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AirDroid 3 brings one of iOS's best new features to Android

This nifty system connects your Android phone to your computer's desktop so you can answer phone calls and reply to text messages remotely.

By December 18, 2014

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The Sony hack: 9 more things you didn't know

It was another terrible, horrible, no good, very bad week for Sony, and we learned even more as reporters sifted through a trove of stolen documents from the Hollywood studio.

By December 21, 2014

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Barbie book implies girls can't be coders; Mattel apologizes

Mattel says a Barbie book that suggests girls can't handle computer code doesn't reflect its brand vision. That won't stop the uproar surrounding the title, which is still available to buy.

By November 19, 2014

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​Toshiba Glass betters Google Glass display tech, but you can't buy it

Google Glass is today's most iconic wearable for augmented reality, but Toshiba's come up with a somewhat more subtle design.

By October 8, 2014

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​Apple, Microsoft, Sony sell smartphone patents for $900M

The tech giants finally relinquish their hold on the highly-coveted technology rights, possibly marking the end of a patent fight between Android phone manufacturers and competitors.

By December 23, 2014

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Why your brain just can't handle video games

Ever unexpectedly die in a video game? Anthony Carboni explains in this video why it's probably your brain's fault, not the game's.

By August 21, 2014

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Why the Moto 360 can't get here fast enough

It looks like Motorola's Android Wear smartwatch is on its way this September, but the stretched-out debut is flirting with a very crowded fall.

By August 14, 2014

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James Franco thanks 'President Obacco' for saving 'The Interview'

After President Obama called him "James Flacco," the actor takes to Instagram to cheer the intended screening of his movie.

By December 23, 2014

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Bond may have a new Aston Martin but the DB5 can't be beat

For its 100th anniversary, Aston Martin produced 100 examples of the Centenary Edition Vanquish. A stunning vehicle by all accounts but XCAR believes the car that truly embodies the spirit of the British sportscar manufacturer is the legendary DB5. Possibly the most famous car of all and certainly one of the most beautiful.

By December 8, 2014

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Wearable tech will keep failing -- until we can't live without it

Revealed at the Wearable Technologies Conference in San Francisco: the "dirty little secret" of activity trackers and smartwatches is that they're still not worth it.

By July 10, 2014