1. Tom Hanks, Edward Norton, and Brad Pitt are bringing a Lewis and Clark miniseries to HBO
     Published by The Verge on 2015-01-31 at 03:46:46

HBO has officially greenlit Lewis and Clark, a six-hour miniseries that will chronicle the pair's exploration of the Louisiana Purchase. Starring Casey Affleck as Meriwether Lewis and Matthias Schoenaerts as William Clark, Lewis and Clark has e...

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2. Google’s 3D-sensing Project Tango is no longer an experiment
     Published by Endgadget on 2015-01-31 at 00:18:00

Yet another project is graduating from experiment to proper part of Google. Only two weeks ago, Glass left the confines of the Skunk Works-like Google X and became its own division headed up by Nest co-founder Tony Fadell. Now Project Tango, the 3D-s...

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3. Joystiq is closing and I’ll miss them like hell
     Published by Polygon on 2015-01-31 at 02:56:50

The death of a gaming news website is a terrible thing.
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4. George Lucas: Who’d a thought cat videos would be a thing?
     Published by CNet on 2015-01-31 at 01:45:35

In an interview at the Sundance Film Festival, the "Star Wars" creator wonders what the world is coming to. Especially the online world.

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5. Attachable urinal for home toilets wants to make a splash
     Published by CNet on 2015-01-31 at 01:30:36

The Main Drain isn't shy about its bathroom habits. The detachable and adjustable urinal aims to make toilet time more convenient for guys.

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6. Google makes Earth Pro available to virtual travelers for free
     Published by Endgadget on 2015-01-31 at 06:34:00

While we're sure Google Earth works just fine for your daily virtual 'round-the-world travels, the Pro version comes with some really useful features -- even better, it's now completely free. Google Earth Pro, which used to cost an eye-watering $399 ...

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7. Watch the trailer for Game of Thrones Season 5
     Published by The Verge on 2015-01-31 at 04:08:35

You may have seen this earlier today in much blurrier form, but now HBO is giving it a proper release. The first trailer for Season 5 of Game of Thrones has just been put up to stream on the show's Facebook page. You can watch the trailer on Yo...

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8. The genius of MailChimp’s sweaty monkey finger
     Published by The Next Web on 2015-01-31 at 01:27:21

If there’s one bit of creative user interface design that I love, it’s the animation that appears when you’re about to send an email in MailChimp. The chimp’s finger hovers over the button, dripping with a tasteful amount of stress-sweat. While it...

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9. Antivirus for Android — do you need it?
     Published by Android Central on 2015-01-31 at 01:55:31

Do any of us really need antivirus software on our Android phones and tablets?  In a past life I worked basic tech support at both Best Buy's Geek Squad and Staples' Easy Tech programs. I have heard every possible explanation for why a computer might hav...

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10. Google Now gets integration with 40 third-party apps
     Published by Android Central on 2015-01-31 at 01:03:42

If you were looking to pick a little more information in your Google Now cards, there's some good news today: Google has rolled out integration with third-party apps, enabling them to surface information within their own Now cards.

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11. Aziz Ansari’s new Netflix stand-up special debuts March 6th
     Published by Endgadget on 2015-01-31 at 04:43:00

If you're a big fan of comedy specials that are unique Netflix, the latest from the man behind Parks and Recreation's Tom Haverford is on the way. On March 6th, Aziz Ansari: Live at Madison Square Garden will premiere at 12:01 AM PT. The title is ano...

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13. Lollipop delayed for some carrier versions of HTC One M8 and M7
     Published by Android Central on 2015-01-31 at 04:26:16

After releasing Lollipop for the M8 on a few Canadian carriers just yesterday, HTC has announced today that it won't be able to hit the promised 90-day window for a rollout to some carrier versions of the HTC One M8 and One M7.

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14. Microsoft plans stable Windows 10 transition for businesses
     Published by PC World on 2015-01-31 at 01:13:00

Sorry: Big businesses who use Microsoft’s products will not receive free upgrades to Windows 10, the company said Friday. Microsoft is, however, letting companies upgrade to Windows 10 as conservatively as they wish—and accelerate once they’re on...

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15. Apple Watch Sightings Picking Up Ahead of Official Launch
     Published by Mac Rumors on 2015-01-31 at 01:14:49

With just three months to go until the Apple Watch's April release, Apple is hard at work field testing the device, and hundreds of Apple engineers, employees, and testers are wearing the Apple Watch on a regular basis to help Apple iron out last minute b...

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18. BMW cars found vulnerable in Connected Drive hack
     Published by PC World on 2015-01-31 at 02:00:00

A security vulnerability in BMW’s Connected Drive system allowed researchers to imitate BMW servers and send remote unlocking instructions to vehicles.The problem was discovered by the Allgemeiner Deutscher Automobil-Club (ADAC), a German motoring as...

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19. Chicago’s subways are getting speedy LTE data
     Published by Endgadget on 2015-01-31 at 05:41:00

Just because you have cellular service in the subway doesn't mean you have good service -- in many cases, your data goes in the dumps when your train ventures underground. That won't be a problem in Chicago for much longer, though. The city has reach...

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