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Yahoo revitalizes Flickr with huge images, sharing, and a terabyte of free space (hands-on)

The features are the same, but everything looks better than ever<p>Yahoo has just taken the wraps off a major update to Flickr, it's long-suffering photo service, and we just sat down to put the revamped service through its paces to see how it has improved — and whether or not it'll be enough to keep …

How Google Will Pwn the Gaming Market

I used to mock Apple years ago because they advertised Apple as the fun alternative to stodgy, boring Windows.<p>The idea that Apple was fun and Microsoft was not was a misdirection at best. Windows was the biggest games platform and Xbox was the best console game (in my opinion). Apple had no games …

App Store

Congressman: ‘Is This Still America?’

In heated Capitol Hill testimony, Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX) pointedly asked <b>Acting IRS Commissioner Steve Miller</b>, “Is this still America? Is this …

Neil deGrasse Tyson's remake of Carl Sagan's 'Cosmos' headed to Fox in 2014

Neil deGrasse Tyson's reboot of astrophysicist Carl Sagan’s groundbreaking documentary series, <i>Cosmos: A Personal Journey,</i> is finally on its way to television. Fox made the official announcement during its advertising upfront presentation at New York’s Beacon Theatre on Monday, reports <i>The Los</i> …

ItsOn’s New Zact Service Is Rewriting The Book On Wireless Plans

It seems like every other day an upstart wireless service provider inks a wholesale deal with someone like Sprint or T-Mobile and effectively sells access to those big carrier networks under a different banner. And every other day, I ignore most of them, because they’re just <i>so damned boring</i>.<p>Zact …

Top 10 Computer Tricks Every Geek Should Know

We’ve talked before about the things every computer user should know how to do, but we geeks are special: we want to go above and beyond, to explore …

Top 10

Forget sex: how the idea behind Bang with Friends could revolutionize social interaction

Apple's Find My Friends, a mostly-unrelated concept.<p>Perhaps you've heard of Bang With Friends. It's a rather controversial thing. Simply put, it's a Facebook and mobile app that lets you pick which of your friends you'd like to "bang." Oh, but it's more clever than that: the app won't reveal your …

The 2013 Locus Award Nominees!

Locus has announced the nominees for the 2013 Locus Awards. The winners will be announced at the Science Fiction Awards Weekend in Seattle, …

This 7-Minute, Research-Based Workout Exercises Your Whole Body

Don't have an hour or even twenty minutes to exercise each day? You might not need it. This routine of 12 exercises is a complete workout based on …

Exercise

Google updates I/O 2013 Android app, details streaming schedule

Google's spreading the love around to both I/O 2013 attendees and non-attendees alike with an update to its official conference app and a schedule of live-streaming videos, events and interviews. After signing in with your Google+ account, the app will figure out whether you'll be there in person …

Adobe's move to the cloud: What it means, and why it isn't so bad

In case you haven't heard, a chapter in the history of Adobe's venerated Photoshop (and other Creative Suite applications) has just snapped shut. That's because all future versions have been moved to the Creative Cloud and renamed "CC," meaning that the only way to grab anything after CS6 will be …

'Iron Man 3' director signs on for 'Doc Savage' adaptation

From Tony Stark to pulp fiction<p>Shane Black, the celebrated action movie screenwriter and director of <i>Iron Man 3</i>, has signed on to helm <i>Doc Savage</i> — a film adaptation of the pulp comic series from the 1930s and 1940s. Sony Pictures announced the deal Tuesday, confirming that Black will direct and …