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Time-tested tech: The Linc Moto Mod turns your smartphone into a walkie-talkie

Meet the latest Moto Mod, one of the many add-ons to a Motorola smartphone that will allow you to transform your handset into something a little ... extra. It's called the Linc and it's a "smart" walkie-talkie attachment.
Movies & TV

Amazon picks up a half-hour comedy about a couple who try to halt aging process

Amazon is beefing up its content on the comedic side of things with a new series called Late Bloomers that follows a 40-something-year-old couple who explore a drug therapy that is said to stop aging.
Home

The new frontier in London office rentals: Your home

People are now renting out their homes when they’re not in them. That’s the notion behind new startup Hermit Offices, which aims to enable startups and other small businesses to set up office in residential homes and apartments in…
Home

Germany bans the My Friend Cayla dolls, calling them an espionage device

Those big brown eyes of your child's favorite teddy bear may not be as innocuous as they seem. That, at least, is the charge being levied by a number of privacy groups, who believe connected toys could be spying on kids.
Gaming

Watch the Toyota C-HR kick M. Bison's butt in new Japanese commercial

Toyota's latest Japanese commercial for its C-HR subcompact crossover invades the world of video games to showcase testimonials from the stars Capcom's landmark arcade fighting game Street Fighter II.
Movies & TV

Foreign translations suggest title of next Star Wars film refers to multiple Jedi

Can't get enough Star Wars? We've put together a comprehensive list of the news and rumors surrounding 'Episode VIII - The Last Jedi.' From production to casting to potential plotlines, we've got all the 'Episode VIII' info you can handle.
Mobile

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

Everyone likes 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 apps on sale in the iOS App Store.
Mobile

‘Liquid glass’ promises to protect your phone from bumps and scratches

ProtectPax, a new crowdfunding project, is described as a "liquid glass" that promises to protect your smartphone's screen from scissors, nail files, car keys, and other sharp materials that happen to be jangling about in your pocket.
Cool Tech

Fire versus ice: Video shows what happens when thermite meets a frozen lake

Have you always wondered what would happen when a bunch of thermite is used to try and blow a hole in the thick ice of a frozen lake in Finland? Of course you have. You're only human!
Computing

The MacBook Pro’s battery life is better, but it’s still not the best

Our review of the MacBook Pro 13 revealed thoroughly average battery life. Since then, Apple has made several tweaks. Have they helped the Pro squeeze in a few extra minutes of life?
Photography

Corel VideoStudio raises the bar with 360 compatibility and mask tools

Corel's top video editor can now handle 360 video, mask out single objects, and more with the latest software update. The new version brings advanced features into a program that Corel says is easy enough for anyone to use.
Virtual Reality

HTC Vive bundle lets you climb Everest, walk the plank for free till end of March

If you haven't joined the virtual reality revolution just yet, the HTC Vive bundle has been expanded to include two more free games -- Everest VR and Richie's Plank Experience -- until the end of March.