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This Brilliant Matthew Frost Film Starring Kirsten Dunst Is the Ultimate Indictment of Selfie Culture

Iconoclast's Matthew Frost is fast shaping up as the director fashion brands turn to when they want a different slant on celebrities; work featuring …

'Desi Kalakaar': Yo Yo Honey Singh, Sonakshi Sinha Elope to get Married [PHOTO+VIDEO]

Yo Yo Honey Singh's 'Desi Kalakaar' featuring Sonakshi Sinha is the story of a smitten-in-love couple.<p>Few hours into its release and Yo Yo Honey …

Reminisce Lock Screen Photos - Indie app of the day

Pros<p>Very simple to use. <br>Pulls from a couple of the popular places like Facebook, Picasa, and Instagram.<br>During our testing, it worked without any bugs or weird crashes.<br>Free with no in app purchases.<p>Cons<p>Maybe a little too simple. We would've liked to have seen more features like opening apps from the …

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Apple CEO Tim Cook responds to declining iPad sales (again)

Once again, Apple is reporting another quarter where iPad sales have fallen year-over-year and missed analyst expectations.<p>But Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO, doesn’t seem too concerned.<p>Apple sold 13.2 million iPads in the third quarter, down 9 percent from a year ago and a ways off from the 14 million to …

Shameless iPhone 6 and iWatch knockoffs on sale soon

The existence of the iPhone 6 may not be confirmed for another month or two, but that won't stop China's GooPhone from launching its shameless knockoff, the "i6," next week.<p>GooPhone's track record of cloning all the best-selling smartphones is only outdone by its ability to do it all without …

Two Well-Known Hackers Built A $150 Device That Protects Cars From Cyber Attacks

At last summer's Def Con hacking conference in Las Vegas, the two researchers, Chris Valasek and Charlie Miller, described ways to launch dangerous attacks, including manipulating the brakes of the moving Prius and the Ford Escape.<p>Valasek told Reuters on Tuesday that he and Miller will show off a …

Japan's prime minister wants to host the first 'robot Olympics' in 2020

Tokyo is already the host of the 2020 Summer Olympics, so why not add nonhuman machines to the mix?<p>For as long as there have been robots, humans have wanted to thrust them into battle. Now Japan's prime minister wants to take that idea to the largest stage possible. Speaking to reporters last …

iPad Sales Total 225 Million Units Since 2010 as Apple Claims 'Significant Innovation' Coming

During today's earnings call, Apple CEO Tim Cook shared new information on the state of the iPad, including details on overall sales since the product launched a little over four years ago, recent growth in different markets, and hints at future plans. It was revealed earlier that sales of the iPad …

Kinomatic for iPhone Offers Pro-level Video Features Without the Complexity

Like many apps that at first appear to revisit the functionality of others in the same genre — which is especially true in the photo/video category — the new Kinomatic video app for iPhone was created to solve a problem that the developers encountered when trying to shoot their own stuff for …

All the little tweaks Apple added to iOS 8 beta 4

iOS 8 just got a little bit closer to completion for its launch this fall with the release of iOS 8 beta 4 this morning. Apple didn’t add any major new changes (unless you’re a hardcore lover of Control Center), but the new beta is full of tiny little tweaks that will make your iPhone feel like new …

Apple Orders 70 to 80 Million iPhone 6's, Chinese Online Sellers Already Taking Preorders

If there's any doubt that the iPhone 6 is generating excitement, that's put to rest by the fact that Chinese online sellers on the Alibaba website have already begun taking preorders for the phone. What other phone would start selling even before it's announced? According to the <i>Wall Street …

MIT can now track a heart rate through a wall with Wi-Fi signals

Parents could watch their baby’s heart rate from another room without using any kind of wearable device or special sleeping pad with a new …

Rumor: The cellular LG G Watch might actually be a real thing, but only in Korea

Citing “industry sources,” a super sketchy report from Korean publication <i>iNews24</i> was posted at the end of May claiming that the upcoming LG G Watch could be shipping with a built-in, unremovable SIM Card. Other publications ran with this rumor, saying that it was truly possible despite the obvious …

China broadens crackdown on Google services

When Yi Ran is working on new designs for his Yinshen Clothing company, he often turns to Google to search for pictures to use as inspiration. "The results are more complete and objective than Chinese search services," says the 30-year-old from Guangzhou.<p>But for the last two weeks, when Yi has …

Twitter Adds Bing Translation to Its iOS and Android Apps

Twitter has rolled out a new feature for its iOS and Android apps which allow people to use Microsoft’s Bing translation engine to translate tweets with the tap of a button.<p>First spotted by CNET, the feature doesn’t actually show the translation option in your stream of tweets, rather, you need to …

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The First Inkling

In 2001, GM engineers discover a problem with the ignition on pre-production versions of the Saturn Ion, causing the cars to stall. A GM report says the problem is solved when the ignition is re-designed. Ion goes on sale in the 2002 model year.

Mazda Diesel Still Under Development for U.S.

The North American arrival of Mazda’s Skyactiv-D diesel engine was initially delayed until the spring of 2014, but an official communiqué from Mazda in January reset the timetable. The release said we’d see the engine when the “right balance between fuel economy and Mazda-appropriate driving …

First Drive: 2015 Ferrari California T

A lot more torque and a facelift don't cure all the California's problems.<p>The Ferrari California, everybody's least favorite modern Ferrari, turned out to be Maranello's best-selling single model ever, shifting 10,000 units in five years. So they turbocharged it, just to really test our …

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Here come the Snapchat clones

Over the last 12 months, Snapchat has consistently made headlines for everything from its association with sexting to turning down a multi-billion …

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