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  • The pay TV scam that’s hiding in plain sight

    1 August 2015, 11:00 am by: Zach Epstein

    Services like Netflix are driving U.S. households to cut the cord at an unprecedented rate, and studies suggest that impressive rate won’t be slowing anytime soon. The unbreakable bundles, poor customer service and high cost of pay TV packages has made…
  • Fed-up customers are hammering ISPs with FCC complaints about data caps

    1 August 2015, 9:30 am by: Brad Reed

    You know what people really don’t like? Data caps. They don’t like them on their mobile phones and they really, really don’t like them on their home Internet services. This hasn’t stopped Comcast and other wireline ISPs from trying to ram them down…
  • Leaked NSA slides: Chinese hackers have been wreaking havoc on corporate America

    31 July 2015, 10:15 pm by: Yoni Heisler

    NBC News this week obtained leaked slides from a February 2014 NSA presentation which highlight in specific detail the extent to which China has successfully hacked U.S. corporations and individuals. As indicated by the map above, each red dot represents a…
  • How Trevor Noah plans to shake up The Daily Show

    31 July 2015, 9:30 pm by: Yoni Heisler

    Comedy Central’s nighttime lineup is in the midst of a transformation. First Stephen Colbert left for the bright lights of CBS, and now Jon Stewart, longtime host of The Daily Show, will officially sign off the air on August 6 after an impressive 16 seasons…
  • The latest Google Maps update lets you customize your map like never before

    31 July 2015, 8:45 pm by: Jacob Siegal

    If you’ve updated Google Maps on your Android device recently, you might have noticed a new feature that Google added to its mobile app. You can now edit the names of locations on the map, save them to your personal Google account and search for them the…
  • Watch: The only alarm you won’t be able to snooze

    31 July 2015, 8:00 pm by: Chris Smith

    Having trouble waking up in the morning? There are countless alarm apps that will make sure you wake up on time for work… provided, of course, that you don’t keep hitting snooze and then dozing off again. There is, however, an alternative: A High Voltage…
  • Watch the hilarious cable-bashing Sling TV ad Comcast doesn’t want you to see

    31 July 2015, 7:15 pm by: Brad Reed

    Dish’s Sling TV is one of the many options that cord cutters have at their disposal to get their TV fix without paying through the nose for a pricey cable package. It’s also competing for customers with cable companies such as Comcast, who are among the…
  • The future is here: New face recognition technology can work in the dark

    31 July 2015, 6:30 pm by: Yoni Heisler

    It’s kind of crazy how quickly face detection and recognition technology managed to push its way into the mainstream. Over the past few years we’ve seen face recognition technology reach desktop photo software like iPhoto and even mass market smartphones…
  • Watch out: A dangerous Windows 10 scam is being circulated online

    31 July 2015, 5:30 pm by: Jacob Siegal

    The Windows 10 rollout has been relatively smooth, but there are plenty of users who never received the Get Windows 10 app and are still waiting in line for their turn to update. Unfortunately, scammers have seen how desperate Windows users are for the update,…
  • Giant Windwheel houses 72 apartments, makes its own energy, and can power 1,000 homes

    31 July 2015, 4:48 pm by: Chris Smith

    You probably have no idea what the picture above actually depicts. For your information, it’s a concept of a Windwheel building that will house 72 apartments and a hotel. But more interestingly, it’s a modern windwheel that’ll be able to generate enough…

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