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Here’s How to Bypass Those Infuriating Automated Phone Menus

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Having to enter phone number extensions or deal with multi-layered phone menu systems is a pain whether you're on a landline or a mobile phone. Luckily, there's a way to skip those annoying automated menus and dial your contact directly on your smartphone....

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Sony’s Turbocharged 4K Shooter Sucks in Crazy Amounts of Light

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Sony's new Sony Alpha A7S packs a full-frame sensor and uses the company’s E-mount lenses, making it the second mirrorless camera to venture into 4K video territory....

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How to Email iPhone Videos That Aren’t a Blurry Mess

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If you want your videos to look their best, stop sending them from your iPhone via email or iMessage....

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Blue Bottle Coffee Buys Coding Talent for Next-Level Delivery

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The Bay Area's Blue Bottle Coffee and the Internet's Tonx, an online subscription coffee service, are about to blend....

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New Gadget From Amazon Makes Grocery Shopping Dangerously Easy

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Amazon announced a new stand-alone gadget today called the Dash. It's basically a remote control for buying groceries....

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This $1,300, Lightning-Fast External Drive Is Worth Every Penny

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LaCie's new Little Big Disk Thunderbolt 2 drive is designed to move giant files, video streams, and masses of data at speeds that push the limits of what external drives can achieve....

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Gadget Lab Podcast: There’s Never Been a Better Time to Talk to Your Stuff

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On this week's podcast (#206), Mat and Mike discuss Microsoft Build, Windows Phone and Cortana, Apple's WWDC Lottery, and the debut of Amazon Fire TV....

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Rockettes' postpone new show until 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — The Rockettes' are kicking the debut of their new spring show into next year.... Read more...

Angola Feb forex reserves fall to $30 bln - central bank

LUANDA (Reuters) - Angola's foreign exchange reserves fell to $30 billion in February from $30.6 billion in January, the central bank said in a statement posted on its website on Monday. Angola, Africa's biggest oil producer after Nigeria, depends on crude exports for over 95 percent of its foreign exchange earnings.... Read more...

The 68 Stages Of Doing Your Taxes

The 68 Stages Of Doing Your TaxesI'm going to file my taxes in January this year. Shit, I missed Tax Day. Wait, when is Tax Day? The IRS tax filing deadline is April 15. You've been warned. Are any of my friends accountants? I have to know AT LEAST one accountant. I bet my parents know how to do this. I should call my parents. Can I do my taxes through Facebook? So what happens if I just tell the IRS I forgot? I guess a refund does sound good. I can just use TurboTax.

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U.S. regulators failed to spot deadly GM defects that others saw

U.S. regulators failed to spot deadly GM defects that others sawBy Julia Edwards, Eric Beech and Karl Plume WASHINGTON/CHICAGO (Reuters) - Retired Wisconsin state trooper Keith Young and his wife were sitting at the kitchen table last month when a story on the evening news jarred them: General Motors Co was recalling 1.6 million vehicles for faulty ignition switches. The October 2006 crash of a Chevy Cobalt stayed with Young, who spent 20 years as a specialist in accident reconstruction. Young sent a report

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Great news for sci-fi fans: Battlestar Galactica is getting re-imagined again as a feature film

Great news for sci-fi fans: Battlestar Galactica is getting re-imagined again as a feature filmSyFy’s Battlestar Galactica, which itself was a gritty re-imagining of a campy 1970s TV show of the same name, was one of the best science fiction TV shows of the last decade. And now apparently it’s getting re-imagined yet again, as Variety reports that Universal is planning to start a film franchise based on the show that will feature a new writing team from the one that made BSG a hit during its run from 2004 through 2009. Variety says that sc

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Review: The Muppets reteam with mixed results

Review: The Muppets reteam with mixed resultsA strange sense of doom hangs over the rebooted Muppets, and it's not from the Swedish Chef's cooking.

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