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The Chromecast Gets Vudu Support

The Chromecast is one of the more useful, and certainly more portable, little streaming dongles out there. Although the app selection could be more robust, the ability to stream anything from any Chrome tab is a surprisingly po...
 
Gaming
 
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The VRX iMotion Custom Racing Simulator Is The Ultimate Controller

If there's a more wonderful store in the world than Costco, we're really not sure what it is. Everything you want, cheaply and in large quantities, is pretty much the dream of anybody who hates shopping, because you only have t...
 
Autos
 
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Ducati Debuts The Multistrada D-Air Motorcycle Airbag

Airbags are built to save your life. By holding you in place, and thus not having you whipsaw wildly through the cabin thanks to kinetic energy, you don't break your neck and only mildly hurt your spine. Motorcyclists, on the o...

 
Gaming
 
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5 PS4 Games That Should Be On Your Radar (list)

The PS4 has games coming. It has lots of games coming, in fact, with over 100 at last count to be released through the end of the year. So, how will you know which to play? Here are five worth checking out. 1. CounterSpy, Sprin...
 
Offbeat
 
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The Iris Is A Smarter Smartwatch

Wearable tech is what the entire tech industry is convinced is the next iPod; a massive popular consumer product that everyone wants. The jury's still out on that, but in the meantime, we've got plenty of toys to play with, lik...
 
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5 Things We Learned About The Genesis Of The iPhone (list)

It's easy to forget that less than a decade ago, the idea of a touchscreen phone with a powerful processor was little more than a Star Trek prop to many people. Now, they're commonplace. But it took some pressure by Steve Jobs ...

 
News Stories
 
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Here’s A Dramatic Look At A Chicago Subway Train Derailing (Video)

You may have heard that a subway train in Chicago derailed at O'Hare on Monday. What you probably haven't seen is the video of that event actually happening, and it is every bit as scary as you'd think. Off The Rails The good n...
 
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5 Things You Need To Know About The New York Times’ New App, NYTNow

Newspapers have struggled, as the Internet has risen, to stay relevant. The New York Times is a superb example: They're one of the most respected newspapers in the world, and yet they constantly need to experiment to stay on to...
 
Offbeat
 
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The Grass Printer Is An Artistic Robotic Lawnmower

As robots become more tightly integrated into our daily lives, we're going to use them for goofy pursuits. It's just a matter of human nature: There is nothing we can't turn into something that amuses us, especially when we bui...

 
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The F4 Tactical Rail-Mounted Pepper Spray Makes Rifles Non-Lethal

Contrary to popular belief, police officers rarely need to use their firearms in the field. And truthfully, ideally police officers never have to use lethal force; after all, they're not the Army. So F4 decided to create someth...
 
Gaming
 
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5 Things To Know About Project Morpheus, Sony’s PlayStation VR Headset (List)

Sony made a huge splash with the announcement that it was working on Project Morpheus, a full virtual reality headset for the PS4. Take that, Kinect! That said, it's far from a done deal. Here are the five things you need to kn...
 
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Finally, A Fire-Breathing RC Dragon Of Your Very Own

We all want a pet dragon. Admit it, if you could get a cuddly fire-breathing scaly lizard, you'd totally be in line to get one. Sadly, dragons are not yet real; we're centuries of terrifying research into genetic engineering aw...