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Why 2015 Is a Good Year to Buy a TV

If you’ve been waiting to buy a new TV, 2015 may be the year you can actually justify it.<p>At the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, where TV manufacturers unveil their plans each year, I’m seeing fewer gimmicks like 3-D glasses and bendable screens. None of that made sense to people with aging …

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PlayStation Plus gave you $1,349 in 'free' games this year

It won't surprise you to hear that your PlayStation Plus subscription provides a healthy amount of gaming goodness for $50 per year, but have you ever crunched the numbers to see just how much you're getting? <i>Push Square</i> has. According to its calculations, Sony offered Plus subscribers a whopping …

Want a Bugatti Veyron for $115K? Start with a Pontiac GTO!

Dear former member of the capitalist landed gentry: Are you through with sleeping on the sidewalk? Sure, the budget may not be what it was, but it doesn’t mean you still can’t have the trappings of excessive success at a bargain price. Dust yourself off, hit up six of your old hedge-fund pals for a …

Most expensive car ever - Ferrari GTO sells for $38 million

A 1962-63 Ferrari GTO Berlinetta was sold in California on Thursday for $38,000,000, the most ever paid for a car at auction.<p>The price included a 10% "buyer's premium" paid to the auction company, Bonhams.<p>While the sale was easily a record price for any car ever sold at auction, some experts had …

Homer for iPhone lets you peek at the apps your friends use

Ever had the urge to peek at your friends' phone screens, whether it's to learn about their favorite apps or simply pry into their digital lives? Well, you can now do that without having to either strike up an awkward conversation or get overly nosy. PayPal co-founder Max Levchin and the HVF crew …

Next-generation lithium cells will double your phone's battery life

The lithium ion batteries in your mobile devices are inherently limited by the "ion" part of their name; they can safely use lithium only in the part of the cell that supplies ions, wasting a lot of potential energy. It's good news, then, that researchers at Stanford have developed a new lithium …

TouchPico Projector Turns Any Wall Into a Touchscreen

Handheld projectors are nothing new, but TouchPico from TouchJet offers a new twist that could be useful: the ability to turn any flat surface into …

You can already preorder a 24-karat-gold iPhone 6

Anyone who has attempted to preorder an iPhone knows the hassle of either waiting in a long line at an Apple store or staying up till some ungodly hour to catch the online preorder window.<p>Apple is expected to launch its next smartphone, the iPhone 6 , in the coming months. So what if I told you you …

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This iPhone Case And App Combo May Solve A Common Selfie-Taking Problem Once And For All

There are selfie sticks, of course, that are quite useful because they basically extend the length of your selfie-taking arm. But they're a little impractical to carry, and they're, let's face it, kind of embarrassing.<p>And that's where the CaseCam comes in.<p>The CaseCam is an iPhone case, compatible …

Language Learning App Lingua.ly Lands for iPhone

Lingua.ly‘s language learning mobile app is now available to download for the iPhone, following its release on Android back in April this year and its launch on the Web just a few weeks back.<p>The company said that in the month following its Android launch, the app attracted more than 100,000 …

Maingear Pulse 15 gaming laptop arrives in 8 colors

A new svelte laptop for gamers is available from Maingear, and with it comes Intel and NVIDIA hardware under the hood. This is a smaller, more …

The new Thor is a woman: big news from an unexpected source

Thor is one of the classic Marvel characters, created by Jack Kirby, Stan Lee and Larry Lieber in 1962. The character was one of the first Avengers, and his standalone films have proven popular at the box office. That's leaving aside the fact that Loki is one of the best film villains to come from …