Along many different interface changes recently, Twitter has begun rolling out a new landscape option for iPhone 6 Plus users using the mobile app. The new mode allows users to view more of the user interface at once, such as inbox and direct messages, a new compose window and threaded conversations. Show More Summary
Microsoft announced the Elite Controller for the Xbox One back at E3, but at Gamescom we got to spend a little more time with it. It's hard to believe we're still a couple of months away from getting our hands on it, too. Set to launch in October for $150, not only have we now had chance to fondle it some more, we've had the chance to actually use it.
BitTorrent Sync is getting an update on Android and iOS that’ll make it a lot more useful for power users on the go. Previously, you had to open the Sync app before adding items, which could only be uploaded to a folder that lived within your camera roll on iOS or your local file system on Android. Show More Summary
When someone begins to rant on Twitter, we sometimes say that they’re tweet-storming, as if the successive messages were so many raindrops. Now, a new study suggests that that metaphor might be more apt than we knew. Twitter, it seems,...Show More Summary
Any icon in your interface should serve a purpose, whether you’re designing a website or an app. Sure, icons are there to save space on the screen. But more importantly, they’re there to aid your users. When done correctly, icons … Read More
Microsoft really made its case to gamers from the stage at Gamescom, a major video game show in Germany, in a presentation that was also livestreamed over the Web on Tuesday. The company is trying woo players from Sony's PlayStation 4 and push Xbox 360 players to upgrade — and it offered up a few more […]
What if the "fight for the metaverse" is actually less like a battle to the finish and more like a foot race in which the competitors have enjoyed different start times and stagger marks? Recall from my last post on "The Fight for the...Show More Summary
Want a new unlocked iPhone 6 Plus? This deal from Yapper will get you a 64GB model at a $49.01 discount. And with other bargains on laptops, smart TVs, graphics cards, you won't want to miss out on today's deals.
Don't have $1,999 to drop on that 27-inch 5k iMac? You may have a smaller but less expensive option soon based on code in OS X El Capitan.
This is Shannon’s information theory, and it’s the equation that makes data compression possible. Without it, you couldn’t have loaded this page on the web. More »
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A large sinkhole has swallowed up an intersection in Brooklyn’s Sunset Park neighborhood, on 5th Ave. and 64th St. No injuries have been reported. The Reckoning approaches. Read more...
In case you weren’t already aware that Flash is useless trash that you should disable immediately, consider the sad tale of last week’s malvertising attack on Yahoo. Read more...
The Square Reader has helped lower the barrier to entry for many small retailers keen to take payments on card. Now, though, new research reveals that it’s possible to turn one of the readers into a skimmer. Read more...
The improved taskbar that Microsoft introduced in Windows 7 was a welcome change to many users. It supported the pinning of programs to the taskbar so that they could be opened from it with just a click. This was more comfortable than using desktop shortcuts or the start menu for the operation. Show More Summary
Facebook has been accused of 'freebooting' on YouTube's success by prominent blogger Hank Green. Together with his brother John, Green runs the Vlogbrothers YouTube channel, which boasts more than 552 million views and 2.6 million subscribers, and also co-founded the influential VidCon conference. But, in a blog post, Green has hit out [...]
Apple's Siri -- the app that listens and talks back -- may add a feature that converts voicemails left on your iPhone into text. Does this mean it's time to back up the truck and buy more shares of Apple? Not at all. In fact, the excitement about this rumored feature is symptomatic [...]
Apple is reportedly working on one or more spiritual successors to the iPhone 5c that will use 14- to 16-nanometer FinFET chips manufactured by suppliers TSMC and Samsung.
Apple's sixth OS X 10.11 El Capitan beta, released on Monday, includes a few lines of code that yet again reference the possibility of a forthcoming 4K 21.5-inch Retina iMac, as discovered by Consomac [Google Translate]. A similar occurance...Show More Summary
Summary: People lie on social media all the time. Turns out, though that women tend to lie more when using social networking sites.