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Social Media

WTF, Internet? Keep your hashtags out of my real-life conversation

WTF, Internet? This week's Web indiscretion comes courtesy of a campaign tempting people to get discounts for saying 'hashtag' at checkout ... because we needed more motivation to be social media-obsessed idiots.
Photography

These camera glasses will test your patience, tolerance for humiliation

The CgLife 2 from Cyclops Gear takes a unique approach to the POV action cam by embedding a Full HD camcorder within a pair of sports sunglasses. Although there are usability issues, potential fixes could elevate it into something useful.
Gaming

Gamed: Video games and the laws of war

The International Red Cross is hoping to work with game developers on implementing the same rules of warfare that soldiers actually face in war.
Mobile

How to turn your smartphone into a spy camera or baby monitor

We lay out the best ways to turn your iPhone or Android device into a spy camera or baby monitor. All you'll need is a few bucks, some way to mount your phone, and a little patience.
Web

Doom Piano, following the Silk Road and more in this week’s Staff Picks

You want to know all the best from around the Web in the past week, but you don’t want to have to look for it, right? Never fear. We’ve trolled the matrix to find the coolest, weirdest, and most interesting tidbits of the past seven…
Social Media

7 of the most captivating photojournalists on Instagram capturing conflict zones

Photographers are using Instagram as a journalism tool, and some of their accounts stand out as must-follow feeds, with remarkable images.
Cars

That was fast: BMW already planning hardcore M4 variant

The new BMW M4 coupe hasn't been released yet, but BMW is reportedly working on a hardcore, track-focused version to celebrate its 100th anniversary. The new car will be lighter than the original, but will it be better?
Home Theater

OLED vs Plasma: which display tech is better?

Check out our in depth OLED vs Plasma comparison to get a plain-english explanation of each display technology determine which one is better
Social Media

A few quick and easy ways to help your parents use the Internet

It's an incredibly tough and sometimes frustrating ordeal to answer your parents' - or anyone's - questions about the ways of the Internet. Let us help you put things as simply as possible.
Product Review

Denon AVR-4520CI Review

Denon AVR-4520CI Review.
Gaming

‘Madden 25’ predicts 9 blowouts this week. Is the power going to its head?

Following its most successful week yet with an 11-4 record, ‘Madden 25’ is abandoning the pretense of selecting close games, and instead selecting nine games to end in blowouts.
Game Review

NBA 2K14 Review

NBA 2K14 review.