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How to turn your iPhone or Android smartphone into a satellite phone

Being out of cellphone reception is no problem if you own a satellite phone. Here's how to never miss a call again no matter where you are in the …

Sony Xperia X price in India drops to half its original RRP

Following a quick price cut in India late last year, the Xperia X has just been discounted again – this time to half of its original RRP. Initially launched in May 2016 for Rs 48,990 and then dropped to Rs 38,990 in September and more recently to Rs 29,990, the Xperia X will now set you back just …

Why Google and Apple will rule mixed reality

The brilliant future of mixed reality will come to us from the likes of Microsoft and Magic Leap, according to the conventional wisdom.Microsoft has …

Everything you need to know about bots at SXSW 2017

Every year in March the tech world descends upon our humble little hometown here in Austin for SXSW. The conference, and corresponding festival, is undoubtedly one of the tentpole events for the tech industry, one in which agendas are set, trends are initiated, and the “next big thing” gets …

You can now fly a toy drone with just hand gestures

Toy drones continue to get smarter and more stable. Their controllers, on the other hand, remain a mess of sticks, buttons and switches that take a lot of practice to master.<p>The Aura drone from KD Interactive, on display this weekend at the New York Toy Fair 2017, fixes this by getting rid of the …

Apple's iPhone 8 to use new 'function area' instead of home button: Report

The rumored iPhone 8's "function area" could be similar to the Touch Bar found on the new MacBook Pro line.<p>Apple's upcoming iPhone 8 will feature a …

​You can go Star-Lord or Star Wars with Hasbro's new helmet gear

If you like wearing things on your head, 2017 is looking like a good year.<p>Toy Fair is here in New York this weekend, and with it comes a taste of the geek toys of the year. At Hasbro's preview event, the most notable headgear was a Guardians of the Galaxy high-end Star-Lord helmet. It won't be out …

Star Wars

How the UK government can hack your personal data

From the moment you set foot on British soil, your personal data could easily be accessed, or even hacked, by the government.<p>New invasive legislation …

Nintendo Switch in leak videos was stolen, Nintendo says

Employees responsible have been fired<p>The Nintendo Switch shown off in a NeoGAF post last week was stolen, Nintendo said in a statement to IGN.<p>On Thursday, NeoGAF user hiphoptherobot said he was "just lucky" that his retailer shipped a pre-ordered Switch early. The console is due to launch on March …

Watch SpaceX’s second attempt for its ISS resupply mission live right here

<b>Update:</b> Success all around for today’s SpaceX mission!<p>Sunday seems like a fine day to launch a rocket into space. Yesterday, SpaceX rescheduled the CRS-10 mission. There was an issue with the the positioning of an engine nozzle that’s responsible for steering the rocket. At 9:39 AM ET (6:30 AM PT), …

Space Travel

How to install the genius media app that Apple banned from the App Store

What is Kodi and why should one want to install on the iPhone or any other iOS device? It’s a versatile media player that’s already quite popular …

Google tests LTE phone calls on Project Fi

As nice as Google's Project Fi service is for the data-hungry crowd, it's not so hot for voice -- switching to Fi frequently means giving up pristine-sounding LTE voice calls with some of your friends. You might not have to make that sacrifice for much longer, thankfully. Google tells subscribers …

Google is finally taking fitness seriously with Android Wear 2.0

Google's Android Wear 2.0 watch platform is the company's biggest shot yet at jumping into the fitness tracking world dominated by companies like Fitbit. Is it there yet? Not quite.<p>The company's revamped smartwatch operating system improves upon many of the problems that plagued Android Wear …