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Although I am the stereotypical geek now (who just happens to love playing cricket), in a previous life (aka when I was a child) I used to be very active playing a variety of sports. One of my favorite sports …Read More »
As dangerous as they may be, we have seen plenty of instances of humans interacting safely with tigers (and lions). And this applies to playing tug-of-war, too.
The following photos are of Busch Gardens Zoo in Tampa Bay, Florida (USA). …Read More »
Yesterday the NASCAR Nationwide Series DRIVE4COPD 300 race took place at Daytona International Speedway. Unfortunately for a select few, the race ended up in disaster when Kyle Larson (#32) and Brian Scott (#2) collided near the end, sending Larson’s car …Read More »
60% of top 1000 YouTube videos are blocked in Germany due to aggressive copyright laws, according to study
A lot of countries get criticized for censoring the web, such as countries in Asia and the Middle East. And rightly so — censorship is not the answer for offensive or disliked content, education is. (I’m not even going to …Read More »
Ever heard of six degrees of separation? It is the idea that everyone in the world is only six degrees (steps) away from each other. Professor Albert-László Barabási of Northeastern University has proposed something similar to the Internet. Except, instead …Read More »
We have reviewed quite a few data recovery programs here on dotTech. Between the shareware and freewares we have touched, you probably already have a favorite data recovery tool on hand in case your ever need it. If you don’t, …Read More »
Is the Chinese or Eastern Europeans? Maybe someone else? We don’t really know. All we know is there has been a recent string of hacks against multi-million and multi-billion dollar corporations in the past few months. Microsoft is now the …Read More »
We have had a lot of hacking stories lately on dotTech simply due to a sudden spike in public cybercrime incidents. However, by and large the most recent incidents were either low-key (e.g. Twitter attack hacked) or aimed at the …Read More »
I do not know about anyone else but I, for one, love nature. No, no — I don’t like delving in nature (e.g. camping? yeah right) but I do enjoy the natural beauty of nature (see what I did there?). …Read More »
I remember, back in the good ole days, brand new video games for PlayStation 2 and Xbox sold for US$49.99. Then Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 came along and bumped the price of games up to US$59.99. So it would …Read More »
I am sure many dotTechies have cats as pets (presumably the domesticated ones, not the wild ones). If your cat was ever put against a crocodile in a tit-for-tat battle of the wits, teeth, and claws, who do you think …Read More »
If we have not already fried your brain with the earlier “You read that wrong” post, this post may push you over the edge.
Check out the following image. It is of a ship shipping ship shipping shipping ships. I …Read More »
When it goes to physically potentially dangerous stuff, as I have admitted before, I am a bit of a panzy. For example, roller coasts scare the shit out of me. So it is safe to say I have not, and …Read More »
In the past we have shared interesting things like optical illusions that trick our minds into seeing what isn’t there. Ready to have your brain confounded yet again? To confuse the heck out of your senses? To blow your mind? …Read More »
What an awesome deal: ‘Deal of the Week’ at Buy.com (Rakuten.com) is Microsoft Office 365 for $99.00 instead of the regular $99.99! [Image]
From what I have read, most psychologists and other behavior experts agree that sales induce otherwise nonexistent demand. Generally speaking, when people see a product on sale or at a discounted rate, they are more likely to buy it then …Read More »
For as long as I’ve had my iPhone, I’ve been looking for a Google Calendar app. No, scratch that: I’ve been looking for a GREAT GCal app. Why are they so hard to find? All of the options out there …Read More »
Most users today probably take for granted the fact that they can access the web at any given time with their smartphone. But there are many people out there who can’t afford to buy a smartphone, or a phone with …Read More »
Google recently showed off how it feels to use Google Glass, and it looked pretty awesome. Unfortunately, they also mentioned a pretty hefty $1,500 price tag for the developer edition of the device.
But today, Google has officially said that …Read More »
Unlike the previous generation, Sony actually got a head start on Microsoft this time. But that doesn’t mean Redmond will be keeping quiet all the way until E3 in June. CVG is reporting that Microsoft will be announcing the next …Read More »
Jimmy Fallon gets first public hands-on demo with the PlayStation 4, shows he doesn’t know how to play video games [Video]
So after announcing the PlayStation 4, Sony quickly whisked away anything related to the console before anyone could get their hands on it. Journalists have reported that the company didn’t allow anyone to get a feel for the controller, or …Read More »
In case you missed it, Sony dropped a bombshell a few days ago. The company announced the PlayStation 4 and that it would be coming to stores near you this holiday season.
During the “PlayStation Meeting 2013,” Sony showed off …Read More »
Volcano eruptions are not very fun for the people who live nearby — having to evacuate, property damage (destruction), death in some cases, etc. However, volcano eruptions from space look, to put it simply, awesome.
The following image and short …Read More »
How many dotTechies suffer from road rage? I admit, I have a mild form of the disease and, although I have learned to subdue it, cuss words are often heard coming out of my mouth while driving. It is safe …Read More »
What is Google known for? Google Search, of course. How does Google make most of its money? Selling ads, of course. Between these two factors, Google has a huge stigma of, well, selling ads. So it is natural that people …Read More »
Who needs a school bus: kid hitches ride to school by holding onto back of speeding dump truck [Image]
Kids do crazy things. Fortunately I was (am) one of the cooler headed ones (read: panzy) and never did anything really that insane during my childhood. I cannot say the same for the kid in the following image. I am …Read More »
When it comes to technology, the expectation gap between the have-knowledge and the have-not-knowledge is vast. The people who do not understand technology more or less think it is magic and the people who under technology are magicians. However, I …Read More »
Earlier we had shared an image of a homeless man that held up a sign proclaiming: “My ex-wife had a better lawyer”. Originally I thought he was simply joking. However, now I know he was serious. Indeed, in his previous …Read More »
I am sure anyone that follows global politics in the least has heard of the ridiculous things they do in North Korea when the government decides it is time to celebrate (despite much of the country being in poverty). However, …Read More »
[Windows] Lunascape browser offers ability to switch rendering engines on the fly (Webkit, Gecko, and Trident)
Do you like how certain browsers display pages better than others? What if you could use one browser and actually auto assign certain pages to be loaded with different rendering engines from different browsers? Well now you can with Lunascape…Read More »
I think we’ve all been in a position where you needed to access an important file and forgot you put it on a flash drive or email it to yourself for easy access. If you don’t have time to run …Read More »
The world is slowly moving away from physical discs such as CDs and DVDs. However, many people still utilize CDs/DVDs not only for watching movie but for data storage purposes. If you store data on CDs/DVDs, then you may have …Read More »
Sony announces PlayStation 4 for holiday 2013, starts off next-generation of gaming with a huge bang [Video]
Today Sony announced the next generation PlayStation at an event in New York. While they didn’t show the console’s body, they had plenty of things to unveil during the event: a brand new controller, new games and an awesome vision …Read More »
Google built a laptop. It’s called the Chromebook Pixel, a $1,299 Chrome OS laptop with a 239ppi display that’s designed for the web. [Video]
Well, that didn’t take very long. Less than two weeks ago, reports surfaced that Google may be working on a ‘Retina’ laptop similar to Apple’s MacBook Pro’s with Retina Display. They’re not only announced a high-resolution Chromebook today, but a …Read More »
Is China innocent? New reports claim cyber attacks on Facebook, Twitter, and Apple came from Eastern Europe
After recent cyber attacks on high-profile companies like Facebook, Twitter and then Apple, everyone seemed to be pointing fingers at China. But now reports have surfaced claiming that the attacks on those companies originated from Eastern Europe.
An Eastern European …Read More »