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Kylie Jenner and Tyga headline group of big-name California celebs reprimanded for their water usage

A private security firm is helping a water district full of celebrity homes identify and penalize those not adhering to new laws governing water usage. Tyga, Kylie Jenner, and several other big-name celebs have already been cited.

Movies & TV

Konami killing off dozens of legacy iOS apps in Japan

Veteran games publisher Konami will permanently retire a large number of its paid iOS apps in Japan, including Metal Gear Solid Touch and Silent Hill: The Escape, as it shifts its focus toward free-to-play titles.


Trends with Benefits: The next iPhone and IFA Berlin are right around the corner

IFA Berlin kicks off next week, and shortly after, Apple will unveil its latest iPhone at an event in San Francisco. The Digital Trends team discusses what's in store for both at these blockbuster events.


Apple, Motorola, and others help the Pentagon develop wearables for soldiers

The Pentagon announced FlexTech Alliance, a partnership that includes groups such as Apple, Harvard University, and many more in an attempt to make flexible wearable technology for soldiers, as well as develop high-tech printing technologies.


Water under the bridge? Nicki Minaj will open MTV VMAs despite nomination snub

Even though she's expressed upset over not being nominated for Video of the Year, Nicki Minaj has confirmed that she will be opening this year's MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs), set to air live this Sunday.

Movies & TV

UK police arrest six teens for using Lizard Squad’s hacking-for-hire tool

Authorities in the UK arrested six teenagers this week for attempting to attack several major websites using Lizard Squad's hacking for hire tools. All six are out currently on bail.


Deadly Premonition nets a special edition five years after launch

PlayStation 3 survival horror cult favorite Deadly Premonition is getting a special edition re-release more than five years after its initial launch from publishers Rising Star Games and NIS America.


Samsung begs you to ditch your iPhone with $200 worth of credit

Samsung launched the Ultimate Test Drive last week to entice iPhone users to try out the Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 Edge Plus. Now, the Korean giant has sweetened the pot with extra incentives worth $200.


Listen to Prince take on Internet memes and more in our 5 songs to stream

Not sure what new music to listen to? We'll let you know what new tracks and albums dropping this week are worthy of your attention. Up this week: the Weeknd, Jay Rock and Kendrick Lamar, Prince, and more.


Canon’s new 35mm lens has highest level of chromatic aberration correction

Chromatic aberration is one of the most difficult things to correct in a lens. Using a newly developed lens element, Canon says its new 35mm EF L-series lens has the highest level of chromatic aberration correction of any lens for sharper images.


No longer in November, XCOM 2 pushed back to February 2016

Fans of Fireaxis Games' XCOM franchise are going to have to wait a little longer to get their hands on XCOM 2, as the team has decided to push the game back to February 2016.


10 major LG G4 problems and ways to fix them

If you're staring down the barrel of a smartphone disaster, come on in to find a potential solution. We've rounded up common LG G4 problems and identified workarounds and possible fixes for you to try.


Here is the first gameplay of the Gears of War creator’s new arena shooter, LawBreakers

Gears of War creator Cliff Bleszinski has shared the first gameplay footage from his upcoming, independently-developed arena shooter, LawBreakers, highlighting its fast-paced, high-flying, futuristic gunplay.


Mutation-tracking blood test offers early detection of breast cancer relapse

Scientists have developed a DNA blood test that can determine whether a breast cancer patient is at risk for relapse. The test can detect a recurrence several months before any other physical signs are evident.

Cool Tech

Humble Store proceeds target thousands of newly added charities

Humble Bundle's organizers have greatly expanded the service's Humble Store charity lineup, allowing buyers to donate toward one of more than 35,000 listed charities with every game purchase.