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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.
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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 »
It looks like there might be room (and excitement) for another mobile OS. It’s either that or Geeksphone stocked a very limited amount of the first Firefox OS phones to go on sale, the Keon and the Peak.
Both smartphones, which are initially being targeted at developers went on sale [...]Read More »
I know it sounds like Apple missed the boat and is only getting around to their April Fools’ Day joke now, but this is very real and happening right now. Charity Auction Charitybuzz, which normally asks celebrities to auction off the opportunity for their fans to have the time of [...]Read More »
Interesting facts about Nintendo you probably don’t know.Read More »
The man was obviously holding his iPad right, otherwise he may not have a face right now.Read More »
Just as a precautionary warning, this report includes some pretty sensitive material.
Weird sexual fetishes exist, and there’s unquestionably no way around that fact. I’m not going to talk about a lot of them because some are pretty, well … vulgar. In Japan, watching Hentai, which is a sexually explicit [...]Read More »
Facial recognition software failed to identify Boston Marathon bombing suspects, despite photos available in databases
Even though the whole ordeal is over, and Boston is slowly picking up the pieces after the Boston Marathon bombing, lots of people want to know why this happened. Another relevant question is how the two suspects evaded law enforcement for so long before finally being discovered. One reason is [...]Read More »
In 2008, a deadly earthquake hit the southwestern province of China, Sichuan. Tens of thousands were killed and thousands went missing. This past weekend, the province was hit with another massive earthquake, killing 186 people and sending almost 8,200 to the hospitals.
After the devastation, Apple’s Chinese website updated with [...]Read More »
Have an Xbox 360? Now you can order your Pizza Hut with a controller, voice commands, or motion controls
I never thought this day would come but now it’s finally here… Now I can order pizza using my video game console! Finally.
Kidding aside, this is actually a neat idea. Microsoft’s Xbox team has partnered with Pizza Hut to create an app that is the first of its kind [...]Read More »
Google is known to love including easter eggs in all sorts of things. From playing Snake on YouTube to the unlockable ninja on Google Reader, their exploits are well documented. But who knew the company even has easter eggs in real life?
Tarah Feinberg of iCrossing has revealed one of [...]Read More »
I hope someone has a logic explanation for this.Read More »
You might remember a certain reality TV show we mentioned last week that will see contestants traveling to and living on Mars. Well, you can now submit an application to be part of the team when the journey starts in 2023. It’s going to cost you though. The application is [...]Read More »
What happens when you put together Apple and Volkswagen? Why, the iBeetle of course. The two companies have collaborated to build the iBeetle… but don’t be fooled, this is definitely not the fabled iCar that Steve Jobs wanted to build.
The “Apple” part of this car center around two things.[...]Read More »
Okay, this is a little weird. No, you know what, this is pretty bizarre. Durex, the condom company, has announced this thing they’re calling the “Fundawear.” And as you probably already know from reading the headline is vibrating underwear controlled by your iPhone. Yeah.
The Fundawear is designed to be [...]Read More »
Be sure to bring your bathing suit because this car is a convertible.Read More »
This is sexist but, in my experience, very true.Read More »
Here’s a fascinating one for you dotTechies. Samsung is exploring the idea of producing technology that interacts with brainwaves. They’re hoping they can build a tool that lets you use your mind to control a tablet or smartphone. It sounds crazy, right?
Samsung is actually working with researchers from the [...]Read More »
Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield shows how to sleep on the International Space Station.Read More »
Be sure to read the fine print for Google Glass before spending $1,500 on it.Read More »
Bogus 90% off Razer products coupon sparks consumer frenzy in the UK, Razer says it will honor the deal
You know that saying, stranger things have happened? Yeah, well it applies to this next story particularly well.
Bogus coupons are a pretty common thing. Every so often a coupon will emerge, people will go crazy, and some folks will end up getting ridiculous deals on products until retailers realize [...]Read More »
While Google announced a third city to get Google Fiber and Japan is getting ridiculous 2Gbps download speeds in Tokyo, the rest of the world might be feeling a little left out. But now it looks Australia won’t have to be jealous of ultra-fast download speeds, as the Australian National [...]Read More »
Knock-offs seem to be a lot more prominent these days, especially in the mobile industry. There are some products that you never expect to be copied, but more surprising things have happened. Take this next story for example, about a UK man who was accused of being one of the [...]Read More »
A Chinese website called 7659 is bypassing Apple’s App Store and allowing its users to install pirated apps for free, without the need for jailbreaking. How are they doing this? It’s actually kind of clever.
The website is using Apple’s bulk enterprise licensing to copy and distribute pirated paid apps [...]Read More »
It’s a pretty well-known fact that water is essential to life on Earth. That being said, researchers believe a habitable area is one that includes water, or can at least preserve bodies of water. A habitable region must also maintain the appropriate properties of water. For example, the water can’t [...]Read More »
First Google announced that it had shipped the first units of Google Glass to the first lucky owners. A day after that, we got a glimpse at what it was like opening up a Google Glass box. Now, quite fittingly, the doors have been blasted wide open and numerous videos [...]Read More »
Google and Provo officials have announced that Provo, Utah will be the third city to get the ultra-fast Google Fiber internet service. This follows the recent announcement of the second city to get gigabit internet from Google, Austin. If you don’t already know, Google Fiber will provide download speeds of [...]Read More »
The Oculus Rift is being promoted by its creators as the “first truly immersive virtual reality headset for video games.” Its Kickstarter asked for $250,000 and ended up with almost $2.5 million. Luminaries in the video game industry like Gabe Newell of Valve and John Carmack of id Software have [...]Read More »
Google forbids developers from displaying ads on Google Glass and says free apps only (no paid apps)
Since the confirmation of Google Glass, the Internet has been abuzz with jokes about how Google Glass will be littered with what Google does best: advertisements. It seems these fears were (are) somewhat unfounded because Google has just published a list of guidelines for developers who want to create third-party [...]Read More »
Just a day after announcing that the first shipments of Google Glass had gone out to the first lucky users, we have what is most likely the first peek into what it’s like unboxing Google Glass.
Brandon Allgood’s clearly excited about the future with Google Glass, as the device is [...]Read More »
This is probably one of the crazier stories out there yet, but it’s also definitely one of the coolest. A project called Mars One is attempting to start the first ever human colony outside of our planet. On Mars. And turn the entire thing into a crazy reality TV show. [...]Read More »
I’ve seen shoes hanging from power lines (and never really understood why). But hanging a monitor from power lines is a first for me.Read More »
Google has just took a major step into making the Glass-wearing future they envision a reality. The company has just announced that the first units meant for those in the Glass Explorers program are now shipping, the API and documentation have been released and they’ve also revealed all the tech [...]Read More »