Windows 10 Slated For Late 2015, Cortana Integration Extremely Likely

Now that the initial clamoring over Microsoft’s quizzically numerated Windows 10 operating system has quieted, users can focus on the two biggest questions left unanswered: When will it be out, and more importantly, will she be there? Frustratingly, the answer to the former is simply, “the second half of 2015.” The Redmond tech giant seems […]

Mark Zuckerberg Slams Apple

Mark Zuckerberg just dropped a bomb on Tim Cook and Apple. The Facebook CEO responded to Tim Cook’s lamentations that advertisement-supported businesses such as Facebook and Google are out of alignment with their customers, implying that the two tech giants see the customers they serve as products. Zuckerberg responded in an interview with Time Magazine. […]

Amazon Accidentally Sends Farmer A Piece Of Their Conveyor Belt

A Texas farmer was expecting a surprise gift from a friend, who purchased the gift on Amazon. What they received was a piece of conveyor belt equipment instead. Christian and Lisa Seger, who co-own Blue Heron Farm, and specialize in ethically-farmed goat cheese, told Gizmodo in an interview that the nine-pound belt roller arrived in […]

Could The Lumia 1030 Be Microsoft’s First Flagship Phone?

Microsoft’s first venture as a solo phone manufacturer was tepid at best. The Microsoft Lumia 830 had some sparkling reviews, with many former critics of Windows Phone praising the device, others claiming Windows Phone may soon be the runner-up in the mobile phone operating system war. But, however much positivity the device gathered, it was […]

Rumor: An Xbox One-Specific Wearable May Come In 2015

Hot on the heels of Microsoft’s tepid Band release, rumor has it the Redmond tech supergiant may have yet another trick hidden up its sleeve, this time aimed squarely at users of the Xbox One console. The Xbox One is, technologically speaking, the best console on the market for fitness apps, tracking users’ motion in […]

‘Vaping’ Is Oxford Dictionary’s Word Of The Year

2013 was the year of the “Selfie,” with the word being forever immortalized as not only an official entry in the Oxford English Dictionary but also as their 2013 Word of the Year. While selfies are in no shortage a year after being added to the official lexicon, 2014 welcomes a new word to the […]

Microsoft: All Current Lumia Phones Will Get Windows 10

Windows Phone 8 and 8.1 users rejoice; your phone will be getting Windows 10. Microsoft this week announced the good news that all Windows Phone devices running version 8 or newer will be able to receive the update to Windows 10 when it drops by the middle, or end, of 2015. Windows 10 was announced […]

Is Google Glass Dead?

Remember Google Glass? Not much is being said about Google’s augmented reality headset these days, which is putting a bad taste in the mouths of investors, customers, and developers alike. On Friday, claims hit the internet that even the developers who stood to make money from the high-tech glasses have given up on their projects […]

Police Nationwide Prepare For Protests After Ferguson Grand Jury Decision

It’s not just the police in Ferguson, Missouri, who are feeling the pressure to prepare for civil unrest when the St. Louis County grand jury reaches a decision about police officer Darren Wilson, who has been charged with a crime for killing unarmed teenager Michael Brown on August 9. Police nationwide are preparing for protests […]

Watch Out, Apple; Microsoft Now Second Most Valuable Company In The World

The air is beginning to get a bit thin for the Redmond tech giant, as reports released Friday showed Microsoft climbing to the number two spot on the list of most valuable companies in the world, bumping out Exxon by roughly $9 billion. The cause for Microsoft and Exxon swapping places is two-fold, in that […]

‘Call Of Duty: Advanced Warfare’ Review

In the week since launch day, Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare has had the internet alight, with many praising the game’s story while others lament over its multiplayer. Analysts have even gone as far as saying the franchise itself peaked with Black Ops 2, and this new title will see a drop in sales of […]

‘Call Of Duty: Advanced Warfare’ Patch Fixes Bugs, Addresses Player Feedback

Although the game has only been out for a matter of days, developer Sledgehammer Games is already dropping the first patch to their wildly successful Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, which is their debut entry into the Call of Duty franchise. The patch comes after the Call of Duty community forums lit up with suggestions […]

First Microsoft Lumia Phone Likely To Be Announced Tuesday

Microsoft is hinting at a big surprise for Veteran’s Day this Tuesday, which will more likely than not prove to be the company’s first Microsoft Lumia branded smartphone. The company posted a mysterious image to their social media feeds on Friday, showing only the orange-rimmed, sleek black corner of a phone (minus any branding) and […]

Baskin-Robbins Serves Up Camouflage Ice Cream, Donates To Good Cause

Baskin-Robbins is looking to scoop up some extra sales this Veteran’s Day on November 11 with their latest cold confectionary concoction: Camouflage ice cream. The tasty treat, which Baskin-Robbins is calling “First-Class Camouflage,” has been making the rounds on social media and for good reason — both the ice cream and cone bear a unique […]

Rough Road Ahead For Obama After GOP Sweep

After Republicans swept majority control over the Senate in Tuesday’s elections, the President is likely facing some tough opposition for the remainder of his term in office. The 2014 Mid-Term Elections were a rousing success for the GOP, who managed to secure a strong majority in the Senate and tightened their hold in the House […]

Microsoft Band Has Arrived

True to their word, Microsoft has entered a contender into the wearable tech sector, and it’s done so well ahead of the Apple Watch’s expected “early 2015” launch. And although the Microsoft Band is clearly aimed more as a fitness tracker, that doesn’t mean that it won’t give Apple a run for its money. The […]

Apple Pay Not Even Close To Replacing Wallets Yet

Apple promised users the future of shopping with the advent of their hugely-touted Apple Pay, telling fans to ditch their wallets and use their phones instead. Unfortunately for Apple, that future looks to be a long way off, if it even gets here at all. Apple Pay looks to replace a wallet full of credit […]

iPad Air 2 Still Can’t Beat Surface Pro 3

Apple’s latest and greatest tablet has only just hit the shelves at retails stores nationwide, and although sales of the device have been outstanding — as has come to be the expectation of new Apple products — tech analysts say the iPad has only one competitor across the gamut of devices on the market today. […]

Microsoft Dropping The Nokia Name From Mobile Phones

Outside the incidental appearances in photos, Microsoft’s site is completely devoid of the word “Nokia.” There’s little doubt that Microsoft is undergoing a major shift since CEO Satya Nadella took the helm from beleaguered ex-CEO Steve Ballmer. Nadella’s now famous “Mobile first, cloud first” strategy is beginning to put pieces in place that analysts believe […]

Roman Gladiators Were Vegetarians, Scientists Say

Forget the Paleo Diet. When it comes to rending flesh from bone, the ancient Roman gladiators stocked up on grains, beans, and a concoction of plant ashes and vinegar in a drink some are referring to as “gladiatorade.” A team of German researchers studied the bones of Roman corpses found in a 2nd century cemetery […]

Microsoft Leveraging The Cloud To Help Fight Ebola

In the wake of Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg donating $25 million to the CDC foundation, Microsoft is expected to announce a program allowing researchers fighting the Ebola virus unfettered access to their Azure cloud network as a part of their efforts. Up until now, researchers were fighting the virus with the equivalent of sharpened sticks. With […]

Report: Microsoft Smartwatch May Launch ‘Within Weeks’

Apple turned a lot of heads with their watch design, and Google has had a history of tepid success with their Android Wear watches, so it’s only natural that Microsoft is going to want in on a market that’s primed to explode. According to Forbes, Microsoft is set to release their smartwatch “within weeks,” which […]

Skype Qik Looks To Take On Snapchat, Vine

If it works, Microsoft may be clicking their heels in excitement over their $8.5 billion acquisition of the already popular Skype video-chatting network, as the company drops the first addition to the family, Skype Qik, with ambitions to unseat media messaging apps Snapchat and Vine from the top of the charts. Android users may remember […]

Xbox One Update Rolls Out In U.S. And Europe

On the heels of a report that Xbox One may have outsold the Playstation 4 console for only the second month since launch, Microsoft is rolling out the newest system update for their living room monolith, bringing with it a host of new features and improvements. The console has promised monthly updates, just like this […]

‘Halo: Spartan Strike’ Trailer: Same Game, Different Title

This December, 343 Industries will drop yet another title into the pool of upcoming Halo titles in an effort to slake the hunger of the insatiable gamers chomping at the bit for the next title in the flagship series, Halo 5, which not scheduled for release until next year. Unfortunately, Halo: Spartan Strike is that […]

Eric Frein: Woman Spots Suspected Cop Killer In Woods

The hunt for Eric Frein, the man accused of killing a Pennsylvania state trooper in a brazen ambush last month, intensified Saturday after police reported that a local woman spotted the man in the woods with his face obscured by mud and carrying a rifle. Police are regarding the sighting as “highly credible” because it […]

United States Air Force Questioned After Destroying Expensive Planes Worth Almost $500 Million

The United States Air Force is being questioned by a U.S. government watchdog agency after destroying 16 aircraft bought for the Afghan air force, netting only $32,000 of scrap metal instead of finding another way to salvage almost $500 million in U.S. funds spent on the program. Special Inspector General for Afghan Reconstruction John Sopko […]

Tom Brady Set To Take On Buffalo Despite Injury

Although there are whirling rumors spreading across the internet, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is set to crush Buffalo on Sunday, despite being listed as “questionable” on the NFL injury list. Brady’s “questionable” designation came after a recent ankle injury and was updated as of Friday. Fantasy owners should fret not, according to Yahoo […]

Police Dog Dies After Being Left In Hot Cruiser

An Ohio police dog died from heatstroke after being left in his police cruiser for more than four hours last month and now his partner may be facing some harsh punishments for causing it. Beny, the Monteville Township police K-9, died on September 28 after his partner, Sgt. Brett Harrison, left the dog in his […]

FBI Wants Help Identifying ISIS Jihadist In Execution Video

The FBI is seeking information that will help them find the ISIS jihadist seen on video helping perform a mass execution of Syrian soldiers, and they’re turning to the American public for assistance. A 55-minute ISIS recruitment video released last month titled “The Flames of War” showed the jihadist orchestrate a mass execution of Syrian […]

Ben Affleck: ‘Batman Vs Superman: Dawn Of Justice’ Won’t Be Like ‘Daredevil’

The moment word got out that Ben Affleck would don the Batsuit in the upcoming Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice, the internet lit up with comments comparing his yet-unseen portrayal of Gotham’s Dark Knight to his laughable performance in his previous superhero box-office flop, Daredevil. Affleck promises that Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice […]

Rocksteady Games: ‘Arkham Knight Will Be The Ultimate Batman Simulator’

Rocksteady Games, makers of the hugely successful Arkham Asylum, and Arkham City (Arkham Origins being the result of the efforts of Warner Bros. Montreal) line of games taking place in the world of DC Comics’ Batman, today stoked the fire of enthusiasm over their upcoming chronicle in the story of Gotham City’s caped crusader. Rocksteady […]

Apple Watch, Other Wearable Tech Sales Predicted To Explode In Next Two Years

Early adopters of Google Glass may have been openly mocked and ridiculed, and even attacked for wearing the socially awkward device on their heads, but they may be pioneers for a world ensconced in network-connected fashion. According to a study by Juniper Research, smart watches, smart glasses, and even smart shirts are just beginning to […]

Jesse Leroy Matthew: Hannah Graham May Not Have Been His First Sexual Assault

The suspect charged with the kidnapping of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham may have a lengthy history of sexual assault and possibly murder, painting a much different picture of the man who friends of his describe as a “gentle giant” and “overall nice guy.” The Washington Post reported late Wednesday that Jesse Leroy Matthew […]

New Apple iOS 8 Bug Affects Bluetooth Connectivity

Just as the news that Apple had to pull the latest update to iOS 8 started to fade from the public eye, news of another bug in the programming has surfaced and it’s leaving a lot of iPhone users scratching their heads. According to forums on MacRumors, users are reporting that their iOS 8 devices […]

Bill O’Reilly: Stephen Colbert Is Dumb

“Papa Bear” Bill O’Reilly, of Fox News’ The O’Reilly Factor fame, is generally not seen as the most even-tempered individual, going all the way back to the vulgar YouTube clip of him absolutely losing it on his staff, and has never been too kind to people who disagree with his ideas, often devolving to bullying […]

Stephen Hawking: ‘I’m An Athiest’

Stephen Hawking doesn’t believe there is a God. More to the point, he believes that the advancement of science makes the idea of God less and less necessary. In an interview with Spanish newspaper El Mundo, Hawking answered on his views of the origins of the universe. Mentioned in the interview was Hawking’s own links […]

Microsoft Exec Leaks Windows 9 Announcement

Microsoft has remained pretty secretive about exactly what will be going on during the press event on September 30. Many hope that the Redmond tech giant will officially unveil Windows 9, the successor to the beleaguered Windows 8.1 operating system, touting features that perturbed users have been clamoring for since just after the latter’s launch. […]

Police Seek Man Seen On Video With Missing UVA Student

A man believed to be the last person to see missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham before her mysterious disappearance on September 13 is being sought on arrest warrants charging him with reckless driving. Virginia State Police have issued arrest warrants for 32-year-old Jesse Leroy Matthew Jr. on charges of misdemeanor reckless driving, according […]

Mark Wahlberg Leaves Bob Kraft Hanging And It’s Hilarious

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft is feeling the sting today after being snubbed by actor Mark Wahlburg during a hilariously sad attempt at a friendly high five. The only thing that could have made it worse would be if it were broadcast to America live on national television. But then it was. Making the […]

Alibaba (NYSE: BABA) Closes at $93.89, Up 38 Percent

The Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. (NYSE: BABA) stock price saw phenomenal gains during their Initial Public Offering, or IPO, closing at $93.89, a 38 percent gain from the initial offer price of $68 per share, and up 1.2 percent from their opening price of $92.70. Early investors had an immediate return of 36.3 percent from […]

Iranians Punished For Pharell’s ‘Happy’ Given Suspended Sentences

Six Iranians who were seen in a video online lip-synching and dancing to American singer Pharrell’s pop hit “Happy” are facing suspended sentences of six months in prison and 91 lashes for “obscene behavior.” One of the female dancers reported that their sentences were suspended, but could be carried out at any time if the […]

‘GTA V’ Servers Down For Maintenance, Online Heist Rumors Spread

Just about a year to the day after Rockstar Games released their blockbuster phenomenon Grand Theft Auto V, players are still logging into GTA Online, the multiplayer add-on for the game,. Like children getting coal for Christmas, they’re met with disappointment as they wait for the long-promised and yet undelivered online heists. Rockstar games has […]

Sentators Call For Federal Judge’s Resignation After Domestic Violence Allegations

Amidst the current whirlwind of domestic violence claims running rampant throughout the NFL, legislators are calling for the immediate resignation of a federal judge for allegations that he beat his wife in an Atlanta hotel room last month. Rep. Terri Sewell (D-Ala.) and Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) are joined by Senators Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) and […]

U.S. Government Threatened Yahoo Over Non-Compliance With PRISM

On the heels of a heated legal battle between the U.S. government and the search engine Yahoo, court documents released Friday show that Yahoo was under extreme pressure by the Bush administration to comply with its highly controversial PRISM program, made infamous by noted NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden. According to the documents, the government was […]