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Adult Swim is giving away a Google Cardboard Viewer to anyone who sends in a fax

If you're willing to wade through some 1980s technology then you too can turn your Android phone into a virtual reality device.

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Fitbit looks to raise at least $358 million in IPO

Fitbit added 2.8 million active paying users in the first three months of the year, according to a regulatory filing

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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Tuesday, June 2

Apple streaming service likely at WWDC...Intel shows Skylake tab in Taipei...ARM looks to IoT security, possible acquisition

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Bare-bones Noodoe smartwatch measures time through drawings

Forget the fitness sensors, the power-sipping Noodoe works your creative brain

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ChipSiP's smart headphones include Google Glass-like display

The company plans on launching the product in October.


Blocks Wearables' nifty modular smartwatch looks less like vaporware now

With more realistic design goals, a new prototype, and Android-based software, Blocks' smartwatch could become a real product after all.

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Batteriser is a $2.50 gadget that extends disposable battery life by 800 percent

Count the number of alkaline batteries in your house. Now consider replacing those batteries eight times less often. If Batteriser delivers, it could be a game changer.


ZenWatch 2 from Asus could last four days on one charge

The latest ZenWatch has an optional case back that could give it another half-day of power

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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Monday, June 1

Intel, Altera said near a deal... Senate lets NSA dragnet expire... Asus promises 4-day smartwatch life

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Asus doubles down on tablets with ZenPad series

The ZenPad tablets come in 7, 8 and 10-inch sizes.

Computex 2015: Asus ZenWatch 2 could have 4-day battery

The ZenWatch 2, a new Android Wear smartwatch from Asus, will have a battery life of between three and four days, the company said. It previewed the watch at Computex 2015 ahead of a launch later this year.

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Nvidia's radical multi-resolution shading tech could help VR reach the masses

Nvidia's new multi-resolution shading tech takes advantage of the way virtual reality headsets render images to enable massive performance savings—which means prettier VR games or VR games on cheaper graphics cards.

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Canadian Apple Watch user busted for Watch-ing while driving

A Quebec man received a hefty fine after using his Apple Watch to control music playback while driving.

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At Google I/O, no huge surprises but a honing of critical products

Highlights included new developments for mobile payments and the Internet of Things