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
Home Theater

Time Warner Cable now lets subscribers watch its content without a cable box

Say goodbye to the cable box forever... well, only if you're a Time Warner Cable subscriber with a Samsung Smart television. The two companies have announced a partnership that'll see the TVs stream content directly from a TWC app.

Google asks the U.S. Government to disclose NSA requests after Prism controversy

After it was revealed that Google had shared private information with U.S. authorities as part of the controversial Prism program, the company is now requesting that the NSA tells everyone what Google did share.

‘Game of Thrones’ sets a new piracy record with season finale

Just as the final episode of the third season of HBO's popular fantasy series 'Game of Thrones' hits a new ratings record for the premium cable channel, it also sets a new piracy record.

Reminder: Kickstarter can pull the plug on your project for no reason

If Kickstarter decides it doesn't want to run your campaign and ends your project midway through, do you have any way of appealing that decision or defending your tarnished reputation? A new lawsuit may answer that question.
Cool Tech

Amazon Storyteller will turn your screenplays into a visual storyboard

Amazon Studios continues to streamline the movie and television show-making process with Storyteller, a new tool that semi-automates written screenplays into visual, customizable storyboards.

China builds the fastest computer ever without even trying

Chinese scientists have built a brand new super computer that is so fast, it has utterly decimated the previous record for the fastest computer ever constructed. And that's before it even reached full capacity.
Movies & TV

Now you can Google which movies will be a hit

For some, the ability to know whether a movie is likely to be a success ahead of time is the stuff of arcane math and analytics. For Google, it's just a matter of finding patterns in search data.
Cool Tech

Just what your fridge needs: A special ultraviolet room for strawberries

If you're the kind of person who always forget to eat food before they've gone bad in your fridge, maybe all you need is a fridge compartment with ultraviolet LEDs to keep things fresh longer.

Computers are gaining the ability to remember what things look like

For all their technical progress, computers have a lot of trouble recognizing what things look like. At least they did until a Ph.D student at Imperial College, London, created a work-around that solved that problem.

Shazam predicts ‘Sounds of Summer’ based on user requests

If you're already thinking about what music you'll be listening to as you spend your summer evenings laying in the sun, Shazam has already released a list of ten songs it thinks will dominate the season.
Cool Tech

Zap, boom, pow! DC Comics debuts new interactive digital format

Superman, Batman, and the rest of DC Comics' legendary superheroes will get a technological upgrade with the publisher's announcement of DC2, a new interactive digital comic format.
Home Theater

Disney launches Digital Copy Plus program for those who need DVD cloud backups

Disney is trying to make the digital bundle idea work better for its customers with a newly-relaunched program that will allow DVD and Blu-ray owners their choice of Amazon, iTunes or Vudu downloads after buying physical copies.