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Websites Could Soon Use Your Mousing Habits To Change Their UI Based On Your Anger Level

When a computer user gets angry, they often start moving their mouse in more jagged, slow movements, according to new research. That information, however, could be used to change how a UI works and make it a more pleasant experience.

Internet December 18, 2015

NASA Orders Second Boeing Crewed Flight

NASA has announced that it has ordered its second crewed flight from Boeing, the third in a series of four crewed flight ordered from either Boeing or SpaceX.

FUTURE TECH December 18, 2015

Projected Decorations Bring This Christmas Tree To Life

While most of us use tinsel and light strings on our trees, a Brazilian company has created a new way of decorating a Christmas tree. The method uses a projector to display some pretty impressive decorations.

Gadgets December 18, 2015

Blackberry On Track For Rebound With Revenue Increase

Blackberry has announced a 12 percent increase in its revenue for the last quarter, potentially signifying that the company is back on track to be a dominant player in the tech world.

Money December 18, 2015

Harrison Ford Won't Have Anything To Do With The Young Han Solo Movie

Harrison Ford is in press mode, and he recently spoke about the idea of a film featuring a young Han Solo. Ford himself, however, says that he won't have anything to do with it.

Geek December 17, 2015

The FBI Says That It Did Not Seize Martin Shkreli's Wu Tang Clan Album

The FBI New York today tweeted that it did not seize the Wu-Tang Clan album. Here's why it made that tweet.

Legal December 17, 2015

'Anti-Pee' Splashes Public Urination Offenders With Their Own Urine

Two popular drinking locations in east London will be getting a new coat of paint on their outer walls. This paint, however, is designed to prevent public urination.

December 17, 2015

The Microsoft Surface Pen Can Now Be Programmed

Microsoft has announced a software update for the Surface that will allow users to program different commands into the button on the Surface Pen, making it more convenient for those who don't use the default functions.

Apps/Software December 17, 2015

Coleco Announces Cartridge Comeback With New Coleco Chameleon Gaming Console

Coleco has announced that it will be producing a new gaming console that uses cartridges for the games. The console is set to be released sometime next year.

Video Games December 17, 2015

Turns Out The Voice Of BB-8 In 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Was None Other Than Bill Hader And Ben Schwartz

The big stars of the new 'Star Wars' film are well known, but what might not be known was the fact that Bill Hader and Ben Schwartz were the voices of the orange droid BB-8.

Geek December 16, 2015

California Says Self-Driving Cars Must Have Licensed Driver For Now

The California DMV has outlined a new set of regulations for self-driving cars in the state, stating that autonomous cars will have to have a licensed driver behind the wheel for now. These regulations will, however, pave the way for getting autonomous cars out to the public.

FUTURE TECH December 16, 2015

Two Of The Emails On Hillary Clinton's Server Were 'Top Secret'

According to recent reports, the saga involving Hillary Clinton's email server rages on. In fact, two of the emails were reportedly 'top secret,' meaning that Clinton could have broken the law by using her server.

Legal December 16, 2015

Facebook Begins Rolling Out Instant Articles To Android Users

Facebook has officially begun rolling out Instant Articles to Android devices. Android users will now be able to enjoy short loading times on articles that are hosted on Facebook's servers.

Apps/Software December 16, 2015

Retale Is Bringing Virtual Reality Shopping To The Oculus Rift

A company called Retale has announced that it will be releasing a virtual reality shopping app to the Oculus Rift when the headset launches. While the app will allow for users to step into a 'virtual showroom,' they will still have to go to the actual store to buy the items.

Apps/Software December 16, 2015

Watch This R2-D2 Drone Take To The Sky

An aerial cinematographer has built an R2-D2 drone that beeps and whistles, can capture footage through its camera eye and can fly.

Gadgets December 16, 2015

Microsoft Adds 3D Touch Support For Outlook On iOS

Microsoft has updated the Outlook app for iOS, giving it support for Apple's new 3D Touch feature. The updated app now allows users to quickly send emails and add calendar events straight from the home screen.

Apps/Software December 15, 2015

Google Adds Free Tablet Support To Project Fi

Google has announced that it will be adding tablet support to Project Fi. Not only that, but the addition of a tablet to an account seems to be completely free, with users simply needing to pay for the data they use and not the ordering of a SIM card or 'device fee.'

Gadgets December 15, 2015

This Snake Robot Can Slither Through Pipes And Repair Them With Lasers

A company called TWI has developed a robot snake that makes its way through pipes to repair them with lasers. The robot could be extremely helpful in places such as nuclear plants, where a situation like a cracked pipe could be extremely damaging.

FUTURE TECH December 15, 2015

SoundHound's Houndify Will Add Voice Search To Your Connected Devices

SoundHound has just launched Houndify to app developers, enabling them to add voice search capabilities to their connected devices, extending the possible use of a device.

Apps/Software December 15, 2015

Research Suggests Eating Vegetarian Could Actually Be More Harmful To The Environment Than Eating Some Meats

A study has been published by Carnegie Mellon, highlighting that perhaps eating a totally vegetarian diet isn't as good for the environment as some suggest.

Animals December 15, 2015

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