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Qeexo wants you to use your knuckles, not just your fingertips, to control your phone

Why just use your fingers to control your phone when you can use ... your knuckles? That's the question, or one of many, that the folks at Qeexo are asking. FingerSense from Qeexo lets users use their knuckles to control their…
Computing

Details emerge on future updates to Apple's Mac line and the iPad Pro

Apple is currently putting the finishing touches on iOS 10 and MacOS Sierra, but it seems that the company also has big plans for its hardware, specifically the Mac line and the iPad Pro.
Cars

Parisians set to go car-free for one day next month

Paris is going car-free on September 25 in a bid to encourage citizens to adopt other mobility solutions. City officials are organizing a massive street fair that will include parades and a huge picnic.
Cool Tech

Spitzer telescope lasted longer than expected, but its mission isn't done yet

Good things must come to an end and Spitzer’s deep space gaze is no different. Last week, on the anniversary of the telescope's launch, NASA announced Spitzer would be entering its final, two-and-a-half-year phase in October.
Photography

Sony adds affordable 50mm full-frame macro lens to lineup

With a minimum focusing distance of 6.25 inches, Sony's new 50mm F2.8 Macro promises a 1:1 maximum magnification ratio on full-frame bodies. It is also dust and moisture resistant, with a compact design.
Mobile

Apple’s Tim Cook responds to European Commission’s $14.5 billion fine

Apple has to pay Ireland $14.5 billion in back taxes, a European Commission investigation has concluded. Apple's Tim Cook has responded via an open letter, saying the decision has "serious, wide-reaching implications."
Gaming

Five things you should know before importing your ‘Destiny’ character to PS4 or Xbox One

As of August 16, 2016, 'Destiny' players on the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 won't have access to any new content, including the upcoming expansion, 'Rise of Iron.' Thankfully, there's an easy way to transfer your character to a PlayStation 4…
Mobile

Rack up 100 points in Uber and Visa’s Local Offers to earn Uber credit

Uber user? If you use a Visa card and live in San Francisco or Los Angeles, you can take part in the new Local Offers program. For every dollar spent at participating merchants, you'll earn a point. A 100 points nets you $10 in Uber credit.
Computing

Better battery life, 4K love, and more of the perks to Intel’s next Core chips

Intel has taken the wraps off its 7th-generation Intel Core processor, previously codenamed Kaby Lake. The chips include a New Media Engine, which specializes in decoding 4K video.
Cool Tech

Squishy, 3D-printed ‘octobot’ is world’s first autonomous, untethered soft robot

Harvard's Octobot soft robot is simply groundbreaking. Against all odds, the engineering team was able to replace all hardware and rigid parts with soft components that function together to create a completely soft, autonomous machine.
Gaming

Pokémon Go will soon be available on the Dreamcast VMU

Pokémon Go may not be as popular as it was a month ago, but it's still pretty ubiquitous. That's only going to continue in 2017, as one developer is porting the game, or an approximation of it, over to the Dreamcast visual memory unit.
Mobile

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…