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The reboot is over—why I can't get excited about the new 'Fantastic Four' movie

After Batman, Spider-Man, and James Bond got a clean slate, audiences are all rebooted out.

Movie Release Group Members Plead Guilty

Five men in the UK have pleaded guilty to conspiracy to defraud for their participation in the unlawful release of movies onto the Internet. The case, which was heard in Crown Court this week, features big numbers including the distribution of up to 9,000 movies with five million viewers. Show More Summary

5 Smartphone Apps for People with Disabilities

It’s a sad fact of life that not all of us in the world are 100% healthy. So many disabilities afflict so many people these days, and it makes it difficult to live as a normal human being. But something wonderful happened to disabled people years back — the invention of the smartphone and tablet. Show More Summary

Kim Jong-il critiques the Oscars

Do these Academy Award nominees meet rigid North Korean cinema standards?

The Ultimate History Of Cellular Technology

Nowadays, we use our cell phones for everything. They are mini computers that we carry around in our pockets. Gaming, social networking, reading, and pretty much anything else you can think of can be done on a phone, but it wasn’t always that way. Show More Summary

Chris Christie takes a tumble in newly released clip

You just can't be a Cowboys fan in Philly and get away with it.

Why a Less-is-more API Design Approach is Key to Success

With APIs becoming more powerful and diverse as technology leads them forward, James Donelan recently wrote an article for InfoWorld encouraging developers to keep things simple by adopting a “less-is-more” approach. Google Search and Apple’s focus on clean designs have proven that simplicity sells, providing you follow certain steps.

3Scale CEO Sees Expansion of API Approaches in 2015

As massive a boon as RESTful APIs have been for the development of the API economy, other types of APIs may soon play as large or greater a role. 3Scale Chief Executive Officer Steve Willmott says 2015 will witness the development of not only more real-time APIs, but also APIs that centralize more processing on the server.

AOL Still Makes Most of Its Money Off Millions of Dial-Up Subscribers

Hayley Tsukayama, reporting for The Washington Post back in August: AOL considers itself an advertising and media company. But it still relies on 2.3 million dial-up subscription customers for the bulk of its profits. The company’s latest...Show More Summary

Google Improves Crawling and Indexing of Location-Adaptive Pages by @mattsouthern

Pages can be designed to adapt to a user’s specific location, showing different content to users in different parts of the world. While these types of pages are great for searchers in different countries, they presente crawling changes for Google. Show More Summary

Vintage Logos From the 1970s

Say what you want about the ’70s, but a surprising number of these marks stand the test of time. (Via Sebastiaan de With.) ?

Apple’s Accessibility Quality

Marco Zehe: In fact, with the release of both OS X 10.10 “Yosemite” and iOS 8, he quality of many accessibility features has reached a new all-time low. AppleVis has a great summary of current problems in iOS 8. But let me give you two...Show More Summary

Who carried hardest in the NA LCS?

Last season ended with AD Carries earning a disproportionately large share of gold. Has anything changed?

The Verge: AOL Is Shutting Down TUAW

Micah Singleton, reporting for The Verge: There goes another one. AOL is shutting down The Unofficial Apple Weblog, better known as TUAW, sources familiar with the situation tell The Verge. The company — which is also shutting down its...Show More Summary

Google Agrees To Change Privacy Policy In UK by @mattsouthern

Google has agreed to change its privacy policy in the UK with respect to how it gathers personal data, the UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office announced today. The changes to Google’s privacy policy will reflect the requirements of...Show More Summary

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