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 and

ComiXology launches ‘Submit’ website for digital comic self-publishers

New comic creators wishing to get their wares out to the world have reason to be cheerful today, with the news that ComiXology - the leading digital comics platform - is launching a portal to allow self-publishing on its site.

Growing number of Americans ‘dual screened’ debates last week

When you watched Mitt Romney and Barack Obama debate against each other last week, did you do so on television, on your computer, or both at the same time? A new survey suggests that, if you went for the latter option, you weren't alone.
Social Media

Facebook accused of creative accounting to minimize UK taxes

Is Facebook under-reporting its British earnings in order to take advantage of a lower tax rate in Ireland? New reports coming out of the United Kingdom seem to suggest so.

YouTube mulls possibility of paywalled content channels

Would you pay to watch content on YouTube? That hypothetical question may move into a practical realm soon, with the announcement that YouTube is considering allowing its content partners to install paywalls for their channels.

District Court judge denies Megaupload’s attempt to dismiss case

An attempt to get the US government's case against Megaupload for copyright infringement dismissed due to improper process has failed, with a US District Court Judge describing the very idea as "extreme."

Advertising community on Microsoft’s Do Not Track browser: Meh

Regulatory advertising bodies aren't handling the news that Microsoft has made Do Not Track the default privacy setting in its Internet Explorer 10 browser that well, with one agency declaring it a decision that will hurt America, and…
Social Media

British man sentenced to 12 weeks in jail as result of Facebook posts

A British man who posted messages on Facebook about a missing girl has been sentenced to 12 weeks in jail as a result of his actions, described by the court as "abhorrent" and deserving of the harshest possible sentence.
Cool Tech

Introducing FlixChip and its USB chip movie delivery system

Forget the Cloud: USB Chips may be making a comeback, and spearheading the recent retro is FlixChip, a new start-up that offers movies pre-loaded onto USBs for your viewing pleasure.

Adele’s ‘Skyfall’ released online, Internet remembers about James Bond

The theme song to the new James Bond movie, "Skyfall," was released today, with Adele singing her heart out and the music behind her offering nostalgia for classic Bond themes of yore. But is the music itself even important when the song's…

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.

‘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.
Social Media

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.