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With Town Hall Script Flipped On GOP, Will History Repeat Itself?

Republicans know the scene well: angry constituents flood local town halls, upset over health care and other congressional issues.<p>It's that energy that exploded eight years ago, birthing the Tea Party movement and helping the GOP take back Congress in the 2010 election. But now, they're finding …

Review: Matt Damon Fights Mystical Beasts in the Not-Terrible Great Wall

If you’ve ever longed to watch Matt Damon, dressed in vaguely medieval fantasy warrior gear, sling arrows at ravenous green beasties with eyeballs …

Here's When Apple's Next Big Event Will Take Place

Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference, an annual event during which the company usually discusses upcoming software features coming to the iPhone …

Uber puts mapping cars on five continents

Uber just showed how committed it is to mapping the planet. The ridesharing outfit has started rolling out map cars in Singapore, putting the vehicles on five major continents (sorry, Antarctica, you'll have to wait). As in other cases, the cartographic cars are really driver rides with mapping …

Autonomous Tech

How to set up your Apple TV the right way

The new Apple TV is out and it’s pretty fantastic.<p>Running through setup is fairly simple, but we all could use a little advice on how best to make our choices along the way.<p>With that in mind, then, let’s run through the Apple TV arrangements in order.<p>First up, use the new Apple TV Remote to choose …

Smart TV

These posts from the original iPod launch show why technology predictions are pointless

It might seem a strange opinion for a technology journalist to hold, but trying to predict the future success of a new product on launch day is pretty much pointless.<p>Sure, everyone is welcome to an opinion – and no-one on the internet struggles to voice those – but actually trying to predict …