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  • Hubble Space Telescope finds big surprise in teeny tiny galaxy

    18 September 2014, 5:42 pm by: Ryan Whitwam

    Astronomers first hypothesized that our galaxy contained a supermassive black hole at its center several decades ago. Once it had been confirmed, they turned to other nearby galaxies, finding that this was a […]
  • Geek deals: 23-inch IPS touch monitor $175, waterproof speakers $22, more

    18 September 2014, 5:00 pm by: Danny Shain

    We’ve got some great deals for you today, including a great low price on a touchscreen monitor, a slim and trim portable hard drive, and a souped up Dell Ultrabook. Read on for […]
  • Some of the best iOS 8 features are still on the way

    18 September 2014, 3:46 pm by: Russell Holly

    If you joined in the massive rush to update to iOS 8 yesterday, there’s a good chance you spent last night messing around with all the new things you can do with your […]
  • Updating your iPad 2 or iPhone 4S to iOS 8? Just say ‘no’

    18 September 2014, 1:40 pm by: Russell Holly

    Every year there’s a new version of iOS, and every year it’s a gamble to see whether to not the oldest versions of hardware that Apple claims will support the update can actually […]
  • FCC proposes broadband speed be updated to mean 10Mbps, up from 4Mbps

    18 September 2014, 12:43 pm by: Russell Holly

    Through all the noise surrounding the FCC and Net Neutrality, there’s a separate conversation happening right now that could end in a significant improvement for rural Internet users. The FCC seems ready to […]
  • The best keyboards for iOS

    18 September 2014, 11:51 am by: James Plafke

    Now that your iPhone and iPad have alternate keyboards and swipe-typing, which keyboard is best?
  • Amazon launches $99 Fire HD tablet, faster HDX model, and one your kids can wreck

    18 September 2014, 11:26 am by: Lee Mathews

    At first, there was a single Kindle Fire tablet. Then Amazon decided they needed a bigger, better tablet at a more premium price point. This time around, they’ve decided that smaller and cheaper […]
  • All your .buy are belong to Amazon

    18 September 2014, 10:28 am by: Lee Mathews

    Amazon just dropped $4.6 million on an acquisition. It’s not some startup you’ve never heard of. It’s not a patent portfolio. No, it’s the new .buy gTLD that you’ll soon be able to […]
  • Geek Answers: Is it OK to pee in the ocean?

    18 September 2014, 9:30 am by: Graham Templeton

    You can't do anything these days without destroying the environment, but peeing in the ocean might actually be A-OK.
  • Cutting edge meat science could rewrite the rules for cooking steak

    18 September 2014, 8:27 am by: Graham Templeton

    Food science has come a long way, and now by looking deep into the structure of steak, Australian scientists may make the perfect steak a whole lot easier.
  • Amazon announces 2 new Kindles, one of which feels like paper

    18 September 2014, 7:25 am by: Matthew Humphries

    Yesterday details of a new e-reader called the Kindle Voyage leaked. Today Amazon confirmed its existence, but went a step further and also announced a new low-end Kindle. Let’s start with the entry-level […]
  • Bright 8-second flash confirmed as new crater forming on the Moon

    17 September 2014, 5:34 pm by: Ryan Whitwam

    Space is mostly empty, which is why we call it space. There is, however, still plenty of stuff out there in all the emptiness, and sometimes it runs into a planet or moon. […]
  • Bungie’s Destiny was originally going to be a Microsoft exclusive

    17 September 2014, 4:55 pm by: Russell Holly

    It’s not hard to imagine a situation in which the folks at Bungie decided that they would rather court Sony after such a long relationship with Microsoft. The Halo franchise had not only […]
  • New iOS 8 keyboards aren’t exactly tablet friendly

    17 September 2014, 4:31 pm by: Russell Holly

    One of the more interesting things to come from the update to iOS 8 is the ability to swap out your virtual keyboard for one that wasn’t made by Apple. This means that, […]
  • Geek deals: Lenovo U430p Core i3 laptop for $439

    17 September 2014, 4:10 pm by: Danny Shain

    There’s nothing quite like discovering a liquidation sale to bring a smile to the face of any deal seeker. If you’re looking for an ultraportable laptop at a bargain price, today is the […]
  • Colossal squid dissected by scientists on live stream, is huge

    17 September 2014, 3:47 pm by: James Plafke

    For a long time, we knew the giant squid was real — by way of pieces of it floating to shore, pieces being found in whale stomachs, or finding small babies of the species […]
  • Apple is editing the protruding iPhone 6 camera out of photos

    17 September 2014, 3:00 pm by: Ryan Whitwam

    Apple made some major design changes to the iPhone this year, introducing both a 4.7 and 5.5-inch model. The larger edge-to-edge size of the devices allowed Apple to pack the components into an […]
  • 3D-printed clip-on smartphone microscope magnifies 1000x

    17 September 2014, 2:23 pm by: Lee Mathews

    We’ve seen some pretty amazing microscopes here on Geek.com. One was built from Lego bricks, another made out of cardboard for just 50 cents each. Today’s installment can be whipped up by anyone […]
  • Android One is Google’s plan to own the future of mobile

    17 September 2014, 1:00 pm by: Ryan Whitwam

    Android One is about maintaining control over the Android device ecosystem.
  • Destiny’s slick companion app is vital to the in-game experience

    17 September 2014, 12:15 pm by: James Plafke

    Bungie's slick companion app makes Destiny a better overall experience, and it's a joy to use.

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