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Dear conspiracy nuts: Apple doesn’t cripple your old iPhone, time does

It's that time of the year again, when conspiracy theorists start having palpitations about Apple deliberately crippling older iPhones, to convince you it's time to buy the latest and greatest model.
Social Media

L.A. residents call 911 to complain about Facebook outage

Easily one of the silliest reasons to call a number meant for life-threatening emergencies, a number of Los Angeles residents started calling 911 when Facebook wouldn't load on their mobile devices and computers
Social Media

Google continues to shift away from Google+, Photos going solo

Potentially a sign that Google is slowly sunsetting the Google+ social network, the search company is reported to be transitioning Google+ Photos into a standalone product without requiring a Google+ account.
Product Review

Sony RX100 III Review

Sony RX100 III review.
Home Theater

Flappy Bird flies again as Flappy Birds Family … but only on Amazon’s FireTV

The uber-popular game has re-emerged as a multi-player affair, exclusive to Amazon's FireTV. The new version offers some subtle tweaks but holds the same Flappy playability, and is no doubt a big get for the fledgling streaming device.
Cool Tech

NASA confirms ‘impossible’ thruster actually works, could revolutionize space travel

Despite the fact that they're still unsure of how it works exactly, NASA scientists have confirmed once again that the seemingly impossible EmDrive is legit

BMW looks to Toyota for a fuel-cell powerplant for its hydrogen i3 variant

BMW recently announced cheaper charging stations for its i3, but the German automaker may be planning a fuel cell-powered version of the electric car as well. As it did with the i8 and Z4, BMW is collaborating with Toyota for this new…

Xiaomi accused of passing off copyrighted photos as shots taken with the Mi 3

Daring Fireball's John Gruber is accusing Chinese manufacturer Xiaomi of passing off copyrighted images as those taken by the Mi 3, bringing back memories of Nokia's similar blunder back in 2012.

Who owns the Manhattan skyline? One NYC agency thinks it does

The Port Authority in New York City has sent a cease-and-desist letter to a shop selling housewares, saying an image of the city skyline used on dinner plates infringes on the agency's assets and reputation.

Core i3 and i7 versions of Surface Pro 3 are on sale now

You can get Intel Core i3 and Core i7 versions of the Surface Pro 3, Microsoft announced.