Brandon Wilson

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Budget buster: HP’s new Android slate is $99

Have you seen the “drugstore tablets” yet? These are the small slates that cost $99 or less, typically coming from companies you’ve never heard of. …

Apple Pulls Weed-Growing App After It Dominates Download Charts

Apple has pulled the popular iOS game called <i>Weed Firm</i> from the Apple App Store, after it climbed to the top of the download charts. The app lets …

The post-Oculus boom: Survios raises $4M for free-moving virtual reality

Oculus VR, the virtual-reality startup that Facebook bought for $2 billion, has some new company. Survios, a younger VR startup that is following in the wake of Oculus, has raised $4 million in funding so that it can fulfill its dream of building the ultimate VR system with both proprietary …

3D Printing, Game Over? 4D Printing Soon to Take Center Stage

These days, 3D printing seems to be at the core of most new new research ventures, whether it’s developing ways to print entire meals or recreating …

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Apple too late to stop massive iCloud breach, hackers claim

An anonymous hacker who has exploited an iCloud security flaw that lets anyone unlock a lost or stolen iPhone says Apple contacted him about the matter today, but he deleted the email.<p>“They have asked me to contact [them] as quickly as possible, but why now?” the hacker, who goes by AquaXetine, …

Watch Time Evaporate With a Clock That Paints the Hours In Water

It's probably related to our limited existence on this planet, but mankind has an unmistakable obsession with time. How else would you explain all …

Google and Netflix Are Teaming Up Against Internet Providers

In its heated debate with Comcast over who should pay for the delivery of online content to customers’ homes, Netflix just got a big co-sign from …

California approves self-driving cars by 2015

If you've seen one of Google's 'chandelier' topped autonomous cars driving down the street, you may have assumed the technology is legal. But up until now, Google has been operating the cars in a gray area, as autonomous cars have not been explicitly addressed by the California Department of Motor …

House Passes Restrictions On NSA's Collection Of Phone Records

The House passed a measure to end the National Security Agency's bulk collection of phone records, approving a scaled-back version of legislation that was prompted by leaks from former intelligence contractor Edward Snowden.<p>The 303-121 vote, however "sent an unambiguous signal that both parties are …