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The Iris Is A Smarter Smartwatch

Wearable tech is what the entire tech industry is convinced is the next iPod; a massive popular consumer product that everyone wants. The jury’s …

12 Portable Chargers That Work Both With iPhone and Android Phones (list)

If you’ve ever been in a situation where you really need your phone and find it’s running on the last few drops of battery juice, a portable power …

What Project Ara could mean for the future of mobile customer service

When we first heard about modular phone projects like PhoneBloks, initially mobile tech publications like <i>Android Authority</i>, industry experts and even tech enthusiasts were skeptical about whether such a concept could ever be anything more than just a pipe-dream.<p>Although a smartphone that can have …

Jawbone Streamlines Its Headset Offering With The New Era

Bluetooth headsets, as anyone without a popped collar will tell you, are often items of last resort for the average cellphone user. But Jawbone makes pretty good ones, and their new Era headset aims to be their best yet. More importantly, the company that helped define the headset market alongside …

Hershey and 3D Systems team up to make 3D-printed chocolate candy

The chocolate in the candy aisle could soon begin to look a lot weirder. 3D Systems announced today that it will partner with the Hershey Company to develop "innovative opportunities" in 3D-printed food. The multi-year agreement will have 3D Systems working with Hershey to come up with new ways of …

Huawei’s ‘phablet’ takes off globally, doesn’t seem so crazy after all

China’s emergence as a global tech player is a continuing trend in consumer electronics, and the rise of China’s Huawei is a prime example.<p>The company wants to be a global brand in tech products and will continue to expand its presence in the U.S. market, Colin Giles, executive vice president at …

Meet Storehouse, the visual narrative app that wants to tell your story

Storehouse wants to sell us a dream. It’s that quintessential 21st century promise, an opportunity to democratize the storytelling experience and grant Jane and John Does around the world the means to collate idle smartphone-camera snaps and jotted thoughts into living, breathing stories.<p>It’s an …

Fingernail-shaped stylus is manicure-friendly

If you have fingernails that extend beyond your fingertip and have ever used a resistive touch screen -- like the one on the Nintendo 3DS, for …

Write a tune, get it 3D-printed with Music Drop

Though they only allow simple tunes, there's something rather fascinating about music boxes and turning their handles and watching their pin-and-comb …

Sony is the brand of choice for criminals

For the past fifteen years, Sony's portable radios have dominated a very specific market: the federal prison. One specific model, the SRF-39FP (the 'FP' stands for 'federal prison'), remains a firm favorite 15 years after its debut. It's made out of clear plastic, allowing guards to ensure the …

Nintendo Confirms Wii U Has Flopped, Slashes Sales Forecast By ~70%

Nintendo has confirmed what we knew already: its unhappy controller/console combo, the Wii U, is a flop. The company said hardware sales of the Wii U had failed to reach its target during the year-end, pushing it into a third consecutive annual loss, Reuters reports.<p>“We failed to reach our target …

Losses, write-offs and pay cuts: It's just a regular day at Acer

Acer executives are having a gloomy time of it after suffering a huger-than-expected financial loss for 2013 and subsequently being forced to take a 30 percent pay cut. Despite launching a wide range of PCs and tablets last year, the Taiwanese manufacturer lost around $700 million (NT$21 billion), …

Nomad ChargeKey review: An iPhone charger you won’t leave home without

Advertisement<p>10 Comments<p>Credit: Alex Colon<p>I usually leave my iPhone(s aapl) plugged in to a power source right up until the moment I leave my …

Apple Reportedly Targeting Late Q3 2014 for 12.9-Inch 'iPad Pro' Launch

As outlined in our feature highlighting Apple's possible product plans for 2014, a number of rumors have suggested Apple may be working on a 12.9-inch iPad model that could launch later this year. The company is allegedly accelerating development on this device in response to Samsung's introduction …

Motorola lowers price of bamboo Moto X, more natural finishes coming January 21st

Ordering the Moto X with a gorgeous bamboo rear case just got a bit less costly; the "natural" customization is now just an extra $25 on top of the regular price. At launch, bamboo added a premium of $100 to the handset's cost — an asking price that struck us as a bit too high. It would seem …

Silver nanowire sensors could be the flexible foundation for new wearables

A clear, bandage-like sensor could eventually make everything from fabrics to our fingers smart. Dr. Yong Zhu and a team of North Carolina State University researchers created an ultra-thin, flexible sensor that could be used in clothing, on the body, any in other ordinary objects to track things …

Hersheys to create 3D chocolate printer

Hersheys is to partner with 3D systems to create a 3D printer for creating chocolate and other edible products<p>The US chocolate manufacturer did not reveal the cost of the deal or if and when the printed products will be available to consumers.<p>Three-dimensional chocolate products are created by …

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Motorola Slashes Moto X's Wood Finishes from $100 to $25

Motorola today announced it is slashing the price of the Moto X’s wood finishes from a $100 premium to just $25 on Moto Maker. Furthermore, in addition to Bamboo, the Google-owned company is adding three new designs at the same lower price on January 21: Walnut, Teak, and Ebony.<p>Today’s 75 percent …

The smartphone’s physical keyboard makes a last stand

The Wall St. Journal today covers two different physical keyboard attachments for iPhone, the $100 (aptly-named?) ‘Typo’ and the Solomatrix Spike. The TL;DR is that both of these keyboards are OK (Joanna Stern seems to prefer the Typo) but have fatal flaws that push them towards edge cases – people …

Unity Developers Can Now Build Games For Sony’s PlayStation Vita

And Unity’s develop-once, build-for-anything arsenal continues to grow.<p>This morning, the guys over at Unity made good on a promise they first made in March of last year: support for Sony’s latest handheld, the PlayStation Vita.<p>It’s perhaps not the <i>best</i> timing, seeing as Sony is currently trying to …

Google brings Play Movies and TV to iOS

Google has been bringing more and more of its services to iOS over the years, and a new one just launched today: users can now play back movies and TV shows they've purchased from Google Play on their iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. Design-wise, it's very reminiscent of the Google Play web store and …

Samsung's Galaxy Tab 3 Lite doesn't bring much to the crowded budget tablet market

Samsung's regional Polish site inadvertently jumped the gun a few days ago, publishing a user manual for an unannounced Galaxy Tab 3 Lite to its support pages. Today, the Korean company's press blog has finally caught up and formally introduced its new low-end, 7-inch slate. The standard 7-inch …

Native Union's Jump charging cable can juice up your devices on the go

It only took a little over 24 hours for Native Union's Jump, a charging cable with a built-in battery pack for juicing up on the go, to reach its funding on Kickstarter. Still, the company hasn't abandoned its booth here at CES to go out and celebrate, so we dropped in and laid some paws on the …