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Should I take the free iPhone 7 deal or lease my next phone?

CNET's Marguerite Reardon breaks down the two main options for getting Apple's latest flagship phone.<p>The iPhone 7 is almost here, and wireless operators and Apple want to make sure you get your hands on it.<p>AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile and Sprint are all running promotions offering new and existing …

Mobile Technology

Another Resistance Game Going Offline

Sony will discontinue online support for 2009 PSP game Resistance Retribution in May, the company announced on Twitter. All online services for the game, including its eight-player multiplayer mode, will no longer work as of May 15, 2015. "Thanks for playing!" Sony wrote.<p>Retribution won't be the …

Online

This Fake Phone Charger Is Actually Recording Every Key You Type

“Whose phone charger is that sticking out of the wall? Oh. It must be Ben’s. Ben always leaves his charger at work. Classic Ben!”<p>Alas, it’s not Ben’s charger. Hell, it’s not a charger at all. It’s actually a little spy device <i>disguised</i> as a phone charger, capable of sniffing out every key you type …

Gear & Gadgets

14 Quick Bread Recipes, From Scones and Muffins to Soda Bread

Getting into breadmaking is a serious endeavor—recipes are often multi-hour processes and require a bunch of measuring, kneading, and waiting for dough to rise. I love eating bread, but baking it is just a little beyond my patience. Quick breads, on the other hand, are much more approachable. Made …

More Galaxy S5 rumors: New 2900mAh Li-ion battery with rapid charging

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / koya979<p>When I reported on the latest rumored specs for the Galaxy S5 yesterday, one thought kept going …

Check out this incredible Grand Theft Auto IV virtual-reality demo

The holodeck is here … at least in a crude, prototype form.<p>Several companies are working to make virtual reality operate as we always imagined it would, and one of those developers just posted a demonstration of their technology bringing developer Rockstar Games’ Grand Theft Auto IV to live.<p>That …

Turnabout is fair play: Bitcoins mined with Adafruit's miner used to buy Adafruit products

When the open-source hardware makers at Adafruit began taking Bitcoin as payment yesterday, among the first customers were some who had earned their Bitcoins using Adafruit's miner.<p>When Adafruit Industries, a leader in open-source hardware manufacturing, published a Bitcoin mining tutorial last …

Bitcoin

Kano kit offers an easier way to make a low-cost Raspberry Pi computer

Raspberry Pi provides an inexpensive way for aspiring computer scientists to start hacking, but its bare-bones offering can be intimidating to a newcomer. Kano is a forthcoming open-source computer kit designed to make coding as easy as assembling Legos. A Kickstarter for the project has attracted …

Google Security Engineers Take To Plus To Blast NSA

Google’s official response to a Washington Post report last month that the NSA was taking advantage of links in its and Yahoo’s data centers where data traveled unencrypted to intercept that data was one of tempered anger. “We are outraged at the lengths to which the government seems to have gone …

Dual-SIM version of Galaxy Note 3 launches in China

The Galaxy Note 3 became available unlocked (well, sort of unlocked) and at carriers from around the world over the past couple of weeks. Now it’s time for the dual-SIM version of the device, and, as usual, Samsung first released it in China, a market where devices with dual-SIM capabilities are …

Phones

MP3 Player Lives In Your Ear, Controlled With Your Teeth

It stores up to 24 songs with four hours of battery life for completely hands-free jamming.<p>Say goodbye to getting wrapped up in miles of cord connecting your MP3 player to your headphones as you listen to music. These little earphones, named Split, make up a completely wire-free music player in …

One Easy Way To Stop Target And Other Companies From Selling Your Data

Living a normal life in the digital era inevitably means giving up some personal data. It’s akin to carrying a large bucket filled with water to the top. As hard as you may try, some water will splash over the rim of the bucket, nurturing the tree of personal data that grows below. But with some …

Deep Web Users Are Ready To Launch Silk Road 2.0

In an interesting post-mortem release by the creators of the defunct anonymous marketplace Atlantis there is information that the former admins and users of the Silk Road are planning to resurrect the service. User RR writes: “We have SilkRoad v2.0 ready to launch and is now in its final testing …

MIT Develops Self-Assembling Cubes

Sony's Shuhei Yoshida: DualShock 4 will be compatible with Windows for 'basic functions'

You won't be using a DualShock 4 on an Xbox come November 15th, but that doesn't mean it won't work on <i>any</i> of Microsoft's platforms. Sony's Shuhei Yoshida recently confirmed via Twitter that the PS4's gamepad will be compatible with Windows for "basic functions." In response to inquiries about said …

'Half-Life 3' trademark disappears from European system, dampening fans' dreams

It doesn't take much to get <i>Half-Life</i> fans stirred up about the long-rumored third installment of the legendary Valve first-person shooter. Earlier this week fans discovered documentation that appeared to show that Valve filed to trademark "Half-Life 3" in Europe, but the paperwork has now …

Bitcoin Is Biggest Loser In Silk Road Meltdown---IRS Wins Big

The biggest loser in the Silk Road arrest? Probably Bitcoin. The biggest winner may be the IRS, although right now the FBI must be feeling pretty good too. For the last two years, an alleged drug kingpin who called himself the Dread Pirate Roberts could do what he wanted in secret. Now he is in …