Mobile app of the day: WPS Office

WPS Office is a free Microsoft Office compatible productivity suite with a range of strong features to tempt you in.

500,000 victims of Dropbox malware scam

Scammers are using Dropbox to hold files hostage by legimitizing malware downloads.

Interflow, a new security platform from Microsoft

Based on the 2008 Microsoft Active Protections Program, the new platform will enable greater direct collaboration and communications between online security providers.

Online transactions to reach $4.7t in 2018

Juniper predicts that contactless payments and mobile transactions will double in value over the coming five years as emerging markets assert more influence.

Unofficial app stores breed malice

You can engage in unsafe pratices and risk behavior with inappropirate partners online, according to McAfee.

Qwerkywriter blast from the past keyboard

Qwerkytoys wants to bring that old-fashioned typewriter look and feel to the modern age of tablets and desktops.

CarMax raises the hackles of consumer groups

A total of 11 non-profit consumer organizations have sumbited a petition to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) against CarMax.

Pop-up miniature terrain kit is an RPG geek’s dream

Not enough room in your mom’s basement to build a full-scale D&D gaming environment? Fear not, stalwart adventurers, Stonehaven Miniatures is Kickstarting 3D pop-up miniature terrains.

Google to play the domain registration game

Google is quietly testing the domain registration waters with an ‘invite-only beta’ that would allow customers to buy or transfer domains for $12 a year.

Supreme Court should rule on Aereo case this week

In a contentious case before the Supreme Court that could be construed as hair-splitting, Aereo’s fate could be decided sometime this week.

The French turn their noses up at new .wine domains

According to France, ICANN's new .wine domain is in contravention to a number of international trade agreements.

China's Tianhe-2 is the world's greatest supercomputer

The Chinese government's Tianhe-2, operated by the country's National University of Defence Technology, is the most powerful supercomputer in the world.

Google Glass hits the shores of Britain

Not only can the Brits now become Glass Explorers, but they can become Glassholes with the emphasis on the long 'a.'

HTC Butterfly 2 is heading to Taiwan

The NCC, the Taiwan’s version of the US's FCC, has got the filing papers from HTC for the Butterfly 2.

MYBELL ups the decibels and adds flash to bikes

If you ever thought your bicycle bell was a bit wimpy and needed more punch then the MYBELL Kickstarter project might be just the thing for you. MYBELL is a digital bicycle bell on steroids.

Google's Nest buys Dropcam

This past weekend Google’s Nest, makers of smart thermostats and smoke/carbon monoxide detectors, announced they will be buying the home video security company Dropcam for $550 million.