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  • Man who owns a smart TV says he’s ‘afraid’ of using it after reading its privacy policy

    31 October 2014, 9:45 pm by: Chris Smith

    Just like with other electronic devices that used to be “dumb,” TVs have become increasingly smart lately, but that doesn’t mean that’s necessarily a good thing, especially when it comes to user privacy. At least that’s what Brennan Center’s…
  • See how Halo 2: Anniversary was made in this fascinating, free documentary

    31 October 2014, 8:30 pm by: Jacob Siegal

    There is plenty to look forward to in the upcoming Master Chief Collection, but the highlight of the package is Halo 2: Anniversary, an HD remake of the FPS classic released 10 years ago on the original Xbox. On Friday, Microsoft released a free documentary…
  • Jealous you can’t get iOS 8’s awesome Handoff feature on your Android phone? Give this new app a…

    31 October 2014, 7:15 pm by: Brad Reed

    One of this year’s coolest new iOS 8 additions is Handoff, a new feature that lets you quickly move information and data between iOS devices and your Mac. While Android users can’t get this feature on their devices, they can get some of its…
  • For just $0.99, this iPhone app that will tell you when you’re going to die

    31 October 2014, 6:30 pm by: Chris Smith

    If for some reason you really need to know when you’ll die, then the App Store’s got you covered, as Business Insider found a new $0.99 iPhone app that will guesstimate your death day for you. The Deadline app integrates with Apple’s iOS 8 Health app, to…
  • Let us celebrate the world’s first web page

    31 October 2014, 5:45 pm by: Tero Kuittinen

    One of the biggest inventions of our time was made at a mind-numbingly boring Swiss headquarters of European Organization of Nuclear Research. 25 years ago, Tim Berners Lee’s idea about “a wide-area hypermedia information retrieval initiative aiming to…
  • Get in the Halloween spirit by watching the all-time scariest video game moments

    31 October 2014, 5:10 pm by: Jacob Siegal

    The only thing more frightening than watching a scary movie in the middle of the night is a playing scary video game in the middle of the night. There’s something especially terrifying about interactive horror, when you have be the one to open that door…
  • 2014’s best Halloween costume: A huge MechWarrior suit one dad built for his 6-month-old kid

    31 October 2014, 4:35 pm by: Brad Reed

    Most Halloween costumes for very young children aren’t all that ambitious, especially when they’re not old enough to actually walk around for trick-or-treating. However, newly minted father Ryan Bowen has gone where most parents won’t and has built an…
  • Check out the 60 complex questions that confused Cortana more than Siri and Google Now

    31 October 2014, 4:00 pm by: Chris Smith

    The three main mobile operating systems all have their respective voice-based virtual assistants to help users with various tasks during the day. Apple’s Siri, Google’s Google Now and Microsoft’s Cortana have been compared in many tests since the latter…
  • One pilot reported dead in tragic Virgin Galactic spaceship crash

    31 October 2014, 3:40 pm by: Brad Reed

    A Virgin Galactic spaceship that was on a test flight has crashed in California’s Mojave Desert, leaving at least one pilot dead, Bloomberg reports. The ship, which was part of Virgin’s exploratory space tourism program, was being flown by two pilots, one…
  • Big media companies suddenly seem terrified of Netflix – and they should be

    31 October 2014, 3:25 pm by: Tero Kuittinen

    Over the past year, Netflix has announced a colorful smorgasbord of new original content projects that include comedy, animation, historical epics, science fiction sagas, dramedies, biopics, super hero series, etc. This towering ambition has clearly increased…

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