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Want a high-fashion smartwatch? Fossil collaborates with Emporio Armani, others

Your wearable is getting a major face-lift now that fashion houses like Emporio Armani are embracing the smartwatch trend. Fossil Group has introduced more than 40 new devices sporting the well-known brand names of some giants in the…

Broadband providers now need consent to share your data, thanks to the FCC

The FCC has approved new regulations that require internet-service providers to offer "opt-in consent" to share user data to third-party agencies. This includes web browsing history, app usage, and financial information.

New Google Maps beta lets business owners upload photos of their store

A new Google Maps beta has been released, showing that owners can now upload photos of their business to be showcased in the app before a user navigates to that particular storefront.
Cool Tech

Outback telescope captures stunning image of the Milky Way and beyond

A team of astronomers have given us a new glimpse of the night sky -- including the Milky Way -- through the Murchison Widefield Array, a $50 million radio telescope located in the West Australian outback.

Ingenious accelerometer hack could allow existing smartwatches to identify any object that you grab

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon have come up with a smartwatch interface that detects various hand gestures made by the user. Oh, and it can recognize when you touch a smart device, too.

New MacBook Pros are available in the Apple Store, with a big price increase

Apple’s big October event just wrapped and those new MacBook Pro models are already available for purchase in the Apple Store. They are loaded with new hardware, features, and new price tags.
Movies & TV

Netflix's '3%' trailer features a dystopian future to rival 'The Hunger Games'

Netflix is bringing us another bleak version of the future in its upcoming Brazilian thriller 3%. The official trailer for the series introduces a selection process that is somewhat reminiscent of The Hunger Games.

Apple debuts new MacBook Pro, TV app, and more at today’s special event

Apple has announced its long-awaited new MacBook Pro, complete with its rumored Touch Pad, at a special event that also showcased new functionality and a handy new app for use with Apple TV.

‘The Last Guardian’ to have custom audio mode, vinyl soundtrack upon release

Sony spotlights 'The Last Guardian' soundtrack as part of its latest wave of pre-release announcements, revealing that players will have multiple options when buying the game's music digitally or physically via a vinyl release.

Cinema Display fans will have to wait as Apple shows off LG 5K screen instead

There were a lot of expectations heading into today's Apple Keynote, but users hoping for new Cinema Displays will have to settle for LG 5K screens featuring Thunderbolt 3 for now.

New material may look like paper, but Translum has many uses in the photo studio

Photography accessory enthusiasts just gained another two-in-one -- and this time it's a backdrop that doubles as a softbox or diffuser. The material resembles rolled paper, but since Translum is semi-transparent, it also works as…

Nintendo Switch will upgrade to a multi-touch display, reports says

Following up on Nintendo's recent showcase of its upcoming Nintendo Switch console, Eurogamer reports the platform will include a capacitive multi-touch display, marking a significant leap forward from the resistive touchscreen technology.