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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 …

Netflix Gives E-Team A Release Date Netflix Gives E-Team A Release Date

Netflix announced the release date for E-Team, which it’s dubbed a Netflix original. As you can see from the image above, it won the cinematography award for a U.S. documentary at Sundance (among other things). The documentary will debut across …

New iPads, OS X Yosemite Coming Oct 21, Says Report New iPads, OS X Yosemite Coming Oct 21, Says Report

Apparently there’s just one more thing…after the one more thing. According to to report from The Daily Dot, Apple is not done launching new products this year. According to those ubiquitous “sources familiar with the matter,” Apple is planning on …

iPhone 6, 6 Plus Reviews Overwhelmingly Positive iPhone 6, 6 Plus Reviews Overwhelmingly Positive

Apple’s new iPhones – the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus – are getting rave reviews from the tech media, as expected. The tech media loves its iPhones, and these are after all the “biggest advancement in the history …

Cloud Storage Gets a Boost From the U.S. Government

For all the bad press that cloud storage has gotten in the wake of the recent celebrity nude photo hacking scandal, business is still booming. The consumer market for cloud storage hit record levels last year and is expected to …

Roku Has Now Sold Over 10 Million Players Roku Has Now Sold Over 10 Million Players

Streaming device maker Roku is celebrating a pretty significant milestone today. The company has announced that it has sold more than 10 million of its streaming players in the US. Roku debuted its first player, the Roku DVP, in May …

Google’s Chromecast Gets Support From More Apps Google’s Chromecast Gets Support From More Apps

Google announced a handful of apps that have added Chromecast support, including WATCH Disney, WATCH Disney Junior, WATCH Disney XD, Twitch, iHeartRadio, and DramaFever. The Disney apps will give users access to titles like Girl Meets World, Doc McStuffins, and …

Netflix Lands New Judd Apatow Comedy Series ‘Love’ Netflix Lands New Judd Apatow Comedy Series ‘Love’

Score another win for Netflix in the original content realm. The company has just given a big vote of confidence to a new series called Love – committing to two seasons right off the bat. Love comes to us from …

New iPhones to Drive Record Smartphone Shipments

The incredible smartphone market growth seen over the past seven years has begun to slow, but sales of the devices are still increasing. Major tech manufacturers are still relying on the segment for a significant portion of their device sales, …

Here’s How to Delete That U2 Album from Your iTunes Here’s How to Delete That U2 Album from Your iTunes

Reviews of legendary band U2′s 13th studio album Songs of Innocence have been mixed, but the response by many iTunes users who were gifted a free copy last week has been anything but. If you’re one of the growing chorus …