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Before YouTube, before Twitter, before Lil Bub and The Dress, there was the localized meme generator known as public-access television. As an alternative to commercial broadcasting, public access gave voice to local communities, fostering often bizarre, sometimes thought-provoking outpourings of D...

June 1st 2015 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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The Cloud doesn't have to be a nebulous space in the stratosphere, you can have one in your own home. Sure, there's usually a steep initial price tag and configuration learning curve for most people, but Synology's BeyondCloud lineup helps bypass that. Hosting your own network-attached storage (NA...

May 21st 2015 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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There's so much power packed into tiny action cams today, that it's easier than ever to embed them in your everyday life, often with wild results. Heck, a daily commute in New York is rife with enough craziness worth capturing. Whatever your adventure, Sony's new Action Cam is up to the task pulli...

May 14th 2015 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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We can't all afford to upgrade our ride with embedded touch-display tech, but you don't really need to. You can add a dashboard mount for the device you likely do use to stay ahead of the curve, letting you banish wires and cup-holder based turn commands from your life. iOttie's new Easy OneTouch...

April 21st 2015 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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Microsoft's found its stride with the Surface Pro 3, offering a portable yet powerful PC experience in a tablet form factor. Our readers even voted it the best overall gadget of 2014. Developers for the Windows platform, though, seem to be in short supply, leaving many popular apps out of reach (o...

April 7th 2015 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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Starting today, you're going to notice a very familiar contributor popping up on the pages of Engadget. That would be none other than our friends at The Wirecutter (as well as their sister site, The Sweethome). We've long admired The Wirecutter's ability to review as many products in as many categ...

March 27th 2015 at 11:00am 0 Comments