Bloomberg: Apple's Teamed With Visa and MasterCard on an iPhone Wallet

Over the weekend, it was rumored that Apple was working with American Express to turn your iPhone into a smart wallet. Now, a new report suggests that Apple is also teaming up with Visa and MasterCard, too. » 9/01/14 4:19am 8 minutes ago

Samsung Has a Curved Soundbar For Your Curved TV

That horizontal sound bar next to your crazy expensive, totally-not-gimmicky curved screen TV is such an eyesore. If only it were, you know, curved. Like your TV. Samsung clearly thinks this is a problem that's begging to be solved, because the company has just announced... a curved soundbar. » 9/01/14 1:48am Today 1:48am

J-Law, Kate Upton Nudes Leak: Web Explodes Over Hacked Celeb Pics

Earlier this week, a post started on 4chan claimed a wealth of celebrity nudes--a large cache in possession of a hacker who'd gained access to several celebrities' alleged personal photos—would leak on Sunday. Well, Sunday's here, the supposed leak has begun, and the internet is reacting accordingly. » 9/01/14 1:14am Today 1:14am

You Can Stream a Crazy Amount of Good Kung Fu on Netflix Right Now

Netflix has a lot of kung fu, and almost all of it is great. I say almost because some of it is very terrible, such as Protector 2. Recently added to Netflix's roster and starring Muay Thai superstar Tony Jaa, the Protector 2 is the culmination of terrible CGI choices and a half-assed plot. Luckily, Netflix has much… » 8/31/14 9:00pm Yesterday 9:00pm

What Do Smartphones Need That They Don’t Already Have?

Welcome to the first week of September, also known as crazy-insane IFA 2014 and iPhone event extravaganza. During the next 10 days we'll see new handsets, smartwatches, and other tech paraphernalia from almost every major hardware manufacturer. So now I'm wondering, where do smartphones even go from here? » 8/31/14 4:00pm Yesterday 4:00pm

This New 4D Batman Theme Park Ride Looks Like a Giant Nope-Coaster

Growing up outside of St. Louis, there was a Six Flags only a forty-minute drive away. You could look right off the highway and see the sprawling parking lot, the giant Ferris wheel, and the twisted metal of all the roller coasters. The most imposing snake-like construction was Batman: The Ride. » 8/31/14 1:00pm Yesterday 1:00pm

More Rumors Point To Apple Turning Your iPhone Into a Digital Wallet

If you would have asked me a month ago what would be some of the most talked about topics surrounding Apple's upcoming event on Sept. 9th, bigger iPhones, sapphire screens, and a rumored iWatch would definitely be my top three. NFC-powered mobile payments would rank somewhere near last place. » 8/31/14 12:06pm Yesterday 12:06pm

You May Finally Be Able to Buy a OnePlus One Smartphone in October

OnePlus One is the best smartphone you can't buy. Ok, that's not necessarily true, it's just really, really hard. It all comes down to invites, which the company gives out during occasional raffles or online contests, that allow lucky winners to then buy the phone. » 8/31/14 10:00am Yesterday 10:00am

Display Owner Info on Your Android Device in Case It Gets Lost

The latest versions of Android include a handy feature that you might not know about: the option to display your contact information on the lockscreen, which can be used if you misplace your phone or tablet. You can access the feature from the Settings app by tapping Security and then Owner info. Tick the box and… » 8/30/14 7:52pm Saturday 7:52pm

Top Engineer and Futurist: Tomorrow's Robots Might Mercy-Kill Mankind

Nell Watson is an engineer, a futurist, and the founder and CEO of Poikos. As such, she knows a lot about the machines we use today, and the ones we're planning for tomorrow. And she's worried that the artificial intelligence of the near-future might decide the most benevolent thing to for mankind is to destroy it. » 8/30/14 7:06pm Saturday 7:06pm