to Medium Format

Sony’s new A7s camera has been blowing minds when it comes to low-light performance; and, frankly, with a full-frame sensor made up of pixels three …

Fujifilm XF 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 R LM OIS lens officially announced

Fuji officially announced their first first weather resistant XF 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 R LM OIS lens. The US price is $899.95 (available for pre-order …

Xbox controllers can control games in your browser with new IE developer edition

Microsoft is launching a developer version of Internet Explorer today, designed to supply developers and enthusiasts with the latest browser features. The Internet Explorer Developer Channel can be installed on Windows 7 and Windows 8.1, and the separate browser will run alongside an existing …

Look out LG G3, Samsung’s Galaxy Note 4 tipped to have same screen resolution

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>The race to pack more pixels into a phone display is on, with the LG G3 out of the blocks first. That phone’s screen is better …

Meet Mobile Odin, a must-have app for flashing Android phone or tablet software

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>Credit: Gadget Helpline<p>Modifying the operating system on an Android(s goog) device has been an arcane process for years. …

250 New Emoji Introduced Today, May See Inclusion in Future Versions of iOS

The Unicode Consortium today announced version 7.0 of the Unicode Standard, which will see the introduction of approximately 250 new emoji that could be included in future versions of the Android and iOS operating systems.<p>According to the Unicode Consortium, the new emoji characters are primarily …

Rendor Turns Your Single-Camera Smartphone Into A Real 3D Scanner

Using a piece of paper with a specially printed grid and a regular smartphone, Rendor may have just cracked the 3D scanning code. The system allows you to create a 3D scan of almost any object simply by taking video of it from every angle. The program interpolates the shape of the object based on …

The Middle Finger, Coming Soon To An Emoji Keyboard Near You

You can say a whole lot with just a few emoji.<p>Want to ask a friend if they want to go for a bike ride?<p>Bam.<p>Want to ask what you should bring home for dinner?<p>Bam.<p>Want to say that you and Jack are taking the bus to see Prince perform Purple Rain, and you’ll be home by 9:30?<p>Bam. If you have 400 hours …

Google Marks Project Loon Birthday with First LTE Experiments

Google’s Project Loon is drifting to even greater heights. The company recently tested its balloon-powered internet access venture in Brazil, marking its first LTE experiments and launch near the equator.<p>In the countryside just beyond Campo Maior – located inside the state of Piaui, and roughly two …

Samsung Reportedly Explored Acquiring Company That Powers Siri

Siri, can you say "complicated"?<p>Nuance Communications, a software company that develops speech recognition tools and powers Apple's Siri personal …

iPad split-screen multitasking demoed on video

We’ve caught wind of a rumored overhaul to iPad multitasking for iOS 8, but Apple has not yet delivered on this with the first beta. However, code …

Oregon school shooter was a 15-year-old freshman with an AR-15

The Oregon high school shooter who killed a student and wounded a teacher before killing himself was a 15-year-old freshman who had taken a rifle and a handgun from his family's home to carry out the attack, police said Wednesday.<p>No motive has been given for the shooting.<p>On what was the …

NBA superstar (and Samsung spokesman) LeBron James nets $30 million from Apple’s acquisition of Beats

Even though his team is down a game in the NBA Championship series against the San Antonio Spurs, athlete LeBron James does have something new to smile about. As part of Apple’s $3 billion acquisition of Beats Electronics and Beats Music, James is due to net a profit of $30 million:<p>In a recent …

The Secret To Making Sense Of Last Night's Game Of Thrones Finale

Even George R.R. Martin might have needed to rewind a couple times to figure out some of the characters' motivations in the <i>Game of Thrones</i> season …

Photos of 4.7-Inch and 5.5-Inch iPhone 6 Models

A couple of new model photos of the rumored iPhone 6 have been posted to Twitter by SonnyDickson. The new images depict the 4.7" and 5.5" iPhone 6 side by side -- both front and back.<p>The images show what we have already seen about the iPhone 6, including the rounded case edges and larger form …

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6 Snack Habits for Healthy Weight Loss

Snacks, finger foods, tapas, amuse-bouche—however you term them, there’s something endlessly satisfying about munching on little hand-held bites of …

Blackberry Launches BBM Protected, Brings Extra Security for Enterprise Users

BlackBerry has announced that the first part of its eBBM product suite revealed earlier in the year is BBM Protected, which brings enhanced security for enterprise BBM customers.<p>Available from today, BBM Protected adds an extra layer of encryption onto messages sent across the platform. BlackBerry …

Border Children Tell Their Stories: Why We Came to the US

Cesar was four years old when a group of men in his tiny hometown killed his father. He was a teenager when he says the same group of men began to threaten his older brother.<p>At age 17, tired of hiding in his house, Cesar left the poverty, violence and drug gangs of Guatemala behind and set out for …

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PayPal Expands Buyer Protection to Cover Digital Goods in UK

PayPal is hoping to tempt British citizens into adopting its online payment services with an upgraded Buyer Protection scheme.<p>In the past, the process has allowed users to dispute physical goods paid for with PayPal. After filing a claim through its Resolution Centre, PayPal would set up a …

'Weird' Dust Ring Baffles In Cloud That Will Give Birth To Giant Stars

Long after telescopes cease operating, their bounty of scientific data continues to amaze. Here’s an example of that: this Herschel Space Telescope …

Incredible Technology: Private Mars Mission Could Return Samples by 2020

BOSTON — A private mission could return Martian samples to Earth by 2020 without even touching down on the Red Planet.<p>The BoldlyGo Institute, a …

Fake Gun Used To Rob Real Gun Store: Cops

Fake it till you take it?<p>A man and two teens are behind bars after allegedly using a fake gun to rob a real gun store in El Cajon, California, Saturday afternoon.<p>The robbery took place at Hiram's Guns & Spirits, when one of the suspects is said to have used a replica handgun to hold a store …

This remote-controlled car moves on land, sea and air

We probably have drones to thank. They've helped the price of flying vehicles plummet from the days of gasoline-powered helicopters, but what about water? Or racing on land? For those, you might want to consider Takara Tomy's newest radio-controlled vehicle, the Earth Rider RC (or the 陸海空RC, "Land …

What It Means To Say A Dolphin Committed Suicide

There are two famous, and extremely sad, accounts of dolphin suicide. The first involves Peter the bottlenose dolphin, who is said to have killed himself after being separated from the woman he "loved" -- animal researcher Margaret Howe Lovatt, who lived with him in a specially built house in the …