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The Best Air Purifiers of 2015

November 27, 2014 |

You live in a large city.  And although the past few days have been sunny days with bright skies, looking up at the tallest buildings from a distance reveals a haze surrounding the building.  Pollution has gotten worse in the … Read More

Samsung’s Newest Galaxy Note III to have 4K Video Recording and 24-bit Audio

August 28, 2013 |

As the IFA 2013 in Berlin draws near, Samsung is getting ready with its guns to present its newest phone to the masses – namely, the Galaxy Note III.  Officials from Samsung have confirmed that the newest iteration of the … Read More

Facebook Introduces Collaborative Photo Albums, Startups Die

August 28, 2013 |

In its ongoing quest to devour the entire world, Facebook has released a new feature that will finally allow for collaborative photo albums.  What this means is that multiple people will be able to upload photos to the same album … Read More

Steve Ballmer to Step Down, Search for Replacement Begins

August 27, 2013 |

Microsoft has announced that Steve Ballmer, longtime CEO of Microsoft and successor to Bill Gates, will be stepping down as CEO within the next twelve months.  In light of this announcement, stock prices surged as investors believe that the new … Read More

Dolphins have Signature Whistles

July 25, 2013 |

Only a few months ago, the Indian government ruled that dolphins are to be considered “non-human persons”.  Due to this decision, dolphins were effectively banned from being kept captive for public entertainment.  This decision came in light of evidence that … Read More

India Considers Dolphins Non-human Persons

July 16, 2013 |

Writer’s note: This news is a bit dated (from late May), but since I have just found out about this wonderful piece of news, I decided to write about it.

 

 

India’s Ministry of Environment and Forests declared that … Read More

China to End 13 Year Ban on Consoles

July 11, 2013 |

If you didn’t know, well, now you do: China currently has had a ban on console systems – for the past 13 years.  This ban was created in order “to keep underage folk away from dangerous venues and unhealthy content”.  … Read More

Roguelike goes Rogue-lite with Rogue Legacy

July 9, 2013 |

In the deep, dark corners of the gaming world is a type of game that not many people know about: Roguelikes.  The reason many people do not know about it is probably due to the extreme difficulty of this particular … Read More

Tor and encrypted emails increase likelihood of NSA data retention

June 21, 2013 |

The latest document leaks regarding the fiasco with NSA and PRISM, a document titled “Minimization Procedures Used by the National Security Agency in Connection with Acquisitions of Foreign Intelligence” has made it to the front lines of the media crossfire.  … Read More

Xbox One DRM Restrictions Reversed

June 20, 2013 |

If you have been keeping up with E3 at all, you would know about the public outcries on the DRM restrictions Microsoft had placed on the Xbox One.  Indeed, the Xbox One was set to have very restrictive DRM features … Read More