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  • AP40 Retro Controller Pays Tribute to Apple’s 40th Anniversary

    AP40 Retro Controller Pays Tribute to Apple’s 40th Anniversary

    The worlds of retro gaming and Apple computers intersect with a new retro-style video game controller that makes a clear visual tribute to the early days of the Apple brand. It’s the AP40 from 8bitdo, a Bluetooth controller that’s compatible with Macs, PCs, and iOS or Android mobile devices, but that’s not the only thing […]

  • “100 Greatest TV Shows of All Time” According to ‘Rolling Stone’

    “100 Greatest TV Shows of All Time” According to ‘Rolling Stone’

    We all know that modern culture, particularly on the internet, is dominated by lists. But the reason for this is very simple, and not particularly insidious: Lists are irresistible. The latest example is the “100 Greatest TV Shows of All Time,” according to those prolific list-makers at Rolling Stone magazine. Television has been around for […]

  • Presidential Burger Election Being Held by J.S. BURGERS CAFE

    Presidential Burger Election Being Held by J.S. BURGERS CAFE

    Tonight, the world will watch Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton in their first presidential debate together. By all accounts, there’s going to be a lot of shouting, a lot of lying, and a lot of punditry about who won and who lost. But perhaps it would be a better idea to focus on a far […]

  • Snapchat Spectacles: Sunglasses That Record Snapchat Videos

    Snapchat Spectacles: Sunglasses That Record Snapchat Videos

    If you see a teen or two walking around your neighborhood wearing huge, cartoon-like sunglasses, don’t be alarmed: They’re just Snapchat Spectacles. Spectacles are Snapchat’s first entry into the hardware game, and they represent a new chapter in the saga of wearable tech. Snapchat Spectacles sync up with Snapchat, recording 10 seconds of video with […]

  • Bitoy ‘Narcos’ Toys: A Desk-Sized Pablo Escobar (Video)

    Bitoy ‘Narcos’ Toys: A Desk-Sized Pablo Escobar (Video)

    If you’re a fan of the Netflix original series Narcos, it’s possible that you’ve found yourself at your desk reenacting your favorite scenes or imagining new ones, all staring infamous drug lord Pablo Escobar. But now, you’ll soon be able to stop subbing your pen or phone for Pablo, since a new line of Bitoy […]

  • Bump: A Phone Charger, and a Phone Battery

    Bump: A Phone Charger, and a Phone Battery

    By this time it would be redundant to go into detail on how dissatisfied most people are with their smartphone battery performance—the fact that there are myriad products out there to help you overcome your battery gap is illustration enough. But one of the more novel is Bump, a new device that’s both a phone […]

  • Mercedes-Maybach S600 Pullman Guard: A Bulletproof Limousine

    Mercedes-Maybach S600 Pullman Guard: A Bulletproof Limousine

    Riding around town in a limousine can be dangerous these days, but if you want absolute security while maintaining the style and comfort you and your driver have grown accustomed to, there’s the recently-unveiled Mercedes-Maybach S600 Pullman Guard bullet- (and blast-) proof limousine, following in the footsteps of earlier bulletproof Mercedes-Maybach S-class vehicles like this […]

  • “Ghost Drivers”: Creepy Rideshare Scam Spreads Over China

    “Ghost Drivers”: Creepy Rideshare Scam Spreads Over China

    What would you do if after you booked a ride on Uber or some other rideshare service you noticed that something looked … off about your driver? As in, their profile picture appears to be like something out of a Kiyoshi Kurosawa film? If you’d immediately cancel the ride and look for something else, you’re […]

  • Letrons: Real-Life Transformers Made From Real Cars (Video)

    Letrons: Real-Life Transformers Made From Real Cars (Video)

    Transformers, while a serious boon to the toy and Michael Bay movie industries, are generally thought to be restricted to the realm of fiction. But a company called Letrons has constructed a real Autobot that appears to transform from a BMW 3 Series coupe to a 15-foot-tall robot. Believe it or not, folks. It’s probably […]