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Doomsday revision predicts we won't make it to Thursday

The world was supposed to end in May 2011, according to one prophecy, unless that was really just the beginning of the end, in which case the end of the end is set for Wednesday.

By October 6, 2015


Surplus food for the homeless is just an app away

On-demand smartphone apps are known for addressing the whims and desires of the comfortable. It turns out they can also serve the greater good.

By June 21, 2015


Betternet is a free VPN for all your devices

From the Cheapskate: Who says there's no such thing as a free virtual private network? Plus: Three bonus deals.

By October 12, 2015


Adobe apologizes for botched Lightroom update, issues fix

A new version fixes a severe crash problem in the photo editing and cataloging software, but Adobe still must mollify customers unhappy with features that were removed.

By October 12, 2015


The problem with hoarding photos on your phone

Do you have hundreds (or thousands) of photos on your phone? This one's for you.

By August 30, 2015


3D-printed eco-bikini cleans the ocean as you swim

The Sponge Suit is made of porous material that cleans contaminants from the ocean, helping to make swimming an eco-friendly experience.

By October 12, 2015


Amazon crochets itself an Etsy rival: Handmade

The storefront for handcrafted items is another effort by the e-commerce giant to become the everything store while simultaneously gunning for Etsy's business.

By October 7, 2015


No connection? No Amazon device? Prime Video says no problem

Amazon Prime Video, a Netflix competitor from the retailing giant, will let you download shows and movies to watch offline on nearly any smartphone.

By September 1, 2015


No hoverboard, no problem: Buy McFly's skateboard instead

Marty McFly's hoverboard antics may get all the glory, but he had a much more reliable method of transportation: a skateboard, now available as a replica.

By August 28, 2015


Teen falls to his death while taking an extreme selfie, report says

Technically Incorrect: In Russia, a so-called daredevil teen tries to take a picture while hanging from a rope off the side of a building. The rope snaps.

By October 5, 2015