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Crave Ep. 214: The Lexus Slide hoverboard is both exciting and kind of a bummer

Like the Hendo Hoverboard, the Lexus Slide does work -- as long as you're in a custom-built skatepark with embedded magnets.

By August 6, 2015

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The Lexus Slide hoverboard is both exciting and kind of a bummer, Ep. 214

This week on Crave we are gathering whale snot with drones, reflecting on what we learned from the HitchBot murder and finally getting some details on the much-anticipated Lexus Slide maglev hoverboard. It's the Crave show, ya'll.

By August 6, 2015

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Get an unlocked Samsung Galaxy S5 for $259.99

From the Cheapskate: Once a $650 phone, Samsung's former flagship is still a great choice, especially if you take it to a low-cost GSM carrier.

By January 27, 2016

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Multideal Monday: Beats, Batman, Bruce and more!

From the Cheapskate: Bruce?! Yeah, as in "The Boss." Score his live "The River" tour album for free! And lots more.

By January 25, 2016

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Robot abuse is a bummer for the human brain

As loveable toy dinosaur Pleo gets both hugged and strangled in the name of science, two studies suggest that we're hardwired to sympathize with them. But how deeply can people feel for robots?

By April 23, 2013

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Offbeat game recasts Xmas tune as 'Little Bummer Boy'

To many, "Little Drummer Boy" is a fun, or at least innocuous, Christmas song. But to many people on Facebook, Twitter, e-mail lists, and blogs, "LDB" is something to avoid at all costs.

By December 22, 2012

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Samsung Captivate Glide thumbs-on review: Keyboard bummer

A slider smartphone with a tabletop QWERTY? Bummer, dude. Thankfully the rest of the phone performs well and the price doesn't hold you at gunpoint.

By November 26, 2011

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Ep. 1482: iCloud details, LulzSec strikes again, and USA rules at cupcakes

On today's show, we discover that Sony may have stored more than 1 million user emails and passwords in clear text, which LulzSec happily took advantage of. Also, the Gmail hack may have targeted White House employees who were using their Gmail accounts for official off-books government business. And iCloud might only stream iTunes purchases at launch which, if true, would be a massive bummer. We'll see. --Molly

By June 3, 2011

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Buzz Out Loud 1482: iCloud details, LulzSec strikes again, and USA rules at cupcakes (Podcast)

On today's show, we discover that Sony may have stored more than 1 million user emails and passwords in clear text, which LulzSec happily took advantage of. Also, the Gmail hack may have targeted White House employees who were using their Gmail accounts for official off-books government business. And iCloud might only stream iTunes purchases at launch which, if true, would be a massive bummer. We'll see. --Molly

By June 3, 2011

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Facebook gets it. Bummer newspapers didn't

For all its stumbles, Facebook has shown a willingness to experiment and become transparent. The same can't be said for the staggering newspaper industry.

By February 27, 2009