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The Best Device For Reading Is Still the Phone In Your Pocket
For long-time book lovers, reading on an electronic device can be disorienting experience. The most obvious choice for those
My First Kindle: How I Learned To Stop Multitasking And Love The Novel
Still dont have an e-reader? I can respect that. Physical books just feel better. Print is sacred. Im
The Best Extensions for Safari in iOS 8
When Apple unleashed iOS 8 on the world, it didnt exactly break down the boundaries of its walled garden—but it did put in
US Special Forces' New Sniper Scope Works Like a Human Eye
Conventional sniper scopes may allow for superlatively long shots but they are far from perfect, requiring a time-consuming refocusing of
There's a Knock-Off Segway For Kids Who Hate Walking Too
It was heralded as the device that would change cities and urban landscapes forever. But thanks to a price tag that
The Story Behind the Brooklyn Bridge's Most Famous Photo
You know that ubiquitous photo of workers hanging off the Brooklyn Bridges wires? The one plastered on every coffee cup, poster, and
Amazon's Fire TV just got some new apps and games, most notably good-Amazon-Prime-Music-alternative
Amazons Fire TV just got some new apps and games, most notably good-Amazon-Prime-Music-alternative Spotify, and season two of Telltales fantastic Walking Dead game series. Read more...
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The London Science Museum's 'Information Age' exhibit catalogs 200 years of communication technology
Her Majesty the Queen took to Twitter for the first time today, but not to complain about the amount of ice in her post-brunch frappé. Instead, Liz was announcing the opening of a new permanent gallery at
Joseph Gordon-Levitt is shooting a 4K film with Samsung's NX1
In an effort to make a push for its recently unveiled Samsung NX1, the South Korean company is now recruiting celebrities to help along the way. As part of this, Samsung has revealed that Joseph Gordon-Levitt, known
'Don't freak out!' and other tips for surviving layoffs as a video game developer
The game industry is capable of building incredible worlds, engrossing us with believable characters, and empowering us to destroy (or create!) both. The unfortunate side of all that enchantment is the shaky business models that much of
Which gaming mice are worth buying?
The peripherals you play with can be just as important to your gaming success as actual skill. A suboptimal keyboard or sluggish mouse can open the door to defeat, which is why its a good idea to
Scientist trumps his own work three weeks after winning the Nobel Prize
If youd just won the Nobel Prize for Chemistry, no-one would blame you if you took a quick trip to Disneyland, or at least a few days to catch up on Orange is the New Black. Eric
Procter & Gamble plan to spin-off Duracell
Consumer product megacorp Proctor & Gamble has just announced that itll spin-off Duracell into its own separate company. The announcement comes as part of a move to pare down brands and focus on the 70 to 80
A 3D slice of the universe 10.8 billion years ago
Mapping out the ancient universe is a major astronomical goal, but theres a huge challenge: the galaxies there are so dim, scientists cant make out any of the dark parts. But researchers from the Max Planck Institute
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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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​Train Your Kids to Follow Specific Protocols When Working from Home
Kids have a knack for demanding attention at the worst moments, especially for the parent who works from home
Try Applying for a Business Credit Card, Even if You're Not a Business
You dont have to be a suit-wearing CEO to apply for a business credit card. In fact,
Make like a Tree and Get Out of Here in the Friday Open Thread
Hello! Welcome to the Friday open thread hosted by Hackerspace, where metaphor-misusing neighborhood bullies crash into
The Services That Prey on Us When We're Most Vulnerable
Not all companies are out to get us, but not all have our best interests at heart either. Some industries
Use the SMART Method to Set Achievable Goals for Your Finances
Deciding you want to save money for an emergency fund, retirement, or just for fun is great. Having a
Set a Spooky Mood and Make Your Own Set of Flickering Lights
Lighting is everything when it comes to Halloween. Flickering lights set in a dark room will get any kids imagination going. Heres how to make any lamp lookhaunted. Read more...
Class Up Your Nightstand With These Wooden Bluetooth Alarm Clocks
From afar, these Bluetooth speakers look like simple blocks of wood; perhaps some kind of minimalist IKEA decoration. Take a
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Mother Superior
Once you get past the weird factor, Mother proves to be a capable platform for tracking your daily activities. The post Mother Superior appeared first on WIRED.
Naim Does the Impossible: Build a Soundbar Even Audiophiles Love
Naim, the British hi-fi brand known for sticker shock and reference-quality components that defy obsolescence, may have just created the perfect soundbar. The post Naim Does the
The Fire Phone Is Officially a Failure
Amazons Fire phone now only costs $1 if you buy it with a 2-year AT&T contract. Thats a $198 discount over what it cost yesterday. The post The Fire Phone
Get a Room, the New Private Discussion App From Facebook
The Facebook Creative Labs team rolled out Rooms today, a new stand-alone mobile app thats designed to let people create small, topical watering holes on their mobile
Android Wear Gains GPS, Music Storage, and a Sony Smartwatch
In its first big update to Android Wear, Google is giving its wearables OS independence. The post Android Wear Gains GPS, Music Storage, and a Sony Smartwatch
Pixel Elated
The 5K display in the new 27-inch iMac is the most beautiful, most pixel-packed screen on the market, and the computer inside ranks near the top of Apple’s desktop offerings, bested only by the new
Lenovo’s Latest Hybrid Laptop Is Just as Bendy, But Packs a Super-Efficient Chip
The Yoga 3 Pro is one of the first laptops to offer Intel’s next-generation “Broadwell” CPU---it has a dual-core Intel Core M-70 system on
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Japanese Hobbyists Build A Working Transformer
 Eee-urrk-urrk-urrk-urk! A pair of Japanese hobbyists have have built a transforming robot that can walk or, when in sports car form, drive around autonomously. It’s called the J-deite Quarter and is four
Nintendo’s Extended Amiibo Video Is Weird And Long But Good
 Nintendo has a new online ad for its Amiibo ‘toys-to-life’ mobile figures, and the spot depicts the lengthy journey of one young player looking to upgrade his collectible character in order to
Amazon Rewards Visa Cards Now Compatible With Apple Pay
 Amazon said it would be making its Rewards Visa from Chase compatible with the new Apple Pay system earlier this week, and the integration is already out the door. Amazon had said
Researchers Want To Send Us To The Moon Using Robots And Oculus Rift
 A researcher at Carnegie Mellon University, Daniel Shafir, and his team want to do something incredible: they want to send a rover to the moon and then
Fitbit Won’t Work With HealthKit Because It’s Building An Apple Watch Competitor
 A few weeks ago, Fitbit publicly admitted that it had no plans to follow the growing crowd of fitness trackers and apps that are rushing to integrate with Apple’s HealthKit and Health
Android Wear Update Adds Offline Music, Bluetooth Headphone And GPS Support
 Android Wear is getting its first big update, with features that make smartwatches using Google’s wearable operating system more standalone devices, including music syncing and GPS location support. That means if you
A Random Walk Through Hardware Alley
 Where else in the world can you see a 3D printer named after a simian, a 2000-core super chip, and an inexpensive hearing test in the same room? Hardware Alley at Disrupt
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J-deite Robot Actually Transforms From One Form Factor To Another
I am quite sure that many of us are stoked by the very idea of a cybernetic lifeform, especially one that is capable of transforming into the
Xbox Video On Windows Phone Updated
It has not been too long since the most recent update for the Xbox Video app on Windows Phone was released, but there is a
iPhone 6 “Dyegate” Surfaces
While the iPhone 6 as well as the iPhone 6 Plus has seen its fair share of issues right after release, this does not mean that interest
Microsoft Sold 9.3 Million Lumia Smartphones
In its latest earnings report, the folks over at Microsoft did make mention that they shifted 2.4 million Xbox console units over to retailers, which means that
LG G3 Looks Set To Ride The Android 5.0 Lollipop Wave
Isn’t it exciting whenever there is a brand new version of a mobile operating system announced? Having said that, it looks as though
Oppo Confirms New Device Launches This October 29
It does look as though the folks over at Oppo are doing their darndest best to ensure that the upcoming Oppo N3 is going to
Samsung Galaxy S5 Set To Receive Android 5.0 Lollipop
There is nothing quite like having the latest version of a mobile operating system purring on your smartphone device, and the folks over
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Jason Hockey Mask Spoon Evokes Terror With Every Bite
Jason Voorhees is a name that evokes terror in the hearts of those who believe (and to all those who watched every movie in his horror franchise.) If his nameThe post Jason Hockey Mask Spoon Evokes Terror With Every Bite
Roarin’ Cup of Joe: T-Rex Fossil and Octopus Coffee Mugs
Bring a little prehistoric fun to every coffee break by sipping your latte from these quirky mugs. Each one features a three-dimensional design starting from the print that covers theThe post Roarin’ Cup of Joe: T-Rex Fossil and Octopus Coffee
Klatz is a Smartwatch and Headset In One
Wearables are all the rage these days, and now they’re about to get a level up with the introduction of the Klatz. First of all, it lets you check theThe post Klatz is a Smartwatch and Headset In One appeared
Scrubba Wash Bag: For Last Minute Laundry, On the Go
There are two types of people in this world among the many different classifications: those who underpack, and those who overpack. Of course, sometimes you get it right once inThe post Scrubba Wash Bag: For Last Minute Laundry, On the
The Dark Knight Posts: USPS Releases Batman Stamps for 75th Anniversary
The Dark Knight is everywhere, stopping the bad guys and keeping the peace in the city. After seventy-five years, he’s even helping get your mail delivered since you can find himThe post The Dark Knight Posts: USPS Releases Batman Stamps for
Faveable iPhone 6 Plus Giveaway
Just a quick note that Faveable is running an iPhone 6 Plus giveaway and there is just 1 week left to submit your entries. This giveaway ends on October 31st,The post Faveable iPhone 6 Plus Giveaway appeared first on OhGizmo!.
Broga Mats: Yoga Mat Bags for Bros
Yoga mats come in many different shapes, sizes, and colors. The same can be said for yoga bags. If you’re looking for a yoga mat bag that fits your personality, thenThe post Broga Mats: Yoga Mat Bags for Bros appeared first
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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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Foursquare boasts 55M users, launches first ads
An outdoor advertising campaign from Judd Branding has launched in New York and Chicago for Foursquare. This is the first time Foursquare has come out with an advertising campaign. Foursquare has announced it is also at 55 million users, whereas
Deal alert: Tylt smartphone cases only $10, free shipping
So the Apple iPhone 6/6+ and Samsung Galaxy Note 4 are out and in full swing. The latest Google Nexus smartphone is about to hit retail shelves too. But even though these newer models are getting much media attention, it
Kindle Fire HDX 7 lands on AT&T, lucrative Fire Phone bundle deal offered
Well, this is unusual. AT&T is trying to resuscitate stagnant sales of the gimmicky Amazon Fire Phone by bundling it with a one-year-old tablet. Which Ma Bell didn’t directly sell until today. Meanwhile, Amazon is pushing said aging slate less
Verizon opens Sony SmartWatch 3 pre-orders, October 30 launch eyed
Notorious for its tardiness, Verizon has been working hard to improve of late, and its latest win comes in the form of a surprisingly swift Sony SmartWatch 3 rollout. Announced at IFA in early September, the humdrum-looking wearable piece recently
Casio CTK-2400 Sampling Keyboard: A Generous Sampling of Fun
Casios CTK-2400 ups the ante on all counts. Its 61 keys give an (admittedly) hobbyist/amateur keyboardist like myself more than enough room to cover the musical spectrum. And beyond the sampling capability, it comes with the full compliment of Casio
T-Mobile offers $30 savings on all Samsung gear, Galaxy Note 4 included
It’s not exactly customary to see carriers offer discounts on devices as hotly anticipated as Samsung’s Galaxy Note 4 mere days after putting them up for sale. But T-Mobile is ready to make an exception.The post T-Mobile offers $30 savings
Moto 360 gets another software update, battery life now even better
Round, retro, silky smooth and not overly pricey, Motorola’s Moto 360 looked like the perfect smartwatch from the get-go. Well, perfect may have been a bit of a stretch, as the initial battery life was far from ideal.The post Moto
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