Nathan Hughes

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Get these iOS games at firecrackin’ July 4th prices

Happy July 4! While you’ve probably got plans with friends and family — or a date with a BBQ — appmakers are hoping you’ll have a bit of time for iOS gaming over the holiday, too.<p>I’ve written before about how 2014 is shaping up to be a golden age of mobile gaming for Apple users, and to make the …

17 Websites That Will Make You Smarter

4 min read<p>This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>Tired of wasting your time watching cat videos or scrolling through your Facebook newsfeed? Want to be more productive next time you go online?<p>Here's a list of websites that will actually make you smarter:<p><b>1. Digital Photography School —</b> …

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Major ISPs accused of deliberately throttling traffic

Five major internet service providers in the US and one in Europe have been accused of abusing their market share to interfere with the flow of the internet for end users. The accusations come from Level 3, a communications company that helps connect large-scale ISPs like Comcast or AT&T to the …

6 Things You Didn't Know You Could Do With Your Graphing Calculator

Fun Things to Do on a Graphing Calculator<p>1. Draw something.<p>2. Play games.<p>3. Collect data.<p>4. Upload photos.<p>5. Write full sentences.<p>6. Create and save …

Star Wars: The Old Republic Invasion Update Is Live

Good news for high level players.<p>Star Wars: The Old Republic version 2.7 "Invasion" update went live today and added a slew of new content, including …

Corvette Museum digs out of sinkhole, digs into Motorsports Park

On the early morning of February 12, a giant sinkhole swallowed 8 vintage and rare Corvettes in the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Two months later, on April 9, 2014, the 2001 Mallett Hammer Z06, the last of the Great Eight, was unearthed and recovered from the 40-foot-wide, …

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How to protect yourself from the 'Heartbleed' bug

A major new security vulnerability dubbed Heartbleed was disclosed Monday night with severe implications for the entire Web. The bug can scrape a server's memory, where sensitive user data is stored, including private data such as usernames, passwords, and credit card numbers.<p>It's an extremely …

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It's no longer illegal to rip CDs

An update to UK copyright law means that from 1 June 2014 it will no longer be illegal to make copies of CDs -- or ebooks or any other media -- that …

Tech giants lose round in wage-fixing suit

US District Court Judge Lucy Koh on Friday quashed a request for summary judgment by defendant tech firms in a lawsuit filed against them by their employees, CNET has learned, setting the stage for a trial.<p>The class-action lawsuit was filed by a group of around 64,600 engineers, designers, quality …

Modular Phones Are A Brilliant Idea. It’s Too Bad We May Never Have Them.

Open-source hardware is tricky.<p>In October, Motorola unveiled Project Ara, a development initiative aimed at creating modular smartphones that snap together as easily as LEGOs. Users will mix and match the modules they want—screens, batteries, cameras, keyboards—and connect them to a standard phone …

Keurig Wants To Lock Down Its Pods With Coffee DRM

And a lawsuit alleges the company is doing more than that to stay dominant in the mediocre cubicle-coffee game<p>Keurig machines might not produce _the best _coffee, but at least the process is quick, and you've got your range of options--for right now, anyway. Green Mountain Coffee Roasters announced …

The future of safe sex?

Once mocked as having the erotic appeal of a jellyfish, the female condom is being reinvented as the next big thing in protective sex. Emily Anthes takes an in-depth investigation to see what chance it has of catching on this time around.<p>In 1987, an American pharmaceutical executive called Mary Ann …

Cosmos Reboot: Geek TV at Its Very Best

There can’t be many people left who doubt that Neil deGrasse Tyson is science’s greatest celebrity. His day job as director of New York’s spectacular …

Nikola Tesla's ashes spark row between Serbian scientists and Orthodox church

A furious dispute has erupted between Serbian scientists and the Orthodox church after it was announced that the remains of the inventor Nikola Tesla will be reburied in a church.<p>A pioneer in fields such as electricity, radio and x-rays, Tesla had 300 patents under his name by the time he died in …

South Park: The Stick of Truth - Why Do Publishers Embargo Game Reviews? - Podcast Beyond - IGN Video

It seems like publishers would want all the chatter they can get about their game, but that's not always the case. The Beyond crew tells you why.

The Non-Jailbreakers Guide to Emulation on iOS

Technically speaking, you're not supposed to be able to install emulators on an iPhone to play classic games. But that doesn't mean it's not …

Kerbal Space Program and NASA team up with rocket parts and an asteroid mission

<i>Kerbal Space Program</i> developer Squad and NASA have teamed up to bring realistic rocket parts and the Asteroid Redirect Mission to the space simulation game.<p><i>KSP</i>'s upcoming mission shares it name with a NASA initiative that began in 2013 and will culminate in 2022 when a manned mission explores an …

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Inside the Secret World of Gamestop Dumpster Diving

One company's trash...<p>For those of us who have cast away the shame of scouring through bags of trash – colloquially known as dumpster diving – there …