No orcs or goblins nearby, just an Internet connection In The Hobbit, the sword Sting glows blue whenever Bilbo Baggins approaches orcs or goblins--a convenient feature in Middle-earth. In the real world,
It's never a good idea to make an enemy of the federal government, and it appears that Aereo now finds itself in just that predicament. On Monday, the US Department of Justice came out in favor of the
Millions and millions of people use iMessage every day. But how many people know exactly what’s going on behind the scenes, or what happens to a message once you send it? Maybe a handful. Up until now,
For many, the humble Bluetooth speaker has been marred by a preconception about poor audio quality (one that was often deserved until technologies like aptX gained traction). A problem usually compounded
The National Security Agency has collected almost 200 million text messages a day from across the globe, using them to extract data including location, contact networks and credit card details, according
Once you've moved all your media from a laptop to that gargantuan external hard drive you just bought, can you still play the files in iTunes? Yes—here's how. I just got a new laptop with a solid-state
Massachusetts State Police photographer Sean Murphy, who leaked pictures of bloody Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, has retired, saying Thursday on CNN's "New Day" that he has no regrets.
U.S. Navy SEAL Team Six pulled out during a raid in Somalia to capture suspected Al-Shabaab leader Ikrima when it became clear that he couldn't be taken alive, a senior U.S. official told CNN. "Their was
Though RCA has slipped from electronics giant to maker of niche products, it's just announced an intriguing music streaming system that is rumored to cost $178 at Walmart, according to Android Police.
analysis Amazon needs to make its products sexier, because it can't just compete on price. Despite throwing a higher-resolution screen and more bells and whistles into the new Kindle Fire HDX, it's still
In a new twist on identify theft fraud, a Michigan operation allegedly used “credit mules” posing as new or existing cell contract customers to scam thousands of free or subsidized phones from AT&T, Verizon
In a preview published in this week's Famitsu magazine, Square Enix announced Final Fantasy Agito, an original fantasy RPG with multiplayer elements that'll be free to play on iOS and Android devices.
With Apple's September 2013 Media Event kicking off on Tuesday, some users are interested in avoiding all of the announcements and waiting until Apple posts the recorded video of the event so as to experience
Rimac's Concept One has been something of an enigma, but there's no doubting that the EV maker has just taken the veil off its latest product -- the greyp G12 electric bike. If you're not sure if looks
Google has alohomora'd a way for everyone (even muggles) to visit Diagon Alley without the need for magic wands. You can now explore the famous Harry Potter set at Warner Bros. London studio via Street
A number of high-profile websites will be taking part in an online protest tomorrow against the National Security Agency (NSA)’s surveillance of online activity and phone calls. The protest is organized
After the Xperia Z Ultra's launch event in both London and Shanghai, we had a brief chance to talk to Sony's Product Design Director, Jun Katsunuma, who was present in the latter city. Jun's been responsible
http://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2013-06-24-sony-most-gamers-dont-want-to-buy-online-right-now PlayStation Vita is 15 months into its launch; however, it's the yet-to-be-released PlayStation 4 console
Each week Ross Rubin contributes Switched On, a column about consumer technology. Throughout the history of home game consoles, it's been notoriously difficult for a leader in one generation to maintain
Solid-state drives are so speedy these days that even a SATA interface might not have the bandwidth to cope. It's a good thing that Samsung has started mass-producing the first PCI Express-based SSDs Ultrabooks,
During Monday's WWDC keynote, Apple's senior vice president of Software Engineering, Craig Federighi, mentioned that iOS 7 would add 1,500 new APIs to Apple's SDK, including iBeacons, MFi game controllers,