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If you thought Rovio was done with the Angry Birds franchise, you were very, very wrong. It appears that they’re not only returning to the popular bird-slinging series for their next game, but they’re also going to a galaxy far, …Read More »
Environmental organization Friends of the Earth has published a report calling out Apple on allegedly using dangerous and illegally mined tin on its products. The tin reportedly comes from Bangka Island in Indonesia and the group says that it is …Read More »
Tech support is asked to copy a 100 GB hard drive that is filled with porn.Read More »
The Igor I. Sikorsky prize is quite the prestigious award. It was started 33 years ago by the American Helicopter Society (AHS) and promised $250 000 to the person who fulfilled the requirements for the prize. The requirements, you ask? …Read More »
Meet ATLAS — a six-foot-two 330 pound robot which apparently surprisingly enough is designed solely for the purpose of taking part in a robot challenge.
ATLAS is a collaboration between the Boston Dynamics and the US military’s Defense Advanced Research …Read More »
TV has always been a rough industry to succeed in, and apparently, in the wake of Netflix and Hulu engaging more and more users, major cable companies are starting to feel the squeeze.
That’s why John Malone, CEO of Liberty …Read More »
The NASA Hubble space telescope recently discovered a dazzling blue planet that at first appeared to be a world booming with water and life. Unfortunately, after more investigation, that turned out to not be the case, as this new world …Read More »
AT&T recently announced that it has put the finishing touches on the acquisition of Leap Wireless, which many of you probably know as the parent company of the increasingly popular Cricket Wireless brand.
However, it seems that AT&T is less …Read More »
Man buys laptop that has one year warranty. Warranty is about to run out and man wants dead battery replaced. This eventually leads the man to tell tech support that the man has no fingers.Read More »
According to Channel 2, Sum Ting Wong, Wi Tu Lo, Ho Lee Fuk, and Bang Ding Ow were pilots of Asiana Flight 214, the flight that recently crash landed in San Francisco.Read More »
Internal leaks got you down? Recent high profile government leaks, such as the WikiLeaks and Edward Snowden revelations, have spooked the Russian government (which is actually housing Snowden right now), leading the Kremlin to place massive orders for everyone’s favorite …Read More »
Valve, the video game development company that gave us beloved titles like Half-Life, Team Fortress and Portal is looking to develop something else now: Its next crop of capable and talented employees.
The company has just introduced an experimental …Read More »
I don’t understand it. And it isn’t just headphone wires — it is wires in general.Read More »
A thief walked into a Virginia wireless store back in February of this year where he would proceed to rob the store of an unknown amount of Apple iPhone devices. For some strange reason, the thief chose to leave his …Read More »
Developer Nathan Broadbent apparently felt that his microwave wasn’t doing enough by simply heating up his food, so he hacked it.
More specifically, he combined it with a Raspberry Pi micro-computer (the type frequently used by hackers and modders) to …Read More »
Taking a glance at the clock is probably something us humans do on a regular basis during a normal 24-hour day, however, there are those among us who lacks the same luxury because they are blind. With this in mind, …Read More »
If such a day would come where your significant other decides to end the relationship, most likely for someone else, what would you do? Would you simply move on with your life, cry her a river, take a vacation to …Read More »
GROVER is a remotely operated, solar powered, and student designed vehicle used by researchers in freezing temperatures
Due to the effects of global warming, Greenland’s ice sheet is melting at a fairly rapid pace and researchers have turned to the help of a student designed, solar powered rover in order to assist them in surveying the damage …Read More »
There were numerous reports about a major reorganization about to take place within Microsoft last month and now it’s all official. CEO Steve Ballmer has announced a company-wide restructuring, resulting in two divisions — one dedicated to devices, and one …Read More »
Most of us use a traditional mouse to control the movements of the mouse cursor on our computers but take a look at the Skymouse in the image above; the lady is controlling he mouse cursor using her fingertips and …Read More »
In the earlier part of this year, Carnegie Mellon University was able to test out a modular snake-like robot at an abandoned nuclear power plant. The robot was developed by the University’s Biorobotics lab and is intended to perform inspections …Read More »
Khalid Sheik Mohammed, the alleged mastermind behind the 9/11 attacks, was actually doing well for himself locked up in a Romanian prison. Mohammed was so well taken care of (relatively speaking), that he asked to be given the chance to …Read More »
One of the best things about playing Team Fortress 2 is being an engineer and setting up automated turrets to desecrate your enemies. You can run around and collect parts and materials to repair turrets, and let the automated machines …Read More »
According to a report from the South China Morning post, China is planning on ending its ban on video game consoles in the country. The production and sale of consoles were banned more than a decade ago in 2000 because …Read More »
“Go team Microsoft, go!!!”Read More »
I’ll give you a clue: it involves restarting.Read More »
Not long ago, I wrote about a young teen that had been arrested and jailed for “terroristic threats” which he made on Facebook. As it turns out, an anonymous source has posted the $500,000 bail for 19-year-old Justin Carter.
After …Read More »
Microsoft has given NSA complete access to Outlook.com and Skype, encryption is useless says Guardian report
The Guardian continues to release more information regarding leaked documents that claim the NSA was spying on American citizen via its PRISM program. The latest information claims Microsoft, the FBI, and the NSA are all in a tight relationship. So …Read More »
Sick and tired of two year contracts? I know I definitely am. Tired of being stuck with the same phone for two years? I know lots of people that will eerily chant “yes” to that question, especially considering smartphones are …Read More »
Omer Haciomeroglu was recently awarded an IDSA International Design Excellence award for his concept for a robot — known as the ERO Concrete Recycling Robot — which if it comes to fruition, will be able to break down concrete as …Read More »
Russia is expected to press a floating nuclear power plant into service in the year 2016. The floating vessel is expected to provide electricity to remote locations in Russia where building a nuclear reactor is simply not feasible due to …Read More »
In the past, one of the contributing factors to device thickness was due to the screen technology used in handsets. Of course, both the internal hardware and form factor also play a role, but the screen really is one of …Read More »