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iOS 9.1 has arrived with a small number of updates to apps and services — but more importantly, a large number of new emoji, including some people have been waiting quite a while for. Related: Meet the 67 Emoji Candidates for 2016: Shrug, Selfie, 'Call Me' There are new items in every category of...

Mashable
If Justin Bieber and driving your friends insane are guilty pleasures of yours, these automated text messages are right up your alley. Bieber Bomb is a website that anonymously texts your friends random J-Biebs lyrics throughout the day, which could either annoy them to death or force them to admit they actually are a Belieber — because those songs...

Mashable
Want to drive the new Bugatti years before it comes out? You can play it in Gran Turismo. At the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show Monday, Bugatti unveiled its Vision Gran Turismo, a virtual race car for the Gran Turismo racing game and a preview of Bugatti's future design directive. Consider this a preview for the successor to the mighty...

Mashable
Six months after the release of the Pebble Time smartwatch, Pebble is back with another new smartwatch: The Pebble Time Round. The watch — which goes on sale next week for $249 — is the third watch the company has released this year. It's also its most attractive. Wearing the Pebble Time Round, I found myself besieged with compliment,...

Mashable
In just three years, Dubai-based supercar company W Motors has managed to develop and debut two supercars: the Lycan Hypersport and the new Fenyr Supersport. Since "super" comes before "hyper" in the sports car prefix dictionary, that makes the Fenyr the entry-level W Motors machine. Despite its elementary position in the brand's lineup, the Fenyr Supersport's twin-turbo 4.0-liter flat...

Bloomberg.com
Walt Disney Co. has a long history of minting money on fairy-tale princesses like Snow White and Cinderella. Now it’s trying cuddly villains. Disney’s latest TV musical, “Descendants,” stars the children of some of its legendary lowlifes like Cruella de Vil. The movie debuts on the company’s namesake cable channel July 31. As with so many projects at...

Mashable
There's no polite way to say this: Avid Life Media (ALM), the owners of AshleyMadison, Cougar Life and Established Men, is fucked. As first reported by Brian Krebs, the clandestine affair-making site AshleyMadison was hacked Sunday by a group claiming to have access to user profiles, usernames, passwords, emails and more. It's bad when any website is hacked —...

DNews
Two-wheeled self-balancing scooters known as “hoverboards” were one of the hottest gifts this holiday season, but soon after they were unwrapped, a barrage of bad news followed. Some people reported boards catching fire, parents falling on their butts and other injuries, like this one. Hoverboards Catching Some Air: Photos But on the heels of all the hoverboard fails, a real one emerged...

DNews
Imagine wearing a pair of contact lenses that could auto-focus on objects both far and near, giving you a new pair of eyes that don’t wear out with age. That goal -- inspired by the light-gathering abilities of the retina of the elephant nose fish -- took a step closer with a new study published today. Authors say the...

Mashable
Apple introduced a giant 12.9-inch iPad Pro on Wednesday and along with it the Apple Pencil, the company's reinvention of the stylus. Not only is it $99 (the Surface Pro 3's Digital Pen is half as much at $50), but it only works with the iPad Pro, Mashable has confirmed. Despite the new iPhone 6S and 6S Plus having...

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