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Original SlingKing – Water Balloon Launcher

Want to have some fun during this summer holiday? Try this Original SlingKing water balloon launcher and make your afternoons enjoyable with friends …

Huge hack spills data of 4m US federal employees

A huge data breach exposing personal information of 4m current and former federal employees has been revealed, with insiders already blaming Chinese …

Civil Service

Sony's keyring-sized Bluetooth speakers are now available in the US

Earlier this year, Sony added a trio of new devices to its family of portable Bluetooth speakers, looking more like grown-up building blocks than musical accessories. Now, the company has announced US pricing and availability for the X11, X33, and X55, all of which sport the same minimalist look as …

Google's Larry Page was asked whether he was worried about the rise of ad blockers — here's what he said

The increasing popularity of ad blockers is an existential threat to companies such as Google that make most of their revenue by selling ads.<p>Hence why the question of ad blockers was brought up Wednesday at Google's annual meeting of stockholders. An audience member asked Google CEO Larry Page how …

Digital Advertising

What $100/Night Will Get You in 10 Cities Around the World

The costs of a budget motel and a five-pearl luxury resort may not be as drastically different as you think. Actually, they might not be different at all: It all depends on where you are. So, using sample dates August 18 through 21, we searched the globe for hotels that have rates at just …

Refugees sent from Nauru to Cambodia may join others in lining up to leave

When refugees are sent to Cambodia over the coming days, as an official document circulated on Nauru last week indicated could happen this week, they will be trading the open-air detention of the South Pacific isle for new and unfamiliar surroundings.<p>The primer letter sells Cambodia as a place …

Asia

Turn Your Phone into a Pro Grade Cam with 30x Zoom

You have a fondness for mash-ups: Girl Talk, golden doodles, waffle tacos!<p>Bring the best of two worlds together again with the new QX30 from Sony, a …

Mobile Photography

These are the 25 most popular mobile apps in America

In its latest mobile app report, comScore tracks the 25 most popular apps in the US. This is an interesting slice of the App Store, as it highlights active usage, not just one-time downloads or recent popularity.<p>Some observations:<p><b>Facebook is by far the top app,</b> with 115.4 million unique visitors in …

Apps

Millennium Falcon Cutting Board

The Millennium Falcon cuts across the galaxies at high speeds and now you can cut across Han Solo’s ship at high speeds too with this Star Wars …

Mushrooms Can Mine Gold From Old Mobile Phones

Mobile Phones and smartphones contain a variety of precious metals including gold, silver and copper, although getting these metals out of old …

Mobile

Pac-Man VHS Tape Coffee Table

I’m not exactly sure if making furniture out of your old VHS tapes is the best use but it’s probably better than just throwing them out. Or not. So …

Apple's cheaper 8GB iPhone 5c goes on sale in Europe and China

The rumors are true, Apple is launching an 8GB version of the iPhone 5c. After internal documents from German carrier O2 clued us into a new variant of Apple's mid-tier phone, carriers across Europe have now begun taking orders for it. UK operator O2 and French provider SFR are offering the handset …

Oil slick spotted in sea in search for missing Malaysian plane

Vietnam air force planes spot two oil slicks suspected to be from missing Malaysian Boeing 777 jet, as it emerges at least two passengers were travelling on stolen passports<p>The fate of flight MH370 from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing remains unclear more than 12 hours after air traffic controllers lost …

Airplanes

Santos fined after coal seam gas project contaminates aquifer 'with uranium'

The NSW government should tear up an agreement with Santos to fast-track a coal seam gas project after the energy producer was fined for contaminating an aquifer, reportedly with uranium, the state opposition says.<p>The Environment Protection Authority issued a $1,500 fine to Santos last month …

As hostilities flare in Crimea, U.S. steps up pressure on Russia - CNN.com

Ukrainian tanks are transported from their base in Perevalne, Crimea, on Wednesday, March 26. After Russian troops seized most of Ukraine's bases in Crimea, interim Ukrainian President Oleksandr Turchynov ordered the withdrawal of armed forces from the peninsula, citing Russian threats to the lives …

Apple iPhone 6 Could Launch in July (Rumor)

Since the launch of the iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C back in September last year, we’ve heard several rumor hinting at the possible launch of its …

Corephotonics' dual-camera tech will change smartphone imaging

Two-year-old Israeli company Corephotonics is ready to change how you take pictures with your smartphone, and it could happen as early as this year. The company's dual-camera technology has been making waves here at Mobile World Congress, and it's hard not to see why.<p>Before we begin though, I've …

Mobile Photography