Here are the 5 apps you should download this week

It's more difficult than ever to seek out the best new apps released each week, even if you have the will to trawl through the app store on a regular basis. To make life easier, we've gathered our favorite app picks together in a handy list.

Android Army

Watch: Hands on with the little stone that makes any sound system wireless

Muzo's Cobblestone turns any stereo, boombox, or powered speaker into a wireless audio device. Offering a centralized app, and the ability to play multiple systems throughout the home at once, Cobblestone is an affordable wireless solution for any system.

Home Theater

10 tech stories you missed this week: Netflix tax, iPhone 5C leaks, and more

It can be challenging to keep track of everything that happens in the tech world. That's why we have compiled a list of the top 10 tech stories from this week -- just for you.


The FBI is offering $4.3m for the world’s most notorious cyber criminals

The FBI's latest cyber crime most wanted list includes infamous hackers like the creator of Gameover Zeus, and other Russian cybercriminals wanted for hacking and fraud.


Machine learning system can detect jokes to help police focus on actual terrorist threats

Eden Saig, a computer science student at the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology has developed a machine learning system to accurately detect and identify emotions in electronic communications.


Samsung is the top U.S. smartphone vendor again, thanks to the S5 and S6 (in that order)

Samsung has reclaimed its title as the top smartphone vendor in the U.S. after ceding its throne to Apple, according to a recent report. The first full month of availability for the company’s Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge smartphones had something to do with it.


Cyberbullying is now a crime in New Zealand, punishable by jail time and fine

Cyberbullying is now a crime in New Zealand after the country’s parliament passed the Harmful Digital Communications Bill. Under the new law, offenders face jail time and a hefty fine.


Nvidia G-Sync or AMD FreeSync? Pick a side and stick with it

There are some subtle differences between the two adaptive refresh technology offerings, and they affect cost, performance, and compatibility. Once you choose one, you're committed, so which should it be?


Tour de France goes high-tech with GoPro footage and live rider tracking

Velon and ASO partnered with GoPro to produce awesome video of this year's Tour de France. Footage from team cars, mechanics, bikes, and more will be available viewers. Better yet; ASO will offer real-time live tracking for all teams, a first in Tour history.

Meet the winners of the Ant-Man Micro-Tech Challenge and their cool inventions

No, the challenge was not to shrink things, but to use at least one inexpensive, easy to buy micro-tech component in a do-it-yourself project, and it was open to girls aged 14 to 18 as a way to encourage interest in the STEM fields.

Cool Tech

Toyota’s redesigned 2016 Prius reportedly appears online with detailed information

Design sketches and information about the next-generation Toyota Prius leak online. The 2016 Prius will average 54 miles per gallon, and will be lighter and larger than the current model.