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Weekly Rewind: The top Kickstarter projects, clairvoyant computers, and a potential AirPods launch

In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. So much news goes on that it's almost impossible for mere mortals with real lives to keep track of everything. That’s why we’ve compiled a quick and dirty list of the top 10 tech stories from…
Outdoors

Baseball sleeve from Ziel Solutions aims to save arms from overexertion

Ziel Solutions wants to prevent pitching injuries by identifying two of the major culprits -- improper technique and overexertion of arm muscles. They came up with a wearable sleeve that combines muscle sensors and motion analysis.
Computing

The Radeon RX 490 is listed on an online retailer, and could be revealed soon

An unannounced Radeon RX 490 graphics card is now listed on an online retail site with a launch window of the second half of 2016. There's a good chance AMD will reveal the card during its New Horizon public event scheduled for December 13.
Home Theater

Panasonic says it’s broken the LCD black level barrier, ready to battle OLED

Looking to dethrone OLED as the king of contrast and brightness, Panasonic has unveiled a new type of LCD panel it says offers contrast 600 times that of standard LCDs for incredible brightness, and near-perfect black levels.
Home

Alexa is about to get a lot smarter thanks to hundreds of new commands

Amazon is adding commands to the Alexa Skills Kit to make it easier for developers to build skills. The goal is to help Alexa understand questions better. New categories of questions called intents will have associated actions and…
Mobile

Chinese consumer group demands action from Apple on iPhone battery issues

Something odd is happening with iPhone 6 and 6S devices in China -- they're randomly shutting down. It's becoming such a problem that the China Consumers Association has asked Apple to look into the issue.
Gaming

Get ready to explore enormous new worlds in 'Mass Effect: Andromeda'

Mass Effect: Andromeda will be the first game in the series since 2012's Mass Effect 3, and BioWare looks to be pulling out all the stops. Here is everything we know about the latest title in the lauded sci-fi franchise.
Computing

Tired of messy cords and peripherals? The best all-in-one PCs can help!

An all-in-one PC is the perfect way to reduce desktop clutter and simplify your computing experience. Each of these models perfectly balances performance, display quality, and value, which translates to an outstanding piece of hardware.
Web

You have zero privacy thanks to tech, and these artists can prove it

A pop-up art exhibit in lower Manhattan aims to expose corporate monitoring and the reality of the modern Internet, with 54 exhibits and artwork that reveal a darker side to online life. Curated by Tactical Tech -- which helps activists…
Computing

SSD prices rise as NAND flash supply fails to keep pace with demand

Recent component shortages indicate strong demand for PC components. Whether it's batteries, displays, or SSDs, notebook manufacturers have been struggling to get enough parts. And now the supply of NAND flash memory is shrinking.
Movies & TV

Time to kill? These are the 101 best movies on Netflix

Save yourself from hours of scrolling and searching through Netflix's massive library by checking out this list of our favorite movies you can stream right now. No matter what genre you're looking for, you're bound to find something.
Cool Tech

Like a flying hamster ball, Droneball soars around in a cage to protect it from crashes

Droneball is described as a “crash-proof” consumer drone, that flies in its own smart cage -- thereby allowing it to harmlessly bounce off walls and obstacles that may well wreck other drones.