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FlyKly electric bike wheel makes riding a bike feel like the wind’s at your back

Jumping on the bicycle, I was told to watch out: As soon I started to pedal, it would feel like I’d been pushed forward by a big gust of wind. So don’t be surprised, they said.<p>Good advice. While it maybe wasn’t quite like the wind, it was true — the bike, powered by the new removable “smart” wheel …

Google Glass can return – but it must clear four big hurdles first

If Google still wishes to make Glass a genuine consumer-focused gadget, rather than a niche-interest product, here’s what it has to fix<p>Congratulations to Google Glass: production may have been halted on its current form, but it will return – and this time as a fully fledged product.<p>Graduating from …

Wearable Tech

Samsung Galaxy S6 review: The first great smartphone of 2015 - CNET

The first great smartphone of 2015<p><b>The Good</b> The upscale Samsung Galaxy S6's smooth glass-and-matte-metal body, improved fingerprint reader, and convenient new camera shortcut key make the phone a stunner. Samsung's decluttered take on Android 5.0 brings the beauty inside, too.<p><b>The Bad</b> Longtime fans …

Phones

Hands-on with the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook (gallery)

Today, Barnes & Noble and Samsung unveiled the “Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook,” the first Nook release since the Nook HD launched way back in 2012.<p>The release marks a new direction for Barnes & Noble, as the company forgoes the hardware game for a software play on Samsung’s original Galaxy Tab 4 tablet.<p>…

So why isn't there more app store competition?

If you want to download an app on your phone, you'll most likely head to a marketplace owned by Apple or Google. It'll be tough for any wireless carrier to establish an alternative.<p>When consumers want to download applications on their smartphones and tablets, it's usually Google or Apple that's …

Apps

The NFL Just Banned One Of The Best Touchdown Celebrations

Dean Blandino, the NFL head of officiating, was a guest on "The Dan Patrick Show" and explained the change.<p>"Using the ball as a prop, or any object as a prop, whether that's the goalpost or crossbar...will be a foul next season," Blandino told Dan Patrick.<p>Using the ball as a prop was previously …

NFL

Blake Griffin injury: Clippers star injured vs. Wizards

The star forward is out with back spasms.<p>Clippers forward Blake Griffin exited with a back injury late in the first quarter against the Houston Rockets on Saturday night. Griffin had seven points at the time of the injury but has not returned since. He remains in the locker room being looked at by …

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French police officer Arnaud Beltrame is being remembered as a hero<p>Investigation continues after the mysterious deaths of an American family in Mexico<p>…

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Benzino Shot At His Mother’s Funeral In Massachusetts

Rapper Benzino was shot multiple times today (Mar. 29) at his mother’s funeral in Duxbury, Massachusetts after a family feud came to a head at the …

The Mason Jar Blender Trick: Do You Know About This?

Sometimes there are kitchen tips that float around on the Internet for years before you bump into them. Sometimes those tips are potentially …

Spices

Same-sex couples celebrate first day of equal marriage

Prime minister congratulates newlyweds on Twitter as act of parliament comes into force in England and Wales<p>David Cameron has welcomed Britain's first gay marriages by claiming the coalition has honoured Britain's "proud traditions of respect, tolerance and equal worth" in changing the law.<p>As the …

Samsung “Smart Bulb” lights communicate with your Android devices

Earlier this week LG announced their new Smart Lamp light bulbs, designed for easy control from a mobile device. It seems that Samsung thought it would be a bright idea to follow with their own light bulb announcement this week as well <i>(sorry… couldn’t resist)</i>.<p>Simply called the “Smart Bulb”, …

Home Automation

Feature Focus: What's new in BlinkFeed on the new HTC One (M8)

With the new One (M8), HTC is doubling down on the features that made the original One a favorite with the critics, if not a commercial success. On the outside and the inside, the Sense 6-running M8 is faithfully building on the foundation laid in 2013, bringing refinements and improvements more …

Apps

Google clamps down on Android apps with deceptive ads

Google has issued revised rules for Google Play apps in its continuing effort to stay one step ahead of nefarious developers. This time, the primary target is apps with pop-up ads that spoof a system, service or app notification and trick you into clicking where you shouldn't. It's also cracking …

BlackBerryesque Typo iPhone case hit with sales ban

A judge grants a preliminary injunction against sales of the case, which is backed by TV personality Ryan Seacrest, saying BlackBerry has established a "likelihood" of patent infringement.<p>BlackBerry has squashed Ryan Seacrest's BlackBerryesque Typo iPhone case, at least for the time being.<p>A US …

BlackBerry

Nick Foles ties NFL record with 7 TDs as Eagles roll

OAKLAND — Nick Foles said he has thrown seven touchdown passes in a game before, which tied a team and NFL record. But it wasn't on an actual field, in an actual game.<p>"Only in a video game," Foles said with a laugh.<p>Foles' performance in the Philadelphia Eagles' shockingly easy 49-20 win over the …

Point This Magical Scanner At Your Food And It Will Count The Calories

The TellSpec could be the missing link for people watching their weight or trying to avoid certain ingredients–if its creators can manage to bring it to the market.<p>Today there are wearable trackers available for just about every move you make and step you take. Almost. If there’s a missing link, …

Android 4.4 KitKat Continues To Reduce Fragmentation Of The Platform Thanks To Google Play

With the release of Android 4.4 (codename KitKat, in an interesting marketing move with Nestle), Google has taken more control of the software stack of the mobile operating system, leaving less control in the hands of the networks and addressing the issue of fragmentation in Android.<p>This is not a …

iPad Air sells out in New York, Hong Kong, other parts of China

Apple’s iPad Air and iPad Mini launch seems to be going very well indeed.<p>The new Air is available in 42 countries on launch day, the most ever, and initial reports on sales are very positive. Sales in Hong Kong are almost at a standstill after local Apple stores sold out, and shipping times across …

iOS 7 users report daylight saving time glitch

The line marking the current time in the Calendar app is off by an hour, owners of devices with Apple's latest operating system tell AppleInsider.<p>iOS 7 seems to have trouble telling the time following the end of daylight saving time in some countries.<p>Several readers of AppleInsider told the blog …

iOS

Samsung Launches Five SDKs To Lure Developers Into Its Hardware Web

Samsung kicked off its first Developer Conference in San Francisco today, and the Korean tech juggernaut is eager to show just how much it cares about the devs building apps and services for its hardware ecosystem. And really, what better way to prove it than to unleash five (yes, five) brand-new …

Irish tax advisor helping Google and others save billions predicts loopholes will be closed

Much has been said about the international tax loopholes that allow companies like Apple and Google to shave off billions in annual costs. But considerably less has been written about the people championing those very policies. Among them is Feargal O’Rourke, a powerful tax advisor who has …

Chris Brown ARRESTED FOR FELONY ASSAULT Gay Slur Allegedly Hurled

<b>Chris Brown</b> was arrested in Washington D.C. this morning for FELONY assault after allegedly attacking a man outside a hotel ... TMZ has learned.<br>Law …

Meet the worst movie ever made

In Hollywood’s long history of star-studded “devil’s candy” movies, there’s nothing as terrible as “The Counselor”<p>From the opening shot of Ridley Scott and Cormac McCarthy’s “The Counselor,” in which Michael Fassbender and Penélope Cruz are supposedly rolling around under the sheets — while their …

Cardinals' walk-off win is unprecedented

Jeff Curry/USA TODAY Sports<p>The Cardinals are the first team to win a World Series on an error since 1986.It was a World Series game that ended in a …