Technology Review
Apr 14, 2014 4:32pm

Why Google Just Bought A Drone Company

Who in Silicon Valley doesn’t have their own fleet of drones now? Google acquired Titan Aerospace, a drone company, today, just one month after it was reportedly being eyed by Facebook. “It’s still early days, but atmospheric satellites could help bring internet access to millions… Read More »

Apr 12, 2014 6:00am

5 Quick Tips to Spring Clean Your Digital Life

It may be time to put away the snow boots and thick jackets and go through the annual spring cleaning checklist, but don’t forget to give your digital life a quick clean-up, too. Robert Siciliano, a McAfee online security expert, shared five tips with… Read More »

Apr 11, 2014 10:28am

What the Heartbleed Bug Looks Like to Hackers

This is what hackers see when they exploit the Heartbleed bug to steal private data, such as passwords and credit card numbers, from vulnerable users, according to malware analyst Mark Loman. Do not login to Yahoo! The OpenSSL bug #heartbleed allows extraction of usernames and… Read More »

Technology Review
Apr 9, 2014 3:28pm

Get Ready for a Change in Facebook Ads

Facebook ads in the right-hand column — the Siberia of advertising compared to the prime real estate in the news feed — are getting a makeover. “In the coming months, we’ll be rolling out a new design for ads in the right-hand column,” Facebook said… Read More »

Technology Review
Apr 8, 2014 4:07pm

What You Need to Know About Twitter’s New Look

Twitter began its gradual roll-out today of its new profile redesign and the result looks a lot like Facebook. The new look includes a larger profile picture and a header photo that spans the top of the entire page. Twitter said the redesign allows users… Read More »

Technology Review
Apr 7, 2014 4:20pm

Windows XP Support Expiring: Here’s What You Need to Do

After a 12-year run, Microsoft is giving Windows XP the boot on Tuesday. You can quickly check to see if your PC runs on XP by visiting, where the homepage will advise whether your computer will be affected. While users will still be able… Read More »

Technology Review
Apr 4, 2014 10:30am

Body Dryer Would Do Away With Soiled Towels Forever

A New York-based startup thinks toweling off after a shower is for amateurs, and when you see their new invention that eliminated the need for the potentially disease-spreading rags we all use post-bath time, you might just agree. Meet the Body Dryer, a bathroom scale-like… Read More »

Apr 3, 2014 12:26pm

Leaving Annoying Group Texts: Yup, There’s an App for That

Anyone who has ever group-texted knows the functionality is great for making plans with multiple friends, but has the potential to get pretty annoying when the conversation veers off topic. In an app-for-everything age, GroupXiT has stepped in to solve the problem. The app allows… Read More »

By Paul Shin

Technology Review
Mar 31, 2014 4:58pm

Facebook Creates Detailed Map of Baseball Fandom

Just in time for Opening Day, Facebook’s “like” button has yielded the most detailed look ever into the geography of Major League Baseball fandom. By counting the number of “likes” for each franchise’s official team page on Facebook, the social media giant was able to… Read More »

Technology Review
Mar 27, 2014 5:24pm

Microsoft Office for iPad Generates Rare Excitement

It’s been awhile since the world got this excited for the release of a new Microsoft Office product, but Twitter erupted with enthusiasm today after Microsoft announced it would release PowerPoint, Word, and Excel apps for the iPad. New Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella made the… Read More »