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KeySweeper

From afar, this looks like any old phone charger, but open up the computer it's wirelessly connected to, and you'll see that it's recording everything you type. Called KeySweeper, this gadget sniffs out every key you type on specific Microsoft-branded 2.4-GHz wireless keyboards released before July 2011. When it's unplugged from the wall, the device looks like it powers down, when in reality, it just switches to battery power while continuing to log and transmit data. Continue reading for a video and more information.

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How to Play Happy Birthday Phone Number Pad Keypad

Sure, we have SnapChat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Instagram, and thousands of other social media apps now, but some people still prefer calling each other to say Happy Birthday. For those who want to add an extra brick / flip phone touch to their greeting, you can use the digits above on your number pad to play the Happy Birthday songs while you're at it. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny internet trolls gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of an amazing 4-year-old Bruce Lee impersonator.

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Samsung Galaxy A7

Not only is it thinner than the iPhone 6, but Samsung's Galaxy A7 boasts dual 1.8GHz and 1.3GHz quad-core processors, along with a 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon chip, for a total of 8-cores. Other features include a 13.0-megapixel rear camera, 5.0-megapixel front-facing camera, 2GB of RAM, 16GB of built-in storage, 2GB of RAM, a high-capacity 2,600mAh battery, and 5.5-inch display, all running on Android 4.4 KitKat. No word yet on subsidized pricing, but the off-contract price is rumored to be $420 when it launches. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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Funny Texts 2014

With all of the messaging apps out there, you'd think text messaging would be on the decline, but that most certainly isn't the case, and there are plenty of gems that make their way onto the internet, like these. Whether it be "Lil Marco" or "Dad Loretto" playing a cruel prank on one of his children, you'll find them above. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of a guitar solo that was played entirely on an iPad.

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Charge Your Gadgets

Power banks are dime a dozen now days, but when you're looking for an out-of-the-box charging solution, these five products should do the trick. They range from a Darth Vader-inspired mask charger to one that requires you to pedal (at Paris Gare du Nord) to keep the power flowing. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for viral video of this year's "People Are Awesome" compilation.

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Texts from Parents

Technology may be quickly advancing, but there are parents still figuring out what popular acronyms, like "IDK", "LY", and "TTYL", mean. Even when the person they've asked responds, things get even more confusing. Just this year alone, several thousand of these types of messages have gone viral online. Here are twenty-five of the funniest and strangest for your viewing enjoyment. Continue reading to see them all.

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Kelly Rowland Excel

If you're a fan of Kelly Rowland, or just R&B music in general, here's one thing you might have missed from the singer's "Dilemma" music video, released in 2002. Notice in one scene where Rowland is texting someone, but gets angry when she doesn't receive a reply. Well, it turns out that she was using a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny work pictures gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of a real-life "Death Whistle".

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Toddlers Text

We have a hard enough time trying to understand toddlers as is, but if they somewhere were able to communicate with us via text messages, this is the hilarity (and insanity) that would ensue. Starting off, we have a little one that wants some attention, and like many of you have experienced before in real-life, things start getting obnoxiously loud after a few minutes (or seconds). Continue reading for more examples.

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Funny Text Message Spam

Photo credit: Pleated-Jeans

Receiving text message spam isn't uncommon, but actually responding to them is another story. Many people just ignore them without ever following their instructions to unsubscribe, and eventually, they stop receiving them. This person, however, decided to take things to the next level by replying with spam of his own. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny internet trolls gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of an armored SUV so secure that the company's owner sits inside while someone shoots at it with an AK-47.

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Autocorrect FAILS

FAILS are nothing new, but they are inevitable if you are a mobile phone user who has autocorrect turned on. Misuse of text replacement software is a staple practical joke in many schools and offices. Typically, the prankster will set the victim's word processing software to replace an extremely common word with a humorous absurdity, or an incorrectly spelled version of the original word. Continue reading for more - not safe for work language included.

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