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  • DARPA working on new GPS systems that needs no satellites

    30 March 2015, 6:30 am by: Shane McGlaun

    DARPA is always working on developing new technologies to help the military perform tasks that will protect the country and often that tech spills over into civilian life as well. One of the things that DARPA is working on right now is a reinvention of the GPS…
  • Spotify for PS4 and PS3 launches in 41 countries

    30 March 2015, 6:10 am by: Shane McGlaun

    Music fans have something new to try out on the PlayStation game consoles. The new service is called PlayStation Music and it is a tie up between Sony and Spotify that will bring music to users of the PS3 and the PS4 consoles. Sony had promised to launch the…
  • Galaxy S6 edge brutally slammed on the ground thrice, survives

    30 March 2015, 5:50 am by: JC Torres

    This video is both a testament to Samsung's new build quality as well as to human cruelty. We'd love to be able to say no smartphone was harmed in the making of this video, but we'd be lying to your face. A woman, presumably a Korean considering the origin of…
  • Emvio stress-reducing smartwatch adds zen to your life

    30 March 2015, 5:30 am by: Lindsey Caldwell

    Emvio is the a smartwatch that is the antithesis to practically every other smartwatch on the market. "Emvio" means "to live" in Greek, and its designers want you do just that with their new, stress-tracking smartwatch. Emvio isn't the first stress-tracking…
  • Next Windows 10 for Phones build could support 30 models

    30 March 2015, 5:10 am by: JC Torres

    While the Windows 10 upgrade path on the desktop is more or less clear cut, the same can't be said of their mobile counterparts. Last February, Microsoft started handing out preview builds of the upcoming operating system but its coverage was worryingly…
  • Cadillac CT6 sneak peak: featuring Bose 34-speaker Panaray Sound System

    30 March 2015, 4:50 am by: Lindsey Caldwell

    Cadillac is really upping its game with its 2016 Cadillac CT6. The CT6 will feature Bose audio; to be precise, it's Bose's new Panaray Sound System. 34 speakers, including amplifiers, tweeters, and a 10-inch woofer will shower the passengers in a sound…
  • LG Magna, Spirit, Leon, Joy mid-range phones go global

    30 March 2015, 4:30 am by: JC Torres

    While it didn't unveil its next flagship at MWC 2015, LG did announce, or rather pre-announce, some smartphones. Among them was a batch of new mid-range devices to fill in the gap, not just in time, but also between it's high end and its low end offerings.…
  • Gogoro gets go-going: First EV scooter pilots revealed

    30 March 2015, 2:00 am by: Chris Davies

    Electric transportation company Gogoro has announced its first pilot cities for its Smartscooter, with EV trials kicking off in Taipei City and New Taipei City this summer. Revealed at CES in January, the Gogoro Smartscooter promises up to 60 miles of driving…
  • Apple CEO Tim Cook blasts “religious freedom” laws

    30 March 2015, 12:16 am by: Chris Davies

    Apple CEO Tim Cook has taken a public stance on anti-gay legislation being enacted in states across the US, challenging his business counterparts to speak out on discrimination. "These bills rationalize injustice by pretending to defend something many of us…
  • New graphene lightbulb available soon this year in retail

    30 March 2015, 12:02 am by: Lindsey Caldwell

    A new graphene lightbulb hopes to unseat traditional LED's from their market dominance. LED bulbs slowly started replacing incandescent bulbs as countries began legislation to phase out the traditional filament bulbs in favor of LEDs. In some countries, the…
  • Halo 5 Guardians ad wants you to Hunt the Truth October 27

    29 March 2015, 11:12 pm by: JC Torres

    The latest ad for the upcoming Halo 5 Guardians game is sending chills down fans spines. Aside from stepping up the suspense in what is being regarded as a twist to the franchise' iconic protagonist, the ad also reveals the exact date of the game's launch.…
  • Apple Watch launch, sales policy, AMOLED screen details

    29 March 2015, 10:10 pm by: Lindsey Caldwell

    Apple Stores are getting a makeover to make way for the Apple Watch launch, which has the capacity to make or break the entire smartwatch product genre. As we edge closer to the launch date, we're learning more and more about Apple's process from manufacturing…
  • It’s Chrome OS’ turn for the Google Now upgrade

    29 March 2015, 9:30 pm by: JC Torres

    Google has been increasingly pushing its Google Now virtual assistant and its "cards" convention across its different services and apps. The last one to get card-y was YouTube, where the cards will replace the older popups that relay additional information…
  • Super Mario 64 in your browser is perfect retro Sunday fun

    29 March 2015, 4:27 pm by: Chris Davies

    Ask Nintendo 64 owners what their favorite game was and, after a little reminiscing, many will tell you Super Mario 64. Now, you can relive the classic 3D title - or at least its first level - all in the comfort of your browser. Handiwork of Erik Roystan Ross,…
  • Uber to get around German ban by paying for taxi licenses

    29 March 2015, 2:00 pm by: Adam Westlake

    Legal troubles are nothing new for Uber at this point, whether it's safety conduct or the employment status of its drivers, we see it again and again in country after country. But after getting banned in Germany, for a second time, a little over a week ago,…
  • Fast & Furious expansion for Forza Horizon 2 available for free

    29 March 2015, 1:00 pm by: Adam Westlake

    Here's a deal for Xbox gamers that will appeal to fans of either the Fast & Furious movie series or the Forza racing game series. As a way to promote the release of the new Furious 7 movie next week, a Fast & Furious-themed expansion for Forza Horizon 2 has…
  • Pebble Time Kickstarter ends with over $20M in funding

    29 March 2015, 12:00 pm by: Adam Westlake

    The recently announced Pebble Time smartwatch has done it again, setting a new funding record for Kickstarter, much as the original Pebble watch in 2012 was the most successful product on the crowdfunding site for some time. The funding period for the Pebble…
  • HTC One E9+ phablet quietly revealed in China

    29 March 2015, 11:00 am by: Adam Westlake

    After the number of accidental leaks spoiled HTC's announcement of the One M9, the company's latest flagship smartphone, you would think they would have learned to be a bit more careful or put a bit more effort into making a splash. Either HTC has yet to learn…
  • Artist hacks together Game Boy and camera into 8-bit printer

    29 March 2015, 10:00 am by: Adam Westlake

    Nintendo has a history of releasing obscure, rarely used peripherals for its video game consoles and portables. In this instance, I'm talking specifically about the Game Boy Camera and Game Boy Printer, two accessories for Nintendo's original 8-bit handheld…
  • Volvo’s reflective paint lights up cyclists at night

    29 March 2015, 9:00 am by: Adam Westlake

    Among the most important items bicyclists rely on to stay safe when riding at night are lights for their bike and reflective material either worn atop clothing or attached to the limbs. But Swedish car maker Volvo, which has a long track record of focusing on…
  • Roku tipped to release two revised streaming boxes in April

    28 March 2015, 2:00 pm by: Adam Westlake

    It appears streaming video hardware maker Roku is close to releasing two new models, if a recent FCC filing is to be believed, that is. Fans shouldn't get their hopes up too high, however, as it appears these boxes are to be slight revisions of the existing…
  • Sony’s SmartEyeglass augmented-reality glasses on sale in 10 counties

    28 March 2015, 1:00 pm by: Adam Westlake

    Just after Sony unveiled its SmartEyeglass augmented-reality glasses a few months ago, it was quickly labeled by tech media and critics as dorky, unfashionable, and tacky. Fortunately (or unfortunately?), Sony has decided to press ahead in the wake of the…
  • Stolen Uber accounts being sold on dark web for $1

    28 March 2015, 12:00 pm by: Adam Westlake

    Thousands of stolen Uber user accounts are said to be selling on a dark web marketplace for as little as $1 each, according to a new report from Motherboard. These account details are described as being compromised without either the owners or Uber knowing,…
  • Apple Watch shops to open in London, Paris, Tokyo on April 10

    28 March 2015, 11:10 am by: Adam Westlake

    With Apple recently revealing that the much-anticipated Apple Watch will be released on April 24th, and pre-orders beginning on April 10th, the Cupertino company is starting to shed a little light on what the retail purchasing experience will be like. As was…
  • 13-year-old California boy confesses to 3 swatting incidents

    28 March 2015, 10:00 am by: Adam Westlake

    Local police revealed on Friday that a 13-year-old Minecraft fan in Southern California had confessed to being responsible for three separate swattings, or pranks that involve calling law enforcement with fake threats such a bomb or family held hostage, with a…
  • ‘Walking Dead’ spinoff officially named, debuts this summer

    28 March 2015, 9:01 am by: Adam Westlake

    As fans of AMC's The Walking Dead are well aware, the finale of season five is airing this weekend, meaning the long wait until the show returns in the fall is about to begin. But wait, there's good news! The spinoff series, which will introduce new characters…
  • UK investigation finds Huawei isn’t a security threat

    27 March 2015, 9:33 pm by: Brittany Hillen

    Huawei, along with ZTE, has previously been a source of concern for western governments, many of whom have expressed worry that the Chinese company could be performing surveillance for the Chinese government. That has led to use of its hardware being banned in…
  • Brik Case is a LEGO-like case for your laptop

    27 March 2015, 8:42 pm by: Brittany Hillen

    Laptops are usually hefty investments, and wise buyers protect their investments. For a notebook, that generally involves buying a laptop case, which are available in many different varieties: leather, plastic, and just about everything between. A plastic…
  • Kickstarter gives successful projects their own homepage

    27 March 2015, 8:00 pm by: Brittany Hillen

    Kickstarter has decided to give its successful projects a little more exposure, or at least increase their creators' abilities to highlight their own products. Such is done using its new "Spotlight" feature, which gives all successfully funded projects a…
  • Toyota teases 2016 RAV4 Hybrid ahead of debut

    27 March 2015, 7:36 pm by: Brittany Hillen

    Toyota has teased its upcoming 2016 RAV4 Hybrid SUV, something it plans to officially debut at the New York Auto Show next week. It's not much of a tease (or is especially so, depending on your perspective), showing only part of the back end where the "Limited…

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