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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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How to hide, rearrange Instagram filters

A recent update to the popular photo-sharing app makes it possible to hide your least favorite filters.

By December 18, 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