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.
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.
Screwing expensive things into tiny threads is tedious—especially when you're a photographer depending on speed. So why bother screwing filters on when you can employ the mystical powers of magnets? Snap on, snap off—no more screwing, ever.
Here's today's depressing tweet, courtesy of the WSJ's Dennis Berman: Kodak, which historically pioneered personal photography and employs almost 20,000 people, closed at an all time low, and "is now worth $468m, or $330m less than 50-person, profitless Tumblr."
If you want to use Facebook, but don't want Facebook's tendrils extending all over the internet and following your account, you'll want this. Facebook Disconnect completely blocks the social network's ability to track your account across the web.
Rat Island doesn't have a lot going for it. It's called Rat Island, it's mostly rock, barren, covered in poop, and is tiny. But with the right owner (YOU?) it could be the secluded green HQ of your dreams.
9to5Mac is claiming some giant news about the next iPhone. The specs aren't shocking: a generous 1GB of RAM and the iPad 2's A5 processor. But what Apple's going to push hardest is Assistant: your iPhone talks to you.
Remember when the Pentagon let the F-35 start flying again, even though its underlying defects hadn't been fixed? They just did literally the exact same thing with the F-22 Raptor. Hope you're not worried about oxygen deprivation
The HEXAGON satellite spied on America's Cold War foes for over a decade, taking extremely detailed (film!) photographs from space. It was 60 feet long—bigger than a bus. And the public never, ever saw it. We did.