The journey is over for an iconic LA video store

The iconic LA video store was a sanctuary for everyone from casual movie fans to the most discerning of cinephiles, but it simply couldn't compete with streaming services like Netflix and Amazon.

Movies & TV

Binge watchers want an entire series at their fingertips — or else, says new study

Video "optimization provider" Conviva surveyed binge watchers to get a better understanding of their habits. They found that most binge-watchers watch one show at a time, want an entire series at their fingertips, and are quick to decide whether they'll commit…

Clip & Talk: a Bluetooth headset that tells your doctor when you’re sick

Clip & Talk is one of the most versatile Bluetooth headsets on the market, offering USB connectivity, emergency medical assistance, and a clip for quick access. Five of its seven models are available for less than $100.


The Pebble Time is a dinosaur next to modern Android and Apple Watches

The Pebble Time tries to take on Android Wear smartwatches and the Apple Watch with a revamped design and user interface. Did Pebble do enough to combat the competition?

  • Pros: Long battery life , Screen visible in sunlight…
  • Cons: Terrible iOS support , Childish design , No way to brighten…

University of Oregon wants to use your computer to solve climate issues

Scientists need your help to figure out if recent droughts in the Pacific northwest have been are a product of climate change, a warm patch of water in the Pacific nicknamed "the blob," or other factors.


Netflix sets release dates for Ridiculous Six, Beasts of No Nation, and more feature films

Moving deeper into film distribution, Netflix sets premiere dates for Ridiculous Six, Beasts of No Nation, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: The Green Legend, and Pee Wee's Big Holiday. But with theater chains set to boycott, who will blink first?

Movies & TV

This e-bike gives mountain bikes a run for their money

Freway took into account all the things that other e-bikes did wrong and added all the features they got right, plus a few improvements. While most other e-bikes are made for city slickers, the Freway can brave off-roading in addition to commuting and touring.

Honda’s next generation CR-V will grow in size, seat seven, and add a premium touch

Honda's next-generation CR-V crossover could grow in size and offer seating for seven passengers. The goal is to further distinguish the CR-V from its new HR-V sibling and move the CR-V up-market.


Jeep stands its ground, says polarizing Cherokee styling won’t change

The Jeep Cherokee will retain its current controversial styling through a refresh scheduled for next year. While it's drawn the ire of Jeep traditionalists, the Cherokee has been a sales success.


Uber drivers in South Africa now have a security detail following violent protests

In South Africa, Uber has now hired security guards to protect their drivers following protests that run the risk of turning violent. Witnesses say that Uber drivers have been harassed and threatened with guns.


Shark Wahlberg gives some helpful tips to kickoff Shark Week right

In light of Shark Week, Fox's Animation Domination High-Def has released a new video starring Shark Walberg, giving us a fun look at the ocean's top predator through the eyes of a Mark Wahlberg-inspired fish.

How bulletproof is an iPhone? You’ll need this many to save you from an AK-47

"How many iPhones does it take to stop an AK-47 bullet?" The answer is "five, sometimes six," because not everything can be an exact science. But suffice it to say that a single iPhone in your breast pocket won't protect you from much.


Light painting with a 3D printer produces awesome, hologram-like artwork

You still may not be able to paint with all the colors of the wind, a la Pocahontas, but now, artists Ekaggrat Singh Kalsi and Daniel Canogar have discovered how to paint with light using 3D printers.

Cool Tech

Here are all the places that support Apple Pay, including 300+ banks and credit unions

Apple Pay is growing rapidly, so we've built a list of all the vendors, retailers, and companies that plan to support Apple Pay or already do. Plus, we've integrated details on its forthcoming international launch.