This week, we met college kids channeling wacky inventor Rube Goldberg, we finally saw Age of Ultron, and we learned it's harder than we thought to set up a weed dispensary in Vegas. Rube Goldberg became famous for his comically complicated machines well over 50 years ago, but his inventions may be more popular today than ever before. Now Goldberg's descendants are staging increasingly grand competitions around these machines, and competitions are just the start. You'd think that weed would be easy to come by in Vegas, but the town has been surprisingly tough on it.
The Weekender: Rube Goldberg, Age of Ultron, and MDMA
In Android this week we had reports of the return of the Nokia phone, Samsung is sneaking into Japan, and a serious bug in Android Wi-Fi was discovered.
Top Android news of the week: Samsung incognito, rooting kills, Nokia phones
Apple packed a ton of new tech into the 2015 MacBook, but thanks to a completely redesigned interior, DIY repairs on this laptop can be a real nightmare.
Apple MacBook (2015) teardown: Revamped design makes DIY repairs very difficult
The modern smartphone is a wonder of modern technology, and in combination with the carrier network can allows you to make calls from the densest urban jungle to Mount Everest. But despite the amazing global coverage of the carrier networks, sometimes it just isn't enough.
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Turn your iPhone or Android smartphone into a satellite phone