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Apple Launches an Outlet Store on eBay for a Second Time

For a second time, Apple has opened a “Factory Outlet eBay Store,” where users can purchase certified refurbished Apple products at a heavily …

UltraViolet working on easier redemption process for adding movies to the cloud

Redeeming the UltraViolet codes found in Blu-ray cases can be a confusing process, and DECE (Digital Entertainment Content Ecosystem) general manager Mark Teitell is quick to admit that. At some point this year, consumers will likely start seeing inserts directing them to a universal redemption …

Credit card hackers hit Neiman Marcus

Credit card hackers might be developing a taste for the finer things in life.<p>Upscale department store Neiman Marcus confirmed that its database of customer information was hacked last month, independent security researcher Brian Krebs reported on Friday.<p>The Neiman Marcus hack follows news today …

Historic DNA sheds light on modern killer

A dozen years before the U.S. Civil War, North America was in the throes of a devastating cholera pandemic that had already claimed hundreds of thousands of lives worldwide. In Philadelphia, a physician named John Neill gathered intestines from six victims of the deadly disease, to be used for …

Ladibird Aims to Turn iPhones Into Serious Portrait Cameras

Is the Ladibird an iPhone case, a fully-functioning camera or a cleverly designed smartphone add-on? The answers, in no particular order, are yes, …

EyeLock Myris is a USB eye scanner offering security that's unique to you

When it comes to unique passcodes, it doesn't get much more secure that an eye scan. Thanks to EyeLock's Myris, you'll be able to create super complex passwords that you won't have to remember -- using a USB-powered add-on to authenticate your identity instead. Myris is about the size of a makeup …

Plane crashes, woman dies, survivor films and takes selfie

Would you have done the same?<p>Ferdinand Puentes was one of nine passengers in a 2002 Cessna Grand Caravan which suddenly suffered engine failure off Kalaupapa, Molokai in Hawaii last month.<p>As he heard the engine fail and saw the plane heading for the water, one of his first instincts was to turn on …

Behold the First Ever Image of a Planet and Its Star Over 63 Light Years Away

Although it might not seem like much, the photo above might just be the most extraordinary image you have ever seen. Not because of crazy high …

Apple Taps UK Engineer for New Optical Image Stabilization System for iOS Device Cameras

In line with yesterday's report claiming that the iPhone 6 will retain an 8-megapixel rear camera while focusing on other aspects such as image stabilization to improve performance, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office yesterday published an Apple patent application (via <i>Unwired View</i>) outlining a …

Pesticide levels on some organic produce indicate use was deliberate

As much as eight per cent of organic produce tested by Canadian inspectors has so much pesticide residue that experts say there is a strong …

Pesticides

iPhones Top Most-Used Phones List for 2013

The most-used phones of 2013 are the iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, and iPhone 5, but Samsung is right behind with its high-end devices, the Galaxy S2, S3, and …

Mobile

Wearables on the feet: hands-on with the first smart sock

Eyes and wrists are getting a lot of love from the wearable space lately, but there is one powerful body part which is extremely underserved: feet. …

Rogers Said to Spend Up to $100M on Content Deals to Launch Netflix Rival

Rogers has apparently started to sign major content deals and plans to spend up to $100 million for its Netflix rival and possibly Hulu Plus clone, …

Olympians' aggressive victory stances may be inherited

A victory dance is one thing, but scientists studying Olympians' triumphant body language are now talking about how the aggressive — even threatening …

San Francisco

SteelSeries Launches Stratus, The First Wireless iOS 7 Gamepad

Apple opened the door for gamepads that make use of the lighting connector in iOS 7 with some new and interesting gaming protocols. Accessory maker, …

Dinosaur bones discovered in Saudi Arabia for the 1st time

A team of international researchers has uncovered dinosaur bones for the first time in Saudi Arabia.<p>A string of vertebrae from a huge …

Saudi Arabia

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A high-end, sound bar system made in France debuts at CES 2014

It was bound to happen. Focal, known to audiophiles all over the world for its statuesque Utopia series of high-end speakers is readying its first sound bar system. It's the 3-inch deep, "uni-body" aluminum Dimension, which can be placed in front of a display or mounted to a wall and provide a …

Windows 8.1 update images pop up online

An update to Windows 8.1 reportedly planned for the spring is now showing off online via a series of leaked screenshots.<p>Served up by Russian Web site Wzor, the images show the same internal version number currently found in Windows 8.1 Pro (version 6.3.9600) but the full build number is …

Mophie's Space Pack boosts both battery life and storage, requires a special iOS app (hands-on)

As a smartphone power user, one of the devices that intrigued this editor the most at CES was not a huge TV or a sleek sports car, but actually the Mophie Space Pack. It's an iPhone case that marries both a backup battery and additional storage -- a first of its kind, according to Mophie. The …

Ford CEO Denies Leaving for Microsoft

Ford CEO Alan Mulally has shot down rumors of him becoming Microsoft’s next head.<p>“I have no other plans to do anything other than serve Ford,” …

Scotiabank iPhone and iPad Apps Get an Update, Brings New Features

Scotiabank has updated both their iPhone and iPad apps yesterday, to include new features and many bug fixes.<p>Scotiabank’s award-winning mobile …

Study: Playing games can bleed into real-life perception, behavior

Playing games can affect our behavior and visual perception in real life, according to a new study published last month in the International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction.<p>The study came from psychologist Mark D. Griffiths and doctoral researcher Angelica B. Ortiz de Gortari, both of …

Ad leak hints T-Mobile will pay full family's early termination fees

T-Mobile, trying to snatch customers away from other US carriers, appears likely to announce an offer Wednesday to pay a whole family's early termination fees they'd otherwise have to pay themselves to cancel mobile phone contracts.<p>Droid Life spotted a T-Mobile ad on tech sites that promises: …

Popular and profitable, Plex wants to double down on personal media

Plex has long been associated with movies and TV shows that people rip from DVDs, record from TV or maybe even download from torrent sites. But as …