When [Harrison Howes] lost his Syma X5C drone on a neighbor’s roof, he thought all hope was lost. There was no easy access to get up there, and the neighbor wasn’t interested in him attempting a rescue. Months past, and [Harrison] got a new quad. Show More Summary
W-W-W-Windows 10 is out, but thankfully without a video like this.
Footage contradicts officer who said he was dragged by vehicle and had to fire.
Uber's app is a lot more complicated than it seems The company has responded to claims that it shows users of its app "phantom cars" that don't actually exist, saying the reason why a driver's location may not always be accurately reflected...Show More Summary
You know Project Loon? Google’s ambitious plan to provide cheap Internet access to underdeveloped parts of the world via a fleet of high altitude balloons? Well after years of testing and refining the technology, the company is finally ready to deploy it for real — and it’s starting with the small island nation of Sri Lanka. Show More Summary
Writing reviews about restaurants, coffee shops and hairdressers is a popular pastime that has become the foundation for websites like Yelp. A startup called G2 Crowd is hoping the yen to pen reviews about specialized business software could prove equally compelling for writers and readers alike. Show More Summary
Today we’re comparing Apples to Oranges. Well not really, but instead Apple’s iPhone 6 to OnePlus’s new flagship killer on the block. Question is, does the OnePlus 2 bring enough to the table in order to take on one of the most popular smartphones on the planet? Apple’s iPhone 6 may be nearly one year old, […]
The new iPod Touch came out this month, and critics are raving about its capabilities. Gizmag believes it is a top-notch product. “The new iPod touch is a more attractive product than you might expect. It doesn’t get any lighter or thinner...Show More Summary
In the opening of a (truly hilarious) Microsoft promo video for Windows 95, the narrator says, “I just want a new operating system!” That’s exactly what we’ve been taught to look forward to every few years, and Wednesday’s release of Windows 10 feels like a satisfying step in the progression. Show More Summary
Image: Google/YouTube Google Translate can now visually translate text in 20 more languages, which means the app can help guide you around a whole lot more countries than it could before. An update released for the app today will expand...Show More Summary
Mexican Navy officials display confiscated cartel radio kit for the press, Veracruz, 2011. Video: Reforma. Authorities in Mexico like to make a big show whenever they dismantle part of the hidden communications network that cartels use to stay ahead of law enforcement. Show More Summary
Auroras are among the most captivating phenomena on Earth, brightening polar skies with undulating ribbons of glowing charged particles. These eerie light shows have also been observed on many other planets in our solar system, leading astronomers to speculate that they might be as ubiquitous outside our stellar backyard as they are within it. Show More Summary
On Tuesday, July 28th, a diverse group of faith leaders and advocates posted the same video on the Twitter and Facebook feeds of more than one million people. Backers of the video came from a wide range of civil rights causes -- racial justice, LGBTQ equality, economic justice, religious pluralism and more. Show More Summary
A team at [Vanderbilt University] have been hacking together their own peristaltic pumps. Peristaltic pumps are used to deliver precise volumes of fluid for research, medical and industrial applications. They’re even occasionally used...Show More Summary
Sweden's most visited pirate streaming site will close this week, forever. The administrator of the site, whose identity is now public, has revealed that police carried out a raid against him earlier this month and detained him for almost four days. Show More Summary
As everyone’s favorite personal digital assistant debuts in new countries...
We can go back to the future in August
Topographical maps are designed to quickly impart elevation data through contour lines, and while they are useful for a variety of pursuits from surveying to hiking, they can be difficult to visualize in the real world. Now, with anShow More Summary
When we first unveiled Windows 10 in September, we outlined our plans for a new era of Windows. We wanted to create a Windows that empowered people and organizations to do great things. Our vision was one platform, one store, and one experience that extends across the broadest range of devices from the smallest screens […]
The best way to transport your body a third of a mile is to hop on Action Park in New Jersey’s 1,975-foot long waterslide. It’s the world’s longest water slide and it basically goes on forever and ever and ever. I think you could read a book by the end of the slide. Or write the next great American novel. Read more...