Friday was a sad day for Trekkies and fans of science fiction in general as Leonard Nimoy, the actor best known for his role as Mr. Spock in Star Trek, passed away at the age of 83. As news of his passing spread, tributes to Nimoy came pouring in, from both his fellow Star Trek actors and from those whom he inspired. Below we’ve compiled the best Nimoy tributes we’ve seen around the web. More →
Apple has gotten a lot of attention for the work it’s doing with its so-called “Spaceship” campus but it turns out Google is looking to build an insane-looking futuristic campus of its own. Google on Friday revealed plans to build a massive new campus in the North Bayshore area of Mountain View, California and it posted some absolutely stunning renders of the proposed campus on its Google+ page. More →
Yes, almost everything about the Galaxy S6 has apparently leaked already, but there are still things that weren’t included in recent reports. One of them is a software feature that you don’t really need on the phone, but one that could turn out to be very helpful for people who want to make the Galaxy S6 their own without worrying too much about getting third-party customization tools. More →
With the Power Vault at your side, you’ll never have to worry about low battery charge again. That’s because it can hold a massive 18,000mAh which is enough to recharge most smartphones several times over. It has two USB charging stations so you can charge more than one device at a time and it’s lightweight and compact so it’s easy to take with you. More →
Why would anyone want to buy an smartwatch? This is a question that many of us have likely asked ourselves over the past several months as Android Wear devices begin to seep into the market and Apple prepares its first wearable. It’s also a question that Tim Cook and the team at Apple had to ask themselves, but they appear to have come up with an answer.
Smartphone battery technology simply cannot keep up with the rate at which other smartphone tech is improving. Some new components are being designed to help extend handset battery life, but it’s not easy to compensate for the newer high-resolution screens vendors are now using.
To compound matters, some of the most popular apps in the world are terrible when it comes to power efficiency, and now they have been named and shamed in a new study from AVG. More →
When Apple unveiled its “one more thing” at the end of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus media event, the company repeatedly spoke of the numerous ways the device can be customized. Apple Watch buyers will be able to choose a case type, size, strap model, digital watch face, apps and many other features
In total, Apple said there will be millions of different combinations — likely a valid claim when taking into account all the different things buyers can customize — but Business Insider points out there are just 22 versions of the Apple Watch to choose from. More →
Leonard Nimoy, best known for his role as Mr. Spock on the original Star Trek television series, has passed away at the age of 83. The New York Times notes that Nimoy announced he had been suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease last year, and his wife confirmed that this was the cause of his death on Friday. More →
If you’re not excited for the Galaxy S6 Edge right now, we don’t blame you. After all, Samsung’s first attempt at making a smartphone with a wraparound display, the Galaxy Note Edge, was nothing at all to write home about. However, it’s looking like the Note Edge was a precursor to much better things, as newly leaked pictures of the upcoming Galaxy S6 Edge show. More →
Yes, I’m actually doing this. There’s too much to say that can’t be written, and for the last couple years people have always emailed me to start this up again. This time around, I’m taking it seriously. I’m doing it every week, and I’m looking for great guests or even cohosts — let’s see where this goes together. More →
A recently discovered easter egg in the Tesla Model S might very well be the coolest easter egg ever discovered. Though easter eggs (code for a hidden message or inside joke embedded in software) are typically found in PC-based programs, that didn’t stop Tesla from joining in on the fun in an incredibly awesome way.
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