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At $200, the Intel-powered Lenovo Tab S8 looks like a good value tablet

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>As one of the largest laptop computer makers in the world, Lenovo has a good relationship with Intel. So it’s not surprising …

Samsung Unpacked — Liveblogging from two continents at 9 a.m. EDT Wednesday!

See what Samsung has to show us all while we liveblog from Berlin and New York<p>Tomorrow is going to be a pretty big deal for Android fans. Samsung is …

Electronics Industry

OnePlus is ditching their invite system for a more traditional pre-order

The OnePlus One has had the opposite of a smooth launch so far. Between a clunky invite system, an exploding phone and an incredibly sexist contest, …

OnePlus

LG's G Watch R: the smartwatch that looks like a watch

The Korean company has unveiled its second smartwatch in six months as it takes on stiff competition from Google, Motorola - and possibly Apple<p>LG has announced a new, round Android Wear smartwatch with a conventional men’s watch design.<p>The LG G Watch R is a follow up to the original square G Watch, …

LG's round Android smartwatch is surprisingly stylish

Watch out Motorola, LG’s round smartwatch is here.<p>The company just revealed new details about its round-faced smart watch, the G Watch R, and announced that it will show off the device next week at the IFA 2014 tech conference in Berlin.<p>The unveiling comes just two months after the release of its …

CyanogenMod Adds Call Recording To Nightlies, But It Isn't Enabled By Default

Should you ever find yourself on the phone with Comcast and things start to go off the rails, wouldn't it be nice to just tap a button and start …

Gear & Gadgets

Microsoft set to unveil Windows 9 on September 30th

Microsoft is planning to unveil its Windows 8 successor next month at a special press event. Sources familiar with Microsoft’s plans tell <i>The Verge</i> that the software maker is tentatively planning its press event for September 30th to detail upcoming changes to Windows as part of a release codenamed …

New super-fast USB cables won't mind which way you plug them in

The reversible USB Type-C standard has now been finalized, which should save the world untold man-hours in mis-plugging. Roughly the size of a current micro-USB Type-B connector, it uses matching rows of contacts on the top and bottom so that you can shove it in either way around. Type-C is a …

3,500 Pounds of Trash Will Burn Up in Earth's Atmosphere This Weekend

After hanging out at the International Space Station for a month, a commercial cargo ship is diving toward Earth — and it's filled to the brim with …

Intel Just Put Mobile Processor Competitors On Notice, Broadwell Is No Joke

In cased you missed it, earlier this week, Intel let slip with new details on their forthcoming low power mobile processor, code named Broadwell-Y and now known as Intel’s new Core M family. To give you the quick-take view, based on Intel’s new low power 14nm process technology (a chip …

XBMC has been spotted working on Android TV

Android TV won’t be commercially available on a wide scale for at least another few months but it appears as though the development community is already having some fun with it. Keyan Mobli on Google+ has compiled XBMC to work on Android TV. As it turns out, it actually works pretty well.<p>According …

Android News

Microsoft’s second Windows 8.1 update isn’t a major one after all

Microsoft shipped a big update to Windows 8.1 earlier this year with improvements to the mouse and keyboard experience, but the second upcoming update is minor in comparison. Available on August 12th, the second update, which Microsoft is not calling Windows 8.1 Update 2, will include precision …

Hazard Ops finally adds dinosaurs with rocket launchers | PC Invasion

After many long days of having no dinosaurs with rocket launchers, Hazard Ops finally puts in a few ordinance-powered reptilian beasts.

Freakbox Project Android TV Box Unveiled For $149

FreakTab the community of developers and users focusing on developing custom ROMs for Android tablets, smartphones and especially mini PCs have …

Gear & Gadgets

This Is the Best Budget Laptop You Can Buy

<i>This post is in partnership with The Wire Cutter. Read the article below originally published at TheWireCutter.com.</i><p>After considering all the major …

Computer Hardware

Denon unveils its first receivers with extra-immersive Dolby Atmos sound

If you're wondering just when you can envelop yourself in Dolby Atmos sound at home, Denon is more than happy to tell you. The home theater firm says it will launch two Atmos-equipped AV receivers, the X4100W and X5200W, in the US this October. Neither will be cheap, as the bleeding-edge tech …

OnePlus giving out 5000 invites in a “Blizzard of Invites”

OnePlus has officially announced their bamboo style cover, and to celebrate, they’re running a “Blizzard of Invites” contest to give away 5,000 …

OnePlus

Technology bridges gap between brain and muscles for victim of paralysis

'Neurobridge' connects chip in brain with electrodes on limb to convert thought to movement and bypass broken spinal cord<p>First they screwed the end of the grey cord into the metal silo rising out of Ian Burkhart's skull. Later they laid his right forearm across two foam cylinders, and they wrapped …

Dawn of bionic age? Paralysed man becomes first to use power of thought to move hand

Ohio doctors insert microchip into Ian Burkhart’s brain allowing him to move hand for first time since accident<p>A young American paralysed in a swimming accident has become the first patient to move his hand using the power of thought after doctors inserted a microchip into his brain.<p>Ian Burkhart …

Leap Motion's latest update can see your joints, creep you out

The Leap Motion sprung out onto the motion-tracking scene promising to change the way humans interact with out technology. While it let us control …

Everything You Need To Know About Adding Solar Panels At Home

<i>Christine Tusher, Houzz Contributor</i><p>Solar-powered homes were a rarity as recently as a decade ago. But a plethora of federal and local tax incentives along with increasing worries about climate change have made them commonplace.<p>Installing solar panels can decrease your household’s carbon footprint …

Xiaomi launches a 4K TV for under £400

With the World Cup just around the corner now might be the perfect time to start upping those pixels<p>You've been eyeing that 4K television for a …

Parrot unveils its ultra-light Bebop drone with a 14MP fish-eye high-def camera

French gadget maker Parrot is unveiling its remote-controlled Bebop Drone flying robot today with an ultra-light body and a 14-megapixel fish-eye camera.<p>The smartphone-controlled device is one of the most advanced consumer drones yet, and it shows just how sophisticated the consumer drone market is …

IBM demonstrates next-gen phase-change memory that's up to 275 times faster than your SSD - ExtremeTech

IBM demonstrates next-gen phase-change memory that’s up to 275 times faster than your SSD<p>By on May 8, 2014 at 9:15 am<p>This site may earn affiliate …

Selling your Android phone: Everything you need to know

So a new Android phone has caught your eye — maybe the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S9 — and you want to get on the boat as soon as possible. You'll need …

Operating Systems

There Will Be a Blood Moon Out Tomorrow Morning

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Moon watchers and night owls have a treat coming in the early hours of tomorrow: a blood moon!<p>The …