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With Zwift, Cycling Meets Video Game

Yesterday, Zwift, a “fitness entertainment platform” launched in Rapha stores across the globe (SF, NYC, London). In San Francisco, a crowd of …

'Beep' works like a Chromecast for your old speakers

If you want to make your favorite speakers wireless, you have a few options. Nothing on the market, however, is quite like Beep. Launching today, the tiny dial works like a Chromecast for your speakers, and lets you cast tunes from your mobile device over Wi-Fi -- and with none of the range …

Whoosh: Animated global weather map has winning winds

Not just for weather junkies, an online interactive global wind map will capture your imagination with a colorful swirl of moving wind patterns.<p>As little humans on this big planet, we can feel the impact of something like the infamous polar vortex. We can see the snow outside and notice the wind …

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Maingear announces Pulse 17, the 'world's thinnest' 17-inch gaming notebook

Maingear's normal method of constructing a gaming notebook works something a little like this: 1. Grab a Clevo chassis, 2. Crowbar as much high-power tech it can. For the Pulse 17, however, the company has decided to follow a different path. Abandoning Clevo's hardware, the company has crafted a …

HDBaseT 2.0 spec makes the all-in-one home theater cable better, cheaper

We haven't checked on the HDBaseT Alliance in a few years, but now its 5-in-1 Ethernet cable spec is getting a second revision. HDBaseT already crams virtually any HD source and signal -- and power! -- into one connection, and 2.0's biggest addition to the mix is USB 2.0 support. Manufacturers can …

Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2013 shortlist - in pictures

The Royal Observatory Greenwich has announced the shortlist for the 2013 Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition. Photographers captured spectacular sights from across our solar system, the galaxy and beyond – from stunning auroras in the Earth's atmosphere to frenzied storms on the sun and …

Mysterious Dancing Lights In Afghanistan

This isn't a painting. It's not from a movie. It's not a strange astronomical event. This is real — what you can see when certain helicopters in Afghanistan touch down on sandy ground, raising dust, causing mysterious arcs of light to loop and dance through the air.<p>This doesn't always happen. "The …

Marantz NR1403 review: A slim, simple receiver without frills - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The <b>Marantz NR1403's</b> is significantly thinner than most AV receivers. It packs in six HDMI inputs, which is the most you'll find at this price level. And despite the compact design, its sound quality is comparable to the best we've heard this year.<p><b>The Bad</b> There's no built-in Wi-Fi or …

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