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Apple said to unveil smaller iPhone, iPad models on March 21st

All the hype surrounding Apple's rumored March event might soon boil to a head. Sources for both <i>Recode</i> and <i>Buzzfeed</i> understand that Apple will hold its shindig on or shortly after March 21st -- later than the previously-hinted March 15th date, but timely if you're celebrating the start of spring. …

New Technology Brings Finger-Level Precision To VR

Leap Motion’s Orion lets developers create virtual reality apps that incorporate users’ finger movements.<p>Virtual reality is a great technology for putting users into immersive experiences, where they can look and play all around them. But although there are some tools for incorporating hands into …

Virtual Reality

Big tech companies belatedly join Apple in encryption fight

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Leading tech companies are rallying behind Apple — some belatedly — in its fight against a court order requiring the company to …

Privacy

Apple's new 4-inch iPhone will come with an A9 processor

The iPad Air 3 will be powered by Apple's A9X chip, according to Bloomberg<p>As expected, Apple's new 4-inch iPhone will be powered by an A9 processor, according to a new report from <i>Bloomberg</i>. The report confirms <i>9to5Mac</i>'s reporting from last month on the phone currently dubbed the iPhone 5SE. The new …

This car has no gears and pumps out only water from its exhaust

A British startup has unveiled a working prototype of a zero-emission car that runs on hydrogen and is about to hit Europe’s roads.<p>The super-simple Rasa design created by Riversimple has only 18 moving parts and can run for 300 miles on just over 50 ounces of hydrogen.<p>The potential gasoline killer …

Alternative Fuel

Recall Alert: Apple's World Travel Adapter Kit Could Shock You

814,000 of these travel kits and plugs are being recalled due to the risk of an exposed metal adapter.<p>Mac-using jet-setters take notice, Apple has just recalled 814,000 of their World Travel Adapter Kits and wall plug adapters. There have been reports of the two-prong wall plug adapters breaking …

Drone Registration Deadline is Here

Drones

Sony could reveal 'Smart Ear' wireless earbud on Monday

Tiny headset is said to feature smart assistant features like the Moto Hint<p>Sony had a quiet, more focused CES, but it looks like the company is about to make some waves at Mobile World Congress with its first entry into the growing market of truly wireless earbuds. A press render of a device …

Why Donald Trump's Win Is Apple's Loss

There were a lot of losers in the South Carolina Republican primary. Most of them were candidates not named Donald Trump.<p>Go ahead and add Apple …

CastAR looks to turn augmented dreams into reality

Developers sought for holograph-style system<p>CastAR is at DICE looking to drum up some development support for the holograph-style system that was first developed at Valve.<p>Spun off from Valve in 2013 by Jeri Ellsworth and Rick Johnson, the project is now backed by finance group Playground to the …

16 iPhone 6S Tricks And Tips You May Not Know About

What distinguishes the iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus from its predecessors — aside from the faster chipsets and the major camera upgrades — is the pressure-sensitive 3D Touch feature. The 3D Touch feature supports a new dimension of functionality such as “peeking” at content by applying a light push …

iPhone

There's another new Tesla on the way, but nobody's talking about it yet

You can pre-order a Model X right now, but the Model 3 isn't expected to arrive until 2017.<p>These two Teslas are all anyone has been talking about lately — especially Wall Street analysts who want to figure out which way Tesla's extremely volatile stock price is headed.<p>But Tesla is working on …

Tesla

Ferrari somehow magically turned a destroyed Enzo into a better-than-new car

The beautiful Ferrari Enzo painted in sparkling <i>Nero Daytona</i> that you're looking at above is basically indistinguishable from magic, because it used to look like this:<p><i>(Associated Press)</i><p>If you've been following the tech scene for long enough, this tragic scene may look familiar. It's the aftermath of …

This Adorable Robotic Ball Can Keep Your Pets Company

Our household gadgets can perform lots of tasks on our behalf, from calling an Uber to ordering a pizza. Now, LG is betting that animal lovers will …

Pets