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Draw these white lines in an animated GIF, and it will blow through your mind

By simply adding two vertical white lines within an animated GIF, you can create moving images that seemingly pop out toward you. The 3D trick works because of how our brains interpret a foreground object when it moves in front of those…
Computing

Don’t shoot for ‘TheMoon’: New malware takes aim at Linksys routers

If you own a Linksys router, you might want to read up on one of the newer threats to hit the net. Hit the jump to learn more about TheMoon, the latest form of dastardly malware.
Cars

First Drive: 2015 Subaru WRX STI

The 2015 Subaru WRX STI has faster throttle response, stronger brakes, and a stiffer suspension and chassis setup than ever before. Together with improved interior quality and space, the new STI has surpassed its former ‘rally car for the…
Mobile

Faster, Android 4.4 KitKat-powered Xperia Tablet Z2 rumored for MWC 2014

Sony may be about to launch the Xperia Tablet Z2, a sequel to last year's Xperia Tablet Z. A leak has provided a run down of its specifications, indicating we can expect a substantial power upgrade.
Cool Tech

HISY remote shutter should help you snap the perfect selfie

If you're a prolific snapper of selfies whose attempts at self-portraiture often leave you feeling frustrated and disappointed, the HISY remote shutter may be able to help you out.
Movies & TV

Woman jailed for failing to return rented VHS has one more reason to use Netflix

A South Carolina woman spent a night in jail last week after being charged with "failure to return a rented video cassette" – nine years after she borrowed the J-Lo movie from the store.
Mobile

Huawei to launch two tablets and a phone at MWC 2014, still has time to mock its rivals

Huawei has released a short video telling us it'll announce a pair of new tablets and a smartphone during Mobile World Congress. It also finds time to mock the competition.
Mobile

Are Flappy Birds an endangered species? The perils of indie app developers

The Wild West of app stores is changing, and huge corporations are moving in. Can the little guy still find a way to thrive in the complex, crowded market for apps?
Mobile

‘You’re going to have a heart attack’ – Apple’s iWatch could predict medical emergencies

It's the kind of notification you really don't want to receive, but it could ultimately save your life. According to a report Sunday, Apple is developing software and sensors – possibly for its expected iWatch – capable of predicting a…
Cool Tech

Awesome tech you can’t buy yet, for the week of February 16

Check out our roundup of the coolest crowdfunding projects and product announcements that hit the Web this week. You can't buy this stuff yet, but it sure is fun to gawk!
Computing

Emoticons are rewiring the way our brains work

Our brains are now automatically reacting to :-) symbols in the same way as they react to real human faces, new research shows — just make sure you get your emoticon characters in the right order.
Cars

Could Jaguar take on Porsche with an F-TYPE Targa? Ian Callum considers it

Jaguar lead designer Ian Callum teased the world of British car enthusiasts Friday at the unveiling of the F-TYPE Coupe when he hinted at a possible Targa variant. The targa model would certainly challenge the Porsche 911 Targa variant, but…