Christopher L Melendez

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6 Ways Your Smartphone Can Replace Your Entertainment Center

They can text, tweet and take pictures — but can smartphones replace an entertainment center?<p>Sure, you can download Netflix or the HBO Go app, but …

Don't Go In There! Sci-Fi Door Decals

A man’s home is his castle, but sometimes it’s also a spaceship or creepy science lab. Stick up one of these removable Sci-Fi Door Decals and …

Play PC Games on Your Android Phone with This DIY NVIDIA Shield Clone

The NVIDIA Shield is a cool new device that lets you wirelessly play your existing PC games on a handheld device. Linus Tech Tips shows us how to …

How to Build a Heads-Up Display for Your Car

Heads-up displays (transparent displays that let drivers see data without looking down) are built-in on some modern luxury cars, but if you're not …

How to Turn an Android Phone Into a Chromecast for Free with CheapCast

When we looked at the Chromecast, we determined it was worth the $35. However, if you have an Android phone or tablet, you can turn it into a …

Android News

6 Sky Events This Week: Perseids Peak, Cosmic Triangle and Rising Mars

<b>This week, skywatchers will be spoiled with jam-packed skies: meteors raining down, a moon-planet-star triangle and a large asteroid flyby.</b><p><b>Meteor Shower Peaks.</b> The year’s best-known celestial event officially peaks at 6 p.m. GMT Monday, August 12, when the Perseid meteor shower will produce …

When It Comes To Your Data, It’s Time To Enforce Your Own “Terms And Conditions”

The director of a new documentary wonders why so many of us willingly click “OK” and relinquish our information–and our rights. Terms and Conditions May Apply is a call to take back your data.<p>As the director of <i>Terms and Conditions May Apply</i>, a recently released documentary about privacy and the …

6 Brilliant Clues Hidden in the Background of Video Games

WARNING: SPOILERS! We're going to discuss the shocking twist endings to several video games!<p>If, by the way, you didn't know video games could even …

12 Things To Do With An Empty Beer Bottle

If you’re like us, you’ve gone through your share of beer in your life. Each of those empty bottles probably ended up in a recycling bin somewhere. …

Lavabit email service of Edward Snowden fame closed down for reasons under gag order

Lavabit is (was) a secure email service that became a figure in the public eye following details that Edward Snowden, former NSA contractor and PRISM …

New Casio G-Shock Bluetooth Watches Offer Smartphone Control And More

Casio has launched a new versions of their classic Casio G-Shock watch in Japan in the form of the new Casio G-Shock Bluetooth equipped sports …

$1 million Saints Row IV edition includes plastic surgery

The Saints Row IV Super Dangerous Wad Wad edition costs a million bucks, but it comes with a Lamborghini, a space flight, and plastic surgery.<p>The plots of the Saints Row series of action-adventure video games have escalated from a grungy gangland beginning all the way -- with the upcoming Saints …

Saints Row

Look at This Gorgeous Campfire Laser Light Show

Laser enthusiast Tim Roman demonstrates how to stage an impressive light show by pointing an array of high-powered beams at a campfire.

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Adult Hooded Onesies Based on Pop Culture TV Shows and Films

The UK-based RED5 gadget shop has released a line of adult hooded onesies that are based on pop culture television shows and films (<i>Doctor Who</i>, <i>Star</i> …

TV shows

Kendrick Lamar x Cashmere Cat

Lightscaping at home with Philips' Hue LightStrips and Bloom (hands-on video)

Earlier today, Philips announced two new add-ons for its app-controlled Hue system: LivingColors Bloom, a standalone portable fixture, and LightStrips, a 6.6-foot LED tape that you can affix to any surface using the included adhesive back. Both products are fully compatible with the existing Hue …

Newark Tops 'Least Friendly Cities' List

Beating out Islamabad, Pakistan, in a poll of 46,000 respondents, Newark, New Jersey, was rated as the most unfriendly city in the world. In a scathing review, <i>Conde Nast Traveler</i> reported that "Newark is best know for being the site of an airport near New York, and for many of our readers, that's …

New Jersey