A Year Without Cable, Week 13: Broadening Your Media Horizons
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A Year Without Cable, Week 13: Broadening Your Media Horizons

I’ve been on this cable-free journey for 13 weeks now, and I’ve talked a lot about how you can try to replicate the cable TV experience at a much lower cost. If you’re willing to hack together a system in the name … [Read more...]

Facebook Introduces Save Feature
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Facebook Introduces Save Feature

Facebook is in the process of rolling out “Save,” a new feature that allows users to bookmark interesting content such as links, places, TV shows, or music from their Newsfeed so they can access it at a later … [Read more...]

Next Windows 8 Update Reportedly Scheduled for August 12
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Next Windows 8 Update Reportedly Scheduled for August 12

A new post on Neowin reports that Windows 8.1 Update 2 is scheduled for release on August 12. That’s just a little over three weeks away! As exciting as that is (okay, it’s not that exciting), the bad news is that it … [Read more...]

Weekend Wrap-Up: Microsoft to Cut 18,000 Jobs; Amazon Launches Kindle Unlimited
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Weekend Wrap-Up: Microsoft to Cut 18,000 Jobs; Amazon Launches Kindle Unlimited

Hola, readers! We hope you've all had a great weekend so far. While it's not quite Monday yet, we are ready to leave the previous week's news in the past. But if you weren't able to keep up with all the happenings in … [Read more...]

GoTenna Brings Radio Communication to Smartphones
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GoTenna Brings Radio Communication to Smartphones

So you want to take a week long hike in the mountains, but don’t want to be stranded and then murdered by bears? Good news for you, there’s a new contraption that allows you to use your cellphone anywhere, even if … [Read more...]

Netflix Tests its Own ‘Incognito Mode’ for Untracked Movie Viewing
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Netflix Tests its Own ‘Incognito Mode’ for Untracked Movie Viewing

Sure, you're a real tough guy out in public, but that reputation would go to hell quickly if anyone found out about your love for My Little Pony. The way Netflix is set up now, launching the app in the presence of … [Read more...]

Microsoft’s 3D Touch Phones Cancelled amid Layoffs
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Microsoft’s 3D Touch Phones Cancelled amid Layoffs

Earlier this month, we heard some details about a couple new handsets in the works from Nokia and Microsoft that featured “3D touch” capability – essentially, you could interact with them in different ways by … [Read more...]

Xbox One Sales Double, PS4 Still on Top
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Xbox One Sales Double, PS4 Still on Top

Back in mid-May, Microsoft announced that it would offer Xbox One consoles without the Kinect peripheral, dropping the system’s price by a hundred bucks to parity with that of the PlayStation 4 from Sony. The cut went … [Read more...]

Amazon Officially Launches Kindle Unlimited
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Amazon Officially Launches Kindle Unlimited

Well that was fast. Today Amazon has officially launched Kindle Unlimited, a subscription-based ebook service that some are calling “Netflix for Books.” The news comes just two days after test pages for Kindle … [Read more...]

Google Launches Project Zero to Protect Users From Zero-Day Vulnerabilities
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Google Launches Project Zero to Protect Users From Zero-Day Vulnerabilities

Google is making it’s next move in becoming either a superhero or supervillian organization. Under the title Project Zero, Google is hiring a team of elite hackers to locate vulnerabilities in the software of the … [Read more...]

Microsoft Cutting 18,000 Jobs, 12,500 from Nokia; Dropping Android in Nokia X
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Microsoft Cutting 18,000 Jobs, 12,500 from Nokia; Dropping Android in Nokia X

The rumors from earlier this week are true: today Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella announced in a company-wide memo that there would be workforce reduction of 18,000 jobs. This will be the largest round of layoffs in … [Read more...]

Imgur Adds New Tagging and Voting Features
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Imgur Adds New Tagging and Voting Features

If someone linked to a funny picture on Facebook or Twitter, chances are pretty good it’s hosted on Imgur. Founded in 2009, Imgur has become the go-to place for dumb, meme-worthy images on the Internet. Today the … [Read more...]