A rash of reports from overly credulous news outlets would have you believe that retailers are locking up their detergent in response to the “Tide pod” meme. As proof, the articles show photos pulled from social media of soap products bearing security devices. These products really are behind safety glass in some…
E-commerce giant Amazon’s power has steadily grown to the point where it can flash-fry competitors just by pointing its fearsome gaze in the general direction of their retail sector, like a magnifying glass aimed at ants or a really efficient Eye of Sauron. Now it’s eyeing moving into the pharmacy sector, and…
You need to print your digital photos. Not next year, not when you have more free time—right now. I don’t care if your favorite dank memes are playing at the picture showhouse tonight (or whatever the kids are doing for fun these days). Start your first photobook tonight. It’s now or never. Your future self will be…
CVS has shut down its online photo service, warning its customers that there may have been a data theft and to call their banks if they get suspicious credit card charges.
According to MacRumors, CVS and Rite Aid are both nuking unofficial support for Apple Pay, by turning off their NFC payments system altogether. According to an internal memo, the sour grapes is because Rite Aid is working on its own mobile wallet solution, which will be available next year and almost certainly not as…
We've heard tell of Apple's plans to embrace mobile payments in a big way. And now, according to a new report from Recode, not only will the iPhone 6 come packing a payment system, but Apple has even lined up some major partners for announcement day.
Fifty families with unsuspecting kids in Chatham, New Jersey recently received a breast cancer drug from their local CVS instead of the fluoride pills they asked for. The kids took tamoxifen for months before anyone noticed. Outrageous, right?
In just about a decade, much of the world has forgotten that film cameras ever even existed. For this week's Shooting Challenge, not only did participants shoot on film—they used crumby, often expired disposable cameras to do it.
As part of a 2-day sale, CVS has the Coby Ultra Compact DVD Player available for $20—no rebates or shipping required. It's no frills, and I'm guessing that means no component connection, but if you are looking for a new DVD player for favorite niece to play peanut butter, this Coby is a decent option.
Want to peek on your step-sister in the dark but don't have enough allowance money to buy real night-vision goggles? Build your own goofy-looking contraption with a CVS camcorder and some elbow grease.
Make seems to really like this CVS one-time-use video camera. They like it so much, in fact, that, they're getting into all sorts of mischief involving cable splicing and soldering. Can we just agree that those guys are crazy? Can we?
A lot of hacks consist of "I pulled this thing apart and saw that it contains a flash card." This hack, on the other hand, turns the CVS Camcorder into a USB-capable, CVS-subsidized video recording device. Any hack, however, that requires the following descriptive paragraph: