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Fleksy keyboard gets new features & themes as app goes free indefinitely

After around seven million downloads of its popular third-party keyboard app, Fleksy is today announcing that its mobile apps will be completely free for all going forward.<p>The company was originally charging $4 for the app but had dropped the price to $1 and even made the app free temporarily a …

Apps

Anki Will Ship The Second Generation Of Its Robotic Slot Cars On September 20

Think of Anki Overdrive as slot cars for the smartphone age. With upgrades, achievements and characters, it’s a perfect marriage of smartphones with physical toys. The system debuted two years ago and the company has steadily upgraded the system since. But today, the company revealed the ship date …

Surgeon Reveals Head Transplant Plan, But Patient Steals the Show

ANNAPOLIS, Md.—Valery Spiridonov looks impossibly small. He is dressed in all white, from his white button-down shirt to the white socks on his feet, which dangle at the ends of white pants and a white blanket. Breaking up the look is a black strap, which holds him to a motorized wheelchair.<p>He uses …

Bill Gates

72% off Power Vault 18000mAh Portable Battery Pack

Charge up your mobile devices wherever you go with the Power Vault. Its powerful 18,000mAh battery can juice your phone and tablets multiple times on a single charge, and its sleek body takes up minimal space in your backpack, purse or pocket.<p>This essential battery pack is housed in a reinforced …

Batteries

I tried a brain-altering wearable that allows users to change their moods on demand

The ambiance of the luxury suite on the 14th floor of the Wynn Hotel is at once both sybaritic—the remains of a generous lunch are visible piled on a large tray as I enter the door—and clinical, with an array of wires, patches, electrodes in evidence scattered on tables and other flat surfaces. It …

The Brain

Official Tickets and Your Source for Live Entertainment

Mar<p>5<p>Mon<p>Rams Head Live!, Baltimore, MD<p>Mar<p>6<p>Tue<p>Eric Johnsonwith original band members Tommy Taylor & Kyle Brock plus Special Guest Arielle<p>Rams Head …

8 Netflix Tricks You Just Can't Live Without

One of the main reasons Netflix is so popular is because of its simplicity. It’s painfully easy to queue up a movie on your laptop, video game …

How Tesla got Nevada to give it $1.4B in exchange for a giant battery factory

Elon Musk is riding high.<p>He’s running two acclaimed companies, SpaceX and Tesla. The former recently scored a multi-billion-dollar contract with NASA to shuttle supplies and astronauts to the International Space Station. The latter is building one of the most highly acclaimed cars ever, …

Forget quadratic equations, play 'Super Smash Bros.' on your TI-83

The geniuses that guided Rosetta's lander onto a freaking comet no doubt put their TI-83 programmable calculators to good use, but you know what the rest of us were doing with them? Yeah, playing <i>Wolfenstein</i>. Now you can misspend physics class with another game: <i>Super Smash Bros</i>. Programmer Hayleia …

8 Great Chrome Extensions to Transform your 'New Tab' Page

The ‘new tab’ page is something you probably look at for a lot more time than you think every day, so why not put it to work or get it to do something other than just show new tabs?<p>Here are eight great Chrome New Tab page extensions to beautify, redesign or put your new tab page to work.<p>My personal …

How Benedict Cumberbatch Became A Dragon [Video]

The surprisingly difficult art of cross-species motion capture<p><i>Courtesy MGM</i><p>A delightful clip of Benedict Cumberbatch playing Smaug for <i>The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug</i> made the rounds last week, showcasing the weirdness of motion-capture performance. In the video, he wears a full body suit, and …

Movies

This Free App Will Solve Math Problems For You

Need more help with math problems than a calculator can provide? There’s now an app for that.<p>PhotoMath promises to help solve simple linear equations and other math problems by “reading” questions with the help of your smartphone camera.<p>But an answer isn’t all you’ll get from this free app. …

Tesla Model S gains Autopilot, all-wheel-drive option

At an event crowded with Tesla fans in Los Angeles, Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk announced advanced driver-assistance systems in the Model S, along with an all-wheel-drive option.<p>LOS ANGELES -- Tesla's electric Model S has proven a very technically advanced car, except in regard to driver-assistance …

Tesla

Santa Ana to be sprayed with insecticide amid big West Nile outbreak

Combating the worst outbreak of<p>West Nile virusever recorded in Orange County, officials Tuesday will begin spraying targeted neighborhoods with insecticide in an attempt to stop the increasing number of residents infected by the disease.<p>From 3 a.m. to 5 a.m. Tuesday through Friday, vector control …

Disease

Chris Pratt Reveals What Goes On His Own Totally Awesome Mix, And It’s Totally Awesome/Kinda Embarrassing

You can love <i>Guardians of the Galaxy</i>, you can hate <i>Guardians of the Galaxy</i>, but if you don’t at least <i>like</i> the <i>Guardians of the Galaxy</i> soundtrack, you’re completely and totally wrong.* From David Bowie, to the Jackson 5, to the Piña Colada song (ugh, maybe scratch that one), <i>Galaxy</i>’s music brought a …

Disney thinks it could turn drones into flying TV screens and puppet masters

Disney has never lagged in animatronics or high technology for its shows and theme parks — they're more or less tiny, high-tech surveillance dystopias with classic rides, exorbitantly expensive food, and all your favorite TV and movie characters from childhood. But a handful of patent applications …

Daily Deals: LG 50″ 1080p HDTV: $450, Jawbone BIG Jambox: $165, Philips Smart Blu-ray player: $75, more

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>The Daily Deal Roundup pulls the best <i>Daily Deals (meaning you only have until Midnight)</i> from our <b>Daily Deal</b> finder every morning at …

The history of the Walkman: 35 years of iconic music players

We take portable music for granted these days. Any commuter in any big city in the world is more likely than not to have a pair of earbuds or headphones on as they walk, bike, or ride to their destination. The thing is, personal portable music didn't exist for most of human history, at least not in …

Cosmic DJ launches via Steam Early Access

Austin-based indie studio Gl33k's "pick up and play musical experience," <i>Cosmic DJ</i>, is now available for Mac and Windows PC via Steam Early Access, publisher Devolver Digital announced today.<p>In <i>Cosmic DJ</i>, players tap out or align their beats using instruments and a grid sequencer; tracks are then …

Meet Flappy48, The Clone Game To End Clone Games

Take the rules of 2048. Add the gameplay and physics of Flappy Bird.<p>What do you get? Flappy48 — a weird (yet surprisingly… fun?) bizarro-world mashup of everything stupidly addictive from 2014.<p>In Flappy48, you’re attempting to glide your way through a series of tubes — à la Flappy Bird. Each tube …

Edit image text with this useful Chrome extension

Meme generation might never be the same again. Project Naptha is a browser extension that lets users select, copy, edit and translate text from any image — so long as it is under 30 degrees of rotation. The plug-in runs on the Stroke Width Transform algorithm Microsoft Research invented for text …

On the hunt for Google's Easter eggs

Here is a roundup of Google's jokes and hoaxes currently on the loose. Did you miss the Tardis?<p>Google is renowned for creating Easter eggs, which in the tech world mean coding or features on the Web that either shouldn't be there or that you don't expect to find.<p>Our colleagues at ZDNet gathered up …

Google Play

Dad Films His Daughter Growing Up Over 14 Years in 4 Minutes

In a gorgeous display of fatherly love, Frans Hofmeester started filming his baby girl Lotte in the autumn 1999 and continued for a full 14 …

Airpnp Is An Airbnb For Toilets

We’ve all been in a situation where nature calls at a crowded event and an empty toilet is nowhere to be found. Airpnp is an experimental service that aims to solve this problem — by letting residences and businesses rent out their bathrooms to people in their immediate location who need to use …

Snake-Meets-TuneRider In This New Browser Game

Tokyo Tune Train morphs your favorite music into a near-impossible maze.<p>A nightmarishly-addictive combination of "Snake" and TuneRider is sweeping the Internet, allowing players to listen to their favorite music while navigating a lo-fi memory maze. The catch? Every time the player messes up, the …