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5 Rules FIFA Should Change Before the 2018 World Cup

Now the dust has settled on the 2014 World Cup, Germany's celebrations have died down and all of the lessons have been learned from the competition, we are left looking at one of the best tournaments we've seen in the modern era.<p>Recent innovations like goal-line technology and the vanishing spray …

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

Barca reveal Neymar deal cost almost $118 million

BARCELONA (Reuters) - The deal to sign Neymar cost Barcelona 86.2 million euros (71.47 million pounds), including payments to the forward and his family, the club said on Friday after the player’s father revoked a confidentiality agreement.<p>Brazilian soccer player Neymar (R) shakes hands with …

Barcelona have confirmed that Neymar's parents got £34m of the £48.6m paid for the Brazil striker in June. The 21-year-old's former club Santos received the other £14.6m http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/25887952

'iPotty' named worst toy of the year

What happens when you combine an iPad with a potty? You get an iPotty.<p>The iPotty – a bizarre combination of iPad and potty designed to help young children with potty training – has been named the worst toy of the year by the Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood (CCFC).<p>According to manufacturer …

Mad Catz M.O.J.O. Android console will stream PC games to your TV

When Mad Catz made pre-orders for its M.O.J.O. Android gaming console live, it did so with a curious bit about support for PC streaming. But any mention was quickly removed from the site and, when contacted for comment, the company remained silent. Now, however, Mad Catz has confirmed to Engadget …

Toyota plans mid-decade launch of anti-collision system and self-driving cars

In 2015, Toyota plans to make an advanced anti-collision system available to consumers, starting with Japan. The system uses sensors that watch for other cars, pedestrians and other obstacles and not only hits the brakes, but steers the vehicle to avoid hitting whatever is in its path. It gives the …

Muku Shuttr Mobile Shutter For iPhone And Android (video)

If you are looking for a way to remotely trigger the shutter on either your Android or iOS smartphone device you might be interested in a new concept …

Pebble says a million apps have been downloaded, updates status of outstanding Kickstarter orders

To say that Pebble's Kickstarter-launched smartwatch has been more popular than it expected would be a <i>slight</i> understatement. In fact, the company touched base with us today to let us know exactly how much demand there's been for the wearable, how it's going to fulfill that demand and what it's …

Leef Bridge USB/MicroUSB Drive Enables File Sharing Between Devices (video)

Leef Technology has today announced the launch of a new innovative device in the form of Leef Bridge, which has been designed to provide users with …

Sony SmartWatch 2 unveiled: a water-resistant 'second screen' for Android devices

Sony's taking a second stab at the fledgling wearable category it helped pioneer with today's announcement of the SmartWatch 2. The Android-powered wristwatch retains the familiar remote functionality of its predecessor (i.e., allowing users to answer calls, read email and texts, snap photos, …

Did you spy the "supermoon" last night? http://bbc.in/14gZiP8 Earth's satellite appears much bigger and brighter when it reaches its closest point, known as a perigee full moon. Your pictures from around the world: http://bbc.in/12aAaeh

Which?: iPhone 5 is 'slowest smartphone'

Tests of the seven most popular smartphones found that iPhone 5 came last, processing requests at half the speed of the Samsung Galaxy S4.<p>The phones were put through a series of benchmark tests by Which? to measure processor and memory performance, which show how quickly the phone will allow photo …

How To Grow Taller - Grow 3-6 Inches (7.62cm-15.24cm) Taller Now

<b>Lance after he just found out he had grown to just over 6Ft 2 Inches(188.3 cms) in one Week</b><p>“How to Grow 6 Inches Taller… in just 90 DAYS”<p>"Learn the …

NVIDIA Shield Price Reduced To $299 For Launch On June 27th 2013

In response to feedback from gamers Nvidia has today announced that they will be reducing the price of their new Nvidia Shield handheld gaming …

Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom hands-on: 10x telephoto, 100x intrigue (video)

It's easy enough to describe the Galaxy S4 Zoom, since it's essentially a Galaxy S4 Mini with a 10x zoom lens stuck on the back. But that sort of summary doesn't do it justice. When you hold the phone-slash-camera and look at the optically stabilized image captured by its 16-megapixel, …

Samsung shows off hybrid Windows 8/Android tablet and 20 MP Android camera

Samsung is the most successful Android device maker, but that doesn’t mean the company doesn’t have time for the newest mobile OS out there: Windows …

Sonic The Hedgehog turns 23, Android and iOS games on sale for $1

Wow. Has it been that long already? Time flies when you are collecting golden rings. Sonic The Hedgehog is celebrating his 23rd birthday and to …

Samsung Galaxy NX Camera Gets Official

Samsung has officially announced their new Android powered camera, the Samsung Galaxy NX camera which is an interchangeable lens camera with 3G and …

Samsung ATIV Tab 3 Ultra Thin Windows 8 Tablet Unveiled

As well as unveiling their new Samsung ATIV Q hybrid tablet and laptop last night. Samsung also unveiled their new Samsung ATIV Tab 3 which is one of …

Vizio MT11X-A1 Windows 8 Tablet Launches For $600

Vizio has this week added a new addition to their range of Windows 8 tablets, in the form of the newly launched Vizio MT11X-A1.<p>The Vizio MT11X-A1 is …

Samsung Reveals The Ativ Q, A Convertible Windows 8 Tablet That Runs Android, Too

Samsung has just kicked off its Premiere event at Earls Court in London, and decided to lead with one particularly curious device — in addition to the ability to transform from a 2.8-pound tablet to a notebook with QWERTY keyboard, the company’s shape-shifting Ativ Q convertible also gives users a …

Samsung ATIV Book 9 Plus Ultrabook Unveiled With 3200 x 1800 Pixel Display

Samsung has launched a new ultrabook this week in the form of the Samsung ATIV Book 9 Plus which is fitted with a 13.3-inch display sporting a …

Can a week living with Android convince an iOS die-hard to make the switch?

Hello. My name's Gary, and I have given Apple a lot of money. I've owned first, second and fourth generation iPads and the iPad mini, and between us …

Chelsea turn their attentions to Robert Lewandowski as Edinson Cavani deal stalls

Chelsea have entered the race for Borussia Dortmund striker Robert Lewandowski, with top target Edinson Cavani looking increasingly likely to snub …

Luis Alberto’s agent confirms talks with Liverpool over summer transfer

Sevilla forward Luis Alberto has moved a step closer to joining Liverpool after his agent confirmed talks have taken place over a potential …

Iago Aspas: Luis Suarez will stay at Liverpool and teach me English

Liverpool new boy Iago Aspas says he has been bought to play alongside Luis Suarez next season – not to be his replacement.<p>Aspas, <b>who completed a</b> …

Liverpool near signing of Mignolet

• Premier League<p>ESPN staff<p>Simon Mignolet was named player of the season at Sunderland © Getty Images<p>Enlarge<p>Related Links<p>News: Carragher: Don't repeat …

Alvarez ready to dethrone Mayweather Jr

Floyd Mayweather Jr has not lost in 44 career fights © Getty Images<p>Enlarge<p>Saul Alvarez insists he has what it takes to inflict a first career defeat …

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