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New kicks with a click: ShiftWear sneakers change designs on the fly 3:16

ShiftWear wants you to get personal with its “badass sneakers” that can display custom designs on a whim using an E Ink display and an app. The sneakers are up on Kickstarter, and they come in three different styles.
Movies & TV

DirecTV ramps up for the 4K revolution, slates live broadcasts for ‘early next year’

As 4K Ultra HD TVs find their way into more homes, DirecTV has plans to make 4K content more accessible. The company has confirmed that it plans to launch a live 4K service in early 2016 and is currently testing sports transmissions.

SNL was right: Adele is, hands down, the biggest pop star in the world

Adele is far and away the biggest thing in pop music, with her latest album 25 becoming the biggest debut in the history of the charts, immediately making her the year's top-selling artist.

Amazon’s new Fire TV can control your smart home, just like the Echo

Amazon's 4K Fire TV works with Alexa, and she can now help control your smart home. That means you can ask her to turn on your Philips Hue lights with the remote, and she'll listen.
Health & Fitness

You could stay forever young (or young for a long time) with this diabetes drug

Thanks to an anti-aging drug that is scheduled to begin human trials shortly, scientists believe they may have found a way to stop the body from falling victim to the perils of old age.

Whatsapp blocks links to messaging competitor Telegram

If you use messaging services Whatsapp and Telegram, you may have noticed that Telegram-related links sent in Whatsapp now appear to be treated like spam. The issue came about after a recent Whatsapp update.

Cyber Monday is on target to be the largest online sales day ever

Cyber Monday always plays second fiddle to Black Friday, but that doesn't mean online retailers aren't racking up huge sales. This year's Cyber Monday is on track to shatter previous records with a whopping 14 percent increase over last…

Coldplay goes primal in incredible new chimp-themed music video

Coldplay become CGI chimps in the British alt rockers' latest music video, thanks to the help of none other than performance-capture master Andy Serkis. The track is the first single from the band’s upcoming seventh record, A Head Full of…
Movies & TV

US Amazon Prime members get first look at the Transparent season 2 premiere today

No more waiting for the Transparent season 2 premiere! Fans in the U.S. will be able to watch the episode on Amazon Prime starting today at 8 pm ET.The full second season will be released on December 11 in the U.S., the U.K., Germany, and…

Faraday Future’s 2017 Tesla Model S rival with a 300+ mile range will charge into CES 2016

California EV startup Faraday Future will reportedly reveal its Tesla Model S rival at the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show in January. The LA-based automaker is backed by Chinese billionaire Jia Yueting.
Cool Tech

New algorithm can predict relationship success based on your tone of voice

An algorithm can predict the success or failure of a relationship based on changes in each partner's tone of voice while in couples therapy. The algorithm delivers more accurate predictions than human relationship experts coding the same…
Movies & TV

Ron Howard to take on The Girl Before after Dan Brown’s Inferno

It never hurts to line up your next project before you finish your current one. With his adaptation of Dan Brown's Inferno still in post-production, director Ron Howard has been tapped to bring another book to the big screen.