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1 hr ago | Ubergizmo

Nude Selfies Discovered On Old Phones

When smartphones started to feature built in cameras, you know that this double-edged sword would have roosters that will come home to roost eventually, and in some ways, they have already.

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5 hrs ago | Engadget

Mix beats and loop vocals with Propellerhead's Take for iOS

If you saw Reggie Watts' musical set at Engadget Expand , then you probably noticed the table full of gear he needs to construct his loops.

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9 hrs ago | Ubergizmo

Samsung Galaxy S4 Active Survives Attack From Lawn Mower

Back in 2013, Samsung announced a rugged device called the Samsung Galaxy S4 Active .

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11 hrs ago | Engadget

Computer glitch resurrects draft cards for 14,000 long-dead Pennsylvania men

Come a guy's 18th birthday in the US, he's afforded new privileges. Aside from being able to legally buy cigarettes, lottery tickets and porn , he also has a couple of shiny civic duties to follow: signing up for the Selective Service System and voting on a regular basis.

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13 hrs ago | Engadget

Google sets aside $100 million for promising European startups

Genius can flower anywhere, you know, that's why Google wants to give promising startups outside Silicon Valley a chance to explore their ideas.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Engadget

Two years to Tango: the race to finish Google's 3D-mapping tablet

Speck Design's clientele has ranged from Apple to Samsonite to Fisher-Price in its history, and now it can add Google to the list of high-profile companies.

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Engadget

Misfit offers insight on your insomnia with the Beddit sleep monitor

Misfit tackled activity tracking with its Shine offering that looks more like a fashion accessory than a sensor.

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Ubergizmo

iTunes Extras Land On Apple TV, Coming To iOS 8 This Fall

As the name suggests, iTunes Extras include additional content that customers receive when they purchase a movie through Apple's content store.

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Related Topix: Apple, Startups

Engadget

Researchers get record broadband speeds out of old-school copper wire

While telecoms companies around the world are investing millions into the development of fiber-optic networks , the standard copper telephone line may still have some life in it yet.

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Related Topix: Telecom, Alcatel, Alcatel-Lucent

Engadget

Uber driver takes passengers on a 10-minute car chase through Washington D.C.

We've had enough trips in taxis, buses, shuttles, Ubers and Lyfts to last a lifetime, but none like the one Ryan Simonetti apparently went on yesterday.

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Related Topix: The Washington Post Company

Ubergizmo

Girl Sent Nude Selfie To Dad By Accident

Sending selfies seem to be all the rage these days, so much so that Sony Mobile has even launched the world's first selfie smartphone, the Xperia C3 .

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Engadget

NYT: Chinese hackers targeted top-secret US employee files

The New York Times is reporting that Chinese hackers penetrated a US government network, likely going after the files of thousands of workers who applied for top-secret security clearances.

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Related Topix: New Times, Publishing, Media

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Ubergizmo

Alleged Nokia Lumia 530 Photos Leaked

Given how well the Nokia Lumia 520 has performed , we can only imagine that Microsoft/Nokia would want to continue their success by releasing a newer model of the handset that would once again appeal to developing markets, which was where the Lumia 520 experienced most of its success in.

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Engadget

That painful Brazil vs. Germany World Cup match was the most tweeted-about sports game ever

Maybe you overheard your coworkers bellowing from down the hall. Maybe you follow lots of sports fans on Twitter.

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Engadget

a Tor Project is being sued for enabling a revenge porn site

It's almost a philosophical question: if you create a product used to commit a crime, are you as guilty as the criminal who wields it? This is the question being asked of the Tor Project , a collection of software that offers users complete anonymity online and serves as a portal to some of the web's less reputable content.

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Engadget

Adidas' miCoach Fit Smart uses your wrist to measure health data

Less than two weeks after making an unofficial appearance , today Adidas is formally introducing its new wearable, the miCoach Fit Smart.

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Related Topix: Watches

Engadget

The world's first video game arcade machine is a glittery fiberglass wonder

Computer Space sounds like a third-party PC parts wholesaler, but back in 1971 it was the world's first video game arcade machine.

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Ubergizmo

Man Who Killed Daughter While Playing Assassin's Creed 3 Sentenced

We do know that game addicts are able to spend plenty of hours behind the monitor or TV, so much so that there has been some documented cases of death in the past.

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Ubergizmo

Dog Sniffs Out USB Stick Carrying Child Porn Content

Dog's are such versatile creatures, not only as pets, but as working companions with the long arm of the law.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Ubergizmo

OneNote Gets Screenshot Feature

It does look as though Microsoft has introduced concrete plans for OneNote's future, hoping to help increase the adoption rate among the masses.

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