HTC has something new to show us on August 19, but what could it be?

HTC has called members of the press to an event in New York on August 19, but hasn't given any clues as to what it will reveal. There are rumors galore though, including talk of a Windows Phone device, and a new Nexus tablet.

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2015 Chrysler 200S AWD review

Rarely has one generation of car been so different from what came before. The original Chrysler 200 was so bad, it went straight to rental fleets. The new 200S AWD, however, has…

  • Pros: Powerful and smooth Pentastar V6, Charismatic Styling…
  • Cons: Frustrating nine-speed transmission, Lack of adaptive cruise…

Samsung profit hit in Q2 as company reveals plans for two new high-end phones

Increasing competition from low-cost Chinese devices and a strengthening Korean currency combined to knock Samsung's Q2 profits. Two new flagship handsets are on the way, however, with launches promised in the next six months.

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Amazon offering Prime members $1 video credit if they opt for slower deliveries

Sure, it's not exactly deal of the year, but Amazon's offer of a $1 Instant Video credit for Prime members happy to wait a little longer for their ordered items could help take the pressure off the company's costly logistics and delivery operations.

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Apple to lay off around 200 workers from Beats following acquisition

Apple is reportedly gearing up to cut 200 jobs at Beats, the audio hardware and music streaming company bought by the tech giant in May for $3 billion. The losses represent around 30 percent of the Beats workforce.

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Japan’s new HTC J Butterfly manages to be better and worse than the HTC One M8

HTC has teamed up with Japanese network KDDI to launch the J Butterfly, a new take on its popular One M8 device. There are a few differences between the two, some of which make it better than its cousin, while others make it worse.

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The latest trailer for The Maze Runner keeps things puzzling

Wes Ball's movie about a group of teenagers stuck in a labyrinth gets a new trailer that adds to the mystery ahead of the film's September premiere.

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Ubisoft teases Watch Dogs DLC set in Camden, NJ

Ubisoft has tweeted a teaser of Camden, NJ as a new setting in DLC for their open world hacking game Watch Dogs.

Gaming

Vocca is the voice-activated light socket that makes your Clapper look prehistoric

With the help of an microphone and some on-board natural language processing software, Vocca Light is basically the modern-day, voice-activated version of the Clapper

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New website for Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar adds to the movie’s mystery

A new, interactive website for director Christopher Nolan's upcoming sci-fi film Interstellar adds to the mystery surrounding the much-anticipated film.

Movies

Deep Silver takes over Homefront: The Revolution development from Crytek

This morning the Koch Media Group announced that they have acquired the rights to the Homefront franchise from Crytek, including the upcoming Homefront: The Revolution.

Gaming

Meet Bleep, BitTorrent’s Anti-NSA chat and messaging app

Bleep, which is being developed by BitTorrent, claims that it will keep your online conversations safe and secure from prying, unseen eyes.

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Maingear’s Spark is a mini gaming PC that weighs less than a pound

Maingear announced its latest gaming PC today. It's called the Spark, and it's absolutely tiny. Here's what you need to know.

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Can your speaker survive a toilet bowl flush? Watch the ‘Mighty speaker’ take it like a champ

The latest speaker from Morrison Innovations is sand proof, dust proof, and waterproof for up to 30 minutes, allowing users to break new ground on where they take their favorite tunes. Its Indiegog campaign is funded, and it will ship in September.

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T-Mobile offers the Samsung Galaxy experience on the cheap with the Galaxy Avant

T-Mobile revealed a cheap way to enter Samsung's Galaxy series, the Galaxy Avant. Essentially a redressed Galaxy Core LTE, the Galaxy Avant brings a bit of bang to your buck. Read on to learn more.

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