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SpaceX's Thanksgiving rocket launch aborted twice at the last second

Having originally been scheduled to celebrate Thanksgiving by taking to the stratosphere, SpaceX's launch was aborted at the last moment today. The Falcon 9 rocket had been scheduled to take off from Florida's Cape Canaveral Air Force Station sometime during a 65-minute launch window starting at …

Display expert slams Retina iPad mini, says Apple is ‘lagging’ behind

Apple’s decision to give the iPad mini a Retina display is certainly an improvement from the original device’s display but at least one display …

Everything You Need to Know About Gmail's Latest Update

Gmail had a little work done lately, and it's looking good.<p>The latest version of the web's favorite email client comes with a host of new features, …

Kim Dotcom's Mega comes to iPhone with file sharing and in-app subscriptions

Kim Dotcom's cloud storage service Mega has arrived on iOS. Nearly five months after the company entered mobile by way of Android, it's now launched an iOS 7 app that lets users manage content stored in their cloud locker. Mega for iOS can preview or stream supported media files, and also lets you …

LifeProof announces waterproof, Touch-ID compatible nüüd and frē case

LifeProof has announced an updated version of it’s nüüd and frē cases. The cases both offer the same level of water, dirt, snow and shock protection as the previous nüüd and frē case for the iPhone 5, but now they support using the Touch ID sensor that is built into the home button on the newer …

Geeksphone Teases Android and Firefox OS Revolution Smartphone

Geeksphone, the first company to bring a Firefox OS smartphone to market, is today teasing a new high-end handset called the Revolution.<p>The Spanish startup is tight-lipped at the moment, but we know that it will run either Android or Firefox OS. Advanced users will also be able to install Mozilla’s …

“We can rebuild him, we have the technology, and he will become Luke Skywalker.” A 150 year old prosthetic hand.

Sony turning off some PSN features to ensure smooth PlayStation 4 launch in Europe

Just hours before the PlayStation 4's European release, Sony has announced that it's temporarily turning off some of the console's features to ensure a smooth experience for consumers. "Following the successful launch of PS4 in North America on the 15th November, we have seen an unprecedented …

Galaxy Note 3 to come in red and white gold in January (renders)

Samsung spearheaded the practice of offering flagship devices in multiple colors, carefully timing the release of new models to generate buzz throughout the lifetime of the device.<p>The Note 3 is no exception – Samsung is currently offering the S Pen-enabled device in the classic black and white …

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Stephen Elop's rise to Microsoft CEO seen as ‘less likely’

Microsoft appears to be narrowing its CEO search even further. The software maker previously reportedly shortlisted Ford CEO Alan Mulally, former Nokia CEO Stephen Elop, Microsoft cloud boss Satya Nadella, and former Skype president Tony Bates. <i>Bloomberg News</i> now reports that Microsoft’s board is …

Sun-grazing comet ISON likely broke up, scientists say

Scientists say it appears a comet from the fringes of the solar system didn't survive its close encounter with the sizzling sun.<p>Images from NASA spacecraft showed Comet ISON approaching for its slingshot around the sun on Thursday, but nothing coming out on the other side.<p>In a Google+ hangout, U.S. …

Bitcoin Has Already Morphed Society

With the value of one Bitcoin approaching the same value as one ounce of gold, the virtual currency that could has already made a sizable impact on society.<p><i>Bitcoin Armstrong. via the Bitcoin subreddit.</i><p>Ever since the value of one Bitcoin rose above $200 USD in late October, I’ve been obsessively …

Dropping Prices Are Driving Mass Smartphone Adoption Across The World

Ubiquitous computing is taking over the world, one boatload of smartphones at a time.<p>More than a billion smartphones will be shipped this year according to International Data Corp’s (IDC) World Wide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker. Smartphone shipments will grow 39.3% from 2012 and are expected to …

Gionee Elife E7 boasts most sensitive 16MP camera, 2.5GHz Snapdragon 800

Gionee isn't exactly a name that you'd come across in the Western market every day, but this time, the Chinese company has big global ambitions. The latest proof is its Elife E7, a 5.5-inch 1080p Android phone that boasts two titles: it's the first known phone featuring the 2.5GHz flavor of …

Sun-bound comet ISON may have burned up in spectacular fashion

The latest data coming in from NASA and the ESA suggests that comet ISON, which has been documented in recent days on its beautiful journey toward the sun, may be no longer. ISON's destruction was not unexpected: it was on track to travel just a few hundred thousand miles from our hot, glowing orb, …

The 50 Free Apps We're Most Thankful For

It’s the time of year where we all give thanks, and among many other things, we here at Lifehacker are thankful for all the free apps out there that …

Circuit board dragons

The Blue Kraken's circuit board jewelry is lovely to a piece, but the main event is definitely the dragons, which integrate opals and other …