System-on-a-Chip (SoC) designers have a problem, a big problem in fact, Random Access Memory (RAM) is slow, too slow, it just can’t keep up. So they came up with a workaround and it is called cache memory.
Hong Kong (CNN) — A 32-year-old man was found dead in an Internet cafe in Taiwan after a marathon three-day gaming binge, the island's second death of an online gamer this year. The man, surnamed Hsieh,
My prediction is that many pubic places will begin to develop digital use policies--just as some restaurants are offering meal discounts if you agree to leave your phone in the car! In fact, that might
The pan-European data regulator group Article 29 has issued new opinion on how websites and advertisers can track users and the permissions they require. The new opinion dictates that “device fingerprinting”
This post has been corrected If you want to provoke an argument among computer programmers, ask them to pick their favorite coding language or framework. But even more contentious in an environment where
Home Depot confirmed Thursday that hackers exposed 56 million credit and debit cards during its months-long security breach. The company also said it had eliminated the malware behind the attack from payment
The photo-sharing app Snapchat offers a false sense of privacy by promising it will erase photos. In fact, numerous third-party apps like SaveSnap, SnapBox and SnapSpy offer users the ability to save photos.
If your Gmail account got hacked, blame your friends. You are 36 times more likely to get scammed if your contacts' accounts have been hacked, according to a study released this week by Google (GOOG).
Google today debuted a new resource for learning to develop Android apps: a Udacity course called “Developing Android Apps: Android Fundamentals.” The online class is aimed at those who know programming
David Cage began his career as a professional musician for film, television and games, before founding the French games studio Quantic Dream in 1997. Over the past 15 years, he has written and directed
Click here to read an original op-ed from the TED speaker who inspired this post and watch the TEDTalk below. Life-changing. That sums up the reviews I read about Jane's game, SuperBetter. A personal coach
Online role playing games are time-consuming, but enthralling flights from reality. But are some people taking their fantasy lives too seriously? When video game World of Warcraft hit the shops in Europe
A boy who spent an entire day kneeling down playing computer games needed hospital treatment for a blood clot in his leg. Dominic Patrick, 14, from Merseyside, developed deep vein thrombosis after a rainy
A Shanghai online gamer has been given a suspended death sentence for killing a fellow gamer. Qiu Chengwei stabbed Zhu Caoyuan in the chest when he found out he had sold his virtual sword for 7,200 Yuan
A South Korean man has died after reportedly playing an online computer game for 50 hours with few breaks. The 28-year-old man collapsed after playing the game Starcraft at an internet cafe in the city
A South Korean couple have gone on trial charged with allowing their baby daughter to starve to death while they played an online computer game. Prosecutors said they fed the baby once a day and left alone
Although I write a lot about apps and Internet stuff, I never really learned to code. I threw the “really” in there to soften the blow, but the fact is, I straight up don’t know how to do it. I started
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Web applications We’re now living in a time where users expect as much functionality, reliability and flexibility from Web apps as desktop programs. All our data is slowly but surely moving into the cloud,
Artwork: Chad Hagen, Nonsensical Infographic No. 7, 2009, digital As a rising product-management executive prepares for an important presentation to her firm’s senior team, she notices that something off
Stephen Drew is headteacher of Brentwood County High School and became a household name after appearing in Channel 4's Educating Essex series I wasn't one of those people who grew up wanting to be a teacher.
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Hey, remember when people were still arguing about HTML5 versus Flash? The battle seems long over at this point, with the rise of the iPhone essentially killing Adobe’s Flash platform, but Will Price,
Their gradual exodus to messaging apps such as WhatsApp, WeChat and KakaoTalk boils down to Facebook becoming a victim of its own success. The road to gaining nearly 1.2 billion monthly active users has
Criminals are taking your data, tying it up with some major encryption, and then throwing it back at you, saying, “You pay me, and I’ll decrypt your precious information.” And, of course, these guys are