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The future of entertainment’s taking shape on a flying whale



When Alex McDowell tells me he’s considering using virtual reality as “a new kind of literacy,” as a way to educate using real science, it’s clear that I’m dealing with a visionary. We’re sitting beside The Leviathan Project, his “research project” t…

Google adds chat-like commenting to Sheets and Slides on your phone



Over the last year or so, Google has put a focus on making the phone and tablet versions of its productivity suite up to par with the web versions. The latest new feature Google’s rolling out around that mission is a revamped commenting experience in…

Add Heart Rate Monitoring to the Pebble Time With a Simple Snap-on Case



Pebble smartwatches have always taken a more basic approach when it comes to cramming functionality into a wearable. But for those hoping their Pebble was a little more capable as a fitness tracker, Tylt has designed a simple case that upgrades the Peb…

The FCC’s Plan to Fix Cable Boxes Will Save You a Ton of Money



Under orders from Congress, FCC chairman Tom Wheeler just proposed new rules to govern set-top boxes. The plan would save consumers money and make it easier to watch internet-based content. What’s remarkable about the proposal, however, is just how much money it would save Americans.

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