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Stepper motor in Canon’s new EF-S 55-250mm lens means no more AF noise in your videos

Designed for videographers using Canon's APS-C DSLRs, the new EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS STM telephoto lens offers quiet operation thanks to the stepper motor, which means you won't inadvertently capture the focusing noise when you shoot a…
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Oppo’s new phone with ‘rear touch panel’ coming in September

Little-smartphone manufacturer Oppo has confirmed it will announced the N1 smartphone in September, and has teased it will have a rear-mounted touch panel, and a new kind of user experience.
Photography

Canon’s new printers and app let you print files directly from Facebook and Dropbox

Canon introduced alongside two new Pixma all-in-one photo printers a new app that lets users access and print directly from cloud-based services like Facebook, Evernote, and Dropbox. The app is free for iOS, Android, and select Pixma…
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Apple services offline: iCloud, iMessage, iTunes down for some users

Several of Apple's most popular online services - iCloud, iMessage, and iTunes Music - have been inoperable for some users starting around midnight on August 22. Our report on what's down.
Mobile

Ubuntu’s failed $32 million Edge campaign reveals a thirst for mobile innovation

The Ubuntu Edge is the most successful crowdfunded campaign ever on the Web, surpassing the donations made to the Pebble phone, but even at $12.8 million raised, it still failed to make its massive goals. Here's why we think it's still a…
Gaming

Don’t ask these banned ‘Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number’ questions

Devolver Digital and Dennaton Games posts a "banned questions" list at Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number's booth at Gamescom 2013.
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Blow everyone away – literally – with the Quirky 360 fan

Rather than waiting for a traditional fan to oscillate and come back to you in a few seconds, the Quirky 360 fan will blow air in every direction. Fan designs have come full circle.
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Samsung Series 9 S27B971D Review

Samsung Series 9 S27B971D review.
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Yahoo takes #1 spot, knocks Google down to #2 in US Internet traffic

Yahoo has taken the top spot for U.S. Internet traffic for the first time in two years, knocking reigning king Google down to number two. Needless to say, Marissa Mayer is probably having a very good day.
Mobile

Verizon launches the $20, 4G LTE LG Enact, complete with slide-out QWERTY keyboard

Verizon has announced the availability of the LG Enact, a budget Android smartphone which connects to its 4G LTE network and boasts that rarest of features, a slide-out QWERTY keyboard.
Android Army

Omate’s standalone TrueSmart watch hits Kickstarter target on day of launch

If the speed at which Omate hit its $100,000 Kickstarter target is anything to go by, its Android-powered TrueSmart watch looks set for a rosy future. Billed as a standalone device, the TrueSmart could launch as early as this October.
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Nokia event with multiple product launches rumored for September 26 in New York

Nokia may still have some surprises left for us this year, despite a string of high profile hardware launches already, as a special event is being rumored for September 26 in New York.