Amazon's new Kindle lineup: cheap tablets, tablets for kids, and its best e-reader yet

Amazon just announced a huge revamp to its Kindle lineup: the company's flagship Kindle Fire HDX is faster and has better sound, but keeps last year's design and price point. There's ...

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Apple iOS 8 software bug affects health apps

A bug in Apple's new iOS 8 software for mobile devices is prompting the company to withhold apps that use a highly touted feature for keeping track of fitness and health data.

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Strategy, not habitat loss, leads chimps to kill rivals

Human impacts on chimpanzees have not increased their violence.

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Richard III death injuries revealed

King Richard III was probably killed by two blows to the head during a "sustained attack", according to new research.

17 hours ago from BBC News

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Amazon's 2014 Kindle Fire HDX: The company's most modest tablet update by far

Up to this point, Amazon has updated the Kindle Fire's hardware once a year since it launched. It looks like this year's upgrades, though, are going to be the most modest by a huge margin. Today ...

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Europeans drawn from three 'tribes'

Most present-day Europeans are a mixture of three ancient populations, according to a major study published in the journal Nature.

9 hours ago from BBC News

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Apple may announce new iPads, OS X Yosemite launch date on October 21

We’re just over a week removed from Apple’s iPhone 6 / iPhone 6 Plus / Apple Watch announcement. The hands of time stop for no one, however, as the latest scuttlebutt claims the ...

5 hours ago from Techspot

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iOS 8: 6 reasons you might want to hold off updating

Apple releases iOS 8 to iPhone, iPads and iPods around the world today bringing a fresh look and a host of new features.

13 hours ago from The Independent

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Sony forecasts $2 billion loss, cites weak mobile

Sony expects its annual loss to swell to more than $2 billion after writing down the value of its troubled mobile business as phone sales sagged amid brutal competition.

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iOS 8 and the Apple TV: Flattening the living room

Gallery: The Apple TV gets a new UI design and a few other iOS 8 features.

22 minutes ago from Arstechnica

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