Jam to Alabama Shakes, Passion Pit, Fool’s Gold and more in our 5 songs to stream

Not sure what new music to listen to? We'll let you know what new tracks and albums dropping this week that are are worth using your bandwidth on. Up this week: Alabama Shakes, Passion Pit, Speedy Ortiz, and more.


Check out Son of a Gun, Kink, Noah, and more of our 5 shows to watch

How are you going to get through this week? By pulling up your favorite streaming service and queueing the finest films and TV shows available now. Up this week: A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night, Noah, the Babadook, and more.

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Ditch your console and frag the right way with our favorite gaming PCs

They won't come cheap, but with top-tier performance and speed, these systems are our favorite for getting your game on.


You can no longer buy the Nexus 7 from Google

Back in the day, the Nexus 7 was a cutting edge Android tablet at an appealing price. Two years after its launch though, Google has decided to take it off sale — so what comes next?


Japan: Man arrested after using drone to dump radioactive sand on leader’s office in nuke protest

We've seen quadcopters used in a myriad of ways over the last couple of years, but using one to transport radioactive material as part of a political protest certainly appears to be a first.

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Parrot's scrappy Bebop gives bigger drones a run for their 4-digit price tags

Portable, durable, and incredibly simple to fly; Parrot’s Bebop drone is probably the best quadcopter you can get for under $500.

  • Pros: Highly portable , Durable design , Simple controls…
  • Cons: Imprecise tablet controls , Limited battery life , Limited…

Google+ might be about to take on Pinterest

What's next for Google+? And is anyone still using it? According to a screenshot and tip given to DroidLife, the social network has a Pinterest-style Collections feature in the pipeline.


A first for lenses, new Zeiss 25mm and 85mm for Sony feature OLED readouts

Zeiss has developed two full-frame, autofocusing prime lenses for Sony's A7-series E-mount mirrorless cameras. A first, both lenses – a 25mm and 85mm – feature an OLED readout.


Move over, Intel: The Innovateck-T0264W PC stick has already got you beat

Intel's Compute Stick, which just released this week to universal disappointment, is already facing competition, thanks to Innovatek's T-0264W Stick PC stacked with twice the storage, and double the available USB ports.


$200 off Apple MacBook Air

The remarkably thin MacBook Air packs a 1.6GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 processor, 4GB of RAM and 128GB PCIe-based flash storage within a 0.68-inch thin aluminum unibody design with an astonishing 12-hour battery life.

$40 off Samsung Gear Fit

The Samsung Gear Fit is a stylish pedometer with built-in heart rate monitor, designed to give you a better insight into your your workouts while resisting sweat and water to be worn comfortably throughout your day.

Check into the futuristic hotels that push technology beyond free Wi-Fi

For tech-savvy travelers that want to stay at a hotel that’s as geeky as they are, check out some of our favorites, from tablets that function as command centers to robotic butlers.

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Embrace the future of gaming with one of these 5 great PS4 bundle deals

Now nearing its 18-month anniversary, the Sony PlayStation 4 is just now finally coming into its own. Check out our brief roundup of the best PS4 bundles if you're looking to make the jump to the next-gen system, whether you're looking to pick up an extra…


These five smart helmets are totally worth the helmet hair

Still the bane of many a haircut, but at least now smart helmets can do other things to make up for it – as if keeping you from cracking your head open like an egg wasn't enough. All of these smart helmets claim safety certifications, so they're not only…