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S3mper Fi! Netflix open sources library to make Amazon S3 even more awesome

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Flickr / getinet<p>Cloud architect Adrian Cockcroft may have flown the coop but Netflix(s nflx) continues to do its thing …

Live from the Engadget CES Stage: LG EVP Jim Clayton

LG's certainly not the only player in the wearables game at this year's CES, but this isn't the company's first horse race. This time out, the company's showing off the Lifeband Touch, a new fitness tracker that pairs nicely with the company's heart rate headphones. Jim Clayton, the company's EVP …

Android TV at CES 2014 highlighted by Chinese manufacturers Hisense and TCL

The project formerly known as Google TV has a limited presence on the CES show floor in 2014. While a number of companies are still working up Android-powered boxes and dongles, the largest TV manufacturers we saw on the floor promoting it were Hisense and TCL. Both are showing off skinned versions …

CES 2014: Steambox reviewed

Steambox is potentially a serious competitor to Sony's PlayStation and Microsoft's Xbox.<p>Its creator Valve made its name creating games and distributing them. Now the company has moved into manufacturing the hardware to play its games and allowing other manufacturers to come up with their own …

PowerUp's smartphone-controlled paper plane makes us jealous of modern kids

So, it turns out that people really like paper airplanes, and by that we don't mean the M.I.A. song, although that's pretty neat too. No, we're talking about PowerUp's Bluetooth propellor kit for paper planes that enables you to steer your origami aircraft. Creator Shai Goitein had already …

Dropbox goes down following problem with 'routine maintenance' (update 2: what happened)

We hope you weren't planning a big Dropbox sync this evening. The cloud storage service reports that it's having problems with its site following an issue with "routine internal maintenance." Just what that means isn't yet clear, although it's not believed to be an intrusion attempt. While …

CES 2014, Day 5: Five things 50 Cent missed while he was busy hawking headphones

It's been a fun week of awards, announcements and intentionally awful headlines, but all good things must come to an end. Before the doors to the show floor closed for the final time this year, we spent some moments with a pair of smart headbands, some augmented reality glasses and even a …

Video games diary

Rounding up the past week’s news and curios from the gaming industry This week: Halo for Xbox One still coming this year, 2K announce Evolve and Depression Quest is green lit on Steam<p><b>Stay calm. Halo for Xbox One still coming this year</b><p>A blog post by Microsoft’s Yusuf Medhi ruffled some feathers when …

BBC World News - Click, 11/01/2014 GMT, CES 2014: Steambox reviewed

Steambox is potentially a serious competitor to Sony's PlayStation and Microsoft's Xbox.<p>Its creator Valve made its name creating games and distributing them. Now the company has moved into manufacturing the hardware to play its games and allowing other manufacturers to come up with their own …

BBC World News - Click, 11/01/2014 GMT, CES 2014: Smartphones that see heat, plus other gadgets

Many tech companies made big announcements at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.<p>Click's LJ Rich looks at what was unveiled at CES 2014, including some of the more unusual gadgets from cameras allowing your smartphone to see heat, to mini 3D printers and smart socks and headbands to monitor …

11 Tips for Spectacular Snow Landscapes

Autumn has come and gone. At least, that's how it feels right now in Idaho! The colorful leaves are falling off the trees, everything is becoming …

Money strategies retirement savers need now

Your year-end brokerage and 401(k) statements have arrived in your inbox and mailbox. Now it’s time to take stock of your portfolio and consider …

How To Get Out Of Bed When You Hate Your Job

Even if you have the best job on the planet, there will be days when you just can’t bear to get out of bed to go to work. Fortunately, those days are probably few and far between, and a few recitations of “Tomorrow will be better,” is all you’ll need to get yourself to the office.<p>But what happens …

Why Exercise Is The Key To Work-Life Balance

Getting enough exercise doesn’t just make your butt look good; it also can save it in the office or at home.<p>Maybe you should be asking your boss for midday workouts.<p>Interesting research published in the <i>Harvard Business Review</i> shows that exercise isn’t a selfish indulgence (how dare you care about …

Dominic Cooper confirmed for Warcraft

It was announced last year that Dominic Cooper (<b>Captain America: The First Avenger</b>) was in talks to join Duncan Jones’ <b>Warcraft</b> adaptation, and now …

Breaking Bad's Jesse Plemons to meet with J.J. Abrams for Star Wars: Episode VII lead

If you believe everything you read, virtually every actor in Hollywood has been in to audition for roles in <b>Star Wars: Episode VII</b>, and I’m sure like …

Bioware share plans for Galactic Starfighter and SWTOR in new video

A new video released by Bioware this evening takes a look at some of the Galactic Starfighter updates, new Kuat Drive Yard Flashpoint missions, the …