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59 min ago | Engadget

Weekends with Engadget: Windows Phone 8.1 and Gear 2 reviews, the anonymous internet and more

Welcome to Weekends with Engadget, a quick peek back at the top headlines from the past seven days -- all handpicked by the editors here at the site.

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Related Topix: Keyboards, Laptops/Notebooks

5 hrs ago | Gizmag

Baobed treehouse lets you sleep in the trees or on the ground

We've seen many structures that offer shelter while hanging from tree branches over the years, but the Baobed treehouse adds some extra versatility to the equation.

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9 hrs ago | Gizmag

Fourth time lucky for SpaceX's CRS-3 Dragon launch

It took four tries, but SpaceX's CRS-3 mission is on its way to the International Space Station .

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, US Military, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, US Air Force, NASA, Cape Canaveral, FL

13 hrs ago | Engadget

EFF and Sunlight Foundation come together to build Contact-Congress

If you've never contacted your congress person then you might not realize how difficult our politicians have made it to get a hold of them.

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Related Topix: US News

17 hrs ago | Gizmag

LADEE probe hits the Moon at 3,600 mph

In space, no one can hear you hit the Moon at near-hypersonic speed. Today, NASA's Ames Research Center announced that the Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer made a controlled impact on the far side of the Moon some time between 9:30 and 10:30 pm PDT on Thursday, bringing to an end its mission to study the lunar atmosphere.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, NASA

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Gizmag

Google Street View tech can solve CAPTCHA puzzles

Do you get frustrated filling out those online forms with jumbled letters to prove that you're human, only to get them wrong? They're called CAPTCHA puzzles and are designed to be difficult for computers to crack.

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Related Topix: Carnegie Mellon University

Engadget

Tubecore wants you to hack and mod its beautiful, modular speaker

Let's be honest: Wireless speakers are a dime a dozen. The options are seemingly endless, and new ones arrive on an almost daily basis.

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Related Topix: Wireless, Emerging Technology

Ubergizmo

Samsung's Milk Music To Cost $4 Monthly For Ad-Free Experience

Milk Music happens to be a fully customizable, free and ad-free music radio service that boasts of an intuitive user interface, delivering more than 200 stations for your listening pleasure.

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Engadget

FCC sets up the 'incentive auction' that will lead to faster wireless internet for everyone

Last week at the NAB show, FCC head Tom Wheeler pushed broadcasters to loosen their grip on spectrum that the agency plans to auction off to give wireless internet room to grow.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Wireless, Science / Technology, Wi-Fi

Ubergizmo

Project Loon Tests LTE In Nevada

We have heard about Google's Project Loon before, where this initiative intends to bring Internet connectivity to the masses using air balloons that float up high in the sky.

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Related Topix: Business News, Federal Communications Commission

Coolest Gadgets

The Trinity will charge your gadgets through wind power

We all like the idea of getting something for nothing, but there are usually consequences involved with that line of thinking.

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Related Topix: Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Engadget

Toshiba's ultra-fast microSD cards will let you shoot like a pro with small cameras

It's easy to find fast storage if you have a big camera, but not so much if you have a very tiny mirrorless cam that uses microSD cards -- more often than not, you're stuck in the slow lane.

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Related Topix: Cameras

Ubergizmo

Amazon Fire TV's Voice Search Expands Partners Roll

It seems that Amazon Fire TV's Voice Search will be on the receiving end of an expansion when it comes to their partners' roll, where from this summer onward, the likes of Hulu Plus, Crackle, and SHOWTIME ANYTIME will be part of a unified voice search effort.

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NEWS.com.au

10 best non-Apple gadgets at an Apple store

DID you know you don't just have to buy Apple stuff at its stores? There's a whole heap of other awesome kit to see if you can dodge the blue shirts.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Apple, Laptops/Notebooks, Startups, iPhone, Wireless, Emerging Technology

Gizmag

The Cesium 133 atomic wristwatch heads to Kickstarter

The Cesium 133 prototype currently sports a carbon fiber case, which keeps its weight down to that of a regular wristwatch There are plenty of atomic watches available that can keep time accurately by receiving a radio signal from an atomic clock, but there hasn't ever been a true atomic wristwatch which boasts its own atomic clock.

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Ubergizmo

Zynga Goes Back To Basics With FarmVille 2: Country Escape

Zynga's FarmVille was once very popular . You would receive dozens of requests from people on Facebook who played the game.

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Gizmag

Floating nuclear plants could prove tsunami-proof

MIT proposes building floating nuclear power plants located 5 to 7 miles into the ocean, enabling the nuclear power plants to ride out a tsunami without sustaining damage The most frightening part of a tsunami hitting a nuclear power plant is what comes after - radioactive leaks that contaminate the water around the plant are exceedingly difficult ... (more)

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Gizmag

Aqua Elliptica looks to get the crowd walking on water

A Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign is raising money for a new type of watersport.

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Gizmag

DPI details 10,000 lumen laser projector ahead of July release

Digital Projection International has announced the forthcoming release of what's claimed to be the first production high-brightness laser projector in the world.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Ubergizmo

Heartbleed Attack Results In Stolen Taxpayer Data

We have heard about the Heartbleed bug in recent times, as well as denials by at least one entity concerning knowledge about the existence of such a vulnerability without informing the masses.

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