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This dating app makes you send a selfie to prevent catfishing

Blume promises a different dating experience by "only allowing matched users to chat after a fun and engaging verification process," which involves using your front-facing camera to snap a picture of yourself and sending it to your…
Computing

2015 was challenging for Lenovo, and that’s bad news for the PC business

The past year has been difficult for Lenovo, which struggled with a security crisis and lay-offs, and its woes are emblematic of problems facing every company in the PC business.
Mobile

5 pesky Nexus 5X problems, and how to fix them

Google’s affordable Nexus 5X definitely has some good points, but there are also issues. We have rounded up the most common Nexus 5X problems right here with suggestions on workarounds or fixes.
Mobile

BlackBerry’s still got it: The Priv may have sold out at Walmart

BlackBerry's first Android smartphone, the eponymous BlackBerry Priv, is apparently performing pretty well. It appeared to sell out at retailer Walmart in its first day of availability.
Mobile

There's an easier way to take screenshots with Android — if you're on the latest version

Phone too big? Can't reach the volume down and power button to take a screenshot? Google Now on Tap is here to help. An update to the Google app lets you share your screen quickly by accessing Google Now on Tap
Computing

AdBlock Plus confirms Microsoft Edge extension is “coming soon”

Microsoft Edge users will soon be able to download an AdBlock Plus extension for the web browser, to block all incoming adverts from web-pages. Microsoft announced extension support is coming sometime in 2016.
Wearables

Swatch is secretly stockpiling smartwatch patents, could a device be on the way?

Swiss watchmaker Swatch is reportedly stockpiling smartwatch patents, despite the company's CEO trashing the current smartwatches on the market. With 173 patents filed, Swatch has the ability to launch its own smartwatch without any…
Mobile

Tesla is now using leftover leather to make iPhone cases

In a very literal interpretation of "waste not, want not," Tesla is repurposing the leftover leather from its cars interiors to make high-end leather iPhone cases. For $45, you can own a Tesla designed iPhone 6 or 6 Plus case.
Mobile

Google Wallet now lets you text money to your contacts

Google Wallet is expanding more into a peer-to-peer mobile payment service, and before you needed an email address to send money. Not anymore. The app now lets users text money to their contacts.
Mobile

Yahoo Mail announces support for Gmail accounts

Yahoo Mail users are now able to manage Gmail accounts. Users will be able to use all of the features already available on Yahoo Mail for Gmail, including Account Key, smart search, and intelligent contact manager.
Cars

Never forget where you parked again with Zus, the smart car finder and charger

Say goodbye to wandering around a parking lot looking for your car -- get Zus, the smart car charger and locator that claims to find your car where you left it and charge your phone twice as fast.
Cool Tech

PREMISS is a tiny no-charge temperature sensor that pulls its power from the air

PREMISS is a the world's smallest temperature sensor, and it never needs to plug into a power source because it pulls energy from radio waves. This could revolutionize battery life and other use issues in a wide range of consumer gadgets.