There's just something about the feeling of physical keys that haptic feedback simply can't replicate on touchscreens. It's part of the reason people buy keyboard accessories for tablets, or Ryan Seacrest's
Bungie revealed new information in a Twitch session this afternoon Bungie detailed many of the changes and gameplay improvements coming to its addicting interplanetary MMOFPSRPG Destiny in a Twitch stream
Comment threads can become the toilets of the internet. A number of prominent websites have ditched them entirely – including Recode, Reuters and Fox News – often because dealing with them has become much
Weird & Wild Scientists have sussed out the chemical secret of these bright summertime beetles—and it may someday improve human health, a new study says. Think of the firefly abdomen like a black box bioluminescence.
The definitive oral history of 1980s digital icon Max Headroom On Thursday, April 4th, 1985, a blast of dystopian satire hit the UK airwaves. Max Headroom: 20 Minutes into the Future was a snarky take
An audacious plan to create a new energy source could save the planet from catastrophe. But time is running out. Years from now—maybe in a decade, maybe sooner—if all goes according to plan, the most machine
A few years ago, the FTC decided not to pursue an antitrust lawsuit against Google despite finding that its search algorithm really was biased. Now, we finally know the details of that lengthy investigation,
Google's plans for a wearable that would zap harmful particles in the body are shaping up. In a recently issued patent application, Google provided details on a novel medical treatment that would involve
It’s always great to hear about young people doing good things for humanity. Easton LaChappelle not only blows my mind but is a huge inspiration. The 19 year old recently accepted a job with NASA after
The news broke earlier this evening, with little warning: Jon Stewart will be stepping down from The Daily Show later this year. He's been such an integral part of the media landscape, it's almost hard
Why “The fretful porpenpine” is an easily broken password, but “stepped forest squirrel” is not. If you’re like most sophisticated Internet aficionados, you probably have a very clear idea of what a good
Considering the scandalous lack of women entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley, and the debased treatment some receive in the industry, it can be hard to remember that women helped form the backbone of computing
Quantic Dream's interactive narrative action game Indigo Prophecy — known as Fahrenheit outside of North America — has been re-released for modern PCs and mobile platforms by publisher Aspyr under the
The Magazine, an app magazine founded by Marco Arment, is shutting down in December. The magazine, which carried tech stories from prominent authors, is now owned by writer Glenn Fleishman who explained
The microblogging company wants to play around more with Google's mobile platform. Twitter on Monday announced it had acquired Cover, a small startup focused on smart suggestions of Android apps for users.
On a small moon of Saturn, hidden beneath nearly 25 miles of ice, researchers say they have identified an underground ocean of water that's at least as large as Lake Superior, the largest of North America's
Australia-based developer 5 Lives Studios has released the first gameplay video of Satellite Reign, the spiritual successor to the Syndicate series that was successfully funded on Kickstarter last year.
Julie Ann Horvath, the designer and developer who publicly quit the popular programming platform GitHub over claims of gender harassment, has given TechCrunch more details about what she describes as bizarre
A new survey shows how ebooks and Kindles are re-shaping – and increasing – reading habits For the one in six UK adults who struggles with reading, and for those learning English as a foreign language,
Believe it or not, roughly 95 percent of ATMs in the world are still running Windows XP -- and that's about to become an expensive problem. Machine designer NCR says that only a third of banks will upgrade