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Computing

Need storage for your Chromecast? Toshiba’s AeroCast Wi-Fi hard drive does that

Toshiba's latest external storage solution is small, elegant, fast and, most of all, compatible with every device you can think of, Chromecast included.
Wearables

Is Google Glass on the brink of going mainstream, or the brink of failure?

It’s been more than two years since Google unleashed its vision for a wearable future, and it’s clear to see that few of us are ready to join the Glass masses.
Mobile

Uber’s troubles continue as London woman reports sexual harassment by driver

Uber's troubles don't seem to stop, as a London woman revealed she was sexually harassed by an Uber driver earlier in the year. Uber did not tell the woman what it did with the driver, though he is no longer on the Uber platform.
Mobile

Vsenn’s modular smartphone will let you swap operating systems

Finnish startup Vsenn, founded by a former Nokia project manager, is producing a modular smartphone to take on Google's Project Ara. It promises owners will be able to upgrade many aspects of the phone, from the screen size to the OS.
Mobile

Cheeky Amazon forced into launching new, stripped down Android app

After Amazon sneaked its own Android app store into the Play Store, Google changed its policy to force its removal. Amazon has replaced it with a stripped down alternative shopping app.
Mobile

Amazon launches ‘Surprise!’ e-card app for sending gift cards

In a move set to rescue a number of holiday shoppers who've left things to the very last minute, Amazon has rolled out a new e-card app called 'Surprise!' that lets you quickly and easily send Amazon gift cards to loved ones.
Mobile

Huawei plays with fire, plans Honor 6 Plus smartphone launch for December 16

Huawei has a new phone to launch next week, and it's almost certain to be called the Honor 6 Plus, and be a larger, more capable version of the recently launched Honor 6. Sound familiar?
Mobile

Interested in stocks? Robinhood lets you trade for free

Specifically targeting Millennials that are interested in dabbling in the stock market, Robinhood is a new application for the iPhone that lets investors trade stocks without paying a single fee.
Music

Soundcloud for iPhone just got better, allowing users to make playlists on the go

Soundcloud has unveiled a new feature for iOS users, Playlist Creation, allowing users to create and edit playlists from their phones.
Mobile

Google pulled the plug on the Nexus 5, so you’d better hurry if you want one

Google's Nexus 5 is disappearing from store shelves, after a report surfaced that Google has stopped producing the device for good. The Nexus 5 is already sold out on the Play Store.
Mobile

2014 is the year of health and fitness apps, says Google

Google has been crunching data in the last few weeks of 2014, and it turns out Health and Fitness is the year's fastest growing category in the Google Play store, echoing the fitness wearable trend.
Wearables

Goodbye fitness bands: Soon, motion sensors will be woven right into our clothes

XelfleX could be the technology to make smart clothing attractive, useful, and cheap. It uses fiber optic threads to monitor body movement, and the possible uses range from sports training to injury recovery.