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Judge grants final approval for Volkswagen diesel settlement

The Volkswagen diesel settlement for 2.0-liter four-cylinder cars was approved by a federal judge yesterday. The settlement includes provisions for buybacks, and for vehicles to be modified to meet emissions standards.

The best free ebooks available for the iPad

Believe it or not, you don't always have to pay for a great book. That's why we've rounded up thousands of free books from around the web, including sci-fi novellas, romance novels, and tell-all memoirs.

You can now tell Siri to turn on your lights with the Eve Light Switch

So much for clap-on, clap-off lights -- now, the only sound you need to control the brightness of your bulbs is your voice. On Wednesday, Elgato launched the Eve Light Switch, "the world’s first light switch with HomeKit technology"

ZTE blows budget phones out of the water with the ZMax Pro, now at T-Mobile

ZTE's ZMax Pro is a real bargain at $100. It sports a 6-inch 1080p display, octa-core processor, and 3,400 mAh battery. Here's everything you need to know about the budget phone, which is bound for MetroPCS.

Best app deals of the day! 6 paid iPhone apps for free for a limited time

Everyone likes free apps, but sometimes the best ones are a bit expensive. Now and then, developers put paid apps on sale for a limited time, but you have to snatch them up fast. Here are the latest and greatest apps on sale in the iOS App…

Acura's TLX sedan gains sporty, racing-inspired GT appearance package for 2017

Acura has introduced an appearance package for the 2017 TLX. Dubbed GT, the package adds a handful of racing-inspired components like a front bumper with a splitter, side skirts, and a spoiler on the trunk lid.
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Massive air-purifying vacuum cleaner sucks up particles, blows out clean air

A giant outdoor air-cleaning vacuum cleaner was unveiled in Amsterdam yesterday. Its inventors at the Envinity Group claim the system is the first of its kind and may help filter toxic particles from the atmosphere.

Mini’s new Countryman offers a sharp design and a plug-in hybrid drivetrain

Mini has introduced the brand new, second-generation Countryman crossover. Bigger than the outgoing model, the new Countryman gets a sharp design and it's available with the company's first plug-in hybrid drivetrain.

Two photographers used 0.3-MP kids toy cameras, and their shots will amaze you

Sports photographers are known for their pricey cameras and long lenses, but what happens if you replace their kit with one of the most basic cameras on the market? Two pro shooters were brave enough to take up the challenge.

Panoramic time lapse created with two DSLRs placed side-by-side

Photographer Joe Capra spent two years planning, shooting, and editing this incredible panoramic time lapse of L.A. The resulting stitched video came in at 10K by 4K resolution, but getting there certainly wasn't easy.

Purple Carrot vegan meal kits now for sale at Whole Foods Market

Purple Carrot vegan meal kits will be sold off the shelf in Whole Foods Market stores starting in the grocery chain's North Atlantic region. Customers will be able to buy meal kits from a rotating menu of three seasonal selections.

Apple iPhone 7 vs Samsung Galaxy S7: Which flagship is best? 1:17

The iPhone 7 is here, offering a number of huge improvements over the iPhone 6S. But how does it stack up against Samsung's lauded Galaxy S7? We put the two devices head to head to find out which offers the better hardware and…