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Computing

Get your rig ready for ‘Overwatch’ with new drivers from Nvidia

Blizzard's online shooter Overwatch is one of the biggest releases of the year, and now players can download the latest Game Ready drivers for Nvidia to ensure their PC is up to the task.
Mobile

Quick, there’s a prototype iPhone 6 for sale on eBay

What's claimed to be a prototype iPhone 6 has been put up for sale on eBay. The device differs in several ways from a model you'd buy in a shop, and is currently attracting bids of at least $5,000.
Mobile

Who needs a cashier? Pepper the robot takes your order and accepts MasterCard

Powered by MasterCard's MasterPass Digital Wallet, Pepper the robot can now approve your transaction to order pizza. Pizza Hut Asia, a launch partner, will be integrating Pepper into its locations toward the end of 2016.
Home

QuickStix aim to make you a master of chopsticks

Your days of dropping food from your chopsticks may be numbered. QuickStix has launched a Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign for its new reusable chopsticks, which aim to make you a pro.
Wearables

Study finds inaccuracies in Fitbit's heart rate trackers, but questions remain

According to a recent study conducted by two researchers, the Fitbit Charge HR and Surge exhibit inaccurate heart rate measurements. However, as with any other study, do not take the study's results as irrefutable evidence.
Social Media

Facebook provides a whopping 2 billion daily text translations

Facebook is translating 2 billion pieces of text per day using its automated translation system. The social network's head of language technology has revealed that it is now planning to use AI to make more accurate translations.
Social Media

You can now add Snapchat's giant-emoji stickers to your snaps

Snapchat's latest update includes a new customization option that let you add its extensive range of stickers, previously limited to its Chat 2.0 feature, to your snaps. The update is available right now.
Features

Before China becomes a tech superpower, it needs to face its copying conundrum

China wants to be a tech superpower, but a well-known reputation for shamelessly copying innovators is giving the country’s manufacturers a bad name, and obscuring their own innovations.
Home

Luckily for this plucky pro climber, LG vacuum cleaners suck hard

Is it really possible to use suction from vacuum cleaners to scale a sheer building? LG wanted to find out, so it gave two powerful cordless models to a pro climber, and pointed her at a 33-story glass skyscraper.
Cool Tech

NASA is about to inflate the space station’s first-ever expandable room

The International Space Station is about to get some new floorspace. On Wednesday NASA will inflate the station's first ever expandable room as part of a two-year trial that could lead to the living pods being used in future human missions…
Computing

Next MacBook Pro said to include OLED ‘touch bar’ to replace some keys

Will Apple ever update its MacBook Pro machine? A usually reliable analyst says to expect a lighter, slimmer design before the end of the year, adding that it'll include an OLED "touch bar" across the top as well as Touch ID support.