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For the first time ever, Consumer Reports does not recommend the new MacBook Pro

Consumer Reports, a trusted non-profit organization which thoroughly tests a variety of products, has always given its "recommended" mark to Apple's …

Электровелосипед с классическим дизайном (5 фото + видео)

Капсула для добровольной эвтаназии готова. Кто первый? (2 фото)<p>Споры об эвтаназии, что в переводе с греческого означает «благая смерть», ведутся …

Представлен концепт велосипеда с мысленным переключением скоростей

Американцы проектируют и уже начали строить байк, передачи которого должны меняться по мысленной команде велосипедиста.<p>Существующие технологии …

Wild new app transforms Instagram into an online marketplace

A while back, we highlighted a pretty cool website called <i>WornOnTv</i> that lets users know where to purchase articles of clothing worn by characters on …

BlackBerry says losses may continue for another year even as software revenue grows

<i>(Reuters)</i> – BlackBerry, helped by its higher-margin software business, reported better-than-expected adjusted earnings and raised its full-year growth forecast on Tuesday, though concerns about overall revenue growth reversed early share gains.<p>BlackBerry Chief Executive John Chen said at a midday …

Google employee lawsuit claims company violates CA laws, details clandestine ‘Stop Leaks’ program

Google has been hit with a lawsuit by one of its project managers that alleges it goes so far with its internal confidentiality policies that it is breaching California labor laws. The lawsuit was filed by an employee who wishes to remain anonymous, going simply by John Doe in the document.<p>First …

Employment

FTC tells Verizon 'supercookie' partner to give you an exit

Verizon (aka our corporate overlords) may have settled with the FCC over its seemingly inescapable "supercookie" web tracking back in March, but that doesn't tell the whole story. The carrier was sending that information to a third party, Turn, which used it for ad purposes. What about its fate? …

iPhone display maker gets massive government bailout

The Japanese government has bailed out struggling Apple display supplier Japan Display with a 75 billion yen ($636 million) aid package, the company admitted today.<p>The government-backed Innovation Network Corp. of Japan owns 36 percent of Japan Display, which works on Apple’s iPhones.<p>The money is …

HTC X10 may launch next month with Helio P10 SoC and $290 price tag

The HTC X10, HTC’s rumored upcoming midrange phone, may arrive next month featuring a MediaTek Helio P10 processor and Full HD display. The speculation arrives from <i>MyDrivers</i>, which also suggested the handset would carry an RMB 2,000 price tag, the equivalent of around $288.<p>The HTC X10 was spotted …

Mobile

Growth estimates for smartwatches have been slashed, because no one really wants them…

When smartwatches first debuted, most people saw them as the futuristic wearable we always wanted. Early adopters loved options like the Pebble, first generation of Android Wear, and more. However, it seems like those early adopters might have been the only ones who were interested.<p>In the past, …

Wearable Tech

Watch the first surgery ever recorded using Snapchat's Spectacles

A surgeon from the U.K. just live-streamed a hernia operation using Snapchat's Spectacles. (warning: graphic content)<p>Around 200 students tuned in to …

​VR buying guide: Almost 2017 edition

2016 was the year for VR gear to appear...but now that it's all here, what was worth, er, buying?<p>When I look back to December 2015, VR was all about mysteries and promise. Oculus Rift ($398.90 at Amazon.com), HTC Vive ($499.00 at Amazon.com) and PlayStation VR ($196.00 at Amazon.com) were all …

Virtual Reality

Microsoft updates Beam streaming to better compete with Twitch

Microsoft is getting its newly-acquired Beam livestreaming service ready for Xbox and Windows with a big new update rolling out today in beta. Beam's low-latency tech lets you rapidly interact with your favorite streamers, and even play along, compared to the more passive Twitch experience. It's …

These dual-lens clips let you change both iPhone 7 Plus cameras

Snap on, snap away<p>Lens attachments have been a mainstay accessory for iPhones for years thanks to companies like Olloclip and Moment. But we’ve never seen anything quite like this new idea from a company called Kamerar, if only because the iPhone has always only had one camera on the back.<p>Kamerar …

Alphabet tried to convince Wall Street it’s not just a search engine this year

Google (or Alphabet, if you prefer) has long been plagued with a problem with its advertising business: while the number of ads people are clicking on has been growing, the value of those ads has been constantly dropping. Google has always excelled at showing the best ads against a search result, …

Wall Street

The secret sauce to creating dynamic, advanced websites is this PHP and MySQL training

If you’re going to build for the web, you need to know PHP and MySQL. In tandem, these vital web development tools can produce function-rich, beautifully customized websites and databases, and you’ll learn all you need in this Complete PHP & MySQL Web Development Bundle. Pick up this package of …

This smart exoskeleton could help paraplegics walk again

Hyundai is venturing into robotics with the H-MEX exoskeleton system that will allow people with limited mobility to walk.

More people would rather keep using a defective Samsung Note7 than buy an LG

Never bet against Samsung.<p>Despite successfully recalling 93 percent of Galaxy Note7 phones in the U.S., there are still more active Note7's being …

The Sold-Out NES Classic Edition Is Back in Stock at GameStop

Not to put any more pressure on you during the stressful holiday season, but you’re running out of time to find that NES Classic Edition that you …

Nokia, which still exists, sues Apple over 32 phone patents

Nokia Technologies -- the mobile patent arm, not the phone development team Microsoft bought and sold -- claims Apple isn't paying what it owes.<p>Remember when practically every cell phone company was suing every other cell phone company over patented bits of technology that make the devices work? …

Mobile

There have now been over 540,000 electric vehicles sold in the U.S.

That’s according to a report published by EV charging network ChargePoint.<p>Electric vehicle sales in the U.S. are higher than they’ve ever been, according to a report published by ChargePoint, which operates more than 31,000 electric vehicle chargers in the U.S.<p>Between November 2015 and November …

Apple insiders claim Mac development may no longer be a priority

In light of the stunning financial success the iPhone has proven to be over the last few years, it seems Apple has significantly scaled down its Mac production ambitions – and a recent report from Bloomberg suggests the trend might be here to stay.<p>The last time the company brushed up its Mac Pro …

'Home Alone' remade into an 8-bit video game fills us with holiday joy

Spend the holidays with Kevin McCallister, who fights off two robbers in this glorious 8-bit homage to the '90s hit 'Home Alone.'<p>Subscribe to CineFix</i> …

Netflix January 2017: Here’s What’s Coming To, And Leaving, Netflix In January

What better way to ring in the New Year than by cuddling up on the couch with a warm blanket while binge watching Netflix. Luckily, the streaming …

Sprint is offering up to $325 in account credits when activating a Pixel

Sprint has quietly begun a new promo for customers who activate a Google Pixel or Pixel XL. Customers who purchase one of the devices can receive up …

Customers

Zuckerberg says Facebook is 'not a traditional media company'

The CEO appears to be trying to arrive at a new definition for the role his company plays in the tech and media industries.<p>Mark Zuckerberg is still trying to explain what his company does.<p>The Facebook CEO said in August that the social-networking giant had no ambitions of being a content provider, …

Media Industry

Roadkill: DMV flattens Uber's self-driving car effort in CA

The ride-hailing company halts its controversial autonomous car program after defying state regulators.<p>Uber has pulled its self-driving cars from California roads.<p>After a weeklong standoff, the ride-hailing company has given in to the state's Department of Motor Vehicles and Office of the Attorney …

India's Demonetization Is Causing Bitcoin To Surge Inside The Country

A bitcoin is essentially a digital token or code mimicking a virtual currency. With India’s recent demonetization, the volume of bitcoins being traded there has substantially increased to nearly two times its prior levels, pushing its value to new highs.<p>Since the early days of demonetization, …

Cryptocurrency

This is the first MagSafe replacement that offers charging, data, and video in one cable

It isn’t pretty, but it gets the job done<p>After Apple killed off the beloved MagSafe connector on the new MacBook and MacBook Pro, plenty of third-party firms have started offering their own solutions. But, they’ve all had limitations, such as offering power but no data, or not being reversible.<p>The …