X-Men screenwriter says Apocalypse will conclude a trilogy and explains the new timeline

X-Men screenwriter and producer Simon Kinberg says X-Men: Apocalypse will end the trilogy, and explains the new timeline for the X-Men movie-verse.


Gionee breaks its own record, announces the 5.1mm ultra-thin Elife S5.1 smartphone

Chinese smartphone brand Gionee has broken its own record, and announced the Elife S5.1, the new holder of the world's thinnest smartphone crown. If it wasn't clear from the name, it measures a mere 5.1mm thick.


Galaxy Note Edge ready for launch in Japan, giving hope to the rest of the world

Samsung's Galaxy Note Edge has been confirmed for release in Japan by local network NTT DoCoMo, giving hope to the rest of the world this unusual device won't be just a limited edition.


Wikileaks’ Julian Assange turns up on stage in Nantucket – as a hologram

When Wikileaks founder Julian Assange said back in August that he was planning to leave the Ecuadorean Embassy "soon," perhaps he was simply referring to a holographic version of himself.

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Project Ara’s custom Android L software will make hot-swappable components possible

Google is working hard on its Project Ara modular phone, and expects to have the first prototype ready to show in December, and on sale early next year. It'll run a custom version of Android L, making hot-swappable components possible.


Drones used to show huge scale of Hong Kong pro-democracy demonstrations

Drone operators in Hong Kong have been using their flying machines to show the huge scale of the pro-democracy demonstrations currently taking place there, with several sequences posted to YouTube in the last couple of days.


iPhone 6 to go on sale in China after regulator gives approval

China has given permission for Apple's new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus to be used on its wireless networks, paving the way for sales of the handsets in the world's biggest smartphone market.


First Drive: 2015 Honda CR-V

The Honda CR-V helped establish the compact crossover sector, and, for 2015, it’s rewriting the book. With luxury-car levels of tech and a penchant for small details, Honda reputation for quality isn’t going anywhere.


Adobe is testing a streaming version of Photoshop for Chromebooks

Definitely useful for any Chromebook users that requires more advanced image editing tools, Adobe is bringing Photoshop to the Google Chromebook through streaming access in a Chrome browser.


Sennheiser's bass-blasting Urbanite headphones beat Dre's Beats at their own game

Sennheiser really nailed it with the Urbanite, a set of stylish, high-resolution headphones with superb sound quality accented with just the right amount extra bass. Even…

  • Pros: Incredibly detailed treble and midrange , Just the right…
  • Cons: Headband lacks padding, can slip while active , No ¼-inch…

HP’s new Stream laptops start at $200, trudge on Chromebook’s turf

Say hello to HP's new Stream notebooks, which start at $200, and promise to wage war on similarly-priced Chromebooks. Learn more here.


Kids stupidly destroy iPhone 6 Plus in Apple Store to prove Bendgate is real

The Bendgate craze continues, as two 15-year-old boys entered an Apple Store and purposely destroyed an iPhone 6 Plus to prove that Bendgate is real. The video caused quite a bit of outrage, leading one of the boys to apologize.


Windows 9’s Notifications Center better not be a repeat of Vista’s constant pop-ups

Windows 9 may include a Notifications Center. If so, it hopefully won't be a repeat of a mistake that Microsoft has made before.


Here are five things we expect to see in Windows 9

Microsoft will likely reveal Windows 9 to the world on September 30. Here are five things we expect to see with the new OS.