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Hummer Down: US Army To Make Millions Auctioning Off Humvees

I Want You... to buy these surplus US Army Humvees! The first DLA (Defense Logistics Agency) auction for some of the army's surplus Humvees brought in close to a million bucks. If you missed out, fear not: only 25 of the rough & rugged ex-army vehicles were sold leaving nearly 4,000 others eligible for the auction block.

Get The 'Skylanders Trap Team' Starter Pack for $19.99 Via Amazon

If you've had your eyes on picking up the full enchilada that is the Skylanders Trap Team [Free (HD)] starter pack following Eric's review of the whole thing but the $74.99 price tag was giving you pause... Check this out: Right now on Amazon the whole tablet starter pack is $29.99. Add in the promo

There's Now A Site That Helps People Find A Place To Stay While They Rent Their Place Out On AirBnb

The real estate crunch in San Francisco has reached a new level of absurdity. There's now a site called " Can I Stay With You While I Rent My Place On AirBnb ? " It's exactly what it sounds like — a site that matches Airbnb listing owners with each other. Show More Summary

A Charlie Brown Christmas Re-Mastered With Old Synths and Drum Machines

8 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

You've probably been watching A Charlie Brown Christmas since you were small enough to still believe in Santa Claus. But did you know it originally aired in 1965, almost 50 years ago? So it seems only fitting for the Blockhead Trio to re-record the animated special's instantly recognizable holiday soundtrack using similarly vintage synths and drum machines. Read more...

Amazing Animated Optical Illusions #7 [Video]

From brusspup: Below are links to the images found in this video so you can print them out and try it yourself. You’ll have to print the template onto a transparency. If you have an ink jet printer you have to use a special transparency made specifically for ink jet printers. Show More Summary

Google sends out last Inbox invites for the year

Ending the year, Google announced that it has sent out the last batch of Inbox invitations for 2014. Those who requested an invitation by emailing Google directly were given one, and Google says that it won't be sending out new invitations for the Gmail-based email service until 2015.

Apple bought back $56 billion of its own stock in 2014

Apple is no stranger to stock buybacks so its no surprise that the trend continued in the 2014 fiscal year. And how much stock did Apple buy back this year? According to a new report for FactSet, Apple spent over $56 billion buying back stock this ye...

12 Days of 'Orange': The ladies of Litchfield get in the holiday spirit

Even inmates like to feel festive during the most wonderful time of the year. The ladies of Orange is the New Black relive their first days in Litchfield with a Christmas carol, complete with everything from "12 smokes for smoking,"Show More Summary

T-Mobile wins a big victory over AT&T and Verizon that could bring lower prices

Score another win for the “Un-carrier.” Ars Technica notes that T-Mobile has now “won a declaratory ruling that could force AT&T and Verizon Wireless to charge lower prices for data roaming.” Essentially, T-Mobile has been arguing that...Show More Summary

Google to bring Nexus 9's Tegra K1 processor to Project Ara

Project Ara will offer a few choices in processor selection, and now Google has announced that it is working with Marvell and NVIDIA to bring their application processors as options for the modular smartphone. Both the NVIDIA Tegra K1, the same chip that's found inside the Nexus 9 tablet, and the Marvell PXA1928 will be joining Rockchip as options for Ara's processing power.

TRINKET EDC CONTEST ENTRY: Lazydoro

[Vasilis] has entered Lazydoro in the Trinket Everyday Carry Contest.  Lazydoro is designed to get him up off his backside, and walking around. Recent medical research has determined that sitting too long is a bad thing. In fact,  Dr. Show More Summary

Netflix drops in a surprise 'Bojack Horseman' Christmas special

8 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

Wondering how to get the weekend started? If you're a fan of Netflix's original series Bojack Horseman, there's a pretty easy choice, since the service just released an extra episode out of the blue. As Bojack (voiced by Will Arnett) and Todd (voiced...

9to5Toys Last Call: iPad Air 2 15% off, Samsung 40? LED HDTV $298, Sony on-ear headphones from $8, more

Keep up with the best gear and deals on the web by signing up for the brand new 9to5Toys Newsletter. Also, be sure to check us out on: Twitter, RSS Feed, Facebook, Google+ and Safari push notifications. Today’s can’t miss deals: Get 15% off iPad Air 2 at Target stores Samsung 40-inch 1080p 60Hz Slim LED HDTV: $298 shipped (Reg. $400) Amazon Gold […]

Time to Push for 'Erasable Internet'

So what lessons can we glean from the Sony hack? How about this for starters: Never use a "digital device to say anything to anyone, ever," suggests Farhad Manjoo at the New York Times. That's if you have any desire of privacy, anyway. Nothing is protected in our email-centric world...

Kate Winslet, others rumored to join cast of upcoming Steve Jobs movie

The cast of Oscar-winning screenwriter Aaron Sorkin's Steve Jobs film is apparently filling out, as the latest scuttlebutt has Kate Winslet in talks to costar and Boardwalk Empire actor Michael Stuhlbarg attached in a supporting rol...

As Its Battle With Hollywood Returns, Google Takes Aim at Mississippi Attorney General

On Friday, Google filed a lawsuit in federal court against Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood. The post As Its Battle With Hollywood Returns, Google Takes Aim at Mississippi Attorney General appeared first on WIRED.

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