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HP's refreshed Chromebook 14 gets a price drop and longer battery life

No, they're not as wacky as that special edition Star Wars laptop, but Chromebooks are still likely to make for popular gifts this holiday season, given that they're cheap, compact and come in fun colors. Unsurprisingly, then, HP's just refreshed its 14-inch Chromebook ahead of the Black Friday …

Mobile Technology

Oppo R7s official, premium design, full HD screen, 3070mAh battery and 4GB RAM in tow

This morning, Oppo has officially taken the wraps off its latest flagship phone. The R7s boasts a host of flagship specs but, being Oppo, will likely cost less than the price of the traditional flagship phones when it launches across the globe over the coming months…<p>Oppo’s latest phablet boasts a …

Phones

Sorkin: My conscience is clear about Steve Jobs movie accuracy

<i>Steve Jobs</i> screenwriter Aaron Sorkin says his “conscience is clear” over accusations that his movie doesn’t portray events as they actually happened.<p>People have been split over the <i>Steve Jobs</i> movie, with some (like Woz, John Sculley, and Andy Hertzfeld) saying it’s a great achievement, and others …

Steve Jobs

An MIT Algorithm Can Provide Better Human Intuition Than Humans

Computers have a reputation for being able to churn through numbers with limited intuition. Now, though, an algorithm developed by researchers at MIT …

Take a deep breath with nine minutes of Adrift gameplay

Adam Orth and Three One Zero have posted a new nine minutes of gameplay from his upcoming virtual reality/exploration title <i>Adrift</i> and it gives a little more concrete sense of what's going on in the game than has been seen in shorter looks before.<p>The demo parcels out the game's backstory and main …

The Incredible Detail In These Miniature Movie Sets Will Blow Your Mind

These miniature movie sets are so realistic, they're sure to fool even the most discerning movie viewer. Every detail has been carefully thought of …

Marshmallow Laser Feast: augmented reality will overtake VR

VR might be the entertainment buzzword of the moment, but we're going to see it overtaken by new technology very soon, according to an expert in …

Very first Apple computer hits auction block at mind-blowing price

Some of the most important scientific instruments of the past 700 years are hitting the auction block later this month, but one of the newest creations in the lot — one of the very first computers created by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak — is expect to fetch the highest bid.<p>Christie’s has auctioned …

Selling

Colorful children's book introduces kids to the basics of code

On one page, you’ll see an illustration of kid scientists assembling multi-eyed orange creatures. On another, an amicable blue furry creature leads a …

Variety: Google Play kills VR apps with 'cardboard' in their names

Google Play has jettisoned a handful of VR apps that use the word "cardboard" in their names, according to <i>Variety</i>. Some of the affected applications are Cardboard VNC, Cardboard Catapult and Cardboard Theater. VNC's developer plans to rename it to "VNC Client for Cardboard," while Theater's maker …

'Wanna Job? Wanna Network?' 10 Hours Walking Through NYC as a White Dude

Earlier this week, a video documenting the street harassment one woman experienced during a 10-hour period walking the streets of New York made the rounds on the Internet. While many praised the video—which was created by the non-profit Hollaback!—for drawing attention to the kind of harassment …

Cyberpunk 2077 will be ‘a mess of effects’ and far bigger than The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

Polish game developer CD Projekt Red is starting to talk about its next big project, albeit tentatively.<p>Cyberpunk 2077 is the studio’s follow-up to the critically acclaimed The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, and visual effects artist Jose Teixeira has told MCV that it’s a far bigger project than anything CD …

Cyberpunk

ConAgra cuts 1,500 jobs; moving HQ from Omaha to Chicago

About 700 workers will be in Chicago starting next summer, including the company's senior leadership as well as some operations for its consumer foods segment that are situated in Omaha and Naperville, Illinois. The company will maintain a significant presence in Omaha with about 1,200 employees, …

Stephen Hawking talks technology, AI and more in his first Reddit AMA

Stephen Hawking, genius that he is, is just like us. He finds <i>The Big Bang Theory</i> hilarious, and his favorite song ever written is Rod Stewart's "Have …

Singularity

These 5 Kits Can Teach Kids About Computers and Coding

As adults and parents, we’re quick to point out how much simpler—and therefore better—things were when we were young. Instead of iPads, we had books. …

Lyft’s head of technology could be linked to massive Uber hack

Ride-sharing service Uber suffered a huge data breach eight months ago, and the company now hopes to uncover details about an Internet address that …

Jimmy Iovine wants Apple to save the world from free music

Jimmy Iovine thinks the music industry is rotting and the once-great album is taking a beating, and it's all the fault of free music. The prolific record producer and Apple Music executive laid out his position in typically bombastic fashion at the Vanity Fair New Establishment Summit in San …

Apple Music

Inside the creation of the Microsoft Surface Book

No one saw it coming: The Surface Book, history’s first Microsoft laptop (or notebook, if you prefer). And has there ever been a more apt setting for …

Apple reportedly to introduce midrange, sharp-screen iMac next week

The company will bring a high-resolution 4K screen to its smaller desktop machine, going on sale ahead of the iPad Pro, according to 9to5Mac.<p>Apple launched a slew of products during its annual iPhone event last month, but not all of its new devices made it on the agenda.<p>Apple is set to add a …

iMac

LG's power-packed V10 has two screens and two selfie cameras

The LG V10 is not your typical Android smartphone. I think it's fair to call LG's V10 the world's first ultra phone.<p>How so? Let's start with its two …