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Orionid meteor shower peaks this weekend.

Get your butt off the couch. Your Wi-Fi is compromised, destiny 2 sucks, and Minecraft gives your phone cancer.  You might as well go do something awesome like view the peak...

That big robot fight we all heard about… Just happened!

In case you missed it, like I did, that giant robot fight that everyone has been waiting for happened last night. You can check out all the action here. I won’t...

Activision hates you.

There aren’t many businesses scummier than game publishing at the moment, save politics. This is no exception. Activision has decided that they would like to start a scumbag arms race with...

WiFi is broken and basically everything is at risk.

Big news. Not good big news either. Over the weekend a security a Belgian security researcher submitted his findings that prove there are vulnerabilities in many deployments of 802.11i, specific to...

Chinese Space Station set to crash… wherever.

First, it’s currency manipulation that we don’t want. Then it’s foreign government manipulation we do want.  Seems what we need is some space station manipulation.  The 8.5 tonne space station is...

PSA Turn off location data when committing felonies.

Metadata is a thing people. If you don’t want people to know where you are, you need to cut off your location settings on your phone. This is one time I’m...

Foldable Phones? You can have my headphone jack.

Maybe my rant about headphone jacks the other day was a bit premature. This is a legitimate excuse for crazy thin phones. To clarify, this is not. I’ll give you my...

A $1,000 cell phone is insanity.

This is obnoxious. Not necessarily that the iPhone is insanely overpriced for what it offers, but that the media is seriously advocating people go into debt to finance a cell phone....

Cell phones, wills, and suicides! Oh my!

So, two crazy things happened today. One was from Australia, where the Brisbane Supreme Court ruled that an unsent text can be a substitute for a will. The second was from...

Who should be allowed to buy facebook ads?

Who should be allowed to buy internet based ads? That’s a deep and intriguing question in today’s political and commercial landscape. With allegations of Russian meddling in our political discourse I...