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We’re now well into 2014, with 2013 (and its memes) being a dim and distant memory for most of us. Tradition dictates that a new year brings with it an opportunity for us all to improve ourselves, as we strive to be better people this year than last year. Which is where new year’s resolutions […]
New Pebble Steel smartwatch hardware, Toshiba’s Chromebook, AT&T potentially kills net neutrality, Yahoo malware threat, Panasonic Firefox smart TVs, retro games playable online, and Michael Bay fails to deliver at CES 2014.
Chromebooks sold well in 2013, digital music sales declined in 2013, Vine app for Web, Snapchat fails to apologize for recent hack, tweet becomes a newspaper advert, Pandora’s alarm clock, and Wikipedia’s draft function.
This week in Weird & Wonderful Web, we take a last look back at 2013, specifically the memes and viral Internet trends that punctuated the 12 months we recently bid a fond farewell.
It’s now 2014, at least according to the Gregorian calendar most countries around the world adhere to. Each new year marks an opportunity for us all to endeavor to be better people, to do things differently than we have been of late, to improve in at least one aspect of life. While most new year’s […]
We recently asked you to stare into your crystal balls and mystically gaze into the swirling clouds until a vision of the future became clear.
These are the games that changed everything, that signalled the next step in the evolution of video games, and that needed to exist for the video games industry as we know it today to exist as it does.
It would be ignorant to claim that teenagers the world over had never complained about their Christmas presents before social networking became the behemoth it is today. Now they do it in public.
This week in Weird & Wonderful Web, we learn all about Santa, just in time for Christmas. This is a fat man who spends 364 days of the year sitting around doing very little, but who then manages the impossible by delivering presents to kids around the world in the space of one night. He’s […]
Mac Pro 2013 is here, Target becomes a target, Yahoo brings tabs back, Google launches tips service, porn filters in the U.K. not working, and Microsoft seeks E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial. No, really.
Obama hears about NSA, Walt Mossberg goodbye, Spotify overhaul, Nick Bilton’s Twitter TV series, Vine users offered vanity URLs, Bing adds new features, and George Takei loses his video game virginity.
. Don your thinking cap, adopt a Nostradamus pose, and get typing away for a chance to win a T-shirt…
Autoplay ads on Facebook, NSA phone surveillance “unconstitutional,” Google Glass adds ‘Wink’ command, Samsung’s Smartphone GamePad, Tomb Raider on iOS, Wunderlist suggests Christmas gifts, and 2013’s top Google searches.
We’ve had quite the year here at MakeUseOf, with thousands of articles published, dozens of hardware giveaways, a burgeoning collection of rewards for readers, a controversial makeover, new writers joining the team, and new columns increasing the range of content covered. We’re giving ourselves a pat on the back for a job well done, and […]
NSA gets good press, Obama plans to meet technology executives, Facebook launches ‘Donate Now’, Amazon embraces 4K ultras HD, China rumored to get Xbox One in 2014, and Twitter is rumored to get ‘Edit’ feature.