Matthew Dahlman

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Olympus Air: A 16MP Camera That Uses Your Phone as Its Live View Screen

Olympus has officially announced the Air, a 16-megapixel camera that looks more like a teleconverter that has a sensor stuffed into it. The device …

Uber drivers keep just 50% of what you pay

Uber is revolutionising transportation in cities as it promises to take hundreds of thousands of cars off the roads in years to come. And it has made itself incredibly rich in the process, with the most recent funding round pegging the driver-on-demand startup as worth an estimated $40 …

Microsoft's CEO expects pen to be extinct in a decade

Technically Incorrect: Asked which technology won't exist in 2025, Satya Nadella crushes romantics and nostalgics.<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>It used to be mightier than the sword.<p>Now it's just a doddering old thing that will soon be …

Windows Phone

Microsoft is making some clever moves

<i>While</i> <i>Microsoft Office for mobile is a satisfying success, the company can’t seem to create—or even buy—a mobile operating system that can compete with iOS and Android. Perhaps they’ve been looking in the wrong direction and can return to their “trusted” Embrace and Extend tactics.</i><p><b>Microsoft</b> …

Windows Phone

RadioShack Cuts The Cord After 94 Years, Files For Bankruptcy

RadioShack, after years of puzzling bottom-seeking stock investors on how it managed to stay in business, filed for bankruptcy on Thursday evening. The retailer, best known to consumers in recent years as a trusty seller of easy to lose cords, chargers and tech accessories, also announced a deal to …

Financial Planning

Rob Manfred says MLB could support legalized gambling

The sport of the Black Sox scandal and Pete Rose appears ready to revise its ancient policies on gambling.<p>New commissioner Rob Manfred says he would …

Rob Manfred

How Star Wars Made $27 Billion

Given the lasting relevance of Star Wars over the past four decades, it shouldn’t shock anyone that the franchise has made a metric shit ton of money. But exactly how it made its money might surprise more than a few of you.<p>As our infographic breaks down, nearly half of the $27 billion in revenue …

A Map Of Every Patent Steve Jobs Touched

You might never be able to get inside the enigmatic Apple founder’s head, but this could be the next best thing.<p>People are always trying to put themselves into the head of Apple founder Steve Jobs, to figure out how he thought. Unfortunately, Jobs was pretty inscrutable, but here’s one fun way to …

This 'Saved by the Bell' Reunion Is the Best Thing Ever

Zack, Kelly, Slater, and Jessie look ... exactly the same?<p>Last night, Jimmy Fallon made magic happen: He reunited the cast (or most of the cast—where are you, Lisa Turtle?!) of <i>Saved by the Bell.</i> Actually, he went beyond a reunion: Jimmy actually brought Zack, Kelly, Slater, Jessie, and even Mr. …

Japanese Army Builds Gigantic Star Wars Snow Sculpture

May the force be with you! The 66th annual Sapporo Snow Festival kicked off today and the most impressive snow sculpture of all features Darth Vader, his three stormtroopers and TIE fighters. This Star Wars snow sculpture was created by Japan's army troopers, or the 11th Brigade of the Ground …

Star Wars