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There's a reason Apple's wearable device hasn't leaked out yet: it won't be shipping to consumers anytime soon. According to Recode, the iWatch (or whatever Apple ends up calling it) isn't scheduled to hit retail shelves until early next year — several months after its world debut on September 9th. The wait won't be much fun for Apple's fans, but it holds true to the strategy Apple uses when announcing its biggest products.

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"There's many a slip twixt cup and the lip" is erroneously attributed to Shakespeare throughout history.The origins can be traced back to Greek mythology and culturally juxtaposed by Emelio Estevez in the flick, "Young Guns" from the late 80′s.Regardless of the cultural reference points, this quote should be a powerful reminder for any...

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The fragile state of coastal Louisiana's defenses against rising seas were laid bare nine years ago to the day, when Hurricane Katrina made landfall in New Orleans. But the horrific damage to life and property caused by that storm pales in comparison to what is projected in the coming few years and decades: as a comprehensive and beautifully designed ProPublica investigation reveals, seas along the entire US coastline are poised to rise between 1.5 and 4.5 feet by 2100, while the coastline along Southeast Louisiana is on its own expected to experience a water level increase of 4 to 5 feet.

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Unlike previous iPhone generations, the iPhone 6 will pack an NFC chip that will offer users access to wireless payments and possibly other neat NFC-related tricks, a feature that has only been available on smartphones running other operating systems so far. After a Wired story on Thursday confirmed the NFC features of the iPhone 6 – something previous components leaks also hinted at before – reports from The Financial Times and well-known insider John Gruber have further detailed Apple’s NFC plans for the iPhone. FROM EARLIER: iOS 8 beta 5: Here are some neat new tricks in Apple’s latest iOS beta The Times has learned from people familiar with the matter that Apple will use NFC technology from NXP, the

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Telltale Games has released an announce trailer for its episodic video game adaptation of Game of Thrones, which it confirmed late last year. A teaser banner quotes a section of the fifth Song of Ice and Fire novel, A Dance with Dragons, about Deepwood Motte, a castle in the north of Westeros that plays a relatively small part in several of the books. The fourth season of the Game of Thrones TV adaptation concluded this summer, and if Telltale holds to its date, the game's first chapter will arrive before we see a fifth.

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La oferta aplica a clientes nuevos y existentes de la telefónica, pero debe ser hecha a través del programa de financiamiento AT&T Next.>

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'The Financial Times' indica que el iPhone 6 tendrá conectividad NFC para servicio de pagos móviles. Un 'wearable' de Apple también la tendría, aunque para otros fines.>

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Motorola’s upcoming Moto 360 smartwatch is easily the most beautiful device this emerging category has ever seen. In a market cluttered by ugly square watches, Motorola chose a round design and premium materials in an effort to stand apart from the crowd. It worked — quite well, in fact. It actually worked so well that rival device makers Samsung and LG are already copying Motorola’s design. As beautiful as the Moto 360 is, however, it has an annoying flaw that will ensure no apps on the Android Wear-powered smartwatch will ever look as beautiful as the Instagram for Android Wear concept you see in the image above. Graphic designer Aleksandar Nikcevic recently mocked up his vision of what Instagram might look like on

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A solo días de conocer el iPhone 6 y el Samsung Galaxy Note 4, múltiples encuestas aseguran que el público en general se muere por pantallas gigantes.>

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Watch as senior citizens slip on the virtual reality headset and get a tour of a villa in Italy and get stuck in a haunted house in this Fine Brothers video.>

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We sat down with Xapo CEO Wences Casares to discuss why he thinks such extreme measures are necessary and how he sees bitcoin changing the world. I think bitcoin will allow us to see 6.3 billion people banking on their cell phones.

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Some TV commercials are about to get even quieter. Back in 2011, Congress passed a law requiring that commercials aren't broadcast any louder than the TV shows airing around them, and now the FCC is making some minor adjustments that'll help to better enforce that. Since the beginning of the rule's enforcement in late 2012, a commercials' loudness has been determined by its average volume — but beginning next June, that'll change.

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Dutch chipmaker NXP will provide the chips required to support the short-range wireless tech known near-field communications, according to the Financial Times.>

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Another week is coming to an end and it’s been a huge one for iPhone and iPad owners looking to save some money on great apps. We’ve shared dozens of apps with you this week that are worth a combined $232, and every single one was available for free. In fact, some apps from Thursday’s post are still free. Now, we’re going to bump this week’s total up to nearly $270 with eight more paid iOS apps you can download right now without paying a cent. These are paid iPhone and iPad apps that have been made available for free for a limited time by their developers. There is no way to tell how long they will be free. These

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No more winks, nudges, or shoddy modem connections cutting into your emoticon battles with your best friend (everyone did that, right?): Microsoft's MSN Messenger will officially be signing off Oct. 31. 

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Emerging markets are still showing interest in new tablets, but that isn't enough to sustain IDC's prior forecast for this year.>

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Nintendo never seems satisfied releasing only one version of a console, and its 3DS is no exception. The announcement came via today's Nintendo Direct video stream in Japan. The company will release the New Nintendo 3DS (16,000 yen;

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A developer version of the wearable has hit Kickstarter, where you can pre-order a unit starting at $300. One of ORA-1's standout features is its ability to run lots of Android apps natively. The current list of ORA-1 ready apps includes dedicated AR experiences like Wikitude, Layar and AR Invaders, as well as common smartphone social apps like Twitter, Facebook and Foursquare.

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No one could've predicted what a sensation the Ice Bucket Challenge would become. The ALS Association wants complete control over "ice bucket challenge" whenever the three words are being used for charitable fundraising purposes. The move is raising some eyebrows, but it's not hard to understand where the ALS Association is coming from.

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Pikachu and Link will be among the first characters coming to "amiibo."

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Here's a classic 404 rerun documenting the first instance of Japanese space beer. (Original air date: 5/29/08)>

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