By Popular Demand, Newegg is Now Accepting Bitcoin

You asked for it and we delivered. Starting today, all of our 25 million registered users can now pay for more than 10.5 million products with bitcoin. Many of our customers are some of the earliest bitcoin adopters and we believe that accepting cryptocurrency adds yet another convenient and secure way to fulfill our shopper’s […]

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Unscrambled Q&A: Should Certain Technology Be Banned?

Last week Google Glass officially launched in the United Kingdom. For the sum of 1,000 pounds ($1,700 USD), any U.K. consumer who is interested in testing out one of the most advanced pieces of technology can do so. Unfortunately, not everyone wants this to happen – namely the movie theater industry. According to The Inquirer, […]

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Newegg Ranked as One of the Top Most Trustworthy Online Retailers, Further Solidifies Our Commitment to Protect Consumer Data and Privacy

Originally created as an informal industry working group to combat increasing levels of spam and deceptive email, the Online Trust Alliance (OTA) has been committed to the betterment of the Internet for nearly a decade. Their mission is straightforward: “To help educate businesses, policy makers, and stakeholders while developing and advancing best practices and tools to […]

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Recap: Major Takeaways from Google I/O 2014

Yesterday, Google hosted its annual I/O conference in San Francisco and held in-depth presentations that showcased their latest achievements and what they were planning for the future. Everything involving Android, Chromebooks, API’s and more was discussed. Needless to say, it was a huge event. With over 6,000 people in attendance, Google covered a lot of […]

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NeweggFlash Turns One Year Old

NeweggFlash.com, the flash sale division of Newegg.com, is celebrating its one-year anniversary from now through June 30th by giving its customers what they want the most— great deals on an even wider range of products. Specializing in flash sales, deals-of-the-day and other short-term deals, NeweggFlash attracts thousands of visitors daily with discounts that can go […]

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Outfitting the Mission to Mars

Apparently NASA consulted Pixar and the 1950’s for futuristic space suit designs. You probably know by now that NASA – and possibly other, private entrepreneurs – has its eyes on Mars as the new frontier for space exploration. As with all previous explorations outside Earth’s atmosphere, the technology involved takes a step forward each time. […]

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Can Hydrogen Fuel Cells Be the Next Trend for Automobiles? Toyota Thinks So

Nineteen years ago, the world’s largest car manufacturer stunned the auto industry when it debuted a hybrid electric concept vehicle at the Tokyo Motor Show. Met by much speculation and questions about logistics, Toyota responded by mass-producing the Prius less than two years later. By the year 2000, the Prius was synonymous with the term […]

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Nest Launches Developer Program, Brings Us One Step Closer to Living Like The Jetsons

The Jetsons took place in the year 2062, exactly 100 years in the future at the time of the show’s debut. The plot revolved around a futuristic utopia called “Orbit City” where life was extremely leisurely thanks to modern technology. All of life’s labor-intensive tasks were assisted by robots, computers, and other gadgets that not […]

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Inside China’s Tianhe-2: The World’s Most Powerful Computer

Twice a year, the TOP500 project ranks the 500 most powerful computer systems in the entire world. With origins dating back to 1993, the list provides a reliable basis for tracking and detecting trends in high-performance computing. Compiled by some of the best computer science minds on the planet, the TOP500 list is a Who’s […]

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Tired of Drones Flying Over Your Head? Build a Drone Detection System

The use of drones for personal use has increased exponentially in recent years. While this isn’t necessarily a bad thing, the Federal Aviation Administration imposes no guidelines on these individuals and there have been many mishaps. Drones crashing into buildings or nosediving onto sidewalks are some things that have not only happened, but are also […]

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