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Google's Nexus 7 is finally coming to Verizon Wireless on February 13th

Verizon Wireless has announced that Google's Nexus 7 tablet will be available on February 13th — almost six months after it was first introduced. The 32GB model will be available for $349.99 both online and in the carrier's retail stores. Verizon at first refused to activate the Nexus 7 on its …

28 Days of Fame: The Strange, True Story of 'Flappy Bird'

In just a few weeks, the mobile app <i>Flappy Bird</i> became a global phenomenon. It was a simple game, but frustrating and endless. Sharing many …

Hersheys to create 3D chocolate printer

Hersheys is to partner with 3D systems to create a 3D printer for creating chocolate and other edible products<p>The US chocolate manufacturer did not reveal the cost of the deal or if and when the printed products will be available to consumers.<p>Three-dimensional chocolate products are created by …

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Why Nintendo doesn’t stand a chance in China

Nintendo’s stock has soared on news that China is moving to end its 14-year-old ban on foreign-made video-game consoles. But don’t believe the hype. Nintendo doesn’t have what the country’s gamers are looking for these days.<p>The ban on consoles was originally put in place for fear that the …

Samsung shows just how awkward life can be in its latest Galaxy Gear ad

In Samsung's world, the quickest way to a woman's heart is through your Galaxy Gear smart watch.<p>The tech industry has become well known for its odd, tone-deaf advertisements, and Samsung's latest is no exception. In a new two-and-a-half minute lifestyle ad, two men on a ski lift compete for the …

Motor Trend pits Aston V12 Vantage S against Jaguar XKR-S GT in battle of the Brits

With the recent increase in higher-performance versions of already high-performance vehicles, like Mercedes-Benz and its AMG Black Series, the public is now gaining even greater access to speed and maneuverability. Two of the most recent sports cars to get their wicks turned up include the Jaguar …

Last Call- Water Beetle Edition

Sitting eight meters below the surface just off the white sand beaches of Cancun, this VW Beetle sculpture by English artist Jason deCaires-Taylor …

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The top 10 worst films of 2013 ... according to Time Magazine

A sequel to execrable Adam Sandler comedy Grown Ups, a documentary about the life of iconic US author JD Salinger and the big screen adaptation of Twilight author Stephenie Meyer's latest teen-orientated tome have been named among the worst movies of the year by Time magazine.<p>The magazine's annual …

The best wedding cakes have Donkey Kong projected onto them

Have you ever wanted Mario to chase Donkey Kong around your wedding cake? Well, we've got just the thing for you!<p>The video game-themed cake in the video above was created by catering company Meals for Reals, Invader Visuals and Posh Entertainment. Check out the video above to see what happened when …

PS4 crushes Xbox One on eBay during respective launch weeks, data shows

The PlayStation 4 crushed the Xbox One during their respective launch weeks, data from market research firm Terapeak released this week shows.<p>During the PS4's launch week (Nov. 15-22), total eBay sales for the platform were $12,554,461, compared to $7,898,233 for the Xbox One (Nov. 22-29), the firm …

Google Glass to get upgrade, will fit prescription glasses

<b>Existing Google Glass Explorers will be able to trade in their Google Glass for an updated model that can fit prescription glasses and shades.</b><p>Google …

Facebook: An Important News Source For People Who Don't Care About News

Imagine if Facebook were your only source of news. What would the world look like to you?<p>You would probably think the most important events in any given month were celebrity deaths, sports tournaments and awards shows. You would know an awful lot about a handful of political outrages, but very …

Steve Wozniak Has A Problem With The New iPad Air

The new iPad Air may be thinner, lighter and faster, but for Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, that doesn’t mean it’s better for him.<p>"Not every Apple product makes a big enough difference to me to get instantly, although many do," Wozniak explained in an email to The Huffington Post. "For example, I …

PopCap promises shorter delays in bringing games to new platforms

<i>Plants vs. Zombies 2</i> is now available on Android devices worldwide, just over two months following its global release on iOS. Android users may be muttering the game's subtitle — "It's About Time" — about today's release of the free-to-play tower defense title. But the Android version of <i>Plants vs.</i> …

Ex-Apple CEO reportedly mulling bid to rescue BlackBerry

We've seen a steady stream of potential suitors for BlackBerry in recent months, but unnamed sources are now claiming ex-Apple CEO John Sculley is looking into taking control of the company. <i>The Globe and Mail</i> reports that Sculley, who famously helped oust Steve Jobs from Apple in the '80s, is …

Samsung Fined In Taiwan For Defaming HTC

Samsung has been fined NT$10 million ($340,000) in Taiwan, where it violated fair trade rules by running an Internet campaign that praised its devices while slamming those of rival HTC.<p>The Associated Press reports (via Businessweek) that Taiwan’s Fair Trade Commission fined Samsung for “defaming …