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Apple Files Patent For Laptop Battery That Runs for Weeks Without Charge

The company has reportedly filed a patent application published by US Patent and Trademark Office on Thursday, for a “Fuel Cell System to Power a Portable Computing Device.” According to the application, it is an internal power system that would make the device run for “days or even weeks without refueling.” Though Apple was unavailable […]

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13 Windows 10 Bugs Microsoft Needs to Fix Right Now

Even Microsoft admits that Windows 10 was put together in a hurry. The team started writing it in early 2014 — and released the first preview version to the public only nine months later. (By contrast, it took more than five years to produce the disaster that was Vista.) So here we are, a month […]

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Polaroid’s $99 ink-free Snap instant camera is a joy of toy to use

We tried out the Polaroid Snap camera with its built-in Zink paper printer, and we can confirm it’s a joy of a toy to use. The plastic Snap camera is totally toy-like, which is actually part of its charm. On top sits a big red shutter button and a self-timer button (for selfies, duh). To […]

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Acer has a gnarly gaming phone with a deca-core processor

Acer’s at IFA in force this year, showing off a wide array of gaming PCs, laptops, tablets and now, a phone. The Predator 6 looks a lot like the company’s new gaming tablet, with some super-gnarly black-and-red styling and four front-facing speakers. Details are thin on the ground at the moment, but inside is an […]

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X-Tel 7500 Waterproof Rugged Smartphone Wants to Join on Your Adventures

Living an outdoor lifestyles or working with a heavy-duty job and wanting a smartphone that can survive the elements and one that will match your tough outdoor profession or live ? Have a look at the X-Tel 7500, one of the ‘rugged’ smartphones of X-Systems boasting resistance against water, dust, mud and scratches, or pretty […]

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Mobile Gaming Live-Streaming Service Mobcrush Raises $11M

Mobcrush, which live-streams mobile games like Twitch does for PC games, said today that it has raised $11 million in a new financing round led by Kleiner Perkins. TechCrunch previously reported that the company had raised around $10 million. As we noted before, the company’s bet — along with investors — is that mobile game […]

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Nextbit’s Robin is an Android phone that never runs out of storage

No matter what smartphone you have, all of them work within some concrete limitations. The battery can only last so long, the screen can only be so big, and the internal storage can only hold so…

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Woman who claimed she was ‘allergic to Wi-Fi’ gets disability allowance from French court

She complained that she was ‘sensitive’ to Wi-Fi and therefore has to live in a barn away from society. Marine Richard has managed to score £500 a month in disability allowance from French courts after claiming that she was ‘allergic to Wi-Fi’. She claimed that she suffers from electromagnetic sensitivity and sufferers say that exposure […]

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The new Xbox One Elite comes with a 1TB SSHD and Elite controller

The all-new Xbox One Elite Console, announced today, is for the most serious console gamers out there. It features a 1TB solid state hybrid hard drive and the new customizable Elite controller for $499 in the US. Microsoft says the new SSHD hard drive means you’ll get into games 20 percent faster than the original […]

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Windows 10 Worst Feature Installed On Windows 7 And Windows 8

Laughing at Microsoft controversial data mining and privacy invasions within Windows 10? Well Windows 7 and Windows 8 users should laugh no longer as this most hated spying is now headed your way… Software specialist site gHacks has discovered that Microsoft has pushed four new updates to both Windows 7 and Windows 8 which introduce […]

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Amazon’s Gadget Lab Is Secretly Building These Three Things

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Amazon’s Lab126—makers of the Kindle, Fire Phone, and Amazon Echo—is laying off dozens of engineers. That’s a shame. Some consolation: now we can hear about the gadgets they were secretly building! Nearly as interesting are the devices that Amazon’s Silicon Valley gadget lab is no longer building, according […]

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