In case you somehow haven’t heard about it, Deadpool is playing in cinemas. If you’re unsure whether you should hit the nearest theater to see the movie, then you only need to take the advice of Betty White, who has the best review of any movie I’ve seen in a while. And it does Deadpool justice.
We knew somebody hacked CIA Director John Brennan last October, but we had no idea who the person was and how old they may have been. Since the attack on Brennan, the attacker known as “Cracka” struck again, focusing on the Director of National Intelligence in early January. Furthermore, Cracka is believed to have leaked the personal details of thousands of FBI and U.S. Department of Homeland Security employees online recently.
A report now reveals that the person suspected to have done all this is a British 16-year-old boy who was recently arrested for his alleged cybercrimes. More →
Apple’s existing headphones that come neatly packaged in every iPhone box might not get a major overhaul this year. Some rumors that claimed the iPhone 7 will lack a headphone jack had also suggested that Apple would either pack wireless headphones with the iPhone or simply fit them with Lightning connectors/adapters to make up for the absence of the 3.5mm jack.
A new report indicates that Apple won’t change much the functionality of its iPhone headphones this year, aside from possibly launching Lightning versions for the new iPhone. More →
It has been quite a week when it comes to new movie trailers. Sure, the fact that Super Bowl 50 aired last Sunday helped, as most studios came up with some interesting teasers for their upcoming movies. But we’ve got plenty of other new trailers for you to check out as well, so let’s start with all the trailers that were released after the big game. More →
Ever experienced Netflix downtime that wasn’t caused by your Internet Service Provider? Nothing can be done if it’s your ISP’s fault of course, because without an Internet connection you obviously can’t stream anything from Netflix or any other service. But Netflix has had several widespread outages in the past that had nothing to do with ISPs, and users can definitely get riled up when it happens. Perhaps that’s why the company has now taken extensive measures so that its service is never down.
To do it, Netflix is relying on the cloud and paying handsomely for it. The main beneficiary? One of Netflix’s biggest streaming rivals.
It might not be called Top Gear officially, but Amazon’s upcoming car show featuring Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May will inevitably remind us of the Top Gear show we knew and loved. Let’s not forget that plenty of people from the old Top Gear crew will also join the familiar trio to create this new car show.
And now, more good news: The expensive Amazon TV series has started filming so we won’t have long to wait to see what the Clarkson, Hammond and May trio are up to. More →
After a rumor recently said Google is working on a better version of its virtual reality Cardboard headset, a detailed report indicates the upcoming device will be far more advanced than the paper model. Google’s new VR device would be a stand-alone piece of hardware that would not rely on a smartphone, PC or game console. More →
Do snowballs have a chance in hell? Up for a good challenge, the engineers over at GE set out to answer that question as part of the company’s celebration of Thomas Edison’s birthday this year.
What GE attempted to do was to submerge a snowball in molten steel and see if it survives. Of course, the snowball was clothed in high-tech materials. By itself, it wouldn’t stand a chance. And, naturally, there’s video for this imaginative stunt. More →
The Galaxy S7 leaks bonanza shows no signs of slowing down. After reports a few days ago said the phones will be available in stores on March 11th, a new rumor seems to corroborate it and reveal even more details about the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge’s release.
Everybody loves saving money, or, at least, the idea of saving money. And everybody needs help saving. As it were, there’s a new service that you should definitely consider adding to your collection of Internet tools. Called Truebill, the app does one thing and one thing only: It scans your online statements for paid subscriptions, reminds you what you’re paying for and how much they cost, and helps you reduce spending by eliminating things you don’t need.