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Lenovo’s Vibe Z2 Pro is a metallic, 1440p smartphone to worry the LG G3 (Updated)

Lenovo has launched the Vibe Z2 Pro, its newest flagship Android smartphone, which comes with a massive 6-inch, 2560 x 1440 pixel touchscreen, and a fast Snapdragon 801 processor. It goes on sale in September.

Leaked image shows a Pebble smartwatch with a color display (Updated: It’s a fake)

An image of a Pebble smartwatch with a color display leaked online. The Pebble is still one of the most popular smartwatches even though it isn't as fancy as Android Wear devices.

Pentax Q-S1 is incredibly small like a pocket cam, yet swaps lenses like a DSLR

Ricoh adds a new super-compact mirrorless interchangeable lens camera to its Pentax Q-series – one of the world's smallest. The Q-S1 is a 12.4-megapixel shooter that lets you swap lenses, with improved low-light performance.
Movies & TV

Sony’s future plans for Spider-Man include female superhero movie and Venom Carnage in 2017

Sony's plans for the future of the Spider-Man franchise reportedly include a female superhero movie and Venom Carnage in 2017 to follow The Sinister Six.

Resident Evil returns in early 2015 for the third time

Capcom confirms plans to release an HD remake of the 2002 remake of 1996's Resident Evil, coming to PC and PlayStation/Xbox consoles in early 2015.

Say hello to Google Workshop: It lets you make custom cases for your Nexus device

According to a recent leak, Google Workshop is a service that will let you make custom cases for your Nexus 5 and likely any future Nexus device. The service will likely launch whenever the rumored Nexus 6 or 8 launches.

In-flight cell phone calls may get banned by US gov’t

This December, the U.S. Department of Transportation will present a proposal that seeks to ban in-flight calling. People will have the ability to comment on the proposal after it is presented until February of next year.

Man shoots himself in head while posing for gun selfie

A 21-year-old Mexican man died after accidentally shooting himself in the head while taking a gun selfie. Oscar Otero Aguilar had reportedly been partying with friends when the tragic incident took place.

Annie Leibovitz’s body of work is so grand, it needs its own tripod to prop it up

Taschen has released a huge 476-page book that celebrates the work of photographer Annie Leibovitz. The book covers Leibovitz's 40-plus year career, comes in two versions, and includes a custom bookstand designed by Marc Newson.

Master of improv: Steely Dan’s guitarist knows when to riff, when to reel it in

As lead guitarist for Steely Dan, Jon Herington has to find the delicate balance between channeling fan favorites note for note, and interpreting them in a fresh new way for modern audiences.

Mini versions of flagship smartphones are too expensive, sales reportedly suffering

Manufacturers may be forced to rethink their "Mini" versions of popular high-end smartphones, if a new report suggesting sales are falling below expectations, is correct. Apparently, the high cost of these lesser devices is to blame.