Dear YouTube video creators, please stop doing this with End Screens

By - Jan 21, 2017 12:19am AST
Technology- While browsing the videos section of reddit, I came across a video of a LEGO bot pulling 60 pounds of exercise weights. Closer to the end, two recommendation boxes popped up, essentially blocking the view of bot pulling those bad… Continue Reading

Apple is a “boring operations company”, says former long time employee

By - Jan 19, 2017 9:56pm AST
Business/Finance- Apple may be a money spinning cash cow, but with Steve Jobs no longer at the helm, former employees are slowly coming out with what’s really going on behind the scenes. According to former software engineer, Bob Borrough, since Tim… Continue Reading

Swedish supermarket using lasers to label fruits to save on unnecessary plastic wrapping

By - Jan 19, 2017 12:26am AST
Technology- Nature & More, in conjunction with Swedish supermarket chain ICA, will soon be using lasers to label its organic fruits and vegetables to cut down on plastic wrapping usage. Organic food distributors usually ship its products in plastic wrap with… Continue Reading

Airbus to test flying car prototype by the end of this year

By - Jan 18, 2017 1:15am AST
Featured- Flying cars from The Fifth Element may soon be a thing as Airbus is pushing towards testing a flying car concept by the end of this year. When you hear the name Airbus, you usually think about the aircraft manufacturer… Continue Reading

Tesla driver stuck in the desert after losing cellphone signal

By - Jan 18, 2017 12:50am AST
Transportation- Ryan Negri learned the hard way that it’s not a good idea to drive his Tesla Model S in areas where there is no cellphone signal. He decided to take his family to the deserts of Nevada to take photos… Continue Reading

High performance “Game Mode” coming to Windows 10

By - Jan 17, 2017 1:10am AST
Entertainment- Windows 10 gamers are in for some good news as Microsoft officially announced an enhanced “Game Mode” set to improve system video gaming performance. Mike Ybarra, Head of Platform Engineering for Xbox, announced that Windows 10 will soon benefit from… Continue Reading

Your iPhone may soon be built entirely by a robot

By - Jan 15, 2017 11:43pm AST
Business/Finance- The robots are taking over! Foxconn Electronics in China has announced that it plans to automate its entire workforce in its efforts to increase output and decrease production costs. The conversion process is set to take place in three stages…. Continue Reading

Comcast ranks as America’s most hated company

By - Jan 15, 2017 9:49pm AST
Business/Finance- Comcast just can’t seem to get it right as they once again bottom out across various customer satisfaction metrics. 24/7 Wall St. put together a list of the most hated companies in America, using results from data collection agencies like… Continue Reading

Uber begins operations in Trinidad from Monday 16th

By - Jan 14, 2017 9:52pm AST
Business/Finance- After Uber announced its intentions to operate in Trinidad and Tobago, the company has gotten the go-ahead to begin service from Monday 16th, 2017. The ride-sharing service has announced that it will first be made available within the Port of… Continue Reading

SpaceX launches first 10 of 70 Iridium NEXT satellites into space

By - Jan 14, 2017 3:14pm AST
Science/Space- After a perfect launch and secondary booster recovery mission, SpaceX has gone on to deliver the first 10 of at 70 new Iridium NEXT satellites into Low Earth Orbit. The Iridium NEXT satellites are set to replace its aging first… Continue Reading

SpaceX successfully lands another Falcon 9 rocket on a sea barge

By - Jan 14, 2017 2:17pm AST
Science/Space- SpaceX is back at it again after having to pause their rocket program after an explosion 4 months ago. After an extensive investigation, corrective measures were put in place in time for today’s launch at Vandenberg Air Force Base in… Continue Reading

National Geographic Instagram account hacked

By - Dec 30, 2016 8:20pm AST
Technology- If you’re one of the 66 million followers of the National Geographic Instagram page, you may have noticed th not so ordinary post below. It turns out that the page was hacked by a group called OurMine, which allegedly offers… Continue Reading

Amazon wins patent for flying warehouse

By - Dec 29, 2016 10:51pm AST
Technology- First there were drones, now there are going to be flying warehouses? In an effort to cut down on delivery time to its customers, Amazon secured a patent to bring its warehouses closer to consumers. Described as an “airborne fulfillment… Continue Reading

Tesla Autopilot predicts and avoids accident two cars ahead

By - Dec 28, 2016 9:34pm AST
Technology- Tesla’s latest Autopilot software update has proven its worthiness after successfully predicting and avoiding an accident two cars ahead. The upgraded Autopilot program comes as part of an OTA update launched back in September, available for both Tesla S and… Continue Reading

Korean Air relaxes policy on taser usage on its flights

By - Dec 28, 2016 8:17pm AST
Travel- Following a mid-flight incident gone viral, Korean Air has quickly revisited its policy regarding taser usage by flight attendants. Just a week ago, Richard Marx, a pop rock singer (and his wife) ended up assisting flight attendants in subduing a… Continue Reading

Microsoft admits Windows 10 upgrade campaign was too aggressive

By - Dec 27, 2016 10:10pm AST
Technology- Microsoft’s campaign to upgrade to Windows 10 slowly went from something that we looked forward to, to something that was more than a nuisance and borderline qualified as malware. In all fairness, my upgrade has been flawless and Windows 10… Continue Reading

You’ve been using these emojis the wrong way all this time

By - Dec 21, 2016 9:36pm AST
Technology- With hundreds of available emojis slowly replacing regular text expressions, some of them can be a bit confusing to use, or at least they’re not used as intended by the designers. Emojipedia breaks down the correct uses of some emojis… Continue Reading

Germany wants to fine social media sites €500,000 for each fake story published

By - Dec 19, 2016 11:30pm AST
Technology- The war between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton brought to light amajor problem plaguing social media sites like Facebook and Twitter. Fake news. We’re not going to get into which websites publish news that is deemed to be false, but… Continue Reading

This parrot does a pretty good “Ok Google” impression

By - Dec 18, 2016 10:30pm AST
Entertainment- There is not much to be said here other than that this African Grey parrot does a pretty decent job of imitating the “Ok Google” sound clip on Android phones. Sadly Google recently got rid off that famous two-tone sound,… Continue Reading

This tool can crack credit card numbers in just 6 seconds

By - Dec 12, 2016 10:23pm AST
Technology- If you didn’t know by now, credit card numbers are actually based on a mathematical equation. Many websites can validate a credit card number using the The Luhn or mod 10 algorithm. Researchers have come up with a program that… Continue Reading