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Samsung Gear 2 and Gear Fit Prices Confirmed

Samsung unveiled a bevvy of new gadgets at Mobile World Congress last month, but most came without a price tag. Slowly but surely the Korean firm is filling in the gaps, starting with the Gear 2 and Gear Fit, which will retail for $295 and $197 respectively — there’s no price for the cheaper Gear 2 …

You can now take extra precaution against hackers and snoops by enabling SSL security on your Tumblr Dashboard

You can now take extra precaution against hackers and snoops by enabling SSL security on your Tumblr Dashboard. Just head over to your Account Settings and flip the switch.<p>“Any reason I shouldn’t do this?” Nope, not really. It doesn’t change anything about the dashboard, it just encrypts your connection to it. We’ve been using it for weeks and haven’t even noticed. So, yeah, turn it on and forget about it. Easy.

New Technology Affords New Levels Of Success For The Under-Educated

What do Genghis Khan, Andrew Carnegie, and Jay-Z have in common? They are all exceptional ‘rags to riches’ stories, creating entire empires from humble roots. We dream of this reality for our lives, escaping in make believe experiences ranging from Cinderella to Rocky to ‘wishful thinking’ on that …

LeBron James NBA's most popular

Two world championships seem to have healed some wounds for fans of LeBron James.<p>For the first time in four years, the Miami Heat forward is the most …

FCC set to approve Softbank's Sprint and Clearwire deals, says Bloomberg

It looks as if nine months of hard politicking is coming to an end, now that the FCC has reportedly rubber-stamped the deal to tie up Softbank with Sprint and Clearwire. <i>Bloomberg's</i> cabal of insiders have said that two out of three commissioners have voted to support the transactions, meaning that …

Google And Apple May Bring Us A Console War We Didn't See Coming

Last night, the Wall Street Journal brought us news that Google has now set its sights on making its own Android-based video game console. The kicker? This is supposed to be in response to Apple doing the very same thing.<p>Google and Apple video game consoles? Are the Xbox One and PS4 dead already? …

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Wearable technology: This time it’s a $2,000 helmet

A helmet-mounted display may be available to motorcyclists as early as 2014. While you won’t be able to use it to fire off weapons, like combat pilots do from their helmets in jet planes or helicopters, it will navigate you to your destination with ease and in style.<p>Russian startup LiveMap is …

Noah's Ark theme park delayed due to very literal interpretations

The Biblical account of Noah and his Ark poses a lot of questions, even for believers like the creators of the controversial Creation Museum in …

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FORTUNE — There’s a new number three.<p>Microsoft’s (MSFT) Windows Phone operating system has overtaken BlackBerry (BBRY) for the first time, according to researcher IDC. The firm released its quarterly report on the smartphone market, showing that during the first quarter of 2013, Windows devices …

Phil Jackson book: MJ over Kobe

Phil Jackson always has been hesitant to compare Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant. Until now.<p>In his new book, co-written with Hugh Delehanty and …

Greek addicts turn to deadly shisha drug as economic crisis deepens

Nobody knows which came first: the economic crisis tearing Greece apart or shisha, the drug now known as the "cocaine of the poor". What everyone …