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Google cuts the price of Nexus 5X and 6P in Valentine’s Day promotion

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Google just can’t keep itself from cutting its phones’ prices. Mere weeks after reducing the original, $379 price of its Nexus 5X to $349, the phone’s price has been even more severely slashed, down to $299

It’s a part of a Valentine’s Day promotion, which also includes the matte gold version of the Nexus 6P, whose starting price has been cut from $499 to $459.

Google threw in some other deals into the mix for…

Forget fitness, this wearable tracks your emotions

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A new wearable called Feel

Forget the pretzels, a George Costanza-themed bar will make you thirsty

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If you’re looking for serenity now, an Australian bar inspired by George Costanza is providing Seinfeld fans with just that.

George’s Bar in Fitzroy, Melbourne pays homage to the neurotic character from the hit ’90s comedy series. The bar is adorned with a Costanza-themed food and drink menu, as well as Seinfeld-inspired art for good measure.

The 12 best Android apps of 2015

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Android app developers had a busy year.

There was a new operating system and mobile payments platform, not to mention the latest and greatest handsets and smartwatches.

On top of all that, many of the new apps that came out this year became some of our all-time favorites in the Play Store.

Try out our top picks of 2015 and let us know how they measure up to your go-to apps.

(Meanwhile, iOS users should take a look at our picks for best…

The 10 best iPad apps of 2015

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Between iOS 9 and the all-new iPad Pro, Apple’s tablets got some major updates this year.

If Santa brought you an iPad this holiday — or if you’re simply looking to refresh the lineup on your current tablet — here’s a look at some of our favorite iPad apps of 2015.

Try these apps and let us know how they measure up to your favorites. And be sure to check out our list of the top iPhone apps of the year as well.

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The 12 best iPhone apps of 2015

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2015 was a big year for the iPhone.

Not only did Apple release a relatively big upgrade for an “S” year, app developers were more creative than ever. From beautiful new games to photo- and GIF-management services, to offerings that helped supercharge our productivity, many apps became new favorites in 2015.

Check out our list below to see all the apps that made our list of the top picks, try them out, and let us know how they measure up to your…

It’s official: CISA is now the law of the land

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The Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act — a bill that critics have warned is a surveillance measure in disguise — is officially on the books.

The measure, now known as the “Cybersecurity Act of 2015″ — is a culmination of several years of effort to pass a cyber bill and reconciles three different versions that passed the House and Senate earlier this year with hefty bipartisan support.

Congress added the…

India has the most polluted cities, yet the world doesn’t pay attention

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While Beijing’s residents can now breathe a little easier after days of dangerous smog, Delhi’s residents are still enmeshed in a haze that offers no relief.

Last weekend, as a gray smog converged onto Beijing, news headlines and social media users all focused on Beijing’s highest air pollution level in over a year. Yet, while the U.S. Embassy’s reading of Beijing’s air pollution on Monday found a measure of more than 600, it measured an off the charts 999 in New Delhi on its air quality…

India has the most polluted cities, yet the world doesn’t pay attention

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While Beijing’s residents can now breathe a little easier after days of dangerous smog, Delhi’s residents are still enmeshed in a haze that offers no relief.

Last weekend, as a gray smog converged onto Beijing, news headlines and social media users all focused on Beijing’s highest air pollution level in over a year. Yet, while the U.S. Embassy’s reading of Beijing’s air pollution on Monday found a measure of more than 600, it measured an off the charts 999 in New Delhi on its air quality…

India has the most polluted cities, yet the world doesn’t pay attention

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While Beijing’s residents can now breathe a little easier after days of dangerous smog, Delhi’s residents are still enmeshed in a haze that offers no relief.

Last weekend, as a gray smog converged onto Beijing, news headlines and social media users all focused on Beijing’s highest air pollution level in over a year. Yet, while the U.S. Embassy’s reading of Beijing’s air pollution on Monday found a measure of more than 600, it measured an off the charts 999 in New Delhi on its air quality…