Archive for August, 2008

Smells Like Teen Laptop

A new line of laptops could add another sense into the computing experience. Do you smell what we smell?

Friday, August 29th, 2008 | Continue reading

Alert: TechCult Might Be Porn

Please be aware that TechCult might be pornographic — at least, if you follow the obscenity standards a “family friendly” foundation wants to apply to the Internet.

Thursday, August 28th, 2008 | Continue reading

Virtual Dating, Real Disaster

Normal dating may have its downsides, but at least you don’t regularly encounter crazy wenches who duct tape their dogs to your bathtub…then threaten you with BBs.

Wednesday, August 27th, 2008 | Continue reading

If You Think Flying Is Bad Now…

You know that annoying tool who talks so loudly on his cell phone that you can hear him half a county away? Yeah…get ready to deal with that on your next flight. Someone’s found a backdoor hack that lets you make calls from the oh-so-friendly skies.

Tuesday, August 26th, 2008 | Continue reading

Memo: Please Erase All Memories of Lost Memory

In how-not-to-handle-sensitive-data news, the UK government is bracing for a week full of fallout after it kinda, well, misplaced a database of its entire prisoner population. Whoops.

Monday, August 25th, 2008 | Continue reading

The Wackiest Ways to Get Wi-Fi

How far would you go for a few minutes of free Wi-Fi? A new survey released this week shows people are willing to go to some pretty great lengths to get online on-the-move.

Friday, August 22nd, 2008 | Continue reading

How High-Tech Cheating Could Save Education

Technology’s been changing the face of education for years, but a new movement being tested in Australia may be the most radical shift yet.

Thursday, August 21st, 2008 | Continue reading

Test Your Internet Irritation Instincts

Test time: How do you piss off 100,000 students with a single keystroke?

Wednesday, August 20th, 2008 | Continue reading