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CyanogenMod 11 nightlies land on Xperia Z, Ultra, Galaxy Note 2, S3, and many more

Development of the mighty CyanogenMod ROM marches on, but January must have been a particularly busy month for the developers. A huge number of devices have had their builds updated to nightly versions of CyanogenMod 11 (Android 4.4) since the start of the year.<p>Over the past week, even more …

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Roadie tunes your guitar for you, tells you when your strings are about to break (hands-on)

Unless you've traded your guitar strings for an axe-shaped MIDI controller, tuning your guitar is probably one of those chores you've just learned to deal with. It's hardly the bane of any guitarist's existence, but sometimes it seems like there could just be a faster, more brainless way to get …

What Lies Beneath

Deep below the streets of New York City lie its vital organs—a water system, subways, railroads, tunnels, sewers, drains, and power and cable lines—in a vast, three-dimensional tangle. Penetrating this centuries-old underworld of caverns, squatters, and unmarked doors, William Langewiesche follows …

A Crazy Size Comparison Of Sci-Fi's Greatest Ships [Infographic]

The _Star Wars _vessels are puny compared to the ship from _Independence Day. _<p>Being a small child, I often think to myself: <i>What if the _Star Wars _spaceships got into a fight with the ships from _Star Troopers</i>? _Thanks to this infographic from DeviantART user Dirk Loechel, I finally have an …

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Samsung flaunts its My Magazine Flipboard-style homescreen for the Galaxy Note 3

In the midst of its numerous Unpacked Episode 2 unveilings, Samsung's just given us a peek at a new piece of the Galaxy Note 3 puzzle: My Magazine. At a glance, it looks like a mashup between Flipboard's curated magazine app and HTC's Blinkfeed-infused homescreen. That's not surprising given …

Shooting victim Chris Lane’s last moments caught on 911 emergency call

The harrowing last seconds of shooting victim Chris Lane's life have been heard on a 911 emergency call.<p>The seven-minute call, released by the district attorney's office in Duncan, Oklahoma, begins with local resident Joyce Smith telling the operator she was driving her Toyota Corolla and spotted a …

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What Would You Do: A waiter is preoccupied telling jokes that he forgets to do his real...<p>What Would You Do: Parents leave a baby in a hot car while …

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Father And Son Who Fled Vietnam War Bombs Emerge From Jungle After 40 Years

In 1971 Ho Van Thanh, now 82, fled into the jungle with his 2-year-old son after his wife and two other children were killed when their house was bombed during the Vietnam War, Thanh Nien News reports.<p>Scott Neuman of NPR reports that on Wednesday Thanh and Ho Van Lang, now in his forties, were …

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2014 Toyota Tundra

A refresh makes Toyota's full-sizer more butch and less bubbly.<p>It’s interesting how Toyota eased into the full-size-truck market in the U.S. After years of building small pickups, the company introduced the slightly larger T-100 for 1993, adding the Xtracab extended-cab model in 1995. The darling …

Mars Rover Curiosity Lands Successfully on Mars After Incredible Effort

After cruising through space for eight months, and plummeting through the Martian atmosphere for seven minutes, the rover reports success<p>PASADENA, Calif. -- Space fans, raise a toast: NASA's laser-equipped, beefy-armed, car-sized rover is safe and sound on the surface of the Red Planet. A journey …

Apple slams government’s proposed punishment in ebook pricing case

As expected, Apple(s AAPL) has expressed its strong disagreement with the federal government’s proposed remedies in the ebook pricing case, which the …

Why Chromecast is such a big deal for Google, and a threat to Apple

Google (s GOOG) officially launched its next big idea for the living room Wednesday, and the cast of people presenting the new product dubbed …

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Obama weighs in on race, reluctantly

President Barack Obama’s agitation following the George Zimmerman verdict was apparent to people in the West Wing all week — so it was frustrating, if not surprising, to some in Obama’s circle that he waited nearly a week to express his feelings publicly.<p>Since his reelection, the nation’s first …

Why Hackers and Makers Latest Toy is Puerto Rican

As we noted in a previous post on Puerto Rico’s nascent tech ecosystem, launching startups after or before graduating is still new on the island, where computer science graduates often take job offers from large corporations in the continental U.S.<p>However, Kytelabs’ story shows that things have …

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Mass. police officer releases photos of 'evil' Boston bombing suspect

A Massachusetts State Police officer released photos of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev that depicted him bloodied and lit up by sniper rifle sights in the aftermath of a massive manhunt, saying he wanted to show "the real Boston bomber.”<p>The release of the photos came amid uproar …

10 Awesome Things You Need to Know About the New C7 Corvette – Feature

Blending economics and emotion is a tricky business, and when Chevrolet began prepping the new C7 Corvette, it knew the development process would be one of give and take, where even the tiniest decisions could have far-reaching implications for the car. With our first full test of the C7 coming …

San Francisco 777 Crash: Why Did So Many Passengers Evacuate With Bags?

When seconds can mean the difference between life and death in escaping an aircraft accident, it was startling to see so many photographs from the crash of Asiana Flight 214 at San Francisco International Airport of people carrying out bags, including roll aboards that must have come out of the …

Pink Floyd Speaks Out Against Pandora

There never seems to be a dull moment for music-streaming service Pandora. Last year, they filed a lawsuit against music publishing agency and artists-rights champion ASCAP. Last week, they were sued by music-publishing agency BMI for failing to negotiate their already-low royalty fees. In May, CEO …

Spain denies patrol boat shot at British jetskier off Gibraltar

Spain has objected to an official British complaint over claims a Spanish patrol boat fired on a jetskier off the coast of Gibraltar, saying that the …

George Zimmerman Jury Sees Photos of Slain Trayvon Martin Lying in Grass

Jurors in the George Zimmerman murder trial were shown photos today of Trayvon Martin's body lying in the grass shortly after he was killed, spurring …