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updated at 5:22am on 5/28/2015

Top Meme

Matt Weinberger, Tech — Back in February, Business Insider's Steve Kovach declared that after years of being an Apple kind of guy, he was ready to love Microsoft Windows again. "Even though we're months away from the final version, Windows 10 already feels seamless, friendly, familiar, and actually kind of fun to use," he wrote...

apps, windows, microsoft

Secondary Memes

Apple Pay rewards program coming at WWDC as Target wants to add support

Chance Miller, 9to5Mac — According to a new report from The New York Times, Apple will, as expected, announce new details and enhancements for Apple Pay at WWDC next month. The report, citing two people briefed on the product, claims that Apple plans to add a rewards program to Apple Pay. Specific details regarding how the rewards...

apple, pair, support

Lenovo Releases A Media Stream Puck

Matt Burns, TechCrunch » Gadgets — This thing somehow sticks to an HDTV. Called the Lenovo Cast, it’s the firm’s first media streaming device and is designed to work with Android devices. Launching this August at $49 and lacking native apps, it’s a more expensive Chromecast, but don’t write off Lenovo’s product just yet. Read More

lenovo, cast, device

Tertiary Memes

Broadcom's Merger Talks Come as Chip Maker Faces Maturing Market

Don Clark, Digits — Broadcom Corp. holds a dominant position in many kinds of communications chips. But the company has...

avago, broadcom, chip

Jawbone Accuses Fitbit of Stealing Information by Hiring Workers Away

Daring Fireball — Michael J. de la Merced, reporting for the NYT: Close to what should be one of the biggest events of...

jawbone, fitbit, employees

Artist reimagines balloon animals as real creatures

Brian Koerber, Mashable — The circus is full of creepy clowns, sideshow freaks and magic acts, but it could always be weirder Artist...

balloon, animals, kids

Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 10: Surface 3’s Arch Rival Arrives

Travis Pope, Gotta Be Mobile — Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 10: Surface 3’s Arch Rival Arrives is a post by Travis Pope from Gotta Be Mobile....

thinkpad, lenovo, tablet

A full Oculus Rift rig will cost you less than $1,500

Chris Davies, SlashGear — A complete Oculus Rift rig will set you back less that $1,500, including the gaming PC required to drive it...

oculus, vision, virtual

GoPro Working On A VR Camera Array And Quadcopter Drone

Matthew Panzarino, TechCrunch — Today, GoPro announced that it was working on an array that combines 6 GoPro Hero cameras for spherical shots...

gopro, cameras, woodman

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