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Are you an above-average Facebook user? You might be racist, study says

Have you ever gone on Facebook only to be bombarded by a barrage of racially charged posts, links, and comments from your growing social network? Sure, you may be rolling your eyes in disgust now, but according to new research, the more…
Gaming

Meet the man making Leisure Suit Larry live to get slapped again

We sit down for a chat with Replay Games founder and president Paul Trowe for a final look at Leisure Suit Larry: Reloaded and a chat about what's coming next for the Sierra On-Line-loving publisher.
Cars

Fiat 500e EV customers will get free rental cars to ease range anxiety

What do you do when your electric car underperforms? Offer your customers another car, of course!
Opinion

Gut check time, boys: Why do we make it so hard for women in tech?

The month of March was a banner one for women being made to feel unwelcome in the tech industry. It’s an old problem, and not a complicated one: men need to grow up.
Computing

How to send large files (for free!)

Need to transfer a large file to somebody over the Internet, but don't know how to do it? We've got your back. Learn how to send files of any size in this simple and straightforward guide.
Gaming

Our favorite April Fools Day gaming stories

Every year on April 1, you can generally expect a fairly substantial offering of jokes to pop up in the gaming field, masquerading as real news. Here are our faves so far.
Computing

Nvidia intros new GeForce GT 700M GPUs for laptops, now with 15 percent more power

With Intel's Haswell computer processors promising better battery life and graphics performance due out in a couple of months, Nvidia is launching five new GeForce GT 700M discrete graphics processors for laptops that will complement the…
Gaming

Telltale Games goes deep into the geek bank for this awesome crossover in ‘Poker Night 2’

Telltale Games knows its fan service. Whether it's making new sequels to Monkey Island or making games based on famous comics like Fables, the company knows its audience. Its new crossover game Poker Night 2 is a fan service sundae, mixing…
Computing

The New York Times’ non-terrible April Fools’ joke is a bot that turns journalism into poetry

You might think a bot that turns articles into haiku - as brought to you by the New York Times - would fall in with the rest of the Internet's April Fools' Day jokes. But this is very, very real - and for those of us who like the Web's…
Computing

Amazon Cloud Drive desktop app now syncs files across computers

Today, Amazon announced it's upgrading its Cloud Drive service with a File Sync app for both Macs and PCs. Cloud Drive now creates a folder on your desktop and instantly syncs all the files you put in it.
Home

Emoji, blogosfear, and more tech lingo you need to know

On this fine April Fool's day, let's have a look at silly-sounding words and determine their true meanings in our weekly tech lingo lesson. Then perhaps you can joke around with your kids about how up-to-date you are with the tech world.
Photography

Wi-Fi offers the convenience of letting hackers break into your camera

Two German security researchers discovered Wi-Fi lets you do more than just transfer photos wirelessly from a camera. Hackers can also compromise it by breaking into the camera, stealing your images or using it as a spy camera against you.