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DIY Star Wars SpeederBike Just Because

March 14, 2015 |

The speederbike chase sequence on the Endor Moon (ie Star Wars: Return of the Jedi) is one of the greatest pieces of cinema ever created. While we can’t fly you Endor, we can deliver the next best thing — … Read More

Stream the Grammy Awards on iPhone, Mac or Apple TV

February 5, 2015 |

Sunday, sunDAY, SUNDAY! The 57th Annual Grammy Awards will this Sunday, February 8, starting at 8pm (EST). Even if you don’t have cable or an antenna, it is still possible for many if not everyone to stream the Grammy’s … Read More

Google MVNO Coming Soon, Says Rumor

January 23, 2015 | 1

If 1Gbps Google Fiber sells for $70 a month (aka a good deal), how much would a Nexus + unlimited data sell for at Google MVNO? No, Google isn’t a wireless carrier, yet, but that could change if “operation … Read More

Top 25 Worst Passwords of 2014: Dumb, Dumber, Dumberest

January 20, 2015 |

No matter how dumb or smart we are, we’re all dumb about something and there’s a very, very good chance one of your weak spots is the passwords you use. Don’t believe it? Then check out the 2014 edition … Read More

Kindle Sales Crash as Real Book Sales Rise

January 8, 2015 |

Books published on paper are so 1800? Maybe, but Kindle sales have plummeted — shoppers at one UK book retailer have all but stopped buying Amazon’s ebook readers while increasing traditional ink-on-paper books. What’s next, cats and dogs living … Read More

Best Games Ever, According to Elon Musk

January 7, 2015 | 1

Although he works 80 to 100 hours a week, Elon Musk somehow finds time to game. Like a lot of guys, the PayPal, Tesla and SpaceX founder likes first-person shooters, as well as empire building games — here’s Elon … Read More

The iPhone 6 Price Is Right? Not Even Close

January 3, 2015 |

It is really, really hard to look good on TV, even just for a few moments. So, The Price Is Right just put out their year-end best of show. Quite naturally, it’s chock full o’ show people making fools … Read More

The Interview: Obama Slams Sony as FBI Blames North Korea

December 19, 2014 |

Who done it? While the claims and counter claims divide experts, pundits and media talking heads, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is saying that the North Korean government is responsible for the Sony Pictures hack. Moreover, when asked … Read More

Top Google Searches 2014: From Robin Williams to MH370

December 16, 2014 |

Another boring year? Hardly, from Robin Williams to flight MH 370 and beyond, the top Google searches of 2014 reveal the year that was fun, crazy, frought with peril and, above all, interesting. How do your top Google searches … Read More

iPhone + Beats: Will Music Win?

November 20, 2014 |

Between a rock and a hard place. Digital download sales are falling, but streaming music service revenues, though rising, aren’t keeping pace. Artists, like Taylor Swift, are caught in the middle. Could Beats Music streaming service installed on every … Read More

Social Gaming points to a Changing Scene

October 20, 2014 |

The phrase “online gaming” means different things to different people. If you ask anyone whose gaming is centred around a console then you can pretty much guarantee what their version is going to be. That side of the story is what … Read More

The Fappening 4-ever: Lawsuits Threatened, Careers Boosted

October 2, 2014 | 7

And, millions of dollars hang in the balance… A Hollywood A-list lawyer, repping Jennifer Lawrence and 11 other Hollywood starlets, is threatening to sue Google for profiting from the Fappening 4-ever photos. Why Google? Apparently, Apple, Reddit, the Fappeners … Read More

Free and Hating It? Remove Songs of Innocence

September 15, 2014 |

Watching people react to Apple + U2’s gift of “Songs of Innocence” has been disconcerting a combination 21st Century “WOW” and guttural embarrassment. Yes, most people appreciated the gift and have said as much. There is another smaller class … Read More

Was It Good for You? See Twitter’s Apple Watch-gasm

September 11, 2014 | 4

I don’t smoke, but I really want one right about now. During Tim Cook’s Tuesday, September 9 Apple Event keynote address, Americans as well as people all ’round the planet, were excited — really, really excited — to see … Read More

Redditor Behind Fappening Wants His Privacy Back

September 8, 2014 |

Jennifer Lawrence’s naughty bits fully exposed to public view? That apparently is fair play, but the guy on Reddit who posted the racy to raunchy Fappening photos of Lawrence and other Hollywood starlets is now complaining about an invasion … Read More