Philip MichaelsEditor, TechHive

Philip has covered the Mac market since 1999, with a focus on the iPhone, iPad and iOS in recent years. In all that time, he has never tested a fart app.

No activity detected: Nike to abandon wearable hardware

Nike will still develop activity-tracking software but it's going to stop work on its FuelBand wearable device.

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Kill switch proposals finally force wireless industry's hand

After resisting calls to add kill switch features to mobile devices as a theft deterrent, wireless carriers are now pledging to implement the technology in 2015. The reason? Pending legislation might have forced them to do it anyway.

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Yahoo’s making sitcoms? Here are 6 sure-fire comedy pitches

Yahoo is reportedly looking to develop its own original programming -- just like Amazon, Netflix, Hulu, Microsoft and others. But we've got a few ideas for Marissa Mayer on what kind of TV grabs people's attention.

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Heartbleed: What you need to know about the security fiasco in three minutes or less

If you're still unsure as to how the Heartbleed security hole affects you, here's a quick rundown of the issues.

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Logitech's TV-controlling keyboard can light up a room

The Illuminated Living-Room Keyboard K830 features backlit keys so you'll never have to fumble for that remote control when watching a movie in a darkened room.

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Spiders! Gas-sniffing arachnids invade fuel lines, force a software fix for Mazda sedans

The hydrocarbon-loving, fuel-line-invading yellow sac spider forced Mazda to recall 50,000 bug-infested Mazda6 sedans three years ago. Yeah, gross. The automaker is turning to software to solve the problem.

Not satisfied with providing recipes, Appetites wants to deliver ingredients as well

A future update to the iOS cooking app is going to add next-day ingredient delivery for users in San Francisco and Los Angeles. If all goes well, the feature rolls out to other cities later this year.

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Expo Notes: Accessory makers have their eye on privacy

We look at a pair of mobile accessories on display at Macworld/iWorld this week that can keep prying eyes off the screen of your iPhone or iPad.

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Expo Notes: After securing devices with EverDock, Fuz Designs turns to cars

The accessory maker had a crowdfunded hit with its universal docking station; now it wants to make a version for your car.

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Expo Notes: Keep everything wrapped around your finger with The Ring

Write messages, make mobile payments, and control appliances with a wave of this wearable device.

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TV’s odd couple: Set-top partnership could bruise Apple or crisp up Comcast

It's safe to say that Comcast and Apple have very different reputations among their customers. Their rumored TV set-top box could wither or thrive based on whose service culture will prevail.

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LG sees the light, intros smart bulb of its own

Joining the mix of other connected lighting products, LG's Smart Lamp lets you dim the lights, set alarms, and even notify you of phone calls all through a connected mobile app.

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Making an iOS app about Steve Jobs? Think different, Apple says

Apple reportedly won't OK Steve Jobs-themed offerings for its App Store, and the mobile world is a gloomier place because of that.

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Move over Veronica Mars: These crowdfunded projects also raked in big bucks

Veronica Mars hits theaters today, thanks to fans who helped fund the movie via Kickstarter. We look at ten other crowdfunding success stories.

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Take your selfie out to the ballgame: This baseball team will put your face on its jersey

A team in a collegiate summer league is holding a Salute to Selfie night, and your face could wind up on some player's jersey as a result.