The thing about the American civil court system is you can almost never stop looking over your shoulder, even when you thought you won. Things get appealed and what was a favorable ruling can become your worst nightmare five years later.
Remember when movies and TV shows used to come in physical formats? No? Well, before everything was available to stream, we had these discs called Blu-rays , and before that they were DVDs. Sure, they're a step backwards compared to the convenience of streaming we have now, but as 4K becomes the standard of high-definition, your internet bandwidth may not have the chops to keep up.
You'll have to wait until the DVD/Blu-ray release to see Loki in Avengers: Age of Ultron. Scenes were filmed, we've found out this week, but in the end, they had to be cut. According to director Joss Whedon, "we did shoot something, but it didn't play." Sometimes you just have too many characters in a movie, apparently. Too many plots and too many pieces of action.
With a home theater, you can find yourself swimming in what seems like dozens of remotes. They are a pain to keep up with, especially when you know you can control everything with a single remote, but those universal remotes can cost a small fortune. The Pronto Smart Remote can control all your equipment without breaking the bank.
That huge lawsuit that Oracle filed against Google a few years ago is still going strong and although Google had initially (mostly) won, the tide is now flowing in Oracle's favor. And the whole computer industry is nervous about it. At issue is whether Google illegally copied part of the Android mobile operating system from a technology called Java, which is now owned by Oracle.
If you thought the so-called right to be forgotten was limited to Europe, think again.A court ruling in Europe last year said that people could request search engines to remove a link if it went to a page that unfairly besmirched them. The ruling went somewhat counter to the prevailing thinking about the Internet as a sort of free-wheeling data hose.A French court later went a step further.
YetanotherVR headset? We wouldn't be surprised if that's what you're thinking afterall theVR headsetnewsthese pastfew days. This one is the latest device out of Vuzix's headquarters called the IWear 720, which can do more than just block the world and immerse you into pure virtual reality.
Uber has been hit again with legal woes in Germany, receiving today a ruling that its uberPOP drivers in particular must get the same permits as taxi drivers to continue picking up riders -- something that has haunted Uber across multiple countries and within several states, and that despite its best efforts otherwise have hampered its ability to operate the way it wants.
Microsoft's Xbox One presentation at Gamescom 2015 continued its bombshell news announcements with the revelation of the Halo 5 Limited Edition Xbox One console bundle. Priced at $499, the package includes a 1TB model Xbox One with a special design echoing the game's aesthetic, along with a matching controller and a downloadable copy of the latest Halo game.
Any match-at-least-three puzzle you can find on Google Play Store can be easy to finish. The difficulty lies on different challenges presented, making each level more exciting than ever. Don't say Fairy Mix is an easy game because you need to mix and match those fairy potions to fight the evil witch. You are Jinny, the little sorceress who's been tasked to destroy the evil witchcraft.
Uber , Lyft, and other ridesharing services like them depend on the drivers that make their services what they are, and those drivers aren't terribly happy. They get paid as independent contractors, which means they do not enjoy employment benefits and must pay self-employment taxes, as well as vehicular maintenance, something that cuts heavily into their pay.
Editing photos has definitely become easier for the layman with the advent of mobile photography apps. You just slide, swipe, and tap, and your photos look much better than if you had experimented on it with your basic photoshop skills, and you didn't even have to leave your smartphone.
estifying in Ellen Pao's discrimination suit against VC firm Kleiner Perkins on Thursday.told me that Ray Lane [a partner at the firm and the former President of Oracle] had told him that it was not uncommon for folks at Oracle to have relationships when they were working together,"Pao's lawyer also tried to show how Nazre had contributed to an uncomfortable working environment at Kleiner.
This is one of those stories that doesn't really shock you but could still pretty much leave you fuming. Although Sony has finally made PS4 users' dreams come true by making the HBO Go app available, a certain subset of that group is missing out on the fun.
VSCO Cam is a widely used photo editing tool for mobile devices, and might just offer up the best suite of tools available. Those who take and edit a lot of photos rely on it heavily, and it’s those VSCO seems to have in mind with their latest update. Now, with VSCO Cam 4.1 for iOS and 3.2 for Android, users gain the ability to batch edit.
As a credit card payment-related device, the Square Reader accessory for iOS has maintained a decent track record in not falling victim to malicious hacks. Unfortunately, that might be about to change.
Sony's first TV show for the PlayStation Network is finally here. The supernatural cop showPowerswill be free for PlayStation Plus members, but everyone can check out thefirst episodeand it's embedded after the break. This weekThe Breakfast Clubis back on Blu-ray for its 30th Anniversary Edition, and HBO wraps up its excellent series looking into the life of creepy killer billionaire Robert Durst.