Celebgate

Celebgate

On Sunday a cache of photos containing nude celebrities were posted online. Several users on 4chan, trying to coax other users into paying bitcoin or donating to PayPal, posted them claiming that they were obtained from the celebrities’ iCloud accounts. After...

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

It’s been spreading like wildfire — the ALS ice bucket challenge. Basically, people have been dropping buckets of ice on themselves in the name of ALS awareness. After they have dropped the bucket on themselves, they nominate who should also stand under a...

Celebrities on Drones

They’re used for surveillance, bombing, dropping off goods, or fun. Drones. And they have a new fan. Martha Stewart? After receiving a photo taking done for her birthday, she can’t get enough. She noted that she loves taking pictures of landscapes,...

Exploding Cell Phones

13 year old Ariel Tolfree taught me a lesson today: “Don’t sleep with your phone on the bed.” Tolfree had her phone charging on her bed one night when it somehow made it under her pillow, where it proceeded to combust.   The girl’s Samsung...

Facebook Guinea Pigs

Ever get the feeling you’re being watched? That seems to be the internet zeitgeist, and apparently for good reason too, because we are. Facebook apologized the other day for experimenting on its users without their knowledge. Their experiment was in collaboration with...

Yo

There’s a strange app swimming out there. It’s called Yo. What does it do? It allows users to send ‘Yo’ to one another. That’s it. Moshe Hogeg, CEO of Mobli, was basically sitting around one day and asked Arbel, a coworker, to create for...