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This bleeding virtual leg may help train combat medics to perform better in the field 1:52

While nothing can fully prepare combat medics for the full horror of a war zone, the hope is that a fake, virtual leg gushing blood will provide a better sense of what to expect during the real thing.
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The James Webb Space Telescope nears completion as NASA begins installing mirrors

NASA announced that it has installed the first of 18 mirrors on the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST), which is projected to launch in 2018.
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You can draw pictures with your words thanks to WordsEye 1:01

If the best writing is the kind that engenders mental images, this new app may just turn you into the next Langston Hughes. WordsEye is a new app that allows you to "type a picture."

New MacBook Air range tipped for WWDC 2016

New reports are hinting that Apple might unveil its new range of MacBook Air laptops at next year's Worldwide Developers Conference, with a view to launching the device later in 2016.

Analyst doubles Apple Watch sales prediction to 12 million sold in 2015

FBR & Co analyst Daniel Ives doubled his estimate of Apple Watch sales by December from 6 million to 12 million. The estimate is still short of what other analysts predicted when the Apple Watch launched.

Need a more powerful home PC? AVADirect lets you build your own

AVADirect is looking to expand beyond its original gaming focus to offer custom PC builds to mainstream users looking for a bit more power to their home or work desktop, with all of the usual configurable options.
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Amazon is welcome to launch Instant Video on Apple TV

The Apple TV and Chromecast might have been booted off Amazon's store, but that doesn't mean Amazon's own services will be kept away from Apple TV owners. Amazon has confirmed plans to launch Instant Video on the fourth-gen Apple TV by the…

AMD Crimson is causing some fan issues, but a fix is en route

AMD's new Crimson drivers have been mostly well received, but some have run into problems with it arbitrarily locking their graphics card's fan speeds, causing all sorts of overheating and unnecessary noise issues.

Robots, start your engines: Formula E plans race series for self-driving cars

Formula E is planning a race series for self-driving cars to augment its electric-car racing. Called "Roborace," it will debut for the 2016-2017 season with 10 teams, organizers say.

Are dating apps to blame for the rise in HIV among young Asian men?

The United Nations published new report claiming that, “The explosion of smart phone gay dating apps has expanded the options for casual spontaneous sex as never before," leading to a "hidden epidemic" of HIV among young Asian males.

ZTE will release the Nubia Z11 in the U.S. and China simultaneously

ZTE's next flagship might be the Z11. It's expected to carry premium specs and a bezel-less display, and may launch in China and America at the same time. Here's everything we know so far about ZTE's next flagship.