Graeme McMillan

Graeme McMillan

Former Digital Trends Contributor
A transplant from the west coast of Scotland to the west coast of America, Graeme is a freelance writer with a taste for pop culture and technological trends. In addition to Digital Trends, you can find his work on Time.com and Wired.com.
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Wikia reveals which Season 4 ‘Arrested Development’ episodes were most loved

Because Netflix doesn't release information about who is viewing what on its servers, Wikia's WAM meter steps in to let you know which episode of the new Arrested Development season was most popular.
Web

Hip-hop’s Public Enemy partners with BitTorrent to give power to the people

Hip-hop's Public Enemy has partnered with BitTorrent to offer fans the chance to download not only their new video (and outtakes), but also exclusive elements of their new track for the "low price" of sharing their e-mail addresses.
Web

Swedish court okays possible extradition of Pirate Bay founder

One of the co-founders of The Pirate Bay is facing potential extradition to Denmark after a massive hacking scandal that could result in countrywide identity theft. That is, if he isn't jailed for a separate hacking crime in his native…
Cool Tech

Scientists discover genuine use for AR vision by giving firefighters thermal vision

While augmented reality is cool, we've yet to see it in a practical, real world use. That is, until ProFiTex came along to help firefighters measure the space and heat behind the other side of the door.
Music

MySpace and Jimmy Kimmel partner up to stream live concerts

Now that MySpace is reborn and attempting to win over the hearts of the Internet's music lovers, the social network's teamed up with ABC's 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' to stream exclusive concert series.
Music

Achievement unlocked! Pink Floyd back catalogs now available on Spotify

It's taken some time, but Spotify users can finally listen to the entire Pink Floyd (and David Gilmour) back catalogs following a stunt to get one track streamed a million time to unlock the other songs.
Web

Are cable companies breaking the law to keep Internet TV down?

If you've ever wondered why most online television providers are particularly limited with their choice of programming, the answer may have something to do with the traditional cable and satellite providers, who might have reason to be…
Social Media

British woman nearly jailed for suggesting to ‘burn mosques’ on Facebook

As if it wasn't already obvious, you should watch what you say on Facebook - especially if your views is majorly offensive. One British woman learned this the hard way after her racist comments almost landed her in jail.
Music

BMI files lawsuit to get Pandora to pay fair licensing fees

Streaming Internet radio provider Pandora may find itself with legally-imposed fees for the music it provides after Broadcast Music Inc. filed a lawsuit asking the court to decide just how much musicians and songwriters should be paid for…
Web

Having a bad day? Here’s how to make it better with just one click

There are those bad days that can only warrant an exasperated, exhausted curse word - but your day has been so bad that you can't even find the energy to do so. Thankfully, the Internet has come up with a solution for you.
Gaming

This time, ‘Angry Birds’ are Going in a new direction

They've spent years taking down the greedy green pigs, but after five incarnations of the original game, Rovio is teasing a different gameplay in the new 'Angry Birds Go!' Is it enough to continue the franchise's momentum?
Cool Tech

Comic creation goes digital with ComiXwriter software

After years of making do with regular word processing programs, do comic writers need a specialized software to help them create their scripts? One start-up is hoping the answer is yes, and he's got a Kickstarter riding on the results.