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Google: Android Wear about to get even smarter

Q&A: The search giant hasn't said much about its OS for wearable devices since a demo in June. CNET asks two of its head engineers what's new.

Why Galaxy Note 4 is a must-win for Samsung

Apple will likely launch its own big-screen smartphones a week after Samsung's event, putting more pressure on the Korean electronics giant.

'What If?': A terrific combination of the ridiculous and real

Learning how science and the world work is rarely is as much fun as in this book from Randall Munroe, the creator of the XKCD comic. It's good for kids and adults.

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Revamped Google for Work puts new spin on enterprise

Ten years after the search giant started courting business customers, it's rebranding as it tries to take advantage of consumers bringing their devices to work.

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Toilet seat with built-in fan sucks out the stench

Bad bathroom odors are conquered by Fresh Air Plus, a toilet seat with a fan and exhaust pipe that banishes smells to the outside.

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Heated smart insoles keep your tootsies toasty

Digitsole connected insoles let you control the temperature of your feet through an app while also tracking distance and calories.

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Top 5: Differences between US and German licenses

If you've ever been to Germany, you know it has a higher bar for getting a driver's license than in the US. Brian Cooley shares his top five observations.

2 hours agoMobileby

Open WebOS reborn as LuneOS for mobile devices

The operating system is an open-source alternative to Android and the many other operating systems available on mobile devices right now.

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4D Batman roller coaster tosses you to Gotham and back

A new ride coming to the Six Flags theme park in Fiesta, Texas, will have you gliding around like the Caped Crusader. Those with weak stomachs need not apply.

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Woman impaled while texting and driving

A Colorado woman says she looked down at her phone for just a moment. Her truck struck metal railing, which pierced her vehicle -- and then her.

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Russian space-sex gecko experiment fails

A mission to learn about the sex life of geckos in orbit took a bad turn when what should have been heaven in space turned into a reptilian tragedy.

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Use Normal to target power-hogging apps

This 99-cent iOS utility calls out the apps that are killing your battery and provides help with extending its runtime.

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GM to launch cars that nag you to death?

A report suggests that Detroit is to install technology that monitors your distracted driving. At what point does the tech itself become too much of a distraction?

3 hours agoAppleby

Apple iPhone 6 allegedly flaunted in hands-on video

Video claims to show Apple's expected 4.7-inch iPhone 6 with a next-gen A8 processor and near-field communication.

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Close up with the LG G3 S, aka G3 Beat (pictures)

A cheaper, smaller version of LG's flagship phone attempts to maintain the premium look without making too many compromises.

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Where will the next battery breakthrough come from?

Brian Cooley explains the challenges associated with battery technology and the types of innovations emerging in the sector.

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Microsoft's Cortana disses Siri in new video spot

Running on the new HTC One M8 for Windows Phone, the Cortana voice-activated assistant touts its superiority over Apple's Siri.

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Reddit's new app eases the pain of reading AMAs

Reading Reddit's Ask Me Anything chats on the Web can be challenging, but a new mobile app attempts to clear up the confusion.

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