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‘Masterminds’ trailer will have you laughing all the way to the bank … robbery

Check out the official trailer for the kooky, oft-delayed heist comedy Masterminds. As you'll find out fairly quickly, Zach Galifianakis and his merry band of misfits are anything but.
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Xiaomi is making a mysterious virtual reality announcement on August 1

We don't know much about Xiaomi's plans, but the company will make an announcement on August 1 regarding some type of virtual reality product. It could be a Daydream-certified headset, but we'll have to wait and see to find out.
Virtual Reality

PlayStation VR: Everything we know so far

Virtual reality has finally made its way into console gaming. This fall, Sony will change the way we play with the Playstation VR. Check out our comprehensive roundup of all the news and rumors about Sony's forthcoming gadget.

Kobo lives! CEO confirms mid-August release of 7.8-inch ebook reader

Kobo may not have made many headlines lately, but that doesn't mean the company isn't working on new devices. Kobo's CEO has confirmed the release of an ebook reader in August.

No longer drags, Amazon’s cloud services, Echo drive retailer to record profits

The success of Amazon's onetime drags, Web Services and hardware, managed to drive the company past Wall Street's loftiest expectations this past fiscal quarter.

Diagram shows PlayStation VR needs a lot more space than you may think

PlayStation VR requires quite a bit of clear floor space, according to a manual from PlayStation Asia. In all, you'll need about 60 square feet of total space.
Movies & TV

'Jason Bourne' is getting too damn old for this, and so are we

Matt Damon's reunion with director Paul Greengrass for 'Jason Bourne' has the title character playing the same old spy games without much of the old excitement.

How the position and direction of light in photos affect viewer perception

Would you like to know the secret to taking better product photos that help you sell your items, rather than hinder their sale? Well, rather unsurprisingly, a big chunk of it has to do with the position and direction of your…

Microsoft is laying off another 2,850 employees, mostly from its mobile division

First, Microsoft announced plans to lay off 7,800 employees last year. Then in May it was an additional 1,850, and now it will lay off another 2,850. Most of these cuts are from its mobile division.

Virgin America finally getting a mobile app, complete with Spotify integration

Virgin America, is finally going (somewhat) mainstream by yes, introducing an app for both Android and iOS. But because it's Virgin America, this is no ordinary airline app -- it comes with a Spotify integration.

Bristol leaps out of the history book with the new Bullet roadster

U.K.-based Bristol is being resurrected once again with a new roadster called the Bullet. The retro-styled two-seater features a BMW-sourced V8 engine and a lightweight chassis made out of carbon fiber.

Mercedes-Benz's new augmented reality app will aid first responders

The Mercedes-Benz Rescue Assist app uses augmented reality to let first responders see inside vehicles and plot the best way to rescue occupants. 3D models of vehicles show things like fuel lines and high-voltage wiring.