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BlackBerry Will Pay $150 To Trade In Your iPhone For A Passport

You read that correctly. If you live in North America, BlackBerry will pay you $150 to trade in your old iPhone for the new BlackBerry Passport. According to Fortune, BlackBerry says the offer is worth up to $550. As of Thursday morning, BlackBerrys were the most sold unlocked phones. The trade-in program may have contributed […]

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Black Friday Gadget Deals From Amazon And Target

Amazon and Target have some attractive Black Friday deals this week. The following caught my eye. Samsung 46″ LED Backlit Full HD (1080p) Smart TV Price $430 USD at Target. Regular price: $680. HDMI inputs: 3 at the back. 60 Hz. Resolution: 1920 x 1080 (1080p). This enables you to enjoy the high resolution of Blu-ray […]

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Encryption Enabled By Default In WhatsApp And Android

The popular WhatsApp instant messenger is now encrypted by default on Android, and it will be rolled out onto the other platforms shortly. This was implemented in partnership with Open Whisper Systems, a company that develops open-source security software. Encrypted instant messaging has been an option for many years via the use of messengers specially […]

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Brace Yourself: Meet The Deep-Sea Anglerfish

In the Monterey Canyon (Also known as the Monterey Submarine Canyon) of California which extends from Monterey Bay out into the Pacific Ocean, lies what many know as the Black Seadevil (Anglerfish) which was seen in Finding Nemo. Deep-sea anglerfish. Video credit: Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute. In the Finding Nemo scene, Nemo and company are […]

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Adidas Sells Their Own Smartwatch: The Micoach

Adidas is now selling their $400 Micoach smartwatch which provides performance data while running, and it acts as a coach. Its specifications and features include 4 GB of storage available for the playback of music while training, a 1.45″ full-colour TFT LCD touch screen, a stainless steel bezel, heart rate sensor, speed and distance measurement, […]

The Bloodhound SSC.

Image obtained with thanks from CarThrottle.

Bloodhound SSC Land Vehicle Aims To Exceed 1,000 MPH

A land vehicle powered by three different types of engines in the works, and its engineers aim for it to exceed 1,000 MPH. That is well above the speed of sound, which is 761 MPH at sea level. The three engines are a Rolls-Royce turbofan, a Jaguar V8 engine to power the fuel pump, and […]

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Mitsubishi Debuts The XR-PHEV At The LA Auto Show

Mitsubishi has debuted their new FWD XR-PHEV concept vehicle at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show (LA Auto Show). You’re probably wondering what its electric range is. The two-door crossover can tavel 53 miles per charge if using electricity alone. 53 miles of electric range is substantial for a plug-in hybrid, but it is backed by […]

The founders of Teespring: Evan Stites-Clayton and Walker Williams.

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Teespring Has Made At Least Ten People Millionaires

Teespring is a company that provides custom-t-shirt manufacturing services. I’m sure you have seen many people manufacture and try to sell t-shirts, but what if you could do it risk free without putting any capital into it? Selling shirts on Teespring simply entails creating an account, designing a shirt (with or without uploading your own […]

Ford Fusion Automated Research Vehicle.

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Can Self-Driving Cars Make Morally Appropriate Decisions?

Self-driving cars are designed to detect objects in their path to avoid collisions and more, but can they discriminate between multiple objects or people and make the least harmful decision? Google has come a long way with this, and can detect and handle most situations very well, but is this the right question to ask? […]

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An App For Facebook Groups Has Been Released

Facebook has released an app dedicated to Facebook groups for iOS and Android. They aren’t forcing you to switch to it. However, they touted it as a convenient solution for people who use Facebook groups often. Users may see occasional posts from Facebook groups in their news feed, or their news feeds may be totally flooded […]

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Newark Airport Is Getting A High-Tech Upgrade

Terminal C at Newark Airport will upgrade the environment in terminal C so that customers can dine in it. They will utilize up to 6,000 iPads in the terminal which will enable travellers to use their United reward miles or money to purchase meals (with delivery) and travel accessories. From Mashable: ‘[The] dining venues will […]

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Top 6 Most Efficient Sports Cars

I’m sure that many people would love to have a fast car that won’t rack up an enormous fuel bill or cause even more emissions. The list below consists of the most fuel-efficient sports cars I could find. Tesla Model S. 2015 Mini Coupe. 2015 Hyundai Veloster. 2015 Subaru BRZ. 2015 Porsche Boxter. 2015 Lotus […]