Now this is a laptop problem I haven’t heard about yet. Multiple users of Dell’s Latitude 6430u Ultrabooks have complained that their high-end laptops smell like cat pee. While some users simply thought it smelled similar to cat urine, some …Read More »
A boy who lives in the Notre-Dame-de-Grace suburb of Montreal has just pled guilty to hacking websites and costing about $60,000 worth of “damage”.
In a story that sounds somewhat similar to the beginning of the old 90s movie Hackers, …Read More »
A German by the name of Tim Cannon wanted to install a device that would track his biometric data and send it to his Android devices. The problem about installing the device, according to Cannon, is that no certified doctor …Read More »
In the light of Edward Snowden’s recently disclosed scandalous revelations about NSA’s surveillance prowess, tech giants, individuals, and governments are agitated to keep their data private, and are in search of a solution that could rescue them from the surveillance …Read More »
Want a better local search when you are on your smartphone, tablet, or computer? Google does too and the only way you and they are going to get what they want is by getting the local governments to be a …Read More »
The latest addition to Google Street View’s unique locations is none other than a naval submarine. But it isn’t just any submarine either. The HMS Ocelot was built almost over 50 years ago for the Royal Navy. The Oberon-class submarine …Read More »
Tim Cook, Apple’s Chief Executive Office, wrote in the Wall Street Journal about how he was in favor of the US government passing an anti-discrimination bill that would target discrimination that takes place in the work place, notably discrimination against …Read More »
After months of potential buyouts and acquisitions, BlackBerry’s fate, at least for the near-term future, is now clear. A proposed takeover with Fairfax Financial Holdings has instead turned into an $1 billion investment from Fairfax and a group of investors. …Read More »
Rockstar is set to give players, who experienced the first month of GTA Online and it’s many problems, $500,000. No, not real $500,000 — in game $500,000.
GTA 5, which was released in late September, was a massive success and …Read More »
India is only the fourth country in the world to reach the red planet — or at least will be if everything goes according to plan. Indian scientists launched their Mars mission on Tuesday and hope to show the world …Read More »
A group of researchers are aiming to change the fundamental architecture of the internet: computers connecting to servers. The project is called Pursuit, and the goal is a completely new architecture that’s faster, more secure and does not rely on …Read More »
Back in August, Mark Zuckerberg announced an intention to provide Internet access to two thirds of the world that lacks online access. It’s a bold plan, but Bill Gates is not too keen on the idea after he criticized the …Read More »
Could the cure to Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, and Mad Cow disease rest in something as simple as light? That’s the theory coming from researchers at Chalmers University of Technology and Polish Wroclaw University of Technology. Both groups believe that these diseases …Read More »
North Korea is a country known mostly for oppressive government and leader Kim Jong-un, but who would have thought the good ole North has the capabilities to create a decent touchscreen Android tablet device. The device is a state produced …Read More »
“Light painting” has always been a “thing” for amateur photographers, which when taking pictures at night find, serendipitously, mind you, tracks of lingering colors that seem to emanate from light sources that are captured in the image. The result is …Read More »
Google’s Nexus 5 is not only a great smartphone, it’s a great phone for gaming if these benchmarks are anything to go by. According to Rightware’s Power Board database, which compiles and store benchmarks, the Google Nexus 5 is the …Read More »
If you use third party accessories in conjunction with your Skype account beware. Your time is limited to how much longer you are going to be able to keep using them. By December 2013, your devices or applications may not …Read More »
Yesterday at Minecon, Mojang, who developed the incredibly popular Minecraft, and Twich, announced that players will be able to now stream Minecraft while they play.
Minecraft will join a plethora of other games, such as League of Legends and Starcraft, …Read More »
The PayPal 14, as they have come to be known, are a group of loosely connected people who are being charged after they (allegedly) participated in a protest against PayPal and others. They have recently been given a plea deal, …Read More »
In this past quarter Nintendo has suffered an 8 billion yen loss ($81 million), almost negating the 8.6 billion yen profit from the previous quarter. Much of this can be attributed to the poor sales of it’s newest console, the …Read More »
If you thought that the social network giant that is Facebook knew too much about you already, then you probably won’t be happy about this latest development of Facebook looking to gather even more information about you.
Despite previous criticism …Read More »
Patent wars rage on, and with the unsuccessful acquisition of Nortel in a 2011 auction, Google may be losing the battle. The consortium ‘Rockstar’ owns thousands of patents and is targeting Google, Samsung, and other companies that created Android devices …Read More »
Robots are getting quite smarter as the years go by, so smart to the point where they can create a web of threads quite neatly without a hitch. Researchers at ETH Zurich are the folks behind this new robotic implementation, …Read More »
As part of an initiative to move towards energy that is renewable and clean, a new solar power plant has been completed in central California.
The project was started back in 2011 and built by SunPower in San Luis Obispo …Read More »
Vladimir Kats, one of the seven men associated with creating Liberty Reserve (an online bank), has pled guilty to money laundering and operating an unlicensed money transmitting business. He has admitted to creating the digital money transfer system, a system …Read More »
What if you could control a car using only the power of your awesome mind? Well, this is possible thanks to Alejo Bernal, a recent graduate of Design Academy Eindhoven. He created a toy car that can be moved forward …Read More »
It has always been a mystery to some on how to blow up a planet. Obviously the methods used in Dragon Ball Z is not possible in the real world, so that’s out of the question. However, the method used …Read More »
BBM for Android and iOS is finally available for free of charge, but there’s a catch to all of this. In the not too distant future, BlackBerry plans to place advertisements inside the app for both platforms along with other …Read More »
Nokia is well known for making strong and sturdy devices that capable of withstanding rigorous use. But who would have thought that a Nokia phone, not designed to be waterproof, would actually fair better underwater when compared to several waterproof …Read More »