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  • Man sets world record riding hoverboard over lake

    22 May 2015, 9:00 pm by: Brittany Hillen

    You still can’t go down to the store and buy yourself a hoverboard, and that is disappointing. You can, however, watch one Canadian man hover above a lake like the Green Goblin, and that’ll do for now. The man in question is Catalin Alexandru Duru, and he…
  • Java, java! Three coffee makers to fuel your day

    22 May 2015, 8:30 pm by: Brittany Hillen

    Life is busy business and coffee is the fuel upon which it runs (for many of us, anyway). Coffee shops have their place, but discerning coffee drinkers know making their own cuppa is the best way to make sure it tastes just right...and that there's enough for…
  • Oculus VR’s founder sued over alleged confidentiality breach

    22 May 2015, 7:49 pm by: Brittany Hillen

    The founder of Oculus VR, Palmer Luckey, has been hit with a lawsuit from his former employer Total Recall Technologies. According to the lawsuit, Luckey used confidential information he acquired during his job at Total Recall to later launch his own Oculus…
  • Lil Bub the cat will have her genome sequenced

    22 May 2015, 7:10 pm by: Brittany Hillen

    Lil Bub is perhaps the most interesting cat on the Internet, and she enjoys a hefty fan base. She’s instantly recognizable due to her unique appearance: large green eyes, a short snout, and a tongue that is perpetually sticking out. She also is small and has…
  • MPOW Edge Bluetooth headset mini-review

    22 May 2015, 6:30 pm by: Brittany Hillen

    Whether you're using your smartphone or your smartwatch, using Bluetooth headsets has become necessary in many instances -- when driving, when multitasking, and such. There are full Bluetooth headsets that resemble headphones, but often times a small ear piece…
  • Romero’s ‘Empire of the Dead’ vampire/zombie comic slated for TV

    22 May 2015, 6:00 pm by: Brittany Hillen

    Zombies have been an entertainment favorite since “Night of the Living Dead”, and in the current Walking Dead-climate others are looking to cash in on the genre. Enter George A. Romero’s ‘Empire of the Dead’ graphic novels, a series from Marvel…
  • iOS 9 will work with your old iPhone

    22 May 2015, 5:15 pm by: Chris Burns

    Apple's next iPhone and iPad software tipped to focus on quality, will work on older devices. Word this week is that the next operating system suite for Apple mobile and desktop machines will be aimed at delivering a highest-quality experience to the user. Not…
  • Google patents kids toys with hidden microphones, cameras

    22 May 2015, 4:55 pm by: Brittany Hillen

    If your laptop's webcam staring back at you gives you the willies, Google's newly patented connected kids toys will bring a whole new level of creepiness. The patent details “an anthropomorphic device, perhaps in the form factor of a doll or toy, [that] may…
  • Bill Murray has a Christmas movie heading to Netflix

    22 May 2015, 4:14 pm by: Brittany Hillen

    Netflix has another exclusive up its sleeve, and it'll be bringing with it a huge roster of well known celebrities. It's called "A Very Murray Christmas", and it very much stars Bill Murray alongside a bunch of guests: there's Miley Cyrus, George Clooney, Amy…
  • Star Wars Canon: Luke’s story “before The Force Awakens”

    22 May 2015, 3:52 pm by: Chris Burns

    What you're about to see is a glimpse of the awesomeness that is the Disney and Lucasfilm archives-approved comic series "Star Wars: Before The Force Awakens." This is working with Jenn Heddle from the Star Wars story group. This means you WILL indeed be able…
  • Pac-Man turns 35 today — iOS and Android users get a treat

    22 May 2015, 3:41 pm by: Brittany Hillen

    If you love Pac-Man and have an Android or iOS device, Bandai Namco has a treat for you: a new game to celebrate the game's 35th anniversary, which is today. The game is available in the respective app stores, with each one hawking a big '35' at players and a…
  • Google’s new ‘Literata’ font makes ebooks beautiful

    22 May 2015, 2:44 pm by: Brittany Hillen

    You expect different fonts in the books you read than on the Web pages you read, and so it is common for some fonts to only be found in books -- they're tailored for the long-form reading experience, and altogether visually pleasant. Apple will reportedly be…
  • Galaxy Note 5 Edge is better off S Pen-less

    22 May 2015, 2:02 pm by: Chris Burns

    Samsung's Galaxy Note 5 Edge edition is tipped to be released without the standard S Pen. This follows well with feedback from commenters on their experience with the S Pen and the first Galaxy Edge, as slipping off the bend isn't all that uncommon. A much…
  • This is the Iron Man Galaxy S6 Edge

    22 May 2015, 1:44 pm by: Chris Burns

    This week the folks at Samsung have revealed a big teaser - the entire device, that is to say - for the Iron Man edition Galaxy S6 Edge. The teaser image is shrouded in black. Amp up the levels and you'll see the whole device. This machine is hot rod red and…
  • See all 38 new Emoji here, before Unicode approves

    22 May 2015, 1:23 pm by: Chris Burns

    The newest batch of proposed Emoji have been released (in proposal mode) this morning. These 38 new images include such gems as Drooling Face, Raised Back of Hand, and Croissant. The list includes notes about proposed popularity, including suggestions based on…
  • NaSt1 “Nasty” star blasts gas disk in death display

    22 May 2015, 12:17 pm by: Chris Burns

    NASA and the Goddard Space Flight Center use the Hubble Space Telescope to watch the Wolf-Rayet star NaSt1 blow its outer layers. This star isn't exactly new - in fact its thousands of years old, and it was first discovered by humans several decades ago.…
  • Antarctic going from “in balance” to “massive ice loss”

    22 May 2015, 11:35 am by: Chris Burns

    Just one week after the last report of a massive melting ice shelf in the Antarctic comes another report of ice loss in the same region. While last week's 11,000 year old ice shelf break-apart suggested just one area was in danger, this new paper published in…
  • Lizard Squad teen admits guilt in 23 charges of swatting, harassment

    22 May 2015, 11:02 am by: Adam Westlake

    A 17-year-old in Canada plead guilty in court this week to 23 criminal charges of harassment, including swatting and extortion, mostly aimed at young women who played the online game League of Legends. The British Columbia resident describes himself as being a…
  • Firefox for iOS begins accepting beta testers

    22 May 2015, 10:15 am by: Adam Westlake

    Firefox may have given up its title of "most popular desktop browser" some time ago to Chrome, but hasn't stopped Mozilla from working on the long-awaited iOS app. And it's likely there's plenty of Firefox users who've been looking forward to said app for some…
  • This iPhone 5C saved its owner from a shotgun blast

    22 May 2015, 9:23 am by: Adam Westlake

    There is a growing trend of YouTube videos where recently released mobile devices, like new iPhones and Samsung Galaxies, get shot by weapons such as sniper rifles and shotguns, all while being filmed with precision cameras, allowing us to see the phones break…
  • Supergirl pilot leaks online, 6 months before TV debut

    22 May 2015, 8:21 am by: Adam Westlake

    Those who are fans of the comic book hero Supergirl, and are looking forward to the pilot of the new TV series this fall now have a chance to skip the summer wait. A full six months before it's scheduled to air on CBS this November, the first episode of…
  • Chinese CEO builds office building that looks like the USS Enterprise

    22 May 2015, 8:20 am by: Shane McGlaun

    Star Trek is a beloved sci-fi series that millions of people all around the world love. Some of those people collect all sorts of Star Trek items and some go so far as to decorate their home to look like the Enterprise. A Chinese CEO of a software firm called…
  • Super-powerful laser creates plasma hotter than the sun

    22 May 2015, 7:30 am by: Shane McGlaun

    The sun is very, very hot. We have all known this since grade school. Scientists have created an incredibly powerful laser that can create plasma that is many times hotter than the center of the sun. The incredibly powerful laser that is able to create the…
  • Apple Watch users find latest update is affecting heart rate monitor

    22 May 2015, 7:24 am by: Adam Westlake

    On Tuesday of this week, Apple released the first update for Apple Watch, bringing the OS up to version 1.0.1. The patch was intended to improve both Siri and the performance of third-party apps, as well as fix a number of security issues. Unfortunately, the…
  • Brain controlled robotic arm lets paralyzed man drink

    22 May 2015, 6:40 am by: Shane McGlaun

    Picking up a cup from the counter to take a drink is something that we all do hundreds of times a month without putting much thought into it. The process of picking up a cup is rather complex when you stop and think about it since we have to hold the cup in a…
  • HBO’s Game of Thrones continues to smash piracy records

    22 May 2015, 6:37 am by: Adam Westlake

    HBO seems to have one of the best problems that a television network could have. Their mega hit Game of Thrones continues to break internet piracy records, and the show gets more viewers from illicit methods than many other TV shows get legitimately. It must…
  • Google’s Hangouts for Chrome updated with slick new design

    22 May 2015, 6:03 am by: Adam Westlake

    Good news if you use Google's messaging app Hangouts on your desktop! The company pushed out a new interface design for the Chrome app, featuring the now commonplace Material Design aesthetic that debuted with Android Lollipop. The app now better matches the…
  • Blu Studio C smartphone sports quad core CPU and Android 5.0

    22 May 2015, 5:50 am by: Shane McGlaun

    If you are shopping for an unlocked smartphone and you are on a tight budget but want a device with decent specs and nice looks, the new Blu Studio C might be the ticket. This smartphone is offered in five different colors including standard grey and white…
  • Microsoft tipped to buy Wunderlist developers 6wunderkinder

    22 May 2015, 5:25 am by: Adam Westlake

    Rumor has it that Microsoft is going to continue its recent trend of buying out popular apps focused on organization and work-related tasks, this time by acquiring 6wunderkinder, the developers behind the popular to-do list/task-management app Wunderlist. This…
  • Leaked OnePlus 2 specs reveal another “flagship killer”

    22 May 2015, 5:00 am by: JC Torres

    Despite the rather large setback it experienced in India, it seems that there is no stopping OnePlus yet from taking their "Never Settle" motto for another spin. Dubbed the "flagship killer", at least as far as last year's generation was concerned, the OnePlus…

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