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How to Turn an Old Laptop Into a Chromebook with CloudReady

Google’s version of Chrome OS isn’t available for users to install, but its open source base, Chromium OS, is—and CloudReady, from developer Neverware, makes it dead simple to install it on your laptop. No need to fiddle with drivers or find compatible hardware—just click to install. If you haven’t used a Chromebook in a while, […]

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Introducing The MotoBot

The MotoBot, An Autonomous Motorcycle-Riding Robot That Claims to Surpass Human Skill The Yamaha MotoBot, an autonomous concept humanoid with the amazing ability to ride a motorcycle, recently debuted at the 2015 Tokyo Motor Show and became the subject of a new promotion during which the MotoBot sang its own praises.

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Somebody Just Claimed a $1 Million Bounty for Hacking the iPhone

Apple devices are widely considered extremely secure and hard to hack. But as the internet adage says, everything can be hacked—even the new iPhone. Over the weekend, somebody claimed the $1 million bounty set by the new startup Zerodium, according to its founder Chaouki Bekrar, a notorious merchant of unknown, or zero-day, vulnerabilities. An unknown […]

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Command Legendary WWII Warships

Looking for a new game with big guns, high seas and more salt in the breeze than in the chat log? Then take a look at this. Ultimately this game has everything going for it. It’s fun, well designed and well made all round. It looks nice enough and plays well too. If you can […]

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Elon Musk says Apple is the ‘graveyard’ for fired Tesla staff

Outspoken Tesla chief executive Elon Musk has poked fun at Apple, saying his employees refer to the tech company as the “Tesla graveyard”. Dismissing claims that Apple is poaching key members of staff from his own firm to work on its long-rumoured self-driving car project, Musk said: “Important engineers? They have hired people we’ve fired. […]

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Online Combat Multiplayer Games Have Never Looked This Good

Next generation MMO combat game dedicated to World War II military aviation, armored vehicles, and fleets. You will take part in all of the major combat battles, fighting with real players all over the world. Varied PvP full-scale combat missions An experience for both advanced virtual pilots and beginners. A co-op dynamic campaign, single player […]

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Master the skies with the world’€™s smallest drone

If you’ve never flown a drone before, the learning curve couldn’t be easier with the SKEYE Pico Drone. It boasts Ready to Fly Technology (RTF) and three levels of sensitivity, which allow users to easily control the drone even in the tightest spaces. With a six-axis flight control system as well as adjustable gyro sensitivity, […]

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Best Windows 10 Laptops

Need a new laptop? Assuming you’re not a raving MacBook fan, the recent release of Windows 10 means it’s the perfect time to upgrade your notebook. And every newly-purchased Windows laptop, no matter the version of Windows on board, will be able to get hold of the new OS.

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Encryption might be the reason we’ve never heard from aliens, says Snowden

Edward Snowden thinks he might have an answer to the Fermi paradox — the cosmological puzzle of why, given that the universe is so very old and so very big, we haven’t heard from any aliens yet. Speaking with Neil deGrasse Tyson on the astrophysicist’s StarTalk podcast (the relevant section starts 30 minutes in), Snowden […]

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Skype is the latest in a series of high-profile web outages

Don’t worry if Skype isn’t working: it’s happening to a lot of people right now. The last 24 hours have served as a reminder of just how precarious the strands that connect us to the internet can be. Skype is reporting that some its services have fallen over after a bug was found that’s preventing […]

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The Next World Of Warcraft?

One of the latest MMOs to hit the free-to-play market has been in open beta for a few weeks now, and I have taken the time to see what all the hype is about. For those of you who have seen the Facebook advertisements, “Skyforge” has been plugging itself as the next “World of Warcraft.” […]

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