In this exclusive to aNewDomain Ted Rall commentary, the political columnist digs into news about CIA's spying on US senators. Here's why it's hilarious.
Crazy extreme pod seating! Meet the MWE Labs Emperor 1510. Alfred Poor looks at the tech in this high-end pod, appropriately from the Luxury Technology Show.
At the Luxury Technology Show, Alfred Poor does a deep dive on the tech from Peloton Cycle -- while cycling. Video, analysis.
If you're looking into the future and trying to figure out what your ride looks like in 10 to 20 years, the EDAG Genesis is a likely precursor of automotive things to come.
Our Ted Rall is in Austin capturing the SXSW 2014 ambiance with his camera. Check out Ted's SXSW Photo Gallery (Day One). Are YOU in there? Also check out Jullian Assange talking to a room full of SXSW 2014 attendees via Skype ...
At the Luxury Technology Show in New York, our Alfred Poor is there as the next Jetson Bikes roll out. Here's what's new. Tech analysis plus video.
A cat jostles your mouse or keyboard and, boom, your sleeping Windows PC wakes up and stays up. Here's How To make Windows stay asleep all night long. The latest How To tip from Brian Burgess.
McLaren isn't just a Formula One race car company. It's developed cutting-edge car tech. It shows in the McLaren 12c Spider. Here's Alfred Poor with analysis and video from the floor of the Luxury Technology Show in New York.
The RSI Solar Powered PV Table uses CleanCoating's thin film photo-voltaic (PV) strips to capture light and turn it into power that'll charge your phone.
March 14, 2014 is Pi Day 2014. Party for pi on 3.14 at 1:59. Find tons of weird facts about pi you should know, plus strange videos and trivia here.
The U.S. media, says Ted Rall, fails us again. It totally missed the real context in which Russia invaded Ukraine. Here's the story you won't hear from U.S. reports ...
Just when you think it's safe to sit in front of your computer ... here comes the Windows XP zombie apocalypse. Lamont Wood reports.
Alfred Poor checks out Lucid PowerXtend technology, which shuts down some smartphone components during rendering to get you 20 percent more battery life.
Recent research shows that trolls and haters are sadists. Read on to see why, how to stop and deal with their malicious behavior. Should we out them?
Businesses waste trillions of dollars annually on email -- paying employees to waste time with dumb, inefficient email. The Staggering Cost of Business Email infographic.
The Venezuela government cracks down on Internet usage. Larry Press reports.
Alfred Poor on Gogo's expansion plans for its air-to-ground in-flight Internet service. The new Gogo ATG-4 and hybrid services connect at 9.6Mbps to 60Mbps. Click inside for a tech analysis plus Alfred Poor's ATG-4 video explainer.
At the RAND Luxury Technology Show in New York City, execs behind the Bluetooth-enabled Equil Smartpen today announced that the $150 smartpen now works with Evernote, giving notes a central hub. Nice. Watch aNewDomain and aNewDomainTV for continuing coverage.
MS stops supporting the much-loved and elderly Windows XP on April 8, 2014. Thinking of revolt? Think again. A No Man's Land of hackers awaits the waiting.
Todd Townsend dives deep into the new Garmin Head-Up Display Plus windshield projection system and related gadgets and apps. Video, specsheet, analysis here.
Our Alfred Poor checks out the olloclip 4-in-1 photo lens. Clip it on to get four powerful new lenses for your iPhone. Specs, analysis and video inside. If you're a serious smartphone photographer, the details here are worth a deep look ...
It's Snooping 101. Here are 14 ways to get information on anyone, from how to conduct a public records database search to home surveillance equipment to how to find patterns in credit reports. Sneaky stuff for all you Columbo-types out there. Infographic.
Our Alfred Poor checks out the NueVue case for phones. Its biocide-impregnated microfibers rapidly clean smartphone smudges -- and 99.9 percent of microbes after two hours. Here's Alfred's analysis and his video for aNewDomainTV. When a case is not a case ...
Professional network, LinkedIn, has reached new heights in expanding its user base. Ant Pruitt comments on this new batch of users on LinkedIn.
Mobile Internet usage in Europe will increase 30 times by 2020. Larry Press reports.
Apple TV set top box users, you'll like this. Clean up that messy UI. Here's a sneaky tip for How To hide Apple TV channels you never use from Brian Burgess. Easy.
Alfred Poor does a deep dive analysis on new Corning Gorilla Glass NBT tech for touchscreens. He couldn't break the glass -- and he tried. Here's how it works -- plus video.
Our John Barry took a group hiking using Android and iPhone versions of Map My Hike. And there was a problem. Find out in this deep dive Map My Hike review.
Alfred Poor checks out The Eye Tribe for Android. It's eye-tracking tech that lets you control Android devices and apps with eye movements. Scroll and game with your eyes. Analysis and video inside.
Our Alfred Poor checked out Acision's Fuze for Android and iOS. Here's his analysis of the new freeware, plus news on Acision's Forge API. Does the world really need another messaging app? Find out why in this analysis, commentary piece -- plus video.
Getting the Galaxy S5? HTC says you'll be sorry you did. Ant Pruitt follows the social media spat between the two companies.
In a weird twist, NSA officials say lawsuits and press reports are forcing them to hang onto data and grab more of it than they would otherwise. By Ted Rall.
At Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, our Alfred Poor checks out a fresh new take on smart home devices. Meet BeeWi and its various hip Bluetooth gadgets ...
AppMachine announces a pro version at MWC 2014, new subscription pricing and the AppMachine Block Store. Check out Todd Townsend's hands-on preview, analysis and aNewDomain TV video here
EyeVerify's software-only eye vein biometric tech meets AirWatch enterprise doc-protection tech. The two joined to protect docs on Android, iOS mobile devices at MWC 2014.
At MWC 2014, we checked out AGNITiO, which showed its Voice iD tech. It's part of the FIDO Alliance, a group set up to deal with BYOD authentication issues.
Here's how to disappear online. First, advises this infographic, delete your current Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Google+ accounts. Then search for those and other accounts you've forgotten. Delete those, too. Can't delete something? No worries. It's time to falsify ... Here's how.
On news that the U.S. Postal Service is creating a commemorative stamp bearing an image of the late Apple CEO Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak responds.
The doctor is in! The Toca pet doctor, that is. Toca Boca reps tell aNewDomain's Todd Townsend that their latest digital toy will hit the App Store on February 27. Check out the trailer and watch Todd's aNewDomainTV interview with its Stockholm-based creator.
Ubuntu Phone has landed and it's pushing MWC 2014 with the momentum Canonical got from OEMs BQ and Meizu last week. How will the Ubuntu Phone platform fare? Analysis from Ant Pruitt.
At MWC 2014, Plantronics debuts the Voyager Edge earpiece and the new BackBeat FIT wireless workout headphones. Both are due in April. Check out details and Alfred's aNewDomainTV interview and hands-on inside.
Check out the new Echo line of sports watches from Magellan GPS. Here's our Todd Townsend with a deep dive and on exactly what's cool about this new tech.
Is that how Olympians fly? aNewDomain cartoonist Tom Sloan takes a tip from Marty McFly from the movie "Back to the Future II." And Dr. Hydrogen hangs onto his top hat.
In the age of wireless, why do we still have so many wires snaking behind our furniture? Here's a low-cost, low-tech and elegant solution to hide your wire.
Online streaming TV content pushes into the U.S. market. Nearly two out of three broadband homes now have at least one TV connected to the Internet. Analysis.
It's easy to add the Slide to Shutdown capability you have in Windows Phone to Windows 8.1. All you need to do is move a few files. Here's how.
Tom Sloan wants to know: Who uses film anymore? Check out Tom Sloan's cartoon series celebrating the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics right here.
Our Brian Burgess previews Windows 8.1 Update 1. Here's what it's got. And what it's missing.
PlayStation is gearing up for the release of PlayStation Now, a product-wide streaming service. Get the news, views, and potential issues here.
The Pulitzer Prize for editorial cartooning is bogus, says our Ted Rall, and not just because anyone can nominate his or herself. Ted Rall expounds (analysis).
After Dumb Starbucks, Snotty Whole Foods Market and Yucky McDonalds are soon at hand. Here's how tricksters will pull it off. aNewDomain legal analysis.
Does an app a valuable phone make? Tom Sloan says yes if it's got Flappy Birds.
Screen readers aren't just for the visually-impaired. Our Lamont Wood reviews the free screen reader NVDA, freeware that will help you rest your eyes and reduce typos. It'll read docs to you. Here's how to do it. aNewDomain review.
February 11, 2014 kicks off The Day We Fight Back protest against the NSA PRISM, ECHELON e-surveillance projects. Are you in? Details here.
Here's How To use Google Chrome to download Facebook video and video mash ups the manual way. How To gallery.
The press got it wrong, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak told me today. He never said Apple should make an Android phone. It was a joke. Woz comments here.
Our Jerry Pournelle has some hard arguments against the "No Child Left Behind" initiative in US education. Here's what's wrong with education today ...
K-12 students, this is your chance to draw a Google Doodle. The topic: If I could invent one thing to make the world a better place … In addition to winning a $30,000 scholarship and a $50,000 grant for your school, you get to work with a team at Google to bring your doodle to life. It's the 2014 Doodle 4 Google competition.
The modular computers from Xi3 are tiny powerhouses that you're able to upgrade or link together. Here's our Alfred Poor with a closer look at this cool Xi3 tech. Analysis and video inside ...
Today we celebrate the Beatles 50th anniversary -- the band hit U.S. shores on Feb. 7, 1964. But were the Beatles geeks? Meet the Geekles!
Job-stealing robots got you down? Worry not about the bot. Within 10 years, great new careers will arise. Here's the 10 Rad Jobs of the Future infographic. From drone pilot to urban farmer to alternative reality architect, the future's so bright, you've got to wear ... Glass. Here's David Michaelis with part three of his Robot vs. Human series.
Even if you've moving on from Facebook to Google+, there's no denying Facebook's huge impact on social tech. Ultimate History of Facebook infographic here.
In a settlement with the DOJ, major tech companies now are able to reveal how many online accounts were affected by FBI and NSA PRISM secret court order ...
After reading Jerry Pournelle's review on the slow, hot original 1984 Apple Mac, Larry Press dug out his own reviews. Original Super Bowl Mac ad here, too.
Facebook is 10 years old on February 4, 2014. How big is it? Convert its virtual pages to actual pages and those into a book -- and it would be a book eight miles thick. Dr. Hydrogen is impressed. Tom Sloan cartoon here.
Beatles fifty year anniversary: On Feb. 7, 1964, the band stormed New York's JFK. Here's video of that, plus famed 1964 appearances and other rare videos.
Here's how to make the John C. Dvorak chili recipe. Perfect for Superbowl Sunday. Just add beer. Here's our John C. Dvorak with more ...
Microsoft removed the handy Windows Experience index utility in Windows 8.1. Here are three utilities that bring the functionality back. How To gallery.
CIGS tech is behind the latest generation of plastic solar panels -- they're thin, lightweight, flexible and capable of staying charged even when you're off the grid. Check out Alfred Poor's EnerPlex video here.
Corning's latest version of its tough Gorilla Glass is now tough on microbes, reports our Alfred Poor. Here's how antimicrobial Gorilla Glass works. Analysis ...
Our own Google Glass Explorer, tech editor Eric Finkenbiner, shows us his vacation in Cambodia through Google Glass. #Throughglass, that is. Beautiful.
The Bill Nye creationism debate has sparked a mini uproar in the U.S. And now creationist Ken Ham is debating Bill Nye. Live Stream on now. Background videos, pre-show video, details here.
Ted Rall desconstructs the Obama NSA speech. Point for point, here's the Obama NSA speech transcript and Ted Rall's commentary, aNewDomain exclusive.
My friend and colleague, Jason Pierson, was so frustrated at his iPod issues that he had to draw a cartoon about it.
Our newest editor Mike Elgan on Google + -- and why it rocks so hard. It's his choice network -- and it's also home to the aNewDomain.net's main audience. This is Mike Elgan's answer to John C. Dvorak's questions about Google+ ...
There are a ton of Emoji apps available to amp up your emoticons. But devices like the Google Nexus 7 have the capability built right into the OS. Our Brian Burgess shows you how to enable the Emoji keyboard in Android 4.1 and higher.
On revelations that the NSA calls U.S. citizens "adversaries," John C. Dvorak is outraged. Is America really the enemy? Of whom? Here's who to vote out now. aNewDomain.net commentary. John C. Dvorak co-founded aNewDomain and discusses these issues and more on his program with Adam Curry, The No Agenda Show.
The game of Ingress continues to grow in popularity. Here's how to play Ingress: Six Month Ingress Veteran Ant Pruitt from aNEWdomain.net and aGNUdomain.com has tips and tricks to help you hack portals and just generally rock it.
NASA filmed the sun for three years straight. Here's the sun in three years in three minutes -- the video. Here's how NASA created the video, what space tech was required and where in the video you can catch comets, amazing flares and the Transit of Venus. Whoa.
aNewDomain.net — You know what they say. It takes all kinds. Whether you were born with a four-inch black pompadour or are a jazz artist named Lawrence who makes people call you Tyler — no matter what kind of guitarist you are — here are the best guitar sites online right now. Which one is […]
Are gamers gaming the planet? The environmental impact of video games -- by the numbers -- will blow your mind. Who knew? An infographic you won't easily forget.
Traveling to Europe on business? Careful flashing that peace sign. It means something pretty disturbing to Brits. Here's how not to be an ugly American geek, gesture-wise anyway. It's the Hand Jive -- Top 7 Common American Hand Gestures That Can Get You In Trouble Abroad infographic. It's money.
Are you a geek or are you a nerd? Maybe you are neither. Check this out and let us know what you think. Special thanks to mastersinit.org.
Remember those freaky so-called precogs from that Tom Cruise movie, the ones who hung out in a New Age-ish bathtub all day and predicted crimes before pepetrators commit them? Turns out it is not completely science fiction, as this slick infographic from Criminology.com shows..
Our Eric Finkenbiner, founding co-editor of our spin-off site aGNUdomain.com, explains why you should root your phone. Let him count the ways.
Mobile apps and mobile websites are the new powerhouse marketing vehicles for our clients, say execs at Nashville's Horton Group. Brant David reports.
At the Luxury Technology Show in New York City, our Alfred Poor checked out iWallet, a biometrically secure wallet that looks good, too. Analysis, video.