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Photos of the Abandoned Star Wars Sets in Tunisia

Tatooine will be familiar to the millions of fans that have followed the Star Wars saga. It is a fictional planet that is a virtual desert world, …

21 Brilliant Objects You Can Make From Recycled Materials

Out of all the items we purchase every day, how many do we keep for over a year?<p>Not many.<p>Now more than ever, we seem quite at ease constantly …

30 Compelling Photographs Taken By Google Street View

We've previously featured some of the resourceful and imaginative ways people are using Google Street View, but today we wanted to bring things back …

Mozilla and Foxconn plan to unveil Firefox OS smartphone June 3

Mozilla has revealed a new partnership with Hon Hai, the parent company of Foxconn, with plans for the manufacturing giant to develop a mobile device …

Researchers create virtual therapist with webcam and game sensor

Researchers with the University of Southern California Institute for Creative Technologies are working on a virtual therapist that appears lifelike …

Augmented Reality

Next-gen Kinect for Windows to get moving in 2014

The Xbox One may have hogged the spotlight, but the next-gen console wasn’t the only piece of new hardware Microsoft unveiled this past week. The …

“Attack On Titan” May Be Japan's Most Horrifying Bento Lunchbox

This “Attack On Titan” bento box isn't so much appetizing as it is appalling. How hungry (or brave) would you have to be before getting up the guts …

ASMR – free, intensely pleasurable relaxation for a lucky few

Despite the very official-sounding name ascribed to it, there is no science to prove the existence of the Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response, or …

Gigabyte BRIX mini-PC offers customization galore

The mini PC has slowly transformed from a novelty to something more useful, meeting a variety of needs and working well as everything from a portable …

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Your Passwords Are Weak

We've learned long ago that the web is filled with hackers attempting to get into our accounts by guessing passwords from well known sites. This is …

Toshiba REGZA Z8X Ultra HD TVs set to bring hybridcast to Japan in June

Toshiba is jumping onto the Ultra HD bandwagon, pricing up its trio of 4K TVs, the REGZA Z8X series, for Japan. Set to hit (reinforced) store shelves …

Flv Player app review: play flash videos and other media formats on your iOS device

Flv Player<p>Price: $1.99 (as of May 27, 2013, marked down to $0.99)<p>Flv Player by Component Studios is an app that allows users to finally watch flash …

Allrecipes Video Cookbook for iPad app review: explore the tasty offerings

Allrecipes Video Cookbook<p>Price: Free<p>Allrecipes Video Cookbook by All Recipes, Inc. brings you a huge selection of meal ideas using video instructions.<p>…

Go Multilingual With Ultralingua Dictionary Bookshelf For iOS

Ultralingua Dictionary, which is touted as the "best dictionary app on the App Store," has just received a significant update. And you need not look …

Turntable.fm's Friend-Powered Music Streaming App Piki Becomes Even More 'Friendly'

• A cool new slideshow view for "Preview Taste"<br>• Swipe to delete picks from your profile<br>• Various visual tweaks to make Piki even nicer to look at<br>• Lots of …

U.S. judge demands Apple reveal HTC settlement to Samsung - appPicker

A U.S. Judge demanded that Apple disclose their 10-year patent license agreement with smartphone manufacturer HTC to Samsung, their main legal rival …

Top iPad apps gone free

We find the best iPad app gone free for you daily. Our appPicker PDI selects only the top iPad apps free for the day as they happen so you know they …

Data tsunami: mobile networks to carry 1,000 times more data

The exponential growth of technology, first noticed by Intel’s Gordon E. Moore and known commonly as Moore’s law, looks like it also applies to the amount of data we create, store, archive and transmit. For mobile carriers and wireless infrastructure creators it is this last category – transmission …

Mobile

Vigour raises €500k funding for multi-screen video technology

Dutch firm Vigour is the latest startup exploring how tablets, smartphones and televisions can work together more effectively, starting with an app, …

Gigaom | Adios, Dora: Netflix is starting to take Viacom shows offline

Advertisement<p>Who lives in a pineapple under the sea? Don’t ask Netflix (s NFLX) subscribers: The video service removed <i>Spongebob Squarepants</i>, <i>Dora the</i> …

Daft Punk break second Spotify record with Random Access Memories

Just weeks after Get Lucky became the most streamed track on Spotify, Daft Punk have broken a second Spotify streaming record, with their new album …

Tweeting Out Spoilers Without Spoiling The Fun

What do you do when you want to talk about an event on Twitter but you know that some of your followers might not want to hear the details until after it has happened? It’s an issue that Internet forums, chat rooms, social networks (and PR teams) have been dealing with for a long time, and while …

Google Glass: facial recognition coming soon

The controversial Google Glass computer could soon recognise who you are talking to thanks to a new ‘hack’.<p>The new software from Lambda Labs, who are based in San Francisco, raises the prospect of never forgetting a face again, and also of internet recommendations for who Google Glass wearers …