Can you subpoena a fingerprint? Debate over biometrics in court heats up

It's not you the judge wants -- it's your fingerprint. That was the message the girlfriend of an alleged Armenian gang member received from a Los Angeles judge, who authorized a search warrant for naught more than her fingerprint.

Best app deals of the day! 8 paid iPhone apps on sale for a limited time

Everyone likes free 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…

Can’t wait to get a wearable? Here are the best smartwatches you can buy

Tempted to buy a smartwatch? If so, then the growing number of great models available means you've got plenty of choice, but which one should you choose? Here are our five picks, plus a few that are coming soon.

Put my finger where? New LG tech hides fingerprint sensors away

LG Innotek, the division of the company that makes components, has found a way to hide a fingerprint sensor underneath the glass front panel on a smartphone. That means it's completely hidden away, less likely to be damaged, and could…

Flow is Microsoft’s answer to IFTTT

Microsoft enters the automation fray with a preview version of Flow, its own take on IFTTT. While it's not looking strong enough to take on IFTTT just yet, the company houses enough talent to put up a fight.

Got a closet full of clothes and nothing to wear? Cluise can help

There's a new, free, smart wardrobe organizer and digital stylist app available on both iOS and Android. Meet Cluise, your AI-powered personal shopping assistant that's helping you put your closet's best foot forward.
Health & Fitness

Is Puma’s new robot runner faster than Usain Bolt?

Racing a robot seems like either a recipe for embarrassment or the best training tool ever. Puma thinks the latter, so they partnered with J. Walter Thompson ad agency to make a pacing robot called BeatBot. It's kind of like a…

Weekly Rewind: Mars by 2018, a tragedy at Apple, and floating houses

In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. So much news goes on, in fact, that it's almost impossible for mere mortals with real lives to keep track of everything. That’s why we’ve compiled a quick and dirty list of the top 10 tech…

99check wants to keep your kids safe with nothing more than a selfie

Meet 99check, described as "a simple utility for on-demand, selfie-based location-sharing between parents and kids." With nothing more than a selfie, the smartphone-obsessed generation will be able to put their parents at ease.

The FCC is finally replacing old TTY tech with a Wi-Fi based solution

The FCC determined that it would replace the long-standing teletypewriter (TTY) devices that are currently in service with a real-time text (RTT) solution. The Wi-Fi based system would provide easier access for the hearing impaired.

Want to wear Windows 95 on your wrist? You need an Apple Watch – and lots of spare time

Have a lot of extra time on your hands (not only to install it, but to boot it too)? Then check out this installation of Windows 95 on an Apple Watch. Kiss your warranty goodbye though if you try it.

Sleepless nights for resellers: Apple may increase its retail presence in India

After years of not being allowed to open retail stores in India, Apple might finally have its wish granted and be able to open its stores in the country. Due to Apple's secretive nature, we won't know for sure until it actually happens.