Technically Incorrect

Chris Matyszczyk brings a fresh and irreverent perspective to the tech world.

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Tourist held up at gunpoint films it all on GoPro

Riding a bike in Buenos Aires, a Canadian tourist is accosted by a biker with a gun. What happens next is frightening and filmed for posterity.

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Teen shot gamer dead over PS4, say police

A man advertised his PS4 for sale on Craigslist. Police say he met the potential buyers in a parking lot and when they tried to steal the device, one of them, a 16-year-old girl, opened fire.

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Police radar gun that shows if you're texting?

Think radar guns can only detect your speed? A company in Virginia is trying to extend their use.

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Could Gold Apple Watch cost $5,000?

Is Apple really going to compete with the high-end watch brands? Some speculate that most of the Apple Watches will be pricey.

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Twitter is run by potheads, suggests famed investor Thiel

Iconoclastic investor Peter Thiel says Twitter is horribly mismanaged because there's "probably a lot of pot-smoking" there.

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Man demands iPhone 6 as dowry, report says

In Saudi Arabia, the brother of a bride-to-be is reportedly insisting that her fiance provide him with an iPhone 6 for her hand.

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GoDaddy makes very funny ad (no, really)

To celebrate small businesses, GoDaddy presents a woman who's proved everyone wrong and wants to tell them where to shove their views.

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Samsung hires Kristen Bell to help you forget about Apple

Instead of constantly pummeling Apple, Samsung releases an ad for its Galaxy Tab S that features Kristen Bell, her husband Dax Shepard, and the joys of distraction.

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Tech that nags drivers: It's about safety (and GDP)

In an interview with CNET, Seeing Machines CEO Ken Kroeger says data collected by his company's eye- and head-tracking tech, which is reportedly being put in GM cars, is only for the driver (currently).

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Apple Pay is as safe as your selfies, says PayPal ad

In a newspaper ad reacting to Apple's new payment system, PayPal suggests it's not secure. And, well, PayPal is.

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City in China tests sidewalk lane for cell phone users

Chongqing thinks it might be a good idea if those who permanently look down could be separated from anyone else. But is there anyone else?

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Apple's big iPhones are a big imitation, Samsung says subtly in new ad

Samsung's US wing was troubled this week when its Korean office released somewhat stark ads mocking Apple. Tomorrow, it launches its own attack. It's a little more subtle. A little.

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