Windows…Package Manager?

What does Linux have that Windows doesn’t? Well, what is one thing it has that Windows doesn’t? The answer is a package manager. Windows 10 is changing that with a package manager seen in the Windows 10 technical preview. The package manger is called OneGet, and it’s a part of Windows PowerShell. The Linux package […]

New Fiber Transmits Data At Record Speeds

A new fiber created by researchers at Eindhoven University of Technology and the University of Central Florida has hit record breaking speeds in data transmission that may change the world of technology for the better. 255 terabits per second was the blinding speed measured by the researchers from the Netherlands and America, which was accomplished […]

Invitation to Tragedy

When parents complain about texting, they don’t mean anything like this tragic story: a 15-year-old texted five classmates to eat lunch together. Then, he shot them. Two were killed. Three were sent to the hospital critically injured. The teenage shooter, Jaylen Fryberg, killed himself. The investigation remains open as people wonder why the shooting took […]

Charge Your Mobile Devices From Your Fridge

In a quirky move from air conditioner and refrigerator manufacturer Haier, you’ll soon be able to charge your Apple iPhone or Android smartphone, FreedomPop Liberty or tablet computer from your refrigerator. Haier teamed up with Energous, the developer of a wireless energy router that can send power out in a 15 foot radius. The technology […]

Throttled Data is not Unlimited Data

The Federal Trade Commission is taking legal action against AT&T for “throttling” the unlimited data plans of its customers. What those customers experienced after purchasing plans that were supposed to provide unlimited data was a slowdown in the rate of data delivery. This slowdown often reduced speeds of data delivery by up to 90%, making […]

Snapchat Photos Were Leaked – Are 3rd Party Apps to Blame?

In October, Snapchat photos were leaked, but apparently it wasn’t due to a breach in Snapchat security. The company claims that the breach occurred because of a security problem with third-party applications. Any applications aside from Snapchat that can receive Snaps are to blame. Although Snapchat doesn’t officially allow third-party applications – it’s right there […]

NASA Discovers Largest Pulsar Ever Recorded

Utilizing the Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array, NASA has discovered what might be the largest pulsar ever recorded. Marnie Bennett made this story aware to me this morning, and it’s pretty cool. The pulsar radiates energy that would be equivalent to 10 million of our suns. So it’s pretty massive, and there’s a ton of energy […]

When Will Androids Be a Part of Our Daily Lives?

We live in the futuristic year of 2014 and we still don’t have flying cars, but androids (not the phones, but robots) are becoming a reality. Toshiba recently unveiled its creepy “communication android” named Aiko. She can blink, smile, move her arms and hands, exchange greetings and use sign language. We have seen androids similar […]

An iPad Filled With Apps Weighs More Than One That Is Not

Information has weight. In an interesting experiment at Cult of Mac, they found that iPads that are loaded with data weigh more than they do out of the box. While the weight doesn’t make much of a difference as far as human perception is concerned, it’s an interesting reality. The extra weight is because of […]