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Skarp laser razor: Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign for futuristic $4m razor

The Skarp Laser Razor raised more than $4 million (£2.6m) in its initial Kickstarter funding drive , easily surpassing its initial goal of just $160,000, on the promise of providing a laser capable of "an irritation free, incredibly close shave".

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Kanye West In Surprise American Idol Audition

Meanwhile, Kanye may not be serious in the said competition but he seriously has his eye for the presidential seat in 2020. West wasn't alone during the auditions, his wife reality star Kim Kardashian tagged along to the show and the latter visited Ryan Seacrest, host of American Idol , while her husband was busy wowing the judges with his performance.

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Man Dead After Being Shot Inside Jeep In Brooklyn

Police responded at 10:36pm to a call of a man shot inside his auto at Ashland Place and DeKalb Avenue. The man, identified as 31-year-old Eric Mckinney, was taken to the hospital where he pronounced dead, police said. It was not immediately clear what sparked the shooting, police said.   No suspect descriptions have yet been released and the investigation is ongoing.

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Toshiba introduces a Windows 10-powered dynaPad tablet, comes with an ultra

Toshiba promises the TruPen will deliver a more natural experience than rival styluses. However, much like the Surface Pro 4 and Lenovo's IdeaPad Miix 700 , the Dynapad can transform into a fully-functioning laptop with the aid of a full-size keyboard which snaps magnetically on to the bottom of the screen.

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Microsoft Band Now Available for Just $99.99

The Microsoft Band 2 will go on sale in the United States starting on October 30 with a price tag of $249.99. Just like any devices, this next-generation band has also its downsides. Microsoft Band 2's price is $250. The user can loosen or tighten the strap to adjust it. Windows Phone users, for instance, can also launch Cortana from their Bands, a feature that's not available right now on iPhones and Android devices.

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Google releases improved Cardboard SDK and adds Street View

Additionally, Google says that the Cardboard SDKs for Android and Unity have been updated to "address [developers'] top two requests: drift correction and Unity performance". Google offers designs for download , and third parties like Mattel also are offering their own viewers. It's one step forward towards the dream of using virtual reality to warp to other places on Earth, and a hint that VR's best destinations might not be that virtual after all.