Category Archives: Technology

Water Found on Exoplanet the Size of Neptune. What Does This Mean?

In a quest that’s been going for many years. Astronomers and scientists have finally found evidence of water in the atmosphere of a planet that is almost four times the size of earth. The planet is in the constellation of … Continue reading

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Planned Parenthood Goes Digital with Launch of Birth Control App

Planned Parenthood’s mission is to provide women with healthcare. In doing so, it wants to change the way that women get birth control to make getting access to those who want it as easy and convenient as possible. In their … Continue reading

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Apple Pay Mobile Payment System Continues to Attract Merchants

Rumored in the days up to the announcement of the iPhone 6 launch, Apple confirmed the new mobile payment app dubbed Apple Pay. Expected to change the way purchases are made, Apple claims Apple Pay will be a secure, private … Continue reading

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Misfit Flash Is a $50 Wearable Fitness Band That Links to Your Phone

Wearable technology expert, Misfit, has come out with a new fitness band to attract newcomers to the world of wearable tech. The Flash fitness band is only $50. It has a long battery life and a series of biometric tracking … Continue reading

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Apple’s HealthKit to Begin Medical Trials at Duke and Stanford Universities

Apple’s new HealthKit, packaged in with their new iPhone 6 and iOS 8 releases has some rather ambitious goals. Currently focused on fitness, Apple believes that HealthKit’s full potential can be realized to help long-term health treatment for people. Since … Continue reading

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Apple Hits Road Bumps in iPhone 6 Plus Production

Apple tends to run into trouble with just about every launch, and the highly anticipated release of the iPhone 6 Plus may have already hit its first bump. In what has been claimed as a record number of orders, the … Continue reading

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Abbott Dissolving Stent Has Lower Angina Rate than Metal Stents

According to recent data, the Abbot Absorb dissolving heart stent proved as safe and effective one year after being placed in a diseased artery as the company’s market-leading Xience drug coated metal stent, and with a significantly lower rate of … Continue reading

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Twitch Malware Scam Could Cost You Some Real-Life Steam Loot

Reports of a new malware threat has been circulating for the past few days on the popular website known as Twitch – a venue for gamers to stream their content to millions of watchers. Along with these streams there is … Continue reading

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Google Tries to Revive Google+ with Purchase of Polar

In what Google hopes to to be a move that will popularize their own social network, Google+, they’ve decided to bring over the team from Polar and see if they can turn it into something cool. Though it isn’t completely … Continue reading

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DARPA Jetpack Hopes to Get Soldiers in Full Gear to Run 4 Minute Mile

Arizona State University (ASU) is on a quest to get soldiers in full gear to run a four minute mile, and they hope to do it through a jet pack. While most people have the image of a jet pack … Continue reading

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American Red Cross Donor App Lets You Become a Lifesaver

In a move that’s long overdue, the Red Cross has launched an app to encourage people to join and donate more blood. They say it’s like holding the power to save lives in the palm of your hand, and they’re … Continue reading

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Amazon Drops Fire Phone Price from $199 to 99 Cents

In a last chance effort to ship their new Fire Phone, Amazon is offering it to consumers for just 99 cents. The standard price was $199, but if you’re willing to sign up to a two year contract with AT&T, … Continue reading

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GM Leads the Quest for Self-Driving Cars with Hands-Free Cadillac

It may not be a 100% self-driving car, but when GM releases the Super Cruise Cadillac in 2017, it’ll be the closest we’ve seen yet to this once futuristic technology. They’re calling it “semi-autonomous” which means the car can drive … Continue reading

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TwitPic to Close Over Twitter Trademark Dispute

TwitPic, once the dominant photo sharing resource for Twitter, is closing its doors on September 25, 2014, due to troubles with their trademark and Twitter. The announcement came on their blog and indicated they would put in place a system … Continue reading

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OKCupid Says User Data Is a Valuable Social Tool in New Dataclysm Book

Earlier in the year, dating site OkCupid made headlines with a blog announcement that they had manipulated the way users are matched with other users in order to research human behavior. Now the company’s founder has decided to take their … Continue reading

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Zuckerberg Plans to Invest Billions to Grow the Internet and Connect the World

Mark Zuckerberg, founder and CEO of social-network leviathan Facebook Inc, acquired Whatsapp this past February for a whopping $19 Billion. At the time of acquisition, Whatsapp’s active user base was approximated to be 450 million. Zuckerberg had at that time … Continue reading

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Intel and Fossil Group Team Up to Create Technological Fashion

If there is any doubt that technology is trying to lose its unfashionable image, the recent announcement of Intel and Fossil Group teaming up together should put that to rest. The two companies, both leaders in their respective industries, have … Continue reading

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Google Agrees with FTC to Refund Childrens’ Unauthorized App Purchases

More good news has come this week for parents who’ve been hit with unexpected credit card charges due to children making unauthorized in-app purchases. Google has agreed to refund $19 million to parents whose children were able to make purchases … Continue reading

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Save Money with Cheap Data Usage in Europe

Everyone likes to go on vacation, but there is one thing that none of us like but can often run into, the dreaded roaming charges. They can end up costing you a small fortune, so it’s important that when you … Continue reading

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