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Google [X] Is Reportedly Working On Futuristic Screens Google [X] Is Reportedly Working On Futuristic Screens

Google has a lot of interesting projects in the works. Some of the most interesting ones are taking place under the Google [X] branch, including self-driving cars, Google Glass, Project Loon Internet balloons, smart contact lenses, and product delivery drones. …

Apple’s Next Event (iPads? iMacs?) Reportedly Slated for October 16 Apple’s Next Event (iPads? iMacs?) Reportedly Slated for October 16

According to “sources” cited by Re/code, Apple’s next product event will take place on Thursday, October 16. The last report concerning this press event had it happening the following Tuesday, on October 21. Either way, you’re likely getting some new …

Here’s What’s About To Hit Netflix Here’s What’s About To Hit Netflix

As you know, content comes and goes on Netflix. Each week, we’re bringing you a list of titles that you’ll be able to stream in the U.S. in the coming days. As always, dates are subject to change. As reported …

Leonardo DiCaprio Is Apparently Not Your Next Steve Jobs Leonardo DiCaprio Is Apparently Not Your Next Steve Jobs

If you’ve been following the rumors and reports surrounding the upcoming biopic of Steve Jobs, based on Walter Isaacson’s bestselling biography, you probably have a headache. The last report had Danny Boyle signed on to direct, with Leonardo DiCaprio pegged …

Amazon’s ‘Hand of God’, ‘Red Oaks’ Get Full Seasons Amazon’s ‘Hand of God’, ‘Red Oaks’ Get Full Seasons

In late August, Amazon debuted five new pilots for Amazon Prime users’ viewing pleasure: The Cosmopolitans, Really, Hysteria, Hand of God, and Red Oaks. Today, Amazon is announcing that two of those shows have survived the pilot round and have …

Elon Musk Is About to Show You the ‘D’ Elon Musk Is About to Show You the ‘D’

On October 9, Tesla CEO Elon Musk is going to unveil the ‘D’. And something else, too, according to a tweet: About time to unveil the D and something else pic.twitter.com/qp23yi59i6 — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) October 2, 2014 The last …

Google Admin iOS App Gets New Features Google Admin iOS App Gets New Features

Google announced an update to its Admin app for iOS. As the company explains, “Google Admin let’s you manage your Google for Work account on-the-go. Add and manage users and groups, contact support, and view audit logs for your organization.” …

PopKey Is the GIF Keyboard You’ve Desperately Wanted PopKey Is the GIF Keyboard You’ve Desperately Wanted

Now that you’ve used iOS 8′s new third-party keyboard option to use SwiftKey or other swipe text keyboards (because who wasn’t waiting for that?), please be alert to the fact that there is now an all-GIF keyboard that you can …

Gold iPads Are Coming This Month, According to Report Gold iPads Are Coming This Month, According to Report

If you’re sick of the old ‘space gray’ and silver iPads, you may have a shiny new option to consider. Bloomberg quotes the omnipresent “people familiar with the matter” who says that Apple is preparing to launch pretty new gold …

Microsoft Office Adds Sway Presentation Tool Microsoft Office Adds Sway Presentation Tool

Microsoft announced a new app called Sway, which is part of its Office portfolio. It’s basically a new presentation tool, which lets you add content from your OneDrive account, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and other sources to keep track of your …

Germany Wants Changes To Google’s Privacy Policy Germany Wants Changes To Google’s Privacy Policy

Google’s “new” privacy policy, which went into effect in 2012, continues to draw controversy and government attention, particularly in Europe. This week, the company was ordered by regulators in Germany to limit how it combines user data from its various …

Microsoft Unveils Windows 10 Preview Microsoft Unveils Windows 10 Preview

Microsoft revealed Windows 10 on Tuesday. It will be available for “early technical preview” for PC on October 1st. With the release, Microsoft is highlighting advancements for the enterprise and collaboration as well as consistency across devices. It adapts to …

Spotify Finally Launches (Fully) in Canada Spotify Finally Launches (Fully) in Canada

After announcing back in 2012 that it would eventually move into Canada, Spotify launched on an invite-only basis back in July. Today, Spotify is announcing its full Canadian launch. Alongside the more than 20 million songs, 320kbps streams, and the …

California Drones Bill Vetoed, Police Not Required to Obtain Warrants for Unmanned Surveillance California Drones Bill Vetoed, Police Not Required to Obtain Warrants for Unmanned Surveillance

California Governor Jerry Brown has vetoed a bill that would have instituted regulations on drone use by public agencies – including the police. Among other things, the bill would have forced police, in most cases, to obtain a warrant to …

iPhone 6 Lands in China October 17 iPhone 6 Lands in China October 17

Apple has announced that the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus will be available to purchase in China on October 17. Pre-orders will kick off on October 10. “We are thrilled to bring iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus …

Marin Software Partners With Facebook’s Atlas Marin Software Partners With Facebook’s Atlas

As you’ve probably heard by now, Facebook announced the launch of the new Atlas, its ad platform that enables other sites to use its “people-based marketing” capabilities. The company bought Atlas from Microsoft last year, and has since rebuilt it …

Google’s Chrome OS Gets Adobe Photoshop Support Google’s Chrome OS Gets Adobe Photoshop Support

Google and Adobe have partnered to bring Creative Cloud to Chromebooks, starting with Photoshop. A streaming version will be available in the U.S. In a post on the Chrome blog, product manager Stephen Konig wrote: Chromebooks are fast, easy to …

Alpha House Season 2 Premieres October 24 Alpha House Season 2 Premieres October 24

Doonesbury creator Gary Trudeau’s comedy Alpha House has just received a premiere date for its second season. According to Amazon, its first original series will return for season two on October 24. The show, which stars John Goodman as a …

Less People Use Game Consoles For Netflix As More Use Media Players Less People Use Game Consoles For Netflix As More Use Media Players

People are using digital media players more and video game consoles less to watch Netflix on their televisions, according to a new report from GfK. Consoles are still the most common hardware for Netflix viewing on TVs, but things appear …

FAA Approves Drone Use for Movie, TV Production Companies FAA Approves Drone Use for Movie, TV Production Companies

As expected, the FAA has officially granted six aerial photo and video production companies exemptions to fly drones for the purposes of movie and TV filming. US Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx, who announced the decision, said that it was “a …

You Probably Shouldn’t Text and Drive with Google Glass Either, Says Study You Probably Shouldn’t Text and Drive with Google Glass Either, Says Study

If one of your reasons for possibly purchasing Google Glass is safer communication while driving, you might want to rethink your assumptions. In what he’s calling the first study of its kind, University of Central Florida researcher Ben Sawyer has …