Want to protect your gadget? Use a USB condom

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Planning on plugging into a stranger’s computer to charge your phone? You might want to use protection.

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Move over, Barbie: LEGO releases female scientist playset

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Several months after a 7-year-old girl wrote to complain about the scarcity of “lego girls,” the company has released a playset that features a line of female scientists.

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OkCupid experiments on users, discovers everyone is shallow

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The data seems to confirm it: OkCupid users only care about your photos.

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Cyborgs Among Us: Human ‘biohackers’ embed metals in body

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Biohacking is a niche community at the literal bleeding edge of body modification, where man and machine become one.

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Netflix is hiring someone to watch Netflix

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Yes, Netflix actually wants to pay someone to sit around and stream movies and TV shows all day.

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Decade-old cellphone helps cops find missing hiker

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Liu Quanming can thank his trusty old Nokia’s battery for helping rescuers locate him five days after he fell down a ravine.

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Plugged In: Half of Americans can’t go a day without phone, study says

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What’s just as important as deodorant, nearly as critical as the toothbrush, and far more crucial than coffee? Our smartphones, apparently.

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Viral ad hopes to inspire ‘pretty brilliant’ girls

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A new ad from Verizon begs the question: “Isn’t it time we told her she’s pretty brilliant, too?”

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And the most binge-watched show is...

"We’re done when I say we’re done." 

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Amazon unveils new 3-D ‘Fire’ smartphone

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The long-awaited Amazon smartphone has finally been revealed.

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Smile! Hundreds of new emoji announced, could arrive on phones soon

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How Apple’s new software could change how you chat

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Love texting? Yeah, lots of iPhone users do, which is why Apple unveiled a bunch of new messaging features in its latest operating system for the iPhone and iPad: iOS 8.

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Apple unveils latest operating system for Macs: OS X Yosemite

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Goodbye Mavericks, hello Yosemite. Apple unveils its latest operating system for its desktops and laptops, and it looks a lot like iOS 7.

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BREAKING: Apple to acquire Beats Electronics for $3 billion

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