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Apple To Announce Wearable Device In September: Re/code

(0) Comments | Posted August 27, 2014 | 2:26 PM

This may be a huge year for Apple, but it's already a big year for Apple rumors. There's talk of the company introducing not one but two new iPhones in September, as well as its biggest iPad yet. And now, there are whispers of a wearable...

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The Best 'iPhone Rumor' Video Yet

(0) Comments | Posted August 27, 2014 | 11:00 AM

This isn't your typical iPhone leak video, mostly because it isn't one.

Second City, the comedy school that lays claim to celebrities like Bill Murray and Amy Poehler, has put out its own video exclusive on the "iPhone 6," perfectly parodying the ridiculous number of

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You Can Already Buy A Case For The Unreleased 'iPhone 6' On Amazon

(6) Comments | Posted August 26, 2014 | 1:19 PM

The "iPhone 6" hasn't been announced yet, and we don't officially know its dimensions, but that hasn't stopped people from trying to make a buck selling cases for it.

Yes, even though we don't even know if Apple's next phone will be called the "iPhone 6" yet, there are...

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The 22 Best Types Of Cats, Ranked

(46) Comments | Posted August 26, 2014 | 9:57 AM

Would the Internet even be worth checking if not for adorable feline videos? It's unclear. So as an ode to the Internet's MVP, we have scientifically compiled a list that seeks to answer the question, "Which cat is the most outstanding of them all?"

22. Felix The Cat

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Facebook Asked People About Click-Bait. What Happened Next Will Shock You

(15) Comments | Posted August 25, 2014 | 2:42 PM

Facebook is officially cracking down on click-bait.

In a blog post published Monday, research scientist Khalid El-Arini and product specialist Joyce Tang, who both work for the company, wrote that Facebook is working to better identify and downplay stories that implore you to click through to find...

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Facebook Is Labeling Posts From The Onion As 'Satire' So You Don't Get Confused

(36) Comments | Posted August 18, 2014 | 1:08 PM

Even the smartest among us can have a hard time detecting sarcasm on the Internet. We should all be able to identify jokes when we see them, though, right? Wrong.

Even with over-the-top ridiculous headlines like "Police Or Army: Who Wore It Better?" Facebook thinks that...

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The Guy Who Invented Pop-Up Ads Says 'I'm Sorry'

(46) Comments | Posted August 15, 2014 | 11:06 AM

Remember how horrible pop-up ads were? All those years you spent scrambling to click out of those little bubbles, years you can never get back? Well, the guy who created those ads would like to apologize.

Ethan Zuckerman, a media scholar and director of MIT's Center for Civic Media, penned...

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サルの自撮りに著作権はあるのか? Wikipediaと写真家が激論

(4) Comments | Posted August 11, 2014 | 11:11 PM

どの国でも著作権法を読むのは退屈だ。ただし、サルが著作権者なのかという議論が出てくると、がぜん面白くなる。

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Wikipedia Is In A Pretty Weird Battle Over A Monkey Selfie

(233) Comments | Posted August 6, 2014 | 4:31 PM

Copyright law is boring. Unless there's a monkey involved. Then it's hilarious.

In 2011, British wildlife photographer David Slater traveled to Indonesia. He set up his equipment to take a photo of a crested black macaque. Suddenly, the monkey grabbed Slater's camera and started to take selfies. As...

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This App Only Has One Button, But That Button Gets You Pizza

(16) Comments | Posted August 6, 2014 | 7:52 AM

There's a new app that gives you exactly what you've always wanted: quick and easy access to pizza.

Five 19-year-old boys from Brooklyn, with help from a responsible adult, have made it easier than ever to score some sweet sweet 'za. Their app, Push For Pizza, makes said...

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Seu guia definitivo para todos os boatos sobre o "iPhone 6"

(0) Comments | Posted August 1, 2014 | 7:30 PM

No mundo real, todo mundo está especulando sobre o futuro do casamento de Jay-Z e Beyoncé. No mundo da tecnologia, todo mundo está chutando loucamente sobre o futuro do iPhone. A gente devia procurar o que fazer.

Mas se você, como a gente, não tem planos de procurar...

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Facebook Is Back

(20) Comments | Posted August 1, 2014 | 12:19 PM

UPDATE: 3:00 p.m. -- It's back. You may now resume posting those photos of your beautiful cats/children/lunch.

Something weird is happening at Facebook. Sometimes it's saying this...

facebook down

And sometimes it's refreshing just fine. Whatever is happening, remember that you'll survive. We promise. We'll let you...

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Apple Now Officially Owns Beats

(27) Comments | Posted August 1, 2014 | 11:25 AM

Apple's acquisition of headphone-maker Beats is official. The company announced the completion of the deal in a blog post on its website Friday. The post came complete with a "Welcome to the family" banner.

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"Music has always held a special place in our hearts,...

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Your Definitive Guide To All The 'iPhone 6' Rumors

(100) Comments | Posted August 1, 2014 | 7:40 AM

In the real world, everyone's speculating about the future of Beyonce and Jay-Z's marriage. In the tech world, everyone's wildly guessing about the future of the iPhone. We should all get a life.

However, if you, like us, have no plans for getting a life, then let's now...

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Amazon Will Pay You $1 To Choose Slow Shipping

(86) Comments | Posted July 30, 2014 | 4:58 PM

One of the best things about being an Amazon Prime member is getting free, two-day shipping.

Prime members with a little patience, however, are now getting an extra benefit: $1.

Starting Wednesday, prime members who choose "No-Rush" shipping on any order will get a $1 credit for Amazon's

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This iPhone Case Does Away With The Worst Part Of Selfies

(23) Comments | Posted July 29, 2014 | 10:55 AM

You know the dumb-looking half-arm thing that happens when you take a selfie? If you don't know what we're talking about, it looks a little like this...

selfie arm

Well, there's now a way to do away with this photo-ruining forearm: an unofficial new iPhone case called...

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The Real Lyrics To The Clash's 'Rock The Casbah'

(5) Comments | Posted July 28, 2014 | 5:13 PM

Oh, you thought that song by The Clash was about something other than organizing your computer's desktop? YOU THOUGHT WRONG.

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This App Sort Of Blurs Your Face So You Can Share Your Deepest Secrets

(4) Comments | Posted July 28, 2014 | 1:57 PM

If you have a secret and you want to confess it to the world semi-anonymously, try Awkward, a new app for creating, sharing and watching video confessions.

The app, which was created in Germany, launched for iPhone on July 14. Here's how it works: You record a...

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These Vibrating Smart Shoes Tell You Where To Turn

(20) Comments | Posted July 25, 2014 | 12:21 PM

To be honest, we already thought shoes were pretty smart. They protect your feet from the elements, they keep you from stepping on sharp and disturbingly squishy things and they help you get where you need to go.

But technology never settles, guys. Now shoes are getting even smarter.

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New Sleep Gadget Tracks Pretty Much Everything In Your Bedroom

(6) Comments | Posted July 24, 2014 | 1:06 PM

There are already a lot of ways to track sleep, from fitness trackers to sensors to phone apps. But if you want to get really serious about this stuff, you have to start tracking your bedroom, too.

That's the idea behind a

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