Was Ubisoft the Worst Game Developer of 2014?

2014 was a rough year for gamers. A lot of games that were wrapped up in thick layers of anticipation failed to deliver. Among the more criticized game developers of 2014 was Ubisoft, a french video game firm which has produced the likes of Assassin’s Creed, Rayman, Peter Jackson’s King Kong, and Far Cry. 2014 […]

Sweden office chips employees; Are we walking on the path to becoming cyborgs?

We’ve all seen a few movies with half-human, half-machines, are we ready to be involved in a plot like that? The Epi-center hi-tech office in Sweden has found a way for employees to never lose their ID cards or badges so as to not cause inefficiencies in their work. They’ve started implementing radio-frequency identification computer […]

Apple Inc. Brings an End to an Era with an Execution

With all the hype going on about tech giant Apple’s new iPhones and Watches, it has come time to remember an old legend. What seems to be a relic now, this product generated shockwaves in the tech world when it hit markets in 2001, shattering records and sending Apple straight to the headlines of every media outlet.

iOS: Then and Now…

With all the hype about Apple’s latest iOS update, it was decided that, after all these years, it’s time to look back on the first few iOS systems and see how far the tech giant has advanced.

Project Wing: The Future of Delivery?

Apart from being one of the best known and most widely used search engines today, Google is also a company that is constantly innovating. The latest endeavor is the delivery drone, code-named Project Wing.

IBM’s New “Brain” Chip May Lead to Advanced AI

The far fetched dream of advanced artificial intelligence and computing may not be as far off as we used to think thanks to a new incredibly powerful prototype chip IBM unveiled Thursday.  The chip is designed with the human brain in mind, since the human brain considered the most powerful and efficient processing system in […]

The (Lack of) Diversity in Silicon Valley

Silicon Valley has a major diversity problem. While this information is in no way shocking, it has recently been corroborated by data released by (some of) the companies in question. Until this May, most Silicon Valley tech giants were not in the business of releasing their EEO-1 reports detailing staff diversity numbers. When journalists filed […]

From Goats to Rocks, Silly Simulators

In the not too distant past, an odd game came out under the name Goat Simulator 2014, the original game was originally made as a joke with no intention of becoming a full game during an game jam hosted by Coffee Stains Studios, the same company who worked on Sanctum.  The game play features the player […]

Self-Driving Cars: What will they mean for society?

Imagine being able to get from point A to point B by pressing a button on your smartphone. This could be a reality within the next few decades with driverless, or autonomous, cars. Many companies in the United States and abroad are experimenting with driverless cars, including Nissan, Volvo, Ford, and BMW, and Toyota. Google […]

$250,000 Prizepool for Hearthstone in Upcoming BlizzCon

Hearthstone, Blizzard’s strategic online card playing game has been announced to be a part of the upcoming BlizzCon in November, with a whopping prize pool of $250,000 dollars to be doled out to the most skilled players, with first place taking home $100,000.  Hearthstone, a  game only recently released this year in January,has quickly gained huge […]

Snapchat Adds Video Calls, Instant Messaging to App

Snapchat pushed out a new update for their social photo-taking app on May 1, allowing users to preview features through a Snap video and through a ‘story’ posted on the app. On their official blog, Snapchat said remarked that the popular aspect was missing an “important piece of the conversation: presence.”  The app, will now […]

From a Baby to a 14 Year Old in Pictures

A recent time-lapse titled “Portrait of Lotte: 0 to 14 years in 4 min”  by Masseo Messina shows the growing up of a Dutch girl, Lotte. Part of a popular type of film, the video is known as a time-lapse for the compilation of daily photos to depict change, almost like a stop-motion film, but […]

The Social Media Revolution

The advent of social media has served as one of the largest revolutions that have ever befallen human civilization. It has greatly changed the way we interact with others, how we can influence politics and how different societies can connect with one another like never before. While social media has ushered new cultural norms such […]

Apple Drops The Last Remaining Bitcoin App In Their App Store

Apple has dropped the sole bitcoin app from its app store this past Wednesday, according to Wired.com. The app, called Blockchain, acts as a wallet for the digital currency. It allows for iPhone users that have the app to make online purchases via their smart phone using the revolutionary new form of money. The app […]

Some Strange News About a Strange Town: “Welcome to Night Vale” podcasts

In 2012, the first episode of a podcast called “Welcome to Night Vale,” was published online by Commonplace Books. The creators, Joseph Fink and Jeffrey Cranor, write new episodes and air them on a bi monthly basis. Since it first aired, “Welcome to Night Vale” has gained a swiftly-growing fan base. “Welcome to Night Vale” […]

iPhone 5S Review

Many critics go ahead and review things ahead of time. They might not have enough time to actually grasp the pros and cons of the product, they might be having a good day and love everything, or a bad day and the product pays for that. When it comes to smartphones, the first day is […]

Vololights: A Major Advance in Motorcycle Safety Technology

You’re tooling around town on your bike, and as you lean into the left turn lane and downshift to slow down, you suddenly notice the car headlights in your rear-view mirror are getting bigger… fast. Your survival instinct kicks in and you roll the throttle on, barely escaping the impending rear-ender and the inevitable ambulance […]

Switching Between Arch-rivals: iPhones & Droids

The iPhone 5S has been out for only a few days now. The design is as attractive and flawless as the last iPhone 5. The features are definitely improved from its predecessor. The new A7 chip, improved camera lens and fingerprint scanner are the ones that grab the most attention. While many may have said […]

It’s iPhone season!

As it has been happening since the unveiling of the iPhone 4S back in October 2011, Fall is iPhone season. Apple always tries to keep things a secret, so any leaks that might come up in tech blogs can sure be exciting, but never definitive. You never know what you’re going to get until Tim […]

Twitter Contributes to TV Ratings, Launches Music Application for iOS

Back in December, the microblogging site Twitter announced that they would be teaming up with Neilsen to create an official social television ratings system. On their blog, Head of Media Chloe Sladden wrote, “As the experience of TV viewing continues to evolve, our TV partners have consistently asked for one common benchmark from which to […]