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Amazon’s Video Shorts Site Turns Casual Viewing Into a Shopping Opportunity

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Imagine if every video on YouTube were accompanied by items related to the video that you could buy instantly — sort of like YouTube meets the Home Shopping Network. Or, more accurately, YouTube meets Amazon

That appears to be the general idea behind a new part of Amazon’s Instant Video website called Video Shorts.

Pointed out in a recent report from Techcrunch, which claims that the site launched without much fanfare just a couple of…

Beats Goes After Chinese Counterfeiters With Multimillion-Dollar Lawsuit

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Just over a month after Apple’s acquisition of Beats Electronics, the headphone maker made its first major post-acquisition move by filing a lawsuit against Chinese counterfeiters

The lawsuit, filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois on July 9, names as defendants “individuals and business entities who, upon information and belief, reside in the People’s Republic of China or other foreign jurisdictions.”

20 Years Ago, Apple and Kodak Launched the Digital Camera Revolution

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Back in Apple‘s dark ages — during Steve Jobs’ interregnum in the mid-1990s — the company experimented with some strange products. Everyone remembers the ill-fated Newton PDA, for instance, which was considered ahead of its time. Less memorable was the QuickTake 100, the first mass market color consumer digital camera

First unveiled at the Tokyo MacWorld Expo on February 17, 1994, the QuickTake 100 went on sale 20 years ago from yesterday — June 20, 1994. It was priced at $749 and initiated…

Steam’s Summer Sale Is Back to Clean Out Gamers’ Wallets

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Were you thinking about saving up for a nice, tropical summer vacation? Too bad. Steam is determined to ruin all your plans by launching its annual summer sale on Thursday.

This summer sale lasts 11 days, and PC, Mac and Linux games are discounted anywhere from 25% to 80% off their original prices, allowing gamers to scoop up titles they may have yet to play. The games on sale rotate daily, and flash sales only last a few hours — making this a great opportunity to spend a lot of money in…

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A Man Added Himself to Every Frame of a Britney Spears Music Video

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Living fancy like Britney Spears isn’t easy. You have to work for it.

Gal Volinez committed some serious time and effort to the task. He inserted himself into every scene of Spears’ video for “Work Bitch,” replacing the pop star with footage of himself. If this isn’t how you spent your weekend, you wasted your Saturday.

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Video: YouTube, VOLINEZ SPEARS

It’s a little on the odd side, to be sure. But you have to hand it to him: Every…

A Man Added Himself to Every Frame of a Britney Spears Music Video

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Living fancy like Britney Spears isn’t easy. You have to work for it.

Gal Volinez committed some serious time and effort to the task. He inserted himself into every scene of Spears’ video for “Work Bitch,” replacing the pop star with footage of himself. If this isn’t how you spent your weekend, you wasted your Saturday.

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Video: YouTube, VOLINEZ SPEARS

It’s a little on the odd side, to be sure. But you have to hand it to him: Every…

Hologram Projectors: Coming Soon to a Smartphone Near You

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When Coachella’s organizers decided to have a hologram of late rapper Tupac appear onstage during the 2012 dates of the music festival, they used a high-powered projector to create the uncanny “performance.” Now, in 2014, a startup called Ostendo is taking that kind of technology and shrinking it down until it’s small enough to fit inside your iPhone.

Ostendo is working on computer chips capable of projecting 3D holograms that will be tiny enough to fit inside a smartphone. The Carlsbad,…

24 ‘Game of Thrones’ Prints to Decorate Your Wall

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You know nothing, Jon Snow … about home decor!

While the Night’s Watch keeps their living arrangements at the wall fairly bleak, it doesn’t mean Game of Thrones fans can’t add a little pop of flair to the home or office and be just as loyal to the realms of men

These fine prints for sale on Etsy are the perfect addition to your wall — one that’s hopefully not 700-feet tall. Read more…

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18 Ways to Punch Up Your Wedding With Comic Books

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Engaged geeks, update your guest lists — Bruce Wayne, Tony Stark and Peter Parker are coming to the party.

Weddings are supposed to be a personal affair, and if you and your beloved’s interest in superheroes is what brings you together, it belongs in your special day. After all, the parties with the most personality make for the most legendary weddings

If you happen to be engaged to a fellow geek, don’t leave your love for Batman behind. From…

11 Weirdest Things For Sale on Alibaba

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You really can buy just about anything on the internet.

The convenience of online shopping has taken over, making it easier for people everywhere to sit back, relax and start purchasing butter flavored powder

China’s largest e-commerce company, Alibaba, has been getting a lot of attention recently for potentially filing for the largest IPO of all time, but what should be getting attention is some of the strange things for sale on their…