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Steve Jobs time capsule contents shown off for the first time since 1983

Steve Jobs time capsule contents shown off for the first time since 1983

Back in September of 2013, we found out that a long lost time capsule that had lots of stuff inside; including Steve Jobs' mouse had been found. The time capsule was buried during the Aspen International Design conference in 1983. Jobs was on hand at that conference where he delivered a talk about technologies.

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Darknet website Utopia Marketplace seized by Dutch police

Darknet website Utopia Marketplace seized by Dutch police

Police and government agencies around the world have been working hard over the last several months to shut down websites that are part of the hidden internet and often sell illegal items. One of the biggest of these sites was called Silk Road. That site was shut down by US authorities and the mastermind behind the marketplace was arrested.

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Molson Canadian beer fridge only opens for Canadians

Molson Canadian beer fridge only opens for Canadians

Just imagine that you are exploring an interesting city in Europe and you think to yourself, a beer would be nice right now. You run across a bright red Molson Canadian beer fridge and get all excited about a cold beer. Then you walk up to the beer fridge and discover the beer is only for Canadians.

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SCOTTEVEST Q.U.E.S.T. Vest brings the pocket count to 42

SCOTTEVEST Q.U.E.S.T. Vest brings the pocket count to 42

SCOTTEVEST is known for making clothing for the gadget enthusiast. Simply put, the clothing, whether it be pants or shorts, a jacket, or one of the many other options -- all have lots of pockets for carrying your gear. Those checking out SCOTTEVEST gear will find pockets large and small, and there is even some options for interior cable routing. That having been said, the folks at SCOTTEVEST have recently unveiled a few new pieces, one of which has the pocket count closing in on 50.

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The Avengers: Age of Ultron to film some scenes in South Africa, hits theaters May 2015

The Avengers: Age of Ultron to film some scenes in South Africa, hits theaters May 2015

One of the most successful movies in the super hero genre was the original The Avengers film from a few years ago. That movie made big money at the box office guaranteeing that there would be follow up films. There have been locations surface in the past where the next The Avengers films will be shooting.

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Sabertron swords keep score as you fight with friends

Sabertron swords keep score as you fight with friends

I can't count the number of faux sword fights I've been in over the years. My son has a couple of toy light sabers and we occasionally have duels around the house even today. The problem is that someone always insists that they got the other and no one wants to admit they were hit. A company called Sabertron has announced a slick sword fighting system that kids and adults alike will appreciate.

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Keyless hotel entry promised as Starwood skips check-in

Keyless hotel entry promised as Starwood skips check-in

Skipping the check-in desk and heading straight to your room could be unlocked using a new smartphone app, with Starwood Hotels planning to upgrade its chains to let guests gain access without a traditional key or keycard. Set to roll out early this year, the new app will be offered to the company's "Preferred Guest" members and work in select Aloft hotels initially.

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Narrative Clip Review – A wearable camera with context

Narrative Clip Review – A wearable camera with context

Can you remember what you were doing last week? How about last month, or a year ago? Life-loggers like Narrative's Clip promise to make that possible, a wearable camera snapping a photo every thirty seconds and then curating the best moments for you to look back through. The Swedish start-up took Kickstarter by storm back in late 2012, and has finally begun shipping the Clip, but does it do enough to warrant room on your lapel, or is it just all too creepy? Read on for the full SlashGear review.

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George Lucas officially opens Sandcrawler building in Singapore

George Lucas officially opens Sandcrawler building in Singapore

The first time we heard that George Lucas was working on a new company HQ for Singapore was back in 2011. The HQ for Singapore isn’t a normal looking building; rather it looks like an iconic vehicle from the Star Wars franchise called the Sandcrawler. The Sandcrawler is the mobile fortress home of the Jawas on Tatooine from the Star Wars IV film.

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Amazon Prime hits 20M subscribers

Amazon Prime hits 20M subscribers

Amazon typically keeps its subscriber numbers very close to its chest. That means the company isn't known for offering up firm details on how many subscribers Amazon Prime has. In March of 2013, analysts tipped that Prime could have as many as 10 million subscribers.

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Bitcoin exchange operations halted in India after central bank warning

Bitcoin exchange operations halted in India after central bank warning

Bitcoin has suffered some blows to its value and tradability over the last few weeks. Bitcoin was dismissed as a currency in Norway a few weeks ago. Bitcoin was then banned as a normal currency in Chinese banks and the government warned that people were free to use the virtual currency at their own risk. The virtual money has been hit with another blow this week.

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Online sellers use tech to reduce returns

Online sellers use tech to reduce returns

One of the things that cost online retailers the most money are returns. Sellers like Amazon and others need easy return policies to entice customers to shop online. The problem is that some shoppers chronically return items and that is a big problem for the online industry.

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