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Valve reassures Steam users after mishap exposes account info

Steam users got a Christmas surprise on Friday when library and account details for <i>other</i> users started appearing where their own account information …

Stephen Hawking Envisions the Worker Robot Apocalypse

In his Reddit AMA, the scientist forecasts potential doom and admits he missed Wayne's World 2.<p><i>Theory of Everything</i>, the Academy Award-winning biopic about Stephen Hawking, took an elegant look at the life of the world-renowned genius. But it left a few things on the cutting room floor about …

Misano 1000 Motorcycle Airbag Jacket Auto Inflates When It Detects A Crash (video)

Dainese has created and announced the launch of a new motorcycle airbag jacket that takes the form of the Misano 1000, that will automatically …

Karma’s Pay-As-You-Go LTE Mobile Hotspot Starts Shipping

Karma, the portable Wi-Fi hotspot offering a contract-free, pay-as-you-go service and the ability to earn free data by sharing your connection with others, has now started shipping its latest devices to pre-order customers. The company says that some of its earliest customers began receiving their …

Karma

The Ultimate Guide to the Perfect July 4th BBQ: 5 Grilling Tips You Need to Know

I would never call myself a grill master by any stretch of the imagination. That said, I’ve been grilling for long enough to know some important …

Cooking

Galaxy S6 features either ISOCELL or Sony image sensors

The Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge come sporting cutting edge camera technology, which was believed to be based on the Sony sensor found in the Note 4. However, it turns out that Samsung is also supplying the sensors in some of its S6 smartphones itself, but it’s pot-luck as to whether you’ll end up …

Phones

LG G4 is alone: Is a removable battery still a must have feature for you?

We are now four months into the year and have already seen a number of flagship devices from HTC, Sony, Samsung, and Huawei. All of these phones have numerous differences that set them apart, but at least one thing in common: they don’t offer user-replaceable batteries.<p>Samsung has long been one of …

Phones

Bomb for a Bentley: Saudi prince offers 100 luxury cars to 100 fighter pilots for air strikes in Yemen

A member of Saudi Arabia’s royal family has apparently offered luxury cars to fighter pilots taking part in the country’s bombing campaign in …

Google Play Store vs the Apple App Store: by the numbers

When it comes to mobile ecosystems, there are two giants locked in a battle, not only for revenue, but also for the hearts and minds of developers and consumers alike. They are of course Google and Apple. Google’s mobile operating system is Android along with the Google Play Store, while Apple’s …

Apps

Witcher 3 Wild Hunt First 15 Minutes Revealed (video)

A new video has been released this week for the highly anticipated upcoming The Witcher 3 Wild Hunt game that has removed the opening cinematic to …

Humor: Marky Ramone Invents a Product for Dealing with Smartphone Snappers at Concerts

Here’s a tongue-in-cheek sketch in which Ramones drummer Marky Ramone shows off a new product he developed called the Smartphone Swatter. It’s a …

Indie Music

Mercedes-Benz C-Class 'bleeding seat' problem resurfaces

<b>UPDATE:</b> <i>We received the following statement from Mercedes-Benz: "In rare instances, we incorrectly ordered some of the replacement parts for the seating surfaces. The approved replacement parts will not demonstrate the previous symptoms."</i><p>It appears Mercedes-Benz has another problem with "bleeding …

Mercedes-Benz

Google Glass Is Now Banned From Movie Theaters Across the U.S.

Google Glass is often viewed with disdain in public spaces, and now that includes the cinema. The Motion Picture Association of America and the …

Meet the finalists for Autoblog's 2014 Technology of the Year Award

14 Cars That House The Latest And Greatest Tech<p>Greetings from (cold and rainy) Petoskey, MI, where many <i>Autoblog</i> editors are testing 14 different cars and trucks that make up the finalists for this year's Technology of the Year Award. Our tech choices run the gamut from complete vehicles (BMW i3, …

Translator Keyboard For iOS Makes Writing Foreign Missives A Breeze

The keyboard apps are coming in thick and fast for iOS 8 — which finally opened up Apple’s mobile platform to Qwerty disruption.<p>Earlier this week we came across Phraseboard, a keyboard that puts custom phrases at your fingertips for speedier texting. Now here’s another keyboard that can deal with …

Drag racer rolls '55 Chevy, goes through windshield, walks it off

Crazy close call.<p>One driver had a wild ride at the recent Colorado Street Outlaws event at the Pikes Peak International Speedway. We talked to Brian Lohnes of the excellent BangShift.com for some background and context on what you're about to see. The event aims to give drivers a chance to run …

Sports Cars

New Photos Allegedly Show Multiple Angles of Rear Shell of iPhone 6

Back in May we showed you a photo of what was allegedly the rear shell of a 4.7-inch iPhone 6. The photos showed what appeared to be cutouts for the …