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Microsoft interrupted a live broadcast to recommend Windows 10

If you think you're sick of those Windows 10 upgrade notifications, imagine if they showed up while you were reporting the weather. How would you feel? This meteorologist handled it pretty well.

Canon’s EOS 80D looks the same, but shoots like a whole new camera

Canon's EOS 80D is its latest midrange DSLR for enthusiasts. Ideal for photographers and videographers on a budget, or users stepping up from entry-level models, the 80D has notable improvements, including a 45-point autofocus system.
Virtual Reality

Google exhibit lets you explore the Sydney Opera House from your couch

Have you always wanted to travel to Australia but never had the chance? You can now experience the Sydney Opera House from your own home, thanks to an online exhibit from the Google Cultural Exhibit.

HTC's 2016 Nexus phones may be code-named Marlin and Sailfish

After working with LG and Huawei last year, Google might be planning to partner with HTC for two Nexus devices in 2016. It would be the first time Google has partnered with HTC on a mobile since 2010. Here's everything we think we know…
Cool Tech

The University of Florida just held the world's first mind-controlled drone race

The University of Florida has held the world's first brain-controlled drone race – on a ten-yard, indoor course – to test and refine brain-computer interface technology.
Virtual Reality

Oculus Home is sabotaging the Rift while HTC’s Vive steams ahead

As both the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift start to find their way into homes, gamers are being asked to use Oculus Home, but its underlying foundation isn't what PC gamers are looking for.

Squirrel away your unfinished wine for later use with the Wine Squirrel

Capable of keeping opened bottles of wine fresh for weeks, the Wine Squirrel smart decanter utilizes a unique sealing mechanism to avoid the spoiling of wine. The device launched on Kickstarter this week at $45 for early adopters.

Worried about breaking your Surface Book? This case can survive a 4-foot drop

Wish your Surface Book had a thicker skin? Urban Armor Gear has a new case for Microsoft's laptop that should protect it from drops up to 48 inches on the side, face, or edges, without obstructing ports or fans.

Rubber ducky, you’re the one … to test self-driving technology at MIT

Duckietown is a multifaceted research project designed to examine and develop autonomous technology. Hosted by MIT, the endeavor includes classes, role-playing exercises, and a miniature town populated exclusively by rubber ducks…
Home Theater

TiVo’s new Roamio DVR for cord-cutters cuts subscription fee for cash upfront

TiVo’s Roamio OTA has long been the best DVR out there for cord-cutters who don’t want to ditch TV altogether. Now it’s added 500GB of extra storage, and cut the subscription fees. But it will cost you a pretty penny.
Virtual Reality

Samsung Gear 360 could be the VR camera you’ve been looking for — get it starting Friday

Looking for an affordable 360-degree camera that can record 4K video? Samsung's Gear 360 is set to go on sale in only two days, and while we don't yet know the U.S. price, it could be the perfect option for you.