Karlson Schlyer

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What Is Bitcoin and What Can I Do With It?

Dear Lifehacker,<br>Everywhere I go, I see Bitcoin popping up more and more. Many web services accept payments in the form of Bitcoin, and some even sell …

Teen gets 30 months in jail for shooting laser pointer at airplane

As part of a federal crackdown, this week 19-year-old Adam Gardenhire was sentenced to 30 months in prison for shining a laser pointer at two aircraft. Gardenhire was arrested in March of 2012 for aiming a green laser at a private plane landing at Burbank airport, and then at a police helicopter …

Flipboard 2.0 refreshes app's look, now lets everyone run their own magazine (hands-on)

Flipboard announced today that it has 50 million users, and also released a new version of its app that lets every one of them become an editor-in-chief. Flipboard 2.0 is "the most epic release we've ever done," CEO Mike McCue told <i>The Verge</i>, and most of its new features focus on curation: users can …

We Did The Math, And It Turns Out The T-Mobile iPhone 5 Could Save You A Bunch Of Money

But T-Mobile's pricing plans for the iPhone are a bit different from the other three carriers. Instead of paying a flat $200 for the iPhone along with a two-year service contract, T-Mobile will charge you $100 up front for the phone plus an additional $20 per month over 24 months.<p>So is it worth …

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The Logitech Gaming Lineup At PAX East 2013

General Manager of <b>Logitech</b> gaming business group Ehtisham Rabbani said it best at PAX East 2013. “At some point we dropped the ball.” But Logitech’s new lineup of gaming offerings are poised to pick the ball back up and get back in the game, with design choices based on functionality, not …

Spec Ops writer thinks violence is too easy

"When you sit down to play a shooter, you're signing up to hunt hundreds or thousands of people."<p>"Nazis are basically human demons," says Walt Williams, writer of the critically-acclaimed <i>Spec Ops: The Line</i>, at the Game Developer Conference. "Killing them is no big deal."<p>The enemies in <i>Spec Ops: The</i> …

Battlefield 4: Official 17 Minutes "Fishing in Baku" Gameplay Reveal

Battlefield 4 confirmed for fall 2013

Electronic Arts confirmed today that Battlefield 4 will launch this fall. No platforms were named in the game's official announcement, but its preorder page lists the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC. A 17-minute gameplay trailer is embedded below.<p>Battlefield 4 is powered by the Frostbite 3 engine, …

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Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, And Even The New T-Mobile Are Trying To Screw You

T-Mobile announced its new "Uncarrier" strategy--no more two-year contracts, pay for the phone up front. It's a step in the right direction, but not enough. Let's ban all smartphone subsidies and contracts.<p>Today T-Mobile announced that it will begin selling the iPhone 5, which is nice for T-Mobile …

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Scanning felons' brains could help predict whether they'll reoffend

Over five decades since <i>A Clockwork Orange</i> foretold a future where experimental science is used to "cure" repeat offenders, a study of 96 male felons has used brain scans to predict the likelihood of falling back into crime. While the neuroscientist who led the study, Kent Kiehl of Albuquerque's …

Auralux review: Easy-to-learn, challenging strategy game - CNET

<b>The Good</b> <b>Auralux</b> is an easy-to-learn, tough-to-master strategy game with an enjoyable pace, brightly colored graphics, and great audio.<p><b>The Bad</b> The game gets difficult very fast, which may discourage casual gamers from continuing to play.<p><b>The Bottom Line</b> Auralux is a very well-designed strategy game …

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