The nation's top wireless carriers today relented on the cell phone unlocking issue, committing to a voluntary set of principles that will make it easier for consumers to unlock their devices.
How is Google still the luddite’s address bar?
You’d think that most Internet users would understand how the address bar, the magical text field that allows us to access everything the Web has to offer, works. But according to a new report detailing the top Google searches from around the world, it seems that many people would rather searc
Live broadcasting hasn’t had quite the same panache since demand TV and movies via Netflix and Hulu have come on the scene. It was starting to seem like consumers preferred the power of the web, letting them watch video anytime anywhere, over the power of the broadcast. But then, a week ago&nb
It’s been four years since the launch of bitcoin and not a day goes by that crypto-currency is not mentioned in the tech press. The buzz has gone so mainstream that I regularly field questions about bitcoin from the most non-technical people in my life, many of whom heard about it on TV or rea
A couple of days ago, it looked like Mark Stanley’s “We The People” petition asking for reform of the Electronic Communications Privacy Act would fall well short of the 100,000 signatures needed to trigger a White House response. Despite a bipartisan “Day of Action” las
Games designers and academics to create video games for hospitalised children
Academics, games designers and hospital play specialists are
coming together to explore the ways in which video games can help
improve the lives of hospitalised children, with the ultimate goal
of designing games tailored to their specific needs.
The project is one of six networks that have receive
Only hours after Twitter introduced changes to the functionality
of its block feature, it was forced to reverse them amid widespread
outrage from users who claimed the social networking was exposing
victims of abuse to perpetrators.
According to Reuters, executives held a late-night
Market analysis company the NPD Group has reported the best
November ever in terms of gaming hardware sales.
The report covers US sales data between 3 and 30 November, 2013
and notes that hardware sales were up (as you might expect from a
next-gen console launch month), increasing by 58 percen
Chibitronics, the team behind Circuit Stickers, wants us to tell
stories using electronics.
"I hope that after making something with circuit stickers,
people will feel like circuits can be just another art and craft
material, like paint and canvas. Except now, in addition t