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Catch Pokemon in real life with Nintendo's upcoming mobile game

It's not the first Pokemon game available on mobile, but 2016's Pokemon Go is an augmented-reality game that lets humans capture, train and battle Pokemon in the real world.<p>Are you iPhone and Android users out there ready to channel your inner Ash and journey into the world to catch and train some …

Pokémon

Samsung Galaxy S6 Review: The iPhone 6 Has Met Its Match

A better camera, sharper display and faster charging put Samsung’s new flagship phones ahead in the smartphone race<p>In this unpredictable world, it’s the constants in life that I can count on.<p>The sun rises in the East, Starbucks lattes always taste the same, and Apple’s iPhones are always better …

Samsung Galaxy

Soon You'll Be Able to Control Assassin's Creed with Your Eyes

It may sound like something out of a sci-fi flick, but Swedish tech company Tobii has just<p>It may sound like something out of a sci-fi flick, but Swedish tech company Tobii has just announced that the upcoming PC version of <i>Assassin’s Creed Rogue</i> will be the first blockbuster game on the market to …

Assassin's Creed

Samsung Reveals Galaxy S6 Curves As Prices Leak

Rumours come and go, but one consistent in recent months has been that the Galaxy S6 will come in two versions, one with a curved edge display. Now Samsung has given us a strong hint that this is exactly what it has been working on.<p>Today the South Korean giant issued press invites for its ‘Galaxy …

Phones

The weird and wonderful cars of CES 2015

LAS VEGAS — The annual gathering of tech companies in Las Vegas isn't focused on cars, but this year automobile tech seemed to take over the …

The Crazy Genius Behind Solar Roadways

Here’s an idea crazy enough that it just might work: Pave the streets with solar-powered panels that have their own built-in heat and LED lights. That’s what Scott and Julie Brusaw hope to accomplish with their ongoing Solar Roadways project, which they just funded through a hugely popular …

You won't need roads with this $85,000 hoverbike

With Hyperloop still a twinkle in Elon Musk's eye, we've got to look elsewhere for our futuristic transport. Thankfully, Aerofex has stepped up with its Aero-X, a hoverbike that is finally scheduled to launch in 2017. Two users can ride this motorbike-like vehicle, where the wheels have been …

Robotic kangaroo generates its own energy

Festo has once again turned to nature to build a gesture-controlled robotic kangaroo that stores and uses the kinetic energy of its own</i> …

A 3D-printed house is being built right now in Amsterdam

Architects in Amsterdam have begun construction on what they're calling the first full-sized 3D-printed house. Using what's essentially a large-scale version of a desktop 3D printer, Dus Architects is building what will eventually be a 13-room Dutch canal house made of interlocking plastic parts. …

Samsung promises a 'back to basics' rethink for the Galaxy S 5

Samsung has admitted that the public didn't see much difference between the Galaxy S III and S4 smartphones and said the S5 would likely pack a substantially different design. Exec Lee Young Hee told <i>Bloomberg</i> that the new flagship will go "back to basics," adding that "mostly, it's about the …

Samsung Got A Bigger Tablet Boost For Christmas Than Apple, According To Onswipe

Touchscreen publishing company Onswipe has good news for Samsung. As Onswipe’s Chief Marketing Officer Jason Baptiste put it in an email, “Samsung clearly won Christmas when it comes to tablets.”<p>Specifically, the company looked at visitors to Onswipe-optimized sites for the period of Dec. 26-29 in …

Samsung Galaxy J coming to Taiwan on December 9th, according to YouTube teaser (update: yessir)

Samsung Taiwan thought it was being sneaky when it released a teaser video of a mystery smartphone on YouTube, describing it as "just fast," "just elegant," "just for you" and "just simple." Naturally this led many to speculate that this particular device, which appears to feature a brushed-metal …

Amazon Kindle Fire commercial mocks the iPad Air with a Jony Ive parody

Amazon is the latest company to take on Apple's distinctive advertising style in its own commercials, this time by pitting the iPad Air against Amazon's 8.9-inch Kindle Fire HDX using what seems like a thinly veiled parody of Apple's Jony Ive, who frequently appears in the company's promotional …

Sony ekes little to no profit from PS4, says report

The new PlayStation 4 sells for $399 and costs $381 to build, according to research firm IHS.<p>Sony squeezes $18 out of each PS4 sold, says research firm IHS, which means the company may not see a profit on the new console.<p>In a tear-down examination released to AllThingsD, IHS revealed that each …

IHS

Samsung dominates, Apple stalls in Q2 global smartphone shipments

A Samsung Galaxy S4, right, with the older Galaxy S3 behind it.<p>The second quarter of 2013 brought more good news for Samsung but less so for Apple, at least as far as smartphone sales go. But the year isn't over yet — in fact, the toughest fight is yet to come.<p>Tracking firm IDC's numbers on global …

Mobile

Samsung tips: 10 Galaxy S4 “hidden” features and tricks

In a new blog post, Samsung describes ten “hidden” or “semi-secret” features of the Galaxy S4, which some of you may not be aware of.<p>Coincidentally or not, the Samsung post went live on the same day Verizon and Motorola unveiled new Droid smartphones, and a day ahead of the upcoming Nexus 7 …

Phones

Samsung Laps Apple ... Again

On the other side of the world in the middle of the night (for those in North America), Samsung Electronics announced its latest smartphone — the Galaxy S4 LTE-A — with the fastest data rate of any commercially available device on earth.<p>Although existing Galaxy S4 models already had the previously …

Apple’s Changes With iOS 7 Are More Than Skin-Deep

The most striking things about iOS 7 are the rather dramatic changes that Apple has made to the visual appearance of the software that powers the …

Apple

Watch Dogs (PS4, Xbox One, PC, PS3, Xbox 360) review: Ubisoft's open-world hacking game struggles to establish a connection - CNET

It's really not fair for a game to get the kind of hype that Watch Dogs has received over the last two years. Its publisher, Ubisoft, would never admit it, but the initial reception the game got back at E3 2012 was ridiculous. It immediately set unrealistic expectations for something that was so …

Google Home Mini

iOS 7: What it needs, and what it won't be getting in video

Now Playing: Watch this: iOS 7: The features it needs<p>3:38<p>Which features does iOS 7 desperately need, and which will Apple probably not bother with? …

Apple

Official Call of Duty: Ghosts Tech Comparison Video

LG's 5-inch 'unbreakable' bendy plastic phone screen on show

LG has long been our go-to gadget maker for bonkers phones, with its see-through phones, ultra-wide phones, slo-mo phones and even an …

10 Things The Samsung Galaxy S4 Can Do That The iPhone Can't

When the phone first came out, reviewers criticized Samsung for shoving too many complex and glitchy extras in the phone.<p>But there are some features in the GS4 that do work well and could be useful, and you won't find them in the GS4's chief rival, the iPhone.<p>Let's take a look at some of the best …

Immerse yourself in fear: how Oculus Rift could change horror games

Lose your head in virtual reality<p>You kneel down on a wooden platform, several feet above a crowd of murmuring onlookers. To your right is a man, shouting, apparently getting the people riled up. As your gaze continues upward, you have just a moment to notice the blade resting above your neck before …

Sony's break-apart DualShock controller brought to life, coming to Kickstarter

Mad Genius Controllers believes it can make Sony's idea of a break-apart DualShock controller a reality with its new splittable motion controller prototype. The Mad Genius Motion Capture System mimics an Xbox 360 controller in its current form, but is able to bring motion control and tracking to …