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Cable companies may lower bills by getting rid of sports

Cable companies may lower bills by getting rid of sports

Many people have been cutting their cable thanks to streaming services like Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime Instant Video, but the reason many people are still glued to their cable subscription is that live sports are hard to find on anything other than cable, but that may change slightly, as cable providers are looking into cutting sports from their lineup in order to provide lower monthly cable bills.

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Nikon teams with MRMC robotic head for futuristic photography at Wimbledon

Nikon teams with MRMC robotic head for futuristic photography at Wimbledon

This week the folks at Nikon have revealed a next-generation photography solution the likes of which have only thus been made possible in a test-run at Wimbledon 2013. This combination of efforts from Nikon and Mark Roberts Motion Control (MRMC) have made a robotics solution for photos shot at angles never before captured at this sporting event. With "difficult angles" and "impossible locations" accessed here, important events will from here on out be able to be seen from a whole new perspective.

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FACTOR Vis Vires road bike outted with ANT+ integration

FACTOR Vis Vires road bike outted with ANT+ integration

All of the cool tech that you can get for your bike can add a lot of new functionality to the way you exercise, including cadence sensors, and bike computers that tell you your speed and distances. However, all of this technology has never really been implemented into the bike seamlessly, but that's where a company called FACTOR is looking to change that.

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Monster Peugeot Sport 208 T16 sets Pikes Peak record

Monster Peugeot Sport 208 T16 sets Pikes Peak record

A beastly custom Peugeot has set a new race record at the Pikes Peak Hill Climb Challenge, besting the previous time by more than 90 seconds, after the French company specially created an 875HP monster for the attempt. The Peugeot Sport 208 T16 Pikes Peak musters more power than an F1 car, with a special bi-turbo V6 engine that - thanks to the significant diet the racer has been put on - means it offers more than 1HP per kilo.

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Colin McRae Rally heads to iOS 15 years after initial arrival

Colin McRae Rally heads to iOS 15 years after initial arrival

The classic rally racing game Colin McRae Rally hit iOS today, which marks the second mobile game released by Codemasters. The game features the original cars and tracks from the 1998 hit, and Codemasters says that the game has been "re-imagined" for mobile, hitting iOS as a full game that compliments the original title that came out over 15 years ago.

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Jay Z Magna Carta Holy Grail album hits July 4th with Samsung exclusive [UPDATE]

Jay Z Magna Carta Holy Grail album hits July 4th with Samsung exclusive [UPDATE]

The secret has been revealed - in part - Jay-Z has paired up with Samsung to promote a solo album "Magna Carta Holy Grail" that'll be sent out "for free" to the first 1 million users of a unique app that'll only work on select Samsung devices. This release is part of a multi-million-dollar deal that was rumored earlier this year between the artist and the smart device brand, here revealing itself immediately before the Half Time Show during Game 5 of the NBA Finals, 2013.

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