Report: Nike Is Killing the FuelBand

Nike has fired the majority of the team responsible for its FuelBand fitness tracker according to a report from CNET today, which also claims that the company is jettisoning wearable hardware for good. An anonymous source says that roughly 55 employees were let go from Nike's Digital Sport hardware team, which covers… » 4/18/14 8:06pm Friday 8:06pm

The Biggest Tech Industry Buzzwords, Defined for Normal People

The tech industry loves catchy phrases, but the truth is that most of them either don't mean anything or they're just complicated ways to phrase simple ideas. With that in mind, let's dig into what sayings like "the internet of things" or "disruption" means to us normal people. » 4/18/14 4:30pm Friday 4:30pm

How To Watch The Sochi Olympics Opening Ceremony Live

The XXII Olympic Winter Games opening ceremony in Sochi starts Friday morning at 11 a.m. Eastern Time, but it won't be aired in the U.S. until more than eight hours later thanks to NBC's tape-delay policies. They aren't streaming it live online, either, so if you'd like to join the rest of the world in watching the… » 2/07/14 8:53am 2/07/14 8:53am

iOS 7's Most Common Bugs (and How to Fix Them)

No operating system launch is without a few bugs, but it seems like iOS 7 has had more than it's fair share of blunders. From iMessages not working to lock screen exploits, here are some of the biggest bugs, and how you can fix them. » 10/04/13 1:42pm 10/04/13 1:42pm

News Anchor Mistakes Stack of Paper for iPad During Entire Broadcast

Have you had the sneaking suspicious recently that your iPad has quadrupled in size? Do you find yourself frustrated by a perpetually-frozen screen? Good news! It's because you're holding printer paper. But no need to be embarrassed; it happens to the best of us—just ask our avant-garde newscaster friend from the other … » 9/18/13 12:25pm 9/18/13 12:25pm

The Scientist for iOS: Top-Ranked Science News Straight to Your Phone

With the number of newsreaders littering the mobile sphere, it's almsot surprising that there aren't more niche-specific versions popping up amidst their more general brethren. But that's exactly what The Scientist is—a no-nonsense, crowdsourced newsreader to keep you up-to-date on the latest and greatest in the… » 8/07/13 6:00pm 8/07/13 6:00pm

Twitter Wants to Start Tracking You on the Web, Here's How to Opt-Out

In a blog post today, Twitter announced that they're "experimenting with new ways of targeting ads," which is their way of saying they're planning to track you around the web—even when you leave Twitter—and relay that information to advertisers to craft better ads. Here's how to opt out. » 7/03/13 4:43pm 7/03/13 4:43pm

How to Get iOS 7's Best Features in iOS 6 (and Keep Your Jailbreak)

iOS 7 is coming to your iPhone and iPad next Wednesday, but a lot of its best features are available through third-party apps and jailbreak hacks right now. If you want to get in on the action without losing your jailbreak, here a few ways to add some of the new functionality. » 6/11/13 8:18am 6/11/13 8:18am

NBA Players Read Mean Tweets About Themselves

Jimmy Kimmel has been making celebrities read mean (often fake) tweets about themselves for some time, but now he's expanded to the world of the NBA. And that's a good thing, because now we get to watch Rajon Rondo face the fact that he looks like Franklin the Turtle. » 6/10/13 10:31am 6/10/13 10:31am