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Badu As She Wants to Be

Though it may have flickered softly while this decade’s meretricious pop princesses paraded in their tinsel, Erykah Badu’s style—lushly nostalgic, glamorously weird—never wavered. Badu’s exalted ragtag of big coats, psychedelic dresses, and winged cuffs has always matched the languorous tempo of …

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Nokia Lumia 830 Turns Up In Brazil

The Nokia Lumia 830 is a device we have been hearing more about over the last few weeks, and now the device has turned up in Brazil with some …

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Mozilla Launches Cloud FX Firefox OS Smartphone in India

Slowly but surely, Mozilla is pushing its Firefox OS mobile operating system into new markets. Although the nonprofit had already discussed its approach for India, today it announced it will be launching its first smartphone in the region this week.<p>The Cloud FX, developed by Intex Technologies, …

Smartwatch belt gives you wearable tech without the convenience

Have you ever wanted smartwatch notifications without the convenience of having something on your wrist? No? Apparently, no one told that to the design team at Suzi Roher. The fashion outfit's new Urban Tech Belt includes a "digital watch computer" that lets you check calls, play music and read …

China Telecom leaks the iPhone 6 on Weibo

<b>Correction at 8 a.m. PT August 25</b><i>: The image used in China Telecom's Weibo post is concept art -- as pointed out by CNET readers.</i><p>Call it a big oops moment followed by a bigger oops moment.<p>Last week, it seemed that the next iPhone and an official tagline -- "Even Better" -- had been outed by carrier …

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Galaxy Note 4: New Teaser Video Focuses on S-Pen Functionality and Features

Samsung has been extensively advertising its forthcoming flagship phablet, the Galaxy Note 4, through a series of teaser videos detailing the …

Remedy Bets That Google Glass Will Find Its Sweet Spot In The Medical Industry

While Google Glass has generated a healthy debate over privacy, etiquette and whether the device will ever gain broader acceptance in society, there are some obvious specialty use cases for Glass.<p>Remedy, a startup founded by two sisters who are a Thiel fellow and medical student, is betting that …

Let's Be Real: Your Cover Really Does Matter

Let’s Be Real: Your Cover Really Does Matter<p>MagMaker / August 19, 2014<p>You may not be able to fairly judge a magazine by its cover, but people will …

Scientists grow whole organs inside animals for the first time

Researchers have had success growing organs in controlled lab environments, but repeating that feat inside a complex, messy animal body? That's more than a little tricky. However, researchers at the University of Edinburgh have managed that daunting feat for the first time. They've grown thymus …

How would you change Google Glass (Explorer Edition)?

It's always tough asking for people's opinions on a device when so few instances of the hardware are available. Even a year after its release, getting hold of Google Glass (Explorer Edition) is a long and expensive process that few outside of the tech fraternity will bother with. Still, we're …

LG to sell world's first 4K OLED TVs next month for over $11,000

Pre-orders start in South Korea this week<p>LG is continuing to push OLED TV technology with the announcement that it'll be the first company in the world to ship 4K models. 65-inch and 77-inch 4K OLED sets will be available for pre-order in South Korea this week; the Associated Press reports that the …

OM Audio's levitating Bluetooth speaker can be yours for $179

We've seen levitating pens, levitating lamps, levitating loungers and even levitating <i>fish</i> -- now there's a Bluetooth speaker to add to the mix. OM Audio, maker of such respectable audio accessories as the Inearpeace earphones and Mantra speakers, has taken a bold leap into the world of novelty …

Android Circuit: The Samsung Galaxy Alpha Challenges The iPhone 6, Asus Challenges Android Wear, and Xiaomi Challenges Everybody Else

Taking a look back at the week in news across the Android world, this week’s Android Circuit highlights a number of stories, including Samsung presenting their challenger to the iPhone 6, Motorola’s potential champion waiting in the wings, IDC’s market share numbers are good news for Android, HTC …

BMW showcases Bang & Olufsen in new 650i Gran Coupe

Most people enjoy listening to music while driving, but some really, <i>really</i> love it. Hearing cymbals crash in a shimmering wave or the lonely, clear bell tones of a solo electric guitar can reach right down into your soul. It is for these people that Bang & Olufsen engineers the audio systems it …

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Weather Channel for Android Updated With A Big Redesign

The Weather Channel is one of the most popular weather apps on Android. Recently, the app received a big update which brings a handful of new …

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Virgin America passes out Nexus 7s to crew members

Nexus 7 tablets will soon be a common sight on Virgin America planes, but unlike other airlines that lend passengers tablets for entertainment, you can only use them if you're part the crew. On a VA plane, you can easily order grub by pressing a special "food button" on an in-flight entertainment …

Why PS1 and PS2 discs on PS4 doesn't sound so crazy

This post has not been edited by the GamesBeat staff. Opinions by GamesBeat community writers do not necessarily reflect those of the staff.<p>Eurogamer’s January report about the possibility of Sony using software emulation to get original PlayStation and PlayStation 2 games playable on the …

Mom creates app so kids can't ignore her calls

Sharon Standifird served in the Gulf War. She's climbed mountains.<p>So how hard could it be to get her kids to show a little respect?<p>Her teens, you see, tended to do what teens do. So when she called them on their cell phones, their natural instinct was to press "ignore."<p>What's a mom to do? Get mad? …

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Last App Switcher - Indie app of the day

Pros<p>It seems like it only saves a little time but over time it'll add up.<br>Free to use with no in app purchases.<br>Alternate setups available if you don't like the floating notification.<br>Very easy to set up and use.<br>Very responsive developers<p>Cons<p>Doesn't work on some custom ROMs, <br>While it is insanely …

Xiaomi's New Android Software Looks Like iOS 7

Red hot Chinese smartphone-maker Xiaomi has announced a major upgrade to its MIUI Android software. MIUI 6, which will come to the company’s devices soon, bears more than a passing resemblance to iOS. It is certainly more Apple-like than the Google Android that we know, as Liliputing notes.<p>MIUI is …

Will Big Battery In 5.5-inch iPhone 6L Buy Full HD Video Or Just Less Wall Hugging?

Two rumored developments about the larger of the two expected iPhone 6 models emerged this weekend. First, a 2915 mAh battery (85% larger than the one in the current iPhone 5S) was leaked that seems to fit with a previously leaked chipset that would fit the 5.5-inch form factor. Second, a Chinese …

London Is Now The World's Crowdfunding Capital

London has overtaken New York City and San Francisco to become the world capital of crowdfunding.<p>At an event held by The Crowdfunding Centre in London today, an interactive map showing crowdfunding’s spread and distribution was unveiled.<p>London is the top city, with local businesses and startups …

Will the iPhone 6 include a reversible USB cable? Recent Apple patent makes it possible.

The iPhone 6’s packaging might not only include a redesigned smartphone, but a redesigned USB to Lightning cable. While it’s unlikely that Apple will yet-again change the Lightning port introduced with the 2012 iPhone 5 anytime in the near future, a redesigned version of the USB plug could be ready …

iPhone 6: A Big Screen Is Nice, But The Bigger Battery Is Necessary

Apple fans have been looking over at the big, beautiful screens of Android phones like the Samsung Galaxy S5 for a long while now. And while the continued sales success of the iPhone shows many are satisfied with what they’ve got, there is little doubt many are salivating at the prospect that next …