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Hilarious Chrome extension adds a Conchita Wurst beard to all faces in your browser

Once you've the extension switched on in your browser, Wurstify will use facial recognition algorithms to detect all the faces on any webpage you visit. Once it finds a face, it will instantly superimpose a realistic Conchita Wurst beard…

Security researchers reveal a flaw that crashes iPhones and iPads over Wi-Fi

A vulnerability disclosed by security researchers could lead iOS devices to endlessly reboot. The method involves exploiting flaws in iOS 8's handling of SSL certificates and public Wi-Fi.

If you live in Munich and own an Audi, you’ll be able to get Amazon deliveries to your trunk

A new Amazon delivery option will see packages delivered to the trunks of Audi car owners in Germany. And this is actually one of the less quixotic Amazon shipping experiments in recent months.

Facebook’s caller ID app Hello just made ignoring phone calls a whole lot easier

Facebook is launching a caller ID tool for Android called "Hello." The new app from the social media giant is intended to evolve the phone call and improve on the existing caller ID system.

Here’s how to make GTA V look beautiful, and play well, on your PC

Nvidia has put together an incredibly comprehensive guide to tuning the settings to get GTA V running well on your machine, without it looking like garbage.
Movies & TV

Netflix is finally planning to own its original shows, not just license them

The streaming video service based in Los Gatos, California wants to get rid of the middle man and own the rights to their original series. Currently, Netflix only licenses popular series like "Orange is the New Black and "House of Cards."

Valve begins allowing developers to apply for HTC Vive virtual-reality kits

Valve has started to take applications from developers interested in designing games for the HTC Vive, a virtual reality headset slated for release later this year.

Brands be gone! Facebook pushes your friends’ posts to the top of your News Feed

Facebook is rolling out some updates to the News Feed that will hopefully result in more relevant posts from your friends showing up in the feed. Posts from brands will be given less priority.

Vengeful girlfriend sends cheating ex’s Apple devices to a watery grave

An unnamed Japanese woman found out that her boyfriend was cheating on her. Her specified method of revenge? Throw all of his Apple products into a bath and watch it all die. Unsurprisingly, many approved of her methods.

Tony Hawk confirms rumors and leaks about Pro Skater 5

Tony Hawk has confirmed the development of Tony Hawk Pro Skater 5 by sharing this Instagram video of fellow-skater Rob Wootton acting out the character-selection animations from Tony Hawk Pro Skater 2.
Home Theater

Everything you need to know about HDMI 2.0a

HDMI 2.0a is here, setting up for the latest updates in 4K UHD technology. And while a new cable standard can often involve a bunch of changes for consumers, such is not the case this time around. We cover what's changed, what hasn't, and…

Love plants on your plate? What about dishes that are made from them?

Planetware is plates, cups, and bowls made from bamboo, rice husk, and corn. It's completely compostable but lasts for years, and you can even put it in the microwave and dishwasher.