Mason Bramer

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Google reveals cutting edge plans to revamp its headquarters in Mountain View

Google has just announced its plans to revamp their headquarters in Mountain View into a futuristic wonderland. The company has just submitted their plans to the Mountain View City Council in hopes to significantly increase the overall square footage of the company’s offices. Google built these …

Skully, Maker Of A Google Glass-Like Motorcycle Helmet, Raises $11 Million

Google announced last month that it was ending the first version of its augmented reality glasses, Google Glass, for consumers. For many, this was confirmation of what a terrible idea the whole project was. But the idea of sticking a computer on your face isn’t showing any signs of slowing …

DirectX 12 in Windows 10 May Improve AMD GPU Performance by 400%

​<p>It looks like Windows 10 is shaping up to be the ultimate dream for gamers. Supposedly, the Direct X 12 implementation in Windows 10 will boost the …

Next Space Station mission actually full of Jedi

There has been an awakening at NASA. Have you felt it?<p>The space agency, previously known as a haven for <i>Star Trek</i> fans, showed itself to be pretty …

Valve to Greenlight developers: Stop trading keys for votes

Valve has asked developers with games listed on Steam Greenlight to stop trading game keys for votes, saying it puts them "in a really uncomfortable position.<p>"We do not think these votes accurate reflect customer interest," Valve said in a message sent yesterday, "and it makes our job harder in …

DirectX 12 confirmed as Windows 10 exclusive, AMD and Nvidia go head-to-head - ExtremeTech

By on February 9, 2015 at 8:43 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>It’s been just over a year since …

DIY Retro Raspberry Pi Arcade Built Without The Need For Programming (video)

Now that the new quad core Raspberry Pi 2 into mini computer has been launched providing quad core power for your needs. You might be interested in …

6 Reasons to Upgrade to RebelMouse from WordPress

The huge gap between current CMS offerings and what the world needed occurred to me during my time as CTO of The Huffington Post. When we were …

Will Microsoft's Windows 10 Win With PC Gamers?

After attending Microsoft’s Windows 10 event in Redmond last month, I’ve written a bit about Microsoft’s Windows 10; for consumers, enterprises and on the Surface Hub and HoloLens. Now it’s time to talk about gamers. To this day, Microsoft still internally struggles at the corporate level in what …

NASA Pluto photos arrive after 9 year mission

The New Horizons mission has sent back its first photos here after 9 years and 1 month since launch. Onboard the LORRI craft, an 8.2-inch …

DIY Commodore 64 Style All-In-One Powered By 8-bit MOS 6502 CPU

Makers, developers and hobbyists that are considering building a retro-styled PC system, may be interested in a new DIY Commodore 64 based MOS 6502 …

US government preparing to regulate business on the moon

The US is getting ready to license companies for commercial development of the moon.<p>US companies are able to claim bits of the moon through the same …

The Uberpreneur: How An Uber Driver Makes $252,000 A Year

“It’s a genius way to start a business nowadays, especially because nobody’s doing it.”<p>The man sitting beside me is sharing the most insightful business advice I’ve heard lately. His ideas are as unconventional as the location of our conversation. We’re not in a coffee shop or a corner office. …

Uber

Great News! Nintendo's New 3DS XL Doesn't Make Me Sick

There was always something hilarious, if deeply sad, about Nintendo’s 3Ds to me. Here was a device, the 3Ds, a name of which fully <i>two-thirds</i> were the letters “3D,” indicating the glasses-free technology that defined the system. This was the big selling point, the groundbreaking new technology, the …

League of Legends' DJ Sona Is The Mona Lisa Of Microtransactions

I will fully admit the strangeness of spending my limited column space here discussing a singular item of cosmetic DLC in a game. After all, League of Legends is a game with 123 champions, each of which have anywhere from two to eight skins (character costumes) a piece, and this is just one more on …

The 3 ways the universe will end… and how our destruction has already started!

Having a bit of a mid-week slump? Feeling like it’s all meaningless?<p>Here’s something to put it all in perspective.<p>Munich information designers …

Japanese bank introduces robot workers to deal with customers in branches

Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group is employing ‘Nao’, a multilingual 5.4-kg robot, who will begin work in a branch in April<p>Japan’s biggest bank is preparing to unveil robot employees with a human touch.<p>Nao, a 58-centimetre (1ft 11)-tall humanoid developed by the French company Aldebaran Robotics – a …

Robotics

Nvidia GeForce GTX 960 Review Part 1 -- The New 1080p Champion

<i>UPDATE: Part 2 of this review is now live, addressing 1440p benchmarks and 2-way SLI.</i><p>Nvidia recently launched its newest member of the Maxwell family, and Team Green is targeting the majority of 1080p gamers with the GTX 960 graphics card. Nvidia defines the GTX 960 as the “sweet spot GPU,” but …

Overclocking

Dying Light Has An In-Game Tribute To Left 4 Dead And Valve, And It's Funny

By Azhar on 28 Jan, 2015: published <b>about 12 months ago</b><p>Dying Light Has An In-Game Tribute To Left 4 Dead And Valve, And It’s Funny<p>Dying Light is just …

New proposed particle may help detect dark matter

Researchers have proposed a new fundamental particle which could explain why no one has managed to detect the elusive ‘dark matter’ that makes up 85 …

How We've 'Morphed' From "Starry Night" to Planck's View of the BICEP2 Field

From the vantage point of a window in an insane asylum, Vincent van Gogh painted one of the most noted and valued artistic works in human history. It …

14 things that may not exist in 2020

You'd be surprised by how much can change in only five years.<p>Assuming we're all still here in 2020, the world will more than likely look very …

Hubble Space Telescope

3 ways the universe might end

Astrophysicists don't know exactly how the universe will end, but they have some ideas. A group from Munich called Kurzgesagt put together a video explaining the three most likely ways it could happen.<p>The problem is that the universe is expanding, and the rate that it's expanding keeps increasing. …

Rocketing into the Northern Lights

Blizzard Releases Warcraft 3 Assets to Starcraft 2 Modders

The game can finally be recreated.<p>Blizzard has released the official assets used to make Warcraft III for StarCraft II Arcademodders to make use of.<p>A …

Weekly Recap: Witcher 3 PS4/Xbox One Resolution, "Mind-Blowing" HoloLens Gaming

<b>(Some Of) The Big Stuff:</b><p><b>Witcher 3 1080p On PS4, 900p On Xbox One:</b> After numerous rumors, resolution details for CD Projekt Red's open-world role-playing game have finally been confirmed. The Polish developer announced this week that the game will run in 1080p/30fps on PlayStation 4 and 900p/30fps …

Santa Cruz

Obama Administration Announces New Rules on NSA Spying

The Obama ad­min­is­tra­tion Tues­day an­nounced small changes in how it col­lects and stores bulk U.S. and for­eign sur­veil­lance data, a move that …