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The LG CineBeam Projector Casts a Theater-Quality Image on Any Wall

It can cast a 150-inch, ultra high definition image on any wall<p>Listen, we get it: the last movie you saw in the theater probably began with “Padding” …

Gear & Gadgets

Sony PlayStation Vue review: Cut the cable TV cord, keep the channels and DVR - CNET

<b>The Good</b> PlayStation Vue has most of the features and channels you get from your cable or satellite TV provider, without hidden fees or contracts. Its cloud DVR lets you record, pause and rewind live TV, and fast-forward through commercials on recorded shows. Local ABC, CBS, Fox and NBC channels …

This home theater recreates the multiplex with a level of detail you won't believe

Indie Music

In 1905, someone murdered the founder of Stanford University. They've never been caught.

Someone got away with murder. But who killed Mrs. Stanford — and why?<p>There was a great deal of gossip in San Francisco when Mrs. Jane Stanford suddenly left her Nob Hill mansion for Hawaii on February 15, 1905.<p>Ill health was one theory. Low spirits another. But, most shocking of all, the persistent …

15 must-see attractions on the Las Vegas Strip

<b>(CNN) —</b> Las Vegas Boulevard -- the world-famous Las Vegas Strip -- is the central artery of Sin City and the main line to a majority of the city's best sights, gambling, food and fun.<p>With neon signs and dancing fountains along an eight-mile stretch of awesome, the Strip delivers sensory …

Travel

This Is What Record-Low Unemployment Looks Like in America

What will happen when the U.S. unemployment rate falls below 4 percent, which is expected to occur by this summer? One way to tell is to look at …

Chamber of Commerce

47 documentaries on Netflix right now that will make you smarter

And with binge-worthy titles like Netflix original "Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond" and Oscar-nominated "Last Men in Aleppo" a click away, you can get a lot of great nonfiction viewing any night of the week.<p>You'll learn a lot more about the world, but don't worry — you'll also be entertained.<p><b>Here are</b> …

6 Gestural Interface Tricks to Try Out With Your New iPhone X

Most iPhone X owners have had barely 48 hours to get to grips with Apple's new home bar-based user interface which does away with traditional home button functions, but the general consensus is that it becomes extremely intuitive to use after just a few hours. In this article, we've gathered some …

In Oklahoma, Low Energy Prices Drive State Budget Crisis

Low energy prices are good for consumers but bad for some businesses — and the states that rely on them. Oklahoma lawmakers say there may be a "revenue failure" soon. The state has a $900 million budget hole.<p>Transcript<p>ROBERT SIEGEL, HOST:<p>In Oklahoma, the economy runs on oil. The energy industry …

Oil

For The Next Month, 5 Planets Will Align In Early Morning Sky

As of today, you can see all five planets that are possible to see in the sky with the naked eye early in the morning. NPR's Robert Siegel talks with astronomer Jackie Faherty about why this is happening.<p>Transcript<p>ROBERT SIEGEL, HOST:<p>If you get up early tomorrow morning, bundle up and look at the …

LG Ultra Short Throw LED Smart Projector

Projectors offer great image size for the dollar. But they generally also require a lot of room to reach their potential. The LG Ultra Short Throw …

Opal Nugget Ice Maker

Nugget ice. It's an essential element of dairy bars, Mom and Pop restaurants, and many other nostalgic spots. Now you can enjoy all its crunchable …

How to install multiple SIM cards into an iPhone 6s

Want to install an extra SIM card in your iPhone 6s? Here's how to do just that.<p>While most people manage quite well with a single SIM card, if you …

Polycade

Old-school arcade machines are a great addition to any gaming room. But they're also heavy, take up a ton of space, and are prone to breaking down. …

10 Apple Watch tips & tricks to unlock features + enhance the experience

Whether you’re brand new to the Apple Watch or you’ve been wearing yours since day one, there are a few key tips everyone should know to get the most out of the new smartwatch. Many of these actually weren’t available on day one and only became possible recently, and each of these I’ve found …

How to set up your new iPad the right way

Congratulations — you got a new iPad! Whether it’s a high-tech marvel of a new 9.7-inch iPad Pro, the beastly 12.9-inch iPad Pro, a perfectly capable iPad Air 2 or “just” an iPad mini 4, you’ll want such set up your new iPad with the least amount of fuss.<p>We’re here to help you do just that with a …

Apple’s survey app helps venues easily create indoor maps

Apple has quietly launched a dedicated indoor positioning app on iOS, letting business owners map out their venues using just their iPhones. The Indoor Survey App was first spotted on the App Store by developer Steve Troughton-Smith, and although it doesn't appear in search, it's easily accessible …

Best iPad and iPhone apps UK 2018: Photography, work, eating, dating and more on iOS

Our pick of best iPhone and iPad apps for iPhone and iPad for 2018, so you can make the most of your iOS device<p>The sheer number of apps for iOS can …

Stoptix brake light auto-warns when car is slowing

Apply your brakes, and the red brake lights on the rear of your vehicle will illuminate to advise others on the road. This is the common arrangement, …

Every Politician in the U.S. Just Received This Letter About Bitcoin

As an early adopter of the internet (I got AOL in 1993), I have watched with fascination as Bitcoin has become more and more popular: with the media, with users, and especially with investors. I have my doubts about the future of Bitcoin, but the technology is unquestionably one of the most …

5 Card Games to Know (and Snacks to Eat While Playing)

<i>Play your cards right:</i> <i>5 games to learn—and 20 snacks—for your next night in.</i><p>It's safe to say that Food52 staffers like a little healthy competition: We're on soccer teams and bowling teams; we run races and shake cocktails against one another (cooking is a sport too, right?). <b>And, we're card game</b> …

18 Maps That Will Change How You See The World

Including some disturbing news for America.<p>BuzzFeed is attempting to track down and embed all the original creators featured in this article. Please contact tom.chivers@buzzfeed.com.

The Last Audio Cassette Factory

Saturday Night at The Golden Tiki Lounge, A Pirate's Hideout in Las Vegas

<i>Welcome to the photo series</i>Eater Scenes<i>, in which photographers visit some of the world's great restaurants to capture them at a certain, and very specific, point in the day. Today, photographer Amelinda B. Lee visits one of Las Vegas's hottest new bars.</i><p>Vegas entrepreneur Branden Powers recently …

USA TODAY's Travel blog

10 Ways to Add Tech to Your Summer Backyard

Ah, summer…the time to relax, enjoy the outdoors and spend time with friends and family. What better location for that than your very own backyard …

Hiding In Plain Sight: Top 10 Best Covert Spy Cameras

Need a discreet hidden camera? Here's my picks for the best 10 tiny and covert hidden spy cameras for when you need to record something discreetly …

A Gambler Goes for Broke in Vegas

In a classic self-portrait of an un repentant high roller, Jack Richardson walks away from a good night in the casino, totes up his winnings, and …

The 21 Hottest Restaurants in Las Vegas Right Now, Herringbone Expands Again, More!

— Want to eat at the newest restaurants in town on your weekend Sin City getaway? From upscale celebrity chef restaurants to buffalo chicken wing havens, here's your guide to the 21 hottest restaurants in Vegas right now.<p>— Seems like the Herringbone expansion train just won't quit. Brian Malarkey's …