Facebook and Twitter may yield clues to preventing the spread of disease

Facebook and Twitter could provide vital clues to control infectious diseases by using mathematical models to understand how we respond socially to biological contagions.

How Instagram can ruin your dinner

Warning Instagrammers: you might want to stop taking so many pictures of your food. New research out of BYU finds that looking at too many pictures of food can actually make it less enjoyable to eat.

Amazon's Christmas gift to you: streaming STB. Maybe. Not quite sure, yet.

It's code-named "Cinnamon," and it has no release date or intended price however, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos likes to keep his hardware costs down. In that regard, we can expect him to enter into the fray against Apple TV at $99 and Roku at $50. I'll throw in Chromecast at $35 because, I like it better than the set-top box (STB) stuff.

Adobe announces horrendous security breach

Over 2.9 million customers have their credit card and data compromised. That's a nice way of saying, stolen.  It looks like the breach has far reaching consequences because the attack went through Adobe's Coldfusion and there may be inherent weaknesses in the code. Coldfusion is widely used by many sites as a web application development platform and server.   

Report: AMD-ARM tablets due in 2014

Earlier this year, AMD confirmed it would begin producing ARM-powered chips for servers in 2014. Recent reports indicate that the company will also start churning out ARM-based processors for tablets and other consumer devices by next year.

Android ecosystem takes the baton from Apple iPad in the tablet race

A shift in leadership is now upon the tablet mobile computing market. Indeed, analysts at ABI Research recently identified a trio of events signaling Apple’s iPad family of products has passed the baton to the Android ecosystem.

Acer's C720 Chromebook is thinner and lighter

Acer's recently debuted C720 Chromebook may bear a definite similarity to the older Acer C710, although the latest iteration of the 'book is thinner (measuring 0.75 inches thick) and lighter (weighing 2.76 pounds). Plus, the device offers twice the battery life - all for the same $199 price tag.

Smartphone Photography: A Guide for Taking Amazing Photos

By the end of the year, three-quarters of the residents of the United Kingdom are expected to own a smartphone. These devices don't just help users make and receive calls and entertain themselves while they're out and about. They're also turning many of us into keen photographers.

Archos preps second-gen GamePad tablet



Unbowed by the recent launch of Nvidia’s mighty Shield, Archos is reportedly prepping a second-gen GamePad tablet with a higher-res display, a faster processor, additional memory and more storage space. 


$300 HP Chromebook14 hits the streets on November 3rd

HP’s recently debuted Chromebook is equipped with a 14-inch display, Intel Haswell chip and $300 price tag. The revamped Chromebook is actually HP's second 'book with a 14-inch display.

Video: Hackers bypass Apple's Touch ID

A hacker group based in Germany says it has managed to crack Apple's new Touch ID biometric security system with a modified fingerprint lifting method and a "fake finger" creation technique.

New MSI Windows 8 tablet has AMD inside

MSI has debuted a new Windows 8 tablet powered by AMD's A4-1200 dual-core processor. Key specs include an 11.6 inch display (1366 x 768 pixel IPS), passive cooling,128GB SSD, 2GB of RAM and AMD Radeon HD 8180 graphics.

Microsoft releases IE 11; should have given up at IE 7

Chrome is winning the browser wars. It's doing it in a frightening way. We are all Google's bitches and there is no way to get around it. This update to a browser, that most Web app developers think of as a joke, just keeps the sad going for Microsoft. IT departments everywhere continue to experience job security as long as Redmond keeps giving them crap to install.

New Asus Padfone Infinity is equipped with a Snapdragon 800 chip

Asus has revamped its Padfone lineup of smartphones which are designed to transform into 10 inch tablets with the assistance of a tablet dock.

How 3D Printing Could Potentially Impact Home Building in the Future

As Maslow's famous hierarchy illustrates, shelter is one of the most basic human needs -- much like food, water, breathing, sex, and sleep are. As of 2013, about 1.5 billion people in the world don't have adequate shelter (one out of every five), including 640 million children. While more people become homeless, technology continues to advance and offer solutions to just about every problem society faces.

This GOsingGO Android TV Stick has an Ethernet port

GoSingGo has debuted an Android-powered TV stick equipped with an Ethernet port, making it easy to plug the device directly into a television's HDMI port to run apps and games.

iPhone 5S haters: here's how you steal a fingerprint

So, the iPhone 5S has a fingerprint scanner built into the Home button. Pretty secure, am I right? Nooo! You can steal someone's fingerprint. For all Apple haters everywhere.

FBI confirms they were behind Freedom Hosting's takeover

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London Underground cleaners to refuse fingerprint clock-on

Cleaners working on the London Underground will resort to industrial action this week in protest against the introduction of a controversial biometric clocking-in system.Starting at just after midnight on Thursday morning, "up to 300 cleaners" will join in the action by refusing to scan their fingerprints every time ...

"Stop spy on us!" 14 NASA sites hacked

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