Some guy is preparing to sue Apple, because for some strange reason, he is unable to control himself along with the thing in his pants. Apparently, Nashville attorney, Chris Sevier, wants Apple to protect him from porn when he is browsing the Internet, and even went on to write a 50-page grievance over this problem.…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is actually housing Snowden right now), leading the Kremlin to place massive orders for everyone’s favorite piece of outdated technology: typewriters.…Read More »
iPhone thefts are an increasingly alarming problem in big cities, with many people getting their smartphones ripped straight from their hands while waiting at bus stops or sitting on the subway, and while people have come with ways to locate phones after they’ve been stolen (such as software like Find My Phone), there isn’t really a great method for ensuring they aren’t taken in the first place.…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 new program called Pipeline that is meant to formally introduce high school students with a passion for video games to the industry, while also providing them with insights and knowledge that they can use to turn their passion into a fulfilling career.…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 Samsung Galaxy behind at the store.…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 add a plethora of new and unusual features to the cooking device, including a self-setting clock that updates itself across the Internet, a barcode scanner that takes cooking instructions from an online database (and since one doesn’t exists, Broadbent is building his own), custom sound effects, and the ability to respond to voice commands.…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, Eone Timepieces designer, Hyungsoo Kim, created a watch known as the Bradley, and it is capable of allowing blind people to read time.…Read More »
We’ve heard murmurs of cheaper Surface tablets since the beginning of this year, but Microsoft might finally be ready to bring the price down. Sources have told The Verge that prices for the Surface RT are set to go down by $150, across all the different SKUs.…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 the Moon, go hiking, or would you spend $18,000 to create a sex doll made in her image?…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 done.…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 dedicated to services.…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 hand gestures.…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 as well as search-and-rescue operations.…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 design a vacuum cleaner, to which the CIA responded with an enthusiastic yes.…Read More »
The long awaited annual Steam Summer sale has begun; this is time when the pockets of PC gamers take a serious beating as they attempt to take advantage of all the superb deals. The Summer Sales are usually around July where players are likely to get enormous discounts on games that were released in the first half of the year.…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 rack up player kills.…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 authorities believed that video games were potentially unhealthy for the Chinese youth, especially games that contained large amounts of violence.…Read More »
Smartphones have noticeably outsold tablets since iPads were first introduced to the market, but the gap between the two types of mobile devices has been shrinking considerably, especially as most people who are going to buy a smartphone already have one by now.…Read More »
3D printing is all the rage these days, and eBay isn’t wasting any time in hopping on that bandwagon.
The company just launched a brand new mobile app (currently available exclusively for iPhone users) that lets shoppers buy their very own customizable 3D-printed merchandise through the app, building off of the concept popularized by Etsy, which allows consumers to purchase totally personalized goods on the Internet.…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 playing a game of League of Legends, Carter continued an argument which spilled over to his Facebook page.…Read More »
A couple of months ago, a Google researcher named Tavis Ormandy uncovered a severe flaw in Windows and then took it to the web to inform the public. This raised the ire of some (especially Microsoft), because the research didn’t tell the Microsoft before going public (and thus didn’t allow Microsoft to patch it before everyone found out).…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 tight is this relationship that it is said Microsoft — and it’s subsidiary Skype — willingly joined PRISM.…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 pretty much outdated by the time they hit retail shelves.…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 well as process and prepare it to be used again.…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 costs and safety hazards, according to Gizmodo and RT reports.…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 the driving elements behind size.…Read More »
US Navy successfully lands advanced unmanned drone on aircraft carrier, the future of warfare is here
A video recently posted by the US Navy shows their unmanned X-47B drone executing a breathtaking landing on the USS George H.W Bush, an aircraft carrier in the US Navy.
The X-47B is the first unmanned aircraft to ever achieve the feat of landing on an aircraft carrier.…Read More »
Last year, NSA director General Keith Alexander gave the keynote (and recruitment-focused) speech at Def Con, the world’s largest hacking conference and an event that is known for obscuring the social and professional boundaries between hackers and the feds.
Because there isn’t an advanced registration process (attendees simply pay with cash at the door), federal employees have always had some sort of presence in the 20 years the event has been taking place.…Read More »
Deus Ex: The Fall is the latest entry in the Deus Ex franchise that released on the App Store this week. It looks pretty much like any other Deus Ex game, just on iOS. But publisher Square Enix has decided to do something a little strange for this title.…Read More »
Telling the difference between an electric bike and a normal bike has been an easy task since he debut of the first electric bike, but things are about to change as Electrolyte is about to revolutionize the look and feel of next generation electric bikes.…Read More »
On Wednesday July 10, Tely Labs launched its videoconferencing system known as telyHD Pro that provides small and large businesses with standards-based interoperability and unmatched functionality and performance at an easy to handle price point. According to Tely Labs, the telyHD Pro will allow more people in businesses to take part in video conferencing, which should ultimately increase productivity along with decreasing travel time and cost.…Read More »
You read it correctly — that’s $500 million. According to the Wall Street Journal, that’s the amount that Google has allowed Motorola to spend in promoting their upcoming Moto X smartphone not only in the U.S. but in other markets as well such as Europe.…Read More »
There you have it folks, Nokia has just officially unveiled the Lumia 1020. A new Windows Phone 8 device touting what Nokia claims as a revolutionary 41MP IOS camera. With that, the handset is said to be capable of producing photos in high detail and quality with effortless capture, edit and sharing features.…Read More »
Something interesting, yet strange, is happening in the U.S. that could change the world forever — or better yet, could change the Moon forever. Apparently, Democrats are pushing to have a national park placed on the Moon for the sole purpose of protecting artifacts left for the period of the Apollo missions.…Read More »