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Steve Jobs narrates drone fly-over of vast new Apple campus

A year ago we got an early peek over the fence at Apple's huge new spaceship-inspired circular campus building under construction courtesy of an intrepid drone pilot. Twelve months later, another unmanned aerial spy reveals just how much progress has been made.<p>This latest video from YouTuber Duncan …

A First Look at the RePhone, a Modular Cellphone You Build Yourself

Today SeeedStudio launched an intriguing new Kickstarter project, the RePhone. Reminiscent of Project Ara, Google’s much hyped but continually delayed effort to build a “hardware ecosystem” around smart phones, the RePhone is a modular phone built from open source components.<p>The core of the phone …

93 Million Sims Made in Sims 4's First Year

One year ago today, EA Maxis released The Sims 4. To celebrate the game's first birthday, EA has released an infographic with a handful of statistics, the most notable one of which is 93 million Sims created in the game's first twelve months. That's equal to the combined population of Spain, …

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Lenovo's latest gaming PCs are faster and flashier

Lenovo probably isn't the first brand you think of when you're looking for a gaming PC, between its reputation for business PCs and its frequently frugal designs. However, it's definitely trying to improve its gamer cred today. The system builder has trotted out three Y-series computers that match …

Lenovo announces YOGA Tablet 3, YOGA Tablet 3 Pro and several new smartphones at IFA 2015

We’re here at IFA 2015 in Berlin, where Lenovo has just taken the wraps off a number of new devices. With today’s announcements, the Chinese device manufacturer has added two new tablets to its YOGA lineup with the YOGA Tablet 3 and YOGA Tablet 3 Pro. Additionally, the company has announced two new …

This new phone has a feature that could make your PC irrelevant

By creating an operating system that runs across three device groups — phones (Windows 10 Mobile), tablets (Windows 10 with Bing), and PCs (Windows 10) — Microsoft's Continuum allows a similar experience for the user both visually (i.e., Windows always looks the same) and functionally as universal …

Acer has a gnarly gaming phone with a deca-core processor

Acer's at IFA in force this year, showing off a wide array of gaming PCs, laptops, tablets and now, a phone. The Predator 6 looks a lot like the company's new gaming tablet, with some super-gnarly black-and-red styling and four front-facing speakers. Details are thin on the ground at the moment, …

Mobile Technology

Asus puts a €1,099 price on the stylish Zen AiO S desktop PC

4K display, USB-C, and some dashing good looks<p>The iMac competitor that Asus teased at Computex earlier this year has now been fully priced and specced out: the 24-inch Zen AiO S will start at €1,099. That will get you a PC with a Core i5-6400T processor, 8GB of RAM, 1TB of storage, and a 4K (3840 x …

The latest ROG laptop comes with a giant water cooler

ASUS is one of a rare few companies that's both a mainstream PC manufacturer and a respected name among the gaming community. Its ROG (Republic Of Gamers) line is a favorite, with giant laptops like the G751 earning top marks from gamers and reviewers alike. We're looking forward to its …

Acer's hilariously aggressive gaming PC and tablet lineup is coming this fall

Along with a lot of other new PCs, Acer has announced more details — including pricing and availability — for the gaming lineup it unveiled in April. The "Predator" series encompasses Windows 10 laptops and desktop PCs, monitors, an Android tablet, and potentially smartphones or projectors in the …

The Asus VivoStick is a $129 PC-on-a-stick that runs Windows 10

Behold the latest HDMI stick that instantly transforms into a full-fledged Windows PC when plugged into a TV or compatible monitor. The Asus VivoStick is Asus' answer for Intel's Compute Stick; it's a PC you can carry in your pocket. Priced at $129, the tiny device includes 2GB of RAM, 32GB of …

Asus prices ZenWatch 2 aggressively for October release

The bigger ZenWatch 2 will retail for €149, the smaller one will cost €169<p>Announced three months ago as part of the Asus Computex keynote, the ZenWatch 2 today gets officially unveiled to a global audience. In Europe, this new Android Wear smartwatch will cost either €149 (roughly $170) for the …

Mobile Technology

Lenovo has created a Microsoft Surface clone

They start with the kickstand. The Miix 700's hinge is one of the more interesting aspects of this tablet. Lenovo calls it a watchband hinge, and it works in a similar way to the recent Yoga hinges available on the company's convertible tablet. It also works very much like the Surface Pro 3, but …

Consumer Tech

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The After Math: Apple Music user numbers and cheap Windows 10 PCs

We've taken a lot of good with the bad this week. On one hand, all four major cell carriers went down in the Southeast overnight, Samsung killed its Boxee project , Reddit banned its most famous racists, and YouTube nixed its venerable 301+ placeholder. On the plus side, Facebook started letting …

Skyrim's latest mod tours a cartoon-like Tamriel

The latest eye-catching mod in a long history of them for <i>The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim</i> is <i>Toon Skyrim</i>, which brightens its colors, flattens out its textures, and gives the game the visual motif of an animated fantasy story.<p>The mod is the work of UniqueUses, who explains that it's a "potato texture" …

These 29 Car Ads From 60 Years Ago Are Undeniably Cool

Back to a time when everything was cool.<p>In the earliest years, <i>Car and Driver</i> hewed so tightly to the interests of sports-car owners that it was called <i>Sports Cars Illustrated.</i> Here we present a collection of some of our favorite ads that featured in the pages of <i>SCI</i> from our first issue in 1955 …

New Huawei handset images leak ahead of IFA announcement

Evan Blass (@evleaks) is back for one of his now-rare appearances, and this time the leakster is giving us a bit of information on what could be Huawei’s upcoming large-screen smartphone, as well as an image. Let’s take a look at it!<p>As you can see, this is a large-screen smartphone that looks to be …

Does Cyanogen really have more users than Windows Mobile and BlackBerry combined?

Cyanogen, the company behind the CyanogenMod and Cyanogen OS custom ROMs for Android devices, recently announced that it boasts 50 million users, …

Can your ear help you get pregnant? Meet the YONO wearable

There’s been an explosion of wearables for health and fitness, with a widespread mainstream adoption of step counters, heart-trackers and other gadgets designed to help you stay in peak form. But, even as both hardware and software companies clamor to capitalize on widespread interest in health …

Freemium Isn't Free

"Freemium Isn't Free"<p>This episode is currently not available at South Park Studios<p>More options: watch a random episode or pick one from below<p>...or …

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Predicting Louis van Gaal's Opening Manchester United Premier League XI

Louis van Gaal's Manchester United kick off the Premier League season against Tottenham Hotspur at 12.45 p.m. BST on Saturday, August 8, 2015. Now the rigmarole of the pre-season tour of the U.S. is over, which XI will the manager assemble?<p>The XI he picks will be tasked with trying to repeat what …

Write is My New Favorite Text Editor for Drafting Articles

When I joined The Next Web full-time nearly six months ago, I was looking for ways to streamline my workflow — writing up articles, in particular.<p>I tried out a ton of Windows apps to help me compose posts, but nothing to seemed to fit the bill. I previously used a combination of a little-known …

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Apple II Watch

CUPERTINO, California—September 9, 1984—Apple Computer Inc.® today unveiled Apple // watch™—its most personal device ever. Apple // watch introduces …

Following Microsoft, Amazon introduces a cloud service for machine learning

Amazon Web Services, the largest public cloud in the market, debuted a service today that developers can use to introduce machine learning into their applications.<p>Andy Jassy, the head of the Amazon cloud, spoke about the new service, Amazon Machine Learning, at the 2015 AWS Summit in San Francisco. …

Football Manager Classic 2015 Treats High-End Android Tablets To A 3D Version Of The Coaching Simulator

Don't let the name fool you. Football Manager Classic 2015 isn't an old version of the somehow-popular series of soccer/football coaching titles. …

'Call Of Duty: Black Ops III' Revealed In #BackInBlack Teaser

Treyarch and Activision have revealed this year’s <i>Call of Duty</i> will be <i>Black Ops III.</i><p>Earlier this week a viral snapchat video hinted at a possible return to either <i>Black Ops</i> or <i>World at War</i>. I was rooting for the latter, but I’m happy enough with rounding out the <i>Black Ops</i> trilogy. <i>Black Ops II</i> remains …

Nine mobile devices with long battery life - Consumer Reports

Laptops<p><b>Toshiba Portege Z30-BSMBN22</b> ($900, Intel Core i3, 4GB memory, 128GB solid-state drive)<p>Toshiba’s new Portege kept working for 19 hours in our …

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