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Heroes of Olympus: The House of Hades by Rick Riordan – review

The House of Hades is the fourth instalment in the Heroes of Olympus series by Rick Riordan. The book centres around seven demigods: Percy, Annabeth, Frank, Hazel, Jason, Piper and Leo.<p>The House of Hades picks up right where the previous book, The Mark of Athena, left off: Percy and Annabeth have …

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FiLIP is an electronic leash for your kids' wrists and it's coming to AT&T

Electronic leashes for the 21st century kid? You knew this sort of thing was inevitable. FiLIP, a smartwatch and 'locator' for kids that takes helicopter parenting to an excessive level, is heading to AT&T's lineup as an exclusive. As you'd expect from a device targeted to tagging kids, the FiLIP …

Samsung Galaxy S5 'to launch in early 2014'

Samsung’s forthcoming Galaxy S5 could be launched as early as February.<p>Samsung is reportedly planning to release the successor to its flagship Galaxy S4 smartphone in early 2014, amid speculation that the device could come in two versions – one metal and one plastic.<p>According to Korean news website</i> …

Mysterious smart ring project gives smartwatches the finger

A high-tech ring that promises to replicate many of the features found in the latest crop of smartwatches, but without strapping a brick to your wrist, is now one step closer to reality. Smarty Ring, a project that launched on Indiegogo last month, has blown past its funding goal to produce a ring …

BitLit Helps You Get E-Book Versions Of The Physical Books You Already Own

Chances are, you’ve got a good number of those old-school physical books in your house but have mostly moved to e-books at this point. What if you could potentially get a cheap or free e-book copy of some of those books? That’s what BitLit promises its users.<p>The Vancouver, Canada-based startup is …

TVPRO: Android Gadget Makes Your TV Smarter

Meet TVPRO: a nifty gadget that turns your TV into a smart TV. The TVPRO has a quad core processor and is powered by Android. You will be able to use …

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HTC One's plastic cousin (E8) officially shown off with M7 design, M8 guts

It's no secret that HTC's prepping a plastic variant of its flagship One (M8) phone, but we've never taken a proper look at it until now, courtesy of the company's China website. And no, this isn't a leak. Ahead of the device's June 3rd launch, HTC's limited edition giveaway campaign unveiled …

Samsung Beats Apple to the Punch with Their New Health Monitor

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Samsung has officially beat Apple to launching a health tracking system. While Apple is set to …

Adidas' miCoach Fit Smart uses your wrist to measure health data

Less than two weeks after making an unofficial appearance, today Adidas is formally introducing its new wearable, the miCoach Fit Smart. Revealed in San Francisco, during the Wearable Technologies Conference 2014, this wristband is capable of measuring your burned calories, heart rate, distance …

Inside the Huge Solar Farm That Powers Apple's iCloud

Apple has a wide-ranging plan to keep its ever-expanding empire green—but it has a few holes.<p>The skies are threatening to pour on the Apple solar farm, but as the woman in charge of the company’s environmental initiatives points out: The panels are still putting out some power. Apple is still …

Buffalo Bills coach has issues in first NFL game with Surface tablets

Last night's Hall of Fame game was the first NFL preseason matchup of the summer. It was also the first time that Microsoft's new plan to replace binders of printed photos with a fleet of Surface Pros on the sidelines was put into effect. As you might expect, implementing the tech hit a few snags. …