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Beartooth Keeps You Connected With Your Friends When The Cell Network Can’t

I can’t imagine that there’s anyone reading who hasn’t been in this situation: you’re at a conference, or a concert, or some other big event where you’re surrounded by way, <i>way</i> too many people. Your cell phone’s signal meter <i>promises</i> that everything is okay… and yet, nothing actually works.<p>The …

Photos: Nike, Teague design a high-tech plane for traveling pro sports teams

Professional athletes already travel to road games in private team jets with comfortable amenities. But Nike thinks that they can do much better.<p>Nike …

Review: Lockitron Internet-connected smart door lock

Dreamed up by a hardware startup called Apigy, Lockitron is an easy-to-install app-connected smart home solution that promises to turn almost any …

New Charger QBracelet is Coming For iPhone

The QBracelet is brought to technophiles and consumers by Q Designs, which was made to be fashionable and a necessity all at the same time …

What does Apple stand to gain from Dr Dre's Beats headphones?

Apple is reported to be buying Dr Dre’s headphone brand Beats for $3.2bn, in a deal that would be the Cupertino-based company’s largest acquisition to date. But what does Beats offer Apple that the iPhone manufacturer can’t do itself?<p>Beats is one of the most high-profile brands in headphones. The …

Can Apple Incorporate Its New Brand Without Missing a Beat?

Apple's a very secretive company, but it's a good guess that there's no playbook in its Cupertino headquarters for incorporating an existing consumer …

A lazy deliveryman becomes an alien destroyer in short animation 'JohnnyExpress'

Delivering a package sounds like a pretty straightforward task. But for an interplanetary delivery service in a universe filled with strange creatures, that simple task could quickly become a lot more complicated. Animation studio Alfred Imageworks released a short film called <i>JohnnyExpress</i> …

Hunt for tech scam artist behind £7.5million fraud

In the latest fraud, he invented a computer programme which allowed bank cards to be used again and again at high street stores without busting …

What Beats by Apple would mean for music, and you

It's an odd pairing, really, the gadget-obsessed tech giant from Silicon Valley teaming up with hip-hop super producer Dr. Dre and music mogul Jimmy Iovine.<p>But late Thursday, reports surfaced that a $3.2 billion deal was in the works for Apple to scoop up Beats Electronics, the world's most popular …

Rough Day? This Gorgeous HD Livestream Of Earth From The International Space Station Will Help

Maybe you’re just having one of those days. You spilled coffee on your keyboard, your boss is clearly annoyed, the lunch line at Chipotle wrapped around the block, and your inbox never ends, like an ouroboros gnawing at your soul. What to do?<p>Relax, ya’ll. Take a breather. This live view of Earth …

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3D-print your own lightsaber with these free files

Star Wars Day was Sunday, but the celebration is never over. Keep your fan passion going by making your own lightsaber using Ultimaker's free 3D-printed lightsaber source files, released in honor of May the 4th. The design is modeled after one of Obi-Wan Kenobi's lightsabers, so you know you'll be …

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The spaceship is cleared for landing, Cupertino approves new Apple HQ

A little over two years since Steve Jobs presented his case for it and after the occasional setback, the Cupertino City Council has finally given Apple full approval to go ahead with its futuristic campus. In exchange, Apple has agreed to fork over more money to the city in the form of a reduced …

Australia's Infinite Stairway to Heaven

<i>Diminish and Ascend</i> is a sculptural installation by artist David McCracken that, from certain angles, looks like a never-ending staircase. Part of the annual event known as Sculpture by the Sea in Bondi, Australia, the staircase is one of the most eye-catching pieces at the outdoor exhibition this …

Incredible Panoramas Of The World's Most Beautiful Places

AirPano is made of eight team members, who have wide-ranging backgrounds (civil engineering and medical cybernetics, among others). The amateur photographers are currently traveling around the world, shooting major cities and other sites of interest.<p>The group mainly shoots from helicopters, using a …

16 Sinful Hot Chocolate Recipes You Have to Try

We know it’s hard to put down your pumpkin spiced latte in favor of any other warm winter drink. But that will get a whole lot easier once you read these 16 absolutely sinful hot chocolate recipes. Looks like its time to start stocking up on marshmallows! ;)<p>1. French Vanilla Hot Chocolate: French …

Mount Huashan Is One Of The Most Dangerous, Terrifying Hikes In The World

Does that photo make your stomach drop?<p>Redditor AdventurousHuman posted the photo of hiking China's Mount Huashan. The trail is one of the most dangerous in the world.<p>The trails up Mount Hua Shan involve steep staircases, vertical ascents, and a plank trail consisting of wooden platforms bolted …

Unleash Firepower And Fun With The iPhone-Controlled Cobra iHelicopter [Deals]

With this Cult of Mac Deals offer, you can turn your living room into a war-zone with this iPhone-controlled, missile-firing helicopter.<p>Forget toy remotes – you control this hovering hellion with your iPhone, iPod Touch, or<br>iPad! Just download the free app, plug the transmitter into your headphone …

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Articles about 10 spectacular dream homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

The vacation location of choice of the Obama family, you really can't go wrong choosing to spend some downtime on the Hawaiian...<p>From gabled homes to forest dwellings, here's what to catch up on from the week.<p>First impressions are lasting.<p>It's a dream for many to own a beach home, but an …

The only Jaguar ever to hold a land-speed record gets a $900,000 facelift http://bit.ly/14GYbf3

Eight Rustic—But Luxurious—Beach Escapes (Photos)

Back to Nature<p>11.04.13 5:45 PM ET<p>Oyster.com

Sea Shepherd founder in court in Seattle after Japanese whalers threaten fines

The anti-whaling activist and founder of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society Paul Watson is due to take the witness stand in a contempt of court hearing in Seattle.<p>Japan’s Institute of Cetacean Research brought the case before the US courts and claims Sea Shepherd has broken a US ruling which …

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Michael O'Leary's 33 daftest quotes

Despite them both wearing suits and helming huge commercial operations, Ryanair CEO Michael O'Leary isn't quite as well-loved as his namesake, X Factor host Dermot O'Leary. The 52-year-old multimillionaire aviation magnate is outspoken, unreconstructed and makes headlines every time he opens his …

The #Sochi2014 Winter Olympics torch has made history by becoming the first taken on a spacewalk: http://bbc.in/1c9h7na The torch was carried in space in 1996 and 2000 but it had never left a spaceship.

Inflight texting and calling arrives with new Gogo app

Gogo(s gogo) wants to make its inflight Wi-Fi services useful for more than just checking email and posting to Facebook(s fb). The mid-air ISP …

Top 25 Islands in the World (Photos)

Paradise<p>There’s only one way to avoid the quickly approaching winter: plan a luxurious—and warm—island vacation. See the 25 top picks for where to …

Motorola's 'Project Ara' modular smartphone setup switches out hardware like apps

We were intrigued by the Phonebloks concept phone that teased the ability to switch out a handset's components the way most users change ringtones, and now Motorola is putting its resources behind it. In what Motorola calls Project Ara, the advanced Technology and Products group is working with …

Apple Sold 33.8 Million iPhones, 14.1 Million iPads, And 4.6 Million Macs In Q4 2013

Well folks, Apple has just put up some mixed numbers in its fiscal Q4 2013 earnings release — $37.5 billion in revenue and $7.5 billion in net profit to be exact — but how exactly did the tech titan fare in terms of hardware sales?<p>This time around Apple sold 33.8 million iPhones (which it notes is …