Marvel releases the Avengers: Age Of Ultron trailer early, blames Hydra! (Hail Hydra)

Marvel blames HYDRA for leaking Avengers: Age Of Ultron footage, then debuts the official teaser trailer for the May 2015 sequel on its Youtube channel.

Movies

This fitness tracker is yours for free, if you subscribe to the $12 per year companion app

Here's an interesting addition to the ever-expanding fitness tracker market. It's from Pivotal Living, and the company will give you a free wearable fitness band, if you subscribe to the companion app for a mere $12 per year.

Wearables

Microsoft opens the doors to its secret Garage, and shows off cool mobile apps

Microsoft has opened the doors to its Garage, where it has been creating various mobile apps which up until now, have remained hidden from the public eye. Here are five of our favorites.

Mobile

One of Apple’s very first computers fetches record-breaking $905,000 at auction

Someone just bought an old Apple computer for nearly a million bucks. The record-breaking sale, which took place at a New York auction house on Wednesday, involved Apple's very first machine, hand-built by company co-founder Steve Wozniak way back in 1976.

Computing

You can get 57 mpg in Audi's A3 TDI, and we sweated through the desert to prove it

The Audi A3 TDI may be rated at just 43 highway mpg, but it is capable of much, much more. That is, if the driver is willing to suffer. This practical, comfortable sedan can manage 63 mpg for over 800 miles, in the hands of a skilled and committed driver.

Cars

Apple calls on small businesses to help it further improve Maps

Apple is turning to crowdsourcing to further improve its once-horrendous Maps app. The tech firm is encouraging small businesses to make use of its new 'Maps Connect' portal, which allows them to edit and add information about their establishment.

Mobile

IKEA launches standing desk that also lets you sit down

With plenty of research showing how sitting at a desk all day can damage our health, an increasing number of companies are coming up with sit-stand solutions so we can easily change position throughout the day. Here's one from IKEA.

Home

Oops! Apple Pay has been double charging some customers

Using Apple Pay? Bank account emptying at twice the usual speed? Ah, that'll be the glitch in the system, though hopefully the tech company has sorted it out by now....

Apple

Samsung's NX3000 simplifies selfies, but to get serious, reach for a Sony

With its ease-of-use design and user-friendly features, the NX3000 from Samsung is made for those new to mirrorless cameras. It has an attractive price, but affordability comes…

  • Pros: 20.3MP APS-C sensor , 180-degree-tilting LCD , Good…
  • Cons: Images don’t “pop,” slightly bluish , Flash blocks LCD…

Marty McFly’s hoverboard is finally real, and it’s on Kickstarter right now

Using an array of powerful electromagnets, the Hendo Hoverboard can levitate over practically any non-magnetic metal surface and provide a friction-free ride for the user.

Cool Tech

Make any old speaker a portable wireless stereo system with The Vamp

The Vamp aims to turn any speaker in your arsenal into an autonomous wireless sound system, at a price that pretty much anyone can afford.

Home Theater

This bicycle light is waterproof, rechargeable, and brighter than a flare

Looking for a new light for you bicycle? The Orfos Flare provides 360-degree visibility with its bright, waterproof, long-lasting LED lights. However, it comes at a pretty steep price for a bicycle accessory.

Cool Tech

Sony says sayonara to low-end Android phones, may cut its sales forecast again

After reducing its handset sales forecast in September, Sony looks to reduce it yet again. It seems that, due to the new reduction, Sony will look to focus more on high-end phones

Mobile

IlumiBowl lights up your toilet with neon you can pee on

Freshly-launched on Kickstarter, IlumiBowl is a tiny motion-activated light that clips onto your toilet bowl and flips on when you enter the bathroom. No more peeing in the dark, or blinding yourself with the bathroom light!

Home

Sorry, Tesla: Michigan Governor reinforces direct sales ban of automobiles

Tesla has lost its fight for direct car sales in Michigan. Governor Rick Snyder signed House Bill 5606 (also known as Public Act 354) into law this week, strengthening an existing law that bans auto sales without the use of a franchised dealer.

Cars