Chris Garcia

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Dark Matter Could Send Asteroids Crashing Into Earth, Scientists Say

Dark matter could sling lethal meteors at Earth, potentially causing mass extinctions like the cataclysm that ended the Age of Dinosaurs, Harvard scientists say.<p>Physicists think the mysterious, invisible substance called dark matter makes up five-sixths of all matter in the universe. It was first …

Pacemaker and Spotify cue up the iPad's simplest DJ app

A slick interface and 20 million tracks turn the tables on Traktor and Djay<p>Jonas Norberg built two great products that nobody used. The first was the award-winning Pacemaker, a wonderfully nerdy beatmaking gadget that cost $850. The second was a tablet app for DJing, but Norberg chose the wrong …

Sony detects 'irregular activity' on PSN, resetting some passwords (update)

Sony is resetting the passwords for some PlayStation Network accounts as a response to detecting "irregular activity" on the service, according to emails received by PSN users, as reported by The Verge.<p>"The Sony Entertainment Network team routinely monitors for any irregular activity, and if such …

How To Become Invisible To The NSA's Domestic Spying Program

According to the original report that brought PRISM to public attention, the nine companies that "participate knowingly" with the NSA are Microsoft, Yahoo, Google, Facebook, PalTalk, AOL, Skype, YouTube, and Apple.<p>Zhong's approach is to replace your workflow with open-source tools that aren't …

STAR WARS 1.5 - Why Anakin Didn't Save His Mom

Make your old iPhone run like new

My friend is convinced that the slowing of his iPhone 4S is part of a vast Apple conspiracy. I'm not completely persuaded.<p>I mean, sure Apple has sent out updates to iOS that are arguably a step in the wrong direction, like that whole Apple Maps fiasco. But I believe the main culprit for decreasing …

Apps

Top 10 Computer Tricks Every Geek Should Know

We’ve talked before about the things every computer user should know how to do, but we geeks are special: we want to go above and beyond, to explore …

Scientists' hope for HIV cure

Researchers are working on "novel strategies" to find a cure for HIV, with the first results expected “within months”.<p>Danish scientists are hoping for results that will show that “finding a mass-distributable and affordable cure to HIV is possible”.<p>They are conducting a clinical trial to test a …

Immune System

US, Japan trade talks could see scrapping of car and truck tariffs

Trade issues between the United States and Japan, especially in the automotive sector, have struck a repetitive note for decades: our market is open to them, their market is effectively closed to us. Even though Japan doesn't apply tariffs to cars we export there – whereas we tax Japanese passenger …