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

I usually leave my iPhone(s aapl) plugged in to a power source right up until the moment I leave my apartment. But every once in a while I forget, …

Sony patent filing would let you reshape your PlayStation Move controller

Typically, motion controllers aren't very good at adapting to different gameplay situations -- not unless you're willing to slap on a cheap plastic shell, anyway. Sony may improve that state of affairs in the future, though, as it recently filed for a patent on a modular PlayStation Move …

Google Is Working On A “Chromoting” App For iOS Users, Too

A message spotted on Chromium.org, home to the open source browser project Google Chrome is based on, states that a “Chromoting” application is in development for iOS devices. This would allow users to control their computers from their iPhone or iPad, for example. An Android version of this same …

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 …

More than 750,000 spam emails sent from fridges and TVs

More than 750,000 spam emails were sent from smart household appliances such as fridges and TVs over a two week period, according to a security firm<p>US-based Security firm Proofpoint claims to have uncovered the first proven Internet of Things cyberattack involving household "smart" appliances.<p>More …

Apple Turns To Old iPhone Models, And Lower Prices, To Woo Users In India

Executives at Apple in India are preparing to celebrate passing $1 billion in annual revenue in the country for the first time this financial year.<p>But Apple today remains a small player in India, accounting for less than 2% of all mobile sales in 2013 according to one estimate. In a market where …

Firefox may beat Google to a web-based slate: Hello, Firefox OS tablet

I’ve been clamoring for a web-based tablet over the past year and one company is finally going to deliver it. Only it’s <i>not</i> from who I expected: …

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 …

3D Printing

Polamatic 4.0 brings the Polaroid camera experience to iOS

When it comes to consumer photography, perhaps the only thing more iconic than the Polaroid camera is the Polaroid photo. The size, the shape, and especially the white band at the bottom, where you could scribble a quick note about the scene -- for those of a certain age (myself included), it's …

Intel's Bay Trail CPU will usher Android into the 64-bit era this spring

Sure, 64-bit support is all the rage nowadays in the mobile space, what with Apple setting off a trend with the introduction of the iPhone 5s. Now, according to Intel's CEO, tablets running Google's operating system are next and will soon be available with 64-bit compatibility. During an earnings …

Mozilla is testing the first Firefox OS tablet prototype

The US might not see it immediately, but the world will soon get its first Firefox OS tablet. Mozilla has begun testing its browser-based operating system on tablets and has developed its own tablet prototype. Currently Firefox OS runs on smartphones and may eventually power smart television …

Legend of Raven may launch on Xbox One and PS4

2D fighting game created by former <i>SNK</i> and <i>King of Fighters</i> developers, <i>Legend of Raven</i>, is set for a release on Xbox One and PlayStation 4, according to a video published by Nicalis.<p>The trailer, since pulled, revealed that the PlayStation Vita, Xbox One and PlayStation 4 versions of the game will …

Call of Duty: Ghosts Review

Old dog, new tricks.<p>Like a good sequel should, Call of Duty: Ghosts doesn’t ignore the formula of fast, fluid gameplay that has made the series …

Call of Duty: Ghosts Review

<i>Like many recent multiplatform titles, the Xbox One version of Call of Duty: Ghosts looks slightly inferior on Microsoft's new console when compared to the PlayStation 4 version. This is due primarily to a difference of resolution: Ghosts on Xbox One tops out at 720p, while the PS4 version looks</i> …

Call of Duty (Video Game)

Call of Duty: Ghosts review: for the dead

Ghosts never goes beyond the barest requirements for a sequel<p><i>Call of Duty: Ghosts</i> is the best evidence in years of a franchise going through the motions.<p>The long-running joke about Call of Duty — generally espoused by non-fans — goes like this: Each year's installment of Call of Duty is only …

PocketStation reborn as a free PlayStation Vita app for Japan

Memory card peripheral for the original PlayStation console, the PocketStation, is now available to download as a free app for PlayStation Vita in Japan, Sony announced today.<p>According to Siliconera, the app is currently free for Japanese PlayStation Plus members and includes <i>Crash Bandicoot 3, Mega</i> …

iPad Air off to a good start as early usage outpaces previous models 4-to-1

Tracking data from Fiksu suggests that iPad Air adoption may be outpacing both the iPad 4 and the iPad Mini by around four to one. The numbers are as yet very small, but three days in, iPad Air usage hit 0.8 percent of active devices versus less than 0.2 percent for the iPad 4 by the same time …<p>The …

Nikon's new full-frame camera leaks out with glorious retro styling

The Alpha 7 cameras that Sony introduced last month were astounding because of their combination of compact size, a full-frame sensor, and interchangeable lenses. The only apparent problem they had was the lack of an established lens ecosystem — such as, for example, the one that Nikon has with its …

EA CEO on shutting down online games: 'It's never an easy decision'

Electronic Arts has taken a lot of flak in recent years for shutting down online games, but the decision is always about prioritizing the ability to "provide a great game experience," said CEO Andrew Wilson in an interview with Polygon last week.<p>Earlier this year, EA closed three Facebook games …

Android 4.4 KitKat review: designed by Google, for Google

In 2011, Google introduced Android 4.0 "Ice Cream Sandwich," which took some of the design direction it had begun on tablets and moved it to phones. In the intervening two years, we've only seen "point" updates for the platform: some subtle refinements and a few big new features, but never a big …

Wii Mini coming to the US for the holidays

Nintendo is certainly beefing up its holiday lineup to appeal to thrifty shoppers who are eager to put a console under the tree. In addition to …

PS Vita Gets PlayStation 4 Remote Play and Second Screen Support

Last month Sony teased a ‘PS4 Link’ feature for its PS Vita handheld console and the new application — which allows the PS Vita to connect to the PlayStation 4 for remote play and second screen capabilities — has landed today as part of a firmware update.<p>In addition to PS4 Link, Vita owners who …

Introduced at iPhone 5s event, M7-integrated Nike+ Move fitness app launches

Introduced by Apple at the September 10 iPhone 5s event, Nike has launched its Nike+ Move application for the iPhone 5s. The app was originally scheduled to arrive on November 6th alongside the new FuelBand SE hardware, but it appears that Nike unleashed the program a bit early.<p>The application …

Chrome Beta for Android gets a new, simpler tab switcher

Hate the stack of cards-style layout of your open tabs in Chrome for Android? It's time for you to switch to the browser's beta release, friend, because a better tab switcher awaits. François Beaufort, Googler and Chrome dev extraordinaire, has revealed that Android's most recent Chrome Beta update …

Apple Begins Hiring for Flagship Retail Store in Brisbane, Australia

Two years after the store was originally announced to be built, Apple has begun posting job listings for its forthcoming flagship store in Brisbane, which is the third most populous city in Australia. The store would also join Apple's other locations within the city, including its stores in …

Windows Phone: Today Italy, Tomorrow the World!

Windows Phone’s market-share march continued apace during the three months ended in September, charting some significant growth abroad.<p>In the third …

Windows Phone

Apple Patents Home Automation Technology That Adjusts Settings Based On Device Location

Apple has just been granted a new patent (via AppleInsider) which describes a very comprehensive system for controlling connected home devices. The elaborate setup would make it possible for Apple to use location data fed from things like your iPhone and iPad, as well as use of credit cards or RFID …