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SALE: Get fit in 2015 with the Striiv Fusion Smartwatch

Every new year, countless people make resolutions to lose weight and get fit.  Most give up on those resolutions within a few weeks, most likely because they don’t have the correct equipment to assist them.  The Striiv Fusion smartwatch, available at BGR Deals, is the economical way to track your fitness so you stay on target all year long. Show More Summary

What Amazing Gift Do You Wish You'd Gotten for Christmas?

4 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

My three younger sisters are in the other room playing with Gear VR right now and having a blast. It's a unit I bought to review, and ultimately plan to return, but if they could have their way it would never leave the house. Read more...

The 10 Best Movies With The Best Sound

It’s not often I walk away from a movie and talk about how great the sound design was. But that’s because I’m easily wowed and blinded by impressive visuals and crafty storytelling and great acting and so forth. But after watching this CineFix top 10 list of movies with great sound, I think I should pay more attention with my ears. More »      

Ghosts of Christmas past: Apple spent Christmas in the 1990s bashing Microsoft in ads

Today, Apple is above it all. The company has retired its gloves for the time being, and it lets companies like Microsoft and Samsung land unanswered blows while Apple just sits back and enjoys being the most valuable technology company in history. Show More Summary

The Yoogo Self-Defense Keychain – they’ll never know what hit them

If you’re alone at night, there’s always the fear that you’re going to be attacked when you least expect it. Not knowing any form of self-defense always heightens this fear, as you never know if you’ll be able to fend off an attacker should something actually happen. Show More Summary

The NSA chooses Christmas to quietly detail 12 years of accidental spying

4 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

The NSA's idea of a Christmas present, it seems, is to release multiple reports detailing 12 years of improper conduct. The heavily redacted accounts reveal many incidents of misuse (both accidental and intentional) of the NSA's Signal Intelligence (...

These "Christmas" Trees Sit on the Bottom of the Ocean

5 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

There's a veritable gold rush going on beneath the world's oceans as nations and multinational corporations alike vie to discover and exploit a wealth of minerals and energy trapped within. Off the coast of Western Australia, for example,...Show More Summary

Pokéball Soap Has Pokémon Figurine Inside: Gotta Bathe and Bathe and Bathe…

Geeky soap specialist Digital Soaps borrowed a video game mechanic to boost its soap sales: random loot drops. The shop makes 2? Pokéball soaps with a random Pokémon figurine hidden inside. Just like video game loot,…

2,000 free movies, eBooks and audio books to fill your new iPhone, iPad or Android device

Did you just receive a new iPhone, iPad, Android device or eReader for Christmas? Congratulations! Smartphones and tablets were definitely among the most desirable gifts this holiday season, and there were plenty of outstanding choices out there for gift givers to choose from. Show More Summary

Kid-Proof Construction Toys Made From Concrete

5 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Nerf and Tonka are probably the brand names most closely associated with toys that are nearly impossible for kids to break. But Studio Paulsberg might be looking to steal a little of their marketshare with this pair of construction toys made from wood and actual concrete, instead of foam or die-cast metal. Read more...

Mars by crazybaby – an otherworldly bluetooth speaker

When you’re picking out a new speaker, you want something that can keep up with your on-the-go lifestyle. There are times when you want all-encompassing sound for home, and a smaller speaker for work and travel which has to be rugged enough to withstand your daily life. Show More Summary

CHECK YOUR QUEUE: These are all of the awesome (and awful) movies disappearing from Netflix on January 1st

Netflix giveth, and Netflix taketh away. America’s favorite streaming movie and TV service adds new content every week as it looks to add even more value to its $9/month unlimited streaming service. Of course, the deals that NetflixShow More Summary

Hackers Who Shut Down PSN and Xbox Live Now Attacking Tor 

5 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Uh oh. Lizard Patrol, the hacking group claiming responsibility for the Christmas attacks on PlayStation and Xbox Live, has announced a new target: Tor, the anonymous internet service. Read more...

Ambilight for your Piano (Hero)

That old upright piano still sounds great, and now it can easily have its own special effects. [DangerousTim] added LED strips which change color when he tickles the ivories. The strips are applied along the perimeter of the rear side of the upright causing the light to reflect off of the wall behind the instrument. Show More Summary

Cool samurai Star Wars clearly shows the saga's Japanese influences

6 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Now that Disney bought Star Wars, I hope they get a little bit riskier and produce new stuff loosely based on the classic trilogy. A Japanese version would look amazing, as these cool action figures demonstrate. It's only a natural step—as George Lucas' original saga was directly influenced by Kurosawa's work. Read more...

LEGO Halo Pillar of Autumn Model is 7-feet Long

We love us some LEGO around here and this is one of the coolest spaceships we’ve seen built from those little plastic blocks. The gigantic 7-foot long model of the Pillar of Autumn from Halo weighs…

Q&A: Adding the Sun, Moon and Stars to Google Calendar

Include some interesting events — off-planet and closer — to your daily reminders.

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