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Check out Asus’ gorgeous and very affordable Windows 10 computer-on-a-stick

Who said you have to buy an expensive new laptop or desktop to enjoy Microsoft’s recently launched Windows 10 operating system? There are other, more affordable solutions available to users looking to fulfill their basic computing needs. Show More Summary

Kanye West’s crazy VMA speech hilariously re-imagined as a Seinfeld clip

Over the weekend, Kanye West took control of the mic for a good 11 minutes during MTV’s annual VMA awards ceremony. During the course of a sprawling speech, which was at times endearing, the controversial and outspoken rapper-producer touched on all sorts of topics before casually mentioning his plans to run for President in 2016. Show More Summary

iPhone converted 27% of Android users in 5 top European markets this summer

With the iPhone 6s launching in fall, you’d expect iPhone 6 sales to slow down during the summer months. While that may be the case, new research suggests that iPhone has been stealing even more Android users by converting them to iOS during the first summer months. Show More Summary

ASUS unveils its answer to Google’s OnHub router

The recently unveiled OnHub wireless router is one of the most surprising products to come from Google this year. In case you haven’t heard yet, the device is supposed to improve your Wi-Fi experience thanks to various neat tricks – read about them here. Show More Summary

Against all expectations, Hulu is suddenly on a roll

I’m under no illusions that Hulu will threaten Netflix anytime soon. That said, Hulu has been on an absolute roll lately and has made some key breakthroughs that will go a long way toward putting it on more equal footing with its giant video streaming rival. Show More Summary

Asus’ new gaming laptop is so fast it needs a water-cooling system

As the proud owner of a powerful and unwieldy Republic of Gamers laptop from Asus, I can say that the extra heft has been worth the ability to play the latest and greatest games over the past few years on the highest settings. But as difficult as my laptop is to lug around, I don’t think it even begins to compare with this monster. Show More Summary

Volcano zone reservoirs could hold huge amounts of gold and silver

The heat is on for prospectors in what could be the next gold rush. According to a recent study in the journal Geothermics, a team of geologists has discovered a mother lode of gold and silver inside super-heated reservoirs within New Zealand’s Taupo Volcanic Zone. Show More Summary

4 gadgets your playlist will thank you for

Whether you’re rocking out to your running playlist on the treadmill or are prone to turning your living room into a dance party when Taylor Swift “accidentally” comes up on Spotify (no judgment), you need the right gadgets for your listening (and lip-syncing) needs. Show More Summary

An alarm clock that can brew your coffee: Crazy or crazy awesome?

Meet the alarm clock that will not only get you up in the morning, but will keep you up with a freshly brewed cup of coffee. The photo above essentially says it all: hit the snooze button in the morning, catch a few extra z’s, and wake up to a tasty and hot cup of coffee without even having to leave your bed. Show More Summary

The biggest early complaints about Google’s new OnHub W-Fi router

Last week, Google quietly unveiled a brand new $200 Wi-Fi router it calls OnHub. As we detailed recently, the OnHub router brings with it a number of compelling new features that promise to make managing your Wi-Fi connection significantly easier and, dare we say, more enjoyable. Show More Summary

Hulu is finally matching Netflix’s streaming experience, but wants more money for it

Remember that rumor that said Hulu may soon charge extra for a feature that Netflix users get for free? Well, it turns out it was true. The company confirmed it’s going to match Netflix’s video-streaming experience for the right price. Show More Summary

Buying the Galaxy Note 5? Here’s a crucial tip you should know

Are you planning to buy a Galaxy Note 5? If so then the most important thing you’ll want to know — aside from the correct way to insert its newly redesigned S Pen — will be how to reenable a key feature that will help improve your multitasking experience. Show More Summary

2015 Apple TV specs revealed in huge leak days before Apple’s next event

I’m not sure Apple’s going to have many surprises left by the time its September 9th event rolls around next week. Just hours after a BuzzFeed report confirmed the pricing of the next Apple TV, 9to5Mac shared a list of specifications for the set-top box. Show More Summary

Amazon deal: $5 adapter lets you plug two pairs of headphones into one jack

You’re sitting there at the school library, on a plane or even at home watching something on your phone, laptop or tablet, and someone sitting next to you is watching over your shoulder. It happens more often than some people might think. Show More Summary

Every single one of the 36 new products Lenovo (and Motorola!) just unveiled

Lenovo is at the annual IFA trade show in a big way this year, and the company just let loose with its second round of big announcements. The first round of announcements came hot and heavy at 3:00 a.m. this morning, and it seemed like the company was done. Show More Summary

FEATURED -- Hands on: Meet the new Moto 360

Motorola’s Moto 360 smartwatch was arguably the first such device worthy of our attention when it debuted in 2014. The Android-powered watch was sleek and stylish in a world full of clunky, unattractive designs, adding some much-needed style to the Android smartwatch landscape. Show More Summary

You can preorder a Moto X Pure Edition right now for $399

In my hands-on preview of the Moto X Pure Edition, I called it the pure Android flagship phone that Android fans have been waiting for. Well, Android fans, the wait is almost over because Motorola finally announced availability details on Wednesday. Show More Summary

Android fans rejoice: New Nexus phones reportedly being unveiled this month

Android fans have a feast of riches when it comes to new smartphones this fall, including the Galaxy Note 5 and the Moto X Pure Edition. However, nothing gets Android fans quite as excited as the prospect of a proper sequel to the Nexus 5, the LG-manufactured device that is one of the most beloved Android phones ever made. Show More Summary

Apple’s completely redesigned giant ‘iPad Pro’ will make its debut on September 9th

There have already been a flood of reports today regarding Apple’s September 9th event, but news continues to pour out. According to the latest report, Apple will unveil not only the iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus and a new model of the Apple TV, but Cook and company will also use the enormous venue to announce the iPad Pro and the next-gen iPad mini. Show More Summary

Polaroid’s coolest camera in years prints your pics without using ink

When was the last time a Polaroid camera excited you? The answer is like “never” if you’re 25 years old or younger. However, Polaroid on Wednesday unveiled a new camera called the Snap that’s genuinely awesome, even if the year is 2015 and not 1985. Show More Summary

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