Google's Project Ara could reinvent the way we buy and upgrade our smartphones.




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Read more: Google’s New Modular Phone May Be the Last You’ll Need to Buy

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In the Safari version of iOS 7, when you want to go back a page, just swipe from the left edge of the screen instead of hitting that back button.




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Read more: Skip the Back Button: A Secret Swipe for Navigating Safari in iOS 7

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Twitter just agreed to buy its long-time partner Gnip, a data company that anaylizes and sells Twitter data to a host of third parties companies. Gnip is the largest provider of social data in the world. In its announcement, Twitter’s VP of Global Business Development and Platform Jana Messerschmidt writes: Public Tweets can reveal a...

Read more: Twitter’s Next Big Cash Cow: Your Data

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Silencer is a nifty little Chrome extension that will banish all Twitter and Facebook spoilers to the grim cells of Harrenhal.




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Read more: Banish Game of Thrones Spoilers With This Chrome Extension

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Tablets and other touchscreens will keep your kids quiet. But will they also melt their brains?




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Read more: Are Touchscreens Melting Your Kid’s Brain?

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There are a hundred different ways to organize your desk. But this classic, wooden organizer won't just keep things looking tidy, it'll give your entire workspace a Scandinavian sense of style.




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Read more: A Breathtakingly Simple Computer Stand That Helps Organize Your Desk

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With each version of Windows Phone, Microsoft's mobile OS gets better. The 8.1 update is no exception.




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Read more: Our Favorite New Features in Windows Phone 8.1

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This stick is no stooge. It has the brains of a puck, and most of the brawn. But because it's a stick, it's cheaper and simpler, and therefore a great option for people new to the whole puck-and-stick game.




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Read more: Stick It to the Cable Man

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Look beyond the U.S. and you'll find a panoply of unfamiliar smartphones being turned out by gigantic corporations you've never heard of, and often incorporating features you've never dreamed of. These are the smartphones of the world. Meet them now for the first time.




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Read more: The 10 Most Massively Popular Smartphones You’ve Never Heard Of

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Mat and Mike are back to grace your ears with news, opinions, and bags of freshly roasted coffee delivered right to your door.




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Read more: Gadget Lab Podcast: The Coffee Roaster Buyout Heard ‘Round the Internet

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Your culinary creativity knows no bounds, but your chef-fu is only half-baked. Here are some smartphone tools sure to spice up your next epicurean endeavor.




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Read more: The 8 Best Cooking Apps for Seasoned Chefs

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We're fans of Sonos' smart, wireless home audio equipment. They integrate with a host of streaming music services, like Pandora, Spotify, and Beats Music, and now Sonos can check off one more: Google Play Music.




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Read more: Now You Can Stream Google Play Music Through Your Sonos System

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Over the past 50 years, the government space agency has built an awful lot of stuff for, well, space. But with its $17 billion annual budget, it has also done quite a bit of research and development in other areas, and even its space gear managed to influence so many other things down here on earth.




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Read more: 4 Amazing Things NASA Invented, and 4 You Think It Did

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The MIDI Fighter Twister controller has 16 knobs that let you crank, bend, and manipulate any noise you can load onto a computer.




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Read more: This Knob-Packed MIDI Controller Is a Remixer’s Delight

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If you use WhatsApp, eliminating those pesky timestamps that tell senders when you've read their messages isn't as straightforward as in other messaging applications. Here's how to do it in iOS and Android.




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Read more: Keep People From Knowing When You Read Their WhatsApp Messages

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Spiegelau's latest brew-specific vessel is precision-engineered for maximum enjoyment when you’re drinking a stout, thanks to a combination of high-end glass, strategic curves, and the inherent deliciousness of beer itself.




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Read more: A High-End Beer Glass That Makes Your Stouts Taste Better

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The current version of iOS doesn't offer a simple way to swipe and delete a bunch of contacts at once. Here are three easy ways to get around that.




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Read more: Three Easy Ways to Batch-Delete Old Contacts in iOS

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Having to enter phone number extensions or deal with multi-layered phone menu systems is a pain whether you're on a landline or a mobile phone. Luckily, there's a way to skip those annoying automated menus and dial your contact directly on your smartphone.




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Read more: Here’s How to Bypass Those Infuriating Automated Phone Menus

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Sony's new Sony Alpha A7S packs a full-frame sensor and uses the company’s E-mount lenses, making it the second mirrorless camera to venture into 4K video territory.




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Read more: Sony’s Turbocharged 4K Shooter Sucks in Crazy Amounts of Light

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The Bay Area's Blue Bottle Coffee and the Internet's Tonx, an online subscription coffee service, are about to blend.




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Read more: Blue Bottle Coffee Buys Coding Talent for Next-Level Delivery

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LaCie's new Little Big Disk Thunderbolt 2 drive is designed to move giant files, video streams, and masses of data at speeds that push the limits of what external drives can achieve.




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Read more: This $1,300, Lightning-Fast External Drive Is Worth Every Penny

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Amazon announced a new stand-alone gadget today called the Dash. It's basically a remote control for buying groceries.
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If you want your videos to look their best, stop sending them from your iPhone via email or iMessage.
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On this week's podcast (#206), Mat and Mike discuss Microsoft Build, Windows Phone and Cortana, Apple's WWDC Lottery, and the debut of Amazon Fire TV.
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Read more: Gadget Lab Podcast: There’s Never Been a Better Time to Talk to Your Stuff

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