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The USB ChargeDoubler brings fast and secure charging to the table

The USB ChargeDoubler sets itself apart from other USB charging cables by not only being extremely mobile, but also bringing secure and fast charging to the table. The cable is currently on Indiegogo.
Cool Tech

LucidBrake senses when you slow down, lights up like the brake lights on a car

Unlike most brake lights designed for cyclists, this one requires no special wiring to install on your bike. Instead, LucidBrake uses an array of accelerometers to determine when you're slowing down, and will automatically light up when you…

Spotify rolls back ‘Tweet the Beat’ feature after user backlash

New Spotify feature ‘Tweet the Beat’ removed after the social advertising tactic was called spam, decried by the media.
Movies & TV

Vince Vaughn and Colin Farrell face off in new trailer for True Detective Season 2

The second season of True Detective, starring Colin Farrell, Rachel McAdams, Vince Vaughan, and Taylor Kitsch, premiers June 21, and HBO has just released a teaser trailer
Health & Fitness

NBA connects international fans with legends and superstars via live Q&A

The NBA will show their fan appreciation for the millions who followed the 2014-2015 regular season with 20 different live Q&A sessions on social media with more than 20 NBA players and legends.

Google’s new Handwriting app can read your chicken scratch and turn it into text

Google released Handwriting Input, a keyboard plugin that allows users to use finger or pen to write text by hand. It works on tablets and phones, and is available as a free download.
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Scientists develop contact lenses that eliminate dreaded ‘halo effect’

Scientists at the Bar-Ilan University in Israel may have developed a solution that corrects for the halo effect contact lens wearers dread. Multifocals worn by presbyopia sufferers have the most potential.
Movies & TV

True Detective director will take on 19th century NYC serial-killer thriller The Alienist

Cary Fukunaga, Emmy-winning director of True Detective, will helm a miniseries based on Caleb Carr's novel The Alienist, about a 19th century serial killer being chased down by then police commissioner Theodore Roosevelt.

Snoop around the Beatles’ old stomping ground as Google goes Inside Abbey Road

Best known as the musical birthplace for the most influential band in history, The Beatles, Abbey Road Studios has been home to legendary music of all genres, from the Star Wars soundtrack to Jay-Z's Magna Carta. And now, you can take an…

Mercedes-Benz says its upcoming mid-size premium truck will not be for ‘fat cowboys’

Mercedes-Benz has provided insight into its first-ever mid-size truck. Tentatively called GLT, it will exclusively be available as a four-door and it will be offered with a long list of four- and six-cylinder engines.
Product Review

Wonder Workshop Dash & Dot Review

The Dash robot inspires your child to program and have fun at the same time.