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'Battleplans' Launches Worldwide, Hopes to Make 'Clash of Clans' Raiding Strategy Strategic Again

Real-time strategy game Battleplans [] has finally escaped soft launch and gone worldwide, and it's well worth checking out. Like many mobile games, it feels like has the DNA of other titles – Clash of Clans [Free] and Tactile Wars [Free] come to mind here. You engage in short-form battles, as you try to capture

This is how you Snapchat while climbing Mount Everest

Cory Richards had just summited Mount Everest, without oxygen, and his attempt to share his hard won victory with the world was being scuttled by the most mundane of tech issues. He was standing more than 29,000 feet above sea level,...Show More Summary

E!, Syfy, and Bravo applications now available for fourth-gen Apple TV users

5 hours agoTechnology / Apple : 9 to 5 Mac

NBC Universal today announced that it is bringing a trio of new apps to the fourth-gen Apple TV. Starting today, those with a cable login can now watch content via the Syfy, E!, and Bravo applications with their Apple TV. Subscribers...Show More Summary

How to make a custom icon for Android

Theming icons with a pack is pretty awesome. But they can't do everything. Icon packs have holes. Icon packs sometimes miss. And when you're theming your phone, maybe what you need isn't in an icon pack at all. That's OK. We don't need no stinkin' icon packs. Show More Summary

One remote to rule them all (and it’s on sale on Amazon)

Smartphones and tablets can control anything and everything these days, which is pretty awesome. The "Internet of Things" craze means most items in your home can be connected to the internet, and practically anything that can be connected to the internet can be controlled by iOS or Android. Show More Summary

#TBT: Motorola Shadow, the Fake Phone of Everyone’s Dreams

I was recently diving through many older Droid Life posts — like, 2009 and 2010 posts — and came across a device that everyone seemed very hyped about. At the time, the OG DROID was still a very popular device among Android owners, but many...Show More Summary

ForcePhone software makes any mobile device pressure sensitive

A team from the University of Michigan have developed a novel means of giving any mobile device the same sort of force-sensitive capabilities found on Apple's flagship iPhone 6s. Dubbed ForcePhone, the software leverages two features...Show More Summary

Here is what’s new in Windows 10 Build 14352

Microsoft today released Windows 10 Build 14352 to Insiders in the Fast Ring. The latest build isn’t a major update, but it does bring a few new features and lots of nice improvements. As usual, the new build also packs some bug fixes and known issues. The build also includes a number of improvements for […]

Oracle vows to appeal Google verdict

Google's Android operating system does not infringe on Oracle copyrights, a jury ruled Thursday.        

SpaceX delays launch of Thai communications satellite until Friday

SpaceX will try again Friday to lift communications satellite to high orbit.        

Punch Cards

Before the Commodore 64, the IBM PC, and even the Apple I, most computers took input data from a type of non-magnetic storage medium that is rarely used today: the punched card. These pieces of cardstock held programs, data, and pretty much everything used to run computers in the before-time. Show More Summary

Snapchat raises $1.8B in new funding round

Messaging app carries reported valuation of $20 billion.        

Beautiful: Mirrored Giant Soap Bubbles Filmed in in 4K [Video]

Get mesmerized with giant bubble reflections in 4K. Originally this episode was just going to be a 4K sequel to our popular “Giant Bubble Explosions” episode. I was capturing good stuff but felt the video needed a new twist to it. So randomly I tried mirroring the bubble clips when editing and was amazed with […]

Why The World Health Organization Needs to Run More Like a Startup

5 hours agoTechnology : The Goods

The World Health Organization (WHO) is the leading health organization in the world. And like most of these organizations it consists of lots of wasted money and accomplishing very little.

Splunk Boosts Revenue View But Shares Fall

Big-data software company Splunk Inc. posted a 48% increase in first-quarter revenue and raised its full-year guidance for the second time in as many quarters.

Gogo Cancels Bond Sale While It Negotiates Airline Internet Deal

In-flight Internet provider Gogo Inc. has taken the rare step of canceling a bond sale days after it agreed to terms, saying it was in negotiations with an unidentified airline about serving a large portion of its fleet.

Palo Alto Networks Loss Widens on Climbing Expenses

Palo Alto Networks Inc. reported a wider loss on rising expenses and provided a downbeat outlook for the current quarter.

Bristow Sees Drop in Energy-Related Work, May Cancel Helicopter Orders

The world’s largest operator of helicopters, Bristow Group Inc., expects energy-related work to decline further and for the first time said it might cancel some orders for new aircraft.

Twitter sent a woman's address to the man who was harassing her after she filed a complaint (TWTR)

The internet may be one of the best inventions of all time, but it also makes it a lot easier for anyone to become the target of stalkers and harassers. Here's a scary story of what happened when one women contacted Twitter to report...Show More Summary

Ugly Cover-Ups and Intimidation in Sexual Assault Cases

In the wake of a devastating independent investigation, Baylor University demoted president Ken Starr on Thursday and suspended football coach Art Briles, saying it intended to fire him. The Finding of Facts report, a 13-page summary...Show More Summary

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