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  • Huge plastic gyre in each major ocean
    5 reasons why seafood may be unsafe
    This list helps explain why it's a good idea to shop for seafood carefully because the pollution in the planet's oceans is making fishing unsustainable and the seafood less healthy. 1. Great Pacific Garbage PatchImproperly disposed plastic...
  • Facebook blocks pages 24 hours after Turkey threatens ban
    Facebook blocks pages 24 hours after Turkey threatens ban
    At the behest of a local court in Turkey, Facebook has blocked an as-of-yet unspecified number of pages that are said to contain images and text that insult the prophet Muhammad. The social network took these steps because otherwise, the country...
  • Bose QuietComfort 25 headphones
    Review: Bose QuietComfort 25 Acoustic Noise-Cancelling headphones
    Starting Monday, the Bose QuietComfort 25 headphones are on sale at the Bose website. They cost $299, but audiophiles and people who often travel on airplanes may want to take a look at these excellent headphones.The QuietComfort 25 is an upgrade...

Games

  • 'Life is Strange' screen
    DONTNOD talks Life is Strange, Rewind mechanic, plus Max and Chloe relationship
    DONTNOD Entertainment took their first step into the gaming realm with Remember Me. While this was the first project and it didn't succeed as the studio had hoped, one of the biggest features in Remember Me had already changed the very...
  • Activision reveals 'Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare' live action Havoc DLC trailer
    Activision reveals Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare live action Havoc DLC trailer
    Activision has dropped a new trailer for the Havoc downloadable content for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare. The live action trailer includes an insight of just who is holding the camera that shows us the killcam perspective. Randal Higgins is...
  • Pax South 2015
    PAX South
    This past weekend, San Antonio hosted the largest video game convention ever held in Texas, PAX South. Founded and run by the popular web comic Penny Arcade, this is the latest in their series of Penny Arcade Expos following, PAX Prime(Seattle),...

Iphone

  • iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus
    Google Android compared to Apple iOS: Best operating system
    Newly released data quoted Jan. 24 on DigitalTrends.com indicates that iPhone captured half the U.S. smartphone market in the fourth quarter, 2014. This follows periods when Android phones dominated the U.S. market. The data indicate that some...
  • The hot new Droid Turbo from Verizon and Motorola.
    Droid Turbo compared to iPhone: A look at Verizon's hot new Android
    The latest hot Android smartphone is the Droid Turbo from Verizon and Motorola. Droid Turbo is about the same size as iPhone 6 and Samsung Galaxy S5. It has the latest Android operating system, 4.4.4 or "Kit Kat," and this report on Jan....
  • In with the New, out with the Old
    In with the New out with the Old
    If you plan on getting a new smartphone, have you ever thought of what the next user of your old smartphone will find on it?This assumes you’ll be selling or donating it, of course. Are you SURE those risqué photos are totally gone, or that...

Internet

  • 6 free goods from Creative Market for the week of 26 January 2015
    6 free goods from Creative Market for the week of 26 January 2015
    Each week, the merchant designers and developers at Creative Market give away six, free creative assets.Here are the freebies for this week:Altitude WordPress ThemeCreator: CyberChimps ThemesCategories: WordPress | Landing PageHipsta Script + Hand...
  • What is ATM Skimming?
    What is ATM Skimming?
    Ever hear of a crime called skimming? It may not be as dramatic a crime as assault or Ponzi schemes, but it can cause significant problems to you as your savings account can be wiped out in a flash.Picture a scrawny nerd tampering with an...
  • Don't Believe These 6 Mobile Security Myths
    Don't Believe These 6 Mobile Security Myths
    Smartphones are picking up popularity. You can now access email, social media, and other things from a device that fits in your pocket (most of the time). And, although we hear about breaches and security flaws in the news, it seems like a lot of...