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Wearables

Samsung gives the Gear S some bling with a Swarovski crystal-encrusted band

Samsung added some bling to its Gear S smartwatch with a Swarovski crystal band. The company will also most likely offer Swarovski crystal-encrusted Galaxy Note 4 cases.
Cool Tech

‘Umbrella Here’ light invites strangers to share your umbrella, saving them from a soaking

If you like meeting new people and live in a place where it rains a lot, then the Umbrella Here light could be the gadget for you. The idea is that you stick it on top of your umbrella during a downpour, signaling to others that…
Apple

Apple spells out to developers why it rejects their apps

Although Apple already offers app developers plenty of resources via its iOS Dev Center, reviewers still have to wade through lots of submissions that clearly aren't ready. A newly published page explaining why it sometimes reject apps…
Apple

FBI and Apple look into massive celebrity iCloud photo hacking

The FBI and Apple have both confirmed they're investigating an alleged iCloud hack that over the weekend saw private and in many cases highly personal photos and videos of A-list celebrities posted on the Web.
Mobile

Atari founder: Simple sells, but Flappy Bird’s creator will struggle to do it twice

Flappy Bird has a sequel called Swing Copters, but will it attain anywhere near the same success as Flappy Bird? We speak with Atari founder Nolan Bushnell to find out.
Computing

The best personal finance apps and software

Check out our selection of the best finance software around, whether you're seeking barebones summaries or robust analysis.
Apple

Apple inks deals with Amex and others for iPhone 6 mobile payments, report says

Apple has reportedly inked deals with American Express and other financial services firms as part of an expected push into mobile payments with the launch next week of the iPhone 6.
Mobile

Our Story event streams go live for all Snapchat users

Snapchat's new Our Story feature — curated streams of Snaps from specific festivals and events — has just gone live for all users across the network, so check the app to see it in action.
Apple

Would you pay $400 for your first iWatch?

As the world waits to see what Apple has in store for us on September 9, the latest rumor swirling around the iWatch is that it will cost $400 (or the equivalent of two Android Wear watches).
Mobile

Endless Jabber keeps your conversations going on any device

Endless Jabber's protocol takes your text messages beyond your phone and allows you to continue the conversation on your computer or tablet. The mobile app is available for Android.
Mobile

Remember when phones actually looked different from one another? Sharp does.

While most phones on sale today look pretty similar to each other, Sharp and Sprint are about to unleash a phone which looks suitably different to truly standout. It's the Aquos Crystal with its edge-to-edge screen, and we need to embrace…
Mobile

Users pick the Tab S over the iPad Air… in Samsung’s latest ad

Samsung has a new advert out, filmed on the streets of New York city, and — would you believe it? — everyone featured in it thinks the Tab S is a much better buy than Apple's iPad Air.