‘Game of Thrones’ breaks a major promise with that White Walker twist

‘Game of Thrones’ breaks a major promise with that White Walker twist

From the very first scene of the very first season of Game of Thrones, the story seemed to make us a promise: There is a larger mystery at the heart of this world. And you should not forget it. Before even learning their names, we watch the three characters who open the show fall victim…
How to watch Google I/O 2019 keynote and what to expect

How to watch Google I/O 2019 keynote and what to expect

What surprises does Sundar Pichai have for us this year?Image: Justin Sullivan/Getty ImagesBy Alex Perry2019-05-04 12:00:00 UTC Tech conference season is in full swing. Facebook had its F8 keynote earlier this week, and now Google is following it up with its annual I/O developer conference on Tuesday. For those not in attendance at the Shoreline…
Hitting the Books: Ever wonder how audio sampling works? – Engadget

Hitting the Books: Ever wonder how audio sampling works? – Engadget

The Discrete Charm of the Machine: Why the World Became Digitalby Ken SteiglitzWe're living the audiophile dream! Our phones can hold a year's worth of music and stream more songs than anyone could listen to in a lifetime. But none of that would be possible without the efforts of one Harry Nyquist, an engineer at…
Burger King launches line of ‘Unhappy Meals’ in honor of Mental Health Awareness Month

Burger King launches line of ‘Unhappy Meals’ in honor of Mental Health Awareness Month

Mashable Video less than a minute ago Burger King has launched their "Real Meal" campaign. The campaign is in partnership with Mental Health America (MHA) and aims to let customers know it is “OK to not be OK.” Next Up Lyft program aims to combat 'food deserts' 0 shares | Apr 30, 2019 How much…
Logitech’s G502 Lightspeed is a wireless version of the fan-favorite gaming mouse – The Verge

Logitech’s G502 Lightspeed is a wireless version of the fan-favorite gaming mouse – The...

Logitech’s new G502 Lightspeed is a wireless version of the company’s beloved G502 Hero gaming mouse that’s available today. At first glance, it doesn’t look very different; it still has 11 customizable buttons, it includes a range of weights to tweak how quickly (or slowly) the mouse can be dragged along your mouse pad, and…
Will ‘Game of Thrones’ off Cersei on Mother’s Day? Some fans seem to think so.

Will ‘Game of Thrones’ off Cersei on Mother’s Day? Some fans seem to think...

Warning: This story contains spoilers for Season 8 of Game of Thrones. Sunday's episode of Game of Thrones is supposed to be a big one. Per Emilia Clarke's recommendation, you should watch it on the "biggest TV" possible. Sunday is also Mother's Day, which has viewers wondering: Is this the day Cersei meets her end?…
Hack on Stack Overflow exposes private data for ~250 users – Ars Technica

Hack on Stack Overflow exposes private data for ~250 users – Ars Technica

POST MORTEM — Intruders who accessed production system remained undetected for at least five days. Dan Goodin - May 17, 2019 10:13 pm UTC Stack Overflow said hackers obtained private data for about 250 users after breaching the site and spending the next week escalating their access. “While our overall user database was not compromised,…
Facebook isn’t secretly listening in on your phone conversations. Really – CNET

Facebook isn’t secretly listening in on your phone conversations. Really – CNET

There's a lot of reasons why Facebook is not secretly listening to your conversations. Angela Lang/CNET Stop me if you've heard this one: After you talk about something specific, an ad related to that very topic pops up on your Facebook feed. It's uncanny, unsettling and, like most urban legends, nearly everyone has a variant…
How VR porn can change the way we masturbate for the better

How VR porn can change the way we masturbate for the better

May is National Masturbation Month, and we're celebrating with Feeling Yourself, a series exploring the finer points of self-pleasure. When VR was tech's pie in the sky years ago, people's minds ran wild imagining all the new ways it could get us off. But then VR actually came, and largely, there wasn't all that much…
‘Game of Thrones’ Weekly: Very little to talk about before the finale

‘Game of Thrones’ Weekly: Very little to talk about before the finale

Game of Thrones ends tonight, May 19. After eight seasons, we've reached the last episode ever. Why is there so little to talk about? It's fair to say that Season 8 has not gone very well, whether you're a fan or someone with a professional connection to the show. Fans expected more from what has…