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OpenTable wants to make paying the check completely painless

Potentially an excellent way to zip out of a restaurant without having to wait endlessly for the check, OpenTable is rolling out a beta test of a simple mobile payments system for restaurants.
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DT Daily: Smartphone ignites apartment fire, Robot learns Parkour, Facebook promotes mobile gaming 2:10

A Samsung Galaxy S4 burns down an apartment, Facebook takes a new approach to mobile gaming, and an all-terrain robot learns some parkour moves. Related Links: Smartphone Fire Parkour Robot Facebook Mobile Gaming Blocking Facebook…
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Google Nexus 7 (2013) Review

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Sorry, Facebook is getting video ads (and your rage is unjustified)

Yes, you'll have to watch commercials before you can snoop around Facebook now. No, you don't get to be up-in-arms about it. What kind of charity do you think Mark Zuckerberg is running?

Want to see this $80 million super yacht sink? With GPS spoofing, now you can!

University of Texas at Austin successfully used GPS spoofing to drive an $80 million yacht off course, with the captain none the wiser. Is it time to worry about GPS spoofing? Here, your guide to GPS spoofing.

BMW i3 vs. Chevy Spark EV: Bavaria and Detroit may be closer than you think

Looking at the bigger picture, either car will get you where you want to go, at any legal speed or better with comfort, control, safety and best of all, zero gasoline. But which one deserves your dollars?
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Instagram is deleting photos from Windows 8 phones – here’s why and three quick fixes

Instagram updated its API in an effort to fight spam, but third-party photo uploading apps are collateral damage. Not to worry, Windows phone users: There are a few remaining loopholes for you to use ... at least for now.

The rise, and completely predictable fall of game developer Phil Fish

Independent game developer Phil Fish, the man behind 'Fez,' has announced that is quitting the gaming industry and cancelling 'Fez II' following a Twitter argument with a gaming journalist. And we really should have all seen it coming.
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MoMA’s Rain Room is gone, but it lives on in Instagram: Our favorite Rain Room photos

The Rain Room is no more, but it will get more life thanks to these Instagram images from the last few days of the exhibit. If you weren't able to make it to MoMA to see it, get a taste of the magical installation here.
Home Theater

Everybody wants to kill cable, but which of these companies is leading the pack?

How you watch TV, when you watch it and where the content comes from are all changing. The networks and cable companies know it, but the players looking to make the most noise are the technology giants, like Apple, Google, Samsung…

The view all around you: How a pro photographer shoots 360-degree panoramas

Sure, the most basic of cameras can shoot panoramic photos – they're just not so good at it. Photographer Joe Reifer tells us how he shoots beautiful 360-degree VR panoramas, and what equipment he uses.

The 9 weirdest and strangest cell phones we’ve ever seen

Sometimes, the world of design comes up with some weird stuff. We've seen a lot of crap, but these are some of the most unusual cell phones we've come across in our ventures across the Internetss.