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25 Thanksgiving Jokes That Will Get You Through Dinner With Your Family

If returning to your hometown, having dinner with your extended family and eating yourself into a food coma aren't your bag, Thanksgiving can be a little uncomfortable. Luckily, these comedians know exactly how you feel.<p>We rounded up 25 of the best musings on Turkey Day so you can crack a smile …

33 Gifts The iPhone Addict In Your Life Will Want

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Deal: Amazon Fire TV Stick for $24 (regularly $39) on Staples and Best Buy

With the huge success of Google’s Chromecast stick, it’s no surprise that Amazon has also decided to get in the game with a TV stick of their own. The Amazon Fire TV Stick was introduced a little over three weeks ago, and is currently sold out on Amazon for the rest of 2014. The good news is …

New indoor tracking tech could stalk your every move

Would you feel comfortable being tracked every time you walked into a shopping mall, casino or airport? New technology could make it possible for …

Tech Trends Shaping The Future Of Medicine, Part 2

Enormous technological changes in medicine and healthcare are heading our way. If they hit us unprepared (which we are now), they will wash away the medical system we know, leaving a purely technology–based service without personal interaction. By preparing and planning, we have the opportunity to …

Microsoft's Black Friday Xbox One Deals Will Blow You Away

Microsoft is slashing the price of its Xbox One gaming console by $50 price and offering further discounts for select game titles for the Black …

Black Friday

Tech Trends Shaping The Future Of Medicine, Part 1

Enormous technological changes in medicine and healthcare are heading our way. These trends have a variety of stakeholders: patients, medical professionals, researchers, medical students, and consumers. They are important because of the impact they will likely have on all of us at one time or …

SnapJet lets you print your smartphone snaps as Polaroids

An Impossible Lab challenger has appeared to let you print Polaroid-style photos directly from your smartphone. The SnapJet -- seeking funding on Kickstarter -- uses no apps (although there will be a free app available), no wires, no Wi-Fi, no NFC, no Bluetooth -- and it's compatible with every …

Gear & Gadgets

Office for Android gets Dropbox support and easier OneDrive sharing

A couple of weeks ago, Microsoft announced a surprise partnership with Dropbox to increase Office’s cloud storage options. At the time, however, the updates only benefited iOS users.<p>Today, Office Mobile for Android users are getting a shot at the new integration.<p>Now when you use Office Mobile on …

Amazon's Black Friday blowout starts tomorrow, runs for eight days straight

The ecommerce giant plans to have new deals drop every ten minutes so you'll never leave your computer<p>Amazon always goes big for Black Friday, and this year is no different. In fact, the shopping giant is going so big that it's starting its Black Friday sales tomorrow, a full week before Black …

FCC weighs laws blocking local internet providers from competing with telecoms

Federal Communications Commission (FCC) chairman Tom Wheeler has a problem. By 2015, the regulator wants at least one city in every state to have super-fast internet. The companies that provide that service? Not so much.<p>As he contends with calls from from no less than President Obama to mandate net …

Flip phones are hip again

<b>(CNN) —</b> Hipsters, rejoice. Next time you ride your fixed-gear bicycle to the the thrift store, where you find a vintage, grease-stained mechanic's shirt that matches your Rollie Fingers mustache and Grizzly Adams beard, there's an edgy, if technologically sub-optimal, way to tell your friends about …