11 tech memories today’s kids just won’t relate to

By - Mar 13, 2017 12:25am AST
Technology- The late 90s and early 2000s feel like just the other day. At least that’s how I think about it. It was a time when it took 10 minutes to download a 3MB song, and Doom 95 was still a… Continue Reading

Watch WestJet make a rather low approach into St. Maarten’s Princess Juliana airport

By - Mar 11, 2017 6:11pm AST
Travel- If you’re an aviation enthusiast, you may have heard about WestJet’s rather low approach into St. Maarten earlier this week. On March 7th, WestJet operated flight 2652 from Toronto-Pearson, in Toronto, Canada to Princess Juliana, St. Maarten. Weather at the… Continue Reading

The Pixel 2 may not have a headphone jack

By - Mar 8, 2017 10:20pm AST
Featured- One of the most touted features of the Google Pixel and Pixel XL was the inclusion of a traditional 3.5mm headphone jack, but new rumors suggest that the Pixel 2 may go the way of Apple and ditch the jack… Continue Reading

This is what the Samsung Galaxy S8 looks like

By - Mar 6, 2017 9:17pm AST
Technology- If it’s one thing phone manufacturers can’t do well anymore is keep a secret. With so many beta builds and pre-market models being given out to testers, developers, and phone case manufacturers, there’s bound to be a leak here and… Continue Reading

Facebook may soon introduce a Dislike button

By - Mar 5, 2017 11:42pm AST
Technology- Facebook is beta testing its reactions feature within its Messenger platform, but there’s an added twist. Just like post reactions, users can react to each other’s comments within Messenger threads with various emoji-styled icons including a “love”, laughing, shocked, sad,… Continue Reading

Watch this fire-spitting drone clear debris from a power line

By - Mar 4, 2017 11:42pm AST
Technology- Once in a while, large chunks of debris end up power lines, posing a potential hazard for the electric company. Clearing this could sometimes be challenging especially when dealing with high voltage lines that are high above the ground out… Continue Reading

Many Twitch users receiving forced password reset emails

By - Mar 4, 2017 2:41pm AST
Technology- Many Twitch users received an email this morning claiming that there may have been unauthorized access to their accounts, and that their passwords would be temporarily reset. This comes just a few hours after Twitch experienced technical difficulties in the… Continue Reading

HMD to relaunch indestructible Nokia 3310

By - Feb 14, 2017 10:46pm AST
Technology- If @evleaks is right again, Nokia will be relaunching production of one of its classic models, the 3310. According to his sources, the Nokia 3310 will be announced along with two new models, the Nokia 5 and Nokia 3 at… Continue Reading

Samsung battery factory catches fire thanks to faulty batteries

By - Feb 8, 2017 9:23pm AST
Business/Finance- Well, what are the odds? Samsung just can’t catch a break as their Samsung SDI Co Ltd factory in China caught fire thanks to faulty lithium batteries. The good news is that the batteries that exploded were actually designated as… Continue Reading

Life – This year’s Alien/Gravity/Prometheus movie

By - Feb 5, 2017 11:40pm AST
Entertainment- Sony has released two new trailers promoting their upcoming sci-fi film, Life. Unfortunately, the trailer depicts a lot of clichés already covered by other films such as Alien and Prometheus, with a visual mix from Gravity. The film features a… Continue Reading

New LCD technology could triple sharpness of today’s TVs

By - Feb 5, 2017 10:22pm AST
Science/Space- Scientists have developed a new “blue-phase” liquid crystal technology that triples sharpness of that offered on today’s conventional LCDs. The next generation technology jams more pixels into small spacers, while also reducing the power needed to run the device. Shin-Tson… Continue Reading

Apple LG 5K monitors flicker when too close to a WiFi router

By - Jan 31, 2017 10:46pm AST
Technology- Apple has recommended that MacBook Pro customers purchase LG UltraFine 5K monitors, as they’ve discontinued production of their in house thunderbolt displays. But there’s a problem. The 27 inch, 5120 x 2880 display which is on sale for $974, apparently… Continue Reading

WhatsApp will NOT notify you when someone screenshots your conversation

By - Jan 26, 2017 11:58pm AST
Featured- It’s that time of year again when fake WhatsApp rumors make their way across the web. This time, fake news website ‘8shit’ posted a bogus story titled “From February 5 on, WhatsApp will let you know when someone screenshots your… Continue Reading

Australia to make airport immigration lines a thing of the past

By - Jan 24, 2017 10:37pm AST
Featured- No one likes airport immigration lines. I repeat, no one! Sometimes they’re not bad, but when an influx of flights arrive around the same timeframe, lines can get extremely long in a heart beat. Australia’s Department of Immigration and Border… Continue Reading

3D TVs are officially dead as Sony and LG discontinue production this year

By - Jan 24, 2017 9:22pm AST
Featured- Guys, it’s official, 3D TVs are dead. Sony and LG, the last two manufacturers that clung on to 3D TVs, have both announced their plans to discontinue production after poor sales. With other brands like Samsung and Vizio ditching their… Continue Reading

Would you pay $250 million for this home?

By - Jan 23, 2017 9:52pm AST
Luxury- I’ve never been a fan of big houses, but if you have $250 million to throw away, would you spend it on these mega mansion? Located at 924 Bel Air Road, Bel-Air, California, this 38,000 sq. foot home features 12… Continue Reading

United resumes flights after yet another computer glitch

By - Jan 23, 2017 1:26am AST
Travel- United Airlines has resumed domestic flights, after a glitch paralyzed part of its computer network on Sunday. The airline can’t seem to catch a break after suffering from yet another network issue, resulting in all departing domestic flights within the… Continue Reading

Samsung officially addresses cause of Galaxy Note 7 incidents

By - Jan 23, 2017 12:33am AST
Featured- It’s officially official. Samsung has released its analysis and conclusion regarding the Galaxy Note 7 fiasco. A major press conference was held yesterday featuring independent researchers Sajeev Jesudas, President, Consumer Business Unit, UL, Kevin White, Ph.D, Principal Scientist, Exponent, and… Continue Reading

FPS video games don’t make you better shooters in real life

By - Jan 22, 2017 11:12pm AST
Science/Space- Just in case you’re 13 years old and played hundreds of hours of COD hoping to improve your real life shooting skills, I’ve got some bad news for you. The editors of Communications Research, a peer-reviewed publication on communication and… Continue Reading

Nokia 6 sold out in just 1 minute in China

By - Jan 22, 2017 7:50pm AST
Technology- Nokia is back with a new handset, but for now, it’s exclusive to the Chinese market. The Nokia 6 which is being manufactured by HMD Global, features relatively decent specs, comparable to some of the mid to high end brands… Continue Reading