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The Boss Update for 'Minecraft Pocket Edition' and Win 10 unleashes the Kraken

Minecraft: Pocket Edition and Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition are being invaded by massive bosses thanks to an upcoming update that may arrive in October. This update will also include ocean locations where many bosses will lurk, waiting to…
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Forget OLED: Apple may instead use microLED displays on future iPhones

Forget OLED displays -- Apple may be heading toward something better -- microLED. The company is largely expected to switch to OLED displays soon, but that may just be a placeholder for the development of microLED.
Mobile

Have a few seconds to spare? Help Google make the internet a better place

Whether your expertise lies in improving the quality of Google Translate in your native tongue, or refining Google Maps on your home turf, you can play a part in aiding the Google community via Crowdsource.
Mobile

HTC to unveil slightly improved A9 variant that looks even more like iPhone

HTC is rumored to be manufacturing this year's Google Nexus devices, but there's another device set to be unveiled at the end of this week -- the HTC A9S. It's a successor to the HTC A9, though there likely won't be any major improvements.
Cool Tech

EyeForce is an affordable, ultra-widescreen VR headset will expand your horizons 3:44

New Kickstarter project EyeForce wants to beat the established giants of virtual reality by doubling the field of vision offered by headsets from Oculus Rift and HTC Vive. Can it do it? Its creator sounds confident.
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FLIR's Scout TK will make you feel like a superspy in your own backyard

FLIR's new entry-level thermal imager opens the world of infrared vision to a new audience, while maintaining the excellent build quality and functionality FLIR is known for.
Movies & TV

Comedy legend Gene Wilder, star of ‘Willy Wonka,’ dies at 83

Gene Wilder, the comedic legend who captivated the world with his unique take on a wide array of roles like Willy Wonka and young Dr. Frankenstein, has died at the age of 83.
Gaming

‘Watch Dogs 2’ video shows off new multiplayer mode, cooperative stealth

Watch Dogs 2 is shaping up to be a much-improved sequel to the slightly disappointing 2014 game, and a new gameplay video highlights what you can do in Ubisoft's take on San Francisco.
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Zuckerberg programmed his AI butler to ignore his wife's voice commands

After unveiling a bit about his AI butler back in June, Mark Zuckerberg says the system is nearly ready to show the public, and that it currently only responds to commands from him without recognizing his wife's voice.
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Apple iPhone 7 gets the blues in countdown to Sept. 7 reveal? 2:45

Plus: Fitbit updates a popular fitness band, Samsung gets IFA 2016 rolling with two product announcements.
Mobile

Apple slapped with class action lawsuit over iPhone ‘Touch Disease’ defect

A latent manufacturing defect called "Touch Disease" appears to be rendering iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus units usuable. And the repair process is an arduous one: the entire motherboard must be replaced.
Cool Tech

VR will let jurors explore crime scenes as they actually appeared

Forget biased accounts: robot created by a researcher in forensic science and criminal investigations will let jurors explore crime scenes as they actually appeared using virtual reality headsets.