This Box Can Hold an Entire Netflix

You've probably heard about Netflix peering issues recently, the pissing contest between Netflix and ISPs arguing over who should pay who for what, with us poor binge-watchers caught in the crossfire. But at the heart of all the arguments is mundane yet spectacular piece of hardware. An unassuming box that holds… » 7/23/14 10:32am Today 10:32am

Nvidia Shield Tablet: An Android Tablet With a Game Console Inside

Last year, chip-maker Nvidia entered the hardware dojo with Shield, a weird but interesting Android gaming machine. Its successor has arrived, taking a form that's a little more familiar. This is the Shield tablet, the first Android tablet straight-up made for games. We spent some time with it, and so far it delivers. » 7/22/14 9:00am Yesterday 9:00am

Leaked Windows 9 Screenshots Show a Start Menu and a Little More Windows

Microsoft has been steadily improving Windows 8, but naturally there's still a new version in the works. And according to some leaked screenshots of a dev build obtained by Myce, it'll include both the Start Menu we know is on the way, but also windowed Metro/Modern-style apps. » 7/21/14 5:25pm Monday 5:25pm

Watch Out Chromebooks: Super Cheap Windows 8 Machines Are Coming

Chromebooks are great if you want a super cheap computer, but they're not without their limitations; you (basically) have to run everything in a browser. And Microsoft is aiming to give them some competition with full Windows 8 machines around those same, dumb low price points. » 7/14/14 2:23pm 7/14/14 2:23pm

What Google Play Looks Like When Material Design Leaks In

Google announced a brand new look for Android at I/O this year, one that revolves around stacks of floating cards, and that Google wants to take over everything. Android Police has some exclusive shots of what the Play Store will look like with Material Design lathered on. It's pretty great. » 7/14/14 9:30am 7/14/14 9:30am

Tracking the Bizarre Edits Congress Makes to Wikipedia

The elected representatives you chose to represent you in the legislative branch of the United States of America aren't just making modifications to national law. They're also editing the Wikipedia pages for "Horse head mask" and "Step Up 3D." Or at least their staffers are. And thanks to @congressedits, you can keep… » 7/11/14 12:40pm 7/11/14 12:40pm