Amazon Prime Now

Amazon’s Prime Now service delivers your order in one hour

Amazon’s Prime Now service delivers your order in one hour

By about 6 hours ago.

Remember that string of companies like Kozmo.com that popped up in the late 1990s and offered same-day delivery service on thousands of items? The cost of running those operations quickly put them all out of business, but thin margins are Amazon’s specialty and the company just launched a service that puts those old companies to shame.

It’s called Prime Now, and it offers delivery of your order within one hour. More →

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Sony Hack: North Korea

U.S. believes North Korea is responsible for Sony hack after all

U.S. believes North Korea is responsible for Sony hack after all

By about 6 hours ago.

Sony Pictures was in late November the target of a massive cyber attack, which not only exposed a significant amount of internal data, but also forced the company to pull the controversial The Interview comedy from theaters, after receiving further threats from the hackers responsible. Even though North Korea, which was initially believed to be behind the hack because of its resent for this particular movie, denied involvement more than once, The Associated Press reports that investigators have apparently found evidence that the communist nation is to blame. More →

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Hit List

OnePlus One Power Bank Release Date and Price

OnePlus celebrates milestone with a fantastic new accessory that’s also affordable

OnePlus celebrates milestone with a fantastic new accessory that’s also affordable

By on December 17, 2014 at 10:30 PM.

OnePlus, the maker of the OnePlus One, announced several special offers for its customers on Wednesday in celebration of its one-year anniversary, including a brand new smartphone external battery that’s also extremely affordable. More →

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PS4 Sales Black Friday

Sony has sold more than 16 million PS4 consoles

Sony has sold more than 16 million PS4 consoles

By on December 17, 2014 at 9:15 PM.

Microsoft stole the spotlight earlier this month after announcing that the Xbox One had finally topped the PlayStation 4 for the month of November in the U.S and the U.K., but based on the latest data from VGChartz, Sony wasn’t far behind.

VGChartz reports that Sony sold 1,193,346 PlayStation 4 consoles during the week of Black Friday alone, bringing total lifetime sales to over 16 million. More →

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Game Changers

Facebook Automatically Enhance Mobile Photos

Facebook will now automatically enhance your mobile photos

Facebook will now automatically enhance your mobile photos

By on December 17, 2014 at 8:00 PM.

The photos you upload straight from your phone to Facebook typically aren’t works of art, but starting this week, you don’t have to worry about tinkering with them to make them look better. TechCrunch reports that Facebook is now automatically enhancing photos uploaded on iOS devices, with Android soon to follow. More →

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Microsoft 12 Days of Deals Xbox 360

Microsoft has some great deals for Xbox 360 owners

Microsoft has some great deals for Xbox 360 owners

By on December 17, 2014 at 7:15 PM.

After including a special Xbox One bundle package in its 12 Days of Deals sales a few days ago, Microsoft now offers gamers looking for the previous-generation console a hot deal, selling the Xbox 360 for just $149.99, $30 less than its regular $179.99 price, and letting buyers also choose a free game to go with it. More →

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Windows 10 December Update

1.5 million Windows 10 testers can’t wait to get rid of Windows 8

1.5 million Windows 10 testers can’t wait to get rid of Windows 8

By on December 17, 2014 at 6:30 PM.

It’s no secret that Windows 8 hasn’t exactly been Microsoft’s most successful operating system, but the company is looking to turn things around next year with the release of Windows 10. According to the latest update on the Windows blog, over 1.5 million users are now registered for Windows Insider. Even more impressive: 450,000 of them are “highly active” on Windows 10. More →

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Fleksy 5.0 for iPhone and Android

The fastest smartphone keyboard in the world has just got its biggest update yet

The fastest smartphone keyboard in the world has just got its biggest update yet

By on December 17, 2014 at 5:45 PM.

Fleksy, currently the world’s fastest smartphone keyboard, on Wednesday announced a massive update for both its iOS and Android versions of the app. The update includes a variety of new features, including several new theme options (complete with Frozen and Hunger Games branded options), and, most importantly, customizable extensions that’ll make both the iOS and the Android Fleksy apps a lot more interesting. More →

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Sony The Interview Cancelled

North Korea wins: Sony just cancelled The Interview

North Korea wins: Sony just cancelled The Interview

By on December 17, 2014 at 4:57 PM.

Hours after it was reported that the four biggest movie theater chains in the United States would not show Seth Rogen and James Franco’s film The Interview, Sony Pictures formally announced that it has decided to cancel the release of the film, which was set to open in theaters on December 25th. More →

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Android Apps: Personal Data and Location

The amount of personal data some Android apps collect is absolutely shocking

The amount of personal data some Android apps collect is absolutely shocking

By on December 17, 2014 at 4:45 PM.

A new study looking at how mobile Android apps track smartphone users has revealed some interesting facts about Android applications, InfoWorld reports, finding that many apps collect plenty of personal data in an attempt to track users online and serve them targeted ads in the process. More →

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Lord Of The Rings Mythology Video

Video: Learn everything you never knew about The Lord of the Rings in 5 minutes

Video: Learn everything you never knew about The Lord of the Rings in 5 minutes

By on December 17, 2014 at 4:20 PM.

Did you know that wizards in Middle Earth are actually low-level guardian angels? Or that even though hobbits are the same size as dwarves, they’re actually a subspecies of humans? Or that men and elves both hold a special place in The Lord of the Rings because they are the only two species of sentient creatures created by the supreme god Eru Ilúvatar? More →

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Eric Schmidt on Google Chrome Incognito Mode

Even Eric Schmidt has no idea how privacy works on one of Google’s top products

Even Eric Schmidt has no idea how privacy works on one of Google’s top products

By on December 17, 2014 at 3:55 PM.

Google Chairman Eric Schmidt is always an interesting interview — after all, he’s never shied away from offering quirky and memorable quotes in the past — and The Daily Dot has now revealed another memorable Schmidt moment. It turns out the top Google exec has no idea how one of Google’s most important products works when it comes to protecting your privacy while you’re using the Internet.

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Sony Pictures The Interview Premiere

4 biggest movie theater chains cave to hacker threats, won’t show The Interview

4 biggest movie theater chains cave to hacker threats, won’t show The Interview

By on December 17, 2014 at 3:30 PM.

Although The Interview might end up being a pretty bad movie, it’s about to become a cause célèbre for freedom lovers everywhere. The Wall Street Journal reports that the four biggest movie theater chains in the United States — Regal Entertainment Group, AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc., Cinemark Holdings Inc. and Carmike Cinemas Inc. — have cancelled plans to show the film in their theaters amid violent threats issued by the mysterious hacker group behind the devastating Sony Pictures hack that has exposed embarrassing internal emails and other sensitive information about the studio. More →

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