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Turns out the iPhone 8 might be pretty damn ugly

Turns out the iPhone 8 might be pretty damn ugly Newly leaked schematics claiming to depict the iPhone 8's design were published on China's Weibo (via 9to5Mac), and man do things look fugly.Rumors have long suggested Apple will remove the iPhone's iconic home button and embed the Touch ID fingerprint sensor underneath the new OLED screen.

Watch how far Samsung's Galaxy S8 has evolved from the original Galaxy S

Watch how far Samsung's Galaxy S8 has evolved from the original Galaxy S After months of anticipation and daily leaks, Samsung's Galaxy S8 and S8+ finally arrive on April 21.The S8's got arguably the most beautiful screen ever put into a phone, packed into a sleek, elegant glass and metal design that's the result of years of refinement.

Got a busted iPad 4 that needs repairing? Apple might swap it for an iPad Air 2

Got a busted iPad 4 that needs repairing? Apple might swap it for an iPad Air 2 If you own a broke down iPad 4, things are looking up for you.So instead, here's an iPad Air 2!

Amateur Inventor Creates Real-ish Iron Man Suit

Amateur Inventor Creates Real-ish Iron Man Suit At some point or another, you’ve wanted to be Iron Man.Or, more specifically, you’ve wanted to be Robert Downey Jr.

Facebook's head of Oculus explains why augmented reality is the future

Facebook's head of Oculus explains why augmented reality is the future That was the surprising message from  Chief Oculus Scientist Michael Abrash at F8.During his portion of the keynote, when many in attendance may have suspected he would dive more deeply into Oculus' latest virtual reality advancements, Abrash instead laid out an ambitious vision for how how augmented reality will eventually become as ubiquitous as the personal computer.

MasterCard is testing new cards with fingerprint sensors to keep your money safe

MasterCard is testing new cards with fingerprint sensors to keep your money safe While fingerprint sensors may be the reason for a delay in the new iPhone, that technology isn't holding back MasterCard from rolling out new credit cards with fingerprint technology.The fingerprint sensor is another step in security for card holders, and MasterCard boasts that with the addition of the sensor, transactions "can then be approved with the card never leaving the consumer’s hand.

3 companies that actually built real-life hoverboards

3 companies that actually built real-life hoverboards Here are three companies that have made functional hoverboards, to varying levels of success.The Hendo board is a fun side project that serves as a proof of concept for the MFA system.

Nike and Apple are about to drop this collaboration on the public

Nike and Apple are about to drop this collaboration  on the public The Apple Watch just got a sporty boost of refined style, courtesy of Nike.The new design pairs a Space Gray Apple Watch casing with a "Light Bone/Black" band, giving the device a more laid-back vibe than Nike and Apple's previous collab, the Apple Watch Nike+.

This gadget can let you talk in up to 80 languages

This gadget can let you talk in up to 80 languages The device can also access 20 more commonly spoken languages in offline mode, so travel in areas without clear network connection is less of a hassle.The Travis device has a touchscreen display for navigation, a quad core processor, built-in Bluetooth and Wi-Fi capabilities, and a slot for a SIM card.

Samsung Galaxy S8 Review: The Prettiest Phone Wins

Samsung Galaxy S8 Review: The Prettiest Phone Wins The Galaxy S8 is a good enough phone that Samsung can likely leave that Note 7 drama behind.The S8 wins with an industry-leading hardware design that challenges the iPhone’s aesthetic supremacy.

The 'digital wellness lady' is on a mission to make you unplug

The 'digital wellness lady' is on a mission to make you unplug Step into the Center for Digital Wellness and you'll likely hear people chatting and that's about it.That's OK, she said in a phone call last week— at least they are trying.

Forget the Galaxy S8, Samsung's already working on the Galaxy S9

Forget the Galaxy S8, Samsung's already working on the Galaxy S9 The Galaxy S8 and S8+ just launched, but that doesn't mean Samsung's resting on its laurels, popping bottles over how pretty its newest smartphone is.As always, work on next year's flagship phone begins well before the launch of the current one.

This tiny iPhone gadget can help you detect hazards lurking in the air

This tiny iPhone gadget can help you detect hazards lurking in the air The 'Sprimo Personal Air Monitor' can plug into your iPhone and show you what you're breathing in.It detects the volatile organic compounds in air then shows the results in a color and number scale.

A woman claims a Fitbit exploded on her wrist, which is more reason to avoid getting in shape

A woman claims a Fitbit exploded on her wrist, which is more reason to avoid getting in shape A woman in Wisconsin said her Fitbit exploded on her wrist, causing second-degree burns and prompting her to get up and move for all the wrong reasons.Dina Mitchell told ABC News in an email she had only been wearing her tracker, the Flex 2, for about two weeks when it burst into flames while she was reading last week.

'Alien: Covenant in Utero' on Oculus Rift is a disgusting and terrifying pleasure

'Alien: Covenant in Utero' on Oculus Rift is a disgusting and terrifying pleasure The experience is called Alien: Covenant in Utero and it's a short VR experience launching on the Oculus Rift Wednesday.That day, April 26, also happens to be "Alien Day" — a reference to planet LV-426, from the original Alien film.

Your headphones aren't spying on you, but your apps are. Here's why.

Your headphones aren't spying on you, but your apps are. Here's why. Lawyers in the US are claiming that headphone and speaker company Bose, is secretly collecting information about what users listen to when they use its bluetooth wireless headphones.The app allows customers to interact with the headphones, updating software and also managing which device is connected at any time with the headphones.

Take a virtual tour of NYC's historic LGBTQ sites with this interactive map

Take a virtual tour of NYC's historic LGBTQ sites with this interactive map A new interactive map is "making an invisible history visible" by letting users uncover the LGBTQ community's impact on New York City.The map, launched by the NYC LGBT Historic Sites Project in late March, highlights queer contributions and culture throughout the last 200 years.

Kim Kardashian's gonna have to wait a little longer to get the new BlackBerry KEYone

Kim Kardashian's gonna have to wait a little longer to get the new BlackBerry KEYone April's almost over, so where the hell is Kim Kardashian's next phone, the BlackBerry KEYone?Originally slated to launch by the end of this month, the Android-powered KEYone, will now arrive in the U.

Forget cords. Apple might be planning to charge your future iPhone using Wi-Fi.

Forget cords. Apple might be planning to charge your future iPhone using Wi-Fi. In the future, charging your iPhone could be as seamless as getting in range of a Wi-Fi signal.Apple was recently granted a patent for a system equipped to harness the wireless signals emitted by routers to charge electronic devices.

Amazon's screen-equipped Echo might arrive next month

Amazon's screen-equipped Echo might arrive next month The rumors that Amazon is working on a version of its Echo smart speaker that has a display have been swirling for about a year, but nothing has come to fruition yet.Now, just a day after Amazon launched the Amazon Echo Look, a variant of the Echo with a built-in camera, CNET reports the company might launch the screen-equipped Echo in May.