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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 […]

 Alan Smithee

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 […]

 Alan Smithee

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 […]

 Alan Smithee

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 […]

 Alan Smithee

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 […]

 Alan Smithee

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 […]

 Alan Smithee

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 […]

 Alan Smithee

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 […]