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Chrome Industries Rolls Out New Street-Tough Camera Bags

10 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Chip Chick

Chrome has made a name for themselves by selling high-quality, durable gear built to survive the active, urban lifestyle. Their products, which include shoes, apparel, and messenger bags, have been a hit with cyclist commuters, but the company is now taking aim at mobile creative types with a new and improved line of camera bags. Show More Summary

The Flux Capacitor Wristwatch is a Smartwatch from the Future

10 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Chip Chick

We are starting to get the feeling that ThinkGeek is obsessed with the Flux Capacitor. They recently made the Flux Capacitor into a portable car charger  and now they have decided to make it into a pretty sweet watch! Now this is a smartwatch!...Show More Summary

FCC orders T-Mobile to stop covering up how slow your connection is

T-Mobile’s move to hide throttled customers’ actual data speeds has just been shot down. Per Ars Technica, the Federal Communications Commission this week said that T-Mobile can no longer exempt speed test results from its wireless data caps. Show More Summary

The Somabar is an automatic cocktail creator

We use coffee to help us get through the day. Those shots of caffeine keep us awake and alert through a long day at work and dealing with things at home. Of course, when you finally get to a point where you can kick back and relax, you might want to change your beverage choice to something that will help you calm your mind. Alcohol is alright if consumed in...

Microsoft may recruit Apple to help stick a dagger into Google’s search business

If Yahoo and Microsoft have anything to say about it, Google won’t be the default search engine for the iPhone in 2015. According to The Information, Apple’s contract with Google, the contract which allows Google to remain the default search engine in the Safari mobile and desktop browser, is up next year. Show More Summary

The Government Wants to Delete Years of CIA and DHS Emails

10 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

On September 17, the National Archives published a seemingly routine announcement in the Federal Registrar. Couched in language about preserving records of value is a line about the destruction of records and a list of federal agencies. The CIA is one of these agencies, and its emails about waterboarding could be some of those records. Read more...

1 Out of Every 9 Bridges in the US Is Structurally Deficient

10 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

There are about 630,000 bridges in the United States, ranging from impressive new structural creations like Margaret Hunt Hill bridge in Dallas to deteriorating slabs of concrete in desperate need repair. It's that last growing group of bridges, ports, and highways that represent the slowing decaying infrastructure that was once the best in the world. Read more...

Why Body Cameras Aren't a Cure-All for Police Violence

10 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Last night, Michael Brown's family renewed the call for all police officers to wear body cameras that record their interactions with people. This is smart, but like every other tool we give the police, cameras will only work the way they're intended to if the cops don't abuse them. Read more...

Comcast wants customers to track and rate its technicians

10 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

When it comes to offering great customer service, Comcast's reputation on the matter is far from being healthy. Every now and then, the company gets put on the map for making its subscribers go through rather tedious experiences -- to get an idea, ju...

Here are all the most annoying Android 5.0 Lollipop bugs – and how to fix them

The gradual rollout of Android 5.0 Lollipop has been an exciting one, but as with any major software upgrade, there are a few bugs that will need quashing in the coming weeks and months. We’ve covered a few of these bugs recently, including...Show More Summary

No One Needs a One-Button Hashtag Keyboard But That's Why I Want It

11 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Are you sick and tired of hitting two keys before each and every hashtag? Have you lost hours at work hunting down the # on your keyboard? Has your pinky been injured from awkward shifting positions? No? Me neither. But isn't this little hashtag keyboard cuuuuuuuute? Read more...

5 Time Traveling Timelapses

11 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

We don't yet have time travel, but we can travel through time quickly through the power of timelapse photography. Here are your submissions to this week's timelapse Shooting Challenge. Read more...

Universal Has Picked Up Aaron Sorkin's Steve Jobs Biopic

Just last week, Sony abandoned the Steve Jobs film that we’ve been waiting (and waiting) for. Now, according to The Hollywood Reporter, Universal has picked up the project. More »      

The Egg Nebula As Photographed By The Hubble Telescope

Briefly: A shimmering, multicolour beacon — like some kind of cosmic lighthouse — this is the Egg Nebula as photographed by the Hubble Space Telescope. The bright shafts of light are pumped out as a central star dies, creating the beautiful colours as they pass through the clouds of gas and dust. [ESA] More »      

Google's Android Billboard in Times Square Is Freaking Gigantic

11 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

It was weird night in Times Square last night. I had just spilled out of a music show trying to catch any semi-convenient subway train back to Brooklyn. Hours earlier, a grand jury had failed to indict Darren Wilson on murder charges against Michael Brown and crowds gathered in protest, all bathed in the white light of this massive fucking Google screen. Read more...

Amazon now connects you with local contractors

11 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

Looks as if the list of things that Amazon doesn't sell just got that little bit shorter after the company started connecting people with local contractors. Customers in a handful of trial cities, including NYC and Seattle, can now use an Angie's Lis...

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