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These Lego bricks are actually a powerful, modular desktop PC

These oversized Lego bricks aren’t part of a lunch kit, and they’re not made for sorting and storing your bricks. They’re actually three components of a custom desktop computer. The Micro Lego Computer […]

Play GTA V (and anything else) in your browser thanks to Windows tool

If your laptop doesn’t have the muscle to run a game like GTA V at anything approaching acceptable levels of quality, you might not need any beefy hardware in the first place. The developer […]

GameStop is adding a 2TB hard drive to used PS4 consoles

I’ve never been a big fan of buying used games hardware. With used games you can see the state of the disc before you purchase, but with hardware, you can’t see inside and […]

Geek deals: Dell OptiPlex 3020 quad-core small form factor desktop PC for $438

Need a powerful PC that won’t take up too much space? Take a look at the OptiPlex 3020 small form factor PC from Dell. Even though it measures less than four inches thick, […]

Samsung adds wireless smartphone charging to its monitors

If you’re anything like me, sitting down at my PC also means my smartphone gets placed on the desk to one side. I’ve actually got a little stand so I can plug the […]

Steam bug lets anyone reset your account password

Simply request a password reset, leave the security code field blank, and as if by magic you get to reset the password on any account.

Nike agrees to pay FuelBand owners $25

Nike and Apple have been fighting a class action lawsuit for the past two years over the Nike+ FuelBand. The two companies have finally agreed to settle the case, and that settlement sees […]

Chrysler mails 1.4 million USB drives to patch vulnerable SUVs

Today’s automotive industry is a much different business than it was just a few years ago. Here’s the latest proof: Fiat Chrysler is about to mail out 1.4 million USB flash drives as […]

Nintendo patents a wireless sleep monitor with built-in projector

It looks like Nintendo is branching out into a new market: upping your quality of life. A series of patent designs have been uncovered that focus around a sleep monitoring device. Think about […]

America’s most dangerous water park now has the world’s longest water slide

Unless you grew up in Northern New Jersey in the 1980s, you probably heard about Action Park through the internet. From 1978 to 1996, Action Park was open in Vernon, New Jersey and […]

You can now play the original Half-Life on Android watches

Android Wear smartwatches have been out for roughly a year now, and they’re running the same codebase as Android on phones and tablets. That has led to some hilariously impractical proof-of-concept uses, but […]

Scientists discover 113-million-year-old snake fossil with four legs

Scientists have known for a long time that the ancestors of modern snakes had legs, but never before have we seen a fossil snake that actually had four functional limbs. A new paper […]

Street Fighter V beta taken down immediately after launch

If you were hoping to launch into the beta of Street Fighter V this weekend, you were probably out of luck. After only an hour of being up and running, Capcom took the […]

Origami pot grows with its plant over time

Plant owners will rejoice in this new pot design that promises to grow with your plant—no messy transplanting required. It’s fittingly called Growth, and its design was inspired by the geometrical Japanese art […]

James Cameron’s submarine that visited the deepest point on Earth broke on a highway

It could withstand the pressure of the deepest part of the ocean, but James Cameron’s Deepsea Challenger submarine couldn’t survive the heat after the truck that was carrying it on a Connecticut highway […]

ESL pro gaming league to start testing for drugs

Professional gamers are going to have to submit to drug testing before jumping on the computer for their next big tournament.

The Pixels movie is a terrible idea because it doesn’t understand video games

Pixels is out in theaters, and boy it’s getting some bad reviews. It’s currently at 19% on Rotten Tomatoes, and MovieBob’s expletive-ridden YouTube review of the film has almost topped a million views […]

Star Wars Trivia, Day 24: Utinni!

It’s quite the year to be a Star Wars fan! In celebration of Star Wars: the Force Awakens owning this month at San Diego Comic-Con, is going to bring you a Star Wars trivia question […]

Send self-destructing emails with new Dmail extension

What’s that, Chief Quimby? You need a more modern way to send self-destructing messages to Gadget? There’s a handy new browser extension that might be just what you’re looking for. It’s called Dmail […]

Google compares security experts to the rest of us

It shouldn’t surprise anyone that security experts and average computer users take dramatically different approaches to staying safe online. A trio of Googlers decided to take a closer look and see just how […]

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