Tyler Quast

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10 of the Most Dangerous Space Walks Ever Done

The blockbuster film Gravity features one heart-stopping emergency in space after another, most of them outside the confines of a spacecraft. Real-life emergencies during extravehicular activity, or EVA, are more rare, but they do happen.<p>The blockbuster film <i>Gravity</i> features one heart-stopping …

Watch Oakland Coliseum convert from baseball to football

✕<p>After an A's walk-off win on Saturday night, the grounds crew had about 20 hours to get the stadium ready for football. Here's what it looked like.

Purported Android 4.4 KitKat screenshots and new features revealed (image gallery) – update

An extensive image gallery reportedly showing Android 4.4 KitKat running on a Nexus 4 has been posted online, with the OS still identifying itself as Key Lime Pie, Easter Egg included (screenshot above).<p><i>Gadget Helpline</i> is the publication that supposedly managed to score a hands-on tour of Android …

PayPal 'credits' US man $92 quadrillion in error

<b>Online payments broker PayPal has admitted it erroneously credited a man with $92 quadrillion (£60 quadrillion).</b><p>Chris Reynolds, 56, of Pennsylvania, found the amount when he opened his monthly statement.<p>But the error was quickly recognised and his account had returned to zero by the time he had …

Bill Gates Buys Equestrian Estate In Florida For $8.7 Million

Seattle-based Microsoft founder Bill Gates — and second richest man in the world — remarkably, doesn’t own an excess of properties. Previously, when his horse-loving daughter competed in Florida, the multi-billionaire rented homes for his family rather than buying.<p>Not any longer. According to South …

New rumored Galaxy Note 3 image hits the web, shows entire handset

Galaxy Note 3 concept<p>Shortly after seeing a purported Galaxy Note 3 image hit the web, a second such image has been published – see picture below.<p>Unlike the first image, which only showed only a section of the screen, the second one shows the entire handset. However, we still can’t confirm whether …

Thousands Of MacBook Pro Batteries Are Being Recalled Because They Can Catch On Fire

Digital Trends is reporting that thousands of the Pro's batteries are being recalled by retailer Best Buy.<p>Best Buy issued the recall on 5,100 faulty batteries that have the potential to catch fire and cause burns. One woman has already suffered what Best Buy is calling a "serious burn to the …

Good deal: 5-inch Kobo Mini E-reader for $39 in US and Canada

If you’re willing to forego Amazon’s Kindle bookstore, you can get a good E-reader for laughably little money. Following a huge markdown on Barnes & Noble’s Nook Simple Touch device in the UK, Kobo is slashing the price on its five-inch Kobo Mini to just $39 in the US and Canada, reports <i>The eBook</i> …

Apple unveils its latest desktop operating system: OS X Mavericks, coming this fall

Developer conferences have taken a turn in recent years, becoming as much an opportunity for companies to interact with the dev community as a platform for launching hardware outside larger all-industry shows. This year's WWDC, however, has been all about the software thus far. Apple has, as …

Take A Good Look At Apple’s New iOS 7 With These Early Screenshots

iOS 7 was announced today officially at WWDC 2013, and it brings a lot of visual changes to Apple’s mobile OS, plus a host of new features and functionality as well. The official release is still a few months off, but one enterprising developer, Brian Roizen, has posted a fairly extensive …

Sony’s PlayStation 4 Will Launch “This Holiday Season” For $399, $100 Less Than Xbox One

Following up on their oddly detail-light press conference a few months back, Sony used their E3 press conference this evening to finally disclose a bunch of important details: the price, a launch window, and, at long last, what the PlayStation 4 will look like.<p>The PlayStation 4 will launch in the …

Apple announces iOS 7, 'biggest change' since the introduction of the iPhone, coming this fall

Apple has officially taken the wraps off of iOS 7 at its Worldwide Developer Conference today. iOS 7 is the latest version of Apple's mobile operating system that debuted back in 2007 on the original iPhone. According to Apple CEO Tim Cook, iOS 7 is the biggest change to the platform since the …