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Pioneering procedure helps paralyzed man walk again

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 15:22

Cells harvested from a patient's nose helped return function to a damaged spinal cord. Now he is able to walk with help from ropes and guide bars.>

Some early Apple Pay users hit with duplicate charges

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 15:07

Large-scale consumer launches are rarely perfect, and Apple Pay isn't proving to be an exception. Plenty of people using Apple's mobile payments feature over the last few days have reported successful results. Apparently it's not Apple that's to blame, though who knows if consumers are making that distinction.

PreTweet saves you from looking like an idiot on social media

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 14:55

No more "amazeballs"! Avoid looking like a twit on Twitter by using the PreTweet service to scrub out overused words everybody is tired of seeing on social media.>

Torch through stuff on the fly with portable laser cutter

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 14:46

Crave writer Michael Franco catches up with one of the creators of the Origami laser cutter, now blasting through a campaign on Kickstarter.>

Almost half of adults on the Net have experienced online harassment -- survey

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 14:37

A new study from Pew Research shows just how widespread online abuse has become.>

Get an HP Pocket Playlist for $19.99

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 14:31

Could you use an extra 32GB of media storage for your phone or tablet? This handy gizmo slings over Wi-Fi.>

The PlayStation TV is a waste of money for Vita fans

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 14:30

People love to say that the PlayStation Vita has no games. I'm the guy who tells them they're wrong. Though Sony's handheld hasn't been a huge success, it's one of my personal favorite devices. I love the form factor and the diverse line-up of games, from the charming Tearaway to music games like Sound Shapes and Hohokum. It's amazing that I can take classics like Vib-Ribbon or Final Fantasy VII with me wherever I go.

Watch the live-action world of ‘Halo: Nightfall’ come to life in this new trailer

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 14:30

Microsoft is going all in with the Halo series this holiday season. Halo: The Master Chief Collection is clearly the centerpiece, but the Halo 5: Guardians multiplayer beta and Halo: Nightfall, a live action TV series set in the Halo universe, are sure to draw plenty of attention as well. On Wednesday, Microsoft announced HaloFest, a celebration of the series and all of its upcoming entries. The first full length trailer for Halo: Nightfall was published alongside the announcement. Live action adaptations of video games have traditionally been critical and commercial flops, but with Ridley Scott signed on as executive producer and a rich universe to draw from, Nightfall has as good of a chance as any game adaptation before it. The

Why Boomer Aging Means Trillions of Dollars for Business

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 14:25

There's something happening hereWhat it is ain't exactly clear.Through their cautionary protest song, "For What It's Worth," Buffalo Springfield and rock legend Stephen Stills reflected and amplified the zeitgeist of 1967: the social and cultural turmoil surrounding the Vietnam War era. This stanza addresses confusion and trepidation over...

'IMDb for cars' exists, and it's an incredible time-waster

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 14:11

Which episode of Doogie Howser, M.D. featured a Peterbilt 359? Just this morning, I would've assumed that there was absolutely no way of answering that without watching all of Doogie Howser, M.D. (complication: it's not on Netflix, and the last thing you have time for is another series binge, anyway). You'd also need complete confidence in your ability to identify a Peterbilt 359 through the fuzzy standard definition and big hair of an early-’90s television program.

Google launches new email service dubbed 'Inbox'

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 14:10

(Reuters) - Google Inc launched an email service called "Inbox" on Wednesday that will better organize emails and display information such as appointments, flight bookings and package deliveries in a more user-friendly way. Google said it was sending out invitations to selected Gmail users to try out the new service. Users can also email the company at to get an invitation. For now the new service is being provided alongside Gmail, which was launched in 2004. It will be available on the Web as well as on Android smartphones and iPhones. ...

Fund 3D horror film, get rare 'Texas Chainsaw Massacre' rewards

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 14:10

Crowdfund fear with an indie horror film that wants to scare you in more than one dimension. Backers of the film are offered "Texas Chainsaw Massacre" collectibles from the co-creator himself.>

This awesome interactive tool will help you improve any phone’s battery life

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 14:05

Ask a smartphone user what aspect of his or her phone is most in need of improvement, and “battery life” will be the answer you hear more often than not. Whether it’s a brand new iPhone 6 or any recent Android smartphone, battery performance is never quite where we want it to be. The simple fact of the matter is battery technology just isn’t progressing quickly enough to keep up with all of the new technology vendors are now stuffing into their smartphones. Of course, there are plenty of ways to help squeeze as much battery life as possible out of each charge. FROM EARLIER: This secret trick will dramatically improve your iPhone’s battery life We always try to share helpful tips and tricks

Meet the robot actor starring in a play inspired by Kafka

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 13:50

Up-and-coming android performer Repliee S1 stars alongside well-known French actors in a piece based on Franz Kafka's absurdist classic "The Metamorphosis.">