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Year-End Car Deals In 2013 Offer Savings… And Danger

Year-End Car Deals In 2013 Offer Savings... And Danger

Year-end car deals will probably be the best 2013 car deals you can find, but besides savings there’s also some dangers you need to watch out for. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, the 2015 Ford Mustang GT reveal had both muscle power fans and greenies salivating in turbocharged unison due to the new fuel… Read more »

Hong Kong Data Center Scrapped By Google

Hong Kong Data Center

A Hong Kong data center was recently scrapped by the folks at Google. Although the company planned to spend $300 million on the center in the Kowloon area of the city, Google ultimately decided against the project due to a lack of adequate land. ZDNET reports that Google originally wanted the data center up and… Read more »

Facebook ‘Sympathize’ Button Could Become A Reality

Facebook Sympathize Button A Possibility

Could a sympathize button be making its way to Facebook? While it may not be right away, Facebook has said that they are toying with the idea. We’ve all had those moments: a friend or loved one expresses sadness at a recent family member passing, or just overall upset because of a bad experience during… Read more »

Internet-Free Twitter Access Coming To Emerging Markets In 2014

Tweeting too much information

Twitter is following in the footsteps of Facebook and gearing up to offer an internet-free version of Twitter in emerging markets. The social network is partnering with Singapore-based startup U2opia Mobile, which has already been working with Facebook and Google Talk to provide disconnected versions of their feeds. Once the service goes live, people in… Read more »

Google May Be Working On An Android Set-Top Box

Google May Be Working On An Android Set-Top Box

As tech companies continue to compete for the living room, Google is reportedly trying to enter the set-top market as well in order to compete against Apple, Roku, and others. The set-top box which is rumored to be in the works for a 2014 release will be based on Android however, Google is taking a… Read more »

Beats Headphones Get A Little Help From Designer Alexander Wang

Beats Headphone By Designer Alexander Wang

Beats Headphones is getting a little help from acclaimed designer Alexander Wang. Beats by Dre, the insanely popular headphones with the hefty price tag, recently received a bit of a makeover from New York City fashion guru Alexander Wang. If you have $449 just sitting around in your bank account collecting financial dust, then you… Read more »

T-Mobile LTE Boosted With MetroPCS Spectrum

T-Mobile LTE Boosted With MetroPCS Spectrum

As T-Mobile continues to expand its LTE service into new markets, it has also had to try and boost the speed of its data network in order to compete with the likes of AT&T and Verizon, which have continuously boasted faster LTE data speeds. The carrier will now be utilizing its acquisition of MetroPCS in… Read more »

Security Portals Now Unmanned At Some US Airports

Security to leave airport

Unmanned airport security portals may be the wave of the future. The new pilot program currently being tested at two US airports is a radical departure in airport safety technology. The system itself is a model of simplicity. A passenger departing from the terminal steps into an elevator-sized glass portal and waits while the cylinder… Read more »

AMD R9 290X Review

amd r9 290x review

Although it may not be able to compete in the high-end CPU market with ...

Furby Boom: A Must For Interactive Pet Toy Collectors

Furby Boom

You may remember Furby from years gone by, as Hasbro’s cute and cuddly, interactive pet toy. This year, the Furby Boom is promising to be even better than the original with a whole host of new features. In keeping with the original Furby, the new toy is able to respond to music, motion and voice…. Read more »

FDA Halts DNA Testing at Home

23andMe

The FDA has released a letter that was sent to 23andMe Inc, a company that sells at-home DNA testing kits, on November 22 requiring that the company halts sales due to concerns over regulatory requirements. The Google backed DNA analysis company was founded six years ago to help people assess their risk of cancer, heart… Read more »

Instagram Rumored To Add Private Messaging By End Of The Year

Instagram Private Messaging

Instagram is rumored to be close to adding a private messaging feature into its photo-sharing app, and this new feature could be made available as soon as the end of this year. According to Gigaom, “well-placed sources” tell them that the company is gearing up to launch the new private messaging feature inside its ever… Read more »

iOS 7.1: Is It Making Your Apps Crash?

iPhone 5S Rumors: Fingerprint Sensor Revealed

Apple’s new iOS 7.1 may be the cause of your apps crashing or freezing. After much feedback from some less than happy users it seems that pre-existing apps which ran smoothly before, are now crashing on the new iOS 7.1. Users are reporting that it isn’t only the third-party apps which crash but also standard… Read more »

Polaris Sportsman Airless Tire ATV Hits The Market

Polaris Sportsman Airless Tire

The Polaris Sportsman airless tire ATV have hit the market, offering a GI Joe grade quad for us regular Joes. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, ATV’s can be dangerous, as recently seen when a Nebraska teen died in an ATV accident Airless tires have been rumored for decades, but only recently have they become… Read more »

Google Wins Big In Book Lawsuit

google books lawsuit

It’s hard to imagine a copyright lawsuit going on for eight years, but that is exactly what has happened with Google, after a lawsuit was initiated against the search giant in 2005. The Authors Guild sued Google because of its online Google Books service, which has grown into the largest book scanning project on the… Read more »