Category: Technology

AT&T and FaceTime: Still Restricted, Only Less So

AT&T and FaceTime: Still Restricted, Only Less So

AT&T is slowly allowing more iPhone and iPad owners to use FaceTime for video chat over its network, but many users will remain shut out for the time being. When Apple enabled its FaceTime...

PayPal Ups Ante in Holiday Season Price-Matching Wars

PayPal Ups Ante in Holiday Season Price-Matching Wars

The battle for holiday shopper dollars continues with the launch of the most impressive-sounding price-matching policy offered yet. As it turns out, the policy isn’t being offered by a retailer, but the payment processor...

iFrogz Boost Plus Portable Speaker

iFrogz Boost Plus Portable Speaker

The iFrogz  boost plus portable speaker is one of the best modern tech devices ever. The portable speaker allows you to inhance any audio device you are using to a better volume. The iFrogz...

Donating Star Wars Billions Will Make George Lucas One Of The Biggest Givers Ever

Donating Star Wars Billions Will Make George Lucas One Of The Biggest Givers Ever

George Lucas introduced the world to Star Wars back in 1977, and he profited handsomely from it. Now, after selling the mega-franchise to Disney for $4.05 billion, Lucas is preparing to give back in a big way....

20 Petaflops Titan: Nvidia Aims for ‘World’s Fastest Supercomputer’ Record

20 Petaflops Titan: Nvidia Aims for ‘World’s Fastest Supercomputer’ Record

It’s hard to wrap your brain around something this fast: a supercomputer that can manage 20 petaflops, or more than 20,000 trillion (that’s 20 quadrillion) floating point calculations per second. By comparison, the U.S....

Girl Scouts Use Social Media, Mobile Tech to Break Cookie Sales Records

Girl Scouts Use Social Media, Mobile Tech to Break Cookie Sales Records

For the 2012 centennial celebration of the Girl Scouts of the USA, Olivia Ottenfeld had a pretty straightforward goal: sell 2,012 boxes of the organization’s iconic cookies. At 14, she was at a disadvantage...

Samsung’s Galaxy Note II Hits 3 Million Sales

Samsung’s Galaxy Note II Hits 3 Million Sales

Samsung Electronics Co. said Friday it has sold more than 3 million Galaxy Note II smartphones in a little over a month after its launch, as the company vies to keep its lead over...

Government-Funded Hackers Say They’ve Already Defeated Windows 8’s New Security Measures

Government-Funded Hackers Say They’ve Already Defeated Windows 8’s New Security Measures

Last week’s Windows 8 launch wasn’t just a major product release for Microsoft. It seems to have been a banner day for the government-funded hackers who take Microsoft’s software apart, too. On Tuesday the French...

Now the Real Jony Ive Era Begins at Apple

Now the Real Jony Ive Era Begins at Apple

First a disclaimer: I’m no expert on corporate intrigue at Apple. I know that the company announced changes that involve the exits of Scott Forstall and John Browett — the guys in charge of...

MEDAL OF HONOR WARFIGHTER

MEDAL OF HONOR WARFIGHTER

[vsw id=”T5MtlQlQUM8″ source=”youtube” width=”425″ height=”344″ autoplay=”no”] Unlike the macho military shooters that inspired it, Medal of Honor Warfighter wants you to consider the effects of violence on those responsible for it. Such appeals to a player’s...