Latest News - July 2015
- Hawking, Wozniak And Musk Fight Against Skynet, Back Movement To Ban Autonomous Weapons Systems
- Beijing Authorities Put Kibosh On Massive $19 Million iPhone Counterfeit Operation
- Today Meets Yesteryear As LG Unwraps ‘Gentle’ Android 5.1 Flip-Phone
- Microsoft Allows Windows 10 Home Users To Block Any Driver Or Update With ‘Troubleshooter Package’
- Razer Acquires Software IP Assets Of Struggling OUYA Android Console Platform, Plans ‘Cortex For Android TV
- HP Mandates Dress Code For R&D Engineers Suggesting ‘Smart Casual’ Adults Ditch Comfy T-Shirts And Shorts
- Vicious Texting Exploit Turns 95% Of Android Devices Into Leak-Happy Zombies
- Retro ‘Knight Rider’ Phone Charger Hassels The Hoff, Turns Your Car Into KITT
- WASD Lovin’ Continues As Hori Launches Keyboard And Mouse Combo For PS4
- Apple Watch Comes To Best Buy August 7th As Apple Seeks Wider Audience
- Samsung's Versatile SE370 Monitors Deliver AMD FreeSync And Wirelessly Charge Your Smartphone
- Amazon’s Next Delicious Endeavor Involves Drive-Thru Concept Stores For Fresh Grocery Pickups
- Official Trailer For 'Steve Jobs: The Man In The Machine' Portrays Brilliant, Ruthless Visionary
- Frustration-Free OnePlus 2 Invite System Goes Live Ahead Of July 27th Reveal
All News for July 2015
The future of war could be drastically different than the wars of today, and we'd have artificial intelligence (AI) to "thank" for it. I use "thank" in quotes, because the potential of AI war machines is truly scary, and it makes me ill to think of their potential. Closing my eyes, I can envision future news stories... Read more...
More than 41,000 fake iPhones have been scooped up by Chinese authorities in a massive bust, thanks to a tip from U.S. officials. Beijing police picked up at least nine people believed to be involved in the operation, which involved a small factory posing as an electronics retailer. It’s not clear where the fake... Read more...
It might be hard for many of us to believe, but some people out there still love using flip-phones. I am not sure if it's an issue of function, or simply nostalgia, but it appears there's still an ample enough market for flip-phones that LG has decided to release one using the latest and greatest version of Android... Read more...
Microsoft ruffled quite a few feathers when it announced the system requirements for Windows 10 in early June. At the time, Microsoft first revealed that Windows 10 Home users would have Windows Updates forced upon them no matter what. Don’t want that patch installed due to fears that it could cause compatibility... Read more...
Razer Acquires Software IP Assets Of Struggling OUYA Android Console Platform, Plans ‘Cortex For Android TV
Razer today confirmed reports that it has acquired OUYA's software assets, including its content catalog and online retail platform. As part of the deal, OUYA's technical team and developer relations staff will join the software team at Razer and begin working on a long-term plan for its Android TV efforts, including... Read more...
HP Mandates Dress Code For R&D Engineers Suggesting ‘Smart Casual’ Adults Ditch Comfy T-Shirts And Shorts
You may have a collection of hilarious (and comfortable) t-shirts, but if you work at HP, you better stock up on more professional looking attire. Yes, that even applies to programmers grinding a living behind a keyboard, who were among the 100,000 people HP reportedly sent a memo to reminding them of the "smart... Read more...
Is your phone recording your voice right now? If you have an Android smartphone, you shouldn’t be so sure that it isn’t, given a discovery by a researcher from mobile security firm Zimperium. The San Francisco-based company claims to have uncovered a method for attacking phones, known as Stagefright, which gives a... Read more...
Many newer vehicles come with a USB port or two, but even if that's the case, you still might want to consider a dedicated USB charger for your car. Why? Because over at ThinkGeek, you can pick up the Knight Rider KITT USB Car Charger, an officially licensed Knight Rider product that will give your daily driver that... Read more...
Look, we can't tell you if Bigfoot exists or if aliens are truly responsible for making circles and sweet looking designs in crop fields. However, one thing we do know is that the mouse and keyboard combination is the best input option for playing games. Period. Console gamers may be loathe to admit it, but they may... Read more...
Apple first announced the Apple Watch at the tail end of the iPhone keynote last September, but didn’t get around to actually releasing the wearable (in extremely limited quantities) to customers until April of this year. Since its initial launch, Apple has slowly ramped production and orders to the point where the... Read more...
Here’s another innovative product straight from the “Why didn’t I think of that?” file. Samsung has introduced the new SE370 gaming monitor series which brings clutter-free, wireless charging support for your smartphone (or other supported mobile devices). Wireless (inductive) charging is accomplished using the Qi... Read more...
Over the past twenty years Amazon has grown from a company selling books out of a garage to an online retailer that dabbles in everything from streaming video to Android-based tablets/phones to web services that have become a $6 billion business for the company. Amazon has also ventured out into grocery business in... Read more...
Magnolia Pictures and Magnet Releasing posted an official trailer for Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine, an upcoming documentary that details the life of the late Apple co-founder. Oscar-winning documentary filmmaker Alex Gibney directed the flick, though whether or not the movie's portrayal of Jobs is accurate is a... Read more...
The folks at OnePlus haven't just proven that they're capable of producing a great smartphone, they've proven that they're marketing geniuses. Despite the fact that the OnePlus One was the company's first-ever smartphone, its "Never Settle" tagline and exclusivity made it one hot product. I couldn't believe the number... Read more...