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Game of Thrones: Seven Reasons Why We Love It (review)



Brant David takes apart the hit HBO series Game of Thrones to figure out what the big appeal is. It's more complicated than you think.
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Lean Data: Six New Rules for a Saner Data World (Infographic)



Is it possible to tame big data? Maybe. Lean data is all about navigating the massive data sea and staying safe. See the six new rules of lean data and why big data just doesn't work.
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Crazy Scary Mountain Bike Descent: Video of the Week



It's the craziest mountain bike descent video ever. And it's our choice for video of the week. Yikes!
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Civilization V Review



Our Fegelein Puching Zhang reviews Firaxis' Civilization V. The game redefines the RTS genre with clever AI, great graphics and endless customization.
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Microsoft Office for iPad: Here’s the Catch [review]



Microsoft Office for iPad is impressive -- but there are some major drawbacks. Our Sandy Berger has good news and bad news in this in-depth review ...
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How To Enable Multifactor Authentication in LastPass [gallery]



First, NSA. Now, Heartbleed. It's time to enable two-factor or multifactor authentication in LastPass, Google or other systems you use. Here's how. And why.
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Knovio Mobile: Free App Eases Biz Video Creation (preview)



The makers of high-end presentation tool KV Studio are now shipping Knovio Mobile, Apple iPad freeware to make video presentations easy. Preview!
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Heartbleed Detectors for Android, Apple iOS, Windows Phone



There’s a lot of concern about the Heartbleed bug using your computer. But what about mobile devices? Here's how to keep your device safe while on the go.
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Ted Rall: How Big Tech Can Regain Our Trust



After collaborating with the NSA, tech companies need to do something to regain our trust. Here's what they need to do it. And what it'll cost. It's a Ted Rall article, exclusive to aNewDomain ...
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China Tech by the Numbers: What China Loves [infographic]



Check out this deep dive infographic on China tech from global market research firm Search Laboratory. Excellent insight on the world's largest online shopping market, plus market stats galore ...
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Mat Lee on Heartbleed: How a Keep-Alive Bug Shook Down the Web



Our Mat Lee does a deep tech dive on Heartbleed, explaining how the simple bug in OpenSSL's "heartbeat" keep-alive extension took down the Web. Here's what happened -- and here's what to do now.
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Protect Yourself from Heartbleed (How To gallery, guide)



Changed your passwords? Check. Now here's how to protect yourself from Heartbleed -- in every way. How To guide/analysis.
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John C. Dvorak: On HBO’s Silicon Valley (review, full episode here)



John C. Dvorak reviews HBO's Silicon Valley, Mike Judge's new series. Video of full first episode included here.
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NAB 2014: Elio Motors Revs Up for April 2015 Launch (video)



At the ShowStoppers press event at NAB 2014, our Kerry Kinsey takes his deepest look yet at the $6,800 Elio three-wheel car. Great video interview and tour inside.
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Here’s What’s New in Windows 8.1 Update (gallery tour)



On the same day it halted support of Windows XP, Microsoft released Windows 8.1 Update. Here's what's new -- a gallery tour showing what's changed and what still needs fixed. Brian Burgess reports.
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NAB 2014: Muvee Video Apps for GoPro Users (analysis, video)



Our Kerry Kinsey interviewed Muvee execs at NAB 2014 to get the news on its upcoming video apps for GoPro users -- and its SDK. News, analysis, video ... details here.
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Windows Phone 8.1: A Major Upgrade, Specs and Updates (video)



Windows Phone 8.1 is finally here! An updated Start Screen, blazing-fast keyboard, and voice recognition software make 8.1 an entirely new animal. Demo video.
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Amazon Fire TV Review



A review of Amazon's new Fire TV streaming device by Reviews Editor Sandy Berger. Hardware is key and so is content.
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John Barry: On HuffPo, AOL and a Bad Case of Bulging Corduroys



In which John Barry takes us through the adventure that followed finding a pic of his bulging corderoys in The HuffPo. And FauxPo. More here ...
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Smartphone Photo Landmark Challenge: Shanty Minister’s Chicago



Ant Pruitt and his Smartphone Photographers Community capture local landmarks in this week's smartphone photo challenge. The highlight photo this week captures Chicago old and new by Shanty Minister. Check out other top submissions in the slideshow here ...
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Holiday in Slaver’s Bay: A Game of Thrones Travelogue (video)



A visit to Essaouira, Morocco highlights the scene of Slaver's Bay in "Game of Thrones." Our travel editor Russ Johnson captures the historic, magical city in detail.
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Must See: Yoshiki Duels His Hologram on Classical Piano (videos)



Yoshiki vs. Yoshiki. The heavy metal Japan X frontman is also a classical composer. Watch him duel with his own hologram. See the videos here.
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Innovation Dialog with Diana Ding: Keiretsu Forum Special



On this episode of Innovation Dialog, DingDingTV host Diana Ding talks to Keiretsu Forum Academy exec director David Mosby to learn what startups need now. Video in English and Mandarin ...
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Amazon Fire TV First Look: Hands-On Review



Our Brian Burgess provides an Amazon Fire TV first look. Check out this hands-on review.
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Engineering and Curiosity: Video of the Week



An amazing video focusing on engineering and curiosity -- and how they play into one another. It's aNewDomain's Video of the Week.
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A Long Way from Virtual Boy: From Oculus Rift to Project Morpheus, the Road Ahead



Remember Nintendo's Virtual Boy? That VR tech could make you see red. Are new entrants like Oculus Rift and Project Morpheus the future? Analysis.
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John C. Dvorak: Build 2014 and the New Slovenly



John C. Dvorak reports from the Microsoft Build 2014 conference. He wonders why everyone from the CEO on down looks so ... slovenly. More here.
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Ted Rall: The NSA Manifesto and How We Get Our Privacy Back



In his NSA Manifesto, Ted Rall explains what the NSA is after and how exactly the U.S. can go about returning our privacy -- and regaining global trust.
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Tom Sloan Cartoon: What’s a Newspaper?



Newspapers are not the only things that are becoming obsolete. Tom Sloan on old tech.
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Office for the iPad — Too Late?



Office for the iPad is here, but the iPad is four years old. Preliminary reviews say Microsoft has done a good job on the touch user interface. Larry Press reports.
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Cisco and the Internet of Things: A New Peeping Tom Consortium (infographic)



The Internet of Things is taking over. A new consortium, led by Cisco, has been formed to make it happen. See how your appliances will stream all your data.
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While You Were Sleeping: Tech News Digest



The debut edition of the free twice daily tech news digest, While You Were Sleeping. Subscribe here if you're the kind of person who wakes up and wonders what's been going on tech-wise on the other side of the world.
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Tom Sloan Cartoon: What Does a Computer Smell Like?



Everybody loves the smell of a brand new car. Tom Sloan wonders: Is there a new computer smell, too?
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Short MOOCs: A New Trend for MOOCs?



MOOCs (massive open online courses) once emulated university classes. The reality? Most people who take MOOCs are not interested in getting university credit. Larry Press reports on a MOOC trend.
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The Future of Dating



Think you can't date and multi-task? The Double Robotics Telepresence lets you do just that! It's the new face of dating.
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NSA Hacks Huawei: How It Worked, Leaked NSA Slides Here (analysis)



China wants answers about the most-recent NSA leaks, showing the NSA hacks Huawei and other Chinese firms. Here's the inside story, leaked slides and repercussions. It's high noon when China calls out the U.S. to explain U.S. hacking.
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Netflix CEO Reed Hastings Calls for Strong Net Neutrality



Netflix CEO Reed Hastings says that he agreed to pay Comcast an interconnection fee to alleviate deteriorating customer experience. Can Net Neutrality be a reality? Larry Press reports.
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Trey Ratcliff Photo of the Day: Hiking Through the Low Hills



It's our Trey Ratcliff's Photo of the Day. Gorgeous. Check out Hiking Through the Low Grasses, inside, and find out what equipment he shot it with, too.
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TED 2014: NSA’s Richard Ledgett Responds to Edward Snowden [VIDEO]



NSA deputy director Richard Ledgett responds to Edward Snowden's comments at TED 2014, saying that "arrogant" Snowden is risking American lives. Video here
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Capturing Egypt’s Never Ending Story (podcast)



Filmmakers of "The Square" discuss Egypt and how social media is causing a paradigm shift in today's world.
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Prosthetic Robot Arm Meets Drummer Jason Barnes: GA Tech’s Third Stick



GA Tech debuts the prosthetic robot arm it developed with amputee drummer Jason Barnes. Barnes has two sticks he controls. The third thinks for itself.
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A Twitter Lesson for Turkish PM Erdogan: Net Routes Around Censorship



Today, when Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan said he would "eradicate Twitter" and blocked access to its site, we saw the power of citizen journalism at work. Our Larry Press reports.
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Moff: The Wearable Smart Toy Has Come Into the World



Everything Is a toy? Moff might make it reality. Brant David on toys, children and why kids' imaginations need creative stimulation.
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Larry Press: Problems with the New Roku 3? (analysis)



Larry Press tries out the new Roku 3 and investigates reported problems with the device. Sensitivity is likely one of them. Analysis, review.
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Tom Sloan Cartoon: Hidden Treasures



Hidden treasure: It's important to have the proper perspective. Tom Sloan on some famous, smart and lucky finds.
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Far Beyond Wi-Fi: Artemis to Bring 1,000x Faster Mobile Internet



New pCell technology from Artemis Networks will make Wi-Fi feel like a slow dream. Can it be done? Brant David reports.
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ISP Competition: Testing Time Warner Cable’s Public Wi-Fi Access



Time Warner Cable delivers handy Wi-Fi access. Tested and reviewed by Larry Press.
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AUUG Motion Synth Music Tech May Spark a Revolution (videos)



The AUUG motion synth might forever change the way musicians create music. Brant David explains why.
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Tom Sloan Cartoon: Academy Award-winning Acting



Everybody deserves an Academy Award -- even the filmmakers behind the camera. Tom Sloan's take on tech and film.
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Titanfall, the Next Call of Duty? (Review)



Our game guru Fegelein reviews the epic, stunning, majestic "Titanfall." Possibly the next great FPS since "Call of Duty." Deep analysis inside.
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Thirty Years of TED: Whistler Show Debuts



Our Alan Wallace reports from TED and TEDActive in Whistler, Canada. Check out the latest news here.
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Google Android Wear Teases with Smartwatches



Google and the Android team announce Android Wear for the next iteration of wearable technology. Ant Pruitt of aNewDomain comments.
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Phone Review: Kyocera Hydro Elite



Our Sandy Berger provides an in-depth review of the Kyocera Hydro Elite smartphone, an inexpensive waterproof cell phone with good features and a quality build.
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The Web Turns 25: Who Will Make the New Rules? USA Retreats, analysis



What kind of web do we want and who will make the rules? After its 25th birthday, the web is ready for change. See the inventor's plea in the Web We Want and analysis from David Michaelis.
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Will Feinstein Ask for Asylum? CIA and The Rule of Nobody



Our David Michaelis considers CIA spying on US Congress, the dirty secrets at Guantanemo and the Video of Torture he produced in 2009. There's a Rule of Nobody, he says, and it needs to stop. Analysis. Video.
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Lamont Wood: Why Monitor Size Matters — A Lot



Monitor size matters, says Lamont Wood. It matters a lot. Here's his advice for maximizing your big screen for use as the best monitor you can imagine.
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Ted Rall: Why It’s Time for Zuck to Back His NSA Criticisms with Cash



As Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg calls for Obama to stop NSA abuses -- abuses he colluded in -- Ted Rall advises Zuck to back new privacy leanings. With cash. aNewDomain commentary.
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Where Are You Now? Neath, Wales (Smartphone Photo of the Week)



This week's smartphone photo feature is from Martin Chainey. Where are you now? Chainey is in Wales, where he took this gorgeous shot with his iPhone5 ...
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Mogees App: Rock the World and Get Rocked Back (analysis, video)



Check out Mogees -- an app and device that'll turn anything in the world into a musical instrument. Play the world and let the world play you. Here's how it works. Analysis and commentary by Brant David. Videos inside.
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Tom Sloan Cartoon: Fruit Fit for Your Hair



Fruit for your hair. There are so many fruit-flavored shampoos. The strong fruity scent might make you hungry.
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St. Patrick’s Day 2014: How to Find a Four Leaf Clover (video)



This great video shows you how to find a four leaf clover. It's easy. Find six leaf ones, too. We tried it. It works! Have a great weekend and happy hunting!
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Castlevania Lords of Shadow 2, Review



Our Demetrius Mandzych reviews the creepy and stunning Castlevania Lords of Shadow 2. Ever wanted to be Dracula? Here's your chance. Get the full scoop inside.
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Autonomous Robots in the Desert: DARPA Grand Challenge 10th Anniversary



This week, robotic car nerds and grease monkeys will celebrate the 10th anniversary of the first DARPA Grand Challenge, which offered a million-dollar prize to anyone who could create an autonomous robotic vehicle that could steer its way from Barstow, California to a casino near Las Vegas without human intervention. Like a tumbleweed, our Russ Johnson rolled into the Mojave desert to shoot a video at the starting line.
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Dino Londis: How to Optimize Your Windows Migration



Windows XP: Let optimized deployment work for you. Dino Londis on how to build your Windows migration strategy.
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China’s Internet – A Giant Mall (analysis, infographic)



China recently overtook the U.S. as the biggest e-commerce market in the world and is set to be worth $541 billion by 2015. Analysis plus infographic.
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Luxury Technology Show: How MOEN Personalizes Showers, Faucets



Alfred Poor checks out Moen's MotionSense faucets and ioDIGITAL systems that personalize your faucets and showerheads. Nice way to get wet. Video, analysis.
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Data Monsters? Connected Cars infographic, analysis



Connected cars are the next big thing. But they invade your privacy, report your data, and can be hacked. David Michaelis reports.
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Luxury Technology Show: UWS Air X Atmospheric Water Generator (video)



At the Luxury Technology Show in New York, our Alfred Poor checks out the UWS Air X Atmospheric Water Generator and its tech, which cleans the air while generating pure H20 for your water cooler. Analysis, video.
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Note to Windows XP Users: Four Things to Watch for During Your Upcoming Migration



Microsoft won't support Windows XP after April 8. What do you need for a smooth migration? Max Cherny reports.
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ACLU and Edward Snowden SXSW Google Hangout Transcript, Highlights



Here's the transcript and highlights from the ACLU and Edward Snowden SXSW Google Hangout, in which Snowden takes questions from Tim Berners-Lee and others.
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Tom Sloan Cartoon: A New Pi



Was the old value of pi wrong? What if it's recalculated and found to be different? Tom Sloan muses.
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Ryse: Son of Rome (Review)



Is Ryse: Son of Rome as good as the pre-release hype promised? Fegelein Puching Zhang doesn't think so.
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Luxury Technology Show Photo Gallery: Like You Were There



Dive into the Luxury Technology Show photo gallery as our edit team shot it in New York City. All pics, few words. Like you were there. It's aNewDomain at work.
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Larry Press: How I Reduced My Cable Bill by Nearly $40



Are you paying too much for your cable bill? Probably.
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Pi Day 2014: Visualizing Pi infographic



In honor of Pi Day 2014, here's the Visualizing Pi infographic. Happy 3.14159 ... and so on!
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Ted Rall: CIA Spying on Congress, Foolish Spooks and Senators



In this exclusive to aNewDomain.net commentary, political columnist Ted Rall digs into news about the CIA's spying on U.S. senators. Here's why it's hilarious.
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Luxury Technology Show: MWE Labs Emperor 1510 LX, Extreme Pod Seating



Crazy extreme pod seating! Meet the MWE Labs Emperor 1510. Alfred Poor looks at the tech in this high-end pod, appropriately from the Luxury Technology Show.
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Luxury Technology Show: Peloton Cycles Ever Forward (video)



At the Luxury Technology Show, Alfred Poor does a deep dive on the tech from Peloton Cycle -- while cycling. Video, analysis.
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EDAG Genesis: 3D Printed Concept Car of the Future



If you're looking into the future and trying to figure out what your ride looks like in 10 to 20 years, the EDAG Genesis is a likely precursor of automotive things to come.
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SXSW 2014: Ted Rall’s SXSW Photo Gallery (days one and two)



Our Ted Rall is in Austin capturing the SXSW 2014 ambiance with his photo and video cameras. Check out Ted's SXSW Photo Gallery, days one and two. Are YOU in there? Also check out Jullian Assange talking to a room full of SXSW 2014 attendees via Skype ...
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Luxury Technology Show: Jetson Bikes Roll Out in Style



At the Luxury Technology Show in New York, our Alfred Poor is there as the next Jetson Bikes roll out. Here's what's new. Tech analysis plus video.
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Sleep! How To Make Windows Stay Asleep All Night Long (tip)



A cat jostles your mouse or keyboard and, boom, your sleeping Windows PC wakes up and stays up. Here's How To make Windows stay asleep all night long. The latest How To tip from Brian Burgess.
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Luxury Technology Show: McLaren 12c Spider, True Tech Roadster



McLaren isn't just a Formula One race car company. It's developed cutting-edge car tech. It shows in the McLaren 12c Spider. Here's Alfred Poor with analysis and video from the floor of the Luxury Technology Show in New York.
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Luxury Technology Show: CleanCoating RSI PV Table Wows



The RSI Solar Powered PV Table uses CleanCoating's thin film photo-voltaic (PV) strips to capture light and turn it into power that'll charge your phone.
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Pi Day 2014: Party Time for 3.14159, Pi Day Trivia, Videos, Facts



March 14, 2014 is Pi Day 2014. Party for pi on 3.14 at 1:59. Find tons of weird facts about pi you should know, plus strange videos and trivia here.
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Ted Rall: What Media Won’t Tell You About the Russian Ukraine Invasion



The U.S. media, says Ted Rall, fails us again. It totally missed the real context in which Russia invaded Ukraine. Here's the story you won't hear from U.S. reports ...
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Lamont Wood: Get Ready for the Windows XP Zombie Apocalypse



Just when you think it's safe to sit in front of your computer ... here comes the Windows XP zombie apocalypse. Lamont Wood reports.
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Lucid PowerXtend: How It Gets Phones 20 Percent More Battery Life



Alfred Poor checks out Lucid PowerXtend technology, which shuts down some smartphone components during rendering to get you 20 percent more battery life.
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Trolls, Haters as Sadists: How to Avoid and Report Abuse



Recent research shows that trolls and haters are sadists. Read on to see why, how to stop and deal with their malicious behavior. Should we out them?
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Whoa, Bessie: The Staggering Cost of Business Email [infographic]



Businesses waste trillions of dollars annually on email -- paying employees to waste time with dumb, inefficient email. The Staggering Cost of Business Email infographic.
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Larry Press: Venezuela vs. the Internet



The Venezuela government cracks down on Internet usage. Larry Press reports.
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Gogo ATG-4: Promising Faster, More Reliable In-Flight Internet Access



Alfred Poor on Gogo's expansion plans for its air-to-ground in-flight Internet service. The new Gogo ATG-4 and hybrid services connect at 9.6Mbps to 60Mbps. Click inside for a tech analysis plus Alfred Poor's ATG-4 video explainer.
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Luxury Technology Show 2014: Equil Smartpen Now Evernote Ready



At the RAND Luxury Technology Show in New York City, execs behind the Bluetooth-enabled Equil Smartpen today announced that the $150 smartpen now works with Evernote, giving notes a central hub. Nice. Watch aNewDomain and aNewDomainTV for continuing coverage.
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Party in Hackertown: Windows XP Support Shutdown Risks Sanity, Data



MS stops supporting the much-loved and elderly Windows XP on April 8, 2014. Thinking of revolt? Think again. A No Man's Land of hackers awaits the waiting.
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Garmin Head-Up Display Plus: Windshield Projection, Apps (video)



Todd Townsend dives deep into the new Garmin Head-Up Display Plus windshield projection system and related gadgets and apps. Video, specsheet, analysis here.
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Apple iPhone: Olloclip 4-in-1 Photo Lens Clips On (hands-on, video)



Our Alfred Poor checks out the olloclip 4-in-1 photo lens. Clip it on to get four powerful new lenses for your iPhone. Specs, analysis and video inside. If you're a serious smartphone photographer, the details here are worth a deep look ...
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Snooping 101: Fourteen Ways to Get the Goods on Anyone



It's Snooping 101. Here are 14 ways to get information on anyone, from how to conduct a public records database search to home surveillance equipment to how to find patterns in credit reports. Sneaky stuff for all you Columbo-types out there. Infographic.
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NueVue Case with Biocide, Microfiber: Cleans Smartphone Guck, Germs



Our Alfred Poor checks out the NueVue case for phones. Its biocide-impregnated microfibers rapidly clean smartphone smudges -- and 99.9 percent of microbes after two hours. Here's Alfred's analysis and his video for aNewDomainTV. When a case is not a case ...
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Ant Pruitt: LinkedIn Expands Into China, Implications Abound



Professional network, LinkedIn, has reached new heights in expanding its user base. Ant Pruitt comments on this new batch of users on LinkedIn.
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MWC 2014: European Commission Predicts 5G Internet of Things Applications in 2020



Mobile Internet usage in Europe will increase 30 times by 2020. Larry Press reports.
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How To: Hide Apple TV Channels You Never Use



Apple TV set top box users, you'll like this. Clean up that messy UI. Here's a sneaky tip for How To hide Apple TV channels you never use from Brian Burgess. Easy.
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Alfred Poor: Corning Gorilla Glass NBT Touchscreen Tech (hands on)



Alfred Poor does a deep dive analysis on new Corning Gorilla Glass NBT tech for touchscreens. He couldn't break the glass -- and he tried. Here's how it works -- plus video.
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Map My Hike Review: Austin, We Have a Problem



Our John Barry took a group hiking using Android and iPhone versions of Map My Hike. And there was a problem. Find out in this deep dive Map My Hike review.
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Alfred Poor: The Eye Tribe for Android, Eye Track Your Phone (deep dive)



Alfred Poor checks out The Eye Tribe for Android. It's eye-tracking tech that lets you control Android devices and apps with eye movements. Scroll and game with your eyes. Analysis and video inside.
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Acision Fuze for Android, Apple iOS: Messaging Freeware on Steroids



Our Alfred Poor checked out Acision's Fuze for Android and iOS. Here's his analysis of the new freeware, plus news on Acision's Forge API. Does the world really need another messaging app? Find out why in this analysis, commentary piece -- plus video.
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HTC Trolls Samsung Galaxy S5



Getting the Galaxy S5? HTC says you'll be sorry you did. Ant Pruitt follows the social media spat between the two companies.
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Ted Rall: NSA To Store More Data Longer — and Blames You



In a weird twist, NSA officials say lawsuits and press reports are forcing them to hang onto data and grab more of it than they would otherwise. By Ted Rall.
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Alfred Poor: BeeWi Bluetooth and the Internet of Things (analysis, video)



At Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, our Alfred Poor checks out a fresh new take on smart home devices. Meet BeeWi and its various hip Bluetooth gadgets ...
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MWC 2014: AppMachine Pro (Hands On Preview, Video)



AppMachine announces a pro version at MWC 2014, new subscription pricing and the AppMachine Block Store. Check out Todd Townsend's hands-on preview, analysis and aNewDomain TV video here
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MWC 2014: EyeVerify Eye Vein Biometrics Meets AirWatch (anaysis, video)



EyeVerify's software-only eye vein biometric tech meets AirWatch enterprise doc-protection tech. The two joined to protect docs on Android, iOS mobile devices at MWC 2014.
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MWC 2014: AGNITiO Voice iD, FIDO Alliance Details (video)



At MWC 2014, we checked out AGNITiO, which showed its Voice iD tech. It's part of the FIDO Alliance, a group set up to deal with BYOD authentication issues.
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How to Disappear Online (tips, infographic)



Here's how to disappear online. First, advises this infographic, delete your current Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Google+ accounts. Then search for those and other accounts you've forgotten. Delete those, too. Can't delete something? No worries. It's time to falsify ... Here's how.
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Steve Wozniak: “Too Bad They Forgot the Engineer”



On news that the U.S. Postal Service is creating a commemorative stamp bearing an image of the late Apple CEO Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak responds.
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Toca Boca TOCA Pet Doctor Is Here, Video



The doctor is in! The Toca pet doctor, that is. Toca Boca reps tell aNewDomain's Todd Townsend that their latest digital toy will hit the App Store on February 27. Check out the trailer and watch Todd's aNewDomainTV interview with its Stockholm-based creator.
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MWC 2014: Ubuntu Phone Lands with BQ, Meizu on Board



Ubuntu Phone has landed and it's pushing MWC 2014 with the momentum Canonical got from OEMs BQ and Meizu last week. How will the Ubuntu Phone platform fare? Analysis from Ant Pruitt.
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MWC 2014: Plantronics BackBeat FIT Headset, Voyager Edge (Hands On Video)



At MWC 2014, Plantronics debuts the Voyager Edge earpiece and the new BackBeat FIT wireless workout headphones. Both are due in April. Check out details and Alfred's aNewDomainTV interview and hands-on inside.
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Todd Townsend: Magellan Echo Sports Watch, iPhone Streaming and Control



Check out the new Echo line of sports watches from Magellan GPS. Here's our Todd Townsend with a deep dive and on exactly what's cool about this new tech.
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Tom Sloan Cartoon: Snowboard Back to the Future



Is that how Olympians fly? aNewDomain cartoonist Tom Sloan takes a tip from Marty McFly from the movie "Back to the Future II." And Dr. Hydrogen hangs onto his top hat.
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The $7.99 Wire Management Solution



In the age of wireless, why do we still have so many wires snaking behind our furniture? Here's a low-cost, low-tech and elegant solution to hide your wire.
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Alfred Poor: Online Streaming TV Taking Over Broadband in US Homes, Analysis



Online streaming TV content pushes into the U.S. market. Nearly two out of three broadband homes now have at least one TV connected to the Internet. Analysis.
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How To Make Windows 8.1 Slide to Shutdown Like Windows Phone



It's easy to add the Slide to Shutdown capability you have in Windows Phone to Windows 8.1. All you need to do is move a few files. Here's how.
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Tom Sloan Cartoon: Olympic Photo Finish



Tom Sloan wants to know: Who uses film anymore? Check out Tom Sloan's cartoon series celebrating the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics right here.
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Windows 8.1 Update 1: What to Expect (gallery)



Our Brian Burgess previews Windows 8.1 Update 1. Here's what it's got. And what it's missing.
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Demetrius Mandzych: Challenges Facing PlayStation Now



PlayStation is gearing up for the release of PlayStation Now, a product-wide streaming service. Get the news, views, and potential issues here.
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Ted Rall: Why the Pulitzer Prize is Utter BS (analysis)



The Pulitzer Prize for editorial cartooning is bogus, says our Ted Rall, and not just because anyone can nominate his or herself. Ted Rall expounds (analysis).
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Snotty Whole Foods, Dumb Starbucks and Yucky McDonalds: Trending Now



After Dumb Starbucks, Snotty Whole Foods Market and Yucky McDonalds are soon at hand. Here's how tricksters will pull it off. aNewDomain legal analysis.
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Tom Sloan on Flappy Birds: Slappy Birds



Does an app a valuable phone make? Tom Sloan says yes if it's got Flappy Birds.
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Sore Eyes? Let NVDA Screen Reader Proof Your Docs (freeware)



Screen readers aren't just for the visually-impaired. Our Lamont Wood reviews the free screen reader NVDA, freeware that will help you rest your eyes and reduce typos. It'll read docs to you. Here's how to do it. aNewDomain review.
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NSA PRISM Protest: The Day We Fight Back 2014



February 11, 2014 kicks off The Day We Fight Back protest against the NSA PRISM, ECHELON e-surveillance projects. Are you in? Details here.
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How To Use Chrome to Download Facebook Videos



Here's How To use Google Chrome to download Facebook video and video mash ups the manual way. How To gallery.
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Steve Wozniak: I Never Said Apple Should Make an Android Phone



The press got it wrong, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak told me today. He never said Apple should make an Android phone. It was a joke. Woz comments here.
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Jerry Pournelle: No Child Left Behind? History Lessons from Chaos Manor



Our Jerry Pournelle has some hard arguments against the "No Child Left Behind" initiative in US education. Here's what's wrong with education today ...
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Google Doodle: If I Could Invent One Thing to Make the World a Better Place …



K-12 students, this is your chance to draw a Google Doodle. The topic: If I could invent one thing to make the world a better place … In addition to winning a $30,000 scholarship and a $50,000 grant for your school, you get to work with a team at Google to bring your doodle to life. It's the 2014 Doodle 4 Google competition.
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Alfred Poor: A Closer Look at Xi3 Modular Computers (video)



The modular computers from Xi3 are tiny powerhouses that you're able to upgrade or link together. Here's our Alfred Poor with a closer look at this cool Xi3 tech. Analysis and video inside ...
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Beatles 50th Anniversary in US: Meet the Geekles!



Today we celebrate the Beatles 50th anniversary -- the band hit U.S. shores on Feb. 7, 1964. But were the Beatles geeks? Meet the Geekles!
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Worry Not About the Bot: 10 Rad Jobs of the Future infographic



Job-stealing robots got you down? Worry not about the bot. Within 10 years, great new careers will arise. Here's the 10 Rad Jobs of the Future infographic. From drone pilot to urban farmer to alternative reality architect, the future's so bright, you've got to wear ... Glass. Here's David Michaelis with part three of his Robot vs. Human series.
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Facebook at 10 Years: Ultimate History of Facebook infographic



Even if you've moving on from Facebook to Google+, there's no denying Facebook's huge impact on social tech. Ultimate History of Facebook infographic here.
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FBI NSA PRISM: How Much Content US Nabs via Microsoft, Google, Yahoo Accounts



In a settlement with the DOJ, major tech companies now are able to reveal how many online accounts were affected by FBI and NSA PRISM secret court order ...
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Larry Press: 1984 Apple Super Bowl Ad, Early Mac Reviews Here



After reading Jerry Pournelle's review on the slow, hot original 1984 Apple Mac, Larry Press dug out his own reviews. Original Super Bowl Mac ad here, too.
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Tom Sloan Cartoon: At Ten Years, Facebook Is Eight Miles Thick



Facebook is 10 years old on February 4, 2014. How big is it? Convert its virtual pages to actual pages and those into a book -- and it would be a book eight miles thick. Dr. Hydrogen is impressed. Tom Sloan cartoon here.
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Beatles Fifty Year Anniversary: Historic Beatles NYC Arrival, Concerts (videos)



Beatles fifty year anniversary: On Feb. 7, 1964, the band stormed New York's JFK. Here's video of that, plus famed 1964 appearances and other rare videos.
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John C. Dvorak Chili Recipe for Superbowl Sunday: Add Beer



Here's how to make the John C. Dvorak chili recipe. Perfect for Superbowl Sunday. Just add beer. Here's our John C. Dvorak with more ...
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Windows Experience Index: Utilities That Bring It Back in Windows 8.1



Microsoft removed the handy Windows Experience index utility in Windows 8.1. Here are three utilities that bring the functionality back. How To gallery.
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Alfred Poor: How New CIGS-based EnerPlex Solar Panels Work (analysis)



CIGS tech is behind the latest generation of plastic solar panels -- they're thin, lightweight, flexible and capable of staying charged even when you're off the grid. Check out Alfred Poor's EnerPlex video here.
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Alfred Poor: Antimicrobial Gorilla Glass, Corning’s License to Kill



Corning's latest version of its tough Gorilla Glass is now tough on microbes, reports our Alfred Poor. Here's how antimicrobial Gorilla Glass works. Analysis ...
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Google Glass Explorer Eric Finkenbiner: Cambodia #Throughglass



Our own Google Glass Explorer, tech editor Eric Finkenbiner, shows us his vacation in Cambodia through Google Glass. #Throughglass, that is. Beautiful.
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Bill Nye Creationism Debate: Bill Nye vs Ken Ham live stream



The Bill Nye creationism debate has sparked a mini uproar in the U.S. And now creationist Ken Ham is debating Bill Nye. Live Stream on now. Background videos, pre-show video, details here.
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Ted Rall: Obama NSA Speech Transcript, Deconstructed



Ted Rall desconstructs the Obama NSA speech. Point for point, here's the Obama NSA speech transcript and Ted Rall's commentary, aNewDomain exclusive.
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Upgrading Your Mac in Six Easy Steps (cartoon)



My friend and colleague, Jason Pierson, was so frustrated at his iPod issues that he had to draw a cartoon about it.
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Mike Elgan on Google + and Why It Rocks So Hard



Our newest editor Mike Elgan on Google + -- and why it rocks so hard. It's his choice network -- and it's also home to the aNewDomain.net's main audience. This is Mike Elgan's answer to John C. Dvorak's questions about Google+ ...
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How To Enable the Emoji Keyboard in Android 4.1 and Higher



There are a ton of Emoji apps available to amp up your emoticons. But devices like the Google Nexus 7 have the capability built right into the OS. Our Brian Burgess shows you how to enable the Emoji keyboard in Android 4.1 and higher.
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John C. Dvorak on NSA Spying: Are Americans Now the Enemy?



On revelations that the NSA calls U.S. citizens "adversaries," John C. Dvorak is outraged. Is America really the enemy? Of whom? Here's who to vote out now. aNewDomain.net commentary. John C. Dvorak co-founded aNewDomain and discusses these issues and more on his program with Adam Curry, The No Agenda Show.
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How To Play Ingress, Ingress Tips and Tricks — Ant Pruitt



The game of Ingress continues to grow in popularity. Here's how to play Ingress: Six Month Ingress Veteran Ant Pruitt from aNEWdomain.net and aGNUdomain.com has tips and tricks to help you hack portals and just generally rock it.
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Three Years of Sun in Three Minutes: NASA Video



NASA filmed the sun for three years straight. Here's the sun in three years in three minutes -- the video. Here's how NASA created the video, what space tech was required and where in the video you can catch comets, amazing flares and the Transit of Venus. Whoa.
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Born with a Four-Inch Pompadour? Best Guitar Sites and How You Rock



aNewDomain.net — You know what they say. It takes all kinds. Whether you were born with a four-inch black pompadour or are a jazz artist named Lawrence who makes people call you Tyler — no matter what kind of guitarist you are — here are the best guitar sites online right now. Which one is […]
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The Environmental Impact of Video Games, infographic



Are gamers gaming the planet? The environmental impact of video games -- by the numbers -- will blow your mind. Who knew? An infographic you won't easily forget.
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April Fool! Google April Fools Day Videos and All Gag Roundup



April Fools 2014 pranks from Google and April Fools Google gags through the last few years ... Remember Google Maps for 8-bit NES? How about Google Fiber, the supplement? The dietary supplement. Google has a great track record of pulling April Fools gags and producing April Fools videos. Check out our selection here. If you have a favorite we're missing, let us know at gina@anewdomain.net.
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Mother’s Day 2014: Not Yo Mama’s Mama



A month in advance of Mother's Day 2014, you've got time to do something for your mother this year. Don't procrastinate. She's your mom.
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Tech Travelers: How Not To Be An Ugly American Geek



Traveling to Europe on business? Careful flashing that peace sign. It means something pretty disturbing to Brits. Here's how not to be an ugly American geek, gesture-wise anyway. It's the Hand Jive -- Top 7 Common American Hand Gestures That Can Get You In Trouble Abroad infographic. It's money.
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Geek or Nerd: You Decide



Are you a geek or are you a nerd? Maybe you are neither. Check this out and let us know what you think. Special thanks to mastersinit.org.
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Real Life Minority Report: Predicting Crimes Before They Happen (infographic)



Remember those freaky so-called precogs from that Tom Cruise movie, the ones who hung out in a New Age-ish bathtub all day and predicted crimes before pepetrators commit them? Turns out it is not completely science fiction, as this slick infographic from Criminology.com shows..
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Why You Should Root Your Phone: Eric Finkenbiner



Our Eric Finkenbiner, founding co-editor of our spin-off site aGNUdomain.com, explains why you should root your phone. Let him count the ways.
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Cliven Bundy vs US: What Social Media Has To Do With It



Been following the Department of Homeland Security's war against Nevada landowner Cliven Bundy? You're not alone. Social media won Bundy his first battle ...
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Free to Play Gaming: What Really Drives Microtransactions



What drives microtransactions in free to play games like Candy Crush Saga? Emotions. Four, specifically. Find out what really drives F2P games and their monetization here. Video, GDC 2014 slideshow and infographic inside.
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