Chromebook sales keep surging, but remain a blip on Microsoft’s radar

Curious to see how Chromebooks have performed at the box-office in the past three months? Here are some numbers.

Computing

GhostDash head-up display creates virtual rivals for racers in training

High Rise Garage's GhostDash takes the head-up display to a whole new level. The 15-inch screen displays GPS-sourced telemetry data and ghost cars that drivers can "race" to improve their skills.

Cars

To help quell privacy fears, Xiaomi shifts its international data storage out of China

In the wake of stories accusing it of collecting private data without permission, Chinese smartphone brand Xiaomi has started shifting its international users' data to servers located in the U.S. and Singapore.

Mobile

Christian Bale leaves Batman behind, will become Steve Jobs in upcoming Sorkin film

Christian Bale will star as Steve Jobs in a new biopic about the Apple cofounder's life. Academy Award winner Aaron Sorkin will write the screenplay, and said he knows Bale will "crush it," in the title role.

Movies

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.

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