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People Are Going Nuts Over Groupon's $10 Mystery Deal

For the second time this summer, the site is offering a $10 mystery deal to tens of thousands of customers.<p><b>The catch:</b> You won't find out what you've scored until your goods show up on your doorstep.<p>According to the site, buyers will save 25-99% off of a randomly selected item. We reached out to a …

Telltale Games bringing 'The Walking Dead' to the OUYA this winter

It's safe to say <i>The Walking Dead</i> game hashad a pretty successful term on the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 -- still, there's always a chance to grow beyond the more traditional consoles. With that in mind, Telltale Games announced today its plans to bring the zombie-heavy gaming series to the OUYA …

The seven-point plan to save Microsoft, as told by veterans who abandoned the company

Yesterday Quartz outlined the reasons for Microsoft’s “lost decade.” But now that CEO Steve Ballmer is on his way out, it’s time to talk about the way forward.<p>The web is already full of experienced Microsoft watchers’ opinions. Some of them, like IDC analyst Al Hilwa’s dive into how Microsoft needs …

Samsung Launches A Tablet For Kids

If there’s anything more surprising that the rapid rise of tablets in the workplace, it’s the way children have taken to swiping and tapping their way around iPads and Android tablets too. Seeing an obvious opportunity, Samsung has launched the Galaxy Tab 3 Kids, a colorful tablet pre-loaded with …

Bob Saget: 2 million Twitter followers can't be wrong

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — Comedian Bob Saget has come a long way from showcasing funny videos of animals and pratfalls to the world. The first host of ABC's <i>America's Funniest Home Videos</i> from 1988-97, Saget has nearly 2 million Twitter followers and posts comedy clips on YouTube that have been seen …

High-res photos claim to show iPad 5 front panel

Sonny Dickson has posted decent-sized photos of what is claimed to be the front panel of the iPad 5.<p>The photos are consistent with what we’re all expecting: essentially a scaled-up iPad Mini, with thinner bezels on the sides. The refresh is also expected to use the same film-based touch panel as …

This collection of over 4,400 cameras is the envy of shutterbugs everywhere

What do you do when you already hold the world record for the largest collection of cameras? If you're Indian photojournalist Dilesh Parekh, you go about increasing it by nearly 70 percent to establish another world record. Parekh's current collection of 4,425 cameras is recognized by the Guinness …

Gold iPhone 5S back goes under the knife -- literally

New leak shows the gold color of what appears to be Apple's next iPhone getting scuffed up with a knife. Because why not?<p>The life of a prerelease iPhone is not an easy one. Not only do you get photographed inside and out, but you are also susceptible to being scratched by keys, pocket change, and …

Flutter: A $20 wireless Arduino with a long reach

If the words "ARM-powered wireless Arduino" send your heart aflutter, then you might be interested in... Flutter -- a development platform with the aforementioned qualities. The <i>Kickstarter</i> project claims the device has a usable range of over half a mile, letting you nail that wireless …

Rovio lets fly with new Angry Birds Go

A new video from the game maker teases a racing title featuring the Angry Birds, as Rovio appears to be taking a decidedly Nintendo-like path.<p>Rovio is planning to launch a new title that could take aim at Mario Kart.<p>The company on Tuesday posted a video to YouTube teasing a new kart-racing game, …

BitTorrent Sync Launches for iOS, Brings Unlimited File Backup and Encrypted File Transfers

Popular peer-to-peer service BitTorrent has launched BitTorrent Sync for iOS, an app that allows users to sync and backup an unlimited number of files across their devices as well as the ability to share files with other devices. The app allows for syncing of photos and videos with Camera Roll …

Pain-Saving Insights From Seven Promising Startups

Listen up, aspiring entrepreneurs: Your comrades would like to spare you some pain.<p>Last week the latest crop of graduates from the Jumpstart Foundry, a business incubator in Nashville, Tenn., gave polished 12-minute presentations before hundreds of curious investors in a state-of-the-art …

Forty-six of Canada’s best male hockey players — 47 were invited, but Claude Giroux had to decline, due to a golf-related injury — are…

Forty-six of Canada’s best male hockey players — 47 were invited, but Claude Giroux had to decline, due to a golf-related injury — are gathering in Calgary for an orientation camp ahead of the Sochi Olympics.<p>Only 25 will be invited to Russia (likely to three goaltenders, eight defencemen and 14 forwards), but none of those roster decisions are expected to be made in this camp, where the cost of insurance is preventing the team from stepping on the ice. In case you were busy over the weekend, …

The 5 Best Uniforms in Vancouver Canucks History

The Vancouver Canucks entered the NHL in 1970. Since then, they have had ups and downs in both on-ice performance and appearance.<p>Throughout their history, the Canucks have cycled through a number of uniforms and logos. Each look Vancouver has worn has symbolized a different time period that …