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Unsure about buying an EV? This Heads-Up Display may someday help

Wed, 19/11/2014 - 21:09
Say you've thought about getting an electric vehicle but didn't want to take the plunge until you were absolutely certain that you wouldn't wind up on the side of the highway with a dead battery. It's a legitimate concern known as "range anxiety,"...

T-Mobile add-on gives you unlimited international calls for $5 per month

Wed, 19/11/2014 - 20:34
Calling people outside the US isn't as expensive as it used to be, but the charges can still add up; even the better deals at big American wireless carriers have you paying both a monthly rate and by the minute. T-Mobile thinks it can shake things up...

Barnes and Noble debuts Nook Audiobooks app on Android

Wed, 19/11/2014 - 20:03
For those times you'd rather have someone else read to you, Barnes and Noble is outfitting Android devices with an app that does just that. Nook Audiobooks taps into the retailer's library of over 50,000 titles via the aforementioned phones and...

iPhones may soon come with Beats Music already installed

Wed, 19/11/2014 - 19:31
Since Apple nabbed Beats earlier this year, we've been wondering what would come of the latter outfit's streaming service. Financial Times reports that the folks in Cupertino plan to lump Beats Music (or whatever it'll be called in the future) in to...

Meizu MX4 goes Pro with '2K+' screen and 'Retina Sound'

Wed, 19/11/2014 - 18:58
It wasn't all that long ago when China's Meizu unveiled its latest phone, the MX4, but the real flagship is actually what the company announced today. As you can tell from the name, the new MX4 Pro is a beefed-up version of the earlier model, yet...

Playdate: We're livestreaming 'LittleBigPlanet 3' on PS4!

Wed, 19/11/2014 - 18:30
Sony's PlayStation 4 may be off to a heady start in terms of sales, but the console's exclusive content this holiday is on the light side. Driveclub, which was plagued by connectivity issues, makes up 50 percent of the PlayStation 4's exclusive...

Moto makes lost keys and phones a thing of the past

Wed, 19/11/2014 - 18:01
Motorola isn't done releasing small yet convenient accessories this year, apparently. It just unveiled the Keylink, a Bluetooth key fob that helps you find both your smartphone and your keys. If you lose your phone between the seat cushions, you can...

Nielsen will finally start tracking Netflix and Amazon video

Wed, 19/11/2014 - 17:34
Nielsen, the holy vanguard of television ratings, has finally figured out how to track viewership from Netflix and Amazon's streaming video services. And when it launches next month, it could fundamentally change the sorts of shows you see from them....

Slacker Radio lands on select Toyota and Lexus models with voice control in tow

Wed, 19/11/2014 - 17:00
Toyota's Entune and Lexus' Enform infotainment systems already have access to several music streaming services like Spotify, Pandora and iheartradio. But if Slacker remains your internet radio of choice and you drive a 2011 to 2015 model from either...

Uber offering more perks to its full-time US drivers

Wed, 19/11/2014 - 16:40
Uber has been up against the ropes lately. For one, it's dealing with the fall out from an exec's suggestion it should be investigating critical journalists. Plus it's combating a report that claims a 'God Mode' allows its employees to track...

Amazon's Fire TV Stick is shipping (but only if you've already ordered)

Wed, 19/11/2014 - 16:03
Did you plunk down $39 for Amazon's Fire TV Stick as soon as you heard about its promise of low-cost, full-featured streaming? If so, we have good news: as promised, Amazon has started shipping its Chromecast rival to people who ordered early....

Stanford University makes its own Gecko-inspired wall climbing pads

Wed, 19/11/2014 - 15:33
Military types are obsessed with the Gecko because of the unique structure of its feet, which enable it to climb walls like Spider-man. Earlier this year, DARPA told the world that one of its labs had built a pair of pads that would enable a...

When it comes to GoPro's new Hero4 camera, silver is the new black

Wed, 19/11/2014 - 15:00
​GoPro cameras have come a long way in the last couple of years. Not only are they a lot smaller (my once "slick" HD Hero2 looks enormous compared to the new Hero4), but also the resolution they can record has finally reached full 30 fps 4K. Not...

You can now order a Domino's pizza on your Xbox One

Wed, 19/11/2014 - 14:28
Is the buggy matchmaking in Halo: The Master Chief Collection getting you down? Why not wipe away those tears with a slice of pizza? With the new Domino's Pizza app for Xbox One (only available in the UK, sadly) you can button-press, wave or...

Shot Tracker's wearable basketball coach launches today

Wed, 19/11/2014 - 14:00
If you love nothing more than dunking slams and rolling fingers, then you may be wondering where the consumer-level basketball technology is. Sure, there's some high-falutin' coaching setups and a connected Nerf ball, but for everyone else? Step...

Can Skylanders' creative lead make robotic toy cars successful?

Wed, 19/11/2014 - 14:00
Anki doesn't just want to be the company known for those cool robotic race cars. It wants to be more than that. It wants its cars to have a real emotional connection with its users. It wants its cars to be more than just cars. And how does it plan to...

Samsung's streaming video service comes to US Galaxy phones today

Wed, 19/11/2014 - 14:00
Over eight months after releasing Milk, its own take on streaming music, Samsung's unleashing an online video service in the US called Milk Video. Just as its music service seemed to take on competitors like Spotify and Rdio, its movie counterpart is...

EE TV review: a decent set-top box with too many strings attached

Wed, 19/11/2014 - 13:05
EE has evolved rapidly since it became a household name two years ago after switching on the UK's first 4G mobile network. Today, it's more than just a carrier, with a home broadband business and a selection of own-brand mobile devices, among other...

You can now try 'Destiny' for free and carry progress into the full game

Wed, 19/11/2014 - 13:01
Let's say that you aren't among the 3.5 million daily Destiny players, and you want to try the action out for yourself (for free) to see if its worth your investment. Well, developer Bungie wants to make your dreams come true. You can now download a...

Uber looking into violations of its 'God View' customer-tracking app

Wed, 19/11/2014 - 12:03
Uber has more explaining to do following a report that one of its employees tracked a Buzzfeed reporter's location without her permission. Earlier this month, reporter Johana Bhuiyan was greeted by Uber's New York general manager Josh Mohrer, who...

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