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New York’s secret underground tunnel is an audiovisual reminder that stories live forever

Opened to pedestrians for the first time in nearly 200 years, the Voice Tunnel allows visitors to record their voices and watch as a light translation of those statements boomed across the underground chamber.
Social Media

Keep your collection bin of reactionary GIFs up-to-date with this new Chrome extension

There are almost too many good animated GIFs out there. Sick of hitting 'favorite' and saving URLs to your reader? Gif.me is a one-click Chrome extension that can solve your problems.
Home Theater

OLED vs. LED: Which is the better TV technology?

The acronyms OLED and LED sound and look very similar, but the two technologies are vastly different in terms of engineering, performance and capabilities. We compare the two technologies as applied to television and ponder the question:…
Web

Do everything in your browser with these 25 awesome webapps

Why download and install a bunch of desktop software when you can get the same things done with webapps? We've rounded up 25 of the best ones on the Internet so that you'll never have to leave the comfortable confines of your browser ever…
Mobile

BlackBerry’s new 9720 will run old OS, won’t change its financial situation (Updated)

BlackBerry has announced a new smartphone, the BlackBerry 9720, which runs its older BlackBerry OS 7.1 software. Its specification isn't exciting, but at least we can expect it to be cheap.
Cars

Chevy says Spark EV can save you a cool $9,000 in gas over a five-year period

Chevrolet knows how important money is, which is why the American automaker is appealing to people’s wallets by claiming that the 2014 Chevrolet Spark EV can save drivers $9,000 in fuel costs over a five year period.
Apple

You people all realize the new iPhone won’t be real gold, right?

Did you hear? The next iPhone could be coming in a gold! Exciting, right? No, not really, but if you listen to the hype it's the most incredible, amazing, and innovative "feature" yet to come from Apple.
Computing

UK authorities forget how computers work, smash a MacBook Pro to stop Snowden leaks

Heard of email? How about the cloud? Or file copying? Yes? Because apparently U.K. authorities haven't, as they smashed a MacBook Pro owned by the Guardian newspaper in an attempt to stop reporting on NSA documents leaked by Edward Snowden.
Cars

Galpin unveils the 1024hp GTR1 ‘update’ of the Ford GT, Smurfs rejoice over the interior

Packing a twin-turbo 5.4-liter V8 estimated at 1024 horsepower, the GTR1 could have been something rather spectacular. But the ho-hum bodylines and a nightmarish interior leave us wondering: why?
Gaming

Microsoft’s ID@Xbox program to gradually encourage more self-publishing

Today, Microsoft confirmed the first details for Independent Developers @ Xbox – shortened to ID@Xbox – a program aimed at encouraging indie developers to create content for the Xbox One.
Social Media

Where we’re going, we don’t need words: Social apps are killing text

Snapchat, Instagram, Facebook - social apps are how was talk now, and we're increasingly cutting the words out of them. As images overtake text, what will the future of digital communication - literally - look like?
Computing

Turns out, nobody wants to touch Windows 8 (and Microsoft is screwed)

A recent remark from an IDC analyst puts touchscreen market share at a projected 15 percent (or less) by the end of 2013. There's now plenty of options on the market, but consumers still aren't buying. Does this mean Windows 8's focus on…