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You can now order a Domino's pizza on your Xbox One

Is the buggy matchmaking in Halo: The Master Chief Collection getting you down? Why not wipe away those tears with a slice of pizza? With the new Domino's Pizza app for Xbox One (only available in the UK, sadly) you can button-press, wave or...

Shot Tracker's wearable basketball coach launches today

If you love nothing more than dunking slams and rolling fingers, then you may be wondering where the consumer-level basketball technology is. Sure, there's some high-falutin' coaching setups and a connected Nerf ball, but for everyone else? Step...

Can Skylanders' creative lead make robotic toy cars successful?

Anki doesn't just want to be the company known for those cool robotic race cars. It wants to be more than that. It wants its cars to have a real emotional connection with its users. It wants its cars to be more than just cars. And how does it plan to...

Samsung's new streaming video service coming to US Galaxy phones today

Over eight months after releasing Milk, its own take on streaming music, Samsung's unleashing an online video service in the US called Milk Video. Just as its music service seemed to take on competitors like Spotify and Rdio, its movie counterpart is...

EE TV review: a decent set-top box with too many strings attached

EE has evolved rapidly since it became a household name two years ago after switching on the UK's first 4G mobile network. Today, it's more than just a carrier, with a home broadband business and a selection of own-brand mobile devices, among other...

You can now try 'Destiny' for free and carry progress into the full game

Let's say that you aren't among the 3.5 million daily Destiny players, and you want to try the action out for yourself (for free) to see if its worth your investment. Well, developer Bungie wants to make your dreams come true. You can now download a...

Uber looking into violations of its 'God View' customer-tracking app

Uber has more explaining to do following a report that one of its employees tracked a Buzzfeed reporter's location without her permission. Earlier this month, reporter Johana Bhuiyan was greeted by Uber's New York general manager Josh Mohrer, who...

O2 launches shared data plans for gadget-lovers and families

New mobile tariffs often aren't the easiest things to get your head around, but thankfully, O2's not putting too much pressure on our grey matter this morning. Joining EE and Vodafone, O2 has today launched a couple of relatively simple data-sharing...

Researchers force 3D-printed robots to adapt to their environment

Robots will need to pave the way to Mars before we humans go, but what if they fall apart? Researchers from the University of Oslo have designed bots that can adapt to unforeseen problems and even 3D-print new parts for themselves. For instance, the...

Upp comes to the UK with the promise of hydrogen-fuelled device charging

If your smartphone dips into the red while you're out of the house, why scrabble for a portable battery when you can recharge with hydrogen? That's the sales pitch being made for the Upp, anyway. Intelligent Energy's first fuel cell charger is now...

MIT's nanotech has a future in monitoring tumors and diagnosing illnesses

A team of MIT researchers have developed nanoparticle sensors that could eventually be used to monitor tumors or other diseases, as well as act as a tool to diagnose illnesses. These nanoparticles are made of polymer chains that can bind to the...

Ofcom's opening up more spectrum to cope with UK mobile data demands

While Ofcom is busy soliciting opinion on whether it should open up more 4G spectrum to carriers, it's already taking the necessary steps to ease mobile data congestion in the UK. The regulator today announced that it will open up 700 MHz spectrum to...

Jolla wants you to fund (and develop) it's next tablet

Yesterday, Jolla teased "something big" and has just revealed what that is: the Jolla Tablet with Sailfish 2.0. There's just one caveat, however -- you'll have to design and fund it yourself. It's now up on Indiegogo with a $380,000 target, and Jolla...

Jaguar Land Rover's new infotainment system gains voice control

When Jaguar Land Rover's InControl system becomes available throughout the brand's full lineup in 2016 (currently only 2015 Jaguar F-TYPE and Land Rover's have it), it'll be equipped with its latest feature: voice control. The British company has...

Watch an unmanned helicopter put out fires with help from a drone

Fighting wildfires is sometimes a daunting prospect with manned aircraft; pilots can't always fly around the clock or cover every patch of land. They won't have to if Lockheed Martin's efforts pan out. It recently demonstrated a tweaked version of...

One of music's big managers wants to pull 20,000 songs from YouTube

You may not know who Irving Azoff is, but he's considered one of the most powerful managers in the music business... and right now, he's wielding that power against YouTube. The industry vet's recently established royalty group, Global Music Rights,...

Here's what a year's worth of carbon dioxide looks like

It's easy to talk about carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions and their effect on our planet, but visualizing them? That's hard. Thankfully, NASA has stepped up to the plate with a computer model that shows how CO2 travels across Earth's atmosphere in the...

Senators kill bill aimed at ending NSA's mass phone surveillance

Back in May, the US government began to process a bill aimed at reining in the NSA's powers of surveillance -- if Google, Apple and Microsoft are sending group letters, you know it's an important bill. However, it's been left on Capitol Hill,...

Transportation board overturns ruling that made small drones legal

You may want to hold off on prepping a drone to do aerial shots of your Thanksgiving party. The National Transportation Safety Board has just overturned (PDF) one of its judges' previous ruling for a case filed against Raphael Pirker, which...

Tech companies want you to have free web encryption

Ideally, you'd encrypt everything you do on the web to keep it away from spies and thieves. However, getting a security certificate to enable that encryption on your own site can be both costly and difficult -- many people don't even bother. That's...

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