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A 'safe' Note7 exploded and destroyed this guy's MacBook Pro with it

Stop me if you heard this one before: A Samsung Galaxy Note7 exploded.<p>Hui Renjie, 25, who purchased a Note7 in China that was deemed "safe" with a …

This $1.5 billion PC gaming company's first US store stole some of the spotlight from the new Apple Store in San Francisco

Razer is a company that makes PC game equipment for hardcore gamers.<p>Although relatively unknown to nongamers, the Southern California-based company enjoys a truly cult-like following, often being called the "Apple of the gaming industry." In its last round of funding, Razer was reportedly valued at …

Apple kills app that could tell if your iPhone was hacked

A new iPhone diagnostic app has been given the cold shoulder by Apple.<p>Released little more than a week ago, an app dubbed System and Security Info aimed to deliver core details about your iPhone, including your CPU, memory and disk usage along with a list of all running processes. More critically, …

Virtual reality gamers are literally colliding with the physical world

According to VR pioneers in a Reddit Ask Me Anything discussion on Monday, players wrapped up in the void may experience a jarring reminder that they are still physically existing in the meatspace. You know, like when you try to sit on a virtual couch in a furniture-free room, then fall and hurt …

The new iPhone is as fast as a MacBook

Reviews are emerging for Apple’s new iPhone 6S and 6S Plus, which go on sale Sept. 25 in 11 countries. One common thread: The new phones are <i>fast</i>. In fact, they’re apparently as fast—or faster—than Apple’s newly designed MacBook laptop, which launched earlier this year.<p>Several testers have been …

Competitive video gaming is set to return to TV in 2016

Ten years ago, in the early days of competitive video gaming,<p>MTV, USA Network, DirecTV and others started televising top-tier matches.<p>The idea flopped — the contests were trendy, but not yet a megatrend.<p>Today, spectators are buying tickets to gaming tournaments held in arenas, and the TV cameras …

The smartphone with crazy cloud storage just hit its Kickstarter goal

Nextbit sounded a call to see who would be interested in its cloud-based smartphone, and the people have responded.<p>The startup, run by former executives from Google and HTC, hit its Kickstarter goal of selling $500,000 worth of products in a single day. The company said that it would provide free …

China, India Surpass Mexico As Leading Sources Of New Immigrants To U.S.

New data from the U.S. Census Bureau indicate a change in the flow of immigrants arriving in the U.S. from around the world and offer a look at what the nation will look like in the future.<p>The political debate today in Washington remains focused on the status of Hispanic immigrants; people from …

Smartwatch gaming: now be a secret agent with your Apple Watch

<b>Cynical times</b><p>The Apple Watch has faced a wealth of cynicism, not least from those who consider the wearable device an ill fit for gaming. Of course, people were cynical about games on mobile phones, and then there was <i>Angry Birds</i>.<p><b>However</b><p>One outfit willing to consider the watch’s potential is Bossa …

Renault has a futuristic 'Gran Turismo' concept car too

The Nissan GT-R and Chevy's Chaparral 2X Vision Gran Turismo are about to get some fresh company thanks to French automaker Renault. The Alpine Vision Gran Turismo is the latest <i>Gran Turismo 6</i> ride turned concept vehicle, and weighing in at around 1,984 pounds (900 kilograms) it's lighter than a …

Sony 4K TV is slimmer than an iPhone

Sony has launched a ludicrously slim 4K television, which at 5mm (0.2 inches) thick, measures up as the world's thinnest LCD. Not only that, but it …

Iskn raises $2M for its iPad cover that turns your handwriting into a digital document

As much as some of us hate to admit it, paper is still around despite the fact that we live in the “digital age.”<p>Iskn (pronounced “i-skin”), a French startup that raised previously just under $350,000 on Kickstarter, built an iPad cover that digitizes whatever someone writes on a piece of good …

CES

The Tao Chair lets you work out without ever getting up

The Tao Chair is like an Eames Lounge chair but with fitness sensors running through its veins. When its owner sits down, he or she can do an array of core exercises using the chair's armrests. With enough force, you can do curls, presses, and leg lifts, all depending on where you put your arms and …

These stunning driverless trains are the future of London's Tube network

Want to see what the Tube could look like in the next ten years? Thanks to Transport for London and design studio PriestmanGoode, we now can, after they unveiled designs for a new fleet of driverless Tube trains due to be rolled out in 2022. The "New Tube for London" features a futuristic design …