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…. 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… Continue Reading

We're looking for writing talent

Try Modern is on a journey to become the next big internet culture blog, and we are looking to put together an all-star team to achieve this. If you're a new writer looking for experience, please feel free to check our our openings! Find out more

Here are the highest earning YouTubers of 2016

By - Dec 11, 2016 10:50pm AST
Entertainment- 10 years ago, when we spoke about a high paying salary, we would think about something traditional like a doctor or lawyer. With the explosion of e-commerce, people have found… Continue Reading

PewDiePie trolls the world by deleting 2nd channel, but here’s the hidden message behind it all

By - Dec 9, 2016 10:50pm AST
Entertainment- PewDiePie has done it again, this time trolling the media in a really big way. In this installment of YouTube drama, PewDiePie raises two issues, the first being the alleged… Continue Reading

Android and iOS market share stagnant while Windows Phone OS slowly dies

By - Dec 1, 2016 10:03pm AST
Technology- As we head into the last month of 2016, we have yet another bundle of mobile market share statistics to play with. After two major handset releases (iPhone 7 and… Continue Reading

Firefox market share recovers while Chrome growth slows

By - Dec 1, 2016 9:07pm AST
Technology- As we head into December, the browser market share statistics roll in once again, this time for the month of November 2016. Based on data from NetMarketShare, Firefox has recovered… Continue Reading

Over 1 million Google accounts compromised thanks to old Android software

By - Nov 30, 2016 10:37pm AST
Technology- Over 13,000 Google accounts are being compromised on a daily basis thanks to outdated Android software, according to Check Point, a software security firm. They documented over 1 million cases… Continue Reading

Ready for an iPhone flip phone? It may be in the works

By - Nov 29, 2016 8:04pm AST
Technology- Apple may finally be growing tired of their Plain Jane iPhone design. According to a recently approved patent, the company seems interested in developing a phone with a folding, flip-style… Continue Reading

Tired of drones buzzing about? This gun can take them down from 2km away

By - Nov 28, 2016 11:39pm AST
Technology- If you’re sick and tired of hearing drones buzzing about the place, or just want to prepare for the dronepocaplyse, the Dronegun by DroneShield may be the right solution for… Continue Reading

Google to punish mobile websites with hard-to-close pop-ups

By - Nov 27, 2016 11:16pm AST
Technology- Good Guy Google is one again fighting bad web practices with its plans to punish sites that use hard-to-close pop-ups and interstitials. In the age of aggressive email campaigns, promotions,… Continue Reading

If you didn’t believe global warming is an issue, here’s the visual proof

By - Nov 3, 2016 11:27pm AST
Science/Space- It’s no surprise that the polar ice caps grow and melt depending on the time of year, but record global heat levels have resulted in significantly slower regrowth at the… Continue Reading

Windows 10 market share flat lines for a 2nd month in a row; Apple OSX sinks

By - Nov 1, 2016 10:36pm AST
Technology- It looks like Windows 10 is finally flat lining shortly after Microsoft discontinued its year of free upgrades. This is according to the latest statistics from NetMarketShare. Microsoft’s aggressive push… Continue Reading

Meet the man behind the Smash Mouth Evanescence cover

By - Oct 30, 2016 5:04pm AST
Entertainment- If you haven’t heard about Jon Sudano, then maybe you’ve come across the below ‘cover’ video. The video first came up in my YouTube recommendations section while I was viewing… Continue Reading

Here is why you should never Instagram your travel boarding pass

By - Oct 30, 2016 2:38pm AST
Travel- When we’re traveling, we may not think much of our boarding passes, but posting them to social networks like Facebook and Instagram can be a lot more trouble than it’s… Continue Reading

Germany (and possibly EU) to ban internal combustion engines by 2030

By - Oct 10, 2016 10:52pm AST
Transportation- Earlier this year, the Netherlands was pushing for a ban on gas and diesel powered vehicles by 2025, but Germany’s Bundesrat has gone one step ahead to pass a resolution… Continue Reading

There’s now an exploding Samsung Galaxy Note 7 mod in GTA 5

By - Oct 10, 2016 9:57pm AST
Entertainment- Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 really has a bad reputation when someone goes out of their way to make a GTA 5 mod about it. If you haven’t heard the news… Continue Reading

Replacement Samsung Galaxy Note 7 catches fire on Southwest flight

By - Oct 5, 2016 3:53pm AST
Technology- Samsung may not be out of the woods yet after one of its replacement Note 7 devices caught fire on a domestic Southwest Airlines flight. Southwest 994, operating from Louisville,… Continue Reading

Uber is coming to Trinidad and Tobago

By - Oct 5, 2016 1:10am AST
Technology- If you’re a Trinidadian like myself and use/have used Uber at some point, you may have gotten an email from Uber announcing Trinidad and Tobago as their next target market…. Continue Reading

How to enable Facebook Messenger end-to-end encryption

By - Oct 5, 2016 12:27am AST
Technology- If you haven’t heard by now, Facebook has quietly rolled out end-to-end encryption within its Messenger app, similar to that used on WhatsApp and iMessage. Oddly enough, the feature is… Continue Reading

Google announces Pixel and Pixel XL, available for pre-order today (with links)

By - Oct 4, 2016 12:41pm AST
Featured- It’s officially official. Google has announced its first solely branded Google phone, the Pixel and Pixel XL. At this point, there really isn’t much to know given the number of… Continue Reading

Here’s what a category 4 hurricane looks like from space

By - Oct 4, 2016 2:03am AST
Science/Space- For those living in the Caribbean, Hurricane Matthew should ring a bell as Haiti, Cuba, and The Bahamas are currently on hurricane alert. Haiti is currently bracing for first impact,… Continue Reading

Google’s Pixel phone looks like an iPhone 5S

By - Oct 3, 2016 1:40am AST
Featured- It’s a horrible day for the folks at Google as multiple mobile online stores were premature in launching Google Pixel and Pixel XL product pages, well before the October 4th… Continue Reading

Fuze is bringing back the 3.5mm jack to the iPhone 7 with this case

By - Oct 2, 2016 3:13am AST
Technology- When Apple announced that it would do away with the traditional 3.5mm headphone jack on the iPhone 7, fans were up in arms about the historic change. Some were even… Continue Reading

How to disable Cortana after Windows 10 Anniversary update (with screenshots)

By - Oct 2, 2016 1:53am AST
Technology- If you’re not a fan of Cortana, it can get in the way of simple searches such as “notepad” or “cmd” because of the query time between your PC and… Continue Reading

This is the Google Pixel XL

By - Sep 28, 2016 9:33pm AST
Technology- Phone leaks are as common as breathing in and out, and Google’s Nexus replacement is no exception. Days before its unveiling, Evan Blass (@evleaks) has done it once again, revealing… Continue Reading

Someone actually drilled a hole in their iPhone 7, trying to open ‘hidden’ port

By - Sep 27, 2016 10:58pm AST
Featured- You may or may not have seen this video by now, but it’s basically a guy drilling a hole in an iPhone 7, claiming to reveal the hidden 3.5mm port… Continue Reading

Apple sold enough iPhones to reach the center of the Earth

By - Sep 26, 2016 3:20am AST
Technology- The Apple iPhone has had a long history over the past 10+ years, and in this post we wrap up 5 interesting facts about it. Apple sold 1 billion+ iPhones,… Continue Reading

Chinese Space Station out of control and falling back to Earth

By - Sep 21, 2016 10:35pm AST
Science/Space- The China Manned Space Engineering (CMSE) team has announced that they have officially lost contact with the out of control Tiangong-1, China’s first space lab. Launched in September 2011, the… Continue Reading

This is why the web hates ads, and publishers are partly to blame for it

By - Sep 20, 2016 10:48pm AST
Technology- Advertisers and Ad Blockers have always been at war, with the latest incident involving Facebook and Adblock Plus. As it stands, Facebook seems to be winning, but we will see… Continue Reading

It’s official, Google Pixel (formerly Nexus) smartphone event on October 4th

By - Sep 19, 2016 9:41pm AST
Technology- Now that the Apple iPhone 7 event is out of the way, it’s Alphabet’s turn to show off a new smartphone product. A few moments ago, teaser video was uploaded… Continue Reading
Stay in the know_
Sign up for our daily newsletter and follow us on social media.