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Twitter Officially Launches Its “Retweet With Comment” Feature

Twitter just officially launched its “retweet with comment” feature, which it began testing last summer.<p>“Retweet with comment” allows users to embed a tweet in their own tweets, which lets them get around Twitter’s 140-character limit when they write their own commentary. The feature is now …

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Nintendo Building Bedside Fatigue- And Sleep-Tracking Device

Nintendo might be on the verge of reinventing itself once again: The Japanese company is currently best known as a gaming giant, but in its storied history (which dates back to 1889), it has run taxis, sold instant rice and more. Now, Nintendo is aiming to build out its health division, adding more …

Google Play Books’ new reading mode lets you browse and skim nonfiction ebooks faster

The digital format works a lot better for some kinds of books than others. For straight-text fiction, it’s perfect — as evidenced by 2013 sales …

Here Comes The World's Thinnest Smartphone (For Now)

You’d be forgiven for not thinking the iPhone 6 is particularly "chunky" at .27 inches thick, but that didn’t stop Chinese manufacturer Oppo Electronics from one-upping it with its new R5 phone — now the slimmest on the market.<p>Coming in at a slender .19 inches thick, the R5 has been touted as the …

Ampy Is A Wearable Spare Battery That Charges As You Move

It was surely only a matter of time before someone thought to capitalize on the current trend for wearables with a battery designed to charge via kinetic energy. And so meet Ampy: a spare battery pack, currently bidding for crowdfunds on Kickstarter, that straps to your person and, its makers …

Hands on with Google's Nexus 9: This Lollipop tastes like an iPad

You can taste the iPad influence in Google’s Nexus 9 tablet. Laying eyes on it for the first time, you’d be forgiven for thinking Apple made it. The …

The Most Amazing PCs Of October 2014

I’ve been scouring the Internet again this month looking for some of the craziest PCs on the planet. The three incredible desktop PCs I’ve chosen were built by enthusiasts who represent a long line of PC modders that were tired with the bland black boxes PC’s usually come in these day. PC …

Netflix hikes subscription price for 4K TV owners

Netflix is now charging a premium for access to 4K streaming. Access to 4K — also known as Ultra HD — now requires a "platinum" plan, which costs $11.99 per month. Previously, members on Netflix's typical HD streaming plan, which increased from $7.99 to $8.99 earlier this year, could access the …

After 2 Weeks With The iPhone 6 Plus, This Is The Thing That's Most Impressive About The Phone

I've now had the iPhone 6 Plus for just over two weeks.<p>I still love it. I still think it's the best phone for most people.<p>In the two weeks that I've owned it, there's one thing about the phone that blows me away — battery life.<p>The big screen is nice, and probably the best feature. At 5.5-inches it …

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How to read books from your local library on your tablet

I’m a voracious reader, and read between 80 and 100 books a year. Obviously, this is a habit that gets expensive so I’m always looking for legal ways …

Learn How to Build iOS Apps from Scratch

Have you always wanted to build an iOS app, but lacked the knowledge and skills? Have you ever signed up for an online course on creating iOS apps, only to feel frustrated because the content was out of date or not comprehensive enough? Are you dying to learn more about Swift and programming for …

Lenovo Launches New QHD Yoga Pro 2 Tablet With Built-In Projector

Lenovo has launched a new Yoga Pro 2 tablet that features a built-in projector and 8 watt sound system today.<p>The headline feature is the tablet’s built-in Pico projector, which can project a 16:9 50-inch high-resolution image on to any surface. This is coupled with an 8 watt sound system and a mini …