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This Week’s Apple Rumors, Ranked From Dumbest to Most Plausible

This week's Apple rumors include a potentially new way to pair your iDevices with Touch ID, and the imminent death of non-Retina Macbook Pros.

Beats Music Proves It Wants to Play Everywhere By Opening Its API

The incredibly popular Beats Music opened up its API to developers this morning. This means programmers can now create apps for any platform using Beats Music’s catalog to play tracks — and also take advantage of the service’s unique model....

Our 10 Favorite Things From the 2014 Luxury Tech Show

Walking around the Luxury Technology Show is like window-shopping in a VIP mall. Here's what stood out among all the high-priced eye candy.

This Classic Bubble-Hockey Table Can Be Yours for a Few Grand

The Super Chexx Bubble Hockey table has been made by the same company, Innovative Concepts in Entertainment, or "ICE," for 32 years now. It remains as awesome as ever.

At SXSW, the Next Big Thing May Be No Thing at All

Every year, just before South by Southwest Interactive starts, the froth starts churning. Everybody begins wondering what this year’s breakout hit app will be. What if there isn't one?

What Is Doxing?

You may have heard that Bitcoin’s creator, Satoshi Nakamoto, was “doxed” by Newsweek and wonder exactly what that word means. You may even use the word yourself and wonder, “Am I using this word correctly?” Or worst, not worry whether...

Two New Apps for Jawbone’s Up Want to Put You to Sleep

With the release of version 3.1 of the Up's companion smartphone app, Jawbone is really moving ahead in terms of crunching user data.

Memory-Foam Headphones That Sound as Good as They Feel

The KEF M500 on-ear headphones are comfortable, built to last, and most importantly, sound great.

How to Keep Vile Websites Out of Your Facebook Feed

Here's an easy way to keep the crazy stuff your uncle posts to Facebook from appearing in your feed.

Make Your Posts on Secret Truly Anonymous

Along with the ability to subscribe and unsubscribe to secrets, the latest update to the app also lets you unlink your posts from your account for full anonymity.

All the Climbing Gear You Need for Your Next Ascent

You've spent hours honing your skills on the climbing wall at the gym. Now you're ready to tackle a real mountain. Before you head out, invest in equipment you can trust.

Roku Challenges Google’s Chromecast With Tiny New TV Streamer

The new Roku Streaming Stick, like Google's Chromecast, is an 1080p streaming stick that plugs directly into your TV's HDMI port.

How to Upload Public Domain Books Straight to Your Kindle — For Free

If you're looking for digital versions of older books to download, check out Project Gutenberg first. The site is filled with stuff that has lapsed into the public domain, which means it's free.

A Swedish Workbench That’s Far Too Gorgeous to Work On

At first glance, the Tempel workbench resembles a 19th-Century writing desk. But open up its ash, walnut, and brass cabinet and you'll find an assortment of contemporary goodies.

Is Apple’s CarPlay the Future of In-Car Systems, Or Just a Head Fake?

Apple's CarPlay system is a “second screen” iOS interface optimized for the car -- one that allows for deeper integration with iOS devices than any in-car system to date. This should make the creators of full-featured infotainment systems very nervous....

The New Samsung Chromebook Is Almost a Real Laptop

At $400, Samsung's new high-end Chromebook 2 costs more than most laptops running the super-lightweight Chrome OS. But you'll get quite a bit for that money.

Meet the Next Generation of Phones and Wearables

Have a look at our photo gallery to see what the future of mobile computing will look like — at least for the next year.

Gadget Lab Podcast: Congressional Oversight Committee

Surprise! The Gadget Lab podcast is back. After nine long months off, we've rebooted your favorite talk show.

This Week’s Apple Rumors, Ranked From Dumbest to Most Plausible

This week's Apple rumors include self-healing iDevice displays and FaceTime vanity lighting.

Here’s the Gear We Couldn’t Live Without This Month

This is the stuff from our lives that we either own and never want to let go, or that we’ve been testing recently and are totally enamored with. This is February's most loved gear.

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