Scott Hastings

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Who gets your digital fortune when you die?

Do you have a vast iTunes library? Maybe some e-books stashed on a Kindle or Nook? Do you sell items on eBay or use PayPal? Bitcoins? Got an …

376 of the best one-liners on the internet

<b>One one-liner a day keeps the doctor away…so, here is a shortlist of the best one-liners you can find on the internet today. Have fun!</b><p>1. I asked God for a bike, but I know God doesn’t work that way. So I stole a bike and asked for forgiveness.<p>2. Do not argue with an idiot. He will drag you down to …

We should be worrying about Google’s assimilation and consolidation, and here’s why

Advertisement<p>25 Comments<p>Credit: Paramount<p>Google(s goog) has caused quite the stir with its announcement of new integration between Gmail and its …

Steam Machines are here, but who are they for?

Too many options can be a bad thing<p>Last year at CES in Las Vegas, Valve finally announced its long-rumored Steam Machine platform, designed to bring the PC gaming experience into your living room. At the time, the appeal was obvious: a small PC that fits under your television and lets you play the …

Native Union's Jump charging cable can juice up your devices on the go

It only took a little over 24 hours for Native Union's Jump, a charging cable with a built-in battery pack for juicing up on the go, to reach its funding on Kickstarter. Still, the company hasn't abandoned its booth here at CES to go out and celebrate, so we dropped in and laid some paws on the …

Stunning graphs show how Reddit went from porn to WTF

The weird and fascinating world of Reddit has been too large to comprehend all at once, at least until now. Randy Olson, a PhD student from Michigan State University researched how Reddit has changed since its conception in 2005, and made a few stunning graphs that illustrate the rise and fall of …

Why Apple Is Losing Ground To The Samsung Brand

Samsung is gaining fast on Apple in terms of brand affection – but we seem reluctant to admit it.<p>In Interbrand’s 2013 brand index, a benchmark measure of brand value, Apple came out on top, ending a 13 year run by Coca Cola. The signs are though that Samsung, which has been investing heavily in …

Fast fiber-optic broadband spreads across developed world

Double-digit growth means high-speed fiber links are becoming more common in Europe and America. Copper lines keep getting faster, though, and some network operators aren't eager to pay for upgrades.<p>Fiber-optic broadband is becoming less of a rarity.<p>Subscriptions to the high-speed networking …

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Meta wants to augment your world with the 'Iron Man' interface

When someone tells you they have a pair of augmented reality glasses with an interface designed by the same Hollywood staple who created the Iron Man suit's UI, you listen. Then, you ask if you can put them on.<p>The glasses come from Meta, a small company with huge dreams that's already comparing …

Everything You Need To Know About Samsung's Galaxy S5

In addition to the hints Samsung's executive vice president Lee Young Hee gave to Bloomberg in an interview, there are a handful of other rumors and bits of informed speculation about what the phone will be able to do.<p>Here's what we know so far.<p>Or, at least, that's what Hee called the device in his …

Beats Music to take on Spotify, Pandora, and iTunes with new music service

Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine, two of the leading minds of the music business, are preparing to launch Beats Music, a subscription streaming music service that will challenge the likes of Spotify, Pandora and Apple iTunes Radio, according to the New York Times.<p>That means the online music business just …

Ready For Virtual Reality Withdrawals? The New Oculus Rift Crystal Cove Prototype Is That Good

<i>An in-depth preview of the Crystal Cove prototype shown behind closed doors, and what it means for Oculus VR as their virtual reality headset edges closer to a public launch.</i><p>“We’re going to need a lot of therapists specializing in virtual reality withdrawals.” That was my first thought after …