Jitterbug: Cell phones for old people

I’m betting that more than a few of you can relate to the experience of attempting to help an elderly family member in need of technical assistance. The generational gap between young and …

Night vision goggles help nab movie pirates

In a blow to anyone that enjoys the occasional "questionably obtained" feature film, Malaysian authorities have implemented a system of night vision goggles to help them identify and catch pirates filming in the …

Chinese scientists control nature

Rain during the Beijing Summer Olympics in 2008 a problem? Never. China has rounded up over 1,500 "weather controllers" to combat the evils of mother nature during humanity’s times of need. If rain …

Firefox gaining market share

Part of Firefox’s appeal has always been tied to their underdog status. The little startup that took on the biggest software company in the world has garnered a significant amount of respect and …

HTC has a big secret

They want to tell you what it is. The catch? We all have to wait until June 5th to find out just what they’ve got up their sleeves. Hoping to steal more than …

Bank of America goes mobile

Following on the heels of a number of other American financial institutions, Bank of America has launched a mobile banking site. The company’s mobile porta; provides a secure and convenient way to check account …

Sony in legal trouble again

Remember all of that noise about Sony’s potentially copyright infringing "rumble" action on their Dual Shock controllers? They may have dodged a bullet on that one, but they’ve once again found themselves in legal …

Sony Ericsson W999i confirmed!

Sony Ericsson has accidentally confirmed the existence of its oft rumored W999i slider phone. The Walkman line was leaked last month, but had yet to be officially confirmed by the manufacturer. Featuring a …