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Apple said to be studying solar, motion charging for iWatch

A New York Times report is providing more fodder for iWatch speculation, including the purported use of solar power.<p>Apple has been testing both solar and wireless charging for the rumored iWatch, according to a story in Sunday's New York Times.<p>The wireless charging method would involve magnetic …

Duracell, The Company That Makes Batteries, Wants To Compete With $10 Billion Dropbox

The latest one caught our eye because the company is better known for making batteries: Duracell.<p>It's standing out from the crowd by combining an old-fashioned hard drive that you would pick up at the store with unlimited cloud storage.<p>For $20 per month, you'll get a 1 terabyte hard drive and …

Stream Crosses’ ‘Bitches Brew,’ Electronic Doom From Deftones’ Chino Moreno

Deftones leader Chino Moreno has been on a tear of late. His most famous band made a grand return with their rock-solid seventh album <i>Koi No Yokan</i>, …

Can your next-gen console spy on you?

Both Microsoft and Sony maintain their next-gen offerings will only record and transmit user data when console owners allow it to; but does this account for the technology already at the disposal of hackers and wiretapping government officials that pose a potential threat to the privacy of console …

LG's curved-screen smartphone, the G Flex, can truly flex

LG pledged durability when it announced its curved-screen device, the G Flex, and a new video shows the company may be able to keep its promise.<p>The LG G Flex is different from other smartphones in that its screen curves from top to bottom, in a way that makes it snug nicely around a user's face …

Best mobile games of October 2013

Windows Phone

At least 8.8 billion Earth-size, just-right planets found, study says

Space is vast, but it may not be so lonely after all: A study finds the Milky Way is teeming with billions of planets that are about the size of Earth, orbit stars just like our sun, and exist in the Goldilocks zone -- not too hot and not too cold for life.<p>Astronomers using NASA data have …

Android 4.4 KitKat and Google's quest to take over the world

Can a low-end Android phone be any good? For Mountain View, a billion users are at stake<p><i>"As we get on our journey to reach the next billion people, we want to do it on the latest version of Android." — Sundar Pichai</i><p>At its root, Google’s Android platform has always been about growing the audience …

Men Sleep Naked and Other Useful Stuff Jawbone Up Can Tell Us

Women sleep on their sides more often then men do, men are twice as likely to sleep naked, and most of us are guilty of bringing our mobile phones …

Wearable Tech

Windows 8 apps might sync and run on Xbox One, Dell website claims

The disparate ecosystems of Windows Phone, Microsoft's traditional desktop and the Xbox 360 left a generation of Redmond loyals aching for a more unified front. Now Dell seems convinced that one is on the way: according to a blurb on the company's online store, Windows 8 apps will be capable of …