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Vinyl or Spotify? Neither. Mercury Rev’s Jonathan Donahue is a cassette man

Alt-rock icons Mercury Rev are back after seven years with The Light in You, and while the musical landscape has changed, Jonathan Donahue’s lust for cassettes has not.

Batman: Arkham Knight returns to PC this month, hopefully without the performance issues

Rocksteady Studios has been hard at work on refining the PC port of Batman: Arkham Knight, set to relaunch later this month, according to a company forum post on Steam. The game was pulled from nearly every major retailer shortly after its…

Arcade shoot-’em-up dev Cave pitches crowdfunding for Steam, PS4 ports

Cave, a Japanese developer of arcade-style shoot-'em-ups, proposed a crowdfunding structure for upcoming console and PC ports of its legacy titles this week, potentially leaving the company's future in the hands of its fans.

Vulcan meets Vulcan: Watch an Aston Martin supercar play with a jet fighter on the track

The inspiration for the Aston Martin Vulcan, the Avro Vulcan strategic bomber, is set to retire from active service in October. To celebrate, Aston Martin set up a special flyby at the Elvington Airfield in Yorkshire, England.

Fallout 4 rounds out new Xbox One console bundles for holiday season

Microsoft's Major Nelson has announced the final new Xbox One console bundle in anticipation of the upcoming holiday shopping bonanza, and it is one of the most anticipated: Fallout 4.

SolarCity’s new rooftop solar panels are the most efficient in the world

Today, SolarCity announced it has created the world's most efficient rooftop solar panel. Its manufacturing cost also lowers the price, though there aren't many details about it yet.
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There’s Peeple the product and Peeple the app, and they’re really, really different

It's a classic case of mistaken identity -- two tech products, one name: Peeple vs. Peeple. And if this horrible, horrible coincidence isn't enough to send you to the trademark office STAT, then nothing will ever seem urgent ever again.
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Hey Facebook users, you know you’re on the Internet, right?

As Facebook continues its impressive mobile expansion, it may want to take a moment to remind its users that when you're checking out your profile on your phone, you are indeed using the Internet.

Samsung Galaxy View 18.4-inch tablet rumors: Specs leak in a benchmark test

According to the latest rumors, Samsung is prepping a tablet with a massive 18.4-inch display to compete with Apple's expected iPad Pro. It very could be the Galaxy View that was teased at IFA 2015.

Check out the best new music in our 5 songs to stream: GØGGS, Dumb Numbers, and more

Not sure what new music to listen to? We'll let you know what new tracks and albums dropping this week are worthy of your attention. Up this week: GØGGS, Dumb Numbers, Wax Idols, and more.
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NASA combines flight sims with real-world flying in crazy new ‘Fused Reality’ tests

NASA is testing Fused Reality, a training system that uses real-world video and virtual reality, allowing pilots to fly an actual plane through a flight simulation program.

This electricity-free dishwasher sits on your countertop

If your apartment doesn't have room for a dishwasher, you may one day be able to use the Circo, which fits on your countertop. You operate it by hand, and the dishes are done in under a minute.