Virgin Galactic’s commercial spacecraft crashes, kills co-pilot

Definitely not the best week for space travel, Virgin Galactic's tourism rocketship SpaceShipTwo suffered a malfunction earlier today and crashed in the Mojave Desert near Kern County, California.

Cool Tech

HP smartwatch is light on features, but looks like a normal watch

Ideal for anyone that dislikes the modern style of current smartwatch design, HP's new smartwatch opts for a classic style while still providing various types of digital notifications.

Mobile

Amazon pushes forward, says more Fire Phones are on the way

In an interview with Fortune, Amazon SVP of Devices David Limp confirmed that there will be future iterations of the company's failed Fire Phone. Limp admitted that Amazon messed up when it came to pricing, though it hopes to improve.

Android Army

Lister Cars comes back with a bang and a $3.2 million, 1000-horsepower supercar in tow

British automaker Lister came back from the dead in 2013 after a nearly 25-year sabbatical. Now, the company is planning a $3.2 million, 1000-plus horsepower hypercar with a 7.8-liter engine.

Cars

The Fountain app connects you with home improvement experts right when you need them

Rather than forcing you to scour through forums and crowdsourced answer sites, Fountain allows you to video chat with home improvement experts on-demand

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Trends with Benefits: Nanobots, slinky snake man, and other terrors

This week we discuss offensive costumes, boobs on Street View, cheating with a math app and Elon Musk's comments about 'demonic' artificial intelligence.

Podcasts

Don’t fancy the iPhone 6? You can lease the Galaxy S5 on Sprint, instead

If you're not a fan of the iPhone, Sprint has added the Samsung Galaxy S5 and Galaxy S5 Sport as part of its smartphone leasing program. You can lease either handset for $20 a month, on top of a Sprint plan.

Mobile

Trio of Mazdaspeeds may bolster Mazda’s expanding lineup

Fresh off the announcement of the Mazda2, Mazda is reportedly planning a Mazdaspeed variant of it, as well as the Mazda2, Mazda3, and Mazda6. The brand may have a Mazda6 Coupe in the works as well.

Cars

Triple video cards rocket Origin's Millennium from 'fast' to 'fastest ever tested'

What do you get when you combine an overclocked Intel Core i7-5960X, with three GTX 980 video cards? Record breaking performance, that's what.

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Dual personalities: Inside the Honda Civic Type R’s brilliant interactive advertisement

Honda debuted a new commercial for the Honda Civic Type R this week, one that shows the long-standing compact car’s multiple personalities. Press ‘R’ during the video to see both sides of the story.

Cars

New iOS 8 widget lets you control Philips Hue lights from Notifications Center

Freshly launched in the App Store, this new iOS 8 widget allows you to turn your Hue lights on or off right from the iOS Notification Center menu -- effectively making the entire process much faster

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Roku scores another barrel of content, adds Google Play Movies & TV

Roku pads its massive collection of apps, adding Google Play Movies & TV, now available on all current devices.

Home Theater