Fujifilm’s oddball XF10 fixed-lens camera costs only $500

Fujifilm has proven again that it's not afraid to build unusual cameras by launching the XF10, a premium fixed-lens compact. It's got an 18.5mm f/2.8 fixed lens (equivalent to 27.8mm in full-frame terms) and a 24.2-megapixel APS-C (not X-Trans) senso…

Duolingo launches Hindi language course for English speakers

Today, Duolingo's Hindi language course for English speakers officially launched on its website. The course is not yet available on iOS or Android apps, but it will be making its way to these devices in the future. The course has been in development…

Hyperloop TT will build a test track in China

The Hyperloop race is much of a political battle as it is a technical one, with companies grabbing territory like players starting a game of Risk. Hyperloop Transportation Technologies, the crowdsourced enterprise that has lagged behind rivals in som…

When You’re Out Too Late and Dad Has to Come Get You

Summer is in full swing and you know what that means–it’s bad driving on the beach season! The people in this poor Jeep Wrangler were probably having a lot of fun until the ocean tried to eat their vehicle. It damn near got the thing, too.

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VR standard promises an end to headset connector headaches

If you've used a wired VR headset, you probably know the connector situation is inconsistent and messy: you frequently have to plug multiple cables into your PC, which is space consuming at best and potentially impractical if you have a laptop. That…

I Sold My Landlord A Deathtrap And I Feel Horrible

When I traded my beautifully-driving $1 Oldsmobile Alero to my landlord for his totaled 2003 Kia Rio, I thought I was giving him the deal of the century. But last night, he came knocking on my door to deliver some scary news: his brakes went out.

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Spotify users still can’t block followers, but that could change

Spotify isn't as much of a haven from harassment as many might like. Since the service shares your plays with followers by default, it's possible for harassers to keep up with your listening habits and exploit that to their advantage (say, by findin…

Which Cars Would Make An Actually Good Lego Kit?

Lego just officially unveiled its officially licensed kit of the James Bond Aston Martin DB5, complete with ejector seat, radio tracker and the works. When I first saw the kit leaked a couple of weeks ago, even I, a massive Bond fan, was disappointed. But it left me with one question.

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Comment of the Day: Washing Machine Edition

You should take care in all things, but especially when transporting heavy machinery on the roof of your SUV.

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Bang & Olufsen’s B&O Play brand is going away

While it's possible you know Bang & Olufsen for its expensive top-tier TVs, you're likely more familiar with its range of artfully-designed headphones and speakers, especially under its budget-friendly B&O Play sub-brand. But in an annual ear…