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Is this the world's thinnest wireless touch surface?

Typically, adding a keyboard to your mobile device arsenal means adding bulk and energy usage. A prototype touch surface keyboard shows that the near future may bring keyboards that will add almost no extra heft to your gear.<p>The prototype keyboard was built by CSR using Bluetooth Smart (also known …

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Keep Sodas Fresh and Carbonated With The Fizz Saver Liter Drink Dispenser

I don’t know about you, but I HATE flat sodas. Nothing ruins your quench for some Coke or Sprite like it being flat. Your taste buds are disappointed …

How gang members helped make Grand Theft Auto 5

Rockstar's desire to create a fictional criminal underworld that's as authentic as possible persuaded the company to eschew voice actors, where possible, and hire "actual, real gang members" for <i>Grand Theft Auto 5.</i><p>Speaking to Chicago radio station WGN, the game's contributing writer and producer …

Microsoft boosting Xbox One CPU, console now in full production

Microsoft has revealed a hardware revision to its Xbox One CPU; the system is now in full production ahead of its November launch.<p>Announced by Xbox chief marketing officer Yusuf Mehdi at the Citi Global Technology Conference currently being held in New York, and reported by GeekWire, Mehdi …

How Samurai Gunn's creator turned party boredom into a great party game

We can thank Tommy Wiseau's so-bad-it's-good 2003 movie <i>The Room</i> for the existence of <i>Samurai Gunn</i>. According to creator Beau Blyth, also known as Teknopants, the idea to create the brilliant, fast-paced multiplayer experience that combines samurai swords with guns started with yet another viewing of …

Debt and taxes: why a wave of big tech deals is on the horizon

As the economy recovers and interest rates rise, cash-rich companies are looking to spend<p>What does Microsoft's $7.2 billion purchase of Nokia have to do with Verizon's $130 billion repurchase of its own business from Vodafone? They reflect the end of a period of historically low interest rates in …

Whoops. Was that the Nexus 5 in Google’s own promotional video?

Google(s goog) defied expectations earlier today when it announced Android 4.4, otherwise known as KitKat. Yes, the Nestle kind. In fact, you might …

Google Glass app store will debut in 2014

Back in July, a Google Glass software update inadvertently spilled the beans on a forthcoming app store optimized for the device, and now it looks like it's official. According to <i>The New York Times</i>, a Glass-optimized app marketplace is set to debut sometime in 2014, and a Google rep confirmed as …

HTC One shows off fancy blue color in hands-on photos

BERLIN -- If you're a little bored of the usual white, grey, and black phones hanging around, then HTC has another option for you. Joining its gorgeous red hue, the HTC One and the<p>One Miniare now available in a shiny new shade of blue.<p>Looks good, right? Have patience though as HTC hasn't yet said …

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Twitter user buys promoted tweet to complain about British Airways

British Airways has been forced to apologise to a disgruntled Twitter user, after he bought a promoted tweet to complain about the airline losing his father's luggage.<p>Twitter user Hasan Syed, who uses the handle @HVSVN, bought the promoted tweet through the site’s self-service ad platform. The …

Apple’s New iPhones To Be Delivered To U.K. Retailers For September 20 Launch [Rumor]

Apple will begin delivering its new iPhones to retailers in the United Kingdom ahead of the handset’s launch on Friday, September 20, according to sources close to courier companies who have been speaking to <i>The Telegraph.</i> The Cupertino company has reportedly scheduled two “bookings” in anticipation …

Meet Human, A Beautiful Fitness Tracking App To Help You Effortlessly Stay Healthy

Human is a newcomer in the crowded fitness space, but its take is different. Instead of being a stat-heavy activity app like RunKeeper or a life tracker gadget like Withings, Fitbit or Jawbone, Human is a passive iOS app designed to help you stay healthy. The goal is to move for 30 minutes every …

Move over, Oculus: Sony reportedly building virtual reality headset for PlayStation 4

According to separate reports from <i>Eurogamer</i> and <i>CVG,</i> Sony is currently working on a virtual reality headset that could launch as an accessory for the PlayStation 4. <i>Eurogamer</i> says "multiple sources" confirm that the device takes after the Oculus Rift in functionality and would ramp up the sense of …

In Smartphone Crazy India, Phablets Are The New Rage

Many Indians couldn’t say what a phablet is. But smartphone sales in India as measured by shipments, including shipments of inexpensively-priced phablets, continued at a ripping pace, soaring over three times in the second quarter of 2013 compared with the same period a year ago.<p>Phablets, as the …

Facebook Has Most "Mobileness" Of Top Internet Media Companies

That's what Citigroup says in a new report today. Facebook is way outpacing Google, Yahoo and LinkedIn, according to these charts.<p>Facebook is crushing other top Internet media companies AOL, Google, LinkedIn, Yelp and Yahoo in "mobileness," Citigroup analysts said in a report today, highlighting …

Android KitKat unveiled in Google surprise move

Technology reporter<p>Google is calling the next version of its mobile operating system Android KitKat.<p>The news comes as a surprise as the firm had previously indicated version 4.4 of the OS would be Key Lime Pie.<p>The decision to brand the software with the name of Nestle's chocolate bar is likely to …