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ClingClanger App Helps Diagnose Car Noises

An unfamiliar vehicle sound can be an unsettling feeling, but what if you could get an idea of what was wrong with your car before having it repaired? That’s the idea behind the new ClingClanger app from Noise Tech.<p>ClingClanger features a library of automotive noises owners can listen to in order …

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Meet the Ventev Powerdash r900, a compact car charger with built-in battery

The Ventev Powerdash r900 is a battery car charger demoed at CES 2014 that also works as a portable battery.<p>Spotted at the Las Vegas-based show by <i>The New York Times</i>, the device has been available in stores for a while now. The Powerdash r900’s battery will hold a 900mAh charge which, while not …

Rumor: HTC One’s successor may be called the One+, reportedly will have Snapdragon 805 CPU

Just yesterday <i>@evleaks</i> revealed what he called “preliminary” specs for the HTC M8, which included a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 CPU, 2GB RAM, a 5-inch 1080p display, an UltraPixel rear cam, 2.1MP front cam and KitKat with Sense 6.0. Now if a new report from recognized XDA member <i>Mike1986</i> proves correct, …

Mobile

7 hidden features in Microsoft Windows 8.1

Microsoft launched Windows 8.1 last month, featuring a range of refinements and functional improvements, including a more customisable Start screen, enhanced Bing search, and a range of new apps and services. Here are some of the operating system's best hidden features.<p><b>1. Turn the Start screen into</b> …

Software

Tile Bluetooth Tracker

A tiny Bluetooth tracker with a unique feature. If your Tile-tagged item goes out of range of your iOS device, mark it as missing and your Tile will …

Verbarius Digitless Clock

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Performer Elise Verdoncq, one of the human stars of "Odysseo," turned down a career as an attorney more than four years ago to join Cavalia for its first show. Q&A: http://b.globe.com/15a72oZ (Photo credit: Lynne Glazer)

HTC One comes with $100 in Play Store credit through Radio Shack

Have you been seeing the HTC One reviews, and wondered why you don’t have one yet? Front facing speakers, aluminum build, sleek design. The camera is amazing, and Sense isn’t so bad anymore. So, what’s holding you back?<p>IF AT&T or Sprint offer good service in your area, you’re in luck. If you …

Android News

Android duels with Windows 8 on Samsung hybrid

Windows 8 and Jelly Bean make on odd couple. But Windows may be the odder of the two in an increasingly mobile world.<p>Samsung on Thursday announced the Ativ Q laptop-tablet hybrid running both Windows 8 and Android.<p>While it appears to be a Windows 8 laptop first and Android device second, the fact …

Is the Ativ Q the beginning of a lifelong friendship between Windows and Android or more of a cease fire?

At Samsung’s premiere yesterday there wasn’t a whole lot for Android fans to get excited about. We already knew about most of the products unveiled there, and the most exciting Galaxy device was the Galaxy Camera NX.<p>Now what was truly exciting for Android fans was the Samsung Ativ Q. It’s a …

US government investigating Ford F-150 engine problems

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has announced that it’ll be opening up an investigation on Ford‘s F-150 pickup truck. They say …