ABC Orders SciFi Pilot That Rips Off a South Park Episode

ABC Orders SciFi Pilot That Rips Off a South Park Episode Tis the season for new TV shows, and ABC’s latest pilot pick-up is about refugees from the future as an allegory for the struggles in modern immigration. In other words, South Park did it. Read more… Source: Gizmodo Link: ABC Orders SciFi Pilot That […]

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We're Not Going to Be Ignored, Don: Liveblogging the Women's March

We're Not Going to Be Ignored, Don: Liveblogging the Women's March WASHINGTON, DC—It’s a great day for resisting the reign of the newly inaugurated autocratic, sexist, racist, ableist, xenophobe-in-chief and the powers that got him elected in the first place. Women and men are protesting all over the world, and we’ll bring you the news […]

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Obama's legacy: The most tech-savvy president

Obama's legacy: The most tech-savvy president When Barack Obama moved into the White House on January 20th, 2009, the federal government was in the digital dark ages. Even as late as 2011, he was complaining that the White House was 30 years behind. Among other things, Obama was the first presid… Source: Engadget Link: Obama's […]

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ICYMI: A soft robot sleeve to keep your heart going

ICYMI: A soft robot sleeve to keep your heart going Today on In Case You Missed It: A soft robotic device made by Harvard and Boston Children's Hospital researchers has been tested on pigs and so far, seems quite promising in treating heart disease. The robotic heart wraps around parts of existi… Source: Engadget Link: […]

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Monitor Your Home From Anywhere With Yi's Security Camera, Just $30 Today

Monitor Your Home From Anywhere With Yi's Security Camera, Just Today Yi, manufacturer of your favorite affordable action cam, also makes a home IP security camera, and Prime members can pick it up for just $30 today, albeit with a backorder. If you want it faster, or aren’t a Prime member, it’s also available for […]

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Apple Exploring Two-Step Touch ID and Facial Recognition System for iPhone 8

Apple Exploring Two-Step Touch ID and Facial Recognition System for iPhone 8 Noted KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo released a research report today in which he outlined further expectations for Apple’s 2017 iPhone, including new biometric identification technology as well as the necessity of a new design to provide better structural support for a flexible […]

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Qualcomm Calls Apple's Claims 'Baseless' in Response to $1 Billion Lawsuit

Qualcomm Calls Apple's Claims 'Baseless' in Response to Billion Lawsuit Following news yesterday that Apple has filed suit against LTE modem supplier Qualcomm for engaging in anticompetitive licensing practices, the chipmaker hit back on Sunday by calling Apple’s claims “baseless” and accusing it of “encouraging regulatory attacks”. Apple shared a statement with several news sites […]

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CBS and Paramount settle lawsuit with 'Star Trek' fan film

CBS and Paramount settle lawsuit with 'Star Trek' fan film It's been a wild ride for the folks behind the Axanar Star Trek fan film, but it's finally over — the fan production group has settled its lawsuit with CBS and Paramount. The terms of the agreement aren't completely clear, but both parties have anno… […]

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'Inside' team teases its next project following company turmoil

'Inside' team teases its next project following company turmoil It's been quite the week for Playdead fans. First came some explanation for why the typically lock-jawed studio behind Limbo and Inside lost one of its cofounders last July. Then, the team tweeted out a teaser image for its next project. Absolutely n… Source: Engadget Link: […]

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National Park Service Banned From Tweeting After Anti-Trump Retweets [Updated]

National Park Service Banned From Tweeting After Anti-Trump Retweets [Updated] The National Park service retweeted some sick Donald Trump burns, noting how, uh, lightly attended his inauguration was compared to Barack Obama’s in 2009. But now, the NPS has been ordered by its Washington support office to “immediately cease use of government Twitter accounts until […]

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The Terminator Will Be Back Thanks to James Cameron and Tim Miller

The Terminator Will Be Back Thanks to James Cameron and Tim Miller It seemed like Terminator Genisys had killed the Terminator franchise once and for all, but a new hero is coming back: James Cameron. Cameron, who wrote and directed the first two films, regains the rights in 2019 and is reportedly working with Deadpool […]

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Cats Acting Out Scenes from Star Wars and Other Movies Is Really Fantastic

Cats Acting Out Scenes from Star Wars and Other Movies Is Really Fantastic Man, cats are so dang smart that they can pretty much replace actors in movies these days. I’m watching this wonderful scene reenactment of The Empire Strikes Back and I’m not sure I even miss the real Darth Vader or Luke Skywalker. Okay, […]

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Questionable Rumor Suggests Group FaceTime is Coming in iOS 11

Questionable Rumor Suggests Group FaceTime is Coming in iOS 11 Group FaceTime calls will be a new feature introduced in iOS 11, according to an unverified rumor shared by Israeli site The Verifier. Citing “several people familiar with iOS development,” the site says group FaceTime calls are being worked on by Apple’s iOS 11 team, […]

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Apple Sues Qualcomm for $1 Billion in Unpaid Royalty Rebates

Apple Sues Qualcomm for Billion in Unpaid Royalty Rebates Following an FTC complaint alleging Qualcomm engaged in anticompetitive patent licensing practices, Apple has filed a lawsuit against Qualcomm claiming the company has charged unfair royalties for “technologies they have nothing to do with.” According to a statement Apple shared with several news sites, Qualcomm “reinforces […]

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LG 27UD88 Review: A Well-Rounded Ultra HD Display With USB-C

LG 27UD88 Review: A Well-Rounded Ultra HD Display With USB-C A few weeks ago, we took a look at LG’s new 27-inch UltraFine 5K display designed in partnership with Apple to pair with the new MacBook Pro. While it’s a high-quality screen that offers a sharp, spacious, Retina desktop, the overall design has generated mixed […]

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LifeProof Debuts Slimmer NUUD Case for iPhone 7 and 7 Plus

LifeProof Debuts Slimmer NUUD Case for iPhone 7 and 7 Plus Well-known case maker LifeProof today unveiled a new version of its waterproof NUUD iPhone case for the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. The company put an emphasis on making a slimmer case while ensuring that it remained waterproof and drop proof (up to […]

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Best Buy Sale Includes Up to $300 Off Select MacBook and MacBook Pro Models

Best Buy Sale Includes Up to 0 Off Select MacBook and MacBook Pro Models Best Buy today has begun a two-day sale that includes discounts on a collection of Apple products, including the 2016 Touch Bar MacBook Pro, MacBook Pro Without Touch Bar, 12-inch MacBook, MacBook Air, iPhone 7, and iPad mini 2. Note: MacRumors […]

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Tim Cook Cashes in $3.6 Million in Stock as Respected Analyst Gives Him Passing Grades

Tim Cook Cashes in .6 Million in Stock as Respected Analyst Gives Him Passing Grades Apple CEO Tim Cook sold 30,000 shares of Apple stock this week, valued at $3.6 million based on the company’s stock price of $120 at the time of the transactions, according to a U.S. Securities and Exchanges Commission disclosure. The […]

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Uber Agrees to $20M Settlement After Claim it Falsely Advertised High Income to 'Entice' Potential Drivers

Uber Agrees to M Settlement After Claim it Falsely Advertised High Income to 'Entice' Potential Drivers The Federal Trade Commission recently filed a complaint against popular ride-hailing app Uber for posting inflated yearly wages on various job-seeking websites, which “enticed numerous consumers to become Uber drivers” under false pretenses, according to the FTC. Uber isn’t […]

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Apple Updates Final Cut Pro X, Compressor and Motion With Bug Fixes and Performance Improvements

Apple Updates Final Cut Pro X, Compressor and Motion With Bug Fixes and Performance Improvements Apple today updated Final Cut Pro X, Compressor, and Motion, its software designed for professional video editors. Today’s updates, the first since October, add new features and multiple bug fixes. Version 10.3.2 of Final Cut Pro X introduces the ability […]

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