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OontZ Angle Ultra-Portable Wireless Bluetooth Speaker $40 shipped

Amazon has the OontZ Angle Ultra-Portable Wireless Bluetooth Speaker by Cambridge SoundWorks for only $39.99 shipped. That’s $20 less than anywhere else and 43% off the list price of $70. Amazon’s customers also gave the Oontz 4.5/5 stars with good reviews.<p>The Oontz features a 10 hour rechargeable …

Speed bumps and vomit are the Hyperloop’s biggest challenges

If it’s built, the Hyperloop may feel more like a roller coaster than a train<p>It’s now been three days since Elon Musk unveiled his alpha plans for the Hyperloop, the radical and ambitious high-speed transit line that promises passage from Los Angeles to San Francisco in just 35 minutes. And while …

Elon Musk Is Dead Wrong About The Cost Of The Hyperloop: In Reality It Would Be $100 Billion

That seems absurdly cheap for the most ambitious public transport infrastructure investment since the national highway system.<p>But the New York Times did us all a favor by calculating the true cost of the Hyperloop: It's going to be ~$100 billion.<p>The Hyperloop is a pressurized tube system in which …

High-speed Rail

Researchers Detail Sneaking Malware Test App onto Apple's App Store

Researchers managed to sneak a harmful application past Apple’s App Store review process earlier this year, the MIT Technology Review reports. The malware, which is being called “Jekyll”, was capable of sending messages, stealing information and exposing the device to even more exploits.<p>The test …

Startups Apparently Do Not Care That Android Is Better

In a must-read post for the tech industry, Twitter experience designer and serial startup founder Paul Stamatiou writes: “Android is Better.” His op-ed serves as something of a wake-up call for the industry, where developers building the next generation of mobile applications still heavily prefer …

Google: don't expect privacy when sending to Gmail

Critics call revelation 'a stunning admission' as Google makes claim in court filing in attempt to head off class action lawsuit<p>People sending email to any of Google's 425 million Gmail users have no "reasonable expectation" that their communications are confidential, the internet giant has said in …

Coffee Can't Decide Whether It Wants to Kill You or Make You Immortal

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>A new study from the Mayo Clinic has found that coffee is the nectar of death and that drinking four …

Google filing says Gmail users have no expectation of privacy

In motion to dismiss a data-mining lawsuit, Web giant says people have "no legitimate expectation of privacy in information" voluntarily turned over to third parties.<p>As if Edward Snowden hasn't done enough to highlight how vulnerable electronic communications are to surveillance, Google has made it …

Privacy

Gmail: You weren't really expecting privacy, were you?

The Internet is in a panic over a Google legal brief that claims Gmail users have no expectation of privacy when they use the service. Good headline, but let's be honest: that's the entire point of Gmail.<p>So, I just finished reading Google's motion to dismiss in response to a lawsuit alleging that …

Privacy

CyanogenMod 10.2 (Android 4.3) nightlies rolling out now

CyanogenMod fans, rejoice. The team behind the Cid mascot has been hard at work to release the first CM ROMs based on the newly launched Android 4.3. As usual, it looks like CyanogenMod is far ahead of OEMs when it comes to delivering timely updates.<p>A few hours ago, the CM team announced in a …

Android News

How Much Did This Hyperloop Lookalike Inspire Elon Musk?

Two weeks before his Hyperloop announcement, Musk quietly met with the founder of ET3, an even-faster, already patented tube transport system.<p>About two weeks ago, Daryl Oster and five people from his company ET3 made the trip to 1 Rocket Road in Hawthorne, California, the headquarters of SpaceX. …

High-speed Rail

Elon Musk reveals plans for high-speed Hyperloop

In a blog post today, Elon Musk revealed plans for an alpha version of his much-anticipated Hyperloop, an innovative transportation system that would move passengers from Los Angeles to San Francisco in less than 30 minutes. According to the plans (PDF), the Hyperloop would transport passengers in …

A Closer Look At Elon Musk's Much-Hyped Hyperloop

You can thank brainy billionaire Elon Musk's Hyperloop proposal for bringing electro-magnetic-powered transportation and the linear induction motor back into the public consciousness.<p>The Hyperloop is a system for really-really rapid transit. If built, Musk claims it can carry people about 800 miles …

Musk's Hyperloop Plan Draws Praise, Skepticism

Is 'fifth mode' of transportation just hype?<p><b>Serial entrepreneur Elon Musk on Monday unveiled his long-awaited plans for a potentially revolutionary "fifth mode" of transportation. Dubbed the Hyperloop, the new mode of transport would complement planes, trains, cars, and boats as a means of …

Seven Great, Underrated Desktop Wallpaper Sites

When it comes to decorating your desktop with new wallpaper, you probably have some favorite sources already, and we hopefully our Wallpaper …

Password management app 1Password 4 for iOS is on sale for $7.99 (55% off). Developers AgileBits hav

Password management app 1Password 4 for iOS is on sale for $7.99 (55% off). Developers AgileBits have discounted the latest app because Dropbox is …

Apps

HWiNFO Provides More Info About Your Computer Than You'll Ever Need

Windows: When it comes to diagnosing hardware problems, there's not such thing as too much information. HWiNFO gets credit for trying to push that …

Apps

The GooBuntu Desktop

If you combine a little Ubuntu with a little Google Now, you get reader Chris Klepka's desktop. It's fun, functional, and best of all, it's easy to …

Linux

Make Kale Juice More Palatable With A Spritz of Citrus

Kale juice is insanely healthy, but the taste isn't to everyone's liking. Luckily, there's an easy way to cut the bitterness without adding a ton of …

Food

Kids And TV: Watching An Extra Hour Can Harm Kindergarten Performance, Study Says

Yet another data point has been added to the ongoing debate over how much TV watching is too much for young children.<p>A study of Canadian children has found that even an extra hour of TV time -- above the daily average of 72 minutes -- could significantly harm a child’s performance in kindergarten, …

Quip Is Bringing The Word-Processing Era To Its End

That word processor you use at the office? It was designed in the early ’80s, when the first version of Microsoft Word shipped. While revision after revision of this prehistoric technology have been released, all are modeled after a world long forgotten—a world of 8.5×11 paper, carriage returns, …

Tools To Hack Android Phones Are Getting Easier To Use

Security researchers have long maintained that malware is a problem on Android, the Google operating system that’s on 80% of the world’s smartphones. In extreme cases, hackers with malicious intent can do more than send premium text messages – they can turn a phone into a spying tool too. The …

Android phones are everywhere, and are easier to hack than ever

Security researchers have long maintained that malware is a problem on Android, the Google operating system that's on 80 per cent of the world's smartphones. In extreme cases, hackers with malicious intent can do more than send premium text messages – they can turn a phone into a spying tool too. …

Crowdfunded Ubuntu Phone Will Be A Big Success, Even If It Never Happens

Another day, another healthy dose of press attention for the Ubuntu Edge. This non-existent smartphone is still just a glint in the eye of its originator, billionaire and Forbes disruptor Mark Shuttleworth, but it’s back in the headlines after receiving an $80,000 crowdfunding investment from …

Battery life and a sharp screen: A 'Mini' opportunity for Apple

The dynamics involving display quality and battery life on Google's second-generation Nexus 7 should be a lesson for Apple.<p>Maybe Apple should take its time on the iPad Mini Retina.<p>Last week I said Google trumped Apple with the release of the Nexus 7's eye-popping 323-pixel-per-inch display.<p>That's …

iPad Mini

Samsung Galaxy Folder flaunts its dual-screen flip design for the camera

Samsung may have already spoiled the Galaxy Folder's upcoming launch, but it hasn't given us a peek at a real, live device. Contributors to <i>Clien.net</i>'s forums claim to have what we're missing, however -- they've posted a trio of photos that appear to reveal the dual-screen Android clamshell in …

Chromecast vs. AirPlay: how do they compare?

Can Google finally take on one of Apple's best features?<p>Google's new Chromecast HDMI stick is a lot of things: it's a simple new way to bring internet video to your living room after the company stumbled with Google TV, it's a new platform for content creators like Netflix, and it's an interesting …

Def Con founder asks feds to skip hacker conference, citing high tensions after NSA leaks

Def Con, the world's largest hacking conference, has a long history of being a kind of "neutral zone" where computer miscreants casually mingle with federal agents — oftentimes unwittingly. But founder Jeff Moss (aka "The Dark Tangent") took to Def Con's website yesterday to ask that feds avoid the …

‘Deus Ex' on iPad is a technical marvel, but a mediocre game

AAA gaming on a touchscreen<p><i>Deus Ex: The Fall</i> has many of the features you'd expect from a <i>Deus Ex</i> game. There are moments of stealth, RPG elements that let you customize your body with augmentations, a fun hacking mini-game, and a yellow-tinted cyberpunk world to explore. In a lot of ways, <i>The Fall</i> …