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Watch Kanye West Cover Queen’s ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’

Before Kanye West took the stage Saturday night for his Glastonbury headlining slot, the rapper spent weeks weathering news stories about how nearly …

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Windows 9 preview reportedly coming in late September

Microsoft is preparing to launch a preview version of its next operating system, Windows 9, next month, reports ZDnet.<p>We first heard news about Windows 9, previously codenamed Threshold, at the beginning of the year. This version of the OS is rumored to focus more on consumer-facing support, which …

Amazon's New Phone 'Traps' You: Consumer Reports

<b>CNBC</b><p>The new Amazon Fire smartphone doesn't measure up against its competitors and "traps" its users in the Amazon ecosystem, according to a new review by Consumer Reports.<p>While the Fire, which wants to be the ultimate shopping phone, taps into all Amazon has to offer, other phones can provide most …

10 Things You Didn't Know Your iPhone Could Do

You may be missing out on some of the iPhone's most powerful features.<p><b>1. Take Siri to School</b>Tired of Siri pronouncing things wrong? Next time she screws something up, tell her "That's not how you pronounce X," and then pronounce it for her. She'll give it another try, and offer you a few options …

iPhone 6 may come with another new cord

When the iPhone 5 was first introduced, Apple also showed off the Lightning cord (and port) for the first time. This was a new cord for the Apple …

Consumer Reports dings Amazon’s Fire phone on its UI, battery life

Consumer Reports has finished subjecting Amazon’s Fire smartphone to its litany of tests, and has found it wanting.<p>While CR praised the Fire’s new …

Apple Loop: How Much Will The iPhone 6 Cost, Should You Buy The iPhone 6, And Will We See A Sapphire iWatch In September?

Taking a look back at another week of news from Cupertino, this week’s Apple Loop covers the expected price of the two iPhone 6 models, why you need to decide which smartphone is for you, the features people are expecting (and hoping for) in the new iPhone, how large the smartwatch market is, will …

Purported photos of 5.5-inch ‘iPhone 6L’ show 2915mAh battery, wider display panel

Asia-based rumor site <i>Apple Daily</i> has acquired photos of what it claims are the next-generation iPhone, including the 5.5-inch model we’ve seen much less of in recent weeks. The two photos above show the larger device (with the purple interior) paired with a 4.7-inch version. The wider 5.5-inch …

The next wave of Oculus' latest VR headsets start shipping in October

After a few stumbles toward the finish line, the first wave of the latest Oculus Rift prototype shipment has concluded is well under way. It's no small number, either. Oculus' vice president of product Nate Mitchell tells <i>Road to VR</i> that his company shipped over 20,000 DK2 headsets in this initial …

Apparent Photo of 5.5-Inch iPhone 6 Battery Reveals 2,915 mAh Capacity

A purported photo of the 5.5-inch iPhone 6's battery on Chinese site <i>Apple Daily</i> [Google Translate] (via <i>Macotakara</i>) alleges that the larger new iPhone could have a capacity of 2,915 mAh. The photo shows the battery carrying an Apple part number of 616-0675 and that it runs at 4.35 volts, although no …

HTC One E8 Headed To Sprint Soon

HTC One E8 features the similar set of specifications as the metal-clad HTC One E8. The device features a plastic exterior, and comes with a lower …

Can't Wait for Windows 9? It Could Be Coming Sooner Than You Think

If you upgraded to Windows 8 or 8.1 and want out, there may soon be an alternative to simply downgrading to Windows 7. Microsoft is reportedly going …

DK2, the second wave of Oculus Rift developer kits, to ship in October

It was been a bit of a wait for expectant Oculus Rift developers to get their hands on their dev kits, and it appears there’s another couple month wait available. Oculus has made available for per-order the DK2, short for Developer Kit 2, which is expected to ship in October.<p>The release comes …

Windowless Airplane Will Give Passengers High-Res Panoramic Views

You don’t need a window for these views. Paris-based design company Technicon Design recently won an award for their IXION Windowless Jet Concept. …

More Purported Photos of iPhone 6 Parts Appear, Including Assembled Front Panel

It's now less than a month until the rumored September 9 announcement of the iPhone 6, and photos of parts have appeared online. Notably, the Taiwanese blog <i>AppleClub</i> has posted photos of the front screen assembly. We had already seen photos and videos of the front glass, but this is the first time …

How to spot birds, planes, and maybe even a superhero with your iPhone

Sometimes we get so caught up in connecting to each other on various social networks, we often forget that we are surrounded by an entire universe of …

Now even more shots of the 4.7-inch iPhone 6’s 1810mAh battery have leaked

Yesterday, we reported on purported photos of the larger, 5.5-inch iPhone 6’s 2915mAh battery pack among other parts, and today, new clear shots of the 4.7-inch models have leaked. Photos of the smaller next-generation iPhone’s 1810mAh battery first hit the web in July, and these new photos add …

More Photos Point Toward 1,810 mAh Battery for 4.7-Inch iPhone 6

Last month, a photo surfaced showing what looked very much in line with Apple's usual iPhone battery design but with a capacity of 1,810 mAh, higher than the 1,560 mAh battery found in the iPhone 5s. Speculation naturally pointed toward the new battery being for the 4.7-inch iPhone 6, with a number …