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Microsoft's New Android Alarm Wants You To Find Something Green

Microsoft has announced a new alarm for Android phones. But this isn't an ordinary alarm - instead, this alarm requires the user to perform a certain task in the morning, ideally waking the user up enough to be ready for the day.

Apps/Software January 21, 2016

Here's What Really Happened To The Zano Drone Kickstarter Sensation That Never Shipped

When the Zano drone that made it big on Kickstarter never actually shipped, many were wondering why. Well, an investigative journalist has spent six weeks finding out.

Gadgets January 21, 2016

This Pop-Out Power Outlet Doubles The Number Of Plugs Available To You

A Kickstarter campaign has been started for a power outlet that pops out and is able to offer an extra two plugs, doubling the number of power outlets in each location.

Gadgets January 21, 2016

Uber Set To Launch UberEats Food Delivery Service In 10 US Cities

Uber is set to launch its new food delivery service, UberEats, on a much wider scale, and the company has announced that it will be launching 10 U.S. cities, including New York, Los Angeles and Austin.

Apps/Software January 20, 2016

Los Angeles Radio Station KCRW Launches VR App For Intimate And Immersive Musical Performances

KCRW, a radio station from Los Angeles, has announced a new virtual reality app that will offer musical performances by guests to the radio station in the classic basement studio.

Apps/Software January 20, 2016

Flair Smart Vents Give You Room-By-Room Temperature Control

A startup called Flair has announced a series of smart vents and control centers, aimed at giving users room-by-room temperature control.

Gadgets January 20, 2016

Apple's GarageBand For iOS Gets Revamped Virtual Drum Machine And 3D Touch Support

Apple has updated GarageBand for iOS, now offering a range of new features, including a virtual drum machine, revamped EQ, support for 3D Touch and more.

Apps/Software January 20, 2016

Apple's Music Memos Is A Recording, Tuning And Backing Band App For Musicians

Apple has announced a new app for musicians called Music Memos, which essentially allows musicians to record their ideas on the go. The app can also be used for tuning and even as a backup band for the user while they're playing.

Apps/Software January 20, 2016

Werner Herzog Explores The Human Relationship With Machines In New Documentary

Legendary filmmaker Werner Herzog is set to debut his new documentary in a few days. For now, the first exclusive trailer has been released online.

FUTURE TECH January 20, 2016

HBO Looking To Take On Netflix, To Launch Streaming Service In Spain This Year

HBO has announced that it will be offering a standalone Web streaming service in Spain before the end of the year. The company is looking to take on Netflix, which just made an announcement about its massive expansion.

Business January 20, 2016

Fewer Americans In Various Age Ranges Are Getting Their Driver's Licenses

According to a new study, it's not just millennials who aren't getting their driver's licenses as much as they used to — it's almost everyone.

Internet January 19, 2016

NASA Wants You To Design A Robotic Arm For Its ISS-Bound Free-Flying Robot

NASA has started a project on, aiming to recruit people to design a robotic arm for Astrobee, a robot that will end up on the International Space Station that will conduct inspections.

Gadgets January 19, 2016

Facebook Announces Tor Support For Its Android App

Facebook has announced that its Android app will now support being accessed through Tor, allowing users to browse their social media network much more privately.

Apps/Software January 19, 2016

The Former CEO Of Twitter Is Co-Creating A Fitness Startup

Dick Costolo, the former CEO of Twitter, has announced that he will be co-founding a fitness startup aimed at fitness professionals, health coaches and so on.

Business January 19, 2016

Univision Has Bought The Onion. Yes, Really

Univision has announced that it has purchased a controlling stake in satirical news site the Onion, also giving it a stake in publications like AV Club and Clickhole.

Business January 19, 2016

A Security Researcher Was Able To Get Through Apple's Security Update In 5 Minutes

Patrick Wardle, a security researcher from Synack, says that he was able to get through an updated version of Apple's security software, Gatekeeper, in a matter of a few minutes.

Apps/Software January 19, 2016

Karma Is Revamping Its Neverstop Unlimited Data Plan To Counter Heavy Users

Karma has announced that it will be revamping its Neverstop unlimited data plan by offering a 15 GB limit, after which data speeds will be heavily throttled.

Gadgets January 18, 2016

42 Percent Of Denmark's Energy Was Wind-Powered In 2015

Denmark is serving as an example to us all, as it generated 42 percent of its energy in 2015 using wind power. This was helped by the fact that 2015 was reportedly a windy year for Denmark, but it can still serve as an example to other countries.

FUTURE TECH January 18, 2016

Researchers Create Myo-Controlled Prosthetic Limb

Researchers at Johns Hopkins University have developed a prosthetic limb that can be controlled using the Myo gesture-control armband.

Gadgets January 18, 2016

Fujitsu Announces 11 New Tablets, Laptops And Desktop Computers

Fujitsu has announced a total of 11 new devices, including tablets, laptops and desktop computers. Among those is a new 2-in-1 tablet with a detachable keyboard and LTE connectivity.

Computers January 18, 2016

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