Kayla Stroud

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Lifestage is basically the good old Facebook but just for teenagers

In what appears to be Facebook's never-ending <b>attempts</b> to deliver products that would compete with Snapchat, we now have a new addition that is …

Phone company reveals where unused data goes

Technically Incorrect: In a witty ad, New Zealand's 2Degrees Mobile answers the question so many have asked themselves.<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>You have a data plan.<p>Sometimes you use your monthly allowance. Sometimes you don't.<p>Some …

Mobile

PlayStation 4 Slim Reportedly Leaked

More than just PS4 Neo on the way?<p><b>UPDATE #2:</b> Eurogamer has removed its previously published video that showed off the alleged new PlayStation 4 model.<p>…

Take a Look Around Mars with NASA's 360° Video

NASA has released a panorama still video from its Curiosity Mars rover.<p>Through a mouse or mobile screen, users can explore a part of Mars called …

T-Mobile strikes a nerve with move to single unlimited data plan

Fans are turning their backs on the latest Uncarrier move. T-Mobile says it's shaking up the industry, and change can be scary.<p>Has T-Mobile finally jumped the shark with its latest "Uncarrier" move?<p>The wireless carrier's industry-shaking announcements, such as eliminating phone subsidies and …

Driverless taxis could be the bullet train of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe just tipped a red, cartoonish cap toward what the next summer games will look like in 2020.<p>As this year's Olympics closed Sunday, Abe accepted the baton from Rio after dressing up as Nintendo's marquee video game protagonist Mario, officially starting the …

I went hands-on with PornHub’s new free ‘VR’ category

The promise of virtual reality is that it can make you feel like you’re anywhere, and naturally, most people want to feel like they’re under an attractive naked person. And I think the Internet might start carrying that kind of content.<p>Pornhub is positioning itself as a go-to source for the future …

Virtual Reality

Technology is eroding our ability to understand what's real and what's just an illusion

If we were to take a television back in time — to the Middle Ages, say — and show off a Blu-Ray film (our time machine has a power supply), we might imagine that those medieval people would have no idea how we created such a stunning illusion.<p>Our audience would presumably want to try to look inside …

Domino's Builds Pizza Delivery Robot

Domino's Pizza hopes to offer an alternative to human delivery of its pizza. It recently unveiled its new autonomous delivery robot in Australia. …

How Twitter could be 10X bigger, 100X more profitable, and 1000X more awesome

I’ve spent many years studying, writing about, building, and funding companies (such as Bottlenose, Klout, and The Daily Dot) in Twitter’s ecosystem.<p>Despite the media chatter, I am still bullish on Twitter – as should be any investor who understands the social network’s fundamentals and true …

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. Technology stocks had an awful day yesterday (like all global stocks.)</b> Both Etsy and Square were down over 8%.<p><b>2. Former Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich is releasing a new web browser that has ad blocking features built in.</b> Brave will block all ads by default, and then replace them with new ones.<p><b>3. IBM</b> …

Scientists Find Hints Of A Giant, Hidden Planet In Our Solar System

The astronomer whose work helped kick Pluto out of the pantheon of planets says he has good reason to believe there's an undiscovered planet bigger than Earth lurking in the distant reaches of our solar system.<p>That's quite a claim, because Mike Brown of Caltech is no stranger to this part of our …

Universe

50 Most Anticipated Movies of 2016

Chances are good that most folks are still a little hungover from all the lightsaber fights, superhero flights of fancy, Western revivals and "bear …

Movies

My Phone Notifications Took Over My Life. So I Turned Them All Off.

Life's a lot better without a buzzing phone, but adjusting to this new freedom wasn't easy.<p><i>This story is part of a 10-piece series for which HuffPost staffers agreed to experiment with improving their health and decreasing their stress on the job. It’s also part of our monthlong “Work Well”</i> …

23 Wild Vending Machines You'll Wish Were Still Around

They dispense a lot more than soda.<p>For some, the rise of artificial intelligence provokes fears of job-stealing robots. But people have been outsourcing odd jobs to machines for a long time. In fact, using machines to sell stuff is almost as old as machinery itself, dating back to the days of …

The Closest Star System To Ours Doesn’t Have Any Planets (Yet), After All

Four years ago, the world was shaken with the announcement of a planet around Alpha Centauri. But was it real?<p><i>“You’re on Earth. There’s no cure for</i> …

Universe

Are We Alone? NASA’s 30-Year Goal to Answer Astrophysics’ Greatest Question

<i>“For the first time, we will identify continents and oceans—and perhaps the signatures of life—on distant worlds,” says</i> <i>NASA in its 30-year vision for</i> …

Universe

This app sends you deals when you pass by your favorite stores

Beacon technology has kicked into high gear for the past couple of years, with companies like PayPal and Apple introducing ways to help track what customers are doing in stores. And while reports suggest that beacons aren’t working, it hasn’t kept startups from trying. One in particular, Notify …

Dating App Once Uses Your Heart Rate To Help You Find Love

We’ve all felt it — the little adrenaline rush and increased heart rate that comes when we meet someone we’re attracted to — but now we can track it.<p>Once, a dating app with more than 600,000 users in just four months, has today announced an integration with Fitbit and Android Wear.<p>Once works by …

The iPhone's Siri Can Beatbox In Different Accents

"Boots & cats"<p>Apple's Siri on the iPhone assistant is known for her punchy humor and for advising you on rain when you're already near a window. Now the iOS virtual assistant can help you get started working on that hot hip-hop track you've always wanted to record. If you ask Siri about her …

Driverless, out-of-control car does doughnuts on street

Technically Incorrect: A Honda Accord with no one inside it appears to have a mind of its own, as it decides to have playtime on a residential street in Southern California.<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>Please don't ever say out loud …

Browsing for porn in Incognito mode isn't as private as you think

When it comes to privately browsing the Web, everyone has their preferred methods, which for a lot of people means using Google Chrome’s incognito mode.<p>And while Google is keeping its promise of not tracking or including what you look at in your browser history, a bug in Nvidia video cards on Mac …

Siri can beatbox, but it's not very good

What do you do when you want to drop a sick freestyle but your beatboxing buddy isn't on hand for accompaniment? Turn to your iPhone, apparently. The internet has recently discovered that Siri is capable of laying down a rudimentary beat. Ask Apple's digital assistant to beatbox and it will spit a …

Fisher-Price’s Code-a-Pillar teaches preschoolers basic coding skills

Knowing basic coding skills is quickly becoming just as important as learning the alphabet. Now, Fisher-Price has created a new toy with the hopes of teaching kids basic coding while they’re still in diapers. Well, sort of.<p>Called the Code-a-Pillar, the new $50 toy will lay the groundwork for your …

Is This The House That Will Turn Millennials Into Homeowners?

Millennials are having a hard time entering the real estate market (because the generations before them destroyed it). This affordable, sustainable house is trying to change that.<p>If you were born after 1980, there’s a pretty good chance you don’t own a house. Thanks in part to massive student loans …

Slick earbuds will let Coachella attendees experience the festival in a brand new way

Attendees at this year's Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival will have the ability to experience the festival in a whole new way, thanks to some …

Consumer Tech

Netflix hack: How to unlock hidden movies and TV shows using secret codes

Netflix is loaded with movies, TV shows and documentaries but did you know there's a stash more content hidden away that you can easily unlock if you …