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Apple could marry iTunes Radio to Beats Music in rebrand move

The dust is still settling after last week's news that Apple has officially wrapped up its $3 billion acquisition of Beats Electronics, but the Cupertino company has already made its first move in the potential rebranding of Beats Music in…

S2000 is go! Honda greenlights mid-engined sports coupe

Rumors of an S2000 successor have been dissected for months, but Honda has reportedly greenlit the program. The mid-engined sports coupe could have an output of over 350 horsepower and all-wheel drive.

Here’s how to make an iPad with an Etch-A-Sketch and Christmas lights

Making an iPad is as easy as throwing some chocolate cake, acid, an Etch-A-Sketch, and some peanut butter in a pillow case to ferment overnight, says Team Coco in a new DIY video spoof.

Ringo is the smart buzzer your landlord doesn’t even have to install

Ringo gives you control over your ordinary apartment's buzzer system by adding access codes, and allows the system to forward calls to your mobile phone

This week in gaming: Answer the Call of Duty in this new Nemesis DLC pack

The launch of Call of Duty: Ghosts' final DLC pack, Nemesis, highlights the first week of August's somewhat busy release calendar. Other notable titles to watch for this week include Metrico and Road Not Taken.

Destiny beta outperforms Halo as Bungie’s most-trafficked game

The Destiny beta has drawn to a close, and it was an enormous success. Just like they did with the alpha earlier this year, developer Bungie has shared a boatload of statistics.

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.