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PS4 Pro Destiny 2 bundle, Newegg flash sale, and more of the best game deals

Score discounts on Injustice 2, Mass Effect Andromeda, and more<p>Last week there were a bunch of deals on <i>Destiny 2</i> bundles, and while there aren’t as many hardware deals centered around the game this week you can get the <i>Destiny 2: Prima Collector's Edition Guide</i> hardcover book on sale for $23.<p>In …

macOS High Sierra (Vole Guides)

• <b>Author:</b> Chris Kennedy<p>Perfect for new and longtime Mac users, this no-fluff guide to macOS High Sierra is packed with details on system preferences, the desktop, Finder, applications, and utilities. You'll also find step-by-step instructions for printing, scanning, networking, sharing, …

Residential Design Using Autodesk Revit 2017

• <b>Author:</b> Daniel John Stine CSI, CDT<p>• Starts at an introductory level<br>• Project based tutorials design a house from start to finish<br>• Includes bonus material covering Autodesk Showcase, finding missing elements, certification and more<br>• Helps you prepare for the Autodesk Revit Architecture Certification …

This fancy keyboard overlay shows all the commands you need in Vim

The Vim text editor is beloved by programmers. It’s ludicrously powerful, and lets you accomplish tasks with greater efficiency than you otherwise would. But boy, is it complicated. So complicated that one of the most popular questions on developer Q&A site Stack Overflow is “<i>How do I exit …

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Newsy: White House Weighs Cutting Drug Control Office's Funds by 94 Percent

A leaked document shows the White House is considering a 94 percent cut to the government's main drug policy office.

The White House

Samsung Gear VR "Review" Roundup

The Samsung Gear VR has been around for over a year now, but previous offerings were only compatible with a single device and were always treated as …

Virtual Reality

Amazon Echo can now play games and can let you know if your car needs gas

The Amazon Echo connected speaker keeps adding new features with its weekly updates, and the latest one allows it to play games with its owners.<p>You …

Samsung's 'first consumer' VR headset goes on sale

There's a new option for people who need some alone time after Thanksgiving dinner this year -- virtual reality.<p>Samsung's first consumer VR headset, the Gear VR, officially went on sale Friday for $100. Online pre-orders at Best Buy, Amazon and Samsung began November 10.<p>Samsung launched its first …

The best (and worst) ways to spot a liar

Forget body language or eye movements. There are much better ways to identify the deceitful.<p><i>This story is part of BBC Future’s “Best of 2015” list, our greatest hits of the year. Browse the full list.</i><p>-<p>Thomas Ormerod’s team of security officers faced a seemingly impossible task. At airports across …

Body Language

Data from hack of Ashley Madison cheater site dumped online [Updated]

Download includes e-mail, member profiles, and credit card transactions.<p>Gigabytes worth of data taken during last month's hack of the Ashley Madison …

Why Larry Page Is Stepping Away

In the ten years that I’ve been watching him, Larry Page has always wanted to play by his own rules. He wasn’t happy when, in 2001, Google’s investors asked him to step aside as C.E.O. for “adult supervision,” although he and his replacement, Eric Schmidt, forged a strong bond. Page’s drive to …

In survey, 88% of U.S. adults said they had sexted and 96% of them endorsed it

If you've ever sent racy text messages or revealing selfies to your sweetie, you're not alone. More than 4 out of 5 adults in a new study reported sexting – that is, sending or receiving sexually explicit text messages or pictures on their phones – in the last year. And they were glad they …

Hackers are attacking US gas stations

After a gas station monitoring system was hacked earlier this year, Trend Micro researchers Kyle Wilhoit and Stephen Hilt decided to take a closer look. They set up fake internet-connected systems called "GasPots" -- honeypots that mimic the real ones -- in several countries to track hackers' …

6 Must-Have Back to School Apps

When you pen a story about school children and technology, this is typically the spot where the writer goes on about how kids used to walk uphill in …

Apps

100 Percent Is Overrated

People labeled “smart” at a young age don’t deal well with being wrong. Life grows stagnant.<p>At whatever age smart people develop the idea that they are smart, they also tend to develop vulnerability around relinquishing that label. So the difference between telling a kid “You did a great job” and …

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The Chinese Economy Is Facing A $6.8 Trillion Nightmare That Could Get Worse

<b>Six-point-eight trillion dollars.</b><p>That's according to a report from China's National Development and Reform Commission and the Academy of Macroeconomic Research, written up here in the Financial Times. The report says that amount has been "ineffective investment."<p>For sure, $6.8 trillion is a …

The 25 Best Inventions of 2014

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Inventions

Predicting Apple's next big move

November 20, 2014 | 5:00 AM<p>870 miles<p>That's how many miles of railway China has agreed to build along the coast of Nigeria. Not for nothing, though. The two countries signed a deal worth $11.97 billion.<p>1.51 percent<p>That's Visa's credit card processing fee, charged to merchants with every purchase. …

OS X Yosemite 10.10.1 failing to cure WiFi problems for some users – support forums

Yesterday’s dot-release of OS X 10.10.1 has seemingly failed to address the WiFi problems some users have been experiencing since upgrading to Yosemite, according to continuing posts on the Apple Support Communities.<p>Despite the first bullet-point in the release notes for 10.10.1 reading ‘Improves …

iPhone Life's Top 20 Headphones of 2014 | iPhoneLife.com

To make it onto this list, headphones must shine in the following areas: They must be exceptionally comfortable, they must be well built and they must have superior sonic quality. No earphones that have to be inserted into the ear are included in this list and any Bluetooth headphones featured have …

Microsoft: Now you can create, edit on Office mobile apps for free

When you're mobile, you likely want robust, free software that works with a lot of apps and that can be accessed anywhere. So far, Microsoft has failed to embrace those concepts -- but it's working to change that.<p>The software giant on Thursday unveiled a handful of changes to its Office software on …

Apps

3 Ways Apple Automator Can Speed Up Your Workflow

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Automator is the often-overlooked Mac OS X software that is hiding away in your Applications folder. Many people just glance over this unassuming robotic icon, unaware of the power it holds.<p>Have you ever wanted to quickly rename …

Operating Systems

Long lines start early as Comic-Con floor opens and dedicated fans queue up for coveted toys

Comic-Con is all about bringing fans close to the artists and properties they love — after navigating crowds and waiting in line.<p>The lineups began as soon as the San Diego Convention Center opened its doors. Fans with four-day passes to the sold-out pop-culture spectacular gained early admission to …

Top 10 Incredibly Useful Windows Programs to Have On Hand

Some apps are essential, and you use them every day. Everyone knows their names: Firefox, VLC, 7-Zip, and so on. However, there’s another class of …