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Netflix Announces New Popples (Yes, Popples) Series Netflix Announces New Popples (Yes, Popples) Series

If you’re a child of the 80s, you know what Popples are. They’re adorable little stuffed animal-like things that roll up into balls. I think I was in kindergarten or something when they came out. It was also a Saturday …

Amazon’s Kindle Unlimited Service Hits The UK Amazon’s Kindle Unlimited Service Hits The UK

Amazon launched Kindle Unlimited in the United States in July. It’s basically like a Netflix for reading. Subscribers pay $9.99 a month for unlimited access to over 600,000 eBooks and thousands of audio books, which can be read or listened …

More UPS Stores Are Getting 3D Printers More UPS Stores Are Getting 3D Printers

UPS says its 3D printing pilot program has gone swimmingly, and because of that it’ll soon introduce 3D printing in 100 additional UPS stores nationwide. “We are committed to offering small business owners, entrepreneurs and consumers high-tech solutions in order …

White House Petition Site We The People Has Seen Over 363,000 Petitions in Three Years White House Petition Site We The People Has Seen Over 363,000 Petitions in Three Years

We the People, the White House’s oft-beleaguered but still culturally relevant and surprisingly popular online petition site, just turned three. So, how’s it doing? Pretty good, in terms of participation. The White House has just released the numbers and in …

Hulu Greenlights Series Based On Stephen King Book ’11/22/63′ Hulu Greenlights Series Based On Stephen King Book ’11/22/63′

Hulu announced that it has greenlit a new original series called 11/22/63 based on the Stephen King novel of the same name. It comes from J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot Productions, writer Bridget Carpenter and Warner Bros. Television. Abrams, King, Carpenter …

Netflix Examines Types Of Spoilers Netflix Examines Types Of Spoilers

Netflix shared some new survey results about spoilers today based on a poll by Harris Interactive. “Everyone has an opinion about them,” a Netflix spokesperson said in an email. “They’ve existed since the beginning of storytelling but lately they’ve taken …

iPhone 6 And 6 Plus Sales Set New Record iPhone 6 And 6 Plus Sales Set New Record

Apple revealed that it sold over 10 million new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus models during the first three days of availability. This probably doesn’t come as much of a surprise, but that’s a record breaking opening weekend for iPhones. …

Netflix Finally Adding Linux Support? Netflix Finally Adding Linux Support?

It looks like after all these years, Netflix is finally adding some Linux support. Over at Ubuntu Developers, Netflix’s Paul Adolf said, “Netflix will play with Chrome stable in 14.02 if NSS version 3.16.2 or greater is installed. If this …

iPhone 6 Plus Going for Embarrassing Amount of Money on eBay iPhone 6 Plus Going for Embarrassing Amount of Money on eBay

No. Nope. Naaaaaaah. I know there’s no iPhone 6 Plus stock left and the phone is so cool that even dead people are singing its praises. But no. Just wait a couple weeks. Read a book. Go fly a kite. …

Craig Venter Talked About Reprogramming DNA At Google’s Zeitgeist Conference Craig Venter Talked About Reprogramming DNA At Google’s Zeitgeist Conference

Scientist Craig Venter, known for being one of the first to sequence the human genome, spoke at Google’s Zeitgeist conference in Arizona this week. The topic: reprogamming DNA to create “a more information-driven species”. Yeah, it’s some pretty mind-bending stuff. …

Google Talk Analyzes ‘Impulse Society’ Google Talk Analyzes ‘Impulse Society’

Paul Roberts, a journalist specializing in resource economics, recently gave a talk at one of Google’s campuses to talk about the trend of people’s tendency to acton impulse. Google explains in the video description: Journalist Paul Roberts visited Google’s Cambridge, …

Apple Wants to Help eRase U2 from Your Memory Altogether Apple Wants to Help eRase U2 from Your Memory Altogether

Last week, Apple put U2′s new album on everyone’s iTunes library. Despite the fact that it was a “free giveaway” and stuff, people bitched about it. A lot. So many people bitched about it that Apple felt compelled to construct …

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. Last week’s …

What Do iOS 8 And The New iPhones Mean For You? What Do iOS 8 And The New iPhones Mean For You?

Well, Apple’s new operating system (iOS 8) and iPhones (6 and 6 Plus) are officially out. What does the OS update mean for you? Should you get one of the new phones? We’ll try to help you answer those questions …

First Guy to Buy an iPhone 6 Is a Huge Butterfingers First Guy to Buy an iPhone 6 Is a Huge Butterfingers

Today’s the day for Apple fanatics. Those who chose not to pre-order the new iPhones are have been standing in lines across the world for hours – oftentimes overnight – just to get their hands on the coveted devices on …

iPhone 6 Release Day Arrives, and You Better Hope You Pre-Ordered the 6 Plus iPhone 6 Release Day Arrives, and You Better Hope You Pre-Ordered the 6 Plus

It’s iPhone 6 release day, and as is the case with many Apple product launches, people are lining up at stores around the world to get their hands on the new devices. Of course, if you pre-ordered your new iPhone …

Google Reportedly Readies Ambitious ‘Google Y’ Branch Google Reportedly Readies Ambitious ‘Google Y’ Branch

People have accused Google of a lot of things, but nobody can accuse the company of not being ambitious or forward-looking. Google already has a robot lab, a company that is trying to cure aging, and Google[x], which is behind …

Tim Cook Promises That Apple’s Protecting Your Privacy Tim Cook Promises That Apple’s Protecting Your Privacy

Maybe it’s the NSA and the government’s now-public surveillance initiative. Maybe it’s because the company just introduced and new iOS and a new payment solution that requires people to put themselves out there. Maybe it’s Jennifer Lawrence nudes. Whatever it …

Amazon Announces A Bunch Of New Kindle Devices Amazon Announces A Bunch Of New Kindle Devices

Amazon made a whole bunch of Kindle-related announcements late on Wednesday, including some new devices and a new OS. New Kindles First off, Amazon unveiled its seventh-generation Kindle, the Kindle Voyage. Amazon calls this its “most advanced Kindle ever”. Well, …

Steve Jobs’ Old Office Hasn’t Been Touched Since His Death Steve Jobs’ Old Office Hasn’t Been Touched Since His Death

If you are wondering about the amount of reverence the folks at Apple have for late co-founder Steve Jobs, you really shouldn’t be. But to put it bluntly, it’s a lot. Take this little anecdote from Bloomberg’s extensive interview with …

Sling Adds Chromecast Support Sling Adds Chromecast Support

Google’s inexpensive Chromecast device keeps getting better and better, and it’s mostly not even by Google’s own hands (though the recent launch of screen mirroring was pretty big). More third-party apps continue to offer support, and today the device gets …