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  • The Great Steam Epidemic: Over 25% of games are never played

    17 April 2014, 5:40 pm by: James Plafke

    Everyone loves a good Steam sale. Even when you already have all the games, it’s still nice to know that other people are getting a chance to experience games you love for a […]
  • Geek deals: Toshiba L50D quad-core laptop for $450, today only

    17 April 2014, 5:04 pm by: Danny Shain

    If you’re shopping for a new laptop you may want to jump on this one-day deal, as Toshiba has just announced a 40% price drop on this well-appointed 15.6-inch laptop. This is some […]
  • Geekout 53: Project Ara, Windows Phone 8.1 with Cortana, and more Galaxy S5 thoughts

    17 April 2014, 4:46 pm by: Russell Holly

    Welcome back to the Geekout! This week we’re talking about all the fun, new, and downright strange things happening in the smartphone world. Now that Microsoft has rolled out the Deverloper Preview to […]
  • Samsung Galaxy S5 video user guide

    17 April 2014, 4:18 pm by: Sal Cangeloso

    Samsung’s new Galaxy S5 is an impressive Android phone that packs in a ton of features. And, unlike so much of what Samsung crammed into the Galaxy S4, the GS5 has a lot […]
  • Kill or customize your DualShock 4′s light bar with Flaming Toast

    17 April 2014, 2:56 pm by: Will Greenwald

    The DualShock 4 is a fantastic gamepad, but it has one glaring flaw, and I mean literally glaring: the light bar. In Sony’s infinite wisdom the company decided not to let you turn […]
  • Google’s Street View can beat CAPTCHAs 99% of the time

    17 April 2014, 1:56 pm by: Lee Mathews

    A while back, Google boasted that they had made it harder for bots to defeat CAPTCHA codes. Interestingly enough, their own Street View tech can beat those codes with 99% accuracy. That’s an […]
  • The Final Hours of Titanfall: An app that tells the whole story

    17 April 2014, 1:02 pm by: Russell Holly

    There are so few people privy to the entire process of creating something as big as Titanfall, but thanks to this incredible app by Geoff Keighley called The Final Hours of Titanfall, you […]
  • Chrome Remote app for Android lets you control your PC on the go

    17 April 2014, 12:30 pm by: Lee Mathews

    Google has done it again. They’ve released yet another awesome free app that offers the same kind of functionality you find in some seriously expensive ones: Chrome Remote Desktop for Android. To use […]
  • Sony announces PlayStation Now-compatible 4K TVs

    17 April 2014, 12:00 pm by: Ryan Whitwam

    Sony has made some more information available on its upcoming PlayStation Now game streaming service. The company announced its new line of Bravia 4K Ultra HD TVs recently, and revealed PS3 games will […]
  • Google offers $100,000 prize for the best Project Ara module

    17 April 2014, 11:28 am by: Lee Mathews

    Next January, you just might be able to buy the Project Ara base for just $50. It’ll come without any modules at that price, but you should have plenty of exciting options to […]
  • Old-school games found as easter eggs in aging lab equipment

    17 April 2014, 11:02 am by: Graham Templeton

    A Reddit user has stumbled on an easter egg built into a piece of old-school lab equipment: just a few button presses gets you fully functioning games!
  • Smartphone kill switch coming to US in 2015 to reduce device thefts

    17 April 2014, 10:31 am by: Lee Mathews

    Smartphone theft is a huge problem right now. Last year, the total number of incidents doubled to nearly 3.1 million. One thing that would help keep that number from rising again is an […]
  • Google cracks down on legal searches about illegal things

    17 April 2014, 10:01 am by: Ryan Whitwam

    Google is the gateway to the entirety of the internet for many users, and that means it gets plenty of scrutiny from law enforcement. The search giant was forced to pay a fine […]
  • Military surveillance drone uses dragonfly physics

    17 April 2014, 9:30 am by: Graham Templeton

    The military's newest backpack drone steals flight strategies from the dragonfly to make flight more accessible than ever before.
  • Magnetic microbots could revolutionize small-scale manufacturing

    17 April 2014, 9:02 am by: Graham Templeton

    Tiny micro-robots have the potential to change small scale manufacturing, and they've got the military sitting up to take notice.
  • iPhone 6 battery image leaks, suggests larger handset

    17 April 2014, 8:31 am by: Matthew Humphries

    At this rate the iPhone 6 is looking likely to have more leaks pre-release than the iPhone 5 smartphones. A few days ago CAD renders, a detailed technical schematic, and the phone manufacturing […]
  • Teardown looks inside Google’s Project Tango 3D mapping phone

    17 April 2014, 8:00 am by: Russell Holly

    One of Google’s many ATAP projects was recently put under the iFixit scalpel, revealing a simple phone with lots of interesting hardware inside. There’s no shortage of technology out there geared towards the […]
  • Wii U Mario Kart 8 bundle image leaks

    17 April 2014, 7:29 am by: Matthew Humphries

    The Wii U needs all the help it can get to shift units, and that’s why Nintendo is focusing on its much-loved first-party IP to sell the machine. The next game to get […]
  • You can buy one of the most haunted places in the world, the island of Poveglia

    16 April 2014, 5:43 pm by: James Plafke

    If you’re a normal human and spend too much time on the internet, you have likely fallen down a deep, dark Wikipedia rabbit hole late at night too many times to remember. Whether […]
  • Kinect-based ‘digital mirror’ sees through skin

    16 April 2014, 4:54 pm by: Graham Templeton

    A new art exhibit and educational initiative uses Kinect and powerful medical scanners to let users see inside their own bodies, organs and all.

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