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A professor just 3D-printed this nylon alto saxophone, and it doesn’t sound half bad

A professor at Sweden's Lund University, Olaf Diegel has used the revolutionary 3D printing technology to design a nylon-based alto saxophone. Diegel's initial prototype has a few flaws, but it's an impressive specimen in the burgeoning…

Popular device leaker @evleaks calls it quits (to find a more stable job)

After two years of leaking device after device, Evan Blass, better known as @evleaks, has called it quits. According to Blass, the financial instability of the gig is the main driving force of his retirement.

Comcast offering ‘up to’ six months of free Internet service for low income families

Low income families can get up to six months of free Internet service on the house from Comcast. There's more though.

Windows 8.1 Update 2 could arrive next week

The next update for Windows 8.1 could land as soon as next week, but don't expect any big changes to come with it.
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Hotel charges wedding patrons $500 for every bad review posted online

The Union State Guest House, a hotel in Hudson, NY, charged $500 for every negative review wedding guests post online. Likely due to the immense backlash, the venue has since quietly taken down the policy.

Microsoft’s Surface heads to the sidelines in the NFL pre-season

The NFL will use Microsoft's Surface tablets on the sidelines to review plays, take notes, and draw diagrams. The tablets have limited functionality, so as to not give either team an unfair advantage.

Great deal: AT&T will give you the LG G Pad 7.0 for $1 if you buy a G3

AT&T will offer the LG G Pad 7.0 for $1 along with the purchase of the LG G3, G2, or G Flex smartphone. Customers can also buy the small G Pad on its own.
Home Theater

Amazon doubles down on FireTV apps with new games and live TV apps

After scoring a coup with the re-emergence of Flappy Bird, exclusive to the FireTV, Amazon today announced a host of new gaming and live TV apps, doubling the system's collection. New additions include Disney apps, MLB.TV, and even Grand…

Indestructible Kyocera Hydro Life phone comes to T-Mobile

Ready your wallets, klutzes and butterfingers, Kyocera has a new drop-proof, waterproof smartphone called the Hydro Life and it's coming to T-Mobile this August.
Home Theater

NFL Now coming to Apple TV, Roku, Amazon Fire TV and more [Update]

The NFL announced Apple TV will add to the partnerships and sponsors for its digital video service, NFL Now, which is slated for release in late August. The digital video service will offer news, highlights, and more, but no live games.

Logmar S-8 is the modern Super 8mm film camera that uses digital guts

The Logmar S-8 is the first Super 8mm film camera to be made in 30 years. Although it uses standard Kodak film, the rest of the camera is purely digital, and gives today's moviemakers that natural vintage feel.
Home Theater

Samsung crafts a PGA Championship app for its smart TVs

Samsung today revealed its app dedicated specifically to the PGA Championship and built for the company's own smart TVs. The announcement comes just a few days before the tournament, one of the four major championships in golf, kicks off on…