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This is how Samsung’s trying to sell the Galaxy S6 on Apple Watch launch day

Today's not all about the Apple Watch, Samsung has also put the Galaxy S6 on sale, and to promote it the company has released a cringy, campy ad featuring new Late Late Show host James Corden.
Wearables

Apple’s ‘appointment only’ Watch strategy is elitist, annoying, and brilliant

Apple won't be selling the Apple Watch in its retail stores to any old passer-by; you'll need an appointment to try one out. It's a brave strategy that could just mean the difference between failure and success for the new wearable.
Wearables

Long awaited Jawbone UP3 starts shipping April 20, but with lower water resistance

Jawbone says its UP3 fitness tracker will start shipping at the end of April, months later than expected. Design issues led to the delay, with the company announcing the device is now only splash-proof, and not fully waterproof as…
Web

Amazon’s had enough of fake reviews on its site, files lawsuit

Amazon is taking legal action against four companies that allegedly sell fake four and five-star reviews that appear alongside products on its site, a practice the c-commerce giant says tarnishes its brand.
Mobile

Apple Watch pre-orders prove popular, delivery dates slip to June and beyond

The Apple Watch is up for pre-order, and within hours, delivery dates have slipped beyond the April 24 release date and into May, June, and if you want the expensive Edition model, as far as August.
Web

Facebook faces class-action lawsuit in Austria over privacy violations

Austrian law school graduate and privacy campaigner Max Schrems filed a class-action lawsuit against Facebook, arguing the social network violated EU privacy laws. The case is currently being heard in Europe's highest court.
Gaming

Activision releases the first ambiguous teaser for Black Ops 3

Activision has released a teaser for Black Ops 3. It doesn't show much, but does provide a date when we can expect to learn more about the Treyarch-produced shooter, the latest entry in the Call of Duty franchise.
Music

Apple Watch to debut with support for Pandora internet radio

Streaming radio service Pandora joins list of apps available for Apple Watch when the much-anticipated smart watch launches April 24. 
Movies & TV

A Gremlins reboot is in the works, and it might just give you goosebumps

The 1980s horror-comedy movie is getting a reboot with Goosebumps writer Carl Ellsworth signing on for the project.
Cars

Aston Martin on crossovers: ‘We need to be less dependent on a narrow product portfolio’

In a recent interview, Aston Martin CEO Andy Palmer reconfirmed the brand’s plans to create a crossover. He also said the automaker will add two platforms and revamp its sports car lineup with Daimler technology over the next six years.
Cars

Driverless cars? Mother Nature may have a few things to say about that

The biggest stumbling block to driverless cars may not be some obscure technical challenge, but rather Mother Nature herself.
Cars

Lexus F cars conduct a dance that makes us suspect Juilliard has a racing program

Lexus has organized several of its F performance cars for a demonstration of car control at Fuji Speedway. Each F car has upwards of 470 horsepower on tap and are carefully maneuvered in a breathtaking dance.