While You Weren't Looking, Dell Made Android Tablets Interesting Again

Apple! Apple! Apple! Yesterday, you were probably too busy gawking at Cupertino's precious new watch and giant smartphones to notice anything else that happened in the world of technology. There's no shame in that. But if you were paying attention to the 2014 Intel Developers Conference in San Francisco, you might… » 9/10/14 8:50pm 9/10/14 8:50pm

Intel's Tiny New Processor Could Shape Our Mobile Future

Reports of Moore's Law's demise have been greatly exaggerated. In its opening Developers Forum keynote presentation at San Francisco's Moscone West Center today, Intel unveiled its newest class of minuscule Quark processors. And at 14nm, the Quark could well make most any device smarter. » 9/10/13 2:01pm 9/10/13 2:01pm

Israeli Lunatic Sniper Instagrams a Photo of a Child in His Crosshairs

The Israeli Defense Forces has a history of overzealous campaigns on its official social media accounts. So maybe we shouldn't be surprised that an IDF sniper doesn't take his job very seriously. Or that's the impression we get, since he Instagrammed a photo of what appears to be a Palestinian child in the crosshairs… » 2/18/13 12:58pm 2/18/13 12:58pm

Israel Fires Iron Dome's Big Brother

The Iron Dome missile defense system is getting a lot of praise, having (ostensibly) knocked down a lot of Hamas' rockets with remarkable accuracy. All of this unexpected action means it's time to kickstart the bigger, badder version: David's Sling. » 11/27/12 9:48am 11/27/12 9:48am

Here's the IDF's Social Media Chief Wearing Blackface on Facebook

You'd think someone running one of the most sophisticated social media engagements in history would know better than to be super racist on Facebook. Or, you know, at all. » 11/26/12 11:32am 11/26/12 11:32am

Here's the 26-Year-Old Snowboarder Running Israel's Social Media War

Sacha Dratwa enjoys some very normal things: macchiatos, swimming, vodka, hanging out with friends. You can see it right on his Facebook profile. But unlike most Facebook folks, this guy runs Israel's Internet propaganda war machine. » 11/21/12 10:40am 11/21/12 10:40am

Anonymous Targets Israel by Taking Down Hundreds of Websites and…

It looks like Anonymous followed up with its threat of digitally attacking Israel for taking military action in the Gaza strip. They've knocked down websites, deleted databases and have leaked e-mail addresses and passwords. It's a whopping takedown. » 11/16/12 11:00pm 11/16/12 11:00pm

Here's a statement from Anonymous explaining why they attacked…

Israel's Social Media Warfare Reaches Historic Low/High with Instagram…

This was probably inevitable. As rockets fly back and forth between Israel and Gaza, Israeli infantry morale seems... a little too high? » 11/15/12 4:11pm 11/15/12 4:11pm

This Is What Live-Tweeting a War Looks Like

A conflict is escalating in Gaza, where the Israeli Defense Force has been engaged with Hamas for the past several days. And whoever is running the IDF's Twitter account has decided to live-tweet the entire thing. The disconnect between the cavalier tone and the grave content is positively surreal. » 11/15/12 9:54am 11/15/12 9:54am

Can You Find the Two Camouflaged Commandos in This Photo Before They…

The Egoz recon unit of the Israeli Defense Force is trained is an elite group trained in guerilla tactics. Sometimes they operate in cities. But sometimes, as seen above, they hide on the hills. Watching. Waiting. They're very, very good. » 5/30/12 4:20pm 5/30/12 4:20pm

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PC Laptop Makers Have Completely Given Up

Intel dumped $300 million into the laptop industry to buy it something it's never had before: attention. Ultrabooks sound cool, and could look beautiful while running like little thin crust pizzas of awesome. Instead, we're seeing pathetic MacBook Air clones. » 9/14/11 3:30pm 9/14/11 3:30pm

Thunderbolt Is Coming to Windows in 2012

During his keynote address at IDF this morning, Intel vice president and Kangol enthusiast Mooly Eden confirmed that the revolutionary Thunderbolt I/O technology will be making the jump from Macs to PCs when as-of-yet unidentified Asus and Acer models ship in the first half of 2012. » 9/14/11 1:49pm 9/14/11 1:49pm

Belkin's Thunderbolt Express Dock Finally Gives You a Reason to…

Oh right! That thing on my MacBook Air that Apple made such a big deal about. Thunderbolt. It's extremely quick, and I'd like to use it! But where are the Thunderbolt accessories? But Belkin's got one to multiply your ports. » 9/13/11 8:40pm 9/13/11 8:40pm

Newly Declassified Israeli Missile Looks You in the Eye Before It Blows…

Five years ago, Israel fired over 600 of these top secret missiles at Hezbollah fighters during its war against Lebanon. The weapon's remained a mystery—until now. Meet Tamuz, Jerusalem's APC-launched, camera-guided, person-hunting aerial killer. » 8/02/11 1:40pm 8/02/11 1:40pm

IDF Facebook Reminder: Do NOT Poke Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

To prevent any more raids being blown over Facebook status updates, Israeli Defense Forces higher-ups have put these posters around bases to make very clear that soldiers should not be friending enemies of the state. Noted! » 3/05/10 6:40pm 3/05/10 6:40pm

Light Peak May Arrive in Early 2010, Maybe In New Apple Products?

According to a major Light Peak provider's plans, products with the ultrafast connectivity standard may arrive as soon as early 2010. Apple helped in its development. Apple is rumored to adopt it first. Yes, you know where this is going. » 10/08/09 11:15am 10/08/09 11:15am

Hanvon Slate Packs Windows 7 Multitouch Into a Shiny Aluminum Shell

It may not be the Microsoft Courier or Apple Tablet, but GottaBeMobile's Xavier reckons the Hanvon is a pretty slick-looking device. The 8.9-inch multi-touch screen supports gestures, and would be great to watch movies or fool about online. » 9/29/09 7:25am 9/29/09 7:25am

Man, That's a Huge Hackintosh

Check out the machine Intel used to demo their insanely fast 10Gbps Light Peak optical data transfer tech at IDF: Yep, a hulking freak of a Hackintosh—the only thing that's more awesome than a super teeny tiny Hackintosh. » 9/24/09 10:00pm 9/24/09 10:00pm

Intel Atom CE4100 Is a Beast of a Media Chip

Here at IDF, Intel introduced the Atom CE4100 media chip, which is likely coming to set-top boxes and Blu-Ray players. It's got some serious power: We're talking simultaneous decoding of two 1080p streams, 3D rendering and more. » 9/24/09 2:50pm 9/24/09 2:50pm

Viliv's S10 "Blade" Netbook Tablet Boasts 10 Hours of Battery Life and…

Viliv, who's previously made the S5 and S7, seems to always have a bigger gadget on the horizon, and here at IDF they showed off the S10, a 10-inch convertible tablet running Windows 7. It's super-thin and looks really promising. » 9/23/09 9:48pm 9/23/09 9:48pm