Forget Pokemon Go, now there’s an app for collecting real critters

August 09, 2016 1 min read


While Pokemon Go continues to be a global smash hit, in spite of Niantic essentially kneecapping the app, a group of scientists are trying to get people to help them “catch” creatures for […]

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There are $200,000 worth of reasons to keep using DOS

August 08, 2016 1 min read


Microsoft really, really wants you using Windows 10, but you should fight the urge. Go back to using DOS full time, and you could find yourself $200,000 richer. It’s not some kind of […]

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GoGo Grandparent is Uber for old people

August 04, 2016 1 min read

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Hey, you there! Yes, you… the cantankerous old coot chasing Pokemon Go players off his front lawn. The old man yelling at cloud computing. Someone finally built you a ride hailing app you […]

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Windows 10 Anniversary Update won’t let you turn off Cortana

July 28, 2016 1 min read


If there’s one thing that Microsoft really, REALLY wants you to do right now, it’s upgrade to Windows 10. If there’s a second, that’s to convince you to start using Cortana. They’ve come […]

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Hackers penetrate Pornhub but members aren’t screwed

July 26, 2016 1 min read


Don’t be alarmed, Pornhub users, but your favorite streaming video site was breached by hackers this past week. Your friends and co-workers aren’t going to find out about your furry fetish, though. Normally […]

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Microsoft promises same-day Windows 10 upgrade or a free Dell laptop

July 19, 2016 1 min read


Time is running out for you to get your hands on Windows 10 for free, and Microsoft is throwing a Hail Mary to get you to upgrade. They’re giving away free laptops. Yes, […]

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Only Microsoft Edge can stream Netflix at 1080p on Windows 10

July 14, 2016 1 min read


Microsoft Edge is good at doing more than just downloading Chrome or Firefox. Turns out it’s also good at streaming 1080p video from Netflix — and it’s the only Windows browser that can […]

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NASCAR team pays Bitcoin ransom to avoid being unable to race

June 28, 2016 1 min read


There are all kinds of problems that a NASCAR team has to deal with leading up to race day. In 2016, one of those problems is ransomware. Circle Sport-Leavine Family Racing crew chief […]

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Microsoft pays woman $10,000 over forced Windows 10 upgrade

June 27, 2016 1 min read

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Microsoft’s pushy Windows 10 upgrade tactics have finally come back to haunt them. Well, a little, anyway. They’ve just paid a woman $10,000 over an unwanted upgrade. Travel agency owner Teri Goldstein swears […]

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Samsung warns against installing Windows 10 because Samsung sucks at updates

June 01, 2016 1 min read

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Attention, Samsung computer owners: the company would like to strongly urge you to avoid upgrading to Windows 10. It’s not because of Microsoft’s upgrade tactics, it’s because Samsung sucks at updating drivers. Reports […]

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6 awesome new Android apps you should check out

May 27, 2016 1 min read

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Google Play is no longer a wasteland of mediocre apps and games. In fact, there's plenty of awesome stuff coming out all the time -- here are our top picks.

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Microsoft is banning your crappy passwords

May 26, 2016 1 min read

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Microsoft is on a killing spree lately. First it was the remaining bits of the phone business they acquired from Nokia, now they’ve set their sights on your crappy passwords. Last week, someone […]

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