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Researchers break wireless bandwidth record with 6-gigabit connection

A German research team has broken new ground in wireless data communication by achieving the highest transmission rate to date while beaming information across a span of 23 miles.
Mobile

OtterBox jumps on the modular train with a stylish iPhone case

OtterBox is doing something different with its new Universe Case System: modules. It still offers some decent protection, but swapping out upgrades is the priority. The amount of module support puts LG's G5 and Friends platform to shame.
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As modules go up for sale on website, LG teases more 'Friends' to come from third-party developers

Looking for some new friends? While "LG Friends" may not give you real friends, it will offer you some "friends" for your phone. You can finally buy these modules on LG's website in the U.S.
Business

15,000 may be out of work if Nokia rumors are true

It turns out that Nokia's announcement for a couple of thousand job cuts in Finland and Germany may just be the tip of the iceberg, as a rumor doing the rounds suggests that it could cut as many as 15,000 positions in the coming months.
Mobile

Share the power and juice up your phones with the best USB charging hubs

A USB charging station allows you to conveniently charge multiple smartphones and tablets from a single outlet. Here are some of our favorite options currently on the market, from the likes of Aukey, TYLT, and Anker.
Mobile

Google spokesperson says company is cooperating fully with Paris authorities

Google's Paris headquarters have been raided by French authorities, in connection with an ongoing tax evasion investigation. France is seeking nearly $1.76 billion in back taxes from the search giant.
Mobile

Adonit’s Pixel stylus offers unique features when paired with compatible apps

Adonit has introduced a new stylus that works best when paired with compatible apps via Bluetooth. You'll get features to offset correction, accidental palm rejection, along with access to shortcut buttons like undo, redo, and…
Wearables

Pebble kickstarts two new smartwatches, plus the screenless Core

Pebble may have recently laid off 25 percent of its workforce, but the company is trying to revive growth with three new devices on Kickstarter. Meet the Pebble Time 2, the Pebble 2, and the company's first non-smartwatch, the Pebble Core.
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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…
Mobile

Quick, there’s a prototype iPhone 6 for sale on eBay

What's claimed to be a prototype iPhone 6 has been put up for sale on eBay. The device differs in several ways from a model you'd buy in a shop, and is currently attracting bids of at least $5,000.
Mobile

Who needs a cashier? Pepper the robot takes your order and accepts MasterCard

Powered by MasterCard's MasterPass Digital Wallet, Pepper the robot can now approve your transaction to order pizza. Pizza Hut Asia, a launch partner, will be integrating Pepper into its locations toward the end of 2016.
Wearables

Study finds inaccuracies in Fitbit's heart rate trackers, but questions remain

According to a recent study conducted by two researchers, the Fitbit Charge HR and Surge exhibit inaccurate heart rate measurements. However, as with any other study, do not take the study's results as irrefutable evidence.