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Finally, a tablet that folds up into a phone that fits in your pocket

Lenovo is back at blowing minds again with another concept device with a bendable screen.<p>At the third annual Lenovo Tech World last week, the Chinese …

iPhone 7 release date, price and features: Everything we know

Apple released the next generation of the iPhone at its annual September event this week - the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus.<p>At the launch event in San Francisco, the company revealed an upgraded iPhone that, while aesthetically similar to the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus, has several important …

6 things we hope Apple adds to the next iPhone update

So, how can Apple improve the iPhone? Here's our wish list of features we'd love to see in the next update.<p>(By the way, this list doesn't include features we already expect Apple to announce .)

Apps

Samsung Rumored to Launch Fully Bendable Smartphones in 2017

Smartphone maker and display manufacturer Samsung is believed to launch a pair of smartphones in early 2017, each with a bendable OLED display. According to people familiar with the smartphones' development (via <i>Bloomberg</i>), the two devices could be unveiled as early as Q1 2017 -- potentially at …

IPhone 8

Google's Project Ara Modular Phone Launches Next Year

After a year of near-total invisibility, Google’s Project Ara came roaring back yesterday, with the announcement at Google I/O that the modular phone …

Futuristic Apple touchscreen will let you feel textures and temperatures

3D Touch is all well and good, but future Apple devices may incorporate advanced haptic technology which lets software simulate textures ranging from the grain of wood surface to the cold feeling of metal.<p>That’s according to a new patent published today by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, …

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

White House won’t back bill forcing tech companies to break encryption

The White House is refusing to publicly support new draft legislation that would give judges the right to force tech companies like Apple to help law enforcement break encrypted data.<p>The measure was put forward by Sens. Richard Burr and Dianne Feinstein, respectively the Republican chair and top …

These speakers play music that only you can hear — but they’re not headphones

Headphones

What to Expect at Apple's 'Let Us Loop You In' Media Event

Apple will hold its first event of 2016 next Monday, and while it won't be as exciting as last year's event that saw the launch of the Apple Watch, Apple is planning to introduce several new products. Headlining the event will be the 4-inch iPhone SE, Apple's first 4-inch iPhone since 2013.<p>Joining …

iPhone

Bugatti Chiron design, 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia, 2017 Grand Cherokee Trailhawk: Today’s Car News

Bugatti’s new Chiron is one of the most beautiful cars we’ve ever laid eyes upon, yet incredibly most of the design was dictated by form following …

Bentley Shows Autonomous “Future of Luxury” Pod with Holographic Butler

Luxury automakers are thinking about autonomy as hard as anybody else, and even contemplating what could happen when we get to the era beyond driving. Which is why Bentley has released this sketch of what it thinks this far-distant future could look like: the interior of what is basically Johnny …

Sony announces October release for PlayStation virtual reality headset

The device, which will retail at £349, will be one of the cheapest available, with experts predicting it could take VR technology to the mass-market<p>A major consumer electronics firm has become the first to launch a mass-market virtual reality headset, in what could be the move that takes VR …

Virtual Reality

Apple Leak Reveals First 'iPhone 7 Pro' Images

The iPhone SE launches next week giving Apple fans the upgraded 4-inch smartphone they’ve long craved. But a beast will follow it…<p>The beast in question is the ‘iPhone 7 Pro’, a new 5.5-inch flagship device that will sit above both the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus when the three phones are released in …

Garmin's latest wearables know what sport you're playing

Garmin has revealed the Vivoactive HR sports watch and Vivofit 3 activity tracker, which look like solid improvements over the previous models in both design and features. For the Vivoactive HR smartwatch, the biggest updatel is the built-in heart rate monitor that obviates the need for a chest …

Smartwatches now more popular than Swiss watches, thanks to Apple

The venerable Swiss wristwatch industry may have a smartwatch problem.<p>Global shipments of smartwatches outpaced those of Swiss watches in the fourth quarter of 2015, according to figures released Thursday by market researcher Strategy Analytics. This marks the first time the wearable tech devices …

Another Sign That Apple Will Drop the Headphone Jack in the iPhone 7

<i>This story has been updated to reflect comment from Apple.</i><p>Apple’s Tim Cook might just be that crazy after all.<p>The company is reportedly ready to …

These secret codes give you access to everything on Netflix

The site usually requires users to either search for an exact title or flick through a few limited genres that the site's technology has guessed they might like. But new websites show that there are codes that can give access to the full list of all of those genres, allowing people to choose from …

Codes

Breakthrough In Hydrogen Cracking Could Create Clean Fuel

Hydrogen fuel cells have been one of the most exciting areas of green energy for a long time. After all, a vehicle that runs and produces water as …

2015’s best gear and gadgets from Cult of Mac Deals store [Deals]

There’s not much time left to buy gifts but still plenty of amazing deals in the Cult of Mac Store to check out. If you’re looking for some new techy toys or tools that are guaranteed to please, let us make it a little easier on you. Have a look at the five best deals on gadgets and gear from 2015 …

Gear & Gadgets

iPhone 7 concept shows thintastic future without headphone jack

Designer Eric Huismann has an an awesome idea of what the iPhone 7 might be like. It’s one that supports recent rumors. Get ready, because if he concept design ever becomes reality, your next iPhone might be missing one crucial hardware feature: the headphone jack.<p>Instead, he introduces the idea of …

Mobile Technology

Google and Ford reportedly creating a new company to build self-driving cars

It's a win for everyone involved<p>Google and Ford will create an independent company to build autonomous vehicles, according to a report from <i>Yahoo! Autos</i>. The joint venture will reportedly be announced by the two companies at CES next month. Last week, Google said it would move its self-driving car …

Elon Musk says his driverless car will be here in just two years, but there’s a catch

Musk said earlier this year that his self-driving cars would be ready by 2018 and in a recent interview with Fortune, Musk confirmed that he is still looking at a two-year timeline.<p>However, just because the technology will be ready, doesn't mean people can let the car take complete control.<p>He said …

Tesla

Drones vs. driverless cars: A tale of two robotics policies

When a 2-pound drone crashed on the White House lawn in January, the nation was thrown into drone hysteria.<p>That drone was a $1,000 model made by …

Drones

Six-pack of tablets and the iPad Pro: the tablet market is polarizing

It’s no secret that tablets aren’t selling quite as well as they once did. Compared with last year, the worldwide tablet market declined 7% in the last quarter, and 3.9% the quarter before that, according to IDC. It looks as though tablets may have peeked around the end of 2013.<p>As sales dwindle, we …

IPad Pro

Samsung trolled the iPhone 6s launch in an effort to make Apple fans look stupid

Samsung’s multi-billion dollar marketing budget was the key factor in the company’s meteoric rise to the top of the smartphone market. Samsung said …

Forget Business School--Just Watch These 10 TED Talks

You can emerge as an effective trailblazer in your office by being true to yourself and constantly learning. Start by watching these short lectures and embodying their lessons.<p>In today's business world, leaders are emerging at all ranks. The role of the leader is not exclusive to executive-level …

Tesla Model X Range Slightly Increased; Electric SUV’s Cargo Area Draws Mixed Reactions

(Photo : Jordan Strauss | Getty Images Entertainment)<p>Days before its launch, range estimates for the Tesla Model X Signature Series appears to have …

10 of the coolest concept cars revealed this year

Just last week at the International Motor Show in Frankfurt, manufacturers from Volkswagen to Mercedes-Benz showed off their futuristic concept cars.<p>The selection was impressive, with a mix of electric and hybrid cars. The vehicles were equipped with state-of-the-art features, which ranged from a …

Plug-in Hybrid EVs