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Want To Be Diffr3nt? Try Out This Eco-Friendly Canvas iPhone Case

And the winner of this week’s “Confusing And Overcomplicated Branding” award is… (drumroll, please!) The diffr3nt|slim case!<p>Unfortunate name aside, the diffr3nt case for iPhone is made of canvas and assembled right here in the U.S. of A. In Connecticut, to be exact.<p>According to the company’s …

Another major game engine gets Linux support ahead of Steam Machines launch

The engine that powers the Crysis series, CryEngine, is headed to Linux. That means games like <i>Crysis 3</i> and <i>Ryse: Son of Rome</i> could see ports on Valve's forthcoming Linux-powered platform, SteamOS. At very least, it means that developers already working with CryEngine have a shortcut to porting their …

Nokia X Android phone makes its debut

Smartphone shoppers in India are the first ones able to purchase the new Nokia X handset.<p>Offered as of Monday at a price of 8,599 rupees ($141), the new Android-based smartphone targets the midrange market, according to the Economic Times. That range typically sees phones sell for between 7,000 and …

Mobile Technology

Archos' octa-core smartphone is surprisingly quick for the price

When it comes to smartphones, hugs and all-you-can-eat buffets, more is better, right? That's why we had to sit down and play with Archos' 50c Oxygen. The gassy, Jelly Bean-running handset is one of the first to use MediaTek's 1.7GHz octa-core MT6592 CPU, housed behind a 5-inch 1,280 x 720 IPS LCD …

The Nex Band: Part of a New Modular Tech Trend?

The term ‘modular tech’ used to invoke thoughts of synthesizers from the 1970s. Now it’s making a comeback, not least because of Google’s Project Ara smartphone. Beyond that though, there’s Mighty Cast’s upcoming Nex Band.<p>Aimed at teenagers and young adults, the Nex Band is a charm bracelet that …

Failure to launch: why startups are using SXSW as a testing ground

Secret looks for a new way to win in Austin<p>In March 2007, Twitter became the breakout hit of the South By Southwest Interactive when attendees used the service to discover hot parties and connect with friends at the festival. Two years later, Foursquare replicated the feat, introducing the world to …

Popcorn Time Is Like Netflix For Pirated Content

Think of Popcorn Time like Netflix, just with movies worth watching. Find a title and click “Watch It Now”. That’s it.<p>The media catalog is impressive. Everything from first run movies to classics like Hook are available to watch. Frozen, American Hustle, Gravity — even Delivery Man if you’re a …

Last Year Was Bleak for Women in Film

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>There's a reason Sandra Bullock felt so alone in <i>Gravity</i>: not only was her character stranded in …

They're Melting! Great Lakes Come Close, But Miss Ice Record

Another cold snap could change things, of course, but it appears that after a long winter the Great Lakes have come close to — but won't break — their recorded record for ice cover.<p>The latest data from the Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory show the lakes are about 84 percent …

Dr. Dre's Beats Music Said to Raise Up to $100 Million

Beats Music LLC, the subscription streaming service from rapper Dr. Dre and record producer Jimmy Iovine, raised a second round of funding from …

Archos' 6.4-inch smartphone puts the buttons on the back

When we talk about smartphones with buttons on the back of the case, most people's thoughts turn toward the LG G2. But now the French electronics outfit Archos has decided to follow in LG's footsteps with the 64 Xenon, a 6.4-inch phablet that puts both the volume and power buttons on the rear side. …

Cancer Will Be Leading Cause Of Death In U.S. By 2030, Report Says

Cancer will be the No. 1 cause of death in the U.S. by 2030, according to a new report from the American Society of Clinical Oncology.<p>According to the most recent data from 2010, the current leading cause of death in the U.S. is heart disease, followed by cancer and chronic lower respiratory …

Extremely Rare Star Wars Movie Posters You've Never Seen

The original Star Wars trilogy was (and remains) a worldwide phenomenon, George Lucas's interstellar tale of good vs evil captured the imagination of …

Scientists Track a Great White Shark Across the Atlantic for the First Time

Tagged off Florida, the mature female is now closing in on the U.K.'s Cornish coast.<p>Ever since researchers tagged a great white shark nicknamed Lydia off Jacksonville, Florida, in March 2013, they've been keeping a close eye on her. Their vigilance was rewarded this past weekend when the 14-foot …