A streaming service called Streamnation is giving users the ability to stream movies and TV shows that they have on their computer to their friends and family. Essentially creating a way for people to digitally borrow movies and TV shows. Streamnation is now adding the ability to stream movies and TV shows to your friends in addition to… Continue reading You can now stream movies and TV shows to your friends
Netflix will be streaming it’s first original documentary, The Short Game, starting on December 12th. The documentary will follow a few children as they they compete in the World Championships of Junior Golf. Netflix is quickly following through on its promise to expand into original documentaries, announcing today that its very first one will premiere online just… Continue reading Netflix will be streaming its first original documentary in December
It’s sadly brilliant. If you want personal financial data about the 1%, which database would you hack? How about a huge limousine service? A hacker break in at a U.S. company that brokers reservations for limousine and Town Car services nationwide has exposed the personal and financial information on more than 850,000 well-heeled customers, including… Continue reading How do you get CEO and executive personal data? Hack a limo service.
The concept of a global, digital world economy has futurists anticipating in glee and conspiracy theorists storing gold in their bunkers. With all of the ups and downs of Bitcoin over the past few months, is it ready to become a mainstream currency? Bitcoins have been around for a while now and recently, this virtual… Continue reading Are Bitcoins legit?
Can Netflix really make UltraHD a reality in 2014? The technology is there. The infrastructure may not be. Don’t even get started thinking of what the ISPs will think when people are trying to stream these monstrous files. Ask anyone what the largest issue facing 4K video is, and you’ll likely be told that it’s… Continue reading 4K Netflix coming in 2014
Wind and solar are considered the future by many who want to pull away from fossil fuels. The former is more economically enticing in countries that have an abundance of air flow such as Brazil. Their hopes: to have all of Sao Paulo wind-powered in the next seven years. Is it achievable? Brazil’s economy is… Continue reading Brazil betting big on wind power
With JetBlue and Delta being the first carriers to allow the use of devices on their flights during takeoff and landing, the alleged first photo depicting it was released today. Starting today, passengers on JetBlue and Delta flights will no longer be told to turn off their electronic devices before takeoff and landing. Following the… Continue reading A picture from the first gadget-friendly flight
There is a growing number of people who are fighting the spread of food contaminated by genetically modified organisms, whether intentionally or not. The United States has some of the most lackadaisical laws regarding GMO food because it is good for business and the economy, but activists say the harm isn’t worth the price. In… Continue reading #Infographic: A relatively unbiased look at GMO
There are those who think that radio is a dying medium with all of the gadgets and methods of getting music and news, but the stats say otherwise. A few days ago a column ran in this space — “Seismic Shifts Remake the Radio Industry” — written by Paul Goldstein, a consultant for new media… Continue reading Radio is alive and well
The wait is almost over. The need to hide your device during takeoff and landing is almost behind us. For years now, most of us have been quietly not turning off our phones and devices at landing and take off, and merely putting the screens to sleep and stuffing them in seat pockets instead. Now,… Continue reading Gate-to-gate airplane made is coming to most flights