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The Japanese version of the NES Classic Edition is a must for collectors

Nintendo has announced the Japanese equivalent to the plug-and-play NES Classic Edition console, which boasts exclusive games and is powered via a USB connection, much to the delight of collectors.

Is ‘Battleborn’ going free-to-play? Gearbox strongly disputes a report that says it will

A new report suggests that the multiplayer shooter Battleborn will soon transition to a free-to-play model only months after the game launched. Gearbox CEO Randy Pitchford denied the claims.

Google’s Project Loon runs test of balloon-based internet service over Peru

Google's Project Loon initiative aims to supply internet access to remote locations via high-tech balloons, one of which spent the summer flying high over Peru to test out navigation systems.

Google's new Android Wear developer preview introduces an on-watch app store

Google has pushed back the release of Android 2.0 from this fall to sometime in 2017. It's also released the latest developer preview, Developer Preview 3, with a major addition: a wrist-optimized Play Store.

Renault’s Trezor electric sports car concept previews future autonomous tech

The Renault Trezor concept is an electric sports car that previews Renault's future design language. It boasts a powertrain derived from Formula E race cars, and autonomous-driving capabilities.

Magellan’s Echo sports watch can track your workouts, controls your phone for just $20

Can't decide between smartwatch ecosystems? The Magellen Echo Watch works with both Android and iOS devices, so you can focus on your workouts rather than compatibility. At $20, it's one of the most affordable, name-brand sports watches on…

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…
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NASA-inspired indoor gardens may make at-home farming easier and healthier

Farming ain’t easy. It takes care, plenty of space, and no shortage of hard work. That makes homegrown produce a luxury for most city dwellers. But a company called Click & Grow wants to make at-home farming as easy as pressing a button.

Stand aside, millennials: HelloTech aims to create tech-savvy senior citizens

Senior citizens may not be known for being technophiles, but HelloTech is aiming to make technology more accessible to them. The company has partnered with AARP, Brookdale, Front Porch, Ring, and more.
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U.S. Navy is sponsoring fish robot project to help develop underwater vehicles

Could studying the locomotion of fish be the key to developing more versatile underwater vehicles and robotics systems? The U.S. Navy certainly thinks so, and it is sponsoring a fish robot to prove it.

Wireless Emergency Alerts will be longer, more specific, sent to more places

The FCC voted to strengthen the Wireless Emergency Alert (WEA) system, which sends out everything from Amber alerts to natural disaster alerts. Improvements improve longer, more detailed messages and alerts in Spanish.

BlackBerry's rumored Argon phone may become the high-spec DTEK60

BlackBerry isn't dead yet! The company may be readying three new Android smartphones for release later this year. Here's everything we know about the devices, what they look like, and what they can do.