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Every video game launching this fall that you need to know about

As of this week, fall has officially begun. That means a whole lot of things—changing colors, cooler temperatures, the weirdest presidential election of all time—but more importantly, it means that a truckload of video games are coming out. And by truckload, I means dozens and dozens for each and every platform (save for the Wii U). Show More Summary

Turn your app and game ideas into App Store & Google Play Store hits with Python and Unity training

App development isn’t just reserved for Silicon Valley programmers. Designing apps and games for the mobile market is easier today than ever, as long as you have the right training. It starts with the App & Game Development for iOS &...Show More Summary

This tiny little device lets you create your own personal cloud network in seconds

The Lima Smart & Private Cloud Storage Device is a tiny little device that fits in the palm of your hand, but don't let its cute design fool you: this gadget means business. Plug one end into the wireless router in your home or office, and plug the other end into an external hard drive like this affordable 1TB model from Seagate. Show More Summary

Forget racing, this is what’s really driving Apple’s interest in McLaren

With Apple still reportedly interested in entering the automotive space, a wild new rumor emerged earlier this week claiming that Apple was interested in acquiring McLaren Technology Group. The McLaren Technology Group, for those unfamiliar,...Show More Summary

Snapchat unveils $129 sunglasses that can record video in 10-second snippets

In an unexpected if not utterly bizarre move, Snapchat over the weekend introduced a new piece of Snapchat-oriented hardware: Snapchat glasses. That's right, Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel believes that the exceedingly popular instant messaging...Show More Summary

This crazy helmet-cam video of a wingsuit flier is the coolest thing you’ll see today

Daredevil Graham Dickinson has a flair for the dramatic. Last we saw, Dicksinson stared death in the face when he jumped offf of a cliff in Chamonix-Mont-Blanc and reached speeds of 111 MPH as he barely grazed by trees, rocks and any...Show More Summary

$17 gets you a 10,000 mAh portable battery that can recharge your phone 5+ times

See the iPhone 7 at the top of the screen? It's an incredible phone — easily the best handset Apple has ever made. It has a killer design, a class-leading camera and it's finally water-resistant enough to dunk. But it has one major problem that everyone can agree on: the battery life stinks. Show More Summary

8 new movie trailers you need to watch from this past week

It’s Friday already, which means we got a bunch of new trailers to look at. Yes, there’s a Ghost in the Shell sneak peak you should see and a trailer for Passengers. But we’ve got a lot more than that, so let’s get started. DON’T MISS: iPhone 7 review Fist Fight The first rule of Fist Fight… no, I’m doing this wrong. Show More Summary

The iPhone 7 is water resistant, but can it survive big wave surfing?

With the removal of the headphone jack (oh the horror!), Apple's iPhone 7 is more water resistant than ever before. Sporting an IP67 rating, the iPhone 7 can survive submersion in water at a depth of 1 meter for 30 minutes straight.Show More Summary

iPhone 7 Plus photo samples: The ‘DSLR’ iPhone in action

The iPhone 7 is the biggest thing in tech happening this month. Of the two new iPhones, the iPhone 7 Plus is the one that stands out thanks to its dual-lens iSight Duo camera system that packs both a wide-angle and a telephoto lens.Show More Summary

Samsung is X-raying Galaxy Note 7s to make sure they’re safe

Samsung confirmed it has already replaced around half a million Galaxy Note 7 units in the US, but it's still only halfway there. The company is also taking additional steps to ensure the safety of its customers, including a software update that helps them identify safe batteries, and lowers the maximum charge of bad batteries. Show More Summary

People are paying 40% more for cable than they were 5 years ago

The average price people are paying for cable has skyrocketed by 40% over the last five years, according to a new study from  Leichtman Research. In a survey involving 1,206 adults across the continental U.S., it was found that the average price people are paying for cable these days checks in at $103.10. Show More Summary

No headphone jack? No problem. These $40 foldable Bluetooth headphones are the perfect travel companion

You value the listening experience offered by your headphones, but between the long wires and bulky frames, they’re not the easiest to tote around or travel with. The FRANKLIN Bluetooth Headphones address those issues, and they’re now on sale for only $39.99. Compact and foldable, these wireless Bluetooth headphones offer unrivaled portability. Show More Summary

Facebook apologizes for video viewing-time error

Facebook apologized on Friday for what it described as a “miscalculation” in the way it reported how long, on average, videos on the site were viewed— an error that caused the metric to be exaggerated. The error stemmed from how theShow More Summary

Latest batch of iPhone 7 Plus photo samples are truly remarkable

Though Apple improving upon its camera technology with each successive iPhone model is nothing new, what Apple achieved with the iPhone 7 Plus represents the company's biggest leap forward yet. Apple's iPhone 7 Plus is particularly impressive...Show More Summary

No one will find this covert nanny cam hidden in your home

If you want to make sure things are running smoothly in your home while you're away, a hidden "nanny cam" is definitely the way to go. You'll need something covert to ensure that it isn't seen by whomever you're trying to record in your home, but it also needs to record decent-quality video so you can make sure you catch every detail. Show More Summary

The iPhone 7 makes every other iPhone look stupidly slow

We're coming up on 10 years of iPhones now, which means there's a lot of old models out there to play with. Sure, we've seen how the iPhone 7 measures up against the Galaxy S7 and LG G5, but how does it compare to the older generations? YouTube...Show More Summary

NSA hacking tools were likely stolen after an operative accidentally left them on a computer

Though the NSA would prefer to fly underneath the radar, the controversial intelligence agency just can't seem to escape the spotlight in recent months. A few weeks ago, a group of hackers allegedly stole an impressively large number of NSA hacking tools and exploits and put them up for sale. Show More Summary

Report: Nintendo’s NX has entered production

We're in the home stretch of 2016, and it's been a busy couple of months for the video game industry. Microsoft brought HDR gaming and 4K video to the fore with the Xbox One S in August. Sony responded with a console refresh of its own in...Show More Summary

Samsung’s Galaxy S8 may be a graphics powerhouse

Samsung's phones aren't normally short on power, but a new rumor is suggesting something quite special is going to be under the hood of the Galaxy S8. According to a report from SamMobile, the Galaxy S8 may be packing a Samsung Exynos 8895 processor, with an ARM Mali-G71 GPU coming along for the ride. Show More Summary

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