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 »
During the company’s BlackBerry Live 2013 conference yesterday, BlackBerry announced something that’s been rumored for over a year now — BlackBerry Messenger is going multi-platform.
The service has always been one of the selling points of having a BlackBerry device, and now it’s coming to both iOS and Android through [...]Read More »
A new rumor is claiming that Apple’s next iPhone will ditch the traditional home button in favor of a “capacitive home button.” It would make sense since the home button is known to be the cause of many problems for iPhone owners, but the decision is reportedly being made to [...]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 »
Nvidia’s Project Shield finally has a release date and an ousted price. The tablet based game console will begin shipping in June for $349, and it will be available at a plethora of retail locations including GameStop, Newegg, Micro Center and Canada Computers. You can pre-order the Shield as early [...]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 »
Google has just announced a little change that should make a huge difference for heavy users of their services. Google Drive, Gmail, and photos stored on Google+ now have a unified storage of free 15GB. Previously, Gmail had free 10GB of storage while Drive and Google+ photos had free 5GB.[...]Read More »
Ever wondered just how often and by how many people update Wikipedia? Just now, someone in Paris edited the article on scientific notation and a few seconds later, the article on cooperative storage cloud was updated in the Czech Republic. This real time map will give you a glimpse of [...]Read More »
Google has a reputation to keep when it comes to easter eggs, and it shows no signs of letting up. In celebration of the Atari classic Breakout’s 37th anniversary, a little easter egg has been hidden away in Google’s Image Search.
The normal protocol for things like this would usually [...]Read More »
Today Nokia officially announced its newest flagship phone, the Lumia 925. If it looks familiar, that’s because the phone is “a new interpretation” of the Lumia 920 — it’s slimmer at 8.5mm and lighter at 135 grams. Perhaps its most noticeable aesthetic change is that it’s now made of aluminum.[...]Read More »
Despite the fact that 4G availability isn’t commonplace worldwide, tech companies are always looking to the next big thing. Samsung has announced that it has successfully tested the 5G platform, attaining speeds of up to 1Gbps — yup, that’s Google Fiber speeds we’re talking about. To spell that out in [...]Read More »
Google has shut down another service, and this time its SMS Search. If you’ve never heard of it before, it might be because you’re used to having a smartphone with a data plan — because if that’s the case, you never needed it, really. The service allows you to make [...]Read More »
Chris Hadfield is not only the commander of the International Space Station, he was also the first to record a song in space. Now, he’s become the first to record a music video in space — this guy is a hero.
A cover of David Bowie’s “Space Oddity” is perhaps [...]Read More »
It might be safe to say at this point that Google will indeed by introducing a new, fully-featured games service at Google I/O. A previous leak from the Google Glass companion app revealed lines of code referring to the unannounced service, but now another leak also courtesy of Android Police[...]Read More »
When I first saw an image of Tatsuo Horiuchi’s work, I was certain that he either painted it or used some well-known program like Illustrator. Then I discovered that he actually uses Microsoft Excel to make everything come to life and it made the whole thing even more impressive than [...]Read More »
Three Windows 8 ads by Microsoft have been discovered on the internet after they were mistakenly posted on the company’s general YouTube Channel. The ads, which you’ll see very soon were meant for Asian markets.
The three 30-second spots highlight different strengths of Windows 8 by replacing them with other [...]Read More »
Google, with the help of the U.S. Geological Survey, NASA and TIME, have created a timelapse project that they believe is “the most comprehensive picture of our changing planet ever made available to the public.”
To make this all happen, Google began working with the USGS back in 2009. They [...]Read More »
Google I/O is fast approaching (next week!), and some details of what’s gonna be at the conference are now trickling out. We now have heard that there will be… skydiving in Google Maps?
Developed in collaboration with Instrument, Map Diving is an installation that will be available for I/O attendees [...]Read More »
YouTube has officially announced a new pilot program where content creators can choose to have users pay to subscribe to their channels. This doesn’t mean that all your favorite content on YouTube isn’t going to be free anymore — it’s a service that’s open for a small set of YouTube [...]Read More »
When it comes to hardcore racing games, players know that every little advantage counts. Racing simulators employ some of the most realistic physics elements which factor into those lap times. You can also modify vehicles realistically to include new tires, engine internals, and more. At the end of the day, [...]Read More »
What if you could turn those lovely melodies you hum in the shower into real sheet music? Even better, what if you turn them into sheet music instantly, like some kind of magician?
Researchers at the KTH Institute of Technology in Sweden have developed a unique smartphone application called ScoreCleaner [...]Read More »
After Sony recently announced that it would begin production of PlayStation 3 systems in Brazil, video has made its way online showing off the whole process that goes down in the factory.
I don’t recall seeing video of these consoles being made before (might have something to do with them [...]Read More »
When you think of McDonald’s, do you think of the traditional golden arches, with a drive-thru restaurant design comprised of red and white brick? I certainly do, because that’s really the only structural design I’ve ever seen for the restaurant.
Georgian Architect Giorgi Khmaladze has designed a futuristic looking building [...]Read More »
After revealing the world’s first 3D-printed gun, it was only a matter of time before the authorities got involved. Now the files that Defense Distributed has been hosting on its site for anyone to download and print out have been taken down due to a request by the US State [...]Read More »
Internal documents obtained by TechCrunch have revealed that Microsoft may be planning to buy Nook for $1 billion. More specifically, they’d like to purchase the digital assets of Nook Media LLC, which would include the entire ebook and device ecosystem.
According to the report, this move makes sense for Microsoft [...]Read More »
Late last year, rumors circulated that Foxconn was manufacturing a smartphone for Amazon. Now, a report from the Wall Street Journal is saying that Amazon might not only be working on a smartphone, but two smartphones (who’s operating systems are not yet known but probably will be Android), an audio-streaming [...]Read More »
In a recent meeting at the White House, President Obama met with South Korean President Park Geun-hye to talk about the recent growing tensions due to North Korea’s threats. They of course shook hands while I assume numerous photographers took pictures of them. So why in the world did Korean [...]Read More »
Sony announces its first net profit in five years at $458 million, expects to sell 42 million phones this year
It looks like things may finally be looking up for Sony after suffering massive losses in recent years. The company has announced its latest financial results for the 2012 financial year, and the once-dominant electronics company has now posted its first net profit in five years.
Sony’s net income was [...]Read More »
Here’s a rather unorthodox way to propose. A young lad named Ben actually proposed to his fiancé Melissa through the mobile game Angry Birds. Yep, that’s right! The very same game that has you fling angry fowl at pesky green piggies.
Ben is such a fan of Angry Birds[...]Read More »
What if you could just put on a mask and gain superman senses, like enhanced hearing or augmented sight? Students at the Royal College of Art in London have created two such masks. The project is named Eidos, and is manned by Tim Bouckley, Millie Clive-Smith, Mi Eun Kim [...]Read More »
We may be paranoid about the government watching us closely here in the States and elsewhere in the world, but we certainly don’t have it as bad as India. A brand new monitoring system launched in India that will allow government officials to keep an eye on public network channels. [...]Read More »
The Mars One mission is only a one way trip, and some may even say it’s a death sentence. That’s not stopping anyone from applying to be one of the first pioneers on Mars, though. Just a mere two weeks after the application process was opened up to potential space [...]Read More »
According to some new developments, Sony may actually adapt existing Playstation 3 titles to help treat lazy eye issues with children. It seems kind of hard to believe that a video game, which uses hand eye coordination and simple motor skills to interact with- can help an issue such as [...]Read More »
The Delta Six gaming controller is back. You may not understand right away why I say “back,” but that’s okay. It was first listed on Kickstarter last year but the project leader David Kotkin pulled it off the site because he didn’t think there would be enough support.
Now, the [...]Read More »