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The 15 best Star Wars themed gadgets to buy right now

Best Star Wars themed gadgets<p>With Star Wars: The Force Awakens now available to own in the home, it feels like a very good time to delve a little …

Tesla turns Insane up to Ludicrous, increases Model S range

In a press conference today, Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced two performance upgrades and a new version of the Model S. We reviewed the Model S P85D in March; as upgrades, Tesla is amping up the P85D's acceleration from Insane to Ludicrous mode and offering a battery pack upgrade from 85 …

Tesla

Confused by new no-contract plans? You're not alone

The wireless industry is in the midst of massive change as carriers kill service contracts and eliminate device subsidies.<p>Most of these changes are positive for consumers, who are finding better deals on service plans and devices. The flip side is that the new plans and special offers can be …

Mobile Technology

Hywel Dda Health Board plan to halt some elective orthopaedic surgery

<b>Health chiefs plan to halt some non-urgent surgery at four major hospitals in mid and west Wales over the winter.</b><p>Hywel Dda Health Board said it would not carry out some elective orthopaedic operations like hip and knee replacements while it dealt with increased pressure on services.<p>Hospitals in …

First Cloudy Alien Planet Spotted From Earth

Call it cloudy with a low chance of meatballs. The alien world Kepler-7b — a very reflective world in big telescopes — has clouds in its upper atmosphere. And scientists have actually been able to map those out, despite the planet’s great distance from Earth (at least 1,000 light-years away.)<p>It’s …

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Dimon could quit if J.P. Morgan roles are split

In a meeting with investors this week, James Dimon raised the possibility that he might leave J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. if shareholders vote to …

New Satellite Images From NASA Show Ghostly Earth By Night

Scientists have dubbed it The Black Marble, but new images from NASA show just how much light is emitted from our planet at night. The pictures, taken by the Suomi NPP satellite, show both light coming from natural sources as well as the lights made by man, from the twinkling lights on fishing …

Verizon calls on President to veto coming iPhone ban

Advertisement<p>34 Comments<p>As an import ban on Apple(s aapl) products gets set to take effect two weeks from now, a Verizon executive is asking the …

SwiftKey Cloud Makes Android's Favorite Keyboard Even Better

Android’s favorite keyboard just improved by leaps and bounds.<p>SwiftKey unveiled SwiftKey Cloud on Tuesday, a new suite of services that only improves …

Which device early upgrade option offers the best value?

AT&T, T-Mobile, and Verizon Wireless have each introduced new "early upgrade" programs that allow wireless customers to trade in their smartphones as often as every six months. Are these plans really worth the cost? And which one offers the most value?<p>I try to answer these questions in this Ask …

Telecoms

Venezuela inflation hits nearly 30%

Print this page<p>Some honeymoon. Barely a month into his presidential term, and the situation facing Nicolas Maduro is decidedly unenviable.<p>Try as he …

Forget what you know, next-gen consoles change everything

For the better part of a decade the video game landscape remained mostly unchanged, complacent in a sea of sequels, motion controls, and downloadable content.<p>It's a generation that has lasted longer than any other before it, albeit for generally good reasons. And perhaps most impressive is that …

James Martin

Google Is Very Creepy, And That's What Makes It So Awesome

Google held its annual Google I/O conference this week in San Francisco. It was highlighted by a lengthy keynote that rambled about at times, in which Google unveiled a dizzying array of new features and services that have awesome potential to transform technology and how we use it…as long as …

Apple orders hint at iPad Mini shipment decline

Apple's iPad Mini could be entering a rough few months, according to the latest information the sometimes-spotty DigiTimes.<p>The blog on Friday reported that AU Optronics, the company that supplies panels for Apple's iPad Mini, will only ship 2.5 million to 2.8 million units to manufacturers in the …

iPad Mini

No Wii U games ‘in development’ at any EA studios

The Wii U won’t be getting any new games from Electronic Arts in the foreseeable future, a spokesperson for the publisher confirmed yeseterday. “We …

Gaming

HTC overcomes supply issues, will double HTC One production capacity this month

After months of supply issues and courtroom wrangling, HTC might have finally put its hardware woes behind it. The company's North Asian president, Jack Tong, let slip that production capacity for the HTC One will double this month and continue to increase in June to meet "strong demand." Tong also …

Make a Differential Light Meter With an Op Amp

Instructables user SarahandDillon made a differential light meter with a TL082 op amp; it compares the readings of two photo sensors.<p>This works in the exact same way as the improved transimpedance amplifier, except that the current flowing out of Vout, through the resistor/capacitor barrier, to V- …

Hunger Alert: Funfetti Cake Batter Fudge

Looking for an easy and delicious treat to make for someone’s birthday? This is a dessert everyone will love. This no bake, no cook, melt in your mouth funfetti cake batter fudge recipe tastes just like cake batter- it only takes ten minutes to make and will definitely help satisfy your sweet tooth!<p>…

Travel Smarter: Tips for Perfect Packing

Hey jet-setter, where are you headed this summer? Whether it's across town or across an ocean, you probably want to arrive ready to roll, not rumpled …

Zagat

Gilt

Restaurant and Bar Shitshow Days, in Order

<i>A list, presented without commentary:</i><p>1. Valentine's Day<br>2. New Year's Eve<br>3. St. Patrick's Day<br>4. Santacon<br>5. Mother's Day<br>6. Halloween<br>7. Mardi Gras<br>8. Cinco de Mayo<br>9. Thanksgiving Eve<br>10. Easter Brunch<br>11. Thanksgiving<br>12. Arbor Day

Harrowing Tales Of The First Descent Of The Baro River In Ethiopia

Before he became the face of adventure travel on the television show <i>Adventures with Purpose</i>, Richard Bangs was a world-class paddler and river guide …

And So Begins the Night (by Thomas Hawk)