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SpaceX plans ocean landing attempt following February 24 launch

SpaceX will make its next launch attempt and possible ocean landing on February 24 when it is slated to deploy an SES-9 satellite into orbit. The firm's goal is to send rockets into orbit every few weeks for the rest of 2016.
Home Theater

Voice control for the Apple TV is about to get much more useful

Entering text like usernames and passwords with the Apple TV remote can be a hassle to say the least. Voice dictation, coming in the tvOS 9.2 update later this year, will let you enter any text using only your voice.

EasyJet can save 50,000 tons of CO2 annually with a hydrogen-hybrid plane

EasyJet has outlined a plan to save fuel and CO2 by building a plane fitted with a hydrogen fuel cell. The plane runs exclusively on electricity during taxiing, which is when four percent of the fuel used during a flight is burned.

Subaru's next concept hints at what the 2018 Crosstrek will look like

Subaru will travel to the Geneva Auto Show to introduce the XV Concept, which previews the next generation of the XV. Set to go on sale as a 2018 model, the next Crosstrek will be lighter and more efficient than the current model.
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Seven years in, Kickstarter hits 100,000 successfully funded campaigns

Kickstarter has now helped to fund 100,000 campaigns. Announcing the milestone on Monday, the seven-year-old company also published a list of 100 trivia notes highlighting some of the successfully funded projects.

The Galaxy S7 may not be afraid to go back in the water 4:46

It's time to get excited, because the Samsung Galaxy S7 is reportedly on the way as early as March 2016. The latest rumor says the device is capable of 17 hours of continuous video playback on full brightness.

Hendrix fans, you may want to book a trip to London

Jimi Hendrix fans, listen up. The London apartment where the guitar god spent about a year of his life has been restored to its former 1960s glory (including its electric-turquoise velvet curtains), and this week opens to the public as…

$600 buys you an Xperia Z5 in the U.S., but it won't have a fingerprint sensor

Sony has announced that the Xperia Z5 and the Z5 Compact is making its way to the U.S. and will be available to purchase at certain retailers unlocked and without a contract beginning on February 7.

New $350 price tag makes the OnePlus 2 an even better deal

The OnePlus 2's invitation system recently ended, which was excellent news for eager buyers, and now the final price of the phone has been cut to $350 -- permanently. That's for the 64GB version too.

Intel closes loophole that allowed overclocking of non-K processors

Shutting down a popular loophole that allowed PC builders to overclock non-K processors, Intel's microcode update will ultimately push users back to more expensive processors as well as add-on protection plans.
Movies & TV

Goldie Hawn in talks to play Amy Schumer’s mom in action-comedy

Goldie Hawn might be getting new onscreen offspring. The actress is reportedly in early talks to team up with Amy Schumer in a new 20th Century Fox action-comedy in which they'd play a mother-daughter duo.

Three new Viewsonic XG series monitors now being sold, including a 4K model 0:54

Initially revealed back at CES last month, Viewsonic has made available three of its XG series monitors, including two full HD 1080p displays and one costly, yet striking, 4K panel, starting today.