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Dyson $699 Hot+Cool fan review

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The AM09 Hot+Cool is the latest swanky home appliance from Dyson. As its name implies, it’s a cooling fan and heater in one, which means you can use it all year round. It also boasts near-soundless operation, safe-to-touch heating elements, intelligent climate control and an impressively sleek design. But is it worth the astronomical $699 asking price?

A long, final goodbye to the VCR

VHS

Many new technologies are born with a bang, and old ones often die with a whimper. So it is for videocassette recorders, or VCR, that once-revolutionary device.

US indicts alleged owner of Kickass Torrents

The music industry wants to stop Australians using Kickass Torrents to pirate music.

The owner of file-sharing website KAT was indicted in the United States on Wednesday for copyright infringement related to the distribution of more than $US1 billion worth of movies, video games, music recordings and other content, US justice officials said.

Nations condemn 'satanic' Pokemon

Pokemon trainers in New York.

The smartphone game is bringing people together all over the globe as it expands to new countries, but not everyone is happy about it.

Brain map more than doubles in complexity

This image from an fMRI scan shows areas connected to three senses: hearing (red), touch (green) and vision (blue). The ...

In a study published online in Nature, a team of researchers more than doubled the number of distinct areas known in the human cortex, from 83 to 180. This new map of the brain combines data from four different imaging technologies to essentially bring high-definition to brain scanning for the first time.