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Fitle Will Let You Try Clothes On A 3D Avatar Of Yourself

When Charles Nouboue was in business school, he found he had little time to shop during regular store hours. But shopping online proved to be hard.<p>“It’s difficult to find exactly what you want to buy,” Nouboue said. “It’s very complicated to find the right size.”<p>That’s why he and his partner, …

How to build your own Bluetooth streaming home audio system

Get superior audio quality without spending a ton of money<p>There are a lot of ways to stream music at home. Dedicated Bluetooth speakers, like the …

Audiophile

Reprogramming Cells to Make a Bio-Pacemaker

In pigs, scientists have succeeded in turning cardiac muscle cells into specialized pacemaker cells. Such technology could eventually replace electronic pacemakers, researchers say.<p><b>Each year, about 300,000 patients</b> in the U.S. with slow or irregular heart rates receive electronic pacemakers. …

Apple acquires BookLamp, which was once a great book recommendation site

Apple(s AAPL) has acquired BookLamp, a site that used “book DNA” and computer algorithms to yield better book recommendations. BookLamp had seemingly …

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Future pacemakers might be completely biological

It's pretty amazing that humanity has invented a small electrical device that can be used to ensure a heart keeps a steady beat, but pacemakers have to be maintained, replaced -- sometimes they can even become infected. Researchers say they're working on a less invasive solution: a "biological …

Google Maps for Android just got some awesome new features

Google Maps for Android is getting a new update, <i>Android Police</i> reports, which will bring users some interesting features for their favorite maps …

Moto X And Moto G To Get Android 5.0 L Update

It looks like both the Motorola Moto X and the Motorola Moto X will be getting the Android 5.0 L update. The new version of Google’s mobile OS was …

Slow-Cooker Chicken Recipes

We've rounded up our best recipes for easy dinners that bring together two kitchen favorites: chicken and the slow cooker. It's a match made in culinary heaven.<p>Use chicken or turkey for these dinner-time sandwiches the whole family will love. Jarred pizza sauce and frozen veggies make the dish come …

Punk has a problem with women. Why?

Earlier this week, the BBC aired a Culture Show special Girls Will Be Girls about the “female punk spirit”. Next week, Amy Oden’s documentary From the Back of the Room – a celebration of women in punk – is screening in London. It’s shown with a telling regularity here in the UK, and not just …

Steve Wozniak: Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch is ‘worthless’

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak describes a Samsung smartwatch as “worthless” and says he could only stand using it for half a day.<p>Wozniak says he loves the idea of a smartwatch and bought the £300 Samsung Galaxy Gear, released in September 2013, to try out Android-based smartwatches. Despite his …

It Looks Like Google's Plan To Improve Your Android Phone's Battery Life Is Working

Ron Amadeo at Ars Technica ran the website's battery test on a phone running Android L to see just how well Google's new battery saver initiative works in practice.<p>Android L comes with a host of new features, mostly backend enhancements, aimed at extending general battery life across Android …

Android News

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 …

Rice Krispie Treat Hamburger with Bacon and Peanut Butter

Nash Ruin, the internet's Vulgar Chef, knows how to make a robust sandwich. <b>This hamburger</b> (NSFW language) is composed of all good things present in a …

This Chinese Guy Putting On Pants Without Using His Hands Is The Year’s Most Majestic Lifehack Video

Are you still using your hands to put on your pants? If so, WHY? As this acrobatic young Chinese fellow — who goes by “Now” on YouTube and Facebook — demonstrates, the pants-wearing game has changed and phalangeal grips are no longer necessary. Simply adopt his majestic method and you’ll be free to …

Super Mario Bros. Beaten In Under Five Minutes, A New World Record

You've gotta watch this impressive <i>Super Mario Bros.</i> playthrough by speedrunner "Blubbler." Blubbler beats the game in a bewildering …

The World Cup of Dirty Dreams: Inside Brazil’s Most Infamous Brothel

After four years of tending bar at Centaurus, the most elite brothel in the sex-for-pay melee that is the recklessly beautiful city of Rio de …

Stephen Colbert on the Nature of Grieving

PLAYBOY: It’s been almost four decades since it happened. Does the grief dissipate?<p>COLBERT: No. It’s not as keen. Well, it’s not as present, how …

The 20 Best Episodes of the 2013-2014 TV Season

It's that time again! That time when we look back over the last 300-something days and say, "Remember that? That was good." We're speaking …

A Compendium Of Pugs Looking Smug

<i>This post was written by Lindsey Robertson on The Dodo.</i><p><b>We can ALL learn a little something from pugs. They’re wrinkly, adorable, and most</b> …

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The Beatles satirize their celebrity in the still-joyous A Hard Day’s Night

Richard Lester kicks off <i>A Hard Day’s Night</i> at full speed—no studio logo, no establishing shots, just the crash of the title’s song opening chord and …

Framing

Aaron Paul won’t appear on Better Call Saul, unless maybe he does

Ever since <i>Better Call Saul</i> was announced, <i>Breaking Bad</i> fans have wondered when all of the characters from <i>Breaking Bad</i> will appear and just make the …

TV

The universe is a computer, life is an algorithm

Cellular automata are curious and fascinating computer models programmed with simple rules that generate complex patterns that cause us to consider …

"Wii U Has the Best Games by Far" - Interview with Cinemassacre.com's Mike Matei

If you have been living under a rock, you may not know who Mike Matei is. Cinemassacre is the home of James \”The Angry Video Game Nerd\” Rolfe and …

Truth Facts, A Collection of Hilarious Infographics About Everyday Life

Truth Facts is a collection of hilarious infographics on dating, sports bar naming schemes, and other aspects of day-to-day life. The series was …

Game of Pugs

(Video Link)<p>When you play the game of pugs, you win or you die. Thanks to Blinkbox, here are the pugs of Westeros perfectly costumed as your favorite …

Hands on with the troubled PlayStation Now beta

This post has not been edited by the GamesBeat staff. Opinions by GamesBeat community writers do not necessarily reflect those of the staff.<p>I’d like to preface this article by saying that I currently have my PlayStation 4 connected to Wi-Fi, and my average download speeds even out around 45Mbps to …