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You don’t have to be rich to be an art collector, thanks to Kollecto

The art world has established itself as a highbrow institution. But now, one app is looking to change that. Meet Kollecto, your "art-buying mentor" that insists, "You don't have to be rich to collect art."

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Report: Apple Watch accounted for two-thirds of smart wearables shipped in Q2 2015

After its first quarter joining the ranks of companies manufacturing wearable devices, Apple finished No. 2, behind Fitbit and ahead of Xiaomi. Apple’s strong debut in the wearables market is both good and bad for its competitors, according to IDC.

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If dust could talk, it would tell you how many women versus men live in your home

According to a new study published recently in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B, your average household dust bunny tells a shockingly accurate story about your family and the inhabitants of your home

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Wanna store half a terabyte of photos? You can with this MicroSD card … ‘technically’

The Microdia Xtra Elite MicroSD card features a staggering 512GB of storage and an even more shocking $1,000 price tag. That's a lot of money, but this card is the largest of its kind to date. Now the question is, when will we see it?

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The secret to getting hired at Uber? Remotely carjacking a Jeep

As far as unique resumes go, having the line "wirelessly jacked a Jeep from 10 miles away" will certainly get you noticed, and that's exactly what Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek did last month. Now, they work for Uber.

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How to wipe your Mac and restore to default

Feel like you need a clean slate? Whenever you want to, you can restore the factory settings on your Mac. This means erasing all your data, everything you've done on the computer, and reverting it back to like-new status.

Computing

Google adding personalized hurricane warnings to its search results

The search giant has added some extra personalization features to its platform, giving you more accurate advice and up-to-the-minute forecasts whenever you run a search for a storm.

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Popcorn Time says Hollywood is far too greedy

Internet users are turning to illegal means for their movie and television fixes because the authorized alternatives are hampered by restrictions and high prices, say some of the Popcorn Time team.

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Arro is the latest cab-hailing app to try and topple Uber

Watch out, Uber, the competitors are coming. Arro just launched in New York City with a promise not to rely on surge pricing during busy periods, and the app is coming to more cities soon.

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Buzz Aldrin opens Florida institute dedicated to colonizing Mars

The race to reach Mars is heating up with Buzz Aldrin launching the new Buzz Aldrin Space Institute, whose primary goal is to encourage research that leads to the future settlement of Mars.

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Stealing Apollo’s chariot: the inner workings of solar panels

Solar panels are one of the brightest methods of obtaining clean energy — especially given their energy source — but how exactly do they work in the real world? Here's a brief rundown.

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