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White House won’t back bill forcing tech companies to break encryption

The White House is refusing to publicly support new draft legislation that would give judges the right to force tech companies like Apple to help law enforcement break encrypted data. The measure was put forward by Sens. Richard Burr and Dianne Feinstein, respectively the Republican chair and top Democrat of the Senate Intelligence Committee. Both […]

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Laurene Powell Jobs is building Steve’s dream house

Steve Jobs was such a perfectionist that, for years, he didn’t fill his house with furniture simply because he couldn’t find items which measured up to his high standards. Which is why it is oddly fitting that — only now, approaching five years after the former Apple CEO’s death — is work finally set to begin on building the Jobs […]

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House music superstar Deadmau5 will debut new show on Beats 1

Beats 1 just announced its biggest dance music collaborator yet, in the form of massively-popular, 35-year-old Canadian house music producer Joel Thomas Zimmerman, a.k.a. Deadmau5. HERE WE [email protected] is coming to #Beats1. Catch mau5trap presents… Friday at 3PM PT/6PM ET. pic.twitter.com/lE1WAoKyDn — Beats 1 (@Beats1) March 14, 2016 Deadmau5’s show, Mau5trap Presents, will debut this […]

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You’ll (One) Love this House of Marley Bluetooth speaker

Music doesn’t always have to be tightly funneled into our ear canals for us to enjoy it. Audio companies are finding ways to bring a big sound to an open space from a portable package. Add House of Marley to the growing list of Bluetooth, water-resistant speakers currently vying for our listening attention. The eco-friendly […]

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Siri slaps down reporter at White House press briefing

Siri has been involved with some pretty memorable moments as of late, whether it’s saving the life of a teenager stuck under a truck, or asserting itself as the new voice interface for Apple TV. Now you can add shutting down questions about Barack Obama’s Iran policy to the list! Check out the hilarious video below. […]

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Amazon wants to turn your house into a shopping cart

Amazon has made ordering stuff online ridiculously easy with its huge warehouses shipping online orders to Prime members in an instant. Apparently ordering stuff online is just too damn hard though, so today Amazon announced it’s newest creation: Dash buttons. The… Read more ›

Prepare for House of Cards’ return with more dramatic political chicanery

Netflix’s super-political drama House of Cards returns for its third season Friday, and if the Muppet version wasn’t enough to hold you over before you watch all the new episodes in one sitting this weekend, we’re here to help. You… Read more ›

Sesame Street’s take on House of Cards is both brilliant and educational

The third season of Netflix’s amazing political drama House of Cards drops on February 27, and our friends at Sesame Street are apparently pretty excited. They put out a parody video today that recasts Kevin Spacey’s conniving, political shark as… Read more ›

iDevices’ HomeKit-compatible Switch lets Siri light up your house

LAS VEGAS — iDevices’ first HomeKit-compatible product will be a simple on-off switch that turns your iPhone into a remote control for lamps and appliances. It’s name is simple too: Switch. The $ 49.99 rectangular device plugs into an outlet. You… Read more ›

Steve Jobs’ yacht is half Apple Store, half beach house

For a man who played a part in coming up with some of the most gorgeous designs in recent history, I’ve never been too sure about the surprisingly bulky appearance of Venus: Steve Jobs’ 256-foot super-yacht. With that being said, however, a… Read more ›