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CyanogenMod accounts coming in next nightly builds

Folks who download the coming nightly builds of CyanogenMod may notice something new to play with in their settings: an option to add an account for the popular Android ROM. Once users register and sign in on their device, they'll have access to a service that can pinpoint their handset's location …

Dude, really? You’re taking a selfie now?

This is just ridiculous when you really think about it

Mars One mission starts sifting through 200,000 applicants

Between 24 and 40 people will take a one-way flight to the red planet in 2023 with the private Mars One mission<p><b>Mars colony</b><p><i>Mars One</i><p>Only a few dozen will be chosen for the 2023 mission to colonize the red planet.<p>Five months after the Netherlands-based private spaceflight project Mars One announced it …

It looks like WSJ confirmed the fingerprint sensor on the new Apple iPhone 5S today. We cannot wait for tomorrow's announcement anymore... http://bit.ly/15QA7UN

The Next iPhone Will Have A Fingerprint Scanner

Apple will announce the new device at a press event Tuesday at 1 p.m. Eastern.<p>The new iPhone, which the press has dubbed the iPhone 5S, will reportedly look almost exactly like the current iPhone 5. However, it will have improved internal components like a better camera and faster processor.<p>But it …

iPhone

Americans Overwhelmingly Oppose Syria Strike, Want Obama to Back Down

Pres­id­ent Obama con­tin­ues to face broad pub­lic op­pos­i­tion to mil­it­ary in­ter­ven­tion in Syr­ia and an over­whelm­ing con­sensus that he …

Political Science

Miley Cyrus's 'Wrecking Ball' Video: A Real-Time Reaction Blog

<b>0:00</b> Just want to establish right at the top that I think “Wrecking Ball” is a great song and I can’t wait to watch the video for it. I generally …

Pop Music

Vimeo On Demand now allows pre-orders, offers separate purchase and rental prices

Video producers that sell through Vimeo On Demand now have much more flexibility in marketing their wares. Starting today, Vimeo Pro members can offer both purchases and rentals at separate prices. They can also supply pre-orders and promo codes, while stat hounds will see more advanced viewership …

Some thoughts on smartwatches (including Samsung GalaxyGear)

Advertisement<p>26 Comments<p>Credit: Samsung<p>I have been pretty vocal about the new smartwatches, including Samsung’s Galaxy Gear watch. In a conversation …

5 best sites to trade in your iPhone

Now that Apple has announced two new handsets, you're probably scrambling to get rid of your old iPhone to make sure you can get your hands on the …

Samsung's Exynos 5 Octa CPUs will be able to use all eight cores at once in Q4

We'll have to change our terminology for Samsung's Exynos 5 Octa mobile chips now. We've been calling them "not-quite" eight core CPUs since they can't actually use all eight at once, but the company's new Heterogeneous Multi-Processing solution is going to change that. Once it's available in Q4 it …

Arcade Fire's 'Just a Reflektor' music video takes cues from your smartphone

Arcade Fire already knows how to immerse its fans in a web music video. For its new "Just a Reflektor" video, though, it's also bringing smartphones into the action. The band's Chrome-based project links a PC to a mobile device through a webcam, turning the handheld into a visual effects controller …

Joyent founder Jason Hoffman steps down

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Credit: (c) 2012 Pinar Ozger pinar@pinarozger.com<p>Jason Hoffman, who co-founded Joyent 10 years ago, is stepping down from his …

Tokyo cab company's backseat cams notice forgotten gear if you don't

Soon enough, if you leave something in one of Kokusai Motorcars Co.'s Tokyo taxis, you'll know it before the cabbie drives away. Cameras under the front seats, in the trunk and on the ceiling record what the passenger and cargo area look like before a fare gets in. If the cams notice an item that …