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The Best SSD

The SSD you should buy for your computer or PlayStation 4<p>For your money, nothing breathes life into an aging PC like a sold state drive. Faster …

Bob Dylan Announces The Basement Tapes Complete: The Bootleg Series Vol. 11

Bob Dylan has announced <i>The Basement Tapes Complete: The Bootleg Series Vol. 11</i>, a forthcoming six-disc set that compiles “every salvageable recording” from his famous 1967 sessions with the Band. As the story goes, Dylan and the Band holed up in upstate New York to record a number of original …

Chris Young’s New Single Inspired by Notorious Nashville Bar

Most country fans and Nashville tourists know of and might have even been to Tootsie’s Orchid Lounge and Robert’s Western World, two of Music City’s …

Mars Volta/At the Drive-In Offshoot Antemasque Announce Debut Album, Tour

In early 2013, Cedric Bixler-Zavala announced that the Mars Volta were no more. This year, Bixler-Zavala and Omar Rodríguez-López, also of At the Drive-In, have joined forces to start a new band called Antemasque. Their debut self-titled LP is out in October through their Nadie Sound label. It was …

Neil Young Files for Divorce From Pegi Young

Neil Young has filed for divorce from Pegi Young, his wife of 36 years, <i>Rolling Stone</i> reports. A petition for dissolution of marriage was filed on July 29, and a hearing is scheduled for December 12.<p>Pegi is the inspiration behind Neil's songs "Such a Woman", "Once an Angel", and most notably, …

Hugo Weaving: ‘I can’t get up in front of an audience. I’m very insecure’

<b>Travelling is education.</b> I was born in Nigeria, but my parents are from the UK and I’ve lived in Britain, South Africa and Australia. Being exposed to so many cultures, languages, geographies and histories, I realised people are fundamentally very similar.<p><b>I was diagnosed as epileptic when I was 13</b> …

Amazon’s Twitch Acquisition Is Official

After months of rumors suggesting that Google was prepped to snatch up Twitch, word broke this morning that Amazon had crashed the party and was about to acquire Twitch themselves.<p>Sure enough, the Amazon/Twitch deal is done.<p>Our sources had previously suggested that the deal would close at nearly $1 …

Mozilla Launches Cloud FX Firefox OS Smartphone in India

Slowly but surely, Mozilla is pushing its Firefox OS mobile operating system into new markets. Although the nonprofit had already discussed its approach for India, today it announced it will be launching its first smartphone in the region this week.<p>The Cloud FX, developed by Intex Technologies, …

Take a Glimpse at LG's Upcoming Smartwatch

Mere months after the launch of its first Android Wear device, the LG G Watch, LG will release a new smartwatch, this time with a circular face.<p>The …

Ralph Lauren is making a tech-infused polo shirt

US Open ball boys will be sporting the latest in wearable tech starting this Monday, according to the <i>NYT</i>: Ralph Lauren's "Polo Tech" shirts. Of course, nearly everything the company makes is a "wearable," but these particular shirts contain conductive silver threads and other sensors designed to …

6 Strange Body Hacks That Are Actually Useful

Some people choose not to accept those limits.<p>Neil Harbisson was born without the ability to see color. Now, he can perceive more than 360 colors and even discern the infrared spectrum. Kevin Warwick, the U.K.-based cybernetics professor and author of "I, Cyborg," was the first person to implant a …

These are the 25 most popular mobile apps in America

• <b>Facebook is by far the top app,</b> with 115.4 million unique visitors in June. With 160 million total US app users, that’s 72% penetration—pretty impressive. (For context, Facebook said it had 1.1 billion mobile users worldwide last quarter.)• <b><br>Google is the top mobile app publisher.</b> Its apps represent …

PlayStation Network Suffers DDoS Attack

PSN back up for some, except for the store.<p><b>UPDATED:</b> Sony has responded to this morning's disruption on the PlayStation Blog:<p><i>Like other major networks</i> …