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Dave Eggers' new novel asks what would happen if Google was truly evil

Dave Eggers, the acclaimed author behind <i>A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius</i> and <i>A Hologram for the King</i>, will release his latest novel, <i>The Circle</i>, this fall. The book will revolve around a fictional, but eerily familiar entity, "the Circle," which is described as "the world's most powerful …

Massive battery life, killer graphics: can Intel's Haswell deliver on the hype?

Between Computex and Apple, Intel says latest silicon is largest generational leap ever<p>For years now, it seems everyone has been waiting for Haswell, the latest processor from Intel that promises major improvements to graphics performance and battery life. The new silicon just officially launched …

Here’s What Would Happen If We Let Jony Ive Redesign EVERYTHING [Humor]

Jony Ive’s vision for iOS has received quiet a bit of heat over the last 24 hours thanks to his heavy use of flat icons, huge areas of white space and whimsical neon color gradients.<p>A few designers have already sought to ‘fix’ some of the uglier quirks of iOS 7, but what would happen if we let Sir …

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Come See What iOS 7 Looks Like On Your iPhone

So, now that we know more about iOS 7 and it's new design and features, a lot of us might be wondering what it would look like on our iPhone. Well, …

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Free your Fitbit: can a 'Human API' liberate your health data from corporate overlords?

First came the fitness trackers. Wearable electronic sensors like the Fitbit, Nike FuelBand, Jawbone Up, and Withings have taken off in recent years, letting users automatically collect oodles of data on their running mileage, food intake, and general activity levels. But the boom in body tracking …

Samsung’s Delusions of Relevance

I've been wrestling with the right way to put this for weeks. There was something about Samsung that's been bugging me since the Bizarro World media …

BBC Nature - Smilodon videos, news and facts

Ice Age Giants<p>Alice Roberts looks at how the sabre-tooth cat was perfectly adapted to hunt large prey.<p>Alice Roberts looks at how the sabre-tooth cat was perfectly adapted to hunt large prey.<p>Wild New World<p>Sabretooth bones show signs of injury and healing.<p>Sabretooth bones show signs of injury and …

The Funniest, Meanest Reviews of Dan Brown’s ‘Inferno’

Today is undoubtedly a day of celebration for the publishing industry, because it marks the release of Dan Brown’s newest Robert Langdon novel, …

Tail wagging

Last year, Jony Ive was interviewed in the London Evening Standard. It makes for interesting reading (despite the awful title).<p>Our industry is in the …

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Lost Cat: An Illustrated Meditation on Love, Loss, and What It Means To Be Human

<i>“Dogs are not about something else. Dogs are about dogs,”</i> Malcolm Gladwell indignated in the introduction to <i>The Big New Yorker Book of Dogs</i>. Though hailed as memetic rulers of the internet, cats too have enjoyed an admirable run as creative devices and literary muses in Joyce’s children’s books, T. …