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Choice of 2 rugged, highly-rated Bluetooth speakers from Lumsing: $19 Prime Shipped (Reg. $24+)

Amazon has the Lumsing Pioneer Bluetooth speaker with NFC and built-in microphone for $23.99. When you enter the code <b>VFUQFU8H</b> the price drops to only <b>$18.99</b> Prime shipped (free trial). That’s $8 less than our Black Friday mention, and the lowest we’ve seen on this 4.3/5 star rated speaker. It works …

These Are the Best In-Ear Headphones Under $40

Aya Brackett—Nest<p>DJI<p>Apple<p>Osmo<p>Tesla<p>Jawbone<p>Square<p>Hasbro<p>Oculus VR<p>Qualcomm

Fourth-grader says he has the One Ring, school suspends him for terrorist threat, dad says

A fourth-grader in west Texas has been suspended, his father says, because he pretended to have a ring like the One Ring from The Lord of the Rings canon, and said it could make a classmate disappear.<p>Dad Jason Steward said he was told his son's claim amounted to making a terrorist threat.<p>Steward …

The Fantastic Four teaser trailer is here, watch it now

20th Century Fox's "contemporary re-imagining" of Marvel's Fantastic Four is now available in trailer form, and you can check it out above.<p><i>Fantastic Four</i> is the story of four people whose physical forms are altered after being teleported to an alternate universe. The film is expected to hit …

Next-Gen Borderlands & New Battlefield Mode - IGN Daily Fix - IGN Video

Borderlands 2/ Pre-Sequel hit next-gen & Battlefield Hardline unveils new mode. Plus, The Order: 1886 has gone gold & Nintendo discontinues Club …

This Fake Phone Charger Is Actually Recording Every Key You Type

“Whose phone charger is that sticking out of the wall? Oh. It must be Ben’s. Ben always leaves his charger at work. Classic Ben!”<p>Alas, it’s not Ben’s charger. Hell, it’s not a charger at all. It’s actually a little spy device <i>disguised</i> as a phone charger, capable of sniffing out every key you type …

Great last-minute gifts you can print

Hi, my name is Rick, and, uh, I'm a procrastinator.<p><i>HI, RICK!</i><p>It's been 365 days since my last last-minute rush to score Christmas gifts. (And I'm Jewish! How's that for irony?) But it's just so <i>easy</i>. I don't have to set foot in a store or even wait for the UPS guy. I just need to make sure there's …

Wickr's Self-Destructing Messages are Now on Your Desktop

The Wickr mobile apps for iOS and Android are known for incredibly secure messaging that feature a self-destruct option for text, images and videos. Now those messages are available on your desktop.<p>The new Wickr app for Windows, Linux and OS X, is available today with the same security features …

Reddit And Instagram Have A Thriving Marketplace For Fake IDs

For bored teenagers looking to sneak into bars or clubs, buying an illegal fake ID has become scarily easy. They don't need to rely on friends of friends, scribbled instructions or shady meetings in back alleys. Now, the local fake ID vendor is just an Instagram post or Reddit comment away.<p>Entire …

Xbox One price slashed to $349 for the holidays

Good things come to those who wait, and Microsoft's now in the business of richly rewarding those capable of delaying their gratification. If you've yet to pick up an Xbox One, then holding off until November 2nd will see the company apply a $50 price drop across the range. That means that a …

Mod Turns GTA 4 Into Watch Dogs

Hacking Liberty City.<p>Grand Theft Auto IV modders are a wonderful bunch. Since GTA 4 launched on PC in December 2008, the community has provided …

A 5-minute charge for this portable battery can fully recharge an iPhone 5

Portable batteries for charging mobile devices are great. Until they run out of a charge too. Then it’s usually hours of plugged-in time to fill the …

Easy iOS 8 hack lets you stream almost any torrent to your iPhone

Popcorn Time makes it ridiculously easy to “freely” stream almost any movie you want to your iOS device, but unless you have a jailbroken iOS device, actually getting it on the iPhone 6 is impossible, unless you know of a little loophole that allows you to install the banned app.<p>Adventurous iPhone …

Popcorn Time

An espresso machine in your backpack? Minipresso says yes

While there's something to be said -- a lot to be said, really -- for cowboy coffee, a fine espresso is a wonder unto itself. And the Minipresso looks like it's the solution to how to get espresso on the go that we never knew we needed: compact like a vacuum flask, yet able to deliver a freshly …

3DS and the Swiss Army Knife Problem

By most reasonable standards, it’s been a difficult year financially for Nintendo. The company has continued to see operating losses amid sluggish …

Retrogaming

With this doodad, you'll never have to tie your shoelaces again

As of 2014, the Nike Air Mag self-lacing shoes from "Back the Future: Part II" have not yet been fully realized. Sure, we've gotten some replicas and a Nike designer has said he expects the laces to become reality by 2015, but most of us are still tying our shoes just like we always have, with big …

Google threatened with $100m lawsuit over nude celebrity photos

Lawyers representing celebrities whose private photos were published by hackers have threatened to sue Google for $100m, accusing the company of “making millions from the victimisation of women”.<p>Private images of Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Upton, Rihanna and others were widely distributed on the …

Titanfall's smart weapons are real, see how they're being marketed to Americans

Respawn Entertainment's <i>Titanfall</i> has popularized a number of futuristic military advancements. Many of them, for instance the game's energy shields and personal jump jets, are pure fantasy that break many of the laws of physics as we understand them. But one curious item from the game actually …

I tricked my brain into thinking real life was VR

Welcome to the desert of the unreal<p>If you talk to anybody who's into virtual reality for more than ten minutes, you will probably end up speculating about when we might achieve total immersion: the point at which a simulated experience becomes functionally indistinguishable from real life. Most …

BioShock Infinite: The Complete Edition Revealed

• BioShock Infinite Main Game<br>• Clash in the Clouds Add-On Pack<br>• Burial at Sea – Episode 1 Add-On Pack<br>• Burial At Sea – Episode 2 Add-On Pack<br>• Industrial …

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Apple CEO Tim Cook pens a letter to customers to reassure them that their data is safe

In the wake of security issues following the iCloud celebrity ‘hacking’ scandal, Apple is placing greater emphasis on user security after releasing an open letter from CEO Tim Cook and a new set of webpages that are devoted to explaining its privacy policy.<p>Visible from Apple.com, the new privacy …

Destiny - Story Mission: The World's Grave - Destiny Walkthrough - IGN Video

IGN guides you through The World's Grave, one of the Moon story missions in Destiny. For more on Destiny, check out the full wiki on IGN @ …

Asus Echelon Mechanical Gaming Keyboard Review

Here at TSA, we’re all predominantly console gamers. We tend to favour our plastic boxes under the TV, with their handy little ergonomic controllers. …

The Willis Tower's 103rd Floor Glass Skydeck Cracked Last Night

Acrophobes, stop reading now. The Skydeck at Willis Tower, which lets tourists stand on a glass ledge more than 1,500 feet above Chicago, cracked …

This augmented reality motorcycle helmet could save your life

"I was in early morning traffic when an inattentive driver hit me from behind and I was thrown from my motorcycle." Ryan Shearman, founder and CEO of FUSAR Technologies, tells me at Augmented World Expo 2014. It's the kind of thing that could happen to any motorcyclist -- and indeed, happens too …

Amazon giving away $10 in Amazon Coins, in return you must download five free apps (update!)

In an effort to promote a few apps while also rewarding its users for downloading them, Amazon is giving away 1000 Amazon coins to download five free apps. For those that don’t know, this equates to about $10 worth of credit which you can use to pick up the premium apps and/or games of your …

Updated: Paranoid Android’s Peek feature makes its way to Google Play

<i>Update: Google Play Store link is now back online. The developers have also clarified that the APK downloadable from Github is not from them.</i><p>Custom Android ROMs each have their own highlight characteristics. A prominent feature on Paranoid Android, for example, is Peek, which gives enhanced access …

Before you buy an iPhone from Virgin Mobile, read this

Back in March, having decided that Android wasn't for me, I decided to buy an iPhone 5S from Virgin Mobile. The deal was too good to pass up: 30 percent off the phone itself and $30 per month for service -- no contract required. ("Too good" here means relative to other deals. Was the iPhone cheap? …

Google takes Apple’s crown as world’s most valuable brand – BrandZ Top 100

Ryanne Lai<p>Google has finally beaten Apple for the #1 spot in the BrandZ Top 100 list. Apple fell from the top thanks to a steep 20% fall in estimated brand value, all while Google saw an appreciable 40% increase to $159 billion.<p>The study takes into account views of potential and current buyers, as …