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‘Game of Thrones’ author is working on another show for HBO

We’re just a few days out from the premiere of the fifth season of Game of Thrones on HBO, but before long, the fantasy epic might not be the only …

Sesame is one of the cheapest smart locks you can buy

Sesame won't be the first, but it's one of the most affordable<p>Like competitors August and first-generation Lockitron, the Sesame lock is designed to fit on top of deadbolts to remotely lock and unlock your door using Bluetooth and a small motor. It’s a dead simple idea, but also one that’s proven …

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As Twitter launches Periscope, Meerkat announces $14 million in funding

Welcome to the live-streaming wars<p>This morning saw dueling announcements in the world of live-streaming apps. Twitter finally pushed Periscope to the public, and Meerkat announced it had raised a pile of cash with strong connections to Hollywood. Right now Meerkat has the hype, coming off a strong …

Inklet uses Apple's new trackpad to turn MacBooks into drawing tablets

Apple's new MacBooks, announced earlier this month, have been upgraded with force-sensitive trackpads. Using the awkwardly named "Force Touch" technology, the pads can tell how hard you are pressing, allowing Apple to replace the old three-finger tap with a new powerfully pressed "Force Click." But …

Google just updated 3 of its top apps – here’s everything you need to know

When the very first Android phone was released back in late 2008, we knew we were looking at something that would end up being big. We also knew that …

Free For All: Google Earth Pro Dumps $US400 Subscription Fee

It's always nice when a company transitions a product from paid to free, with Google today removing the price tag from Google Earth Pro. This means …

Google Earth

A Homeless Man Read His Only Book Over And Over, So A Compassionate Stranger Gave Him A Kindle

A homeless man is pursuing his love of reading thanks to a good Samaritan.<p>Last week, a San Diego man, who wishes to remain anonymous, was on a business trip in Las Vegas when he frequently passed a homeless man named Paul on the street. The man noticed that Paul had been reading an old, worn book …

Google Earth Pro Is Now Available For Free

Today Google has announced that Google Earth Pro is now available for free. Google Earth Pro used to cost $399 per year. Google Earth is a geospatial software application that displays a virtual globe, which offers the ability to analyze and capture geographical data. Google Earth was created after …

Google Earth

Netflix's December line-up comes early this year

Beginning December 1st, Netflix Instant subscribers will be able to enjoy a fresh crop of movies and television shows. <i>Decider</i> recently published a catalog of the anticipated titles. Two of the most enticing names in this repository of entertainment options are arguably comedy <i>Anchorman 2</i> and <i>The Wolf</i> …

The 25 Best Inventions of 2014

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Microsoft's first Lumia is coming on Tuesday

A budget smartphone for the holidays<p>Microsoft is planning to launch its very first Lumia smartphone on Tuesday. The software giant has started teasing an unveiling for November 11th, with the tagline of "Microsoft is delivering the power of everyday mobile technology to everyone." Microsoft's …

Microsoft's next surprise is free Office for iPad, iPhone, and Android

There's no such thing as a free lunch, or is there?<p>Microsoft's Office suite for iPad, iPhone, and Android is now free. In a surprise move, the software giant is shaking up its mobile Office strategy to keep consumers hooked to Word, Excel, and PowerPoint documents. Starting today, you'll no longer …

Pourquoi Facebook force l'utilisation de Messenger

Facebook est équipé d’une messagerie, et cette dernière est très utilisée de par le monde. Beaucoup diront que c’est en grande partie à cause de …

50 Google Now Voice Commands

James Dyson puts his futuristic robot to the test in Tokyo

James Dyson was in Tokyo tonight to show his company's first robot vacuum cleaner to the world. At an event held right under Tokyo Tower, Dyson spoke of his emotion on launching the 360 Eye in Japan, the country where his first vacuums were sold. But how does it perform?<p>Very well, if Dyson's staged …

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This is the LG G Watch R

LG has grown rather dismissive of its first Android Wear device, the G Watch. It's now described as a reference device for the platform, and the first chance for people to experience what Android on the wrist can be like. The future of LG's wearable efforts is very much centered on today's G Watch …

What difference does sapphire make in smartphone displays?

Huawei has taken the guts and design of its original Ascend P7, launched in May, and rebuilt them with more expensive stuff on the outside. The rear of device is now made of a "high-tech" ceramic that's three times stronger than steel, scratch-resistant, and fast to dissipate heat. The entire …

Why Oculus needs Samsung's help with virtual reality

VR is easy. Supply chains are hard.<p>There are a lot of virtual reality headsets out there these days. As of today, Oculus has been shipping DK2 development kits worldwide for about a month. Sony has announced a few titles for Project Morpheus, which will work with the PlayStation 4. Google revealed …

HTC's colorful Desire 820 is full of camera pixels and processor bits

What makes the Desire 820 different, however, is that it's among the first Android devices to ship with a 64-bit-capable processor — Qualcomm's octa-core Snapdragon 615 — which will be supported by the upcoming release of Android L. That may or may not make a difference in performance during the …

Samsung's 105-inch bendable TV has arrived

Flexible display is headed for the European market — probably at a steep price<p>Samsung unveiled a massive, bendable TV display at IFA in Berlin today, after teasing a similar prototype earlier this year. The 105-inch UHD display features a 21:9 aspect ratio and, according to the company, can …

What if 'Game of Thrones' was a Hitchcock movie?

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Is Samsung metal now?

Samsung has been paying lip service to the importance of industrial design for a very long time. Much like its local nemesis LG, however, the Korean chaebol's message of meaningful innovation has most often devolved into the act of adding more technological complication for its own sake. Last …

Lenovo introduces its own 'selfie phone,' the Vibe Z2

Lenovo may have purchased Motorola from Google, but that's not stopping it from releasing a new pair of Android-based smartphones. The company just pulled the wraps two new Vibe phones, the Z2 and the X2. In line with a number of new phones, the Z2 is being marketed as Lenovo's "selfie phone." It …

Game of Thrones : une mise en bouche pour le titre de Telltale Games

<b>Game of Thrones</b> est un véritable monument à part entière, et encore plus depuis que les livres de George R. R. Martin ont été adaptés en série. Et …

“Nos étoiles contraires”, le verdict des ados

Louna, Raphaëlle, Emeline, Dylan et Pierre ont lu «Nos étoiles contraires» de John Green. Leur verdict pour Paris Match.<p>Après la magie « Harry Potter …

Beach Crowds Are Beautiful From 5,000 Feet In The Air

Going to the beach this Labor Day weekend? You could become part of a work of art.<p>This Labor Day Weekend, thousands of Americans will begin one final migration to the local beach, in what will doubtless be their last chance to enjoy some sun and surf before a gray half-year of winter sets in.<p>On …

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