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Find my phone tracks over 130 handsets to one man 

Find my phone tracks over 130 handsets to one man

Hail to the (alleged) thief.
Review: Samsung Galaxy S8 - Close to smartphone perfection 

Review: Samsung Galaxy S8 - Close to smartphone perfection

The Samsung Galaxy S8 is the best of the best, but it comes at a price.
Review: HTC 10 evo smartphone 

Review: HTC 10 evo smartphone

This 5.5in phone makes too many sacrifices for the sake of cost, with only its clever earbuds as consolation.
Google officially makes YouTube social with Uptime 

Google officially makes YouTube social with Uptime

Uptime emerges from Area 120 – Google’s own internal startup incubator.
Microsoft unveils subscription games service for Xbox One and 360 

Microsoft unveils subscription games service for Xbox One and 360

$10.95 per month for more than 100 rolling titles, coming this spring!
Hands-on Preview: Samsung Galaxy Tab S3, Samsung’s answer to the 9.7in iPad Pro 

Hands-on Preview: Samsung Galaxy Tab S3, Samsung’s answer to the 9.7in iPad Pro

OLED display and S-Pen join the party, as Samsung takes the fight to Apple (again).
Review: Moto Z Play is more than its mods 

Review: Moto Z Play is more than its mods

It adds up to a great smartphone, and one well worth considering.
Half-marathon runner disqualified following fitness-tracker investigation 

Half-marathon runner disqualified following fitness-tracker investigation

New York food blogger Jane Seo’s second-place finish has been scrubbed from history after her Garmin gave her away.
What is this, a treadmill for ants? (Yes, yes it is.) 

What is this, a treadmill for ants? (Yes, yes it is.)

Custom treadmill designed to allow for the study of desert ants’ unique gait.
Could the Note 7 still make a surprise return? 

Could the Note 7 still make a surprise return?

Korean news website reckons the Note 7 could make a comeback with a smaller less explosive battery this June.
Sony is killing PlayStation Now almost everywhere 

Sony is killing PlayStation Now almost everywhere

Goodbye Vita and TV support, but Windows 10 and PS4 get a pass.
FIFA 18: The Journey will return in the next slice of EA footballing fun 

FIFA 18: The Journey will return in the next slice of EA footballing fun

Will it be Alex Hunter or a another star altogether?
Could Windows 10 Cloud be Microsoft’s answer to the Chromebook? 

Could Windows 10 Cloud be Microsoft’s answer to the Chromebook?

The name may suggest a subscription service, but sources whisper this is a streamlined version of Windows with Chrome OS in sight.
The world’s most prolific national grid hackers have nothing on squirrels 

The world’s most prolific national grid hackers have nothing on squirrels

When it comes to attacks on the national grid, a scurry of squirrels is a better bet than a hacking collective.
Revenge really does make you feel better, study finds 

Revenge really does make you feel better, study finds

We really do use revenge to pick ourselves up, and it works.
Uber opens up its traffic data for city planners and researchers 

Uber opens up its traffic data for city planners and researchers

Movement provides inside data to show how cities are navigated in the 21st century.
The White House Social Media Archive means Obama’s digital musings will not be forgotten 

The White House Social Media Archive means Obama’s digital musings will not be forgotten

More than 250,000 social postings from the outgoing president have been archived for posterity.
There’s life in Android Wear yet, as Google buys up team behind Alexa smartwatch 

There’s life in Android Wear yet, as Google buys up team behind Alexa smartwatch

Cronologics made the CoWatch using Amazon’s Alexa, but now the team work for Google again.
Google now speaks emoji for some unknown reason 

Google now speaks emoji for some unknown reason

Tweet an emoji to Google and it will send a link to local search results
Donald Trump concedes that maybe – just maybe – humans might be warming the planet after all 

Donald Trump concedes that maybe – just maybe – humans might be warming the planet after all

Trump backs down a little on his climate change denial – but don’t expect him to do much about it.

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