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Play it again, Apple: Is the iPod coming back?

Three years after its last major update, is the iPod Touch about to get a refresh? Insider sources suggest Apple has got something in the pipeline, and streaming music could be involved.
Home

The seven sensors within this sensor might be enough to make your home brilliant

Our smartphones have tons of sensors in them, and that concept inspired the Notion Sensor. It has lots of sensors inside it, while staying about the size of an Oreo, and it can tell you lots about what's happening in your home.
Home Theater

See why Sol Republic’s new Shadow wireless headphones are so hard to put down 2:10

We take a close look and listen to Sol Republic's first wireless in-ear headphone, the Shadow. We were a little put off by the design, but now that we've worn them, we're finding them really comfortable and practical. They also…
Cool Tech

Scientists use VR headset to make people feel invisible and less anxious in front of a crowd

What’s it like to be invisible? Thanks to neuroscientists in Sweden who put virtual reality (VR) headsets on their subjects, we now have an answer: When you’re invisible, it’s easier to stand in front of an audience of stern-looking…
Music

Jam to Alabama Shakes, Passion Pit, Fool’s Gold and more in our 5 songs to stream

Not sure what new music to listen to? We'll let you know what new tracks and albums dropping this week that are are worth using your bandwidth on. Up this week: Alabama Shakes, Passion Pit, Speedy Ortiz, and more.
Movies & TV

Check out Son of a Gun, Kink, Noah, and more of our 5 shows to watch

How are you going to get through this week? By pulling up your favorite streaming service and queueing the finest films and TV shows available now. Up this week: A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night, Noah, the Babadook, and more.
Mobile

You can no longer buy the Nexus 7 from Google

Back in the day, the Nexus 7 was a cutting edge Android tablet at an appealing price. Two years after its launch though, Google has decided to take it off sale — so what comes next?
Cool Tech

Japan: Man arrested after using drone to dump radioactive sand on leader’s office in nuke protest

We've seen quadcopters used in a myriad of ways over the last couple of years, but using one to transport radioactive material as part of a political protest certainly appears to be a first.
Product Review

Parrot Bebop Review

Parrot's scrappy Bebop gives bigger drones a run for their 4-digit price tags.
Photography

A first for lenses, new Zeiss 25mm and 85mm for Sony feature OLED readouts

Zeiss has developed two full-frame, autofocusing prime lenses for Sony's A7-series E-mount mirrorless cameras. A first, both lenses – a 25mm and 85mm – feature an OLED readout.