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I have gone through roughly three mice in the past three years. Each time the issue is the same: after roughly a year of use, the mouse starts doing double-clicks when I click on something instead of the normal single-click. All three mice have been those cheap $10 [...]Read More »
In the wake of Bill Gates’ controversy in South Korea due to a handshake gone wrong, Google co-founder Larry Page has also visited the country and met with President Geun Hye Park. And as you can see in the image above, he of course showed Bill Gates how a handshake [...]Read More »
Imagine this, you’re sitting at your desk and you have your new paper thin smartphone clearly visible in front of you. It’s on silent, so it will emit no noise nor will it vibrate because it’s too thin to include a motor. How will you know when you receive a [...]Read More »
Funny comic illustrates a geek failing with a girl.Read More »
Video game companies often show signs of contempt for the used games industry. It wasn’t too long ago that we were hearing rumors of very strict DRM protection for Microsoft and Sony’s upcoming consoles. One of the biggest rumors was that the new consoles would not support second hand games.[...]Read More »
Researchers develop remarkable dust-sized microgrippers to collect tissue samples autonomously during a biopsy
When a doctor requires a tissue sample to help provide a more detailed medical diagnosis, they have to use traditional tools like forceps and a scalpel. This process is referred to as a biopsy in the medical field, of which there are several different types.
Thanks to developments in recent [...]Read More »
Like seemingly every other piece of consumer electronics these days, it was only a matter of time before Google Glass was cracked open for savvy coders to do as they please.
Jay Freeman, who goes by the handle Saurik, gained root access to Google Glass’ version of Android after a [...]Read More »
Recently screened at the Tribeca Film Festival and starring Ellen Page and Willem Dafoe, describing BEYOND: Two Souls is like describing a film. Except that it isn’t, because it’s a video game.
French developer Quantic Dream and writer/director David Cage aren’t strangers to cinematic video games, as they released a [...]Read More »
What do you do when you get your hands on what is possibly the most advanced virtual reality technology available today? Why, you play Nintendo’s failed attempt at virtual reality on it of course.
If you don’t remember or have never heard of Nintendo’s ill-fated video game console, don’t worry, [...]Read More »
At Design Day 2013 in Norway, a presentation called “The Re-Imagining of Microsoft” was held. In it, Windows Phone design studio general manager Albert Shum talked with Wolff Olins creative director Todd Simmons about Microsoft’s new direction in terms of design, branding and marketing approach.
During the talk, they also [...]Read More »
People in the past used to worry about food and shelter. Us? We care about our phone and its charger.Read More »
This is extremely creepy; Google’s airplane takes a photo of a guy showing off his new car to his aunt, who also happens to be taking a photo at the same time.Read More »
Ever wonder why our computer keyboards are in QWERTY format? This infographic explains.Read More »
“What happens when you press the wrong button? Does it blow up?”Read More »
With all this violence, we should have video game control instead of gun control.Read More »
Next Xbox will have ability to be “always online” but game developers have the choice to use it or not [Rumor]
There are quite a few rumors floating around about the next Xbox, but most of them are just that- rumors. We don’t actually know what features the next Xbox will have, nor do we know much about the internal hardware. We do know one thing for sure, Microsoft is going [...]Read More »
In the future, androids -no not the mobile smartphone brand, but human-like robots- will be developed with a combination of various types of technology. Tech hasn’t quite advanced enough to allow for the development of a human-like robot yet. However, today we’re one step closer to that reality. Scientists from [...]Read More »
Whenever you procrastinate and waste time instead of getting work done, just play Trolley.Read More »
This is a lot more entertaining than it should be. I need to get out more.Read More »
Some employers monitor work computers for unnecessary software, which means you can’t install games and play them at work. But what if you could play a game using software they already have installed?
Cary Walkin, an accountant and aspiring developer, created an entire turn-based RPG that can be played in [...]Read More »
Hypothetically speaking, let’s say law enforcement receives information about a potential threat at an event. The source of the threat turns out to be a rogue sniper, who fires a weapon from afar. Being able to pinpoint the exact location from where the gunfire originated is going to take some [...]Read More »
According to industry analyst IDC’s recent sales data, the first quarter of 2013 has a very significant statistic. Smartphones have finally outsold feature phones (cell phones that are not smartphones but do more than just calls and texts — basically all non-smartphone cell phones) worldwide. However, the lead is very [...]Read More »
Qualcomm’s extremely fast Snapdragon 800 chip to begin mass production in May, enables 4K video playback on phones and tablets
Android’s current cream of the crop in terms of performance consists of the HTC One, the LG Optimus G, the Sony Xperia Z and of course, the Samsung Galaxy S4. All four phones (or at least a variant of it) have Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 600 chip for its processor, and it [...]Read More »
The advent of digital cameras freed us from the restriction of traditional cameras that limited us to 24 (or so) pictures per roll, resulting in lots of useless photos.Read More »
Alexander Graham Bell is famous for inventing the telephone. There has long been a debate about who actually created the first telephone, but that’s not what we’re here to discuss today.
On April 15, 1885 in the American inventor’s Washington, D.C., Volta laboratory, Alexander Graham Bell made a recording for [...]Read More »
You’d think that because you weren’t using your hands to text, all these new fancy voice-to-text options we have today would be safer, right? A new study suggests that this might actually be wrong, and it could be just as dangerous typing a text message the old-fashioned way while you [...]Read More »
We’re all pretty aware what Google’s Glass project is capable of at this point, and those lucky few who already have their hands on the device have been kind of enough to rub it in our faces. But it looks like those online videos and official spec sheets haven’t quite [...]Read More »
Introducing the Powertraveller Silverback Gorilla, a $460 power pack that provides a beastly 14 hours of extra juice
One of the worst things about working from a laptop, especially one that’s much older, is that you don’t have much juice to stay portable. In fact, at the rate you’re always plugging a laptop into an outlet and recharging the battery, the total life cycle ends up depleting fast. [...]Read More »
PLAiR is a simple $99 computer, smartphone, or tablet to TV streaming device for individuals who are not very tech-savvy
I’ve mentioned before that my main desktop is connected to my living room TV for streaming media. Clearly, I’m a huge geek but that still doesn’t change the fact that I’ve done something rather unconventional. Not many people use the same type of setup in their living room. These days [...]Read More »
Laptop manuals can be pretty boring. No, scratch that, manuals for any kind of electronics are boring — walls of text with information that techies would usually already know. It might even be safe to say that nobody really reads manuals anymore, unless something goes wrong and they don’t have [...]Read More »
This comic satirizes what us entitled people call “problems”.Read More »
When your data is important, make sure you have a backup of it. Maybe even multiple backups.Read More »
Introducing the Kohler Numi Comfort, a $6,650 toilet that provides extreme comforts while doing your business
What do you do when you have lots of money to waste? Why, you spend it on a $6,650 toilet to be exact! That’s the price tag for the Kohler Numi Comfort toilet seat, which includes quite an extensive list of advanced features and options that allow you to have [...]Read More »
This seemingly innocent picture of founder and former CEO of Microsoft Bill Gates shaking the hands of South Korean president Geun Hye Park is making the rounds in the press and all over the internet in South Korea. Why? Because of the way he’s shaking her hand, of course.
Kotaku’s [...]Read More »
Looks like those rumors were just one month off, as Microsoft has officially announced an event called “A New Generation Revealed”, which is will reveal details about the next Xbox (popularly expected to be Xbox 720). The event will be held at the company’s Redmond headquarters on May 21st, at [...]Read More »