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Best Buy Briefly Lists The Moto 360 Smart Watch For $249

Best Buy may have inadvertently revealed pricing for the Moto 360 smart watch, set to be unveiled at a press event in early September.<p>The big box retailer put up a listing for the smart watch on their website, which had a full list of specs as well as a $249 price tag. The page was removed shortly …

The Moto 360 And Apple iWatch Will Kickoff The Smart Watch Wars Soon

Motorola’s Moto 360, the first round-face Android Wear smart watch, is coming next month and we could see our first glimpse of Apple's anticipated iWatch less than a week later at a planned media event on September 9th. While a very limited amount of early adopters have already been getting …

How eBay transformed the way people shop - and what they sell

In the 15 years since its first UK sale, the e-commerce pioneer has made millionaires and reinvented itself. Has it lost its edge?<p>This week in 1999 a man in Renfrewshire bought a CD single of You & I by the German heavy metal band Scorpions for £2.89. It was not a particularly interesting purchase. …

Tokyoflash Kisai Radio Active Watch (Video)

Tokyoflash has launched their latest geeky watch, the Tokyoflash Kisai Radio Active watch, and as usual it comes with a geeky design, and a different …

Gear & Gadgets

iPhone 6 screen goes under the microscope as new casings show fully assembled device

Earlier today, we discovered a new potential resolution for the iPhone 6: 828 x 1472. This finding came several months after sources first told us that Apple is testing an iPhone 6 resolution of 960 x 1704. Now, phone reseller Feld & Volk has put a purported iPhone 6 screen panel under the …

KGI says iWatch/iBand launch could be pushed to 2015

According to a new report from KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, the much anticipated launch of Apple’s “iWatch” could be delayed into 2015. Kuo claims that difficulties with manufacturing the new device will likely be the cause of the delay:<p><i>We reiterate our view that iWatch, as compared to</i> …

Teens arrested in plot after Web activities eyed

SOUTH PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Investigators acting on a tip unraveled a plot to carry out a mass shooting at a suburban Los Angeles high school, …

Investors are convinced Apple’s iPhone 6 is going to be a smash hit

Apple’s share price has pierced the $100 threshold today, and the hedge fund manager Carl Icahn, who built a position in the iconic device maker about a year ago, is already taking a victory lap.<p>Remember, Apple went through a 7-for-1 stock split in June (which doesn’t actually do much besides make …

Markets

Google cars designed to speed because obeying the law can be dangerous

Google’s self-driving cars are designed to exceed the speed limit by up to 10 miles per hour because stubbornly obeying the law can be a danger to everyone on the road. The legal and philosophical consequences of this fact are fascinating.<p>In a recent Reuters review of the Google car, reporter Paul …

Apple activates screen sharing over iMessage accounts in latest Yosemite beta

In June, we noted that Apple is adding a handy new feature to the upcoming OS X Yosemite: the ability for iMessage/Apple ID users to screen share via the Messages app. Screen sharing was a hallmark of early versions of Apple’s Mac “iChat” application, but it has always required an Aol Instant …

Sharp’s nearly bezel-free smartphone is a great value if you’re on Sprint

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>The Sharp Aquos smartphone with those oh-so-skinny bezels announced earlier this week in Japan is officially coming to the …

Time Warner Cable is charging Netflix for a direct connection too

Comcast, then Verizon, AT&T and now Time Warner Cable. That's the list of ISPs that have less-than-politely declined Netflix's free OpenConnect setup, and instead decided they'll take a payment from the streaming service in exchange for connecting its network directly to theirs. Time Warner cable …

Reconciliation draws closer for Skype-like chat on the Web

Microsoft and Google are converging on a way to bring real-time video and audio chat to the Web, and a new draft standard helps pave the way.<p>The future of Skype-like communications on the Web appears more secure with reconciliation in a standards debate that pitted Microsoft against Google and …

Software