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NFL fines 49ers' Colin Kaepernick for wearing Beats over Bose - http://www.engadget.com/2014...
Less than a week after the NFL confirmed that players would no longer be allowed to wear Beats headphones during interviews, the league is already handing out fines for noncompliance. San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick was fined $10,000...
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NASA video outlines plan for Orion's first unmanned spaceflight - http://www.engadget.com/2014...
After years of development and launch delays, NASA's Orion spacecraft is almost ready for its first unmanned flight, and the space agency just outlined the capsule's flight path. The unmanned launch will take place in December, and will serve as a...
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Sony cuts the price of its 'Digital Paper' and now it's only $1,000 - http://www.engadget.com/2014...
If the only thing keeping you from Sony's electronic paper replacement was the price, you're in luck. According to The eBook Reader, these days anyone can grab the flexible 13.3-inch E Ink display from Sony's online store (previously it was...
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Disney is working on more natural moving robots - http://www.engadget.com/2014...
Disney may not have much of a stake in robots at the industrial scale, but the company sure employs plenty of animatronics at its parks and films. So it only makes sense that it would want to build the most natural moving robots it can and encourage...
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Yahoo wants to poach YouTube's biggest 'stars' - http://www.engadget.com/2014...
Despite what some corners of the internet thought, Tumblr hasn't changed all that much since Yahoo officially bought it over a year ago. That may not be the case for much longer, if a report from Business Insider holds true, though: it suggests that...
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Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro Ultrabook brings a thinner and lighter design - http://www.engadget.com/2014...
Remember how Intel recently unveiled a new family of chips designed to make 2-in-1 laptops much thinner and much lighter? Of course you do. Anyway, get ready to see lots of machines coming out this holiday season with extra-compact designs. Case in...
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Lenovo's new 'Yoga' tablets run Android and Windows, one has a built-in projector - http://www.engadget.com/2014...
Lenovo's original, kickstand-toting Yoga Tablet was kind of a flop, thanks to a poor display, sluggish performance and heavily skinned version of Android. (Naming Ashton Kutcher as a "product engineer" probably didn't help either.) Not to be...
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Google+ flips the switch on polls after its recent purchase - http://www.engadget.com/2014...
Last month, Google nabbed a polling startup in order to boost the tools of its social network. Well, the folks in Mountain View didn't waste any time, as polls are already set to make their debut on Google+. The new feature is rolling out now, in...
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Amazon's first brick-and-mortar store said to open in Manhattan - http://www.engadget.com/2014...
It's hardly a secret that Amazon wants to be your go-to store for everything, but despite it's big pushes for same-day delivery there's still nothing like trudging into a physical store when you need something in a rush. Amazon seems to understand...
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Sony's Xperia flagship and smartwatch are coming to Verizon this fall - http://www.engadget.com/2014...
Over the last few years, Sony has struggled to make a dent in the US smartphone market. Aside from the Xperia Z1S on T-Mobile and the Xperia Ultra Google Play Edition, American buyers haven't been exposed to the global Sony smartphone lineup. That's...
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Watch this: J-pop hologram singer performs on David Letterman - http://www.engadget.com/2014...
Hatsune Miku, also known to some people as Miku Hatsune, is already a sensation in her native Japan. But now she's taking her vocal talents to other parts of the world, including none other than the US. The virtual pop start appeared last night on...
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Google wants to bring its Android copyright battle to the US Supreme Court - http://www.engadget.com/2014...
Google and Oracle are still arguing over code at the foundation of Google's mobile operating system, Android. Google this week filed a petition with the United States Supreme Court, which appealed a lower court's ruling that Oracle can legally...
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Cartoon Network's new app offers bite-sized content for kids - http://www.engadget.com/2014...
In an effort to beam content to viewers who are more likely to stare at a mobile device than a television, Cartoon Network has a new app that dishes out short clips of content. The Cartoon Network Anything app for iOS and Android packs 10 to...
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Google's Hangouts for Chrome app offers easier desktop chatting - http://www.engadget.com/2014...
Fancy using Hangouts for your desktop convos? Well, Google has a new option for you: the Hangouts Chrome app. The "simpler faster" way to leverage the chatting tool offers a condensed list of contacts and conversations in a single window with alerts...
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Skype tweaks Mac and Windows preview versions to look like its mobile apps - http://www.engadget.com/2014...
Skype has donned new clothes and gained new features for both Mac and Windows today, though the one for the latter's just a preview, which means its changes aren't final. The latest update for both platforms dresses Skype up in a new interface, which...
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Facebook isn't planning to monetize Whatsapp just yet - http://www.engadget.com/2014...
Whatsapp has always had a pretty low-key business model: your first year on the service is free, and every year beyond that'll cost you a whopping $1. Now that the ink is dry on its $22ish billion buyout deal with Facebook, is the social juggernaut...
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Ryanair now lets you tweet it for real-time flight updates - http://www.engadget.com/2014...
When budget airline Ryanair finally launched its first Twitter account, many users wondered if they've finally have an official way to vent their frustrations via social media. Although the company does use @Ryanair to improve customer service, it...
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The Thirty Meter Telescope's construction is finally underway - http://www.engadget.com/2014...
After decades in limbo and a few more months of construction delay, the folks behind the $1.4 billion Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) Project have begun building the gargantuan device at last. The groundbreaking ceremony was held just this October 7th...
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Final's credit card tackles security with unique numbers for each retailer - http://www.engadget.com/2014...
While newfangled credit cards like Coin and Plastc aim to cut down on wallet clutter by loading up all of your payment methods in one place, another option is taking aim at security. It's called Final, and the chip & PIN card serves up a unique...
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Twitter's head of news leaves after just a year in the job - http://www.engadget.com/2014...
Though Twitter is now a huge part of the news cycle, it's still figuring out how to handle it internally. Vivian Schiller has just stepped down as the head of news there, almost exactly a year after she took the gig. Having worked at NBC, the New...
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Take a look inside the cockpit of DARPA's self-driving tank - http://www.engadget.com/2014...
You've seen what DARPA's slimmer, lighter tanks of the future could look like and how they could evade RPGs -- now, you'll also see what's inside the high-tech war vehicle. As you'd expect, DARPA plans to design an advanced cockpit to go with the...
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Samsung wants to kill hard drives with new high-efficiency SSDs - http://www.engadget.com/2014...
For the first time, Samsung has starting producing SSDs using (wait for it) 3-bit multi-level-cell, 3D Vertical NAND flash memory, better known as TLC V-NAND. So, who in the actual hell cares? You might, if you're planning on buying an SSD or...
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Turn your text messages into comic strips with this app - http://www.engadget.com/2014...
Regardless of which platform you're on, sending text messages is pretty boring. The folks behind comiXchat think they have the solution to that, however, with an app that turns your short-form correspondences into comic strips. More than just...
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These stunning driverless trains are the future of London's Tube network - http://www.engadget.com/2014...
Want to see what the Tube could look like in the next ten years? Thanks to Transport for London and design studio PriestmanGoode, we now can, after they unveiled designs for a new fleet of driverless Tube trains due to be rolled out in 2022. The "New...
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Apple enables unique passwords for apps that tap into iCloud - http://www.engadget.com/2014...
Do you use third-party apps like Outlook that access Apple's iCloud but don't support two-factor authentication? You'll now be forced to enter a specific password for each one. Following a notorious celebrity hack, Apple updated iCloud with an extra...
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Snapchat's evaporating news feed is getting ads 'soon' - http://www.engadget.com/2014...
Those sponsored stories on Snapchat were apparently just the beginning. At Vanity Fair's New Establishment Summit today, the ephemeral messaging app's founder Evan Spiegel said that ads are en route "soon." Those ads will be based around the Story...
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Sprint is shutting down its WiMAX data network on November 6th, 2015 - http://www.engadget.com/2014...
Still clinging on to that beloved EVO 4G for dear life? You're going to have to upgrade in the near future. Sprint has confirmed a recent Android Central leak revealing that it will shut down its WiMAX network on November 6th, 2015. If you haven't...
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Google's Android emulator is ready to help developers make 64-bit apps - http://www.engadget.com/2014...
There's a lot to look forward to in Android's next major update, but hardware nerds are focusing in one one key feature: official support for 64-bit mobile chips. It's the mobile OS' inevitable future, and chip-makers have been preparing for it for...
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Elon Musk hints at tomorrow's Tesla D reveal (update: upgraded P85D with supercar speed?) - http://www.engadget.com/2014...
Need a few more breadcrumbs to follow until Elon Musk "unveils the D" (and something else) tomorrow? During an interview tonight at Vanity Fair's New Establishment Summit, Tesla's CEO told Walter Isaacson a few juicy tidbits about his news, without...
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The next iOS update will likely block your favorite game emulator - http://www.engadget.com/2014...
If you're using iOS, you'd better not get too attached to your favorite unofficial game emulator -- there's a real chance that you won't have an easy way to load it before long. The GBA4iOS team has noticed that the iOS 8.1 beta fixes a loophole...
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