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Guy says his iPhone 6 bent -- and caught on fire

What happens when an iPhone bends too much? One man says his bent so much it punctured the battery and caught fire, causing second-degree burns to his leg.

By 21 October 2014

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'Curtain of fire' blasts from one of Jupiter's moons

At the best of times, Jupiter's moon Io is a turbulent, torturous place. But last August, scientists say things really heated up.

By 6 August 2014

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This smart battery warns you before catching fire

Stanford University scientists have developed a lithium-ion battery that warns users long before it overheats and explodes.

By 15 October 2014

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Amazon Fire HD 6 raises the bar on low-end tablets

The 6-inch slate starts at an affordable $99 (€78, AU$112).

By 11 October 2014

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Your handy Amazon Kindle Fire cheatsheet

There are several different Kindle Fire tablets now available. We help make sense of them all here.

By 20 September 2014

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Amazon unveils new 2014 Kindle Fire tablets (pictures)

Amazon's new slate of 2014 Kindle Fire tablets starts with a $99 6-inch model and tops out with an 8.9-incher that the company bills as its most powerful model to date.

26 Images By 18 September 2014

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2014 Kindle Fire tablets start at just $99 (hands-on)

Amazon has unveiled its all-new Kindle Fire line, with a full range of new tablets starting from the 6-inch $99 Kindle Fire 6 model to the $379 8.9-inch Kindle Fire HDX 8.9.

By 18 September 2014

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Fire & Bone returns with velociraptor, dire wolf skulls

Fire & Bone, creator of tiny, 3D-scanned replicas of skulls to be worn as jewellery, is back for round two -- bringing extinct animals.

By 11 September 2014

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Amazon Fire TV alights in UK, Germany, putting heat on streaming rivals

The e-commerce giant takes its streaming-media box beyond the US for €99 in Germany and £79 in the UK, expanding competition with companies like Roku, Apple, and Google.

By 4 September 2014

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Giant, fire-breathing animatronic dragon storms the Bastille (well, Nantes)

La Machine's latest animatronic puppet is a giant, walking, fire-breathing dragon that took to the street of Nantes, France for a spectacular test debut.

By 3 September 2014