Patrick McKenzie

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With 'Ingress,' the world is Google's game board

Your Android smartphone becomes your entry into a new dimension of video games with 'Ingress,' a sci-fi game that is played in the real world, in real-time, around the globe.<p>Want a glimpse into the future of video games? Tap into <i>Ingress</i>.<p>The real-world augmented reality game was launched quietly in …

Tonido Home Cloud gets Chromecast support, lets you stream from desktop to TV (video)

As the dust around Chromecast's surprise arrival starts to settle, expect to see a <i>lot</i> more apps and services get on board. Today's adoptee? Tonido's home cloud software (of recent giveaway fame). The company's updated its mobile apps, so that you can now stream (correctly formatted) media from your …

The TSA Has an Instagram Account — And It’s Pretty Weird

Who knew the Department of Homeland Security had an eye for photography?<p>The Transportation Security Administration — better known as the TSA, or the …

Pioneer's SC-79 uses HDBaseT to feed HDMI video throughout the home (hands-on video)

In addition to showcasing its new speaker bar, Pioneer is talking up three audio-video receivers here at CE Week, including one that offers a pretty nifty industry first feature. Though the trio of home theater components are fairly similar, the SC-79 is the most notable, as it's the first such …

Burn after reading: Privatext messaging app allows secure texts, pictures to self-destruct

Advertisement<p>23 Comments<p>Knowing that intelligence agents could be collecting and storing your private communications is disturbing. But if you’re not …