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Check out these animations showing the evolution the desktop, laptop and mouse

Apple had a record Christmas quarter after crushing all expectations and setting a new world record for the most profitable quarter ever in the history of any company. While iPhone sales — specifically the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 PlusShow More Summary

Watch this mesmerizing timelapse video of Earth in infrared light

We can’t get enough awesome footage of Earth taken from space. Now James Tyrwhitt-Drake has given us yet another jewel in the form of NASA footage that’s been edited into a timelapse movie that shows the Earth in infrared light and really gives you a good view of how water vapor moves in its atmosphere. Show More Summary

Researchers may have found the most ingenious way yet to generate solar power

Solar energy is definitely taking off and now researchers may have come up with the absolute best way to generate cheap solar power by installing solar panels in public parking lots. [pmc-related-link href=””...Show More Summary

Why the hell are Scandinavians insanely good at making addictive mobile games?

It used to be that Scandinavians had a reputation for being fierce viking warriors — now the only time most of them dress up with horned helmets and bear pelts is if they’re LARPing or playing Skyrim. This doesn’t mean we should dismiss Scandinavians...Show More Summary

Google Earth’s premium features are now free for everyone

Google Earth probably isn’t your go-to Google app on a day-to-day basis, but it’s a fun tool to mess with when you want to explore a foreign country or take a virtual road trip across the Midwest. What you might not know is that Google...Show More Summary

Comcast just got a major ego boost from the FCC

On Thursday, the Federal Communications Commission voted in favor of a new standard for broadband Internet. From now on, anything less than 25Mbps downstream and 1Mbps upstream is no longer considered broadband — but there has been one unexpected (and perhaps unwanted) victor as result. Show More Summary

OnePlus One to ditch its old Android OS for a fresh breath of Oxygen

Android fans were certainly excited to hear that one of the most interesting flagship handsets of 2014 ran one of the most popular custom Android ROMs out of the box, but the partnership between OnePlus and Cyanogen doesn’t seem to be working out anymore. Show More Summary

Prepare for the Battlefield Hardline open beta with this 5-minute video

Many of the year’s most anticipated games won’t start dropping for another couple of months, but in this console generation, we don’t have to wait for release dates to try out new games. Starting on February 3rd, EA and Visceral Games...Show More Summary

Meet Luna, the smart bed that’ll talk your coffee machine into making a fresh pot

Luna is the name of a brand new crowd-funding project that has taken Indiegogo by storm, as it promises to revolutionize sleep and bring it to the Internet-of-Things future. The device is a mattress cover packed with sensors that monitors...Show More Summary

Google brings Google Now to a whole new level

Android fans have long sung the praises of Google Now, which stands as one of the platform’s most useful features. On Friday Google announced that it would take its popular mobile assistant to the next level by letting more than thirty different third-party apps generate Google Now cards. Show More Summary

Watch a man on a motorcycle get hit by a car and land on his feet, all in first-person

I could have made a list of all the reasons why I would never personally own a motorcycle and carry the list around in case anyone ever asked, but now I can just point to this terrifying video instead. DON’T MISS: How to make a four-year-old...Show More Summary

T-Mobile’s going to have a tough time fixing its biggest weakness

T-Mobile has had a ton of success over the last year thanks to its aggressive “Un-carrier” moves that have given subscribers more value for their money and have been imitated throughout the industry. However, the reach of T-Mobile’s wireless network remains a thorn in the company’s side and it looks like it’s going to be very hard to fix. Show More Summary

Making GIFs out of any video is now easier than ever

Popular image sharing site imgur has launched a new tool that’ll make many Internet users happy, particularly the ones who are constantly making GIFs out of various videos. The online tool — aptly called “video to GIF” — lets users simply paste a video URL and then create a great GIF file. Show More Summary

Here are 8 of the best ads you’ll see during the Super Bowl this year

Even people who don’t like football will often tune into the Super Bowl just for the ads, which are the best and most creative the advertising industry has to offer. To give you a preview of coming attractions, we’ve picked out eight great ads you’ll see this Sunday during the big game. Show More Summary

LG’s 2015 flagship phone will feature an insane 3K resolution display

If you thought that 2K resolution is a bit too much for a smartphone featuring a display that’s barely bigger than 5 inches diagonally, then you might be shocked to learn handset makers aren’t stopping there. MyLGPhones has discovered a file on LG’s website that seems to indicate the upcoming LG G4’s display will have a 3K resolution. Show More Summary

SALE: Charge anywhere there’s light with this rain-resistant portable power bank

The ZeroLemon Solar Juice is a brilliant way to recharge your mobile device using nothing but solar energy. The ZeroLemon Solar Juice has a capacity of 20,000mAh, which far exceeds the capacities of popular mobile smart phones and tablets, ensuring that you will always have enough power to keep your device functioning. Show More Summary

Dish found a brilliant way to make watching the Super Bowl fun even if you hate football

Are you the sort of person who loathes football but who nonetheless enjoys watching all the best ads that run during the Super Bowl? If so, then Dish has just the solution for you. [pmc-related-link href=””...Show More Summary

WATCH THIS: This epic, apocalyptic Super Bowl commercial... is for a phone case

There’s no worse feeling than having the battery on your phone die. It’s like having all of your closest friends suddenly vanish off the face of the Earth, which is why the Super Bowl commercial from smartphone case maker Mophie is going to resonate with anyone who has ever owned a smartphone. Show More Summary

5 gadgets you can buy on Amazon that will take your iPhone 6 (or older iPhone) camera to the next level

On Thursday we covered a very cool new gadget that can clip onto an iPhone or any other smartphone, tablet or laptop, and it completely changes the way your device captures photos. Unfortunately, the accessory isn’t yet available for purchase and it isn’t scheduled to begin shipping until early this summer. Show More Summary

How to stream the Super Bowl on any device for free on Sunday

You don’t need a cable subscription to watch Super Bowl XLIX online for free on Sunday, as you can use one of the smart gadgets you already own, including smartphones, tablets and computers, to stream the game and the halftime show. In the post that follows, you’ll get all the information you need to be able to watch the upcoming Seahawks vs. Show More Summary

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