Dumpling and fortune cookie emojis could be inbound after Kickstarter success

A dumpling emoji has been added to the emoji bundle, Unicode 10.0, after a successful Kickstarter campaign, which met its goal ahead of its deadline. Fortune cookie and other food-related emoji are also planned.

The Archos 50d Oxygen smartphone promises to be high-end for $150

A decent phone for under $200 seemed unheard of a couple of years ago, but it's now a reality. Although not as high-end as Archos is touting, the 50d Oxygen appears to be a bargain at $150.

Take a look at how your NYC subway line fares with cell signals

Subspotting is an iOS-only app that shows you how much cell service you'll get at all the subway lines in New York City, for the four big carriers. It also tracks which stations have Wi-Fi.

Top 5 Android security apps: Do they protect you?

We analyze the features and reliability of the top five Android security and antivirus apps currently available from Qihu, Avast, ESET, Avira, and AVL.

ScopeAround camera turns smartphones into tool for science, health, repairs

The ScopeAround is a multipurpose camera that converts into a microscope and endoscope. Using interchangeable lens heads, the camera is useful for checking your skin and teeth, examining tiny things, or seeing places that are hard…
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Facebook may launch a speedy millimeter-wave network in developing countries

Facebook's Connectivity Lab, the technology arm of its nonprofit initiative, has applied for patents on millimeter-wave technology capable of delivering speedy Internet.

The Walking Dead’s Michonne stars in a Telltale-produced miniseries 0:48

Developer Telltale Games will tackle The Walking Dead for a third time with the upcoming launch of The Walking Dead: Michonne, a three-episode miniseries centering around a popular character from Robert Kirkman's comic book…
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Skype gets romantic with 10 new emojis inspired by the music of Paul McCartney 1:01

Just in time for Valentine's Day, Microsoft has revealed 10 new emoticons for Skype created in a collaboration with Paul McCartney. They feature the famed musician's arrangements and voice.
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Twitter’s new timeline has arrived, here’s how you can activate it

Twitter has officially launched its new home timeline, which displays tweets based on an algorithm to show you relevant content you may have missed. Here's how you can activate the new feature.

Best app deals of the day! 10 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…
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BitTorrent news streaming app OTT News now available for the Apple TV

OTT News is a new streaming app for the Apple TV and mobile devices that offers election news using the BitTorrent Live peer-to-peer technology, rather than relying on expensive content delivery networks.

Tim Cook deletes blurry Super Bowl photo after Twitter taunts

Having apparently had enough of the ridicule, or possibly at the behest of Apple's PR team, Tim Cook on Tuesday deleted his blurry Super Bowl photo from Twitter.