BitTorrent Sync Now Works With Network Storage

BitTorrent Sync is basically explicitly designed for people who need to move huge amounts of data back and forth between different devices. Now the service is getting support for the network attached storage these types are likely to use.


US Police Testing 'Live Google Earth' To Watch Crime As It Happens

Last year, police in the US began quietly testing a system that allowed them to do something incredible: watch every car and person in real time as they ebbed and flowed around the city. Every assault, every purse snatched, every car speeding away was on record — all thanks to a company that monitors cities from the air.


Latest Update Brings KitKat To Google Glass

It’s been a while since we last heard of a software update for Glass and now I guess we know why. The team over at Mountain View has been busy updating the face-computer to run on the latest version of Android (4.4.2 a.k.a. KitKat).


Our Favourite Android, iOS And Windows Phone Apps Of The Week

Rejoice, the weekend is here. Whether you sprinted or hobbled across the finish line, we made it. Now let’s download some apps!


Dropbox Carousel Hands On: So Many Swipes, So Little Time

Today Dropbox announced a new app just for viewing and sharing photos. It’s called Carousel, and it allows and your friends to seamlessly share images between your Dropbox folders. But you might not want to give it a spin.


Could This Be The Clean New Look For Android's Built-In Calendar App?

The folks over at Geek.com got this sneak peek at a significantly updated test design for Timely, Google’s stock calendar app. If this is the final version that Android users will see, it will be a nice update.


Windows 8.1 Update 1 Is Out Now, So Here Are Some Tips

Windows 8.1 Update 1 has finally been released to Microsoft’s Windows Update servers — if you’ve got a Windows 8 or 8.1 laptop or desktop PC, you’re already able to install the most significant and important update yet for Microsoft’s current operating system. If you’re new to Windows 8, though, there are a few tweaks you can run or tips you can follow to improve your experience.


Chrome Bug Can Turn Whole Pages Into Record Buttons For Eavesdroppers

We’ve seen eavesdropping issues in Chrome before, like one exploit that lets sites ask for permission to the microphone, and then keeps listening long, long after. But now a new one discovered by Guy Aharonovsky goes a step further: it triggers listening with no permission, even if your microphone is completely disabled.


A Calorie-Tracking Image Recognition App Keeps Portions Under Control

Worried that you’ve piled your plate too high at the buffet? Researchers at SRI — the folks who created Siri before Apple bought it — are working on a new app that uses image recognition and clever AI to provide a fairly accurate estimate of the calories you’re about to consume.


How To Remove A Bra Strap (In Photoshop)

Here’s a nice little tutorial on how to use Photoshop’s Content Aware feature to remove unwanted imperfections from photos. The culprit in the photo above is a bra strap. Content aware makes it disappear.