Category: Technology

  • I’ve Become The Embarrassing Parent With The Camcorder

    By Matt Burns Everyone had a dad, mom or uncle who was addicted to the VHS camcorder. Large and hoisted on a shoulder, it captured every birthday party and canoe trip on its massive tape. Our family’s official cameraman was Uncle Brian. Some 15 years and several rolls of duct tape later, he finally let […]

  • The Das Keyboard 4 Is The Hacker’s Choice

    By John Biggs One of the defining images of the cyberpunk movement of the 1980s and 90s was William Gibson’s cyberspace decks. Although never explicitly described, they seemed to be something like a self-contained keyboard with electrode leads hanging off and a sometimes unmarked keyboard that hackers used to jack into the Matrix. I remember […]

  • OnePlus Tries To Prove Chivalry Isn’t Dead By Launching Online Beauty Contest For Ladies

    By Jordan Crook In this week’s episode of totally batshit crazy things some brands do to get attention, OnePlus (the maker of a new smartphone called The One) is kindly offering a bump on the waiting list for women who are willing to enter the equivalent of an online beauty contest. Because I literally can’t […]

  • Sony Teases A Virtual Couch Mode For PS4 Multiplayer – Even If Your Friend Doesn’t Own The Game

    By Darrell Etherington Sony announced some features of its upcoming system software 2.0 for PlayStation 4 update, and one of those called Share Play is definitely something to get excited about for console owners – especially those interested in trying out games without paying up for them, or in playing with friends with vastly different […]

  • Let’s Get Over Ourselfies

    By Cat Zakrzewski It just became even easier to take selfies at inappropriate times. LINE launched a new app just for selfies on Monday. Its key feature? It doesn’t make a shutter sound, so no one will notice when you’re surreptitiously snapping a closeup of yourself. The messaging company’s latest app, called B612, only uses […]