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 »

Mar 24, 2014 11:01am

Malaysia Airlines Sends Condolences Via Text Message

The search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has been brought to an end after satellite data revealed its last location in a remote part of the Indian Ocean. In addition to Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak’s somber announcement today, Malaysia Airlines sent this text message… Read More »

Mar 20, 2014 1:31pm

Ex-Microsoft Employee Arrested for Giving Out Windows 8 Code

Leaked photos and prototypes aren’t uncommon in the tech world, but one ex-Microsoft employee may have taken it too far. Alex Kibkalo, a former software architect for the company, was arrested on Wednesday and faces federal charges of stealing trade secrets. Kibkalo allegedly leaked code… Read More »

Mar 19, 2014 5:09pm

‘Flappy Bird’ Creator Says Game Will Return

Get your thumbs ready. “Flappy Bird” is coming back! The app’s creator, Dong Nguyen, confirmed he would be bringing the viral game back in a Twitter response to a gamer who asked whether it would ever return to Apple’s app store. @painfullpacman Yes. But not… Read More »

Mar 14, 2014 1:45pm

Ingenious Way to Still Get Amazon Prime for $79

If you were concerned about Amazon Prime membership jumping to $99 per year, you still have a chance to get it for $79, even after the price hike takes effect on April 17 for returning subscribers. As explained in the blog LifeHacker, all it takes is… Read More »

Mar 11, 2014 2:46pm

Twitter Blacks Out for All Users

No, it’s not just your computer or smartphone that wasn’t unable to get Twitter up and running. The popular social network went down at 2:24 p.m. ET. A Twitter spokeswoman said that the company is aware and looking into the service outage. Updates can be… Read More »

Mar 5, 2014 6:22pm

Your Smartphone Photos Could Make You Instant Money

Deana Valorose knows that each click of the camera on her smartphone could mean money in her bank account. Valorose, of Hollywood, Fla., said she’s made more than $300 from selling 68 of her pictures – from breakfast to sports and nature – through a… Read More »

Mar 3, 2014 11:12am

NASA Astronaut Flips Out Over ‘Gravity’

For a movie whose plot revolves around a space shuttle being smashed to bits, “Gravity” is a surprise hit with the people aboard the International Space Station. NASA recently posted a video in which astronauts Mike Hopkins, Rick Mastracchio and Koichi Wakata congratulate the film… Read More »

Feb 19, 2014 11:31am

Dating App Tinder Heats Up Even Remote Antarctica

The Olympic Village isn’t the only cold place where the app Tinder has been heating up the dating scene. A scientist working in Antarctica used the app on a whim and found a potential match at a campsite a 45-minute helicopter ride away. He swiped… Read More »

Feb 18, 2014 2:17pm

Nike Goes Back to the Future With Self-Tying Sneakers

“Back to the Future Part II” made some whimsical predictions for what 2015 would bring, including flying cars and hoverboards. But Tinker Hatfield, a shoe designer at Nike, is looking to turn some of that whimsy into reality, saying that Marty McFly’s self-tying sneakers are… Read More »