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Strange deal: Try on some blue jeans and get a free Android phone

The Wet Seal denim shop is partnering with Simplexity to offer a free Android phone (if you sign up for a contract) to anyone who tries on a pair of jeans through mid August. But sorry guys, it looks like this is a ladies-only jean shop.

Android Army

Prototype 2 gets April 2012 release and new trailer

The sequel to 2009's violent hit will arrive on shelves in April.

Gaming

Wii U virtual console will have GameCube games, says Nintendo

A new interview with Nintendo of America's Amber McCollum has provided some new details on the Wii U, which we now know will have GameCube games available for download and "definitely" bring back core gamers.

Gaming

First poster for The Amazing Spider-Man offers up-close look at redesigned logo

Comic-Con attendees get the first look at the new poster for the Spider-Man reboot.

Movies & TV

Nokia posts huge $692 million loss, confirms 2011 Windows Phone release

Nokia took a huge financial hit in the second quarter of this year, but the company's leadership remains optimistic about its future prospects.

Mobile

Uh oh: Verizon drops price of Sony’s Xperia Play to $100

Verizon and Sony Ericsson have cut the price of the Xperia Play to $100 with a two-year contract, making it one of the cheapest full-featured Android phones, and still the only one with a full slide-out gamepad.

Android Army

Pluto has a new moon, but it’s still not a planet

The Hubble Space Telescope has discovered a new moon around Pluto at the far edge of the solar system.

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Verizon 4G LTE is now available in more than 100 cities

Today, Verizon turned on 4G LTE connectivity for 28 new markets across the country, now totaling 102 cities and regions.

Mobile

New research brings personal genomics closer than ever

The creation of a semiconductor genome sequencer means genome-specific health treatments are nearing everyday use.

Cool Tech

The space shuttle program comes to a close with a perfect Atlantis landing

STS-135, the final space shuttle mission, went off without a hitch. However, the future of NASA and American manned spaceflight remains murky.

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Nikon Coolpix P500 Review

The Nikon Coolpix P500 turns up objects you can’t even see with incredible 36x zoom, but optical image stabilization would make it easier to use at the most extreme zoom levels.

  • Pros: 36x optical zoom (22.5-810mm) , 12-megapixel BSI CMOS sensor…
  • Cons: Sensor-shift stabilization not as good as OIS , Battery only…

San Francisco makes move toward cell phone radiation law (again)

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors has taken a step toward introducing a law that will require cell phone retailers to provide consumers with information regarding radiation risks.

Mobile

Apple discontinues boxed retail software in favor of Mac App Store

In a bid to make space for more lucrative products in its stores, and to direct users toward its Mac App Store, Apple has discontinued a number of boxed software products.

Apple

Gmail adds call waiting with new multi-call support

If you enjoy reading email and placing phone calls from the same interface, Gmail may just solve your needs. Today, Google enabled multi-call support for all Gmail users.

Web

TSA removing naked images from full-body scanners

With all the negative press on the TSA, it's nice to hear of something that's more consumer friendly from the security firm. TSA is finally getting rid of naked images from body scanners with a software update.

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