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Wardriving is the act of scanning for nearby unsecured Wi-Fi networks from a moving vehicle and then mapping out the related information or recording it on a device of some kind. Denis Andzakovic from New Zealand outfitted a personal motorcycle with a Raspberry PI paired to a couple wireless routers.[...]Read More »
It, of course, would have built-in advertisements.Read More »
Morgan Freeman fell asleep during an interview. He later said that he wasn’t sleeping; he was updating Facebook using “Google Eyelids”Read More »
With the media all gung-ho about covering the worst news, sometimes it can be easy to lose sight of the good things that are accomplished with various kinds of tech. For example, 3D printing technology has been rampantly covered lately thanks to an increase in plans for 3D printed weapons.[...]Read More »
This person makes use of four adapters in order to read their microSD card on their computer.Read More »
When asked to send a screenshot of an error a user was getting, the person printed the screenshot and mailed it to tech support (snail mail, not email).Read More »
The password policy for this BIOS dictates the password must be at least 6639 characters.Read More »
A geek’s dream is to one day marry a special geek, and have geeky kids. Then, that same geek probably wants to live a happy life filled with gadgets, nerdy goodness and more. I know this is true, because I qualify for that generalization. Unfortunately, my misses is not a [...]Read More »
I don’t know about you, but I’m getting awfully tired of hearing about the latest 3D-printed guns. That’s why the news that NASA is funding research into a 3D printer with the goal of printing food is probably the best thing I’ve heard all week.
A mechanical engineer by the [...]Read More »
In March, the FAA made an announcement that they were considering allowing customers to use tablets and e-readers during takeoff and landings, so long as they are in airplane mode. They’re still not willing to allow smartphone use, but who doesn’t see that coming? Regardless of if the FAA is [...]Read More »
Underwater audio devices are nothing new. For example, Finis –the company we’re going to talk about- has been making underwater audio devices or headsets for quite a while. The Finis SwiMP3 has been around for at least five years already. It’s a unique MP3 player that works underwater thanks to [...]Read More »
Two cats watch The Lion King on a laptop, aspire to be as cool as Simba.Read More »
“Google Glass could invade people’s privacy…”Read More »
During the 17th annual Webby Awards, Steve Wilhite received the Lifetime Achievement award. He deserves it too, since he’s the guy that brought us the Graphics Interchange Format. Or the GIF, as everyone calls it today. GIFs have a very special place on the internet — you can’t go through [...]Read More »
After several months of leaks and rumors, Microsoft officially announced the successor to the Xbox 360 at an event in their Redmond headquarters today. All signs pointed to the name, “Xbox Infinity,” but Microsoft amazingly kept its true name under wraps until the official reveal: the Xbox One.
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When the Liberator first made its way onto the internet, many people bemoaned the fact that a dangerous weapon could be easily made using a 3D printer. What they didn’t realize was that the 3D printer that was used to create the original Liberator costs around $8,000 — well out [...]Read More »
Amazing 18-year-old invents tiny device that fully charges in 20 seconds, could power mobile devices of the future
18-year-old Eesha Khare just won the Intel Foundation Young Scientist Award and $50,000. Why? Well, you know, no big deal, she just invented a new supercapacitor that charges in 20-30 seconds.
The device, which is small and around an inch in length, has the ability to “hold a lot of [...]Read More »
Suggestion #6: Sell limited edition former-CEO figures, with new models coming every so often.Read More »
What happens when you put together pizza, some DVDs, heat-reactive flavored varnish, and thermal ink? Why, a pretty awesome marketing campaign of course!
Domino’s in Brazil has partnered with 10 rental stores located in Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro to distribute DVDs that have a little trick to them. [...]Read More »
We’re all probably sick of the airplanes, skydiving and hot air balloons that Google Glass has been showing us by now, so it’s time for something a little different. I’m surprised it’s taken this long, but someone has finally put the $1500 Explorer Edition of Google Glass in the hands [...]Read More »
Just in case you missed it, Google’s rumored universal chat platform, formerly codenamed Babel, made an appearance during the company’s almost 4 hour-long I/O 2013 keynote. It was formerly announced there as Google Hangouts and it replaces Google Talk, Google+ Hangouts, and Gmail’s chat. It’s available on Chrome as an [...]Read More »
Finally. If you’re an Xbox owner, you’re well aware of the problem. Instead of simply using real world currency to price things on its online marketplace, Microsoft uses, Microsoft Points. 1600 Microsoft Points is $20 and 4000 points is $50. Fun? Intuitive? I thought so.
According to sources familiar with [...]Read More »
This is the moment everything Angry Birds has been leading up to. First, it was an extremely popular mobile game. Then it became an omnipresent merchandise-selling machine. In February, a cartoon series launched. Now, our feathered friends will be hitting the big screen with the Angry Birds movie. Because, what’s [...]Read More »
If you weren’t one of the 6,000 in attendance at this year’s Google I/O developer conference or the million that the company claimed was tuning in live online, YouTube’s got you covered. The entire conference, which runs for almost 4 hours, can be viewed in the video embedded below:
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More ChromeOS devices are on the way that much we know. Are there just more Chromebooks coming? Or is there something else in the works altogether? We don’t really know. We do know, at least, what they’re calling the devices in-house.
According to Google Insider, Francois Beaufort, developers working on [...]Read More »
In his keynote at Google’s 2013 I/O developer conference, Larry Page had a few words to say.
Page started off by commenting about how the tech industry shouldn’t be so negative because “being negative is not how we make progress”:
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Trading cards are coming to Steam! No, not physical trading cards but instead a digital version of them.
Players will be able to collect and trade cards to friends via the Steam community. After collecting a whole set, you can unlock badges, emoticons, profile backgrounds and even coupons for game [...]Read More »
This disk drive stands up on four legs when it detects a liquid spill.Read More »
The Google Glass Explorer Edition that’s currently out in the wild is an impressive device. The roughly 2000 lucky owners of Glass have shown that it could be used for a variety of things, but many have already begun questioning how useful this thing really is. In its current form, [...]Read More »
Apparently, EA is hard at work bringing their Frostbite 3.0 game engine to a new platform. Hardcore gamers will have no problem naming the biggest title using the engine. If you don’t already know, Frostbite 3.0 powers the next installment in the acclaimed Battlefield series, Battlefield 4. Apparently, it [...]Read More »
Newt Gingrich, the guy who ran for president in 2012, is “really puzzled” and cannot decide “to call [smart cell phones] a ‘cell phone’ or a ‘handheld computer’”. How about “smartphone”, buddy?Read More »
Awesome GoSleep personal resting pods, which you can use to sleep, now available at Abu Dhabi International Airport
Wouldn’t it be nice if airports offered accommodations for really long international flights, or any long flight for that matter where you’re up against some serious jet lag? The Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC) just announced that they installed ten GoSleep pods at the Abu Dhabi International Airport.
If you’ve [...]Read More »