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Elon Musk and David Sacks abandon Zuckerberg’s lobbying group FWD.Us

Earlier this year, Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook fame launched a lobbying group called FWD.Us, which purports to be for immigration reform and has more …

Dogs

Running With Friends Now Available On iOS

Zynga revealed they were working on a new “with friends” game earlier this year, called Running with Friends. The game is set in Spain. Running with …

Gear & Gadgets

The $100 Lumia 928

It was a huge week for Nokia, who announced and showed off hands-on demonstrations of two new phones. The company isn’t really seeking to make …

Gear & Gadgets

Staples Sells 3D Printers

At this point in time you’ve had to have heard about 3D printers – printers that can take a blueprint or template and create an object out of …

3D Printing

PayPal Seeking to Get Rid of Passwords

The chief information security officer for Paypal, Michael Barrett, spoke at the Interop IT conference and advocated for a new internet security …

Information Systems

Your very own drone, to follow you home

Universal Air got its start with a $15,000 Kickstarter campaign that earned $220,000. Now it wants to make drones that can autonomously follow you around. Without an Internet signal.<p>Imagine carving your way down a particularly challenging slope, your skis kicking up clouds of snow, trees flying by, …

Bluevision Slim iPhone 5 Case With IC Card Holder

Need a handy way to use your IC card? If you also use iPhone 5, the following Bluevision Slim <b>iPhone 5 case</b> with <b>IC card holder</b> should be able to meet …

Gear & Gadgets

Mophie Juice Pack for HTC One Review

The nightly recharge is a fact of life with most modern smartphones, and the HTC One is no different, but what if you could double your runtime and …

Demonstrate How To Build Your Green Product To Win Over $1,000 In Prizes From Instructables’ Green Design Contest!

If you can demonstrate how to build something useable that is truly worth raiding the recycle bin to create, you could win over $1,000 worth of …

Brazil

Home Console Gaming May Suffer Death By A Thousand Cuts, Rather Than A Major Revolution

The Ouya is making its way out to backers even now (though my shipping notification still hasn’t arrived. Grrr.) and judging by early impressions, it’s no silver bullet to take down behemoths like Sony and Microsoft. The $99, Android powered console still isn’t fully formed exactly, but it’s …

BlackBerry Q10 Review

The BlackBerry Q10 might not have been the first BlackBerry 10 smartphone to reach the market, but with its classic QWERTY keyboard it’s arguably the …

Consumer Tech

Olympus celebrates PEN F 50th anniversary with 60s-inspired flagship PEN E-P5

Coming almost two years after the E-P3, the Olympus PEN E-P5 is a welcome and needed update to the range and is itself a real sign of how fast things …

Olympus PEN Series

Dear Apple: Where Is My Mac Pro?

As I sat here today thinking about what I should write for my latest column here on SlashGear, I was distracted. I didn’t look at the latest news, …

Microsoft responds to Windows 8 criticism, defends upcoming changes as 'a good thing'

Windows 8 has had its share of detractors since its launch, and today Microsoft's vice president of corporate communications responded to recent reports that paint the operating system as a failure. In a blog post Frank X. Shaw points to two pieces in particular — one by the <i>Financial Times</i> and the …

Iron Man: The Official Game – review

Iron Man 3 has you hurtling through procedurally generated levels that are different every go, splitting your time between low-level flight avoiding …

Iron Man

Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon – review

Although it uses Far Cry 3's game engine and mechanics, Blood Dragon has absolutely nothing else to do with it, eschewing all the attempted …

Lenovo IdeaCentre Horizon 27 review

MSRP: $1,699.00<p><b>The Good</b> The large screen and lie-flat design make the <b>Lenovo Horizon 27</b> a fun family PC with lots of casual gaming potential. It includes several gaming accessories and has a custom user interface, Aura.<p><b>The Bad</b> The heavy, clunky kickstand can get in the way, there's a little …

Some of Japan's Coolest Tech Innovations, by Dentsu's Kei Shimada

Think Japan’s not quite as innovative as it used to be? Kei Shimada, director of business development at advertising and PR firm Dentsu disagrees. At The Next Web Conference Europe 2013, he took to the stage to talk us through some of the innovations being worked on by his team and others in the …

Legal organization claims Apple is dodging tax and selling pornography in China

The China Association of Consumer Protection Law, a subsidiary China Law Society, has accused Apple of tax evasion, intellectual property violations, and distribution of pornographic content in China.<p>According to a piece published in China’s The Mirror (hat tip Bill Bishop), the …

Teen suspended for tweet critical of high school sports

The senior class president at a Wichita high school is suspended for suggesting that his school isn't all that at sports. Just that. No cursing. No incitement to violence.<p>I am writing this with a cold compress on my head and a milk chocolate digestive biscuit in my mouth.<p>Both are to soothe my …

Forget sex: how the idea behind Bang with Friends could revolutionize social interaction

Apple's Find My Friends, a mostly-unrelated concept.<p>Perhaps you've heard of Bang With Friends. It's a rather controversial thing. Simply put, it's a Facebook and mobile app that lets you pick which of your friends you'd like to "bang." Oh, but it's more clever than that: the app won't reveal your …

Oculus Rift And Sony Help CCP Games Expand EVE Universe Beyond Online PC Gamers

CCP Games is doing a lot of smart things. After focusing on growing a robust and dedicated hardcore PC gaming audience with its EVE Online game over the past 10 years, the Iceland-based publisher is expanding the EVE Universe.<p>First up is DUST 514, a free-to-play Sony PlayStation 3 space shooter …

What a Facebook Re-Design Would Be Like in Real Life

By now we're mostly used to Facebook moving the furniture around every once in a while. We complain for a while, then just deal with it. But in a …

How Wearable Computing Will Change Everything, Including Apple

Listen, you tech-savvy, trend-resisting cynic you. I want you to stop dismissing wearable computing as a pointless, narcissistic fad.<p>Wearable computing is not for people too lazy to look at their phones. It’s not a trendy toy for wealthy yuppies. And it’s not about joining Robert Scoble in the …

'Google Play Games' uncovered as Android's home for invites, achievements and more

A Google-built alternative to Game Center on iOS and Games Hub on Windows Phone surfaced last month, and we know even more about it. <i>Android Police</i> dug into a new Play Services (an Android component you don't access directly, but does things like update Google apps) APK, and found the latest version …

Ask Engadget: best sub-$1000 Ultrabook?

We know you've got questions, and if you're brave enough to ask the world for answers, then here's the outlet to do so. This week's Ask Engadget inquiry is from Meredith, who needs a new Ultrabook so she can go to law school. If you're looking to ask one of your own, drop us a line at <b>ask [at]</b> …

New Release Dates for 300 Sequel and ALL YOU NEED IS KILL

PACIFIC RIM - Kaiju Crush Banner and 2 New Character Posters

AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. Cast Photo and Sneak Peek Tomorrow

Joe Quesada on BIG HERO 6 and Other Marvel Animated Films