Evan Jameson

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Everything You Need to Know About Social Network Ello

You’ve probably seen it pop up in your Facebook feed. Or maybe someone on Twitter linked to their account. The entire internet is alive with talk of Ello, the anti-Facebook social network.<p>An anti-Facebook sounds pretty cool right? But what exactly does that mean? And is it worth your time and …

First Benchmarks And A Primer For Intel's Core i7-5960x CPU, X99 Chipset, And DDR4 Memory

As swiftly as the PC hardware industry travels, we’re seldom treated to true generational leaps. We get iterative improvements like USB 3.0 and affordable SSDs, but things like DDR3 memory have been kicking around since 2007 (7 years is an eternity!) Most of us are still comfortable, but power …

Cable companies want to stop the best internet in America from growing

A group representing giants in the cable industry is trying to shut down two municipalities' proposals to expand their public broadband networks, arguing that public broadband has a "mixed record" and can be harmful to taxpayers, despite these two networks already being successful where they're …

Capture epic feats of gaming in all their high-def glory

This is some serious high-end video capture, for sure, and it’s going to make video reviews and game streaming a whole lot better.

Windows 9 Preview Could Feature Rapid Build Updates

When Microsoft signaled that it would move to a more rapid release cycle for Windows code, it meant it. The coming technical preview of Windows 9 — the operating system codenamed ‘Threshold’ — could contain a rapid-upgrade feature to keep users who are stress testing the software up to …

Son races deceased father's ghost in Xbox racer, makes internet cry

Get ready for some tears.<p>This is the most heart-warming video game ghost story I’ve ever heard. According to a post on Motoramic, a YouTube commenter that goes by 00WARTHERAPY00 shared a supernaturally touching story about racing their father’s ghost in Xbox racer <i>RalliSport Challenge</i>, 10 years …

Edward Snowden Wants You To Ditch Dropbox For This Service

He thinks Dropbox, the cloud storage firm with over 200 million users, is "hostile to privacy," and urged people to switch to what he calls more-secure storage services like SpiderOak.<p>"Dropbox is a targeted wannabe PRISM partner," Snowden told The Guardian. "They just put Condoleezza Rice on their …

Sling Introduces its Cheapest Slingbox Ever

Before set-top boxes and smart TVs made watching streaming media an everyday occurrence, Sling Media had its Slingbox streaming your home TV anywhere in the world. It’s still making cable and DVR content available anywhere with two updated products and a new set of features to make those finding …

Curse raises $16M in wake of launch of Skype-like gamer voice service

Curse, a popular online gaming services provider, raised $16 million both venture funding and debt in the wake of the launch of its Skype-like voice communications platform form online gamers.<p>The funding came after Curse announced that it got more than a million users in less than a week after the …

Watch Dogs’ scary app puts the power of the NSA in your browser

If you think that the conceit behind Ubisoft’s hacker-themed video game <i>Watch Dogs</i> isn’t real enough, be sure to take a look at this website.<p>Watch_Dogs We Are Data takes real world, publicly-accessible location-based data and parses it into a display ripped directly from the video game of the same …

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IBM spends $3 billion to push the far future of computer chips

IBM will invest $3 billion over five years to develop processors with much smaller, more tightly packed electronics than today's models, and to sustain computing progress even after today's manufacturing technology runs out of steam.<p>The first goal is to build chips whose electronic components, …

Quantum Computing

Stop whatever you're doing and watch the end of the Matrix video game

I can't believe this video is real.<p>Let me provide some backstory: In 2005, now-defunct developer Shiny Entertainment released <i>The Matrix: Path of Neo</i>, a video game that allows its player to reenact scenes from the Matrix trilogy in Keanu Reeves' iconic role. The films' directors, the Wachowskis, are …

Inside the Secret World of Gamestop Dumpster Diving

One company's trash...<p>For those of us who have cast away the shame of scouring through bags of trash – colloquially known as dumpster diving – there …

We just played with Android's L Developer Preview

By releasing a Developer Preview of the next version of Android (only known as "L" for now), Google is walking new ground -- and it's blazing a glorious path that will greatly benefit the platform going forward. Developers and manufacturers will no longer be in the dark for upcoming firmware …

Hands On With The Samsung Gear Live, Its $199 Smartwatch Shipping July 7

Samsung has a new Android Wear device that it didn’t really make too much of a fuss about before: The Gear Live smartwatch. It unsurprisingly resembles its brethren the Gear, Gear 2 and Gear Neo, but it doesn’t use Tizen or Android (like the first gen Gear) and it doesn’t use the same interface …

Google reveals first Android Wear watches to go on sale

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/technology/1087000/1087961_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1529493442_07ae75bff959de82e3a13d497c315a4c<p><b>Google has announced the first smartwatches powered by its Android Wear operating system are now available for pre-order.</b><p>The LG G Watch and …

Wear OS