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Wednesday, 15 April 2015

Netflix’s Daredevil series is pretty great, even if you don’t like Daredevil


It's always fun to see shades of Frank Miller's work before he went completely insane.



After 45 security fixes, Google brings Chrome 42 to the stable channel

Google announced the release of Chrome 42 to the stable channel on April 14. The updated version of the browser is now available on Windows, Mac and Linux. Notably, it has 45 security fixes, which were resolved with help from external researchers.

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Alcatel OneTouch Watch review: No beginner's luck here

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Alcatel Onetouch Watch review

In the nascent world of wearables, there have been two camps. The fitness trackers, like a Fitbit or a Jawbone, and the smartwatches, like Android Wear and the Apple Watch. The common thinking has been that these two camps will soon converge, and there’s been a lot of evidence that such a future is not far off. Fitness tracking is a big component of the Apple Watch and a number of Android Wear devices, and Fitbit’s latest models have a lot of smartwatch capabilities to augment their fitness tracking.

Yet while many smartwatches have fitness tracking and many fitness trackers have smartwatch features, both options demand compromises. You either choose between great fitness-tracking features or smartwatch productivity. Alcatel’s new...

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Geek deals: Dell Inspiron 3847 quad-core desktop and Samsung 32-inch HDTV for $800

Dell Inspiron 3000

If you’re looking for a new desktop and a new TV, today’s deal is a killer. Dell is currently running a sale on the Inspiron 3847 desktop PC paired with a 32-inch HDTV […]



Pope Francis' iPad reportedly sold for $30,500 at charity auction

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Huawei's flagship P8 smartphone is all about the camera

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Huawei P8 mixes all-metal body with octa-core chip for an affordable price

Huawei's new flagship P8 phone has a host of high-end features but is set to come with a very affordable price tag.

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Samsung builds 200-person team to handle Apple's display needs

The team was formed on April 1 and will handle everything from development to sales, according to Bloomberg.

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Full-on high-end sound from an incredibly compact audio system

The Audiophiliac auditions the Spendor S3/5R2 speakers and Naim Uniti 2 CD player/amplifier.

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5-inch, dual-SIM Microsoft Lumia 540 sells for $150 in Europe, Asia, Middle East

The new, boldly-colored Windows phone has an 8-megapixel camera and goes on sale in May.

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An Inside Look at the New MacBook's Weird-Ass Slim Battery

A Compact Semi-Portable Keyboard With Genuine Mechanical Keys

There’s just nothing quite like the sound and feel of typing away on a keyboard with genuine mechanical switches under each key. But while most mechanical keyboards are giant and designed to permanently live on your desk, the TEX Yoda has a much smaller form factor and footprint making it easier to travel with so you’ll never have to settle for typing on a portable keyboard’s Chiclet keys ever again.


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Make Your Mac Feel Like New Again With a Fresh Install of OS X

Remember that zippy performance and warm feeling you got when you booted up your Mac for the first time? Seems a long time ago, doesn't it? Thankfully, getting everything wiped and back to its original state isn't too complicated or painful a procedure any more. Here's how to go about it in the latest Mac OS X.


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As Europe dangles $6bn fine, Google says it's getting slaughtered in shopping

Google says it's getting beaten by Amazon in shopping search, but whether this matters to the EU remains to be seen.

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Sustainable brewery turns Guinness green

Brewhouse No. 4 is said to be the first major brewery in the world to receive LEED Platinu...

Guinness, the Irish stout, is famously dark with a creamy head. It is also increasingly green. A newly-opened Guinness brewhouse has been awarded LEED Platinum certification. Brewhouse No. 4 at St. James’s Gate in Ireland was also awarded BREEAM Outstanding certification last year. .. Continue Reading Sustainable brewery turns Guinness green

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Tinder now lets you spice up your profile with your Instagram photos

Popular dating app Tinder has been updated, and will now let you add your Instagram photos to your profile.

Tinder, one of our favorite dating apps is expanding user profiles in new ways. When you start up the app after the update, it will take you to Facebook to ask for a new set of permissions. If you grant them, your expanded list of interests will now appear as part of your profile.

You can check out the full list of changes in Tinder 4.4 below:

  • Revamped profiles to make them even more awesome

  • Instagram integrated directly into your profile

  • Expanded common friends - now see an extra degree of connectivity (If - you're friends with Kevin Bacon, it may crash the app)

  • Bug fixes and improvements

Tinder recently launched a paid version, Tinder Plus, which lets you undo left swipes, change your location, and remove adds for $9.99 per month. You can download the latest version of Tinder for iPhone from the App Store now.

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