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Thursday, October 2, 2014

Technology

Tesla Will Announce Something Called “The D” On October 9th

13 minutes ago - Techcrunch
 Elon Musk has just tweeted about his plans to announce two things next week: one thing called “the D”, and “something else” that is left shrouded in mystery for now. He did this by saying that it was “time to unveil the D”, later claiming to have no idea that the phrase “unveil the D” would make just about anyone who has spent any... by Greg Kumparak

Dr. Who and Skyler Team Up to Solve a Small-Town Murder

17 minutes ago - Wired
Two of television’s most iconic characters of the last decade – David Tennant’s Dr. Who and Anna Gunn’s Skyler White – have new gigs as an argumentative detective team tasked with solving a small-town murder. They team up on the Fox show Gracepoint, which is the latest British import to hit American screens, a remake […] The post Dr. Wh... by Jeffrey Marlow

PS Vita gets a little more custom with new system icons, music and themes

24 minutes ago - Engadget
Sure, you've been able to change the background on your PS Vita since day one, but swapping out the system's application icons wasn't exactly an option. Until now, that is. With the latest update to Sony's handheld, the custom themes that the by Timothy J. Seppala

Vertu Aster is a luxury smartphone with 'mid-tier' price, top-tier specs

1 hour 29 minutes ago - Engadget
Since the launch of the Signature Touch, Vertu CEO Max Pogliani promised that "technology will be more a merging factor and not a differentiation point" for his phones. That's literally the case with the new mid-tier Aster launched today: This by Richard Lai

Netflix will be the exclusive home for four new Adam Sandler movies

2 hours 12 minutes ago - Engadget
Netflix said it had more movies coming other than the sequel to Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon and it's already lining them up, starting with an exclusive four picture deal for Adam Sandler. The comedian's flicks have grossed over $3 billion by Richard Lawler

'Duke Nukem 3D' and leaked Yahoo passwords pass for art at this gallery

Yesterday - Engadget
It wasn't all that long ago that the biggest argument surrounding video games was whether or not they should be considered art -- something that's given way to more distressing topics as of late. A German gallery has an opinion on the former, by Timothy J. Seppala

Next year's Hondas will have Tegra and Android inside

Yesterday - Engadget
Curious as to just which Honda models you'd see Android pop up in first? If you had money on the 2015 Civic, Civic Tourer and CRV it's time to collect your prize from the pool. Google's mobile OS will appear as standard equipment in those vehicles by Timothy J. Seppala

Engadget Daily: Windows 10 preview, the deal with vape modding and more!

Yesterday - Engadget
Wondering what all the e-cig hullabaloo is about? Today, we take an in-depth look at the birth of vaporized nicotine and its growing, mod-addicted community. That's not all we have on deck though -- read on for our news highlights from the last 24 by Andy Bowen

With the regulators looming, Google Play now shows a price range for in-app purchases

Yesterday - Venture Beat
Above: You can also find the address of Just Dance Developer Ubisoft on Google Play now.Image Credit: UbisoftPeople buying mobile games on Android will now have a better idea of what they could end up spending on microtransactions. Google updated its Play app market today to reveal more information in response to the European Union cracking down on... by Jeffrey Grubb

Why social apps are abandoning the cloud and what they will look like next

Yesterday - Venture Beat
GUEST POSTImage Credit: 123RF/Anatolii BabiiIn 2015, popular online social networks will be reduced to serving for social branding, and a next generation of apps using peer-to-peer networking instead of cloud computing will be used for texting and image and video sharing. The exodus from popular social networks will be accelerated by increasing rev... by Ahsan Shaikh, McDermott Will & Emery

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