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FenSens cleverly adds wireless parking sensors to any old car

You’ve paired your smartphone with a Bluetooth device or two before, but did you ever think you’d want to pair it with a license plate frame? FenSens thinks you should. FenSens is no […] Go to Source

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5,000 year old beer recipe and brewing gear discovered in China

China probably isn’t the first to leap to mind when you’re thinking of countries with a storied brewing history. But it turns out they’ve been at it for around 5,000 years. A team […] Go to Source

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Juicy Star Wars Episode VIII leaks focus on Luke Skywalker and a new, killer droid

A torrent of juicy Star Wars rumors have leaked, from Luke Skywalker’s current battle prowess to what’s in store for Star Wars at Disney theme parks. Go to Source

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This cordless mouse wants to be your next keyboard

Tim Cook once famously posited that “you can converge a toaster and a refrigerator, but those aren’t going to be pleasing to the user.” A keyboard converged with a mouse sounds like it’d […] Go to Source

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The CW is planning biggest TV hero crossover ever

Crossovers have fueled the world of comic books for decades. Bringing characters from one book into another has been common place since the early days. With the popularity of shared comic-based super hero […] Go to Source

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Firefox steals second place from Internet Explorer

For years, Internet Explorer has been the butt of jokes. Now, however, it might be time to pull our your violin and play a sad little tune for it: Firefox just stole second […] Go to Source

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Nintendo could finally be making movies again within a few years

Maybe it’s just us at Geek headquarters, but we maintain that if Zelda or Metroid ever got Lord of the Rings or Star Wars money and production values, Nintendo would be the new kings of Hollywood. […] Go to Source

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Microspines give quadcopters powers like Spider-Man

Spider-drone! Spider-drone. Does whatever a Spider-drone wants, because thanks to the modern marvels of technology, drones can now stick to walls and ceilings for the ultimate spy-on-your-neighbor experience. It’s not a web-like substance that […] Go to Source

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Gorgeous mini arcade created using a Neo Geo arcade board

If you were a gamer back in the day and frequented arcades, then you know that the Neo Geo system provided the most authentic arcade experience out there. How could it not, considering that […] Go to Source

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Romanian cave sealed for 5.5 million years is full of strange creatures

As humans were evolving in the plains of Africa, a different kind of evolution was taking place in Romania. The insectoid residents of Movile Cave were cut off from the outside world more […] Go to Source

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Tesla S crashes itself after entering Summon mode

Electric car maker Tesla took a big step last year when it started deploying some self-driving features for existing Model S vehicles via an over-the-air update. One Utah man says the car’s self-driving […] Go to Source

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Are the direwolves in Game of Thrones doomed or just boring?

So far, for how the direwolves basically kicked off Game of Thrones, they’ve mostly been useless. What is going on? Go to Source

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Couple wins real cow playing free-to-play mobile game

Typically, free-to-play mobile games try and offer you entertainment in return for regular payments in the form of in-app purchases. Special events and competitions in these games usually only result in digital rewards. […] Go to Source

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Tesla Model S 70 is the first car to have premium DLC

Electric car maker Tesla is more heavily reliant on software updates than any other company in its industry. When it needed to mitigate the risk of damage to the battery while driving at […] Go to Source

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Battlefield 1 unveiled with World War I setting

EA and DICE have just announced the next installment in the Battlefield series: Battlefield 1. This game will be a departure from the modern setting recent entries in the series have used and […] Go to Source

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YouTube planning sub-$35 Unplugged TV subscription for 2017

For years now consumers have been trying to find ways to ditch their cable providers, but cutting the cord on live TV is just too much for avid fans of some programs. If […] Go to Source

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Tiny tube amp is a HAT for your Raspberry Pi

One of the Raspberry Pi’s best attributes is how easy it is to give it additional functionality. Some add-ons let you power it via a network cable. Others turn it into a laptop. […] Go to Source

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4K Ultra HD isn’t just a resolution bump, it’s a complete visual upgrade

We’ve reached a point where you can no longer walk into a store and purchase a non-HD TV. That’s a good thing. HD is now prevalent and cheap, and we can all enjoy […] Go to Source

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Nissan recalls 4 million cars with faulty seat belts and air bags

You do not want to be involved in an accident in one of these cars before Nissan repairs them. Go to Source

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Large Hadron Collider shuts down, weasel to blame

The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) is the most advanced and power scientific instrument ever built, but it’s also more fragile than you’d expect. So much so that it was once broken by a […] Go to Source

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