On November 8, 2017, a spinning neutron star inside one of the most studied objects in the sky “glitched” more than it had ever glitched before.
Traveling during the holidays is already a nightmare, but for people flying American Airlines during the last two weeks in December, things may have just gotten a whole lot worse.
I was just trying to sleep.
Viewers of BBC’s News at Ten were entranced last night when a glitch in its system produced over four minutes of surreal beauty.
Lady Gaga fans have reportedly “tricked” their Amazon Echos into playing samples of Lady Gaga’s latest album Joanne, according to videos posted online. It’s unclear if the leak was a bug or a marketing gimmick. Either way, the trick no longer works.
The iPhone, especially the latest and greatest iPhone 6s, is an incredibly fast machine. But unless you jailbreak your iPhone, you don’t really understand just how fast it can be.
Notice anything weird about your News Feed today? Scores of users are confused by typically smarmy “Friends on Facebook” messages that are celebrating 46 years of friendship. It appears to be a Unix glitch of colossal proportions.
Thanks to a computer glitch, the Selective Service System recently reminded over 14,000 men born between the years of 1893 and 1897 to register for the draft. This was a silly thing to do since the youngest of these men is 117-years-old and surely not battlefield-ready. America!
We've all done tech support for family members and it tends to start basic. Did you restart? Have you ever downloaded updates ever? Why are you trying to buy WD-40 from Amazon Japan? And often it's as simple as resetting a password.
Technology might be transforming the world of healthcare, but it's also throwing up its fair share of problems, too: according to a new study, 1 in 4 surgical errors is a result of a technological glitch.
No piece of tech runs perfectly, but some run less perfectly than others. It' doesn't mean they're totally worthless; it just means they're harder to use. Sometimes the jank comes hand in hand with utter awesomeness. What's the glitchiest, jankiest, freeziest, aghhhhhhhhhh-iest device that you loved through and…
The problem with graphical glitches is that they generally show up when you're trying to look at something else. Something not glitched. But if you're just looking at them on their own, they can be be pretty fascinating, and even beautiful. That seems to be the idea behind Phillip Stearn's Glitch Textiles, a set of …
Ronald Page, a retired GM worker living in the Detroit area, took advantage of one hell of a computer glitch, after happening upon an ATM that allowed him to make unlimited cash withdrawals.
Cameras that look back at us are becoming commonplace—and that's a good thing! FaceTime is a lot of fun! Except if it's glitchily taking secret pictures of us without us knowing, as some iPhone users are claiming.
First, he showed us the edge of the world. Now, photographer Robert Overweg shows us some beautiful mistakes.
Appreciating the look of garbled images isn't usually the top priority if your monitor or TV freaks-out (unless it's scrambled porn). But the new book, Glitch: Designing Imperfection, celebrates artists who manipulate these short-lived disturbances. Take a look:
If you have a new 4th-gen nano and a decent ear, you may have noticed something funny: After putting it to sleep, if you wake it up by inserting headphones, the left and right channels switch. I tried this with the most obvious stereo mix of all time, David Bowie's "Space Oddity," and it's really easy to duplicate…
At probably like the worst time ever for your stock to plummet harder than a meteor on a collision course with Bruce Willis, a glitch knocked $200 off of Google's stock price—that's half—in the span of four minutes as the markets were closing today. $62 billion. Erased. In four minutes. The glitch has been fixed,…
As the saying goes, you should never purchase the first version of Apple products since they have been known to ship with a few kinks that must later be worked out. As it has turned out, the MacBook Pro, for all its praises, is no exception to this old wives' tale. Users have reported issues of irregular Airport…