Recent Stories
Cars

Kia previews a new Rio, and we’re not talking about the Brazilian city

Kia will introduce the brand new Rio hatchback during the Paris Auto Show. The fourth-generation model will feature a sharper, more grown-up design than its predecessor and a sportier cabin.
Mobile

Microsoft updates Word Flow to version 2.0, featuring Bing integration and more

Microsoft's Word Flow keyboard for iOS just got a whole lot more powerful, thanks to its new support for the company's search engine, Bing. All you need to do is swipe left to search images, for GIFs, or to search the web.
Mobile

Samsung Pay celebrates one year with a whopping 100 million transactions processed

Samsung Pay is celebrated one year of operation, and it seems as though the service has grown a ton in that time. In fact, over the year it has handled a whopping 100 million mobile payment transactions.
Mobile

If it seems like your apps run slower when it's humid – you're right

Particularly with LTE networks, summer humidity can mean up to a 15 percent weaker signal for your mobile apps. By itself the humidity weakening factor would be more than a "blink of an eye," but with other factors you could lose data…
Cool Tech

Still use a kettle and flame? You should check out this water-boiling sponge

MIT engineers have invented a sponge-like device, which can heat water to boiling temperatures, simply by soaking up sunlight. Most impressive of all, it’s constructible out of basic DIY materials.
Cool Tech

Chicago hasn’t yet found an effective tech tool for cutting murder rate

The Chicago Police Department has implemented multiple strategies to reduce homicide rates. The most controversial, an algorithm to predict the people most likely to be involved in shootings, hasn't been successful so far.
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…
Product Review

Samsung KS9800 Review

We can't resist Samsung's sultry KS9800 TV and its beautiful, blistering HDR
Mobile

This hypnotherapy app will retrain your brain

Feeling stressed? Want to get more motivated? Just want a better night's sleep? These problems, and more, could be cured with hypnotherapy. HelloMind is an iPhone app that wants to help you retrain your brain for the better.
Cool Tech

Parrot’s fixed-wing Disco drone dances into stores next month for $1,300

With quadcopters dominating the consumer drone market, Parrot is hoping its unusual fixed-wing offering will prove a hit. The camera-equipped Disco, which launches next month for $1300, can reach speeds of 50 mph and stay airborne…
Mobile

Ex-Facebook Live manager launches live-streaming app with a focus on the personal

Alively is the new live-streaming app that wants to take the stress out of social live-streaming by allowing you to share your broadcasts with select friends and family instead of uploading them to social media.
Cool Tech

Drones could soon be buzzing about at an airport near you – on leashes

Drones at airports are strictly prohibited, with nobody keen to find out what happens if one gets sucked into the engine of a passenger plane. A couple of airports in France, however, have found a clever way to use them for…