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2016 Nissan Maxima gets re-tooled in New York (pictures).

Nissan

​Automakers reinvent and reimagine at the New York auto show

This year's New York auto show was a stage for many automakers to reinvent themselves.<p>The 2015 New York auto show wasn't just a cavalcade of announcements, new models, and new tech; it was also an opportunity for many automakers to reinvent themselves. For some, that meant a complete change in …

Automotive Industry

Apple shows what its watch can do in new video tutorials

The company touts key features of its smartwatch in four short video clips released a week before presales start for the pricey device.<p>Apple is giving us a detailed look at some of the main features of Apple Watch, a week before presales start for the device.<p>The company on Friday released four new …

Smartwatches

This obnoxious birthday card will drive you totally crazy

Become the most-hated gift giver in history by bestowing on your buddies an electronic singing birthday card that won't shut up.<p>There are thoughtful birthday gifts and then there are birthday gifts born out the bubbling cauldron of hell. The Joker Birthday Card falls into the latter category. A …

Gear & Gadgets

Sun And Moon Align To Create Stunning Two-Faced Ice Halo

<b>Dayshot:</b> It looks like the sky of an alien world, or a portent for the coming apocalypse, but this photo is actually a day and night composite -- two …

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Take a virtual trip with Google Cardboard and Street View

Have you ever wanted to see the Giza Necropolis but can’t stand long haul flights? A virtual tour probably sounds pretty enticing then, and Google has taken us one step closer to virtual sightseeing with a little VR easter egg hidden away within Google Maps.<p>Paired up with Google’s inexpensive …

Virtual Reality

Asus ZenWatch Coming To The US November 9th, Starting With Best Buy Priced At $199.99

Word has hit the street that the Asus ZenWatch will launch in the US on November 9th. Two days from now shoppers reportedly will be able to pick one …

Moto Hint and Samsung Gear Circle hit AT&T stores

The two bluetooth devices are the latest accessories to find a home at Ma Bell's place.<p>AT&T bulked up its Bluetooth accessory lineup with two devices from Samsung and Motorola.<p>The Motorola Moto Hint and Samsung Gear Circle hit stores on Friday, according to the carrier.<p>Both products represent …

Gear & Gadgets

Activating gene in key organ systems slows aging process throughout the body

With a typical lifespan of around six weeks, the common fruit fly is one animal that could benefit from a slowing of the aging process. And that's …

Ideum experiments with tangible interface on projected capacitive touch tables

Multi-touch hardware and software company Ideum is exploring a potential future for the workplace in which traditional desks give way to projected …

Leatherman By The Numbers Pocket Tools

Carrying around a pocketable multi-tool is never a bad idea — but choosing the right one for your needs can be a real challenge. Leatherman By The …

Fibaro Motion Sensor features glowing eyeball design

If you prefer your motion sensors to remind all nearby that they’re under someone’s watchful eye, Fibaro’s new offering fits the bill. With the …

Design

HTC Lock Screen from Sense 6 is now in the Google Play Store

Continuing the trend of launching pieces of their software into the Google Play Store as standalone apps, HTC has made available their Sense 6 Lock Screen for any HTC user to install and enjoy.<p>HTC Sense 6 has only been available since the launch of the HTC One (M8) earlier this year, representing …

Google Play

Apple Watch Home Screen Available for Android Wear

Earlier this week, Apple introduced its first venture into the wearable industry in the form of the Apple Watch. The device comes with a very unique …

Samsung details manufacturing process behind the upcoming Galaxy Alpha

Loyal Samsung users have been waiting years for a Galaxy device with a metal body, and Samsung has finally granted their wish with the upcoming …

This Xposed module adds blur effects to your expanded notifications

The Xposed Framework has been a must-have set of tweaks for those who want to make the most out of their Android devices. For some, running Xposed tweaks on otherwise stock (but rooted) ROMs has become a good alternative to installing custom ROMs like Cyanogenmod, AOKP, Paranoid Android, Carbon and …

Tutorials

Kwikset Kevo update brings Guest eKeys

Smart door locks are a neat idea for your connected home, but what about when you have guests? Those who still have to work when friends or family …

Soto Pocket Torch

One of our favorite pieces of gear, the Soto Pocket Torch transforms a disposable lighter into a full-on, wind-resistant mini-blowtorch, capable of …

Iron Man Mark V Armor Power Bank Makes Sure You Never Run Out of Battery

There’s no shortage of power banks and portable chargers in the market, if you fancy something attractive and unique, take a look at the Iron Man …

How to Use Microsoft Office for Free

It’s no coincidence that one of the first things users ask when they purchase a new device is how to download Microsoft Office for free. Microsoft …

Check out Kickstand4u - a kickstand and tripod adapter for all your mobile devices

This one comes from <i>mouseglider</i>, straight out of Mobile Nations' own Android Central forums. If you're looking for a kickstand, or a tripod adapter, …

Chromecast mirroring now runs on nearly any device, via root app

Earlier this week Google officially rolled out support for Chromecast mirroring, at least on select Nexus, HTC, Samsung and LG devices. For most folks, the experience has been pretty solid on officially supported devices, though some of us (especially Android L users) have ran into issues with …

Android News

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HTC Dot View app becomes manageable with themes and settings

When HTC unveiled the Dot View case, we were pretty impressed. Spending some time with it, though, we found that it was actually quite limited. …

Apps

Tweet from Samsung hints at possible retinal scanner in upcoming device, possibly Galaxy Note 4

That fingerprint scanner on your device is <i>so</i> last year.<p>These days, it’s all about retinal scanners.<p>Yep, you heard right. A tweet sent out by …

Wearable Widgets lets you push your widgets to Android Wear

One of the most exciting parts about Android is you are never stuck with the out-of-the-box experience. Don’t like something? There’s apps, launchers, mods and so many other methods that can enhance or completely change your experience for the better. While Android Wear might be in its early days, …

Android News