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Merry Christmas! The NSA's gift is a list of all the times it wrongly spied on you

A little present from Big Brother<p>If you want to release something no one will pay attention to, what time's better than Christmas Eve? At least, that appeared to be the National Security Agency's thinking. Last night, the NSA released reports detailing all the times they've illegally spied on …

Get a 64GB iPhone 6 for the price of the 16GB model right now at T-Mobile

Apple has always been a bit of a miser when it comes to smartphone memory, but a new Cyber Monday deal from T-Mobile has the answer: free upgrades. Buy an iPhone 6 with 16GB of memory, and the carrier will upgrade you to the 64GB model; an iPhone 5S 32GB magically becomes a 5S 64GB, and the iPhone …

iPhone 6 Plus dominated US phablet market in October, says Kantar

Samsung recently ran a PR campaign to remind people it created the phablet genre (well, give or take a Streak or two). The Galaxy Note was largely ridiculed when it came out for being way too big and tablet-like. Steve Jobs was so disgusted in particular, that he tried to make it the punch line of …

Gear & Gadgets

Holiday Gift Guide: A Stylus for Your iOS Device

Every iOS user can use a stylus once in a while, no matter what Steve Jobs said. Some games are easier to play if your finger (and hand) don't obstruct the view. Sometimes you might need to draw or sign a signature. Here are some styluses that work well:<p>The Cosmonaut from StudioNeat is a hefty …

iOS

12-inch Retina MacBook Air is coming in early 2015

Apple’s new 12-inch Retina MacBook Air is expected to enter mass production in the first quarter of 2015, manufactured by Quanta Computer, according to a new report released today.<p>The new notebook is expected to boast Intel’s Broadwell processors, and a chassis redesign which will further reduce …

MacBook Air

The hackers who hit Sony Pictures also threatened CNN

The Guardians of Peace didn't just threaten Sony Pictures and theaters that planned to show <i>The Interview</i>; it also shook its fist at the press, too. <i>The Intercept</i> has obtained an FBI alert noting that the group implied threats against a "news media organization" on December 20th. While the bulletin …

Lizard Squad now helping anyone copy its PlayStation and Xbox attacks

Hacking group Lizard Squad spoiled Christmas for tens of millions of gamers with distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks on Sony’s PlayStation Network and Microsoft’s Xbox Live. Now it’s helping others follow in its footsteps – for a price.<p>The group has launched a “booter” service called …

Uber Is Suspending Its Operations In Spain

The company's decision to halt operations follows an injunction issued against it by a Spanish court.<p>The court decided to uphold a complaint filed earlier this month by the Association Madrileña Del Taxi, an organization of Madrid taxi drivers.<p>In Spain, Uber has featured UberPOP, a lower-cost …

Fake Android 'The Interview' app steals bank account details

<i>The Interview</i>, a highly controversial movie that was pulled from major cinemas and distributed mostly online (and only in the U.S.), sounds like a …

iPhone 6 owners reporting that cards cannot be added back into Apple Pay after a restore

<i>Update: Users in the thread are now reporting that the problem has been resolved.</i><p>Multiple iPhone 6 owners are reporting in an <i>Apple Support Communities</i> thread that they are unable to add cards back into Apple Pay after their phone has been restored – whether as a new phone or from a backup. …

The 17 Most Gorgeous New Ways to Wear Glitter

From subtle to human disco ball.<p>Glitter is the number-one accessory of the face. Here, a slew of subtle to show-stopping inspiration shots for the next time you feel like getting ~*SpArkLy*~.<p><b>1. (Eye) Mask Madness</b> If you don't want to go all out like this girl, use half-domed crystal adhesives …

4 Never-Fail Makeup Finds Guaranteed to Make You a New Year's Eve Goddess

1. . Wearing a skin-baring top or dress without using this gorgeously scented, shimmering, bronzy oil is a wasted opportunity!<p>2. . I say, go for fake lashes on New Year's, but if you don't have the patience to apply those, this is absolutely the next best thing. No mascara makes lashes fatter, …

13 Productivity Tips to Make 2015 Your Best Year Yet

With the New Year right around the corner, it’s a good time to evaluate your work habits (yes, in addition to your fitness routine and maybe even your haircut). Especially for you creative freelancers out there, productivity often equals money, happiness and general well-being. We found 13 tips …

The Ultimate Guide to Totally Nailing Every One of Your Resolutions

No matter how you feel about resolutions, chances are most of us are looking to kick off 2016 on a good note. To help you get started, we've compiled …

Fitness

Netflix's Next Original Series Should Be A New 'Avatar' Show

I’m a week or so behind the times, but I’ve finally caught up with the final season of Nickelodeon’s The Legend of Korra, including its absolutely sublime finale that fans will be talking about for years to come.<p>In it (spoilers), there are many fantastic moments, including Korra essentially …

Games of 2014: This War of Mine

Is it weird that my favourite game of the year is the one that made me feel like shit? It certainly feels weird, now that everything is upbeat and …

'Earth Defense Force 4.1' Gets New Depth Crawler Vehicle

Despite the minor delay in release for the upcoming Earth Defense Force 4.1, now set to the beginning of April, it seems we are also getting a new vehicle. Called the “Depth Crawler” its primary purpose is to help players explore and clear out insect infested caverns (shown above).<p>Along with the …

Games of 2014: World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor

"You can never go back. Or can you?" I wrote when I named World of Warcraft my game of the generation. It turns out that you can. I have.<p>This story …

How To Replace The iPhone 6's Battery

The iPhone 6 is a great smartphone, although I’m sure I’m not alone in my desire for a longer-lasting battery. Thankfully, there are a number of battery cases out there (see my roundup of iPhone 6 battery cases here), that can boost battery life. Sadly, like any smartphone, over time your iPhone 6 …

'Dragon Ball Xenoverse' Pulls No Punches In New Gameplay Trailer

Following the previous story focused trailer for the upcoming Dragon Ball Xenoverse, we now have a nice look at the how the gameplay will work.<p>As we only saw small snippets of the game in action, it’s nice to see just how fluid the game is going to be.<p>While it doesn’t show much of the flying, it …

CES 2015 TV Technology Preview: What's Hot, What's Not

With Christmas done and the new year upon us, technology fans will be starting to feel that familiar quickening of the pulse that heralds the arrival of the vast Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.<p>The CES has become arguably the single most important technology showcase in the electronics …

44 Pop Culture Moments To Get Excited About In 2015

<b>Amy Poehler And Tina Fey's (Last) Golden Globes Monologue (Jan. 11)</b><p>Farewell, greatest Golden Globes hosts of all time!<p><b>"Parks And Recreation" Final Season (Jan. 13)</b><p>Say goodbye to Pawnee, waffles and Ron Swanson.<p><b>"Broad City" Season 2, (Jan. 14)</b><p>Vape life.<p><b>"The Nightly Show With Larry Wilmore" (Jan. …