The Big O!


The Big O!

As much as I know about movies, I’ve never won a betting pool for the Academy Awards. But I do make one Oscar prediction every year that is incredibly reliable. So much so, that it always comes true. The Oscars will be boring! Bet on it!

Sure, the opening monologue can be filled with hilarious jokes or gaffes or better yet, both, but after that, it’s a downward spiral of oh-so serious messaging about the importance of “the movies” and actors endlessly thanking people whose names we do not know. And there’s often little surprise as to the winners. Yawn.


Tor is developing its own anonymous instant messanger


Tor is developing its own anonymous instant messanger

Worried about Facebook’s takeover of Whatsapp? The Tor Project is prepping an anonymous instant messaging client that’s tied to its free, Deep Web-friendly browser.

The Tor Instant Messaging Bundle is being developed to provide the world’s most secure real-time communications tool.


Sharing is caring: Valve Steam Family Sharing now available


Sharing is caring: Valve Steam Family Sharing now available

Great news for friends and family members who don’t want to spend money on the latest installment of (fill in the blank) game.

After six months of beta testing, Steam has just launched a new Family Sharing service.


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Samsung Galaxy S5 going to prepaid carriers Boost and Virgin Mobile


Samsung Galaxy S5 going to prepaid carriers Boost and Virgin Mobile

You might not have to sign a lengthy contract in order to buy that Samsung Galaxy S5 after all, as the new smartphone is coming to a pair of prepaid carriers in the US.

Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile have announced through Facebook that Samsung’s next flagship smartphone is coming to their Sprint-backed networks.


Game changer: Why I’m excited for Project Ara and you should be, too


Game changer: Why I'm excited for Project Ara and you should be, too

When Ransom Olds developed the modern assembly line (a little history lesson to liven up your day), it sparked a revolution of process that we still employ. Ford went on to perfect the process, and since the early 20th century, cars and much more have been produced in a near-seamless fashion, all thanks to a change in manufacturing.

I don’t know why, but Google’s Project Ara has me excited in a way I haven’t felt about technology in a long time.