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Lenovo experiences a bizarre hacking, Inspector Gadget makes a comeback and we do our best to explain what Magic Leap is. All this and more awaits you in our Daily Roundup!

Here's what we know about Magic Leap so far

If Magic Leap isn't a headset strictly for augmented or virtual reality, then what is it? We've collected all the information available on this mysterious project that has companies like Google investing half a billion dollars.

Lenovo's website hacked, apparently by Lizard Squad

In what we believe is a response to Lenovo's Superfish scandal, hackers redirected traffic to Lenovo.com today. Replacing the homepage was a slideshow featuring webcam pics of teenagers, played with the song "Breaking Free" from High School Musical.

Apple ordered to pay $532.9 million to an iTunes patent troll

A Texas court ruled that Apple owes $523.9 million dollars to holding company Smartflash. The company claims that iTunes violates its patents, but Apple says it will appeal the ruling.

Netflix is bringing back 'Inspector Gadget' and 'Danger Mouse'

Netflix is vying for viewers of all ages, including your kids. The streaming service just unveiled five new shows for the little ones, including a 26-episode comeback for Inspector Gadget.

Withings Activité activity trackers are beautiful, but limited

If you're looking for simplicity and beauty in a wearable, then Withings has you covered. But for those who want an activity tracker that does it all, looking elsewhere might be a better choice. Find out which would better suit your needs in our review of the Activité and Activité Pop.

Oral-B's smart toothbrushes are app-connected and kinda pointless

Just about everything is "connected" these days, so why not add your toothbrush to the list? That seems to be the thought process behind Oral-B's SmartSeries electric toothbrushes. Right now their app feels like more of a gimmick, but read why we think it may have some potential in the future.

Google is working on a Chrome reading mode, try it out

Google wants to give your eyes a break from the daily barrage of pictures and ads on your screen, therefore making text easier to read. Enter: Reader Mode. We explain how you can enable this Chrome extension for a better viewing experience.

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