Magic Leap Ripped Off Those Awesome UI Concepts

Magic Leap is secretly building a headset that could blend computer graphics with the real world. Recently, we lucked into a treasure trove of illustrations from Magic Leap about what that future might hold. There’s just one problem: Magic Leap didn’t actually create all those awesome UI concepts. It copied them.


The Future Of GIFs Is Killing What Makes Them So Great

Those wonderful looping animations we call GIFs are an unlikely story of survival in an age when digital formats come and go like the wind. The lure of the decades-old GIF format has caused people to ignore its flaws, but those looking to bring the format into modern times might just be inadvertently drowning its very soul.


A Friendly Reminder: Bitcoin Is Not Anonymous 

Hello my cryptocurrency-lovin’ friends. I just want to have a casual chat, but not that casual, because I’m worried about some of you. Some of you who may be operating under the assumption that Bitcoin is anonymous. It is not.


The Pirate Bay Is Back

Popular torrenting site The Pirate Bay is back after it was shut down by Swedish police late last year. While tons of copies popped up after the original disappeared, the swift resurrection of thepiratebay.se makes it clear that it’s damn near impossible to stop determined pirates.


Create GIFs Like It's Nothing With Imgur's New Tool

There are plenty of tools and apps out there for creating your own GIFs, but few are as straightforward to use as Imgur’s new offering. Even better, it uses the better-quality, more lightweight format that Imgur has been busy developing. Here’s how you can get a customised GIF from any YouTube or Vimeo clip in a few seconds.


An Exhaustive Guide To Fake Will Ferrell Twitter Accounts

Twitter is a mess, but parody account Twitter is a social networking hellscape unto itself. Between the Black Stewie Griffins and Pharrell’s hats is a black hole as old as time, pulling all of #teamfollowback into its gaping maw. I’m talking, of course, about the Will Ferrell accounts.


Beware: Porn-Based Malware Is Sweeping Across Facebook

Don’t click any porn links on Facebook. Just don’t. It’s a good rule of thumb, but there’s an extra good reason right now. There’s a troubling type of porn-based malware that’s apparently infected over 110,000 Facebook users in two days. And you could get the same Click Transmitted Disease.


Kogan Wants To Sell You Groceries Online

Kogan may have started out in the world of cut-rate Chinese-made TVs, but in the last few years it has branched out into smartphones, home appliances, and household goods. Now the Australian-founded online supermarket wants you to buy your batteries, shampoo, razors and Pringles over the ‘net.


FCC Redefines Broadband As Guaranteed Download Speeds Of 25 Mbps Or Faster

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) just voted to redefine broadband as “internet which is actually fast enough to use”. Now, in order to call its service broadband, companies in the US will need to guarantee download speeds of 25 Mbps or faster and upload speeds of 3 Mbps or faster. This is really, really good news.