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.

Would you watch a live-action TV show based on ‘Cut The Rope’?

ZeptoLabs, the company behind Cut The Rope, has signed a deal with Sony Pictures Television to create a live-action game show based upon the popular app.

Gaming

‘Internet Use Disorder’ to be added to American Psychiatric Association manual

Reports are emerging that the American Psychiatric Association is planning to add "Internet Use Disorder" to the next edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders.

Web

UK considers social media logins as official proof of identity

In an effort to prevent online identity theft, British authorities are considering using a system that will allow users to access public services using logins from their banks, cellphone accounts or even their social media.

Social Media

Mars Curiosity Rover joins Foursquare, posts from Mars

The newest convert to social media check-in site Foursquare? That would be the Mars Curiosity Rover.

Cool Tech

Sandia’s MegaDroid goes public

What has 300,000 Android Operating Systems and helps tech professionals predict how mobile devices would react in a crisis? It's a massive project called MegaDroid, based in California.

Mobile

3D-printed gun company gets machinery repossessed by manufacturer

It's beginning to look as if someone doesn't want Defense Distributed to manufacture and distribute the world's first open-source 3D printed firearm, as the company responsible for the 3D printer used to design the prototype has reclaimed its machine for fear…

Cool Tech

Mobile movie use heavier in men than women, reveals survey

Hollywood has discovered a new way of reaching its all-important male demographic, with a new survey revealing that more men than women consult movie devices when making decisions about going to the movies.

Mobile

Researchers discover what Earth would sound like if people “had antennas for ears”

The world is constantly singing out into space, and now NASA has released a recording of just what that sounds like.

Cool Tech

Fandango hires Disney exec, expands portfolio

Fandango has a new President - its first ever - as the Comcast company starts the process of retooling itself to be a seemingly different type of website than the one people expect.

Web

FDA launches ‘BeSafeRx’ campaign against fake pharmacies

The Food and Drug Administration is striking back against "fake" online pharmacies with a new campaign designed to educate consumers as to where to buy medicine online safely.

Web

More Americans read news online than anywhere else, new survey says

More than half of all Americans use the Internet as their primary news source, a new study has found, with one third of adult Americans getting their news from social networks more than any other outlet.

Social Media

NBC Universal invests in app that claims to be ‘your TV sidekick’

NBC Universal has purchased a stake in zeebox, a company that produces a free app that acts as a "companion" to your television viewing experience.

Social Media

New Zealand Prime Minister apologizes to Kim Dotcom for spying, home invasion

The New Zealand Prime Minister has been forced to apologize to Kim Dotcom, after it's been revealed that authorities were illegally spying on him before a police raid... that also turned out to be illegal.

Web

Wells Fargo could be the latest bank to be attacked over ‘Innocence of Muslims’ YouTube video

American banks are being targeted by hackers in apparent retaliation for the controversial YouTube video Innocence of Muslims, but things may not be exactly as they first appear, according to one cyber security expert.

Web

Can you really just print your own working firearm with a 3D printer?

Just because 3D printing will make production more attainable by individuals, does that mean that everyone should be able to produce whatever they want? That hypothetical conundrum has a new reality to it with the announcement that Wiki Weapon, which aims to…

Cool Tech