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Pepsi and Coke's new cola war challenger? Zevia.

As consumers grow sweeter on sugar-free and aspartame-free sodas, one upstart is trying to build a big head start on beverage behemoths Coca-Cola …

These World Cup Posters Are A Must-See For Any Soccer Super Fan

Brazilian artist and graphic designer Cristiano Siqueira pulled out all the stops when creating these incredible World Cup team posters for an ESPN campaign celebrating the tournament, which begins on June 12.<p>Each of these posters illustrates one of the 32 teams that will be heading to this year's …

The classic iPhone ringtone gets a sweet remix

There have been a lot of remixes of the iconic iPhone ringtone over the years, and this one may be the best. The guitar solo at the end is an unexpected twist.<p>The remixer goes by the name MetroGnome, and his YouTube account features countless remixes of popular songs. He’s got some original stuff …

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Unbelievable Parkour Footage Of A Real-Life Spider-Man

How does Spider-Man get around when he runs out of webs? Parkour!<p>Parkour Athlete Ronnie Shalvis was so inspired by the recent Amazing Spider-Man 2 …

Google's new Chrome experiment lets you remix the Rubik's Cube

Sure, you <i>could</i> spend a while trying to solve the Rubik's Cube in Google's new Doodle, but that may get a little dry. Google was clearly prepared for that eventuality, though: it has just launched the Cube Lab, a Chrome experiment that lets you build your own internet-based puzzle. So long as you're …

Widgets finally land on iOS 8 in this Control Center concept

The icon-tiled interface of iOS could use more than just a flat facelift from Jony Ive to feel more modern and even though jailbreakers have enjoyed widgets for years, maybe it’s time Apple added them in Control Center.<p>This iOS 8 concept from Ryan Gilsdorf envisions widgets coming to iOS 8 through …

OS Experience jailbreak tweak brings OS X-like features to iOS

OS Experience is a new jailbreak tweak for iPad that adds an extensive OS X experience to iOS. This tweak has been in development for quite some time and was actually announced before the iOS 7 jailbreak was released. Since then, the developer has been hard at work perfecting OS Experience to be …

iPhone 6 exclusive concept: Is this what Apple's next smartphone will look like?

The iPhone 6 is expected to mark the biggest revision of Apple's smartphone range yet, with a larger display and brand new design hotly tipped to feature. Here's how we think it might look. Exclusive to TechRadar.<p>With the Galaxy S5 now out in the open, it'll soon be time for Apple to make its move. …

Hyper launches the first Made-for-iPhone/iPad USB flash drive w/ built-in Lightning connector

Hyper— we’ve reviewed some of its MacBook batteries and iPhone accessories in the past— is today announcing the first Made-For-iPhone/iPad/iPod touch (MFi) flash drive that includes a built-in Lightning connector. Unfortunately you can’t get your hands on one just yet, but you can preorder through …

iPhone 6 concept w/ 5.7″ screen, 3D stereo camera, new features

Yet another iPhone 6 concept. This one, posted by Mindspi Vision, imagines an illuminated bezel, home button, and Apple logo on the back, a 3D stereo camera with optical zoom, an all aluminum body, and a 5.7-inch display. A full video of the renders below:<p>The best 4K & 5K displays for Mac

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10 First-Class Airplane Seats That Are Nicer Than Your Apartment

As some airlines gut their frequent flyer programs, increase fees and cram more seats into coach, others are pushing the boundaries of flying luxury with of over-the-top first class suites.<p>Airlines are betting that these opulent accommodations will drive up profit margins and yield greater revenues …

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How to recover lost contacts on iOS and prevent it from happening again

The trouble with being connected all of the time is that when something bad happens to the data stored on one device, like losing your contact list, …

Drawing Animals using Moirée Patterns

Using the contrast effect called Moiré, the Milanese Andrea Minini stunning vector illustrations of various animals with a design of the most …

Broken Sword 5: Episode Two review – thanks for the memories

<b>Revolution Software / PC, PSN, iOS, Android / £4.99 (smartphone), £18.99 (Steam, complete edition)</b><p>There’s a moment towards the end of The Serpent’s Curse when the game confronts you with a stark choice. A villain is jabbing a pistol in protagonist George Stobbart’s ribcage and demanding he solve …

Wuaki.tv on-demand TV and movies land on Samsung, LG and Panasonic 2014 smart TVs

Up and coming streaming service Wuaki.tv is coming to all Samsung, LG and Panasonic, 2014 smart TVs.<p>The streaming service owned by Play.com parent …

'Earth's Cousin': Scientists Find Alien Planet That's Most Like Home

Space<p>Scientists say a world that's 490 light-years away qualifies as the first confirmed Earth-sized exoplanet that could sustain life as we know it — but in an environment like nothing we've ever seen.<p>The planet, known as Kepler-186f, is "more of an Earth cousin than an Earth twin," Elisa …

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Halo, Destiny composer Martin O'Donnell fired by Bungie (update)

After composing some of the most memorable songs in gaming for Bungie games including most of the <i>Halo</i> series, <i>Myth</i> and <i>Oni</i>, Martin O'Donnell tweeted tonight that he has been terminated "without cause" by Bungie's board of directors. It's not entirely common for a game soundtrack to get the album …

Spider-Man 2 premiere: 'He's my hero' - Andrew Garfield

The stars of the latest Spider-Man film have gathered in London's Leicester Square for its world premiere.<p>English actor Andrew Garfield is reprising his lead role as the man beneath the super-hero mask for The Amazing Spider-Man 2.<p>Lizo Mzimba spoke to him on the red carpet.<p><i>Film clips courtesy of</i> …

Lego: the rise and rise of the little bricks with the world at their feet

Coloured bricks and yellow heads have become the unlikely toast of the cinema box office as Hollywood's most plastic movie yet opened in the UK.<p>Starring animated characters and familiar bump-topped scenery, <i>The Lego Movie</i> is not only perhaps the biggest product placement film ever seen, but it marks …

Last week on Gigaom Research: Azure in the enterprise and a new charter for HR

There was big news this week with the Comcast-Time Warner merger. In case you missed the furor as it was happening, Matthew Ingram explains …

Alien Cockroach Species Invading the U.S.

<b>New York City, home to eight million people and untold numbers of cockroaches, just got a few more of the latter.</b><p>A newly seen species, <i>Periplaneta japonica,</i> has just been <i></i>discovered in New York’s elevated High Line park. As its name implies, the cockroach is native to Japan, and this is the first …