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The US Military Now Has A Direction Changing, Remote-Controlled Bullet

Well folks, if it wasn’t confirmed before, it definitely is now – we’re officially living in a video game. Why? Because the US Department of Defense has successfully tested a bullet that can change its course after being fired. Even better, that course can actually be directed via remote …

Isis — the payments consortium, not the jihadist group — rebrands its mobile wallet as Softcard

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>Credit: Isis<p>The Isis mobile wallet just got a new name: Softcard. For those of you that haven’t been keeping up with global …

It's Totally Normal to Watch Other People Play Video Games

Twitch doesn't capitalize on something new or weird: Video games were spectator sports long before Mario first raced his Kart.<p>Incredible amounts of money invite incredulity. Last week, many media commentators found themselves in disbelief: In a deal worth more than $1 billion, Amazon acquired …

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare multiplayer video details the shooter's double jumps, exo suits, and 'rocket strafing'

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is mixing up the long-running franchise’s multiplayer formula this November, and publisher Activision wants to show you exactly why it thinks that is so great.<p>The company released a new video today that takes a detailed look at the player abilities, maps, and modes of …

Meta Watch Meta M1 review: the watchmaker's smartwatch

It’s been a busy year for the smartwatch. In just the past few months, we’ve seen numerous smartwatches from Pebble, LG, Motorola, Samsung, and countless companies you’ve probably never heard of. And Apple’s expected to announce a smartwatch of its own in just a week’s time. The ones we've seen so …

Amazon Fire TV Available for Pre-order in the UK and Germany

Amazon has confirmed that customers in the UK and Germany will soon be able to get their hands on its Fire TV streaming device.<p>First launched in the US in April, it’s the first time the device has been made available outside the US. It arrives first in Germany on September 25 and in the UK on …

Sony bets on battery life and PlayStation for Xperia Z3 smartphones

Sony is pinning its hopes on the promise of two-day battery life and new PlayStation 4 Remote Play for its forthcoming Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact Android smartphones in its retail war with Apple, Samsung and HTC.<p>The new Z3, the followup to the six-month old Z2, and the Z3 Compact, which replaces the …

New ultra secure cell phone, Blackphone, is reportedly flying off the shelves

There is, apparently, a big demand for commercially available encrypted smartphones perhaps impervious to the data demands of spy agencies and cyber criminals worldwide.<p>Indeed, Toby Weir-Jones says sales of his new ultra-encrypted smartphone, called the Blackphone, are flying off the shelves since …

The $999 4K Gaming Graphics Card -- AMD's Radeon 295x2 Now $2000 Cheaper Than Nvidia's Titan-Z

<b>UPDATE: The Radeon 295×2 is even cheaper now, clocking in at $799 or less.</b><p>God bless the GPU price wars. AMD’s Radeon 295×2, a liquid-cooled graphics card targeted at 4K PC gamers, is now selling at NewEgg for $999, down from its retail debut of $1499 in April. Additional etailers worldwide will go …

This is why Apple is finally making a huge iPhone

As smartphone screens have grown larger, Apple, the no. 2 phone seller in the world, has resisted selling very big phones—until now. Apple is expected to announce two new iPhones next week, both larger than current 4-inch models, and one reportedly with a 5.5-inch screen. (That’s big.)<p>This seems to …

With Intercom’s New In-App Messenger, Businesses Can Get Smarter About Talking To Customers

When Paul Adams left Facebook to join customer communication startup Intercom, he told me the goal was to help businesses becoeme more personable and intimate when communicating with customers. With the recent launch of the new version of Intercom’s in-app messenger, it sounds like the company has …

Bose QuietComfort 25 review: The best noise-canceling headphones get better - CNET

<b>The Good</b> Extra-comfortable design; clearer, more dynamic sound; highly effective noise-canceling circuitry that's been slightly improved; new folding design allows the headphones to fit in a smaller carrying case; if the battery dies, the music now doesn't die; 21- to 30-day risk-free home</b> …

Tomorrow Tesla Motors will announce the location for its battery 'Gigafactory' is Nevada

Several states have been in the running for a multi-billion dollar facility Tesla Motors has envisioned to build components for its electric cars (including the $35,000 Model 3), but it appears Nevada is the one. <i>CNBC</i> sources indicated a deal was close earlier today, and now Nevada Governor Brian …

Mobee Debuts Discreet 'Magic Hub' for iMac/Apple Display With 4 USB 3.0 Ports

Mobee, a company that makes a range of chargers for Apple's peripherals, today unveiled its new Magic Hub at Berlin's IFA trade show. The Magic Hub is designed to attach to the back of an iMac or Apple Thunderbolt Display, housing four separate USB 3.0 hubs.<p>The Magic Hub, which matches the finish …

Apple, Google, Intel, & Adobe resume settlement talks w/ employees in ongoing anti-poaching case

Reuters reports that Apple, Google, Intel, and Adobe have resumed settlement talks in the ongoing lawsuit with employees over anti-poaching hiring practices. The news comes following a judge in the case rejecting an earlier $324.5 million settlement reached between employees and the companies last …

Nokia Preparing to Launch New Offline Maps App for iOS

After pulling its HERE maps app due to incompatibilities with iOS 7, Nokia is headed back to Apple's mobile platform with a new offline maps application that'll compete with Google Maps and Apple Maps. The app is in the final stages of development and expected to land before the end of the year, …

WD My Passport Wireless offers untethered extra storage

Western Digital, which makes data storage solutions, among other things, is finally bringing its external hard drives to the wireless age. With the …

Mercedes Marco Polo Activity recreational vehicle plays all day, sleeps all night

The Marco Polo Activity has the same 5.14 x 1.93 x 1.98-m (16.9 x 6.3 x 6.5-ft) measurements as the standard Marco Polo, but it is a sort of "camper …

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Like the Galaxy S5, Samsung’s new devices get PayPal fingerprint authentication

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>PayPal’s mobile wallet app is expanding its support for Samsung’s latest devices. The company first added biometric security …

Yin Yang Air Conditioner Features Adjustable, 360-Degree Airflow

<b>Yin Yang</b>, it’s a unique name for a split air conditioner. I guess it represents 2 different conditions: hot and cold. This concept air conditioner is …

The Long Dark arrives on Early Access next month

Wintry survival walkabout <i>The Long Dark</i> will be available on Steam Early Access on Sept. 22, developer Hinterland Studio announced today.<p>The game's "Sandbox mode" will be offered, in which players are promised "dozens of hours of survival simulation" in the Canadian wilderness. To stay alive, the …