iMac vs. MacBook

Check out these animations showing the evolution the desktop, laptop and mouse

Check out these animations showing the evolution the desktop, laptop and mouse

By about 10 hours ago.

Apple had a record Christmas quarter after crushing all expectations and setting a new world record for the most profitable quarter ever in the history of any company. While iPhone sales — specifically the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus versions — brought in a significant chunk of revenue and profit, Apple also sold plenty of iPads and Macs during the period. In fact, the company keeps selling lots of OS X computers each quarter, with Apple constantly tweaking their design and performance. More →

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NASA Satellite Video Earth Infrared Light

Watch this mesmerizing timelapse video of Earth in infrared light

Watch this mesmerizing timelapse video of Earth in infrared light

By about 10 hours ago.

We can’t get enough awesome footage of Earth taken from space. Now James Tyrwhitt-Drake has given us yet another jewel in the form of NASA footage that’s been edited into a timelapse movie that shows the Earth in infrared light and really gives you a good view of how water vapor moves in its atmosphere. More →

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Hit List

Most Popular Mobile Games iOS Android

Why the hell are Scandinavians insanely good at making addictive mobile games?

Why the hell are Scandinavians insanely good at making addictive mobile games?

By about 12 hours ago.

It used to be that Scandinavians had a reputation for being fierce viking warriors — now the only time most of them dress up with horned helmets and bear pelts is if they’re LARPing or playing Skyrim. This doesn’t mean we should dismiss Scandinavians as hapless dweebs, however, because they’ve found nonviolent ways of conquering the world in the 21st century in the form of addictive mobile games. More →

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Game Changers

Download Google Earth Pro Free

Google Earth’s premium features are now free for everyone

Google Earth’s premium features are now free for everyone

By on January 30, 2015 at 7:30 PM.

Google Earth probably isn’t your go-to Google app on a day-to-day basis, but it’s a fun tool to mess with when you want to explore a foreign country or take a virtual road trip across the Midwest. What you might not know is that Google has maintained a premium version of the app called Google Earth Pro for years, but as of today, the paid features are now free for everyone. More →

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Comcast Broadband

Comcast just got a major ego boost from the FCC

Comcast just got a major ego boost from the FCC

By on January 30, 2015 at 6:00 PM.

On Thursday, the Federal Communications Commission voted in favor of a new standard for broadband Internet. From now on, anything less than 25Mbps downstream and 1Mbps upstream is no longer considered broadband — but there has been one unexpected (and perhaps unwanted) victor as result.

As of January 29th, Comcast’s broadband market share is now greater than 50%. More →

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OnePlus One OxygenOS Update

OnePlus One to ditch its old Android OS for a fresh breath of Oxygen

OnePlus One to ditch its old Android OS for a fresh breath of Oxygen

By on January 30, 2015 at 5:15 PM.

Android fans were certainly excited to hear that one of the most interesting flagship handsets of 2014 ran one of the most popular custom Android ROMs out of the box, but the partnership between OnePlus and Cyanogen doesn’t seem to be working out anymore. The OnePlus One maker has decided to build its own Android-based operating system for its phones, and on Friday it announced the official name for the new OS: OxygenOS. More →

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Battlefield Hardline Open Beta Trailer

Prepare for the Battlefield Hardline open beta with this 5-minute video

Prepare for the Battlefield Hardline open beta with this 5-minute video

By on January 30, 2015 at 4:50 PM.

Many of the year’s most anticipated games won’t start dropping for another couple of months, but in this console generation, we don’t have to wait for release dates to try out new games. Starting on February 3rd, EA and Visceral Games will launch an open beta for Battlefield Hardline, allowing players to see everything they’ve tweaked since the last beta about seven months ago. More →

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Indiegogo Luna Smart Mattress Cover

Meet Luna, the smart bed that’ll talk your coffee machine into making a fresh pot

Meet Luna, the smart bed that’ll talk your coffee machine into making a fresh pot

By on January 30, 2015 at 4:25 PM.

Luna is the name of a brand new crowd-funding project that has taken Indiegogo by storm, as it promises to revolutionize sleep and bring it to the Internet-of-Things future. The device is a mattress cover packed with sensors that monitors your sleep patterns and talks to a variety of connected devices, such as smart coffee machines, which it can instruct to automatically make a fresh pot as you wake up each morning. More →

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Google Now Third Party Apps

Google brings Google Now to a whole new level

Google brings Google Now to a whole new level

By on January 30, 2015 at 4:00 PM.

Android fans have long sung the praises of Google Now, which stands as one of the platform’s most useful features. On Friday Google announced that it would take its popular mobile assistant to the next level by letting more than thirty different third-party apps generate Google Now cards. More →

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Motorcycle Crash First Person

Watch a man on a motorcycle get hit by a car and land on his feet, all in first-person

Watch a man on a motorcycle get hit by a car and land on his feet, all in first-person

By on January 30, 2015 at 3:35 PM.

I could have made a list of all the reasons why I would never personally own a motorcycle and carry the list around in case anyone ever asked, but now I can just point to this terrifying video instead. More →

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T-Mobile Vs. AT&T Vs, Verizon Spectrum

T-Mobile’s going to have a tough time fixing its biggest weakness

T-Mobile’s going to have a tough time fixing its biggest weakness

By on January 30, 2015 at 3:10 PM.

T-Mobile has had a ton of success over the last year thanks to its aggressive “Un-carrier” moves that have given subscribers more value for their money and have been imitated throughout the industry. However, the reach of T-Mobile’s wireless network remains a thorn in the company’s side and it looks like it’s going to be very hard to fix. More →

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Imgur Video to GIF Conversion Tool

Making GIFs out of any video is now easier than ever

Making GIFs out of any video is now easier than ever

By on January 30, 2015 at 2:45 PM.

Popular image sharing site imgur has launched a new tool that’ll make many Internet users happy, particularly the ones who are constantly making GIFs out of various videos. The online tool — aptly called “video to GIF” — lets users simply paste a video URL and then create a great GIF file. More →

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