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Tim Cook's Total Pay For 2014 Was Over $100 Million

Apple filed its proxy statement with the SEC this week, which included compensation figures for its top executives.<p>According to the proxy statement, Apple's CEO Tim Cook made $9.2 million in salary and bonuses last year.<p>For just about anyone in the world, that's a great pay package.<p>But, Cook is CEO …

Rapere is a drone that hunts and drops tangle lines on bothersome drones

While drones can be used for innocuous (and even charming) purposes, they’re also prone to be used in ways that cause headaches for others – flying …

Google Is Doing A New Thing To Tick Off Microsoft: Exposing Bugs In Windows 8

Microsoft is not happy that Google's security folks are finding bugs in Windows (particularly Windows 8) and telling the world about them before Microsoft can fix the problems.<p>Publicly discussing bugs in this way (in geek-speak, it's called "full disclosure") is not something new or unique to …

Customers

Apple’s next MacBook Air will be the death of the laptop

<i>Some very plausible rumors from inside Apple have revealed the shape and design of the next edition of Apple’s ultra-portable laptop, the MacBook</i> …

Congress Is Getting Ready To Make Big Decisions On Commercial Drones

Federal Aviation Administration officials have said they want to release proposed rules before the end of this month, but other government and industry officials say they are likely to be delayed until January. Meanwhile, except for a small number of companies that have received FAA exemptions, a …

Google Just Gave Photographers A Big Reason To Choose Android Over The iPhone

This means users will be able to see what photos look like before the phone's camera processes it and translates it to a JPEG file.<p>The ability to shoot in raw is common on high-end DSLR cameras, but it hasn't really been available for mobile phones until recently.<p>Nokia's Lumia 1520 and 1020, which …

Mobile Photography

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Woman Reenacts Selfies from the Man Who Has Her Cell Phone

On New Year's Day, 2013, Danielle Bruckman realized that she had lost her iPhone at some point during the partying of the previous evening. Where was …

Yoda Coffee Cup Cozy

The brew is strong with this one. Let Jedi Master Yoda keep your hands from scalding with this adorable Yoda Coffee Cup Cozy. I’m sorry- “Star Wars …

Novelty Computer Keys

Sometimes you just wish some of your keyboard’s keys were labeled a little more accurately. With the Novelty Computer Keys set, you get all the …

You Can't Steal these Exploding Ink Pint Glasses

We all have that one friend that always swipes a pint glass from bars. Maybe it’s you. Maybe it’s me. Maybe I’m sitting alone in a room completely …

Tank Slippers

Lounge about the house in military style with these Panzer tank slippers from miligurumis. It’s ok to drag your feet around with these crocheted …

Google might ditch Intel and design its own chips

Even with its burgeoning Nexus program, Google is still primarily seen as a software and services company rather than a hardware designer. And yet, all those web services, from YouTube videos to Street View panoramas to Google Docs, need a solid infrastructure of servers to support them — which has …

BearExtender Turbo starts shipping today for $80, brings 802.11ac WiFi to older Macs

Yes, it took a little longer than we originally expected. But, starting today, BearExtender is finally making its 802.11ac WiFi adapter available to Apple laptop and desktop owners who are missing out on the novel wireless standard. Much like the company's BearExtender 1200, the Turbo is also …

As Google slowly preps the Chromecast ecosystem, waves of new apps are on the way

HBO Go, Songza and Pandora are about to get more company on Chromecast, according to a <i>Gigaom</i> interview with Google's VP of product management Mario Queiroz where he stated additional waves of apps are coming soon. A public release for the Chromecast SDK -- which should allow developers to build and …

The Incredible Story Of Marion Stokes, Who Single-Handedly Taped 35 Years Of TV News

From 1977 to 2012, she recorded 140,000 VHS tapes worth of history. Now the Internet Archive has a plan to make them public and searchable.<p>In a storage unit somewhere in Philadelphia, 140,000 VHS tapes sit packed into four shipping containers. Most are hand-labeled with a date between 1977 and …

Civil Rights

Sprint dead last in Consumer Reports' phone service survey

Sprint is eating everyone's dust.<p>The nation's third-largest wireless carrier by subscriber base sank to the bottom of a survey conducted by Consumer Reports over cell phone service. Sprint scored "dismal marks" in value, voice, text messaging, and 4G reliability, according to Consumer Reports' …

HBO Go comes to Chromecast on both Android and iOS

See, when the Chromecast first launched, it was intriguing primarily because of its exceptionally low price point. People who ran out and bought one (which included more than a few Engadget editors) were investing in promised future functionality, not its current feature set. Well, it's safe to say …

Adobe expands $10 per month Photography Program offer to everyone, not just Photoshop owners

Back in September, Adobe announced its $10 monthly Photoshop Photography Program subscription as a secondary option to a full-blown Creative Cloud membership. Initially, users had to own CS3 or later to be eligible, but now the creative software outfit has opened up the offer to everyone. That's …

Skully Heads Up Display Helmet

Imagine a motorcycle helmet that not only protects your head, but keeps you safe by providing real-time information and video with a simple voice …

Devel Sixteen Pushes Out 5,000 HP, Top Speed of 348 MPH (video)

Yeah you read that title right! The Devel Sixteen is said to use a 5,000-hp V16 engine according to its Dubai-based backers. It’s also supposed to …

Star Wars Episode VII Release Date December 18th 2015 Confirms Lucasfilm

Lucasfilm has today announced that their new and highly anticipated next Star Wars film called Star Wars: Episode VII will be opening in theatres on …

You're Spending Too Much on Your Gaming PC

<i>What do you get for your money? That's the question everyone looking to buy a piece of tech asks themselves. It also happens to be the question our</i> …

Caterham charged to produce e-bikes and motorcycles

Since 1957 Caterham Group has been known for its purpose-built sports cars, Formula One entries and overall motorsports shenanigans. This week at the …

Motorcycles

F-bombs away! Twitter map tracks curses in real time

Fiddlesticks! Fracking! Fudge! Nope, not THAT F-word. We're talking about the saucy verb that was supposedly first used in "Flen flyys," a circa-1475 poem that mocked friars for their alleged extracurricular activities with other men's wives. (Seriously, look it up on Wikipedia to spice up your …

To Save Itself, The DSLR Market Should Look To Smartphones And Revalue Each Press Of The Shutter

There’s mounting evidence that the tendency to favour smartphones over standalone cameras isn’t just tanking compact camera sales – it’s affecting DSLR and interchangeable lens cameras, too. A new WSJ report claims that DSLR camera shipments could fall 9.1 percent by the end of 2013, versus 2012, …

Monoprice 9774 vs. Monoprice 10565 (vs. Energy Take Classic): Are they different?

A few months ago, Matt Moskovciak and Steve Guttenberg reviewed the Monoprice 9774, finding them to be incredibly similar to the Energy Take Classic. Too similar.<p>I got in both speakers, and tore them apart, finding them to be pretty much the same. Or as close to the same as two speaker sets can be. …

A tour of the Vault at the Petersen Automotive Museum

You can't take pictures. Well, not normally. During a regular tour, there's the tour guide, and a separate minder who keeps an eye on you and your phone or camera.<p>Welcome to the Vault, the sprawling underground storage of some incredible and historic cars, beneath the Petersen Automotive Museum in …