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Rotel's stereo integrated amp is high-end but not absurdly high-priced

The Audiophiliac found a lot to like about the new Rotel RA-1570 amp, for hi-fi and stereo home theater applications.

By January 5, 2014

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Lawmakers lambaste Apple's tax strategy as 'an absurdity'

As CEO Tim Cook prepares to testify before a congressional subcommittee, senators portray Apple as having exploited tax loopholes to escape paying its fair share.

By May 21, 2013

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These works of art are too tiny to see (but trust us, they're there)

A Cornell Ph.D. student in applied physics etches famous works of art -- Escher, Magritte, Matisse -- onto silicon wafers used in modern digital devices.

By December 3, 2014

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Goat Simulator's about to become World of Goatcraft

Baad-ass! A new patch for the game Goat Simulator adds a pseudo online multiplayer mode so you can headbutt and lick things with all of your pretend goat friends.

By November 17, 2014

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'The Force Awakens?' Nah. Twitter has #BetterStarWarsTitles

The Force has awoken some considerable ribbing on Twitter as "Star Wars" fans offer up amusing alternative titles for the next film.

By November 6, 2014

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This contraption turns Coca-Cola into pure drinking water

Launched during Dutch Design Week, "The Real Thing" wants you to think about a world where it can be easier to get a coke than clean water.

By November 4, 2014

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Woman's interminable selfie shoot divides YouTube

More than one million people have poured onto YouTube to see a bikini-clad woman trying to perfect shots of her face and rear. You must either be for or against.

By October 12, 2014

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Complaining customer says Comcast contacted bosses, got him fired

A California man says his complaints over cable service led to his being fired from consultancy PricewaterhouseCoopers. Now Comcast has issued a public apology, of sorts.

By October 8, 2014

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This bizarre bendable phone wears like a shirtsleeve

A California startup is crowdfunding a flexible phablet that you strap to your arm and it might not be totally ridiculous. Maybe.

By September 26, 2014

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Ballmer to Clippers: Apple products have to go

Now that the former Microsoft CEO owns the Los Angeles Clippers, there's at least one more thing he needs to do. Eradicate the iPads.

By September 25, 2014