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3 Great Reasons To Get The Wii U Instead Of An Xbox One Or PS4

The air is crisp, the leaves are falling, and we find ourselves in the midst of one of the densest fall release seasons in recent memory. Most people in the market for a console are going to use this opportunity to pick up either Sony’s PS4 or Microsoft’s Xbox One, and either one would be a good …

Self-driving cars will rule the roads in 2030, says Internet of Things visionary

LONDON -- We will discover extraterrestrial life in this century. We will survive climate change. By the 22nd century, most people will be vegetarian.<p>These are bold predictions, but then the man who made them, entrepreneur, author and founder of MIT's Auto-ID Center Kevin Ashton, has had a good eye …

Gwen Stefani Discovered Gavin Rossdale's Long-Term Affair With Their Nanny?! Here's What Evidence Reportedly Led To Their Divorce!

Oh no. Not again.<p>Reports surfaced alleging that <b>Gavin Rossdale</b> cheated on <b>Gwen Stefani</b> with their children's nanny for more than three years — which …

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Kim Kardashian Tweets How Much Pregnancy Weight She's Put On So Far

If there's one thing we can count on Kim Kardashian for (aside from her always-head-turning maternity ensembles), it's that the media mogul keeps it …

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The mobile world's walls are crumbling

Ponder the photo you see above for a moment. Yes, that's Apple Music running on a BlackBerry phone powered by Android -- products from three mobile rivals working in harmony. The very concept of this would have been outlandish just a year ago, let alone a few years earlier when these companies were …

Scientists Reveal The Magic Of Meditation

With 70,000 different thoughts running through our minds everyday on average, it is no surprise that we often find ourselves stressed out. Stress can …

Apple updates iWork for Mac and iOS with Office compatibility fixes and more

Apple has released updates for its entire suite of iWork apps today on both iOS and OS X. The updates include bug fixes for issues with some Microsoft Office documents and stability fixes across both platforms.<p>Other fixes on the Mac side include an issue that affected exporting presentations as …

China Just Spent $9 Billion in 12 Hours on Singles' Day

Shoppers have spent $9.3 billion in the first 12 hours of Alibaba’s Singles’ Day, the one-day extravaganza in China that has become the world’s …

Nintendo’s free new 3DS app is perfect for mobile

Pay real cash to make your home screen 8-bit<p>In the lead-up to Nintendo's much-anticipated foray into mobile gaming, the video game publisher has been experimenting with different takes on the free-to-play model. Some concepts, like the excellent 3DS game <i>Rusty's Real Deal Baseball</i>, manage to blend …

How Facebook is Stealing Billions of Video Views

In a Nutshell created this 5-minute video that offers a simple explanation of the problem of “freebooting” on Facebook, when copyrighted videos are …

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Nvidia's tiny new computer could enable self-flying drones

Nvidia has unveiled the Jetson TX1, a credit-card sized computer with machine learning capabilities that could help hardware developers add complex features to their projects.<p>The company says its latest system-on-chip module could enable some exciting technologies: “drones that don’t just fly by …

Amazon Underground has three times as many Android apps than ever before

Amazon has been playing around with a pretty interesting business model lately, and their use of it involving Android apps has seen a 300% growth since its inception.<p>The idea is simple. Creators should get paid in proportion to the amount of time a consumer engages the creative content. Amazon …

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Apple-approved piano teaches you to play the smart way

Ben Ye knew what could happen as he watched his son chafe and grow bored during private piano lessons. But to keep his son’s interest in music, Ye felt he’d have to do the seemingly impossible: build a new kind of piano and reinvent the way it is taught.<p>Ye did both and what started as an effort to …

Report: All Nintendo mobile games in development are free-to-play

Nintendo's first set of mobile titles will all be free-to-play with microtransactions, The Wall Street Journal reports.<p>This was confirmed during an earnings briefing today by Isao Moriyasu, president and CEO of DeNA, the mobile studio working with Nintendo to produce its new series of smartphone …

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Google Might Be About to Take on the iPhone in a Big Way

Google is considering building its own Android smartphones, according to a report published by The Information.<p>If the report proves true, it would be …

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Snoop Dogg launches cannabis brand, Leafs by Snoop

Rapper and self-dubbed ‘master of marijuana’ rolls out brand of cannabis products, available in Colorado<p>First came Beats by Dre, and now there’s another rapper-endorsed product headed to the consumer market: Snoop Dogg’s cannabis brand, Leafs By Snoop. The Colorado-based company stocks a range of …

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Lamborghini CEO: 'It's not enough just to go fast'

During Winkelmann's tenure, Lamborghini launched a new flagship model — the Aventador — as well as a new entry-level car, the Huracán.<p>And in 2018, the VW Group-owned brand will introduce a new SUV: Urus.<p>Together with the Bentley Bentayga and Rolls-Royce's as-yet unnamed off-roader (code-named …

You can now try Firefox OS on your Android phone

Mozilla has dropped the latest version of Firefox OS into everybody's lap, and there's a special treat tucked inside for brave Android users. A new developer preview of the software can be downloaded and tried as an alternative home screen on your phone that, thankfully, doesn't require you to wipe …

New study finds that iPhones are actually more vulnerable than Android phones

The war between Apple and Android has always led to heated debate — sometimes leading even to bloodshed. People love to argue which is better, which has the best apps, and which is safer from viruses and malware.<p>Most people tend to think Apple's closed-off iOS ecosystem is safer, but a new study …

I switched to the iPhone 6 from Samsung's Galaxy S6, but changed my mind after two weeks

I dislike the software layers, or "skins," that Android phone manufacturers like Samsung, LG, and HTC add to their phones, so I normally opt for Google's Nexus phones that run the "pure" version of Android.<p>But the latest Nexus phone, the Nexus 6, is far too large to keep in my pocket and use …

These are the 11 countries with the safest banks in the world

One of those is the perceived safeness of banks.<p>WEF used its executive opinion survey to ask "in general, how do you perceive the soundness of banks?"<p>So the measure isn't based on any objective economic or accounting measure, but rather by the perceptions of the population. The countries are ranked …

Co-pilot lands plane safely after American Airlines pilot dies on flight

An American Airlines pilot died on Monday on a red-eye flight from Phoenix to Boston. The flight was diverted to Syracuse, New York, where the …

From LA to London | Orgasmic Meditation is Coming to a City Near You | Amuse

If you’ve ever wondered if you could be having better sex, or dream of a polysexual utopia, this is a story for you. The story is about a practice called Orgasmic Meditation [OM] that besides providing key words for some top-grade clickbait, has the answers to all of your questions.<p>OK, not all of …

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Microsoft’s new Windows Phones aren’t going to sell, but that’s part of the plan

In a stroke of déjà vu, we find ourselves in another October, with Microsoft once again rebooting its failing mobile efforts. The era of Windows Phone, which had started off so delightfully full of promise, didn’t realize its potential, and Microsoft has rethought things once again and now prepares …

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John Oliver Rips GOP’s Oregon Shooting Reaction: ‘Worst Time to Talk About Mental Health’

The host of HBO’s Last Week Tonight slammed GOP presidential candidates for only bringing up mental health ‘as a means of steering the conversation …

Funny Pictures – October 5, 2015

My roommate’s mom was worried about the flooding down here in Charleston. This is what he sent her…<p>I’ve ridden a horse exactly once and been lucky …

London Mayor Boris Johnson claims Uber is breaking the law

Last week, London regulator TfL published a series of strict new rules for private hire services, many of which appear to be targeting Uber. The Californian company is also in the High Court this week, over whether the app can be considered a "taximeter" — and is, therefore, breaking the law.<p>Since …

Secret iPhone apps you can only use if you work for Apple

Apple is a very secretive company, which is why we shouldn’t be surprised that it has a large stable of secret iPhone apps that only its employees …

Extreme phone pinching is the strangest trend of 2015

Have you got what it takes to stomach the extreme phone pinching challenge? No, seriously<p>Back in 2013 there was the Harlem Shake. In 2014, we had the Ice Bucket Challenge. Since then, social media trends have taken a bizarre turn, via some goats.<p>Extreme phone pinching is the latest trend sweeping …

Air France bosses have shirts ripped from their backs as they escape furious employee mob

Xavier Broseta, assistant HR manager, flees crowd after 3,000 job cuts announced at airline<p>Two senior executives of Air France had their shirts ripped off their backs after being cornered by a furious mob protesting against job cuts at the airline.<p>Assistant HR director Xavier Broseta found himself …