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I've been an avid Apple user ever since I starting writing my college papers on the Macintosh Classic in the early 90s. As years wore on, I upgraded as my budget allowed, eventually acquiring the first iMac G3 in 1998. Apple products were so incredible back then, and I'd laugh at friends and family members when they'd call to ask for help...

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Visual-effects artist Michael Eurek builds an absolutely incredible high-definition remake of Zora's Domain from Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time using Unreal Engine 4.

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As the proud owner of a powerful and unwieldy Republic of Gamers laptop from Asus, I can say that the extra heft has been worth the ability to play the latest and greatest games over the past few years on the highest settings. But as difficult as my laptop is to lug around, I don’t think it even begins to compare with this monster. READ MORE: Every single one of the 36 new products Lenovo just unveiled On Wednesday at IFA 2015, Asus announced the latest addition to its ROG lineup: the GX700. It’s powered by an overclockable quad-core Skylake Intel K-series processor, features a 17-inch 4K display and comes with an additional unit to keep it all cool. Asus hasn’t released all the

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During a fishing trip, Rick Trippe came across a dangerous sea snake and stonefish fighting each other. He separated them with his bare hands and lived to tell all about it.

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The tech titan will reportedly debut both a 12.9-inch iPad Pro and an iPad Mini 4 during its big product launch on Wednesday, rather than wait until later this year.

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By Gertrude Chavez-Dreyfuss NEW YORK (Reuters) - Bitcoin exchange itBit has hired Daniel Alter as the company's new general counsel and chief compliance officer, the firm announced on Wednesday. Alter, who spent three years as general counsel to the New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS), said there was no impropriety in his employment at itBit. ...

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Open source servers are a good choice for many enterprise storage needs. Here are five excellent tools that are ready to help you build and deploy.

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Some video-streaming baby monitors aren't safe from hackers, a security researcher finds, and it doesn't matter how much you paid either. Experts say this is part of a trend indicating poor security in Net-connected household devices.

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DETROIT (AP) — Tesla Motors says it will reveal its lower-cost Model 3 electric car in March and will start taking orders then.

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After a number of delays, Tesla had previously said that its Model X crossover would reach production this month, and now CEO Elon Musk has finally signed off on a date: September 29th. (In other words, just barely September.)

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Verizon is opting for a cleaner look and says it stands for "simplicity, honesty and joy."

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Acer's modular PC, the PS4's next update is a big one, why renting cable boxes is crazy, and Google's war on full-screen mobile ads.

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Meet the alarm clock that will not only get you up in the morning, but will keep you up with a freshly brewed cup of coffee. The photo above essentially says it all: hit the snooze button in the morning, catch a few extra z’s, and wake up to a tasty and hot cup of coffee without even having to leave your bed. DON’T MISS: iPhone 6s tipped to return to display tech Apple ditched not long ago Dubbed the Barisieur, this seemingly clever contraption was designed by Joshua Renouf and is still in the development phase, per Renouf’s website. The site, however, is still taking pre-orders for the device if you want to get in on the ground floor. It

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What do you get when you put open-source software and flash drives together? The first open-source software-defined storage array.

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Last week, Google quietly unveiled a brand new $200 Wi-Fi router it calls OnHub. As we detailed recently, the OnHub router brings with it a number of compelling new features that promise to make managing your Wi-Fi connection significantly easier and, dare we say, more enjoyable. On top of that, Google’s new router promises to deliver more robust Wi-Fi connectivity through proprietary software coupled with Google’s own unique antenna design. It all sounds great, but early reviews of Google’s OnHub router have yielded some mixed results. While some complaints might simply be some software kinks Google needs to iron out, you might want to be aware of them before jumping on board and picking one of these bad boys up. DON’T

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Stephen Colbert is going to interview J.J. Abrams in Newark as part of a fundraiser for the Montclair Film Festival — and if you want in on the action, you'll have to move fast. Colbert and Abrams' conversation — which is being branded a "celebrity nerd-off" — is supposed to be "a wide-ranging, on-stage look at their influences, ideas, and creative work," and it's a discussion that'll take place at an exciting time for both men. Abrams is one of the creative forces behind Star Wars' return to theaters with The Force Awakens on December 18th.

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Verge ESP returns from our hiatus, and we want to talk about drugs. From the glamorized torch songs of Lana Del Rey to The Weeknd's chart-topping cocaine anthem, there are several wildly different stories we tell ourselves about who does drugs, why they do them, and whether or not they "have a problem." And when drug abuse is so frequently coupled with mental disorders like depression and anxiety, how can we treat one without taking the other just as seriously? Plus, we remember neurologist and author Oliver Sacks, whose remarkable, often surreal, and necessary reporting changed the way we thought about our brains.

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Contrary to popular belief, tablets aren't dead, especially if Lenovo has anything to say about it. The company's latest entry into world of slates, the Yoga Tab 3 Pro 10-inch, delivers Android 5.1 (Lollipop), a quad HD display and a rotating Pico Projector right into your eager hands. The Yoga series of tablets have always sported a premium look, but Lenovo is going for an even more luxe aesthetic, outfitting the rear panel with Puma Blackfaux leather.

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New research finds that members of a group of jellyfish-like marine animals use their jets in different ways -- depending on age -- to steer the colony. No word on retirement age.

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Rand — the person, not the app — also felt the need to explain to the world how they might conduct a search in the app store, which sort of rubbed me the wrong way, as a person who has been taking logical procedural action to complete everyday tasks for much of her life. Take a selfie with me on our new app! Download it by searching "Rand Paul 2016" on the App Store and Google Play. Yes, in the story of my relationship with Rand Paul, his decision to release this app is not exactly a high point.

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