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Will the success of Tesla’s Model S speed along a $35k model with a 200-mile range?

Despite early predictions that Tesla's luxury EV would fail, the Model S has been both a critical and financial success. With the EV-maker doing so well, will the recent success of the Model S spur the development of a more affordable…

BlackBerry Z30 Rumors: What we know about the big-screen BlackBerry (Updated)

The BlackBerry Z30, also known as the Aristo, is rumored to be a big screen smartphone/tablet hybrid, perhaps with a 5-inch, 720p screen. Here's all the talk about this interesting device collected together in one place.

New images of Sony ‘lens camera’ surface, show how it’d play with smartphones

The rumored Sony "lens camera," called the QX series, gets closer to reality as new detailed images surface. Also, new rumors indicate Sony will announce new NEX mirrorless cameras and lenses, and action cameras.

Start the countdown – Windows 8.1 reportedly available mid-October

We've heard that Windows 8.1 will be released to manufacturers towards the end of August, but according to new reports, it won't be available to the general public until mid-October.

Stick it to the man! Phone unlocking skyrockets 70 percent since becoming illegal

Since it became illegal in the United States this January, phone unlocking has grown in popularity by leaps and bounds, according to a new report. Is this a good trend or are we all just acting out?
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Motorized ‘For Rent’ sign stalks pedestrians until they give it some love

For Sale, For Rent, For Hire... those signs all look the same. Which is why one Canadian artist installed a motion-detection camera to help the signs follow pedestrians until they give the signs a look.

From ‘F.E.A.R.’ to ‘Betrayer’: Coloring colonial America in black & white

Blackpowder Games co-founder Craig Hubbard discusses the inspiration and make-up of 'Betrayer,' the studio's upcoming Steam Early Access game. Hubbard and his fellow devs bring a wealth of experience from their time working on 'F.E.A.R.'…

Thinner iPad and Mini with Retina set to launch by year-end, report says

Apple looks set to unveil refreshed iPads by year-end, according to Bloomberg. Its report confirms what many expect – that the next full-size iPad will weigh less heavily on your biceps, and that the Mini will finally get a 'proper'…

Apple seeks to rid world of sketchy third-party chargers with $10 replacements

Apple has introduced a scheme to help rid the world of potentially dangerous third party chargers, as it'll swap any dodgy cheap charger for an official USB power adapter from August 16, at almost half the usual cost.

Can a Grumpy Cat make you LOL if it’s an APNG and not a GIF?

Animated GIFs aren't the only animated image standard on the Web. In fact, animated PNGs (APNGs), have been alive and well since 2004. One Kickstarter project is hoping to make it as much of a standard (or more) as animated GIFs.

Google rolls out latest Glass update, plenty for Explorers to play with

Google promised early on it'd roll out updates on a monthly basis for its wearbale Glass gadget, and by the looks of it the device is really starting to take shape now. Monday's update certainly appears to give Explorers plenty to play…

Rumor: Galaxy Note 3 to feature 5.68-inch screen, Android 4.3, and 3GB of RAM

An almost complete list of features has been leaked for the forthcoming Samsung Galaxy Note 3, including news of a 5.68-inch screen, Android 4.3, and 3GB of RAM. The phone is expected to launch next month.