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We set out to discover your favorite Internet sayings, but what we got was something slightly different, and in many ways, better.
Highlights from E3 2014, Facebook teases Slingshot, Moto X sells out, Doodle 4 Google winner revealed, Netflix stops ISP shaming, OneNote Clipper for Chrome, and George R.R. Martin joins Twitter.
Smart TV flaws, a Popcorn Time VPN, the chatbot that beat Alan Turing, the CIA joins Twitter, the first Vine from space, a Street View of the World Cup, and Microsoft’s vision of the present future.
Many of us use smartphones to communicate on a daily basis, whether through calls, texts, or apps. Which means there is always a strong temptation to own the latest and greatest smartphone on the market.
Buttons are far too tempting not to press. And as these websites prove, you can press buttons to make stuff happen on the Web. Here are ten for button bashers everywhere.
Netflix battles ISPs, Amazon teases 3D smartphone, Xbox One comes to PC, Tinder mimics Snapchat, GOG launches GOG Galaxy, Yahoo upsets Flickr users, and how to break up with someone using Internet memes.
We Reset The Net, Netflix and Verizon argue, how to detect Glassholes, Apple gets healthy, EA prefers Germany over Brazil, Instagram edits your photos, and Facebook pinpoints where it all went wrong.
Some Internet sayings are so common they’re vying for inclusion in dictionaries. We want to discover your favorite Internet words and phrases.
Google goes End-To-End, Kickstarter softens campaign rules, Sony kills the PSP, Chrome goes 64-bit, Slender Man attempted murder, Todoist For Business, and teens reacting to 90s Internet.
we set you the task of helping us compile a list of the most-wanted fictional gadgets that (don’t yet) exist. You delivered.
Apple unveils iOS 8 & OS X Yosemite at WWDC 2014, Samsung unveils Tizen smartphone, MySpace remembers, Reset the Net gets set, Chromebooks go on the march, new IFTTT channels are exposed, and John Oliver explains Net Neutrality.
NSA collects photos, Beats kills MOG, Justin.tv deletes its video archive, Google offers the right to be forgotten, the Heartbleed bug lives on, Springpad is shutting down, and Cloverfield loses the shaky cam.
In this week’s MakeUseOf Poll we want to know what device you are using to read these words. And these words. And indeed these words.
Statistics can be used to prove anything. You don’t have to take our word for it, as a website called Spurious Correlations demonstrates how statistics can be bent and shaped to suit any bias.
Edward Snowden talks to NBC, troubling TrueCrypt tales, CryEngine comes to Steam, Google Video Quality Report ranks ISPs, Vimeo’s gets High Maintenance, Ballmer buys the Clippers, and 25 years of LOLs.