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1 hr ago | Ubergizmo

Leaked Windows Build Offers A Look At The Start Menu

A build of the next major Windows update is believed to have leaked online. Microsoft has already said that it is going to bring back the start menu in the next major update .

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups

5 hrs ago | Engadget

Gadget Rewind 2009: GoPro HD Hero

Not everyone's compelled to backflip across a canyon on a BMX bike or dive from suborbital space in search of extreme sports thrills.

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Related Topix: Surfing, Outdoor Recreation

7 hrs ago | Ubergizmo

Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet Gets CyanogenMod Nightly Builds

Sony unveiled the Xperia Z2 tablet earlier this year and both Wi-Fi as well as LTE variants of the device are now available for purchase in the U.S. Those who picked one up and now want to flash a custom ROM on it are in luck.

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12 hrs ago | Engadget

Helsinki's future transportation grid will let you order any service from one app

Navigation apps can tell you how to get across town using only public transportation , but they don't make it a seamless experience.

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16 hrs ago | Engadget

Watch these smart bullets home in on targets like tiny missiles

Soldiers have long dreamed of smart bullets that always hit their targets, and it looks like they're now much closer to getting their wish.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Engadget

Weekends with Engadget: DARPA's mad science projects, Google's 3D-mapping tablet and more

This week, we dove into the history of DARPA, explored the hand-drawn world of Cuphead, took an in-depth look at Google's 3D-mapping tablet and interviewed two people who managed to cut ties with technology.

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Chromebooks can get cheaper thanks to new support for a low-end chip

You can pick up a Chromebook for a dirt-cheap $200 , if you know where to shop. However, there are now signs that these Google-powered portables could get even cheaper.

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Related Topix: Startups, Intel

Engadget

Now (almost) anyone (with cable) can watch CNN the way they want to

Back in April CNNx launched, letting viewers jump through the news of the day and watch what they want, when they want.

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Engadget

Recommended Reading: Google Glass in the courtroom and 'Bill Walsh College Football'

Recommended Reading highlights the best long-form writing on technology and more in print and on the web.

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Sony RX100 III review: a fantastic point-and-shoot, but it'll cost you

There are good cameras that look cute , take passable pictures and don't cost an arm and a leg .

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Related Topix: Cameras

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London's black cabs may soon be forced to accept card payments

Part of the reason app-based car services like Uber and Hailo have become so popular is their quick service and no-fuss payments.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Engadget

Dropbox makes syncing your large files faster

Cloud storage service Dropbox has announced a feature called Streaming Sync , which promises to improve the way its platform handles the syncing of large files.

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Engadget

The E-Label Act may rid your future gadgets of FCC logos

Let's try something really quickly: pull your phone out, flip it over, and maybe squint at it a bit.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Senator Deb Fischer, US Politics, US News

Engadget

New government plan for school WiFi leaves everyone unhappy

The FCC is ready to start dolling out up to $2 billion dollars in grants to American schools to pay for WiFi networks, but it doesn't seem that anyone -- especially the schools -- are happy about it.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Wi-Fi

Engadget

Government will require closed captions on video clips lifted from TV broadcasts

Over the last few years closed captions have become increasingly prevalent in online video, but now the FCC is pushing for providers to go even further .

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Engadget

The United States Congress edits Wikipedia constantly

Members of the United States House of Representatives and Senate -- or, more likely, their interns and aides -- spend an awful lot of time editing Wikipedia entries.

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Photoshop Express blemish removal and RAW support boosts mobile editing

Adobe has been making quite the heavy-handed push with its mobile apps as of late, and one of its older no-cost options just received a significant update.

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Engadget

a NY attorney general sues to bar Lyft from the city

Lyft's pink mustaches were all set to prowl New York City's outer boroughs this week, but it seems that the city itself is having none of it: New York's attorney general is pursuing a court order that will block the company from providing transportation services in Queens and Brooklyn.

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Related Topix: New York

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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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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