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Startups like OnePlus may be the saviors of true smartphone innovation

Tired of the incremental progress happening at Samsung, LG and Apple? Smaller companies may be the disruptors needed to wake the smartphone industry back up and get innovative new features into your next phone.


Drone photo contest: Bird’s eye view of a bird’s eye view takes top prize

A National Geographic-sponsored competition for photos taken by drones has turned up some awesome entries, suggesting a whole new genre of photography is here to stay.

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Soccer World Cup Final generates 32.1m tweets, breaks TPM record

If you haven't already heard, Germany beat Argentina in the soccer World Cup Final on Sunday, becoming the first European nation to win the contest anywhere in the Americas. A Twitter record was broken, too.

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Hands on with the OtterBox Resurgence Power Case for iPhone 5S

We go hands on with OtterBox's new Resurgence Power Case for iPhone 5 and 5S, which adds protection and a full battery recharge.


Awesome tech you can’t buy yet, for the week of July 13, 2014

Check out our roundup of the coolest crowdfunding projects and product announcements that hit the Web this week. You can't buy this stuff yet, but it sure is fun to gawk!

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Parched for TV? 12 streaming shows to get you through the hot summer

Summer is a great time to get outdoors, but if you’re trying to beat the heat - and you’re tired of watching last year’s shows on Netflix - here are some brand new shows cord-cutters can pull up online, without springing for cable.

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14 ways to get more out of the Moto E

Find out what your budget smartphone can really do with our delectable smorgasbord of Moto E tips and tricks. These delicious nuggets of knowledge will help you to enjoy your phone and make for a smoother life.


Samsung SmartCam HD Pro review

The SmartCam HD Pro is Samsung’s answer to the popular Dropcam home monitoring system. It’s easy to use and easy to set up, and it delivers nice-looking Full HD video quality…

  • Pros: Easy to use, set up, Nice image quality, SD card storage
  • Cons: Low-quality audio, Choppy video stream at times, Top-heavy…

NASA 3D prints a nebula — and you can do the same at home

Want to hold your very own nebula? Thanks to NASA, such an unbelievable desire can now come true. Astronomers for the agency have teamed up to create the first high-resolution 3D model of a massive nebula -- and their plans are available for download.

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What’s the best PC you can build for about $1,000?

Whether you're a gamer or not, we have two PC builds for you that will net you a pretty good computer for roughly $1,000.


Ritot is a projection watch that displays the time and phone notifications on your hand

The Ritot is touting itself as the world’s first “projection watch.” More specifically, it’s a bracelet that looks sort of like a Fitbit Flex and uses a pico projector to display the time and various smartphone notifications on the back of your hand.

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Banish the buffer screen with these tips for silky-smooth streaming video

If you’ve been having troubles with streaming Internet videos from Netflix and others in HD, the problem may be your network. Here’s how to make sure your streaming video experience goes smoothly.

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Xbox One sale includes one year of Xbox Live Gold and $100 credit

Dell is running a promotion on its website that gets you a Kinect-less Xbox One, a full year of Xbox Live Gold, and a $100 gift card.