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Top 10 Ways to Speed Up Old Technology

Even if you are building a brand new computer, odds are you have some old gear around the house you’d like to get as much life out of as possible. …

Overclocking

Consuming 1 Tbsp of Apple Cider Vinegar on a Daily Basis Will Experience the Following Benefits

<b>The health benefits of apple cider vinegar</b><p>Several studies have been conducted to determine the effect of apple vinegar on human health. This is what …

What's Next for PlayStation Vita, Sony's Little Portable That Couldn't?

First-party titles are no longer in development, but a few gaming subcultures remain perfect for the handheld.<p>It's well-known that the PlayStation Vita hasn't been a spectacular performer for Sony. Over the years, the shelf space dedicated to the platform has steadily dwindled at every major …

Scientists Identify a Piece of Space Debris That Will Hit Earth Next Month: ‘The Show Will Still Be Spectacular’

WT1190F, a less than 7-foot-wide piece of junk, is soaring through space straight toward Earth with a meet-up scheduled for November 13.<p>According to Nature News, this debris named “for an unprintable expression of bafflement,” was considered “lost,” as it was on the far side of the moon. When …

This Is the No. 1 Ritual You Need to Do Every Day

You read a lot on the internet about rituals that can help you be better in the morning or leap over tall building with a single bound. Maybe some …

Happiness

Sony surveys PS4 owners on possible new features, including PSone and PS2 Classics

Sony wants to know what PlayStation 4 owners want out of future updates, and according to a newly circulated survey, those updates could include PlayStation and PlayStation 2 game support, the ability to change your PlayStation Network ID and other oft-requested improvements.<p>That survey — a …

9 Worst Home Improvement Projects That Decrease Resale Value

Homeowners make upgrades to their property for many reasons: cosmetic face-lifts, mechanical upgrades, and renovations with an eye toward boosting …

Apple faces $862 million fine for infringing university’s patent

Apple may face $862 million in damages for allegedly infringing on a patent owned by the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s patent-licensing wing, the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation.<p>The Apple technologies that take advantage of said patent for increased processor efficiency? None other than …

Volkswagen and Apple: A Tale of Two Technology Companies

It is the worst of times for Volkswagen, and it deserves everything it's getting. If you haven't heard by now, the "Clean Diesel" vendor has admitted to rigging the system for years, putting 11 million cars on the road with inflated efficiency standards. The company's software deliberately tweaked …

Driving

'Doctor Who' assistant Jenna Coleman is leaving the show

LONDON — The Time Lord's assistant is trading in the Tardis for ball gowns and royalty.<p>Jenna Coleman, who has played Clara Oswald in the show since …

Why Microsoft isn’t developing Minecraft 2.0

Since acquiring Swedish game studio Mojang last year for $2.5 billion, Microsoft has been letting the <i>Minecraft</i> development team, and huge fan …

Gillian Anderson REALLY Wants Lego to Make an Official X-Files Set

On July 24th, goddess of beauty and science, Gillian Anderson (AKA Scully on <i>The X-Files</i>) announced on Twitter that “it’s time to start an X-Files …

Why Microsoft’s free Windows 10 upgrade is bad news for ailing chip giant Intel

The reason is simple. Every time Microsoft releases a new Windows operating system, a lot of consumers buy a new PC in order to upgrade their set-up. But with Microsoft offering free updates of its operating system to all existing users of Windows 7 and 8.1, many people will simply opt to upgrade …

Desktop Showdown: Windows 10 vs. Mac OS X El Capitan

Just when you were getting used to your computer the way it is, the geniuses behind Windows and Mac OS are ready to change it again. But don’t fret — …

Windows 10

Fallout 4 Release Date Expected to Land in 2015

Multiple retailers have suggested that Fallout 4, the long-awaited open-world RPG from Bethesda, will be available in 2015.<p>Although its publisher Bethesda Softworks has not yet officially confirmed a release date or release window, it has provided a strong indication for a 2015 release.<p>Bethesda's …

Microsoft to stop producing Windows versions

<b>Windows 10 is going to be the last major revision of the operating system.</b><p>Jerry Nixon, a Microsoft development executive, said in a conference speech this week that Windows 10 would be the "last version" of the dominant desktop software.<p>His comments were echoed by Microsoft which said it would …

40 key computer science terms explained in ways your boss can understand

<i>Editor’s note: This post first appeared on Carl Cheo’s website. We’ve republished it here with his permission.</i><p>To make learning more fun and interesting, here’s a list of important computer science theories and concepts explained with analogies and minimally technical terms. It’s like an …

Geeky Stuffs: Top 10 Hidden Features of Apple iOS 8 You Should Know

<b>Apple iOS 8</b> is finally here and people are downloading it over their devices like iPhone and iPads. If you are going to buy the iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 …

Listen To These Eerie 'X-Files' Sounds Recorded At The Edge Of Space

What does the edge of space sound like? Pretty darn strange. Just have a listen to these acoustic signals recorded in the stratosphere some 22 miles above Earth's surface (above).<p>At frequencies below 20 hertz, these so-called "infrasounds" are too low for the human ear to hear. But sped up by a …

How Does the Brain Learn Best? Smart Studying Strategies

In his new book, “How We Learn: The Surprising Truth about When, Where, and Why It Happens,” author Benedict Carey informs us that “most of our …

Apple and Microsoft’s visions for the future are delightfully different

One wants the device at the center of your life, the other wants to make the device irrelevant<p>Microsoft’s evolution over the past few years has brought it closer to Apple than ever before. Just like its old nemesis, the Windows company now sells its own phones and tablets, gives away OS updates for …