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Kickstarter: Augment modular charging solution for iPhone 5/5s reinvents the battery case (Video)

Augment is a new case series from Rubix that puts a spin on the traditional battery case. Rubix is currently seeking funding on Kickstarter to produce this product line, but don’t let that get you down. This is definitely worthy of your hard-earned cash if you’d like to have the benefits of a …

Here’s the iPhone 6: Bigger, thinner, improved camera, and more

Apple’s iPhone 6 was perhaps the most highly anticipated device of 2014. Now, after a long, suspenseful year full of rumors and contradictory …

iPad App Smashing for Sports Coaching

App Smashing is the process of combining content in one or more apps together for a creative and effective outcome. App smashing can make the iPad a powerful aid in sports coaching and other mediums.<p>As any cricket geek knows, the season is about to start. I’ve been playing, and more specifically, …

Why Mobile Ads Are Seen as a Boon to Facebook, But a Plague to Google

Analysts gave Facebook a big thumbs-up this week for its transition to mobile.<p>As the company reported on Wednesday, mobile ads now represent 59% of …

Google Is Preparing To Pay A Huge Fine For Tax Noncompliance In France

France’s equivalent of the IRS (<i>Direction générale des finances</i>) has been investigating Google for tax noncompliance. With only €138 million of revenue reported in France in 2011, something wasn’t right.<p>Le Canard Enchaîné first reported in 2012 that the company owed $1.3 billion (€1 billion). Le …

New Galaxy S5 video continues "the next big thing is here" theme

Samsung has uploaded a new video to YouTube highlighting the features of the Galaxy S5, while taking a gentle poke at the iPhone. The Samsung Galaxy S5 was announced back in February and became available this month. Following its “the next big thing is here” theme, the new S5 video highlights the …

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Apple, Google Settle Wage-Fixing and Hiring Conspiracy Case

Apple and Google have settled a massive lawsuit involving allegations that that they conspired with two other tech giants to keep wages low in Silicon Valley and to avoid hiring from within each others’ ranks, Reuters reports.<p>The case, which also implicated Intel and Adobe, was filed as a …

The world's smallest magazine cover is 2,000 times smaller than a grain of salt

No, <i>National Geographic Kids</i> didn't forget to buy colored ink -- that's a blown-up view of the smallest-ever magazine cover, created by IBM to set a Guinness world record. The tech firm used a miniscule, heated silicon "chisel" to etch a polymer image measuring just 11 micrometers by 14 micrometers, …

Gramofon

Like the gramophones of old, Gramofon is designed to bring your favorite music into your home. Unlike an actual gramophone, however, this sleek …

First computer with a mouse could sell for £25,000

The Apple Lisa 1 was a commercial failure when it launched in 1983, but could now sell at auction for £25,000<p>A rare Apple computer, which was the first ever computer to come with a mouse, is expected to fetch £25,000 ($42,000) when it goes under the hammer in Germany next month.<p>The Apple Lisa 1 was …

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Oppo NFC camera attachment pictured, comes with 10x optical zoom

If you can’t wait for the discrete optical zoom smartphone cameras which might be heading our way in the future, feast your eyes on images of Oppo’s slightly bulkier NFC camera attachment, which appeared stuck to the back of an Oppo Find 7 over at <i>Weibo</i>.<p>The design is reminiscent of Sony’s QX range …

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10 things you can do with your old Android phone

Smartphones could be the fastest growing technology we’ve ever seen. More than one in seven people worldwide currently own a smartphone. Some of us have already upgraded our smartphones several times over the years. The technology just keeps advancing and the top manufacturers are adept at …

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Chop your veggies like Jony Ive with this wooden MacBook Pro cutting board

In the past, we’ve seen at least one madman use his iPad as a cutting board. While the guy was clearly senile, it does raise an interesting point: the design of many Apple products, from the iPad to the Mac, look like they might have been inspired by cutting boards in Jony Ive’s kitchen.<p>If you’d …

Google Wants To Bring Its Wi-Fi Networks To Google Fiber Cities

Google is looking at ways to bring its Wi-Fi networks to cities where it offers Google Fiber, the high-speed Internet service it offers selected metro areas in the U.S., starting with a free plan and ranging up to $120 per month bundled with TV services. The Google Wi-Fi networks that currently are …

The gadgets that changed your life

When we asked you to tell us which gadgets changed your life, our goal was to arrive at a simple list of important devices. Instead, we learned how some of the products we talk about on Engadget every day make such a profound impact on your life.<p>Remember when Facebook bought Oculus VR a few weeks …

Alarm Clock Reboot wakes you up gradually and stylishly

Snoozing is great, but oversleeping isn’t. That’s why Alarm Clock Reboot approaches rousing you from your slumber in a different way. Instead of waking you up when you tell it to, it starts the process with a series of smaller alarms spread out before your wake time. You tell it when you want to …