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This is what happens when you underestimate your enemies on ‘Game of Thrones’

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Warning: This post contains spoilers about the latest episode of Game of Thrones.

The fourth episode of Game of Thrones’ fifth season had one common thread: otherwise intelligent people — including Dany — underestimating the threats surrounding them.

And that may have lead to the deaths of Barristan and Grey Worm. Yes, despite how it may look, their fates are not certain.

Granted, the episode concluded with the two lying together in rapidly spreading pools of their own blood after one of…

Android Wear gets huge update to take on Apple Watch

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Google’s smartwatch platform Android Wear received its biggest software update to date on Monday as a part of a greater move to take on the Apple Watch.

And the update is a good one: there’s more customization (new watch faces and bands), Wi-Fi support, hand gestures and an awesome feature that lets you draw emoji to send to friends.

While the news may not be revolutionary, it shows that Google is actively trying to…

Our bad: Wink bricks hubs and asks customers to send them back

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“We’re writing with some unfortunate information about your Wink home.”

It’s not the kind of email you want to get about your super-smart connected home device, but last night thousands of Wink customers received a rather disturbing email from Wink Inc.

The email arrived with the phishy-looking subject line, “ACTION REQUIRED: Your Wink Hub needs to be replaced.” It was not, however, a scam or piece of junk mail Wink Hub owners could ignore

Our bad: Wink bricks hubs and asks customers to send them back

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“We’re writing with some unfortunate information about your Wink home.”

It’s not the kind of email you want to get about your super-smart connected home device, but last night thousands of Wink customers received a rather disturbing email from Wink Inc.

The email arrived with the phishy-looking subject line, “ACTION REQUIRED: Your Wink Hub needs to be replaced.” It was not, however, a scam or piece of junk mail Wink Hub owners could ignore

Twitter provides greater privacy protection to users in Europe, but not the US

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Call it a tale of two Twitters

Twitter made a small but significant update to its terms of service and privacy policy on Friday, noting that all users outside the U.S. will have their account information processed at Twitter’s subsidiary in Ireland starting next month

Until now, all data for Twitter users had been handled out of the U.S., where the company is based

Twitter’s move comes as the European Union readies an extensive update to its data privacy laws, which are spelled out in the…

Tinder Cuddles Up To Instagram In Latest Update

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There’s still no taco emoji. WTF?

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Alas, Apple has finally unveiled an updated emoji keyboard in its iOS 8.3 update. But before you start to celebrate, we need to inform you that there is NO. TACO. EMOJI

Of course, with such an important update to modern society, some things would inevitably be neglected. There is no possible way to capture every aspect of life and turn it into an emoticon capable of expressing countless feelings, breaking all rules of modern language.

Sadly,…

Rejoice Canada, your emoji flag has arrived

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Congratulations, Canada! Your day of emoticon glory has come. Canada has its very own Canadian flag emoji.

No longer do proud Canadians need to fake the Canadian flag using a regular maple leafApple’s iOS 8.3 update on Wednesday includes a slew of new emoji, including a brand new Canadian flag emoji

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The lack of a Canadian flag became all too real for Canadians in July of 2013, when they attempted to celebrate Canada Day with an…

Apple Watch verdicts: What other reviewers say about the smartwatch

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The floodgate has opened, and the Apple Watch reviews are out, including Mashable‘s

After months of appearing in fashion magazine spreads, you’ll finally be able to pre-order an Apple Watch for yourself this Friday at 3 a.m. ET (you read that time right)

But is the Apple Watch truly the next big thing for Tim Cook and company? It earned our coveted Mashable Choice award, but what’s the verdict from everyone? We’ve compiled (and will continue…

Rithm Music Messenger Transitions Into A Legit Streaming Service

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