1. The sixth season of ‘Community’ starts March 17th on Yahoo Screen
     Published by Endgadget on 2015-01-14 at 02:42:00

Back in July, Yahoo announced it revive NBC's popular Community for a sixth season after its original network cancelled the show. Today, the company announced that the new collection of episodes would begin March 17th on Yahoo Screen. Two episodes wi...

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2. Google Now Launcher update brings Lollipop look to older devices
     Published by Android Central on 2015-01-14 at 00:32:38

With the latest update to the Google Now Launcher (and the Google Search app, which controls much of the content therein), folks running a device on Android 4.1 to 4.4 will now see the same Material Design styling as those who have the launcher installed...

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3. Magical images from the illustrated ‘Harry Potter’ books appear
     Published by CNet on 2015-01-14 at 05:49:32

The first of seven fully illustrated versions of the "Harry Potter" heptalogy is set for release in October. Here's our first look at some of UK illustrator Jim Kay's incredible illustrations.

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4. Verizon LG G2 update includes handful of improvements
     Published by Android Central on 2015-01-14 at 00:39:56

Verizon is pushing out an update, VS98027A, to the LG G2 with an improved visual voicemail interface, and additional connectivity when roaming internationally. It's no Lollipop update, unfortunately.

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5. Collapsible ‘TextBlade’ Keyboard for iOS Devices Uses Just Eight Smart MultiTouch Keys [iOS Blog]
     Published by Mac Rumors on 2015-01-14 at 00:34:49

WayTools today debuted the TextBlade, a compact, collapsible keyboard that's just a third of the size of an iPhone. Instead of using traditional keyboard layout, it uses "next-gen key switch technology" to allow users to type using just eight large smart ...

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6. Fujitsu’s ring lets you write in the air with your fingertip
     Published by Endgadget on 2015-01-14 at 00:21:00

Head-mounted displays are frequently supposed to keep your hands free, but they only sometimes live up to that promise. You can't really dictate a message in a noisy warehouse, can you? If Fujitsu gets its way, you won't have to. It just built a smar...

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7. Foot Hammock cuddles your toes under your desk
     Published by CNet on 2015-01-14 at 00:50:40

Take the art of chilling out at your desk to the next level by installing a heated hammock for your feet.

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8. Ship glitter to your enemies with this totally real prank site
     Published by Daily Dot on 2015-01-14 at 02:26:15

It's the ultimate revenge.

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9. Here’s how the Apple Watch companion app works
     Published by Endgadget on 2015-01-14 at 04:33:00

It's no secret that Apple is making customization a big part of the Apple Watch, but there's apparently more to it than meets the eye. The folks at 9to5Mac claim to have details and images showing how a pre-release version of the wearable's companion...

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10. Buckle up: The connected-car revolution is almost here
     Published by Endgadget on 2015-01-14 at 03:15:00

Soon, you won't need to buy a Tesla to get a car that's as well-connected and technologically advanced as your smartphone. This year at CES, it was clear that we've finally reached a point where a plethora of connected cars will soon be ready for the...

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11. How to add a trusted place in Android 5.0 Lollipop
     Published by Android Central on 2015-01-14 at 03:49:30

No longer bother with you lock screen at home With the introduction of Android 5.0 Lollipop, Google has brought a new type of Smart lock to the operating system — Trusted locations. Don't let the name fool you though, these smart locks aren't a new way...

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12. Apple Patents A Wireless Action Camera And Wrist-Based Remote
     Published by Tech Crunch on 2015-01-14 at 02:18:22

 Apple has been awarded a patent by the USPTO based on IP it acquired from Kodak in a deal from 2013, which details a remote digital camera system that can be controlled from a smartwatch (Apple Watch fantasists should note that this patent was origi...

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13. Apple’s two-factor authentication still leaves some of your data exposed
     Published by Endgadget on 2015-01-14 at 00:56:00

Apple took a big step forward when it expanded the scope of its two-step authentication last year, since it's now relatively hard to peek at someone's sensitive content unless you also have their device. However, this extra security measure still isn...

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14. Google Opens Its Cloud Monitoring Service To All Developers On Its Platform
     Published by Tech Crunch on 2015-01-14 at 00:02:09

 Last year, Google acquired the cloud monitoring service Stackdriver. Within weeks, Google had launched a private beta of its own cloud monitoring service based on Stackdriver’s technology and now — eight months later — everybody on...

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15. GameStop had a $3B holiday season
     Published by Polygon on 2015-01-14 at 04:30:02

Holiday season sales were down for retail giant GameStop in 2014, as the growing number of Xbox One and PlayStation 4 owners failed to make up for the console launch shopping frenzy of 2013.
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16. Restaurant scans faces, lets the beautiful eat free
     Published by CNet on 2015-01-14 at 06:15:00

Have your face scanned at this Zhengzhou, China, eatery. If a panel of experts deem you good-looking, your meal's on the house.

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17. Obama to push for cheaper, speedier broadband in the US
     Published by The Verge on 2015-01-14 at 06:37:13

President Obama today outlined an upcoming executive action to increase US broadband speeds and reduce its cost, something he intends to announce at a speech tomorrow in Cedar Falls, Iowa, and again in his sixth State of the Union address next ...

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18. President Obama presses for high-speed Internet for rural Americans
     Published by CNet on 2015-01-14 at 07:03:07

The administration will offer loans and work to remove law that limit consumers' ability to choose fast, affordable broadband.

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19. For Qualcomm, health care, autos represent the next frontier
     Published by CNet on 2015-01-14 at 01:43:17

In an interview with CNET, the mobile-chip maker's president, Derek Aberle, discusses his company's strategy to grow in 2015, as well as its China troubles.

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20. Ghost in the Shell starring Scarlett Johansson to hit theaters on April 14th, 2017
     Published by The Verge on 2015-01-14 at 04:15:18

It looks like Disney is moving things along briskly for its upcoming Ghost in the Shell adaptation. Deadline reports that, only days since DreamWorks signed Scarlett Johansson for the main role, the film is now scheduled for an April 14th, 2017...

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