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People Hearing For The First Time Is A Beautiful Thing

Imagine not being able to hear your entire life and finally being able to hear the sound of your own voice or the sound of a loved one for the first …

Soon, You’ll Be Able to Make Money Owning an Electric Car

EV owners could earn cash while they sleep<p>First, they said electric cars didn’t go far enough. Now, they reach hundreds of miles. Then, they said electric cars were too expensive. Soon, owners will be able to make money while they sleep.<p>Electric cars are starting to generate income by storing power …

Walmart is selling a $10 smartphone

For less than a large pie of pizza, you can buy an Android smartphone instead.<p>Yes, throwaway smartphones have arrived, and Walmart's selling them for …

The Internet Arcade

When work began on JSMESS a couple years ago, I knew that it was probably somewhat easy to do all this conversion work for MAME (the arcade side) as …

Retrogaming

Flipboard’s New App Gets Personal By Making Topics The Center Of Attention

Flipboard has been working hard over the last few years to build an app that makes reading stories on mobile and tablet devices as engaging as flipping through a magazine. With the latest version of its app, users will be able to find and discover content that is relevant to their interests, …

Employees (And Their Gadgets) Pose Security Risk to Workplace

New report shows a rise in the number of secure mobile apps, as IT managers fortify corporate networks.<p>As scary as hackers are, they may not be the biggest security threat weighing on corporate information technology executives.<p>Rather, it’s the growing number of employees who bring their …

Why Physicists Are Saying Consciousness Is A State Of Matter, Like a Solid, A Liquid Or A Gas

A new way of thinking about consciousness is sweeping through science like wildfire. Now physicists are using it to formulate the problem of …

Spec Sheet: Motorola shakes up low-cost smartphones with the Moto G

<i>A lot of products come out each week — we don't highlight all of them, but all of them make it into The Verge Database. In Spec Sheet, a weekly series, we survey the latest product entries to keep track of the state of the art.</i><p>Low-cost phones usually aren’t very exciting. They’re slow, or chunky, …

Editorial for iPad is the new text editor to beat

I realize I’m probably in the minority, but to me, the iPad is a lot more than a consumption device; it’s a real computer. Sure, it has all the benefits that usually get touted whenever tablets come up — light weight, small size, long battery life. But there's more to it. There's the clarity and …

Edward Snowden cast as hero in smartphone game

The NSA leaker wanted by U.S. authorities stars in the mobile game Snowden Run 3D. In the endless runner, players must collect "sensitive information" while avoiding the long arm of the law.<p>Now Edward Snowden can hunt for information on Americans' smartphones.<p>The National Security Agency leaker …

Surveillance

An iPhone Lover’s Take On The Facebook Phone

“This is not a Facebook Phone.” Yeah, whatever. The HTC First is the first phone that has Facebook partnering up with an OEM to bake an Android pie with Facebook Home filling, so I’m calling it the Facebook Phone. There will be more. This is just the first. And guess what?<p>It’s really good.<p>Sitting …

Somersby Cider - The Somersby Store

Judge Awards $8,000 To A Man Who Got Stuck On Disney's 'Small World' Ride

Jose Martinez won one for a lot of people today: A federal judge awarded the California man $8,000 in damages from Disneyland, after he had to sit in the "goodbye room"of the "It's A Small World" ride for 30 minutes, while park officials repaired it.<p><i>The San Francisco Chronicle</i> spoke to Martinez's …

Wachowskis of 'Matrix' fame bring sci-fi series to Netflix

"Sense8," which Netflix calls a "global tale of minds linked and souls hunted," will be available exclusively to members late next year, the company says.<p>Late next year, as we're glued to our screens watching Netflix's newest original TV series, will the online-movie powerhouse somehow be tapping …

Science Fiction

Google Maps Beefs Up Its Live Transit Information With Updates For NYC, DC And Salt Lake City

One of the things that’s frustrating about Apple’s Maps is that you don’t get the integrated transit information that’s the lifeblood of living in a place like New York City or San Francisco. Google Maps has always had that information integrated into the product, which is a huge help for people …

Gmail for iOS update lets you swipe between messages

Gmail 2.0 for iOS was a major update bringing a host of much-needed features, but a few basic and fundamental things were left out. Chief among them was the option to move from one email to the next without first returning to your inbox. Fortunately, Google has remedied that problem with Gmail 2.1 …

Click & Grow Turns To Kickstarter To Seed Its 2nd Gen “Smart Herb Garden”

Another established hardware startup is turning to Kickstarter to help fund its next wares. This time it’s the turn of Click & Grow, maker of the smart garden that lets you grow a plant indoors with little or no intervention. After selling over 50,000 units of its first device, the Palo Alto, U.S. …

Amazon Expands X-Ray Feature To TV Shows On Kindle Fire And Wii U With Data From IMDb

Amazon just announced that it is adding its X-Ray feature to TV shows. The feature already worked with movies thanks to data from IMDb, but the company will now use this very same data for other video content. The entire Kindle Fire family will receive the feature and the Amazon Instant Video app …

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 …

Mobile

JPEG Compression Shows Success of Viral “Equal Sign” Profile Picture

If you’re friends with enough political activists on Facebook (as I am), you may have noticed your friends switching their profile photos by the …

World War Z

• <b>Author:</b> Max Brooks<p>We survived the zombie apocalypse, but how many of us are still haunted by that terrible time? We have (temporarily?) defeated the living dead, but at what cost? Told in the haunting and riveting voices of the men and women who witnessed the horror firsthand, <i>World War Z</i>, a #1 <i>New</i> …

New Amazon CloudHSM service vows enterprise-grade security

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Credit: Barb Darrow<p>Amazon(s amzn) Web Services runs on tons and tons of shared hardware. That’s a huge benefit in terms of …

Comfort Food Makeovers: All Your Favorites Made Lighter Kindle Edition

<b>Putting the foods you love back on the table</b><p>We've revamped over 175 feel-good favorites (like creamy Macaroni and Cheese, Meat and Cheese Lasagna, …

» Dear Willis Tower in Chicago: It’s ‘Terkel’ JIMROMENESKO.COM

Dear Willis Tower in Chicago: It’s ‘Terkel’<p>Romenesko reader Jane Meyer Pickering shares her photo of a Studs “Turkel” display at Chicago’s Willis …