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Punk-Metal Supergroup Teenage Time Killers Tear Through Raucous Debut

"What an ultimate collection of misfits and weirdos," Bl'ast! vocalist Clifford Dinsmore said early on during the almost-three-hour debut show by …

Music

Google Tone Shares Links To Computers Within Earshot Using Beeps And Boops

With much skepticism, we put the app to the test<p>A new Chrome extension, called Google Tone, released this week makes it possible to share a URL with another computer in the room using a series of <i>beeps</i> and <i>boops</i>. The concept is dead simple yet instantly instills a sense of disbelief. A computer …

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Adobe Launches Brackets V1.0, An Open-source Text Editor for Web Designers

Adobe has just released version 1.0 of Brackets, its free open-source text editor that’s built in HTML, CSS and JavaScript, for coding HTML, CSS and JavaScript.<p>Available for Windows, Mac and Linux, Brackets is aimed at Web designers and developers, with focused features like Live Preview to easily …

Matter Inserts Otherworldly Forms into your Photos for Viewing and Animating

If you’re not satisfied with photographing the world as it is, Pixite’s new Matter app for iPhone and iPad has devised a way to let you insert all kinds of inanimate objects into your shot. These aren’t just any objects, but beautifully rendered, highly customizable 3D effects, complete with their …

Google Cube is a six-sided psychedelic music video player

Google experiments with a lot of different things. It’s known for taking ideas for super futuristic gadgets such as Glass and Project Tango tablets, …

Super cheap Smart Home kit brings automation to the masses

If you're wondering when home automation might tip into the Walmart-level mainstream, here's a sign: Archos' Smart Home starter kit is now on sale. Along with two cameras, two movement tags and two weather tags, they're throwing in a controlling tablet, all for $250 -- or $25 each for the cameras …

Is Some Tech Too Addictive?

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> <i>Nir Eyal is the author of Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products. He writes about the intersection of psychology, technology, and business at NirAndFar.com.</i><p>Addiction can be a difficult thing to see. From outward appearances, Dr. Zoe Chance looked fine. A professor at the Yale …

Deal: save $55 off TechMatte Qi wireless charger at Amazon

It’s not often you can get 79% off a product, so if you’re looking for a nice wireless charger, well, today is your lucky day. We have found the TechMatte Power Pod Qi wireless charger for just $14.99 (regular price $69.99) at Amazon.com.<p>The charger is listed on sale for $24.99, and, in order to …

Tech Trends

Google just revealed the incredibly simple formula for killer résumés

It’s not exactly E=mc².<p>But for would-be job hunters, it’s probably a lot more useful.<p>In a Q&A-style interview with Google’s senior vice president of people operations Laszlo Bock, The New York Times’s Tom Friedman fished a few seriously helpful words of wisdom out of the search giant’s human …

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AirSnap Helps You Take Beautiful Group Selfies By Pairing Two iOS Devices

How many times have you stepped out of the group to click pictures, feeling left out as others posed? Or have there been instances when you’re jostling to get back for a group picture after setting the timer of a camera shutter? While there is Samsung NX Mini, which comes with an LCD screen that …

Ember LED Case Is A Portable Lamp For iPhone Night Photography [Kickstarter]

Want to take good night photos using your iPhone, but find that the device’s in-built flash — consisting of a couple of LEDs — doesn’t result in the kind of pictures you want?<p>If so, you may be interested in this Kickstarter campaign to build a new iPhone 5/5s case, packing a whopping 56 LEDs into a …

Airpnp Is An Airbnb For Toilets

We’ve all been in a situation where nature calls at a crowded event and an empty toilet is nowhere to be found. Airpnp is an experimental service that aims to solve this problem — by letting residences and businesses rent out their bathrooms to people in their immediate location who need to use …

Roojoom Closes $600K Seed To Push Its Online Tutorial-Builder At More Businesses

Israeli startup Roojoom, a recent graduate of the Microsoft Ventures Accelerator, has closed a $600,000 seed round, from 2B Angels and private investors.<p>The startup, which was founded a year ago, has built a presentation creation platform that lets businesses quickly create online tutorials and …

Selfies, Frontbacks and More: The New Wave of Mobile Photo Apps

These apps take your mobile photos beyond the flattering Instagram filter.<p>Instagram is old news at this point … right? Okay, I still use the app regularly. But smartphone cameras have progressed to the point where we can get pretty artistic with our mobile photos, beyond just ultra-flattering …