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Editing video is hard. Let the Graava action camera do it for you

Shooting video is easy. It's the editing process that's hard and time-consuming.<p>A new action camera called the Graava will automatically edit your …

Here's why LG is still making flip phones

Like AOL subscriptions, the flip phone seems to be an anachronism, a leftover fragment from another age. And yet, just like AOL subscriptions, the flip phone persists, with LG this week introducing its Wine Smart handset. It runs Android on a 3.2-inch screen, comes in a choice of burgundy or navy, …

Target launches Bluetooth beacon pilot program in 50 stores

Bluetooth beacons are already helping London's visually-impaired subway riders navigate the Tubes, now they're going to help shoppers find great deals at their local Target stores. The retailer recently announced that it is implementing a pilot beacon program in 50 of its stores. These beacons will …

PlayBox Mod Combines Xbox One And PS4 Into A Single Laptop

One of the hardest decisions for gamers is whether to buy an Xbox One or a Playstation 4. What if you could have both and carry them around as if it were a laptop? Eddie Zarick, a firefighter from Fort Myers, Florida, has successfully combined an Xbox One and a PlayStation 4 into a single Vizio …

Ozobot: The tiny robot that comes alive on your iPad

Darting around on top of my iPad screen, two little Ozobots seemed to have minds of their own, which is sort of true. They are robots with sensors …

CES 2015: Hands on With the L.Y.N.X., a $300 Controller From Mad Catz

A high-end enhancement to the Android gaming experience.<p>If I paid $300 for a controller, I’d sure want it to feel as good the L.Y.N.X. from Mad Catz. …

This black box promises to wirelessly charge a dozen gadgets at once

Energous says its WattUp tech can charge from up to 15 feet away<p>Most phones that can be wirelessly charged today still have to sit right on top of a charging pad — in fact, even being slightly misaligned with the pad can cause a phone <i>not</i> to charge. Now, the company Energous says that it has a …

Yes, there is such a thing as iPhone separation anxiety

With the exception that most of us don’t routinely change our wives or husbands every couple of years for a newer, slimmer model, owning an iPhone can be a lot like being in a relationship.<p>And just like any relationship, time apart can lead to separation anxiety and other negative psychological …

New smartphone battery recharges in less than two minutes

LAS VEGAS— Your next smartphone could charge in less than two minutes.<p>Since first showing off the lab-based prototype of its ultra-fast battery …

These lightbulbs boost Wi-Fi, catch burglars

LAS VEGAS— Lightbulbs that merely illuminate will soon be a thing of the past, if Sengled, a Shanghai-based company, has its way.<p>Sengled unveiled a …

CES 2015: Turtle Beach Showcases New PC Accessories, Xbox One Headsets

Products include two upgraded versions of its Xbox One headsets.<p>Showcasing its new line up of gaming accessories, partnerships and Xbox One headsets …

Samsung's Galaxy Note Edge is now available from Verizon

Samsung's curved Galaxy Note Edge is now available from the biggest carrier in the United States. Verizon Wireless has launched online sales for the one-of-a-kind phablet, signaling an immediate launch that we assume will also kick off at its retail stores tomorrow morning. Verizon is selling the …

Minecraft Was YouTube's Second Most-Searched Query of 2014

Rap God loses out to Block King.<p>Minecraft was the second most-searched query on YouTube, according to Google.<p>Losing out only to ‘Music’, Minecraft …

Razer headset plus Leap Motion equals new virtual reality powers

LAS VEGAS — So let's say you just finished experiencing a stunning demo of the new Oculus Crescent Bay prototype, no other virtual reality experience …

Captain America saves the day in Call of Duty Online live action trailer

It's Captain America meets Call of Duty... Online and in China.<p>Call of Duty owner Activision has a tradition of creating flashy live action trailers …

Call of Duty

The Assassin's Creed movie is coming December 2016

And Channing Tatum will star in a Gambit X-Men film next October<p>The good news: 20th Century Fox's <i>Assassin's Creed</i> film is back on track for a theatrical release. The bad news: you're going to have to wait until the end of next year to see it. Fox said today that the film, based on Ubisoft's popular …

(Update: Dell.com too) Dell Venue 8 7840 with RealSense 3D camera now at BestBuy

<b>Update:</b> The Venue 8 7840 was officially introduced at CES, and is now available at Dell.com for $399 in addition to Best Buy.<p><b>Original post:</b><p>Back in September 2014, Dell unveiled a new range of tablets dubbed the Dell Venue 8 7000 Series. These new tablets have a couple of cool features. The first is …

CES 2015: 'Narrative Clip 2' Wearable Camera Debuts with Improved Optics, Automatic Photo Capture

This week's Consumer Electronics Show has brought the unveiling of the Narrative Clip 2, which is the follow up to the popular portable wearable camera now featuring an improved camera, enhanced light sensitivity, and wide-angle optics. The Narrative Clip 2 features a new 8-megapixel camera system …

CES 2015: Toshiba Announces TransferJet Wireless File Transfer Dongle for iOS Devices

Toshiba today at CES 2015 announced the launch of the company's first TransferJet file transfer dongle with support for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. The new TJM35420LT dongle includes a Lightning adapter for iOS devices and allows for the transfer of files between compatible devices using …

Intel’s 5th Gen Core processors are finally, really here

Better graphics and much better battery life are leading to the best laptops we've yet seen<p>The Broadwell codename has been on Intel's lips for many months now. The big chipmaker's move to 14nm production has proven bumpy and delayed the anticipated launch of its latest processor family, but today …

CES 2015: Griffin Unveils Line of New Charging Accessories Optimized for iOS Devices

Accessory maker Griffin Technology today unveiled four new products at CES 2015, including its five-slot PowerDock Pro charging station, its three-port PowerBlock 3 wall charger, its PowerBlock Wall Dock for holding a device up on the wall during charging, and its 12-volt PowerJolt Premium car …

You can play Far Cry 4 at max settings with MSI's laptop and GPU expansion

MSI's newly unveiled 13" laptop/desktop GPU enclosure combo, the GS30 Shadow and Gaming Dock bundle, is capable of smoothly playing <i>Far Cry 4</i> at max setting, IGN reports — But it's going to set you back $1,700.<p>The new model has a 13.3" screen with 1920x1080 resolution, an integrated Iris Pro 5200 …

Steam Tops Concurrent User Record as Client Beta Gets FPS Counter

Steam peaks at 8.5 million concurrent users.<p>Valve began rolling out a Steam Beta Client Update on January 2, introducing new features including a …

CES 2015: Hands-on with MSI's GS30 Shadow Laptop & Gaming Dock Bundle

A flood of pixels<p>Alienware's not the only gaming laptop manufacturer looking to offer desktop performance to laptop owners: MSI's unveiled a 13" …

CES 2015: MSI's GT80 Laptop Features Mechanical Keyboard, 980M SLI

Would you like a kitchen sink with that?<p>Among the products MSI will be launching during CES are a couple of notable new gaming laptops—and at the …

NVIDIA's Tegra X1 Puts A Teraflop In Your Pocket

In 2000, the ASCI Red was the world’s first teraflop supercomputer. 15 years later and NVIDIA has just announced the first teraflop mobile processor – the Tegra X1.<p>The Tegra X1 packs more power into its eight-core 64-bit CPU and 256 GPU cores using less than 15 watts of power than the ASCI Red did …

Alcatel's new smartwatch is a cheaper Moto 360 that works with the iPhone

The main interface itself is controlled not by swiping the screen, but by tapping near the bottom edge of the Watch. When you raise your wrist, the screen activates (similar to the Apple Watch), and tapping will cycle between the watch face and the menu, which is a colorful, Windows-style scroll of …

Wearable Tech

HP unveils 4K, 5K, and curved displays at CES 2015

5K is a first for HP<p>High-resolution displays are quickly becoming the norm, and HP is introducing a handful of new ones today to give buyers even more options. The company is expanding its display line with the addition of two 4K models and its first 5K model. It's also introducing an extra-wide …

HP Pavilion Mini and Stream Mini shrink the desktop PC

LAS VEGAS — You might think it's a little last-minute to be coming out with a Mac mini clone, but HP thinks it's better late than never. At CES 2015, …

You can buy these head-tracking headphones instead of 25 speakers

If you want to recreate the movie theater experience at home, you usually have to buy five — or more — speakers to surround your couch. Instead of putting a lot of money into sets of speakers that are going to be confined to one room, 3D Sound Labs has created a set of headphones that can emulate …