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Jawbone reportedly stops production of its fitness trackers

It looks like Jawbone is in a bit of trouble. According to recent reports, the company has ceased production of its fitness trackers. This follows reports that Jawbone was trying to sell its speaker business.

Belkin partners up for Phyn, which will make devices to help you use less water

It may cover 70 percent of the planet, but water is in short supply these days. Now, there's a brand new company looking to solve the seemingly endless water crisis, and its name is Phyn.
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Mark Zuckerberg will chat with astronauts on the ISS next Wednesday

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg -- he's just like us! He goes on runs, he changes his daughter's diapers, and oh yeah, he calls astronauts aboard the International Space Station.

5 songs you need to stream this week: The Strokes and more

Not sure what new music to listen to? We'll let you know what new tracks and albums dropping this week are worthy of your attention. Up this week: The Strokes, Cass McCombs, and more.
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These are the words we have the most trouble spelling

The team behind Google Trends took it upon themselves to uncover the top "how to spell" searches for words by state, and some of the results are pretty amusing.
Cool Tech

Weekend Workshop: Make Max Rockatansky jealous with these DIY steampunk goggles

Whether you're already thinking about this year's Burning Man or simply crave some 19th century clothing apparel, building these DIY steampunk goggles are the perfect way to spend a few hours this weekend.

Earthquuuake! This app could warn you before the next big one hits

The odds of a major earthquake hitting the west coast in the coming years are high, and UC Berkeley Seismology lab is teaming up with the United States Geologic Service to create an app that will warn people about imminent earthquakes.

Broncolor softbox panels let photographers create rim-light effect

Gaffer tape is the go-to for custom lighting effects, but Broncolor has a new line of edge mask panels that when added to an existing softbox, block out the light in the center, allowing light to only pass through at the edges.

How to factory reset an iPhone (any generation) 1:21

Resetting an iPhone can alleviate all sort of software woes, and wipe any info you might want to pass on. Here's how to do so, whether you intend to reset your device using iTunes or your iPhone.

How a dog became the photographer, thanks to a GoPro

When Twin Cities high school student Susie Kixmoeller tried unsuccessfully to take candid photos of her rescue dog at play, she found a way to shoot without interrupting the play -- she turned her dog into the photographer.

ZTE will open its own stores around the world so you can buy its phones (and more)

In a quest to increase customer awareness, ZTE plans to open stores around the world by the end of 2016. The stores will focus on selling the company's smartphones and other products.

Want a thin but fast PC? Check out the 5 best ultrabooks

Want a portable, yet powerful, notebook? Then you probably want an ultrabook. Check out a few of our favorite models currently on the market, all of which mix power, portability, and image quality within a compact package.