I'm Going to Buy the iPhone X, and I Hate Myself for It

I already knew what was going to happen before the iPhone event started. Apple was going announce this new phone I’d reported on for months, and it was going to feature all the cool new stuff I’d read about for months. And for every time I said “Oh wow that’s cool” during the big reveal, Apple would gently extract a…

Actually, Location Sharing in Relationships Is Bad

If you’ve ever considered sharing your every move with a significant other, you probably have an opinion about location-sharing apps. “This is great! I’ll always know where they are!” is one opinion. “This is creepy! I’m not trying to stalk someone I could easy talk to instead!” is another. I’m of that second opinion.

Why Batman Shouldn't Be the Center of the DC Movie Universe

No matter where he appears—comics, movies, television, Lego toys—Batman is a hit. Now, according to the latest reports from the production of Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice, Warners executives were so wowed by Ben Affleck’s performance that they’re planning to build the DC cinematic universe around him, too. So…

Oracle Deleted Its Insane Rant Against Security Hackers But You Can Read It Here

Oracle’s security chief Mary Ann Davidson published a rambling screed today against the security research industry, bug bounties, and reverse engineering on the company’s corporate blog. Oracle took it down, but the rant is one of the most impressively incoherent jeremiads to come out of Silicon Valley. And that’s…