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Meet the Man Hired to Make Sure the Snowden Docs Aren't Hacked

<b>In early January, Micah Lee worried journalist Glenn Greenwald's computer</b> would get hacked, perhaps by the NSA, perhaps by foreign spies.<p>Greenwald …

Airtame wireless screen-mirroring dongle shipping in October for $99

Airtame, the Danish startup that received our Best of CES 2014 award for its awesome wireless video dongle, has confirmed that it will be shipping its first lot to its beta users this month in July. Better yet, the device has since been upgraded from a single-core Freescale chip to a dual-core …

The Flat Owl Linux Desktop

Lifehacker reader Royale with Cheese has a sharp-looking flat desktop that looks like OS X at first glance. It's actually Fedora 20, and it's smooth …

Pinoy Rap Radio

Paul uses suit to boost campaign

Rand Paul’s move to sue the National Security Agency is his latest expression of outrage about government overreach and invasion of privacy.<p>It’s also an unusual play by the likely presidential candidate to advance his political ambitions.<p>Largely unnoticed in Paul’s effort is this: the names and …

The First Totally Open Source Laptop Is Almost Real

Is your laptop secure? In the age of widespread snooping from the NSA and so many others, do you really know that your machine is safe? Is every part …

NASA's next robot rover squishes like a child's toy

Super Ball Bot benefits from a bouncy design<p>In order to land on the Martian surface, NASA's Mars Rover Curiosity went through seven minutes of terror: it plummeted from the sky at 13,000 miles per hour, with only a supersonic parachute and a set of rocket motors to keep it from becoming a crater. …

Couples Under An X-Ray And Other Amazing Images From This Week

This Week, 30,000 Classrooms Are Participating In The “Hour Of Code”

No matter the noise about the “skills gap,” schools aren’t teaching kids to code. The majority of U.S. states don’t recognize computer science as a core subject, meaning that, in the era of high-stakes testing and budget cuts, there’s actually been a 10-year decline in the number of schools that …

8 Ways to Keep Your Employees Happy

A recent survey found that 70% of people are more likely to look for a new job after vacation. Realistically speaking, with the holidays and the …

This Artist Builds On His Kids' Sketches

Normally parents are the ones who provide coloring books for their kids, but artist Fred Giovannitti's children are the ones providing something for …

Password Protect Your Devices

Choosing not to password protect your devices is the digital equivalent of leaving your home or car unlocked. If you're lucky, no one will take advantage of the access. Or maybe the contents will be ravaged and your favorite speakers and/or secrets stolen.

Kobe Bryant and Lionel Messi Share Dueling Selfies in Hit Ad Sequel

How do you follow up one of the Internet's most popular ads from the past year? By incorporating 2013's most popular word.<p>At least, that's Turkish …

10 Excellent Platforms for Building Mobile Apps

If you've ever wanted to build an app for your business, blog, product or service, but the heavy investment of both time and money put you off, …

MicroNugget: What are Virtual Labs?

10 Tech Visionaries Who Died in 2013

Notable Tech Deaths of 2013<p>Aaron Swartz (1986 - 2013)<p>Yvonne Brill (1924 - 2013)<p>Jack Harker (1926 - 2013)<p>Ray Harryhausen (1920 - 2013)<p>Amar Bose (1929 …

Samsung updating Galaxy Gear this week with enhanced notifications and gestures (updated)

When we reviewed the Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch, we were concerned about the lack of third-party notification support. If we received a notification from any app that wasn't officially made by Samsung, we wouldn't actually get to read it on the watch; instead, we'd get alerted to the fact that …

Kano Computer Kit Lets Anyone Build a PC From Scratch

If you grew up tinkering with building kits like Erector sets or Lego Mindstorms, you can probably appreciate how important such tools can be to a …

Microsoft video attacks Google's Chrome as surveillance technology

A leaked internal Microsoft video attacks Google's Chrome Everywhere campaign, drawing pointed attention to Google's program of monetizing personal …

NSA Has 50,000 ‘Digital Sleeper Agents’ Via Computer Malware, Says Latest Snowden Leak

Sleeper agents are among the most sinister spy assets: they lie in wait, wolves in sheep’s clothing, and then deliver a critical blow when activated. The NSA has 50,000 of those waiting for the literal push of a button, according to the latest batch of leaked Snowden documents, as seen by Dutch …

Xbox One Sells 1M Units in 24 Hrs

IRL: the Samsung Galaxy Round is a curved Note 3 that costs way too much

<i>Welcome to</i> IRL<i>, an ongoing feature where we talk about the gadgets, apps and toys we're using in real life and take a second look at products that already got the formal review treatment.</i><p>Flat smartphones are <i>so</i> early 2013; concave is the new hotness. At least, that's what Samsung and LG might have …

Amazon adds AT&T & Sprint to $0.01 Moto X promotion

Earlier this week, Amazon began offering Motorola’s Moto X starting at just $0.01 on a two year contract, and now it looks as though the promotion is expanding.<p>While use of the Moto Maker customization tool isn’t available with this deal, Amazon has now added additional carriers alongside Verizon …

Google Glass developers: We're still flying half-blind

"As the device gets more personal, it's less about killer apps, and more about the personally awesome app." <br>--Brandyn White, Google Glass developer

Xbox One vs. PS4: A Guide to Making the Toughest Gaming Decision in Years

It was 1981. Ronald Reagan was president, MTV had just launched and choosing a video game system was easy. The Atari 2600 was the best and most …

Intel's next many-core chip will be a true stand-alone processor

Intel's current Xeon Phi doesn't really fulfill the promise of many-core computing -- it's a co-processor that needs a 'real' CPU to function. That will change when the next-generation Knights Landing model arrives, Intel revealed at the Supercomputing Conference this week. The 14-nanometer chip …

Primo Is An Arduino Robot That Teaches Kids Programming Logic Through Play

Dan Shapiro’s Robot Turtles board game Kickstarter showed there is serious appetite for kids’ games that aren’t just fun to play with but also sneakily teach core coding principles. Instead of the $25,000 he was aiming for, Shapiro raised more than $630,000. Geeky moms and dads clearly have money, …

LG to focus on TV and move away from smartphones: report

<b>LG may be shifting resources into areas it believes it can be more successful in, such as TVs, and out of its smartphone business.</b><p>The report comes …