Here Is EFF's Master Plan for Ending Global Mass Surveillance
We have a problem when it comes to stopping mass surveillance.Read more...
All the faces of Ultron: The design evolution of the Avengers' archenemy
Outstanding illustration of the new Ultron on the cover of Empire this week. I remember how fascinated I was
You Can Remotely Control This LED Camping Lantern With a Smartphone
Is there anything worse than entombing yourself in a warm sleeping bag only to realize youll need to face the
The Idea For The Polaroid Camera Was Sparked By An Impatient 3-year Old
Everybody you know is spoiled rotten: we carry around magical slabs of technology that can capture any moment
The New TI-84 Has Battery Life That Will Make Your Phone Cry
The storied TI-84 is about to get its first refresh in a few years, and the experts at Cemtech
Giant Circular Panorama Recreates The Hell of Fire-bombed Dresden
Seventy years ago, in one of the most controversial actions of World War Two, the British Royal Air Force (RAF) and the
How Comcast's Political Machine Is Manipulating (And Impersonating) You
Did you know that Comcast ghostwrites endorsement letters from politicians to the Federal Communications Commission about its awful merger with Time Warner
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Cellist disagrees with YouTube Music Key over rule #4080
Its been a few months since Google launched its YouTube Music Key service, and now we may be finding out how it plans to keep the digital shelves stocked. Musician Zoë Keating blogged last week complaining that YouTube
WikiLeaks furious at Google for keeping government data request a secret
Google is catching some heat from WikiLeaks after the company revealed that it handed over emails and other data on three WikiLeaks employees to the US government. Obviously, that in and of itself would be enough to ruffle
Dropcam will give you a free replacement camera if yours is too old
Normally, companies dont do much for you when they stop supporting a device. Theyll give you a too-bad-so-sad notice and ask you to buy their latest gear. Not Dropcam, however. The Nest-owned company is ditching support for both
Microsoft's Surface tablet and Xbox businesses are booming
Microsoft appears to be well past the days when it was writing off unsold Surface tablets and struggling to match Sony in game console sales. The Windows developer reports that its Devices and Consumer groups revenue grew 8
Police think Waze's traffic app puts officers in danger
You may use Googles Waze app primarily to avoid traffic jams and watch out for speed cameras, but some American police see it as threat -- and they want Google to do something about it. Officers speaking to
Amazon's Prime Now one-hour delivery delayed by winter storms, too
As a winter storm starts to drop several inches of snow on the northeast United States, Amazons advising Prime Now customers in New York City not to rely on its one-hour deliveries. The service started dropping off orders
'MythBusters' tackles 'Doom' and the lore of first-person shooters
Have you ever wondered if a regular human could carry the health packs, guns, chainsaw and all the other stuff from Doom? Well, it looks like were about to find out. The disproving duo of Adam Savage and
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Where badass fish climb rock cliffs... with their mouths
Some of the worlds toughest rock climbers live on Hawaiis Big Island, where they scale sheer rock the equivalent of a 26-mile vertical marathon.
Google's Schmidt: We don't (yet) have a connection inside your brain
In conversation with Glenn Beck, Googles executive chairman explains that humans can still occasionally be useful -- for now. Originally posted at Technically Incorrect
Rideable Super Mario Kart races into reality (for kids anyway)
A battery-powered Super Mario Kart toy car speeds its way from the video game realm into your home, ready to take young Marios for a spin.
Are selfies causing the spread of head lice?
A lice-removal professional claims selfies are contributing to an increase in the spread of head lice among young people, but for now at least, the link is by no means conclusive.
BBC News suffers spectacular, entertaining camera disaster
One minute youre watching the presenter, the next she begins to disappear. Originally posted at Technically Incorrect
Seth Rogen to helm film on '90s console wars
The star of This is the End and The Green Hornet will help turn the classic battle between 90s video game giants Sega and Nintendo into a cinematic thriller.
880-pound asteroid slams into moon, watch it go boom
The biggest lunar asteroid impact ever recorded on video creates a flash visible from Earth.
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Puree Veggies for a Quicker, Thicker Tomato Sauce
Everyone should learn how to make a quick and tasty tomato sauce . Save time by pureeing the vegetables with a food
Evaluate Your Life Each Day with One Basic Question: Did Today Matter?
Its easy to zone out and get trapped in the day-to-day mindset, but if youre really trying to
Ferment Your Own Tabasco-Style Hot Sauce Using Greek Yogurt
If youre a fan of spicy foods then you know how awesome a good hot sauce can be. You can make
The Unique Difficulties that Women Face with Weight Loss
If youre a woman who has tried to lose weight, you may have noticed something: its hard. Much harder than simply
Deadspin Report: NFL Identifies "Person Of Interest" In Ballghazi Scandal | Gizmodo How to Drive on
Deadspin Report: NFL Identifies "Person Of Interest" In Ballghazi Scandal | Gizmodo How to Drive on Snow and Ice | io9 Lo, The Incredible Visual FX Of Exodus Revealed In Before And After Pics | Jezebel How to Prepare Your
Look at People's Feet when Approaching a Conversation In Progress
Body language is a big part of human interaction, but some folks out there have a tougher time reading it
Dreeps Turns Your Boring iPhone Alarm Clock Into an RPG
iPhone: You have a ton of options for various alarm clocks for your smartphone , but Dreeps is an app that takes a completely different approach. Instead of just waking you up, it wakes you and a character in a
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You Know You Want One: A Turbo Diesel Snowblower
One awesome thing about a massive Noreaster: You get to bust out the riding snowblower. The post You Know You Want One: A Turbo Diesel Snowblower appeared first on WIRED.
A Rugged Laptop Built for Military-Grade Beatdowns
With an array of essential crunch-time features and improved performance and functionality over its predecessor, Getacs V110 is something of a must-have for anyone whose worksite conditions skew toward the
Leatherman’s New Wearable Tech Can Repair Your Wearable Tech
Leathermans new Tread is an industry first: a serious multi-tool thats worn on the wrist. Each link on the band includes two to three functional tools, for a
iPad App Brings Braille Keyboard to Blind Users’ Fingertips
An app that began as a prototype at Stanford now lets sight impaired iPad users type Braille on its touchscreen. The post iPad App Brings Braille Keyboard to
Review: Google Nexus 9 Tablet (by HTC)
When Googles Nexus 9 tablet first came out three months ago, we looked at it in direct comparison with Apples iPad (which was the better choice). This time, we look
A Smart Office Desk That Tells You When It’s Time to Stand
The Stir Kinetic Desk M1 learns your routine, notifies you of the best times to sit and stand, and raises and lowers itself with its
Review: LG G Watch R
LGs first Android Wear device was pretty bland-looking, particularly when compared to the beautiful round Moto 360. Now, LG is back with a round watch of its own. The post Review: LG
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Dropcam Stops Selling Its Cheaper Model, The Dropcam HD
 For the past few years, Dropcam’s product lineup has been a bit… confusing.Since October of 2013, Dropcam has sold two products: the Dropcam HD, and the Dropcam
Review Of Oculus’ First In-House VR Film “Lost”: Adorable, Immersive, But Not Interactive
 Oculus just premiered its Story Studio’s first virtual reality cinema experience Lost that’s designed to demonstrate the narrative potential of VR to filmmakers. The experience features a massive robotic hand traipsing
Surface And Lumia Clock Record Numbers For Microsoft During Holiday Season
 In its most recent quarter, Microsoft sold 10.5 million Lumia handsets, and the Surface line generated $1.1 billion in revenue. Both figures are all-time highs.Microsoft did break out total phone revenue — $2.3
Winter Is Coming For Wearables
 Remember wearables? Those wristbands and glasses that were going to take over our lives? This time last year, many of us had high hopes that 2014 was (finally) going to be the
Fly Or Die: Canary Home Monitoring System
 The home security market is quickly heating up. As IoT continues to be a dominating trend, security systems that use smaller, faster technology will become the central hub of
What Happens To Privacy When The Internet Is In Everything?
 This week Google’s Eric Schmidt was on a panel at the World Economic Forum in Davos, where he suggested that the future Internet will be, in one sense, invisible — because it
This Entrepreneur Quit His Day Job To Make A Little Rubber Thing For Your Headphones
 A cursory search under “headphone management” will bring up virtually hundreds of products. Spoolee’s novel contribution to the category is a twig adrift in an ocean of competition. This seems like a
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Apple’s iPhone Is Starting To Gain On Samsung’s Sales
When it comes to the world’s largest smartphone makers, Samsung and Apple take the number one and two spots, although Samsung has been leading the way ever since 2011. However it looks
Marriott’s Android App Found To Have Exposed Customers Credit Card Data
Perhaps when we think of luxurious hotels, we might think of hotels such as Marriott, but when we think about tech snafus, unfortunately Marriott’s name pops up not just once, but twice.
Dominos Pizza Tracker App Arrives For Samsung Smart TVs
The 2015 Super Bowl is only a week away and we’re sure many of you guys have plans to stay home and catch the game in the comfort of your living room,
LG Ice Cream Smart Android Flip Phone Launched
About a week ago we reported that LG appeared to be working on a flip phone running Android called the LG Ice Cream Smart. Now we’re not sure in
Google’s MVNO Can Automatically Swap Between Sprint/T-Mobile For Best Coverage
According to a rumor we had heard a few days ago, Google was working on something called Project Nova that would basically allow the company to offer its users wireless services as
Samsung’s Smart Sunglasses Can Change Its Lens Tint And Frame Design
Different types of sunglasses go with different types of outfits, such as the frame design, the lens design, the color of the lens, and so on, unless of course you don’t really
Sony Mobile Wants To Extend The Life Cycle Of Their Handsets
Last year we heard that Sony in a bid to help cut its costs would be trimming its smartphone portfolio. We had also heard that Sony would be releasing one flagship smartphone
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Deal Of The Day: 64% Off On MOTA Smartphone Battery Case
The skinny: a $35 iPhone 6 case that carries a 3,800 mAh battery. That’s 125% the amount you have on your phone to start with so you’ll more than doubleThe post Deal Of The Day: 64% Off On MOTA Smartphone
This Case Keeps Your iPhone On A Leash
Ok, just admit it, you probably should keep your iPhone on a leash. You’ve dropped and shattered the screen a couple of times, haven’t you? Or maybe you put itThe post This Case Keeps Your iPhone On A Leash appeared
Weatherman’s Multi-tool Bracelet Looks Awesome, Is Of Dubious Use
We like manly men accessories as much as the next guy. So we won’t lie and gladly admit we’re attracted by the Leatherman Tread, a bracelet that doubles as 25The post Weatherman’s Multi-tool Bracelet Looks Awesome, Is Of Dubious Use
For The Laziest: Automatic Jar Opener
Nothing is more embarrassing than attempting to open a jar of whatever–and failing to do so–when you’re in front of someone you’re trying to impress. For instances where you’re unsureThe post For The Laziest: Automatic Jar Opener appeared first on
Deal Of The Day: 31% Off On ChargeAll Portable Power Outlet (12000mAh)
There are many external batteries on the market, but we’ve seen very few that come with an AC plug. Matter of fact this is the first one we see withThe post Deal Of The Day: 31% Off On ChargeAll Portable
Candle-Powered Heater Is Efficient Enough To Heat A Small Room
You don’t typically think of candles as effective heat sources, at least not to heat up an entire room. However, the Egloo terracotta heater claims to do just that. ByThe post Candle-Powered Heater Is Efficient Enough To Heat A Small
Entertain in Style on Game Day
Every weekday, our friends at Faveable compile a list of awesome gadgets and gear that men would love to discover. Having the guys over to watch the game just isn’t the sameThe post Entertain in Style on Game Day appeared first on
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The Sims Are Having a Better Summer Than You
Even if I dont get an idyillic paradise summer vacation, its good to know my Sims will be having a wonderful time.You see, my virtual Sims will be playing in the brand-new The
You Have Only Seconds : Tornado Gadget You NEED
As we just saw in the disaster in Oklamha, survival comes down to seconds. Having an emergency warning weather alert can make the difference from having time to find shelter when a tornado comes
E- cigs : New Tech For An Old Habit
Who knew but apparently May 31st is “World No Tobacco Day. How should we commemerate the day? Weeeelll, maybe if the smokers among us all Kick the butts and take part in a tobacco-less
What's Next? NextWorth
Believe me, we understand. You want the latest gadgets. We have so many old iPhones, iPods, iPads and game consoles we
Mirror Mirror On The Wall, Who's The Fairest Of Them All?
If you owned the brand-new simplehuman Sensor Mirror, youd know the answer to that question. (Its YOU, btw.)Think of those pull-out mirrors you sometimes find in hotel bathrooms that magnify your face
Put Your iPhone in the 'Vault'
Pelican cases are known to be nearly indestructible; just ask the US Military who uses their equipment. Even if you wont be in a war zone, the iPhone Vault can be
Jabra Revo Wireless
We spotted them first at CES; the new Jabra Revo wireless headphones and have been eagerly anticipating trying them out. We werent disappointed. Heres the good, the bad and the ugly.Good: * Connectivity is
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LG ‘introduces’ Lollipop for US G3, the ball is in the carriers’ court now
American carriers are notoriously lethargic with software updates for even the greatest Android gadgets, but sometimes, device manufacturers don’t back them up very fast either. In LG G3’s case however, if Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile take more than a
Sennheiser’s Proteus could make Pono, Sony ZX2 passing fads
No matter which way you look at it, high resolution audio is making it’s way back. Technology has improved, and consumers, ever-wanting of more, are fueling demands for studio-quality sound in portable form. It’s any wonder why the Pono Player
The end is near for Microsoft Surface tablets with Windows RT… probably
Looking back, Microsoft might have great trouble justifying Surface 2’s release. The second-gen Windows RT tablet followed in the footsteps of a poorly received OG, and while it certainly fixed a number of Surface flaws, it flopped almost as hard
For limited time only, Motorola offers two free shells with Moto E purchase
This is by no means the greatest sample of Motorola’s generosity, but for a handheld manufacturer that already sells its gear at the slimmest of profit margins, it’s pretty much the best they can do. A discount of 30 bucks
10 gifs of cute animals in snow
If youre in the Northeast, chances are youre bracing for the blizzard of 2015, or her alias, Juno. Over here at Technology Tell, were staring out our office windows at the flurries of snow beginning to circle Philadelphia. And while
The 10 HIGHLY EMOTIONAL stages of losing Internet connection
1. Panic You’re happily surfing the net, reblogging on Tumblr, shooting down a Reddit troll and streaming the complete discography of Duke Ellington all at once when suddenly everything goes blank. Your song is the only thing still chugging along but
Vudu Spark, competitor to Chromecast, costs $25
When Google released its Chromecast streaming stick, one of the most impressive aspects of it was its low price tag. Now, retailer Walmart has even undercut Google with its Vudu Spark. The streaming device is limited because it will only
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