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The world’s last Apple Watch pop-up will be closing in a few weeks

On May 13, the only remaining Apple store completely dedicated to the sale of Apple's wearable will be closing its doors, as per signage recently spotted at the Isetan department store in Shinjuku, Tokyo.

Apps featured by the Apple App Store saw a bump of up to 800% in downloads

It has long been the dream of iOS app developers everywhere to land a coveted spot on one of the App Store's featured lists. But it's not just bragging rights that these developers are winning -- it could also be a major spike in downloads

Some Gmail users woke up to find spam sent from their accounts

Did you find spam in your Gmail sent folder? The good news is that you probably weren't hacked. The bad news is Google isn't sure what the problem is, but is working on it.

We put the last 4 iPhones through a battery beatdown

The iPhone X boasts commendable battery life, but how does it compare to that of the 6S Plus, 7 Plus, and 8 Plus? To answer this question, we tested the longevity of each device using a 10-hour video on YouTube.

Dominant 2018 Ford F-150 Power Stroke diesel scores 30 mpg EPA highway rating

Ford Motor Company announced its 2018 F-150 Power Stroke turbodiesel V6 is EPA rated for 30 mpg highway fuel economy. This in addition to claiming best-in-class diesel pickup horsepower, torque, towing, and payload.

Volkswagen’s James Bondian electric race car will take on Pikes Peak

Volkswagen will return to the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb in 2018 with an electric car, and the goal of setting a new record. The German automaker hasn't raced at Pikes Peak since 1987.
Social Media

Facebook fuels fake-news fight with fleet of fact checkers

Last week, in another attempt to combat fake news, Facebook announced the launch of a dedicated fact-checking program in the India, and its pilot program will begin operations in Karnataka. 

The Animus Control Panel opens a dev toolbox for ‘Assassin’s Creed: Origins’

The newest update for Assassin's Creed: Origins is a control panel that lets you adjust many of the settings in the game, such as health, enemy awareness, attack strength, and even the number of animals you can tame.
Emerging Tech

We’re closer to China’s disturbing ‘Social Credit System’ than you realize

China's new Social Credit System offers a dystopian look at the future of online tracking. But don't think that the same thing isn't happening a bit closer to home. Here's the reason why.

Flaws, failures, and flops: These are the worst smartphones ever made

Which devices can claim the poisoned chalice on the list of the worst smartphones of all time? Flawed designs, buggy software, missing features, pointless gimmicks, and worse make up this motley crew of phones.

‘Namoo — Wonders of Plant Life’ uses immersive graphics to teach you about nature

Namoo -- Wonders of Plant Life is an educational app that gives users an in-depth overview of how different plants function. Using vibrant illustrations, 3D simulations, more, the app takes you through nine different chapters about nature.

3 easy ways to capture a screenshot on your Windows computer

Capturing a screenshot of your desktop is easier than you might think, but it's the kind of thing you'll probably need to know. Here are the three basic ways take a screenshot on a PC, using both built-in utilities and free software.