Sharronn Scott

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How to stream games from your Nvidia GTX-powered PC to any Chrome browser

The gaming industry has found yet another new way to enable you to play games from your powerful PC on other devices … only this time, all you need is the Google Chrome browser.<p>Nvidia’s GeForce Experience app, which enables a ton of extras for its GTX graphics cards, is testing a new feature that …

Is your ISP throttling your internet speed? Here's how to find out

While the Title II classification of ISPs as common carriers was a victory for all, there is growing concern that ISPs could go on with business as usual with clever tricks designed to skirt the rules of the classification.<p>While knowingly stepping outside the boundaries of the Title II …

Microsoft opens Windows 10 to Apple, Android apps

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Microsoft hopes to get more people using the next version of its Windows software on all kinds of devices by giving them access …

Obama accuses EU of attacking American tech companies because it 'can't compete'

Barack Obama has angered officials in Europe after suggesting that investigations by the European Union into companies like Google and Facebook were "commercially driven." In an interview with <i>Recode</i>, the president claimed that European "service providers who … can’t compete with ours, are …

iFixit Launches a Hub for Android Device Repairs

The crazy team behind all those those iPhone and iPad teardowns, Fixit, is getting more serious about Android.<p>The service today launched i’s Android Repair hub, loaded with hundreds of guides and amarketplace for replacement parts. The guides cover 252 devices, whereas the store features parts for …

New wireless services from Google and Cablevision will lean heavily on Wi-Fi

It looks like Republic Wireless — the upstart cellular service that uses Wi-Fi and falls back to Sprint when necessary — was onto something when it launched back in 2011.<p>Rumors have popped up in recent days that Google is prepping to launch a wireless MVNO that uses both Sprint and T-Mobile …

'Dragon Ball Xenoverse' Western Release Delayed By A Week

The Western release of Dragon Ball Xenoverse has been delayed a week until February 24th. The Japanese release remains unaffected however.<p>Considering the main thrust of Xenoverse’s narrative is based around the inclusion of a variety of characters across the Dragon Ball timeline, it makes sense …

Play Fallout 1 and Fallout 2 on Android - some assembly required

Do you remember the days before you got your first Pip-Boy 3000? They were a little rough, but they were fun, and they can now be re-lived on your Android device. I speak of Fallout 1 and Fallout 2, both of which have found a new home on Android, sort of.<p>The short of it, if you don’t mind the …

Amazon's latest free Android app bundle includes a $59 dictionary

Amazon sure loves giving away free apps, and today sees the start of its third Appstore promotion in <i>almost</i> as many months. If you're not following, Amazon's Android Appstore already offers a different piece of paid software for free each day. Lately, though, it's been discounting collections of …

Free, France’s T-Mobile, Wants To Acquire T-Mobile For $15 Billion

France’s disruptive telecom company, Free, just announced that it wanted to acquire T-Mobile US. The WSJ first broke the story. Free then confirmed the bid in a press release.<p>Sprint was already in talks with T-Mobile for a potential acquisition. Now, Free (also known as Iliad) is offering $15 …

What Do a Tesla, Xeon and Mac Pro Have In Common? Tech Products Still Made in the U.S.A.

As Americans prepare to celebrate the 238th anniversary of our founding document, there’s hope for a renaissance in technology manufacturing in the land of opportunity. It seems overly optimistic looking at the economic data since it shows the last decade hasn’t been kind to domestic computer and …

Guess The Country Where You Have To Work The Most To Afford An iPhone

An iPhone is a much larger expense in some countries other than the U.S. Here we break down how many hours it would take factory workers in 11 countries around the world to work in order to afford an iPhone 5S.<p><i>Produced by Sara Silverstein and Justin Gmoser.</i><p><b>Follow BI Video: On Facebook</b>

The DIY Guide to Launching a Successful eBay Store

From this search for “leather jacket” above, multiple products appear on the search results page on eBay displaying the image, name, and price of each product best matched to the search. When reviewing the products that appear in the search results, it’s clear which photos are professional and …

The Best Typefaces from May 2014

<i>Sean Mitchell is an interactive designer based in Vancouver, British Columbia, and the editor of TypeRelease.</i><p>Here’s our roundup of the gorgeous typefaces that emerged last month. Check ’em out and tell us which is your favorite!<p>Eveleth is a premium letterpress family with exceptional realism and …

Top 5 Android stories this week: M8 Prime, LG G3, and Google Plus redesign

This week in your world of Android: two new HTC devices showed up, the Galaxy S5 Prime starred in a leaked shot, Google Plus, Gmail, and Chrome received updates, even more details about the G3 surfaced, and we got a clue about the Moto 360’s price.<p>These are the essential stories, the summary of an …

Still running Windows XP? That's the way Bill Gates planned it

Bill Gates's vision was of 'a computer on every desk, each one running Microsoft software'. Now the true cost is emerging<p>One evening a few years ago, I found myself at a Christmas party in London. The event took place on the eighth floor of a building in the heart of the City and, at one point, …

Once science fiction, it'll be reality in 2014

Why wait for the future? We're ready for science fiction to become real.<p>As the calendar gets set to turn from 2013 to 2014, it's also time to get excited about the kinds of things that will be coming out in the new year that until now, would have been considered nothing but science fiction.<p>Thanks …

Science Fiction

We must become a multi-planet species

The technology to reach nearby planets is possible, and one astronaut thinks we must colonise other worlds for our long-term survival.<p>One person who would like to see humans living outside the Earth in our lifetime is former astronaut Jeff Hoffman. The technology to reach nearby planets is …

Carbon Dioxide

Google just revealed the incredibly simple formula for killer résumés

It’s not exactly E=mc².<p>But for would-be job hunters, it’s probably a lot more useful.<p>In a Q&A-style interview with Google’s senior vice president of people operations Laszlo Bock, The New York Times’s Tom Friedman fished a few seriously helpful words of wisdom out of the search giant’s human …

Résumés

Google Glass’s battery is lousy on purpose, says Google man

Thad Starner has been wearing computers on his face for 21 years. Today he works with Google on Glass, the web giant’s wearable computing project which, because of its high-profile backer and the accompanying publicity blitz, also happens to be the go-to example of all that is good and evil about …

Wearable Tech

Reports of bricked PlayStation 4s surface after launch

After its launch on Friday, the PlayStation 4 has come under fire from some gamers who say their units have been dead on arrival. The most troubling reports describe a so-called "blue light of death" syndrome, in which the console's light bar flashes blue but never outputs a video signal or boots …

Rescuing Water-Damaged Devices: Is There a Better Fix Than Rice?

Let’s play a quick game of Jeopardy, shall we? Here’s the clue: An iPhone 5, a water bottle and an energetic 2-year-old. If you answered, “What is a …

iPhone 5

French Open Tennis 2013 Finals: Serena Williams' Win Is Legendary Achievement

Watching Serena Williams win the 2013 French Open was watching a genius at work. Let's hope she's got another five years on top.<p>Roland Garros has long been a menace for Williams. Coming into the tournament, she only had one French Open title on her mantle. She had also only reached the semifinals …