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    Ikea Australia Makes Kanye West Look Like a Fool on Facebook

    Today in obscure corporate Facebook accounts, we have Ikea Australia (there’s one for every country Ikea is in, best I can tell) coming at Kanye West, kind of. Calling it beef is too strong — it’s hard to classify it, actually, but I think that captures Kanye West, the man, the musician, and the social media user, pretty well. […]

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    JBL Charge 3 Waterproof Speaker Review

    JBL is back at it. They just released a new edition to their Charge lineup of portable bluetooth speakers. This one is IBX-7 waterproof, and even louder than ever. The wireless speaker features a really impressive 20 hour battery that’s capable of sharing battery power with any phone or USB device. The JBL Charge 3 […]

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    Facebook Takes on Snapchat By Way of Instagram Stories

    It’s easy to forget sometimes, but Instagram belongs to Facebook thanks to a what now seems low $1 billion acquisition in 2012. To his credit, Mark Zuckerberg has stayed fairly hands-off, although Instagram’s changes to their feed this year suggests that may no longer be the case. Here’s the latest hint that Facebook might be taking […]

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    Finally, There is a Marshmallow-Only Cereal

    Here’s a huge win for our 7-year-old selves who refuse to eat like adults. How many of us can remember sitting down with a big bowl of Lucky Charms to watch cartoons and being so annoyed that that pesky cereal got in the way of us just eating spoonfuls of tiny dehydrated marshmallows? If this […]

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    A Slew of New Career Women Emoji Are Finally On Their Way

    When Unicode, the arbiter of all emoji, released Unicode 9.0 this past June, it became possible to use emoji in multiple skin tones. Nice step forward, but women were still getting the short end of the stick, with emoji for princesses, brides, and getting haircuts — and not much in the way of actual careers (with […]

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    This One Service is Hanging Up on Conference Call Pain Points

    There are so many little details that can have hugely positive — or negative — effects on your business. Conference calls seem like one of those little details, but don’t sleep on them. Those calls are usually where your business interacts with co-workers, clients and even investors or media. A poor call can make your […]

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    Monster Blaster Boombox Review

    Monster has brought the boombox back from the dead! The new Monster Blaster is the boombox “reimagined”, and boy can it boom. The new speaker is wireless Bluetooth and can crank up to 12 hours of tunes, no “D” batteries required. It features a waterproof design, integrated handle, NFC pairing, USB device charging, a microphone […]

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    Low Battery Anxiety Is a Real Thing Now

    You know the feeling. We’ve all been there. You look over at your phone and see you are down to just a sliver of battery power. The panic sets in. You are in the LB zone and now you are having a full-blown anxiety attack. Like people are starting to stare type-meltdown. But don’t worry, you […]

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    The Teaser for the New Star Trek TV Series Has Dropped

    Everyone will be living long and prospering come January when the new Star Trek television series debuts. A teaser for the show debuted at the CBS upfronts this week and is now making it’s way around the internet. From producer Alex Kurtzman, the show was picked up straight to series. According to The Hollywood Reporter, […]

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    There May Soon Be Career Women Emojis

    There are some days where a dancing lady emoji, a glass of wine emoji and the pizza emoji are all you need to describe your feelings. But at other times it would be great to have more options especially when it comes to the depictions of women and their occupations. Well, don’t worry. Google is […]

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    Astronomers Discover Three Potentially Habitable Planets Just 40 Light Years from Earth

    Using a small telescope designed to observe dwarf stars near our solar system, astronomers from several institutions, including MIT and the University of Liège in Belgium, have spotted three planets orbiting a dwarf star 40 light years from Earth. After further observation, it just so happens all three could inhabit the Goldilocks zone, meaning they meet […]

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    Facebook Messenger Introduces Video Chat Heads, Suggests Chatbots in the Very Near Future

    Earlier today, Facebook released an update for Messenger that hinted at chatbots in the near future. The hinting was short-lived — at their F8 developer conference today, Mark Zuckerberg talked about how chatbots fit into the future of Facebook and Messengers, and it sounds like they’re going to be a very large part (for monetization). Chatbots […]

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    20 Ways to Geek Out Your Kitchen

    Kitchens are where the magic happens. Food brings people together, and at any party or dinner party, we all end up in the kitchen at some point. That’s why it should really reflect the heart of who you are. If you are a nerd that loves sci-fi films and uses the word “science” as a […]

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    YouTube Connect App Aims to Take on Periscope

    These are trying times for YouTube. While the emergence of YouTube personalities and Let’s Players has thrust the site into the center of internet culture, their core business is being eroded by live streaming competitors — Twitch on desktop, and Periscope, Snapchat, and Facebook on mobile. The surprising part is that this has all happened […]

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    This Guy Turned an eBike Into a Portable Piano

    Xtracycle has made their name on the backs of their cargo bicycles — long-tailed bicycles that enable cyclists to tow around crates, groceries, or even people with much more stability than would be possible with a regular bike. So, how do you improve on that? You partner with one of the leaders in electric-assisted bikes, […]