Daily Roundup: Apple Watch battery life, Russian combat bots and more!

One of the biggest complaints about smartwatches is their mediocre battery life. It sounds like the Apple Watch will be no different. In other news, internet activist Barrett Brown was sent to prison for five years and Russia showed off some "combat robots" that still have a lot to prove, fortunately. Catch up on today's top stories after the break.

Apple apparently hasn't solved the smartwatch battery life problem

We still don't know much about the Apple Watch, but the latest rumors suggest that the Cupertino company's new wrist accessory will be severely lacking in one department: battery life.

Internet activist Barrett Brown sentenced to five years in prison

Internet activist and Anonymous spokesperson Barrett Brown was sentenced to five years in prison for acting as an accessory after the fact to an unauthorized access to a protected computer.

Russia's new combat robot shoots guns and drives ATVs... slowly

Russia demonstrated a new "combat robot" capable of autonomously driving an ATV and firing a handgun. However, judging by Vladimir Putin's reaction, there's no need to prepare for the robot uprising just yet.

Drones: the tech-savvy trafficker's new drug mule

Innovative drug traffickers are turning to drones to deliver their product. An unmanned hexacopter crashed into a southern California grocery store, loaded with six pounds of meth. Authorities are still searching for those responsible and investigating where the drone was headed.

Forget detention: Illinois students might have to forfeit their Facebook passwords

If you go to school in Illinois, it's probably a good idea to be on your best behavior. A law that went into effect at the beginning of this year lets school districts demand social media passwords for students that break rules or are suspected of cyberbullying.

BlackBerry's CEO doesn't understand what net neutrality is

BlackBerry CEO John Chen has some interesting thoughts on what net neutrality means. He wrote a letter to the US Senate saying that OS-makers should be required to furnish key apps to all of their competitors.

Amazon will stream 'Transparent' for free this Saturday

Don't have an Amazon Prime subscription and missed out on watching the award-winning show Transparent? The company is giving you a free chance to see what all the fuss is about this weekend.