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Multiplexing Pi Cameras

The Raspberry Pi and its cool camera add-on is a great way to send images and video up to the Intertubes, but what if you want to monitor more than one scene? The IVPort can multiplex up to sixteen of these Raspi camera modules, giving...Show More Summary

The TouchArcade Show - 186 - Happy Whatever Doesn't Make You Mad!

There were a ridiculous amount of games to be released this week, since it's the week before the iTunes freeze and all... So, we spend the vast majority of the podcast yammering on about the latest and greatest. There's even authentic slinky sounds, which means I should probably add to my real-life soundboard until we're

Google Play would be the perfect host for 'The Interview'

It's not looking good for The Interview. The film, which saw its release canceled in the wake of the epic Sony Pictures hack and subsequent terror threats from the hackers, may not appear on the screen of any theater for a very longShow More Summary

Here’s what happens to your iPhone after it gets stolen

The world of contraband electronics probably isn’t one that you’re familiar with, but if you read about smartphones on a regular basis, you’re bound to come across stories of black markets all around the world selling devices for hundreds of dollars more than they’re worth. Show More Summary

TouchArcade Game of the Week: 'Taekwondo Game Global Tournament'

The idea behind the TouchArcade Game of the Week is that every Friday afternoon we post the one game that came out this week that we think is worth giving a special nod to. Now, before anyone goes over-thinking this, it doesn't necessarily mean our Game of the Week pick is the highest scoring game

Lawmaker stands by abortion bill requiring man's consent: 'It's not a woman's body, it's a child's life'

The Missouri state representative who introduced a bill that would require a woman to obtain the written, notarized consent of a the father before obtaining an abortion has defended the proposed legislation despite outcry from state Democrats and women's health groups. In an interview with local NBC affiliate KHSB on Thursday, Rep. Show More Summary

ZTE Releases Star 2 Quad-Core Android 4.4 Smartphone

Here’s the newest member to ZTE’s quad-core Android 4.4 smartphone line-up, the Star 2. As a successor to the Star 1 that was launched in China earlier this year, this 4G LTE-enabled smartphone comes equipped with a 5.0-inch 1920 x 1080 Full HD OGS display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection, a 2.3GHz quad-core Snapdragon […]

Judge Rejects Proposed Settlement in Lawsuit Over H-P’s Autonomy Deal

Hewlett-Packard can’t quite move past the legal messes from its 2011 acquisition of U.K. software firm Autonomy. A judge rejected Friday a proposed settlement of a shareholder lawsuit claiming current and former H-P executives and directors failed to heed warning signs about problems with Autonomy. Show More Summary

Beat That Nagging Stress And Be Happier

One way make yourself unhappy is to let stress take over your life. We all have stress, whether it’s from work, home, or anything else, and it’s almost impossible to live a completely stress-free life. That being said, you can beat your stress back to manageable levels, which will lead you to a happier life. Show More Summary

Sony CEO Michael Lynton wants you to see 'The Interview'

"If the president wants to see the movie I would be more than delighted to send it to him."

BBC Documentary Shows Harsh Conditions for Workers in iPhone Factories

5 hours agoTechnology : Bits

A video documentary about some Chinese factories that assemble Apple products has refueled public attention on labor issues, like excessive work hours.

Video: How airplanes are made

5 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Building a commercial airplane is a monumental task. It takes around 4,000 really smart engineers over 7 years of planning to make one of those flying tubes with countless experts testing and re-testing each individual part (and there are 2.65 million parts in an Airbus A350). This video shows you how they make one of these. Read more...

The app that puts Yosemite on your iPad’s screen is finally available to download

Duet Display is a brand new application that lets users repurpose old and new iOS devices including the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, and turn them into handy second displays for OS X laptops and desktops — and it’s available for download right now. Show More Summary

Holiday beard edges out the ugly sweater for festive silliness

By now, the ugly sweater has become ubiquitous — with even staid office parties now hosting ugly sweater contests. That means it’s time to move on to something more edgy. And, at least in London, that would be — no you did not guess this — the Christmas Beard. Show More Summary

Social TV service TVtag pulls the plug

Once upon a time the second-screen experience was expected to rule the living room. That actually didn’t come to pass and today we’re seeing a casualty of that bright future that never was. TVtag has informed its users via email and on its site that it will be shutting down on January 1, 2015 and that its mobile apps will cease to function. Show More Summary

Rival protesters — for and against police — face off in New York

After two rival demonstrations converged near New York City Hall Friday afternoon—one supporting the New York Police Department and the other opposing police brutality—some anti-police protesters continued their march throughout Manhattan,...Show More Summary

Staples breach may have affected over a million credit cards

5 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

Good grief, the hacks just don't stop. Now office-supply store Staples believes that it suffered an attack that compromised some 1.16 million payment cards. Between August 10th and September 16th this year, 115 stores were afflicted by malware that "...

Obama Downplayed Sony Hack In Exclusive CNN Interview

President Barack Obama told CNN's Candy Crowley Friday that the unprecedented attack against Sony Pictures Entertainment was a mere act of "cybervandalism" rather than cyberterrorism or even an act of war. Crowley landed an interview...Show More Summary

Blog Hiatus

After not much activity over the past year or so, it seems time to put the blog into "snow bird" status. The "golden age" of blogging is long behind us, and likewise my better / popular writing. Finding motivation has been increasingly...Show More Summary

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