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The iWatch Won't Be What You Expect it to Be

They say that the only thing we learn from history is that we never learn anything from history.<p>With the highly anticipated and expected launch of the ‘iWatch’ (or whatever it ends up being called) next week, everybody has an idea of what to expect, and competitors are already rushing products to …

Casual VR: inside Oculus and Samsung's mobile virtual world

Oculus will not tell me when the long-awaited consumer version of its Rift headset, beloved by PC gamers and dedicated virtual reality enthusiasts, might be released.<p>“I know it’s coming,” says company CEO and co-founder Brendan Iribe when I finally ask the question. “No comment. We’re really …

Apple’s official version of TestFlight lands on the App Store

Beta testing apps is about to get ridiculously easy for developers and users alike now that Apple’s new version of TestFlight has landed on the App Store.<p>Testflight has been used by developers for years, but the app has never been available on the App Store until today because it violated app …

Apps

What to expect when you're expecting an iPhone 6 (or iWatch)

Look, going off the sheer number of leaks we've seen the past few months, there's no way you didn't know Apple was planning to unveil a horde of new gadgets next week. Hell, the folks in Cupertino are even counting down to the event (and the livestream that goes with it) on Apple.com. If all those …

We've dunked a Kobo Aura H20 in water and it lived to tell the tale

When Kobo launched the Aura, the idea of selling a premium e-reader with a top-line price and a big screen was something of a risk compared to the Kindle juggernaut. When the device went on to become responsible for a full quarter of the Canadian company's sales, it was clear that the risk had paid …

Lenovo ThinkPad 10 review: a good Windows tab hurt by poor battery life

There isn't a very large middle ground in the Windows tablet world right now. You frequently have to choose between a budget-oriented, low-spec model and an expensive portable powerhouse. And that's a shame, really. There are no doubt people who want high-resolution screens or lots of options, but …

Facebook Messenger's new trick brings doodles to your photos

Still looking for a reason to use Facebook's now-unbundled Messenger app? A new feature learns from competition including Snapchat and Facebook's own Slingshot by adding easy annotation on shared photos. Just click the picture icon like you normally do, then hit the edit button instead of send, and …

The new Moto X could be the best Android phone ever made

Today, Motorola announced its second-generation Moto X, the successor to the company’s rebooted flagship smartphone that was unveiled just over a year ago. Yes, the phone will simply be called Moto X again — not X+1, as some rumors had suggested — and it’ll be available for the same $499 unlocked …

Malawi app 'teaches UK pupils 18 months of maths in six weeks'

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/technology/1105000/1105859_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524657493_3ae36c285d2503cbec42ae02b00698da<p><b>An app designed to help provide a better education for children in Malawi has proved an equally effective learning tool for pupils in the UK. In</b> …

REPORT: The iWatch's Battery Life Might Be 'Disappointing'

On Thursday, The New York Times' Brian X. Chen said it will integrate heavily with iOS 8 and could come with an NFC chip. This means you'll be able to tap the watch to perform certain actions like making payments directly from your wrist.<p>Unfortunately, it seems like all those features might make …

Dell announces 27-inch 5120×2880 display, a perfect panel for a future Retina iMac

Dell has just announced a brand-new 27inch external display with an insane resolution of 5120×2880. Pixel counts of this magnitude were thought to be several months out, stretching into mid 2015, so Dell’s abrupt announcement has come as a bit of surprise. In summary, the 27-inch panel has 14 …

Moto 360 smartwatch on sale now for $250, metal bands coming this fall

Motorola's long-awaited smartwatch is finally ready to be released, at least in the US. After roughly five months since being unveiled, the Moto 360 is due to hit the consumer market at last, one that's been so patiently awaiting its arrival. Starting today at noon ET, those of you in the States …

Boxer Brings its Popular Email Client to Android

Following its rebrand from Taskbox last year, Mailbox-rival Boxer has finally brought its email client to the Android realm too.<p>To recap, Boxer and its predecessor Taskbox have been offering a fairly powerful hybrid email/to-do list app for a while already, with a new look and set of features …

Apple Dominating Shipping Capacity Out Of China With New iPhones

According to several sources, Apple has already begun flexing its supply chain muscles by shipping so many units of upcoming devices from its manufacturing facilities to sales outlets that it is causing delays for other manufacturers.<p>Apple shipments via major concerns like FedEx and UPS are said to …

Firefox 33 Beta: Audio/Video Calling, Chromecast and Roku

Following the release of Firefox 32 just two days ago, Mozilla today updated its Firefox Beta channel to version 33 for Windows, Mac, Linux and Android. Unlike the previous release that was more focused on performance and security, this one adds new features that the company is eager to have its …

Report claims Apple is setting low expectations for iWatch battery life

A new report from The Information claims sources that have spoke with Apple employees say the company is setting low expectations for its upcoming wearable’s battery life. Little details have leaked out regarding specific specs or the design of the device, but today’s report from The Information …

Apple's iWatch And The Technology Of Cyber Luxury

Apple has emitted a time-release drip of information about the iWatch. Starting with John Gruber’s joke-as-leak and seeming to culminate in Re/Code’s sourceless pronouncement, the era of Apple wearables is almost certainly upon us. The most curious leak came on Wednesday from Nick Bilton at the …

Motorola Announced The Trade-in Program To Help Get As Much As $300 For Your Old Device

Not too long ago, Motorola introduced a bunch of new handsets, including the new Moto G and Moto X, which will be available in several markets …

Lumia 735 and 830 Coming To The US Soon

Earlier this week, Microsoft unveiled a number of new Windows Phone devices at IFA 2014 in Berlin. Both devices are expected to launch by the end of …

Sony Xperia Z3 To Launch On Verizon (Rumor)

Sony announced their latest flagship device dubbed as the Sony Xperia Z3 at IFA 2014 in Berlin. According to a new rumor, Sony Xperia Z3 will launch …

Phones

Intel launches first 14-nanometre processor for thin fanless PCs

<b>Intel has launched a generation of processors with the smallest transistors ever featured in a commercial product.</b><p>The Core M chip is the first in the family of Intel's next-generation Broadwell processors.<p>Intel had initially aimed to start delivering them to computer makers last year.<p>However, …

The Best New Android Apps From August 2014

From subscription-based book summarizing platforms, to human search engines, we covered a lot of ground with new Android apps in August. Here, we filter through the noise to present you with our selection of the best Google Play newcomers from the past month.<p>WeTransfer<p>WeTransfer, the popular online …

RANKED: The Best Smartphones In The World

But if you need a new smartphone now, here are the best ones.<p><i>Note: We update this list approximately once a month. Our rankings are based on a variety of factors including design, software and hardware features, content selection, carrier availability, and price. We only consider phones that are</i> …

Apple expanding invite base for iPhone/iWatch event, focus on fashion reporters

As noted by Reuters, Apple has greatly expanded the number of people it has invited to its event on Tuesday, when compared to past Apple announcements. This is probably one motivation for Apple’s change to use Flint Center as a venue, with over double the seating capacity of Yerba Buena, Apple’s …

Is this a working iPhone 6?

Apple’s big iPhone 6 event is almost upon us, but a new leak could’ve spoiled what surprise is remaining, seemingly showing not only a functional …

Walgreens, CVS Expected to Partner With Apple for Mobile Payments Service

Popular drugstores Walgreens and CVS are expected to partner with Apple on its upcoming mobile payments initiative, accepting purchases made with the company's new iPhone payment system, reports <i>Re/code</i>.<p>CVS and Walgreens are expected to accept purchases made with the new iPhone payment system, …

Nissan IDX production model to get sharper, less retro styling

The Nissan IDx seems like the type of concept that auto enthusiasts wish they could be driving. With a compact size, style inspired by the classic Datsun 510 and a rear-wheel-drive powertrain, it certainly ticks many of the boxes that people want. Unfortunately, the car seems to be miles away from …

Subaru WRX S4 gets big power bump in Japan

A month after originally teasing it, Subaru is finally unveiling its WRX S4 model for Japan. It's a bit more than just a plush take on the sport sedan, because Subaru is fitting a more powerful version of the 2.0-liter, turbocharged boxer four-cylinder engine than we get on these shores.<p>The company …

Volvo developing new three-cylinder engine family

Pop the hood on a Volvo of recent vintage and you'll find four-, five-, six- and even eight-cylinder engines. But the Swedish automaker is downsizing its engines over the coming years. The new XC90, set to be revealed later this week, will use a new family of four-cylinder engines (like the one …