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Some of the mystery behind Apple's app rejection decisions has been solved. Now, the powers-that-be behind the App Store have finally revealed why software is so often rejected. You might be surprised by how mundane its reason are.Read more...

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Just look at this majestic image of light and dark in our Universe. The latest image from the Hubble Space Telescope, it shows young stellar objects, a number of bright stars and a reflection of the nebula known as [B77] 63. Ain't it pretty. [ESA]Read more...

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Whatsapp for Android Wear is finally out of beta, which means that you can now add Whatsapp notifications and voice messaging to the list of things your new-fangled smartwatch can do. [Android Police]Read more...

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Malaria is a hard disease to treat — but it's even harder to detect. A new breakthrough uses a technology similar to magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) that essentially detects parasite poop in the blood of infected patients to provide a reliable diagnosis. Read more...

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Over the weekend, it was rumored that Apple was working with American Express to turn your iPhone into a smart wallet. Now, a new report suggests that Apple is also teaming up with Visa and MasterCard, too. Read more...

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If you're still using an ancient browser, it seems like Google is deliberately serving you an older version of the Google homepage from 2011 in the hope that you will upgrade. Read more...

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That horizontal sound bar next to your crazy expensive , totally-not-gimmicky curved screen TV is such an eyesore. If only it were, you know, curved. Like your TV. Samsung clearly thinks this is a problem that's begging to be solved, because the company has just announced... a curved soundbar. Read more...

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Netflix has a lot of kung fu, and almost all of it is great. I say almost because some of it is very terrible, such as Protector 2. Recently added to Netflix's roster and starring Muay Thai superstar Tony Jaa, the Protector 2 is the culmination of terrible CGI choices and a half-assed plot. Luckily, Netflix has much better to choose from.Read more...

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Alt-country crooner Ryan Adams typically makes music fit for a rom-com's opening credits, but he has a lesser-known punk side, and 1984 showcases the best of it.Read more...

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Advancements in pizza science is very serious business. Even the military has been experimenting with strange methods on how to extend the life of the average pizza . Now, science aims to answer a question that's puzzled mankind ever since the dish was created: What cheese is the best?Read more...

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Earlier this week, a post started on 4chan claimed a wealth of celebrity nudes--a large cache in possession of a hacker who'd gained access to several celebrities' alleged personal photos—would leak on Sunday. Well, Sunday's here, the supposed leak has begun, and the internet is reacting accordingly.Read more...

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It's the end of summer and a holiday weekend, and apparently all the app makers are on vacation. As a result, we've only got a small haul of new apps this week. But maybe they're enough to help distract you from the annoying guests at your Labor Day cookout. Read more...

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Welcome to Reading List, Gizmodo's weekend roundup of the best writing from around the web. Today we've got great pieces from NPR, IEEE Spectrum, Chicago Magazine, Nautilus, and more. Read more...

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Welcome to the first week of September, also known as crazy-insane IFA 2014 and iPhone event extravaganza. During the next 10 days we'll see new handsets, smartwatches, and other tech paraphernalia from almost every major hardware manufacturer. So now I'm wondering, where do smartphones even go from here?Read more...

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Keeping your gadgets charged is important. More and more our very lives are stored on our smartphones. If they die, we're cut off our friends, work email, and Reddit. There's also the nightmare of realizing your drone's battery is dying while it's 50-feet above a body of water.Read more...

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Why let all the big cities have all the gentrification, design battles, and corporate takeovers? This week we focus on the towns—including a famous temporary one in the desert, population 50,000. It's a small-city edition of What's Ruining Our Cities.Read more...

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Growing up outside of St. Louis, there was a Six Flags only a forty-minute drive away. You could look right off the highway and see the sprawling parking lot, the giant Ferris wheel, and the twisted metal of all the roller coasters. The most imposing snake-like construction was Batman: The Ride. Read more...

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If you would have asked me a month ago what would be some of the most talked about topics surrounding Apple's upcoming event on Sept. 9th , bigger iPhones, sapphire screens, and a rumored iWatch would definitely be my top three. NFC-powered mobile payments would rank somewhere near last place. Read more...

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Last Friday, Adidas introduced a new app called #miZXFLUX. A novel little iOS and Android app that lets you create custom shoes from your own photography. Finally, I can give all my friends the perfect pair of kicks with my beautiful face all over them. Read more...

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OnePlus One is the best smartphone you can't buy . Ok, that's not necessarily true, it's just really, really hard. It all comes down to invites, which the company gives out during occasional raffles or online contests, that allow lucky winners to then buy the phone.Read more...

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The internet is slowly being swallowed whole by an endless influx of drone videos, but sometimes they give stunning views of locations we'd never see otherwise. This time, one YouTuber strapped a GoPro Hero 3+ to a DJI Phantom 2 drone and took a peek at Apple's upcoming "Spaceship" campus.Read more...

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It's happened to all of us: You buy one random thing online, and all of a sudden every ad on every website is trying to sell you more, more, more of that same dumb thing. Like they know where you are. Like they're following you. Stalking you. Like they're out. To. Get. You.Read more...

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Nell Watson is an engineer, a futurist, and the founder and CEO of Poikos. As such, she knows a lot about the machines we use today, and the ones we're planning for tomorrow. And she's worried that the artificial intelligence of the near-future might decide the most benevolent thing to for mankind is to destroy it. Read more...

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"Lava" is the Disney Pixar short that will premiere before the feature-length movie Inside Out next summer. Judging by this first sneak peek, it's going to be absolutely adorable. Read more...

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There's been a whole lot of rumors swirling over the smartwatch Apple will assumedly announce during the iPhone event on September 9th . Now, Re/Code says that Apple execs have hinted there will be multiple models of the device, the priciest of which could hit $400. Read more...

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