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Gallipoli: WWI's Most Disastrous Battle

It nearly ruined Winston Churchill’s career and launched Ataturk’s. On this day 100 years ago, tens of thousands died in one the most global battles …

Steam Limits Users Who Haven't Spent $5 to Prevent Spam, Phishing

Valve has introduced a new policy that aims to reduce cases of spam and phishing on Steam by limiting what users can do before they spend at least $5 on the digital games distribution platform.<p>"Malicious users often operate in the community on accounts which have not spent any money, reducing the …

When you cant connect to the steam servers..

The caption needs to be within the gif/meme. Please read the community rules, thank you.<p>Apr 20, 2015<p>+Destiny Roque​ Thx Miss Inspector<br>You dont have …

15 Unbelievable Facts About Russia

Everyone's heard a thing or two about Putin and the USSR.<p>But few people have heard anecdotes about real life in Russia and the former Soviet Union.<p>So Business Insider put together a list of stranger-than-fiction facts about Soviet pop stars, military classes in high schools, a lake that could kill …

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Sony Xperia Z3v Review

The Bottom Line<p>Almost as good as the original<p>Bottom Line<p>While with some differences, if you were hoping to get your hands on the Xperia Z3 in the US at a subsidized rate, the Sony Xperia Z3v, available exclusively from Verizon Wireless, may be your best bet.<p>8.5<p>Unless you’re willing to pay full …

Phones

Best Verizon phones of 2018 you can buy right now

With the largest network and an excellent selection of phones, it is no wonder why Verizon is largely considered to be the “top dog” out of all the major U.S. carriers. For those on Big Red’s network, there are quite a few options to choose from, including major flagships that are universally …

Phones

Inbox is a total reinvention of email from Google

The new Gmail app from the Gmail team isn't technically just an email app, at least if you ask them. It's called "Inbox," and it's being released as an invite-only system that works on the Chrome browser, Android phones, and iPhones. It feels completely native and fast on all of those systems. But …

New Hampshire Pumpkin Festival crowd turns unruly - CNN.com

<b>(CNN)</b> -- Tear gas and pepper spray hung in the air as police in riot gear descended on Keene, New Hampshire, on Saturday night, trying to disperse a rowdy crowd that brought chaos to the city's 24th annual Pumpkin Festival, CNN affiliates reported.<p>"State and local public safety officials are on the …

I'm Never Going To Upgrade My First-Generation iPad — Here's Why

You'd think it'd be pretty embarrassing to be a tech journalist and still rock a first-generation iPad.<p>I got the original iPad when it was first released, back in 2010. I didn't really need one then (does anyone really <i>need</i> an iPad?), but it looked cool. And I thought I would use it.<p>Now that the new …

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Apple has removed all Bose products from its stores

A long retail relationship has turned sour<p>You can't buy Bose products from Apple's online store anymore. As spotted by <i>9to5Mac</i>, headphones from Bose's QuietComfort series and speakers including the SoundLink Mini and SoundLink III have completely vanished from Apple's web storefront. A search for …

Will my device receive Android Lollipop?

The arrival of a new Android OS version leaves us all asking one big question – will my device receive the update?<p>To help narrow down your search we have put together a master list of all the devices which will be receiving Android Lollipop at some point in the future. We’ll be updating the list …

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Iraqi intelligence uncovers ISIS plot to attack US, Paris subways, PM says

Iraq's intelligence operation has uncovered a plot for an attack on subway systems in the United States and Paris, the country's prime minister said Thursday.<p>Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said he was told of the plot by Baghdad, and that it was the work of foreign fighters of the Islamic State …

US Army to Deploy Hundreds of Fort Riley Soldiers to Iraq

About 500 troops from the U.S. Army's 1st Infantry Division in Fort Riley, Kansas, will head to Iraq and other countries in the Middle East next month to help coordinate the campaign against the Islamic State, the Pentagon said Thursday.<p>More than 200 hundred of the soldiers will be based in Iraq at …

British Parliament approves airstrikes in Iraq; no endorsement of Syria strikes

British lawmakers voted Friday to join the U.S.-led coalition and launch airstrikes on Islamic State group militants as early as this weekend in northern Iraq, but the motion did not endorse airstrikes in Syria.<p>Prime Minister David Cameron described the moves as critical to national security, …

Samsung devices are now banned from use by Chinese officials

TVNewsWatch<p>Several months ago, the Chinese government prohibited all state agencies from using any Apple products. The fear was that Apple hardware was being used by the Western world to find state secrets in China. Apple, has of course, denied these claims multiple times. One specific reason for …

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Verizon selling the Motorola Moto X (2014) starting tomorrow

Tomorrow, Verizon customers will be able to purchase the Moto X (2014) for their network. The Motorola flagship can be purchased through Big Red’s …

Mobile Technology

The iPhone 6 Plus bends, but not by design

Pictures of the new iPhone 6 Plus - Apple's first phablet - bending in users' pockets are being posted on Twitter under the hashtag #BendGate<p>If you’re one of the 10m people sitting on a new iPhone, you might not actually want to sit on it.<p>Since Apple’s latest product was released over the weekend, …

4 smartphone options for people who don't want an iPhone

In the build-up to the great Apple fall harvest, there were bushels of rumors about features that (alas) failed to appear in the new iPhones. The iPhone 6 and 6 Plus aren't waterproof, they don't have stronger screens or better sound. Fortunately, there are other phones available with these …

Apple Says It Sold Four Million New iPhones in 24 Hours

Apple says it took more than four million preorders for its new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus models in the first 24 hours they were available online, a new record, according to the company. In 2012, Apple said preorders for its iPhone 5 model topped 2 million on the first day, and the company said it …

Markus “Notch” Persson leaves Mojang and Minecraft after Microsoft sale

“It’s not about the money. It’s about my sanity.”<p>That’s how Minecraft creator Markus “Notch” Persson closed a blog post detailing his decision to leave his studio, Mojang, after selling it to Microsoft for $2.5 billion. The article largely points to the block-building game’s gargantuan success and …

This 11-Year-Old Video Shows A Young Marissa Mayer And Other Google Employees Goofing Off In The Office

Google's chairman and former CEO Eric Schmidt wants everyone to know that Google employees have a sense of humor.<p>On his Google+ page, Schmidt recently shared a video from 2003 made by Google employees that hasn't been published outside of Google until now, as 9to5Google first spotted.<p>In Google's …

Silicon Valley

Colorado High Schooler Invents Smart Gun That Unlocks With Your Fingerprint

Colorado has a history with gun violence so it’s only appropriate that 17-year-old Kai Kloepfer, a high school student from Boulder, would want to apply biometric user authentication to firearms. Kloepfer just won the $50,000 Smart Tech for Firearms Challenge for his smart gun prototype.<p>Angel …

Apple keeps customers happy – and paying a little more each year

Criticisms of companies normally come from their clients. But with the iPhone 6 maker, it's only outsiders that seem upset<p>Does the wisdom of crowds apply to Apple? Because there is a large crowd of people who hate it. But usually with American companies that make huge amounts of money – such as …

Sizing up the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus to Android's greatest

Today we got our first real look at the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus and unsurprisingly they brought all of the specs to the game. But how do they …

Israeli airstrike levels 7-story building in Gaza

Israeli airstrikes leveled a seven-floor office building and severely damaged a two-story shopping center in the Gaza Strip early Sunday, signaling a new escalation in seven weeks of fighting with Hamas.<p>The strikes in the southern town of Rafah came just hours after Israel bombed a residential …

US, UK eye rapper as British-born militant who beheaded journalist James Foley

American and British intelligence officials are eyeing a British-born rapper as the militant who beheaded journalist James Foley.<p>A senior Western intelligence official told Fox News that 23-year-old London rapper Abdel Majed Abdel Bary is the suspect believed to be Foley's executioner.<p>U.S. …

What you need to know about phone cases and drop protection [WARNING: Science content]

There are a lot of different case options out there: thick ones, thin ones, squishy ones, hard ones, colorful ones and clear ones. Nick Sarafolean …

Hamas leader admits militants abducted slain Israeli teens

Three Israeli teens kidnapped in the West Bank in June and later found dead were abducted by Hamas militants who did not inform the group leadership about the kidnapping, a Hamas official said Friday.<p>"At that time, the Hamas leadership had no knowledge about this group or the operation it had just …