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Take a musical staycation with the Bonnaroo app for Xbox

Microsoft, continuing its entertainment blitz, has released a free app to all Xbox Live users to stream performances and exclusive content from the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival.
Health & Fitness

Adidas’ new Bluetooth soccer ball analyzes your kicks to help improve your game

Fancy the footwork of your favorite soccer players this World Cup? If you're looking to improve your skills, the Adidas miCoach Smart Ball, with its integrated sensors and Bluetooth technologies, can make a few suggestions.
Music

Rock out your workout like Lebron with Beats’ new Powerbeats2 Wireless Earphones

Beats unveils a final piece of its musical arsenal before the Apple machine takes over, revealing its new Powerbeats2 earphones. Endorsed by Lebron, and built to propel your workout, these water-resistant cans hope to win your affection to…
Gaming

Borderlands is getting a new comic series

Following the success of Borderlands: Origins, IDW Publishing will be producing another mini-series of comic books set in the Borderlands universe: The Fall of Fyrestone.
Cars

Is Porsche working on a little brother for the Boxster?

As cars become more sophisticated, it's always nice to try to get back to basics. That's what Porsche may do with the 718, a rumored sports car that's smaller and less luxurious than the Boxster.
Health & Fitness

GOAL! Wait, was that in? How tech will answer the question at the World Cup

Soccer is about to lose some of its time-honored ref heckling. For the first time ever, FIFA is employing advanced camera technology to detect goals within tiny fractions of an inch, taking the ambiguity out of the most important games in…
Mobile

That iPad split-screen feature you’ve been waiting for? It’s in the iOS 8 code (Updated)

Split-screen functionality may soon be heading to an iPad near you. One developer spotted a piece of iOS 8 code that would allow users to open two apps side-by-side, at the same time.
Home

Lowe’s new Holoroom lets you try out home improvements virtually before you buy

Ever wanted to see what a new fixture would look like before you actually install it in your house? With Lowe's new virutal reality room, you finally can
Gaming

Wii U doesn’t have Twitch gameplay streaming because it isn’t fun to watch, says Nintendo

Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime revealed the reason why the Wii U doesn't have the ability to stream live gameplay via Twitch: it just isn't fun to watch.
Mobile

Huawei tries to break into U.S. market with Ascend Mate 2 phablet

Huawei launched a new online store for U.S. customers, in hopes of penetrating the American smartphone market. The Ascend Mate 2 phablet will be the first device available on gethuawei.com, for $299 unlocked.
Computing

Microsoft says it won’t look into your emails, chats, videos, or voicemails for ad targeting

A new Microsoft policy claims that the company won't scan user emails, chats, videos, or voice mail to tailor adds to them. However, they'll still be listening for other purposes, and the agreement doesn't go into effect just yet.
Mobile

Uber registrations jump 850 percent in London, as cabbie protests cripple traffic

The demonstrations staged by London taxi drivers against Uber appear to have backfired. The company announced that sign-ups for its ride-sharing service increased by 850 percent in the city.