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TechnologyTell Review: Intocircuit Power Castle Battery

Even though external battery packs are nothing new these days, I still get excited over them. Especially when they feature something new or slightly different. Yeah, you can call me lame, but with all the energy I use up during the day, external battery packs are completely necessary.

A new star is born: The voice-controlled ZTE Star 2 with KitKat

Voice assistance and touchless control of various smartphone features and functions aren’t exactly groundbreaking or futuristic things anymore, but there’s clearly a lot of room for improvement in the field.

Sony Xperia E4 pictured alongside Z1 Compact, 5 MP camera confirmed

While capable of keeping a surprisingly tight lid on information spills regarding its next-gen high-enders, Sony has apparently lost track of an early Xperia E4 prototype, which ended up in the hands of Polish tech bloggers.

Miiya smartwatch keeps kids fit

Launching through an Indiegogo campaign, Miiya is a colorful kids’ gadget that turns physical activity into a game “in which your child is a hero.”

Transform this 3-in-1 bag to meet all gadget carrying needs

I like to streamline my gear as much as the next minimalist, but there is a benefit to owning multiples of certain products. Power/data cables for mobile devices? You never want to run out of those. Speakers? Yeah, it’s cool to have a personal, portable one as well as a big, room-rocking unit. Bags? Absolutely.

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Micromax’s Yureka could be the geekiest phone yet, with 64-bit CPU and Cyanogen OS

If there’s one thing bound to work up hardcore Android fans even more than stock-running Nexus devices, that’s without a doubt CyanogenMod. The mother of all custom Android-based ROMs has steadily grown in popularity in certain circles since its 2011 inception, leading the open source platform’s creators to try a push towards the mainstream.

How technology will change driver’s education forever

Until recently, public schools were almost solely relying on driver’s education curricula and teaching methods that hadn’t been updated for decades.

Amazon stays committed to flopping Fire Phone with hefty software update

Amazon has stated time and time again the first-gen Fire Phone won’t be the last of its kind, regardless of catastrophic sales results that can’t be rectified. But we figured they’d at least abandon the unwanted, gimmicky 3D handheld, cutting their losses with huge discounts and otherwise not investing any more time and money into the thing.

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Sneak peek: what to expect from windows 10

Windows 10 and the unofficial build 9901; what you should know.

7-inch smartphones are apparently a thing, BLU Studio 7.0 confirms

It used to be that everything Samsung touched in the Android landscape turned to gold, but after seeing Galaxy S5’s lackluster sales numbers, we’re not so convinced anymore. Up-and-coming US-based gadget manufacturer BLU Products still thinks that’s the case, so without giving it much thought, they’ve aped Galaxy Tab Q’s publicity pitch for the Studio 7.0.

Already? Android 5.1 (still Lollipop) rumored for February 2015 launch

The newest iteration of Android, 5.0 Lollipop, is widely regarded as the sleekest, smoothest take on the Google-conceived mobile OS, and the jump from 4.4 KitKat the biggest transformation in the platform’s history.

Teenagers create 3D-printed wristband, KipstR, for your drowsy holiday binge-watching

Two teenagers developed the KipstR wristband which senses when the wearer falls asleep and subsequently pauses and records whatever the viewer has on the television.