Lumia 530 announced with Windows Phone 8.1, ready to take on the world

Nokia, or should that be Microsoft, has announced the Lumia 530. It's the sequel to the world's most popular Windows Phone device, the Lumia 520, meaning it has quite an act to follow.

Mobile

Windows, Windows Phone, and Xbox will become one according to Microsoft CEO

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has talked about the company's plan to bring Windows, Windows Phone, and the Xbox platform together, enabling developers to write universal apps which work across all screen sizes.

Mobile

There’s a universal language for the smart home, but all won’t join AllJoyn

AllJoyn promises to unite the smart home under one common language, but there’s one problem: A handful of companies refuse to get join. Here’s why they’re holding out, and what it means for your connected dream home.

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The LG G3′s QuickCircle case gets its first game, and the idea is to pop puppy heads

LG has released a match-three game designed to be played on the new G3 smartphone, but rather than use the big Quad HD screen, Puppy Pop is played through the QuickCircle folder case's round window.

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Woman in a stolen dress posts selfie on Facebook, arrested soon after

Definitely an efficient way to attract the attention of the police, yet another criminal thought it would be a brilliant idea to post pictures of herself featuring items stolen from a local store.

Social Media

Forget drinking, Vapshot lets you literally inhale your booze

Vapshot, maker of the vaporized liquor dispenser of the same name, has just released a miniaturized version of its flagship product designed to be used at home

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Huawei Ascend P7 review

Huawei’s Ascend P7 is a well-designed smartphone with a premium feel and mid-range specs. It takes after the iPhone’s looks, but how well does its performance compare?

  • Pros: Big, 1080p 5-inch screen, iPhone-level build quality, 8MP…
  • Cons: Battery won’t last you a day, Slippery back slides right…

OnePlus kicks off ‘Blizzard of Invites,’ plans to give away 5,000 invites

OnePlus will be handing out 5,000 invites to purchase the One through its 'Blizzard of Invites' promotion. Winners will be contacted within three days of the promotion's end.

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Paradigm’s Millenia LP 2 and XL speakers are as sexy as your flat-screen TV

Paradigm's wall-mountable Millenia LP 2 and its larger sibling, the Millenia XL, are designed to snuggle up nicely with that big ole' lonely flat-panel in your living room and take over audio duties.

Home Theater

Galaxy Note 4 rumors: Samsung may go all metal with a flexible display

Samsung's second major smartphone release of 2014 is expected to be the Galaxy Note 4, and it could be made official around September. There's still some time to go, but that doesn't mean we haven't heard anything about it.

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Dragon Age: Inquisition pushed back to November

Originally slated for release on October 7, BioWare announced today that it is delaying Dragon Age: Inquisition to November 18 in North America and November 21 in the EU.

Gaming

50 Canon full-frame DSLRs turn bungee surfers into Matrix-like action characters

To create a difficult "bullet time" effect for a documentary on bungee surfing, a Swiss TV production company used an elaborate setup that involved 50 Canon DSLRs and lenses.

Photography

Sneaky! Internet retailer Amazon just launched a real-world wallet

Amazon debuted its Wallet app on the Appstore and Google Play Store. Amazon Wallet supports gift cards and rewards cards from almost 70 retailers, including many popular ones.

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Battlefield: Hardline delayed until ‘early 2015’

Publisher Electronic Arts pushes the previously planned October 2014 release date for Battlefield: Hardline into 'early 2015,' based on feedback from the recent beta.

Gaming