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Mobile

Bxi 2.0 controller senses motion, displays notifications, responds to voice commands

The new Bixi 2.0 controller, a product of French startup Bluemint Labs, packs an E Ink Screen and support for Alexa Voice Commands. It's expected to launch before the end of this year.
Mobile

The Redux brings your soaked smartphone back to life with clever science

The Redux brings wet smartphones, tablets, smartwatches, and more back to life with a bit of clever science. It lowers the boiling point of water, effectively vaporizing the moisture within.
Mobile

Google’s Toontastic 3D app teaches kids the basics of animation

Google's new Toontastic 3D app lets kids create animations with the help of themes, backdrops, narration, and other tools. It's available free for iPad, iPhone, and Android devices.
Wearables

Turn your Apple Watch into a tiny Macintosh via this new stand from Elago

The Apple Watch is an amazing device, but it's also very modern. If you're feeling nostalgic about the good old days, you can now turn your Apple Watch into a tiny Macintosh -- with this simple stand.
Mobile

Running is easier with music in your ears: 5 of the best iPhone armbands

Sometimes you need to use your iPhone while on a run, be it to skip a song, check your distance, or phone a friend in the event of an emergency. Thankfully, these five armbands will make it easier to use your phone while on the move.
Mobile

Best app deals of the day! 6 paid iPhone apps for free for a limited time

Everyone likes apps, but sometimes the best ones are a bit expensive. Now and then, developers put paid apps on sale for a limited time, but you have to snatch them up fast. Here are the latest and greatest apps on sale in the iOS App…
Mobile

Can Apple be sued for allegedly creating app monopoly? Appeals court says yes

According the a U.S. Appeals Court, Apple can be sued for creating an iOS app monopoly. Now, another case can go ahead as to whether or not the company actually has created an iOS app monopoly.
Home Theater

Hang onto those cords. Next-gen wireless earbuds still aren’t good enough

Thanks in part to Apple’s decision to drop the headphone jack, wireless in-ear headphones are popping up everywhere. But with short battery life, high prices, and lower fidelity, are they ready to take center stage?
Computing

Consumer Reports recommends MacBook Pro after Safari fix and battery life retest

After a bit of back and forth between Apple and Consumer Reports, the product review company agreed to retest the MacBook Pro's battery. After finding a much-improved battery life, the device received a stamp of approval.
Mobile

FCC concludes that AT&T and Verizon’s policies violate net neutrality

The Federal Communications Commission concluded in a detailed report that AT&T and Verizon violated net neutrality rules by exempting first-party products from subscribers' data plans.
Mobile

Apple will hit the $1 trillion milestone in iPhone and iOS sales this year

Apple is on track to hit an iOS milestone -- the company will have made $1 trillion from the iPhone and iOS sales sometime this year, according to Asymco analyst Horace Dediu. That includes sales from the App Store and iTunes.
Mobile

Google is rolling out a new version of AMP optimized for low-memory devices

Google has announced AMP Cache and AMP Lite, two speed-focused additions to the search giant's Accelerated Mobile Pages platform. They're aimed at improving web page load times on slow internet connections and low-power devices.