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  • The Snotty Chef
    Continuing my lead up to Thanksgiving with yet another post displaying the highest in class and culture, today I am pleased to share with you one of the most disgusting things I’ve seen in kitchenware. https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=…
    - 3 hours ago, 22 Nov 17, 4:01pm -
  • Learn how to break a glass with your voice
    You've seen it done before. Some soprano sings a high note and it shatters a wine glass. What I didn't know is that most anyone can learn to do it. It seems you need a thin glass next to your face and a long, loud (over 100 decibel) note to start.…
    - 3 hours ago, 22 Nov 17, 4:00pm -
  • NYC yellow cab drivers pose for pin-up charity calendar
    You have many choices when it comes to purchasing a calendar for the new year. Now there's another contender: the 2018 New York City Taxi Drivers Calendar.Described as a "comedic take on the traditional pin-up," the calendar features the Big Apple'…
    - 3 hours ago, 22 Nov 17, 4:00pm -
  • Get graphic design instruction at Black Friday pricing
    Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign are the holy trinity of design tools, and you can get an in-depth introduction to all three with a lifetime subscription to Graphic Design Certification School. It’s usually offered in the Boing Boing Store for…
    - 4 hours ago, 22 Nov 17, 3:00pm -
  • Review: Airmega 400S Air Purifier
    The Airmega 400S (Amazon) is a luxury air filter, a sci-fi lounge monolith with touch-sensitive controls and a ring of colored light that turns with the air quality. High-end in fit, finish and capacity, it's also very online, with Internet-of-Thing…
    - 6 hours ago, 22 Nov 17, 1:00pm -
  • I have a feeling tax cuts for the rich aren't in Kansas anymore
    FOLLOW @RubenBolling on the Twitters and a Face Book.WE URGE YOU TO JOIN Tom the Dancing Bug's subscription club, the Proud & Mighty INNER HIVE, for exclusive early access to comics, extra comics, and Other Stuff. You can also now join through Patre…
    - 6 hours ago, 22 Nov 17, 12:15pm -
  • David Cassidy, 1950-2017
    David Cassidy, star of The Partridge Family and a successful singer, died today aged 67.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2r9UtIhOI8MHis publicist JoAnn Geffen confirmed his death, with a statement from his family. “On behalf of the entire Cass…
    - 16 hours ago, 22 Nov 17, 2:27am -
  • Uber admits it breached 57,000,000 accounts, then bribed the hackers to cover it up, now they're paying a top ex-NSA lawyer to teach them transparency
    Uber's Chief Security Officer Joe Sullivan and his top aide have both been forced out of the company in an act of penance for the revelation that the company suffered a breach in October 2016 in which hackers stole personal data from 50,000,000 ride…
    - 17 hours ago, 22 Nov 17, 1:32am -

Endgadget

  • Surprise: This $20 home monitoring camera actually doesn’t suck
    Most of the low-end connected cameras you'll find on store shelves will run you at least $50, and more feature-rich options like Amazon's Cloud Cam and Logitech's Circle 2 are north of $100. The prospect of kitting out your house with connected camer…
    - 23 mins ago, 22 Nov 17, 6:11pm -
  • Facebook will alert you if you liked a fake Russian account
    As part of its ongoing transparency efforts on Russian activity, Facebook today revealed that it will soon let users find out if they liked or followed pages created by the Internet Research Agency between January 2015 and August 2017. The company sa…
    - 48 mins ago, 22 Nov 17, 5:46pm -
  • FCC releases the final draft of its proposal to kill net neutrality
    The FCC has released the final draft of its proposal to rollback 2015 net neutrality protections. If enacted, the order would reclassify broadband internet service as an information service and Title II regulations would no longer apply. Additionally…
    - 51 mins ago, 22 Nov 17, 5:43pm -
  • Walmart is testing a self-driving, floor-scrubbing robot
    Walmart has been testing autonomous floor-cleaning robots in five of its stores, LinkedIn reports. The floor scrubber, developed by Brain Corp., is equipped with cameras, sensors and LiDAR to help it maneuver down aisles and around obstacles. And it.…
    - 1 hour ago, 22 Nov 17, 5:22pm -
  • How to find the best 4K TV for your space
    There has never been a better time to buy a new TV. Huge 4K sets are cheaper and look finer than ever. Perhaps more important, there are finally a few new technologies that make upgrading from your old set worth it: HDR (high dynamic range) video and…
    - 2 hours ago, 22 Nov 17, 5:00pm -
  • 'PUBG' will be tweaked to add socialist-friendly messages in China
    PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds has been this year's sleeper hit, and it's about to officially be released in China. The rub is, it'll have some pretty significant changes given the country's strict state-mandated censorship. Local publisher Tencent wi…
    - 2 hours ago, 22 Nov 17, 4:43pm -
  • TalkTalk TV will go multiscreen next year with new streaming app
    Sky, Virgin Media and BT all offer their customers ways to watch TV beyond the living room. TalkTalk has an app for its rental and purchase store -- formerly Blinkbox, you might recall -- but otherwise it's fallen behind the pack somewhat. The compan…
    - 2 hours ago, 22 Nov 17, 4:20pm -
  • TiVo wins one of its patent fights with Comcast
    TiVo has good news going into the holiday season: The International Trade Commission (ITC) has ruled that Comcast's X1 set-top boxes violate two of TiVo's patents related to setting recordings from a mobile device. As a result, there's now an import.…
    - 2 hours ago, 22 Nov 17, 4:20pm -

Ubergizmo

  • How to Add Signature in Gmail (Quick!)
    Chances are that you keep on writing your name/designation/contact information in almost every Email you send (At least, I did before I utilized the signature setup). The ability to add a signature in Gmail is a vital feature. It ensures that you do…
    - 1 hour ago, 22 Nov 17, 5:22pm -
  • How To Delete Your Pinterest Account
    Tired of pinning Articles/Images? Maybe the user interface isn’t compelling enough to keep adding pins forever. Whatever the reason be – you do want to know how to delete Pinterest account and you have come to the right place to look more on it.Y…
    - 1 hour ago, 22 Nov 17, 5:14pm -
  • Facebook Still Allows Advertisers To Discriminate By Race
    It was first reported a year ago that Facebook enabled advertisers to decide who would see their ads based on “ethnic affinity.” Facebook doesn’t ask its users to dislose their racial identity but it does collect data and assigns preferences f…
    - 3 hours ago, 22 Nov 17, 3:56pm -
  • Russia May Retaliate If Google Downranks RT And Sputnik Media Outlets
    Eric Schmidt, the executive chairman of Google’s parent company Alphabet, recently suggested that Google may downrank results from media outlets funded by the government such as Russia-based RT and Sputnik. That statement appears to have irked the…
    - 3 hours ago, 22 Nov 17, 3:39pm -
  • iPhone SE 2 Release Expected Next Year
    There have been whispers on the street recently that Apple might be working on the next-generation iPhone SE. A new report today claims that Apple is going to release the iPhone SE 2 in the first half of next year. The company has obviously said not…
    - 3 hours ago, 22 Nov 17, 3:27pm -
  • Samsung May Release Galaxy S8 Android 8.0 Beta 3 Soon
    Samsung launched an Android 8.0 Oreo beta program for the Galaxy S8 several weeks ago. Users in select markets who have received a spot on the program can try out the beta firmware before Oreo is released for the flagship smartphone. Samsung has rel…
    - 3 hours ago, 22 Nov 17, 3:19pm -
  • Intel Chip Vulnerability Left Countless PCs Exposed
    Intel’s Management Engine feature has been concern for many security researchers who feel that this remote administration feature is a ripe target for attackers. While the feature is certainly useful for IT managers, it does require deep system ac…
    - 3 hours ago, 22 Nov 17, 3:10pm -
  • OnePlus 5T Becomes Fastest Selling OnePlus Smartphone
    It appears that quite a lot of OnePlus fans were waiting for the company’s new flagship smartphone to go on sale. It started selling the OnePlus 5T yesterday and the company has now said that the OnePlus 5T has become its fastest-selling smartphon…
    - 4 hours ago, 22 Nov 17, 2:56pm -

The Wirecutter

  • The Best Waffle Maker
    After putting in a total of 63 hours on research, talking with four experts, and testing 21 models, we highly recommend the Krups GQ502D Belgian waffle maker for most people. It consistently delivers perfect-looking, crispy-on-the-outside, te…
    - 18 hours ago, 22 Nov 17, 12:37am -
  • The Best Folding Tables
    After researching 39 folding tables and testing nine, setting them up, breaking them down, and assessing their sturdiness, the Office Star 6′ Resin Centerfold Multipurpose Table is the best choice for most people who want a compact yet heav…
    - 18 hours ago, 22 Nov 17, 12:12am -
  • The Best Washing Machines (and Their Matching Dryers)
    Photo: LGAfter more than 100 hours of research, we think that the LG WM3770HWA is the washing machine that will make the most people the happiest. Based on LG’s great reputation over the past few years, this washer should be as reliab…
    - 20 hours ago, 21 Nov 17, 10:09pm -
  • The Best Composters for Kitchen Scraps
    If we were looking for a low-maintenance composter for your yard, we’d get Earth Machine, a composter that’s big enough for most households and often available at a substantial discount from local Public Works departments. It’s easy to…
    - 23 hours ago, 21 Nov 17, 7:48pm -
  • The Best Coffee Maker
    After putting in 41 hours to do research and interview experts over the past two years and brewing hundreds of cups of coffee in 12 machines, we think the OXO On 9-Cup Coffee Maker is the best. The OXO makes better-tasting coffee than the vas…
    - 23 hours ago, 21 Nov 17, 7:45pm -
  • The Best Slime-Making Kit
    A good slime kit provides you with all the stuff you need for DIY slime, plus fun extras. We considered 20 kits and tested four: The Cra-Z-Art Nickelodeon Slime Super Slimy provides the most slime-making supplies and includes the coolest, hig…
    - 23 hours ago, 21 Nov 17, 7:23pm -
  • The Best Wireless Car Phone Charger Mounts
    We spent more than 100 hours researching 11 wireless-charging smartphone car mounts, and testing six of the most promising models, to find that Scosche’s StuckUp Qi is the best one for most people who have a phone that supports the Qi wirel…
    - 1 day ago, 21 Nov 17, 5:15pm -
  • The Best Smartwatch for Android Phones
    No Android Wear watch is impressive right now, let alone essential. But if you know you want a touchscreen smartwatch, and you definitely need it to run Android Wear, the Asus ZenWatch 3 is the best of what’s around. It is smaller and light…
    - 1 day ago, 21 Nov 17, 5:03pm -

Gadgets and Gizmos

  • 10 Things you could buy instead of the Apple iPhone X
    Before we go down this road I want to say I’ve nothing against Apple, in fact I have an iPhone 7 but cannot for the life of me understand how the base iPhone X is £999. With that in mind I’ve done some research into 10 things you could buy inste…
    - 19 days ago, 3 Nov 17, 10:42pm -
  • Wera Advent-Calender 2017; Tools to turn the biggest grinch around
    It’s a little early for me personally to embrace Christmas; but I am willing to start talking about advent calendars and gifts for those who like to be ready. This week I received the 2017 Wera advent calendar and it looks awesome and has already t…
    - 19 days ago, 3 Nov 17, 9:00pm -
  • Fidget Spinners – stress relief, fad, menace or health magic bullet?
    The meteoric rise of fidget spinners in 2017 has surprised many, including me. These palm sized contraptions, fitted with bearings to make them spin, are hugely popular in the playground and are becoming more commonplace in the work environment. But…
    - 27 May 17, 8:24pm -
  • Apple iPhone 8 – News on dates, specs, prices and rumours
    It’s nearly that time again; that time when Apple dim the lights and unveil their new flagship iPhone. The internet has been buzzing with rumours ranging from mediocre to bat shit crazy and I’ve been pretty slow in gathering these together. But h…
    - 26 May 17, 8:49pm -
  • What Are the Snapchat Sunglasses All About?
    The release of new Snapchat sunglasses has raised more than a few eyebrows. So what are these glasses all about? Well, they have been described as being a bit like Google Glass, although they are a good deal cheaper and more limited in what they can…
    - 13 Dec 16, 5:41pm -
  • Samsung Considering Facial Tracking for Gear VR
    The battle for virtual reality supremacy has really warmed up in recent times. While the Samsung VR gear is widely seen as being an affordable option, there are other VR headsets that are regarded as being of higher technical quality. However, news o…
    - 7 Dec 16, 5:35pm -
  • Nike Self-Tying Sneakers Now on Sale
    Those of us who love Back to the Future have been craving self-tying sneakers for a long time. Well, provided that you have a healthy bank account then you can now get hold of the Nike Hyperadapt 1.0 trainers. They only cost a mere £575, which some…
    - 5 Dec 16, 5:27pm -
  • Google Earth VR Will Transport You Anywhere
    The exciting possibilities of virtual reality are perhaps most clearly shown with the recent release of Google Earth VR. As the name suggests, this is an incredible way of seeing the Earth in all its glory by using a virtual reality headset on Google…
    - 29 Nov 16, 7:51pm -

Slash Gear

  • The FCC Net Neutrality death proposal is here: It’s worse than we thought
    Today Trump-installed FCC chairman Ajit Pai released his plan to destroy Net Neutrality. It’s worse than we thought it might be. Yesterday we went over the Trump Administration’s 3-point plan to steal internet from poor people and cut all rules f…
    - 4 mins ago, 22 Nov 17, 6:30pm -
  • Battlefront 2’s loot boxes just got unexpectedly serious
    It seems that the outrage over Star Wars: Battlefront 2‘s overreaching loot box system may have caused us to hit a tipping point with microtransactions in games. In the span of just a few hours, government officials in Belgium and the US have spoke…
    - 1 hour ago, 22 Nov 17, 5:09pm -
  • Pixel Launcher update brings new features to old phones
    This week the standard Pixel Launcher for Android devices was released with a whole bunch of new features. These features were previously only available on the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, two devices released by Google late this year. Most of the feature…
    - 2 hours ago, 22 Nov 17, 4:50pm -
  • Pokemon GO Event Update today!
    Today Niantic released a Pokemon GO update in app form – that means a new iPhone app and a new APK for Android. Those that wish to download for the newest iPhone – iPhone X – will get a special treat. That treat is an actual, working version of…
    - 2 hours ago, 22 Nov 17, 4:25pm -
  • This Apple self-driving tech could make better cars and AR
    Apple research into how self-driving cars could better and more affordably identify pedestrians and other potential hazards has been spotted online, giving a new glimpse into the Cupertino firm’s secretive project. The company has long been rumored…
    - 2 hours ago, 22 Nov 17, 4:17pm -
  • iPhone SE 2 tipped to give beloved design a 2018 update
    Apple is reportedly preparing a new version of the iPhone SE, a second-generation update of the sleeper-hit smartphone to satisfy both budget- and size-minded buyers. Launched in early 2016, the iPhone SE kept the form-factor of the iPhone 5 and iPho…
    - 3 hours ago, 22 Nov 17, 3:31pm -
  • DJI Goggles RE give drone racers a first-person view
    More than a year ago, drone maker DJI revealed its first pair of DJI Goggles. It wasn’t until May that those goggles started shipping out to customers and now, a mere six month later, DJI is back with a new version. This new headset is called DJI G…
    - 3 hours ago, 22 Nov 17, 3:29pm -
  • Star Wars x Otterbox portends The Last Jedi
    This week the folks at OtterBox are bringing that sweet, sweet Lucasfilm licensing action to iPhone cases. A limited set of hardcore cases are coming with Star Wars on their backs from the company responsible for some of the most hardcore cases for a…
    - 3 hours ago, 22 Nov 17, 3:20pm -