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Let’s watch Kristaps Porzingis dance to ‘What is Love’

If this basketball career doesn’t work out for Kristaps Porzingis, maybe he can play Steve and Doug’s lanky Latvian cousin in the sequel to “A Night at the Roxbury.” The Knicks’ rookie sensation has all the right moves to fit in right with Will Ferrell’s and Chris Kattan’s characters from the SNL skit turned box office bomb, grooving to the ...

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Samsung’s Gear S2 has the first certified eSIM that lets you choose carriers

The day the physical SIM card disappears is slowly getting closer. Last year, we heard that Samsung, Apple, and various mobile carriers were working to create a new standard for embedded or eSIMs (programmable SIMs that allow you to switch carriers without swapping the physical card in your device). Now, the GSMA has announced a new eSIM specification for smartwatches, fitness ...

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BMW, let’s have a serious talk about this typeface

These days, Helvetica is an uninspired choice for much of anything; its perfected simplicity has been torpedoed by overexposure and overuse. You can probably find a typeface for your logo or missive that conveys a little more creativity. I’ll make an exception for the text of this post. BMW is also an exception. Helvetica is so deeply ingrained in the ...

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Are You A Coffee Addict? Science Lets You Blame Your DNA!

Coffee addicts rejoice! No more must you suffer those disapproving looks from co-workers as you make your fifth trip to the coffee pot. Never again can your spouse complain when you order a quad-shot venti at Starbucks. Now you’ve got DNA on your side. A huge DNA study by the Harvard School of Public Health has found that your genes ...

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Square Cash now lets you pay nearby friends over Bluetooth

Square Cash for iPhone and Android now lets you send money to nearby friends over Bluetooth Low Energy. Assuming you and a friend have Bluetooth turned on, nearby people now show up inside Square Cash’s Send / Request money screen. According to the company, being able to pay friends sitting at your dinner table — without adding all their emails ...

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This $1,200 machine lets you make untraceable semi-automatic rifles at home

It’s about to get a whole lot easier to make a semi-automatic rifle at home with no serial number, no background check, and no waiting period. Cody Wilson, the libertarian behind the world’s first 3D-printed gun, is now selling an all-in-one desktop CNC mill, called the Ghost Gunner. It can produce an aluminum lower receiver of an AR-15 rifle — the ...

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Hilton Hotel App Lets You Skip the Front Desk Altogether

Filed under: Travel, Lodging, Vacation Planning, Spending Hilton Worldwide Hilton has created an app that lets you choose a specific room ahead of time, skip past the front desk and go straight up to your room. And when you check out, there’s a button to send yourself a receipt with an itemized list of the fees you’ve rung up. “It ...

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Fitbit app lets you track activity with just your iPhone 5s, no Fitbit device required

Fitbit updated its iOS app today, bringing, perhaps most significantly, the ability to track “basic” activity on an iPhone 5s, without the company’s proprietary wearable. Using Apple’s motion-sensing M7 chip, the app’ll track your steps, distance and … Engadget RSS Feed

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