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Ben Heck powers on the Nintendo PlayStation's CD drive

When we got our hands on the legendary "Nintendo PlayStation" prototype last November, the device worked fine as a Sony-branded SNES console sans audio, whereas its CD drive -- the part that eventually led to the birth of the PlayStation -- failed to be recognized by the system. The device has …

Sports reporter fired for anti-Semitic and racist remarks on Facebook Live

Any statement that follows, "I'm not trying to be racist," is always racist.<p>"I didn’t even know Mexicans were that smart," says now-former Fox Sports …

4K Google Cast TVs from Philips arriving this summer

Philips has announced that their next-generation 6000 Series 4K televisions will be arriving in June and July of this year. These TVs will come with Google Cast tech built right into them. Basically, it’s just like having a Chromecast, but it’s housed inside of the frame instead of riding along …

Televisions

Undocumented Valedictorian Takes Down Trump In Epic Speech

"America can be great again without the construction of a wall built on hatred and prejudice."<p>A Yale University-bound woman has just become the second high school valedictorian in Texas to reveal that she's an undocumented immigrant.<p>Larissa Martinez, who will go to Yale on a full ride this fall, …

Donald Trump

Watch Steve Jobs Introduce the First Apple Store

Fifteen years ago Thursday, Apple opened its first two retail stores in McLean, Virginia and Glendale, California.<p>Late Apple CEO and cofounder Steve …

Xiaomi's smartwatch for kids costs less than $50

Look, Xiaomi's smartwatch for kids isn't anything revolutionary. It has features typically found in children's wearables, including the ability to make and receive calls and to track users' whereabouts. The best thing about it, however, is its price: it only costs 299 yuan or around $46, which is a …

'Shock Clock' is the wearable that's sure to get your lazy ass out of bed

At this point in life, you’ve probably figured out that you’re in one of two camps where mornings are concerned:<p>Don’t try to convince us there’s a third option, there isn’t.<p>If you happen to be the latter type, ‘Shock Clock‘ might just cure what ails you — through a healthy dose of electrical …

Wearable Tech

What $1.5m worth of limited edition Apple hardware looks like

Over the past 40 years, Apple has created several game-changing devices that have shaped the way the world thinks about technology.<p>Along the way, the company also released special editions of a few of its products – some of which were easy to buy back in the day and a couple that commanded higher …

Jony Ive

Face-tracking software lets you make anyone say anything in real time

You know how they say, "Show me pictures or video, or it didn't happen"?<p>Well, the days when you could trust what you see on video in real time are …

TomTom's new golf watch can automatically detect when you take a swing

The TomTom Golfer 2 can calculate distances and view hazards on over 40,000 golf courses worldwide.<p>TomTom announced on Tuesday at the Wearable Technology Show in London a new sportwatch designed for golfers. The TomTom Golfer 2 is a GPS-equipped watch that can calculate distances and view hazards …

Golf

Google is still learning from that self-driving car crash

AUSTIN, TEXAS – Google's self-driving cars aren't immune to crashes, but for the first time, it was responsible for colliding with a bus last month …

The roof on Apple's new 'Theatre' is an amazing one-piece design that weighs 80 tons

Apple’s new ‘spaceship’ campus is set to debut in early 2017, but the company is showing off one impressive piece of the puzzle (literally) early.<p>The roof of Apple’s new “Theatre” is a one-piece, 80-ton behemoth that is 140 feet in diameter. It’s also made of carbon fiber, and Apple believes it’s …

Amazing

Apple confirms OS X update broke Ethernet port on some Macs, here’s how to fix

If Apple hasn’t yet made the Ethernet network port on your Mac obsolete by not including it, as is the case with most Macs sold today, then it may have accidentally broke the port last week in an OS X kernel extension update. Many users complained about the issue online: they had randomly found …

Linux

The Week in Review: Einstein’s Gravitational Waves Theory Confirmed

A team of physicists announced their “biggest scientific breakthrough” on Thursday, as Albert Einstein’s gravitational waves theory was proven correct. The scientists, from the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) Scientific Collaboration, confirmed that distortions in space, …

Gravitational Waves

Your ability to read this message reveals something incredible about the mind

Can you read the message below?<p>That's not exactly true — just about everybody can read the message with ease. But according to one scientist, our ability to read such messages reveals something pretty incredible about the brain.<p>Interpreting passages like this hardly activates the section of the …

Here’s which smartphone apps have the most usage on iOS & Android

comScore today has shared its monthly report on both smartphone and app marketshare. The data released today reflects the three-month average ending in December of 2015. The report breaks down the top smartphone platforms, manufacturers, and perhaps most interestingly, the most popular apps…<p>As you …

Apps

Apple Working on a Fix for iPhone 6s/6s Plus not Displaying Accurate Battery Life Percentage | MacTrast

Apple this week confirmed an issue with some iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus devices that don’t properly display the remaining battery life in the …

Woman tags sister-in-law on Facebook, faces year in jail

Technically Incorrect: A woman who was under a restraining order reportedly tags her victim -- her sister-in-law -- on Facebook. A New York judge rules that even tagging is electronic communication.<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>If a …

Internet

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 …

The Jaq charges a smartphone using hydrogen fuel cells

The Jaq smartphone charger, from Swedish startup MyFC, is trying to swap lithium-ion batteries for hydrogen fuel cells. MyFC says it's the world smallest and most powerful fuel cell charger in the world, and it lets you stay charged without ever having to touch a wall outlet.<p>Instead of plugging the …

Must-Read Tips For Taking Amazing iPhone Photos

Apple’s iPhone is an incredibly popular smartphone—in fact, the odds are decent that you’re reading this story on one right now. But beyond using it …

Ford's GT supercar will have a Gorilla Glass windshield, just like your phone

Lightweight Gorilla Glass keeps the screen on your smartphone virtually scratch- and shatter-free. Now, it will try to do the same for the Ford GT …

Watch T-Mobile CEO John Legere festively throw shade at rival carriers

T-Mobile is getting into the holiday spirit by producing a gleefully aggressive music video that flips the bird to Sprint, Verizon, and AT&T. It’s an interesting move, but we should almost expect it at this point. After all, the T-Mobile CEO John Legere has been building something of a celebrity …

Telecoms

Kobe Bryant's retirement poem crashed the site that hosted it

The retirement of NBA legend Kobe Bryant took many by surprise on Sunday night. Right now, Bryant's fans around the world are finding out that every …

Hyper-realistic simulation of the sun will scorch your retina

Now that we know what the sun looks like up close, it's a bit easier to craft realistic images of the light-giving star at the center of our solar …

Mazda's new Miata is all about connecting with the road

2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata<p>One of a kind<p>Front-end, mouth agape<p>Swoop-y sidelines<p>Micro rear-end<p>The rear spoiler<p>The modern interior<p>The infotainment system<p>The …

Emoji Keyboards put ghosts and smiling poop at your fingertips

As humanity evolves, we find more efficient ways to communicate. Grunting led to talking, which led to writing, which led to letters. We put those letters down with giant feather quills, then with printing presses, then with small plastic keys, and sent them out into the world first as bound books, …

Fly above Apple's 'Spaceship' with this impressive drone video

So far, nothing has provided a sense of scale for the 2.8-million-square-foot circular "spaceship" quite like this drone footage of the new Apple …