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Get your hands out of the gutter with this leaf-blower-like device

The EZSmart Gutter Cleaner generates air at 120 miles per hour to effectively remove dirt and debris lodged into every tight corner of your gutters and has an extension pole so you don't need a ladder.

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What is Periscope? Imagine your own TV channel, broadcast from your phone

Periscope is sweeping the world of social media, but what is it exactly, and why should you want in? Joshua Smith breaks down the hottest live-streaming app out there.

Mobile

Up to 1.1 million customers affected by CareFirst data breach

CareFirst of the Blue Cross Blue Shield insurance family announced Wednesday that up to 1.1 million individuals, but current and former plan holders, may have been affected by the security breakthrough.

Computing

Mother publicly shames daughter in Facebook video for lying about her age

Denver mother Val Starks made a public display of her techniques in a now viral Facebook video in which she berates her daughter for lying about her age on the social media platform.

Social Media

Apple may finally launch bus and subway directions with iOS 9

Apple's long-in-development Transit feature may finally launch with the newest version of iOS. It's expected to be unveiled at WWDC in June, along with other mapping projects.

Mobile

Epix’s first original series’ includes a thriller and a comedy starring Nick Nolte

Epix will be launching two new original series next fall, including Graves, a comedy starring Nick Nolte, and Berlin Station, a spy thriller; with a third series on tap from MGM.

Movies & TV

Part fitness tracker, part headset, the TalkBand is the mashup nobody asked for

We review the quirky Huawei TalkBand B2, a fitness tracker on your wrist that houses a full Bluetooth headset inside it. But do you even need this?

  • Pros: Excellent build quality , Calls sound great , Android and…
  • Cons: Who wears a Bluetooth earpiece anymore? , No notifications…

You can now click to shop from YouTube ads

Google is launching shoppable ads on the YouTube ad platform, enabling potential consumers to access products they see advertised right from the video. It's called TrueView shopping and is aimed at driving higher ad retention and sales.

Business

Google beefs up navigation to help you avoid Memorial Day jams

Ahead of the Memorial Day weekend, Google's adding more detailed alternate routes and real-time traffic information. The goal is to provide a better explanation for its automated detours.

Mobile

Drop tests are so yesterday: HTC One M9 takes on 700 degrees of fire instead

A website decided to do something interesting for its HTC One M9 drop test and introduced 700 degrees of fire. With that said, the One M9 surely died from its scalding scars, right? Well, read on to learn more.

Mobile

Need for Speed is restarting its engines for this year’s installment

EA has announced just why it opted to not release a Need for Speed game in 2014: The franchise is undergoing a full reboot, and it's leaving the last-generation consoles in the dust.

Gaming

Grab some popcorn as you watch the PlayStation E3 Experience in theaters

Sony is once again bringing its PlayStation E3 conference to movie theaters across North America, and is more than doubling the available locations from last year's show. Attendees will also receive surprise gifts.

Gaming

The 2016 Camaro is nearly here, but this Z/28 rendering will make you crave fast forward

The 2016 Chevy Camaro was just unveiled at a special event at Detroit’s Belle Isle Park, but theoretical Z/28 renderings have already started to pop up. This particular imagining adds wild green paint, aggressive bumpers, and other aesthetic accents.

Cars

Lamborghini’s Aventador Superveloce conquers ‘The Green Hell’ in under 7 minutes

Lamborghini has just revealed a video showcasing its Aventador Superveloce super car lapping the famed Nürburgring Nordschleife in under seven minutes. The record time makes the Lambo the fourth fastest production car ever to lap the famed circuit.

Cars

US Secretary of Defense on NSA spying: “We’re not trying to get in anybody’s business”

US Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter discussed the state of the NSA spying programs two years after the Snowden leaks first went live in an interview with Vice.

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