Technology Timeline

New Audi A7 Drives Over 500 Miles By Itself From San Francisco To Las Vegas

piloted car

With a final destination of the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, the Audi A7 Sportback drove from San Francisco to Las Vegas “mostly on autopilot.” The test of what’s being called a “piloted driving concept” was followed intensely by members of the media. Professor Ulrich Hackenberg, an Audi Board Member for Technical Development, talked… Read more »

How To Hide From The NSA — As Per The NSA

Security

According to NSA documents newly obtained from the archive of former contractor Edward Snowden via the German magazine Der Spiegel, the NSA outlines the best way to avoid the NSA. Online, that is. Three technologies called Tor, CSpace, and ZRTP help hide individuals’ activities from the National Security Agency, according to NSA documents. The combination… Read more »

International CES 2015 To Highlight ‘The Internet Of Things’

CES 2015 is bringing the Internet of Things into the home

The annual International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is set to open to the media Monday and to the public on Tuesday, and along with the usual new TV, computer, and smartphone models, vendors will be introducing devices for the new trend in consumer electronics — “The Internet of Things.” The event, held in Las Vegas,… Read more »

Teacher’s Letter To Facebook: See One Teacher’s Complaint To Facebook About Her Students’ Risqué Selfies, Letter Goes Viral

Melissa Bour letter to Facebook

Teachers all over the country have admitted that they secretly investigate the social media accounts of their students. One teacher recently admitted that she’s no different from many others, but what she discovered was quite shocking. Apparently, her sixth grade students see no problem or potential danger with uploading risqué photos to Facebook. So, she… Read more »

CES 2015: Samsung, Sony And LG Debuting New Products

CES 2015

CES 2015 gets underway on Monday, and tech professionals from all over the world have arrived in Downtown Las Vegas this weekend. CES 2015 is going to be one of the biggest consumer electronics shows in years. According to BBC News, more than 3,500 firms will exhibit new products in Las Vegas at this year’s… Read more »

Pirate Bay Countdown: Site Appears To Promise Return In February

Countdown to return of Pirate Bay?

The Pirate Bay may be counting down to a return. The well-known file-sharing site, that went down on December 9 after a raid, is hinting at a return date. Will the Pirate Bay return on February 1? Many users are hoping so, despite assertions in the torrenting community that the site is irrelevant. After numerous… Read more »

Samsung Beats Apple For The First Time Ever In New Customer Satisfaction Survey

Samsung beats Apple in customer satisfaction

Apple and several iterations of its iPhone have for years boasted about its consistent top ranking in various customer satisfaction surveys conducted across the United States. However, a recent survey conducted by the University of Michigan’s American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) seems to be pointing towards a shift in the sentiments of people, reports CNET…. Read more »

iPhone 6 Plus Is Hurting Tablet Sales

Apple phablet

The huge iPhone 6 Plus may be selling very well, but it is hurting the tablet market which Apple excelled at with the release of the iPad in 2010. It is believed that the iPhone 6 Plus is largely contributing to the swift fall in sales of the iPad. In the week leading up to… Read more »

Twitter Down; Hackers Claim Credit; Phishers Take Advantage

Twitter is down, but doesn't appear to have been hacked.

Twitter has been down to one extent or another tonight for many users. It didn’t take long for scammers and phishers to step up and take advantage of the crash, either. For some users, Twitter seems to be completely down or down on some platforms. Others are just seeing odd glitches — a tweet just… Read more »

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Reviews: The Best Phablet On The Market?

Samsung Galaxy Note

The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 has apparently knocked the Apple iPhone 6 Plus off its perch as the best Phablet currently on the market. There are quite a few reviews of the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and it appears that most people are loving the giant-screened smartphone, though there have been some things people have… Read more »

Facebook ‘Year In Review': The Popular App Has A Bit Of A Dark Side

Year In Review

The Facebook “Year In Review.” Chances are that you have already seen more than your fair share of these presentations pop up in your recent Facebook feed. On the surface, the Facebook “Year in Review” post is a creative and clever idea that seems appealing to the average Facebook user. Facebook’s Year in Review feature:… Read more »

Roadster Sees Range Increase To 400 Miles, Merry Christmas Tesla Fans

Tesla announces Roadster upgrade kit to increase range to 400 miles

This Christmas, Elon Musk of Tesla had an interesting Christmas present to offer Roadster owners on Twitter — an increase to a range of 400 miles between charges. Roadster upgrade will enable non-stop travel from LA to SF — almost 400 mile range. Details tmrw. Merry Christmas! — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) December 25, 2014 The… Read more »

The 1965 Corvette Serial No. 001 Is Up For Grabs And It Could Be Yours

1965 Corvette 001

Just about any classic Corvette lover would jump for the chance to own the serial number 001 1965 Stingray model. Not only is the 1965 Corvette serial number 001 a beautiful classic car, it’s a piece of Corvette history. Zora Arkus Duntov, chief engineer, wanted to overhaul and improve the developing Corvette, and the brake… Read more »