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Star Wars R2-D2 USB Car Charger

No need to go to Tosche Station<p>R2 units: is there anything those little guys can't do? While we don't yet have the technology in this quadrant of the …

Hollywood producer Arnon Milchan admits double life as Israeli spy

Stories about Hollywood producer Arnon Milchan's alleged double life have been circulating for years.<p>Now, the Israeli-born businessman behind hits like "Pretty Woman," "Fight Club" and "L.A. Confidential" has finally come forth with a stunning admission -- for years he served as an Israeli spy, …

Virgin Galactic now accepting Bitcoin for future flights into space

As the value and credibility of Bitcoin continues to skyrocket, Virgin founder Richard Branson now wants to let people use the digital currency to finance a flight into space. Ahead of its first trips next year, Virgin Galactic has already had one "future astronaut" from Hawaii book a …

Google could end China's web censorship in 10 days – why doesn't it?

This week, Eric Schmidt, Google's executive chairman, was quoted as saying during a speech in Washington: "We can end government censorship in a decade. The solution to government surveillance is to encrypt everything."<p>Earlier this week, we at greatfire.org successfully unblocked the Reuters …

Motorola turns to 3D printing to bring its ambitious modular smartphones to life

Motorola’s futuristic smartphones now have an equally futuristic manufacturing method: 3D printing.<p>Motorola announced today that it’s inked a deal with 3D printing giant 3D Systems to put together its Project Ara smartphones, which the company announced last month.<p>Essentially a Lego take on …

Someone Just Transferred $148 Million Worth Of Bitcoin

That's about 195,000 Bitcoins.<p>We say transacted because there is no way of knowing whether any money actually changed hands. The Bitcoins were transferred from several Blockchain "addresses" to another single address. Addresses are basically routing numbers, and an individual's Bitcoin wallet can …

College Classmate Sues Snapchat Founders, CEO Admits He “Deserves Something”

A former college classmate is filling a lawsuit against Snapchat, which is similar to another famous lawsuit filed against Facebook by the Winklevoss …

Apple starts adding missing features back to its iWork productivity suite

Shortly after new versions of its iWork productivity suite removed popular features, Apple promised it would quickly add them back. This week the company released updates for Pages, Numbers, and Keynote for both iOS and the Mac. You may once again customize the toolbar in Pages and Numbers, in a …

Google Glass may have found a prescription lens partner

Google is in talks with an American vision benefits provider to get Google Glass into the hands of the people who know eyes the best: doctors.<p>VSP Global, which insures eye care for millions of Americans and also makes eyeglass lenses and frames, has been talking to Google about how best to …

Microsoft sells over 1 million Xbox One consoles in less than 24 hours

Sony isn't the only one that had a fantastic next-gen console launch. Microsoft has just announced that it, too, sold through one million Xbox One game systems in less than 24 hours. It's not a direct comparison, however: Microsoft launched in 13 countries, while the PlayStation 4 racked up one …

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Squinching

Want your own personal "Blue Steel" look for your next profile picture? Portraitist Peter Hurley thinks he's cracked the code to the perfect selfie. He calls it "squinching" (step aside, Tyra) and asserts that it makes the subject of the photo "ooze confidence and self-assuredness." The secret? …

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Steelcase Gesture Chair | Available

Author:<p>John Kim<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>0<p>0<p>SHARES<p>Originally previewed here in April, the Steelcase Gesture Chair — designed to support our …

The Death of Driving Skills

When smartphones, texting and social media start replacing people’s ability (and desire) to actively socialize, things are beginning to go wrong. …

Porsche Design x BlackBerry P’9982 Smartphone

Author:<p>John Kim<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>57<p>57<p>SHARES<p>BlackBerry teams up with Porsche Design to produce the P'9982, essentially a luxury version of the …