"Windows Phone Seven Point Five." It's somehow mind numbing and yet not totally unexpected that chunky string of syllables is how you say the name of the new Windows Phone. Mind numbing, because it's the antithesis of what Microsoft has ultimately built, and not totally unexpected, because we're still talking about Microsoft, and it's not a reinvention of what they've done with Windows Phone.
You've got to wonder whether ITV either made a simple slip-up ("oh shit, we accidentally put footage from a videogame called Arma 2 in our documentary!") or they thought no-one would notice ("eh, it's not like it's Call of Duty footage...no-one will know!")
Facebook really changed things up last week. Oh sure, it's as disrespectful of my privacy as ever, but now it's enlisted the entire web to help. So I'm done with anything that requires a Facebook login.
This blurry image could be a lost Star Wars frame but it's real. I've spent about five minutes looking at it in silence, thinking about how would it feel to be that astronaut. His name is Ron Garan.
As computational-heavy research gains momentum, the amount of data researchers generate is exploding—a single sequencing of DNA requires as much as 28 terabytes. So where do American researchers store their most ginormous data sets? In the largest academic cloud server in the US, at the San Diego Supercomputer Center.
Cody Kretsinger, arrested last week for participating in the LulzSec face-smashing of Sony Pictures, was a good kid. Aside from his massively illegal hacking, he was a bright student who just wanted a family and to work for the government.
This is uncanny: A Tel Aviv University team lead by Professor Matti Mintz have developed a synthetic cerebellum that can receive sensory inputs from the brain, analyze them, and return information to other parts of the brain!
A few weeks ago we got a look at Microsoft's updated Xbox Live interface. Now Sony's got a public preview of its new interface for browsing video on the Playstation Network on the Playstation 3, called Video Unlimited.
Last week Mark Zukerberg showed off the new Facebook Timeline during the company's f8 keynote. Announced as a new way of presenting yourself on Facebook, the Timeline is an autobiography of your Facebook-shared life. But how Facebook is securing that life could surprise you.
There are already plenty of reason why you wouldn't own a TV, especially if you stream to your iDevice regularly. The Epson MegaPlex MG-850HD projector lets you give your iPad the big screen treatment in your living room.
The social bookmarking site Delicious is back. Those who loved saving their favorite links to a public (or private) profile page will find that experience unchanged. But there's a new central focus to Delicious. It's called Stacks.
Most of us have had zero opportunity to tap Thunderbolt's monster transfer speeds, but Intel's already promising huge boosts in the near future. The best part? The Thunderbolt ports we already have will get the upgrade, no changes necessary.