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Google Glass Goes Public

Google Glass Goes Public

Finally, after a long long long long time of it being essentially vaporware for tech enthusiasts like myself, Google has decided to open the Google Glass Explorer program to the public. The catch is that you’ll be paying a hefty $1500.00 to get in on the action. That’s right, four months of car payments or […]

 Xopher Reed

Will Google Kill the Nexus Lineup?

Will Google Kill the Nexus Lineup?

There was a rumor floating around that Google is eyeing killing the Nexus line of products in 2015 that was sparked by this: Nexus line by Google is over in 2015 ;) Yes – this line will be replaced by Play Edition (current name, it will be rebranded) — Eldar Murtazin (@eldarmurtazin) January 27, 2014 […]

 Xopher Reed

Don’t Fear, Google is NOT Making Skynet

Don’t Fear, Google is NOT Making Skynet

Google recently bought a few companies that have hand in creating robotics that mimic the human form, and with their last robotics company (Boston Dynamics), they’re second to the Pentagon in researching and creating robots. Well earlier this week, they purchased a company called DeepMind who is known in the tech industry as makers and […]

 Xopher Reed

Nintendo Denies Report on Mobile Gaming

Nintendo Denies Report on Mobile Gaming

Recently the Japanese business newspaper Nikkei published a story detailing that Nintendo was looking into entering the smartphone/tablet market via making apps that would show videos and trailers for Nintendo products but also having mini-games branded with Nintendo characters, of which they are fierce at protecting. Turns out, Nintendo put that rumor to bed with […]

 Xopher Reed

The Hague Admits Blocking The Pirate Bay was Ineffective

The Hague Admits Blocking The Pirate Bay was Ineffective

The Netherlands, one of the most public fronts on the war against P2P (peer-to-peer) file sharing, admitted in a report recently that the blocks on sites like The Pirate Bay have proven ineffective and have allowed ISPs (Internet Service Providers) in their nation to drop the bans. XS4ALL and Ziggo both have reported that they […]

 Xopher Reed

Build LEGO Projects Anywhere Using Google Chrome

Back in 2012, the Aussie Google developers were plucky enough to collaborate with LEGO Australia to create a project they were simply calling Google Build. It is a 3D LEGO brick building interface that utilizes WebGL to create projects using the colorful bricks. Unfortunately for the rest of the world, you couldn’t save the projects […]

 Xopher Reed

Introducing the Ryno

Introducing the Ryno

Do you have a need for a short commuting vehicle that’s street legal? Do you have about five grand to spend? Do you also want to live out your Venus Wars anime fantasies or maybe the Capsule monocycle from Dragon Ball is more your thing? Well this Portland start up has just the thing for […]

 Xopher Reed

Microsoft Surface is Still Hemorrhaging Money

Microsoft Surface is Still Hemorrhaging Money

Despite what you may see/hear, Microsoft’s tablet has a ways to go before it becomes profitable for the computing giant. Sure it seems impressive, they managed to more than double their income from sales versus the previous quarter as they brought in $893 million in the quarter that ended 31 December 2013. In just the […]

 Xopher Reed

Is The iPod Done?

Is The iPod Done?

Being an early adopter of one of the first iPods it pains me to see that Apple might be leaving the iPod in the dust as tech users migrate to the iPad and iPhone platform. For me, there will always be a place for each of version of iPod that I bought in the past. […]

 Xopher Reed

The IRS and Bitcoin Tax Dillema

The IRS and Bitcoin Tax Dillema

If you’re a Bitcoin owner and you want to pay your proper taxes on any virtual currency that you may own…you might just have to wait until the IRS can pull its head out and figure out just how they will do so. In a recent article in the National Journal the agency needs time […]

 Xopher Reed

Tesla’s Coast-to-Coast Supercharger Network is Active

Tesla’s Coast-to-Coast Supercharger Network is Active

An official announcement came from Tesla early yesterday letting the world know that the East meets West network of Supercharger power stations is active. If you’re wondering just what the hell a supercharger station is, it’s basically a “gas station” for Tesla cars that allows you to get a full charge in a relatively short […]

 Xopher Reed

Samsung’s “Galaxy Glass” Set for September Reveal

Samsung’s “Galaxy Glass” Set for September Reveal

Google was the first up to the plate with their version of wearable tech but nipping at their heels is the unstoppable juggernaut of Samsung who is set to come out with their own version of Glass this September at the IFA trade show in Berlin. This past September, the Korean company showed off their […]

 Xopher Reed

Foxconn Explores Opening North America Plant

Foxconn Explores Opening North America Plant

The Asian manufacturing giant, most well known as the manufacturer of nearly every piece of consumer electronics you love, is considering opening a plant in North America to assemble displays that are larger than 60 inches. Currently most displays that are that size and larger are made in Asia and shipped to the US which […]

 Xopher Reed

Google Glass Gets Framed

Google Glass Gets Framed

We are one year into the Explorer Program of Google Glass (still mad I didn’t hit the list), and today the company has released a new series of frames that are tailored more to the prescription glasses crowd.The frames are being produced in-house by Google and are being called the “Titanium Collection” due to the […]

 Xopher Reed

China’s Lunar Rover “Jade Rabbit” is in Trouble!

China’s Lunar Rover “Jade Rabbit” is in Trouble!

China’s first lunar rover named Jade Rabbit ran into a mechanical control abnormality over the past weekend which spells doom for the little guy as it can no longer close it’s solar panels which would lead to it “freezing to death” over the lunar night that’s coming up.The lunar night is set to last 2 […]