The GPS rocking, Android Wear sporting Sony SmartWatch 3 is yours for $250 with Verizon

Verizon has announced the availability of the Sony SmartWatch 3, the first Android Wear smartwatch to take advantage of the OS's latest features. It's priced at $250, and will be out at the end of October.


Fire Phone flop – Amazon takes $170 million charge on its smartphone

Amazon revealed Thursday it's taken a $170 million write-down on its Fire Phone, a handset that has failed to attract buyers following a slew of lukewarm reviews since its launch in July.

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Forget the Nokia Lumia name, from now on it’s Microsoft Lumia all the way

Microsoft has officially announced the beginning of its rebranding exercise regarding Nokia. The Nokia Lumia name, wherever it's found, will be gradually replaced with the new Microsoft Lumia name.


Man accidentially texts his probation officer asking for weed

Definitely proving to be an expedient way to land back in jail, a man in Albany, Georgia was looking for some pot and ended up accidentally asking his probation officer over a mobile text message.


Facebook Launches Rooms for iOS, an Anonymous Chatroom App

Facebook's Rooms, exclusive to iOS, is an anonymous group chat app with lots of potential.


The NYPD commissioner doesn’t like phone encryption, either

NYPD commissioner William Bratton criticized companies like Apple and Google for enabling encryption for their handsets. Bratton hopes to push legislation that would allow access to handsets without worrying about encryption.


The iPad Mini 3 is an amazing tablet and an atrocious waste of money

The iPad Mini 3 comes with an upgrade that’s as modest as can be. It’s new features include Touch ID and a gold color option.

  • Pros: Touch ID sensor , High-quality retina screen , Great size…
  • Cons: Limited upgrade over iPad Mini 2 , Last year’s specs offer…

Want 4K graphics on older Nvidia GPUs? These new drivers make that a reality now

How would you like to be able to enjoy 4K-quality graphics on monitors with lesser resolutions? Nvidia makes that dream a reality, even on older GPUs.


Lean and mean, iPad Air 2 perfects Apple’s vision for the tablet

We review Apple’s latest iPad, the Air 2. Find out how it stacks up against the iPad Air -- and whether it can take on Android’s best.

  • Pros: Thinner than any other Apple device , Screen brighter than…
  • Cons: 16GB model does not have enough storage , Speaker quality…

Grandma blocks Wi-Fi and mobile signals from her house with $6,400 paint

According to 72-year-old Stefanie Russell, she suffers from electro-sensitivity. To combat this, she hired specialists to coat her house with four layers of anti-radiation paint.


Android Wear update features offline music playback, bluetooth pairing, and GPS support

The newest version of Android Wear brings GPS support and welcome enhancements to music playback. The update is rolling out to users in stages.


Take your iPad Air’s sound from paltry to powerful with the stylish Amp

Part case, part stand, and part wireless stereo speaker system, OIO's new Amp is a beautiful add-on for your iPad Air, designed to take the portable media experience to the next level.

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Duke Nukem returns in a 32-game bundle from the revived 3D Realms studio

Defunct studio 3D Realms (formerly Apogee Software) is back with a 32 game bundle of classic PC titles from the 80s and 90s like Commander Keen, Duke Nukem, and Wolfenstein 3D.


Without the ability to learn, Google’s self-driving car may actually be going nowhere

Today, there are few issues in motoring more polarizing than self-driving cars. While some see them as liberators, some see them as a hindrance, and a new report suggests there are far more issues than once thought.