Andrew Couts

Andrew Couts

Former Digital Trends Contributor
Features Editor for Digital Trends, Andrew Couts covers a wide swath of consumer technology topics, with particular focus on the intersection of technology, law, politics, and policy. Prior to Digital Trends, Couts served as associate editor of, executive editor of, assistant editor of Maxim magazine, and writer/editorial assistant of Stuff magazine. In his few moments spent away from a computer, Couts can be found hiking with his dog, or blasting around on motorcycles.

Fox to revamp acclaimed science series ‘Cosmos’ with Neil deGrasse Tyson

Carl Sagan's classic science docu-series "Cosmos" is getting a refresh, and will air on Fox starting in 2013.

GLMPS iPhone app offers a totally new take on image-sharing

GLMPS, a new image-sharing app for the iPhone, combines photo and video into a unique new kind of media format.
Home Theater

Internet is killing ‘TV porn,’ reports WSJ

As if you didn't already know, the quick and widespread availability of online pornography is making it difficult for cable and satellite providers to charge $10 per view for adult films.

Scammers selling fake accounts for Harry Potter website, Pottermore

Online scam artists are selling fake access to online Harry Potter universe,
Cool Tech

NASA probe reveals evidence of flowing water on Mars

New evidence points to the existence of flowing water just beneath the surface of Mars, which increases the possibility that life exists on the Red Planet.
Android Army

Android rises to 40 percent market share in US

Android continues to lead the US smartphone market as the most-used mobile operating system. But Apple reigns king, having shipped more handset than any other company in the world.

Google’s war against patents

Google fired shots at Microsoft, Apple, Oracle and others for trying to buy "bogus patents" that can be used to hurt Android. But some say Google's arguments don't hold up.

This is the creepiest iPhone case, hands down

Only in Japan: An iPhone case with a life-sized human hand attached to it, for people who are lonely.

Swedish man arrested for trying to build nuclear reactor in his kitchen

A 31-year-old Swedish man is taking heat from authorities after attempting to split atoms in his apartment.
Cool Tech

Viral video: Digital dance crew Team iLuminate blows everyone’s minds

With the help of LEDs, el-wires and a talented software engineer, the Team iLuminate dance crew is taking "America's Got Talent" competition by storm.
Cool Tech

Scientists develop fail-proof date-rape drug detector

A pair of Israeli scientists claim to have developed the first-ever "100 percent accurate" date-rape drug detector.

Borderlands 2 officially announced, pre-order available now

The long-awaited Borderlands 2 from Gearbox and 2K Games has officially been announced.