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Apple Hit With Class-Action Lawsuit for iPhone 5 Wi-Fi Defect

Believe it or not, this isn't Apple's first Wi-Fi related lawsuit.<p>Apple was hit by a class action lawsuit on Thursday that claims the company knew …

Gamer Uses Raspberry Pi Zero to Cram Entire Game Console into Old Xbox Controller

Not many things can be had for five bucks nowadays, much less a full-on single board computer. That notion was recently destroyed last month when Raspberry Pi released their ultra-small model Zero, which sports a single-core 1GHz ARM-11 CPU, Broadcom VideoCore IV GPU, and 512Mb of RAM.<p>While the …

Raspberry Pi

Apple Has Acquired Faceshift, Maker Of Motion Capture Tech Used In Star Wars

As the market for virtual reality technology continues to grow, Apple has made an interesting acquisition that could further its role in the space. TechCrunch has confirmed that Apple has snapped up Faceshift, a startup based in Zurich that has developed technology to create animated avatars and …

FCC: Yes, you're allowed to hack your WiFi router

A few months ago, the FCC proposed regulations that theoretically banned the use of open source firmware on your WiFi router. Needless to say, that rubbed a lot of enthusiasts the wrong way -- how were you supposed to improve features or security on your own terms, especially on routers that were …

Apple to end Beats Music on November 30

Having sucked the last of the juice from a desiccated husk that was once a reasonably proud (if minor) competitor to Spotify, Apple has announced …

Apple has a crazy invention for self-drying iPhones

Apple has been taking steps to make the iPhone more water resistant than it has been previously. However, a newly-published patent application suggests the company may go even further — by using cutting-edge electrode technology to actively expel water that has become trapped in the device, rather …

iPhone

A YouTube video that claims Facebook is 'stealing billions of views' is going viral

A YouTube video that accuses Facebook of "stealing billions of views" is going viral and receiving a ton of support from content creators and prominent tech executives.<p>The video, created by the Munich-based YouTube channel and design studio Kurzgesagt, was released on Monday, shortly after Facebook …

Internet

Snowpiercer to be adapted as television series

Joon-ho Bong's post-apocalyptic indie thriller Snowpiercer is headed to television.<p>The rights to the thriller, which starred Chris Evans and Tilda Swinton, were optioned by Tomorrow Studios, according to The Hollywood Reporter, with showrunner Josh Friedman (<i>Sarah Connor Chronicles</i>) attached to …

T-Mobile Stops Counting Netflix, HBO, Hulu, And Other Video Streams Against Your Data Usage

Watching Netflix on your phone is a great way to blast through some spare time — but it’s also a great way to blast through your monthly allotment of data in no time flat.<p>T-Mobile is using this as a competitive advantage. From this Sunday on, T-Mobile will no longer count Netflix (and a few other …

104 Xbox One backwards-compatible games available this week

Microsoft has announced the first 104 Xbox 360games that will be compatible with the Xbox One when its massive Windows 10 OS update is released later …

Guinness is changing its recipe to become vegan friendly

Many stout lovers will be surprised that it isn't. Best you put down your pint while Business Insider explains why not.<p>As part of the filtration during brewing, Guinness uses isinglass, a gelatin from fish bladders. It's also used, along with milk and eggs, in the wine industry (check the fine …

Guinness

The LBGT community isn't so happy about BrewDog's new Transgender beer, which the company says is not a gimmick

The founder of outspoken Scottish craft brewery BrewDog says its new "transgender" beer is not a gimmick and is a genuine effort to help the LBGT community.<p>But the beer has provoked some backlash in the LBGT community. A spokesperson for charity Stonewall told the Independent it was "concerned …

Beer

UK Anime Network - NEWS

Over the past couple of years, we've seen <b>Netflix</b> make some interesting inroads into acquiring anime-related content above and beyond simply serving …

Anime

Gamestop Program Offers $250 Off New Xbox One When You Trade In An Old Console

This might be the first year I could wholeheartedly recommend gamers upgrade to either a PS4 or an Xbox One. This generation of consoles has gone through the usual early cycle blues, with games like <i>Titanfall</i> and <i>Watch Dogs</i> actually serving as <i>highlights</i> in an industry still learning its way around …

The Pico promises to become the Keurig of craft beer

Microsoft veteran Bill Mitchell's PicoBrew is working to make home beer brewing easier. As the co-founder of PicoBrew, Mitchell helped introduce the Zymatic in 2013, a table-top brewing machine <i>The Verge</i> called the Nespresso of beer. PicoBrew's newest machine, the eponymous Pico, is a smaller, …

Legally, Bud Light Lime Is a Craft Beer

A judge has thrown out a lawsuit saying there are definable standards for what is a ‘craft’ brew. Until better criteria are brought to the court, all …

New Belgium Brewing's New CEO Talks About The Challenges of Taking Over The Fast-Growing Brewery

New Belgium Brewing founder Kim Jordan officially handed over the title of CEO to Christine Perich on October 9. While the announcement of the coming change had been made weeks ago, the transition happened with little fanfare, just a quiet party at a local restaurant in Fort Collins. In fact, …

HACK/SLASH Horror Comic Now in Development as a TV Series

Alienware Steam Machine

<b>Pros</b><p>Compact, attractive design. Includes Steam Controller. SteamOS brings PC-gaming innovations to the television. Performance surpasses consoles.<p><b>Cons</b><p>…

This Irish beer has just been voted the best of its kind in the world

IRELAND IS FAMOUS for one particular kind of beer – but it’s not the black stuff that we’re world-beaters in, according to the World Beer Awards.<p>A …

Ireland

Disgraced Scientist Clones Dogs, And Critics Question His Intent

The Sooam Biotech Research Foundation's sleek marble building is on the outskirts of Seoul, South Korea. After passing through a guarded gate, visitors climb the steps to the entrance and a big door with tinted glass slides open.<p>"Hello, sir. Nice to meet you, sir," says David Kim, a researcher at …

The Simpsons showrunner thinks the series will end after 30 seasons

After dominating the cartoon landscape for over two decades, <i>The Simpsons</i> showrunner Al Jean admitted he would not be surprised if the show ended after its 30th season.<p>In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Jean confessed that although Fox could decide to end the series after its 28th season …

2015 Great American Beer Festival Winners

(Photo courtesy the Brewers Association)<p>(Press Release)<p><b>Denver</b>–The 2015 Great American Beer Festival (GABF) competition awarded 275 medals to some of …

Netflix Knows What Episode of a TV Show Hooks You In

Here are the episodes that keep you watching.<p>Netflix has unveiled the results of a study that proves it's not the pilot episode of a show that gets …

23 Things You Can Do in iOS 9 That You Couldn't Do in iOS 8

It may have come to your attention that there’s a fresh version of iOS in town. But aside from a font change, what’s different about this new edition …

Marvel’s Animated ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Series Blasts off Sept. 26

<i>Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy,</i> the action-packed epic space adventure that follows a ragtag band of disparate misfits, is set to air with a …

Comics

Princess Leia’s Infamous Slave Bikini Can Finally Be Yours

Good news for those who have aspirations of either playing Leia or Jabba the Hutt in a <i>Return of the Jedi</i> cosplay fantasy. The actual metal bikini that Carrie Fisher wore in the film is going to auction and regular, everyday people will have a chance to purchase it for their own use. Well, as long …

The New Airbus Wing Morphs In Flight

Airbus has started production on a new wing for the A350-1000, considered to be the next generation of the new wide-body airliners in the A350-XWB family. The wing, 32 meters long and six meters wide, morphs in flight changing shape for maximum aerodynamic efficiency throughout the duration of the …

Comcast is shutting down its Xfinity app for Microsoft's Xbox 360 in two weeks

Comcast has announced that it is withdrawing its Xfinity app for Microsoft's Xbox 360 console, with notifications informing users of the imminent …