Did China Rip Off the Apache Helicopter?

With fully integrated avionics, weapons, and communications systems, the AH-64D Apache is one of the most successful and deadly aerial assault platforms America's ever fielded, and the technology that powers it is a closely held secret. Imagine, then, the DoD's surprise when these images of what appears to be an intact … » 10/14/13 7:00pm 10/14/13 7:00pm

On-The-Fly Ammo Swapping Will Make Tomorrow's Apaches Even More Deadly

Swapping ammo types at the press of a button has been a feature of FPS games for years but has never actually made it into real combat. But the US Army thinks that with recent advances in computerized high-speed sorting, flipping between warheads could become nearly automatic. » 5/02/12 10:00pm 5/02/12 10:00pm

Dealzmodo Hack: Get Some Use Out of Your Useless Old PC

The PC upgrade cycle is a brutal, senselessly fast one. Problem is, every upgrade doesn't mean disposal for your old PC — it means suffering a much more depressing fate in the back of a dark closet. It doesn't have to be that way. Give us your tired, your poor, your huddled masses of dusty towers yearning to breathe… » 11/14/08 11:00am 11/14/08 11:00am

Sprint, Verizon 6700 Get Unofficial WM6 Updates

A forum member on PPCGeeks patched up a version of Windows Mobile 6—complete with HTC's fancy home screen on the HTC Touch—for the aging Sprint and Verizon 6700 phones. It's not compatible with the 6800 (the Sprint Mogul, which already has WM6), so don't install it there. But if you want to get some extra life out of… » 8/31/07 1:15pm 8/31/07 1:15pm