Jul 9, 2014 11:18am

‘Red Alert Israel’ Will Send a ‘Yo’ for Every Predicted Rocket Attack

The “Yo” app is being used to alert followers of the user “RedAlertIsrael” every time a rocket attack is predicted within Israeli territory. The app, which has raised millions of dollars of funding, has been called everything from pointless to amazing for its simple premise… Read More »

Jul 7, 2014 5:56pm

Don’t Ditch Your Broken Smartphone, Fix It: ‘Real Money’ Tells You How

From spills to cracked screens, damage to a cellphone can be costly. ABC News recently put a few popular cellphone cases to the test but what do you do when your cell phone case fails? Related: How good is your cellphone case? Related: How to… Read More »

Jul 1, 2014 1:53pm

Vine Can Now Measure Your Addiction to Looping Video

Vine, the six-second looping video platform owned by Twitter, has figured out a way to let you know if your videos are “popular and interesting.” Or, conversely, if you have the (understandable) habit of being mesmerized by looping videos, like Norman, the dog that can… Read More »

By Yazhou Sun

Jun 2, 2014 5:47pm

WhatsApp’s Co-founder Is Upset About Apple’s New Messaging Features

In today’s Worldwide Developer Conference, Apple rolled out a few new features for its iMessage app, including audio and video messages, and group messaging capabilities. Not all tech junkies were happy about Apple’s innovation.  Co-founder of WhatsApp, Jan Koum, tweeted out this message after Apple’s… Read More »

May 27, 2014 4:56pm

Hackers Use ‘Find My iPhone’ App to Lock, Hold Devices for Ransom

Some iPhone and iPad users in Australia had a rude awakening this morning when they discovered their devices had been locked and held for ransom by a mysterious hacker going by the name “Oleg Pliss.” The people impacted by the breach reported via tweets and… Read More »

May 27, 2014 3:57pm

What’s Up Apple’s Sleeve? Live Stream Set for Next Week

Let the guessing games begin. Apple announced today it will live stream “exciting announcements” from the keynote address at the Worldwide Developer’s Conference on Monday, June 2, at 10 a.m. PT. While Apple has selectively offered live streams in the past to reveal new technology… Read More »

May 26, 2014 1:58pm

Hilarious Video: Kids React to Old Computers

What happens when you take a group of tech savvy kids and let them play with a clunky old Apple II computer? The “Kids React to Old Computers” video is the latest in a series posted to YouTube from Fine Brothers Entertainment. The video was… Read More »

May 24, 2014 6:20am

FYI Lazy Typers: Search Yelp Using Emoji

FYI: Lazy typers and emoji enthusiasts can now take advantage of a cheat in the Yelp mobile app that allows users to search for local businesses using the icons. While it’s not entirely perfect, a quick test using the shoe, sushi, police officer and tropical… Read More »

May 23, 2014 10:16am

Why Martha Stewart Owns A Drone

Even the queen bee of domesticity owns a drone. Martha Stewart loves flying her remote control drone over her farm and uses it to take photos of her (presumably) immaculate gardens and livestock. The lifestyle guru revealed in Martha Stewart Living’s May issue that her… Read More »

May 20, 2014 1:45pm

Robot Bartender Dispenses Killer Cocktails, But Not Advice

It’s like having your own live-in bartender and you don’t even have to tip. The makers of Barobot, an open-source cocktail mixing robot, recently debuted their machine on Kickstarter, where they hope to raise £91,000 (about $153,300) to help bring it to the market. The hackable… Read More »