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Best app deals of the day! 10 paid iPhone apps on sale 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…
Emerging Tech

Save the planet one query at a time with Ecosia: the search engine that plants trees

A Germany-based search engine donates nearly 80 percent of its revenues to tree-planting projects around the world. Altogether, nearly three million trees have been planted over the past six years.

Microsoft’s Hub Keyboard for Android and iOS blends functionality with multitasking

Microsoft's new Hub Keyboard for Android is the multitasker's dream. You can find contacts, access your clipboard history, attach Office files, and translate text without opening another app.

GM’s camera rearview mirror is ok, Federal regulators say

General Motors' camera rearview mirror has been approved by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, clearing the way for the gadget to go on sale with the 2016 Cadillac CT6.

Is Siri finally coming to the Mac in OS X 10.12 ‘Fuji’?

Mac users could be asking Siri or help as soon as October, if rumors are true. 9to5Mac is reporting that Apple plans on adding the AI assistant to OS X.
Movies & TV

Batman V. Superman is going even darker for an R-rated release

Although the theatrical cut of Zack Snyder's Batman V. Superman: Dawn of Justice will be rated PG-13, Warner Bros. Pictures is reportedly releasing an extra-violent, R-rated edition of the film, too.

Major exploit found in Microsoft’s EMET anti-malware utility

Microsoft designed the EMET utility as a means of complicating the process of exploit development for hackers, but new research has outlined a method for using the tool's own capabilities to render it useless.
Emerging Tech

This artificial skin can detect touch — and it’s made from tinfoil and sticky notes

An artificial skin with the sensory function of human skin has been created out of household items by a team of researchers from King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST).

Let your Tesla Model S charge itself with Plugless' wireless charger

Major automakers predict that wireless charging technology is a few years out, but Plugless has just introduced a wireless charger for the Tesla Model S. Designed for indoor or outdoor use, the system provides 20 miles' worth of juice per…

Jeremy Clarkson settles racial discrimination claim, apologizes

Jeremy Clarkon apologized to the Top Gear producer he punched last year before being dismissed from the show, and has reportedly settled a racial discrimination claim made by that producer, Oisin Tymon.

MasterCard will soon let you pay for stuff by taking a selfie

MasterCard's bringing "selfie pay" to more countries through an update to its identity check app. Soon, users will be able to authenticate payments by snapping a photo of themselves.