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Apple Watch on deck: What to expect from Monday's 'Spring Forward' event

It's finally time for Apple Watch. Apple's “Spring Forward” event in San Francisco on Monday is widely expected to be the launch pad for its eagerly anticipated smartwatch.<p>The world got its first glimpse of Apple Watch at a glitzy event in Cupertino, Calif. in September, and the tech giant looks …

Seconds Play a Role in Last Minute News About Apple Watch

It's almost time to set our watches ahead one hour, which could be the last time many of us need to do that manually, if we own an Apple Watch by this time next year. Last minute rumors coming out of Cupertino offer a little more insight into how the Apple Watch will be used. Apple has allowed a …

Xbox One vs PS4: All you need to know

Ahead of their release later this year, see how the launch titles, bundles and hardware for the Xbox One and PS4 compare.<p>Techradar takes a look at the latest information on the Playstation 4 and XBox One following the Gamescom gaming convention, including launch titles and bundles.<p>From the design …

Elon Musk just started building a real 'Iron Man' laboratory

The SpaceX founder plans to unveil gesture-based system next week<p>SpaceX and Tesla Motors founder Elon Musk has often been compared to a real life version of Tony Stark, aka Iron Man. Director Jon Favreau has openly said that Musk inspired his depiction of Stark in the first <i>Iron Man</i> film, and both …

Vine hits 40m users despite Instagram’s challenge

Many thought that Instagram’s addition of 15-second videos to its photo-sharing app would kill Vine, Twitter’s fledgling video app.<p>Apparently …

Samsung’s Gear Smartwatch Is A Strange Hybrid

The folks over at GigaOm have heard from reliable sources everything we need to know about Samsung’s Gear smartwatch, a device rumored to hit the headlines about a week before Apple’s big new iPhone event. It’s complex, and confusing data for sure.<p>The Gear is going to have a touch-sensitive OLED …

Microsoft shows off next-gen Kinect motion and voice capture in Xbox One's Project Spark

Microsoft just flaunted some of Project Spark's gaming powers at Gamescom 2013 in Cologne: motion and voice capture. If you'll recall, the platform enables gamers to create their own digital spaces for games using the Xbox One's integrated Kinect sensor and the upcoming SmartGlass. Microsoft's Team …

Microsoft's 'Project Spark' beta launches in October, lets anyone create a game

Microsoft first unveiled its <i>Project Spark</i> game maker project back at E3 with a promise of a launch later this year. Today at Gamescom, Microsoft is revealing it will launch <i>Project Spark</i> beta for Windows 8 in October. <i>Project Spark</i> is essentially a game maker within a game, letting players build …

EA's Origin store now allows downloaded games to be returned within a week

Gamers have been choking lately on some of the restrictive DRM for upcoming consoles and titles, but at least EA is offering some relief. It just announced that its Origin store now features the "great game guarantee," letting you return downloaded games after purchasing. You'll have 24 hours to …

Let's take a deeper look at Xbox One's next-gen Kinect (video)

While Gamescom hasn't technically started yet, Microsoft's troops have already arrived in Cologne. In fact, we've already been gifted some details about new titles, but we also managed to get a little more intimate with the new Kinect. You know, the one there's been all that fuss about. But if you …

Amazon trade-in offer lets you upgrade an Xbox 360 game to Xbox One for $10

If you're the kind of gamer who wants to buy this fall's top Xbox 360 games as soon as they're released <i>and</i> also buy them again for the Xbox One as soon as you can, Amazon is offering a deal that might be of interest to you. Essentially, Amazon will let you trade in an Xbox 360 game to get the same …

Verizon service coming to 36 NYC subway stations later this year

When it rains it pours -- and pouring rain only stops New York City's 100-year-old mass transit system some of the time. Following its fellow carriers underground, Verizon this morning let it be know that it has inked a deal with Transit Wireless (which has already announced similar partnerships …

NASA wants to print a spacecraft, but first it’s printing the electronics

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: PARC/Thinfilm<p>PARC — home of the laser printer, ethernet, the graphical user interface and the Alto computer — is best …

The iPhone 5C Isn’t For The US; It’s The iPhone For The Rest Of The World

Reports suggest that Apple will introduce a cheaper plastic-bodied iPhone 5C on September 10. The 4-inch phone will supposedly replace the iPhone 4 and the iPhone 4S in the product lineup. While the company will certainly gain market share in the lower-end spectrum of the smartphone market in the …

LinkedIn thinks your 14-year-old needs a professional resume, and it’s right

When should kids start branding themselves for getting into college and, by extension, a job? At 14, apparently. LinkedIn announced yesterday that its new University Pages feature—which allows colleges some of the same networking and recruiting powers that employers hold on the site—will usher in …

YouTube for iOS gains video playback while searching, improved ChromeCast integration

Google has announced an update for its YouTube for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch application that brings multiple new features. Notably, the app will now allow users to watch a video in the corner of the display while browsing and searching for other videos.<p>The app also gains support for viewing …

PlayStation 4 hitting shelves on November 15th in the US for $399, November 29th in Europe and Latin America

There isn't much we don't know about the PlayStation 4 at this point. Sony has let the details slip out in drips and drabs, dragging out the mystery as long as possible. But now, the last remaining blank spot in our dossier -- the release date -- has been filled. At today's Gamescom 2013 press …