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The 404 Show 1,570: Superhero movie overkill? Christian Bale to play Steve Jobs (podcast)

We're finishing up the week with the question: is Hollywood's superhero factory comic book overkill? Plus we'll talk about Christian Bale's confirmed role as Steve Jobs in a new biopic, Uber flu shot delivery and confirmation that Google Glass people still freak us out.

By October 24, 2014

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The 404 Show 1,570: Superhero movie overkill? Christian Bale to play Steve Jobs (podcast)

We're finishing up the week with the question: is Hollywood's superhero factory comic book overkill? Plus we'll talk about Christian Bale's confirmed role as Steve Jobs in a new biopic, Uber flu shot delivery and confirmation that Google Glass people still freak us out.

By October 24, 2014

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Are 2K+ smartphone resolutions overkill? Maybe not.

The Samsung Galaxy S5 is said to have a crazy-high-resolution screen. But does that even matter on a phone?

By February 4, 2014

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Train-mounted lasers blast tracks clean

Trains in the Netherlands are getting armed with lasers as part of a test to see if they can burn away dangerous material on the tracks, including autumn leaves.

By December 6, 2014

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Dear Microsoft: Why does Outlook 2013 cost $110?

Commentary: Consumers who seek a decent desktop mail client must pay a steep premium. But why?

By December 5, 2014

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DIY: Make a mini boombox

Not satisfied with the portable speaker options out there? Here's how to make your own with a little hacking and crafting.

By November 2, 2014

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My three favorite Windows laptop alternatives

No, one of them isn't a Mac. This is the Cheapskate, after all.

By October 28, 2014

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Huh? Mini phone attaches to the phone you already have

One company thinks you need a small phone that hitches a ride on your larger phone -- and the idea actually might not be as crazy as it sounds.

By October 24, 2014

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Dropbox fixing file-deletion bug, offers year of free service

The online storage site is trying help those who lost files through a technical bug by restoring the files it can and offering free service for a year.

By October 13, 2014

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Don't panic: Those iPhone 6 carrier trade-in deals are still available

iPhone fans, you can still take advantage of carriers' hot deals, but see the new devices in person to ensure you're getting the right one, says CNET's Marguerite Reardon in this edition of Ask Maggie.

By September 20, 2014