SyFy’s ’12 Monkeys’ will sync with your Philips Hue bulbs

Sure, Philips’ color-changing Hue light bulbs can give you calendar or weather reminders, but if you buy them for practical reasons, you’re doing it wrong. To bust out their fun side, SyFy has just announced that its 12 Monkeys series, based on the cult Terry Gilliam film, will sync in time with the home WiFi lighting. The cable channel first did the Hue trick with Sharknado, an experience we found to be hit-and-miss....

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iTunes Festival kicks off in London

iTunes Festival 2014 iTunes Festival is a full-volume celebration of live music, with free performances from artists we love. Local fans can win tickets to see the gigs in person while fans around the world can watch for free—live or for a limited time afterward—on iTunes or with Apple TV. Explore the Festival Keep up to date with festival news. Original post: iTunes Festival kicks off in London cosmetice bio...

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North Korea blames US for Internet blackouts, calls Obama ‘monkey’

North Korea on Saturday blamed the U.S. for its nine-and-a-half-hour Internet outage earlier in the week, and called President Barack Obama a “monkey” as part of a racist, vitriolic statement issued by the country’s highest government body, the National Defense Commission (NDC). The statement by the NDC, which was carried by North Korea’s state-run news agency, was the country’s first official response to...

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United Airlines sues site that found loophole for cheap tickets

You know how it’s often cheaper to fly from Chicago to Paris by booking a flight to Dubai, and then just getting off at the stopover, which happens to be Paris? Well thanks to a lawsuit from United Airlines and booking site Orbitz, you do now — the airlines are suing a site called Skiplagged, which arranges “hidden city” connection discounts. Here’s how it works: airlines often charge more for popular...

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‘The Interview’ is on iTunes now, whoopee

Oh, good. In case you aren’t sick of hearing about The Interview, a dumb movie in which Seth Rogen and James Franco play idiots who assassinate North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un, it just became available on iTunes. You can rent it for $6 or buy it for $15 in HD or SD. The Interview was supposed to launch in movie theaters on Christmas Day. But then Sony was hacked, and the alleged hackers threatened violence against movie...

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