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OnePlus One Dropping Invites, Pre-Orders Start This Week‏
OnePlus is looking to get rid of the invite system on the OnePlus One, after using it as the only way for customers to buy their smartphone for a few months. After complaints railed against the company for their failure to provide customers with smartphones after months of waiting,... Read more
Xbox One $50 Cheaper Until End of the Year
Folks, there really has never been a better time to go out and purchase an Xbox One system. Last week, Techbeat reported that Microsoft was offering some special Assassin’s Creed Xbox One bundles for the holiday season. However, if you’re not at all a fan of Assassin’s Creed and were feeling... Read more
Get Your Music Organized With MusicBee
Are you fed up with your music library being all over the place? Time to take charge and get it organized. MusicBee makes it easy to organize, find and play music files on your computer, on portable devices and on the web. The application allows you to play your... Read more
FitBit Preparing $250 Smartwatch‏
FitBit is preparing three devices this year, the Charge, Charge HR and Surge. The Charge is a upgrade to the FitBit Force announced last year, which got in the news due to complaints of skin irritation. The FitBit Surge looks to be the company’s first smartwatch, after three years... Read more
ATLAS is ‘Learning’ to Accomplish Tasks Faster
When the ATLAS robot was unveiled, there were many folks who balked at the robot’s uneasy stumbling around its environment, trying to navigate simple obstacles. Things have come a long way in a short time. ATLAS has quickly adapted to its environment and now is far more capable that... Read more
Stephen Hawking Is Now On Facebook
In case you were looking for a new face to friend or “like” on Facebook over the weekend, you can now follow Stephen Hawking, as he has officially joined the Facebook world. It seems he thinks Facebook will allow him to have more of an impact than he already... Read more
How to Use the Clone Stamp Tool in Photoshop
Arthur C Clarke’s third law of prediction states – “Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” and if you’ve ever used the clone stamp tool in Photoshop, you’ll know exactly what Arthur was talking about. Using a very simple technique of allowing you to sample areas of an... Read more
The Japanese Have Built A Working Transformer
Look out, world – some Japanese fans of Transformers have created a working, real-life Transformer, and they have plans to make larger ones in the future. Their current model, called the J-deite Quarter, is about four feet tall and is able to walk around, move its head, transform itself into... Read more
Dead Human Heart Transplanted
It has been described as the biggest breakthrough in over ten years. Surgeons at St Vincent’s Hospital in Sydney Australia have transplanted hearts from dead bodies into live patients. The world-first procedure uses hearts that are no longer beating, but previous to this, the hearts used for transplants were... Read more
5 Inventions That Will Change Your Life
Forget phones, tablets and virtual reality – here are five inventions that could help solve everyday problems. There’s everything from  a headset to prevent you from falling asleep at the the wheel of a car, to a wearable device that gives you a better check up than your doctor!... Read more
PerfectDisk Pro 13 is Now Available
PerfectDisk Pro 13 provides you with numerous features to help ensure your hard disks remain stable and optimized. PerfectDisk Pro 13 has been updated to provide you with up to 20% faster optimization for HDDs and SSDs coupled with increased flexibility from customized scheduling. KEY FEATURES INCLUDE: Intelligent Disk... Read more
How To Legally Download Free Music
It’s now 13 years since the first iPod was launched, and whether it’s on our Apple device, our phone or our MP3 player, most of us now have a portable music library we carry around with us. When MP3 players first came out people scoffed at the idea of... Read more
Love Email? Get The Bat!
The Bat! Email client has numerous benefits and useful features, which will make your email experience simple and more convenient. All these features perfectly fit any Windows Operating System you choose to install it on. Protection of privacy The Bat!’s characteristic feature is the most widespread support of authentication... Read more
Forget About Glasses – Use MIT’s Magic Glass!
Bad vision is no fun at all – take it from someone who has a convergence disorder and whose eyes want to do opposing things all the time. It’s incredibly frustrating constantly having to focus your eyes all the time when you want to see clearly. Oh, glasses help... Read more
Give Your Mac a Fresh Lift, Download CleanMyMac
CleanMyMac is a simple yet powerful tool for cleaning up your Mac and optimizing its performance. The interface is very easy to get to grips with; it has simple one-click functionality; your entire Mac is scanned in order to locate files that are either no longer in use or... Read more
Oops! Man Texts Probation Officer Instead Of Drug Dealer
Have you ever meant to text one person and accidentally texted someone else instead? Of course not, right? Unfortunately, it’s all too easy to send a text message to the wrong recipient, and unfortunately, once you hit “send”, that message is completely out of your hands. Obviously, some mis-texts... Read more
Apple Maps Connect Helps Small Businesses
A couple of years back, in 2012 Tim Cook apologized for Apple Maps, he promised to do everything possible in order to make the app better. The fiasco was a huge blinder for the firm, but things have been looking up for a while now, with new improvements and this latest... Read more
Scotch Tape Selfies – Weird But Hilarious!
These crazy people were not satisfied taking just your average selfie – instead they wrapped their faces in scotch tape in order to capture the strangest selfies known to man. Check out these poses, which blow ‘duck face’ out of the water! Read more