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Phosphor Touch Time review

We review Phosphor’s Touch Time. In a world of imperfect smartwatches, does a $160 touchscreen watch with a few apps make sense?

  • Pros: Battery lasts “up to a year”, Always-on monochrome displ...
  • Cons: Limited functionality, Finicky touchscreen, Expensive

FDA to release ‘sweeping new rules’ tomorrow to regulate e-cigarettes

According to a report from the New York Times, the US Food and Drug Administration will finally lay down some long-awaited rules aimed at regulating e-cigarettes. You can learn more here.

Apple TV tops 20 million units sold as the set-top battle rages on

CEO Tim Cook revealed yesterday that the consumer electronics giant has sold 20 million Apple TV units to date - the company sold 5 million in 2012 and another 10 million in 2013, and Apple's profits are also on the upswing. Click the link to find out more.

FTC approves Facebook’s acquisition of Oculus VR

The Federal Trade Commission has approved Facebook's purchase of virtual reality company Oculus VR, Inc.

Subaru considers electric car to meet upcoming emissions standards

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Petition with 106K signatures supporting Pirate Bay’s founder delivered to Danish government

A petition drafted in support of Pirate Bay's founder has been delivered to the Danish government, and addresses his living conditions in prison. You can learn more here.

New website peels back the skin from video games to show you how they work

Web developer John Watson has created Game Mechanic Explorer, a website that demonstrates the mechanisms behind basic game functions like moving or shooting.

2015 Mercedes-Benz C450 AMG Sport rumored … but where’s the C63 AMG?

Luxury carmakers have gotten very good at filling market niches, and Mercedes-Benz may have found a new one. The rumored C450 AMG Sport would bridge the gap between regular C-class models and the C63 AMG hot rod.

The third and final Hobbit film goes to war with a new title

Director Peter Jackson today announced that the third Hobbit film, previously known under the subtitle There and Back Again, has changed its name to The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies.

Hands on: After failing on phones, webOS flourishes in LG’s latest smart TVs

We went hands on with LG's webOS smart TV platform at an exclusive event held at the company's Silicon Valley lab. We held high hopes for the platform, but our experience vastly exceeded our expectations. Here's why.

Yet another World of Warcraft player unlocks all achievements for the first time

Russian World of Warcraft player Хируко is the first in the world to unlock all 2,057 achievements available, as of the Mists of Pandaria expansion.

Yamaha’s mountain-bike-sized PES1 EV motorcycle ready for 2016 production?

Clearly, this is a purpose-built city bike, as most electric bikes are by default due to range issues. It's tiny, despite appearing to have at least 16 or 17-inch wheels. Its doubtful riders are going to be doing battle with freeway traffic.

Getty Images launches to sell its renowned photography as home decor

Getty Images has launched, a collection of creative prints for home and office decor purposes. While better known as a stock photo agency, the new site represents another move into the consumer space by Getty.

Is gas passé? EVs attract younger, richer buyers than hybrids, study says

A new study by Experian suggests that EV buyers are younger and wealthier than people buying EVs, discrediting the notion that the two groups are similar. This study adds to the increasingly complex landscape of car sales in the era of alternative powertrains…

Instagram enhances ‘Explore’ tab, includes content you may actually care about

Instagram's "Explore" tab now includes photos with more depth and meaning. Instead of random popular photos that bear no relevance to users, the tab now displays "liked" photos from the people you follow.

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