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With Nymi Wristband, Your Heartbeat Unlocks Your Devices

Could be convenient<p>Here's a twist on knowing thy heart. A startup is looking to manufacture a wristband that recognizes its wearer by his or her heartbeat. The wristband, called Nymi, then communicates with wearers' other devices—laptops, tablets, smartphones—to unlock them when their owners pick …

Apple offers credit for upgrading iPhones

Apple quietly began rolling out an iPhone trade-in program Friday, letting owners sell older handsets back to the company in exchange for credit toward a new model.<p>Apple's U.S. retail stores are now accepting devices, said Amy Bessette, a spokeswoman for Apple. The initiative got under way just …

Mobile Technology

16 Things You Should Do At The End Of Every Work Day

Last week when I laid out the 16 things you should do at the start of every work day, I said the first few hours in the office can have a significant effect on your level of productivity over the following eight. But in order to successfully accomplish your morning routine, you’ll have to end the …

Study: To The Human Brain, Me Is We

A new study from University of Virginia researchers supports a finding that’s been gaining science-fueled momentum in recent years: the human brain is wired to connect with others so strongly that it experiences what they experience as if it’s happening to us.<p>This would seem the neural basis for …

PS4 vs. Xbox One vs. Wii U Comparison Chart - Xbox One Wiki Guide - IGN

Exit Theatre Mode<p>The <b>PS4 vs. Xbox One vs. Wii U Comparison Chart</b> provides an easy visual aid to compare hardware, user interface, media compatibility …

Xbox One, PlayStation 4 Don’t Impress Us Any More [Op-Ed]

The Xbox One and Playstation 4 don’t impress us any more.<p>This console war has hardly seen the heated arguments of previous generations, and it’s …

Feature: Eight PS4 Titles That Are Changing the Game

Prior to the PlayStation 4’s announcement, many sceptics questioned what the system could possibly do better than existing machines. Titles such as …

PS4 vs Xbox One controller

T3.com looks at the controllers for the Microsoft and Sony consoles which will battle it out for a slice of the Christmas market.<p>With both the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 due to be released in the UK before Christmas, the experts at T3.com give you all the information you need to decide which has …

PS4 Is Coming November 15th to North America

Playstation 4 is coming! Playstation 4 is coming! When? November 15th to North America. How much? The previously announced $400 price tag. Only 87 …

North America

PlayStation 4 coming November 15th for $399

At Gamescom 2013, Sony answered the final big question about its next-gen console: the PlayStation 4 will go on sale November 15th in North America. The European release will follow two weeks later on November 29th. Priced at $399 / €399 / £349, the PS4 will do battle with Microsoft's $499 Xbox …

Xbox One Vs. PS4 Full Launch Line-Up

The full launch line-up for both Microsoft‘s Xbox One and Sony‘s PS4 have been revealed, though more games could be added and it’s always possible that some of these games could be delayed.<p>David Thier posted the Xbox One line-up earlier today. Microsoft has a total of 23 titles lined up, many of …

Xbox One Vs. PS4: No Clear Winner At Gamescom (So Far)

<i>Neither Sony nor Microsoft came out with any big surprises at gamescom this year.</i><p>There weren’t many surprises for gamers from the big console makers’ gamescom announcements today.<p>Perhaps the most welcome news was the price-cut for Sony’s PS Vita, though the neatest looking “new” game from Sony was</i> …

PS4 Pre-Orders Already Beating PS3 Holiday Sales

This next console generation is already different from any previous console generation, and not just because of Call of Duty’s dog. Despite the swirling notion that dedicated games consoles are under fire from tablets, smartphones and a range of exciting new gaming devices, Sony’s PS4 press …

PS4, PS Vita Will Feature Cross-Platform Voice Chat

Sony has been trying their best to help sell its PlayStation Vita handheld gaming device, which just so happen to have received its first price cut …

Microsoft teases "surprises" for PAX

Microsoft has teased that "surprises" will be part of the company's lineup for PAX Prime this weekend in Seattle, Washington.<p>In discussing Microsoft's plans for the show, director of programming Larry "Major Nelson" Hryb said on his blog, "Of course there will be other surprises at the booth, …

Fantasy vultures

Fantasy expert Akbar Gbajabiamila breaks down which players in your draft will take points away from your starters in the red zone.

Top 5 Cincinnati Bengals Who Will Boost Your Fantasy Team

As the summer draws to a close and the NFL regular season grows nearer, football fans around the country are not only preparing themselves to watch their favorite teams on Sundays but also their favorite NFL players.<p>Since the advent of fantasy football, fans frequently find themselves torn between …

A Blueprint for Winning Your Fantasy Football Draft

With the first game of the 2013 NFL season just over a week away, fantasy draft season has hit the home stretch.<p>That isn't to say there isn't still a ways to go. Thousands of leagues will be holding their drafts over the next several days, and the folks at SiriusXM Fantasy Sports Radio have gone so …

Fantasy Football 2013: Surprising Stars Ready to Explode

Picking up players in your fantasy football league who are not yet stars but who soon will be is a big key to winning your fantasy league.<p>Preseason games offer a potential glimpse into the future, but one shouldn't be too hasty to believe everything one sees during this time of evaluation and …