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Stunning Images Of The "Siberian Express" FreezeNado

More than <b>100 million Americans</b> are set to be impacted by the arctic blast known as the "Siberian Express" as record (low) temperatures are being …

iOS 7.1 makes everything faster — including your battery drain

iOS 7.1 may have only been released this week, but it’s already got it’s own “gate”-worthy issue: battery life is abysmal. Reports on Twitter and Apple’s support discussion forums indicate that users are seeing significant drain on their batteries after installing the new update.<p>[tweet …

Twitter Stock Faces Early Test As First Insider Shares Unlock Tomorrow

Tomorrow the first traunch of insider stock at Twitter will unlock, allowing non-executive employees to sell a portion of their shares. Nearly 9.9 million shares will be set free on Saturday, worth around $565 million.<p>The February unlock pales in comparison to the much larger one coming in May, …

A Week With The LG G Flex

Most of the reviews of the LG G Flex have already gone up, but since the phone is slowly percolating out in the U.S., I thought I’d give it a full week of use to see just what the fuss was about. If you watched our Fly or Die, below, you’ll know that I’m excited by the phone but consider it a …

Flyfit Fitness Tracker Offers Increased Accuracy And Straps To Your Ankle (video)

Most fitness trackers currently available one market are either worn on your wrist or clip to your clothing. However the Flyfit fitness tracker has …

Gartner shows smartphones outsold feature phones in 2013

Gartner has posted its numbers looking at the mobile phone market last year. The numbers show a first for the smartphone industry as the number of …

PS4 vs Xbox One: Which console is the best? | Trusted Reviews

<b>Xbox One vs PS4: We examine Microsoft and Sony’s consoles and see how the price, specs, features, games, accessories and more compare to see which</b> …

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BBM 2.0 now available for iPhone and Android - Pocket-lint

BlackBerry has announced BBM 2.0, a dramatically improved version of the chat applicaion for Android and iPhone that adds a number of new features to …

Google Nexus 7 Tablet Lands At Verizon

A few days ago, we mentioned that the Google Nexus 7 tablet was going to be launching soon at Verizon Wireless stores. The version of the tablet …

Nasa Maps Ganymede, The Largest Moon In The Solar System

Nasa has produced a remarkable map of the largest moon in the Solar System.<p>Ganymede, Jupiter's titanic moon and the largest in our local space …

Steve Jobs' 30-Year Old Time Capsule Was Just Opened - But What Was Inside?

Tech enthusiasts and crew from National Geographic’s “Diggers” have just unearthed - and opened - a time capsule buried with the help of Steve Jobs …

Skype's new tweaks will sync all your devices and notify you quicker

One of the downsides of owning a smartphone, tablet and a computer, is that you can miss important messages if they only land on one of that trio. That's the thinking behind the latest Skype update, which will now sync your chats across all of your devices. The tweaks also bring push notifications, …

Step aside: 6 billion new devices will connect to the internet in 2014

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>You’ll be battling for bandwidth with another 6.18 billion connected devices in 2014 according to research firm IHS(s ihs). And …

Nokia Lumia 930 tipped for MWC 2014 release | Trusted Reviews

<b>Nokia could launch the Nokia Lumia 930 at MWC 2014 as one of its new handsets.</b><p>According to a new report, Nokia is preparing to launch a selection of …

Nokia Lumia 1520 review -- does bigger mean better for Windows Phone 8?

Is Marc Andreessen right about what is holding the media industry back? Mostly, yes

Advertisement<p>14 Comments<p>Credit: All Things D<p>Venture investor Marc Andreessen of Andreessen Horowitz doesn’t have many media investments, apart from …

Daily Roundup: LG G Pro 2 announced, Comcast acquiring TWC, and more!

<i>You might say the day is never really done in consumer technology news. Your workday, however, hopefully draws to a close at some point. This is the Daily Roundup on Engadget, a quick peek back at the top headlines for the past 24 hours -- all handpicked by the editors here at the site. Click on</i> …

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Skype Updated with Improved Chat Experience

Skype is one of the most popular VoIP client available at the moment, not only for desktops, but for mobile devices as well. The folks at Skype have …

Facebook announces new gender options

In the old days it was easy. You were either a man or a woman. These days, things are not so straight forward. How would you fill in a form if you …

Japan’s Rakuten shells out $900M to make Viber its “consumer engagement platform”

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Recent reports of messaging firm Viber’s acquisition were correct – except for the price and the buyer. It’s not an Asian …

Viber messaging app bought by Japan's Rakuten

<b>Messaging app Viber has been bought by Rakuten, the owner of online retailer Play.com.</b><p>The Japanese company will pay $900m (£540m) for the mobile application, which offers free calls and text messages from a mobile phone.<p>Rakuten, which also owns the Canadian e-reader Kobo, said the purchase would …