Richard Herbert

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Branto allows you to monitor your home, control your smart appliances and more

Branto has been in the making since late 2011. While we were geeking out over dual-core processors, these guys were already thinking about making what seems to be one of the most full-featured smart home products in existence. Branto really does it all, and now you can put your name to one of these …

Smart Homes

Former Google, HTC execs promise an 'awesome' phone September 1st

If you think that the hype cycle for Nextbit's inaugural smartphone is already getting to be a bit much, you'll be glad to hear that you won't have to deal with it for too much longer. The team of former Google and HTC execs tells <i>CNET</i> that it will unveil its "friggin' awesome" phone on September …

Swirling mystery of Jupiter’s Great Red Spot

The Great Red Spot has been swirling wildly over Jupiter for the past 150 years, but scientists still aren’t sure what causes the gigantic storm’s …

NVIDIA Shield users can use GRID game streaming for free until September

NVIDIA’s promise to cater console-quality game streaming to the masses is enticing, but it is taking the company quite a bit of time to deliver. The NVIDIA GRID service was announced in the beginning of 2013, but has been under beta since then, only available to those who decide to buy into the …

Streaming

Old Intel chips are vulnerable to a fresh security exploit

If you have an old, Intel-based computer hanging around, you might want to get rid of it post-haste. Security researcher Chris Domas has discovered a vulnerability in the x86 architecture of Intel processors made between 1997 and 2010 (pre-Sandy Bridge) that lets an attacker install software in a …