YouTube subscriptions are coming

Rumors of a YouTube subscription service have been rumbling in the background all year, but a new report suggests a revamped version of Music Key and a separate plan are launching soon.

Web

Can a Windows Cloudbook steal the Chromebook’s thunder?

For $170, you can get a brand-new laptop with Windows 10 installed and a wealth of cloud storage. This is how Acer would is pitching its new Cloudbook, but there's reason to be skeptical of the practice.

Computing

Apple and TV companies still haggling over online streaming

As well as new iPhones next month, we might be getting a new Apple TV as well, complete with a Nintendo Wii-like remote — but negotiations over a streaming service are still stalling.

Home Theater

Netflix’s high definition DRM cracked for the first time

It's reported that torrenters now have access to a 4K Breaking Bad episode, coming in at close to 18GB, after pirates were able to overcome the latest Netflix copy protection technology.

Home Theater

When he’s not on stage, Moby seeks out ‘happy accidents’ behind a camera

When Moby isn’t making electronic music, he’s behind the camera lens trying to photograph familiar scenes in new ways and capture “happy accidents.”

Photography

17-year-old gets eleven years in jail for tweeting pro-ISIS content

17-year-old Virginia resident Ali Shukri Amin was sentenced to 11 years in jail today for running a Twitter page that solicited support for the terrorist group ISIS. The sentencing raises the issue of what types of online activity should be considered…

Social Media

Unleash the Beast: Go behind the scenes with Rezvani’s 500-hp carbon fiber supercar

Rezvani Motors has released a new behind-the-scenes video of its Beast supercar. The short film was shot by Integrity Media, and shows the 500-horsepower vehicle in all its glorious, smoky action.

Cars

Handsome Jack is ready for his closeup: Lionsgate developing a Borderlands movie

Lionsgate has announced that it is developing a film based on Gearbox Software's popular Borderlands series of first-person shooters with producers Avi and Ari Arad.

Gaming

Red Rhino stampedes where Apple, Amazon and Roku refuse to tread: Porn.

The Rhino Box is an Android-based set top box that walks the line on serving up boatloads of content. Max of 155 characters (counting spaces)

  • Pros: Good design and solid build , Plenty of ports to work with…
  • Cons: Kodi customization somewhat limited , Tricky navigation for…

Switzerland just finished the Gotthard Base Tunnel — the longest tunnel in the world

Authorities in Switzerland officially announce construction on the longest tunnel in the world has finally finished and is scheduled to open in June 2016.

Cool Tech

Boeing’s newest laser cannon can destroy a UAV in two seconds flat

Boeing this week unveiled one of its latest military projects -- a drone-targeting laser cannon. Called the Compact Laser Weapon System, the weapon uses a focused laser beam to incinerate a UAV in just a few seconds.

Cool Tech

State-by-state Ashley Madison breakdown shows DC is our nation’s adultery capitol

We dive deep into the users of Ashley Madison, looking at how many paid users there are in each state and how much they spent. We find that Washington D.C. and New Jersey top a lot of our lists.

Mobile

Vine gives users ability to add music directly from phones, adds music discovery features

New music functionality on Vine gives users the ability to add music directly from their phones. Users can add a song from the app's new music library, or upload a track themselves, and then 'snap to beat' to create "seamless loops."

Music

Want to fly to North Korea’s shiny new airport? No you don’t. But here’s how

The newest state-of-the-art airport is in … Pyongyang? North Korea just built a new terminal, but few will ever see it. If you want to, here’s how.

Photography

Did Bob Odenkirk & Jimmy Kimmel just poke fun at Fallon?

Were Bob Odenkirk and Jimmy Kimmel poking fun at the silly games that the late night talk show hosts - namely Jimmy Fallon - make celebrities play on their shows? It sure seems like it.

Movies & TV