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  • newThe Return Of Reddit’s /r/Technology Is “Certainly Possible”

    The Return Of Reddit’s /r/Technology Is “Certainly Possible”

     A whole "department" of Reddit was demoted this week, with the /r/Technology subreddit being removed from the Reddit homepage and the default subreddit subscription feed. Earlier today I spoke to Reddit General Manager Erik Martin about the process…
    - 1 hour ago, 24 Apr 14, 2:13am -
  • newGillmor Gang Live 04.23.14

    Gillmor Gang Live 04.23.14

     Gillmor Gang - Dan Farber, Robert Scoble, Keith Teare, Michael Arrington, and Steve Gillmor. Live recording has concluded for today. Read More
    - 3 hours ago, 24 Apr 14, 12:11am -
  • newVevo Releases New iOS App With A Real-Time Feed And Live Vevo TV Streams

    Vevo Releases New iOS App With A Real-Time Feed And Live Vevo TV Streams

     Music video distributor Vevo just launched an “>update to its iOS app today, providing users a new, regularly updated home page, as well as access to the company’s live, programmed music channels. The new version of the app, which the company s…
    - 3 hours ago, 24 Apr 14, 12:00am -

Mashable

  • newHow To Plan Your Summer Vacation on Pinterest
    The snow is melting, the sun is shining, the flowers are blooming and the birds are breaking into song. At least, that's what you imagine may be happening if you're stuck inside your officeYep, it's time to put in that summer vacation request — an…
    - 47 mins ago, 24 Apr 14, 2:38am -
  • new2014 NFL Schedule: More Flex Games Means More Fun
    The NFL released its 2014 schedule on Wednesday evening with a twist: the league can "flex" games into primetime earlier than ever this season.Beginning in Week 5, the NFL can decide to move any Sunday matchup from a mid-day kickoff over to the more…
    - 1 hour ago, 24 Apr 14, 2:24am -
  • newEpisode VII Will Be Most Expensive Star Wars Ever, Says Disney
    Early filming has begun on the still-untitled Star Wars Episode VII, Disney chairman Alan Horn has confirmed — and for the first time, the movie has an estimated budget, give or take $25 million"These large tentpole kinds of movies on the expensiv…
    - 1 hour ago, 24 Apr 14, 2:01am -
  • newWhy Does This NBA Player Have Emoji Tattoos?
    You might be renowned among friends for always having the perfect emoji for any text-messaging situation — but we guaranteed your emoji game isn't as strong as Mike Scott'sScott plays for the Atlanta Hawks. He's no NBA superstar, averaging under 8…
    - 2 hours ago, 24 Apr 14, 1:36am -
  • newMan With the Most Teslas Says Cold Weather's No Problem
    Although the Tesla has won its fair share of fans in both the automotive and tech communities, there still remains a bit of skepticism around its ability to truly replace gas carsSome of that skepticism is focused on the car's reliability in cold we…
    - 2 hours ago, 24 Apr 14, 12:59am -
  • newInstagram's Explore Tab: Now Tailored to You
    Instagram has made a small but significant change to its app that makes photo and video discovery a more personal experience.The company has tweaked the algorithm that determines what posts appear under the app's Explore tab — so that the tab disp…
    - 3 hours ago, 24 Apr 14, 12:15am -
  • new10 Careers Barbie Should Tackle in Her Movie Debut
    Come on, Barbie, let's go filming.Sony Pictures and Mattel announced plans today to bring Barbie to life in her first-ever live-action movie.The blonde bombshell has already compiled an impressive résumé over her many years on the toy shelf. With…
    - 4 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 11:54pm -
  • newVenezuela Arrests U.S. Citizen for Arms Dealing, Tweets He Is a 'Mercenary'
    Venezuelan authorities have arrested an allegedly heavily armed American citizen on Tuesday, accusing him of being a "mercenary," according to multiple news reports.Todd Michael Leininger, 32-year-old U.S. citizen from Florida, is accused of attempt…
    - 4 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 11:40pm -
  • newFCC Proposal Would End Net Neutrality as We Know It
    The FCC has announced that it will propose Internet regulations that would allow online content providers to negotiate for preferential treatment from Internet service providers, potentially undermining the principles of net neutrality.A Federal Co…
    - 4 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 11:07pm -
  • newSiri Could Be Coming to Apple TV
    "Siri, play Game of Thrones." This could soon be a reality, according to recent reports that suggest Apple may be bringing its digital assistant to the Apple TV.A line of code found in Apple's iOS 7.1 software development kit indicates Apple may ha…
    - 4 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 11:00pm -
  • newNew York City Flood Risk Has Risen 20-Fold Since Late 1800s, Study Says
    The odds that New York City will be flooded by a storm, such as a winter nor'easter or a summer hurricane, is now at least 20 times greater than it was 170 years ago, a new study found. It pinned part of the blame on a rising sea level, but also foun…
    - 4 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 11:00pm -
  • newPlay With Your Food for Our Snapchat Challenge
    Playing with your food doesn’t have to be a dinnertime faux pas. Add a little flavor to your Snapchat game and craft your cuisine into an unforgettable snap for this week’s Mashable Snapchat ChallengeWhether it’s bringing your lunch to life or…
    - 5 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 10:45pm -
  • newApple's New Retail Chief Will Start Next Week
    Angela Ahrendts, the former CEO of Burberry, will take over as Apple's new SVP of retail next week, the company announced during an earnings call on Wednesday.Apple first announced hiring Ahrendts to fill the role more than seven months ago. At the…
    - 5 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 10:39pm -
  • newThird 'Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants' Movie Being Stitched Together
    The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants saga will continue in a third movie based on Ann Brashares' Sisterhood Everlasting novel, Alloy Entertainment announced Wednesday.Alloy hasn't set a release date or revealed whether Blake Lively, Alexis Bledel,…
    - 5 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 10:31pm -
  • newOh Nay Thou Didn't! William Shakespeare's Greatest Insults
    No one throws down an insult to rampallions and scullions like William ShakespeareApril 23 marks 450 years since the playwright's birth. And like any good birthday party, a descent into verbal jabs is the perfect way to celebrate.See also: 14 Stunn…
    - 5 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 10:30pm -
  • newFacebook: Auto-Play Video Ads Will Remain Small Scale This Year
    Facebook doesn't expect its video auto-play News Feed ads to make a "material contribution" to ad revenues this year, COO Sheryl Sandberg said on Wednesday.In a call with analysts following Facebook's first-quarter earnings announcement, Sandberg sa…
    - 5 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 10:28pm -
  • newThese Daredevils BASE Jumped From the World's Tallest Building
    A daredevil duo set the the Guinness World Record for highest base jump from the tallest building by leaping off the Burj Khalifa.The 4K YouTube video shows Soul Flyers World Champions Vince Reffet and Fred Fugen jumping from a custom-made platform…
    - 5 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 10:20pm -
  • newDeep-Space Missions Can Cause 'Cognitive Deficits' in Astronauts
    The first astronauts who set foot on the moon were quarantined for three weeks when they returned to Earth. Scientists weren't sure what kinds of lunar germs they might have brought back with them.That level of caution may sound absurd today, but a…
    - 5 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 10:00pm -
  • newApple's $45.6 Billion Second Quarter, by the Numbers
    Apple handily beat Wall Street estimates for earnings and revenue in the March quarter. That, combined with the news that Apple would boost its share buyback plan, caused Apple stock to jump by more than 8% in after hours trading.In the earnings rel…
    - 5 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 9:56pm -
  • newAvril Lavigne Confuses, Offends With 'Hello Kitty' Music Video
    Oh Avril, why'd you have to go and make things so complicated?The singer released a music video for her single "Hello Kitty" Tuesday, which has received considerable backlash for its depiction of Japanese culture. The video has been removed from Lav…
    - 5 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 9:56pm -
  • newMan Uses Reddit to Help Find Missing Mom
    Reddit played hero to a man and his mother in New York City Tuesday.Josh Goldberg posted on the subreddit r/nyc looking for help finding his missing mother, May Goldberg. The 59-year-old woman suffers from severe dementia and walked out of her Upper…
    - 6 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 9:51pm -
  • newBefore YouTube, NBA Fans Lived for 'Slamadamonth' — And Now It's Online
    Let's travel back in time, sports fans, to an era when we weren't quite as #blessed as we are today: The '90s.Definition was not high, the Internet was not in our pockets and social media meant watching a game at a sports bar while surrounded by act…
    - 6 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 9:44pm -
  • newCancer Patient Raises Millions for Charity in His Biggest Bucket List Goal
    Stephen Sutton, 19, was diagnosed with bowel cancer at the age of 15. When he was 17, he learned it was terminalThat's when he made a bucket list. Sutton dreamed up 46 experiences to complete in the short years he had left, from "hugging an animal b…
    - 6 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 9:26pm -
  • newSpoiler: Americans Can't Draw Their Home States
    What does your state look like to you?Ask most Americans that question and they'll probably confidently describe a rudimentary shape for you. Ask them to draw that shape and they'll stare blankly for a few moments before sprinting in the other dire…
    - 6 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 9:23pm -
  • new100-Year-Old Woman Shares Love Story in First 'Humans of New York' Video
    Shirley Hyman, age 100, has a love story for the ages.In the first mini-documentary by Humans of New York creator Brandon Stanton, Hyman sweetly reflects on her time with her late husband, Moe.See also: The Human Behind 'Humans of New York'Moe an…
    - 6 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 9:21pm -
  • newFacebook Passes 1 Billion Monthly Mobile Users
    A year and a half after Facebook first announced 1 billion monthly active users, the social network has more than 1 billion monthly active users on mobile devices, tooFacebook announced the milestone alongside its Q1 earnings on Wednesday, reporting…
    - 6 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 8:59pm -
  • newOn the Greatest Day Ever, America's First Cat Cafe Opens in NYC
    Toss your toy mice in the air: North America has its first cat cafe.The Cat Cafe by Purina One opens its kitty door (and its human-size doors) to New Yorkers on April 24, and will remain open for four days. Curious cat lovers will have the chance to…
    - 6 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 8:55pm -
  • newApple Sells 44 Million iPhones in Q2, Beats Earnings Estimates
    Apple beat Wall Street estimates for earnings and revenue in the March quarter, but projected lower-than-expected results for the upcoming quarterApple posted earnings of $11.62 a share on revenue of $45.6 billion for the second quarter, coming in w…
    - 7 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 8:52pm -
  • newZynga Founder Mark Pincus to Step Down from Day-to-Day Role
    Zynga founder Mark Pincus is leaving his role as chief product officer at the mobile gaming company and relinquishing his last link to the company's day-to-day operations.The news came as Zynga announced mixed first-quarter earnings. The company rep…
    - 7 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 8:33pm -
  • newFacebook Beats First-Quarter Estimates; CFO Stepping Down
    Facebook handily beat Wall Street's estimates for its first quarter and announced its CFO, David Ebersman, is stepping down.Ebersman will be replaced by former Zynga CFO David WehnerSee also: 12 Facebook Statuses You Need to Retire"David has been…
    - 7 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 8:15pm -

Gizmodo

  • newAlligator fat can be made into biodiesel (and, yes, they have a lot of fat).

    Alligator fat can be made into biodiesel (and, yes, they have a lot of fat).

    Alligator fat can be made into biodiesel (and, yes, they have a lot of fat). Extreme cavers descend into the dark and dangerous depths of Earth's deepest cave. And we tour the original, long-lost SeaWorld that never was. It's time for the week's Lan…
    - 45 mins ago, 24 Apr 14, 2:40am -
  • newBug trapped upside down does hypnotic workout forever

    Bug trapped upside down does hypnotic workout forever

    Is this bug a workout warrior who's doing some insane six legged bench press? Or is he a dumb little critter who think he's walking normally and doesn't realize he's trapped upside down? Whatever he's doing, it's hypnotic. And it goes on forever. An…
    - 1 hour ago, 24 Apr 14, 2:06am -
  • newDang, people don't notice the homeless even when they're family members

    Dang, people don't notice the homeless even when they're family members

    To most people living in cities around the world, the homeless have essentially become invisible. They blend into the streets, they're background noise, they're just a part of the fabric of a city like buildings and street lights and crosswalks. Onl…
    - 3 hours ago, 24 Apr 14, 12:18am -
  • newtUnE-yArDs - Water Fountain

    tUnE-yArDs - Water Fountain

    In a perfect world, you'd get an extended cut of this new tUnE-yArDs video, and watch it after you'd eaten a bunch of psychoactive drugs. This is what you get when kids who were raised on Pee-wee Herman grow up and become artists. And it's no accide…
    - 3 hours ago, 24 Apr 14, 12:00am -
  • newHow to Make a Drill-Powered Pepper Grinder

    How to Make a Drill-Powered Pepper Grinder

    If you've ever cooked pepper steak, you know the feeling of your forearms cramping up after what seems like hours of twisting. Wouldn't it be wonderful if there were just a machine that did all the hard work? Lucky for you, there is, and it's probab…
    - 4 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 11:40pm -
  • newAbu Dhabi's New Park Will Hide a 30-Acre Oasis Below the Desert

    Abu Dhabi's New Park Will Hide a 30-Acre Oasis Below the Desert

    The United Arab Emirates has been overrun with a surge of costly and extravagant developments over the past decade including the Palm Islands and Burj Khalifa in Dubai. Now, a 125,000 square-meter park in Abu Dhabi will join them—but this isn't yo…
    - 4 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 11:22pm -
  • newThis Early Concept for the 1964 Ford Pavilion Was Googie-tastic

    This Early Concept for the 1964 Ford Pavilion Was Googie-tastic

    Above we see an early planning illustration for the Ford Pavilion at the 1964 New York World's Fair. This design is a bit wilder than the one they actually built, which you can see below. Read more...
    - 4 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 11:00pm -
  • newThis video of a car hitting a dog is not what it seems

    This video of a car hitting a dog is not what it seems

    I will not spoil the ending of this Russian dashcam video, so you have to watch the entire video till the very end. Trust me, you will really enjoy this—a lot.Read more...
    - 5 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 10:44pm -
  • newThe FCC (Still) Stinks at Defending the Internet

    The FCC (Still) Stinks at Defending the Internet

    The FCC's soon-to-be-proposed rules on net neutrality reportedly won't stop broadband providers from giving better service to people that pay for it. That stinks. This was the agency's big chance to lock down a set of regulations that will keep the…
    - 5 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 10:41pm -
  • newA Map of Who Doesn't Have Indoor Plumbing in the United States

    A Map of Who Doesn't Have Indoor Plumbing in the United States

    Did you know that 1.6 million Americans don't have complete indoor plumbing? The American Community Survey published on Tuesday that says that nearly 630,000 occupied homes in the United States lack complete plumbing facilities*, and The Washington…
    - 5 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 10:40pm -
  • newYou'll Want to Play Forever In This Swirling Sea of Packing Peanuts

    You'll Want to Play Forever In This Swirling Sea of Packing Peanuts

    You might think it a nuisance when a few packing peanuts spill from a box out onto your living room floor. But when an entire hallway is filled with millions of the white nuggets and blown around in a cyclone of styrofoam, you'll probably react a bi…
    - 5 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 10:20pm -
  • newGawker Killer Asteroid Coming Relatively Soon | Jezebel Heads Up: Lots of People Have Herpes.

    Gawker Killer Asteroid Coming Relatively Soon | Jezebel Heads Up: Lots of People Have Herpes.

    Gawker Killer Asteroid Coming Relatively Soon | Jezebel Heads Up: Lots of People Have Herpes. Maybe Even You!| Jalopnik Watch This Dog Get Revenge On The Woman Who Ran Him Down | Kotaku The 12 Best Games for the iPad | Kinja Popular Posts Read more..…
    - 5 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 10:16pm -
  • newCool visualization reveals how the number Pi looks

    Cool visualization reveals how the number Pi looks

    Cristian Ilies Vasile has created the coolest visualization of Pi I've seen. First he divided a circle in 10 segments, from 0 to 9. Then he traced a path going from the third segment to the first segment. From 1, the path jumps to 4, then back to 1,…
    - 6 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 9:31pm -
  • newThese Are Supposedly the 7 Best Objects Designed In the Last Year

    These Are Supposedly the 7 Best Objects Designed In the Last Year

    If you had to pick a single thing out of the last year of your life and explain why it was better designed than anything else, what would you chose? A jury at London's Design Museum narrowed its list down to seven objects—including a building, a k…
    - 6 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 9:20pm -
  • newWith a Kevlar-Lined Shirt, You're Not Completely Screwed in a Crash

    With a Kevlar-Lined Shirt, You're Not Completely Screwed in a Crash

    Pay attention as the weather gets warmer: you're gonna see a lot of motorcyclists riding around in regular street clothes, nothing but hopes and dreams protecting them from nasty road rash should things get tumbly. Well, maybe not all of them—hope…
    - 6 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 9:00pm -
  • newNanoparticle Panels Will Bring Blue Skies Indoors

    Nanoparticle Panels Will Bring Blue Skies Indoors

    Skylights are so 1986. Now it doesn't matter if the weather outside is dark and dreary, or even if it's midnight, for that matter: Thanks to this LED panel which replicates cloudless skies, you'll feel like you're bathed in warm sunshine.Read more..…
    - 7 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 8:45pm -
  • newGibson's New Audio Cable Automatically Records Everything You Play

    Gibson's New Audio Cable Automatically Records Everything You Play

    Ensuring that no spontaneous but memorable riff ever gets forgotten, Gibson has teamed up with Tascam to create the next-generation of audio cables that actually records everything being played on an instrument, for up to eight solid hours on a sing…
    - 7 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 8:20pm -
  • newWSJ: The FCC's New Net Neutrality Rules Will OK Pay-to-Play

    WSJ: The FCC's New Net Neutrality Rules Will OK Pay-to-Play

    Initial reports about the FCC's hotly anticipated net neutrality rules are out, and they are foreboding. While they'll prevent broadband providers from blocking legal content on the internet, it does not explicitly ban companies from paying for bett…
    - 7 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 8:15pm -
  • newDetroit's Airport Just Installed a $75,000 Indoor Dog Bathroom

    Detroit's Airport Just Installed a $75,000 Indoor Dog Bathroom

    If you thought there was nothing worse than flying with little kids, just think about the complications of traveling with a dog. Most dogs fly in crates, but service animals are allowed in terminals and plane cabins. And so that their owners don't h…
    - 7 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 8:10pm -
  • newSorry, Chicago—Los Angeles Was Home to the First Wrigley Field

    Sorry, Chicago—Los Angeles Was Home to the First Wrigley Field

    Baseball fans will always associate the name of Wrigley Field, which celebrates its centennial today, with the Windy City. But it wasn't the first stadium to bear the name. Read more...
    - 7 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 8:02pm -
  • newLytro's Light Field Tech Is Amazing, But Is It Already Obsolete?

    Lytro's Light Field Tech Is Amazing, But Is It Already Obsolete?

    Lytro wants to bring photography into the future by creating cameras that do the seemingly impossible—allowing anyone viewing the image to choose which part is in focus. It's called light field technology, and it might already be completely obsole…
    - 8 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 7:53pm -
  • newWhat 650 Miles With Ford's Top Designer Taught Me About Tomorrow's Cars

    What 650 Miles With Ford's Top Designer Taught Me About Tomorrow's Cars

    On day two of my classic Mustang road trip with Ford Motor Co.'s top two designers, Moray Callum and I were concerning ourselves with the future. Not just the future of cars, cities, and design; but our own imminent futures. Because we were driving…
    - 8 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 7:40pm -
  • newA Pirate-Friendly Map of the Pieces of Ocean That No Country Owns

    A Pirate-Friendly Map of the Pieces of Ocean That No Country Owns

    Cool map alert: Donut Holes in International Waters is an interactive map that shows which countries have sovereignty over the high seas. It shows how we've diced up the waters with international law—and what all the left-over bits and pieces look…
    - 8 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 7:20pm -
  • newExplore Barcelona's Architectural Past With a Colorful Interactive Map

    Explore Barcelona's Architectural Past With a Colorful Interactive Map

    Exploring a city on foot is one way to get a feel for the place, but there's always tons of history hidden behind the street-side facades that you'd never really get just by looking at them. Those whose hearts beat for Barcelona are going to love Bi…
    - 8 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 7:00pm -
  • newAll the Weird Toys From Your Childhood

    All the Weird Toys From Your Childhood

    I don't know you. I don't know where you're from or what you look like or how old you are. You might be a judge or a cook or a priest or a clown. I don't know. But what I'm pretty sure about is that at one point or another, you've been involved with…
    - 9 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 6:40pm -

TechRadar (YouTube)

Hearthstone: iPad vs PC
Now that Hearthstone is out for more portable platforms, how does it stack up against the PC? We chat with PC Gamer's Cory Banks to find out.Subscribe to TechRadar: http://goo.gl/8dpt6Read more about Hearthstone: http://goo.gl/JyYfLdRead PC Game…
- 1 day ago, 22 Apr 14, 6:15pm -
Smartphone photography tips: TechRadar's essential guide
You don't have to be a wizard behind the camera to grab great shots with your smartphone: just follow our essential guide and you'll know the basics in no time!Subscribe to TechRadar: http://goo.gl/8dpt6For a more extensive list of tips and tricks…
- 2 days ago, 22 Apr 14, 9:59am -
Roku Streaming Stick review
TechRadar US Editor-in-Chief Wil O'Neal reviews the latest content streaming device to hit the market.Subscribe to TechRadar: http://goo.gl/8dpt6Read our full review: http://goo.gl/7yO5dDVisit our website: http://www.techradar.comTwitter: http…
- 2 days ago, 22 Apr 14, 2:26am -
PlayStation 4 review April update
Checking in on the PlayStation 4, is it yet time to pick up Sony's system? Are games like Infamous and the giveaways on PS Plus enough to get one into your living room?Subscribe to TechRadar: http://goo.gl/8dpt6Read our full review: http://goo.gl…
- 2 days ago, 21 Apr 14, 6:13pm -
13-inch MacBook review
Apple's MacBook Air is light, thin and one of the most power ultrabooks on the market. We wish they did a better job on that power cord though...Subscribe to TechRadar: http://goo.gl/8dpt6Read our full review: http://goo.gl/3jGC7oVisit our websi…
- 2 days ago, 21 Apr 14, 6:04pm -
Siri vs Cortana vs Google Now
See the full article and comparison here: goo.gl/sZP3l3We compare Cortana, Windows Phone's new personal assistant, with Siri and Google Now. Find out which voice-recognition system is best for you.Subscribe to TechRadar: http://goo.gl/8dpt6Visi…
- 2 days ago, 21 Apr 14, 4:22pm -
Sony Xperia Z2 in-depth | The Phone Show
With the Galaxy S5 and HTC One (M8) on the scene, the Xperia Z2 has its work cut out for it. Can it compete? We take and in-depth look at Sony's latest flagship and deliver our conclusive review.Subs
- 7 days ago, 17 Apr 14, 1:23pm -
Sony Xperia Z2 review
The Sony Xperia Z2 is a jack-of-all-trades, but lacks the wow factor to make it really stand out. See how it fared in our in-depth review.Subscribe to TechRadar: http://goo.gl/8dpt6Read our hands-on review: http://goo.gl/4zrnCpVisit our website:…
- 8 days ago, 16 Apr 14, 2:27pm -




Engadget

  • new​Xiaomi plans to expand sales to 10 new markets, but the US isn't one of them

    ​Xiaomi plans to expand sales to 10 new markets, but the US isn't one of them

    Looking forward to the day you can buy a Xiaomi smartphone in the US? Keep waiting. The company's founder announced the first ten countries in Xiaomi's international expansion today, and the United States didn't make the cut. A shame, perhaps, for..…
    - 44 mins ago, 24 Apr 14, 2:41am -
  • newFacebook's mobile focus is paying off

    Facebook's mobile focus is paying off

    It's clear that when Facebook said it was going to be a mobile-first company back in 2013, it meant it. It's now surpassed 1 billion active mobile users a month, which is about a 34 percent increase compared to a year ago. Sure, a lot has happened i…
    - 2 hours ago, 24 Apr 14, 1:26am -
  • newDaily Roundup: Samsung's love of plastic, Siri for Apple TV and more!

    Daily Roundup: Samsung's love of plastic, Siri for Apple TV and more!

    You might say the day is never really done in consumer technology news. Your workday, however, hopefully draws to a close at some point. This is the Daily Roundup on Engadget, a quick peek back at the top headlines for the past 24 hours -- all...
    - 3 hours ago, 24 Apr 14, 12:21am -
  • newDoctors want to fix you with 3D-printed tissues made from water droplets

    Doctors want to fix you with 3D-printed tissues made from water droplets

    Doctors dream of using 3D-printed tissues to patch up injuries, but current techniques tend to kill a lot of the cells used in the process. Thankfully, researchers at Oxford University spin-off OxSyBio have found a gentler way to build these...
    - 4 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 11:53pm -
  • newBrazil passes an internet bill of rights enshrining net neutrality and privacy

    Brazil passes an internet bill of rights enshrining net neutrality and privacy

    While the world has been deciding who governs the internet, Brazil has been busy establishing internet rules of its own -- and they may just set an example for everyone else. The country has passed a bill of rights that goes some length towards...
    - 4 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 11:34pm -
  • newOne of Activision's top moneymakers gets a new entry in Skylanders: Trap Team

    One of Activision's top moneymakers gets a new entry in Skylanders: Trap Team

    Like taxes, iPhones and, well, Madden, you can count on a new Skylanders game every year. If you're unfamiliar with the franchise, that may just be a symptom of not being around kids -- the toy / video game series is a dominant force in the kids...
    - 4 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 11:00pm -
  • newAmazon's Prime Pantry service lets you ship 45 pounds of groceries for a $6 fee

    Amazon's Prime Pantry service lets you ship 45 pounds of groceries for a $6 fee

    Amazon's dead-set on killing off the grocery store, with a same-day delivery service and even a Dash gadget for restocking items around the house. Now the retailer's going one step further, taking on Costco and Walmart with a new program called Prim…
    - 5 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 10:31pm -
  • newBing's kid-friendly search is now available to every grade school in the US

    Bing's kid-friendly search is now available to every grade school in the US

    Your kid's in-school web searches may soon be much safer and smarter: Microsoft has just expanded availability of its Bing school program (now Bing in the Classroom) to all K-12 institutions in the US. The move lets any school fill out a form to...
    - 5 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 9:58pm -
  • newEtsy acquires indie-gadget marketplace Grand St.

    Etsy acquires indie-gadget marketplace Grand St.

    Gadgets are probably the last thing you'd look for on Etsy's DIY-heavy marketplace, but that could soon change. Today the NY-based company announced that it's acquiring Grand St., an online retailer focused on electronics with a creative, maker bent…
    - 6 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 9:36pm -
  • newApple's iPhone sales soar while the iPad slumps slightly

    Apple's iPhone sales soar while the iPad slumps slightly

    It's that time again: Apple has just posted its Q2 2014 financials, and there are some interesting device sales numbers to peep at. Apple saw a big year-over-year jump in the number of iPhones sold (43.7 million this time vs. 37.4 million in the sam…
    - 6 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 9:06pm -
  • newEngadget HD Podcast 395 - 4.23.14

    Engadget HD Podcast 395 - 4.23.14

    Let's just cut to the chase: Aereo's battle with broadcast TV hit the Supreme Court this week and it's one of the biggest entertainment-related court confrontations since the Betamax case in 1984. Confusion levels have been high, but Ben and Richard…
    - 7 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 8:41pm -
  • newWSJ: FCC's new net neutrality rules let ISPs charge for a fast lane from companies to customers (update)

    WSJ: FCC's new net neutrality rules let ISPs charge for a fast lane from companies to customers (update)

    After existing Open Internet, or net neutrality, regulations were struck down in court earlier this year, it appears the FCC is ready to come back with new ones. Re/code reports Chairman Tom Wheeler confirmed they will be on the table at an agency..…
    - 7 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 8:13pm -
  • newA Siri-controlled Apple TV may be on the way

    A Siri-controlled Apple TV may be on the way

    Soon you might be able to simply ask your Apple TV to start playing 'House of Cards' rather than fumbling through a series menus. Code found in iOS 7.1's software development kit indicates that Siri is one its way to a new device, likely Apple's...
    - 8 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 7:41pm -
  • new​Twitch streams more live video than the WWE, MLB and ESPN combined

    ​Twitch streams more live video than the WWE, MLB and ESPN combined

    Video games now have more online spectators than traditional sports. Crazy, right? It's crazy. According to Qwilt, a company that provides video caching services to content creators, Twitch is now the most popular live streaming site in the US. The.…
    - 8 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 7:12pm -
  • new'Cosmos' brings Neil deGrasse Tyson's moustache to Blu-ray and DVD in June

    'Cosmos' brings Neil deGrasse Tyson's moustache to Blu-ray and DVD in June

    If you've missed a few episodes of the Cosmos revival or maybe just want to fill the universe-sized hole in your media rack, the series hits Blu-ray and DVD this summer. Come June 10th (two days after the final episode airs), you'll be able to watch…
    - 9 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 6:41pm -
  • newYour connected home could one day save your life

    Your connected home could one day save your life

    Consider this scenario: Randall is an elderly man living alone. He's doing pretty well -- until one day he has a mild stroke. In the weeks that follow, he's not as active as usual, getting up later and not leaving the house. Motion detectors, a...
    - 9 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 6:00pm -
  • newMicrosoft offers a peek at Remote Desktop to Windows Phone 8.1 users

    Microsoft offers a peek at Remote Desktop to Windows Phone 8.1 users

    Microsoft promised that it would put out a Remote Desktop app for Windows Phone, and it's making good on its word -- provided you're an early adopter, anyway. The company has released a Remote Desktop Preview that requires Windows Phone 8.1 (which..…
    - 10 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 5:42pm -
  • newVerizon and Google have spent over $6 million on lobbying in 2014

    Verizon and Google have spent over $6 million on lobbying in 2014

    Two of the biggest names in American communications, Verizon and Google, are also two of the highest spenders in the world of political lobbying. In the last two years alone, the two spent a combined $63 million attempting to sway legislation in...
    - 10 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 5:21pm -
  • newHigh school seniors conquer watery ketchup with 3D-printed bottle cap

    High school seniors conquer watery ketchup with 3D-printed bottle cap

    3D printers have produced some pretty amazing (and scary) stuff, and now a pair of high school seniors have successfully used the tech to ensure they'll never have to eat a soggy hotdog again. Tired of the watery, separated ketchup you get from a...
    - 10 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 5:01pm -
  • newScribd brings Lonely Planet guides to its book subscription service

    Scribd brings Lonely Planet guides to its book subscription service

    Scribd's e-book subscription service is only six months old, and already it's working hard to hook some big names to convince you that it's worth $9 a month. The company has now snagged a deal with publisher Lonely Planet that'll see hundreds of the…
    - 11 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 4:37pm -
  • newRecon's deal with the 'other' Motorola could see a rugged Glass rival

    Recon's deal with the 'other' Motorola could see a rugged Glass rival

    Head-mounted computing specialists Recon Instruments is building quite a team to take on Google Glass. Last year, Intel offered both cash and its manufacturing and technology expertise, and now the "other" Motorola has followed suit. Motorola...
    - 11 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 4:00pm -
  • newUS government approves Facebook's purchase of Oculus

    US government approves Facebook's purchase of Oculus

    We're not sure there was ever much doubt, but the US government has given the thumbs up to Facebook's $2 billion purchase of Oculus VR. The Federal Trade Commission examined the deal and found that it would not violate American antitrust laws. Now..…
    - 12 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 3:39pm -
  • newSamsung's Galaxy Tab 4 lineup reaches the US on May 1st

    Samsung's Galaxy Tab 4 lineup reaches the US on May 1st

    Americans no longer have to splurge on the high-end Galaxy Tab Pro or Note Pro if they want a modern Samsung tablet -- the more affordable Galaxy Tab 4 range is headed to the US. WiFi versions of the Tab 4 7.0, 8.0 and 10.1 should hit shelves on May…
    - 12 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 3:11pm -
  • newAOL bringing Miramax movies to its online video platform

    AOL bringing Miramax movies to its online video platform

    AOL doesn't just want short clips of newsy content on its online video platform, AOL On. That's why the company (which, disclosure, owns Engadget) has signed a non-exclusive deal with Miramax to screen some of its movies on the service. The first...
    - 13 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 2:47pm -
  • newDefiantly plastic: designing the Galaxy S5

    Defiantly plastic: designing the Galaxy S5

    "Our major aims were usability, friendliness and a more humanistic design. We wanted something with a pleasing feel ... and better grip. If we used metal, [we felt] the designs felt heavy and cold," explains Senior Product Designer Dong Hun Kim,...
    - 13 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 2:15pm -

The Verge

  • newFCC chairman says reports of net neutrality's death are 'flat out wrong'

    FCC chairman says reports of net neutrality's death are 'flat out wrong'

    Tomorrow, the Federal Communications Commission will propose new net neutrality rules that will reportedly destroy the concept of net neutrality as we know it, making it okay for internet service providers to establish a so-called "fast lane"…
    - 43 mins ago, 24 Apr 14, 2:42am -
  • newHBO is coming to Amazon Instant Video
    Arliss? Nope. The Larry Sanders Show? Nope. Hung? Nope. The Mind of the Married Man? Nope. Mr. Show? Nope. Oz? Nope. Tenacious D? Nope — but you do get Flight of the Conchords. Bored to Death? Nope. The Wire? Yes! Sex and the City? Nope. <ifra…
    - 5 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 10:41pm -
  • newInstagram's 'Explore' tab now shows photos from people you actually know

    Instagram's 'Explore' tab now shows photos from people you actually know

    Instagram is trying to make its "Explore" section feel more personal, rather than overload users with photos from celebrities they care little or nothing about. Or at least that's the idea, according to TechCrunch. You've likely started seeing…
    - 5 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 10:11pm -
  • newIt's time for the FCC to stand up for Americans instead of ruining the internet

    It's time for the FCC to stand up for Americans instead of ruining the internet

    The internet is fucked, and the US government is making it worse.Political cowardice caused the FCC to lose its first battle for net neutrality regulation: the rules that keep the internet as you know it free and open. The idea of net neutral…
    - 7 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 8:52pm -
  • newApple's Q2 2014 earnings live blog

    Apple's Q2 2014 earnings live blog

    Apple beat expectations this quarter — a fairly common occurrence for the company. But CEO Tim Cook may drop some hints about future products yet again, and we'll be listening intently to see if we can guess what's coming. Continue rea…
    - 7 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 8:50pm -
  • newApple posts $10.2B in profit on $45.6B in revenue, announces stock split

    Apple posts $10.2B in profit on $45.6B in revenue, announces stock split

    As investors look to Apple for signs it can continue to grow, the company had better news than many expected, posting a quarter that outdid its performance a year ago. But sales of the iPad were down 16 percent.Apple reported earnings of $10.…
    - 7 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 8:35pm -
  • newFacebook now has more than a billion mobile users every month

    Facebook now has more than a billion mobile users every month

    Facebook reported its first-quarter earnings today, posting revenues of $2.5 billion and a profit of $1.07 billion in profit. That's a big improvement over the same quarter last year, when it reported $1.45 billion in revenues and $373 million…
    - 7 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 8:28pm -
  • newNYPD commissioner responds to Twitter hashtag disaster: 'I welcome the attention'

    NYPD commissioner responds to Twitter hashtag disaster: 'I welcome the attention'

    The commissioner of the New York Police Department was unruffled by the ugly photos of police violence that flooded Twitter yesterday in response to a tweet from the agency. "I kind of welcome the attention," Commissioner Bill Bratton told th…
    - 8 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 7:26pm -
  • newFCC proposal would destroy net neutrality

    FCC proposal would destroy net neutrality

    The Federal Communication Commission's proposal for new net neutrality rules will allow internet service providers to charge companies for preferential treatment, effectively undermining the concept of net neutrality, according to The Wall Str…
    - 8 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 7:22pm -
  • newSomething strange in the neighborhood: 'Ghostbusters' fan art invades New York City

    Something strange in the neighborhood: 'Ghostbusters' fan art invades New York City

    This past weekend, hundreds lined up to get into an art exhibit in Lower Manhattan. But this wasn't a typical gallery opening. There were no hors d'oeuvres or cocktails, and well-heeled patrons weren't shopping for artwork to hang in their multimil…
    - 9 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 6:39pm -

The Next Web




GizmodoUK (YouTube)

Gizmodo UK Cuts a Bratwurst With the World's Thinnest Keyboard
Will CSR's keyboard be able to cut through a meaty German bratwurst? Kat from Gizmodo UK tries her best, while the company spokesperson is out of the room.
- 6 Sep 13, 1:02pm -
Smoko Flavoured Electronic Cigarettes - The Taste Test
Hands-on /Mouth-on with Smoko's range of Electronic Cigarettes
- 8 Aug 13, 1:23pm -
Q-Sight Helmet Mounted Display System
A quick introduction to BAE Systems' Q-Sight Display
- 30 May 13, 1:20pm -
BAE - Striker Helmet Demonstration
An explanation of the Sriker helmet-mounted display system, as fitted on the Eurofighter Typhoon.
- 29 May 13, 3:21pm -
BAE Systems Electronic Systems - Factory Tour

- 1 May 13, 11:10am -
Gizmodo UK SodaStream Revolution Review
Gizmodo UK shows how to make fizz with a SodaStream Revolution. Ain't she loud?
- 29 Apr 13, 11:14am -
BAE Forward Island Roll-Out
The forward island of HMS Queen Elizabeth leaves the build yard in Portsmouth, ready to make her way to the mothership in Scotland. Video courtesy BAE Systems.
- 19 Feb 13, 2:21pm -
Nokia and Deadmau5 rip up London for 2012's lightshow
Nokia and Deadmau5 teamed up for a second year of lighting up London, this time storming London's Union Street.
- 29 Nov 12, 11:44am -

MacRumors

TechRadar

  • newEB Games Expo 2014: What to expect from this year's show

    EB Games Expo 2014: What to expect from this year's show

    With last year's EB Games Expo breaking records and giving Australians one of their first experience with the PS4 and Xbox One, the 2014 expo is set to be all about the games.Returning to the Sydney Showgrounds at Sydney Olympic Park between October…
    - 2 hours ago, 24 Apr 14, 1:00am -
  • newVevo iOS app adds mini-player, will scan your iTunes for recommendations

    Vevo iOS app adds mini-player, will scan your iTunes for recommendations

    Vevo is out with a sizable update to its iOS app, one that should have users streaming up a storm.Version 3.0, landing in the US, Australia, UK and other regions, is brighter and more vivacious than previous versions. Vevo even stripped the old typog…
    - 3 hours ago, 24 Apr 14, 12:00am -
  • newPersonalised Instagram 'Explore' tab aims to give you more of what you want

    Personalised Instagram 'Explore' tab aims to give you more of what you want

    Whenever we accidentally hit the Explore tab in Instagram, we're generally greeted with a grid of painted fingernails, umpteen celebrity selfies and, on a good day, the occasional pretty face or pleasant sunset.Now the Facebook-owned app is attemptin…
    - 4 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 11:14pm -
  • newFacebook to cover your News Feed with even more auto-play video ads

    Facebook to cover your News Feed with even more auto-play video ads

    Facebook is plummeting further and further down the ad-driven rabbit hole, and in its most recent earnings call the social network said it wants auto-play video ads to be a common sight in your News Feed.Facebook launched video ads in March this year…
    - 4 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 11:09pm -
  • newTim Cook touts 20 million Apple TVs sold, disses Amazon's HBO deal

    Tim Cook touts 20 million Apple TVs sold, disses Amazon's HBO deal

    Apple CEO Tim Cook's explained that he no longer labels to the Apple TV as a "hobby" box because of its growing hardware sales and the amount of content people are buying directly from the set-top box.He revealed that total Apple TV sales have reache…
    - 5 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 10:34pm -
  • newUPDATED: Time for iWatch? iPhone is strong in Apple earnings, but iPad sales slump

    UPDATED: Time for iWatch? iPhone is strong in Apple earnings, but iPad sales slump

    Today's earning report out of Cupertino suggests that the iPhone is still increasingly popular among consumers and that declining iPad sales make room for the next big thing from Apple.Apple managed to sell 43.7 million iPhones and 16.3 million iPads…
    - 5 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 10:16pm -
  • newGoogle Stars may debut at Google I/O as useful Pocket and Pinterest hybrid

    Google Stars may debut at Google I/O as useful Pocket and Pinterest hybrid

    Google is testing an all encompassing bookmarking tool that would allow Chrome browser users to add web objects and save them in a searchable index.According to accomplished Google code trawler Florian Kiersch, Google Stars will enable web pages, ima…
    - 6 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 9:11pm -
  • newMore than 1 billion people are using Facebook on mobile every month

    More than 1 billion people are using Facebook on mobile every month

    We knew a lot of people were accessing Facebook through a mobile device, but now the social network has a fresh figure feather to stick in its cap.Slipped in its Q1 2014 quarterly earnings, Facebook revealed the not-so-humble number of 1.01 billion m…
    - 6 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 9:01pm -
  • newDell releases a tool to help organizations feel more 'Secure' about their networks

    Dell releases a tool to help organizations feel more 'Secure' about their networks

    Dell SecureWorks has released a service designed to reduce network environment risk, the company said in a statement. The new solution works in concert with Risk I/O, a vulnerability threat-management platform, to provide support for vulnerability sc…
    - 7 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 8:36pm -
  • newA 10.1-inch 4K tablet that doesn't drain your battery? It could happen

    A 10.1-inch 4K tablet that doesn't drain your battery? It could happen

    Japan Display, ever a source of display tech innovation, has announced a new high-density tablet screens that it promises has no extra drain on a device's battery life.The 10.1-inch LCD screen has a resolution of 3,840 x 2,160, which the company for…
    - 7 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 8:30pm -
  • newThe 5.5-inch iPhone 6 may be so thin, it's hard to make batteries for it

    The 5.5-inch iPhone 6 may be so thin, it's hard to make batteries for it

    Rumors of iPhone 6 delays keep piling on with a new report stating the Apple's larger 5.5-inch handset won't launch until 2015.The Industrial and Commercial Times, an enterprise publication out of Taiwan, claims the company manufacturing the Apple ph…
    - 7 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 8:25pm -
  • newMicrosoft serves up Remote Desktop Preview for Windows Phone 8.1

    Microsoft serves up Remote Desktop Preview for Windows Phone 8.1

    Where Windows Phone users are concerned, one of the great mysteries of the universe has been why Microsoft chose to release Remote Desktop apps for every single desktop and mobile platform but their own - a wrong the company is finally making right.M…
    - 7 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 8:12pm -
  • newReality bites: nothing can stop Facebook's Oculus buyout now

    Reality bites: nothing can stop Facebook's Oculus buyout now

    Facebook's takeover of virtual reality firm Oculus appears to have won approval from anti-trust regulators in the United States, or at the very least successfully avoided opposition.The US. Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission had been…
    - 7 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 8:11pm -
  • newUpdated: Windows 9 release date, news and rumors

    Updated: Windows 9 release date, news and rumors

    With Windows 8 and now Windows 8.1, Microsoft tried - not entirely successfully - to make tablets part of a continuum that goes from number-crunching workstations and high-end gaming rigs through all-in-one touchscreen media systems and thin-and ligh…
    - 8 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 7:02pm -
  • newAmazon delights cord cutters, adds HBO content to Prime streaming

    Amazon delights cord cutters, adds HBO content to Prime streaming

    Amazon has announced that a large chunk of HBO's extensive and high-quality content library will be coming to its Prime Instant Video unlimited streaming service on May 21. The company also announced that the HBO Go streaming app will be coming to Fi…
    - 9 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 6:43pm -
  • newIN DEPTH: Moto 360 release date, news and features

    IN DEPTH: Moto 360 release date, news and features

    Google's Android Wear software is designed to be a broad platform for wearables, but the watch that's stealing the show right now is the Moto 360.That's because Motorola's ambitious smartwatch with an even more ambitious summer release date features…
    - 9 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 6:17pm -
  • newSony FMP-X5 media player announced for Netflix 4K streaming

    Sony FMP-X5 media player announced for Netflix 4K streaming

    Sony has announced plans to release a 4K media streamer for all of its 2012 and 2013 Bravia 4K TVs.At a European press event held at Pinewood studios earlier today, Sony said the new FMP-X5 is intended specifically for owners of the KD-84X9005, KD-65…
    - 9 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 6:02pm -
  • newIn depth: Watch Dogs: a hacking utopia that's more real than you think

    In depth: Watch Dogs: a hacking utopia that's more real than you think

    For a lot of people, Watch Dogs is the true herald of next-gen gaming. At E3 2012 there was a feeling that the console generation had run its course, but when Ubisoft teased its open-world hacktopia many of you sat up and got excited. And for good re…
    - 9 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 6:00pm -
  • newSiri for Apple TV spotted in iOS 7 code

    Siri for Apple TV spotted in iOS 7 code

    Apple needs to have something up its sleeve if it's going to re-launch Apple TV with any success, and that thing might be a familiar virtual assistant.Some files found in the latest updates to iOS 7 indicate the refreshed Siri is compatible not just…
    - 9 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 5:57pm -
  • newUpdated: Windows 8.2 release date, news and rumors

    Updated: Windows 8.2 release date, news and rumors

    With Windows 8.1, Microsoft addressed some of the problems that scuffed the original Windows 8 release, smoothing the cracks between desktop and touch UIs, improving snapped apps, and allowing users to boot direct to the desktop, among other tweaks a…
    - 10 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 5:25pm -
  • newInterview: Just how next-gen is Watch Dogs, Ubisoft's open world hacker's paradise?

    Interview: Just how next-gen is Watch Dogs, Ubisoft's open world hacker's paradise?

    Watch Dogs is looking to be the ultimate next-gen game of the year and despite the delay and seeing its share of controversy, it might actually pull it off. With a year of hype under its belt, you probably already know that you'll be playing in third…
    - 11 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 4:00pm -
  • newHey look, Google built a time machine

    Hey look, Google built a time machine

    Until now, Google Maps would only show the latest images that had been captured by Google's busy Street View cars. But now when you're in Street View mode, you'll be able to scroll all the way back to 2007 and see just how much your favourite spots h…
    - 12 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 3:30pm -
  • newIn Depth: Your house is getting smarter - and your phone is the brain

    In Depth: Your house is getting smarter - and your phone is the brain

    Smartphones are nice and feature-stocked these days, but we know what the phone buying hoardes are like: everyone wishes they did more. Sure, you can tweet from them, but we want them to be able to cook us dinner and take the robot vacuum for a walk.…
    - 12 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 3:25pm -
  • newWant to see OS X before anyone else? Apple reveals how

    Want to see OS X before anyone else? Apple reveals how

    Apple has launched the OS X Beta Seed Program, which lets you catch a sneak-peak of pre-release updates for the first time.The first version that will be available to the public is OS X 10.9.3, the latest update for Mavericks. The Cupertino, Californ…
    - 12 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 3:09pm -
  • newStudies point to home and business growth for 3D printing

    Studies point to home and business growth for 3D printing

    Two new studies have suggested that the 3D printing industry is on the verge of a boom. It is thought that sales of consumer printers are likely to begin increasing rapidly, as is the value of good produced by businesses using 3D printing to manufact…
    - 13 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 2:50pm -

TechMeme

Mashable

Can You Draw Your Home State?
In order to exploit two of Americans' greatest shortcomings (geography and art), we took to the streets of New York City to task tourists and natives with drawing their home states from memory.For more comedy, subscribe to Mashable at the link belo…
- 13 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 2:22pm -
What Is Aereo and Why Is It So Controversial?
Aereo CEO Chet Kanojia tells Mashable why broadcast & cable companies are taking him to the Supreme Court, and what his case could mean for the freedom of the cloud.This interview was filmed at SXSW 2014.For more videos about the changing face of…
- 2 days ago, 21 Apr 14, 6:55pm -
Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet Review
The Sony Xperia Z2 is an exemplary Android tablet. The design is superb, the performance is outstanding and the display is beautiful. All of that goes double when you're watching video on it, for many the No. 1 reason to buy a tablet. It's lacking a…
- 2 days ago, 21 Apr 14, 5:56pm -
Is MattyB Rapping a Biggie Song Okay?
Is it ok that MattyBRaps, well, RAPS a Biggie song?Twitter: http://twitter.com/LamarrWilson--------------------------------Items referenced:Google Preferred Channels: http://www.tubefilter.com/2014/04/18/youtube-google-preferred-channels-top…
- 2 days ago, 21 Apr 14, 4:03pm -
This Oculus Rift Game Will Scare the Crap Out Of You
We sat a few people down to play "Alone in the Rift", a terrifying virtual reality game for the Oculus Rift.To learn more about "Alone in the Rift", and to play for yourself: http://www.riftenabled.com/admin/app/207
- 6 days ago, 17 Apr 14, 7:45pm -
EXCLUSIVE TRAILER: The Rise and Rise of Bitcoin
They call it "digital gold" -- but is Bitcoin the future of money, or a shiny distraction for digital fools?Created in 2009 by a still-unknown programmer using the alias Satoshi Nakamoto, Bitcoin is now accepted by many merchants all over the world…
- 6 days ago, 17 Apr 14, 3:44pm -
Inside the i8, BMW's First Hybrid Electric Car
Mashable's Lance Ulanoff took a first look at the BMW i8 through Google Glass. With its strong curves and Lotus-style doors, BMW's first hybrid, plug-in electric vehicle, the i8, makes a striking first impression. Unveiled at the New York Internation…
- 7 days ago, 17 Apr 14, 2:39pm -
Newest Honda ASIMO Robot Moves Like A Human
The Asimo's latest edition, unveiled on April 16, can run briskly, climb stairs with ease, dance like Travolta, kick a ball and jump up in down in what can only be described as a robot tantrum.The 4 feet tall, 115-pound robot now features five dext…
- 7 days ago, 16 Apr 14, 8:21pm -
Siri vs. Cortana
In one corner, Apple's (until now) undisputed champion: Siri. In the other corner, Microsoft's new contender: Cortana. Who will win?
- 7 days ago, 16 Apr 14, 4:49pm -
CNBC Through Google Glass
Lance Ulanoff, Mashable's Editor-At-Large, appeared on CNBC earlier today to talk about Google Glass. As an experiment, he filmed the segment through his own Glass. Here's what that looked like.For more wearable tech coverage, subscribe to Mashable…
- 8 days ago, 16 Apr 14, 1:52pm -
What Is Virtual Reality and How Does It Work?
Facebook recently acquired Oculus VR for a hefty $2 billion. Before the purchase, Oculus raised more than $91 million in venture funding after an incredibly successful Kickstarter campaign put them on the radar of techies and gamers alike. With all o…
- 9 days ago, 15 Apr 14, 1:01pm -
15 Terrible 'Game of Thrones' Jokes
Q: What do you call it when a king of Westeros tosses a domestic appliance out the window?A: The iron thrown!Illustrations by Bob Al-Greene.Animation by Alisa Stern.Voices:Max KnoblauchJessica CatcherAndrea RomanoAlisa Stern
- 11 days ago, 12 Apr 14, 4:49pm -

IntoMobile

  • newApple Q2 2014 Numbers: $45.6B Revenue and $10.2B Profit, 44 Million iPhones Sold

    Apple Q2 2014 Numbers: $45.6B Revenue and $10.2B Profit, 44 Million iPhones Sold

    Apple’s Q2 2014 financial number are in, and they’re looking pretty hot. Apple posted quarterly revenue of $45.6 billion, net profit of $10.2 billion. That’s up slightly from Q2 2013 in which Apple posted $43.6 billion and net profit of $9.5 bi…
    - 6 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 9:05pm -
  • newVideo: LG G Flex Flexibility Tested, Survives 1000 lbs of Pressure

    Video: LG G Flex Flexibility Tested, Survives 1000 lbs of Pressure

    The LG G Flex lives up to its claims of being the most flexible smartphone around, as chronicled by a new torture test video from Consumer Reports. While LG’s tests concluded that the G Flex could withstand 88 lbs. of pressure for 100 repetitions,…
    - 7 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 8:10pm -
  • newiOS 7.1 Code Points to Siri’s Arrival on Apple TV

    iOS 7.1 Code Points to Siri’s Arrival on Apple TV

    Siri on Apple TV? It’s possible, and could be coming our way soon, according to a report from 9to5Mac. Pierre Blazquez dug into the iOS 7.1 code and found references to Siri’s arrival on Apple TV. The code appears in both iOS 7.1 and 7.1.1′s fi…
    - 9 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 6:23pm -

Wired

Engadget

A Look at the Lytro Illum
A trailer of the new Lytro Illum.» Read more here: http://bit.ly/lytro-illum-trailer» Subscribe to Engadget now! http://bit.ly/YA7pDVEngadget provides the web's best consumer electronics & gadgets coverage. Launched in 2004 by former Gizmodo e…
- 8 hours ago, 23 Apr 14, 7:00pm -
Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet sample footage | Engadget
Check out this sample footage from the Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet!» Watch our review here: http://goo.gl/zCfYgz» Read more here: http://bit.ly/xperia-z2-tablet-review» Subscribe to Engadget now! http://bit.ly/YA7pDVEngadget provides the web's best…
- 1 day ago, 22 Apr 14, 9:13pm -
Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet review | Engadget
The new Xperia Z2 Tablet looks strikingly similar to its predecessor, albeit with a swapped-out set of components.» Watch our sample footage here: http://goo.gl/epKeuR» Read more here: http://bit.ly/xperia-z2-tablet-review» Subscribe to Engadge…
- 1 day ago, 22 Apr 14, 9:13pm -
Snap Will Let You Snap Things Onto Your Phone
The most efficient attachment system that allows you to attach any portable device conveniently to any surface or accessory in seconds.» Read more here: http://bit.ly/snap-phone» Subscribe to Engadget now! http://bit.ly/YA7pDVEngadget provides…
- 1 day ago, 22 Apr 14, 7:00pm -
Audi TT Offroad Concept
Audi's latest prototype packing an E-Tron hybrid drivetrain is this TT Offroad Concept that takes the TT family beyond the coupes and convertibles we're familiar with.» Read more here: http://bit.ly/Audi-TT-Concept» Subscribe to Engadget now! htt…
- 2 days ago, 21 Apr 14, 7:00pm -
Sony Xperia Z2 sample 4K footage | Engadget
Check out this 4K footage shot on the Xperia Z2.» Subscribe to Engadget now! http://bit.ly/YA7pDVEngadget provides the web's best consumer electronics & gadgets coverage. Launched in 2004 by former Gizmodo editor and co-founder Peter Rojas, Engad…
- 5 days ago, 18 Apr 14, 8:38pm -
Sony Xperia Z2 review | Engadget
The Z2 is an easy phone to recommend, at least for those living in countries where it'll definitely be available. The only real caveat is the handset's huge, monolithic construction.» Read more here: http://bit.ly/sony-xperia-z2-review» Subscribe…
- 5 days ago, 18 Apr 14, 6:36pm -
Touring Ford's decked-out Skyliner Concept Van | Engadget
If you had $40 million to spend on a ultra-lux vehicle, you might opt for a (pre-owned) Gulfstream V. VIPs on a tighter budget could instead pick up this decked-out Ford van.» Read more here: http://bit.ly/ford-skyliner-concept-van» Subscribe to…
- 5 days ago, 18 Apr 14, 4:00pm -
2015 Range Rover Evoque InControl Apps Demo | Engadget
The boundary between your smartphone and your car is growing thinner by the day, and Jaguar Land Rover is the latest car company trying to work out the ideal balance between the two.» Read more here: http://bit.ly/range-rover-apps-demo» Subscribe…
- 6 days ago, 17 Apr 14, 7:00pm -
Engadget Podcast 392 (Whiskey Edition) - 4.11.14 | Engadget
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- 11 days ago, 12 Apr 14, 6:31pm -
Samsung Galaxy S5 review | Engadget

- 12 days ago, 11 Apr 14, 8:09pm -
Adobe Lightroom mobile hands-on | Engadget
Adobe Lightroom is one of the most popular image archive tools on the market, and now, iPad-toting photogs now have an iOS app for their DSLR, smartphone and even tablet (gasp!) pics to call home. » Read more here: http://goo.gl/A0LpFJ» Subscribe…
- 13 days ago, 10 Apr 14, 4:00pm -

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New iPhone 4-inch Screen in Action
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- 6 days ago, 18 Apr 14, 7:52am -
MacRumors.com: 3.4GHz SSD iMac Launching All Its Apps
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- 9 days ago, 15 Apr 14, 1:36pm -
iOS 4.3 MultiTouch Gestures
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- 13 days ago, 11 Apr 14, 2:31pm -
Gorilla Glass 2
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- 16 days ago, 8 Apr 14, 2:41pm -
MacRumors Exclusive Preview of Vjay for iPad
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- 36 days ago, 18 Mar 14, 5:46pm -
Landscape Notifications iOS 5 beta
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- 38 days ago, 17 Mar 14, 10:05am -
Sphero
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- 40 days ago, 15 Mar 14, 6:36am -
ReSound LiNX iPhone
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- 40 days ago, 15 Mar 14, 3:10am -
Rabbit for Mac
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- 42 days ago, 12 Mar 14, 10:22pm -
Woz on big bang theory
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- 57 days ago, 26 Feb 14, 5:32am -
Mac OS X Lion Intro
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- 65 days ago, 18 Feb 14, 5:48am -
Filemaker Go
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- 71 days ago, 12 Feb 14, 11:23am -