Sorry, pornography. You may corrupt our innocent eyes with your graphic sexual imagery, but you're not as bad as you once were.
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Never underestimate the power of a Facebook post.
Maps are not only a convenient and fairly straightforward tool to help you get from Point A to Point B, but can also be a compelling way to present information and sets of data.
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British spies may have naked pictures of you. That's the latest revelation from the Guardian's investigation of documents leaked by NSA whistle-blower Edward Snowden.
Samsung unveiled its highly anticipated new smartphone, the Galaxy S5, at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Rolling out with a full orchestra and impressive display, Samsung placed the Galaxy S5 center stage, and it certainly has big shoes to fill considering last year's record-breaking release.
Moviefone, the once-popular phone service that provided movie times for your local theater will be shutting down approximately one month from now.
It looks as if it's going to be a busy start to the week for Apple's security team, with more bad news surfacing in connection with a recently publicized 'gotofail' vulnerability in its mobile and desktop operating systems. More>>
It's a situation most vending machine users have been faced with at one time or another. You put your money in, make your choice, hit the button, and watch helplessly as your purchase gets stuck on its way out of the machine.
Twitter is the site of plenty of political chatter. But for people with opposing views, Twitter isn't exactly a place to come together and micro-blog towards a better understanding.
Some people use Twitter to share links and keep up with what's going on in the world. Others use it to troll people, writing nasty messages with mean language .
Aaron Seitz, a neuroscientist at the University of California, Riverside, has created a new, publicly available app that, with repeated use, can legitimately condition users to see farther. More>>
Pushbullet can do many things, including sending notifications that pop up on your phone's screen to your desktop. More>>
In celebration of The Lego Movie's critical and financial success, Warner Bros and the Lego team have released the "outtakes" of the film.
The two largest cable companies in the United States are set to combine. More>>
Valentine's Day can be annoying, even if you have someone in your life. But if you remove yourself from the corporate cards and necessary relationship affirmation, there's a good message underneath.
Video games might help people with dyslexia improve their ability to read, a new study suggests. More>>
People used to talk about last night's "I Love Lucy" episode the day after it aired, around the water cooler. These days, audiences can discuss "Downton Abbey" with all their friends and family simultaneously (not just their dreaded co-workers), before the episode is even over. More>>
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Flappy Bird is no more. Dong Nguyen's controversial mobile gaming hit was officially pulled from the iTunes App Store and Google Play this week. Now that it's gone, you're free to play all manner of other games. Better games. More>>
Can the Internet do to mass surveillance what it did to the Stop Online Piracy Act?
Added to the Google.com home page yesterday, the latest Google doodle both celebrates the start of the Olympic games as well as defies the anti-homosexuality laws put in place by Putin's government. More>>
As smartphones have become the must-have technology for millions of Americans, the opportunity to call, text or email is often just an arm's length away -- day or night. More>>
Silly Americans. You thought the NSA was bad?
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You can easily trick Netflix into thinking you're in a different part of the world, and thereby gain access to hundreds of different movies that you wouldn't otherwise be able to see. More>>
This is a great time to update or upgrade a home-entertainment system. Prices are especially low this time of year, and there are many deals to be had. More>>
Managing diabetes requires a great deal of time, memory and math skills. There are carbohydrates to count, medication doses to calculate and blood sugar levels to track. More>>
Buying a new TV can be a confusing and expensive endeavour. Here are some tips to ensure you get the most bang for your buck!
The next time you're surfing the Web, you may need to thank your kids. More>>
A Pennsylvania man was arrested on Monday after sharing his own mug shot on his personal Facebook account along with a taunt directed at the Freeland Police Department.
Thirty years ago, home computers were clunky or too expensive. Apple's Macintosh helped change all of that.
A NY Times report revealed that a web developer has found a way to listen through a computer's mic – even when the user thinks it's off – by exploiting a vulnerability in Google's browser, Chrome.
Things keep looking worse for the National Security Agency's bulk collection of Americans' telephone metadata, a program found this week to be illegal and ineffective by an independent government watchdog group.
There's more evidence that texting while walking can be risky business. More>>
Here's word of another brilliant ammo innovation: shells filled with herbs and spices. More>>
Beats Music is a streaming music service that may not be all that different than it's competition, but it sure feels like it is. More>>
When you gaze up at the night sky and marvel at the wondrous sight of all those sparkling stars and faraway planets, it's hard to imagine that's there's also a load of crap floating about up there. Our crap.
The Guardian and the UK's Channel 4 News report that U.S. spies have indiscriminately collected nearly 200 million text messages a day from people around the world. More>>
Ultra HD, which offers four times the resolution of 1080p HD, is the future of television. But how are you going to get 4K content to your brand new set? More>>
House of Cards, Breaking Bad, and porn. What do they all have in common? No, it's not your late night viewing lineup. Rather, all of the above will soon be shown in dazzling Ultra HD resolution.
A 43-year-old Florida man named Chad Oulsonwas killed by 71-year-old Curtis Reeves in a movie theater during a showing of Lone Survivor after the two men got into an argument over texting.
In the weeks following Thanksgiving, online retailer Target suffered a cyberattack that exposed the personal data of up to 110 million of its customers; in recent days, Neiman Marcus has confirmed that its databases have also been hacked.
One of the founders of Twitter has created a new app. Is it worth your time to download it? More>>
Although social networking sites let users keep in touch with a wide group of acquaintances, new research shows that people still put most of their efforts into communicating with a small group of friends or family members. More>>
More than 20 percent of at-risk seventh graders have "sexted" and those middle schoolers were much more likely to also have engaged in some type of sexual behavior, a new study finds. More>>
Residents of a Swedish town have complained so much about the loud music playing on the speaker of the local ice cream truck that the company plans to silence the jingles in favor of silent text messages.
Did you wish your Twitter followers a happy New Year? Plenty of Twitter users did as 2014 began, according to an interactive map created by Twitter. More>>
Christmas is nigh! That said, we have a few tips to make the season a little more hassle free.
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Retail giant Target and federal authorities are currently looking into a security breach that potentially put millions of customer's credit card and debit card numbers at risk. More>>
If you're feeling passive-aggressive and would rather give a gift that says "I don't really like you" rather than actually blurting it out after one too many brandy-spiked eggnogs, let these godawful gadgets do the talking. More>>
A federal judge ruled that the National Security Agency's bulk collection of phone call data in the US is likely unconstitutional – and that's a big deal. More>>
The Blues Brothers may not be a car movie, but it does have some of the best car chases ever filmed. Now there is a new way to watch it, because someone has managed to completely recreate it using nothing but Lego. More>>
Knightscope is developing a new type of crime-detection robot that could help police departments by using predictive algorithms to determine where crime will occur.
The year 2013 has been huge for Twitter, especially for celebrity news.
Think all of those advertising cookies installed on your browser are being used by the government to track people and hack into their computers? You're not paranoid – you're right.
Wading through around a million apps to find the best one for you can be a time consuming business, and even though both Google Play and the iTunes App Store's search features have improved, they're still not perfect.
Losing a pet can be a harrowing experience. One woman turned to the Internet to help find her beloved pooch. More>>
Significant data leaks aren't exactly uncommon these days. But how do you know if hackers have gotten ahold of your passwords and data? More>>
"Criminal botnet" sounds like something from a forgotten sci-fi serial from the 1970s, but turns out they're real, and they'll steal your passwords. More>>
The holiday shopping season is in full swing. But what are we shopping for? Google knows!
Wildlife rangers in Australia set up a motion-sensor camera alongside a river in the hope of capturing footage of crocodiles. They certainly didn't expect this. More>>
As it's been doing every year since 1955, the North American Aerospace Defense Command, better known as NORAD, will be tracking Santa's progress on Christmas Eve as he makes his way around the world delivering gifts, eating mince pies, and knocking back copious amounts of sherry. More>>
‘Tis the seasons for getting monster deals online. But just because Cyber Monday lacks the threat of being trampled to death by a hoard of penny pinchers doesn't mean you're safe.
What's the one online activity that most people don't want anyone to know about? Porn watching habits, of course.
The upcoming holiday is not just about the parades, football games, or all the turkey you can eat. It's about spending time with friends and loved ones and having fun, in real life rather than on the Web.
Most of us don't like being in front of the camera because the self-conscious side of us says we're not attractive enough to be in photos. Well, portrait photographer Peter Hurley tells us that we are all beautiful people but the secret to looking really photogenic is through something he dubbed the "Squinch."
What happens when a phone is both cheap and a bargain? Is that even possible, or would such a device cause the seas to boil and the sky to fall in? More>>
Finally, the U.S. landline telephone system is likely to join the 21st century. Tom Wheeler, the Federal Communications Commission's chairman, announced plans to begin transitioning the nation's copper-based landline network to a digital one similar to Internet phone services, like Skype or Vonage.
Oxford Dictionaries' has chosen as its international Word of the Year 2013…..(drum roll, please)…..selfie!
Exposure to television and video games could play a role in the sleep problems of children with autism, new research suggests. More>>
In the future, better care for heart patients may be just a text message away. More>>
As powerful and far-reaching as Google is, they still must submit to the U.S. government whenever Uncle Sam demands that the firm hand over user data. What's troubling is that government requests for user data have soared, doubling in the past three years.
Motorola has announced the Moto G, a more affordable version of the popular Moto X, which will also be sold worldwide instead of being restricted to America.
Amazon has struck a deal with the US Postal Service that'll see its customers taking delivery of packages on Sundays.
If you're even moderately interested in DIY home automation, you've likely run across the name "Z-Wave" at some point.
The relationship status between teen Internet users and Facebook is perennially set to "it's complicated," and we've known that for a while now. More>>
Texting your boyfriend to say you're running late is one thing. Trying to win an argument via text is quite another. More>>
After several years of decline, parent company Dish Network has decided to call it quits on maintaining Blockbuster's physical presence.
Brits filling up their motors at gas stations run by supermarket giant Tesco will soon be subjected to tailored ads generated by face-scanning technology installed beside the cash registers.
When a group of scientists claimed the size of the world's biggest dinosaur must have been exaggerated as such a huge creature would never have been able to walk, a research team at the UK's Manchester University decided to look at the matter more closely. More>>
While social media can help vulnerable teenagers seeking support, Internet use can do more harm than good for young people at risk of self-harm or suicide. More>>
The days of being forced to turn off your gadgets before takeoff and landing will soon be a thing of the past. The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration announced today that it will allow airlines to permit the use of most portable electronic devices during all portions of flights.
If you want to know if your love life is on track without having to explicitly ask your partner, apparently you can turn to Facebook. A new study uncovered a frighteningly accurate approach at using Facebook friendships to gauge how connected you and your significant other are. More>>
Despite efforts to stop drivers from texting behind the wheel, new research revealed that four of five college students have used their cell phones to send or receive text messages while driving. More>>
A potential iPad buyer now has four models to choose from, which muddies the water: Which one is for you? More>>
Older men and women who use the Internet frequently are more likely to have a lifestyle that includes many cancer-preventive behaviors, according to a new study. More>>
The iPad has been in need of an overhaul, given that the iPad 4 was a very light refresh over its predecessor, the iPad 3. Simply put, Apple has delivered here.
Smokers who turn to social networking sites focused on quitting smoking form strong supportive bonds with their like-minded peers, a new study reveals. And these cyber-connections boost the odds they'll kick their habit. More>>
College students in search of a good night's sleep may want to put some distance between their pillow and their cell phone, new research suggests. More>>
Facebook just made a decision that will likely be a cause of consternation at PTAs all over: The social network now allows teenagers between the ages of 13 and 17 to post publicly.
If you're one of the embittered millions who responded to the launch of Windows 8 with furrowed brows and vitriolic online screeds, you can finally relax. The first major update – Windows 8.1 – is here. More>>
You would think that, by now, tech savvy people would have some idea of how the Web works. I'm talking about the simple act of posting content to a public-facing website, and the fact that doing so allows other people to see it, quote it, or link to it. More>>
It's been more than 10 days since the government shutdown began, and people are starting to get angry about it. Here are ways the Internet is making it easier for you to tell the government how you really feel about this mess. More>>
The Guardian is a small, tracking device to be worn by a child as a bracelet or necklace. When combined with a mobile application, the radio chip communicates with the parent's mobile device and can send an alert when the child has traveled too far away.
Google is running a new program that gives certain users access to special events in exchange for their opinions. It's called Google City Expert. And it's cool. More>>
Make no mistake, Facebook has always been creepy. Of course it's all gotten progressively creepier – and here are a few things to prove it. More>>
Algorithms have mastered a lot in life. You can now find a recommendation engine for everything: what to eat, wear, read, give as a gift, where to shop, travel, etc. So what would life be like if we actually listened? More>>
Health insurance exchanges from Florida to Hawaii got off to a rough start Tuesday as many consumers encountered long delays and computer system snafus. More>>
While researchers and engineers have been busy over the years working on brain-controlled bionic arms and hands, legs have been somewhat left behind. Until now, that is. More>>
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