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The GM 5 Plus offers a USB Type-C port, Quick Charge 3.0, and quick Android updates

General Mobile has announced a new Android One device for emerging markets -- the GM 5 Plus is a 5.5-inch smartphone, with a USB Type-C port that supports Qualcomm's Quick Charge 3.0.

Nvidia-powered SteamOS machines gain support for shiny new Vulkan graphics API

Vulkan is a low-level graphics API that's emerging as a successor to OpenGL. It's now available for SteamOS users with Nvidia hardware, which may lead to impressive gains in game performance.

Adobe brings new Lightroom features to Android in Version 2.0

Adobe has ported features recently introduced in Lightroom for iOS to the Android version. Lightroom for Android 2.0 allows for finer color controls and in-camera shooting, and new features like Dehaze for auto-removal of haze and fog.

Linux Mint came with a dash of malware over the weekend

If you downloaded Linux Mint on February 20 2016, there's a good chance there's a malware back door included. In order to remedy the problem, you'll need to delete the ISO, and re-format your computer.

EPA may ask VW to build more electric cars

Volkswagen may be required to build more electric cars under an EPA mandate, according to a new report from a German newspaper. Would that be suitable penance for its diesel cheating?

Panasonic gets Pana-rugged with new Toughpad Android and Windows tablets

Panasonic just unveiled two new Toughpad tablets designed for the workplace. The durable Android N1 and the Windows 10 F1 are rugged 4.7-inch handhelds with built-in barcode readers.

Renault’s Megane Sport Tourer proves the wagon is still alive … at least in Europe

Renault will show the Megane station wagon at the Geneva show. Based on one of Renault's most popular hatchbacks, the Sport Tourer wagon competes in the same arena as the Volkswagen Golf SportWagen.

Daily iOS app deals: Get these 8 paid apps for free now

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…
Movies & TV

Box office hits and misses: Deadpool buries Risen and kills The Witch

The reign of Deadpool continued for another weekend as the "R"-rated comic book movie beat the faith-based drama Risen and the creepy horror film The Witch to stay atop the box-office rankings.

Amazon raises free shipping minimum for those without Prime memberships to $50

The easiest way to get free shipping on Amazon is to shell out $100 for a Prime membership, but spending a certain amount on eligible items also gets free shipping. That amount used to be $35, but now it has been raised to $50.

Car alarm going off? Send a message to the car owner with Plext

Car alarm going off again? Send the car owner a message with Plext. Unfortunately, they'll need the app downloaded to see the message. The messaging app is available on iOS and Android.
Home Theater

Music Wrap offers a 'personal sound space' as an alternative to headphones

Music Wrap, now on Kickstarter, is described as a "personal sound space," aiming to give users the freedom of movement and awareness of their surroundings of a speaker without bothering those around them.